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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Querying multiple lines of text column via REST API

I am trying to query a simple multiple lines of text column on a custom list in SharePoint 2013 on-prem. Whenever I include the text column in the $select fields I get an error that the field is not ...
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SPListItem.BackwardLinks equivalent in CSOM, JSOM, or REST?

In the Server API for SPListItem there is a property called BackwardLinks that returns a collection of items that link to the item. I don't see the same property in CSOM, JSOM, or REST. Is there a ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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Approve folder in document library from Rest API (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I am able to approve files easily enough with the url var url = SPAppWebUrl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + filePath + "')/Approve(comment='AutoApprove - " + ...
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using sharepoint OOTB DragDrop.js library in Custom webpart

I implemented drag and drop file upload functionality with using REST api in my webpart . But i found an OOTB sharepoint dragdrop.js library which has numerous methods to create drag drop control. ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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I cannot get “orderby” to work in SPS 2010 listdata.svc REST query

I can get the return list from this query, but if i add the orderby syntax, it just ignores it (no error, just doesn't sort the return set). ...
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Download SharePoint folder using Python

I am using requests library in python to get pages from SharePoint 2010 and it's working fine, now I need to walk through a SharePoint directory and download all files from there to my local machine. ...
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Trouble with curl and rest

I'm having a problem using curl to pull a specific task from sharepoint 2010 enterpise. We use a very complicated extendscript to process images into archive locations and create web images. We ...
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Invalid Audience Id - Office 365

I am trying to connect with office 365 without going through Azure, so I was able to get the access token by calling the following URL ...
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Make users accept a policy before they can use the solution - SharePoint - REST

First time a user logon to the system they should get a "policy" that they should accept. Without the accept on the policy they cannot use the solution! I've created a custom user property on every ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search REST API return lack of result with exact phrase querytext

In sharepoint foundation 2013 search REST API. I used double quotes to find exact phrases in document content which was attached in my sharepoint list item. "/_api/search/query?querytext='\"" + query ...
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Display Rating Stars

I have a page and I want to display the items' title of a list with the rating stars for each item beside it in that page. What should I do?
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SharePoint 2013 upload(and resize) image with REST api problem

I am trying to create an SP2013 APP, the user should be able to upload an image to a SharePoint list. The image needs to be resized before it is being uploaded. I got the upload function to upload the ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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sharepoint workflow rest api add role assignment exception

I develop a workflow and i want to grant unique permission on item in list using sharepoint rest api ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST call with CopyTo causes a not well formatted JSON Stream error

I have written an SharePoint hosted App that performs a local file copy .. first I tested my url with a valid REST call listurldir = "/appsdev/Marketing Lib; itemurl = "/Marketing ...
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How to associate an existing site column to a list using the REST API

In SharePoint 2013, I have a site column that already exists and I'm trying to associate it to an existing list using the REST API. I found examples on adding a new column to a list using the REST API ...
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Problems making REST POST requests to SP-Hosted App with Postman

I am facing problems when making REST calls of type POST to my Sharepoint Hosted app with Postman in Chrome. GET type calls work fine. For example, I want to make the following call on my app to get ...
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Odata Syntax to Orderby a Lookup Column Result

I have need to order an Odata call by by the results of a lookup list. I am having trouble using the $expand operator in tandem with the orderby operator. What changes can I make so that my Odata ...
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How could i include the full url using rest api

var queryUrl = appweburl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/webs?$select=Title,Url&@target='" + hostweburl + "'"; i want to include the hole url like this http:///site/_api/ and so ...
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Odata Queries and Date Fields

I have a calculated field that contains the logic if(date) {Yes;} else {No;} This works fine for the column's calculation, but I either need to get the result of the calculated field or need to ...
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Sharepoint app REST Authorization Header

I have developed a Sharepoint app that I installed on my sharepoint site for testing. I filled it with data and now I want to run REST queries on my app with Postman in Chrome. Once I am logged in to ...
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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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Accessing Groups Created in Office 365 in SharePoint

I've created a Group in the Office 365 admin area and added a couple of users. However I can't seem to find it through the API. When you go to share a file and use the search function it appears in ...
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How to create multiple fields using REST query

According to MSDN, we can create field like below.. $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web/lists(guid'da58632f-faf0-4a78-8219-99c307747741') /fields", type: "POST", data: "{ ...
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How to get Title Resource from a View with JSOM or REST?

