Questions tagged [caml]

Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) is an XML-based language that is used in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to define the fields and views that are used in sites and lists.

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CAML query limitation of values in IN operator

I have less than 5000 items in my library. I want to get 530 items by ids. So I am using following query. <Where> <In> <FieldRef Name="ID" /> <Values> <...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx http://www....
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Querying a simple list with a 'User' column, using CAML

I'm having some trouble getting a CAML Query working against a very simple list. My custom list has the fields: Person : User Date : Date Amount : Lookup My query looks like this: <Query> &...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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Building CAML query with AND and Order by Clause

Hi I am trying to build a query using caml query builder - Below is the query (The query = get the values only whose address = 1234st AND LastName = Doe) - I believe the placement of AND operator is ...
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CAML Query, get item by lookup value, not by ID

I have the value of a lookup column, but I don't have the ID, I want to query items from SharePoint list using the lookup value. How do I achieve that in CAML?
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Can I sort CAML queries by multiple fields?

I have the following query: <query> \ <Query> \ <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='FSObjType'/><Value Type='Lookup'>0</Value></Eq></Where>\ ...
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Can a CAML query find all documents that were ever modified by a specific user?

I'm trying to list all documents that were (ever) modified by a specific user, using a CAML query like this one: var query = new CamlQuery{ ViewXml = "<View Scope='Recursive'>" + "<...
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CAML query for Sharepoint Calender Lists

I am using CAML query for SharePoint calender list. I am able fetch proper daily data. but when i choose weekly, monthly and yearly, it doesn't give me reports as expected. it doesn't take date ...
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When using Sharepoint Client Model I get error : The 'Contains' member cannot be used in the expression

When using 'Contains' in Linq query: var camlQuery = new CamlQuery(); var listItems = list.GetItems(camlQuery); var itemQuery = listItems.Where(i => i.FieldValuesAsText["Title"].Contains("van"))....
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CAML vs LINQ vs SQL

So LINQ is a front end to CAML so of course CAML is faster, and CAML is a front end to SQL so of course SQL is faster. However what would be a good test to see where and when to use each of these on ...
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Multiple Lookup Columns return no items CAML Query SharePoint Views

I have a document library that has reached it's 5000 view limit and I'm trying to retrospectively create views on indexed lookup columns. I can successfully return views that are customised in ...
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SQL Injections with SharePoint 2010 CAML Queries

IBM Appscan has detected that some pages in our system are vulnerable to SQL Injection. The report shows which URLs are vulnerable, so I checked the pages based on the URLs, but most of the pages ...
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CAML Query Lookup/Choice Value Type as Text

So, here is some lines of code that I write to retrieve data from SharePoint list using CAML query. string qryCaml = string.Format( @"<Where> <And> <Eq> ...
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Query multiple lists using javascript/CSOM

I'm about to query multiple lists using JavaScript (JSOM, SharePoint 2010). It's working when querying one list in a time, but that's annoying when I'm having lots of lists. Working example: ...
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Ignore Null Values in OrderBy Asc While creating CAML Query

I have 3 Columns in my List Id Name SortBy 1 A 1 2 B 3 C 2 4 D 3 and my CAML query is : Query = @"<OrderBy><FieldRef Name='SortOrder' Ascending='False' /&...
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Selecting only PowerPoint files in a CAML query

I am trying to select all PowerPoint files in a list. How do I do that? Up until now I used this: class UsedIn { private static NetworkCredential credential = new NetworkCredential("login", "pwd", "...
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Expand recurring events for the next 2 years

How can I get an expanded list of recurring events for the next 2 years? I am currently using this CAML expression: <DateRangesOverlap> <FieldRef Name="EventDate" /> <FieldRef ...
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SharePoint 2010 list Item Query

We have a big list in SharePoint 2010. I'm gonna query SharePoint 2010 list item in the web part based on country. I used CAML and JS. I have got errors in different browser" Internet explorer says ...
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SPServices Autocomplete and dynamic CAML query

I have two Text filter web parts (Project and Customer Name) with Apply Filters button for one list. There is a SPServices.SPAutocomplete on each and it works great. Now, I want to show the values in ...
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Multiple Values in CAML query from Array? SharePoint 2010 using jQuery/SPServices

So if I use SPServices to GetListItems with CAMLQuery, is it possible to insert multiple values inside Value Type='Number'> here I would like to evaluate things throught a flow in my page, add to an ...
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Caml Query to return items created by logged in user

Using Javascript CSOM and want to return items created by logged in user, but the code below returns all items. Could someone advise? var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); var specifier = "<Eq>&...
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CAML Query Logics

For this below logic, how to write a CAML query? Kindly guide me. Query Logic: where department ='HR' And (Team='A' Or Team ='C' Or Team ='D') Here "department" and "Team" is column name and ("HR",...
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Sharepoint REST API - Using caml query and select/expand to get lookup data

I have a Sharepoint app and I use a caml query to filter the data I get back: var caml = "<View><Query><Where><And><Contains><FieldRef Name='PublishingPageLayout' ...
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Error in CAML Query with multiple “AND”

When I run the following query I get an error: <Where> <And> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="IssueLOB" LookupId="TRUE" /> <Value Type="Lookup">1</...
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CAML Query for sub folder documents javascript

I'm trying to query for documents in a specified sub folder of a document library. Using U2U CAML builder, I can generate the query and return successfully within it. However, when I run the query ...
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How to get caml query to return list items created by the current user?

I want a caml query that only retrieves items created by the user currently logged in. I tried this specifier = "<Eq><FieldRef Name='AssignedTo'/><Value Type='Integer'><UserID/&...
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SharePoint 2013 Batch update list items C# SSOM

I am trying to use batch update for one of the list in SP2013 site. I am trying to run a simple batch request as follows. using (var spSite = new SPSite(siteName)) using (var spWeb = ...
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Create list alert with filter on managed metadata field

I'm trying to create an alert on a list. The alert should only trigger on a subset of the list items for which a certain managed metadata field has a certain value. So I'm setting the Filter-Property ...
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CSOM combining CAML query with method call (GetWOPIFrameUrl) or two queries on the same instance

I am trying to optimize some code that calls the GetWOPIFrameUrl method for list items that were retrieved using a CAML query. The original code executed the CAML query to get the list of items, then ...
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SP2010 JSOM Client Object Model: How to get all documents in libraries including all folders recursively

I have seen a lot of examples and questions about this out there but nothing I have found has helped me accomplish this. I need to be able to grab all the names of the documents within a given library,...
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SP2010: Strange behavior querying on taxonomy field

I need to query a document library to get items associated with some taxonomy terms, or items with specific documentId (site collection scoped feature, not the integer ID of the item), but the whole ...
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How to use SPServices search sql query - getting malformed query

I am using the SPServices javascript library to make a search request to sharepoint 2010 search. I am trying this query: queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' Revision='1000'...
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CAML query using 'contains'

I have a CAML query <Query><Where><Or>"+ "<Eq><FieldRef Name='UserName' /><Value Type='User'>" + User.Name + "</Value></Eq>"+ ...
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SP - CodError with CAML query,

I want go get last record field value from my SPList with CAML query. Really code working but gives me following ERROR... My Code: void ddCarNumber_TextChanged(object sender, EventArgs e) { try ...
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Adding 2 Caml queries in same executeQueryAsync

Is it possible to use two different queries to get to different lists and use them in the same executeQueryAsync() Something like this : var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); camlQuery.set_viewXml('&...
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CAML Query for SPServices parameter

I need to run a workflow on all items in a library. This SPServices example seems like a good plan but I'm running into problems. The library has folders and the CAML query returns only the folders, ...
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Cannot Query Document Library with > 5K folders

I have some SP .NET Object library code that will allow me to query for the contents of a specific folder in a document library. It worked fine in a UAT environment where there were only a few dozen ...
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Error using javascript to retrieve a SharePoint list's items

I am trying to use this method to query items of a column of a list in my SP site via javascript (the reason I am doing this is to display that info on the page by modifying the html tags in the DOM), ...
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CAML Query to retrieve list item by title

I'm trying to query for only this the item called Test1. I'm using this caml query but I'm returning all items in the list for some reason. private static int GetlookUpId(List hrLookupList, string ...
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Create Multiple List Items with One Function

Is it possible to create multiple list items with one function in JavaScript / ECMAScript? I know that a single item can be created with the code below, but would like to know if it is possible to ...
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CAML query for sharepoint list not working

I have a CAML query where I am getting records between a date range for a sharepoint 2010 list through an asmx web method call. It looks like this <Query><Where><And><Geq><...
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SPSiteDataQuery for Documents using caml query

I am tring to query an entire site collection for all the documents where a certain field is equal to something. For example where LoanCategory = Insurance. I am trying to do this using an ...
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Sharepoint CAML Query IN operator

I have a sharepoint list with managed metadata column and I have to find items matching values from columns. If I filter the list for a column, let's say COLUMN1 <In> <FieldRef ...
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How to Group by the Column using CAML Query

My requirement is to get the unique values from the column "Month" I am using the below code to group the column "Month" , But I don't find any luck .Can any one tell me what's wrong in my below code ...
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How do I get list items' attached files with CAML via REST API?

I'm retrieving items from a list. The list contains entries which have attachments. Can I modify my query to include the attachment URLs? What's the most efficient way of doing this? <View> <...
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IsNull not working in CAML query for indexed fields

So for example I have field 'TestField' which is indexed. How can I caml for items where 'TestField' value is null? My example down here will fail and won't find what I am querying for. <Where> ...
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Is CAML process at client side, sharepoint server or sql server?

I am now working on some SSRS reports with Report builder 3.0. I built a datasource with CAML to query (and joined) data from SharePoint lists. In production environment there are over 50,000 records ...
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Filter CAML Query by List Item ID

I have the below code which grabs all items from a List with the following structure: I want to limit the query results by a specific value of 'ID' (so when the code gets to the enumerator part, I ...
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CAML query for current date

I want to get all items from the list, which has a start date from date.now or later in time. This is what I thought would work: var dateNow = Date.now(); var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery(); ...