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Planning considerations for deploying Outlook 2016 for Windows - Outlook

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/troubleshoot/installation/plan-outlook-2016-deployment Helps IT Pros learn about what they should consider when they deploy Outlook 2016 for Windows to users in their organization
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Plan and configure Cached Exchange Mode in Outlook 2016 for Windows - Outlook

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/troubleshoot/installation/cached-exchange-mode Helps IT Pros learn about planning and configuring Cached Exchange Mode in Outlook 2016 for Windows
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Another account is already signed in computer when signing in to Office 2013 - Office

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/troubleshoot/office-suite-issues/another-account-already-signed-in Discusses an error message that a user receives when he or she tries to sign in to an Office 2013 app by using Office 365 credentials.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Unable to sign in to Office 365, Azure, or Intune - Office 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/sign-in/sign-in-to-office-365-azure-intune Describes an issue in which you can't sign in to Office 365, Azure, or Microsoft Intune. Provides troubleshooting information.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Connection issues in sign-in after update to Office 2016 build 16.0.7967 - Office 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/authentication/connection-issue-when-sign-in-office-2016 Office Web Account Manager (WAM) sign-in issues after you update to Office 2016 build 16.0.7967 or later on Windows 10.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Authentication automatically fails in Office 365 services - Office 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/authentication/automatic-authentication-fails Learn how to reinstall packages for ADAL and Live ID to troubleshoot authentication issues and Outlook issues that may go into the "Need Password" state.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Disabling ADAL or WAM to fix Office sign-in or activation issues not recommended - Office 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/administration/disabling-adal-wam-not-recommended Explains why disabling ADAL or WAM authentication to fix Office sign-in issues is not recommended and offers possible resolutions.
Published Date : Friday, April 24, 2020

Access Denied when you connect to Office 365 - Office 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/authentication/access-denied-when-connect-to-office-365 Describes a scenario in which users are repeatedly prompted to enter their credentials or they receive an "Access Denied" error message when they try to connect to Office 365 from a rich client application. Provides a resolution.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Important changes (deprecations) coming in Power Apps, Power Automate and customer engagement apps - Power Platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/important-changes-coming The Microsoft 365 apps page (https://www.office.com/apps) will replace it and provide users with a single page for productivity and business applications.
Published Date : Friday, September 4, 2020

Named and Optional Arguments - C# Programming Guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/programming-guide/classes-and-structs/named-and-optional-arguments Named arguments in C# specify arguments by name, not position. Optional arguments can be omitted.
Published Date : Monday, July 20, 2015

Interoperability - C# Programming Guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/programming-guide/interop/ Interoperability supports unmanaged code beside the code that runs under the common language runtime. Use these resources to understand interop options.
Published Date : Monday, July 20, 2015

Transaction Processing

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/data/transactions/ Review transaction processing in .NET. Transactions ensure that data-oriented resources aren't permanently updated unless all operations complete successfully.
Published Date : Thursday, March 30, 2017

How to use indexed properties in COM interop programming - C# Programming Guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/programming-guide/interop/how-to-use-indexed-properties-in-com-interop-rogramming Learn how indexed properties improve the way in which COM properties that have parameters are consumed in this C# example.
Published Date : Monday, July 20, 2015

Migrating Modern Desktop applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/architecture/modernize-desktop/migrate-modern-applications Everything you need to know about the migration process for modern desktop applications.
Published Date : Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Admin - Groups GetGroupsAsAdmin (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/groups_getgroupsasadmin Returns a list of workspaces for the organization. Note: The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. This API allows 200 requests per hour at maximum. Required scope: Tenant.Read.All or Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Admin - Groups AddUserAsAdmin (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/groups_adduserasadmin Grants user permissions to the specified workspace. Note: This API is currently limited to updating workspaces in the new workspace experience and adding user principle only. The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. This API allows 200 requests per hour at maximum. Required scope: Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Admin - Get Refreshables (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/getrefreshables Returns a list of refreshables for the organization within a capacity Note: The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. Required scope: Tenant.Read.All or Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Admin - Groups UpdateGroupAsAdmin (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/groups_updategroupasadmin Updates the specified workspace properties. Note: This API is currently limited to updating workspaces in the new workspace experience. Only name and description can be updated, and name must be unique inside an organization. The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. This API allows 200 requests per hour at maximum. Required scope: Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Admin - Get Refreshable For Capacity (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/getrefreshableforcapacity Returns the specified refreshable for the specified capacity the user has access to Note: The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. Required scope: Tenant.Read.All or Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Admin - Get Refreshables For Capacity (Power BI Power BI REST APIs)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/admin/getrefreshablesforcapacity Returns a list of refreshables for the specified capacity the user has access to Note: The user must have administrator rights (such as Office 365 Global Administrator or Power BI Service Administrator) to call this API. Required scope: Tenant.Read.All or Tenant.ReadWrite.AllTo set the permissions scope, see Register an app.
Published Date : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Create and manage variables for storing and passing values - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/logic-apps-create-variables-store-values Learn how to store, manage, use, and pass values by using variables in your automated tasks and workflow that you create with Azure Logic Apps
Published Date : Friday, September 20, 2019

