SPServices is a jQuery library which abstracts SharePoint's Web Services and makes them easier to use.

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How to use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' ...
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GetListItems - No Items to return

I have been working with GetListItems, and found it to be very reliable, and easy to implement. One thing I'm trying to figure out is how to handle when there are no items in the list matching the ...
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Unable to get data from SharePoint web service

I am using the SPServices library to call a web service on a SharePoint site from the my Sites area. The domains are set up as 'https://intranet.domain.com' and 'https://mysites.domain.com'. So I ...
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SPServices SPGetQueryString from parent window

Not sure if it is possible using SPServices or not, or if I have to roll my own. I need to get the querystring from a parent window when using a modal to add/edit a document. Thoughts? I could use: ...
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SPServices UpdateListItems

Ok, here's the scoop. I have bunch of lists on sub sites that I am rolling up into a list on the parent site. Here is what I have for code: var title = ...
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Jquery to get list items from sharepoint list

I have a work from my time to use jquery with sharepoint. I have written the code to get list items. When I run in IE it dosen't show any errors to me, but I am not getting the results. Can any one ...
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Cascading Dropdown lists with SPServices not working

I have a list called BRM with the following fields: BRM (Text) Country (List) Business (List) The country list is simple: http://screencast.com/t/uh93fIhzWn The business list is also simple: ...
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Get value from drop down using jQuery (lookup column)

I feel like this should be an easy one but am having trouble finding the answer here and via Google. Using jQuery, how do I retrieve the currently selected value from a dropdown in an ...
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SPServices: How would I add Ascending=False to CAML in GetListItems

How would I use SPServices GetListItems and still be able to add Ascending=False to the CAMLViewFields? I haven't used this for long and I am just wondering if this is possible? Thanks as always!
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How can I retrieve list items from a subfolder using spservices?

I have a document library with subfolders containing images. I'd like to traverse the subfolders and grab the URLs of those images so that I can display them on my little js web app I'm whipping up. ...
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Using SPServices operation 'GetListItems' how to construct a CAML Query joining two lists?

Using SP2013 - JavaScript - $().SPServices() - operation 'GetListItems' - how would I construct a CAML query that will join two lists where list 'A' has a reference to list 'B' specifically having a ...
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Can I get relative path of current site with single function?

I am trying to build a breadcrumb using JS and SPServices. When I browse for a page like http://sharepoint.com/sites/News/pages/f1/f2/default.aspx the breadcrumb should show SharePoint.com > ...
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Add run with run with elevated privileges for spservices?

I am unable to add users to the group using custom button and SPServices,only site administrators can only able to add the users to the group.can any one help me how to add the run with elevated ...
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Add users to the group using SPServices?

I created a button in sharepoint site using content Editor,when the current users click on the button he must have to add to that particular group,can any one give example how to add current users to ...
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Are the SharePoint services a web services or windows services?

Are the SharePoint services a web services or windows services? please provide me with references thanks,
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Use CAML query based on ID to retrieve a file name?

With jquery and spservices, I use getSelectedItems to retrieve the IDs of a few documents. Can I have a loop which goes through a caml query for each of those IDs to retrieve the file name ...
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Use SPServices in Sharepoint 2013 to display username

Has anyone managed to use SPServices to display the current logged in username in a content webpart? Is this even possible in 2013 (online)?
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SPServices UpdateListItems Will Not Update Target List

I'm trying to copy items from a list in one site and update/paste them into a list in another site, but I can't get it to work. Please help. I have my references to jQuery and SPServices in the master ...
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SPServices <today /> not returning correct results

This is the chunch of code that I am working with. I am trying to get only the events (normal/all day/recurring) to show, and it is returning all items for the whole week. Any ideas? ...
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How many different ways are there to name fields in SharePoint?

In working with SharePoint and spServices, I've run into many different ways of naming fields that depends on what you're trying to do. What are these naming schemes called? Let's say in SharePoint ...
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How set a people field with JavaScript

With SPServices I'm getting information from a list A that information contains in one of its columns a people field. In the form B I need to copy that person coming from the list A in one of the ...
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GetListItems on document library not returning items within folders

I'm using SPServices to run a GetListItems query on a particular document library. This is in implementing a custom metadata-driven search for lists/libraries. In cases when the document library ...
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Filter DataView web part using SPServices

Ok, this is the issue: I have a Data View web part which I would like to filter depending the "office" the user logged in belongs. I can get this using SPServices (GetUserProfileByName): JS ...
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Get user ID from display name?

My users need a feature which will replace all instances of someone's name (assuming he/she is fired) with someone else. I use SPService's UpdateMultipleListItems action which works fine, but for ...
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I am using `$().SPServices.SPGetCurrentUser` to get the current user but it's not working for few users. Is that a browser issue?

I am using the following code... but its shows nothing for some users var thisUserAccount = $().SPServices.SPGetCurrentUser({ fieldName: "Name", debug: false });
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Is SPServices working different on https?

