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 created a documents library for an application checklist.  Some of the documents have been created, and I have put links to those documents in the library.  However, some documents have not been created and I need to create a entry for these not-yet-documents.  Can I do that by adding a content type, or should I have started out with a different app type?
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We have a small workflow application we need to develop.  Typically we would give this to our dev team to create a .Net application for.  We want to know if Sharepoint might be suitable instead.  


We are using the Sharepoint that comes with our business Office 365 account.  Some connection to our on-premises SQL Server 2012 DB required.


User 1 fills in New Customer form and submits request.  T

User 2 Can Approve or Deny request.

If request approved, email goes out to new customer with credit application form attached.   Entry is made into our Database with new customer details.


Is Sharepoint a good fit for this?  If so, what features of Sharepoint should we being researching?
“You don’t have permission to create items on this site. Change your default PWA site or request permission to this site.

The user already has access to projects online, maybe permission is needed on the share point site?
I have 2 SharePoint Online Lists in a single site.

In List A, there is a Yes/No checkbox field and I am wanting to copy the Company Name and Customer Name into the Company Name & Customer Name fields in List B.

Looking to see if this is possible.
I am new to SharePoint online and was previously administering hosted SharePoint. I need to set up a site collection where I can invite many external people to different teams so they can work with our internal staff. I have enabled external sharing but when the test account attempts to join I get a message saying "user not in directory". WHERE is said directory that SharePoint is looking at so I can put the user in there before I try to share it out to them?
I have a general question about people actively using Microsoft SharePoint Online for their Mid – Large Size Company Intranet sites.  

We are currently on a 2010 on-premise environment and have an acceptable load time for our Intranet pages.  We have build a whole new Intranet site using Microsoft SharePoint Online in the O365 platform and have been experiencing much longer page load times.  To get the obvious questions out of the way, we have reviewed page weight, optimized all of our large queries, and are even using a CDN.  We can’t seem to get a page load time below 5 seconds.  Bandwidth going in/out of our company isn’t really an issue either, but of course, it could always be faster I’m sure.  

Is this a common problem that everyone is dealing with, or should we be able to have faster load times than this?  Any tips to anything any of you have done to speed things up?
We have moved all our server Company files to the documents section of our SharePoint in Office 365.  In order to secure data among users that have the editor role, if a user makes a mistake on a document or accidentally deletes a file, does SharePoint automatically have a versioning on each file that allows recoverability in the event of mistakes?  Does it do this by default or does it need to be configured?  Are there any other things I need to do to best address potential mishaps?
I have a SPO list where I want to populate other date fields based on another field where I will choose the start date.  Example. Data A field updated by me with 3/1/19, now I want to auto fill Date B field with a date that is 14 days after Date A.

Any help would be great.
Hi Experts,
 We have sharepoint 2013 environment. Currently we have moved one web application from prod to QA. Now we have to change the ribbon  color in QA. After research i found that i can change by following code. But i am not sure where to insert this code? Can you please help me to change the ribbon color?

background-color: #f9d71c !important

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Our company is finally migrating from SharePoint 2010 to the new SharePoint Online/O365 solution.  Part of this is we need to take the calendars we had in SharePoint 2010 and duplicate them in the new environment.  This is easy enough for single meetings, but we are having problems with recurring meetings, since it's more than just a few items in a custom list.  

Any ideas on how to Migrate Recurring Meetings from SharePoint 2010 to the latest SharePoint Online environment?
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Can I upload files into someone else Microsoft's OneDrive folder?

Thank you
I have a SharePoint Online list with a couple columns that I'm trying to color code based on a specific value.  Column 1 if value=yes, I want the cell to be light green and column 2 if value=Yes, make the cell light yellow and if value=N/A or No then the cell would be colored light red.
I have a large office 365 deployment, 30k plus.
Just started rolling out windows 10 (and using local profiles, previously roaming and redirecting folders via policy) and using the one drive for business local sync client, after for the first time a user logs in, I'm prompted for credentials to setup One Drive.
The default location of the One Drive folder during the setup is pointed to C:\Users\username\OneDrive - CompanyName
After setting this up, a "OneDriveCommercial" environment variable is created, and appends my company name, the location of the existing OneDrive variable is changed to this also, example below:
OneDrive=C:\Users\username\OneDrive - CompanyName
OneDriveCommercial=C:\Users\username\OneDrive - CompanyName

I have a few questions:
    1. Is the OneDriveCommercial environment variable pulling this information in my Office 365 tenant by default?  Is this a setting in the Tenant?  
    2. I want to migrate folders in each users profile to the One Drive sync client, as listed in this article (redirect windows known folders): ; this however produces errors for folder protection rules, character, max size, etc.,  -  has anyone done this in a large environment, and is it recommended to turn this feature off and migrate by other means?
    3. Has anyone used the per machine installation:

Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks Experts!
I have one Office365 user that whenever she opens an excel file stored on Sharepoint online, the autosave slider in excel is always turned off.  When others open it, they do not experience this.   This seems to occur on locally synced excel worksheets (Files-on-Demand.)

At first I thought maybe she did not have permissions on it other than 'read only'... but she does.  

Additionally, the same thing occurs when she opens ANY excel (.xlsx) file even ones stored on her own OneDrive for Business folder.  The auto-save slider is off when the doc is opened.  She can turn it on, and it will stay on, until the doc is closed and re-opened again.

The auto-save option IS enabled in her Excel options under 'Save'.

What else migh cause this to happen?
Office 365 SharePoint site,
no longer accessible using
The page shows as 404 Not found

Cannot access whether using a Windows internet browser or on a MAC


The content in OneDrive is still accessible and can be seen and downloaded..

Is there a way to troubleshoot or repair this so that the link works using a browser.

