A filter in SharePoint usually refers to a mechanism that limits the items displayed by the criteria provided.

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How do I show a view of documents for the current user's department?

My first sharepoint task ever is to create a demo document management site, i need to define a way of departmentalising documents added to the store, then when a user logs in they only see documents ...
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How to filter a list on SharePoint

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I have defined a custom ...
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How does SharePoint handle AND / OR view filtering?

Premise: For the example let's suppose I want to create a view that displays Pending items but filters out the Rejected. Since there are multiple approvers, both Col A and B must be used. When ...
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how to add a view filter to check if the login user is inside a group,same as for [Me]

I have added the following filter inside a view:- Which will filter if the “Assigned To” field equals the logn user. But now if the “assigned to” field contain a group which I belong to, then the ...
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Filtering datasheet view in Sharepoint 2010

I want to create a filter on Multiline Text Column inside a Datasheet View by means of out of the box features. Is it possible to provision such a feature so that when I click on the dropdown on such ...
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Single Quote Issue While Filtering Records In SpGridview

In SpGridview single quote is breaking the filter expression as we are having filter format as "{1} like '{0}'",any idea how we can handle this situation.
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Disable filtering option on the list after the webpart page has loaded loaded completly

I am filtering a list by passing query string to a custom list http://TestSite/TestSubsite/Lists/TestList/allitems.aspx?FilterField1=FirstName &FilterValue1=Apelles This does the job of ...
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Pass list item metadata to filter for document library

looking for a way to filter a document library based on metadata from an item in a different library. For example I would have two web parts on a page , selecting on in item in library one would ...
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Web part filtering

For our web site we would like to be able to have a combo box which the end user selects a “Province/State” from the drop down menu. Depending on which “Province/State” he selects, some web parts will ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Meta data navigation filter on custom page?

I have a public facing website were i want our customers to be able to browse all our support documents using the Meta data navigation filter, but i dont want them to access the real document page. Is ...
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Modify XsltListViewWebPart XmlDefinition property not works as expected, filtering

I have got list with subfolders. I would like filter list items in current subfolder using additional caml query. I would like to add filtering functionality by modifing caml query. I try to update ...
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Filtering LookupMulti by FilterMultiValue SP2010

I can't filter LookupMulti's column using FilterMultiValue. My Url contain this fragment FilterName=Tags&FilterMultiValue=Flower;Sword Three is nothing, apart correlation ID. I found in ...
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Custom filter provider web part and multiple values

I'm trying to build a custom filter provider that can detect the user language (the language selected in SharePoint by the user) and provide it as a filter. As a language can be represented in many ...
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Filter current user by two values

Is there any way to set the filter for a web part to be seen by two people? for example, in my infopath form, i have a traveler from the active directory, and the creator of the form, who are not ...
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DVWP ASP.NET Filter for all pages

I have created a drop down along with DVWP as described in http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointcustomization/thread/949d4443-58a4-464b-9603-e4c280740650. However I see one ...
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SP2010: Strange Content Query Web Part Behavior - Inconsistent results between users

I'm experiencing some very strange behavior with a content query web part. The web part uses no customised XSL, and is a simple query of "All sites in this site collection, from a Document Library, ...
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Filter an External List on a datetime Field

So I have an external list in SharePoint 2010 that connects to a SQL database and pulls the data successfully. I also have 2 filters defined along with a limiting (TOP) filter. The first filter is ...
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Filtering a XsltListViewWebPart that has "Send Row of Data To“ connection doesn’t work?

Filtering of a XsltListViewWebPart is absolutely no problem when you change the webPart.XmlDefinition property like this: var xml = new XmlDocument(); ...
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Business Data Connector List Column not working BDC XML Definition

I have a BDC connected to a SQL Table with 2500 Rows. I'm able to add a Business Data List WP to a page and point it to the BDC source and it look fine except for limited number of Rows. However, if I ...
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Seemingly random (non-alphabetical) ordering showing up in List column filter options?

I am using SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) and I have stumbled across a rather odd issue. I have a list that has a Lookup column to another list, which works fine. However, when viewing the list and trying to ...
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Create a web part to display filtered list item

I've got a Contact list with info about departments in our organization. The list is at the department level, not person level. It has the following columns: Department Title ["Contact Helpdesk:", ...
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Filtering List using CAML query and Binding it to dropdown in C#

I have the following code which retrieves all items from list "Employee Info" and bind it to Dropdown list EmployeeDD. if (!Page.IsPostBack) { DataSet ds = new ...
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How to write a caml query that filters by .pdf or folders?

How can I write a CAML query (for javascript ecma) that filters by only pdf documents or folders in sharepoint 2010? (this is for document libraries) Thanks.
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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Multiple filters on view not working

I have a list on which I am applying the following filter (on a view) but it is not working. if((workflow == 16 && status == published) || (workflow == 2 && status == expired)) ...
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Can I enter a value string as one condition of a view's filter?

