A method of the Lists class that adds, deletes, or updates the specified items in a list on the current site.

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Problems updating a list within App Web from Host Web using SPServices

I am trying to update my list, located within the appweb from a form located within my hostweb using SPServices. I get this error. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><soap:Envelope ...
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update version comments using sharepoint web services

I want to update the file version comments using web services every time i update the metadata of the file.. is that similar like metadata update and using internal field name?
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updating list item of a file using CSOM

I am using following code to copy a file from a Document Library to another. The file is copied and is there, but the fields will not be updated. fileInfo = File.OpenBinaryDirect(srcClntCntxt, ...
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How to update Created By Author field in list SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client Object Model

Just wanting to know how to update a user field, like CreatedBy or Author based on a users name e.g. steven.martin? I seem to have it working fine, from a user id, but not from a user name. get user ...
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Template updating for old documents

I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has additional fields. I set document template for created content type. ...
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item.Update() on an empty library - takes forever

I'm using SPListItem someItem = web.Lists[listName].AddItem(string.Empty, SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder, listRelativeFolderUrl) to add a folder to an empty library. When I call someItem.Update() ...
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Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets, Code behind trying to update list item

I am using the below code to get id from url and get list item, then update it. But i am getting an error Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets. To allow updates on a GET , set ...
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Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type (sharepoint workflow)

I have 2 list list1 and list2. I create workflow for the list1, but I want to update the list2. here is my workflow: Step: Create in list2 Create item in List2 (Output to Variable: create ) ...
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Workflow failing to update list item

I have a workflow that takes the Account Id inserted from an InfoPath form and updates a People column field with it. It will usually work as expected right after I publish the workflow but sequential ...
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Do event receivers fire when list items are added or updated using REST or CSOM

I want to know if an event reciever fires when a list item is added or updated using REST or CSOM. Can anyone help me with this and give me a correct direction and an example so that I can get my ...
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How do I send data to a lookup field with ReST? SP2013

I've been working with a jQuery AJAX call to post data to one of my SharePoint lists. One of the fields in this list is a look-up field. In forming my JSON data to push to the list I was able to ...
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Help Updating Image Url of recently modified Sharepoint List items

I'm working on a project for my group where we want to display a different stage progress image whenever the current status field of a list item (Req Status) is changed in the Edit Properties window. ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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DATEDIF statement in SharePoint not working properly

I am trying to calculate the amount of days between two dates but my formula doesn't seem to be working properly. It's as is the function is ignoring the years in the dates. My function is as follows, ...
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Copy a Excel to Document Library when something changes in database

I have got a Document Library with one Excel File. After something changes in a database located on another server, I want to update a version of Excel. How could I do it on SharePoint 2013?
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required field is not showing up as required in Sharepoint 2010

I have changed a field on the List item to required field of project site when I go and add new item that filed doesn't show up as required field. See Below Can you advise why?
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update sharepoint list item based on title field

I have used server object model to update list item based on title field and used below code SPList list = web.Lists["ListName"]; SPListItemCollection items = list.GetItems(new SPQuery() { Query ...
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Updating + SystemUpdate()

I need to execute the SystemUpdate(true) in the event "UPDATING" to get the new item version field value. How can I do that without receive the message of conflict? public override void ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Save Conflict. On List.Update()

I have a site collection that has ~600 sub-sites. Each sub-site has a sub-site, as well, making a total of ~1200 sites. I am iterating through each site and updating (resetting) a list. This is ...
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How to update calculated column on a daily basis without admin rights?

I am running SharePoint 2013 and have a column that is supposed to determine whether or not each phase of a project is late. I am using the NOW() fucntion, which, of course, does not update ...
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Update Page Content using SPServices

I am trying to update a Page's content using SPServices. When I run my code, it does update the correct page, but instead of updating the content, it just removes the content. var newContent = ...
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Sharepoint list not letting edit/add items programmatically

I have a SP List which I need to update and edit items programmatically (I'm using InfoPath). I coded the solution, tested in many others lists and the code does work. But when I test using the list ...
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Document update issue in document library

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation. I am trying to update a document in SP document library. In the code behind (visual web-part ascx.cs) I initially read the existing file into a byte array, then ...
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Updating excel information to a list matching a custom ID column

I'm on SharePoint 2010. An excel file is uploaded to a document library.This excel file has a custom ID column(alphanumeric) and many more columns. There is a list which contains many columns along ...
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item adding event receiver failes to trigger in bulk items inserting

