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How to create an entry in user's newsfeed when listItem is created?

I need to create newsfeed post when user adds an Item to a particular list in sharepoint online. I tried remote event receivers, workflows and sandboxed solutions without any luck. Can someone point ...
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Prefill the input boxes of a list based upon lookup

I had a list say company that contains columns like CompanyName. Then another list called as Addresses contains a lookup to conmpany and additional columns like Street, City What i need to do is to ...
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User was removed from site collection admin

My form is using People Picker control and event receiver to add users to a People/Group field. There's a problem with a user. First I added him to site collection admins, then using the form above ...
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Loading ECMA script API / Access sharepoint from web site hosted externally from sharepoint

I'm developing a web application externally from sharepoint online 2010. As part of the application I would like to allow users to access documents from a document library. Ideally users would click ...
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Sharepoint online - Custom activity

We have a couple custom workflow activities, made with visual studio, which are working fine. We can use these activities from Sharepoint Designer en deploy them on Sharepoint 2010. Now we need these ...
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Issue with custom workflow action(SandBox)

I've created a custom workflow action using the VS2010 for SharePoint 2010 online. But whenever I use the custom action within a workflow and attach it to a list, it never runs successfully. While ...
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Javascript works until saved

I have inserted some JavaScript into a Script Web Part. Just a button that adds some columns to a SharePoint list. It works when I click the preview button on the Insert Snippet/Embed page. It works ...
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SharePoint Online takes hour to install the sharepoint hosted app

I am trying to write SharePoint hosted app and connecting to microsoft online Sharepoint portal (dev site). It takes more than an hour to install the app on the sharepoint after I press F5 in Visual ...
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How to reference columns in External list in Sharepoint

I have two external lists: (Parents, Students). I need to display Parents Name in Students List as a Dropdown field. And if I save the student form, ParentID should be stored in DB. How can I ...
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Document library user group restriction

I have a document library where users from two different groups(group_1, group_2) has access. The document library contain various file types .docx, .xls, .pdf. What I want to do is I want group_2 ...
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Comparing Items in a List

I have a library that contains documents. This library has an approval workflow attached to it. What my problem is that, everytime I make a new version of the document that I had I want the workflow ...
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Possible to implement continuous integration against SharePoint online?

I have implemented CI on SharePoint server projects without a problem (so to speak). Can this also be done for SharePoint online?
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Update another user profile property in SharePoint 2013 online

I tried to implement it by referencing user profiles .asmx web service. So I call ModifyUserPropertyByAccountName method, but always receive "Operation Failure ---> Attempted to perform an ...
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How to display list of items in infopath

I have a list named Employee. It has columns of Employee Id, Employee Name, Employee Salary. The list has 100 records. Now I want to show the list of data in the Employee list in infopath form like ...
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Adding List Item from Visual Web Part in onClick event

enter code hereI'm really new in SP World. I have developed 2 Visual Web Parts which has few TextBox and a Button. What I want to do is onClick event to check if the Values in Text Box fields are ok(...
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Trigger Share site when item is added to list

I want to be able to add a new users details to a list, keeping it really simple with FirstName, Surname and email address to users list. Once they have been added I want the "Share Site" process to ...
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SP2013 App icon not rendered, only App link is displayed + how we can set the sliding transparent hover text over App icon?

I am facing an App Icon related issue. I am creating SharePoint Hosted App which I am deploying to SP 2013 Developer site. By default any app will have the AppIcon set under Images folder. Also it is ...
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how to install app in sharepoint 2013 Publishing site?

I am trying to create one App for sharepoint 2013 publishing site. I can not see Apps catalog from where I can upload an app to the publishing site. On the other hand, if I see in developer site, I ...
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CAML Designer: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Sharepoint

I am new to sharepoint, and this community. I have a CAML Designer program (http://karinebosch.wordpress.com/2012/05/12/caml-designer/) that I want to use to run queries on my Sharepoint Online lists. ...
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SharePoint sharing files on local existing file systems

Hi I want to share quite large-sized files on SharePoint but the quota space is too limited. I was wondering is there any method or free 3rd party tools that allows the mapping of files in Shared ...
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Customised masterpage not honoured by iOS on iPad

I created a totally blank white masterpage by cloning v4.master and adding style="display:none" to hide all the SharePoint screen elements I wanted to hide. I then set my particular web page to use ...
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Remove text on task popup

With a workflow added to a document, is it possible to remove the text "This workflow task applies to " on the task popup?
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Long running Silverlight app losing connectivity via Client Object Model after a while?

