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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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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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to ...
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How to access a custom field of a list using REST

I'm trying to get information from a list in a custom SPField called "My Field" with the internal name "MyField" using this JavaScript code: $.ajax({ url: ...
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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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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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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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What is the proper way to add custom CSS/JavaScript SharePoint 2013 site?

I would like to tweak the default layout in SharePoint, e.g. add... .ms-number { white-space: nowrap; } ... to all pages. I know it is possible to modify a master page directly, but is it the ...
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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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Adding notification from server side, code ignoring ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded

I'm trying to add a UI notification from server side. To do this, I've written this code in one of my code behind event handler: private void AddNotifySuccessScript() { var ...
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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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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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Copying files AND folders via REST/Javascript

I'm trying to build a the following functionality into a library view: Each document has a checkbox beside it User checks off which documents/folders they want to copy User clicks a "Copy Files" ...
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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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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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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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How to add Client Web Parts (App Parts) to a page from JavaScript CSOM?

We're working on a custom way of adding and deleting Web Parts and App Parts to a page in SharePoint 2013. We have to use the new App way of developing and all code has to be using the JavaScript ...
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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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Expand/collapse all grouped items in views of a page

Is there a way to add a button to a SharePoint 2010 page to expand all grouped items in all the list views on the page? This is the first (top) level grouping only, not the second level. These are ...
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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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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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Start Workflow using JavaScript or Ribbon Button

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation. I've developed a SharePoint-Farm Solution and now I want start a SharePoint Workflow clicking a Ribbon Button. I know that with SharePoint Designer I can create ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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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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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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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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Calling the SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog method

My SharePoint solution has a userControl that Register a js block string getJS(string title, string htmlContent) { return (string.Format(@" ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function ...
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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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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 ...
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How to import external javascript in a User Control?

I have a code-behind User Control (myUserControl.ascx and myUserControl.ascx.cs) that are in ControlTemplates/MyFolder/ and, in the code of myUserControl.ascx I need to use some javascript ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList"); UPD!: Please, refer to this correct ...
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SharePoint online refer custom css and javascript in MasterPage (Site Assets)

How to add references to css and js files in HTML master pages. The files are residing in SharePoint libraries.
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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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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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get_defaultViewUrl () not working in SP Hosted app

I am trying to get the default view url of a list in SP hosted app. Below is the code i am trying, on execute success method. spListobj.get_defaultViewUrl(); It is returning me this error : The ...
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Get Navigation Term for Current Page in CSOM (JavaScript)

I am trying to get the Local Properties for the Navigation Term that is currently being viewed. For example... If I navigate to http://sp2013/about/team I need to get the Local Custom Properties for ...
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getting Regional settings in Javascript from CSOM

I am creating a custom data entry app in sharepoint using the CSOM. I need to update the default value of a datetime field, I can get the default value but the datetime is in UTC Format. I need to ...
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Help with getting the value of a look up field

Currently, I am using an ajax request to access the list items. The fields that are not lookups come as expected but the lookup fields come across as an ID of the object that corresponds to its ...
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Using Sharepoint client API to upload file as attachment in javascript

is there a way to upload file as attachment while using JavaScript client object model in sharepoint 2013? Or using web service in the middle is required? I cannot use FileAPI from HTML5. Thank you ...
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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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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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form validation

I am new in javascript. I want to validating a form with five columns. FormDescription My Form Contain 5 input fields and one submit buttom I want following output 1.Initially submit button ...
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Hide upload Button on Asset Selector Dialog (AssetPortalBrowser.aspx)

I am looking to hide the "Upload" button in Asset Selector Dialog and I know Asset Selector Dialog uses Dialog.master in SharePoint. Is there a possibility to attach some custom jQuery/Javascript ...