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Questions tagged [guid]

A globally unique identifier (GUID) is a unique reference number used as an identifier in SharePoint.

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Possible to specify the GUID when adding a List to a SPListCollection?

I found this documentation which goes over how to add a list, but it doesn't seem possible to specify a GUID if you use this method. Is there any way to create a list and specify the GUID? I am ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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Get Library and Folder from document guid (C#)

Information given I am using version 16.0.0.0 of the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client library. There are several different document libraries in the SharePoint site. In code, we are given a list of ...
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Find Document by GUID

I'm missing something that must be so simple that it's not even worth asking... but I have an object ID (GUID)... How do I figure out the document it points to? For example I have a GUID of 137DA01F-...
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What are the benefits of grabbing a list by Guid compared to any other way

I know its always best to access a list by its Guid since it won't ever change, compared to accessing a list by Title or Url, but what are the other benefits of grabbing a list by the Guid? There ...
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How to use Manage Metedata Taxonomy as a Source for Dropdown box in Infopath

I have an InfoPath form with a dropdown box, where I want users to be able to select which department they work in. Department details are stored in Managed Metadata : Managed Metadata Service -> ...
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Detect Content Type by Name JS

I have some javascript running behind my NewForm.aspx. I would like to modify a Choice field based on the Content Type being used. I can determine the Content Type by checking the parameter: ...