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 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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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 2013. Add JS to NewForm.aspx of a list

how to place JS-code to NewForm.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 APP. In sharepoint 2010 we can use this list definition to add JS: <List ...> <MetaData> ... <Form ...
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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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Site Columns JSLink doesn't work in custom XSLTListViewWebPart

I have a site column (Status) that I've added JSLink to, that runs my custom JavaScript. This works fine on lists. The JavaScript changes the text to a colored image. I've then created a Visual Web ...
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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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How can I get information about a term through JavaScript?

What I want to do is something like: var myTerm = getTermInfo(55c6801f-78b3-485f-b811-530bec1961e9);
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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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Multiple SharePoint 2010 modal-dialogs

Is it possible to show multiple modal-dialogs above each other? It should work like this: 1) User clicks link that opens first modal dialog 2) in first modal dialog, user clicks another link that ...
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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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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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Differing ways to make executeQueryAsync calls (Function.createDelegate)

I want some understanding on two programming patterns I've seen and when to employ them. The question is about callbacks and delegate. In the first code there are two distinct functions, success ...
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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 ...
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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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Replacing SOD with fetch (handling JS library dependencies - *in the future*)

Anticipating a future, I am experimenting with User Custom Actions in the new Document Library View Microsoft has so kindly provided to the First Release Office365 tenants. Since there is almost ...
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'Permission denied' javascript error on modal window opening in IE8

While opening any modal window (NewForm, EditForm, custom or OOTB) on a SharePoint list in Internet Explorer I get few SCRIPT70: Permission denied errors. This causes problem with saving the ...
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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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Is it possible to retrive CRM online data from SharePoint Online using javascript? [closed]

So I would like to get data from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Online into my SharePoint Online SharePoint Hosted App. Is this possible to javascript only? Can I use the same Cross Origin Query ...
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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 ...