The REST (Representational State Transfer) interface in provides access to lists and libraries as a relational data service. A core concept of any RESTful interface is the resource, and in SharePoint Foundation, lists and items are represented as HTTP resources that can be addressed by remote URLs.

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SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog(options); refreshes browser and closes dialog

I have created a page which uses a REST call to get the DefaultNewFormUrl and then I am trying to pass this to the modaldialog but for some reason the modal fires, starts to load and then the entire ...
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Get current color palette for the site

I'm wondering if it's possible to find somewhere what .spcolor file is used for the site theme. As there is a method for applying theme to the site: ...
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/_api/web/features

This applied to a site collection like https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/MySite/_api/web/features retrieves a list of features ACTIVATED at the current scope. Does that mean site collection ...
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Some fields Undefined when display results from REST query

I am learning to build custom SP solution with JS and HTML following the Apress book of same name. I use the following script (in Code Snippet of a SEWP): <script type="text/javascript"> ...
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Fetch 'DocIcon' in REST api call

I have to display other site collection list data in root site. I am using REST API call to do that. But I am stuck while fetching 'DocIcon'. Can anyone tell me how can I get it? Here is my code ...
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REST Call to get DefaultNewFormUrl

I am trying to make a call to the REST service in Javascript to collect the 'DefaultNewFormUrl' for a specific list. The property is "not returned with the resource" so I need to make a separate call ...
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Access Mobile Number from Active Directory in Office 365

Can I access mobile number from AD in an Office 365 project using rest api or server side code? Currently I am able to get information like emailand name from rest api but not mobile number or phone ...
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Filter by calculated column with rest api in Sharepoint 2013?

Apparently you can't filter by calculated column with Sharepoint 2013 rest api? The calculated column in question returns a string. ...
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Sudden loss of access to /_vti_bin/ListData.svc

Between yesterday and today, all my requests to the "ListData.svc" API thingy have gone broken. Every request results as an Error 500, and asks me to check the server logs (to which I do not have ...
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How do I update a multi lookup field using the REST API?

As the Title say, all what I need is update a column with multiple lookup values. This is how I set the metadata var someNumbers = [4, 5]; var itemMetadata = { '__metadata': { 'type': ...
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How to display the AssignedTo field from a REST query?

I am trying to display the Assigned To field in a table I am making with REST in SharePoint but all that is getting returned is [object Object]. When I type this url into my website I can see the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Rest POST error __metadata does not exist

I am attempting a post request, and I have the following body: { "request": { "__metadata": { "type": "Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.REST.SearchRequest" }, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST Service

I'm new to SharePoint 2013 and I'm looking to use REST to do some api calls to my other web sites. I just want to see how to check and see the following items: If the REST service is enabled on the ...
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Sharepoint REST API filter eq with value containing % in Value

I am trying to fetch a record using the Sharepoint REST API, where the property Title contains a % in the actual value. And sharepoint REST API always returns empty value. Example : If my Title ...
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Refine Search Results for Search Query

I am using SharePoint rest search API. I am asking it to return me a specific set of results. It currently searches against a field called myfield. myfield is a multiple choice field. I am ...
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Get lists in Subsite/s through REST API

Is there a way to get all the lists in the subsites where the list is named 'Posts'? This gets the list if it is deployed on the subsite itself but not from the parent. The hostUrl looks like ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API - Adding custom query-string variable and handling it at SharePoint

We have a requirement where we need to customize the SharePoint 2013 REST API endpoint to have custom query-string/post variable and we want to process the value passed in the variable at SharePoint ...
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Unable to change a file's fields via REST

I've gone through quite a few blog posts, StackExhange/-Overflow questions, and also Microsoft's documentation, but I'm just unable to change the fields of a file via REST in Sharepoint running on ...
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Creating document set and setting values with REST/listdata.svc

I have a custom document set type and I want to create a custom button on a calendar that allows my user to click a day and create a new set for that day with the date already filled in. I've got the ...
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Apps cannot use External Content Types defined in the Business Data Connectivity Shared Service Application metadata catalog

My issue is getting Unauthoraized exception while accessing external data in workflow 2013 context throw REST call (HttpSend). I read several posts suggests to create BDC model inside App package, ...
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Sort DirectReports in rest api sharepoint 2013

Below is the query to fetch the Direct Reports for a particular user . How can is sort by display name in rest api? Can you please help me . I tried like this but it is not working. ...
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Sharepoint rest api Version number increments on Checkout rather than check in

Consider a file whose current version number is 1.0. I am checking out the file through rest api and the UIVersionLabel property of the file, is incremented to 2.0 after checkout operation. When i ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST API Authentication Problem

I have a Sharepoint 2013 Server and want to read lists in JavaScript using the REST API. I've got it to work in an Application Page just fine but I also want to use this outside of a Sharepoint Site. ...
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Can I get the Name of a list item as well as its Title using REST?

