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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Can we query and fetch data from LIST between different subsites using CAML Query.?

Have LIST created under one site, can the same LIST be used to fetch data from other site using CAML Query.? eg: Consider a LIST "xxx" created under SitePages/AAA/Lists/ Can i access the LIST "xxx" ...
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Search for specific folder in library with CAML

I'm looking for a way to search for folder which name starts of 'Foo' using caml query in list. How can I narrow results to return only folders?
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How are columns in SharePoint connected to CAML with regards to data submission?

I am trying to make an alteration to an infopath form that was created to submit data to sharepoint. I added a dropdown box and want to submit that data to sharepoint. The submission has been ...
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IsNull not working in CAML query for indexed fields

So for example I have field 'TestField' which is indexed. How can I caml for items where 'TestField' value is null? My example down here will fail and won't find what I am querying for. <Where> ...
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CAML Query where X =(A && B && C && D)

CAML makes me sad some days. Can someone point me in the right direction for the syntax in regards to a CAML query that would evaluate where X= A&B&C&D. My nesting is all off i'm assuming. ...
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SPQuery works on libraries under the list view threshold, but not over

So I am building a webpart which enumerates all doclibs in the current web, grabbing all checked out files and listing them in a table, allowing a user to apply some required metadata and check in ...
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Appropriate List permissions and read/write using visual webpart

I am learning SharePoint and just learned how to develop Visual Webparts and read data through CAML and write data also. I have a portal where I have one site collection and under that site collection ...
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CAML Query in Powershell Issues

I have a powershell script that I am running that executes a caml query to get some list items. The problem I am having is that whenever I execute this query in CAML Builder I am only getting 3 ...
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Adding the other fields in addtional to lookup field in CAML

I have a custom field definition in VS2010 that contains a lookup field (Title). All is well and I can use the Title ref to add items in the SharePoint list UI. in the instance UI, I can also check ...
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Multiple fields to same list in join (CAML)

Current situation: ============= In my example, I've got 2 custom lists: Accounts Addresses In the "Accounts"-list I've created 2 lookup columns to the "Addresses"-list Address1 Address2 When ...
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Caml Query - skip X first results

Let's assume I have list with 100 items. Is it possible to write CAML query to get 5 items, but skip 10 items from the beggining? Something like LIMIT and OFFSET in SQL?
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Error using javascript to retrieve a SharePoint list's items

I am trying to use this method to query items of a column of a list in my SP site via javascript (the reason I am doing this is to display that info on the page by modifying the html tags in the DOM), ...
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extend caml token ?

is there an hook or interface or whatever that could be used for extending token functionality of sharepoint? For example [Me] token is insufficient for me and I would like to for example develop my ...
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CAML Query for sub folder documents javascript

I'm trying to query for documents in a specified sub folder of a document library. Using U2U CAML builder, I can generate the query and return successfully within it. However, when I run the query ...
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How to find out whether or not a list is hidden without writing code (SP2010)?

Does anyone know if there is a way of telling (without writing any code) whether or not a list is "hidden"? I have a CAML query which contains the following and I'd like to eliminate the possibility ...
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CAML Query Issue A or B and C

I'm trying to write a CAML query with the following parameters and I'm not having much luck. It should be simple enough but I can't figure it out. WHERE (X) EQUALS (A or B) And C I'm hoping someone ...
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CAML Query results every time 0 items

I try to filter items in the list by using caml. The List contains elements that matches the Filter. The code: enter code here SPQuery qry = new SPQuery(); qry.Query = @" ...
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Build CAML query by value from ClientPeoplePicker

I use these lines of code: <SharePoint:ClientPeoplePicker ID="clpUser" runat="server" UseLocalSuggestionCache="True"/> JS: var peoplePicker = ...
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How to retrieve items from document libraries using client context without performance lag

I need to retrieve items/list items from SharePoint 2010 document library and display it in a list ListView using C#. I have used following CAML query to retrieve list items and its properties. ...
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Longest practical filter for an alert

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise SP1, Server/SQL 2008 R2, VS2012 When building alerts through object model, what is the longest or most complex CAML filter that can be applied to them? Can they be as ...
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How to check value from other sharepoint list?

I have two custom lists in SharePoint 2010 (Absent Request and Employee Leave Balance) with these columns: Absent Request List: Absent Type, Approver, Start Date, End Date, Absent Reason Employee ...
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CAML Query OrderBy ignoring non set values

I'm currently writing some CAML Query for a QueryOverride in one of my Content Query Web Parts as I'm in need of multiple "Sort by" fields. My issue is that one of the additional fields that I need ...
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how to query multiple lists using CAML

I have requestID, date column in 4 different lists. I want to build a webpart which shows user requests of different types therefore i need to query multiple lists with column requestID and date. How ...
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Open in new tab document link item from document library

I have a document link item that points to a URL. This item is inside a document library. Is there a way to make this item open to a new page? I opened the aspx file it creates, but I am unsure how ...
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Using a variable in alert filter (CAML/C#)

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012 I've been using C# to programmatically create alerts for various users and implementing the alert.Filter property to assign filters that point to specific ...
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How to change a date format in CAML

I got a wrong date format to a CAML. I have got (yyyy-mm-dd) and must to be understand by CAML to the format(dd-mm-yyyy), how can I do this. I tried by String.Format("{0:yyyy-mm-dd}", dateISO1);, but ...
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How to add id CAML grouping?

