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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Show folders in document library that have a filter view

I am using SharePoint 2010 I have a document library with a view that Filter items only when a particular Column is true. The problem now is that when I have a filter in my view the folders in my ...
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Only show Sorting option not filtering opetion in contex menu of header in ListViewByQuery

I have creatd ListViewByQuery control through coding and added the control through RencerControl Event. I am filtering the list in code. so filtered result is shown. I want to hide filter context ...
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How can I filter a view using a blank multi-line field?

I have a multi-line text field and need to be able to show a view with only items where that field is blank (or functionally blank to a human looking at it). I've tried: field contains "" field ...
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Can I Filter a List/Data View using Contains instead of equals in SP2010?

I have a page where I am using a Text Filter to filter a long (15K) list of clients in a Business Data List web part. The filter works fine for All and for an entered name, so long as the full name is ...
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Sharepoint 2010, Document Library, Key Filter - “Modified” field filtering is out by one day

We have a Sharepoint 2010 farm across 4 servers and added "modfied" as a Key Filter for metadata navigation. When I select to filter on a specific day I enter a date the filtered results are out by ...
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Library view with subtree taxonomy filter

Let's say I have a following taxonomy tree: World |--Germany |    |-Frankfurt |    |-Berlin |--France      |-Paris ...
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List View Filtering on Managed Metadata Fields issue

Our client asked us to change list view filtering to not show all terms from taxonomy in managed metadata, but only those from documents in library. Currently we have two columns: We have a managed ...
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Use Term Store as a Filter Webpart

I have a couple of libraries that share a term store field for Clients. I put two list views on a page and planned on using the term store navigator to filter the lists, but couldn't find it in the ...
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List Filter Webpart not loading default value from custom filter provider

I have a request from a client to filter the data in a list view webpart based off of some user controlled custom settings for our sharepoint applilcation. These user settings are stored in a ...
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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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How to limit a Data View Web Part to 1 Item Per (Most Recent)?

I have a DVWP that I need to set up a complex filter on. It WAS all set - grouped by category field, sorted by item title, then filtered on 2 other fields (year & quarter). Then I was given ...
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Consumer+provider web part connections: output is asked before input

I created a simple web part that has both a consumer and a provider connection. The provided output depends on the consumed input (so this is a sort of pipeline approach). I managed to implement the ...
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Filtering a list with date ranges - xslt / advanced expressions on list filters possible?

I've got a Sharepoint 2010 list that I'd like to filter with date-ranges. I'm doing something like if END_DATE > [NOW - 1Week] and END_DATE < [NOW + 1Week] or PLAN_END > [NOW -1Week] and ...
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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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Creating a view in SharePoint 2010

I have a ticketlist which has ticket_id for 2 different locations, tickd1,tickd2,tickd3,tickd4 for Dallas ticka1,ticka2,ticka3,ticka4 for Atlanta Now I am trying to create 2 views, one for ...
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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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Creating a custom Filter Webpart in SandBox? How-To?

Since a little while now I've been trying to create a custom filter webpart in Sandbox. So far, it seems that all the usual ways to create a custom filter webpart programatically ina farm solution are ...
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Filter Webpart to match any column

I have a list of products with hundreds of entries. Each product has contact details with it as well as company information etc. I would like to be able to run a search on this list and return ...
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Use one filter for multiple sharepoint lists

Can I define one list filter, and connect it to two lists on one web part page? I have two seperate lists on a page, both containing the 'author' column. Now, I want to add a filter to de page, so you ...
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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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Is it possible to filter a BCS list using a site's name?

I'm running SharePoint Foundation and copying a site template per project. I would like to filter the BCS list in my template using the site name. Is there a possible method?
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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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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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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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How can I filter a SharePoint list based on a date column?

I have a column with "start date". I also have a column called "expire date". How can I make a filtered list so that it only shows items where the "start date" is equal or greater and equal or ...
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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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Filter items with groups per user

I have a list of items where a field is a group of users. Is it possible to filter the list to that the person viewing the page will only see the items where he is a member of the users listed in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to filter the timeline

I was just wondering if there is a way to filter the timeline web part, so that it does not show completed tasks for instance? I have tried adding a filter to the task list that the timeline belongs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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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.