Javascript is a dynamic computer programming language, most commonly used as part of web browsers, whose implementations allow client-side scripts to interact with the user, control the browser, communicate asynchronously, and alter the document content that is displayed.

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REST call to get list not working

I would like to make a function to pass a list name, if it exists, then append random number to its name and create a new one, if there's no list with the passed list name, then create it. So I am ...
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Logout inactivity javascript file not working [duplicate]

I 've done the following steps, however, my .js file doesn't do anything. 1- I created inactive.js file : 2- added .js file to seattle.master file in sharepoint designer 3- added inactive.js to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - ScrollTop not working properly on second click

This is the weirdest thing. I have the following javascript code, which causes my page to scroll to a specific location on click... $('.whyattend').on('click', function (e) { e.preventDefault(); ...
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Referencing sp.js in html page gives error

I have referenced sp.js in html page in my sp hosted add-in, in order to use client object model in javascript. But it's giving me an error on _spPageContextInfo while it's referencing the sp.js, why ...
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Basic add list item with JavaScript problem

I am trying to create a list item with JavaScript, but have been having problems. To try to simplify things, I created a simple list called "Test List" with one column, "Title" and created a script ...
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Where should I add Javascript in seattle.master page?

How Do I add this Javascript code to seattle.master page in SharePoint Designer for log off inactive user? function LogOutInactive() { var idleInterval = setInterval(timerIncrement, 60000); ...
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Reference SP scripts in html page in app

I am trying to make an html page in an app, and I want to be able to get: SP.Utilities and _spPageContextInfo, which scripts do I need to add to my html in order to make it work? I am in Office 365. ...
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Redirecting a Form to it's Original Position in Sharepoint Library [duplicate]

I have a Sharepoint Library which has Thousands of Forms. If i submit a form the pointer should point out that particular form which i have closed.
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Hide a list in VS

How can I hide a Custom List programmatically (created the list also programmatically) and create it inside my Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 so that not all users can tamper it? I tried creating a list ...
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c#: how to write JavaScript function inside c# [closed]

How to add JavaScript function window.print()in C# code. C# snippet : private void CTRL3_5_Clicked(object sender, ClickedEventArgs e) { //JavaScript function here! }
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Inactivity logout javascript file not working on sharepoint server [duplicate]

I 've done the following steps, however, my .js file doesn't do anything. 1- I created inactive.js file : 2- added .js file to seattle.master file in sharepoint designer 3- added inactive.js to ...
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Check if a user is signed in using Javascript

How can I do this? I don't care about their permission level, only if they are signed in or not.
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SP2013 - Failed to call, back to back executeQueryAsync() functions

This is exactly what I want to accomplish, given below are the steps I'm performing. Update sub task status based on subTaskId (SP Task List), using executeQueryAsync() Get all sub tasks based on ...
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onQuerySucceeded always trigger

I have standard js code for update a list on Sharepoint. The problem is that the success function is always triggered even if the update is acctualy failed. The fail function is also triggered but in ...
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REST Async responseText different to Sync

When I send a request to http://Sharepoint/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/ListName using a Synchronous request as below the response comes back as a feed with "m:properties" present and easy to extract. This ...
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How to make a print button in infopath form?

In infoPath form I have a button which duty is to print the current document, I have been trying this one thisXdocument.PrintOut(); but the following error occurs "The name "thisXdocument" does not ...
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How to encode a list name for REST in sharepoint 2013 [duplicate]

I created a list in the en site called hello's~`!@#$%^&*(){}[]:;"'<>?/\|*-+. What I am trying to do is figure out what exactly is the encoded version of the name if I am trying to target ...
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What should I do to not disappear the list which I create by this code?

function createList() { listCreation = new SP.ListCreationInformation(); (listCreation.set_title("Countries")) //list title listCreation.set_templateType(SP.ListTemplateType.genericList)...
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Apply a filter from a Date Filter web part that was set with JS/JQuery

I have a Date Filter web part that is connected to a list. I can set the content of the filter with jQuery, but how can I get the filter to apply itself when I set the value this way? Normally you ...
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SP2013 on-prem how to check if search service is working?

We have an onsite 2013. Our team doesn't have access to central admin. We are using cross-site publishing and a lot of display templates -- as well as some ajax and spservices to query the search ...
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How to getSelectedItems of a list when user has Read permissions

I have a List where users select items from the List. I want to know which items were selected using JS. Here's a snippet: var selectedItems; var listId; var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(...
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Best way to encode list names in sharepoint 2013 rest url's?

