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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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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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How can I view a list of applications added by AppRegNew.aspx?

I have added a few apps to a Sharepoint Online instance using /_layouts/15/AppRegNew.aspx. How can I manage apps added through this endpoint?
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Assigning “Contribute” permission instead of “Edit” to the SharePoint Modern Team site's Site members

I have created a new SharePoint Modern Team site and i got 3 security groups created for us, as follow:- but the problem i am facing is that the "Site members" will have Edit permission, while i want ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open SharePoint Online web with SharePoint Designer gives server error saying it has an old version?

On my Office 365/SharePoint Online tenant, I’m trying to create a Workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013. This has worked before, but today I get a strange error: Server error: The version of ...
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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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How to get notifications for access requests in SharePoint Online / Office 365?

I'm a co-owner of a SharePoint site hosted on Office 365 (*.sharepoint.com). I used to get notifications whenever a user got an "Access denied" page and they requested access. The notification was an ...
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Is there a way to host static html using Office 365 sharepoint?

I'm trying to host a static site on SharePoint (my clients requirement). I have Office 365 and I've setup a site in that, but I am unable to view the uploaded html in the browser. Every time I access ...
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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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Change masterpage from Seattle to Oslo using CSOM, Sharepoint online

Using CSOM and c#, I would like to change the master-page from Seattle to Oslo. Can anybody help me?
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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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SharePoint Rotating Pictures in Library

My client uploaded a bunch of pics to an image library in SharePoint Online. There's a mix of portrait and landscape oriented photos, and the portrait photos are correct on disk, correct when viewed (...
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How to change hosting server for SharePoint Provider Hosted Apps without disturbing the existing users?

I have created a Provider Hosted App for SharePoint Online. I used Azure hosting server to host my app business logic. Now, somehow I want to move my Hosting server from Azure to another domain. But ...
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How do I fix a “Windows Workflow 3.0 required” error when editing a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that needs to edit workflows within SharePoint Designer (2013 SP1). Whenever a workflow is clicked on one of two errors is received: Server side activities have been ...
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Manage Site Content and Structure in SharePoint 2013 Missing?

I am not able to locate Manage Site Content and Structure option on publishing sites in SP 2013. Is it removed?
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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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Make a RESTful API Call to SharePoint Online from Console program

I knew how to make a RESTful API call to SharePoint 2013 OnLine from SharePoint APP (Provided-Host App). Like get List from Site. There are already many samples in here. Because the TokenHelper can ...
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SharePoint Online REST API - Get List selecting all fields excluding one

The below will get a list containing all fields $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('ListTitle')/items?$select=*" ,type: "GET", dataType: "json", headers: ...