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

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Paging and sorting with BCS

I going to use the new exciting External Content Type feature to display a list of data from an external LOB system. The list is potentially long, so paging with filtering at the LOB system side is ...
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How to make a filtered lookup field

I have a list of departments. This list will change over time adding new departments and "deactivating" others (because of structural changes). I would like to use this list as a look-up for other ...
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How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript?

I use the SharePoint List Filter web part on a page to control several Data View Web Parts. How do I read the current value of the List Filter in Javascript?
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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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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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Filter People and Group column using [Me]

Our list has a people and group column (called Users) which we want to filter using [Me]. It works when the field only contains individual users, but when the field contains a group (either SP group ...
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Querying a simple list with a 'User' column, using CAML

I'm having some trouble getting a CAML Query working against a very simple list. My custom list has the fields: Person : User Date : Date Amount : Lookup My query looks like this: <Query> ...
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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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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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Why are documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied?

I added a custom column called Project (string) to a Document List. I then set different views in different pages to filter on that column. The problem is that, when applying the filter, documents ...
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What is this URL list filter parameter?

I have a I am trying to build but I need to know what to populate in one of the parameters... For Example... ...
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Dynamically setting Default Value in ParameterBinding through Javascript

To make a long story short (too late), we have a dropdownlist that is populated through a list of items. We want to use this dropdownlist to filter the list in a data view web part. This works ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = ...
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How can create a view to filter the a list based on the current login user

How to create a view based on the current user is in a Person or Group field , this Person or Group field can contain multiple user but not SharePoint Group ,I try to use the contains to filter the ...
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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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When creating a 'Current User' filter view, “The connection type ”send filter values to“ is not compatible with any other web parts on this page”

I have a custom list, which contains information about Active Directory users such as Description, Use Name, Group Owner, etc... I need to make it so that the only items seen by any user logged in, ...
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Imported Excel Spreadsheet not Filtering Column

I am uploading an excel template to the SharePoint site. I have 8 different metrics and want to add a filter to a specific column.SharePoint automatically adds the filter option to certain columns, ...
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Dynamically filter items in calendar [duplicate]

I've got a list used to hold items for appointments. It looks like this: The column I'm mainly interested in is the location. It doesn't have a fixed set of possible values. When showing the same ...
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Wrong date representation on Russian site while filtering by date range using Date Filter Web Part (?)

I want to create date range filtering on my event list. For that I use the following article: List filtering by date range. I was able to follow all the article and connected Date Filter Web Part with ...
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How can I add button to ribbon that visible only for specific content type?

I have document library and i want to add button that will be visible only for my content type: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Filter webpart on the Search Page

Basically, I am Sharepoint administrator and my bad time have to create/introduce a Filter webpart on the search page Expectations are I have a custom List with 10+ columns (like CustomerID, ...
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Dataview, filter to see “All items”

I have two dataviews in a page layout. The first one display all the categories of items, and then second one displays the items based on the selected category. It work find with filters and Query ...