Views in SharePoint are different ways to present the same list of items in various ways. Views can be created, updated, deleted and customized.

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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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How do I prevent Sharepoint from asking to download html files to my local machine?

I have a page that contains a Page Viewer web part. Each time the page loads, in both edit and view modes, I get a File Download dialog box asking "Do you want to save this file?", listing the correct ...
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External List in Datasheet View

How to I get an External List in Datasheet View? I have a List, whereby I have Looked up a Column from an External List. The column appears as readonly in Datasheet View, but behaves normally using ...
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if the ...
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SharePoint List View Threshold Error on Delete and Re-load of Data

Foremost, I am not an administrator of SharePoint site and have very limited controls on my page. Earlier, I had created a list (custom list with Datasheet view). I had created over 20 views (one ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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How to set Custom View as Default View for SharePoint List?

I Have Created 2 Views for a List. Now I want to set Different views as the default view on different Logins. I want to do this using c# code For Example: Views are as Following: AllItems ...
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How to create view declaratively for sharepoint list?

I have a web part in which I am displaying the item title as a link. I want user to redirect to the custom view which displays only that product information. I need to pass the query string parameter ...
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Allow Users adjust Text Size in Browser

How do I enable users the ability to increase the font size on SharePoint sites, by using the settings in their browser. For example in using IE, users can use View > Text Size > Larger etc.
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Sharepoint list “add a new item” Option

I have a SharePoint listview with Title, Name and Address as its columns. I am passing parameter Name in the url The url of this list view is "http://site/Lists/Listl1/ListViewl1.aspx?name=testname" ...
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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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Items not showing in folder?

Basically, I have a situation where instead of creating 10 individual document libraries, I've created one and filter each "region" as such by subfolders in the library. Canada Finance > Document ...
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How to attach programmatically and XSL to a View

I have my custom Document Library with his own content type, views and so on... I'd like to add a particular XSL to a View, to trasform particular value into other.. This works if I put the XSL file ...
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How do I create a new view from an existing view using ECMAScript?

I wrote a script with ECMAScript to create a new calendar view with a click of the button by using: this.viewCollection.add(viewInfo); However, I'm wondering if it is possible to create the view ...
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Document Library View filter on term

Say I have a view that has a column based on metadata from my termset. I want to create a view that contains all the items that are tagged in one parent term and its child terms. For example: A view ...
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OOTB join of relational data

I "inherited" a SharePoint 2013 site where someone managed to store relational data roughly as follows: OUs-List contains information on organizational units. Peoples-List contains people, each ...
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Make Pending Announcement Viewed by Everyone

I need to create an Announcement List for News that everyone can contribute. My challenge is: Communications Team will approve some articles to show on the Homepage (Parent Site). But all pending ...
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[Today]-15 filter not working on external list

I have an external list which is getting data from SQL Server. The table structure is as follows: Name InsertDate Where InsertDate is the date when record was inserted. I am trying to show only ...
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How to query Oracle db to display table/view?

Using SharePoint 2010, how can you connect to Oracle db to query a view and display the table in SharePoint?
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Sharepoint 2013 JSLINK template with view grouping rendering

I'm looking for a tutorial or documentation on how to create a JSLINK rendering template that will perform view grouping rendering. I need to use this in connection with the list view webpart, where I ...
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Filter Sharepoint Views vs. Create Subsite

I'm creating a site using Sharepoint 2010. I have a root site with multiple sub-sites so that all sub-sites have the exact same structure (same lists, same pages), only their data is different. I can ...
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More than 2 columns GroupBy on View

As you know we can only do groupby for two columns. Is there any way to groupby more than two columns (in SharePoint 2010)?
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how to add a view filter to check if the login user is inside a group,same as for [Me]

I have added the following filter inside a view:- Which will filter if the “Assigned To” field equals the logn user. But now if the “assigned to” field contain a group which I belong to, then the ...
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Alternative to Calendar Overlays

I have a calendar list in a SharePoint 2010 enterprise site which uses a few other calendars as overlays. When I view it in Calendar View all is fine - the events from the other calendars are showing ...
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Filtering datasheet view in Sharepoint 2010

I want to create a filter on Multiline Text Column inside a Datasheet View by means of out of the box features. Is it possible to provision such a feature so that when I click on the dropdown on such ...
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How to display thumbnail of image in picture library view?

