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A filter in SharePoint usually refers to a mechanism that limits the items displayed by the criteria provided.

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Dynamically create metadata terms

Use case: SP List synced to Access database. Database gets data from an external app and updates list dynamically. The value in one field gets added to metadata term set. Users can search/filter the ...
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unable to use content query webpart to retrieve the list content (custom template) from subsites

I am unable to retrieve the list items via content query web part from all the sub sites of a custom list created with a template. This is a SharePoint online site collection and i have placed the web ...
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Update InfoPath form field value in SharePoint Online document library?

I have saved InfoPath Form in a Form Library & also saved field values in separate columns, now I have retrieved one record in InfoPath Form 2013. I'm trying to update Status columns value from ...
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Cascading SharePoint List Filter

I have a list in my sharepoint site that has two columns I want to filter by on a webpage. I want to have the first sharepoint list filter webpart to have the person select a Project Manager. Than I ...
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Use people results to show only users having access to current site collection

We've an Office365 site with more than 30K people using it, and we are using people search to show these users. This shows all the users in the tenant. But we need to show only people having access to ...
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List form or Infopath filtered choice column

I'm about to start building a custom list to capture a number of different query types. I was intending to do this with some custom Site Content Types but I've realized that I'm going to need to ...
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Merging multiple form libraries into a single view

I currently have two separate form libraries: one old one, and one new one. All new forms go into the new one, but the old library still has active forms in it. We created a page with filtered views ...
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Have a webpart in a Page layout get filter value from column value

I'm new with SharePoint but I feel like I'm catching on pretty well. I'm creating a new page layout and I plan to put a list webpart in the right column. The list webpart will be filtered using the ...
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Filter by “Created by” is not working

I have created a list view that filters documents on "Created by" column. Users within my organization are able to see the information correctly. However, users who are logging via external account(...
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Manipulate Filters in Javascript

Is there any code in JavaScript which allow to manipulate filter to a library webpart?
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Limit Dates available for selection and limit enteries displayed by those dates

I am creating a small timereporting list and would like to have the user select from a list of limited dates. The dates should be all the date for beginning of the week (i.e. 05/04/2015, 05/11/2015, ...
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Save Choice Filter Selection

I have four lists on a web page that I want to be controlled by a choice filter web part. The four lists have a common column between them, so I want users to be able to select an item in the choice ...
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Need to show oldest 3 items in one webpart and the remaining items in another webpart

I have a scenario where I want to divide a list's items into 2 webpart views - one that shows only the x oldest items (people that should be seen next) and another list on the same page showing the ...
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Conditional List Filters

I'm having trouble figuring out a way to create a filter that I need for a list I've made. I need to filter a certain column based on the current user. For example, if the current user is "John Doe",...
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Filter [Me] doesn't work correct

We have a task list with a filtered view for the users. The filter is "assigned to = [me]". Normally it works fine, but now there is one users who doesn't see all of his tasks. So i checked the ...
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Unable to filter Excel web access web part

I have an excel web app with a pivot table that's data comes from a powerpivot SQL data source. I am trying to filter this data via basic 'choice web part'. when applying the filter i get an error ...
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Linked webparts filter

I have a page with 2 linked webparts, actually 2 list views. (One view is simply sending a parameter to the other view). My problem is that when I use the list filter (by clicking on the view column) ...
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Issues with SPFilterDropdown in SPD2013

To start things, I have little knowledge beyond the basic concepts of SPD and being a newbie... What I want to accomplish is to only have certain values from another list show up in which their ...
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Datetime format when using $filter in ListData.svc

I'm using ListData.svc to retrieve items from a SharePoint 2013 calendar list. I have two jquery ui datepickers to select the date range. Values are read with the following: var s = moment(jQuery('....
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I have a list built on external content using bdc with a custom filter, I get the data but not the filter

SPD 2013, SP Enterprise 2013, SQL 2008 So I have a BDC connector setup with a SQL backend, I then built a Exernal Content List off that. I then inserted a content control webpart and inserted some ...
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Filtering list with managed metadata field dose not work in iFrame

I am working on a publishing site. As required, a view of pages library needs to be displayed on a page. The view contains a managed metadata field. If access the page directly, the view can be ...
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Create keyword link

I'm newbie in SharePoint development. I would like to ask, is it possible to create a link on SharePoint that will shows all document library and list based on the keyword just like label widget in ...
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Odata Queries and Date Fields

I have a calculated field that contains the logic if(date) {Yes;} else {No;} This works fine for the column's calculation, but I either need to get the result of the calculated field or need to ...
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SP 2013 : Specific item in a lookup field cannot be filtered

the list A has a lookup field connected to list B in field Title. One of the items in list B has title "CCAA". On A/ViewAllitems, i can filter in column lookup:listB:Title for every item, except for ...
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SharePoint list to show all items, with the exception of closed/completed items that are older than a specific amount of time (e.g. 7 days)?

I am familiar with filtering the list to only show current items (not closed/completed), but is there a way to show all items except any that have been placed in closed/completed status more than 7 ...
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How do I filter a free text column in a MOSS 2007 list?

