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SharePoint - How to get field value using JSOM + JSLink without Async call

I'm fairly new to the JavaScript Object Model (JSOM) and I want to do a simple call to get a field value. Very easy in C#, but I can't seem to get a field value even though I have the ListItem: ...
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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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Query SP2013 Managed metadata term store

I was wondering if it is possible to query the Term Store via the REST API or Javascript Client Object Model in SP2013. I can't quite seem to work out the naming scheme for the REST API to discover ...
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How can we get Cascading Lookup Columns in sharepoint 2010?

How to get the cascaded Lookup columns in sharepoint 2010,Iam having requirement like i have two lists(Category List and Sub category list)..For each item in category list i have 5 different items ...
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How do you allow Content Authors to add Javascript to a Publishing Page?

We have an internet-facing, SharePoint 2010, Publishing Site. The content authors that maintain the site are JavaScript savvy web designers. They would like to be able to add JavaScript to publishing ...
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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 + ...
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SP2010 REST API from Javascript: how to set multiple fields to filter on in the URL

weird but i can't figure this out or find a solution anywhere.... I want to filter on two values on a GET in REST URL from javascript. So since this is from ECMA I am just using filtering in the ...
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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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Why does jquery's document.ready not fire?

In my master page, I have attached jQuery along with my own custom.js. I use the javascript in that file to run fixes on my pages such as style adjustments. Now, when I run simple functions on my ...
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SPService GetListItems with CAML : can't get example to work

enter code hereI am using an example I found on codeplex of SPServices with CamlQuery to try to get list item values with where clause on the ID. For whatever reason this doesn't seem to work for me; ...
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How to get all fields of a list using JS Client Object Model

Is it possible to retrieve all fields of a list (or default view) through the JavaScript Client Object Model and filter the fields on type (e.g. I only want the Choice fields). var clientContext ...
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how to get users from SharePoint user profile db using jquery

I just want to know, is there any way to get a SharePoint user using javascript / jquery from default SharePoint 2010 user profile db? My requirement is to form an array of all SharePoint site users ...
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“the HTML source you entered might have been modified”

"the HTML source you entered might have been modified" In SharePoint 2010, this is the scary message you get everytime you use the "edit HTML source" button with the Content Editor Web Part. In ...
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In 2013 using JavaScript how do you empty a people picker field?

In SharePoint 2013, I want to delete all existing values in a people picker field using javascript or jquery. Simply using .removeAttr('value') or .val("") does not work.
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Get MySite URL using ECMA

I am trying to get the URL of the logged in user's Personal site from another site collection. I am working on SharePoint 2013 online and using ECMA.
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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SharePoint RTE: How to attach to mousedown events (like bold, italic does)

When clicking on bold text in the RTE (rich text editor), magically the ribbon button for bold: get's activated. The same happens for the other format option buttons you can see on the screenshot. I ...
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Custom Delete Page Button

I'm trying to create a custom delete page button for my users on a publishing site that resides on the actual page. At first I thought it would be as simple as just copying the code behind the 'Delete ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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groups.getByName(groupname) is undefined

I have copied some snippets of code from here to test if a user belongs to a certain group, I am using Sharepoint 2010, however I am getting an method is undefined error. I am making sure that sp.js ...
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Check an Admin account only using Javascript?

Could anyone suggest a way to use Javascript to check whether or not the logged in user to a SharePoint site is Admin? We need to hide some of the SharePoint's MasterPage ContentPlaceHolders if the ...
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How do I programatically change the default value of, or remove from default view, title column using javascript?

Using the JSOM in SharePoint 2010, if I am creating lists programmatically using something like: this.myField= oList.get_fields().addFieldAsXml('<Field DisplayName=\'Key\' Type=\'Text\' />', ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded with sp.js when in debug mode Object Expected

I currently have a JavaScript file that gets loaded in my SharePoint pages. jQuery(document).ready(function() { ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(myfunction(), "sp.js"); }); myfunction = function(){ ...
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Error using javascript to retrieve a SharePoint list's items

I am trying to use this method to query items of a column of a list in my SP site via javascript (the reason I am doing this is to display that info on the page by modifying the html tags in the DOM), ...
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How to read a column type SPUser, DateTime, Currency with EcmaScript?

