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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return empty fields using lists.asmx and GetListItems

I have a list with 3 fields. I'm able to get the rows but in the returned XML if one of the fields is empty then the field is not in the XML. Is there anyway to get all fields I specify in ViewFields ...
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CAML query to check overlapping DateTime not working

I need to check an SPList if it contains Activities that have overlapping DateTime values. An Activity is a type which contains: Date on which the activity was done (ActivityDate) Start time of ...
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GetItems from SPList case sensitive

I have troubles with CAML Query and GetItems method from SPList. I get a SPList from web context: SPList docTypeList = _web.GetList(string.Format("{0}{1}", web.ServerRelativeUrl, ...
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CAML retrieve only the latest of each value in a column

(Sorry if the title isn't clear I'm not really sure how to phrase it in one question) Situation: I have a list in sharepoint containing some evaluation of different teams in a company with at least ...
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CAML Query with many conditions

I would like to know, is there a way to build such a CAML Query, or is this nonsense: I have a SharePoint List with two ContentTypes: ServiceGroup and Services. The Fields are Title ServiceGroup [...
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Caml Query on calendar to get the next x events (including recurring)

So far I'm able to get the next x events (without recurring events). Code: private SPListItemCollection GetNextEvents(SPList eventCalendar) { DateTime currentDateTime = DateTime.Now; ...
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CAML query for current date

I want to get all items from the list, which has a start date from date.now or later in time. This is what I thought would work: var dateNow = Date.now(); var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); ...
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CAML query filtering is not working

I've googled that it can be in case when query is not well-formed. But I'm verifying it for several hours and didn't find any mistake. Problem is common: query doesn't filters and returns all data. ...
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How to check if managed metadata has a keyword in CAML query?

I want to make a caml query that checks if a managed metadata column (which is a list of phrases) contains a certain phrase. I have this which seems to work, but the problem is it does a substring ...
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build caml query for multiple AND & OR

how to build caml query for following condition. All the fields all from single list. select empid, ename, salary from emp where empid=(100 or 107 or 99 or 103 or 105) and deptno=10 and mgrId=23
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How to filter document libraries using CAML query?

In my powershell script, I get all lists, then loop through and filter based on if its a document library and if its a certain content type, but I want to do this through CAML. This is the loop logic ...
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CAMLQuery with multiple and/or

I want to be able to check if (1 = 1) AND (2=2 OR 3=3) this is the following code i've tried so far: "<View>" + "<Query>" + "<Where>" + "<And>" + "<Eq><FieldRef Name=...
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How can I get my CAML to only return non-hidden (user created) fields without specifing every field?

I can provide the ViewFields but I was wondering if there is a way to return all the user created fields (non-hidden ones) without having to do that. I know this works: <ViewFields> <...
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How to fetch highest value item from SharePoint list

I created a Custom List in developer Site. In that List I created a column called Totalsumma and added some numeric items like "324", "567" etc. How can I fetch the highest value from that column. ...
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Sharepoint CAML Query IN operator

I have a sharepoint list with managed metadata column and I have to find items matching values from columns. If I filter the list for a column, let's say COLUMN1 <In> <FieldRef ...
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ItemUpdated Event Receiver how to change element from one list to secound list

I have got two lists. I must do synchronize this list, but one have got only 3 columns, and secound list have got 3 columns too, but have got more columns with hidden value. I done synchronizing ...
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CAML query for the last document uploaded by a particular user

I'm trying to write a query using the JSOM to get the last document uploaded to a document library by the current user. The reason I'm doing this is because I have an upload button on a form and need ...
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paging on list not working

I want to do paging on sharepoint list. I have below code which is giving error. var customlist; var allItems; var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = context.get_web(); var ...
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“float;#22.0000000000000” Number Returned From CAML Query

I'm running a CAML query to retrieve list items. Some of the columns retrieved contain decimal numbers. The problem is the values coming back from the query look like float;#22.0000000000000. I just ...
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“0x80070003” error getting while I custom web part in SP2013

"0x80070003" error getting while I retrieve Only document from the document library In scop="Recursive all" in caml Query and that caml Query data pass in the Webpart...but while I Insert that custom ...
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CAML query with Beginwith/EQ/Contains/ Retrieving All rows from Lists

I have a caml query to retrieve only specific row which matched to the criteria, but it returns all the items in the LIST, @"<Where><BeginsWith><FieldRef Name='custaname' /><...
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Using where clause in caml query

I want to select all items from a list where Title is equal to logInUser (which is current login user name). In my code I have created : var logInUser = context1.get_web().get_currentUser(); But ...
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What are the user data returned from Person or Group column (People Only) query?

I'm using SPServices to query a SharePoint Online (2013) list that contains a Person or Group column. (This column is set to allow selection of People Only, in case that matters.) The query used is ...
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Joining lists and create dynamic columns

I have 3 lists A, B and C in the same site and i have to make a View joining them and generate few dynamic columns: Columns of A: Title (Indexed), Util(number) Columns of B: Title, Title_A (Lookup), ...
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Export contents of a sharepoint list to a html table

How can I export the contents of a list to a html table? I know how to extract the elements of a list using CAML Queries, but how do I generate a html table containing the elements dynamically?
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Detect if a document or list item was deleted

I'm working on building a synchronizer for certain kinds of data from some lists to an outside application. Via the SOAP API, I can get updates and new items; by using CAML Queries, we can fetch all ...
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CAML query to get data for SSRS from SharePoint list

I am writing CAML query to get data from sharepoint list <RSSharePointList xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"> <ListName&...
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Sharepoint REST API - Using caml query and select/expand to get lookup data

I have a Sharepoint app and I use a caml query to filter the data I get back: var caml = "<View><Query><Where><And><Contains><FieldRef Name='PublishingPageLayout' ...
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Add filter and pagination to CAML query

I'm developing a visual web part for Sharepoint 2010. I would display all documents from a specific DL, but this DL contains more than 7000 items. So I would like to add a pagination (show only 20 ...
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CAML query OrderBy is not working

SPWeb _SPweb = _SPSite.OpenWeb(); SPList _SPlist = _SPweb.Lists[FL.ToString()]; SPQuery _spquery = new SPQuery(); _spquery.Query = "<Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Title'/>&...
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CAML - Understanding when to use Eq, Geg and Value

With the following CAML query: camlQuery.set_viewXml('<View><Query><Where><Geq><FieldRef Name=\'ID\'/>' + '<Value Type=\'Number\'>1</Value></Geq></...
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Is it possible to write a CAML query that will update or insert an entry based on its existence?

I'm working with Sharepoint using CSOM and Javascript. I need to cache usage statistics in a List with one entry per user, updating values in a user's list entry when they interact with the site in a ...
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How to consolidate JS for CAML queries with multiple filters?

I'm very new at the entire JS/SPServices concept (and JS as a whole) and I'm trying to slim down the amount of JS needed for a few HTML pages. I have several unordered lists on the HTML page that I ...
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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 Name='...
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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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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

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: camlQuery.set_viewXml("<View><Query><...
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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 Name=\"DoubleNumber\"/><...
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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 <Or&...
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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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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 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> <...