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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Getting a count of list items in a list via ECMAScript

I have a SharePoint 2010 web site with a master page that has a counter on it. I'm trying to update that counter using the ECMAScript. The code I have falls nicely into the success method - but I ...
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Send E-mail from javascript using REST API

I want to send email using Javascript/jQuery using REST API in SharePoint. I have tried _api/SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail and this is my code: Code $.ajax({ contentType: 'application/...
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SP JSOM: is there any way to get the group by name instead of getById(10)

is there a way I can use the below with something like getByName(thisGroup), instead of getById(10) in SP 2010 jsom: function setSomeUsers(dataObj, projGroup) { var clientContext = new SP....
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Add Ribbon Button via JavaScript

I have specific requirements from my client that he wants to add some additional Ribbon Button "but only" via JavaScript (including EnableScript reading value from some other list). They don't want to ...
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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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Replace semicolon delimiter in a Lookup column on the list view

When selecting multiple values, the data is separated with semicolons. When many values are selected it starts looking cluttered. Is there any way to have each value on a new line? For example, ...
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Context Menus - Send To not working in IE9

I have a document center with a custom master page. The page is designed with IE9/HTML5/CSS3 in mind. In my other question, I worked out how to fix the IM Presence icons by fixing some core ...
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Adding ScriptLink for js file to my Visual Webpart causes error: “Cannot make a cache safe URL for…”

Full error: Cannot make a cache safe URL for "sprocketcomplete/layouts/sprocketcomplete/js/sprocketcomplete.js", file not found. Please verify that the file exists under the layouts ...
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Basic batched get requests using REST API

I'm hunting around on the web right now for some basic (preferably working) examples of making a batch of get requests using the new $batch endpoint in O365 with the REST API. I've located some good ...
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HierarchyRequestError in sp.ui.rte.js

How can I resolve this error? I see this in Firebug's Javascript Console for sp.ui.rte.js on every Sharepoint Page that's loaded. It persists through an iisreset. And it is always the very last ...
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Configure Navigation Inheritance when create site with Rest API

I wonder how do I keep the navigation bar of the parent site when I create a subsite. Below is the code I'm using to create the subsite and thought it might be some parameter that I could use to do ...
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What does ULSxSy:; do in SharePoint JS files?

So I was going through init.js and sp.js and found out that nearly all of the SharePoint OOB JS functions start with the following line: "ULSxSy:;" For example: function ctxInitItemState(ctxCur) {...
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Enforce Drag and Drop documents to apply metadata

We have implemented an issue management system in SharePoint 2013 which provisions a page for every issue added to a specific list. One of the Web Parts the automatically provisioned page contains ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'get_current' of undefined

this one is weird I hope somebody can help me. I created a custom action for a callout on a document library. I added the javascript code in a code snippet webpart on top of the document library ...
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Javascript to display sharepoint list items on page load

With Client Object Model API and a bit of javascript, I want to retrieve the items of a sharepoint list and display them into the web page, when the web page loads. I've successfully implemented ...
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Cannot get field value of list item through JavaScript

I try to get the value of a list item (that is currently selected). I know that I must load it into the context but even with loading the field explicitly I get the following message. Microsoft ...
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SharePoint REST API call with more than 500 rows

I have an AJAX call querying the SharePoint REST API which will return more than 500 rows: $.ajax( { url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/search/query?querytext='...
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Get a value included from a lookup column using the JavaScript Client Object Model

Related: How to retrieve a ListItem using the Javascript Client Object Model? In my previous question I was able to successfully retrieve a basic value from a list item. My problem is that I am now ...
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What is the proper way to add jQuery to a MasterPage?

Currently I am using this method in the header: <script src="/_layouts/MNCAssets/scripts/jquery-1.5.1.min.js"></script> But for some reason, my webparts that use jQuery don't appear to ...
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Get list item url javascript object model

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been answered somewhere else (but can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the list item url using the javascript object model? I'm ...
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REST Adding New List Item

I am currently using office 365 and lots of REST queries to display data. However I am now creating my own forms using bootstrap and JQuery. However, how do I use REST to add the data to the list. ...
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How to access a Web application/Farm level property bag via jQuery/Javascript/ClientContext

It it possible to access the Web application/Farm level property bag using jQuery/Javscript/ClientContext? If not, then what are the possible alternatives to access Web Application Farm level property ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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URL redirect from a button

I have added a button into my SharePoint list using SharePoint designer. I want to be able to open a document from the button. So I go the url for the word document by going properties on the normal ...
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SharePoint 2013: Check Workflow status programmatically (javascript)?

