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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Querying a simple list with a 'User' column, using CAML

I'm having some trouble getting a CAML Query working against a very simple list. My custom list has the fields: Person : User Date : Date Amount : Lookup My query looks like this: <Query> ...
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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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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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Query multiple lists using javascript/CSOM

I'm about to query multiple lists using JavaScript (JSOM, SharePoint 2010). It's working when querying one list in a time, but that's annoying when I'm having lots of lists. Working example: ...
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How to write a caml query that filters by .pdf or folders?

How can I write a CAML query (for javascript ecma) that filters by only pdf documents or folders in sharepoint 2010? (this is for document libraries) Thanks.
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Web service based CAML query breaks 5,000 item limit

I have a CAML query of the form shown below which is called via the Sharepoint web service interface to search the entire Sharepoint site containing 600,000 documents looking for documents: ...
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CAML Query - Data Between Two Date Sets

I'm trying to get the data between two date sets, but the CAML query doesn't seem to be working. I'm trying to get anything opened between the two dates or anything closed between the two dates. ...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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How do I fetch the data from list present in root web of the root site collection?

We need to populate some data on an application page. The application page is present in the layouts folder and hence is accessible via the respective site URL. There are multiple site collections. ...
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Is querying a particular folder faster?

I have a folder in document library. If I get the folder from folder collection of the document library and only query the items inside that folder will it work faster then querying a whole library ...
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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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Lient Object & CAML -> Getting Items of a specific view

I need some support as I am struggeling to understand what is wrong with my code. I try to retrieve the data of a specific view. THe line "camlQuery.ViewXml = view.ViewQuery;" throws an exception "The ...
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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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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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CAML query is returning extra items that are not part of the filters

I am working on a Team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. now inside the team site collection i have 5 subsites, and i want to return list items from the subsites that have the following ...
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Display an Announcement List inside <div> tag

Here is my code to fetch Announcements List and display it as HTML table: <script type="text/javascript" src="/Test_Library/js/jquery-1.11.3.js"></script> <script ...
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CAML is ordering by content type even though not specified

I have a library in SharePoint 2010. The library has folders, each item in the library, including the folder, are tagged with a number (separate column). When I do an 'OrderBy' the column, the ...
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Expanding ListViewByQuery Web Part stuck on “Working on it…”

I am using a ListViewByQuery in a custom web-part. If I set the CAML GroupBy to <GroupBy Collapse='FALSE'> (i.e. expanded), the webpart works fine. However, if I set it to <GroupBy ...