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SP2013: Get path of current listItem in Javascript/CSOM?

I am customize the DispForm.aspx with some javascript code. I would like to get in javascript the path of the current listitem. How can I do that? UPDATE: I have now this code to get the path/url of ...
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sharepoint csom get address and phonenumber from current user

I am building some CSOM code in my DispForm.aspx. I try to get the current user from the context. This works and I can get the loginName, id, title and email. But I would like to have the address and ...
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The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized. Using CSOM in ASP.NET MVC 4

I'm trying to pull data through SharePoint 2013 BDC Models that I have imported from my ASP.NET application which works fine when I run either locally on my machince or locally on the server. ...
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Simultaneous update, delete and add a list item to a sharepoint List object

In the MSDN documentation for C# CSOM, there are separate examples for adding, updating or deleting a single list item from a sharepoint list object (ListItemCollection) Is it possible to combine ...
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CSOM and Managed Metadata Field

I'm trying to use the Client Side Object Model of SharePoint 2013 to read a managed meta data field but I get null results When I look in the Site Columns, there are 5 fields in the "GroupName" ...
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SharePoint Online CSOM create managed properties

I'm trying to find a way to deploy search managed properties via script to my Office 365 SharePoint tenant. Previously, for on-prem SharePoint I've achieved this using PowerShell - fairly straight ...
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SharePoint CSOM Unit Testing

I am currently using CSOM to upload/download files from SharePoint 2013 sites. I would like to know what would be the best way to unit test my operations. Is there a way I could create a fake ...
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CSOM list item manipulation

Short and sweet : I'm parsing an XML document and adding new job openings into a sharepoint list as well as deleting them if the job id's and deleting them if the particular job id is not present in ...
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Access Items in DocumentSet using JSOM

I'm attempting to access items in a DocumentSet using SharePoint 13's JSOM. I am able to access the generic list properties but I do not see how to access ContentType specific properties on the client ...
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SharePoint Online, javascript get user properties

I'm trying to get some user properties and alert them (I'm going to put them i labels later but just for now I'm using alert). I'm using a content editor with this code: ...
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CSOM vs REST in sharepoint 2013 in terms of performance

CSOM vs REST in sharepoint 2013 in terms of performance and why.I have been having this question for a long time and I have not got a clear picture on this.
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Script to update Sharepoint Online content type

I have a content type "TestContentType" with three columns: Document Type Category Sub-category This content type is used on 18 document libraries, in 3 site collections. The Category column ...
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CSOM OpenBinaryDirect generates 401 error on office 365

I have used same instance of ClientContext inside a RemoteEventReceiver (MinRer.svc.cs) in a provider hosted app to get RootWeb, SubWebs, ListItems and I have added ListItems to lists. It works like a ...
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Get the SUM of Items from Media library in all site collections in SP2010 using JavaScript

How to get the SUM of Item Count from "Media" library in all site collections(more than 100) in SP2010 using JavaScript(or any other way). I've more than 100 site collections and each site collection ...
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delete all files in sub folder CSOM

how to delete all files in subfolder in office 365 using CSOM C#. I have code like particular file only but I need delete all files at a time.
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SharePoint JavaScript Object Model Security and Permissions

I am writing an application whose logic executes in the browser using JSOM. The application might have permissions that exceed that of those who access the application. Let's say the application ...
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Is it possible to query the status of a service application using the client object model?

My goal is to query the statuses of services and service applications from a remote machine. I don't want to actually interact with the services, all I need is the "Started"/"Stopped" status you get ...
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js library for REST and JSOM SharePoint basic tasks

I am just sick of writing again and again the same piece of code to use jsom Async requests, especially when it's for a SP-hosted app which envokes spexecutor. I am sure each developer has his own ...
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Modify Global Navigation CSOM

Can I modify the Global Navigation by using CSOM against a publishing site in SharePoint Online. What I would like to achieve is to hide some of the navigation elements in the global top navigation.
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Query multiple lists in a provider hosted app

I'm currenlty working on a provider hosted app that is hosted in Azure. In this app I need information with multiple lists in multiple sites, which are all in the same sitecollection.I'm basically ...
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BCS Managed Client Code Get all method instances

When using the class Microsoft.BusinessData.MetadataModel.Entity entity; does anyone know how to get all the External Content type operation method instances so i can dynamically pass the value to ...
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CSOM Item Level Security “Cannot add a role assignment with empty role definition binding collection.”

I am trying to create an app that will set item level security for certain items in a library. However, I am getting the error mentioned above after these lines: item.RoleAssignments.Add( grp, ...
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How to validate if a SharePoint group already has permission on the site using Client Object Model?