It seems like I can't access any Lists on https sites, I get the status -> error everytime I try. Tried GetList and GetListItems operations in my Javascript function, which works fine on any site I ...
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Prepopulating a value in NewForm.aspx

I am sending a query string into NewForm.aspx. I have populated a drop down with that value. Everything works great in Chrome but Internet Explorer does not save the pre-populated value. The value ...
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SPServices IE Issue GetListItems

Ok, so here's the rundown. I have a site with three child sites, and I am trying to get a rollup of content from these three sites. Each site has the same list of "Initiatives" and on the parent ...
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Ajax Loader Image Won't Display in IE 8

I'm using the SPServices jQuery library to update a list which is working fine. note: This problem may have absolutely nothing to do with SPServices; I'll have to try using the jQuery ajax method ...
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Lists.asmx UpdateListItems returns unexpected error 0x80070005

I'm using SPServices to insert items to a list. The code works fine except for, some users see the response below: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <soap:Envelope ...
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Cascading DropDownList in a web part?

Is there a standard way to implement this? Any solution would have to make use of AJAX. I am considering two possible methods at the moment: Try to find a way to use the ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit to do ...
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Content Editor Webpart and SharePoint 2007 object model?

I have to supply the query and should display the information on the sharepoint 2007 page based on the enterprise search results. I wonder, if it can be achieved thro' content editor webpart ? Want ...
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SPServices - How to obtain user profile information from a user specified in a list

I currently have: A custom SP List A title field and a "user or group" field I need to use SPServices to look up the user in the list and obtain their name, email and profile picture just by ...
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How to verify if current user is a SCA (Site Collection Administrator)?

I have a NavBar at my master page that will only be displayed to the SCA (Site Collection Administrators). I'm using jquery SPServices to do that validation, but the only examples that i found suggest ...
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How to consolidate JS for CAML queries with multiple filters?

I'm very new at the entire JS/SPServices concept (and JS as a whole) and I'm trying to slim down the amount of JS needed for a few HTML pages. I have several unordered lists on the HTML page that I ...
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SPServices async performance

SpServices does offer the most user friendly piece of code on SharePoint, but if we enable async it still lags behind in performance when compared with the client model, any reasons? Or am I missing ...
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Populate SharePoint textfield value into dialog dropdown

Today i ran into this issue, simply described: I have a SharePoint custom list where I have added a custom button in the it's ribbon, this button pops up a custom ASPX modal dialog, this dialog only ...
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SP.ClientContext.get_current() is returning the wrong AD username?

I'm logged in as the following user myintranet\svc_q_sp_farm. The "About Me" page lists my details as svc_q_sp_farm, however the following CSOM/JavaScript code returns Sharepoint\System as the user. ...
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Cascaded drop down not working in IE alone

I have created a 3 level cascading drop down in SP2010 list. The cascading drop down is working perfectly in Firefox and Mozilla but in IE,the drop down values from level 2 are not displayed. Can ...
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Get and Alert All z:row Elements

I am using SPServices to get the list items I want returned to me from a specific list. I know how to find a particular element using this the GetListItems function without a problem. Is there a way ...
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Get List Items from list linked by lookup

I'm making a JavaScript extension for form elements. The goal is to bind it to a lookup and react on change. Since I'm weak at webservices, I'm using SPServices. var lookupFieldInternalName = ...
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Cascading Lookup columns

I have a project where I need to create a form. In that form I have several columns. The columns that I have questions about are assignment category Assignment type I have questions because the ...
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SPServices : GetUserProfile with specific param

I want to use the SPService GetUserProfile, but I don't have the accountName, the GUID, the Index or the email... I only have a param which is employeeNumber (I guess this is specific to my ...
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405 Method Not Allowed when creating new item in SharePoint list from remote site

I want to create a simple webpage with a form that can create new items in a SharePoint list. I want to make this as a remote site that just connects to sharepoint. Since I had a problem with REST ...
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How do I get the url pointing to a document library?

I am trying to retrieve all document libraries in a site collection using an SP.Service and place them in a container with their correspondent url pointing to the internal library. So far I have ...
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SPServices Casade Dropdown List Item Threshold

I am using the SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns function. The relationship list just recently went over the 5,000 list item threshold limit. I now get this error where my fields used to be: This is a ...
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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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How to find relative URL of a document library using JavaScript?

What I am trying to do is to enable the dialog with the metadata information when I drag and drop a file in a document library. The same dialog that appears when you upload a file through the +New ...
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How to find current logged in user alias not username in SharePoint 2013 using javascript or jQuery?

I am using _spPageContextInfo object to get currently logged in username in SharePoint 2013.In this process first i will get userId value and then i will make an ajax call with this userId value and i ...
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SPServices - GetGroupCollectionFromUser - Limit Scope to Current SP Site

I'm currently using SPServices GetGroupCollectionFromUser to return all the Groups an SP user belongs to and it is working awesome! Would like to know if there is a way to limit the scope of ...