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CAML query for null lookup field values

I have a problem with filtering list items using CALM I Have this list: Code - Text, Name - Text, Link - Text, Order No - Number, Parent - Lookup to this List. I want to filter all items where Parent ...
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Getting items from rows 4-8 in a Sharepoint list using CAML query?

Here is the code Im using to retrieve the first 4 most upcoming announcements from the OOTB announcements list in sharepoint: How do I modify this to retrieve the next 4 (5,6,7 and 8) most upcoming ...
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how to check CamlQuery results

.I am running below query against a sharepoint list. How to check the results of below Camlquery? cPop is set with value 'AboutUs'. Result is always zero records although list has valid matching ...
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sharepoint caml is fast - how?

We all know that Caml is faster than using linq, since linq internally gets translated to caml. But can anyone explain how caml is best to do sharepoint queries or how it is fast or what makes it ...
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How to avoid loosing complex query in a view?

In a custom list definition bound to a custom content type, I attached the out of the box AssignedTo field. In the schema, I defined a view with this query : <Query> <OrderBy> ...
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Filtering items in a view using a CAML query

I'm having trouble querying SharePoint in such a way, as to combine a view results with my own CAML query inside a WCF service. It seems GetItems ignores my query, and just returns all the items in ...
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SPService GetListItems with CAML : can't get example to work

enter code hereI am using an example I found on codeplex of SPServices with CamlQuery to try to get list item values with where clause on the ID. For whatever reason this doesn't seem to work for me; ...
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Sharepoint - caml join with numbers

I have done a join in Caml with my list (example list A) to another list (example list B) One of the fields in list B is a number of 2 decimal places. However, in the view it is displaying lots of ...
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How to create charts with custom filters about sensitive data using JS without using external APIs?

I need to create charts out of business data which comes out of SharePoint lists in SharePoint 2010. The solution needs the ability to easily filter the data by custom queries, just like the SPJS ...
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CAML Query to pull list items only if their approved?

Although the solution seems relatively strightforward it doesnt seem to work. Here is my CAML query to pull all items from a list that have been approved through the OOTB Sharepoint Approval ...
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CAML query to retrieve the second set of three list items from the announcements list?

The CAML query to pull say 3 items based off of the following requirements seems pretty starightforward: Title is not null Expires(Expiry Date) is greater than or equal to Today Order Created in ...
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Using part of date in CAML query

I want to create new view for my list. The list contains a column called Year, which is a number and contains, as name suggests, year. Eg.: 2012 2011 2010 2009 I would like create a view, where I ...
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SharePoint list query efficiency

I'm trying to build a very high performance application on top of SharePoint 2010. One thing I'm having a hard time deciding is if I should make 2 list queries (1 small and 1 large) or if I should ...
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CAML query and jQuery to retrieve last item's fields

I want to get list item fields where its the last item that the same user created. Then I want to populate the newform.aspx with some of these items. I'm mainly stuck with the query and how to write ...
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CAML Query Filtering with OffsetDays

I'd like to set up a CAML query in a Data View Web Part (DVWP) that works like this: If a date is not specified on the Query String, then show me items created in the last 30 days If a date is ...
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Using Date offset in CAML query

In SharePoint 2010, Inned to get items from a list based on a condition. Considering one of the fields to be 'EventDate' of type DateTime, the condition is: (EventDate - 60 Days) <= Today <= ...
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SPQuery for Selecting/Excluding Hidden columns from a SPlist

I am trying to take a DataTable containing ID and other columns which are not hidden. I am doing this for a generic list which contains any number/type of columns. so I don't know the field names ...
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How to check if a record doesn't exist in another list

I have listA and another ListB When i a user views an item in ListB there is a custom button that the user clicks. Now when the user clicks the button i insert some rows into ListA which are: ...
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CAML : How to Join Two List in CAML Query? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I Create a join between two sharepoint custom list using CAML Query? I have been asked this question in interviews a lot and I am still trying to figure out what ...
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Display ManagedMeta using xslt

I am showing the results of query against a document library within a dataformwebpart. The managed meta data field is named 'Tags'. The output to the page of this column looks like 3;#test;#2;tos ...
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COM exception while querying document library

I have a need to get collection of SPLitsItem currently viewed to user. My solution is a ribbon button which calls custom application page in LAYOUTS via javascript in custom action. Application page ...
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caml query to get listitem by Name field

I am trying to check if a filename exists in the 'Name' column of Shared Docs Library. I think only CAML could help here. So I made this query "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Name' ...
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Where can I find a good CAML tutorial?

I am just starting to get my feet wet with SP Foundation 2010, and need to customize some web parts. I am looking for some CAML tutorials that go beyond what's on the MSDN site, and also include the ...
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Is it required to specify the value type in a CAML query?

