Microsoft SharePoint





Microsoft Sharepoint is a software platform and family of software products used for collaboration and web publishing combined. These capabilities include developing web sites, portals, intranets, content management systems, search engines, wikis, blogs, and other tools for business intelligence and collaboration. SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.

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I have an access 2017 database that is linked to SharePoint List.  I have a form that list individual records within the database.  Normal you can either page down, click in the scroll bar or click on the block in the scroll bar and drag it down.  However, now when you click on the block and drag it down it does nothing.   No records move.  If you click on the scroll bar itself it resets back to the previous point.  I have attached a pdf file for those who need more of a visual like me.  Your help is appreciated.  This function has previously worked.
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I want to write a batch file that I can distribute to users that will map their sharepoint secure folder, have the UNC that will prompt them for logon name and password for sharepoint when run and when the cookie times out and the connection drops they can simply click the batch file and remap

net use i: /delete
net use i: "\\ Secure/" USER:email address * /PERSISTENT:YES

No domain, sharepoint online
* dont want to store password, want to prompt

Any help appreciated


I create a document (Word docx 2013) in sharepoint (using workflow and specific content type), resulting in a document with a lot of fields (document property) coming from sharepoint.
In itself this works, however I am struggling with 2 aspects on using these fields in my Word Document:

1. In the document, when a property is blank, it shows the field code and I don't want that.

I have tried playing around with hiding the control and it works in some cases, but is very inconsistent in use (if anybody can tell me how that would work, I'd have a solution).
However, not being able to get this to work, I thought let me just make the field conditional, which brings me to problem 2.

2. Can I (and how) use server doc properties as FIELDS in my document? (e.g. use IF clause, add two fields, etc...)
I've looked around and found a lot about custom document properties and using them in the document, and can get all of that to work.
However, when I add a (server)doc property, none of these function.

So basically, i have the following in my document
label : [MyField] (where Myfield comes from a Sharepoint list)
this will result in :
label : Yes (when the value of Myfield is Yes) (no issue there)
label : [MyField] (when the value of MyField is empty) (and this is what I don't want)
I have tried:
{DocProperty MyField} - result Error! Unknown document property name
{DocProperty [MyField]} by typing the [] - result Error! Unknown document property name
I have an InfoPath form with a section with repeating tables and it works up to a point.  But some of the columns share the same values when I change them on a row.

Here is the design view:
Here is at runtime:
Please advise/point me to some useful samples/tutorials on this.
What is the best method to get SharePoint list items from Office Web Addin using the credentials of the logon user?

We have migrated to Office 365, I am not sure whether i must authenticate on AD or Office 365, the Office Addin App will be deployed on SharePoint on Premise

I have tried rest services but I am not sure of how to pass the user token, for authentication.

   function GetSharePointListItems() {
            url: "weburl/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('listname')/Items?$select=Title,ParagraphText&$filter=ParagraphText isnotnull ",
            type: "GET",
            Authorization: {"Bearer " + accessToken},
             headers: { "accept": "application/json;odata=verbose" },
            success: function (data) {
                if (data.d.results) {
            error: function (xhr) {
                alert(xhr.status + ': ' + xhr.statusText);

any ides

Let me laying things out

Office 365 Sharepoint Scenario:
Sharepoint Enterprise E3
No other Servers/Active Directory/Azure are involved, 100% cloud based
Single site collection: Company-SPS
Site Collection Features Enabled (Active)
- Disposition Approval Workflow
- Document Sets
- Library and Folder Based Retention
- Reporting
- SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features
- SharePoint Server Standard Site Collection features
- Site Policy
- Three-state workflow
- Video and Rich Media
- Workflows

This collection has Subsites setup per department:

- Accounts
- Human Resources
- Sales
- Health and Safety

What we end up with is the following websites:

- Company-SPS Sharepoint Site: *removed*
- Company-SPS Accounts Sharepoint Sub-site: *removed*
- Company-SPS Human Resources Sharepoint Sub-site: *removed*
- Company-SPS Sales Sharepoint Sub-site: *removed*
- Company-SPS Health and Safety Sharepoint Sub-site: *removed*

What we have is one link that is provided to all employee's to the Company-SPS Sharepoint site (view only), we've given them access to this to simply access the list of Departmental Subsites. At present, the employees ONLY have access to the Subsites …
I am hoping this will be a quick one for someone who will either have a script (Bat) or point me to one, I have tried drive mapper etc.

