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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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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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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SP.UI.Status anonymously inaccessible

Using Office 365 (SharePoint Online) I have stumbled into an annoying thing. Some parts of the JavaScript CSOM does not seem to be accessible when your browse the site anonymously. If Firstly I tried ...
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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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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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Retrieve All list items with AngularJS and ClientContext

I would like to ask you if there is a possibility to use ClientContext with AngularJS? In this way I want to take all items, sort them, filter, make some modification and etc. Later maybe I will add ...
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Unable to set “End Time” of Calendar through Javascript

I am trying to set default value of "End Time" field in Calender NewForm.aspx page. Here is my code: var txtDate = $("#" + $("label:contains('End Time Date')").attr("for")); var cboHours = $("#" + ...
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Is it possible to Fire event when Content type added in Shared Documents in sharepoint 2010?

How to fire event when any content type added in shared document library ? How to handle this event ?
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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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How to get SP.Folder for SP.ListItem in SharePoint 2010 JavaScript Client Object Model?

I have a custom button on ribbon for document library and need to disable it if current SPListItem is an empty folder. To disable button I use EnabledScript attribute of CommandUIHandler. I can get ...
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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 ...
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Getting error while uploading multiple files in sharepoint hosted app in 2013 with REST API

In one of my tasks,i was struck with one issue,that is "While uploading multiple files into document library with REST API". Iam trying to upload multiple files in library with REST calls for an APP ...
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SP.ScriptHelpers object

Just noticed the object the other day, and it looks like its on every page. But I can't find any documentation about it. Anyone used the "helpers" or seen any docs, or knows anything about it? Tbh ...
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How can i add a custom tab to a ribbon at runtime using javascript/ECMAscript?

I'm trying to add a Custom tab with a group and some buttons to a single client via conditional javascript, as far as i can tell this is all found in the CUI namespace, however documentation is hard ...
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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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sharepoint 2010: javascript rest api not returning full decimal values, truncating to tenth

I have a list with a several columns that have number values to fourth decimal place, and I am using javascript com to get data via rest GET request and following simple callback function ...
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Commit modal dialog and then display notification

I have a modal dialog that I commit by calling window.frameElement.commitPopup(), and this is great because it refreshes the parent window. However I would also like to display a notification on the ...
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SharePoint XML Web Part dynamically adding xml link

Is there a way to dynamically insert a variable in the <XMLLink> --variable here--</XMLLink> tag? I'm trying to read an URL parameter which will contain the xml files path. What I am ...
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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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Object #<Object> has no method 'showModalDialog'

Consider the following code: var options = { title: 'Create a new Post' autoSize: true, url: url } SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog(options); The code is executed from a ECB custom ...
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Getting ctx for a specific webpart

My goal is to replace a text in a specific column by an icon using only javascript. function ReplaceTxtbyIcn(targetWP, targetColumn, pat, urlname) { var table = document.getElementById(targetWP); ...
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List Picker Dialog

I am attempting to use LaunchPickerTreeDialog js method to launch the OOTB SharePoint list picker. It works fine when selecting a list within the current web application however if I pass a parameter ...
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how to determine if a page is checked out? Client side, using javascript?

I need a way to determine if a publishing page is checked out by the current user; I need this because I'd like to put a redirect, if the page is not checked out. Any ideas?
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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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SP 2010 JavaScript events

I want to hook into certain events on a SharePoint 2010 site, specifically the modal dialog open and close events. Does SharePoint 2010 trigger any events for these kinds of actions? If so, how do I ...
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Get User via JavaScript Client Object Model

Is there a way to get user information via the JavaScript Client OM? Something similar to the clientContext.Web.EnsureUser(userName) method. I am aware that there is the SPService JQuery library, but ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

![enter code here][1]I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: ...
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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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What are the advantages of using SP Services?

What advantages would I gain by using the SP Services library in SharePoint releases 2010 and later? The 2013 (and even the 2010) JavaScript Object Model and REST API seem to cover a significant ...
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Reference JScript files at the end of page using ScriptLink Tag

Due to performance problems, we decided to reference javascript files at the end of the master page file. However, if we reference javascript files at the end of master page using ScriptLink Tag, the ...
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Get current user in Client Object Model with javascript?

var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ctx.get_web(); ctx.load(web); var user = web.get_currentUser(); alert(user); I used above code to get the current user using JavaScript, but I ...
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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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access a list in a subsite with Javascript

How can i access a list in a subsite? function Read () { var caml = "<View><ViewFields><FieldRef Name='Title'/><FieldRef ...
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Get UI language name in javascript

I need to get the name of the current UI language in a javascript file. I know the following trick: SP.Res.lcid But that gets the the LCID. What I really need is the two-letter iso name (like 'en', ...
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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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SPservices to retrieve version history of items in SharePoint List 2007?

May I know how can one use SPServices to retrieve all the version history of a particular items in a SharePoint 2007 Server List? (If it is not possible via SPServices, are there other Javascript ...
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Path to jQuery file for SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 Designer to create a custom page layout. I've added a SharePointWebControls:ScriptLink control but am not sure what the path is to my jQuery library. It's uploaded to ...
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Why am I unable to save JavaScript in a Content Editor Web Part?

I am trying to follow this link and put all the code in a CEWP as suggested. After saving the page the code goes away (except for the gear part, top line). I could really use some help if possible.
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SharePoint 2013 REST - Create list item with user field and lookup field

I'm trying to add an SPListItem to an SPList via REST, but have a problem with User or Group and Lookup (information already on this site). function adddullitem() { var item = { ...
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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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How to find the current folder through JS COM?

Is there a way to get a reference to the current folder through the JS COM? It doesn't seem as though it can be done with SP.ListOperation. And by current folder, I mean the folder the user is ...
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View custom field property value using JavaScript

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Need to retrieve the Custom field property values using a JavaScript. [Trying to do this during item click in the SharePoint list item view. I call the JavaScript on the ...
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JS CSOM in Custom .HTML File

I am building a SPA using SP 2010 as my back end but with custom HTML/CSS/JS deployed to a subfolder of _Layouts. I get everything I need from ListData.svc with the exception of the current logged on ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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JavaScript OnLoad and SharePoint does not work

I have tried this <script type="text/javascript"> function myfunc() { ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(GetSuppliers, "Directory.js"); }; ...
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ScriptManager ServiceReference in SharePoint

I have always used jQuery.ajax to retrieve data from listdata.svc or lists.asmx in SharePoint and from some custom web services. Now I will try Microsoft Ajax Library and especially ServiceReference ...
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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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Sharepoint - Calculated Column showing different colours based on list item age

Marc, I understand you are a busy man, but if you can spare atleast sometime to my query below then I will really appreciate the gesture. Background: We get several requests (items on SharePoint ...