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

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Ways of implementing data range filtering on event list

I have to implement filtering of my event list on several columns like EventType, Organisator and so on. All the columns filtering work well using OOB filtering by pressing on the header of the ...
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Document Library Filter

This may seem like a simple question, but I have spent hours trying to get this function to work properly. I have two data columns in a document library with a view titled "today". The idea is as ...
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External Content Type grab last rows of SQL table instead of first

I'm working with a limit filter on an external content type that grabs the first 1000 rows of my table. Is it possible to instead grab the LAST 1000 rows?
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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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datasheet view showing duplicates only one time

Is there a way to show sort/filter a column, e.g. Assigned to to only show one time? For example John Doe John Doe Mark Miller James Bond Now I want to filter the datasheet view to only show: ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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How to get value of multiple list filter webparts

Related to the previous post about accessing a List Filter Web Part value How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript? How do I get access to the value of multiple list filter web part ...
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Filter Sharepoint 2010 List with Duplicate Items

I have a list that is being used for document control. The list contains multiple items with the same Title as well as other columns. It also contains a manual revision column I would like to display ...
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People column cannot be filtered by empty value

I have a list in which there is a people column. I used to be able to filter the list by empty values in the column, but that has abruptly stopped working. That is, normally, I should be able to ...
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Filtering a SQL table with Business Data Connectivity Service

I have a rather large table (over 2000 rows) that I need to pull into a SharePoint list. Business Data Connectivity Service has a pretty easy method to accomplish this yet their filtering is so ...
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PerformancePoint Filters do not work (Sharepoint List as data source)

Tabular data source filter problem in PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer Dear all, Your suggestion on the following problem resolution will be highly appreciated. SharePoint 2013, Analysis ...
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Unable to create valid SPDataSource Select Command

I am to use SharePoint Designer, no custom c# code. Currently using a SharePoint:SPDataSource on a DVWP to show a list. When the SelectCommand is blank it works fine but I will need to create dynamic ...
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Pass value via URL based on list filters

I have a list called "Stage", which has an Task list with a filter in the Displayform: If the user wants to add a new task to this specific item the newform for the Task appears. To be sure, the ...
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List Filter - Show “(Empty)” value, not working

So i have a List Filter web part connected to a list in a web part page. Show "(Empty)" value is checked, but when I select it in the filter it sometimes doesn't work, and the list stays filtered. ...
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Excluding specific files from Content Query

I have a content query web part that displays all the latest documents added to a site collection but there are one or two occasions where a file will be uploaded that the user doesn't want advertised ...
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Looking up a list 2007 Sharepoint

I am trying to devlop a search function on a list. It is a parts list that has the following headings:- Stock Number, Name, Colloquial How can i search in any of the fields by partial parts of a ...
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Multiple Filters - one filter based on textbox ID(working), and another filter for when entering the site(how?)

I have a site with a calendar and a normal document web part. Ive set a filter with a "control" parameter with a texbox id on both of them. So when I write something in the textbox, the web parts will ...
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Filter calendar based on userinput

Im very new to sharepoint and trying to learn, just so you know :)..Im using Foundation, so please try to give answers that applies to Foundation Alright so I made a calendar webpart. I can apply som ...
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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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Using CQWP to fetch workflow tasks from all sites

I am using CQWP to fetch workflow tasks from all sites in a site collection. I am trying to apply a filter where "Assigned To" is equal to "Approvers" but it is not working because "Approvers" is a ...
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Filter not working when I create custom view (screenshots attached)

I have a list named "Test". On this list I enabled approval workflow named "Test". If you take a look at screenshot below which shows "All Items" view you will see 3 items, 2 approved and 1 ...
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SPGridView Filtering for taxonomy columns

I am displaying some sharepoint 2013 list data in SPGridView and I am using SPDataSource for binding list data with grid. The problem is with managed metadata columns filtering. In filter of managed ...
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SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010 Query Tool

I'm attempting to build a tool that will utilize InfoPath 2010 to query a SharePoint 2010 List. The data is a State Information tool. The information per state is different per site (2 sites with an ...
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List filter error after migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010

I have this problem after the migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 : When i try to filter a list from any site there's an Internet Explorer Javascript Error "_layouts/filter.aspx" permission denied ...
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Filter SharePoint documents based on a Tag filter using the Client Object Model

