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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A user of mine cannot see Group Files function when trying to attach a file while composing an email. The screenshot below is from my computer. It shows Group Files, and then allow me to point to a OneDrive Cloud Sharepoint repository where I am then able to browse for a file within the repository to attach in the email. My user have rights to the repository. How would I add the ability for her to where she can see Group Files, and would then be able to browse to Store Operations?

How do I migrate a particular folder from one OneDrive Cloud repository to another? Let's use both screenshot images below for example.

I have a shared department folder called Audit Certificate located in a OneDrive repository that I want to migrate and ensure that permissions on that folder is preserved when migrating to another OneDrive repository.

repository 1
I want Audit Certificate shared folder migrated to this repository below. These two screenshot are different sharepoint OneDrive Cloud repository with different URL. I know I can simply move the folders, but permissions will not be preserved.

repository 2
Hello All, I am in need of help to find a solution to create an excel list containing a 2016 SharePoint Site Collection, including the top-level sites, sub-sites, and list/libraries under those sites. If able to get down to file level to include in list as well.  Would like to have the name of item, the path and modified date, modified by information.   I have Office 2013 currently.

I have searched and asked others for help but so far have not found a viable solution.  

This is my first post.

This is the warning posted at the top of a Sharepoint hosted Excel.  It is delivered as a link in an email and is viewed in the Excel app in browser.  All of the cell values are '#ref'.

To set up the environment: we are not the sharepoint admin or producer of the document.  The worksheet is sent to us (a contractor) and other contractors for bid purposes.  Talking to the other contractors, they are able to open the sheet and view the values/links.  It seems that only our organization is running into this problem, so that should rule out the setup on the Sharepoint side.
I am loooking for Share Point migration Tool from On prem share Point 2010, 2013, 2016 to Office 365

has anyone experienced with this tools and can give some feedback

Folllowings are I found online.



I am a Site Owner in our SharePoint 2013 environment. Periodically users randomly lose access to our site including me and I have Full Control access.  When one of the Site Owners is able to get in we can assist others by adding them back to the group although they still show as a member of the group.  Once we add them back they are able to access the site shortly after the add.  Has anyone else ever experienced this issue?  Also, I do not have access to the server and are limited in my trouble shooting.  I do know there is an Set Item Level Permission workflow that does a replace of all the permissions for that particular item. Could this be causing an issue?
I am looking for Jquery code to show an image when hover over existing image on a webpage, 2nd image must be clickable.
We have a customer that uses Sharepoint Teamsite to store Documents and share information between each other.
They are working with PowerPoints that are up to 1GB in file size, and with Version history locked on 100 versions that’s a lot of data in the end.
Is there any way to solved this using MS Power Automate?
Ex. Every evening the flow cleans up every version except the 10 latest?

We have SharePoint 2019 On Prem and third party web portal for self service password reset, my manager asked me recently to add a link under the "User Account -> Sign Out Bottom" and name it "Reset Password" with a hyperlink to the Web Portal Solution , i described the request in the attached picture .

Appreciate any help , thanks in advanced.Example
For all those sharepoint experts, I have a a couple of questions regarding best practices. We need to have a site up that will hold meeting/brainstorming discussion data from 10 departments. To complicate matters, management has not been able to tell me know if this is something long term. .

they want the site in 3 days, not enough time to do metadata will go with folders for now
Management wants access to be locked down. Only people who belong in a department can access that departments files.

So the question is,

do i create 10 document libraries (require me to break inheritance) in one site or 10 sites?
do i create 12 sharepoint groups in sharpeoint and add individual sharepoint users to it  or should I make AD groups for each department, give permission to the AD group in sharepoint and add staff to the respective AD group ?

I'm not sure which is the best method.
We are using modern SharePoint site and do not wish to go to classic sharepoint. a few questions

Is there a way to remove/hide the "powerapps" item from the document library menu bar? We are not at the stage where we are supporting it.

Is there a way to remove/hide the "link" option in the document library menu drop down?  

Is there a way to limit the results to only a specific site and not return results from the whole site collection. Or tell the search to only search in specific folders?
Hello everyone,

I have created a new custom list where i added a new custom form instead of the default one (NewForm.aspx)

On the default form (NewForm.aspx) the person or group column appears as shown on attached picture 1
On the custom form (New-Reports.aspx) the person or group column appears as shown on attached picture 2

Anyone knows why this is happening?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Kind Regards,

Fellow experts,

We had an issue recently where our historical data disappeared from a SharePoint list (calendar). There were no changes or patches and no deletions I could see, but they were just gone. This happened about a week after we migrated from 2010 to 2016. It happened once in 2010 and the fix was to configure another alternate access mapping. However, this did not resolve the issue in this case. Any help would be appreciated.

I am migrating from sharePoint on prem to share point online.

It is not all enterprise migration but only migrating resources on sharepoint belong to a business

I know that MS Share point migration tool has limitations according to this doc.

I am planing to run MS Assesment tool . This tool runs on sharepoint farm.

my question at this point are

- Can i run this tool for selected site selection to get info for sites to be migrated
- does this tool list the features of the sites so that I can see which features can be migrated using MS free tool.


