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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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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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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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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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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Unable to get property 'get_current' of undefined or null reference

$(document).ready(function () { var count = 0; retrieveCurrentListProperties(); function retrieveCurrentListProperties() { clientContext = new ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Error inplview.js IE only

We're experiencing an issue where Internet Explorer 8 is reporting an Expected ';' in the minified inplview.js file. It doesn't affect any functionality it seems, but we have no idea what's causing ...
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Create a document set with JSOM

I'm trying to generate document sets on the fly with the following code. It is using /_layouts/15/SP.DocumentManagement.js for the SP.DocumentSet.DocumentSet.create method which takes four parameters. ...
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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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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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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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Prevent/override standard Modal Dialog close button(X) from closing

I want to validate custom modal dialog form and if its not ok, prevent form from closing. For this purpose, I attached to X-close-dialog-button. Problem is to prevent it's default behavior. function ...
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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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Get ctx.ListData inside Calendars

I want to retrieve some data about each item in a Calendar, but I can't find ctx.ListData inside Calendar view. Is this a bug in SharePoint?
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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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executeFunc not working in Sharepoint 2013

I have this simple piece of code: <script type="text/javascript" src="AnotherLibrary.js" /> <script type="text/javascript"> SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', ...
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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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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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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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Context menu not showing on right click

I don't understand how in SharePoint you can activate a right-click context menu on the rows of a list web part. I have two different pages. In each page I have 4 views. For some reasons (?) in page ...