Search Categories

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-maps/supported-search-categories Learn which search categories are supported in Azure Maps. View all supported category codes and the types of points of interest that each one represents.
Published Date : Monday, May 14, 2018

Azure Services in FedRAMP and DoD SRG Audit Scope - Azure Government

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-government/compliance/azure-services-in-fedramp-auditscope This article contains tables for Azure Public and Azure Government that illustrate what FedRAMP (Moderate vs. High) and DoD SRG (Impact level 2, 4, or 5) audit scope a given service has reached.
Published Date : Friday, May 17, 2019

Tutorial: Find and display routes for specific travel modes with Microsoft Azure Maps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-maps/tutorial-prioritized-routes Learn how to use Azure Maps to find and display routes for specific travel modes.
Published Date : Thursday, September 10, 2020

Quickstart: Assign users to an app that uses Azure Active Directory as an identity provider

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/manage-apps/add-application-portal-assign-users This quickstart walks through the process of allowing users to use an app that you have setup to use Azure AD as an identity provider.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Automate tasks and workflows with Visual Studio - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/quickstart-create-logic-apps-with-visual-studio Create, schedule, and run automated workflows for enterprise integration by using Azure Logic Apps and Visual Studio
Published Date : Friday, August 7, 2020

Automate tasks with multiple Azure services - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/tutorial-process-email-attachments-workflow Tutorial - Create automated workflows to process emails with Azure Logic Apps, Azure Storage, and Azure Functions
Published Date : Thursday, February 27, 2020

Create automation workflows (preview) in Visual Studio Code - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/create-stateful-stateless-workflows-visual-studio-code Create stateless or stateful automation workflows with the Azure Logic Apps (Preview) extension in Visual Studio Code to integrate apps, data, cloud services, and on-premises systems
Published Date : Tuesday, September 22, 2020

VenueData Class (Windows.Devices.Geolocation) - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/uwp/api/windows.devices.geolocation.venuedata Represents the venue associated with a geographic location.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 8, 2017

DeliveryOptimizationDownloadMode Enum (Windows.ApplicationModel.Store.Preview) - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/uwp/api/windows.applicationmodel.store.preview.deliveryoptimizationdownloadmode Defines values that represent the supported download mode types in the Delivery Optimization settings for the current device. The DownloadMode property returns one of these values.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 8, 2017

ContactJobInfo.Office Property (Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts) - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/uwp/api/windows.applicationmodel.contacts.contactjobinfo.office Gets and sets the office of the job info for a contact. The maximum string length for the office is 40 characters.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Changelog for Microsoft Graph - Microsoft Graph

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/changelog This changelog covers what's changed in Microsoft Graph, including the v1.0 and beta endpoint Microsoft Graph APIs.
Published Date : Thursday, September 24, 2020

Release notes for SQL Server 2019 on Linux - SQL Server

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/linux/sql-server-linux-release-notes-2019 This article contains the release notes and supported features for SQL Server 2019 running on Linux. Release notes are included for the most recent release and several previous releases.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Microsoft Edge release notes for Stable Channel

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployedge/microsoft-edge-relnote-stable-channel Microsoft Edge release notes for Stable Channel
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

Optimizing Windows 10, version 1909, for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) role

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds_vdi-recommendations-1909 Recommended settings and configuration to minimize overhead for Windows 10, version 1909 desktops used as VDI images.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Template

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/article-template template for creating content
Published Date : Friday, March 13, 2020

Planning Permissions with Group-based SharePoint Sites... when you're used to Regular SharePoint Permissions.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/permission-model-differences Planning Permissions with Group-based SharePoint Sites... when you're used to Regular SharePoint Permissions.
Published Date : Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Identifying Your SharePoint Champions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/identifying-your-sharepoint-champions Identifying influencers in your organization to help support SharePoint and Office 365 initiatives through feedback, change management support, and self-service opportunities.
Published Date : Sunday, March 22, 2020

Empowering Your SharePoint Champions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/empowering-your-sharepoint-champions How to support a SharePoint champions group in your organization. A follow up to Identifying Your SharePoint Champions.
Published Date : Sunday, March 22, 2020

Follow Microsoft 365 on Social Media

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/microsoft-365-on-social-media Useful links to help you follow the Microsoft 365 community on social media
Published Date : Sunday, August 23, 2020

Site Builder/Owner - New Site Checklist

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/new-site-checklist Site Builder/Owner: New Site Checklist
Published Date : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

