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New List Experience allow bypass security bits (Item-level Permissions)

We recently found out (thanks to junior QA) that new list experience simply ignores security bit setting on list. I did some tests and I can confirm this on SharePoint Online. Below, you can find full ...
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Creating modern team site takes long time to complete

I am creating modern team sites from managed code using PnP Unified Groups utility from PnP core with app-only permissions. This has been working just fine until recently. Now, the SharePoint site ...
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Can i use workflow 2013 to update the friendly URL term to match the updated wiki page name

I usually work with sharepoint on-premises 2013, and when i work with enterprise wiki site collection, i write the following server side event receiver, which mainly update the friendly URL term to ...
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Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from /...
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How to make discussion board management view link to response thread?

From subject view: If I click the title hyperlink it takes me to the response thread here: But I created a new view based off the management view, and I want it to be simple to click the item and ...
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How to properly logout from sharepoint online hosted app

I have SharePoint online hosted app with multiple pages, on the first page I am getting contextToken = TokenHelper.GetContextTokenFromRequest and use it for own needs (clientContext = TokenHelper....
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How to stop a SharePoint workflow using JSOM

Let me preface by saying that I'm a relative newbie to this SharePoint stuff and am still fumbling my way around a bit learning from code examples where necessary. That being said, I have no issue ...
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How to call the Sharepoint REST API from an external website(IFrame)

I've been trying to do a simple GET REST call from an external website (Dynamics CRM) to a SharePoint Online site. All I want is to list the files from that SharePoint Online folder into an IFrame on ...
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Set metadata column value from query string when uploading documents

When users upload files to a SharePoint Online (2013) document library, I would like for a value from the query string to be inserted into a metadata column in the library. I found a number of posts ...
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Design Package import SharePoint 2013 using App Installed event CSOM

In SP2013, I am trying to import and export the design package from one site to other site using AppInstalled event using CSOM. I am not able to get the context of source site to import the design ...
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List View Group By not working

I've got a list and I've created a view that shows all items and groups by "Created By". But when I load that view I can't see the list items. I only get the "working on it" message. This grouping ...
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SystemUpdate using Rest API

I know the new CSOM & PowerShell allows making calls to SystemUpdate (https://dev.office.com/blogs/new-sharepoint-csom-version-released-for-Office-365-august-2016-updated) - however is there a ...
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Can I display Exchange Online Calendar in SharePoint Online at present?

I am already aware that this question is already asked multiple times on this site but almost all are for SharePoint Server. And I found one for SharePoint Online but this talks about custom ...
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How to Install Sharepoint Online Management Shell on Powershell 5?

I need to migrate 300K records from my filesystem to Sharepoint Online (SPO). I am on Win7 SP1 and have MS System Center 2012 Configuration Mgr. installed so can't install WMF/Powershell 3 or 4, but ...
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Why my ribbon contents hides automatically?

Ribbon content hides when clicked on files and library Contents not showing when clicked on files and library
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How to find the last Logged-In time for the external user for a SharePoint online Site?

I need to know about the information for the external user last logged-in time over a site. Is it possible to get through REST or Client-Object Modal?
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How to authenticate user in SharePoint Online using rest api

I have a website on SharePoint Online and a website on SharePoint On-premise. From my On-premise website i want to create a new list on my SharePoint Online site. To authenticate I used the following ...
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Custom Document-ID Provider with SharePoint Online

does anyone have a knowledge if this is possible to do for SharePoint Online? How to Create a Custom Document-ID Provider with SharePoint 2013 I did a solution (sandbox) and I managed to activate it ...
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Cannot install app: “Sorry, only tenant administrators can add or give access to this app.”

For adding an app, that has Search query permission, to a site collection as site owner I get the following message: Well, Search works on tenant level, so to add the app to a site collection I need ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto-hosted App intermittent error — “There was a problem registering the app principal”

I am trying to handle the App events and I am getting one weird intermittent error related to app principal. When I try to deploy the Auto-Hosted App from visual studio, Sometime I am getting the ...
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Change the Share Site Email Template in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to change the Share Site invitation email?
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How do I change the favicon in the Modern UI in SharePoint Online

My current scenario - Classic view shows favicon which I have changed in my custom master page which is my brand logo which is working fine. but if I exit classic view it change the favicon to ...
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REST API to get Frequent Sharepoint Sites programmatically?

Sharepoint Online offers a view of the frequent sites of the current user. It is available in the home page of the "My Site" of the user. I'm asking if there is a REST API (or something like) to get ...
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How I can get authentication token from SharePoint Online and create event in Outlook 365 calendar without navigating to login window?

