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SharePoint Online - custom ribbon tab on all pages

Is there a way to make custom tab available on all pages of SharePoint Online website? For SharePoint Farm solution you can register a Delegate Control and activate it on a server side like this: ...
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Set value of summary links column using CSOM in SharePoint 2013

We are creating a custom page where we are providing user a control to add summary links. This is a provider hosted app page and we can't use the SharePoint controls there. So, we are giving the users ...
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CSOM retrieve List Item doesn't show some Lookup Key Value pairs

I try to load a ListItemCollection from my SiteCollection using CSOM C#. Therefore I use the following List rr = web.Lists.GetByTitle("MyTitle"); context.Load(rr); FieldCollection fcol = rr.Fields; ...
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Unable to get the list of all SP2010/SP2013 Work Flows (OOTB and SPD) which are associated with a List using CSOM

We came across an issue while pulling the workflow associations of lists, CSOM and Splist.WorkflowAssociations will not list the workflows created through SPD and attached to list. If anyone faced ...
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SharePoint 2013: JavaSript Object Model - Inserting 'Reusable Content' programmatically not working

Goal: I am trying to click a button on a page that sets the 'PublishingPageContent' field on another page with data from a 'Reusable Content' list item. Problem: Whenever I go to the updated page ...
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Creating fields InternalName or StaticName

I'm looking to copy fields and views from one site to another. I get the message that column does not exist and believe its down to when they are created. I'm using the below to create a field ...
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Why a pair of FieldRef must be specified for a Join?

I'm writing a small js library to abstract away the annoyance and complexity of creating a CAML query. In that regard, can you explain the significance of both FieldRef elements within a Join, when ...
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Creating/Updating Folder failing for asynchronous client calls on Update

I am using CSOM to create folders and upload files on a Sharepoint 2013 document Library. I am creating folders and subfolders inside them by calling the code below in a loop and trying to set their ...
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Try - Catch CSOM

I am trying to implement try - catch in CSOM - JavaScript, I have the following code: var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var exScope= new SP.ExceptionHandlingScope(ctx); ...
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Call Javascript Function After Saving Calendar Item

I am having a script as below:- function getColorValue(aId,atitle) { try{ var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext(); var oWebsite = clientContext.get_web(); var oList = ...
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How to execute a SQL Agent Job on a button click in a Web Part page of a SharePoint 2013 site?

I have a SharePoint 2013 on-premises site. The requirement is to add a button to one of the Webpart pages and on click of that button, a sequence of 3 consecutive SQL Server Agent jobs will be ...
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Update ID field with client object model

I'm trying to create items in a list and set the ID field programmatically (for use in a lookupfield in another list). This works serverside by setting the property ReadOnlyField of the field ID to ...
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_spFriendlyUrlPageContextInfo undefined despite using managed metadata navigation

I'm building a custom navigation solution using the JSOM in Sharepoint 2013. I need to get the navigation term corresponding to the current page and I found this question with a similar problem and ...
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CSOM object not initialized

I have code that gets group information from a SharePoint Online site using the CSOM API. I want to compare the id of a group with the ids of the associated groups of the web. When the code runs in ...
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List does not exist when trying to startworkflowonlistitem from CSOM

Using SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I believe this is an issue with permissions. When trying to start a workflow on a staging server, the following exception happens (as shown in ...
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Get all social tag terms for documents in a document library

For the project I'm on, we have a component for integration between Dynamics CRM and SharePoint 2013 that's been developed offshore, and I'm currently working on improving the performance of the ...
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Editting a Search Results Web part changing the result source CSOM

I am doing some CSOM powershell to edit a search results web part and change the result source. Don't really know where to start with this as I am new to the world of CSOM powershell. Any help would ...
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Get the last rated item in a SharePoint list

we have a SharePoint list with social rating feature enabled. On the homepage I want to display the "Latest Voted Item" of that list. Is it possible to get the last rated items in a SharePoint list ...
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How to create multiple fields using REST query

According to MSDN, we can create field like below.. $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web/lists(guid'da58632f-faf0-4a78-8219-99c307747741') /fields", type: "POST", data: "{ ...
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How to get Title Resource from a View with JSOM or REST?

I am able to get title/name resource from lists, content types and fields. However, I'm not able to get title resource from views. I'm not sure how well documented this is, but this is how I get ...
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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint2013 search exception using CSOM

I have created Bing result source and have attached to SharePoint search. When I go to the search site and perform search it's returning results, but when I tried to access the results using csom it's ...
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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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Client Object Model, wait for a list to load

I'm writing some javascript that modifies a SharePoint list, I've added it to the page using JSLink. Sometimes the script fails because the list appears not to have fully loaded. If I add an alert ...
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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 ...