I have created a view in Picture Library's schema file. I want to display the thumbnail of the image with fields. My code for view is: <View BaseViewID="13" Type="HTML" WebPartZoneID="Main" ...
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Team site - Different view / web parts based on what stage the team members are in

Is there a way to use the same team site to show different: document library(s) webparts (show / hide) documents timeline etc based on different phase / stage the team site is in? Based on ...
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Is there a way to create a list view that only displays certain items for the last few days?

I hope this will be a very basic question. :) I am using a Task List in a SP 2010 Foundation site to keep track of work in progress with a small team. We are using the default Status values (Not ...
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Custom edit form associated with edit button on list view

I have created a view from a list which I created. I now have an edit button link on this view and need to link it to a custom edit form. How can I do this in SharePoint Designer. I am using ...
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Display a custom column from a blog list in a summary view

I have created a blog using sharepoint 2010 I added a few new column using sharepoint designer List-post-add new column. Of couse each post I edit and added the content to the extra field. ...
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Download all files shown in a view

I'd like an easy way for a user to be presented with a view of files in a document library and then download all of the files that are shown in that view. I'm looking at the Virto Sharepoint Bulk ...
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How can I display contents of lists without allowing changes?

I'm building a rota system in SharePoint 2010 using a contacts list for each team and then pulling the contact detail into a separate custom list, via lookup, for each team to define the rota ...
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How do I customize the Subject View for my SharePoint Community?

TLDR: Is there a way to change the UI for the default Subject View for SharePoint discussion forums? I've gone into SharePoint designer and changed the ReadOnly attribute of the view to FALSE, but all ...
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Problems when adding custom viewstyle to vwstyles.xsl and vwstyles.xml

I've been trying for quite a few hours to customize the thumbnail view on a picture library in SharePoint 2013 without luck. What I want to do is add the date the picture was taken underneath the ...
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How to avoid loosing complex query in a view?

In a custom list definition bound to a custom content type, I attached the out of the box AssignedTo field. In the schema, I defined a view with this query : <Query> <OrderBy> ...
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Why edit menu not visible when current view use grouping?

i have a document library with a customized grouping. In the view setting i enabled the column "Name (linked to document with edit menu) )". Problem is that the edit menu didn't show up. For testing ...
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What can cause (almost) all views on a SharePoint document library to lose all of their filter conditions?

My particular instance of this problem occured such that all but two of our document library views, and all connected web part pages lost their view filters. Detailed data points below. SharePoint ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Editing in Datasheet View

I opened my list in datasheet view. But I wasn't able to edit in that view - things were read only. How do I enable edition in datasheet view?
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Multiple filters on view not working

I have a list on which I am applying the following filter (on a view) but it is not working. if((workflow == 16 && status == published) || (workflow == 2 && status == expired)) ...
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Duplicate Groups Showing when grouping a calculated column

I have recently upgraded our 2007 envrioment to 2013 and afterwards a few of our libraries are having trouble grouping on a calculated column. The year column is calculated using the following formula ...
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Where did my “edit” checkboxes go?

I just made a new view, and the checkboxes to select files (or select ALL files) have vanished from the view. I still have the drop-down to the right of the document name. I've been through all the ...
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Latest unique item from a SP list column

I have a SP2010 list.This list has a choice column. I want to create a view with the unique items(latest one) from this column. How to achieve this?
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SP2013: How to hide the links of custom view?

In the site collection, we have "Pages" library. We created two custom view viewA and viewB for it. On one of page we add the "Pages" as web part. The links viewA and viewB are listed at the top of ...
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Hide ribbon button of SP by permission

I have a sharepoint standard view , i want to hide "export excel" ribbon button by permission Ex: i have 2 custom site permssison (A and B), and i want to hide "export excel" ribbon button with user ...
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Making checked out documents visible to all users

So on our Office365 I've noticed that users cannot view files that have been checked out by other users. Is there a permission or library setting that does allow users to see files that have been ...
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Lient Object & CAML -> Getting Items of a specific view

I need some support as I am struggeling to understand what is wrong with my code. I try to retrieve the data of a specific view. THe line "camlQuery.ViewXml = view.ViewQuery;" throws an exception "The ...
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Why do I not see the tasks in the my tasks view on the tasks list?

I am using SharePoint 2013. Out of the box I have a task list. In this task list there are out of the box some views like "My Tasks". I have created some tasks which are assigned to some SharePoint ...