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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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to ...
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How to access a custom field of a list using REST

I'm trying to get information from a list in a custom SPField called "My Field" with the internal name "MyField" using this JavaScript code: $.ajax({ url: ...
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Getting back-end data and displaying it in the client

My SP Admin level is strong. My SP dev level is beginner. I know some JavaScript. What is the best method of bringing Server and Farm information from the back-end to the client-side? For example, ...
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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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How to get the Search REST API sort to not be case sensitive?

I am using the Search REST API to get a list of users, and am trying to sort the results by last name. However, the sort seems to be case sensitive. Is there a way to change the way items are sorted? ...
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Best way to filter by distribution groups user is in and show assigned to tasks for that group

Basically, the goal is that there is a task list web part that will use REST services to see what distribution groups a user is a part of and the view will filter based on if any distribution groups ...
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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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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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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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REST ListData service and anonymous authentication problem

I am trying to access SharePoint 2010 list items using rest service and with anonymous authentication enabled, I am getting 404 error. ...
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Thesaurus terms ignored when search is queried through REST

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal running enterprise search. I have imported some thesaurus with the Import-SPEnterpriseSearchThesaurus cmdlet. For example, let's say as a test I have associated the ...
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access_denied error in 3-legged oauth flow for sharepoint app

I have installed the app(tenant level) from Sharepoint store and the app gets installed successfully for every one in the organization. While doing 3-legged authorization flow, after executing ...
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Service account to access data without being able to log into the web interface?

I've been asked a tricky question. Here is the schema. A user have access to a custom web interface, no SharePoint. He wants, through this interface, to access data on SharePoint. He has no account on ...
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How to dynamically change the drawing path in Visio Web Access Web Part

I am wondering if there's any way to dynamically change the drawing shown by a visio web access web part. I have multiple drawings I want to show on a page based on what users click on the page. Any ...
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Changes made in Sharepoint web interface to list aren't reflected when using REST method

I've got a Sharepoint list to which I've added some columns, like so: Now, I've been able to pull data from Sharepoint using the super awesome Rest API, using the below PowerShell code: $Items = ...
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Apps Permission Request XML for Workflow, and Rest Workflow Help Please

The documentation on msdn is pure junk if you ask me, for setting up App permissions in a Workflow. Here is the link ...
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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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Can't send Email: Error 500 or 403 when trying to use SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail

I am getting a Internal Server 500 error when trying to send an email using the SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail in my SharePoint Online App. It is worth noting that I am working from a custom .aspx ...
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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 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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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 ...