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seamless login experience for sharepoint online?

I would like to know what is the best way to login into SharePoint Online without users entering any credentials. I have seen Azur being mentioned not sure the best route. What other solutions are ...
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How to pull data from a different list with additional validations?

I am fairly new to Sharepoint and InfoPath Designer integration. The reason, why I am using InfoPath, is because I do not have the access rights to use Sharepoint designer here. So I am hoping to get ...
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SharePoint 365 Method Post of object IOWSPostData failed

I am getting the following error when importing data from an excel spreadsheet into a list in SharePoint 365. This is a brand new environment of SharePoint 365: Has anyone ran into this issue when ...
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How can I insert/update multiple line items in SharePoint list using InfoPath form

I am an newbie in SharePoint and part of finance team. I have been tasked with creating a SP site which has the following view (example): countries: <checkbox> India <checkbox> ...
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Sharepoint Online - Recover column from lists of project sites

I have a site collection with a lot of subsites attached to projects (each subsite is a site created by a project). Those subsites has a list with its fields. I executed a PowerShell script that ...
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Create Global Nav links with Audience via powershell?

I have a powershell script that will allow me to add links to the Global navigation in my O365 Sharepoint sites, but I would like to add "Audience" limitations so only members of specific AD groups ...
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Download excel instead of open from server

I have users that have read only access to some excel files in SharePoint. When they try to open it in IE, it opens from the server in read only mode. I need them to be able to download the files and ...
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O365: Workflow to check if Publishing Image field is empty

I have a list, which contains a Publishing Image field. I want to check if that field contains any data and if not set a default picture. But it seems the publishing image fields does not exit from a ...
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Include SP.JS in Custom ASPX Page

I've created a new ASPX page in the root of an O365 site collection (not in Site Pages or Pages, just in the very root folder via the All Files view in SharePoint Designer), and struggling to work out ...
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Export to excel to get only list items

I have few folders in list each with around 5000 items. I need the data in excel so when I click on export to excel link in ribbon it gets all the item in list including the folder name also. SO is ...
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show images from host-web in add-in (app web) CORS problem

I need to display images from the host web in an add-in, without the user necessarily having visited the host web. Is this achievable? The images are stored as item attachments in a list, and I've ...
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SharePoint Online - Create Diagram of Pages

I have created an Enterprise Wiki on SharePoint Online to store technical documentation. I'd like to try and use it as a CMDB (Configuration Management Database), which shows the relationship ...
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Displaying Business Cards on the contact list web part on Sharepoint

I am working on creating a portal for a project on Sharepoint online. I have a contact list web part and I want to display the list of people working on/related to the project in the form of their ...
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Show the “Site Workflow”

I have the following code that tries to list the Site Workflows. However, I am getting error on the line with ExecuteQuery() #Add SharePoint PowerShell Snap-in and Importing the SharePoint Online ...
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Sharepoint Online - Search for folder with special character in query

Consider I have a folder in a SharePoint Library within a Sub site DM. The folder's name is: TEST CLIENT D'ORO This is my search query: {searchboxquery} Path:"https://rooturl.sharepoint.com/sites/DM/...
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I need help using CSS and/or HTML to add a picture to the right of the Web Part title

I have this picture /SiteAssets/CalendarBar.jpg in SharePoint Online that I would like to add to the right of the title in a Web Part. Can anyone tell me what code I need to put in a Content Editor ...
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Cascading of Lookup Dropdown Fields with multi parent column on SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

I need to do one more filter(relationshipListParentColumn)along with Company column. In employee list, Company and Designation columns are there. I need to use both these columns to filter EmpName. I ...
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Sharepoint REST Service For loop

Can any one help me to how can I pass lstURL, lstTitle every for each loop through this function mergePartsWithInventoryLocations My problem is I am getting last loop list name and url only not every ...
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Discussion Board Post not in Recent, only under My discussions

A user added a new post to a discussion board. It is not showing up under 'Recent', but it is under 'My discussions'. I tested it by creating a new post and same thing. It appears pressing the 'new ...
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Unable to retrieve files from sub folders within sub folder recursively in SPO list

I'm trying to display the versions of each item in a folder that contains sub folders. Since I don't necessarily want to scan a whole SPO list, I specified to start in a certain folder, e.g. '/...
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SharePoint add-in upgrade error

I am trying to upgrade the SharePoint add-in, from Version: 1.0.1.35 to Version: 1.0.1.36 in site contents, but i am getting this error: Sorry weren't able to update your app. We are going back to ...
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Sharepoint file update and flow not working correctly

So in a previous question I asked how to add a file to a sharepoint list. Since that is not an option, I had make them create new files every time they wanted to make a request. However, creating ...
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Using verification emails for files

So I am setting up a request sheet on a sharepoint in the form of an xlsx file. I can't use a list since the file has way too much information on it: However, now I have the issue that I can't tell ...
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While loop in SPD with Person/group column

With SPD i want that my workflow goes to the next step only if the column Person/group is not empty. that's why i have used a while loop and 've created a variable:Person to check if the people field ...
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Limit user to only submitting one list item

We are doing a raffle at work, and we want to make sure users aren't submitting list items (their name) over and over again to increase their chances of winning the raffle. We'd like to avoid having ...
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Disable Delve Per User PowerShell

