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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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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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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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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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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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 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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How to delete orphaned list view SP 2013

I have created a view on my list, but then accidentally deleted the list part of the view when editing it, just leaving the CEWPs. Going under List settings, that view is now no longer listed so I ...
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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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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 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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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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Create View that Groups items within 2 Groups

Is it possible to create a View that groups items on File Size? Specifically, I want to show all items in a library in 2 groups: files less than 10MB and another group for files greater than 10MB. ...
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Create custom view

I have a product library which contains choice menu column. The name of the column is New Product?. And the choices are TRUE and FALSE. I want to create a custom view which only shows Old Products. ...
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Is It Possible to assign authorization to views?

I wish that in My site some users can see a view. Are there more authorization options in addition to personal and public view?
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Hide/Remove the three little dots (Callout) in a library

I have a library view on one of my pages and i only want to show the title. I adapted the view to only show it. But how to get rid off the three little dots next to a document? I don't want this ...
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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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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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Why does 'find a file' and other items not appear when using 'group by' in a view?

When I enable 'group by' in my view in order to group items by a certain column, I lose the 'find a file' feature along with some other menu bar options using this: removes this: Is there any ...
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Modify default view for My Sites OneDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites OneDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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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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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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Is it safe to change title of view AllItems.aspx in Document Library?

I'm always extremely paranoid when it comes to renaming / changing standard "objects" like views or fields within SharePoint. I have received a request to rename the title of the AllItems.aspx-view ...
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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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Best way to share documents where some must not be shared

I'm planning to setup SharePoint 2010 sites and I will store documents in one place in order to not create additional administrative work. However, what is the best way to make certain documents in ...
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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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PowerShell - get items by view

I've run into an issue whereby running the below code will only return the items within the current page of a view. I.e. If I have 30 items in my view, but 60 total, I will only be returned 30 items. ...
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Replace comma delimiter in a multi-select choice column

A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field. When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as: Value1,Value2,Value3,Value4,Value5,Value6 Is there a way that I can ...
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Hide weekend in calendar SharePoint 2013

I need to hide weekend in calendar SharePoint 2013. And I can hide the columns Saturday and Sunday. But I have some problems in my calendar view. The button "Add" disappears in the columns Friday. I ...
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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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Modify list view column titles in a view without changing the list columns

I have a page that contains list view web part. I want to rename the column titles. I have used the following JS script, however it only shows if I click on it. Also, the id of the list view title ...
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Client Object Model & CAML -> Getting Items of a specific view

I need some support as I am struggling 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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SP2013 - Filtering not working on Calendar view of Task list

I have a page with a Task list on it displaying its Calendar view. I have a filter on the Calendar view where it should only show items where "Show On Content Calendar" is equal to Yes, however the ...
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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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How to get the current custom view name of my SharePoint List

I am using the following JQuery to get the current name of the View for External SharePoint list. var ctx = GetCurrentCtx(); var listName =ctx.ListTitle; var currentView = ...
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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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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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Disabling tabular view

I have a bunch of views to create for a couple libraries that are all basically the same except for some filter values. I can create them in PowerShell using ViewCreationInformation. After a bit of ...
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Merge Documents and Relink Documents view

I don't know how this happened, but when I click the drop down to see the view for my library, there is now an additional "Merge Documents" and "Relink Documents" view. Where does this come from ...
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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 ...