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

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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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Creating a view filter

I have a litle issue to create a view. Let me summarize the case. There is a list with all the daily tasks, assigned to someone. I would like to create a view that shows one the assigned task to ...
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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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Filtering a grouped list via the URL - Rows excluded from the filter showing if group contains filtered rows

I am attempting to filter a list that is grouped by a field using parameters in the URL. My url is ?FilterName=Status&FilterMultiValue=Approved;Review As far as I know, this should return the ...
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date filter of today in rest api

I have a caml query filter for one of my date-time field. <Leq> <FieldRef Name ='StartDate1' /> <Value Type ='DateTime'> <Today /> </Value> </Leq> Is ...
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“Save List as Template” losing Filter web parts but leaving false connections?

My InfoPath form web part remembers some false connections from the past, and cannot take any new connections after Save List as Template. What I did is this: Customize Form in browser (SP2013) ...
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[Today]-15 filter not working on external list

I have an external list which is getting data from SQL Server. The table structure is as follows: Name InsertDate Where InsertDate is the date when record was inserted. I am trying to show only ...
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Filter one list depending on selection in another list

let's say I have one list with my company's departments and one list with all employees. My list of employees has a lookup field to select the department. Now I want to have one page with a list of ...
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MOSS 2007 - Filter calendar to display currently running event

I want to create a view for a calendar. The view must display only currently running events. Right now, I can create a view that filter on for daily event : I currently filter events with Start Date ...
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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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jQuery autocomplete with TextFilter and click not keeping selected data

How can I add autocomplete to a textfilter webpart which keeps the mouse selected value as the textbox value? With the current code user start typing then autocomplete list brings up but once he/she ...
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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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How to retrieve User Information List data

I would like to filter a list based upon a user group that the user may belong to and a specific value found in the User Information List for that user. I tried doing this with CAML in SharePoint ...
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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 web part list from URL parameter

I want to have a site template, that has a central web part list on it (I managed to make this, using SharePoint Designer. Added a Data-View) which is filtered by some data from the URL, or from a ...
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SharePoint 2010, filter Document Set in URL

I'm trying to filter a document set in SharePoint 2010. For example, the URL to the main document library is #1) http://uat/sites/dps/doc/Forms/folders.aspx I would access a document set like this ...
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How can I filter a List View in a Web Part page using AJAX so the entire page doesn't reload/refresh?

I have a Web Part page with a list view. I know how to use filter webparts that connect to the list view to filter the list. But those all reload/refresh the entire page. I was wondering if there is ...
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How to create multiple operator options in one filter, and how to add “contain” filter in external content type?

I'm creating external content type from SQL server to business data list. I would like to create a read list operator based on search stored procedure. I noticed in creating filter table, there's no ...
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Filter by calculated column with rest api in Sharepoint 2013?

Apparently you can't filter by calculated column with Sharepoint 2013 rest api? The calculated column in question returns a string. ...
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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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Trying to open a SharePoint List item in Modal Dialog in Sharepoint 2013 Office 365 (online)

Sorry for the long post. This has been killing me. I had this script working perfectly fine in SharePoint 2010 (online) and basically i have a source custom list (list A) with a hyperlink column and a ...
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Filter a connected list- How to show all by default?

I have two lists embedded as individual webparts on my SP2010 page. The two lists are connected so that the first list can act as a filter for the second one- there is a column which is common between ...
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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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How to add a custom filter for a chart?

I have a list which contains multiple columns. I have inserted the chart web part and it's showing the graph based on the column list. Now I want to add a custom drop down filter which contains column ...
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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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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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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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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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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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Filtering REST call with lookup field

We have a column defined on a custom list that allows for multiple select of values from another custom list. The column on the list is call Panels. When I do a REST call against this list, I can ...
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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 ...