Our list has a people and group column (called Users) which we want to filter using [Me]. It works when the field only contains individual users, but when the field contains a group (either SP group or AD group) then rows for which [Me] is a member of the group it fails to match.

Here is an example:

ID  | Users

1   | John; Bill
2   | Accounting
3   | Engineering

Assuming that John is an engineer, I would expect the filter using [Me] (when John is using it) to return rows 1 and 3 (because John is part of the Engineering Active Directory group), but alas only row 1 is returned.

Is this behavior possible when declaring a view over this list? Or do I need to resort to a CAML query (example?), or even a web service which will interact with Active Directory to resolve John's membership in the Engineering and Accounting groups.

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I think below link is what you are looking to achieve Click here!

Also please check out the technet article link in that post.

Hope this helps


  • Looks to be the solution. I will accept once I was able to reproduce the result. Thx! Commented Oct 18, 2012 at 0:20

Hope this will help you out


here is how it would be done using the Membership Element in CAML:

      <FieldRef Name="Status"/>
      <Value Type="Text">Completed</Value>
      <Membership Type="CurrentUserGroups">
        <FieldRef Name="AssignedTo"/>
       <FieldRef Name="AssignedTo"/>
       <Value Type="Integer">
         <UserID Type="Integer"/>

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