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

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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 get List name by its GUID using Javascript

I have created a survey list. I need to change the redirection from QstNew.aspx page to Overview.aspx. For this purpose,I require list name to be fetched dynamically. I can get the list GUID from ...
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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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Powershell to List GUIDs of Lists and Libraries but how to seperate

Working on a script that will dump out all of the lists and libraries in a site, I found the script on Mike Smith's Blog: http://techtrainingnotes.blogspot.com/2011/06/finding-sharepoint-guids-using....
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Get GUID of SharePoint list using jQuery

I have different sites like http://SP.abc.com/SPSite1 http://SP.abc.com/SPSite2 http://SP.abc.com/SPSite3 and each having one Library with the same name called Lib1. Now I want to get GUID of this ...
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Is there a way to start a SharePoint workflow from VBA code?

I created a tool in Excel VBA that generates a custom report from the data I pulled from a SharePoint list via Excel VBA code. What I want to do is change/update the "Status" field for items within ...
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Managed metadata column values show GUID in search results

My problem is the same as the one described here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/hu-HU/sharepoint2010general/thread/e3edd223-4fa7-4920-8efd-4898df85f0bf Unfortunately, that post does not ...
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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 UniqueId from listitem with Javascript/Ecmascript (Sharepoint 2010)

Is it possible to get the Unique Id from a listitem in a custom SharePoint 2010 list? I've added a custom ribbon action so far where I can get the id, but that's an integer (0,1,2,3,...) I need the ...
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SharePoint list template doesn't appear in Add apps

I have a SharePoint list, I saved its template, downloaded it and renamed the .stp extension to .zip. After that, I extracted manifest.xml file, edited it and changed the list's GUID. After that, I ...
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How to know the GUID of a Database?

I follow this step by step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx for reset the User Profile Synchronization Service but I need the GUID of the synchronization database. I searched a ...
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Creating site column with a specific GUID

I am trying to create a site column using via a console app. I would ultimately like to be able to migrate the site column and upgrade the same column via this app. To that end, I would need some ...
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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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Is there a way to get all file URLs for a library with a single REST request?

I have a bunch of images in a library that I need to get URLs for each item. I can get the GUIDs with this: /sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Rotating%20Banner')/items Is there a way to ...
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Get the List id (Guid) for a list by name in SP 2010 Programatically

If I pass in the name of a list is it possible to get the GUID id of that list and return it? I know you can get it on creation of the list, but I am assuming the list is already created. Assuming i ...
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GUID of SharePoint Objects

Is GUID of SharePoint Objects globally unique? Or is there any case where it could be duplicated?
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Using web services to create a meeting; need to generate a uid

What are the guidelines around generating a uid for the Meetings.AddMeeting web service call if I am not using C#? I am actually making the call from iOS/android. Would any random string of numbers/...
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SharePoint Field with Guid type always has null value

I have a custom page library with Guid type field in my SP2013 portal. ItemAdded event receiver set value to this field. But when I try to get value from this field by update receiver I get always ...
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Create custom list with predefined LIST GUID [duplicate]

I need to create custom list with predefined list GUID. I have found no clues to do that.Can anyone suggest the code.
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FullTextSQLQuery with a Taxonomy GUID in Where Clause

I've created a few documents and tagged them with various Taxonomy Terms from a Term Set. The terms I have chosen are children of other Terms. I've executed a crawled and created a Managed Property ...
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Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer?

Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer? I could have used SharePoint Designer but I can't because the customer has turned it off for some ...
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Generate Web Application GUID

I'm trying to troubleshoot some events in my logs and need to figure out what web application is associated to the GUID the logs reference. Anyone know how I can generate the GUID for each of my web ...
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Autoincrement a field based on ID

So I'm trying to autoincrement a field on a list item. First i tried using a calculated value field "=[ID]" which works the first time, but after saving a new item to the list the "[]" are gone and, ...
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Migrating from SP2010 to SP O365 has lost document library and list IDs. (GUIDs)

I have some code the uses the ID of an item in a list or document library to work fully. Now that our site has been migrated from SP2010 to SP in O365 the documents and list entries being returned do ...
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“List not found” error when deploying WSP to host-named site collection

We have prepared a SharePoint site collection with a site and a sub-site which we have saved as two WSP template files, including content. These deploy fine to our Staging server when we put them ...
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how to get guid in list definition

I have noticed that many examples of internet which show creating the list definition have a GUID in the id of the field. How is this ID got? e.x. Where is this GUID got from?
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List item IDs and GUIDs after restoring from recycle bin

