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  • Forum Reply: RE: How to move site to new site collection

    Hi Dave, I am afraid that the powershell command to move data in SharePoint Online is not available yet. However, I have read the thread link and tested the workaround with '_layouts/sitemanager.aspx'. Actually, the page is working and redirects to the Content Structure page which is used to...
  • Forum Thread: Upload files from mobile device to sharepoint folder (or a workaround)?

    We have installers that need to take pictures of projects onsite. Ideally, these pictures could be uploaded directly to the project folder in sharepoint. I have yet to find a good (or any) solution for this. We had them using windows rt tablets, but this was fairly clunky as they had to do most of the...
  • Forum Reply: RE: SharePoint Email List Serves

    Hi Jennifer, Creating email serves in SharePoint list/library is not feasible, you may consider use other methods to achieve the requirement. The following steps show one method with security group. 1. Create a security group . The security group must be mail enabled, it means you need to set an...
  • Forum Thread: Sharepoint online Site is locked.

    Hi there, few days ago we discovered that one of our SharePoint Online sites, switched to the "read only" mode and site admin has no access to the site features. On the top of the site appears ribbon saying "This site is read only at the farm administrator's request.". What is...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online workflow emails

    Good day, Can anybody tell me if SharePoint Online workflow emails are blocked in China. We are currently experiencing a problem where a workflow gets triggered and sends a email. All emails work to the different countries except to China (Shanghai). I just want to make sure its not our exchange...
  • Forum Thread: <xsl:if test="ddwrt:IfHasRights(16)"> no longer working in a New form

    Hello all - We have a list with some fields hidden for normal users, but approvers have edit access to these fields. The list has been working fine with the new,edit, and view forms all working as expected for over a year. BTW, this is on a Sharepoint Online site. Somehow, over this last weekend...
  • Forum Reply: RE: how to modify numbers of items in an asset library per page ?

    Hi Hassanb, This is a setting we set per view. Go to the library and in the Ribbon and choose Modify View . Scroll down to Item Limit and expand the plus sign. Here you can set how many items there should be per page. Thanks, Elaine
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online Workflow - Great firewall of Chine

    Good day, The great firewall of China is blocking email.microsoftonline.com. This is the domain name that MS uses when sending emails through SharePoint Online Workflow. It seems to be blocked?? Please advise on how I can get a workaround? Struggling with this problem Thank you, Regards
  • Forum Reply: RE: Cannot create Site Collection because "The disk quota xxxx is invalid, enter a value between 0.10 GB and 0.77 GB"

    Hi Customer, From the first screenshot you shared with us, I have calculated that you have assigned 50.17 GB of storage quota for the site collection, so there is only 0.75 GB left that you can assign to the new site collection. This is why you got the error. I noticed that it shows “50.92...
  • Forum Thread: Cannot share a single folder to external user

    Hi. I am trying to share a single folder in a specific document library with an external user, but when the users tries to access it, after accepting the invite he got in his inbox, he gets an error, with the request for to access access to the whole site. If I grant him access to the whole site collection...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online drive mapping with ADFS

    Hey folks, I inderstand thre are issues when one has mapped a drive to a SharePoint Online (office 365) resource where a user would typically have to authenticate with Office 365 after a re-boot and after 2 hour token expiration. I was wondering if ADFS would mitigate in this situation. Thanks in advance...
  • Forum Thread: A1/E1 licensed users can use A3/E3 SharePoint features?

    I have been testing SharePoint Online features that are specifically A3/E3 licensed features (Excel Web Services, InfoPath Forms Services, Visio Services and Content Search web parts) with a user that is only licensed for an E1 for Students SharePoint Online. As an E3 licensed user, I can create all...
  • Forum Thread: SP Online, search and STS

    Hi, We are using SP online (office365) with ADFS 2.0 (and ADFS proxy) so users are automatically logged on to Office365. In SP Online you can use search to find documents in the collections. If a PDF is opend the user is prompted for their Office365 username and password because the application (Foxit...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Viewing and uploading with external users

    Hi Meredith, Yes, you're right! The external sharing feature provides you with the ability to share documents with guest users who don’t need a Microsoft account or work or school account. However, they cannot upload files to your SharePoint Online sites. Based on this situation, you can...
  • Forum Thread: Create a unique alphanumeric ID (incrementing) column in a list

    Can anyone successfully implemented this? I will use it for our complaint logging system. Thanks, vzion
  • Forum Thread: create a contact us web page for my Office365/SPO Private site

    Hi, Since I can't use Contact us app provided by Microsoft in SP Store to my non-English private SP site ( and according to this thread here http://community.office365.com/en-us/f/172/t/285061.aspx ) I am looking for alternative to create a simple webpage giving the same result as Contact us Form...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Need to remove cached exchange mail user from SharePoint permissions

    Hi BlueSnowman, You're right! It's expected that when you try sharing SharePoint Online content with a Mail User's external email address, the Mail User shows up in the drop down list. Just as you said "resolved to this exchange mail user". As for "I've deleted the...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Allowing External Users

    Hi Luke, Do you want the external users to access your site without logging in? I would like to know which method you use to share the site/file with the external users. There are three ways we can use to share sites or documents with external users: You can share an entire site by inviting...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Spinning circle for over 6 hours after increasing storage quota

    Hi Mark, Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this. Actually we are aware of this issue. Some tenant administrators were unable to create new site collections or make changes to site storage settings. Affected customers would have seen sites in a pending status. The engineering team has deployed a fix...
  • Forum Thread: How to aggregate all tasks from all subsites with customized columns

    Hi. I would like to consolidate all tasks from all subsites. I tried searching for a solution online and it led me to the Content Query Web part. I was able to add this to the main page, however, I found that it only shows the tasks title and due date (I used the description field). Is there an easier...
  • Forum Reply: RE: sharepoint site permission

    Hi userv, If the subsite had inherited permissions from the parent site before, after you stopped the inheritance permissions, the original permissions of the users would still exist. So did you edit user permissions in the subsite after you stopped the inheritance permission? You can go to your...
  • Forum Thread: Set Excel zoom in a Excel Web Access Part

    Is it posible to set zoom level in this type of webpart in SharePoint 2013? the only workaround ive found was reduce Font size and sections size in the original Excel File. Kind Regards.
  • Forum Thread: Page Viewer Part Not working

    1. I have allowed Customer Scripts in "Settings" in the Sharepoint Admin Center 2. In HTML Field Security I have selected Permit contributors to insert iframes from any external domain into pages on this site. Even with this, I cannot add a Page Viewer webpart with any URL...no matter what...
  • Forum Reply: RE: OneDrive for Business Sync issue

    Hi Paul, Since you can’t sync files from SharePoint Online to the local computer with the OneDrive for Business sync tool, based on the error symptom, could you check if the files meet the OneDrive for Business sync limit? Such as the number of items than can be synced. We can sync up to 20...
  • Forum Thread: OneDrive link redirects to Sites page.

    One of my clients is running in to an issue where they enable the OneDrive link for users, and when users click on OneDrive, they are redirected to the main Sharepoint Sites page. I have verified that Sharepoint Online licensing is applied. Did I miss a step? Any help is appreciated!