Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) is an XML-based language that is used in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to define the fields and views that are used in sites and lists.

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GetListItems not returning empty fields even when using ViewFields

I am using the GetListItems web service to query a list. I am passing the viewFields property to return certain fields: var viewFields = XElement.Parse(@" <ViewFields> <FieldRef ...
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Query the Author column using login “domain\user”

I need to query a SharePoint list and specifically the Author column with a given login in the form "domain\username". I read that I must switch the column's "Show Field" property to "Account", but ...
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Author's active directory ID through CAML (instead of numeric ID)

I am querying a SharePoint list using CAML, and I am selecting the Author column: <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Author" /> </ViewFields> Which returns the authors in the following ...
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Converting Oracle to CAML

I have oracle SQL query which needs to be converted into CAML Query. My oracle query is using left outer join. select task_id from main_list left outer join select task_id from sub_list on (task_id ...
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CAML Query builder using oracle query

Is there any tool for creating caml query.I know how to write in Oracle. I want to convert into caml query which i doesn't know. Please anyone help me out on this.
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Left outer join in CAMl Query

I want to use left outer join in my caml query in java script. I am little bit confused how to use joins. Please anyone explain an easy example of left outer join query in caml.
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MINUS Operator in CAMl Query [duplicate]

I am planning to retrieve list items from two different lists .The condition is based on MINUS Operator.I meant What are the list itmes not in my second list whcih is in first list .I need to display ...
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MINUS Operator in CAML

I need to use MINUS Operator in my CAML Query. Is it available in CAML? Looking for answers. Thanks in advance
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CAML Query to Return all rows

I am having Sql Query like // sTitle is my input string string sTitle='something'; Select Title From EmployeeList WHERE Title like '%sTitle%' or 0=sTitle OrderBy Title Desc; How do i Build it in ...
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CAML query datetime - publishingstartdate

I'm trying to get a CAML query working with dates - specifically PublishingStartDate and PublishingExpirationDate. When scheduling an item, there is the option to select 'immediately' and 'never' ...
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Retriving list items

I am retrieving my list items using the current time, but my code is retrieving nothing. Please anyone help me out on this. Here is my CAML code: ...
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Why using Decimal in this CAML Query is not returning correct records?

I have the following table: DoubleNumber ------------- 10.50 44.77 88.90 I am using the following CAML Query: query.Query = "<Where><Contains><FieldRef ...
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Sharepoint CAML best practices

Can I write a CAML query inside a for loop? Copied from comment I have a funds list which displays funds and user name. I have populated a DataTable into a GridView and able to display all the data ...
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What is wrong with the following Caml query

I have the following table with columns: Editor | _UIVersionString | Title | LookupNumber | Author a | b | Title1| 100;800 | admin I use the following query caml ...
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What is result of <Now> tag in caml query

I want to retrive 8 rows from my list which should be based on condition ( The 8 rows time should be greater than or equal to current time )Please make a note Time. Not date. It should compare only ...
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Getting Current time in CAML QUERY

I want to retrive 8 rows from list which is greater than current time (not date) using caml query. Please help me out on this.
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SPQuery removing hashtag from checkbox field when binding to datatable

I've written a windows forms app that pulls info from a SharePoint library using a CAML query and binds it to a datatable. One of the columns is a checkbox type so it returns ";#" with each value (ex: ...
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Executing Caml Query without ExecuteQueryAsync and “The collection has not been initialized…” Error

I have been trying to use Caml Queries to filter SharePoint lists and return the number of times that a given value is found in the SharePoint list. Here is the part of my code that I've been having ...
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CAML query to Filter data on “DateTime” on a sharePoint 2007 list

I am trying to create a web part as a report to filter list data based on date and time I've created CAML as follows <Value IncludeTimeValue='TRUE' Type='DateTime'> Further I've ensured ...
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CAML query not working with dates no idea why

I have startdate as 18/12/2014 and enddate as 22/12/2014 But when trying to use the below query it doesn't work <Where> <Or> <Geq> <FieldRef Name='StartDate' ...
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CAML query help needed - need system time plus or minus a number of minutes

Is there a way to replace the date / times in the query below with the current date/time plus or minus a number of minutes? <Query> <Where> <And> <Geq> ...
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Caml LookupId and LookupValue

I need to get the LookupId value and the lookup text value by CAML. With this query I get the ID but I can not get the value text anymore. <RSSharePointList ...
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Delete items from document library based on criteria just like WHERE clause in SQL statement

Is there a way to delete items from a document library based on some criteria for e.g. delete all documents whose created date is less than 1/1/2012. I know it can be done through code but I am ...
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How to query Range

Right now my code is is Equals in the query how can i prevent for example that if i book 2014-12-01 01:00 to 2014-12-02 01:00 This is a hole day, that no one else can for example book the same time ...
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CAML query Problem

I tried several CAML query builder for generating query but its not generating correct Query. I want to query calender list with following logic StartDate >= Today And EndDate <= Today ...
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How do I add a dropdown into CAML that is a retrieve data connection for Infopath form

I am brand new to CAML and sharepoint design. I have created an InfoPath Form that contains a repeating table from XML file. The form uses the WebService to submit data to Sharepoint list. I want the ...
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How do I get list items' attached files with CAML?

