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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How can I validate against all special characters in the attachments file name?

By default SharePoint does not allow the following special characters to be present in attachment file names ~, #, %, & , *, {, }, \, :, <, >, ?, /, |, “ How can I validate that any ...
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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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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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Can I Access the SPAuditQuery from the JavaScript Class Library?

Or there's a SP2010 Built-in service to access Audit data? [UPDATE] Quick awnser, No, there's no way to access the SPAuditQuery from the SP JavaScript Class Library. At the end I end up using a WCF ...
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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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REST API + Expand Recurring Calendar Events?

Is there a way using the REST API (through javascript) to expand recurring calendar items? Or is there a helpful client side utility to assist with this?
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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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Can we unlock a ShortTerm lock via CSOM for SP2013

We are using SP2013 with OWA installed. Users often complain about a file stored in SharePiont being locked by another user not in office. Error is "The file "xxxx" is locked for exclusive use by ...
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How can I get two List Items using one Caml Query?

I need to get data from two customs lists that I created. However only the first list item is queried allowing me to use the data in the Home Page list item only, but I need both. var listItems; var ...
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unable to write a script to change the logo redirect url

I am working on a web application which contain 2 site collections , with the following URLs:- http//servername http://servername/HR and the second site collection have two subsites , with the ...
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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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how to find out when a user last visited?

I'm trying to figure out when a user has last visited.So let's say I logged out of my SharePoint intranet last night at 11PM, and this morning I logged back in at 9AM, I'd like to see a message saying ...
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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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How to detect if a Project is in edit mode with JavaScript

I uploaded a javascript with a web part to my Project Server 2013 environment, and included the web part in one of the project's PDP, which contains the following code: var $puidElement = $("[GUID='" ...
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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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Display templates written in html alter for loops

In a display template (a filter item template to be precise), I observe a weird behavior with for loops. Let's say my template consists in: <div id="CustomRefinement"> <!--#_ for(var ...
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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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Custom calendar display template / JS Link

I'm looking for a nice custom calendar. Display template or jslink, doesn't matter. Something like that would be awesome: http://deviprsd21.github.io/Calendario/index2.html Has someone tried to ...
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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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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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Can we access list from other site collection sites using javascript object model?

ECMAScript object model can only be used in SharePoint sites. So you can’t use this object model in an asp.net site to access SharePoint resources deployed in another url as this is cross-site ...
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Why is this CAML Query returning all items regardless of the <Where> element definition?

I'm trying to retrieve a list of items where a specific field matches a specific value. There is likely going to be multiple items returned when the query is successful. Here's what my CAML query ...
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how to get a list's add new item URL with JSOM?

I'm trying to figure out how I can get a list's add new item URL using JSOM in SharePoint 2010. This is what I have so far to get if the current user has edit access on the list. ...
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need to click submit/publish button on ribbon via HTML button

I have one HTML button to to submit on one custom page layout. I want to to submit or publish this page on this HTML button click. I tried with binding it with ribbon button onclick using jquery. But ...
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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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Current MySite url by javascript

I need to get the current user MySite Url using javascript / jQuery. I am using SP 2013
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 - Load JavaScript or CSS file only if not in edit mode

From a custom page layout, for a publishing site collection, how can I tell SharePoint 2013 to display... <script> console.log('this should display in non-edit window'); </script> ...
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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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Getting Value of Radio Button on SharePoint 2013 Edit Form using jQuery

EDIT: updated verbiage to reflect this is specifically a Radio Button choice field. The below script works when the choice is set to display in a drop down. I'd like to be able to do the equivalent ...
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How to seen all JSOM internal fieldnames not DisplayName of Column of the list?

I know to get the Internal Fieldname from URL. But that takes long time and status bar is not always full with the url, so you have to open ze field and see in the top url what the internalfield name ...
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JavaScript Errors

I have a single user who is unable to access our SharePoint 2013 intranet site, everyone else can access it without issue. Regardless of the library or level of access granted to the user within ...
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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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ExecuteOrDelayUntillScriptLoaded(codetorun,SP.js) for entire script function

If you look at below code, I have used executeordelayuntillscriptloaded at start of my script so that it will run only after that file is loaded. But this breaks some functionality. Can you check this ...