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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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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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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 SharePoint right technology for our project?

We are currently building a new public (extranet) client document portal. This should be system very similar to box.com where we can exchange documents with our clients. We will also allow the client ...
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Can I bulk upgrade deployed SPFx web parts?

I created a SharePoint Framework web part and deployed the package to the App Catalog on my client's O365 tenancy. My client has added the web part to around 150 sites. I've since deployed a new ...
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Creating Lookup column using rest which can take multiple values

To create a lookup column.. $.ajax({ url: "https://test/_api/Lists/getbytitle('abc')/fields/addfield", type: "POST", data: "{ 'parameters': { '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP....
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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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Merge Mysite in Hybrid Solution

A customer has an on premise SharePoint Server (2013) Farm with multiple web applications/site collections serving 15,000 users – each with a mysite. The customer has also moved all collaboration ...
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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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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 activate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure ” in SharePoint Online

I don't see SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure listed in the site features list. but If i try to enable "SharePoint Server Publishing" I get an error saying that the Infrastructure plug in ...
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How to see what site template is used in SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Is there a simple way for me to see what template was used for a site collection in SharePoint Online (Office 365)? The Site Collection properties only show details like "number of subsites", "title",...
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Setting PropertyBag values in SharePoint Online

I am trying to set some property bag values in SharePoint Online, specifically around SharePoint Designer access. The code below runs without error, but I do not see the propertybag value being ...
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How to change 'Welcome Page' on the basis of logged in user or group?

I want to set respective page as welcome page to the logged in user or group, If user go to the site Url. e.g. https://siteurl/pages/Page1.aspx - for group A https://siteurl/pages/Page2.aspx - for ...
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Alternative options for InfoPath on SharePoint Online

We are planning to migrate SharePoint 2010 application to Office 365, SharePoint Online. Current application in SharePoint 2010 has complex InfoPath forms with code, and we are looking for ...
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Create a Current Date and Time Variable in SharePoint Designer 2013

Is there a way to set or create a date/time workflow variable with the current date and current time in a 2013 SPD Workflow?
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How do I see all the sites I have access to in Office 365?

When I land on the Suggested / Featured sites page in Office 365, how can I see ALL the sites that I have permission to access? All I see are suggested and frequent but that's not a full list of my ...
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Caml query builder Office 365 Sharepoint Online

Does anyone knows where to find a CAML query builder that I can use for Office 365, Sharepoint Online? (if there exists one)
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Add document preview to Document library form

I need to create form to enter metadata for newly uploaded document in document library in SharePoint Online. In that form user should be able to see preview of uploaded document. Actually, user ...
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Where Do We Report SharePoint Online Bugs?

I just need to know the proper place to report SharePoint Online bugs to Microsoft. I've found a couple: One when setting up a Site Mailbox, after selecting Language and Time Zone, I get, "The ...
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Setting JSLink SharePoint online

Has anybody successfully set the JSLink for SP Online? I usually set it through Powershell on the view itself but that Command isn't available Online http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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Break role inheritance and assign permissions to document with REST api?

I need to change the permissions of a document after the approval status has changed. I've to add the new user group to current document if the document has been approved. I have used following links ...
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Get if user has permissions to access to a Cloud App for Sharepoint 2013 with JavaScript CSOM or Rest Api

I have developed a Cloud App for SharePoint 2013 on an office 365 server, and I figured out that to set the user permissions(who has access to it) for that app can be find over https://sharepoindomain/...
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SharePoint JavaScript REST Api, how is the access token passed

I have the following code in my SharePoint add-in (SharePoint Online). Simple code just to load the list items, the code works fine $.ajax({ url: appweburl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('...
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What enables the RootSite capability via the O365 discovery service?

I'm developing an Office add-in and am following an excellent blog post by Richard diZerega in order to leverage the O365 discovery service and enumerate the SharePoint sites to which a user has ...
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Get a List from Office365 using REST API

I want to get a SP2013 list and I can't use CSOM. I've registered my app (a cmd test app, not a SP hosted one) on Sharepoint and have a clientId and clientSecret. But when I submit the Authorize Url ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Understanding the “5000 request limit”

I really need some help understanding the "5000 request limit" i keep hitting when working with a 2013 workflow. I have created a rather large workflow for a client which loops through 400 items and ...
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Configure Navigation Inheritance when create site with Rest API

I wonder how do I keep the navigation bar of the parent site when I create a subsite. Below is the code I'm using to create the subsite and thought it might be some parameter that I could use to do ...
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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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Searching for pages in SharePoint online 2013

Pages are not getting filtered based on the search criteria in SharePoint Search Online 2013, Provider Hosted App. Reference for HandleBars It shows all the results. Below is the search bar and ...
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Not able to set jslink property for a field without FullControl permisson on web (sponline)

For my SharePoint Hosted App, I set the jslink property of the field for customized rendering (JSOM set_jsLink). This used to work without having FullControl permission on web earlier. However, now ...
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How to create a Sharepoint list that can be used by both an Access desktop application and an Access web app

A SharePoint list that can be edited by both MS Access desktop and MS Access web apps (Access 2013). I want a SharePoint list that works offline and then syncs when the network is working. Sorry, I ...
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Verify SharePoint user in ajax request

Consider the following: A logged-in user visits a publishing page in a SharePoint Online environment. The page loads data from a service running on another server using an ajax request. In this ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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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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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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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Workflows Fail

I have created a very simple workflow that hard-codes some values into a dictionary, then writes the dictionary values to the status of the workflow. When I publish and run it manually to my ...
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REST API call in SharePoint gets result, but when returns result becomes undefined

Getting data from a list using rest API. Here is my code , function getItems(url) { $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + url, type: "GET", headers: { ...
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How to get permission of a sharepoint list for a user using REST api

I have a requirement where i need to check the access permission of a user against a List or Library only using REST api from my remote salesforce app. Say for example, I have to send the list name ...
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...
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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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How do I create Upload only permission in SharePoint Online?

I would like to know how I can create upload only permission level so users are only able to upload documents.
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Set Modern Page as a Home Page

Is there an easy way for a user to choose modern page as a home page on a team site? More info: I've created a modern team site (O365 group) and was able to choose a classic wiki page as a home page ...
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SharePoint Online Search Crawling

How can I define Sharepoint Online crawling schedule? I need that the crawling, be executed in the shortest possible time. Thanks.