Representation of a list item within the SharePoint API.

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Caching SPListItems with Permissions

I have a versioned list that I need to cache list items for. The effect of which being: If a user has permission to view non published items the cache can return the item pending approval. ...
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Setting the DisplayFormURL of a CalendarView item to an absolute URL, SPCalendarView control

Background: I have a WebPart that makes use of the SPCalendarView control and in it I add items (events) dynamically from different Calendar lists from multiple sites. like this (please note that I ...
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Updating a ListItem that another user has edited

I have an event receiver that creates/updates/deletes publishing pages in a publishing library. In ItemUpdating, I get a handle to the page's underlying ListItem, change some of its properties and ...
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How can I undelete records from a SPList programmatically?

There is a SharePoint List from which many records have been deleted using CAML. The records are available in the Recycle Bin. Is there an way to recover the records using scripting/CAML etc ? Since ...
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SP2010 splistitem AND accessing css or style

I have an event receiver which adds splistitems from child sites to the parents site list (in a calendar). How do I access the css or style of an splistitem? I am wanting to color code the different ...
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Get actual item from SPRecycleBin

Similar to this question, I need to permanently delete only specific items from the recycle bin. I need to know more than just their names, however, and SPRecycleBinItem seems to have only have a ...
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OnWorkflowItemChanged not firing when using SPListItem.Update()

I am experiencing a very weird behavior: After using SPListItem.Update() the OnWorkflowItemChanged is triggered (so the title is misleading), but sends the workflow into a sleep state it never wakes ...
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How to find a file with name = X in a SPList

Looking for recommendations. Have a file in a document library with name x.txt. In a workflow code behind, I need to get the file to read its contents. What is the best/most efficient way to do ...
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Exception when getting the value of field in SPListItem

Hi Guys I have this problem: I query a list using Caml. items = list.GetItems(query); This returns 6 items and works ok. Then I do: foreach (SPListItem item in items) { var title = ...
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How to add a blog post programmatically?

I'm trying to create a C# script that will allow me to import blog posts from a different system (exported as CSV) into a SharePoint blog. I have found a script for comments to a blog post, but I'm ...
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Do I need to do an update after set permissions on a listitem in the ItemAdded event receiver?

I have an event receiver on itemAdded. I set some permissions like below. SPRoleAssignment role = new SPRoleAssignment(spPrincipal); ...
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How can I auto-increment a column?

I am working on a solution where I have a list with a column named LogIDNumber. For each new entry in the list, I would like to increment the LogIDNumber by one. I could use the ID generated by ...
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Attempt to get property CheckOutType of SPFile cause 'System.NullReferenceException' exception

I have a strange situation: If the "Require Check Out" and "Create Major Versions" options are switched on for the current Document Library, then when I try to get the CheckOutType property I receive ...
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Query to a list doesn't work

I want to get the number of comments from the list "Comments" of a blog site. To do that, I have a query with this code: using (SPWeb oWebsite = oSiteCollection.OpenWeb(new Guid(WebId))) ...
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Getting User details from field “AssignedTo” in a custom List

I have a Custom List, which have different fields, when I click on any user in field "assignedTo" it navigates me to another window and I can see user's Account, Name, email etc. I am able to get all ...
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How can I see what list items are in what folder?

I have some code that shows me all the items (files and folders) in a document library, but everything appears on the same level. How can I see which items sit in which folders? Currently the output ...
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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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Adding list item when user does not have permissions question

I am trying to programmatically add a list item to a SharePoint list. The code works fine when executed by a user with contribute permissions, but does not work when a user has view only. Funny thing ...
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Dates and times in Properties vs Fields

I'm trying to roll my own archiver for SharePoint. I always try to let the underlying object serialize itself. Only when it fails do I try to use .ToString(). Anyway, while inspecting the Properties ...
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Why do I have 2 ways of retrieving an average rating? Which one do I choose?

It appears that, on enabling social rating against my list for my custom content type, I now have 2 extra fields for each SPListItem in my list: AverageRating and RatingCount (as explained Blog Link) ...
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Disposing item.web

I have read this article and known which objects should be disposed. But I doubt whether oItem.Web returns the same object as spcontext.current.web object or it creates new one. If it creates new, I ...
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SPServices is the Document Checked Out SP2010

I was wondering if anyone knew how to tell if an item has been checked in or out from SPServices? I am able to get all of the nodes but I do not see one which captures the checkout. Is there a way ...
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Retrieving the highest value from list

My question is regarding retrieving a value from a sharepoint list. Basically I have a list with some data. One of the fields in the list is a text field with numbers. So what i want to do, i want to ...
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Parse pasted images from Outlook emails as attachments in Sharepoint list

I have a Sharepoint list with incoming email enabled, and an email event receiver to create items out of incoming emails. Once an email is received, it sends an email back to the sender with the ...
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SPListItem removing HTML attributes?

