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Questions tagged [sharepoint-online]

for questions completely specific to the MS-provided SharePoint Cloud Service (Office 365's SharePoint Online/BPOS)

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June 13th 2017 Microsoft blocked handling HTML markup in SharePoint calculated fields - how to get the same functionality back

On June 13th 2017 all SharePoint calculated columns with HTML markup stopped working. Basically the fields now render text (regardless of setting the data type to number). The gist of the notice ...
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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle method ...
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List API get all items limited to 100 rows

When doing a GET call to the List API from JavaScript: "/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('ListName')/items" the results returned are limited to 100 rows. Is there any way to return more rows in the result, ...
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SharePoint Hybrid Search Setup - Issues with Kerberos 3-Tier Farm

I'm having issues setting up the first leg of a Hybrid environment between my SP2013 Production On-Premise Farm with my SharePoint Online. It's a 3-Tier system with Kerberos authentication enabled, ...
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New List Item - How can I change the order of fields in the form?

I need to change the order in which some fields appear on the new list item form for one of my custom lists. Regardless of the ordering in the view I have selected, the fields always seem to appear ...
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how do you say blank to sharepoint?

I want to create a view whereby it does not include any items which does not have the 'next review date' as blank, i.e. only includes items which have this field populated. How do I say blank to a ...
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Will the new SharePoint FrameWork increase speed?

I don't have a benchmark but it seems to me SharePoint Online is getting slower. This is a fresh new SPOnline Tenant, (News) images being pulled from a Picture Library Is it me or is this just super ...
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Is there a way to securely encrypt content in SharePoint Online?

I need to encrypt (or at least digitally sign) a package of content that is sent from the SharePoint Online server, down to the browser, and then cross-site post (JSONP) the ecrypted content to ...
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Changing date format using javascript

I am getting date in 2015-10-30T05:00:00Z format from a SharePoint list using rest. Please help me to get the date in 2015-10-30 format using JavaScript.
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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Cross-site Publishing in SharePoint Online - Possible?

I have successfully configured Cross-site publishing in SharePoint 2013 on-premises environments. I say this only to demonstrate I'm somewhat familiar with the nuances of getting this working and I ...
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SharePoint Online - Move Site and subsites into another site

I have a site called PROFILES that is one level down from the home site. This site contains about 40 subsites. I want to move the site and its 40 subsites into another site called RESOURCING which ...
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set column order of fields using CSOM/REST javascript

I am creting list fields using CSOM ecma script. How do I set the column order of the fields to be displayed in the form programmatically? For eg: I have created the following fields programmatically :...
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Error: “The request could not be completed because the specified solution was not found.”

I am trying to upload wsp solution to Office 365 in Solution Gallery but It's throwing error Sorry, something went wrong The request could not be completed because the specified solution ...
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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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How to develop a SharePoint Designer Workflow Action for use in SharePoint (2013) online

Over the past few years I have been developing custom workflow actions - for use in SharePoint Designer workflows - for SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 (on-premise). See this example for the kind of ...
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C# CSOM Create Folders in Lists programmatically

I am trying to programmatically (C# CSOM)create folders inside a custom List inside one of my SharePoint 2013 Online site.I have tried 2 code solutions , but both of them are behaving in a weird ...
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How do I connect with SharePoint Online Web Services in order to access list and taxonomy data?

I am using the SharePoint SOAP web services to try collecting list and taxonomy data from a site on SharePoint Online. The following code works nicely when connected to a standalone SharePoint farm. ...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...
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Wait async query in PreSaveAction

Could you tell me, please, how can I wait for an async query to SharePoint list in PreSaveAction()? Is it possible? Thanks in advance!
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SharePoint Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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SharePoint environment to practice

I am about to quit my current job. This means that I won´t be able to use their SharePoint environment anymore. Is there a way to get a SharePoint 2013 environment to practice?
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SharePoint Online REST API Authentication In POSTMAN

I am trying to authenticate with the REST API for a list in SharePoint Online using POSTMAN. For example, the URL for my site looks something like this: https://mytenantname.sharepoint.com/sites/...
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When SharePoint list with 5000+ items queried with ID returns expected result but with any other column gives threshold error

I am trying to query a SharePoint list which has more than 5000 items. When I run filter query with ID, it returns the expected results. But when I run the same query with any other column it throws ...
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View uls logs for sharepoint online

I want to read ULS logs for my sharepoint online server. Is there any standard way of doing it ?
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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How to actually use webhooks, GetChanges and GetListItemChangesSinceToken?