Is there a way using PowerShell to disable Delve on a per user basis? On the settings cog on the About Me page for Delve I can see an option to turn Delve off. This setting only applies to my account....
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Unauthorized Microsoft Graph API Add member in group

I am using Microsoft Graph API in my SPFx website. I can successfully get accessToken using ADAL.js. I can create user, get users, get groups but when i am trying to add members in group it throws ...
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Promoted Links Background Image Won't Update

I have a Promoted Links webpart on the landing page for an enterprise Team Site. I uploaded custom background images, linked to them from the Promoted Links Library, and everything was working fine. ...
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AutoPost SharePoint list values as a Yammer comment

I have a requirement where I have a SharePoint List with column say MYComment. Whenever the value in MYComment is modified, I would like to have this value as a comment on one of My Yammer Group . ...
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Sharepoint Authentication with ms office

I just encountered an unexpected behaviour of SP online working with the local ms office. It looks like if someone opens a document (i.e. docx), the local word instance doesn't care about the user ...
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Hyperlink anchors are removed when exporting Excel Spreadsheet to SPO list

I can provide more examples if needed, but the title is the whole problem. My spreadsheet contains links such as: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/b95d72bf-206f-4c26-a53d-ba61ff73605c#...
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How to upgrade SP2010 on-premise public website to SP2016 online

We have a public facing SP2010 website on-premise, planning to upgrade to SP2016 online. Since MS depreciate SP public facing website, how to achieve this?
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Get User Profile Properties from SharePoint Online returns error “Forbidden”

I'm using a Remote Event Receiver to send an email to the manager of the user when an item is added. I tried to use the peoplemanager class using this sample code: public static void ...
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Can SharePoint search a Word doc for the value after a string and use it as metadata?

I have a large document library of many thousands of Word docs. Each Word doc contains a number of standard fields including the name of the person each document is about eg "Name: John Smith". In ...
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Is there any way to move a workflow from one site to another?

When I set up my workflow for a project I'm working on, I didn't set it up as a reusable workflow (first time using SharePoint Designer and working with workflows), and now I would like to transfer my ...
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SharePoint formula Question

Is it possible to control via "Sharepoint formula" to validate a DateTime field to accept only a value between the current date and 4 months later? For example: 15 June 2015 to 15 Oct 2017, always ...
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SharePoint Add-In - CAML Query to check if a specific date is part of calendar event

I have a list with leave requests which a start and end date. I want to check for a leave request if the dates between starting date and ending date of the leave request . already exist in a calendar. ...
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How to get documents from folder in document library sharepoint online

Is there a REST way to get all the documents with its properties under a specific folder into a document library ? I'm doing it like so: var url = _spPageContextInfo.siteAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/lists/...
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Can a sharepoint online application with multiple lists run queries to produce reports like a Database

is this possible? Is there a limit to the number of datasets I can access? If I extract via excel, will it be a live version of the data or a snapshot.
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Web Analytics in SharePoint Online

I last looked at this a year back and at that point, it was still not addressed and was a topic in the Office 365 uservoice (started back in 2015!). But I have not been able to find anything regarding ...
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How to export to Excel with a SharePoint List

I want to create a SharePoint List where a user uses the People picker to select someone but the information on the list should be Name, Title, Department and Phone. I can't figure out how to ...
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Different Document library default views on specific pages

I have different pages on my SharePoint site that I would like to display the Documents library. However, I would like a different default view on each of the pages. So when each page is navigated to, ...
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User Creation Problem in AAD

newUser.DisplayName = objUser.DisplayName; newUser.UserPrincipalName = objUser.UserPrincipalName; newUser.AccountEnabled = true; newUser.MailNickname = "...
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How to add users to SharePoint Groups in different SPO sites

I'm trying to execute the script located below, but I'm getting the error: System.Management.Automation.PSArgumentException: Constructor not found. Cannot find an appropriate constructor for type ...
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Workflow Approval _ModerationStatus is always set to approved even though it says pending in Document Library

I have a standard publishing workflow and I am trying to get the _ModerationStatus from my documents so I can only show approved documents. My problem is that no matter what state my document is (...
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Sharepoint Related issues read only

Is there a way to make a related issue read-only so a user of the issue tracking system can't edit it? I need this to refer back to other issues if one is the same or something. Is there a way to ...
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SPO Management Shell not loading

I've installed the SharePoint Online on a Windows 8.1 machine but am unable to get it working. The console is able to detect the module has been installed but an Import-Module session returns the ...
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RESTful API Calls to SharePoint Online to fetch files and its metadata based on a filter

I m trying to make a REST API call to SharePoint Online from a Java application where i want to get all the files in the Sharepoint site along with its custom metadata. Now if i use the following ...
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Checking if a user is a member of a SP Group within a SharePoint Add-on

I have a SharePoint Add-on for Office 365. It is currently a SharePoint Hosted app and I would like to keep it that way. My Problem is I am trying to find out if a user is a member of a group either ...
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How we can redirect to user profile page from any page and redirect back to previous page using JavaScript?

This question may sound technically funny, but I actually want to know. Can we redirect user to his/her delv profile page in SharePoint Online and after redirection, again redirect to previous page ...