I have a Silverlight 5 app hosted in SharePoint Online, which asks the users 72 questions and right at the end writes their answers to some SharePoint lists. When I trialled it with 8 users, the ...
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Page randomly changes page layout

I've got a site that only has one available page layout for editors to use. it's the default page layout for the site and no-one else has access to change it. However, when I create a page and save ...
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How to get ChangeToken for the site specified in sharepoint client object model

ChangeCollection siteChanges = clientContext.Web.GetChanges(new ChangeQuery(true,true)); clientContext.Load(siteChanges); clientContext.ExecuteQuery(); siteChanges.LastChangeToken; is not there as in ...
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Convert SharePoint 2010 list template to PnP Provisioning template

Is there a tool or at least a guideline on how to convert SharePoint 2010 list template to PnP Provisioning template?
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Download files from SharePoint library folders

I have SharePoint Online site and library with folders. There are folder like YEAR / Month / 16 June / files inside. What would be the best way to download files from this folders? I can use C# or VBS....
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How to show breadcrumb in Search Result Web Part

I created a search page with search result web part, I can't find any documentation on how to customise the layout to include a breadcrumb for each result on SharePoint Online. SharePoint "native&...
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How to change the HeaderLayoutType to ColorBlock in an existing modern page in SP Online?

If I have an existing page in the site pages library. How can I change the headerlayout type to colorblock? It seems I can specify that when making the page through pnp provisioning or https://docs....
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How to restrict an item on a list

I have a sharepoint list with numerous options, and I need to somehow make an option a list as confidential, being that on that specific item marked as confidential. I need to make sure that itens ...
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How to list all sites that contain a custom webpart in sharepoint online?

I have made several web parts from SPFx and deployed it non-tenant wide. There are multiple sites that I have deployed these apps too, but not all sites contain all of them. Is there some api that I ...
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Sharepoint REST endpoint access denied error while access through postman

I'm trying to access the SharePoint REST service and trying to upload objects using the curl command. I have followed the steps from this blog. I was able to get pass through steps until getting the ...
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Alert/Report on any permission change in SharePoint Environment

I have a SharePoint farm as well as a SharePoint online tenant which need to monitor for any permission change. I want some alert that will be trigger a email and notify any change in farm or tenant ...
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How to get the Members of a Security Group via API

A customer of ours has their Sharepoint Online access permissions configured via (non-azure) security groups. We query the roles attached to an item in Sharepoint via the Sharepoint REST API with the ...
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Deploy workflow quickly

I have to replace out of the box approval workflow on many sites ( Office 365 ) as they will not be available anymore in November. I know how to create a replacement workflow with SharePoint 2013 ...
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SharePoint list CSR default rendering fallback

I was searching on the internet found a couple of good examples but mostly related to rendering the default render method for forms. My case is that I have a page with the same list in two webparts ...
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How to set a default Modern footer and/or set footer links Programmatically

I have a client with currently hundreds of Modern Communication sites in SharePoint Online, and will potentially be creating thousands in the near future. They have a fairly simple Footer with only a ...
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How to click export to excel in SharePoint Online

I have 3 lists in SharePoint. But in 2 lists different button "Export to Excel" can be click. but in 1 list, it cannot be click.
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Activate Most Popular Items

I don’t see the features “View the Most Popular Items in a library” on my toolbar How do I activate it. I’m using SharePoint online
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could not save the list changes to the server” in designer

I am trying to create custom new/edit forms in a SharePoint online site but it shows this error: Could not save the list changes to the server I have tried these solutions: Deleted website cache ...
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GUID of field/property 'ResourceTimesheetManageId'

How to identify the GUID of field 'Timesheet Manager', which is present in OData by name 'ResourceTimesheetManageId'? I don't want to know GUID of resource who is Timesheet Manager, I want to know ...
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Formula to get Current date when a change is made

I have a simple SharePoint item list . Consider this specific spreadsheet for an example, but I need an general solution to work as a Excel formula. A1: contains a date. B1:Status contains a status ...
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Modern Site Page - Missing “total page Views” and “Save for later” option in Office 365 SP Online

I created a modern page in Sharepoint online , and in the end i am able to see only Likes and comments options. I am not able to see "Views" and "Save for Later" options. Do i need to enable anything ...
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debugging remote event receiver using service bus not working

My scenario is i had a working application that i was able to debug perfectly some month back using service bus but is not working anymore. I don't have any errors and none of my breakpoints are ...
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Sharepoint Online Site Columns not available in Flow Dynamic Content

I have created a site lookup column (with 2 additional columns) on my parent site. I'm using this site lookup column on a list in a child site to populate location. I have created a Flow to send an ...
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Enable site audit setting on all site collections

What is fastest way to enable site audit settings on many different site collections?
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Is it possible to import a SharePoint Online list template (STP) to SharePoint 2010?

I have a special situation here where I need to get a few SharePoint Online lists into an older SharePoint 2010 instance. Thanks.
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How can i get the complete tree view of entire sharepoint documents just like site map or explorer

Now here's the case, i just recently joined a company with the task of PMO have been assigned the task to clean up the companies sharepoint user portal. With almost anything and everything been ...
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Restore all items in a list to a previous version

We ran into an issue were someone ran a flow to update all items in a list (~1300) that ended up resetting all value in a column to the default value. We have versioning enabled on the list but I can'...
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SharePoint List View Filter by [Me]

Wondering if someone can point me in the right direction please. I have a created a custom list view with a filter on a field called 'User' this is a 'Person or group' field setup to show the 'Name' ...