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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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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SPSiteDataQuery for Documents using caml query

I am tring to query an entire site collection for all the documents where a certain field is equal to something. For example where LoanCategory = Insurance. I am trying to do this using an ...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx ...
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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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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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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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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 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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SPServices Autocomplete and dynamic CAML query

I have two Text filter web parts (Project and Customer Name) with Apply Filters button for one list. There is a SPServices.SPAutocomplete on each and it works great. Now, I want to show the values in ...
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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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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 use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' ...
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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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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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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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CAML query limitation of values in IN operator

I have less than 5000 items in my library. I want to get 530 items by ids. So I am using following query. <Where> <In> <FieldRef Name="ID" /> <Values> ...
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Adding 2 Caml queries in same executeQueryAsync

Is it possible to use two different queries to get to different lists and use them in the same executeQueryAsync() Something like this : var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); ...
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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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Building CAML query with AND and Order by Clause

Hi I am trying to build a query using caml query builder - Below is the query (The query = get the values only whose address = 1234st AND LastName = Doe) - I believe the placement of AND operator is ...
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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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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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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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Create Multiple List Items with One Function

Is it possible to create multiple list items with one function in JavaScript / ECMAScript? I know that a single item can be created with the code below, but would like to know if it is possible to ...
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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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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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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 ...