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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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Site url exceeds maximum length of 256

I'm trying to create a team site and get the following error message Site url https://myurl/sites/mylongsitename exceeds maximum length of 256. The url itself is under the 256 limit, I've also ...
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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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Sharepoint List Item field returning null using JSOM

Im fetching a field with multiple lines of text using JSOM and it returns null. All other fields return the correct value but attempting to get this results in null. Is there a special way of ...
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Get project custom fields (Project Server)

I am trying to access, in a project detail page, the project context via Javascript to retrieve the data of the custom fields. But my problem is that, when I try to access all the data it only shows ...
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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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Is it possible to write a CAML query that will update or insert an entry based on its existence?

I'm working with Sharepoint using CSOM and Javascript. I need to cache usage statistics in a List with one entry per user, updating values in a user's list entry when they interact with the site in a ...
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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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SharePoint 2013: JavaScript Object Model - Caml Query where list item is selected

How could I use a caml query to only get the list items that are selected using the JavaScript Object Model? <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name= ??? /> <Value ...
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Get the title of the item in detailed view (JavaScript)

When I click on an item in a list I get to the detailed view. There I need the title of this item. I could find it in the title of the page (when you look on the tab of your browser) but I think it's ...
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Equivalent of SPRelativeDateTime.GetRelativeDateString in CSOM sharepoint 2013

What is the equvalent API for SPRelativeDateTime.GetRelativeDateString in sharepoint 2013 Client object model using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://your.site")) { using (SPWeb web = ...
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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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Project Server Get project field value using Javascript

I've been using javascript to access to libraries in a site, but now I want to get the value of a custom field in a project. I've been looking to do this but I've found nothing, clientcontext does ...
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SharePoint 2013: JavaScript Object Model - Create an enterprise wiki page

I have spent a couple of days trying to fix this problem. Goal: - Click a button on an existing page that creates an enterprise wiki page in the pages library and adopts the default custom layout. ...
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Enable item scheduling on a publishing library via SharePoint .NET client API

Does anybody know how to enable item scheduling on a publishing library via code (.NET Client API)? This can be done via the Settings UI for the library in Manage Item Scheduling. However, I can't ...
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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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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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SP2013: JavaScript Object Model - Setting the value of a list field

How do I set the value of a field in a list using the JavaScript object model? I am trying to click a button on an existing page that automatically creates a new wikipage (which I have done) and ...
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How can I increase the allowed execution time for a CSOM Client Context?

I am running SharePoint 2013 and have a Windows app that creates SharePoint sites with CSOM. I have used Powershell to adjust the ClientCallableSettings, lengthening the ExecutionTimeout to 3 ...
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Get a SharePoint ListItem ID from a List where the 'Title' field is a specific value in JavaScript

I am trying to extract the ListItem ID of a List which I am currently NOT in based on a field value in that List. I cant find anything that explains how to do this. So, to explain. I have a Custom ...
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get list item by id using COM sharepoint 2013

I need to get item from list sharepoint by Id I use this code and it give me all the items of the list : <script> function parseURLParams(url) { var queryStart = url.indexOf("?") + 1, ...
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RequestUsageExecutionTimeThreshold: what doing this property?

Undocumented property: SPClientCallableSettings.RequestUsageExecutionTimeThreshold
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SoapException: Possible SOAP version mismatch, accessing SSL enabled site

When I execute the following code: var context = new ClientContext("https://somehost/somesite"); FormsAuthenticationLoginInfo login = new FormsAuthenticationLoginInfo("jesuslogin", "mypassword"); ...
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How to upload display templates via CSOM - “Value does not fall within the expected range.”