I am able to get title/name resource from lists, content types and fields. However, I'm not able to get title resource from views. I'm not sure how well documented this is, but this is how I get ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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Cross Site Collection call in SP Hosted App

I want to read a list from one of my site collection(SiteColl A) using a SP Hosted App. This App will be deployed in another Site collection(SiteColl B) in the same web application. I know one way to ...
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2013 workflow, get list item in parent web

In a sandboxed sharepoint 2013/office 365 workflow, I'm trying to query a list (using REST) in the root web, for a value. If the workflow fires in the root web, I get the value. If you call it in a ...
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SPException error codes and meanings (refreshing form request digest via SharePoint REST services)

Where can I find a list of error codes and their meanings for SharePoint exceptions? I can't find any list of any kind online, just specific cases here and there. My specific need arises out of the ...
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Getting Calendar items on Office 365 using REST API

Hi SharePoint Ninjas, I am having trouble with a REST call using jQuery on Office 365 and was wondering if you guys have ever experienced something similar and could give me some hints? What I am ...
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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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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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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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Querying 'Append Changed to Existing Text' from client script?

Is there a way, preferably via REST but JSOM would work, to query a SharePoint 2010 field to get all entries when 'Append Changes to Existing Text' on a multiple lines of text field is enabled?
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Copy file to another folder with REST API

I'm trying to copy a file located in user's personal folder (OneDrive Pro) using REST API. The resulting link seems to become too long and server returns 400 BadRequest: The length of the URL for ...
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SPO / Rest API Changing TimeLastModified

Is it possible to set (on upload) or modify (e.g. with a PATCH operation) the TimeLastModified attribute in Sharepoint 2013 / SPO via the Rest api? I'm getting mixed signals on this one - I've tried ...
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How to query “Followed Count” for each user?

I found follow this REST API: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn194080.aspx#bk_FollowedCount By using My/followedcount, I can get current user's count of items he or she currently following. ...
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How to configure SharePoint REST API to return JSON by default?

I'm using a 3rd party HTTP client to retrieve data from SharePoint. I want to get the result in JSON format. I know one method is to add the header "Accept": "application/json; odata=verbose" ...
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Workflow HTTP PUT request error

Receiving this error when trying to update a list item via HTTP PUT in SPD Workflow: error":{"code":"-1, ...
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User Profile in SharePoint 2013 REST Service

I have a problem with SharePoint REST service. I can not get the User properties by User Id. This is my approach: function GetUserByID(id) { jQuery.ajax({ url: "/_api/Web/GetUserById('" + id + ...
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Return a Single Entity from SharePoint OData Service

I've created a custom OData service in SharePoint 2010 to return a list of entities representing subsites, however I'd also like to be able to return the root. To this end, I've created a function to ...
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executeAsync strange behavior - sharepoint rest services

I'm using Sharepoint Rest services to update List Items. To do the update, I'm using the function executeAsync from the SP.RequestExecutor object. The code was working fine, but while I was testing it ...
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ListData.svc: How to upload attachment?

How does one upload an attachment to a list item using JavaScript/HTL5 file upload API and the ListData.svc API? I know I can do this using managed CSOM but I want to understand the SP 2010 REST API ...
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Exporting document content from SP2013 to external webapp

How should I do to make a document viewable on a webpage, that is exported from SP2013 document library. A user should be able to, through a webpage send a request to view the content of a specific ...
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Find all lists that look up a Contacts list

I have a Contacts list in my site collection, and it is used in lookup columns by multiple other lists. Is there an easy way to get all the lists that have a lookup column pointing to the Contacts ...
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Getting column information from a sharepoint 2010 list

I'm trying to figure out how i can get information about a column in a Sharepoint List, like what type of column it is (single line, number, date etc...) and whatever additional column info that ...
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REST services - Flag to force PUT and POST to return the record instead of nothing?

I'm updating a record in a list via a PUT to the '_vti_bin/listdata.svc' service. When I initially POST the data, I get the list item I posted back from SharePoint, with a timestamp, etc. When I PUT ...
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...