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Check if logged in user is member of AD group with ECMA script SharePoint 2013

There is active directory group added to SharePoint group. How would we can check that the logged in user is member of that active directory group using ECMA script?
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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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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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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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Update folder name using REST API

I am using REST to update folder name via sharepoint apps. My code as follows: executor = new SP.RequestExecutor(appweburl); executor.executeAsync({ url: appweburl + ...
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ssl certificate error when using Client object model

I wrote an app that gets information from some Sharepoint 2010 lists and displays it to the user. It works fine on my development machine.But when I copied the exe to another desktop machine i got the ...
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How to read terms under a particular termset

I have a termstore like below (sample one) i need to write a JSOM code to get sub terms under a particular term set As an example once i put My term set's uniquie ID i should reterive My term1,2,3 ...
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How to get only the first x items starting at position y from a list, using CAML query?

In sharepoint 2010 client object model in javascript, I want to create a caml query, that can download items from a list. I have this part working, but I want to download only x items, not the whole ...
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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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Cross-Domain Calls in SharePoint - Comparism

Basic Example mysite.mysharepoint.com has clientside code that wants to access a list on mysharepoint.com due to whatever reason. the Same-origin policy forbids this Possible Workarounds SSOM ...
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How to update Created By Author field in list SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client Object Model

Just wanting to know how to update a user field, like CreatedBy or Author based on a users name e.g. steven.martin? I seem to have it working fine, from a user id, but not from a user name. get user ...
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this.get_context is not a function when call getMyProperties

When I call the code below: script type="text/javascript" src="/_layouts/15/SP.js" /script script type="text/javascript" src="/_layouts/15/SP.UserProfiles.js" /script script type="text/javascript" ...
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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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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 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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Adding description to sharepoint link URL using the C# CSOM

I'm currently adding the URL except the description is an ugly link. I would like to add the description to the URL in a links list on sharepoint online. My current code to add a new item from an ...
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REST Adding New List Item

I am currently using office 365 and lots of REST queries to display data. However I am now creating my own forms using bootstrap and JQuery. However, how do I use REST to add the data to the list. ...
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Javascript : How to handle version conflict errors when using javascript COM?

so I use quite a bit of the javascript client object model for CRUD operations to lists from custom pages (inputs) and I have found that I get version conflict errors on saves from time to time....its ...
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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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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ...
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Hide document library using CSOM

I want to prevent users from accessing some document libraries. I have used the following code but it didn't work, Any solution? doclibraryinstanse.Hidden = true; doclibraryinstanse.Update(); ...
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Why does “sp.js” load only when I am editing a web part page?

I have created a page and would like to use some functions that require sp.js to be loaded, but it never seems to load unless I am editid the page (Site Actions -> Edit Page). Trying to find the ...
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Which web part properties can / cannot be edited using CSOM?

For a Content Editor Web Part for example it seems we can update Width but not Content: webPart.Properties["Width"] = "100px"; webPartDefinition.SaveWebPartChanges(); clientContext.ExecuteQuery(); // ...
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Get Parent term set id using JSOM

I want to get parent term set id in SharePoint online using term_parent.get_id(); in below code.I am getting all terms but unable to get parent term id.It is giving me error as Uncaught Error: ...
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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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Create list from custom template using csom, c#

I would like to create a list based on a template (.stp uploaded to the list template gallery), it almost works with this code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("<Your Site URL>"); ...
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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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Getting 'ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded' undefined error in aspx page

I created a test custom .aspx page in sharepoint 2010 and I want to get client object model (javascript) working on it, without loading the master page. However when I load the page, I get this ...
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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 access the documents in using javascript in SharePoint 2013 Preview?

I try to get familiar with with the Javascript API of SharePoint 2013 (Preview). Therefore I started a SharePoint-hosted app using VS2012. The default app works just great after deploying to my local ...
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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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Creating a view CSOM Powershell

How can I create a view in Powershell using CSOM This works in server side I am unsure how to do it in CSOM $viewQuery = '<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="IsActive" ...
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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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SaveBinaryDirect Throws Unauthorized When the Client Object Model Works fine

I have decided to use the SaveBinaryDirect Method to upload documents to the sharepoint site due to not having the request/file size limitations that the client object model has. The application does ...
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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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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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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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Creating custom content organizer rule using Client Object Model in Sharepoint 2013

Can we create custom content organizer rules using Client Object Model in SharePoint 2013? If no, then what way of doing it should be followed?
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Upload list item attachment using JSOM

I am trying to upload list item attachment using the below code. There is no error in the code and all the variables are present with proper values but in uploadFile method it goes to error handler ...
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PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb is not working in SharePoint 2013, CSOM

var pWeb = PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb(context, context.Web); context.Load(pWeb); if (pWeb != null) { <This condition is true for Team and Publishing Site ...
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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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Getting SharePoint feature properties programatically using CSOM in SharePoint Online

I am working on "Getting properties of SharePoint Feature using CSOM in SharePoint Online". Following is the code which I wrote : try { Password password = new Password(); ...
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Is it possible to refer to a field hidden in current view from JSLink attached to current view?

I have the following JavaScript code attached to List's JSLink property: (function () { var coloringFieldContext = {}; coloringFieldContext.Templates = {}; ...
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Get List Item details from the changelog in PowerShell

I am trying to manage a changelog in a Sharepoint Online custom task list with Powershell and CSOM. I can get changes in a list from the below code and retrieve details like Update type and Update ...
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SP2010: Client object model: add new wikipage to document library

Is it possible to create a new wiki page using the client object model and give it some content ("<h1>Welcome to the SharePoint!</h1>")? I'm using VB.Net
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SharePoint 2013 getting all webs in a given site collection including root web using JSOM

Using JSOM I am trying to get the collection of all the webs(sub-sites) including the root web of a given site collection and display there title. Below is the code snippet. But it throws error ...