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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Special Characters in Field Values

I am updating a list item using SharePoint Object Model from an Excel spreadsheet. The cell in Excel contains a special character, a degree symbol °. When the update is done I am getting the � symbol ...
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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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Save Conflict error on task when saving task

The idea of the task lifecycle is this: CreateTaskWithContentType: Set all the task properties OnTaskCreated: Set unique permissions for the task OnTaskChanged: Complete task and continue workflow ...
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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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Setting Taxonomy Field's Value causes Security Validation to fail

I have a WCF webservice, which saves data to a list. However, Taxonomy field is giving me issues here. The Problem: Interestingly, When I save data without specifying any metadata, the list item ...
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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 ...
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moving list items from wss 3.0 to foundation 2010 using lists.asmx

I'm trying to use Lists.UpdateListItems to move items from a list in WSS 3.0 to a list in SharePoint Foundation 2010. The original list contains several items. The target list does not contain any ...
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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Update Created By field in Document Library using web service

I am uploading documents to Document Library using copy web service. I need to update read only fields like created, created by, modified, modified by, version,.. I changed the read only property of ...
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Update Document Library Fields

Is it possible to add/update Document Library fields like Content Type, Version, File Size,..? These fields are visible in view mode.
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How to update calendar item created by an other list?

Appreciate any thoughts on this: A user edits an existing list item to pick a date to select a project deadline. A custom workflow, initiated by that item change, takes that date and project title ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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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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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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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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where i can find trace for item.systemupdate()

I am working on a project which was initially developed by someone else. few of my list items are getting updated but i am not getting anything in version history. I believe that some schedule job is ...
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Object Expected error in Non Edit Mode only

I have an issue with Javascript errors (Object Expected) in normal mode while it works in Edit mode. Its failing on the last line shown below. $(document).ready(function() { updateListItem(); }); ...
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Append workflow changes to existing content

I have a workflow that updates a lookup column in another list when conditions are met. The problem is that the column allows multiple values, but the workflow is replacing any content that already ...
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Update custom property on listItem using -replace in powershell?

I have two different web application with one site collection each. One Site collection is privat and the other on is public inside the intranet. The public site links to the private site which link ...
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Updating a List Using SharePoint Designer 2010 - can't find an example of my use case

I have two lists - one administrative with lots of details, and one public with a subset of the information. There are close to 2000 entries in the list. The admin list has 3 states, which I track ...
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How to know if content was added to a SharePoint list or folder?

I'm using the GetListItemChangesSinceToken service in order to be notified for changes in a sharepoint list. This works ok for deleted items since the ChangeType return Delete , but for added items, ...
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Different CAML statements needed in development and test anvironments

I have a .NET solution which uses the SharePoint web services interface to update meta data for existing documents in a SharePoint library. However, I am finding that I need to supply different CAML ...
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How do I get the current Editor of an Listitem while ItemUpdating?

How can I get the current Editor of an list Item in SharePoint 2010 during ItemUpdating? Problem is properties.AfterProperties["Editor"].ToString() throws and Exception cause it's null. This ...
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List item Title goes blank after editing document in Word

I am creating new document in document library using this code: private SPListItem CreateNewDocument() { SPContentType documentContentType; byte[] bytes; string templatePath; ...
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Update list item not retuning full item properties

I'm using SharePoint web services to update items by calling the UpdateListItems method, and the response is not providing me the attachment data of the item correctly as other services does, like ...
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Reupload the document (update)

I'm writing now code agains the document library, that code adds files to the document library. Basically what I want to do is, when the particular file already exists in the document library with the ...
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Setting value for Taxonomy field produces Value does not fall within the expected range

I have a custom ASPX page where the user inputs data and clicks Save to add new item to the list. The field My Department is a Managed Metadata field (single choice). The user sets the value for this ...
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Can't edit items from a particular list? Corrupt somehow?

I can't seem to edit any list item in a particular list. The stack trace points to the AddOrUpdateItem() method (below). I can't think of any recent changes made to the content type of list definition ...
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Can't update document properties through any API - only through check out and check in

I have a few documents in a library that I can't seem to update the properties for through the Web UI, the ListData.svc (JSON/JS), the object model or PowerShell. We have a property called Data Rights ...
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How to prevent document editing and properties updating

I need to be able to prevent the document in document library to be edited and it's properties updated when the custom document property DocState has a value Reviewed. Should I use document library ...
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Comments field not updating

I am developing a workflow. I have extended the Workflow Task content type with the Comments field using SharePoint UI. I need to set some value for this field in my code when editing the task, but it ...
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New EventReceiver events not firing

I have an event receiver written by someone else. It originally came with events for ItemCheckingIn and ItemCheckedIn, but we needed something to handle simple metadata updates, too. Since those ...
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Client Object Model - Update Document Library Metadata - Lookup Field with no required value

I am attempting to update metadata for documents in a document library (or List) using the client object model. I have whittled down a number of the error messages I was getting and now I am hitting ...
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Edit multiple list items in one shot?

I have a list that contains many items. I'd like to give my users the ability to select 10-20 items by "checking" them and then edit them all at once. Certain fields (item name, id, etc.) are ...
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How to update people field?

I have following code on infopath form. All the column gets updated in the target list except for the people column. The verifiedBy is not updating the column in SP List. (In the list I have to to ...
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Large update in Event Receiver

I wonder how should I make a large update in Event Receiver by executing it in other thread. Normally it would look like that: public override void ItemUpdating(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Batch update with javascript client object model?

Anybody know how to do batch list updates with the javascript client object model in Sharepoint 2010? I'm putting the list into an array right now and then a kendo grid is reading it. I can update ...
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List ItemUpdated Event not firing when updating item from code

I have a problem with my eventreceiver. It is set to fire on updating item from a list, and works very good when I update that item from Sharepoint's web UI. However I have some code that goes through ...
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SPServices: Using variable as column name - possible?

When using SPServices, is it possible to use a variable to specify the column to be updated? res = lists.quickUpdateListItem('MyListHere', { ID: ReqD, columnVar : userName }); In the above ...
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What are “unsafe updates” for list items?

In the SharePoint 2010 server-side object model the SPWeb Class has a property "AllowUnsafeUpdates". What are unsafe updates in connection to list item changes? How are they to be delt with in code? ...