I'm retrieving items from a list. The list contains entries which have attachments. Can I modify my query to include the attachment URLs? What's the most efficient way of doing this? <View> ...
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Using CAML Query to Retreive from Multiple Lists

I am creating an applicant tool which contains the following lists: Applicant; Applicant Answers; Job Questionnaire; Job Title The lists are related as follows: Applicant.ID = Applicant ...
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CAML Query, get item by lookup value, not by ID

I have the value of a lookup column, but I don't have the ID, I want to query items from SharePoint list using the lookup value. How do I achieve that in CAML?
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sharepoint alert filter not working on first alert only then filtering is ok

have a strange behaviour with alerts on my sharepoint site. I have a document library where i want to add alerts to specific users when adding,updating,deleting folders or documents. Alerts must not ...
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error: The collection has not been initialized

I get this error error: The collection has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been executed. It may need to be explicitly requested. it has a problem in ...
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SP2010: Need to filter list items returned by caml query

I'm using SPServices and unslider.js to display a slideshow on a page. Instead of showing all items in the slider, the requirement is to manage the slides by using a filtered view. I added tags but ...
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Can a Lookup list field point to web property bag?

In my subwebs I have a 1 row list called "Details" that contains various bits of data that are meant to be web-level metadata. Image field, AssignedTo field, couple of string columns, etc. On top of ...
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Retrieve SharePoint list in DataTable with Condition

** I have a Sharepoint List called "Resources" and have various Fields as shown below and same returns as DataTable: ID Title Role LoginName Enable[Yes/No] 1 Pranav Developer ...
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camlquery to get only the items

I've a large document library with folders, i'd like having all the items except the folders. for now i use this where columns is a list of all internal name from the list CamlQuery q = ...
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Nested CAML operators

Is it possible to nest query operators other than Or/And, for example, In and Contains operators, so that the query would look for items which would contain any string from my given string collection? ...
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Copy People column from sharepoint list item to SharePoint group

I have Site Admin Custom sharepoint list in a Site1, where users in our oganization need to submit a request to become Cerified Site Collection Administrator. List Consists of 3 columns: Site ...
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What is the value to Variable when query results nothing in CAML

What is the Value of $spQuery when no items were returned from the filter in the query given below: I am trying to add a conditional statement at end of this script. if ($spQuery -eq $null){ ...
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Retrieve single field using CAML Query in Sharepoint using Javascript

I have a List called ProjectInformation and contains following Fields.. ID ProjectName1 ProjectManager ProjectExecution 1 EDS PPB Time and Material 2 CS ...
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CAML query regex

is there a way to perform regex query with CAML? I have a string field (Display) composed by Name and Surname. I have a single search input. I wish to have these results *Display* match UserInput ...
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Retrieve List items using CAML Query

I have a list which contains 3 columns -ID, TicketState and EndDate ID TicketState EndDate(DD-MM-YYYY) 1 Open 10/10/2012 2 Closed ...
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Using SPQuery returns today's recurring calendar item and tomorrows. Why?

We have an on call calendar in SharePoint. I'm trying to send an automated, weekly email of the calendar. The calendar has a mix of weekly recurring entries and non recurring entries. I'm trying to ...
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Create Custom ListView

Hi guys i have a unique requirement, i have a list of tickets with few columns like Creator name, approver name and signoff names, all are of type "Text" approver name and signoff names can have names ...
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CAML query on site to get all items modified after a date

I'd like to know a way or if it's possible to get all items modified from a date in a site. Now for having this, I've a client script because i'm in sandbox solution, I've to loop on each list of the ...
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CAML Query for SPServices parameter

I need to run a workflow on all items in a library. This SPServices example seems like a good plan but I'm running into problems. The library has folders and the CAML query returns only the folders, ...
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CAML query for Sharepoint Calender Lists

I am using CAML query for SharePoint calender list. I am able fetch proper daily data. but when i choose weekly, monthly and yearly, it doesn't give me reports as expected. it doesn't take date ...
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Joining lists and accessing items fromt the joined list

I am working on a SharePoint Hosted app for SharePoint 2013 and I'm having real difficulty joining lists and accessing items from the joined list. In my app I build a CAML query in which two lists ...
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How to select values in a CHOICES field?

I'm using a CAML query to update a SharePoint 2010 List from InfoPath. My CAML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Batch OnError="Continue"> <Method ID="1" ...
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Recurring Event Filtering Using CAML queries

I used following query to search between 2 dates ranges but it doesnt filter recurring instance of that day <Query> <Where> <And> <Geq> ...
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CAML query on external list not looking beyond ECT filter limit

I have an external list which is tied to an external content type. The external content type is tied to a SQL table with about 3000 records. I have set up a Read Item operation, and a Read List ...