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Version of MSI to use for SharePoint online management from PowerShell

The following KB article is a rather vague on which MSI to use in what circumstances: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35588 There are obviously 32-bit and 64-bit versions. ...
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How to set up data validation to allow only a date or a specific string on SharePoint 2013

I would like to use Column Validation to ensure someone has entered a valid date, but I'd also like them to be able enter TBD - just those two options. Is this at all possible? Is there a custom ...
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Opening SharePoint files from Excel's recent file list always locks the file for writing

I use SharePoint extensively, and I find the "recent files" list within the Office applications to be quite a time saver. The problem is that I do not always wish to edit a file when I open it, but ...
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A fatal error occurred while creating an SSL client credential. The internal error state is 10013

We keep receiving the following message on our computer, every minute or so. It seems associated with a locally synced SharePoint document library. Here is the message: Something went wrong. We ...
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Mapped Drive Storage Size Matches my Windows Drive?

I have a couple of drives mapped to a SharePoint site. When I open Windows 10 Explorer and look at the details of my Windows (C:) drive, it tells be there are "4.77 GB free of 66.7 GB". When I look ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

I can open a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer by navigating to the site using Internet Explorer and clicking Library > Open with Explorer. Then, I can add the site to my Windows Explorer ...
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Migrate SharePoint 2007 between independant domains

Newbie to stackoverflow here! I work for a local healthcare system which includes two large hospitals and a large multi-practice clinic. The hospitals share an intranet built with SP2010 on an ...
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SharePoint calculated column to check if the cells of the row have value, if any of the cells have value then take up that value

I need a calculated column formula for following condition: There are three columns "Column1", "Column2" & "Column3" in sharepoint list. I want to check if any of these column have value in it. ...
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Sharepoint Sites on SP 2010

Just recently on the 23rd or 24th of November we ran into a problem where everyone's "SharePoint Sites" folder on their local PC lost all the shortcuts to their sites. So we tried the usual remove ...
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SharePoint list never finsihes loading until iisreset is done on server

We have SharePoint list that contains 1400 records, list has event receiver and a timer job configured. List was working perfectly well until recently but now it takes lot of time to load and it never ...
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Outlook 365 - How to automatically activate Auditing?

We're testing Office365 and are playing with the settings for reporting/auditing on OneDrive for business. We need to be able to see who has opened/edited/blah all files as all companies do for ...
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Hyperlinks in Excel 2013

I have an Excel 2013/Office 365 spreadsheet stored in a SharePoint Library. It contains hyperlinks created using the "Place In This Document" functionality - not a hyperlink formula. The links are all ...
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Different Sharepoint filepaths in different environments

We have a VBA application in Excel (UserForm) that users use to update another excel workbook via SQL. The two files are side by side in an MS Sharepoint folder. There are two kinds of users – first ...
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Office 2016 Applications - Server Properties

Two related items I'm struggling with. When I use the save-as feature in Word, Excel, etc. back to the same sever location the new file 'loses' the server properties (key word columns we've set up ...
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Sharepoint Designer Prevents Specify Own Value From Appearing in Form

Specify Your Own Value feature doesn't appear once the form/item is launched in sharepoint designer and saved. It does appear if the form is not launched in sharepoint designer. How can I fix this?
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How to open windows explorer like Sharepoint does?

In Sharepoint I have a command to see a collection inside windows explorer (really handly if you ask me). How can I tell Windows explorer to open directly that URL without having to go inside ...
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Excel 2010 Crashes When Opening Files From Sharepoint (office 365)

Problem: A user has Excel 2010 and is attempting to open an Excel document from our Office 365 Sharepoint server. Excel Crashes when attempting to open the file with a faulting file "mso.dll" ...
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How to stop uploading files in Share Point

I have around 1000 files that wait for uploading to the Share Point center. As these files are big while transferring them to the server is too slow, I decide to stop uploading and remove all the ...
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SharePoint Formula =IF(ISBLANK)

Is anyone able to tell me how to fix my formula. I have tried everything and I continue to get an error message. I am running out of options. I am trying to hide the SharePoint default date of ...
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where to get the name of excel file?

There are some documents stored in a SharePoint document list. Using a IE browser, we have the option of opening the file directly in Excel. But on doing this, excel starts and downloads the file and ...
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Unexplained password prompt on Windows 8.1 Pro, SharePoint?

I'm trying to solve a bit of a mystery that seems connected to SharePoint on my Windows 8.1 Pro (via Pro Pack upgrade) machine. To my knowledge I have never intentionally installed any SharePoint ...
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Filename path in Word vba macro is unable to find building block.dotx file saved in network drive

I have a building block that I am using a vba macro to implement. The macro pastes a building block header into a section of the word document. The pasting of the building block works, when the ...
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Team Foundation 2013 + Sharepoint - strange behaviour

I just update my TFS 2010 + Sharepoint to TFS 2013 + Sharepoint foundation. Everything is ok, I created a website, collections, documents and everything. When I linked the TFS project collection ...
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Sharepoint 365 teamsite - Ondrive for Business syncing - confusion with OneDrive app

So a user has documents in both OneDrive for Business and a Sharepoint teams site. The "OneDrive" app is syncing both to different folders. One is the "OneDrive for Business" folder and the other is ...
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Can we make event on Outlook calendar, and show on SharePoint calendar?

