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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 ...
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SPFX Change the position of a ListView Command Set button in the command bar

I created a custom SPFX ListView Command Set button in the command bar which works fine. My only concern is that I don't control his order of appearance in the command bar. My goal is to be able to ...
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Alerts not functioning correctly on modern pages in communication site

I have noticed while using the alerts on a Page library in a communication site that users (Readers) who can only see major versions (1.0, 2.0, 3.0) and set up to receive alerts when everything ...
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Get SubFolders using Sharepoint REST API and show them in HTML DIV

I want to retrieve Subfolders using SP REST API and check if there is any created folder and If it exists, display HTML content like: <label>SubFolder Title</label> for each SubFolder. All ...
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SharePoint Claims Authentication Unable to Create Security Token

I am troubleshooting SharePoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016, Security Token Service via this guide Similar Warning is generated in Event Viewer every minute: Security Token Service timed out [...
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How To Prevent Site Collections Being Created By Anybody But Tenant Admins

We are seeing SharePoint Online site collections being created in our tenant by users who create Microsoft Teams areas/groups. Teams automatically creates a site collection. We want to apply ...
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What are the different ways to embed Power BI report in Sharepoint Online?

I know two ways, First one is, using modern site page with Power BI webpart. The second option is, using script editor webpart with iframe code generated in Power BI tool In the first option, I am ...
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Is it possible to include fields in a sharepoint list directly from elements.xml file?

I am trying to provision a SharePoint 2013 tasks list from a spfx app using the feature framework. I am able to create an out of the box tasks list with the following list definition in my elements....
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Accessing Graph API from a SharePoint web part without an additional authentication

I am creating a webpart for SharePoint Online which accesse the user's calendar through the Microsoft Graph API. In order to get the access_token, my webpart needs to open a new browser window where ...
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Cannot deploy Sharepoint Solution

On my Development Tenant used for 1 year, I have problems with the deployment of my SharePoint AddIn Hosted Apps: No error when creating the package of the application to deploy (in Visual Studio) ...
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Block Microsoft SharePoint Mobile App?

I need to block my users' access to the SharePoint Online site from the 'Microsoft SharePoint' mobile app. Or at least hide everything on it? Is this possible? Thanks!
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Find Document then Update Metadata

I am trying to apply a bunch of metadata to a bunch of files in SPO. Using Find-PnPFile I can find the files in the subfolders. What I cannot figure out is how to pass the results of the Find-PnPFile ...
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Change Sharepoint Online subsite URL

I have a subsite in Sharepoint Online with a web address of https://mydomain/sites/sitecollectionName/subsite Is it possible to change the url to https://mydomain/sites/subsite If I understand ...
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Save data from multiple screens to submit using powerApps

How can I save data from fields across multiple screens to submit as one entry? For example, I can use an Edit Screen to submit a form with 25 fields. I'd rather have a flow with detailed ...
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Improving SharePoint Online Search

We are trying to expose some advanced search capabilities for a SharePoint Online document library in the "new" format. We've uploaded a number of files to this library that may need to be produced in ...
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SPFastDeploy “Error deploying to SP App” SharePoint Online

Is there a way how to find out why SPFastDeploy fails to upload files? If I create new project it works without problems, only in my older one there are issues. SharePoint Online Waiting on ...
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Start a 2010 Reusable Workflow from a 2013 Reusable Workflow

This seems to be easily done in a one list scenario with list workflows, as they are meant to run on just one list, but what if I want to start a reusable 2010 workflow from a reusable 2013 workflow? ...
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Associating SharePoint Online Reusable workflows to Library programmatically

I have around 30 libraries that will use the same set of 50 reusable workflows. The method I found online as described in this link would require assigning 50 workflows to 30 libraries manually one by ...
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SharePoint Online Remote authentication using JSOM script

Could anyone share script to authenticate SharePoint Online using jQuery/ajax method. I can see some forum, using POSTMAN tool to authenticate. But I want to do through script not using any tool. ...
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Microsoft Graph API /me/insights/used Not giving the Viewed Documents

I am using the ms-graph API As explained in the below link :- https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/insights/used The insights returns the most relevant documents that a user viewed or accessed. This ...
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Microsoft Graph: Get preview image

I created a SharePoint-Add-In (provider hosted) which serves as a proxy for retrieving information from Microsoft Graph. From the client I issue AJAX requests to my MVC-based web service which in turn ...
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How to provision “Content types” in SharePoint online

Short version How do I provision Content Types and Site defs in Sharepoint online, onto my host web? I would prefer reusing existing content type definitions Long version We are migrating a fairly ...
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SharePoint Online JSOM Problems adding new item with Managed Metadata field

Hoping someone might be able to shed some light on a problem I'm having adding new items to a SharePoint Online list, using JSOM? I have modified some code I found here on stack exchange, the code ...
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How to restrict download and print and allow to read the PDF files?

I have office 365 plan and I want to restrict some of the users to download the files however the user can view the files. Also, want the same for print. the user can view the document but should not ...
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What are _spPageContextInfo.fid and _spPageContextInfo.nid in SharePoint 365?

I am getting values as shown below while executing _spPageContextInfo.fid and _spPageContextInfo.nid in the console in my SharePont 365 site but am not getting for what these values are used here. ...
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profile image of O365: best place to upload it or no difference?

