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SharePointOnline-Not able to get the metadata of documents having filename with special character(')

Not able to get the metadata of documents having filename with special character(') using rest api "_api/Web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('folderRelativeUrl')?$expand=Folders,Files"
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Using ampersand's (&) in JSON column formatting

I am trying to use JSON to format a "Person" column in a Sharepoint list with an email action button. I would like the email to contain a link to the Sharepoint list item in question, but the link ...
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How can I escape special characters when calling SharePoint Search Using REST

I would like to perform a Sharepoint Search based on the keyword : "l'avion" using rest. However, an error is returned because of the special character "'" contained in the keyword. How can I fix this ...
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REST - filtering a value containing apostrophe

I have the following code: var requestUri = webAbsUrl + "/_api/web/Lists/getByTitle('Staff Directory')/Items?$\ filter=Title eq '" + currentUserEmail + "'&$\ select=*"; It works ...
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Cannot add AD Groups that have @ character in their display name

I have couple of groups that have @ character in their display names in Active Directory (Example: IT@domain.com). When I try to add this group in SharePoint I am unable to see it (I have set this ...
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Prevent special characters in list item

I am looking for an out-of-the-box solution (no code due to the lack of tools) for preventing the users from inputing list items with special characters. It would also be great if I could disallow ...
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Strange behaviour with %20 replaced by + in text field

I discovered this strange problem when using a multi line plain text field to store a url. The behaviour also occurred in single line text fields. Steps to reproduce: In a plain text field in a ...
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How to GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl for Document Library/Folder name containing special characters?

Suppose I have a document library or, a folder inside a document library with some special character e.g. te$t. I want to do GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl to upload some file to that folder. But it ...
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Document Library URL and special characters

Firstly, I'm fully aware of questions/answers such as Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013 Files\Folders. When I programmatically (via C#, SP client) create a new document ...
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Pnp provisioning : Provision a 2 List Webpart Page using jslink with xml template

I have the big question for you : How to provision a simple page with 2 ListView Webpart? What i want : I am provisioning a simple page (using OneColumns layout) via pnp and remote provsionsing. My ...
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Illegal Characters in SharePoint List?

Are there any rules around what characters you are not allowed to use in a List Multi Line Column? Tilde (~) Percent (%) Ampersand (&) Asterisk (*) Braces ({ }) Backslash () Colon ( : ) Angle ...
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How to avoid invisible characters wiki numbered and bullet lists SharePoint 16.0.0.4508

Is there anyway to tell SharePoint not to add invisible whitespace characters at the end of numbered lists / bullet lists? Environment: SharePoint Office 365 version 16.0.0.4508. For some reason, ...
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Which characters ARE allowed in file/folder names in SharePoint? [duplicate]

Which characters ARE allowed in file/folder names in SharePoint?
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Reset character encoding on a page layout in Visual Studio. Reset back to UTF-8

How do I reset a page layout character encoding back to UTF-8 in visual studio? I'm having a solution in visual studio with all my page layouts, masterpages etc. When developing I've been mocking ...
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List Item Character Uppercase

I have a custom list. I want to, when I add new item the list, characters are automatically converted to uppercase. How to enter characters uppercase in textbox?
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How to change text encoding when inserting values inside a sharepoint list using powershell?

I'm using french words with special characters like "é" "à" etc. When I trying to insert text in my list fields using powershell, it does insert the values but the characters aren't well encoded. For ...
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Validating Password based on nested IFstatements and FIND function Problem

I am having trouble figuring out how to validate multiple special characters in SharePoint 2010 when a user inputs a password. The special characters that are allowed are: !@$*#%&^)+ . When i have ...
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Column Validation Forumla Question Regarding Special Characters and ASCII

I've run in a problem writing a formula that will basically validate what the user enters. So for example, i need a user to input a password using the following criteria: 12 characters long 1st ...
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SPUtility.SendEmail corrupts norwegian characters

I am using a SendEmail method in a c# coded workflow for SP2010 to send out mails for approval, the problem is that for example "æøå" in the body turns into "C8C&C%". Subject title however does ...
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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013\2016 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013\2016. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013\2016. We are ...
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SP2013 special chars broken in HTML page layout

I'm creating some page layouts for my custom .master in a SP2013 Publishing SC. There are some hard coded texts in the layout. Since it's for a German client there will be some special chars like ...
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special character displayed not well in display templates

I have built some display templates which are showing some content. I see sometimes that the special characters are not showed very well. See picture below for example. The text needs to be: Alle ...
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Renaming uploaded files - removing illegal characters

I must admit that I am totally unexperienced with developing anything to SP, but my problem sounds pretty simple - I need to manage some kind of regex command to rename any files uploaded to SP. The ...
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Caml query with unicode charachter

the caml query bellow don't return the correct result : <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='ParentLink' /><Value Type='Text'>ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵡⴰⵙⵜ</Value></Eq> </Where> i think ...
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How to add the service mark (SM) symbol in SharePoint 2010 web parts

I can add the trademark (TM) symbol in SharePoint no problem however even the HTML version of the service mark (SM) symbol (℠) doesn't display. All I get is the invalid character box. I'm trying ...
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How to find invalid character in SharePoint item value

I try to create a dataset with Reporting Services from a SharePoint list (inside the root web). When I want to build the query for the dataset I get the following error: =============================...