What I want is a bat script that will create a persistent connection to a SharePoint online secure folder, example

There is no domain, everything is in the cloud.

Thanks in Advance

In Sharepoint 2013 (on prem), when I click on a command button, I am grabbing items from a master sharepoint list and creating a separate list (in a different site) from the items I have grabbed. In the same event of the command button, I would like to be able to create or instantiate a simple Visio file consisting of 1 container/shape for each list item. For example, if I have 4 list items named (1) Apha (2) Beta (3) Gamma (4) Delta, then the Visio file I will create should have 4 process shape containers (one corresponding to each item with the respective text of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta)

To summarize, I need to provide Export to Visio functionality feature to able to create a visio file along with the list. Is there way to do with Jquery/Javascript api to create a dynamic visio file related to process item.

Here's helpful link to create a visio diagram into webpart using ECMAScript but unable to find out namespace of VwaControl namespace:

I really appreciate your suggestion on this.
I am getting error access denied in a workflow by the system ID
I am getting a SP 2010 workflow to cancel with error access denied by the system ID. Users have correct permission, I am a site collection admin and it does not happen to me but to the users who submit a request by a custom InfoPath form to a list with 2 custom workflows attached. The first workflow is the one that is not being triggered but instead is cancelled. When I manually run the item, the 2 workflows complete.

I have this sharepoint link: on which there is an entry for each server.
Hostname  Function
Server01  Exchange server
Server02  Database

Each hostname is a link which gives full details when you click on it.
Now I would like to be able to look for Server01 via Powershell and show the output in a webbrowser.
Tried via
$webclient = New-Object
$content = $webclient.DownloadString("")
Idea was then to find the link in the $content then make Powershell look for link and show it, but get an access denied on the downloadstring.

Please advise howto achieve this.
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I am stuck where I am trying to enforce unique values within a folder rather than library. If any solution is available to this problem, it is much appreciated.

There are bunch of unique deliverables available on a drop down menu.

There are monthly folders inside a library. Every deliverable is due every month. But the 'enforce unique value' settings won't let me choose them again in a separate folder. What is the work-around or out of the box solution for this? Thanks a bunch for your time!
Greetings experts.  I have a service that is causing problems and while I research the underlying issue, I need to have the service (s[tracev4) restart every morning around 5am.  The script will check to see if the service is running, if it is, it will stop it, then start it.  If the service isn't running when the script checks it, it will start it.

Please write this in powershell as I've begun the task of moving everything from batch to PS.  Thanks in advance.
We attempted a migration from SP2010 to SP2016 this weekend and much of our custom list applications failed.  I have found a lot of hits on migration information but not much on custom list apps and how to prep them to work under sp2016...

Several Webparts no longer work, fields that were listed as People/Group previously on the form showed a Check/Verify icon and a address book nows they have blue boxes around them, When you click the address book rather than getting a pop-up your get a JSON error. Just a lot of things no longer work in our list applications and I need to go back to the drawing board quickly and determine what changes I can make under 2010 in SPD on the code to prep it for another attempt at a migration to 2016. –

Does anyone have any good doc they can share on this topic.

I am building a SharePoint site and need some reporting/charting capabilities.  I have activated MS Chart which seems ok, and may be usable.  But it as many options and I have not found anything but the simplest of examples and no complete User Guide.

Any suggested (shareware preferably) alternatives would be greatly appreciated.
I need to download a sharepoint file to Android.  I know how to easily download files to android from repositories which does not need any kind of authentication.

But Sharepoint being an authenticated system, I need to understand how I can achieve this programmatically.

I know about jshare which is a paid solution. I do not want to go for a paid solution. But I would like to have a free program solution for this.

Any help is much appreciated.
Is there an option by which I can create a Sharepoint 2003 account (preferably online)?

I have attached my Sharepoint List structure and I would like to know if someone can help me build charts using SP javascript object model and a javascript library such as D3 or any other graphical library.

