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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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.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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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 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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“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 ...