I want to get list ctx based on GUID.

My requirement is to develop a context menu security webpart.

I want to display the list/library context menu items in my application page which is user selected list/library.

So that they can select the context menu item to hide/disable.

I think in Core.js

function BuildMenuWithInit(ctx)

function BuildMenu(ctx)

above functions is generating the context menu items.

Both functions are taking list/library ctx.

So I want to get the ctx based on list/library GUID.

Can any one provide the solution for this problem, like

function getContextInfo(ListId) {    
    // some logic   
    return ctxT;

SharePoint JavaScript Library contains the SP.Ribbon.NativeUtility.getCtxForView method that could be used for retrieving Context Info by View id, for example:

//Retrieve Context Info by View Id
var viewId = '{C441B540-C04D-4592-A526-26F57DA6914A}';
var ctxForView = SP.Ribbon.NativeUtility.getCtxForView(viewId);

In order to retrieve Context Info by List id the following function could be used:

//Retrieve Context Info by List Id
function findCtxForList(listId)
   var ctx = null;
   for(var viewId in g_ViewIdToViewCounterMap) {
       var curCtxNo = g_ViewIdToViewCounterMap[viewId];
       var curCtx = g_ctxDict['ctx' + curCtxNo];
       if(curCtx.listName === listId.toUpperCase()) {
           ctx = currentCtx;         
   return ctx;


var listId = '{C627B132-B9B7-424D-ACA8-C961EB9213C5}';
var ctxForList = findCtxForList(listId);
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  • your script is not working, i found some jquery script but it works only it the same list or library page. like sp2010/sites/test/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx but i want to get ctx in custom application page. please refer below link for script nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/eusp/Pages/… – kavalirakesh Oct 7 '14 at 15:39
  • what exactly "is not working" ? – Vadim Gremyachev Oct 8 '14 at 20:13
  • i tried to run the script but 'var viewId in g_ViewIdToViewCounterMap' and ' var ctxForView = SP.Ribbon.NativeUtility.getCtxForView(viewId);' is returning undefined, its not returning the ctx. note : i need to get the ctx in application page not in the same list or library page. so then only i can display the menu options to the client in my context security webpart. – kavalirakesh Oct 9 '14 at 6:11

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