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Want to introduce your employees to the newest updates in SharePoint Online? At office.com/training, there are 3 new SharePoint Online training courses to help users get up and running. Whether you're onboarding employees or showing them the latest featur

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Awesome thanks Tom!

Hi - I'm about to launch a new intranet based on communication sites and finding lots of limitations with the news web part


1)  The owner of my homepage would like to be able to identify news articles in the list of site pages.  I've added the column promo

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For 1) Try using the + Show/Hide columns option in the All Pages view of Site Pages. You can only expose Promoted State from the "modern" experience. Once you have it sho

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I recently noticed that when I add a table to a modern page (using the Text web part and paste from Word) the formatting of the columns doesn't automatically wrap the text any longer. The column widths just grow with the size of the text. This naturally c

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I seem to always have formatting issues when I try to paste tables on modern pages. Simple tables seem to work OK, but nothing fancy - so I try to avoid them. At Ignite,

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All flavors of "Modern sites" that are created now are Site collections by definition with the top level site providing the "Modern" UI experience.  I'm wondering what the future is for subsites in the "modern" experience? I know you can create a classic

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Hi,

 

We have a Highlighted Content on a site that shows documents from all sites filtering on the current user. This has worked fineuntil now. The web part shows the documents as expected but clicking "See all" shows only documents on the current site and

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the "see all"link on a highlighted webpart does not take into account the search query that is configured in the webpart.

it just shows the documents in the current site

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I have the same issue on all of our Highlighted Content web parts for the last week. Would be interested if there is a workaround too!

When I try to use Connect-PnPOnline, I get the following error. Why is it telling me that I need to browse to the website first?

 

The tenant uses ADFS, but when i add the -UseADFS attribute, i get an error stating Connect-PnPOnline : Endpoint does not use

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If i change to -UseWebLogin, i get the prompts and seem to make a connection, but the ISE just locks up on me and I can't do anything. Has anyone else experienced this ty... Read More

Is ngOfficeUIFabric supported in an SPFx web part? This page would suggest not at the moment. Also it has only a limited set of the Office UI Fabric controls, and 0.16.0 build number would suggest immaturity. I had a quick go with it and couldn’t get the

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Supported is such a loaded word :) Is ngOficeUIFabric supported? No... because MSFT doesn't own ngOfficeUIFabric... it's an open source community based project. There are... Read More

Hello:

I'm trying to help out a site collection admin, they are trying to find every location a specific SharePoint App is being used in their site collection.  I see only two PowerShell commands to run in the tenant: get-SPOAppInfo and Get-SPOAppError.  W

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I have many issues and I am wondering about the core of SharePoint - using it for intranet uses. Now when we are in the limbo between the new and the old I find myself not being able to solve the need.

 

I'm building a knowledge base. A lot of users that ca

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We are using versioning on new modern pages (in the Site Pages library) with no problems - and it's helpful because sometimes you have to revert to an old version of a pa

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The default News webpart already shows me an overview of News articles from the current site. I want the Highlighted content webpart to show News articles from all sites below the current site. Therefore I've set the source of the webpart to "This site co

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Hello Bastiaan,


There are no replies here, but did you find out somehow the answer to your question?

I have no idea where to look for proper documentation on the use of "hi

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I'd like to calculate the number of days between [today] and the due date in a SharePoint Online task list.  Not sure why this seems so difficult or why I can't readily find an answer online.  Any ideas?  Thanks so much ahead of time for your help. 

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What are you trying to accomplish with the calculation? That I would like more to know :)
Kind regards, John

The problem is SharePoint Online treats that as a calculation, and calculations are only refreshed when the item is modified in any way (at least, out of the box). The on

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I've noticed an issue with using ShareGate's Copy Site Object to migrate SharePoint libaries from one SharePoint Online site to another.  I migrated the libraries without content. It's only after a while did I noticed that when I try to look at the prope

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Hi Louis,

 

Full disclosure, I work for Sharegate :) Here's what you need to do to resolve your problem:

 

 

1. Download and install Sharepoint Online Management Shell
2. Open

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I think you should report this issue to Sharegate guys

Hi, 

 

I have realised that there is no provision of new excel, powerpoint content types in a document center.

 

Could you please let me know, how this can be turned on for the document center.

 

Also, Site Assets is not turned on.

 

thanks

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I want to highlight an issue, which is possible a bug or a design oversight. I wonder if anybody else has experienced the same issue.

 

Site Set up:

I created a Microsoft Team. On the SharePoint site that came with it, to prevent users from accidentally brea

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I've figured out the cause of the issue. The libraries that showed up on the SharePoint app were created fresh in SharePoint. All the missing libraries were created by th

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Could you elaborate from where you create the Team Site? If you created from Teams, be careful since it's not recommended to rename any SPO related stuff  to prevent any

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I have not noticed this previously, but people search results on SharePoint now include external contacts.

