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I have a Contacts list in my site collection, and it is used in lookup columns by multiple other lists.

Is there an easy way to get all the lists that have a lookup column pointing to the Contacts list?

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You need to get this lists using web service or using SP object model? –  Alex Choroshin Apr 16 '13 at 20:06
@AlexChoroshin preferably client side (soap, jsom, REST), but if there's a server side technique that doesn't involve looping through all lists and columns I'd be interested to know too. –  Christophe Apr 16 '13 at 23:11

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