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Questions tagged [sync]

The process of standardizing a set of data between two or more sources, either uni-directional or multi-directional.

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Does not appear to actually sync to one drive nor can I find a local copy

I got this message from my user: "Working on a document sharepoint this morning, I was taking notes in one file and then went to open another. This caused Word to stop working and I had close word. ...
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Onedrive SharePoint Sync read only files

So I'm trying to sync my SharePoint libraries locally Originally, when I wanted to do that, I found out that any field/column having the "required" parameter would cause the local sync to lock the ...
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Syncing a Modern Contact List with Outlook

I'm trying to set up a contact list in SharePoint that syncs with our Outlook Global Address List. Within the classic view, this is relatively straightforward within the Command Bar, as per below: ...
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Can we restrict Syncing document libraries to specifc user/s only

we have a modern communication site inside our sharepoint online. now on the document library i am enabling offline syncing:- where currently all users who have access to the sites can sync the files ...
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How to handle formula references between excel workbooks kept in sharepoint/teams

Is there a recommended way to link workbooks that are kept in Sharepoint/Teams? I have a setup where many different projects have a spreadsheet for tracking various items and then one central ...
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Fim error while running synchronization. - Invalid credentials.

When i am running user profile synchronization, i am getting the below error in SharePoint 2013. The screen shot is from Synchronization service manager. How to resolve the below error?
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is there a way to understand if a particular AD group is synchronized or not?

in SharePoint 2013, is there a way to troubleshoot and confirm if a particular AD group is synchronized or not?
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How can I make it so only certain users' changes are saved and everyone else's are discarded?

I have an excel database that we use to store product information. The admin of the sheet is the only person who should be able to edit the information on the sheet, which is easy to do through ...
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Is there a managed copy function in modern doc libraries?

Can I keep 2 copies of the same doc synchronized in two different libraries so that if one gets updated the other does too?
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“Duplicate Account” Issue

For lack of a better expression, my team and I call this "The Duplicate Account Issue." Our business uses Azure AD and SharePoint Online. For SharePoint permissions we solely use SharePoint Groups. ...
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Issue Syncing Predecessors from MS Project to SharePoint Task List

Currently i'm using MS Project Pro 2016 to create a task list. I created a template file that already has certain fields already mapped to the SharePoint task list that i'm using. This is so that it ...
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Set SharePoint synced calendar as the primary calender in Outlook

A SharePoint Calendar is synced in Outlook, but all the primary meetings that are being set up, and all the invites are being directed to the default outlook calendar. Can the SharePoint synced ...
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Microsoft Sync Framework for SharePoint 2010

The internal security audit says that Microsoft Sync framework needs to be updated to SP1. Is it ok to install the Microsoft Sync Framework Microsoft Sync Framework 2.1 Software Development Kit ...
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Best way to read data from AD and insert in a list in Office 365

What is the best way to read data such as name, email, designation, department, etc. from AD and insert in a SharePoint list in Office 365? Is there some kind of event available which will fire when ...
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Sync a shared SharePoint site

Is it possible for an external user to be able to sync a shared SharePoint site to their computer?
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Master Calendar which displays all user Calendars

It 'seems' like I can't do this but there's not a ton of information out there on SP 2016, so I'm trying to confirm. Scenario: We would like to have a single, master calendar on our SP 2016 site ...
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Using OneDrive for Business I can only sync document libraries, while using sharepoint workspace i can sync lists such as tracking and custom lists

I have Sharepoint 2013 on-premises and our users have the following application installed inside their PC which they can use to sync with SharePoint lists:- OneDrive for Business which comes with ...
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Why when i click on the “Sync” button inside my document library, the SharePoint workspace's account configuration wizard will be opened

I have an enterprise on-premises sharepoint server 2013. now i have a site collection of type team site. and i have enabled the publishing features inside it. now inside the document library ,i click ...
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Does anyone know how to sync a SP Online Form library to a PC using One Drive?

I am trying to sync a SharePoint Online (InfoPath) form library to a PC using One Drive. I can sync my document libraries containing other MS Office documents, but the control in the form library is ...
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SP13 - Approve ListItem in source create new version(sync) in target label

I have two variation list - source list and target list and have propagated list item from source to target list. Where i approve new listitem in source list, Variations Propagate List Items Job ...
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to sync published project list (by project server ) with a SharePoint list

What is the best or most efficient way to sync a published project by project server with a SharePoint portal list ? Beside Nintex work flow. What I am looking for exactly is to use a list of ...
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SharePoint Limits

Hi I'm new to using SharePoint. I am looking to create a master excel which will feed into over 200 small excels sheets, all held on SharePoint. The smaller excels will be 'read only' and each ...
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Expandable ShareFile Folder Synced to Desktop

I have synced my SharePoint files so I can view them on my computer. Unlike other folders on my desktop that have arrows to the left of them that I can click on to expand or collapse and see ...
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Document Library Sync does not work in FireFox of Safari

I am trying to sync a document library to a Mac. I have tried on Safari and Firefox. I am logged into the Mac with an account that is an admin on the machine and a user of the website that has ...
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Syncing a SharePoint's documents read-only, reverting local changes?