I am successfully fetching SharePoint documents using a CAML query via the Client Object Model. I would now like to add list of tags as a filter to this query, so that only documents tagged with ...
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Filter by column WebPart in SharePoint 2013

I'm in need of a column filter web part in SharePoint 2013, more specifically said i need the web part to bring content of a list, library or calender based on a column in this list, library or ...
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How to connect two lists and produce customized reports

I have two lists. The first list, 'Suppliers', is a list of suppliers with the various contact information. The second is 'Ratings' this contains a lookup of the supplier name and various number ...
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Ribbon is disabled when I Filter an external list in SharePoint 2010

I created an external list in sharepoint 2010 (SP1) using SPD. The backend is sql server. The I added a wildcard filter on a column called Source_System (and a limit filter). The out of the box ...
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Filter Lookup from another lookup

I have a list of projects. Inside the project list you can select a Client. I have a list of Clients. I have another list, a list of Contacts, they have a lookup column called Client to specify from ...
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Filter one column with multiple value

Is it possible to filter one column with multiple values? It works in the Datasheet View but it doesen't work in the standard view. To add a new view with filtered values isn't an option.
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Unable to filter a list in a Datasheet view using URL

After doing some reaserch about the issue (mostly by reading Q/A here and over the net). I'm still having hard time filtering my Inventory list using URL. My goal is to get just one row from the ...
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Textual resolution of [Current User] and [Me]

In a list-view filter, I think I want to use either [Me] or [Current User]. I can't find a list of possible filter variables with their possible resolutions anywhere (Sharepoint Server 2010). What ...
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List filter “Show Filter Choices” causes unexpected request timed out exception

According to this article: http://sharepoint.nauplius.net/2010/09/sharepoint-list-filter-problems-or-show-filter-choices/ When a list has more than 500 items, the filters automatically switch to ...
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Filter large SharePoint 2010 list by lookup column

I have a list with 10,000 items. The list view threshold is 5,000. The list has an indexed lookup column. There is a view that should return about 400 items: My Column (indexed) is not equal to ...
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How I create a View for more lists?

It is my first question and I a noob in Sharepoint but I get a task to set a view for a list. I explain the idea. Our company has a teamsite where we can see who have task and who do this task. Now ...
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Programmatically updated SPList view filter is showing <!#Render Error--> in the view Moss 2007

Am appending a filter condition to a particular view alertview.Query = viewQuery.ToString(); alertview.ParentList.ParentWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; alertview.Update(); ...
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Store Query String for Filter WebPart in Session or like

With String accountName = this.Context.Request.QueryString["accountname"].ToString(); im getting the needed value for the filter webpart on my ListWebPart. If im paging my List, the url changes and i ...
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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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How to filter a paged and sorted external list

I have succesfully implented an external content type with a read list method, which can sort and page through the external data. The external content type has 4 filters (two limit and two wildcard) ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013, XSLT List View Options ribbon option is not showing

So I'm wondering if this is a bug or not. I have an ordinary Wiki Page, also tried making an Article Page. Once this page is made, I add an XsltListViewWebPart that points to a list, which is fine, ...
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Custom field values in filter picker

Is there any way to modify logic which SharePoint use to display filter values? When there is custom field which inherit from SPFieldText, the filter values are taken directly from fieldValue... ...
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How to filter(search) a list

I'm not sure if this can be achieved with Filter or need to create a search function. I have a list with about 500 items with potential to grow to several thousand. I want to give user ability to ...
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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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Filtering Multi-Selection Lists

I am having trouble filtering a multi-selection list, and I think the problem is with the reference to the current item. I need a way to reference the item that the filter is being checked against ...
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InfoPath current() Function in Multi-Lists

When you call current() from a multi-selection list, where does it resolve to? I ask because I need to use it in a complicated filter to control what values are present in the list. Has anyone used ...
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How do I set FilterOperator1 in the URL?

I know I can filter a SharePoint list by adding ?FilterField1=fieldname&FilterValue1=value to the URL. Microsoft's documentation also lists a property FilterOperator1 that you can use if you want ...
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SP2010: Filter list in a WebPart by Contains not Equals (adding a wildcard)

This question isn't new here, but after reviewing existing posts I still need your advice. If I need to "search" list data using a wildcard, I have to modify the XSL code. A step-by-step instruction ...
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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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Query string filter on an InfoPath lookup field

I am trying to use a query string filter to filter data on an InfoPath form using this guide. The column that I'm trying to filter is a lookup field and it is not available in the list of Consumer ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...