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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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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JavaScript Client object model, rename folder

I am trying to rename a folder inside a Document library. Right now I get my item and everything is good but when I try to rename it using set_item('title', 'NewFolderName') it crashes and unwinds the ...
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moveTo and moving documents from one library to another

I have followed and successfully implemented the excellent article: SharePoint 2010 ECMAscript – Copy\Move files to another document library – Part 2 located at: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/...
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Get list by Internal Name using ECMAScript / JavaScript Object Model

How can I load items from a list using its InternalName? As far as I know I can get it using either Id or Title like the following: var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext('/News/'); var web = ...
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“The XSS Auditor refused to execute a script in…” from Chrome when using <script> tag in content editor webpart

Embedding javascript in a content editor web part triggers XSS Auditor error in Chrome when editing any webpart on the page containing the content editor web part. Steps to reproduce 1 - Use newest ...
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Datetime update is one day off

I'm updating a list with a date field (just the date) using the ECMASCRIPT object model but when the date is inserted is one day off from the introduced date, It's literally making me pull my hair off ...
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How to retrieve distinct values with JavaScript Client Object Model

How can you get distinct values from a SharePoint List column using JavaScript without a huge performance hit? A simple example would be appreciated :)
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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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Get and remove all currently displayed notifications from SP.UI.Notify

I am sending a variety of notifications via SP.UI.Notify.addNotification("blah", true); setting the "sticky bit" to true so that the notification stays visible. When I display a second ...
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Hide options from ECB Menu in SharePoint 2013 Library

I have added a document in a document library. I am trying to hide an option from ECB Menu How do you hide any options from ECB Menu? Update: Each item has a column "x" with different values. So, ...
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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a SharePoint Hosted App that is successfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST API and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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How can I include jQuery and JavaScript code without straying from the site template?

I've added my JavaScript code by including the script links in the PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead <asp:Content> tag. Including this has caused a yellow warning stating The current page has ...
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Get a SharePoint ListItem ID from a List where the 'Title' field is a specific value in JavaScript

I am trying to extract the ListItem ID of a List which I am currently NOT in based on a field value in that List. I cant find anything that explains how to do this. So, to explain. I have a Custom ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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Get current web url in a SPRibbon Custom Action Command

I've a SPRibbon custom action with the purpose of open an custom app page in a modal dialog, but I'm getting troubles for getting the current web URL, as well, set a reference for a .js with the right ...
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Set default value in people picker javascript/jquery

I want to set current logged in user to people picker by javascript. I can retrieve the value of user(lets say in var user).But how to set it to people control. Any help is much appreciated.
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what are the differences between JSLINK and Client Side rendering in SharePoint Server 2013

I have read many articles about client side rendering & JSLINKs but i am unable to differentiate between these two topics. now I have used JSLINK to implement 2 things inside my SharePoint server:-...
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Using CEWP for HTML/JS/CSS in SP2013, Why Not?

I have read that you need to use Script Editor WP instead of CEWP when embedding JavaScript into a page rather than using a Content Editor WP. In testing, it seems that CEWP works fine with HTML/JS/...
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Is there a way to get current item Id in Edit form

I open a list item for editing and want to execute some JavaScript for this but I can't retrieve the item Id in the Edit form. I use following code: var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var ...
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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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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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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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Difference in clientcontext.load() and clientcontext.executeQueryAsync() in javascript for SP

Please tell me the working of Load() and executeQueryAsync() in javascript for sharepoint 2013 i.e why we have to call Load() method when we have to call executeQueryAsync() .
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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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Javascript : How to handle version conflict errors when using javascript COM?

so I use quite a bit of the javascript client object model for CRUD operations to lists from custom pages (inputs) and I have found that I get version conflict errors on saves from time to time....its ...
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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 url.....
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How to add javascript and css to a SharePoint 2010 webpart?

What is the proper way (i.e. without having to manually copy the assets to any sharepoint folder or anything like that) to add custom javascript and CSS to a SP 2010 web part? I would like them to be ...
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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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Updating a single list item based on relative URL

Is it possible, using SPServices, to update a specific list item when all I have is the file path? For example, I have a file located at /site/library/folder/file.txt and I want to update a single ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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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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Get List Template ID JavaScript

I have some code that returns all of the lists in my site however I need to only get lists that are using the discussion board template and I have hit a stumbling block with this. I currently have ...
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Null Reference Type Error using Javascript in Sharepoint 2013

Having an issue with javascript in sharepoint 2013. We have set up javascript and it is working by changing the colours of the rows in a task list. The issue is when the user goes into quick edit, and ...
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CSR is also applied to a Group By header in a ListView

The only decent blogs mentioning CSR and Grouping are: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/620110/SharePoint-Client-Side-Rendering-List-Views (must read) http://jsuhail.blogspot.nl/2014/09/client-...
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ScriptResx.ashx Not Working

I'm trying to use ScriptResx.ashx in an Application Page I'm building (just to test out the functionality) and every time I try to grab a resource from what should be a JavaScript object, SharePoint ...
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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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Closing a modal dialog using a custom form

I am using some JavaScript (Client OM) code to open a dialog. Here's a snippet: function OpenModalForm() { //snip var opt = { url: url, width: 800, height: 600, ...
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JavaScript error using date picker inside an update panel?

I placed the SharePoint date picker control inside an update panel and when I click on the calendar it gives me this error: Microsoft JScript runtime error: The value of the property '...
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Custom ECB-Menu Item which copies the Link of the document into the Clipboard

I would like to add an Item to the Edit Control Block Menu (ECB-Menu) (red marked in Screenshot), which copies when clicking on this Item (onClick) the link of the chosen document into the Clipboard. ...
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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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Get SharePoint user id from login name

I need to retrieve current user id from login name. How can that be done? I have used the following code: var userid=Function??("domain\name");
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SP2010 Javascript REST API: updating list item using MERGE and POST

I am trying to use REST API approach in javascript to update a sharepoint list item where I have an id. So I use GET and POST to create records, but per MSDN article it looks like the way to do this ...
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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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How to disable a ribbon button when a folder is selected

I have added a new button to the SharePoint ribbon for document libraries. This all works well and the button is enabled / disabled depending on the number of items selected... fine! I want to ...
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How to use JavaScript and CSS in a web part?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net. And I want to ...
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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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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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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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Javascript to get GUID from SharePoint

I am newbie to SharePoint and I am uploading a file to the server using javascript. Now the task is to get the GUID of that file and display it ({alert(guid); is fine). I don't even know where to ...
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Include JavaScript in a feature

I remember seeing somewhere that you can include an external JavaScript file in a SharePoint feature if it is in the _layouts folder. For the life of me I can't remember how to do this!