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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AllowUnsafeUpdates vs SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

When is the best time to web.AllowUnsafeUpdates vs SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges? Specifically when dealing with updating an item in a list or updating the list itself. Is it safest to use ...
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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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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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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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Remote Access to SharePoint Lists with PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script that pulls data from a database. I need to push this data to a SharePoint list on a different server. Would you have tutorial or examples that show how to do this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Powershell - Update column with managed-metadata

I have used following PS script to update a manage metadata column. Not sure how to go by updating a managed-metadata column. I know I need to only populate with "10;#Wholesale Agreement" in ...
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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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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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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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set or update multiple values cascading lookup field using client object model

I'm struggling since a couple of weeks with setting a multiple values cascading lookup field using a client object model, I could set the first value but then It show me an error of invalid lookup ...
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New choices are not shown in existing list items

I have my custom list template. The template initially described a field Position using the following XML element: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>1</CHOICE> <CHOICE>2</CHOICE> ...
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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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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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Updating Sharepoint List items

I got a custom Sharepoint list which has the following list items Hostname - IP - OS - CPUs - RAM - Disk Server 1.1.1.1 Server 2003 3 8 Disk C: 20gb If i then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Error code 0x81020073 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

I am executing code in a program I have been working on that uploads files to sharepoint. I am uploading the file with HTTP PUT, then using the path to update the attributes. For a day or two I've ...
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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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UpdateListItems in a library with client object model

I’m trying to update some metadata with web services. I read following msdn article UpdateListItems and wrote a small test program, but sadly something went wrong. I get the error message, that the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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? ...
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How to implement 'on document property update' logic?

I need a functionality in which something happens after the properties of a document in document library get updated. I need some kind of event to fire after the user clicks Save button in edit form. ...
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Update list item from within list item

I have a list in SharePoint 2007 with a Person or Group type column, named "Attendees" which can contain multiple persons. I want to update Attendees with the logged-in user name on click of a custom ...
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Automated update of SharePoint List from .csv file

Our company wishes to keep an updated SharePoint List of our current customers for use in a InfoPath form. Our ERP system is capable of exporting this on a timer job to a certain location (i.e. a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...