The REST (Representational State Transfer) interface in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 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 ...

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SP 2013 REST API How to get Approval Status for Version History items

This is how SP presents Version History: I use this URL to get file history: ...
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REST API In SharePoint 2013 Uploading and Setting a Property

I am currently in the process of trying to upload a file from using SharePoint 2013 Restful Service as well as setting the fields in the same document library at the same time. I have had success ...
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Get survey questions via Rest API

I am able to get all the fields in a survey using the web api url : _api/Web/Lists(guid'cecxc8b4-bbvc-472c-ae3f-d648bd0bb025')/Fields How ever I am not able to distinguish questions from the ...
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Clear all values in a multi-value lookup, via REST, SP 2010

Conditions: SP 2010, html/javascript, using REST to read/write to various lists. Im using a jquery multiselect plugin to set a multi-value lookup column. I need the selecting Groups of items, easy ...
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iterating list using _api rest - Not working

I can see 2 records in the console but my alert doesnt print out any data and doesnt append to the table either. See below and thanks in advance // begin work to call across network var ...
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How do I call SharePoint 2010 REST API from C# if that site has claims based auth?

For example, this site is secured via Claims Auth (It has both FBA and Windows Auth). My guess my issue is security. I ultimately want to use the credentials that my IIS app pool is running under. ...
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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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SPServices GetListItems GroupBy

I am using the SPService, the method GetListItems. I need to groupBy the result (distinct). This is my code: var CamlQuery = '<Query><GroupBy Collapse="TRUE"><FieldRef Name="nameA" ...
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SharePoint2013 REST: Get user profile properties

I've been fighting to get user data using the REST API but I can't get it to work mainly because I am getting a server error 500 "Network Error: 500 Internet Server Error - ...
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How to dynamically set credentials when calling a REST web service with code in Infopath

Our SharePoint is configured to use Claims Based Authentication. We want authenticated users in SharePoint to fill a form and some fields will be automatically filled with their personal data. We ...
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Downloading and saving sharepoint 2013 file into browser client

I'm trying to get and save files from SharePoint app using REST, the files are located inside the host SP. Once got the file, I'm saving/downloading it into the browser with a save function. When I ...
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Check In file with Javascript and REST

I am trying to check in a file from my sharepoint-hosted app with jsom and rest, but it wont work my code look like this: function checkInFile() { var hostUrl = ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST-API: Reliable way to retrieve all field values of a list item?

I am trying to retrieve all field values of a specific list item via the REST-API of SharePoint 2013. The values will be used for further processing. The goal is to retrieve all field values ...
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REST POST: How to add a list item with 'people and group', 'choice,' and 'URL' fields?

I am trying to create a form for a SharePoint Hosted app that will allow users to request a teamsite. The form writes to a list that is contained in the SharePoint site collection, from which a timer ...
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Using REST for a DVWP DataSource with Office365

I'm trying to use the REST services (ListData.svc) to retrieve items from a list in a very simple test with Office365. I can't seem to get the connection to work without adding my credentials to the ...
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Listdata.svc is available on a site, but not its parent

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise site with many subsites. I'd like to access listdata.svc with REST, but I find that out of 60 sites and subsites, ...
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Using SharePoint REST API to retrieve user group in InfoPath

I'd like to display a current user's group list somewhere in my custom InfoPath form. I can't use static addresses (like http://mysite) so I can't use the SOAP services. Does someone know how to ...
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Insert a list item using REST form webpart: 403 error even when X-RequestDigest is present

I intend to insert a list item from the main page in intranet to a list hosted on another site collection. I made this simple HTML & JS to get it done, but I always get the 403 / FORBIDDEN error: ...
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Office Online Public Site Cross Domain using REST Api to query List

I have a public Office 365 SharePoint site. I am using the REST Api to query some lists. Well since I have a custom DNS name, upon making my site public I lost the SSL cert on the site. This is ...
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How to copy files between sites using REST API in SharePoint Online

I have a file in a document library called images: https://xxx.sharepoint.com/Site1/Images ... and I would like to copy the file to the document library called backup in this site: ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST - Create list item with user field and lookup field

I'm trying to add an SPListItem to an SPList via REST, but have a problem with User or Group and Lookup (information already on this site). function adddullitem() { var item = { ...
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Javascript REST API clearing error state

I am working on a SharePoint web app, and using the cross-domain library. I am looking for ways to recover from errors that the deferred functions return, and was wondering if SharePoint REST API has ...
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Updating multi-value fields using REST API

I searched previous posts and the closest to my question is: Updating Lookup Values with the REST API however I am using the cross-domain library and my update query uses ValidateUpdateListItem ...
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REST API OData Filter on Boolean not Working

When I perform a REST query to the following URL: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('BtProjects')/items?$filter=Active eq true I receive only the one item that has this field marked as false. I get the same ...
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Force users to enter document metadata before creating a new document in Sharepoint 2013 document library?

