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Office 365 primarily denotes a set of subscription based software services that require monthly or periodic payment of fees to Microsoft Corporation.

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Search and Index Office 365 elements

Is it possible to setup SharePoint Online Search to index Office 365 elements (like Planner plans, tasks, OneDrive, groups calendars, groups emails / conversations...)? If so, is there any ...
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Share external list with external users in office 365

can we share external list with external user in Office 365.
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Setting Up Project Online

I am trying to set up a project online site for my organization. As part of it, I was able to create a project(Enterprise project) and then activated a SharePoint site. I added my team as resources ...
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SPOnline: Read attributes of users from Azure AD

I have a requirement to read AD attributes of users (not just logged in user) from my SP hosted app. This includes information like Department, Manager, location and some other custom attributes. Is ...
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List Validation formula help!

I am creating a record center and am having issues trying to have one column (column1) get information from end user and that their answer (choice-dropdown) will determine next set of options that ...
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Check file in and preserve the last modified by

Is it possible to check in a file as another user? The reason I ask is that I perform some updates to a list item including the modified by. I would like to preserve the modified by
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InfoPath error while publishing the form to SharePoint list in Office 365

I'm getting the below error when i publish the InfoPath form to SharePoint list in Office 365. Error: The soap error indicates that an error occurred on the server: Server was unable to process ...
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Display Templates successfully uploaded but don't show in Search Result Edit web part

I have a ready and tested (on a different site: and it worked perfectly) Display template (made up of 2 HTML files) This morning I was trying to upload the same Display template in the: /_catalogs/...
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SharePoint 2013: What is the fastest way to retrieve all files and folders in a library with many items?

At first I used GetItems, but retrieving 5000 items was really slow even for indexed views. (around 2 minutes) Now I came back to use what I know retrieves them really fast (less then 10 seconds) - ...
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Pass the query string value to NewForm.aspx SharePoint Online/365

i know there is an answer to this in shareponit 2013 and that SharePoint Online/365 should be pretty much the same, however i can't seem to get the following code (not my own, this is taken from a ...
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Get access to “Office 365 Group” documents from Word “Open” dialog

I know I can paste the link to the group files into the address bar and refresh the dialog view, eg https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/groupalias/Shared%Documents I would like to add a link within ...
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Recommended approach for associating metadata to content that would lead to relevant search

I have a question about associating metadata with content. Let say I have a document called purchase order and it has other properties associated with it such as client and year. So ideally I would ...
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PreSaveAction not working for Page Layout Edit mode

I have an article page where I need to do some custom validations in Edit mode(page layout). I tried with PreSaveAction method but I guess it only works for list forms. Any idea how I can validate few ...
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REST api error in SharePoint App [duplicate]

I need to create new item to list.. $.ajax({ url: appWebUrl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)" + "/web/lists/getbytitle('NewList')/items?" + "@target='" + hostWebUrl + "'", method: "...
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Error: underlying connection was closed in sharepoint 2013 workflow in O365

Getting intermittent error: underlying connection was closed in SharePoint 2013 workflow in O365 when activating a the feature for the workflow or trying to associate the workflow to a library. It ...
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Online application form in SharePoint Office 365

We are using Office365 and would like to replace our existing paper applications with a SharePoint form so we can then start a new hire workflow and avoid the mistakes of keying this ourselves. Can ...
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Changing SharePoint Online New homepage language

I have a customer who has problem with the new SharePoint home page now available in O365 tenants. The SPO language is by default English as they're international company but the language for the new ...
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Uploaded documents of extensions .docx /.xlsx with metaData, metaData are not saved

When the documents with extensions .docx /.xlsx is/are uploaded along with metadata mandatory fields on SharePoint online. These mandatory fields are empty. Any reason?
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SPFileCollection.Add REST endpoint

I am working on a project where I need to copy a document from one site to another site in Office365. I want to achieve this using SP designer workflows. I learn that I can use SPFileCollection.Add ...
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numeric column/field received through API call always gets saved as 0 to designer workflow variable

When I retrieve an O365 site's list's items in the designer workflow (2013) using rest api call, the Number type columns always get set to local integer variables as zeros. I have inspected the ...
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Need help about SharePoint custom form

My client has a simple business requirement but I got confused on how to achieve it by SharePoint. They want to build several forms which allow users to manually input data and save them to separated ...
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How to do the SharePoint development in Visual Studio Express version

As per the various blogs VSTO is not supported in Visual Studio Express. For VSTO you needed the Ultimate, Premium, or Professional versions. So Is there any possibility or any work around available ...
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Content Editor webpart added programatically not showing up on page edit

I added a webpart using the below process Export your content editor web part and get the schema XML and follow the steps given in this link. Programmatically add a web part to a page using CSOM The ...
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Creating User Profile Data Connection in InfoPath 2013 (Office 365)

I'm trying to create a data connection for the user profile in InfoPath 2013 but am receiving this error: The data source file is accessed through a redirection from a different domain, which is ...
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Unable to customize breadcrumbs on Site Contents OOTB page

I have a requirement where I need to display the breadcrumbs in the following format: HOME > SITE CONTENTS In order to implement this I added the following block of code to the master page: <...
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how to add a Content Editor WebPart on a page using CSOM by Provider Hosted App

