A globally unique identifier (GUID) is a unique reference number used as an identifier in SharePoint.

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GUID of SharePoint Objects

Is GUID of SharePoint Objects globally unique? Or is there any case where it could be duplicated?
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Which ID to use store the entity locally

I am building an app where I need to store the Sharepoint Entities locally. Which of the following Ids is best suited for such scenarios? GUID. Unique Id. Id.
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Detect Content Type by Name JS

I have some javascript running behind my NewForm.aspx. I would like to modify a Choice field based on the Content Type being used. I can determine the Content Type by checking the parameter: ...
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How can I link to the Upload Document page without using the GUID of the document library?

Currently I'm showing the Upload Document screen in a modal so my users can upload a document to a Document Library. The URL I'm calling to display that modal is this: ...
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Migrating from SP2010 to SP O365 has lost document library and list IDs. (GUIDs)

I have some code the uses the ID of an item in a list or document library to work fully. Now that our site has been migrated from SP2010 to SP in O365 the documents and list entries being returned do ...
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Web Part specific DOM Manipulation. Two identical Script Editor Web Part Code blocks

We have a script editor web part with javascript that references some jquery libraries. The code creates web part properties and hides DIV tag in the web part based on some conditions. It works ...
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URL to list with view passed on as GUID

Is there a possibility to create a URL to a list/library with a certain view but not using on the .aspx in the URL but the GUID of that view? So not: ...
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Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId

On a site collection of SP2013 on-premise farm, I found there are many similar log occur every minute. The logs are like: Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId '', ...
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Error while setting Variable of type String with value of GUID

Using SharePoint Designer 2010 I've made a workflow that contains of a couple of steps: First I'm setting a variable called GUID (type String) to the value of a List item from List1. Secondly, I'm ...
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“List not found” error when deploying WSP to host-named site collection

We have prepared a SharePoint site collection with a site and a sub-site which we have saved as two WSP template files, including content. These deploy fine to our Staging server when we put them ...
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Get Library and Folder from document guid (C#)

Information given I am using version 16.0.0.0 of the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client library. There are several different document libraries in the SharePoint site. In code, we are given a list of ...
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How do I show a single event on a page?

I want to display a calendar list entry on a page. I know the GUID of the entry, but I'm not sure which webpart to use. Basically I want to display the title, location, start time etc on a webpage. ...
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Get selected item ID to display in customized DispForm javascript

I'm using SharePoint Online and have a SharePoint-hosted app. I have a page with a question form that send data in to SharePoint. I show my question form in my DispForm for my list (I added my app as ...
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Is there a way to get all file URLs for a library with a single REST request?

I have a bunch of images in a library that I need to get URLs for each item. I can get the GUIDs with this: /sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Rotating%20Banner')/items Is there a way to ...
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GUID field from data base table in external list

I created an external list based on table from data base. But one field in my table has type "uniqueidentifier" for GUID values and does not display in external list. Is there any way to solve this ...
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CAML query managed metadata field using the TermGuid

I have a dropdownlist which I populate with the names and IDs of a bunch of terms from my term store. When I then select a term in the dropdownlist an autopostback happens. When this postback happens ...
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Initialize a Guid variable

I have to write event receivers for SharePoint lists (SharePoint 2013). For logging purposes, I am declaring my Guid variable (corresponding to a Project) globally and then assigning a value to it ...
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Find field in site collection based on GUID

Looking for a way to locate a field by it's GUID in my site collection...any one know a way to do this in powershell and dump out where the field is being used?
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Is there a way to start a SharePoint workflow from VBA code?

I created a tool in Excel VBA that generates a custom report from the data I pulled from a SharePoint list via Excel VBA code. What I want to do is change/update the "Status" field for items within ...
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MySites URL - use another query paramater other than accountname? GUID? | SP 2013

Is it possible to use a different query parameter other than accountname for Mysites? For example, can we use the GUID to link a person to the person.aspx page? The problem is that because the ...
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TermSet 'ID' is a ReadOnly property

I'm trying to set a TermSet.ID in Term Store, but fail since this is a read-only property. Is there any way to override the ReadOnly setting? if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" ...
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Display GUID column of document in the XML Api request

Before I start, let me just say that I have no experience with Sharepoint. Because of this I do not have the necessary knowledge of the different terminology, so bare with me. That said, I'm currently ...
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Getting ClientContext by guid

If I understand correctly , each SP site has it's own 128 bit generated unique id. Is it possible, in CSOM, to do something like: ClientContext context = new ClientContext('128-bit-generated-id'); ...
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Creating a feature however manifest does not contain GUID ID

Currently I am creating four custom features within a visual studio sharepoint 2010 project. Within the manifest there is no ID generated once the feature has been created for two of the features. All ...
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Best way to copy site collections

I am looking in to copying a whole SP 2013 collection to a new one. (target URL could be in the same server or farm, though unlikely) I want to mention that, this is meant to be a 'copy machine' to ...
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Autoincrement a field based on ID