I want to know if we delete List items and then restore same items from recycle bin, then they will be restored with new IDs and GUIDs or with the old IDs as before deleting?
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Which ID to use store the entity locally

I am building an app where I need to store the Sharepoint Entities locally. Which of the following Ids is best suited for such scenarios? GUID. Unique Id. Id.
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CAML query managed metadata field using the TermGuid

I have a dropdownlist which I populate with the names and IDs of a bunch of terms from my term store. When I then select a term in the dropdownlist an autopostback happens. When this postback happens ...
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Best way to copy site collections

I am looking in to copying a whole SP 2013 collection to a new one. (target URL could be in the same server or farm, though unlikely) I want to mention that, this is meant to be a 'copy machine' to ...
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How to hide/remove guid from sharepoint search result page?

In sharepoint search result page, while searching for a document, document guid is showing up in the result along with the document name. Is there any way to hide or remove the guid of the document in ...
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Content type ID management - how do I snag parent ID's with ease

What is the best way to pull off the retrieval of parent content type ID's for newly created content types. Do I literally have to open the XML for the parent content type to fetch this ID? Are ...
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Possible to find EVERYTHING that references a list using PowerShell or the Object Model?

I recently did a migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. In the end I had to re-implement a number of things (such as workflows) because they referenced lists, and the list GUIDs changed during the ...
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Why is there a UUID attached to each object identity?

I am using CSOM to access sharepoint objects, and I need unique identifiers for site collections, webs, lists, and list items. So when you have an object identify for example for a site collection, ...
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GUID field in EditForm

I have some GUID fields in a custom list. I've created a webpart to manage that list. By code I can edit the content of these fields successfully (with JSOM). However, I can't add the values for ...
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Unable to create a Term Set using powershell. Error:- “Cannot convert argument ”lcid“, with value…Input string was not in a correct format.”

I want to create a term set using powershell, and i need to pass the term set GUID, as i want to create a copy of our staging term sets inside our live server, so i can export/import managed metadata ...
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Get the library name from GUID in VBA

I want to pull information from a SharePoint 2016 list in VBA. Below Code is what I found and that is working without depending on a view. Unfortunately the SQL query uses the list Name. A user could ...
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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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Assigning a Unique ID to List Entries Based on other Columns

So here's the set up; I've got a list with a bunch of columns (Task ID, Task Description, Project, Start Date). It's being used as an action tracker where anyone can choose to add an item and a form ...
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Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId

On a site collection of SP2013 on-premise farm, I found there are many similar log occur every minute. The logs are like: Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId '', ...
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MySites URL - use another query paramater other than accountname? GUID? | SP 2013

Is it possible to use a different query parameter other than accountname for Mysites? For example, can we use the GUID to link a person to the person.aspx page? The problem is that because the ...
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GUIDs vs OBJECTID

I am devising a program that consumes the Sharepoint 2010 SOAP web services. One of the methods uses the Web Search service Query method that retrieves a bunch of results, of which neither are GUIDs. ...
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How to programmatically get Feature ID?

In order to programmatically activate a feature, you need its Feature ID (some type of GUID) that is set in the .feature file. Is there a pretty way of retrieving this value programmatically, so that ...
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Get URL to site collection from site collection GUID

Using SharePoint Search Query Tool I have found out that some old "ghost" instances of my site collections exist on some servers in a big farm. When I use the search functionality in SharePoint I get ...
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How do I show a single event on a page?

I want to display a calendar list entry on a page. I know the GUID of the entry, but I'm not sure which webpart to use. Basically I want to display the title, location, start time etc on a webpage. I'...
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Getting ClientContext by guid

If I understand correctly , each SP site has it's own 128 bit generated unique id. Is it possible, in CSOM, to do something like: ClientContext context = new ClientContext('128-bit-generated-id'); ...
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Are ID of default fields same for SharePoint installed on different machines?

Are ID of default fields (or SharePoint components) in 14 hive same for SharePoint installed on different machines ?
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Do you need to use the {} brackets when grabbing an field by the GUID

When trying to grab a field by guid, do you need to surround the guid with {}? E.g. field["{xxx343-xx-324-xxx}"] or field["xxx343-xx-324-xxx"]
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How can I link to the Upload Document page without using the GUID of the document library?

Currently I'm showing the Upload Document screen in a modal so my users can upload a document to a Document Library. The URL I'm calling to display that modal is this: http://example.com/_layouts/...