I recently installed SharePoint Server 2019 (and all pre-requisites) on a Windows 2016 Server OS with no errors; however, when the Product Configuration Wizard finished and attempted to automatically open Farm Configuration Wizard under Central Administration web page (//_admin/adminconfigintro.aspx?scenarioid=adminconfig&welcomestringid=farmconfigurationwizard_welcome), it will not accept any login combination, i.e. the SPAdmin, SPFarm, nor my Enterprise Admin account which I used to install SharePoint.  I've verified the passwords for all, none are locked and they are all in the "Farm Administrator's" group (which I found thru searches on a very similar issue).  I'm able to go in to SharePoint Central Admin thru the Start menu and accepts my login; however, when I click on "Configuration Wizards", it displays "Farm Configuration" and an icon, but neither are an actual link to click on.  Any assistance is appreciated!!
I am looking for an RSS Feed Web Part for my modern SharePoint Online tenant.  

In SharePoint 2010 I have a web part that pulls in XML from an RSS Feed and allows me to write my own custom XSLT to display in how I want to.  

I do not see this ability in SharePoint Online.  Any ideas on how to pull in XML from an RSS Feed and display using custom XSLT?

Is this something that Microsoft wants us to use the SPFX for and create new functions, or do we need to build our own web parts or buy 3rd party web parts for?

We have moved to 0365 and we will be using SharePoint online and our academy has joined NET Trust.

All academies within the trust need to be a part of a single multi-domain tenancy in 0365 to improve communication and collaboration between stakeholders.

Each of the academies are located in different cities and have their own AD servers domain names are different.

For 0365 setup : AAD Connect server is set up as a VM .
Site-to-site VPNs from Azure to each of the on-premises Active Directory have been setup.
The users from each of the on prem- AD get synced to 0365 through Azure.

Now, we have two type of users that is Staff and Students.
For Staff – We have a Universal Security Group and Global Security Group.

We use the Universal Security Group only for sending email to all staff.
We use the Global Security Group to set permission in the active directory for staff.

And it the same for students as well.
We use the Universal Security Group only for sending email to all students.
We use the Global Security Group to set permission in the active directory for students.

I would like to set permissions on the SharePoint site  for the Staff and students.
For share point file access, please let me know which group i need to use .
Do I need to sue the Universal Security Group or Global Security Group ?

Thanks  and suggestions much appreciated.
I had this question after viewing sharepoint 2013 how long should Get-SPProduct -Local run for.

After patching Sharepoint 2013 I need to run Get-SPProduct -Local on that server to clear the Missing Patches message. It has been taking hours to complete, Haven't found much online in regards to a cause/fix.    

I do see activity in the event viewer. Most notable is that Msiinstaller is running thru the components but is very intermittent. Msiinstaller and WMI performance Adapter Services are cycling between Start and stop states.

Any insights would be greatly appreciated.
I was given this project to have a web part show a list of saved InfoPath forms. The individual forms will have at least 2 documents per form. The client wants a web part that will list all of the InfoPath forms and have the attached files listed below each InfoPath form. Just like setting up the group settings in a Document library view.
-Form 1
-Form 2

Thank you for your help,

I have a excel file that I have a macro in and it saves it to powerpoint and creates the file if not already in there.

What Im trying to add to it if poss is that if the named file already in sharepoint I need the file overwriting    as there will be added data in it.

Any ideas on how I do this.  Macro so far shown below
Dim fname as String
fname = "" & ActiveWorkbook.Name
Application.EnableEvents = False
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs Filename:= fname, FileFormat:=xlOpenXMLWorkbookMacroEnabled, CreateBackup:=False
Application.EnableEvents = True

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We have an issue where our backups are exceeding the size of the actual sites they're backing up. Actual SharePoint site is circa 312 GB, the actual backup transferred in total is now 503 GB.

We're backing up 11 SharePoint 'Communication Sites' and usually we just see small incremental changes in the daily transferred size.

However, some days we will see a massive jump of 20 to 60 GB's transferred from one site only, even though that site hasn't had any major changes. It seems to be backing up the whole site again instead of incremental.

Has anyone come accross this before.
I have an issue where an external client is trying to open and/or export content or documents from a list in SharePoint Online. They can access the site and see what is available but they cannot export or open them. They are using the IE browser as that is the only browser that can be used to export.  When they open the document to export (Excel), the document starts to open and they are presented with a dialog to accept the security notification.  This happens to everyone, including internal (not a problem).  After the dialog, it acts as if it is going to load the content into Excel, but they end up getting a page that says "Sorry, something went wrong" An unexpected error. The correlation id is all 0's, so that is not helpful. I suspect there are settings on the external users' laptops that will not allow them to pull the data in.  Or settings on the internal laptops that are not on the external laptops.  

Does anyone run into this issue and know the solution?

I am having trouble opening files on SharePoint/ OneDrive local. Whenever i try to open a file, i get the following error message "The data area passed to a system call is too small" (Please refer attachment).

This only started happening recently, not sure if there was an update for OneDrive.

Any help would be appreciated

How can I start a workflow from a hyperlink column?
In a document library I have a workflow which copies the document to a different library. In the source library I want a hyperlink in the properties of the document which starts the workflow once pressed.
Having problem trying to delete a folder from OneDrive For Business O365 due to multiple checked out files. Is there a way to force delete the folder or discard all checked out files for that folder? It is fairly large number of files, so I hope there is another way other than manually going to each file and discarding the check.

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.