A Guided Tour Designed to Help You Select an Effective Navigation Strategy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/select-an-effective-navigation-strategy A Guided Tour Designed to Help You Select an Effective Navigation Strategy
Published Date : Friday, July 31, 2020

Document Lifecycle Scenarios

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/document-lifecycle-scenarios Document Lifecycle Scenarios - showing different ways to think through how we manage documents based on their relative weight and importance
Published Date : Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Importing data into SharePoint

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/importing-data Importing data into SharePoint
Published Date : Thursday, April 30, 2020

Using Site Designs to Manage Project Life Cycles

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/site-design-life-cycle Using Site Designs to Manage Project Life Cycles
Published Date : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Living Large with Large Lists and Large Libraries

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/large-lists-large-libraries-in-sharepoint Best practices and strategies for building and operating large SharePoint Lists and Libraries well above the 5000 item threshold.
Published Date : Thursday, July 16, 2020

Groups in Microsoft 365 and Azure, and Which is Right for You

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/all-about-groups There are a lot of groups in Azure and Microsoft 365. They can be confusing. This article explains them so you can figure out which one is best for you.
Published Date : Monday, August 31, 2020

Can Machine Learning be used to assign managed metadata attributes for items?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/machine-learning-and-managed-metadata Can Machine Learning be used to assign managed metadata attributes for items?
Published Date : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Creating Useful Views for Lists & Libraries

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/creating-useful-views-in-lists-libraries Support your end users by creating effiicent and effective Views
Published Date : Friday, July 10, 2020

SharePoint Usage Glossary

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/glossary SharePoint Usage Glossary
Published Date : Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Troubleshoot network or proxy errors - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/troubleshooting-network-related-errors-in-visual-studio Find solutions for network- or proxy-related errors that you might encounter when you install or use Visual Studio behind a firewall or a proxy server.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Open entity data in Excel and update it by using the Excel add-in - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/office-integration/use-excel-add-in This topic explains how to open entity data in Microsoft Excel, and then view, update, and edit the data by using the Microsoft Dynamics Office add-in for Excel.
Published Date : Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Troubleshoot the Office integration - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/office-integration/office-integration-troubleshooting This topic provides answers to questions, tips, and troubleshooting information for the Microsoft Office integration capabilities. The questions and issues that are discussed range across user, administration, and development scenarios.
Published Date : Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Review configurations to generate reports in Office format that have embedded images - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/analytics/tasks/er-make-reports-ms-office-formats-embedded-images-part-2-review-configurations To complete these steps, you must first complete the steps in the "ER Make reports in MS Office formats with embedded images (Part 1 - Set up parameters)" task guide.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Client internet connectivity - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/user-interface/client-disconnected This topic covers what will happen if a client machine cannot access the internet in on-premises deployments.
Published Date : Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Business events and Microsoft Power Automate - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/business-events/how-to/how-to-flow This topics provides information about the business events that are available for consumption in Microsoft Power Automate using the connector.
Published Date : Monday, November 18, 2019

Embed images and shapes in documents that you generate by using ER - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/analytics/electronic-reporting-embed-images-shapes This topic explains how to use the Electronic reporting (ER) tool to generate business documents in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word format that have embedded images and shapes.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Business events and Azure Service Bus - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/business-events/how-to/how-to-servicebus This topic explains how to configure a Microsoft Azure Service Bus endpoint and how to consume a business event from Service Bus.
Published Date : Monday, November 4, 2019

Office integration tutorial - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/office-integration/office-integration-tutorial In this tutorial, you will use and build Office integration experiences that involve Excel, Word, Document Management, and email.
Published Date : Friday, April 24, 2020

Add templates to the Open lines in Excel menu - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/user-interface/add-templates-open-lines-excel-menu This topic describes how you can promote a template to the Open lines in the Excel menu that is available on journal pages.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Generate printable FTI forms - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/analytics/er-generate-printable-fti-forms This topic explains how to use the Electronic reporting (ER) framework to generate printable free text invoice (FTI) forms as Microsoft Office documents.
Published Date : Tuesday, July 24, 2018

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports that are available - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/analytics/ssrs-report This topic points you to a report that lists the SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports available.
Published Date : Thursday, January 25, 2018

Security and data entities - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/data-entities/security-data-entities This topic provides information about security for data entities. Because data entities support entry point security, they are governed by the role-based security framework. The model for mapping data entity entry points to privileges and duties depends on the target scenarios. Therefore, data entities enable separate security configuration for each integration mode.
Published Date : Monday, March 11, 2019

On-premises deployment overview - Finance & Operations | Dynamics 365

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/deployment/on-premises-overview Dynamics 365 Finance + Operations (on-premises) supports running business processes in customer data centers.
Published Date : Wednesday, September 18, 2019