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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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SharePoint document library Multi User field set only odd position users in case of Office documents

I am trying to set users in Multi-User field of document library documents by using CSOM. It works properly for normal documents(non-office docs) but for office documents it is setting only odd ...
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Determining Users on SharePoint website with API?

Was thinking about building an app part that enabled some level of in-app messaging to other users currently on the site (probably via use of websockets connections to each other). Is there any way ...
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Cannot update allowMembersEditMembership

I can't seem to update the setting on a group to allow members to edit members. This is my code: function setGroupsMembershipEditingMode(uri) { var context = new SP.ClientContext(appweburl); var ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Create list using C# CSOM in a subsite on Office SharePoint O365

We have a SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted App using C# CSOM that has been deployed to a Developer site under the root site. One of the requirements of our app is that it should be able to create lists ...
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Sharepoint JSOM: set_item() without update()

I'm using SharePoint Javascript Object Model (JSOM). Can someone explain to me what set_item() does and what update() does? Below is some code to illustrate. Boilerplate code to get the list items: ...
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how to change programatically a date in a form library item?

I'm trying to change a date field in a form included in a form library (from a .net desktop app with sharepoint client runtime) but when I change it and open the form it crashes and says that is an ...
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How do I create a page in a SharePoint host site from azure hosted app?

When I run the following code from azure with the app permissions 'Full Control' I can successfully create a page in the parent SharePoint(online) site. If I change the permissions to 'Manage' at site ...
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How to auto generate parent MMD columns based on child MMD columns?

This is the structure of one of my Term Sets. I have a Site Column called Record Type (Deeds, Agreements, Permits) I have a Site Column called Deed Type (D1, D2, D3) I have a Site Column called ...
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Invoke Asset Picker from JSOM

I have a custom page layout hosting Javascript. In it, I have a text field and a browse button that when clicked should open the SharePoint Asset Picker and subsequently populate the text field with ...
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Open Quick Launch link in new window (CSOM)

How to add a link opening in a new window/tab to the quick launch menu using CSOM? There is some discussion about the server-side here and here but they are dealing with the Properties collection of ...
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Querying 'Append Changed to Existing Text' from client script?

Is there a way, preferably via REST but JSOM would work, to query a SharePoint 2010 field to get all entries when 'Append Changes to Existing Text' on a multiple lines of text field is enabled?
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CSOM caml query list view lookup threshold

I have a list with about 15 managed metadata columns in it. Now I want to query that list using CSOM. I don't want to retrieve all the columns values so I limited the column values retrieved by using ...
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Remove document from in-place hold with CSOM?

Is there any way to remove a document from an in-place hold using SharePoint CSOM?
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Find Zone ID of list view webpart remotely

How to find the ZoneID of a list view webpart remotely? We can use any means to get the information; CSOM, JSON, web services or hacks. But we cannot use server-side code. We can know any information ...
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Check highest priority permission to access folder or file

if any folder or file has more than one permission(e.g. read and full control) for any user or group to access it if i check that permission in code how to check highest priority if folder or file has ...
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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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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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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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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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Content Search webpart with sort/query using CSOM

How can we add a Content By Search webpart using CSOM when we want to use a custom query (in SP2013)? Would there be an easy way? For example, could we just Import the web part Set ...
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How to set the _CheckinComment with CSOM

I'm looking for a way to set the _CheckinComment. If i try It like this: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File myUploadFile = myList.RootFolder.Files.Add(fileCreationInformation); ListItem ...
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Error Setting Ratings using SharePoint Client Object Model

We are attempting to use the example located on this: Site We are receiving the following error: "The assembly Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.Proxy, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, ...
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Jsom not working when user is reader

I am using following code to get terms from a termset in MMS. It is a office 365 solution and some of users is external users which have read permissions. The javascript doesn't work when user is ...
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Manage files with no checked in version - CAML query

I am using Office 365. We have a document library containing more than 12000+ documents, with a number of folders and subfolders. I need to find a way to get all document which have no checked in ...
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How can I get my CSOM code to authenticate using Windows Credentials when FBA is in use?

