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

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How do I know if the page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript?

Is there a way to find out if a page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript? I know in on the server-side can be found using SPContext.Current.FormContext.FormMode but I can't find any means of doing it ...
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How do you get the current list item in JavaScript?

There's all kinds of ECMAScript class library examples around but all of the ones I find show how to retrieve all list items (through SP.ClientContent) but how do you get the current list item? I'm ...
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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle ...
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How to get a file using SharePoint Client Object Model with only an absolute url at hand?

We have a database with absolute (full) links to SharePoint files. If a user wants to download or get checkoutstatus information about the file, our program needs lookup that information in SharePoint....
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Get Site Collection full URL using javascript

I want to get the URL for my site collection. One way I thought I could do it was using the window.location in javascript and getting it that way. I know that you can use ECMA script and the client ...
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WebServices or Client object model?

I am writing a Silverlight control which will display the data from SharePoint list for use in SharePoint 2010 site. I am considering wheather to use Client Object Model or SharePoint web services ...
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How to get all items in a View using Client Object Model (JavaScript)

To get all the items in a List you use // Setup context & load web context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); web = context.get_web(); context.load(web); // Load task list this.List = web....
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM: Is it better to pass a Context object around or a Url?

In SharePoint 2013 CSOM is it better to pass a Context object around, or a Url to open a context? Which would be the best example: (Please consider there may be a lot of methods preforming tasks) 1)...
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Grab a specific property bag using ECMA script

I am trying to grab a key/value pair from a specific property bag but can't find any documentation or example code on how to grab a property bag. Currently I can only seem to grab allProperties. Here ...
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REST and CSOM much slower than List Web Service

lists.asmx = Web Service listdata.svc = REST API client.svc = CSOM Using JavaScript to query a list using the 3 available APIs, I'm finding lists.asmx responds much faster than listdata.svc or client....
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List API get all items limited to 100 rows

When doing a GET call to the List API from JavaScript: "/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('ListName')/items" the results returned are limited to 100 rows. Is there any way to return more rows in the result, ...
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How to Impersonate Users Via Client Object Model?

I want to insert new SP List items -- blog comments, to be exact -- on behalf of other users. Ideally, I'd just pass a SharepointID for the user, but that doesn't seem to be possible. I think that ...
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Client Object Model equivalent of SPUtility.SendEmail in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to send an email after an action occurs in Silverlight WebPart I am designing. Is there a built-in class in the Client Object Model that can handle this, or will I have to build a ...
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Check if user is in a specified group

I would like to check with JavaScript if the current logged user is in a specified and specific group (for example called "Admins Group"). How can I do? Thanks
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Get current user in Client Object Model with javascript?

var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ctx.get_web(); ctx.load(web); var user = web.get_currentUser(); alert(user); I used above code to get the current user using JavaScript, but I ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded not executing after page publish

In SharePoint 2013 I have a page that is using the Script Editor web part. In the script editor web part I have the following: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(startIt, "sp.js"); function startIt() { ...
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Cannot add custom web part to page using the JS OM

I'm trying to add a custom web part (that is one I have written myself) using the new Javascipt OM available with SharePoint 2010. My solution is also running within the Sandbox. I have it working ...
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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 do I determine a user's SharePoint group membership using the client object model?

I want to redirect users from a landing page to another page in SharePoint 2010, based on their group membership. I need to do this using JavaScript (ECMAScript) and not server side code.
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Client Object Model Equivalent of SPSiteDataQuery?

I'm looking for an equivalent to the SPSiteDataQuery functionality in the Client Object Model (COM). The CamlQuery can be used with an instance of List to execute SPQuery level of aggregation, but is ...
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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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How to access a custom field of a list using REST

I'm trying to get information from a list in a custom SPField called "My Field" with the internal name "MyField" using this JavaScript code: $.ajax({ url: "http://<URL>/_api/web/lists/...
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How to get a list of all Choice field options using Client Object Model

How would you get a list of all the possible choices from a choice field (e.g. Task list Priority or Status fields) using javascript client object model?
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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using ecmascript