In SharePoint 2013 rest url's, some of them includes a list name which is passed by a user (in the web part settings) which I then use in a web part. I then stick the list name in a rest url, but now ...
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Issues with Minimal Download Strategy and _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push

I noticed that on the sites that have MDS activated, functions that I queue up with _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push do not get executed. I can step through my code and I see ...
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Error on toISOSTring() object doesn't support property or method 'toISOString'

I have tried almost everything I found on this forum but issue is not resolved. Code is working fine on Chrome but not in IE 11 (windows 7) which is used by everyone in company who will use my ...
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Add user to group error - Code

I am getting an error when trying to add a user to group in JavaScript, here is my code below: user = web.ensureUser("domain\\natalie"); membersGroup = web.get_siteGroups().getByName("site ...
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Script to link image and YouTube video

I know how to link a YouTube video to a graphic image to play the video on a separate page, but how can I get the video to play on the same web part/page when clicked on the image in 2007?
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Query multiple lists using javascript/CSOM

I'm about to query multiple lists using JavaScript (JSOM, SharePoint 2010). It's working when querying one list in a time, but that's annoying when I'm having lots of lists. Working example: ...
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Download attachments as .zip file

I need to develop a C# custom webpart which allow users to download attachments from a sharepoint list. My webpart lists the attachments which the user has selected. Then, it must show him a link to ...
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Prepopulate managed metadata field in NewForm

I am trying to prepopulate a managed metadata field in a NewForm of my list. I don't want to save the value as it will be used as a suggestion passed in through URL a parameter that the end user is ...
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Differing ways to make executeQueryAsync calls (Function.createDelegate)

I want some understanding on two programming patterns I've seen and when to employ them. The question is about callbacks and delegate. In the first code there are two distinct functions, success ...
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Create SharePoint List programmatically

I want to create a SharePoint list programmatically from a SP addin. I would like to know which approach is better: Using JavaScript or Using REST Thanks In Advance
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Problem with adding new item to the list depending on the structure

I've following issue. Function which supopse to create new item on the list, adds the row only when the list is situated in the root node (webUrl = "http://rootserver.com/";) whereas when it is placed ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'Selection' of undefined

I have a button that runs a JS function (in a Script Editor Web Part): function flexRegistration() { var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var listId = SP.ListOperation.Selection....
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Get user profile picture URL using ID CSOM

I am trying to get the user profile picture url for a user using some JavaScript, I am querying a person and group field in a list and getting the use id via some CAML Query. However the issue I am ...
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Get item count of a list without getting all properties

I want to get the item count of a list, so my code looks like this: var list = context.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle("tasks"); context.load(list); Doesn't this way retrieve all properties for ...
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How to show and hide a paragraph in html when a button is clicked?

I have the following query. I have a <pre> tag and it has some text inside but i want to hide <pre> when a button is clicked. Following images shows code: When this addNewTest() ...
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Uncaught Error: Incorrect usage of exception handling scope

I am trying to implement try/catch scope in my JSOM, but I am getting the error message in the question's title. Below is my code: errScope = new SP.ExceptionHandlingScope(context); ...
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SharePoint Online - direct from one page to another

I want to be able to go from one page to another in sharepoint, and get the value of the previous page that the user came from. I investigated the method called: SP.Utilities.HttpUtility.navigateTo, ...
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Get ctx.ListData inside Calendars

I want to retrieve some data about each item in a Calendar, but I can't find ctx.ListData inside Calendar view. Is this a bug in SharePoint?
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How to focus field when opening modal dialog

If I have a modal dialog which looks like the following, how can I focus the textarea after opening the dialog? By simply adding $('#txtArea').focus(); after the code, the txtArea has focus for only ...
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How to disable fields in list newform.aspx/editform.aspx using javascript/Jquery

Need to disable Managed metadata field (the below code disables the textbox of the field but not the button which is used to select the value to the field), Choice field with radio buttons or ...
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Sharepoint doesn't always execute script

So i have a webpart where some very smart people have hardcoded the number of items to show... So i've insert some javascript in a script editor to show more items (since those smart people just add "...
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Set a value for all field in desired column? javascript

i have the following solution: in my SP list called QUIZ i have a column named koha i also have a userinterface that is build via XML in my javascript solution the current setting are when you ...
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IMNRC works once but not twice

I'm working a solution for a Campus Map. The basic idea is that I have a xml file in site assets, as well as a .gif. The .gif is shown in a Script Editor web part and uses a map. There is currently ...
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Passing Values to iFrame from URL

Currently I am working on a bit of a easy setup, but I am confused how to proceed any further. I have exhausted roughly 4 hours looking for the right solution. What I basically am trying to do is ...
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Set People picker from AJAX call [duplicate]

I need to set a people picker field with the value from a JSON/verbose Ajax call. Using the below format I am able to set everything from text fields to selection fields but can not seem to set people ...
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SP13: Connecting Content Types

Working in SharePoint 2013. Have a custom list with a bunch on content types. Some of the content types share the same columns. My assumption was that if a column is filled in one column type it ...
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Get a specific item from the return

I have some javascript which is looking to a list, it returns more than one result. I want to be able to store each result in its own object. How can I do this? Please see my code for illustration ...
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SharePoint online - API data access quality

How much access to the data will I have if I use SharePoint online? Will I be able to do reporting from any list or rdl hosted in SP online via the available javascript api? What about pulling data ...
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Showing error of 'PreSaveItem is not defined' when trying to save item in any list on restored site

We took a backup of production site and restored it on our development server. The site has been developed on OOB or SharePoint Designer with no custom development on it. The restoration process went ...