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SharePoint is a collaboration platform by Microsoft.

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What does UNC path with @SSL tucked to the hostname mean?

I got some links in the form \\internal.sharepoint.company.tld@SSL\DavWWWRoot\sites\123456\... from colleague. Due to Convoluted™ setup¹ I can't directly access them. What does the @SSL mean here? ...
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Sharepoint 2016 - Update

I got a quite basic question about installing Sharepoint Updates. Background: We run SP2016 on premise behind our company firewall + proxy. We can't use Windows Update for patching. We did not ...
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SharePoint 2016 document library documents data to be populated into list with custom columns

I have added new columns to document library in SharePoint 2016 which i want to be populated automatically from the word data. The same data from form to be added to the columns in order to have a ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Server is not responding/no connectivity to server issue when opening Excel files after removing support for TLS1.0/TLS1.1

We're having an issue that seems to be affecting Windows 7 users whereby they cannot click to open Excel files stored in a SharePoint 2013 Foundation document library. They get an error that either ...
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How to Make A Report of History Version of an Item in Sharepoint

Normally in "Share point", there is a version history part for an each item. When i want to learn about history of all items, i need to do it manually for each. I will click one then i will click ...
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How do I put code into SharePoint Online

I am a new-comer to SharePoint development. I have a SharePoint Online site for my team. On the site we want to keep up with our testing tasks. We want to record projects in one list and then ...
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SQL Report Services with public access

Due to the impossibility of directly integrating the SQL Reports into Sharepoint Online, I was trying to embed the reports directly through an iframe. The problem is that to load the reports, the user ...
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How to stop video auto-play (from linked video) in sharepoint online 2016

I've saved some mp4 video files into my document library on SharePoint Online 2016. From there, I've used the video links to added those videos to various pages within my SharePoint site. However, ...
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infopath forms are not working from sharepoint 2016 form library

I am using Infopath form in sharepoint form library. The forms are desgined to open in client application as there are some features not supported in browser. The issue is after upgrading to ...
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PowerPoint in SharePoint

I am trying to find out if you can embed a PowerPoint slideshow into SharePoint. I want the slideshow to start, go to the next slide after 10 seconds, and loop once someone access the site. Is this ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Navigation Links not visible

On a Sharepoint 2013 subsite i have created a Structural Navigation: Editing and Sorting. The nodes appear for each user but when hovering the mouse the contents are not visibile. The admin can view ...
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SharePoint 2019 - Restore backup to new web app site [migrated]

I have a test SharePoint 2019 Server with two web-app sites I will call Production and Development. URL for Production is https://production.foo.bar and the URL for development is https://development....
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What Permission is neccessary to show two levels of grouped documents in a SharePoint Doc Library View

I have following situation like in attached screenshot. As an admin with "Full Control" I can see both levels of grouped documents. As an user with "Read" Permissions I can see all documents but not ...
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Sharepoint Designer “Custom action” - 2 actions at once

I'm a Sharepoint Online site admin and I'm no coder. I have this requirment which might be odd. I need to create a list button which will preform TWO actions on a selected list item: First - update a ...
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Is there any way to change the link for sharepoint button to a custom page?

I am pretty new to share-point. Is there any way to change the link to point to a custom page or perhaps home.aspx when clicking on the sharepoint button on top navigation bar. Currently it points to ...
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Excel PowerQuery cannot find SharePoint files after a certain date

Background I have a number of different Excel files which connect to a number of different SharePoint folders for a variety of purposes. Each week, new data is exported from our client systems and ...
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Windows 10 Recent Update Freezing Users Up (SharePoint/Office related?)

We use Windows 10 on our machines and we get constant updates automatically. Recently users started having issues where their computer would freeze up when they try to access SharePoint shortcut ...
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How to handle excel formula references between workbooks kept on SharePoint?

posted this on SharePoint stackexchange but this seems more appropriate Is there a recommended way to link workbooks that are kept in Sharepoint/Teams? I have a setup where many different projects ...
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Why PDFs files stored inside our windows server 2012 file share, have conflict & multiple properties to store who created and modified it

I am asking this question, as i wanted to migrate some files from our windows server 2012 file share to sharepoint online document library. and i used one of the best migration tools to migrate the ...
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MS Access 2016 auto-sync with SharePoint list on open by VBA

I have an Access database linked to a Sharepoint list. Users will often work on the Access database offline, and catch changes locally. When online again, the user has to manually click reconnect to ...
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SharePoint mapped as network drive no longer works

I have in the past accessed two SharePoint sites on our company network by mapping them as network drives. That is, I have added a network drive in File Explorer to a URL of the form https://...
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Onenote - Link to Sharepoint sync folder [closed]

Background: We use sharepoint in the office, recently we have started using the sync function that adds sharepoint folders as OneDrive drives. I want to create a directory of folder and files that ...
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Office 365: view all site which I'm admin

My company buy Office 365, I'm a normal user, I created some sharepoint sites, I want to view all my created sites (as a list) but can't find nowhere to get it. Google return is "go to Office 365 ...
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MS Word file styles automatically update with external document

In MS Word we have a template document (template1.docm). This document is use in SharePoint by many users to write thousands of procedure documents, saved as .mht documents. As we update styles in ...
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Extracting SharePoint data on daily basis

I want to export my SharePoint document library data on daily basis and csv file need to be save as naming convention as Dataname_yyyyMMdd. As per my below script, it need to export data from the ...
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extract data from SharePoint document library to CSV using powershell

I am trying extract data of SharePoint document library to CSV file using powershell. I am getting data correct on CSv file. But one column i.e "Description" have more text data on it.So when run the ...
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Hashtags are coming when export data to CSV file by powershell script

I am running a powershell script for getting data from SharePoint document library. While run the script, data came to csv file, but columns names are coming with ";#" hashtags. For example, names, ...
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Can SharePoint do subforms?