So I'm trying to autoincrement a field on a list item. First i tried using a calculated value field "=[ID]" which works the first time, but after saving a new item to the list the "[]" are gone and, ...
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Get the List id (Guid) for a list by name in SP 2010 Programatically

If I pass in the name of a list is it possible to get the GUID id of that list and return it? I know you can get it on creation of the list, but I am assuming the list is already created. Assuming i ...
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{ListId} token is not replaced by the Id of the List

I'm extremly new with Sharepoint 2010. In my masterpage, I display a list of news. I'd like to create a permanant "Add news" at the bottom of the list (programmatically) but I can't find the ListId. ...
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Powershell to List GUIDs of Lists and Libraries but how to seperate

Working on a script that will dump out all of the lists and libraries in a site, I found the script on Mike Smith's Blog: ...
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How to programmatically get Feature ID?

In order to programmatically activate a feature, you need its Feature ID (some type of GUID) that is set in the .feature file. Is there a pretty way of retrieving this value programmatically, so that ...
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Are ID of default fields same for SharePoint installed on different machines?

Are ID of default fields (or SharePoint components) in 14 hive same for SharePoint installed on different machines ?
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New-SPContentDatabase creates database with guid instead of name

I am quite new to Sharepoint and I have a question that has been bugging me for a few days now. I have a powershell script that is setting up some site collections in a Sharepoint webapplication I ...
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GUIDs vs OBJECTID

I am devising a program that consumes the Sharepoint 2010 SOAP web services. One of the methods uses the Web Search service Query method that retrieves a bunch of results, of which neither are GUIDs. ...
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FullTextSQLQuery with a Taxonomy GUID in Where Clause

I've created a few documents and tagged them with various Taxonomy Terms from a Term Set. The terms I have chosen are children of other Terms. I've executed a crawled and created a Managed Property ...
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how to get guid in list definition

I have noticed that many examples of internet which show creating the list definition have a GUID in the id of the field. How is this ID got? e.x. Where is this GUID got from?
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Managed metadata column values show GUID in search results

My problem is the same as the one described here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/hu-HU/sharepoint2010general/thread/e3edd223-4fa7-4920-8efd-4898df85f0bf Unfortunately, that post does not ...
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Using web services to create a meeting; need to generate a uid

What are the guidelines around generating a uid for the Meetings.AddMeeting web service call if I am not using C#? I am actually making the call from iOS/android. Would any random string of ...
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How to hide/remove guid from sharepoint search result page?

In sharepoint search result page, while searching for a document, document guid is showing up in the result along with the document name. Is there any way to hide or remove the guid of the document in ...
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Powershell to find specific feature in a list or library

I have a particular feature which has been orphaned and I no longer have access to re-install it. However it is locked in to three lists that I have in my site collection. I can find it in one of the ...
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Get UniqueId from listitem with Javascript/Ecmascript (Sharepoint 2010)

Is it possible to get the Unique Id from a listitem in a custom SharePoint 2010 list? I've added a custom ribbon action so far where I can get the id, but that's an integer (0,1,2,3,...) I need the ...
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Generate Web Application GUID

I'm trying to troubleshoot some events in my logs and need to figure out what web application is associated to the GUID the logs reference. Anyone know how I can generate the GUID for each of my web ...
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What are the benefits of grabbing a list by Guid compared to any other way

I know its always best to access a list by its Guid since it won't ever change, compared to accessing a list by Title or Url, but what are the other benefits of grabbing a list by the Guid? There ...
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Can you assign your own GUID for a list? [duplicate]

I am trying to assign my own GUID to a list I am creating but am having difficulties. Currently I am creating the list with the code: site.Lists.Add(CONFIGURATION_LIST_NAME, ...
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Is there a way to return the information from 'viewlsts.aspx' like Allitems.aspx?

In the Allitems.aspx there is the CTX.listName which houses the GUID of the list. what I'm looking for is the GUID for the /_layouts/viewlsts.aspx is this even possible?
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Do you need to use the {} brackets when grabbing an field by the GUID

When trying to grab a field by guid, do you need to surround the guid with {}? E.g. field["{xxx343-xx-324-xxx}"] or field["xxx343-xx-324-xxx"]
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How to know the GUID of a Database?

I follow this step by step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx for reset the User Profile Synchronization Service but I need the GUID of the synchronization database. I searched a ...
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Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer?

Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer? I could have used SharePoint Designer but I can't because the customer has turned it off for some ...
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Content type ID management - how do I snag parent ID's with ease

What is the best way to pull off the retrieval of parent content type ID's for newly created content types. Do I literally have to open the XML for the parent content type to fetch this ID? Are ...
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Creating site column with a specific GUID

I am trying to create a site column using via a console app. I would ultimately like to be able to migrate the site column and upgrade the same column via this app. To that end, I would need some ...
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Possible to find EVERYTHING that references a list using PowerShell or the Object Model?

I recently did a migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. In the end I had to re-implement a number of things (such as workflows) because they referenced lists, and the list GUIDs changed during the ...