I write this code, and I try to group by Ascending or Descending. <Query> <Where> <Neq> <FieldRef Name='Nazwisko' /> <Value Type='Note'>" ...
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CAML query not filtering results

Can someone tell me why the following CAML query is not filtering results? It's returning files that do not contain "/Internal/Bug 594" in their FileRef value. Thanks. <View ...
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CrossListQueryInfo\SPSiteDataQuery how to skip items with specific WebId?

Customer wants to see 10 news items from all webs on front page. Also customer wants to specify some news that we should skip. I am trying to do next thing: var id =1; <Neq><FieldRef ...
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How to check DateTime condition in CAML Query?

I want to fetch the records from List which are created in Last 5 minutes. I have written following code, but its not working. giving me error. <Geq><FieldRef Name='CreatedDate' /> ...
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Error in CAML Query with multiple “AND”

When I run the following query I get an error: <Where> <And> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="IssueLOB" LookupId="TRUE" /> <Value ...
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Add content type from sandboxed solution to list definition (farm solution) does not work

I'm using a sandboxed solution from a 3rd party vendor which contains some site columns and a site content type. I want to add this content type to my document library definition in CAML. But when I ...
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Caml Join Field Type

I'm having trouble using the Join via Caml. In a way, I'm having trouble working with 1 field, that is "new window" that the field type is boolean. My code looks like this: SPQuery oQuery = new ...
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SP2010 and Report Builder

I have an SSRS report integrated with SP 2010, the data in the report is loaded from a SP list. The current issue that I am facing is not being able to read minimum and maximum date time field for the ...
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CAML Query List by months

I was wondering if i have 3 random dates. 11/12/2012 9/24/2011 12/29/2008, I'd like to have September 9/24/2011 November 11/12/2012 December 12/29/2008 instead of using the query to sort by ...
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Using the value from a lookup column, obtained with REST, as a dataview parameter

I was wondering if you could help me with something. I have a list called Site Configuration. One of the columns is called Package Level (Package_x0020_Level) and is a lookup that looks at the ...
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CAML Query behaving differently in CAML Builder and Code

Based on feedback from my earlier question, I have constructed a query using the excellent CAML Builder tool: <Where> <Or> <Membership Type='CurrentUserGroups'> <FieldRef ...
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ProcessBatchData CAML Mass Delete SPListItems

Attempting to bulk delete List Item using ProcessBatchData in a PowerShell script. Here is a command that my code is generating but I am getting an error when it executes. I have been unable to find ...
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Caml for “multi lookup has no values” condition

I need to get items from my list where multiLookup field contains value (for example, value is 42) or has no values. First part is simple: <Eq> <FieldRef Name='mlookup' LookupId='true' ...
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Multiple Values in CAML query from Array? SharePoint 2010 using jQuery/SPServices

So if I use SPServices to GetListItems with CAMLQuery, is it possible to insert multiple values inside Value Type='Number'> here I would like to evaluate things throught a flow in my page, add to an ...
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Defining Lookup Fields in CAML that pulls multiple fields

We have defined a number of lookup fields like so: <Field ID="{81A578F2-8022-4083-8683-7F9BF039C82A}" Name="NameLookup" DisplayName="Navn" ...
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How to query an existing view in Sharepoint 2010

I want to query and existing sharepoint view. Is this possible? I did not find any tutorial to guide for querying a view.How cant it be done? Kindly tell me is this possible or not and if yes than ...
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Query by user field returns wrong number of items

I'm trying to query a list in an eventreceiver through properties.List.GetItems (in the itemadding event). The field I'm filtering on is a 'Person or Group' field. But the query always returns all ...
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How do I convert CAML to use in the CQWP?

I have the following CAML query which returns checked out files. <Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="CheckoutUser" /><Value ...
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grabbing a column from a list

I'm having an issue when I'm trying to grab a column I made in the tasks list (it's a lookup column). for some reason when i'm try to access it with javascript i always get an exception that it isn't ...
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CAML vs LINQ vs SQL

So LINQ is a front end to CAML so of course CAML is faster, and CAML is a front end to SQL so of course SQL is faster. However what would be a good test to see where and when to use each of these on ...
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Query for retrieving managed metadata column where the column values are a subset of a list of values

In CAML, if I have a managed metadata column with multiple values, you can determine if one of a list of values is in the column using the following query (where the order of the Values/FieldRef ...
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SP2010: Strange behavior querying on taxonomy field

I need to query a document library to get items associated with some taxonomy terms, or items with specific documentId (site collection scoped feature, not the integer ID of the item), but the whole ...
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how to query greatest ID of each value in a Sharepoint list?

I have a list with two columns (ID,Value). I want grouped list with value columns then select greatest Id of it. ID | Value 1 | 101 2 | 305 3 | 102 4 | 101 5 | 305 6 | 101 Result : ID ...
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DVWP CrossList Paging Does Not Work

I've build a Data View Web Part with SharePoint Designer 2010, using SPDataSource and DataSourceMode="CrossList". The DVWP works great, but when I add paging, it adds the paging placeholder and the ...