For example, could I, in one rule, filter a view based on "Show the items when column x contains a, b, or c?
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Filtering data programmatically on SPView

I would like to know how can I filter information in SharePoint list (Library of documents) programmatically. I have tried 2 ways but they don't solve my problem: Using the string ...
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Filtering Lists with A and ( B or C)

Filter = A and ( B or C ) For a sharepoint list, how does one get the above behavior? For example, the default behavior would be Filter = A and B or C Specifically, the desiresed filter is ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Add filter to a list with PowerShell

How it is possible to add a filter to a list with PowerShell? (I want to add a filter to multiple lists) Is there any tutorial, articel or example?
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Filter List By User Group

I am running Sharepoint Foundation on Windows 7. I am trying to filter a list based upon the user group a person may belong to. If the current user is member of the Division Managers group, then the ...
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Retrieving files from a document library using REST with a filter on a field

I have a standard document library with one added field StudyId (string). I can't figure out how to retrieve files using a filter on that field. I retrieve files as following: ...
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Getting document name using REST (not title) while filtering document library

I am trying to filter through a list and return metadata of the documents in that filter. How do I return the name of a document from a document library using REST while being able to filter the ...
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“Show filter choices” link instead of actual values in a list column filter

I have created an standard list with a few simple text columns. Why can I not see the normal filter values of all columns? Instead it shows a new "Show Filter choices" link (pic 1) which when ...
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Wiki search options

For example I have 2 wiki pages. First page includes such keywords as AD.180, AD.159, AD.200, second page includes keywords AD.300, AD.180, AD.159. If I search for AD.300 it displays me all pages ...
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Multiple filters with query string

Imagine this situation: a SharePoint 2010 teamsite 2 lists 1 query string filter webpart to connected to the first list the 1st list is connected to the 2nd to filter the 2nd When I click an item ...
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XSLT filter for Yes/No Column/Field in SharePoint Custom List for SharePoint Designer DataView WebPart

I'm trying this with no luck: [@ActiveStatus='Yes'] also tried 1, '1', 'True' .. get no rows back.. If I remove the filter I get back all rows. full line in code view looks like this: ...
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Autocomplete filter using Sharepoint PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer

I am using Sharepoint 2010 with PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer. I am creating a dashboard that has a filter at the top of the page. The filter contains a very long list of items and I was wonder ...
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What is correct syntax for filtering a list on field values?

Salvete! I want to filter a list like this. Now, [othercolumn] is supposed to be the value of the field in the X-Field column. I want to see if the X-field column contains the text given in the ...
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Custom Search Page Filter Results

I have created a custom search page with a core search web part. It builds a query string in URL to populate the search results. k=[keyword] is the first, then to narrow the search to specific ...
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How to filter column in chart web part?

I have a list with 3 columns, Month, volvo, benz. I have created a chart which contains 2 series, volvo and benz. It shows 2 series based on month, for example for jan, it shows value volvo & benz ...
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Filter Multiple connections List (no-code solution)

I have a mission to create a filter for any field of my list, there are many. The connection is just made in the first filter, I cannot connect more than once... I've searched for code which would ...
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How to format the spgridview filter data?

I have a SPGridView where I am binding a calculation field. I am dynamically binding data to sp grid view in a web part. The filter value is displaying like String;#filterexp1, String;#filterexp3, ...
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Filter by metadata through connection to another item

I was wondering if it is possible to filter a list item based on metadata values from another list item. I tested it locally but it didn't seem to work althougth another post here said it should work ...
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Best approach to implementing a forced filter on a site?

I'm relatively new to SharePoint development so please excuse the question if it is an obvious one. Environment I have a site hierarchy that looks like this Client Dashboard Client sites (one or ...
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Filtering for recurring events happening [Today]

Is this possible? Ryan Wheeler says its not here. Tim says it is if your view is of type "Standard View, with expanded recurring events" here. I haven't been able to get Tim's suggestion to work. ...
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Sharepoint View Filter (how to check for nulls in Scheduling Start/End Date)

I am trying to use the built in sharepoint U.I to setup a filter for Scheduling Start Date & Scheduling End Date. However I noticed that if you setup something with a "Scheduling Start Date" as ...
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Multiple filters in ECT External Item Picker in SharePoint 2010 BCS?

I am using SharePoint 2010 BCS to connect to a SQL Server database table and created an External Content Type (ECT). In this ECT you can specify a filter and I have done that, and I mapped the ECT to ...
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How do I use a javascript variable in the Filter Criteria for a DVWP?

I am converting some numbers using Javascript and need to filter a list using these conversions. I cannot do the conversions within SharePoint itself, so I had to use Designer and some Javascript. I ...