I want to add this to an SPListItem HTML field (Multiline text) <a href="#" onclick="OpenDispPage('Table 1.1', 'table');" >Text</a> and this is what SharePoint makes out of it when I ...
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SPListItemVersion determine which fields updated

For out of the box, the version history will only display the updated fields. How can I determine whether a field has been updated for a specific version programmatically? My end goal is to display ...
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CustomSolution Error - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

atm I'm implementing a custom solution in our SP 2010 farm to receive emails on an specific custom list. With the following code it's possible to add one entry, with an email-body contains one line ...
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SystemUpdate() in list item update

What's the advantage/reason for using SystemUpdate() over Update() when list data update?
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Get all list items versions from client side

I am trying to get all versions from every item in a SharePoint list using only client-side through a web part. Following the exemple at ...
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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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Populate a list of links through powershell

I have my webapp, my webs and a list created. My point is that I would like to populate my lists with values at the time of my deployment, which is done thanks to a powershell script. So I would like ...
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“nativehr” error while trying to delete list items through ProcessBatchData

Plain and simple, I'm trying to delete a massive amount of items from a list as quickly as possible using a c# app, and have seen references to batch processes being the best way to do this. Not ...
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CAML Query to Sort list items based on Modified date

while sorting sharepoint list items based on 'modified' column, its not considering seconds and milliseconds, i need sorting to be done on Milliseconds too, why because i have multiple list items ...
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How to check if user has read/write permission for a SPListItem in c#?

In my SP2010 visual webpart, I am checking permissions with the code below. Basically the current user is either an admin or a regular user. If they are an admin, they need to have permission to edit ...
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Unable to update list item - Additions to this web site have been blocked

I am developing a SharePoint job. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method, my code goes: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { int count = ...
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Randomly: Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have a rather curious issue with some workflow tasks. My (state machine) workflow creates a handful of tasks while running. Users interact with the tasks to move the workflow between its states. ...
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How to update SPListItem in ItemFileMoved?

I have a document library. In ItemUpdated I move the file to a different location (based on date) and I want to add some metadata in ItemFileMoved to the file's new columns (which I added). The ...
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Getting latest datetime from a splist

I have sharepoint list with data and one of the columns contains date ... how can i programmatically retrieve the latest date, the field is a Date And Time type?
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SPListItem item[“Author”] throws ArgumentException on blog lists only for some users

We have a webpart on our SiteCollection home page which aggregates the most recent posts from a number of blog subsites. The code looks like this: using (SPSite site = new ...
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Adding SPListItem using SPWeb.ProcessBatchData method

I am looking for adding SPListItem using SPWeb.ProcessBatchData method. Could any one please help me on syntax for adding list item to my custom list.
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List Item Timeout

I am trying to open/close the a custom list item with 11500 items but I am getting an error which seems to be a timeout error, i checked the logs and found 'Unable to execute query: Error 0x80131530'. ...
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Possible to load a SPListItem from the item url?

I have a FullTextSqlQuery that is returning the URL for a list item. I would like to create a new SPListItem object from that URL. Is there an easy way to do this, or will I need to peel apart the ...
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Can an event receiver update a list item before the alert email is sent?

I have a requirement to expose a list item's ID value on the "DispForm.aspx" form and all alert emails for a particular list. SharePoint is very "protective" of its IDs (or counter fields) and it ...
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Duplicates of SPListItem when two quick requests occur

We got code, running on page load. That code asks certain SPList for its items by CamlQuery, which gets only items with specific (current) user in one field (field A) and with some value in other ...
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Search Optimization on SPListItemCollection

I have an SPListItemCollection (Thread Discussion Collection) that consists of almost 20,000 items. Each SPListItem (Thread Discussion) on the SPListItemCollection contains a sub SPListItem(Thread ...
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How do I determine why some records within my sharepoint list are read only?

I'm running a snippet of code to update my SharePoint List through Access 2013. It seems that my code works for some records, but other records will give me the "Cannot update. Database or ...
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SPQuery returns wrong values

The Setup I have a list with 2 extra columns. Target Audience: Choice (Relevant/Everyone) Tags: Managed Metadata field (multiple) When I choose in the "Target Audience" field "Everyone", this ...
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Rest api - Query Multiple Sharepoint lists for a listitem with a given property value

I have 3 sharepoint lists with the same columns. I need to fetch the list items with a particular property value, eg. CustomName property with value 'Test' from all the 3 lists. Instead of looping ...
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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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“User cannot be found.” Error While Updating List Item

I'm experiencing a weird error while trying to update the author and editor on some files in a site, but not all, and the behavior is strange and inconsistent. The code: SPListItem item; int newID; ...