I would like to create a form that manages opportunities for my business. The form would collect all relevent information like order date, time, etc. But, within this form, I would like to have 3 ...
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Access - save your changes to the sharepoint server

When I open an Office 365 Access database I get a message. "Save your changes to the server" with a button labelled "Save to SharePoint Site". This comes up every time I open the database. I close the ...
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Why do all files syncing in OneDrive have SharePoint links instead of local paths?

We recently started doing a SharePoint Migration at the company I work for and a problem with OneDrive came up in the process of it. Whenever an Office 365 file is created, opened, or saved in ...
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How do I save a PDF in OneDrive for Business without it reseting the sharing links

I have a PDF with sharing enabled in OneDrive for Business. When I update that PDF I loose all the sharing links. Is there a way to save the PDF without resetting the sharing links? Alternatively is ...
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Sharepoint 365 required dropdown for news post

Is there a way to required users to select a field in a drop down for all news posts in Sharepoint 365 Online? Trying to utilize this to help organize news posts into different categories. Thank You!
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How can I XCopy on http?

So SharePoint is painful, and I need to get all the documents out of a SharePoint site. I have discovered that I can simply paste the URL into a Windows Explorer address bar, and navigate the file ...
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How to enable co-authoring in Microsoft SharePoint?

We'd like to work on a document at the same time. Unfortunately, we can only open a document if others close it. How to enable co-authoring in Microsoft SharePoint? (Some sites state it's always ...
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Can't get the value of a column used to group items in a SharePoint Task List to show in the groping header

I'm working on SharePoint online. I have a list A with a column called "Meeting Date". I have a list B with a lookup column also called "Meeting Date". The lookup "looks" to the column with the same ...
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Login loop with Sharepoint/Office 365

Recently I have disabled the option to allow third party cookies in Firefox. Immediately, I noticed that when I log in to Sharepoint/Office 365, the login seems successful, and redirects me to the ...
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SharePoint Online constantly prompts for credentials (for some users)

We have 150 users who should be, and appear to be, identically configured, but 8 of them get a different authentication workflow. How it works: At our company we use Office 365. We have 150 users ...
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Browser based software solutions in offline mode

Scenario: Internet connectivity has been lost due to a fault in the line or technical issues which the ISP is experiencing. And/Or The servers hosting the software browser based solutions have ...
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Respond to SharePoint Survey through VBA

How can I respond to SharePoint surveys through VBA? I am trying to track a workbook's usage through a macro but I can't seem to figure it out or even the proper search terms to to search. Any ...
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Power Query - how to connect to sharepoint list using VBA

anybody knows how to connect to SharePoint Folder using VBA for Power Query? I need to perform ETL(Extract,Transform & Load) process using Power Query, and would like to use VBA to automate the ...
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Cant loginto microsoft Onedrive from other computers other than the one OneDrive is linked to

I have been using Microsoft Office 365 Education suite for a while. Here is the information from the subscriptions page: My personal computer has OneDrive (Windows 10) installed and I have been using ...
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Team Foundation Server Project Portal how to edit navigation menu?

We have a TFS 2012 server and project portal. I can't figure out how to edit the left side navigation menu. We have some other sharepoint sites where when I click Edit Page i can drag in webparts ...
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Copy documents from source to destination sharepoint libraries while preserving the original documents properties such as Created,CreatedBy

I am working on 2 sharepoint projects, which are 2 separate sharepoint farms that are inside the same domain (Old farm & New farm). Now inside the old farm we have 20 sharepoint documents ...
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Excel 2016 - locked for editing features vanished?

I'm not sure when it started but our workers cannot see the menu below now. "oo.xlsx is locked for editing by 'another user'. Open "Read-Only" or click "Notify" to open read-only and receive ...
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Sharepoint App Fabric Installation in Startup Loop

I'm attempting to install Sharepoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016 and I'm having issues with the prerequisite installer, namely App Fabric. The prerequisiteinstaller doesn't want to connect to the ...
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Solutions for file sharing - local office plus cloud

We have a main office of 8 computers, 3 Windows 10 PCs and 5 Mac desktops and laptops. We have a MacOS server as well. We have about 200 GB of files on local network shares from the Mac server. ...
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Can't open SharePoint link in Excel when trying to login using MS Account - “This operation has been canceled..”

When I try to open an online file hosted on SharePoint through Excel 2010 (application not online), it shows me the 'Login into Office 365' pop up. I enter my hotmail address (for my MS account) into ...
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Getting details with People picker with SharePoint

I created a custom list and in my list I have a People picker. I can quickly type someone's name in AD and they appear. However when I need to export to Excel, I get some basic info EmployeeName ...
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Get value from external spreadsheet on sharepoint office 365

I have two excel spreadsheets on SharePoint office 365. Ho/can I access one spreadsheet from the other? E.g. if I had one spreadsheet called “sales” and the other called “inventory” and I wanted to ...
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Cannot Edit in Excel From Sharepoint Online

First of all, I am working within Office 365 ProPlus and SharePoint online from the Office 365 portal. I can navigate through sharepoint to an excel document and open it within Excel Online. However ...