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 with some columns. All are default types. So I have "Single line of text" "Multiple line of text" "Date and Time" "Choice" "Number" "Currency" "Person or Group" ...
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Sharepoint 2010. 'xsd is not defined' Error when trying to save edited list item or create new! IE9

In internet explorer 9 i have error when trying to save list item. Namespace prefix 'xsd' is not defined. Before that i have javascript error inside some sharepoint files. This error says really ...
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Sharepoint 2010 ModalDialog title

I am creating a popup window in sharepoint using this code in javascript. function openDialog(title, url, width, height, CallResult) { var options = { url: getUrl(url), title: title, ...
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Is it possible to launch local application (exe) from Ribbon control?

I would like to launch an exe from the users local system (assuming the exe exists locally) from a SharePoint ribbon control. Is this something that is possible to do? If it is, how do I do this. If I ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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JavaScript is breaking my theme in SharePoint 2013

I am having an unusual problem. I have a site in SharePoint 2013 I just stood up, and starting to experiment with JavaScript and jQuery. I am using one of the OOTB themes, not ready to monkey around ...
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What is ULS2Vv:;?

I see that label in most SharePoint JavaScript libraries. I am curious - what's that used for? Example: EnsureScriptFunc("clienttemplates.js", "RenderUserFieldWorker", function () { ULS2Vv:; // ...
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Add New List Item with SPServices anonymously

I have an HTML5 + jQuery application with a built in contact form that I wanted to hook into Sharepoint, and Lists seemed an ideal way to do that. I used the jQuery library SPServices to get this up ...
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Create SP People Picker on the client-side

I would like to know if there is a way to generate a SharePoint 2010 People picker control just with JavaScript. Imagine that I am doing a Windows 8 App, I would like to create that control ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar View in Custom List Expand All by Default

For some reason the scripts I have found on the web (ie: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-GB/sharepoint2010general/thread/a24da49a-7fc8-47c6-a125-95e4a5b2d095) are not working with a ...
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Dialog Framework References

One of the new features in SP 2010 is the dialog framework, so that the user is presented with a uniform UI. What are the best references or tutorials you've seen about this feature? So far, this is ...
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ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode Explained?

Does anyone know exactly what ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode does? (Which char mappings, etc.?) M.
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SharePoint 2010 - Using REST to validate unique list item

I'm attempting to validate that a duplicate combination of staff (person/group field) + parent ID (lookup field) does not already exist in a list. Below you can see that I've added an ajax call to the ...
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Get ID of item in ListView Web Part

How can I get the ID of an item in a ListView Web Part, on hover? I need this ID to fetch some columns from the list, and show them in a tooltip box. Can I get the whole thing done using ...
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How to authenticate user in sharepoint online using javascript

I have a public site on Office 365 SharePoint Online. By default when user clicks on to sign in, it redirect to Microsoft login page. I don't want to redirect user to Microsoft login page. But ...
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Creating a SharePoint Wiki Page via JavaScript and REST or CSOM

I'm fairly new to developing SharePoint 2013 Apps, and I was tasked to customize the Create New Wiki Page for a Site. The user has to type in the Title, I do some processing, and then when everything ...
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Format Date using Javascript Object Model

I am using the javascript object model to get a date field back and display it on a page e.g. oListItem.get_item("MyTestDate") This displays on the page by default as: Thu Jul 25 09:30:07 PDT 2013 I ...
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JS Web Worker and SP.JS - Type is not defined

I'm experimenting with using CSOM and Web Workers as many of my users use Chrome and FireFox. Currently I am importing SP.js and SP.Core.js importScripts("../SP.js", "../SP.Core.js"); What other ...
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How to change webpart custom property in sharepoint 2010 using javascript?

I want to change Custom Property of Webpart using javascript. Does anyone have any ideas on how to accomplish this?
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Trying to redirect after closing Modaldialog, but parameters aren't set

I have a layouts page which creates a new site. I use SP.UI.ModalDialog to show the site. I've created the following js function I use to pop it up: function PagePopupAndRedir(fileUrl, fileTitle, ...
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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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Create Page using REST API

I have spent two days trying to create a page with a specific Content Type in Pages list using REST API. It goes into error handler and returns ...
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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog

If I am using JavaScript Client Object Model and SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog to display a form to enter a new list item, how can I get the ID of that item after its been added? Example ...
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disabling javascript from overriding breadcrumb navigation styling

I've used some CSS to restyle the titlebar breadcrumbs in a SharePoint 2010 mysite. .s4-title h1 a, .s4-title h2 a, .s4-titlesep h2, .s4-title h2, .ms-ltviewselectormenuheader .ms-viewselector a { ...
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In SharePoint 2010 how can I add user selected WebParts at run time?

I am quite new to SharePoint and have been given an interesting problem to solve. My users have requested to each have a custom home page that they can customise with ease. The design I have been ...