I want to add a filter to a list I have created. When I use a form filter I don't get the option of filtering by any of the columns that are multiline text columns. Basically I have an A-Z. The first ...
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When I click on the library setting “Metadata navigation settings” or “Per-location view settings ” got the error: Object reference not set to an

I am using sp2010. I have a document library with documents. I have 3 managed metadata columns in this library. When I go to the library settings and click on the option "Metadata navigation settings" ...
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Filtering list based on user preferences

On SharePoint I have 3 lists created. The 1st list contains 2 columns: user's unique ID and user's name. The 2nd list contains 2 columns: user's ID and a multiple choice of preferences of TYPES/...
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View Month and Year of Group calendar

I have setup a group calendar using this article http://absolute-sharepoint.com/2014/06/create-color-coded-group-calendar-sharepoint-2013-step-step.html Now I see all the users in week view with all ...
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External List filtering using Web Part Connections (send filter value to)

I have an external list (WCF) and I would like to have another web part that searches 1 or more columns on the list (e.g. Product Title, and Product Status etc) I'm using SP2013, guess it would be ...
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Export filtered list to Excel in SharePoint 2013

I have a question about Excel export. I saw a bunch of negative answers on that, but not recent ones. In SharePoint 2013, is there still no out of the box solution to export a filtered list in Excel ? ...
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Sharepoint 2010 metadata filters- Driving from a link or script

The "old style" list filters in Sharepoint List views (e.g. when the user clicks on a column to filter or sort on column values) use an http GET, so the filter paramaters are transmitted in the page ...
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How to filter listview using webpart?

We have a list view webpart on a page. I want to create a textbox webpart and pass data into the list view webpart and filter it based on this data. Is there OOTB method? Or do I develop a VS ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to disable Filter and Sort item on view?

Is there any option to turn off or turn on "Filter" and "Sort" item on view of Share point 2013? I update Field properties: Filterable = false; Sortable = false It OK, but all Views of list is apply....
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Creating a survey with a question being lookup column with filtering

So I need to create a survey on a monthly basis with just one question. Possible answers should be the values from a lookup column, but limited only to those from the previous (calendar) month. Is ...
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How do I change the web adress of a list?

I deleted a default list view and the web adress didn't change with that. So now it search for List/Old.View.aspx even though Old.View doesn't exist. This makes the site unavailable. How do I point ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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Filter XSLT ListView with metadats as tags

My goals A documents library has a Metadata column. In a webpart page, user selects (through select2) several metadatas as tags. the tag(s) (one or many) are sent to a XSLT ListView XSLT ListView ...
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Documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied in query string?

I create a webpart to show the Document List on a certain page, and then I applied a filter on a column content to show only certain documents. But in that way the folder structure is lost and all ...
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Losing Filter When Paging Back From Second Page

I have a list view of a task list with filters creating subsets of tasks (Archived, Constructing, Defect, Stabilizing, etc.). The default view has a limit that will return 100 items at a time when ...
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Multiple filter value webpart connection problem

We currently try to connect a custom webpart with a list view webpart. The aim is to send multiple filter values to the list view. The problem we have is that the list view does only use the FIRST ...
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Create Connection beetween TextFilter and List

I have created a text filter webpart on my page and a list webpart app on the same page. If I edit the filter webpart it says that the filter is not connected and I should open the webpart editing ...
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Date range filter without SPD or Infopath

I am having a very difficult time trying to figure out how to create a page in SP2010 Enterprise that displays list items based on a user selected date range and status field is "approved" . ...
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how do I create search in sharepoint list edit form using infopath

I have a list called Tasks in sharepoint 2013 that has a number of lookup fields. It was initially created by exporting data,tables and relationships from Access 2013. The client wants to be able to ...
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Send filter from Scorecard to Analytic Grid

The figure has an Analytic Grid at the bottom. It has a measure called [Application Count]. And it has a dimension named [Day Bucket]. At the top is scorecard. It has several calculated measures. [...
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SharePoint 2010 Data view web part filter values show all items when page loads

I prepared the data form web part with data source as SQL table on the page. On the same page, I created another list view webpart which contains items as parameters to filter SQL data through ...
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Passing employee id from AD to a SharePoint list

I have a property named EmployeeId in AD. UPS is configured and is getting all users EmployeeID from AD. I have made an external list. I want to pass logged in user's EmployeeID to that list so it ...
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How to get value of multiple list filter webparts

Related to the previous post about accessing a List Filter Web Part value How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript? How do I get access to the value of multiple list filter web part ...
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People column cannot be filtered by empty value

I have a list in which there is a people column. I used to be able to filter the list by empty values in the column, but that has abruptly stopped working. That is, normally, I should be able to ...
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PerformancePoint Filters do not work (Sharepoint List as data source)

Tabular data source filter problem in PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer Dear all, Your suggestion on the following problem resolution will be highly appreciated. SharePoint 2013, Analysis ...