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Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Conditional questions in Excel Forms online?

Is there a way to add a conditional question in Excel online forms (OneDrive)? Example: Will you assist? (If its 'yes' appears question) How many persons?
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How to share a OneDrive document as public and allow commenting?

I want to share my Word document which I uploaded on OneDrive (Windows 8.1) so that everyone can search online for it and view it. I also want to allow to everyone leaving comments but not editing the ...
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Editing conflicts in browser-based SkyDrive vs. Word application?

When collaborating on documents, I typically use Google Docs as over the years editing conflicts have become very rare. However, for working on collaborateive .docx files, I'm opting to use SkyDrive ...
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How to search contents of OneNote notebooks on SkyDrive web interface

Is there a way, in the SkyDrive web interface, to make it search the contents of OneNote pages/notebooks? Here's a OneNote page I creates in July 2011. I've marked in the red the terms I'll search ...
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How do I change default settings for link sharing on OneDrive?

I'm seeking to change my personal OneDrive default setting for shared links. By default, it generates links with "Edit" permission and I have to change each time to "View" ...
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OneDrive is reporting being full from only 1GB of files, recycling bin is empty

Of the 5GB space on OneDrive you get for free I've put only ~1GB of files on, double checked each folder, even in OneDrive settings on my PC it says the sizes of the folders are that big (when summed ...
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How can folders be shared to people outside your company with “view only” rights?

When I try to share folders with "view only" rights to people outside our company, OneDrive always warns me that the contacts are outside our company. When I read this warning I share the contents of ...
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How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors?

How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors? One thing I'm really confused about is that those two file names do not have the claimed special characters AFAICT.
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Could I access a large number of permalinks via OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. To ...
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How to copy multiple files to multiple targets in SkyDrive

I want to copy a couple of files that I have to each of about 12 different folders, so that each of the folders has a different copy of the file in it. Currently, I am using the 'Copy to' option in ...
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Deleting pictures from my SkyDrive

I currently have a new Windows phone and EVERY picture I take is downloaded in my Pictures file named SkyDrive cameral roll from Windows Live. I do not want every picture I take downloaded onto ...
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How to use relative file paths in Excel files hosted on OneDrive?

I created an Excel file that contains a column whose cells are links to HTML files in a subdirectory of the directory in which the Excel file resides. The links use a relative path structure, ie ...
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Does OneDrive delete files after joining a family?

I joined an Office 365 (now Microsoft 365) family about a month ago, and I now have 1 TB of storage. Prior the joining the family, I had some files with the free account. Now, I cannot find those ...
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How do I add a folder shared with everyone in Onedrive to my account?

I use OneDrive for Business (through my university). My adviser shared a folder with me. I subsequently received an e-mail which said in the subject line "[my advisor's name] shared the folder "[...
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Is there a OneDrive “Failed to Upload” report somewhere?

I have 700+Gb free capacity on my OneDrive account and yesterday was uploading a nested set of folders and files total approximately 75Gb. During the upload I noticed a couple of files tagged as “...
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How can I retry uploading files whose upload have failed in OneDrive?

I have uploaded a folder to OneDrive, and some files have the failed to upload: How can I retry uploading files whose upload have failed in OneDrive?
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Improve performance in Microsoft OneDrive for Business webapp

I used to work with Google Drive and Dropbox but at this new job we have to go through Microsoft's OneDrive for Business. I use Chrome (latest version) on an Ubuntu 16.04 machine, and the web ...
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Multiple Microsoft accounts in a browser

My company has a Microsoft account, and I see no way how I can access the company Onedrive/Outlook without logging out from my personal account (which has a long, impossible to remember password + OTP ...
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Transferring from DropBox to different cloud provider, preserving history

Is there a good way to transfer files and their history into another provider or to a source code repo? When you move from DropBox to another provider, like Google Drive or Microsoft's Onedrive... is ...
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Can people upload to my OneDrive?

I created a folder and shared the edit link, but when the person tried uploading a file they got the message: Sorry, you don't have permission to add files to this folder. Is the Edit link only so ...
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In SkyDrive, how do I change the photograph that is displayed on the front of each folder?

In SkyDrive, how do I change the photograph that is displayed on the front of each folder?
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Importing online docs into SkyDrive

I hate to download-upload. It is stupid. The acceptable approach is the one we have to insert images into SE posts: there is an option to choose between "from my computer" and URL. Now, I want to know ...
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How do I find the number of downloads for a shared file on OneDrive?

I wonder if there is a way to find the number of downloads for a shared file on OneDrive. This is an important feature I want badly.
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Can anyone help me find an alternative to using Mover.io to bulk download or migrate Amazon WorkDocs to OneDrivefor Business?

I've tried having WorkDocs download files to my external without any luck. I was going to do that and sync to OneDrive from there. Kind of hacky, I know, but I think it'll do the trick. I have about ...
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Sharing OneDrive folders with external users

Can I share a folder from my organisational account to an external user so that they can see the shared folder in their OneDrive app? Sure, I share and the user gets a link in an email that opens up ...
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How to retrieve files being held hostage by OneDrive?

I've recently encountered a very frustrating issue where all of my friend's important documents were on OneDrive when he had a compromised Microsoft account. I called many Microsoft numbers to reset ...
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How To Add Subtitles To A Video In OneDrive

I Have A Short Movie Saved In My OneDrive Folder. How Do I Add A Eng Subtitle To My Movie Like In G Drive. I Also Have The .srt File In The Same Folder With The Same Name.
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Bypass URL OneDrive

My question is about a pdf-document at OneDrive, named PDF_test. It is located in a folder named TEST. When you click the pdf-doc this URL is displayed: https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=...
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How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for business account?

How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for a business account? https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-check-my-storage-usage-onedrive-business says: but I don't have the "site settings" ...
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How to move OneNote files from OneDrive to Google Drive?

I have around 20 OneNote files which are my personal reference. It contains almost 10 years of data. I recently got the unlimited space in Google Drive. Now I would like to move all my OneDrive to ...
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How can I share from OneDrive without giving out my mobile number?

I've just signed up to Office 365 (Home) and a OneDrive account. I'm trying to share a folder of documents so that another user can edit anything in that folder. Although when I started I seem to ...
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How to access Gmail emails in SkyDrive from outlook.com?

So say you have transferred your emails from Gmails into SkyDrive. How do you access and view or forward them from outlook.com? Any settings to set up?
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One drive menus are gone, anyone knows what happened to menu commands missing?

Anyone knows what happened to the onedrive menus they are suddenly gone!