I'd like to check if a certain group already has permission on the site using the client object model. I couldn't find any good example for that.
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Copy all items in a folder to another location

How do I copy all items from one folder(include sub folders and all files) to another folder or location? I have to copy all items to one folder another folder by using C#
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query.set_viewXml retrieving everything

I am writing code for client side object model, and I want to retrieve items with specific title, like this: var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = context.get_web(); var lists = ...
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how to get sub folder list and how verify the folder name exist or not using CSOM ,C#

i have to verify the subfolder names if not there in that list how to create dyanamically using CSOM and C#
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App prison break

Me an my colleges were discussing the possibility of breaking out of the sandbox that a SharePoint-hosted apps provide. As most of you know host webs in SharePoint 2013 are protected by deploying apps ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content Search vs. Javascript CSOM

I did what this page teaches: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-Querying-a629b53b It works, but the thing is that I used the same KQL query in a content search webpart and I have ...
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SharePoint 2013 BCS External Data Column

How do I return all entities without using entity.GetFilters() ? I have the following and I can only seem to produce a FilterCollection. I would much rather have just all the enities because i am ...
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How to copy the complete folder structure one location to another location include all files and sub folders

I have folder structure like in Shared documents/East using CSOM and C# Main Folder Folder1 Folder2 File1 File2 I have to copy all folders with files to Shared documents/West ....
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Change SiteLogo via csom in SharePoint 2013

Regarding to this Question link. How can i change the siteLogo to a new one? Is it even possible to do it from a ConsoleApplication via CSOM?
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Best method of downloading a folder of content from multiple versions of SharePoint from .NET

I need to implement some code which, given a specific site URL and folder, will download all files within that folder and any sub-folders. I know I can use the SharePoint Client SDK for that, but one ...
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CSOM move the files one folder another folder

I have to all files from one folder another folder using CSOM and C# Thanks for your replay Huge Wood my code is below var targetSite = new Uri("https://hello.com//teams/Worldwide_Site"); ...
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Proper way to check if Web.Title is available (CSOM)?

We can check if Web.Title is available this way: if (!_clientContext.Web.IsPropertyAvailable("Title")) { _clientContext.Load(_clientContext.Web, w => w.Title); _clientContext.ExecuteQuery() } ...
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401 when authenticating against Sharepoint Online

Good morning. Being very new to SharePoint, I've been trying to write a very basic app to create a new site inside my Sharepoint Online tenancy, but I can't seem to get it authenticated. I'm using the ...
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What is difference between executefunc and executeordelayuntilscriptloaded?

Execute func: SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', function () { console.log("Initiating SP.ClientContext") }); ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded: ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Content type. Populate secondary fields

I am trying to migrate data to a document library that contains a external content type using the SharePoint 2013 client object model. The external content type is pulling from a sql server 2012 ...
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CSOM in FarmSolution

I am having troubles to get it running and wanted to ask you if you know if it is possible to use CSOM in SP 2013 Farm Solutions? I constantly get an 401 unauthorized exception. Here is how I create ...
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Set 'url title' of a view

How to set the url title of a list view programmatically (preferrably CSOM/JSOM) so we could for example create a view whose View Name is "My View" and its web address ends with "/MyView.aspx"
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List version limits client-side

Versioning can be defined the same way in UI in SP2013 and O365: How can we programmatically set these limits in SP2013 without server-side code? Server-side we would have SPList.MajorVersionLimit ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Why does my console output contain html tags for some field values?

I created a custom list which contains different field values e.g. Text Choice Note Currency Peoplepicker Using the following code I print the field values to console: List mealList = ...
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Get Master Page Gallery via CSOM

How to get master page gallery via CSOM so that we would support language packs / we cannot use Lists.GetByTitle("Master Page Gallery"). So how to get list "_catalogs/masterpage"?
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How do I integration test an SharePoint Online App?

It is my understanding that if I want to do integration testing of Apps for SPO I first and foremost need a tenant to do the testing on. The problem is, how do I run the tests? Ideally I want to use a ...
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breakRoleInheritance and RemoveRole CSOM

I need to breakRoleInheritance on the items of a SharePoint2013 list. I need to remove all the current roles and add only the Owner and the Current user. How can I do it by client side? Thanks, Nk
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Get webpart's Zone Id via CSOM

How to get Web Part Zone Id via CSOM? WebPart has property ZoneIndex but no ZoneId while WebPartDefinition has method MoveWebPartTo(string zoneID, int zoneIndex) but lacks methods to retrieve the ...
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How to convert TimeZoneInformation into TimeZoneInfo

I need get TimeZoneInfo object that represent timezone on SharePoint Server. In client object model I found object Web.RegionalSettings.TimeZone (Class TimeZoneInformation). How I can convert ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM: Is it better to pass a Context object around or a Url?

In SharePoint 2013 CSOM is it better to pass a Context object around, or a Url to open a context? Which would be the best example: (Please consider there may be a lot of methods preforming tasks) ...
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Reindex search results (Content Search Web Part, 2013)

I will just leave this here, since it helped us a lot: We have a Content Search Web part with custom Display Templates with link to edit item. After user edit item, we want to refresh the search ...
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Checkout for another user using CSOM?

Can we checkout page to another user via CSOM? Or, first checkout the page and then change to whom it is checked out to?