Questions tagged [api]

Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of functions and procedures allowing the creation of applications that access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service. When used as a question tag, please be sure to describe in your question which APIs are being used.

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How to create online edit file link through REST API in sharepoint? [closed]

I am using the O365 REST API to display/organise files and currently xls/doc files have to be downloaded but how to edit them with the help of API?
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Authentication methods for SharePoint REST API

Let's say I work in company AAA and want to automatically upload documents to BBB's company SharePoint Online application https://BBB.sharepoint.com using REST API. My email username@AAA.com is ...
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Managing Content Type using REST API

How can i manage Content Type in SharePoint List using REST API, it's look like a very wide question, isn't it ? well what i'm looking for exactly is: How to change content type visibility option to ...
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Download multiple files at a time from using HTTP Rest API Calls

I am able to download a file from SharePoint using the API GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl. However I'm looking to download selected files at once from SharePoint. Is there any possibility to do this?
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How to update “Person or Group” column in SharePoint List using REST API

I am looking for a way to update a column of type "Person or Group" using HTTP Request of type REST. Thank you.
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Sharepoint call external web service real time

i am using sharepoint workflow 2013 to call external web service from external web site. How to i set real time connection between external web service and sharepoint? In the other words , i want to ...
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How to update SP List Default view using REST API

I am looking to update my list default view (All Items) using REST API, what i am looking exactly is to show/hide columns. When i checked the result of this request: https://m365x873105.sharepoint....
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I want to get a user property using API REST

I am planning to get a user property (any information like email, id, title ... etc) using API REST, https://m365x873105.sharepoint.com/sites/BBS-support/_api/web/siteusers(@v)?@v='c:0t.c|tenant|...
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What is the API, given a user ID, to tell me permissions for a user of a list item ID?

I have an application that needs to be able to use my SharePoint API to check if a user AD\USERNAME has access to see a list item. I have the server relative URL of the list item, and the object ...
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Unable to approve API permissions from API Management page

I created a custom web part that calls a web API I created. When I deployed the web part, I went to approve the required permissions and received the following errors: [HTTP]:500 - [CorrelationId]:...
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People / Group column looping through nested data

I am using Javascript / Jquery to pull list data. One of the fields is Author, which is a group / people field that allows for multiple users. I get the data, and I test if there is data in the ...
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How to insert selected Checkboxes via Sharepoint 2016 API

I've been able to piece together the following code that "builds" a checkbox list in Sharepoint 2016. That was step one. Now, I'm trying to figure out how to loop thru the whole list of Departments ...
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How to save the value of a Yes/No Checkbox via Sharepoint 2016 REST API onPrem?

How do you save checked/unchecked for sharepoint 2016 on-prem via the REST api? I have a couple input text boxes saving text, but I'm can't save yes/no for cbAttending, I can't seem to get the value ...
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consume sharepoint REST web services from html

I want to access list items and files in document library in a sharepoint OnPremise site from my HTML application hosting in another server without any server side coding. I mean i want to ...
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Sharepoint api - Post paragraph of comments in postData causes problems with special characters

SP OnPrem 2016: I'm working with Sharepoint API's in VB.net and I can do GETS, POSTS and MERGES fine. But now I need to post a small paragraph of comments into a sharepoint custom list item. (...
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Handling The SharePoint REST API Search Threshold Limit In powershell

We are using SharePoint Online. I would like to search in all sitecollections for the word "passport". I make it working with the REST api in powershell. But I have now only the problem that it ...
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Difference of two files using SharePoint

How do I get the diff of file1.csv and file2.csv from SharePoint (maybe using API calls, if possible)? diff : Compare the contents of file1 and file2 and produce the list of changes necessary to ...
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Adding request limit to Sharepoint/Office 365 API List search

I have a url I am using to query a list in Sharepoint formatted as below. http://sites/sites/site/_api/web/lists/getbytitle%example%/items?$select=Email/EMail&$expand=Email Because my list has ...
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Allow Sharepoint REST API app access to a singular list and nothing else

By default the permissions of a sharepoint app seem limited to read/write/full control over the entire site. I'm looking for a way to grant a supplier access to a list but do not want them to be able ...
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Sharepoint Online Rest API - VBA - 401 unauthorized - SPOIDCRL token

I'm trying to use the rest api to get info about a doc library but keep getting 401 unauthorized - the code below worked for a bit for me but not other users now it doesn't work for me either... I ...
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C# api upload to SharePoint [closed]

I want to read and upload on SharePoint, anyone can help me ? I use C# api. I try by Cloudinay and Api works.
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SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail Anonymous User

I have a public website made with on premise sharepoint. Can I use rest api (SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail) to send email with anonymous user? I am trying but didn't work.
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How to get the content of a specific document version

I am trying to retrieve the content of a specific version with Sharepoint API. I can get metadata like this : { "d": { "results": [ { "__metadata": { "id": "...
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The query to field 'list/ChoiceField' is not valid."

I have a lookup list that contains a choice field. I'm trying to retrieve it's values using rest Expand= "list" Select= "list/ChoiceField" I get The query to field 'list/ChoiceField' is not ...
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PWA Workflow gets Access Denied for API Call to get Assignments

I have a SPD 2013 Workflow on our PWA site that has been working fine for 6 months. My colleague has left the business and Admin have disabled his 365 account. Suddenly, the Workflow is failing and ...
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how to know in which folder my file is

How can i Know, using my item metadatas, the folder it is stored in? For example, I do this Get Request : https://sharepoint.com/sites/SPSample/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Documents')/items(2)/...
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Log out SharePoint 2013 API

I am working on SharePoint API, and i have a login method which looks like that : public void login(String configFileName) { CredentialsProvider credsProvider = new BasicCredentialsProvider(...
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Get a specific version of a file/document SP 2013

I am currently working on a SP project using JAVA and Rest calls, I have to get a specific version of a file. For example, my file is named Document and is 4.2 version. On the site, I can see the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Rest API (targeting specific columns)

Very new to SharePoint Rest API's, I got the rest to work filtering the first Column but now I am running into issues with showing the multiple columns for example. I am trying to filter out the ...
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Microsoft Graph/Sharepoint API search

The Graph API isn't well documented about a few things, and so I was wondering if anyone had some insight, or direct answers to the following problem: Background I am attempting to create a RESTful ...
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Jquery Datatable Grouping 2 levels (Group and SubGroup)

I'm trying to group datatables using SharePoint List RESTAPI and I get to accomplish level grouping and I want to group level two as subgroup. Please let me know if that's possible. The picture below ...
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Azure Sharepoint Application API Key generation

Introduction I'm not a Sharepoint developer. I'm attempting to build an API from a php application to talk to the file storage within a Sharepoint site. From what I can The RESTful API makes the most ...
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How to use RowsPerPage in the REST API

Whenever I send a request with RowsPerPage set, either via GET or POST, more rows than the RowsPerPage value are returned. RowLimit works though. /_api/search/query?querytext='sharepoint'&...
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Index all the rights

I have been trying to see the rights on folders within a sharepoint list. I haven't been able to do so with Powershell. Is there a way to do it with Python? I need all the rights on all folders. So ...
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Unable to update InformationRightsManagementSettings using REST

The following request returns Status 204, indicating it was a success but the informationrights settings hasn't become updated when I take a look the IRM-settings in the web gui for the list. The ...
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How to get version history of item using REST

Very new to SharePoint so I am sure this is a newbie question... I did look at the forums. Here is the command I am using: https://Server/Site/_api/lists/getbytitle('Equipment%20and%20Inventory')/...
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SharePoint 2013 rest API get the average of calculated column

I have a calculated column for ticket response time Want to get the average response time for all tickets average response time = (sum of #response time)/ #of tickets call: https://siteurl/_api/web/...
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Yahoo Weather API stopped working in JQuery [closed]

I'm using the Yahoo API code to retrieve the weather information since last 5-6 years but it is stopped working since last couple of months automatically var URL ='https://query.yahooapis.com/v1/...
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Search SiteGroups API not working when case sensitive

I'm using the API to search for sitegroups as below: "/_api/web/SiteGroups?$orderby 'Title'&$select=Id,Title,LoginName" + skiptop + "&$filter=startswith(Title,'" + value + "')" However, I ...
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How to use external API in sharepoint online or in SPFX?

I am trying to integrate the Microsoft Translator Text API to a SharePoint online site, and the method that I am using is with sharepoint framework webpart. but when I press the button to do the API ...
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SharePoint how to upload file using javascript

I just want to use SharePoint to upload files to it and downloading from it without getting into any add-in or whatsoever business(just for storage). But to test JavaScript code from the official ...
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Sharepoint api search by properties

I am trying to see if I am able to search sharepoint from a given string https://myShrp_URL/My%20Document/_api/search/query?querytext='Node: 592832'&selectproperties='Node' I notice it is not ...
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Rest Search API SharePoint

I am trying to retrieve images using REST SEARCH API from multiple Picture Libraries distributed across sub-sites(sub-sites are all under a single site collection https://xyz/site/*) .I also need to ...
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Rest queries on ProjectOnline should use _API/ProjectData or _API/ProjectServer?

I've been trying to identify what is the correct way to get data from Project Online for some time now (I just want to get data, not update it). I can find documentation on ProjectData and a lot of ...
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How can we get the list items from multiple lists using Batch REST API?

I need to load all master data from multiple lists and bind it to from in form dropdown. For that I need to call every list separately. Is there any option to call all the list in one query using ...
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Sync a Sharepoint list from GCP

Is it possible to create a Sharepoint that has APIs to synchronise the data with data stored on Google Cloud Platform? I would ideally like to implement an API to keep the data in the Sharepoint list ...
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Getting objects with today's date in Rest API

I need to fetch task objects which are completing today using Rest API , Can anyone please suggest how can we use today option to filer the data? I am using below query: /api/Objects/Task?$filter=...
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Given a set of file URLs from sharepoint, what is the fastest way to download them all?

I have a list of SharePoint list item URLs and list item attachment urls. I need to download all the files from each one. Overall: I have over 50 000 000 files to download over 200 farms. ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API filters

As part of our requirement, i created one BCS connection which retrieves data from a SQL stored procedure which acceppts two input paramaters. I was able to create a external list out of it. But when ...
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Sharepoint 2013 rest api group subtask with respective main task?

Want to display Task and sub-task using the rest api jquery. My query string displays task and sub-task as individual unrelated task.