The title should really say it all: Web Application with both Windows (NTLM) and FBA CSOM and REST requests are both failing with 403 (Forbidden) ClientContext.AuthenticationMode set to "Default" ...
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Get the Hierarchical Structure of Taxonomy Terms (for all TermSets) using SP.Taxonomy.js

I am trying to get all the terms from the termsets within a term group, maintaining the hierarchy using SP.Taxonomy.js (SP2013). Unfortunately, there seems to be no REST support for taxonomy in SP ...
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Javascript in CEWP queries a list every time dropdown is changed on NewForm.aspx not working

I am trying to apply javascript in a CEWP to a NewForm.aspx page of a simple custom list. Basically, the idea is to auto-populate a text field on the new item form whenever a dropdown column's ...
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Default.aspx (Reference Error: AddItem is not defined)

So I'm trying to push through learning how to code in the SharePoint environment. I created a script in a text file that i'm calling through a content editor webpart. When I debug the page using ...
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Provisioning fields and content types through JSOM

Im trying to add a field to a content type through some code on Chris o' Briens blog here. I have modified the code slightly to add multiple fields to a content type. See below: function ...
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Add an app from the corporate catalog using client object model

I want to install an app that is in my corporate catalog using the client object model. I've found that I can install an app when I have the app locally. I'm then able to load it in as a stream and ...
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While creating folder in sharepoint using C# takes much time

Yesterday I have programmed to create folder in SharePoint 2010 using C#. It's fine that code create folder but the problem is that while creating a folder it takes 5-10 seconds. And i think it's too ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - get List IRM properties with client object model

This link here shows you how to get the IRM properties of a list with the sharepoint sdk: ...
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SP2010 JSOM: error when trying to get all users of specific group using javascript

having trouble getting users return from specified group using javascript per this on MSDN var siteUrl = '/sites/MySiteCollection '; function retrieveAllUsersInGroup() { var clientContext = new ...
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Update value of column in Form Library using CSOM

I want to update the value of a promoted field from infopath form by csom code. I have written the following code but it does not seem to work. Please guide to know what is incorrect. function ...
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How to get the distinct values from sharepoint list using GetListItem and bind to dropdown?

I am Passing the XML for getting List item and binding to dropdown. Here i have shown the code.. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ...
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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Calling multiple times SaveBinaryDirect result in Socket Exception

I've been using Client-Side Object Model in C# for Sharepoint2010 for a few weeks, and I've tried uploading files with File.SaveBinaryDirect and by adding the file to the list and then calling ...
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Change web theme via client object model?

SPWeb.ApplyTheme() doesn't seem to exist in the client object model. Is there an equivalent? By the way, this is for SP2010.
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How to create object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue

How can i instantiate object of type SP.ListItemFormUpdateValue and initialize it to a List field so i can read the field values on client side? If this is not posible, how can i read a value in a ...
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Will content type names change with locale? (Sharepoint 2010, client object model)

I'm making a content type/id hashmap. The relevant part of the code is something like this (js): contentMap[content.get_name()] = content.get_id().toString(); I'm worried that the name will change ...
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SharePoint-hosted app, with edit mode to update its own properties

I'm using the editMode parameter to detect and display a simple web part admin UI. When the admin clicks a particular button, I want to use CSOM to update the web part's properties for the page it is ...
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COM BCS model programmatic creation methods

Following the source code found here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/Creating-SharePoint-2010-ad694d17 I've managed to create the Create, Update and Delete method, but only the Delete ...
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SPFieldUrl does not work

I have an external list, items in that list have a field that contains an url. I want to show this url as a link in sharepoint form. I found this example and defined in my Creator and Updater methods ...
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Getting column information from a sharepoint 2010 list

I'm trying to figure out how i can get information about a column in a Sharepoint List, like what type of column it is (single line, number, date etc...) and whatever additional column info that ...
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How add personal list for all users

I want to integrate Sharepoint with my external system. Sharepoint should load tasks from my system and show them in the list on user personal page. Integration should be done using Sharepoint ...
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Upload a custom template using client object model

I am trying to upload a new custom template to the Template file repository using the Client object model. But I couldn't any provision to add a template as such. So is there any way to do it. Thanks ...
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How to Reconcile External Data and Multiple Values for a List Item?

I am currently developing a solution that requires me to integrate a SharePoint 2010 list (generic list type) with items from a SQL Server database. In addition to this hypothetical field being ...
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Validate list item with javascript API

I want to develop a custom datasheet view to edit a list. I add item through the javascript API. The problem is that the service doesn't control fields value. For example : - I add an item with a ...