I was wondering if CAML query Value Types are strongly typed or not. It would save me some time if I didn't have to specify "text" or "date" every time I made a query. Here is the code I am using, ...
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where clause is ignored when query list

I have a CAML query which returns lists by a lookup field. here is the query <Query> <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef ...
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Should I learn CAML? [closed]

I've been spending the last few days studying sharepoint and plan to work with it for a long time - but I've only just heard the word CAML mentioned and seen it's querying in action, is it something ...
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SPServices <today /> not returning correct results

This is the chunch of code that I am working with. I am trying to get only the events (normal/all day/recurring) to show, and it is returning all items for the whole week. Any ideas? ...
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Nintex Workflow Query Lookup Filter not working for User field [closed]

So I have a nintex workflow where a username is extracted from an infopath form via Query XML. Confirmed that it comes out into the user variable (of type person or group) in the format DOMAIN\USER ...
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How to write CAML queries filtering on ModStat (Approved, Rejected) when using Language Packs?

When using content approval the CAML for retrieving (say) just Approved Items is <Query> <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="_ModerationStatus" /> <Value ...
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get all document from all folder and subfolder from document library sharepoint 2010

I want to retrieve all documents from folder to it's subfolder and so on using client object model.Please help me.
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Caml query returning multiple lists

Trying to load a list from library containing two files. The following code when tested in CamlBuilder it is returning single row according to the filename selected. But in the program it is returning ...
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The <today/> tag not working in my CAML Query?

I am trying to retrieve the 5 most upcoming (with respect to expiry date) announcement list item "Title's".The query partly works but what it fails to do is include and display todays announcements as ...
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Logical AND ,OR CAML Query not working in External List

I am using ClientContext Class and CAML query to retrieve items from External List in sharepoint 2010.I have built the query with Logical AND Condition in CAML Query like this string sDataFilter ...
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Filter list based off a set of IDs

I've written a web part that generates several KPIs based off a list given: - List and column names placed in custom configuration values - Parameters at run time Each KPI is composed from a set of ...
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Content Query webpart- CommonViewFields vs ViewFieldsOverride

I'm reading up on the Content Query web part and based on this page, I can't understand the difference between the CommonViewFields property vs the ViewFieldsOverride property. How are they different? ...
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Using the Now() function in CAML Query?

i am trying to get the 3 most upcoming events from the current date and time (The current data and time refers the time everytime my web part loads. Basically it is not a fixed date and picks up the ...
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Populating a simple custom Event Web part that retrieves information from the OOTB calendar web part

I have a requirement to build a Event web part that shows the 5 most upcoming events and a see all link (that links to the OOTB calendar view). Here is a graphical representation: How exaclty do I ...
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CAML Query to filter a list item based on comparing item[“Title”] to ascx label.text control?

"<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Title' /><Value Type='Text'>'Label1.Text'</Value> </Eq></Where>"; I have not run this and checked yet, simply because I ...
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CAML Query to retrieve announcement items in descending order based on ID # - Not Working

spQuery.Query = " <OrderBy> <FieldRef Name='ID' Descending='True'/> </OrderBy> <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name='Title' /> <Value ...
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Rendering IMAGES (attached to announcement list) in my custom web part?

Please bear with me as I am brand new to the whole sharepoint world. I want to be able to display images that have been attached to OOTB announcement list in a custom visual web part I am trying to ...
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CAML and External List - pass parameter to ReadList (finder) method

I have a Finder method defined on an External Content type (created with Visual Studio). Whan That method receives a parameter. So the method is something like ReadList(string partnerName). I have ...
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Is <QueryOptions> valid in SP.CamlQuery for meeting work space

I'm trying to query all items in a meeting workspace list. I'm trying a query I think should work, but still only returns items specific to the instanceID. Is there a different flavor for client side ...
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How can I pass a Query String variable into the CAML of a jQuery script?

I'm using Marc's SPServices jQuery library - the SPFilterDropDown script - to filter the items in a Lookup multi-select field on a New Item DVWP. It works fine if I stick some static text in there - ...
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How can I test a CAML query using mocking?

I have a CAML query in a class and I'm using unit test to cover my code with some proper test. For the SharePoint classes and stuff, I use TypeMock to mock the SharePoint objects. I would like to ...
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How to use XmlDefinitionLink & CAML to reuse View definitions in multiple XsltListViewWebPart controls?

This is what I want to achieve (in SharePoint 2010): A custom page containing 2 XsltListViewWebPart Both of them rendering the same list data, but with different XSLT definition for display I ...
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SharePoint Object Model: how to query ONLY last major version of data from Publishing Page?

I came into a situation where I wanted to use SharePoint Object Model SPSiteDataQuery to query data from Publishing Page. However, I dont want the data query based on the permission on current login ...
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CAML strip or remove HTML tags in custom AlertTemplates.xml

is there any way to remove the html tags for text in CAML? I have made a custom alert template when sending e-mails that uses a field that looks like this: <'GetVar Name="DisplayName#{Field}" ...
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How to (caml)query a list on metedata in the MetaInfo field

Is it possible to wite a CAML-query to filter documents with certain info in the MetaInfo field? The information is only stored as property in MetaInfo, not in a field of it's own. Context: I have a ...
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The multi-part identifier “t16.nvarchar1” could not be bound

MOSS2007 with SP3. I have a list with many items. From code I get items using simple criteria. (give me all products that have DeliveryDate between in a specific time interval and the field Customer ...
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Get Items Under Folder CAML

I am trying to retrive all items that are under a certin folder, in a document library. this is what i have so far List DocumentsList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list); CamlQuery camlQuery ...