My main goal is a very simple duplicate of alerts, to play around with webhooks, just a simple "User X changed field Title from 'Hello' to 'World'". So far so good After some struggle I finally ...
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Display SharePoint Online in an iframe on different domain

We would like to display pages from SharePoint Online in an iframe of a Page hosted somewhere else, e.g. in an Azure Web App: <iframe src="https://site.sharepoint.com/"></iframe> When we ...
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Reoccuring Events in Calendar

I am trying to design a workflow which will create a task list based on calendar entries in a SharePoint calendar. When a new calendar event is created, a task is create with this. For single events ...
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What is the difference between Document Library, Picture Library & Asset Libray?

We can store images in Document Library, Picture Library and Asset Library as well. So why do we have these three options? What's the difference between these three? Why shall we use "ONE OF THEM" ...
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App in app catalog only available in specific sitecollection

I'm creating a provider hosted app for sharepoint which contains a number of client web parts. The app is for a specific department and it needs some custom configuration (columns, contenttypes etc) ...
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Retrieve toplevel site's subsites using REST _api

I'm currently working on an iOS app which uses _api-services to retrieve data stored in documents libraries of a SharePoint Online. Consuming _api/web/Lists/ works well so far. At the moment the REST ...
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Set a start page to your office 365 tenant

Is there a way to set start page of office 365 tenant to some SharePoint site, instead of portal.office.com, after a successful login? I want to be redirected to the custom site collection once ...
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Site Assets vs. Style Library

I usually store my JavaScript/jQuery files in the Site Assets library, but I see on forums that others are using the Style Library. What are the respective benefits of each?
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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Playground Site

I'm a seasoned developer and CMS consumer, but I've never used SharePoint specifically. Is there a website where I can quickly create and manage a SharePoint site, without installing the entire stack ...
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What is UI version 16?

I’m currently porting a SharePoint Server 2013 site collection to Office 365/SharePoint Online. While uploading master pages, I find the UI version option 4, 15 and 16. This implies that there is a ...
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Adding web part to page in Modern view

(Apologies if I am not using the exact English terms; I'm using SharePoint in French.) I'm using SharePoint online. When I edit the home page of the site, a ribbon appears giving me many ...
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Set request access email address through CSOM

In the server side object model it's possible to set the request access email address through the property SPWeb.RequestAccessEmail (MSDN). Since we are moving our SharePoint tenant to Office365 I'm ...
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What is Server resource quota?

In SharePoint admin center (Office 365) my site collections may be assigned storage quota and server resource quota. Here is even MSDN article explainig how to change it. By default, resource quota is ...
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Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online

I've followed these steps on technet but had no success: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161372.aspx PS Command: Connect-SPOService -Url "https://<mydomain>-admin.sharepoint.com" ...
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How to programatically determine if you are running in on premise Sandbox or SharePoint Online

How could you programatically determine if code is running in an on-premise Sandbox model or SharePoint Online sandbox?
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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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Is it possible to load the parameters of a single object using LoadQuery()

I am working on a project where the ClientContext might be active for a long time. To prevent memory usage getting out of hand I would like to use ClientContext.LoadQuery() instead of ClientContext....
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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to _api/Web/...
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SharePoint online, count unread message from Office 365

As part of a project whose aim is th notably improve the visual side of a SharePoint Online site I'm a bit stuck. On the home page in the left banner users want to see the number of unread messages ...
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Custom properties for app part

I am developing a provider hosted SharePoint app part. I have defined some custom properties for the app part. I am testing the app in a SharePoint online tenant. On a developer site when I edit the ...
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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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Clear list items and reset id back to 1

I have a site in SharePoint production. it contains 100 lists , each list contains test data 100- 1000 items, I am gonna to go life and I want to clear the test data but I want to reset all lists ...