Currently am developing an item adding event in event receiver for a custom list. The list is updated using datasheet view, usually by adding bulk items (ex : 50 items ) to list using datasheet view. ...
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Save Conflict while updating list items

COMException 0x81020015The file FileName.xml has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on 18 Aug 2014 12:41:01 -0400. SPException Save Conflict. Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by ...
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Updating all other list items

Ok, so I want to use a sharepoint list as a ticketing system. One of the fields is priority. I want this field to automatically update if, for instance, I input a new item with a priority of 2 I ...
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Update managed metadata Multi Value

I have a list which uses a managed metadata column, that is configured to have multiple values. I need to update the particular items in the list which have a specific term, and change it. For ...
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What approach should I take to update provisioned / existing team sites

I'm provision team sites based on web templates that are provisioned from a "request" list in SharePoint. (timerjob) I know that there would be some changes to the team sites, but what's the best ...
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How to use Javascript to update a Discussion Board reply?

I have a Discussion Board with a series of replies. Each 'Message' (Reply) Content Type has an 'Answer' dropdown with the values 'YES/NO' (NO being default) I have created a hyperlink on the property ...
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Would applying a lock help to prevent a Save Conflict Error when simultaneously updating a list item?

I have a scenario where users may update a list item at the same time and this causes a Save Conflict error. I could catch the exception and reload the list item as suggested in ...
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Fetch list item properties using Powershell

I have document library. I want to replace some document properties using powershell. There are multiple properties associated with each document. First I'll need to check for all documents if that ...
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How to update list item without having permission on list

If the user does not have permission on list and want to update the list item, how to achieve that without using Elevated privileges?
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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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Update created by field using share point web service only

I want to update the created by field in sharepoint using sharepoint web services. I tried to do it using List web service's UpdateListItems method but that did not work. Can some one tell me how to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow: Set dynamic value in a listitem column

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have created a workflow. This workflow is triggered on a contenttype on a list. I would like to update some listitem column. But I would like to set the value dynamic ...
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changing list item using Rest API not working

following is my code. I am trying to update a Choice ListITem (dropdownlist) in a Custom list using Rest API. I have debugged the code it goes into success handler but the Item still has the old ...
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Error code 0x81020030 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

My problem is very similar to this one (in what I'm calling) but I'm receiving a different error. The XML I feed the service and the response is as follows; <Batch OnError="Continue" ...
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Q: Can I update values of an entire column from a workflow?

I'm using VBA to gather info based on their status. What I'd like to do is reset their status after the VBA operation is done. From my understanding, there is no way to update via Excel VBA. My only ...
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Is there a way to start a SharePoint workflow from VBA code?

I created a tool in Excel VBA that generates a custom report from the data I pulled from a SharePoint list via Excel VBA code. What I want to do is change/update the "Status" field for items within ...
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Clearing a hyperlink column of it's value in a workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010

In a SPD 2007 workflow, I was able to use the "Update List Item" action to clear the value in a hyperlink column that had a value by simply specifying the field in the "Update list Item" action and ...
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SPD Update List Item - If “field” in Current List equals “Yes”, then Update status in List 2

I have a form library, with a SPD Custom Task associated with it for approvals. The approver just has to check a box when they approve the form. But in order for them to not get a reminder to ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API: How can I clear a non-string field value?

I'm using the SharePoint 2013 REST API (my last choice, technological constraints require using it vs CSOM) and am encountering an issue when trying to clear any non-string (date, number, etc) field ...
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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...
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Event Receiver not triggered by Approval Workflow

I have a simple workflow that approves a List Item. I have an ItemUpdated Event Receiver that is supposed to compute some fields and update another List Item. My event receiver gets triggered when I ...
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How to update an existing list item during a workflow to capture the newest list item

I have a custom build list to store status updates on a project. To add a new item, one simply click + NEW ITEM, fils in the Infopath 2013 form and clicks SAVE. Then a workflow is triggered to convert ...
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Is there a way to dynamically update ratings

For Ratings there are two fields in share point. Rating (0-5) Number of Ratings Is there a way to dynamically update these values by code?
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Javascript : How to handle version conflict errors when using javascript COM?

so I use quite a bit of the javascript client object model for CRUD operations to lists from custom pages (inputs) and I have found that I get version conflict errors on saves from time to time....its ...
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Unable to update item using powershell when event reciever is enabled

I have a powershell script that I am using to update some list items programatically. It seems to work as I expected when I disable the event reciever that is associated with the list however when I ...
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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 ...