I would like to build a Graph that will help me derive insights for each product line. I would like to filter data by product line. the values entered by each user is a rating between (1-5) for each of the questions:

-Likelihood of success in business
-Right Primary Strategy
-differentiated product in the market
-Invest (here the rating is (same/ more / less)

Note: We can call SharePoint data using REST url and data is returned in JSON format.

Please help,
I have Full Rights within SharePoint & SharePoint Designer and have opened sites in the recent past in Design View using SharePoint Designer.

Now I am unable to view any sites using Design View in SharePoint Designer despite having Full Rights.

When I try, I receive "You do not have permission to do this operation" error message.

Any ideas on how to resolve this?
We have an access database that produces multiple reports - how can I link my Access database to SharePoint to display the Access report buttons and reports?

Can I update the database by just replacing the whole Access database file? (due to the database will reside on a remote server with limited access)
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I have a website and intranet hosted on the same farm and recently it has been going through a number of down timSystem Eventes. Two servers are involved, the application server and the database server - both servers are on one server cluster under the same domain. Initially we had rectified the downtime by synchronizing dates and times on the cluster.

Below are the recurring errors from windows event logs:

Log Name:      Application
Source:        System.ServiceModel
Date:          8/11/2017 10:09:07 AM
Event ID:      3
Task Category: WebHost
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic

WebHost failed to process a request.
 Sender Information: System.ServiceModel.ServiceHostingEnvironment+HostingManager/6044116
 Exception: System.ServiceModel.ServiceActivationException: The service '/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc' cannot be activated due to an exception during compilation.  The exception message is: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.. ---> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.InvalidOperationException: The farm is unavailable.
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.Claims.SPSecurityTokenServiceManager.get_Local()
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.IdentityModel.SPSecurityTokenServiceConfiguration..ctor()
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
I have VS2015 Pro on a development SP machine and on a production SP Machine.  On the development machine, I can build, debug and deploy SharePoint projects with no issues.  On my production SP Machine,  when I attempt to do so,  I get a message from VS that such projects can only be built on machines with SP running on them.  Well, that's the wrong answer as the machine does have SP 2013 running on it.

Additionally,  I took an event receiver project that runs fine on the dev box and copied it to the production box and when I attempt to load the project it eventually tells me that I need to update my version of Visual Tools for Office, which I do and it just keeps repeating that same error.

Any ideas / advice on this would be greatly appreciated.
In previous versions of Windows Server, I would install the desktop experience which would let me browse to a Sharepoint UNC path such as \\sharepoint\sites\it in file explorer.

In 2016, Desktop experience is installed by default when you install the GUI.  I read somewhere that I needed to install the WebDAV feature and then enable the Web Client service which I did.  That hasn't worked though.  I cannot get to \\sharepoint\sites\it in file explorer.

Is there something else I need to do?

Thanks in advance!

So here is the situation,

I had some issues with some old business partners and I had to dissolve my company. I am reopening as a new entity and a new name.

I have the old email domain and SharePoint site up and working fine, I would like to create a new mailbox on the new domain name, migrate my mailbox to the new domain, move my SharePoint online site and all the content to a new site.

I have already paid for the year for my Office 365 E3 licenses. I would like to just migrate and not have to pay again for the license on the new domain if possible.

I already added the new domain to my O365 portal and verified it (Pointed DNS to O365 from Go-Daddy)

Can someone give me a suggestion on the best method to migrate?
Can you run Visual Studio Reports from Sharepoint?

We now need to create a web based solution where our employees can view and share documents. We currently do this through our file server but this is not the best solution as files get moved, deleted or renamed by accident. It would also be helpful to be able to share some documents with our customers. Documents such as current insurance details, certifications etc.

The business also has a set of Management Reports that users use Microsoft Access to run. Again I want to the users to be able to access these reports via a web based solution.

So what I am looking for is a web based solution that lets you share documents and also run Visual Studio/SSRS reports. Is there such a product?
I have an excel file in which i would like to connect it to an excel file that is saved in our sharepoint document library.  I would like to be able to either pull all the data from the excel file in Sharepoint into my local excel file, or just create some formulas on my local excel file that will pull data from the sharepoint file.

Microsoft SharePoint





Microsoft Sharepoint is a software platform and family of software products used for collaboration and web publishing combined. These capabilities include developing web sites, portals, intranets, content management systems, search engines, wikis, blogs, and other tools for business intelligence and collaboration. SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.