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Encoding is the process of transforming a set of Unicode characters into a sequence of bytes. In contrast, decoding is the process of transforming a sequence of encoded bytes into a set of Unicode characters.

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Retrieved value from field does not show correctly

I have a question regarding encoding I suppose. So when a user inputs in a form some value, like this for example: (bla {{blabla"bla bla bla" "some more bla bla bla" "bla&...
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SharePoint power automate, read image content from InfoPath base64 string

Update: After research I found that unfortunately it is impossible for now (April 2023) to work (to cut/split) binary data with PowerAutomate functions. Here is same problem described: https://...
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API Call to create folder with %-Symbol either fails or doesn't decode

I'm implementing REST Calls to Sharepoint in Java. I create folders by sending POST Requests to /_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/sites/MySite/Folder/')/folders/add('NewFolder') This creates ...
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After upgraded Sharepoint Foundation we have unicode/letter issues

So no need to pretend like I'm an expert cause I'm not. We have a file management system we use for a lot of stuff that was developed for us a few years back, this is hosted on a Sharepoint ...
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How to encode url in sharepoint using javascript

I have created an html page an used the following javascript to encode url entered in a text box. However, it does not ecode all characters. I used a search url and tried to encode, but does not ...
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"Email a link" list function working inconsistently in SharePoint Online

I migrated a discussion board from SP2013 to SPOnline, but have had users complain about the "Email a link" function sometimes generating broken links. After a bit of testing I found that the issue is ...
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Extracting list data to CSV using CSOM - encoding issues

I have a very basic CSOM-based app that fetches data from SharePoint lists and writes them to CSV. The problem is that when users open the resulting file in Excel, instead of certain characters like ...
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List of characters that will be encoded for List/Library column names

For a javascript based SharePoint application, I noticed that the internal name of columns with spaces are encoded. When updating these fields using the Javascript Rest API my data needs to include ...
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Accent errors in Navegation bar in Document Library web part in SharePoint 2013

I was following this tutorial to add breadcrumbs in a documents library .. but when I access to a folder with accents doesn't show correctly. I know that is problem with encoding but I don't know ...
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Saving a text file to SharePoint 2013 using JavaScript

I am building a small JS app with user configurable settings. The settings are stored in a JSON file. On load the app loads the settings files (jQuery.getJSON(....)) then performs their work which ...
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Change a single line of text field to rich text?

I am having this issue: SharePoint 2013 - Custom View linkToItem=“TRUE” - Prevent Character Encoding in Link Text It sounds like I need to change the field to rich text. The field currently is a "...
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Hyperlink in list item - encoding is breaking my link

Basically, I have a list item with a field for a shortcut. I need to link to a file on a network drive. I have that part working via: "File://corporate.com/division/stuff more stuff/file.xls". ...
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Issue in Get List named With contains # using Rest Service API [duplicate]

I have a List named 'KKR Jobs #'. And I am try to Get that list in my Sharepoint Hosted App Using Rest Service Call Like var lName = 'KKR Jobs #'; executor.executeAsync( { url: ...
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REST API return encoded Multiline Textfield but show it correctly

I save a JSON string in my SharePoint list. This looks like: {"columns":[{"name":"A","visible":true,"width":200,"sort":{},"filters":[{}],"pinned":"left"},{"name":"B","visible":false,"width":150,"sort"...
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How to encode a list name for REST in sharepoint 2013 [duplicate]

I created a list in the en site called hello's~`!@#$%^&*(){}[]:;"'<>?/\|*-+. What I am trying to do is figure out what exactly is the encoded version of the name if I am trying to target ...
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Reset character encoding on a page layout in Visual Studio. Reset back to UTF-8

How do I reset a page layout character encoding back to UTF-8 in visual studio? I'm having a solution in visual studio with all my page layouts, masterpages etc. When developing I've been mocking ...
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While using REST API to get a list by title, there is a problem getting a list whose name contains the '&' character

I have already tried encoding the '&' as %26 in the request URL. It didn't work. Please suggest something else.
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& appearing as &amp when viewing record

I have a dropdown box which has options like New, O & R, Old. When I choose the O & R option, it appears fine in the list but when I view the record it appears like O &amp; R. Why is that ...
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How to change text encoding when inserting values inside a sharepoint list using powershell?

I'm using french words with special characters like "é" "à" etc. When I trying to insert text in my list fields using powershell, it does insert the values but the characters aren't well encoded. For ...
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Export to Excel adds  to currency field in sharepoint 2013

I am trying to export the data to .xls file using below code GridView2.DataSource = dt; GridView2.DataBind(); DirectoryInfo dir = new DirectoryInfo(@"C:\New List Reports"); ...
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What encoding is used for the string returned by SPWeb.GetFileAsString(url) Method

I cannot find any documentation from microsoft regarding what encoding is used to read the file content when using the SPWeb.GetFileAsString(url). Does anyone know?
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Remove URL encoding from hyperlink field

I have a Task list, with some custom fields. One of the fields is a hyperlink field which contains a link to a document set that is related to the task. The task is created via the server object ...
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Stop sharepoint from reformatting html

I have a site page where I am trying to add a link to a particular calendar in outlook web access. The URL is https://exchange.server.com/owa/[email protected]/?cmd=contents&...
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SPFile.OpenBinary - Encoding Issues

I am copying some SharePoint pages from one site collection to another and I noticed that certain special characters get mangled up in the destination file. Here is an example: Source Text: Nous ...
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utf-16 encoded email in sharepoint 2010 is possibile?

Is it possibile to send an html email encoded in utf-16 with sharepoint 2010? My problem is that I have a message body wich can contain accented characters which on the receiving end are displayed ...
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Sharepoint 2010 outgoing emails encoding issue

I have several workflows which send email notifications. Some of the outgoing emails have very strange titles, like the following: Скоро срок СЃдачи поручРµния СоздатСЊ расписаниРµ по дисциплинам ...
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Specify character encoding in webpart

really simple: I have a visual webpart with danish letters (æøå) which is malformed when deployed - most likely as a result of the wrong characterset encoding. How would I go about specifying this in ...
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Encoding problems in SharePoint2007 recycle bin

I am having problems with the Encoding in SharePoint recycle bin.I have create an item with title "abcabc",after deletion I went to the recycle bin , I got "弓ᱜ同䢴᪜ޛ翍⺉"as title in recycle bin.I think it ...
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Strange URL Encoding on SharePoint 2010

I'm seeing odd behavior while visiting a SharePoint 2010 website. The parameters that I request are encoded by what seems to be a Base64 encoding algorithm. However, it is definitely not JUST Base64....
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Add URLEncode attribute to a deployed field definition

Is it possible to add URLEncode to a field in schema.xml, and update the SharePoint site without deleting everything based on the schema? Eg. <Field DisplayName="Internal/External" /> to <...
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ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode Explained?

Does anyone know exactly what ddwrt:EcmaScriptEncode does? (Which char mappings, etc.?) M.
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