In all places where I had sharepoint on premise, the upload image in skype and outlook was disabled and the only entry point was SP, with that element mapped back to AD. In the O365 (in a hybrid ...
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Unable to delete SharePoint Online sub-site with SP hosted app installed

When i try to delete a site(Site Settings -> Delete the Site) with SP hosted app installed in the respective site, we are getting the below error There was a problem deleting Web site "". Sites that ...
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How can I allow external users (who have Microsoft accounts) to access my externally shared SharePoint site?

I'm attempting to allow external users to access a SharePoint site for which I am an administrator. The SharePoint site is set to be shareable with external users. All of the users in question have ...
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Adding new managed properties with a script in SharePoint online?

I was wondering does anyone know if there is a way to add a batch of managed properties in SharePoint Online? There is PowerShell script for on 2013 for on prem but what about online? Thanks!
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Get current page URL and Title from a Provider Hosted add-in Part?

I'm looking to see if there is a way to grab the current URL and title of the page that the add-in part is residing on. The add-in part is a Provider Hosted add-in with the main piece living outside ...
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Modern pages layout

In my regular team site the home.aspx page is not updated to modern automatically. But if I create a new modern page it gets a large header field with the page name (see below). Quite ugly indeed. Is ...
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unable to create sharePoint workflow with email

I recently started using sharepoint online. I faced a problem while sending emails through sharepoint designer workflow. But for some reason the alerts in the document library and/lists in the ...
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Digitally Signed Word 2013 Document can be modified in SharePoint 2013 document library, without invalidating Digital Signatures

i created SharePoint 2013 Document library named "Issue Vouchers" i designed a template for my library with an empty signature line. My template contains various "Document Properties" embedded in ...
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Rest API Data filter from Lookup column by current user and show in dropdown

I want to show data in lookup column. from a list which contains lookup column and Username and another list which contains lookup value. Example: List1 contains Text column value and List2 ...
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SharePoint Online Ribbon Custom Action : Pass multiple itemId in CommandAction's Url

I am developing custom ribbon action using SharePoint hosted app. and this is working fine.When i select any list item and click on custom action then i can get selected list item id. <...
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Create multiple custom error message(user message) for validation in list

How to create Create multiple custom error message(user message) for validation in list ? Ex: I created a long validation formula ,I want to generate a specific message based on wherever my ...
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Open in explorer not working in ie 11 with O365

I am getting the below error, when using Open with Explorer option in my O365 site. We’re having trouble opening this library in File Explorer. Syncing this >library will give you a better ...
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Request data from O365 Sharepoint Project online with oData

I'm trying to get data out of a O365 Sharepoint Project Online (PWA) enviroment. When I login to the O365/Sharepoint environment and navigate in the browser to: https://my.sharepoint.com/sites/pwa/...
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Can I change favicon without modifying the master page?

I am trying to change the favicon for a site in SharePoint Online. I have seen how it is possible to do this by modifying a master page. However, with SharePoint Online Microsoft was recommended not ...
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SP.WebProxy.invoke vs SP.RequestExecutor

What is the difference between SP.WebProxy.invoke vs SP.RequestExecutor. From what I have seen SP.WebProxy.invoke is used to call a completely external service most of the time, but I am struggling ...
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Sandbox solution error when i upload it in share point online

XDocument fldSchema = XDocument.Parse(fldLookup.SchemaXml); XElement Root = fldSchema.Root; if (Root.Attribute("List") != null) { if (SourceList != null) { XAttribute objList = Root....
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Building an employee directory in SharePoint Online

I've spent the better part of a day trying to build an Employee Directory in SP Online. I am able to pull a list of users using the Search Results Web Part and the query text contentclass=spspeople ...
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Sharepoint 365 Online - Napa for teams

Is it possible for a team to share a Sharepoint online development site, in order to use Napa, or each team member should have its own development site?
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Create a web part connection via client API

Is there any way to create a web part connection by using client API e.g. JSOM, CSOM, REST, or ASMX-services in SharePoint Online?
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Office 365 SharePoint CSOM search navigation

I am trying to find if that is possible to change site's search navigation(a.k.a search dropdown links) through CSOM? Seems Search's export configuration does not contain info about search navigation(...
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Replicate AllItems.aspx inline edit in custom page layout

I am attempting to replicate the inline editing features found in the allitems.aspx page in a custom page layout. For whatever reason the "new" and "edit" list options don't seem to be showing up. ...
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Can I lock down the user information lists globally?

I want to restrict users from having read access to user information lists within my entire farm. Is this even possible? If so, how can I achieve this with powershell?
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Moving from CEWP to SPFx - import fabric components

Been struggling with this for the past few days. I am quite new to Sharepoint development. Got my head around CEWP and was using office-ui-fabric-js components with code samples from here. I am now ...
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SharePoint App Permissions - What info do they get?

We are just starting to use SharePoint via 365. We found an app that we like, that asks for the following permissions: Let it access basic information about this site. Let it access basic ...
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Unable to delete a sharepoint designer 2013 workflow from the interface

I get no error messages but I am unable to delete them. They look 'empty' as in the actions contained but the delete button does not have any effect on them. The environment is sharepoint online and ...