I have the following code to upload display templates, but I have this error: [Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException] = {"Value does not fall within the expected range."} I suppose the error ...
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Creating form based authentication users using client object model

I need to create a considerable number of form based authentication users. I have an Excel spread sheet containing user names and email addresses. I have no permission to execute code directly on farm ...
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How to check whether item is being added or updated in PreSaveAction

I am using the PreSaveAction JavaScript function to handle list item add and edit operations. But depending upon whether the item is being added ( newform.aspx ) or being updated ( editform.aspx ) I ...
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WorkManagement API TypeError: this.get_context is not a function

I have one requirement to show the aggregated task list as a webpart in any page of SP 2013 on premise, where user will see the assigned task list directly without going onto my site. After some ...
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Update multiple User Profiles and their properties using CSOM

Is it possible to update multiple user profiles and their properties using CSOM. I have checked the code for SetSingleValueproperty() method, but can't use it for updating multiple properties for ...
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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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Office365 REST API bad request while saving data to List

In a SharePoint hosted App am trying to save data to my list in Office 365 using REST API below is the code. The problem with this code is it works fine for less values passed (eg: my in my item I ...
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CSOM Iterate all SiteCollection in an SPO Tenant

I am trying to iterate over all site collections in a SharePoint Online Tenant. I found this code on the web and adapted it to my needs: context = ...
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Reset sharepoint lookup with None option using jquery

How to reset the lookup value to None in Editform.aspx page using Jquery. I want to empty the lookup dropdown if text box does not have any value . Here is the code which i have tried.I was able to ...
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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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Paging in CSOM with sharePoint results

how do we implement paging for results after we get results in onSuccess function, I have like this: for(var i = 0; i <results.length; i++){ } But ...
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JSOM request limitations

I'm building a custom navigation for SP2013 that uses termstore to manage the menu items reasonably. This technet article covers basic termstore limitations, but it doesn't touch on the following ...
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Retrieve subsites from site collection sort last modified date using CSOM

I want to retrieve subsites from current site collection. And it should be order by last item modified date. I am able to retrieve subsites by following code : channel_context = ...
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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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Exception while retrieving all available Site-Columns Sharepoint Client Model [duplicate]

I'm trying to retrieve all available site-columns from my sharepoint site. This is what I do: ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteURL); clientContext.Credentials = ...
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Changing DocumentSet Name in RemoteEventReceiver ChangedItemProperties Collection

I have a RemoteEventReceiver listening on ItemUpdating (synchronous event). The EventReceiver is registered to a Document Set Library. Now I want to change some Properties during the event: ...
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How can I see the fields available for retrieval via get_item()?

I'm using Javascript CSOM to try and integrate a Discussion list into a site I'm working on. However, I can't figure out what Discussion item fields are available for me to access via get_item(). I ...
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Distinguishing between SharePoint Instances

I need to distinguish between unique SharePoint Instances in my provider-hosted App. I used to determine them on the Host-Url like that: initializeSharePoint(Request["SPHostUrl"]); // Interactions ...
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JSOM function not getting called

I have two functions in my js file. Each function is used to fetch data from list. The first function is called as: jQuery(document).ready(function () { SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', ...
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JSOM: Why web.lists.GetByTitle('myList') does not throw exception while web.Title throw exception

In JSOM, we can not access a property of an object before load and excecute. But I don't understand why code 1 works and code 2 doesn't: Code 1: Here I am accessing the List property of web var ...
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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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Forms Authentication in Sharepoint 2013, _vti_bin/authentication.asmx error

I'm getting this error when using CSOM in a FBA web application that is configured agains't a custom FBA provider. I'm getting this error when site is configured for Forms, if a disable forms with ...
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Requested value 'CheckBoxes' was not found

There's a weird thing happening with my Windows application. I have created a Sharepoint utility to automate the creation of content-types and site-columns. At a point where I try to get my available ...
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Create a site-column of type user, multichoice and multiuser using Sharepoint Client Object Model

I'm trying to create site-columns with following types: Text, Note, Number, Choice, User, MultiUser, MultiChoice I've implemented it for all the types except for User, MultiChoice and MultiUser. ...
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Validate unique value for the list item via JavaScript Object Model

Could you please help me with implementing following logic: I need to check new uploading document name with existing documents. If dublicate or simular document exists, it shoud show existing names ...
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How to specify InternalName for a list field in Sharepoint Client Object model

I'm trying to add a field to my current list. This is what I've achieved so far: Field description = list.Fields.AddFieldAsXml( @"<Field Type='Note' Name='DataType' ...
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Reliably get attachments for list item

I'm working with SP2010's SP.js and I need to get all the attachments of a list item. As it's SP2010, I don't have access to SP.ListItem's attachmentFiles property. :( The following code works for ...