I need to be able to get the status of a SharePoint workflow 2013 using javascript. My goal is to start in a loop for all selected items synchronously a workflow. For that I will check if the started ...
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no sorting with JavaScript Client Object Model?

I have the following JSOM code: var query = "<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Category'/><Value Type='Choice'>ValueA</Value></Eq></Where>&...
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What are the Type.registerNamespace advantages over standard JavaScript methods?

Now I dive deeper into the world of .Net developers I notice more and more Microsoft ways of doing things unfamilair to me as a (once LiveScript) JavaScript developer. I see PnP and other blogs using:...
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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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Reliably get attachments for list item

I'm working with SP2010's SP.js and I need to get all the attachments of a list item. As it's SP2010, I don't have access to SP.ListItem's attachmentFiles property. :( The following code works for ...
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JavaScript Client Object Model functionality to get all the non hidden lists of current web and listing them

We have requirement to get all the non hidden lists of current web using JavaScript Client Object Model(JSOM). I have tried the below code but failed to get the desired result. function ...
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How do you stop scroll position maintained after postback on lists?

I have a list with paging enabled and a page size of 10. When you scroll to the bottom of the page hit the next button in the list the page redirects to itself with different querystring parameters ...
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SharePoint JavaScript REST Api, how is the access token passed

I have the following code in my SharePoint add-in (SharePoint Online). Simple code just to load the list items, the code works fine $.ajax({ url: appweburl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('...
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Sharepoint REST service

Is there any way of reading the documents names of a Document Library using JavaScript from a web application that is not hosted in SharePoint? by the way, my requirement if for SharePoint 2010 not ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded too slow in Firefox and Chrome

I want to use CSOM but waiting around 2 or 3 seconds after page load before I can even do my first query is crazy! See below. Using jQuery dom ready shows a reasonable ready time, but SP.ClientContext ...
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Create a Document Library Item base on a ContentType with JavaScript Object Model (JSOM)

I'm trying to create a new item in my Entreprise Wiki Pages Document Library. It's associated with a News Content type. I was able to retrieve the SP.List object (myList), the SP.ContentType object (...
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Sharepoint page redirection using JavaScript

below I have some JavaScript which listens for mouse activity and starts a timer if there is no activity and then redirects the user to another page after say 2 minutes..The problem is that if I have ...
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When JavaScript runs

Working on an overview of all possibilities of adding JavaScript. Can someone confirm Custom Actions run **after JSLinks** By execution order: Page Scripts using <script> tags or scriptlink ...
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SP.ClientContext.get_current() returning undefined objects

I am trying to get some information about the current context through the sharepoint javascript object model and am getting annoying errors. $(document).ready(function () { ...
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What is the proper way to add custom CSS/JavaScript SharePoint 2013 site?

I would like to tweak the default layout in SharePoint, e.g. add... .ms-number { white-space: nowrap; } ... to all pages. I know it is possible to modify a master page directly, but is it the ...
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Add Javascript to every page in Sharepoint 2013

I looked but from what I see most questions that have anything to do with this refer to an old version of Sharepoint where something is always different from what I see in SP2013. I basically just ...
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Get UserData - JavaScript

As seen in the following picture, when I add a User-Filter to a page it allows me to choose the parameter to pass. In my case I used the Büro. How can I retrive this data from client using ...
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Wait async query in PreSaveAction

Can you tell me, how can i wait async query to SharePoint list in PreSaveAction() ? Is it possible? Thanks in advance!
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SP.ClientContext is always “undefined” in JSLink functions

I'm trying to execute CSOM functions as part of a JSLink extension to override rendering of a Lookup Field. Problem is every time I try to access SP.ClientContext it returns as undefined I have ...
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structure of sharepoint javascript functions

I am trying to understand more the structure of javascript functions in SharePoint. Why does every function begin with som value than colon and semicolon like ULSrE8:; in spgridview.debug.js: ...
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Unable to get property 'get_current' of undefined or null reference

$(document).ready(function () { var count = 0; retrieveCurrentListProperties(); function retrieveCurrentListProperties() { clientContext = new SP....
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How to retrieve choice column in sharepoint Online?

I am creating a dropdown and want to fill it with choices with my choice column of SharePoint list. Looking for solution in CSOM or JSOM. Any help is appreciated
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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CSOM get list items, return simple data structure

If we take this code example, we can see we need to call a lot of methods to get to our results (.getEnumerator(), .get_current(), .get_title(), .get_title()) var siteUrl = '/sites/MySiteCollection'; ...
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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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(ClientSide) set/update JSlink to CSR files for (all) WebParts, Views, Fields

Working on iCSR.github.io to make CSR development a bit easier. I now want to make it as easy as possible to set the JSlink connections on WebParts, Views or Fields. I have code snippets to do it ...