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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Check if web is in pagepreview mode - ?pagepreview=true

How can I check if a page is in ?pagepreview=true mode? I've branded the sharepoint ribbon and need to check if a page is in pagepreview to get the site branded correct (js / css). Is there a way to ...
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Bundle SharePoint JavaScript files inside SharePoint hosted app

We have a SharePoint hosted app. This app require some scripts from SharePoint; MicrosoftAjax.js, init.js, sp.runtime.js, sp.js, sp.taxonomy.js and sp.workflowservices.js. We load all these from ...
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Why does “sp.js” load only when I am editing a web part page?

I have created a page and would like to use some functions that require sp.js to be loaded, but it never seems to load unless I am editid the page (Site Actions -> Edit Page). Trying to find the ...
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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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Multiple Values in CAML query from Array? SharePoint 2010 using jQuery/SPServices

So if I use SPServices to GetListItems with CAMLQuery, is it possible to insert multiple values inside Value Type='Number'> here I would like to evaluate things throught a flow in my page, add to an ...
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How to include custom fields in clientContext.load()?

Loading some list items via var lists = web.get_lists(); var list = lists.getByTitle(listTitle); var listItems = []; for (var i in len) { listItems[i] = list.getItemById(itemIds[i]); ...
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SP.js file not loaded in a simple JSOM example

I am creating a simple example that demonstrates client object model using javascript. I have ceated a simple JS file in Visual Studio and an aspx page using the SharePoint Designer. I have used ...
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get the login name of the current user using javascript

var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.website = context.get_web(); this.currentUser = website.get_currentUser(); alert(currentUser); i tried this code, but i got an ...
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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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Proper way to call multiple functions using SP.SOD.executeFunc

I need to make sure sp.js is loaded before I call several functions. I currently call them as follows in SP 2013. It works, but I suspect there is a better/more efficient way. ...
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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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Set SP.UI.Status or SP.UI.Notify at PostBack

I use in my web part a Session[""] and would like to notify the user when the session is expired. I check at the PostBack event if the session is already okay, if not, I will execute a JS function ...
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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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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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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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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 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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jQuery and SharePoint 2010 - How can I tell is the page is in edit mode, using javascript?

I have some javascript in a CEWP that I want to execute only when the page is in display mode. I've used firebug to scour the page for some "msEditMode" type of variable or something I can rely on. ...
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AJAX/Rest only returning 100 items instead of full list

On an onchange event on a select box (filtered lookup column where the value is the item ID) i make an AJAX call to auto fill certain fields on a form. This works great except for it only returns 100 ...
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Adding 2 Caml queries in same executeQueryAsync

Is it possible to use two different queries to get to different lists and use them in the same executeQueryAsync() Something like this : var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); ...
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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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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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Disable Edit Item from the SharePoint Ribbon

In my sharepoint 2013 list dispform.aspx, I have one webpart with 'save' button . Once that save button is clicked i want to disable the 'Edit Item' OOTB option from the ribbon . How can i achieve ...
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REST API compare current user if exist in a custom list

I have a custom list with 37 user fields, I need to check if the current user is in one of those fields to display an alert. I'm getting the current user with this url: /_api/web/currentUser And ...
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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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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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_spPageContextInfo is undefined in client web part

I have created a client web part for a SharePoint-hosted app that I am creating. The app makes use of the clienttemplates.js library in SharePoint to render user presence (Lync) in the web page. I am ...
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How to get ClientPeoplePicker value using javascript

can anyone please tell me, How to get ClientPeoplePicker value using javascript.?
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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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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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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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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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REST API to fetch List/LIbrary URL's from subsites

I am working on a requirement to display all sub sites and list/Libraries inside sub site using REST. I am able to fetch Sub sites and List/Libraries but i am not able to fetch List/Library Url's. Can ...
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CSOM Search API does not return all the results

I am having a problem with the code below. It is not returning all the rows/items which are found in different lists. The total number of items is 28, but the code below is returning 19. I have set ...
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executeQueryAsync callback with a while loop

I am fairly new to javascript and have spent some time trying to understand callbacks as they relate to SharePoint's CSOM, but have had some issues. Essentially, I am running a query to get a ...
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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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sharepoint 2010 javascript get items from a document library

I am trying to use JavaScript to get all the items in a document library. I am able to get it to work, but for the life of me I cannot get the title, name or path to the file to come back. I can get ...
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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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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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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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ECMA script - retrieving SPList property bag

I have added a property bag to SPList. Since the SPList doesn't support property bag, I have added my custom property to SPList.RootFolder.Properties. I would like to retrieve this property using ECMA ...
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What is the difference in GetCurrentCtx() and SP.ClientContext.get_current()?

Is there some reference to this subject? Both methods return completely different objects.
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Stop deletes via EditForm.aspx using SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog going to List view page

If you use SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog to show a Lists standard EditForm.aspx the callback (dialogReturnCallback) is hit for cancels and edits but not deletes which are instead redirected to the ...
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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 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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SharePoint CSR Conditional Formatting is working but row highlighting is not

I was testing the flexibility of CSR and came across a problem which i am not able to resolve . I have created a list which contains product details like Total Sales and Sales Target . I am trying to ...
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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({ ...