I have to create an calendar event in Outlook 365 from SharePoint Online. I know that I can achieve this using https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/events call in Microsoft Graph API. The only problem ...
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SharePoint Online list view threshold error in a lookup column

I am facing an issue with lookup column in the list forms due to list view threshold limit (5000 items). The parent list is having more than 5000 items. Hence the lookup field is not getting ...
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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SharePointContextProvider.Current.GetSharePointContext(Context) returns null on postback - provider hosted app

I have a provider hosted app hosted on Azure and installed in SharePoint Online (Office 365). While testing the app, I found a strange issue, where if the page remains idle for around 10 mins and then ...
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Full-trust SharePoint hosted app licensing

As we know, Apps for SharePoint that request full-control permissions are not accepted in the Office Store. So, how to implement licensing management and validation then? Especially for SharePoint ...
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Error : Group cannot be found

I deleted Team Site Owners group from the top level team site in SharePoint Online and found that the people and groups link from the settings page is not working, throwing an error: Group cannot ...
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SharePoint App - Custom ribbon button enable/disable

I am deploying custom ribbon button using SharePoint provider hosted app. I was able to show button where I wanted but not able to control enable or disable state of the button. It remains active ...
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Sync user photo from local AD to SharePoint online

My problem seems to be simple, but it makes me crazy… In general I would like to display user photo from my local AD in SharePoint online (Office 365 E3). I have asked this question on MS support, ...
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SP Online: Can you map a crawled property to a refinable managed property using export/import or PowerShell?

We have a SPFx solution and a requirement for which we need to map a crawled property to a RefinableDateXX managed property. We would like to ensure the proper search schema upon deployment, even if ...
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New Communication site Template supports Multilingual Content

we have a requirement to use new Communication Site template and build a web site, but it should be multilingual. Since new Communication site look and feel and responsiveness suit to my client ...
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SPFX Getting Sharepoint Online Modern Page ListItem Icon Programatically

I'm trying to get Modern Page ListItem icon path for some implementation. I understand that for SharePoint OnPrem / Online Classic, it will be located under /_layouts/15/images/<<icon_filename&...
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SPFx Extensions - popup “loading debug scripts” does not appear in a list

I built the application as described in this tutorial The popup appears on the site, but does not appear in the list of this site. Did anyone have a problem of this type? This path works: /sites/...
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Office ui fabric react not working with SharePoint hosted app!

I have created SharePoint hosted app using VS2015, and in that i have used Office ui fabric react components. I have installed it and other packages of React and React-dom using npm, App is ...
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SharePoint Online Management Shell

Is there any way to check site collection document libraries Metadata i.e. (last modified date, owner name) using SharePoint Online Shell?
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SPOnline, How to Batch RELATED REST calls (and increase performance)

Doing nothing fancy, just your normal Intranet Front-Page Got two WebComponents that display a News Carousel and Summary List <news extract="newsheadlines" display="carousel"> <news ...
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Granting Library permissions to external users using REST API

Is there a possibility of inviting external users by e-mail and granting them collaborate permissions using the SharePoint REST API? (See the picture for reference) I have successfully managed to stop ...
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Unable to update taxonomy field value using REST API or JSOM

I'm not able to modify taxonomy field values with REST API or JSOM for a specific library. My code works on other lists, but not on this particular library, what can the problem be? The library has > ...
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Empty result set with Folders SharePoint Online REST api with throttling

I am using the folders REST api with SharePoint Online to return subfolders for a folder: /_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('folderServerRelativeUrl')/folders. This works great until the number ...
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Unique & Linkable Document ID Across SharePoint Farm

We have a requirement to link directly to documents across the SharePoint Farm. Currently links are based on document name & document ids are only unique within the site collection. We have ...
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SharePoint JSOM datetime values in different timezones

I am working on a solution (on SharePoint Online) which is used by users in different timezones. SharePoint site is configured for "W. Europe Standard Time". Following occurs: A user from US creates ...
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Modify SP Start Page in SharePoint Online

In O365, if I click the grid navigation and select SharePoint, I go to a start page of mydomain/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx rather than the home page of your main SharePoint site. I am looking for a ...
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SharePoint add-ins and Office Store

If i publish one of my SharePoint add-ins in Office Store, would it be possible for me to control who can download the add-in? I mean to target the the add-in to specific tenants somehow. I know some ...
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CSOM site provisioning error: The request uses too many resources

I continue to get an error (sometimes) when provisioning a web using CSOM. According to this MSDN article, this error is returned when the CSOM request exceeds 2MB. I watched the call in Fiddler and ...
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Customize the search display template to show picture with the results

I'm using contents web parts to get documents from specific document library. And I already customized Item_Default.html in order to add lines and show discriptions next to Managed Properties. Now ...
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REST API ItemCount on oData BCS List

I have a list generated from a BCS oData provider and I am attempting to get the number of items in the list so I can generate a $top on my request rather than bring back only the 100 item generic ...
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Disable telemetry spam on Modern UI pages

If you open a modern page, then press F12 and open the network tab you can observe a lot of telemetry-related activities every several seconds. It makes it harder to debug SPFx customizations. Is ...