API for interacting with SharePoint from .NET, Silverlight, and JavaScript.

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How to retrieve distinct values with JavaScript Client Object Model

How can you get distinct values from a SharePoint List column using JavaScript without a huge performance hit? A simple example would be appreciated :)
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How can I use the SharePoint Javascript Object Model from a plain HTML page?

I would like to use the SharePoint Javascript Object Model from a "plain" html page (ie, not an .aspx application page etc.) Is this even possible? If so, what scripts should I reference? I've added ...
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Fetch list of sites in site collection into jQuery

Is there a way to get the list of sites in the current site collection into jQuery as an array or other data structure? Thanks.
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SharePoint 2010 Javascript Client Object Model cross site collections?

I've read some unofficial things online that using the Javascript client object model to retrieve content from other site collections is not allowed due to prevent the equivalent of "cross site ...
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SharePoint 2013 Call the REST API from SharePoint hosted app

I've successfully deployed a SharePoint hosted app to office 365 and my local on premise installation. All the app aims to do is call the REST API for the user profile manager to get the profile ...
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How to access list in SharePoint Hosted App?

I want to create an Sharepoint hosted app but how to access list in these App ??
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SP.ClientContext is always “undefined” in JSLink functions

I'm trying to execute CSOM functions as part of a JSLink extension to override rendering of a Lookup Field. Problem is every time I try to access SP.ClientContext it returns as undefined I have ...
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How to add Client Web Parts (App Parts) to a page from JavaScript CSOM?

We're working on a custom way of adding and deleting Web Parts and App Parts to a page in SharePoint 2013. We have to use the new App way of developing and all code has to be using the JavaScript ...
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CSOM Get ListItem of Folder

In an application I'm working on, I'm interacting with SharePoint (2010) via the .NET Client-Side Object Model, and am trying to account for a large number of possible configurations of document ...
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moveTo and moving documents from one library to another

I have followed and successfully implemented the excellent article: SharePoint 2010 ECMAscript – Copy\Move files to another document library – Part 2 located at: ...
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Context Menus - Send To not working in IE9

I have a document center with a custom master page. The page is designed with IE9/HTML5/CSS3 in mind. In my other question, I worked out how to fix the IM Presence icons by fixing some core ...
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Create a new wiki page using the 2013 Client Library

I'm using the SharePoint 2013 Client Library and am trying to generate new wiki articles. I'm able to connect, retrieve the web, find the list, but I can't add items. I feel like I need to be using ...
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Change masterpage from Seattle to Oslo using CSOM, Sharepoint online

Using CSOM and c#, I would like to change the master-page from Seattle to Oslo. Can anybody help me?
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How to default a Person FormField in New Form Template?

Without using any addons, has anyone discovered a way to set a default value for a <SharePoint:FormField> where the field is a Person/Group? We'd like to default a field on our newform to the ...
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How to enable publishing feature using CSOM?

How to enable site collection publishing infrastructure and site publishing features using CSOM?
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How to read a column type SPUser, DateTime, Currency with EcmaScript?

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 with some columns. All are default types. So I have "Single line of text" "Multiple line of text" "Date and Time" "Choice" "Number" "Currency" "Person or Group" ...
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Attach a Javascript function to an OOTB ribbon button

I want to attach a custom javascript function to the out of the box "Download a copy" ribbon button. This is to provide analytics for file downloads done through the ribbon button. I tried this ...
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Most efficient way to get all sub sites under a site collection/sub site using JSOM?

For the question lets assume the following site hierarchy Root Site Sub Site 01 Sub Site 0101 Sub Site 0102 Sub Site 010201 Sub Site 02 Sub Site 03 Sub Site 0301 Now if I want to get all ...
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SP2010 Javascript REST API: updating list item using MERGE and POST

I am trying to use REST API approach in javascript to update a sharepoint list item where I have an id. So I use GET and POST to create records, but per MSDN article it looks like the way to do this ...
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Add List Item with managed metadata field through JSOM

I have a simple scenario, where I've a list with some custom content types. Among other fields, i have a managed metadata field. I want to add a new item in the list through JSOM and this is where I ...
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List of Sites and Subsites in the Given URL

How do I convert this into Client Object Model, please. I have no full SP installed on the Machine. I just need the list of sites and subsites in the Given URL.. public List<String> ...
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Error while pdating Master Page through JavaScript Client Object Model using SP 2013 App

I have created a Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 online. In this site I am trying to update Master Page through JavaScript Client Object Model. My JQuery scripts are able to change the Site Master ...
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The property or field has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been executed

I am getting this error and from what I understand this is when you try and access columns from the list item. I have tried various things including the line below: clientContext.Load(items, eachItem ...
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Get a value included from a lookup column using the JavaScript Client Object Model

Related: How to retrieve a ListItem using the Javascript Client Object Model? In my previous question I was able to successfully retrieve a basic value from a list item. My problem is that I am now ...
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no sorting with JavaScript Client Object Model?