First off, I'm new to Sharepoint. With that out of the way, I have a document library based on a custom content type. When working with Sharepoint document libraries some users find the document info ...
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Sharepoint REST service

Is there any way of reading the documents names of a Document Library using JavaScript from a web application that is not hosted in SharePoint? by the way, my requirement if for SharePoint 2010 not ...
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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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Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript

I'm trying to create a Folder in a SharePoint Image library. I found an answer here but I can't seem to get it to work var web = 'my relative path to the current web'; var lib = 'name of the image ...
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Updating Lookup Values with the REST API

Is it possible to update a List Item's Lookup Field Value via the Rest API? I can retrieve the field value if I use $select and $expand, but I can't find documentation anywhere that explains how to ...
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Using JSOM or REST get list items stored in a different web application

In an on-premises SharePoint 2013 environment I need to read list items stored in a different web application using JavaScript based solution. This could either be JavaScript in Script Editor web part ...
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creating a subsite using c# and the rest api

Im trying to create a site using the rest api from a console app. I keep getting a "Not well formed JSON Stream". I cant find much on calling the rest api from c# so have been piecing it together ...
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Getting List with REST Service to HTML page on different domain

I am trying to get data from SharePoint and display it in an HTML page on a separate domain using SharePoint 2013's API. The SP instance sits on-prem and the other domain is also within our firewall ...
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Check to see if location exists in sharepoint 2013

I'm developing an application and a part of it involves storing user submitted documents to a document library in sharepoint. Each folder in the document library is identified by the User ID. And ...
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Understanding authorization schemas for a custom SharePoint web service

I am building a custom Rest service to be hosted on a SharePoint 2013 farm. The service currently has only one method called "Ping" which simply return the current DateTime. public interface IService ...
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How to upload a file using REST and C#

I already go a connection with the OAuth 2.0 protocol. I am using REST and C# to get file- and folder information, create folders etc. through WinForms. Im not able to upload a picture. (A text file ...
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Enable Create/Update/Delete operations for the REST API

I'm using the REST API with two Sharepoint installations (one using Sharepoint Online, the second using Sharepoint Server). When I'm using Sharepoint Online, everything is fine. When I'm using ...
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How to parse the output returned from REST (/_api/)?

When we use REST we get output as xml how do we parse this via JSOM and fetch the values? Also, please provide some information on how to use this in SSOM instead of JSOM?
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Attempting to get data from sharepoint 2013 using C# results in HTTP 500

HttpWebRequest wr = (HttpWebRequest)HttpWebRequest.Create(new Uri("https://sharepointurl/_api/lists/")); wr.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials; var v = ...
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Error when using REST URL

Hello we can use foll URL in IE and get XML output: http://intranet:1111/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties/PictureUrl But if we try to use the below URL we get error as feed format ...
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How can I authenticate SharePoint REST calls from Android App?

I have a website that is built using SharePoint Foundation 2013.I have a number of list and libraries there. For Example: I need to develop a android application to show the SharePoint List ...
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What governs the decision to use server object model or client object model or javascript object model or REST?

What governs the decision to use (in SharePoint 2013)?: server object model (ssom) client object model (csom) JavaScript object model (jsom) REST
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SharePoint 2010 REST API to get entry permissions

Using the SharePoint 2013 REST API, I am able to get file\folder permissions using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl or GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl and then expanding RoleAssignments to get all the ...
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Error: The security validation for this page is invalid

I have as simple function to just upload 1 document in 1 library. I made a REST service as part of a SharePoint solution which I deploy/debug against sp2013. However the list.Rootfolder.Files.Add ...
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SP 2013 REST API retrieve values from lookup library

I have a custom list 'MyList', containing a (single value) lookup field 'MyLookupField', which points to a library 'MyLibrary'. I now want to retrieve all items from 'MyList', including the Link to ...
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How to get all the files created by an user on Sharepoint using REST API

I am trying to get all the files created by a specific user using userid. The below REST url is what I am trying: ...
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Multiple File Upload with Metadata Using REST

I want to upload multiple file with metadata using REST service. I am using http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn769086(v=office.15).aspx it works perfectly fine with single file upload ...
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Can a sharepoint hosted app get access to data in another site collection?

Can a sharepoint hosted app get access to data in another site collection? I'm getting a windows login dialog when accessing data in another site collection (other than the host webs site ...
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Properties when uploading Files using REST in SP 2013

After a lot of research I finally got uploads via REST working in SharePoint 2013. But I would like to provide additional properties to the Add Function like Title. This code works so far but the only ...
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Can't upload a non-text file to SharePoint App via REST API

I am using the following REST code to add a file as an attachment to a SharePoint 2013 list item. <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:ScriptLink ...
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SharePoint2013 Add folder/sub folders to document library from outside SharePoint environment

My requirement is when a button clicked in my application(hosted on a different server), need to check folder exists with the named supplied. If not exits, able to create folder and sub folders in a ...