These seem to be contacts from the whole organisation and not just the ones I know.

For example I search for UK and I see all email addresses ending i

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IMHO this works as expected since external users are also being pushed to the SPO user profiles so in a standard search configuration (the one that come out of the box) I... Read More

When you share externally to a specific user, an account is created for that user in the admin system. 

The people picker is looking at the UPN not the class of the accoun

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Want to introduce your employees to the newest updates in SharePoint Online? At office.com/training, there are 3 new SharePoint Online training courses to help users get up and running. Whether you're onboarding employees or showing them the latest featur

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Awesome thanks Tom!

I'm trying to learn if it's possible to building SharePoint Designer Workflows in Classic and displaying Outcomes in Modern PowerApps? I've been thinking there may be two ways to approach this:

  1. If SharePoint allows this directly - building out a workflow f
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May I ask why you don't use Flow that is better prepared to work with PowerApps?

I have a relatively simple list for tracking action items. One of the fields is a "Comment/Status" field for providing details about the action item. The standard list view only shows the Comment field containing a link to view the entry. I would like the

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Hi all,

 

is it possible to disable check in and check out feature at all?

I have disabled it on document library and also at site collection level, but still have to check out and check in document.

Even with document library that doesnt need to add addition

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Agreed. It's under the library settings > Versioning Settings. At the bottom is a toggle for Require Check Out. Cheers!
Have you verified the "Required checkout" setting is not configured in the library?

We have upgraded our libraries to the Modern Experience interface, but have discovered that we can now only check in files one at a time.  Very often, we find ourselves needing to check in multiple files.  We are needing to revert to Classic View because

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Hi @Adrienne Kidd,

 

I noticed the same yesterday when one of my customers had to checkin many files in a Style Library that were copied from dev to test.

 

I would hope that

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I have used SharePoint Designer 2013 (SPD) with our SharePoint Online sites to create workflows.  This week when I try to open a site with SPD a Windows Security window pops up and entering my credentials does not work.  The window does not go away.  I ha

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Still have a problem, but I thought I'd do an update...

 

The problem is not related to Windows 10.  Coworker does not have a problem, so I logged on to her machine with no

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Update for anyone else who is having this problem.  My team mates who do not have a problem are working with Windows 7 while I have 10.   One who could use SPD on their m

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Are you trying with both accounts on the same PC?  Is the difference only the acount or also the PC that you are running from? If you are running from different PCs then

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did you also remove the profiles of spd in the roaming etc?

That looks like a very thorough set of troubleshooting steps. Did you add the SPD service Pack 1?
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We had set the versioning setting for our library to  limit to '5 Major Versions' and 5 drafts for each major'. In our org we don't have the practice of publishing major version and instead work on the minor versioning itself.

 

A new employee, out of habit

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You should file a support ticket for a restore. 

You can go through this process, there are 2 time x day backups done, and support can restore the site collection for you.

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Our users have been having quite a few issues off-late on SharePoint online. We are on Office 365 and use SharePoint online. We are on first release too.

 

1) SharePoint loads a blank page

<tenant-name>.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx <- this site

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Same issue here; seems to be local to the computer though, as I can view everything fine on another machine

We're having this exact same issue. Is there a known fix?

I also saw some problems yesterday, but in general SPO seems to be stable to me

Hi,

 

  We have been using SharePoint online community site to create a site for are teaching staff, we have been uploading all sorts of file types (via the quick links web part ) but now are unable to upload PDF or PUB files. Any ideas?

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Per my knowledge, PDFs are not well supported by the modern Quick Links webpart at this moment. As a workaround, you can upload a PDF to document library first, copy the

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I am using modern list, and it is truly great, very well designed.

 

Anyway, I am using 6~7 columns, and "title" column's width is unnecessarily long, thus i have to scroll right to see entire columns.

 

I've tried resize title column's width and saved it, bu

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Agree, this is an issue and makes using modern list view very challenging.   I am having to force users to classic view as a work-around.  

This problem is truly unacceptable....and makes moder list unusable.  :(

 

For example, I have a a short primary title column label (just a few letters).  My items also hav

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Juhyun Kim : Each column will auto resized based on css , it is designed like that. Add a Content Editor Web Part in your page and modify the core CSS file.

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Hello all,

 

I'm a non-programmer (albeit the most "techie" guy) in a small company.

 

I've been really keen to drag the dinosaurs in my business into this millennium (yes they're that behind!) and I've been enjoying playing about with Sharepoint Online inclu

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