I am currently using the REST interface to retrieve information about Items in a SharePoint List: https://myserver/_api/Web/Lists(guid'<guid>')/Items(<id>) The data returned includes ...
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SP13 App CRUD Access to SP Task List

I am trying to build an app to access an existing task list to test out a UI but it is throwing an error within the Angular libraries. It can connect to lists within the app but not from the site. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online adding a user to a group using a workflow

I am trying to add a user to a security group via a SharePoint 2013 workflow I am currently trying to do this using the Call HTTP web service action and I have 3 dictionary's built. All of this is ...
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Get UserId with JavaScript in SharePoint2013 / SharePoint Online

I need to update a person field in a list using a result from a people search (sourceid=B09A7990-05EA-4AF9-81EF-EDFAB16C4E31). The search works great, but does not return the person's ID that I need ...
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Image file corrupted upon upload via REST

I have been attempting to use REST to upload image files to SharePoint but am running into the same issue again and again. The issue is that while the image file uploads to an image library, it shows ...
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Query the ContentTypeId field using SharePoint REST API

I would like to know if it is possible to query a SharePoint list using the ContentTypeId field using REST API. Can someone please help me on that? Thanks.
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How to find out the real path of an file in Sharepoint?

I am currently trying to write an application using C# that accesses a file stored on a SharePoint server programatically using the REST API. For that purpose, I want to check out a file. The file ...
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Cannot get value for projected field

We are calling expand on a people picker column of a custom list but get the following error due to a particular SharePoint user having a null value for EMail. Cannot get value for projected field ...
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How do I use REST $filter with a “Hyperlink or Picture” type column?

The $filter method works perfectly on regular text columns, but I can't figure out how to use it with a "Hyperlink or Picture" type column. For example: ...
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Update readonly field using REST API

I am trying to update a list item using Rest API. Following is my code. It works and it updates all fields except "RichMessage" which is a Note field with RichText="TRUE" and readonly. I have tested ...
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Updating List Item using REST API generates no error but nothing happend

Following is my code using Rest API to update a List Item. It generates no error, goes to success callback. However it does not update the List Item. var itemTitle = "Test item"; var userId = 22; ...
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Postman Rest Call to _api/contextinfo failing

So I have been having this issue for awhile and im not sure what has changed. I used to be able to get the form digest value from hitting the /_api/contextinfo endpoint using a post call after ...
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Set Managed Metadata Values via REST

I am able to query and get an array of all my term names and guids within a Term Set, but now I want to be able to set these via REST. When I look at the structure in JSON the section with my Managed ...
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Is there a way in SharePoint online to programmatically find out how many users are assigned a SharePoint license in Office 365?

Basically we have a provider hosted app that needs to check the number of users in an Office 365 subscription that are assigned to a SharePoint license. Maybe some sort of Office 365 API?
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Adjust width of cells returned by Excel REST API

Scenario: I have a PivotChart in Excel that summarizes some data, but some additional info that doesn't fit the Pivot format needs to be shown too, so we have a text box in the chart that displays ...
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How to convert string to byte array and create document with that byte array using REST Queries

I am having with requirement to create a document with some specified string. I am trying to convert that string into byte array, array buffer. I am able to create a document. But unfortunately that ...
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Discussion Board : An error occurred while processing this request REST Services

I have created a list using Discussion Board template in SharePoint Server 2010 site. I am accessing the list using REST services as below. http://[servername]/_vti_bin/listdata.svc/TeamDiscussion ...
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Value of people field does not show up on result of rest api

I have two lists, Notification1 and Notification2, and they have the one people field named Owner. The first one is created via SOM, and the last one is created via SharePoint UI. The problem with the ...
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Get lists from subsite with webervice

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and try to retrieve all list from a subsite. I added reference of my subsite in my solution: http://sptest/sites/root/subsite/_vti_bin/lists.asmx Here is my code Private ...
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sharepoint rest query for multiple parameters

I am using REST query for getting values in search I am trying to use a filter that combines topic and field http://URL/_api/search/query?querytext='Path:http://URL/en/topic/article OR ...
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On Premise SharePoint 2013 host web Rest api cross domain access from MySite

We are using the OOTB REST api to access data from the Host Web App using JavaScript. The MySite has been set up under a separate Web App following the recommendations of Microsoft. This site needs ...
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preflight returns 401 response even though headers correct

I am trying to access a sharepoint server REST api to upload some files. Access is via our tomcat application Although I believe I setup correctly the headers in IIS the request does not pass the ...
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Cannot delete the web site '<url of my app>' because it is an app web

I tried to delete an application (like Power BI or Access) of my Sharepoint online with the REST API but I got an error : HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error Cache-Control: private, max-age=0 ...
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How to get ItemChildCount of DocumentSet (folder) using REST Api

I used SPServices to create and get a list of custom DocSets. There were some problems with that, so I wrote the code to create them with REST services. And that works properly. I'm trying to rewrite ...
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Insert “Like” on discussion board using rest api in sharepoint2013

How can we insert “Like” for a discussion and for its replies through share point rest api and not jsom? How to go beyond this point ...
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HTTP request on lists.asmx GetVersionCollection method

While looking for a HTTP REST method to return Document Version History, I stumbled on the GetVersionCollection method. However, I have not found any syntax showing how to make the call from a ...
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REST analog of SP.Utilities.Utility.formatDateTime

I would be very glad if someone help me, I am trying to find REST analog of SP.Utilities.Utility.formatDateTime function: var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ...