Representation of a list item within the SharePoint API.

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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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SPListItem: get associated eml file

I have a discussion board set up with an email drop folder. Once an .eml file is copied into the drop folder, it would disappear and the new discussion/message would be added to my discussion board. ...
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How to retrieve File version from SPListItem

I'm trying to get file versions from an an SPListItem... I tried in many way, looping on SPListItem.Versions or SPListItem.File.Versions, tring to return my byte stream.. I can retrieve file info's, ...
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What is the best way to retrieve random item?

I would like to retrieve random item from SharePoint list. I have these approaches: Get random index and use list.items[randomIndex]. But I think that I retrieves all items from DB in this case. ...
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How do I get the url for attachments on an SPListItem using C#?

I have an SPListItem for which I would like to get the urls of all its attachments. The urls will be used as part of my custom web part which has an SPList of SPListItem items.
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How to read an User field value for a list item

I've got a content type that contains a filed of the type user. When I want to read the ListItem I just get a string containing the users name instead of a object which contains Name, Username, E-Mail ...
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Fastest way to retrieve an item by title?

Currently I am using a foreach loop to find the item I want by its title using the following code: SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("DocumentLibrary"); foreach ...
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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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Do you need to use the {} brackets when grabbing an field by the GUID

When trying to grab a field by guid, do you need to surround the guid with {}? E.g. field["{xxx343-xx-324-xxx}"] or field["xxx343-xx-324-xxx"]
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SPListItem update yields ItemUpdated/ing Numbering Scheme not found

I've written a console app that searches items in a SP document library (MOSS 2007) for a specific condition and updates the value in a column for each item that meets the criterion. I run the console ...
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Cannot get field value of list item through JavaScript

I try to get the value of a list item (that is currently selected). I know that I must load it into the context but even with loading the field explicitly I get the following message. Microsoft ...
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How to get an SPListItem from a Search Query Programmatically

I'm querying my Search Server and getting some results... How can i get the SPListItem linked to that object? I tried with many ways, but every method fails.. Here's my code: string ...
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Why SPListItem.Update doesn't trigger workflows?

I have a workflow with Start Option "Start workflow automatically when an item is changed" and I have code that execute SPListItem.Update(), but this update doesn't force workflow to run execution. ...
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How to execute code for custom menu action?

I have a custom menu action, declared like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomAction Id="ConvertListLevel" ...
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How to handle the ecb menu CSS?

I have hidden the ECB menu from the task/DocLib lists, and I am using jquery to truncate the title field into 50 char and remaining will be displayed in the jquery popup. Even though I have removed ...
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Is there a property to get all subitems/subfolders from a SPListItem?

I need to find out how many subitems and subfolders a SPListItem has. The fields ItemChildCount and FolderChildCount are no solution for me, because they only count the folder/item directly beneath ...
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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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How to get List Item from sharepoint list based on ItemID

Dynamically I am adding radgrid to the page. I need to retrieve list item from the SharePoint list. Say I have 10000 items in the list using SPQuery, I will get filtered records as 2000 items. Here ...
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Change a list item's “Manage Copies” destination URL programmatically

I'm trying to write a PowerShell script that goes through every item in a document library and updates the "Manage Copies" destination URL to a new location. Is there any way to achieve this ...
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How to get SP.Folder for SP.ListItem in SharePoint 2010 JavaScript Client Object Model?

I have a custom button on ribbon for document library and need to disable it if current SPListItem is an empty folder. To disable button I use EnabledScript attribute of CommandUIHandler. I can get ...
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Problem with Refresh button on External data column

I'm struggling with refreshing items on list with external data. So far I have been able to make the refresh button work, but only when I add items to list in a standard way (via browser). When I add ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Multiple Lines Text Size

I am using SharePoint List to capture values from the form. How many characters does multiple lines text field supports in sharepoint custom list? It asks me how many lines, while creating the ...
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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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Summary Task in Task List - Display Name

Hello I have a Task List, and I want to add items to it programaticaly in C#. I have a problem with adding a summary task. Now I figured out how to add such item: var myList = ...
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate updates SPListItem.File.ModifiedBy

As can be seen from the debug image when I call SystemUpdate(false) of a SPItem, that SPItem's File object's ModifiedBy attribute changes to "SHAREPOINT\system". Sorry, it's a bit weird way to ...
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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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How can I make sure that only one of two fields is filled out (ListItem)?

I have custom SharePoint list with several fields. Two of the fields are TargetPage and ExternalURL. At the moment the user is allowed to fill out both of them if he want to, and I want to deny that. ...
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Is it possible to update the searchindex for only one item?

Is it possible to update the searchindex for only on specific item. I'm search some tasklists through keywordsearch and showing them in a webpart. Then I have a custom action which changes the status ...
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Locking SPListItem for entirely server-side update

I am using code similar to the following to apply an update to an SPListItem, after necessarily elevating to System privileges on said item. Because this can be called multiple times for the same ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Read list item from Central Adminstrator list

I have created list (say List1) on Central Administration Site. I would like to read the title value from that list programmatically. How can I do it? I don't want to hard code the URL of central ...
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retrieving form values from NewForm.aspx?source=/_layouts/blah.aspx

I'm building a system that shows a list's NewForm.aspx to an anonymous website visitor, which they can complete and submit. The URL to the form includes "?source=/_layouts/blah.aspx", so after the ...
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GetItems(cQuery)

The following code seems to be working. Basically, I have multiple items in a document library and I need to run a cleanup PS. Do I need to add Dispose as I am not running under the Using context? ...
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ArgumentException with Export-SPWeb Lists

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Export-SPWeb "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "List s/Disney" -path "c:\Backups\disney.cmp" Export-SPWeb : ...
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Invalid SPListItem. The SPListItem provided is not compatible with a Publishing Page

Whenever I try to save or publish or check in the web-interface, I get this error. The test-environment did not have this issue, and I've only added a single web part to the page and tweaked the CSS ...
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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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ItemUpdated event handler runs four times

I have a list in the rootweb, and a list in a subweb. I want to update/add when something changes in an item in the subweb. This method is invoked in an ItemUpdated event receiver. The problem is that ...
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Item name / title when creating a folder

I am trying to create a list item with a folder content type by setting it's content type id to a folder content type id. The folder is created successfully but the title is set as 1_.000, 2_.000 etc. ...
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Is it possible to create a “Link to a Document” in a Document Library using a CAML Batch Command with UpdateListItems?

I have a Document Library in WSS 3 which has the "Link to a Document" content type enabled, and I want to use a batch command (via lists.asmx updatelistitems) to create a series of links. Here is the ...
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Modifying ID (index) of listitems

So I ran into a situation where I have two lists containing the same information but in different languages (don't ask me why they chose to do it this way). Each item links through a workflow-created ...
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Sharepoint - Programatically check Project Task list hierarchy

I have a Project Task list in Sharepoint that contains Summary Tasks, which contain Tasks. What I would like to do, is to check which task items of this list are children elements of which summary ...
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get discussion message url

I have an own UI for discussion messages. The issue is the Url of the actual SPListItem doesn't help: SPListItem message = //get message var url = message.Url; //returns "/Lists/forum/hello/2.000" ...
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ListItem Versioning Differences

Does anyone know how to programmatically determine if any non-system fields have changed between ListItem versions? I realize that I could iterate through the fields between each version and if I see ...
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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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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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How to detect SPFieldLookupValue from an SPListItem?

I have a SPListItem, with different fields (string, lookup, etc), that I have to iterate them and do different actions depending of the type. How can I detect if value is type String or type Lookup? ...
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Powershell: Update People Picker Field with domain\Username

I'm trying to get this to work in powershell: $spListItem[$ppField] = "domain\username" $spListItem.Update() This gives me the following error: Exception calling "Update" with "0" argument(s): ...
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Updating an SPListItem without knowing SPSite or SPWeb

I'm building a custom web part that is running an SPSiteDataQuery. I will be running this query across all site collections, and displaying the results, together, in 1 web part. Users interacting with ...
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ArgumentException when trying to access SPListItem value

I have a tool to update all items in SP (link replacement). The tool works most of the time but sometimes it throws me an ArgumentException ("Value does not fall within the expected range."). Here is ...
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Getting “Object reference not set to an instance” but column name exists

The NewsCaption field exists (both display and internal name is NewsCaption). I even saw it exists when I went to watch window and show this field listed in the SchemaXML for the fields element. I am ...
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Need Help - How to update listitem of type User in sharepoint 2010?

I am trying to update a list which is having User content type field, where I am saving users name selected from people picker. Now my requirement is to add/remove a particular person in that list ...