I am currently trying to set up a SharePoint to serve as a data repository, which should be kept in sync with local folders using OneDrive for Business. At the moment "normal" users do not have write ...
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SharePoint syncing but not showing green icon

I have SharePoint documents syncing with my PC but I can't see the green icon which means synchronizing happened or happening. What can be the issue why I can't see that check mark green icon in my PC ...
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Getting “SharePoint Workspace error : Class not registered” while syncing document library using Sync option

When I tried to sync document library for offline work. I am getting "SharePoint Workspace error : Class not registered"
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SharePoint Online, OneDrive sync, maintain folder hierarchy

I have created a site "Clients" in SharePoint Online that has a subsite for every client and they have to contribute access to all document libraries on that site, they can't access other client sites....
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Sync Sharepoint from Mac

if I am not mistaken, what I want is oneDrive Business sync of SharePoint files to my Mac (osMac Sierra). I have installed the oneDrive business client ( Version 17.3.6798 (0207) ) (yes, I ...
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Force all users in a company to sync a single SharePoint Library

If we want to sync a single SharePoint document library we should navigate to it in the browser and click Sync button. Then, in a sync tool dialog box that pops-up in Windows, we perform a few actions ...
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Excel Sheet with SP list

I have an excel sheet, I want to sync it with SharePoint Foundation 2010 list and vice versa. Thanks
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Automatically subscribing a user to sync document libraries

I have a site collection with multiple sub-sites, each with their own document libraries. Once the project is fully under way, there will likely be a couple of hundred document libraries in the system....
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2010: Display Jive blog title on a SharePoint page

I have a blog in Jive. I'd like to display the title of the posts in a news ticker on a SharePoint 2010 page. How can this be achieved?
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Problems syncing document library containing aspx pages

I have a document library in Sharepoint Online with mostly pdfs and links to webpages (aspx pages created within Sharepoint via the New 'Link to Document' button). For the users who have library ...
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Auto-Sync CSV file into SharePoint list?

Is it possible to auto-sync a CSV File with a SharePoint Online List without needing to create an automated PowerShell script (or something similar)? For example, I have a People.csv in my C: . Is it ...
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Why is 'User Profile Service Application' Job Failing? [duplicate]

I am new to Sharepoint and I am trying to troubleshoot a problem with importing AD profiles on Sharepoint 2013 Anytime I run the 'User Profile Service Application' Job that is supposed to ...
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Sharepoint sync sets every document to read-only

I've made some adjustments to the library we are using, but now users can't direct edit the items in the desktop. However, I can. They see the following: Green locks on every document When they open ...
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How can I get actual dates to sync properly from SharePoint task list to MS Project?

We have a Project File that we have synced to SharePoint 0365. We want the team members to only update the Actual Start Dates in SharePoint to sync up to the Project File, which only the PM has ...
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unwanted sync on publishing Project Server and random task list in SharePoint farm

We designed a portal with SharePoint 2013 and Project 2013 and we have more than 60 custom lists and 10 Doc Libraries and more than 10 thousand items and docs there, but we haven't any tasks list ...
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Is there a way to link existing mapped network drive to SharePoint Shared Documents or folder?

I am attempting to establish a connection between an existing mapped network drive and my SharePoint site. My goal is to be able to make changes to any files within my mapped network drive and it will ...
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Synchronize Document Between Local Drive and SharePoint 2013 Library

Is there a way for users to download a copy of a SharePoint Excel 2010 file, save it locally, and have the local copy update with all future changes made to the SharePoint document? Or does anyone ...
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Syncing an Outlook calendar to SharePoint Calendar

I connected the SharePoint calendar with my Outlook and copied over the events that I wanted to show up on SharePoint as I saw in a YouTube tutorial. However, I am worried that anything new that I am ...
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Modify SharePoint list hyperlinks in excel

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 which contains old hyperlinks which I want to change. I want to do it in excel 2013 but I cannot find a way to update the already modified hyperlinks in excel to the ...
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Syncing AD Security Groups to Office 365 to use in SharePoint

The organization that I work for has about 2400 employees who we will want to allow access to a site collection. However, only about 150 of those will have Office 365 licenses. We would like to set ...
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Allow custom non-AD CRM users with SharePoint online login

Trying to figure-out if it's possible to allow for non-AD users from a custom CRM system (where users credentials are stored in a custom SQLServer DB) to login with their credentials on SharePoint ...
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Calendar Problems

I have a parent and child sites which I need to sync calendars. I have a master on one site, and I want specific events to be displayed on the child site, but not every event. I have a column ...
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Syncing Content On SharePoint Online

We have a hybrid SharePoint enterprise environment with SharePoint 2013 on-premise & SharePoint Online. For many sites we have a requirement to keep content in-sync between some document ...
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Publish SP2016 User Profile Service for use on SP2010 farms?

If I publish the User Profile Service service application on a SharePoint 2016 farm for sharing, can a SharePoint 2010 farm subscribe to it? And, if you have done this and have any real-world ...
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Can I sync a task list to outlook and have the tasks show in the To-Do Bar

I have a task list in SharePoint that I have synced to my Outlook. I can view the SP tasks in Outlook under My Tasks and I can create new tasks in Outlook. What I can seem to figure out is how to ...
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OneDrive - Missing “Sync Additional Library” option?

I just upgraded my PC to Windows 10. Previously (Windows 8.1) I was syncing both my normal OneDrive and a Sharepoint libraries. After installing Windows 10 I installed Office 2016 One-Click from ...