I have the following JSOM code: var query = "<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Category'/><Value ...
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Get current web url in a SPRibbon Custom Action Command

I've a SPRibbon custom action with the purpose of open an custom app page in a modal dialog, but I'm getting troubles for getting the current web URL, as well, set a reference for a .js with the right ...
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Query SP2013 Managed metadata term store

I was wondering if it is possible to query the Term Store via the REST API or Javascript Client Object Model in SP2013. I can't quite seem to work out the naming scheme for the REST API to discover ...
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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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Creating variation labels using CSOM in sharepoint 2013

Can anyone tell me how to create variation labels using CSOM?
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How to find the current folder through JS COM?

Is there a way to get a reference to the current folder through the JS COM? It doesn't seem as though it can be done with SP.ListOperation. And by current folder, I mean the folder the user is ...
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View custom field property value using JavaScript

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Need to retrieve the Custom field property values using a JavaScript. [Trying to do this during item click in the SharePoint list item view. I call the JavaScript on the ...
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SP.UI.ModalDialog.RefreshPage from the dialog itself?

I have customized the display form on one of my list. On a webpart page, I have drop a view to this list. When I click on the title of my item, the custom disp form is shown as expected in a modal ...
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Get User via JavaScript Client Object Model

Is there a way to get user information via the JavaScript Client OM? Something similar to the clientContext.Web.EnsureUser(userName) method. I am aware that there is the SPService JQuery library, but ...
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People Picker control for Silverlight, or alternatives?

This is probably a longshot, but does anyone know of a way to resolve a name entered in a Silverlight textbox to a SharePoint User object in Silverlight, using the client object model? Ideally, I'd ...
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Reading web part properties using JavaScript Object Model in SharePoint 2013

I am using the below code to read the properties of a web-part using JSOM. While i can read the properties of the web-parts that are there on the current web part page, I would like to know of a way ...
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ExcuteQueryAsync functions inconvenient

Can any body explain this ? clientContext.executeQueryAsync( Function.createDelegate(this, this.onQuerySucceeded), Function.createDelegate(this, this.onQueryFailed)); it always output an Error in ...
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using CSOM to retrieve fields in a list in a view

I am trying to use the CSOM to retrieve all the displayed fields in a particular view. I require to know the field type and field internal name. I can not do: var list = ...
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How to open file in adobe reader using command line without checkout from Javascript?

I am working on print functionality. I am printing the PDF files (uploaded in SharePoint Library) using Adobe Reader command line from javascript. I am using ActiveX object to call the cmd. refer ...
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How to open a form in a modal dialog popup using C#

I have virtually no experience with web development but now I need to create a web part for SharePoint 2010 and I am stuck. The web part is supposed to find all content types derived from folder ...
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How to find relative URL of a document library using CSOM

To upload a file using File.SaveBinaryDirect you have to know the server relative URL of the document library you're working with. Example from MSDN :- ClientContext clientContext = new ...
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SharePoint 2013 APIs for anonymous and/or mobile access

In SharePoint 2013 (Preview), does any of the APIs (csom, REST, etc.) work with anonymous access? With mobile access? I haven't found any reference to this in the documentation. I did a quick test ...
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SharePoint Client Object Model Assembly Distribution

I would like to know if it is illegal (against MS licensing agreement) to: Copy the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime assemblies from a SPF 2010 server to TFS ...
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How to get web part id

This is a follow up question to the one i asked earlier : Reading web part properties using javascript object model In my earlier question I had been able to access the properties using jsom but i am ...
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Anonymous Acess in Client Model (Javascript in Office 365 in Master Page)

I have the following code function retrieveListItems() { var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var oList = ...
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Create external users using CSOM

Does anyone know if it's possible to invite external users with the client object model or is this only possible in the UI?
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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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Disable List Event Handler in the Client Object Model

I have a client windows application that is uploading many rows of data to a list. However, I don't want the event handler on the list to fire while rows are being added via the windows application. ...
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jquery and javascript : can i get the last ID from document library?

Is there a way to get the last ID from a Document Library with javascript/jquery?
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JavaScript SP.CamlQuery() return DateTime fields with offset (in my case +11 hours)

JavaScript SP.CamlQuery() return DateTime fields with offset (in my case +11 hours). In standart Display/Edit forms and views display correct DateTime. How to get correct DateTime via SP.CamlQuery()? ...
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CSOM Query on Hidden User Information List returning nothing

I'm trying to retrieve a user's profile picture from the hidden User Information List within Silverlight. I can't use the UserProfileService.asmx because I don't have the login name nor the GUID of ...