I am creating a Provider Hosted App. USing the App, i would create a subsite.I want to add a Content Editor Webpart on the homepage of a newly created subsite using CSOM. Can anyone suggest how to do ...
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Reverse look up a Sharepoint app

I recently started working at a company, and am trying to figure out how a certain SharePoint app was created (trying to look up its workflow and form design). I tried accessing it through SharePoint ...
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Column Summary Links don't work

i need to insert multiple links in my list item and i have seen that exists a type of site column named "Summary Links". This column works in edit, allowing me to add multiple links and groups. the ...
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Collecting and editing data using SharePoint Online

I need some guidance on the best way to collect and edit data on a SharePoint Online Office 365 system. There will be multiple users entering and updating the data online. The company does not want ...
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Filter Condition in Rest API query with passing textbox value

The below mentioned query is correct or not because i am not getting the textbox values. #txtAFENo. It is textbox id , passing directly the textbox value. query.RestQuery = "getbytitle('RFA')/Items?$...
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What is the command to elevate privileges in the Sharepoint Online (Office 365)?

What is the equivalent of the Farm Solution command to elevate privileges in the Sharepoint Online (Office 365) environment? In Farm Solution for Sharepoint on-premise, in server-side languages like C#...
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display list data in a div as announcement with auto horizontal scrolling

I have created a list for announcement in my Office 365, and now I have fetch list data and display on home page in a div as latest announcement? How I can implement this, like a flash news on home ...
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O365 App / Custom Ribbon Button Always Disabled

I'm trying to create a custom button on the Ribbon which appears in the Ribbon.EditingTools.CPInsert section when the user is editing content in a wiki page or content area. I'm using the OfficeDev ...
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Forcing SharePoint login when not authenticated

I have a provider hosted Add-In which looks like that: https://myhost.com/mycontroller/myaction?SPHostUrl=https://myhost.sharepoint.com/sites/mysite&SPLanguage=en-US&SPClientTag=0&...
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unable to update user profile properties with custom value

I am using a custom powershell script to update SharePoint Online user profile property (mobile number) with a custom value reading from a text file. but it is always throwing the error as ...
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“Property Set method not found” error when trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages

I'm trying to set DenyAddAndCustomizePages property to 0. I execute the following in SharePoint Online Management Shell: Set-SPOsite https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/ -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 But ...
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How can I use Online Management Shell commands from inside an Azure WebJob?

I have a project which requires a reporting tool be included in it. I need to be able to run the Management Shell command Get-SPOSite several times a day at regular intervals. As I am dealing with an ...
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Office 365 call site event Receiver but did not work event Receiver

Office 365 Solutions upload then site event Receiver call & Feature activated, did not work Event Receiver.. Below Code And Error Image Code For Site EventReceiver public class ...
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how to get excel data imported using fileupload control into a data table by csom

how to get excel(xlsx) data that i uploaded using fileupload control into a data table in csom - O365 data from fileupload.filecontent to a data table. I am able to achieve that using EPPLUS, but i ...
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Error while uploading password protected file in IRM Enabled library

I am trying to upload a password protected PDF file in a document library which is IRM enabled and while uploading the file I am getting below error. The PDF document you tried to upload was not ...
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Get Team Site Shared Documents List Id reliably

Is it possible to get the list Id for the Shared Documents reliably. Currently I list all the lists and look for the following entry. "Shared_x0020_Documents" This is fine when look at english sites. ...
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Other ways to display tabular data?

Right now I'm just using an Excel web part but it's a bit cluttered. I just need a simple way to store points of data similar to what you see below. obviously I don't need all the extraneous columns,...
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SharePoint On-line Dependencies on Exchange Online

We recently signed agreement on o365. We are planning to kick of SharePoint on-line, yammer implementation project including migration from SharePoint on-prem. But exchange on-line project will go ...
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Accessing Add-in Web data from Host Web using same domain

In our project we need to download some data from Add-in Web. And it brings some problems. For example, user have to be logged in on both domains. If user is logged in on your website http://...
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Is Onedrive Sync Client supported in SharePoint Online Libraries that use AADRM/IRM?

Basically, I found an article on TechNet that syncing OneDrive for Business with IRM activated is not supported, now I am wondering, is it for SharePoint online Libraries?
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Provisioning site collections with SharePoint Hosted App

I referred to the Office Dev PnP code on Github to create Site Collection in my O365 environment. This code uses CSOM to create site collections as a provider hosted app hosted on Azure platform. ...
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How do i get current user's RegionalSettings using .net \ rest request?

I'm trying to get current user's regional settings. var regionalSettings = context.Web.RegionalSettings works but there is no RegionalSettings on context.Web.CurrentUser.
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Is it possible to “Praise” a user from a WorkFlow generated Yammer message?

There are two content types associated with the list I'm working on: {Target, Complete}. I have a workflow that converts a list item from a Target to a Complete. It was requested that this results ...
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How to Access Provider-Hosted App programmaticly

I have a (working) provider hosted app that mainly acts as a REST-Service (MVC5). I want to unit test my Rest-Controllers but can't find out how to give the right credentials. I already got the URL ...
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How to rename DNS account of my Office 365 SharePoint External Site

I have a Domain site from 1&1 , and i successfully configured it with office 365, but after that I'm not able to rename my site with the new domain? Could someone help me?