I am stuck at a place where I have to update a list which has a Lookup column. For example I am using this code to update my normal list var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Opening and closing AssetPortalBrowser.aspx in SharePoint modal popup

I am trying to open the "OOB" AssetPortalBrowser.aspx from a page within a SharePoint native modal popup. My aim is to get the selected filename back to the script. So far I was able to open the ...
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Pass parameters in ExecuteOrDelayuntilScriptLoaded in Javascript client Object model

I have written a javascript client-object model code and I am calling it through the below line code from content editor webpart: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(getWebSiteData(sys), "sp.js");// ...
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Get Items Under Folder CAML

I am trying to retrive all items that are under a certin folder, in a document library. this is what i have so far List DocumentsList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list); CamlQuery camlQuery ...
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Creating Nested Folders via Client Object Model

I'm trying to create nested folders in my document library so it looks like this: http://site/PublicDocuments/Folder1/Folder2/Folder3/ The document library "Public Documents" exists but none of the ...
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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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Set request access email address through CSOM

In the server side object model it's possible to set the request access email address through the property SPWeb.RequestAccessEmail (MSDN). Since we are moving our SharePoint tenant to Office365 I'm ...
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Manage links for shared files

I want to create a link using SharePoint CSOM API so anonymous user can read/edit file. I found the following workaround to get it via adding role assignment: var newRoleAssignment = new ...
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How to get WebPart on current page by name/ID with javascript?

I have a page with some webparts on it, I want to get specific one (by name or ID) using client javascript. I try this code var ctx=SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ctx.get_web(); var site =...
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Passing args to QuickLinksDialog with JS

I have a small button on a site which when i press should start a QuickLinksDialog and fill in some of the fields there. Everything goes good and well except the fields (like: title and url) still ...
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How to Use ECMA CSOM to Set a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue

I have a JavaScript array containing the string representation of some usernames (domain\username format). Using the JavaScript CSOM, what is the best way to create a new item and add those usernames ...
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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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Retrieve site collection quota and used storage from REST or JSOM

Is there a way to retrieve the amount of storage used and the quota limit for the Site Collection using the JSOM client or the REST web services?
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SP JSOM: is there any way to get the group by name instead of getById(10)

is there a way I can use the below with something like getByName(thisGroup), instead of getById(10) in SP 2010 jsom: function setSomeUsers(dataObj, projGroup) { var clientContext = new SP....
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Working With Content Approval / Moderation In CSOM

The SharePoint Object Model provides a property of an SPListItem called SPListItem.ModerationInformation.Status to allow you to determine the current content approval / moderation status if a document ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Client Object Model file larger than 2 Mb exception

I am new to Sharepoint and Client Object model. I am stuck with a problem and not been able to fix the issue. I want to upload files more than 10 MB using Client Object Model in Sharepoint 2013. I get ...
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Client Object Model SystemUpdate

I need to have the SystemUpdate functionality from the Client Object Model. Is there any way I can do it since the ListItem.SystemUpdate() does not exist? Another solution would be to disable the ...
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How to add list web part to the SharePoint page using Managed Client Object Model?

I am trying to add new web part to the SharePoint page using Managed Client Object Model that will display a list. I can't seem to be able to figure out the code of the web part's XML that is ...
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Code editor (IDE) for CSOM developement - Sharepoint

I am searching for a code editor with which I can connect to SharePoint library, like I can open a complete library in the editor, edit, save changes, which will be reflected in the library. ...
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Get list item “Likes” using JSOM or REST API's?

How can you retrieve a list items "Likes" using the JSOM or REST API's? I know there is the following method: SP.Social.SocialFeedManager.getAllLikers(postId), but in testing I was not successful ...
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Javascript to display sharepoint list items on page load

With Client Object Model API and a bit of javascript, I want to retrieve the items of a sharepoint list and display them into the web page, when the web page loads. I've successfully implemented ...
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Cannot get field value of list item through JavaScript

I try to get the value of a list item (that is currently selected). I know that I must load it into the context but even with loading the field explicitly I get the following message. Microsoft ...
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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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Get list item url javascript object model

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been answered somewhere else (but can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the list item url using the javascript object model? I'm ...
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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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How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...