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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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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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog

If I am using JavaScript Client Object Model and SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog to display a form to enter a new list item, how can I get the ID of that item after its been added? Example ...
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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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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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Wait for _spPageContextInfo to initialize

What is the fastest way to wait/check for _spPageContextInfo to be initialized? I use AdditionalPageHead so my scripts are loaded before _spPageContextInfo is set. Here are some alternatives, some I ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Cross-Domain Library in a simple web page: is it possible?

I have a web page hosted on a server, say at http://SVR1/path/index.html, and I would like to access some list items in a on-premises SharePoint site hosted on another server, say at ...
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Check if logged in user is member of AD group with ECMA script SharePoint 2013

There is active directory group added to SharePoint group. How would we can check that the logged in user is member of that active directory group using ECMA script?
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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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SharePoint and Javascript - Get content types for list

I have been using the JSOM with SharePoint 2013 and am trying to get the content types of a list to iterate through, and am having no luck. First, while the success handler is being reached, the ...
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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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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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Using Javascript in SharePoint

I have a number of projects that could benefit from JavaScript. I've seen a lot of "Oh, you can use JavaScript for that!", but little detail about how and where that's done. Does the script live on a ...
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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 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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Where do you deploy scripts that are loaded in a masterpage?

Do you deploy the script files to "_layouts" or the content database? If "_layouts," do you use a <ScriptLink> tag or a <script> tag?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to reference the Site Collection URL inside the src attribute

I added a custom script to my "Style Library" folder under a site collection. The site collection URL is http://servername/HR. So to reference the script inside my master page I wrote the following: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...