On an Apple iPhone the SharePoint app and Office365 Administration works.
We have problems with Sharepoint 2013 in combination with excelfiles that have special characters in it's Filename.
SInce last week after installing a update (KB2920730) all files containing a special character in it's filename can't be edited when opening with Internet Explorer!
Crazy Thing is, when I do the same thing with Firefox I can edit the file without Problems? Any Suggetions?

Additional Info from the Eventlogs: EventID 300
Microsoft Excel
Beim Herstellen einer Verbindung mit dem Server treten Probleme auf. Wenn diese Probleme weiter auftreten, wenden Sie sich an Ihr Helpdesk.
There are problems connecting to the server. If these issues persist, contact your help desk.
P1: 700801
P2: 15.0.5111.1000
P3: abdv0P4:

- Bernhard
Environment SPO SCA access, etc
I'm trying to get the userlogin info based on their email address using JS - as below.  
I had problems getting the create.delegate approach to work so went to my old friend SPServices - The below gives me status  = error and if I examine
the xml string returned (x.responseText) I get Bad Request.
I swear I had this approach working on prem but can't access that today
Any ideas or trouble shooting ideas most welcome.  Normally if SPServices can't find a record, it returns Status  = Sucess but the each function
just doesn't fire.  Thanks in Advance.
function dowork() { 
var email = ''; 
var userlogin = getuserfromemail(email); 

function getuserfromemail(email) { 
// get userlogin from user email as recorded in systemLanguage
"use strict";
var e = "<Users><User Email='" + email + "'/><Users>";  // tried both ways 
var e = '<Users><User Email="' + email + '"/><Users>';  // this is the correct email - I've checked many times. 
var userlogin = null;
// below  results in error status - Bad Request 
$().SPServices ( { 
	debug: true, 
	operation: "GetUserLoginFromEmail",
	emailXml: e, 
	async: false, 
	completefunc: function(x,status){ alert(status + "   status"); console.log(x); 
		$(x.responseXML).find("User").each(function() {
			var user = $(this); 
			userlogin = user.attr("Login")

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I am trying to create a powershell script that will update a picture library web part in Sharepoint 2010.

I have a column that contains a hyperlink that I essentially need to iterate through about 400 times to update the column to a new hyperlink value.

How do I do this?   I  have never created powershell for sharepoint.    I also would want a way to run it in a test mode as I know i am not doing anything wrong before actually updating the values.
I have a SharePoint Workflow for an FAQ list. It works like this:

1. User navigates to the SharePoint FAQ list and submits a question

2. When the question is answered, the user receives an automatic email that contains both their question and the provided answer as well as a hyperlink to the FAQ

My question is, how can I set it up so the hyperlink takes the user directly to the question they asked within the FAQ instead of just the FAQ List page itself

Many thanks in advance.
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 We have sharepoint farm with more site collections. We have to remove Primary and Secondary admin from site collection. We have big excel file. I need your help for best approach and the powershell script to remove Primary and Secondary site admin.

Looking for input on best way to backup SharePoint online.  I have been doing some online searching and found Veeam advertising a backup solution for SharePoint.
I have a java script that when placed in a web part works fine for the staff but the minute i added it to the master page it no longer works. I tried both the header portion and the body portion, nothing.

Do i need to enable custom scripts at the site level for it to apply to all users?
I am trying to permanently delete a SharePoint online Site Collection and unable to do so using Powershell.  I keep getting a message that displays "Remove-SPODeletedSite : Unable to find the deleted site:

The command that I'm using is:
Remove-SPODeletedSite -Identity

When I try to find the deleted sites using command Get-SPODeletedSite nothing displays.  I can see the site collection in the recycle bin.

Not sure what I'm doing wrong, any suggestions?

I've already tried the suggestions listed here:
We are having trouble with one of our customers who continually is getting an error when trying to use his MS apps with Azure AD and OneDrive.

When he attempts a SharePoint file from OneDrive he continually gets prompted for username and password. When he types it in, he gets prompted for the password again and then it hangs. He then has to download the file to his local drive to work with it on his local machine.

The errors are:
CAN'T DISPLAY ONLINE SERVICES. Sorry we had a server issue and can't display your connected services. Please try again.
Sign-in required we can't save, or check for, changes because your cached credentials have expired

We have tried deleting the cached credentials and starting again but this did not work.
This is the Cache Error (Screenshot)
We have tried opening Event Viewer, going to Windows Logs / Security
Listing the Success and Failed log listings to look for an entry starting with Key Name (not found)

We went to "%localappdata%\Packages"\Microsoft.AAD.BrokerPlugin\AC\Microsoft\Crypto\TokenBindingKeys\Keys
As a test we renamed the file in that folder by adding "OLD_FILE" to the end of it.

After a reboot there was no improvement - user still not log into his 365 apps and load or save from/to OneDrive.
Went back in and put the filename back to its original name.
Rebooted the computer. No change.

Next we opened a Command Prompt, run as Administrator
Typed dsregcmd /status

We've checked Event Log:
 I have sharepoint 2013 environment and i was working on to find current user belongs to AD group or not by java script. We have web services created to check current user  part of AD or not by passing Groupname ,  Domain and username.  For some reason i am not getting username if user does not have access. But I am getting userid from _spcontext.

I have a rest api to get the username from userid. It's not getting 401 error who does not have access to that site so i am planning to use server side code with Runwithelevated access.

Can you please help me to write code so i can just pass userid and it's retrieve username and domain form user profile?

var userid= _spPageContextInfo.userId;
var requestUri = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/getuserbyid(" + userid + ")";
var requestHeaders = { "accept" : "application/json;odata=verbose" };
    url : requestUri,
    contentType : "application/json;odata=verbose",
    headers : requestHeaders,
    success : onSuccess,
    error : onError

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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.