Can we make event on Outlook calendar, and show on SharePoint calendar by don’t have to copy or drag and drop Outlook calendar’s event to SharePoint calendar’s event?
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Excel 2013 web part error

I inserted excel web part on my sharepoint online site with a pivot table. Two days ago error appeared when i used the slicer. Error is "Pivot table operation failed: We cannot locate a server to ...
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Using HTML codes in Quick Parts

Is there any way to display the HTML codes as text in Quick Parts. I need to include table from the data in extract from SharePoint using Quick Parts. So, I need to display it as text in Word.
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How to make a working copy of a SharePoint 2010 document library?

I'm looking for a way to make a local working copy of a document library placed on SharePoint 2010 server. An approach I keep in mind is similar to the one used in source code management systems like ...
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Capture user ID of last updated cell in Sharepoint

I want to track who is changing what values in a spreadsheet I have uploaded to Sharepoint. Is it possible to capture the id of a user who last updated a particular cell?
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SPSearch - Unexpected error querying for the IVssWriterCallback interface - 0x80070005

Everytime we run a backup on our SBS 2008 server, all VSS writers but one complete successfully. The one that fails is as follows: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error querying for the ...
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OneDrive for Business - Critical Error when trying to sync files

I've been getting a critical error recently with OneDrive when it attempts to synchronize: I use the OneDrive component mainly to sync with SharePoint files, so this has become very annoying. This ...
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SharePoint online - “open in Explorer” - cannot move file to subfolder - access denied

Windows 8.1, office 365 64bit. It is suggested that webdav is not compatible with 64 Bit office. see ["Although I haven’t tested, my understanding is WebDEV doesn't work for 64-bit Office 2013 ...
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“Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine” when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

I'm running Office 2013 Pro Plus 32-bit (MSI-based) on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. When trying to open an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint documents I get this error message: Sorry, we can't perform this ...
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Why is sharepoint (onedrive) giving the error “Links to external workbooks are not supported and have been disabled” when there are no external links?

I have tried everything I can think of, and everything the internet has to offer: Find function Go-To Special, Objects - manually inspect each An add-in for finding external links Manually searching ...
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Office applications cannot download files from sharepoint

When i try to download and edit (check out) a file from our sharepoint server, the splashscreen for the appropriate office application opens and states that its "Downloading" the file (See picture; ...
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Converting date Jan-12 2015 10:51AM to Date format for sharepoint use

I have a date that imports into excel from an external source as Jan-12 2015 10:51AM, but is not a friendly date format for copyinging into sharepoint 2013 datasheet. How do I convert this in excel so ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

We have started using SharePoint Online included with our Office 365 subscription. Our windows users can install software that automatically syncs the Shared Documents from SharePoint to their ...
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Outlook cannot login to Sharepoint

My Outlook 2013 connects to an Office 365 account and handles mails correctly. When I get mails from my co-workers, it shows an exclamation mark claiming that it cannot log in to Sharepoint (yet is ...
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How can I make Firefox automatically fill a username/password form and submit it?

In our staff lounge I have installed a PC with a large TV to display our company notices. The notices are published on an external SharePoint page at head office and displayed in the lounge with ...
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How to change Sharepoint admistrator password

I chose not to put this on ServerFault as I am asking it as a user, not a network administrator. I have a Sharepoint server set up at my office and I can log in as admin (System Account). However, I ...
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Xcopy or Robocopy from Network folder to SharePoint(2013)

I am trying to copy files from a network folder to a SharePoint folder. I have read/write permissions to the SP folder and can manually upload documents to it. I was able to get the .bat to work 1 ...
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

I am using IE 11 to access a Sharepoint site with a calendar. On IE 10 I could see the option to connect the calendar to Outlook, but on IE 11 this option is missing. On Windows 7, downgrading to IE ...
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Making calculated column fo weeknum in sharepoint 2007

Im using sharepoint 2007, and there is no weeknum function built-in. how can I add calculated column in sharepoint list to show weeknum of date in another column?
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Having trouble mapping Sharepoint document library as a Network Place

I am using Office 365, Sharepoint Online 2013. Using Internet Explorer these are the steps I have taken: ticked the keep me signed in on the portal.microsoftonline.com page. It redirects me to ...
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Cant edit excel file in Sharepoint because it has Comments, Shapes, or other objects

I have an excel sheet in a Sharepoint which is no longer editable in browser because Sharepoint complains that there are "Comments, Shapes, or other objects" and that is apparently not supported. I'm ...
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How to connect to Sharepoint files directory via some software resembling WinSCP or SmartFTP

I need to download around 2000 files from a Sharepoint website and it is gonna take me ages to do that by downloading files one by one when I connect to website via some web browser... I would prefer ...
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We can't install the 64-bit version of office because we found the following 32-bit programs

I have Office 2013 64-bit installed. Never installed any other office version. When I am trying to install Sharepoint Designer 64-bit, I am receiving the error on the title. Tried Sharepoint Designer ...
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Overwrote a file in Sharepoint 2013. How can I recover it?

I did check both Recycle Bins (Stage 1 and 2), and the old version wasn't there. I think this is because I overwrote the file, instead of deleting it. Is there any other place to look? Thanks
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Files opened in SharePoint Workspace don't sync, but when opened via sharepoint in browser do

I'm working with a client using their Sharepoint site. When I access the site via a web browser I can open, edit and save files fine. Similarly, if I navigate to the SharePoint site in Windows ...
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How to save a copy of a folder automatically from sharePoint on a weekly basis?

I need to save a copy of a particular folder present in SharePoint on a weekly basis because the same document is edited and used as new for the next week. As this is done manually, many times fail ...