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Questions tagged [javascript]

Javascript is a dynamic computer programming language, most commonly used as part of web browsers, whose implementations allow client-side scripts to interact with the user, control the browser, communicate asynchronously, and alter the document content that is displayed.

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Changing date format using javascript

I am getting date in 2015-10-30T05:00:00Z format from a SharePoint list using rest. Please help me to get the date in 2015-10-30 format using JavaScript.
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Differing ways to make executeQueryAsync calls - Function.createDelegate (is old IE8 code)

I want some understanding on two programming patterns I've seen and when to employ them. The question is about callbacks and delegate. In the first code there are two distinct functions, success ...
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What does this code getQueryStringParameter do?

I would like to know what this code does? I am using it almost all the time but I don't know what it does. function getQueryStringParameter(paramToRetrieve) { var params = document.URL.split("?")[1]....
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How do I know if the page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript?

Is there a way to find out if a page is in Edit Mode from JavaScript? I know server-side can be found using SPContext.Current.FormContext.FormMode but I can't find any means of doing it from ...
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SP.SOD how to use correctly?

SP.SOD is a nice feature of SharePoint, but how should I use it? For example, I use these lines of code ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function () { //code }, "custom.js"); If I understand ...
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Check if user is in a specified group

I would like to check with JavaScript if the current logged user is in a specified and specific group (for example called "Admins Group"). How can I do? Thanks
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Send E-mail from javascript using REST API

I want to send email using Javascript/jQuery using REST API in SharePoint. I have tried _api/SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail and this is my code: Code $.ajax({ contentType: 'application/...
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Enforce Drag and Drop documents to apply metadata

We have implemented an issue management system in SharePoint 2013 which provisions a page for every issue added to a specific list. One of the Web Parts the automatically provisioned page contains ...
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How to authenticate user in SharePoint online using javascript

I have a public site on Office 365 SharePoint Online. By default when user clicks on to sign in, it redirect to Microsoft login page. I don't want to redirect user to Microsoft login page. But ...
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Grab a specific property bag using ECMA script

I am trying to grab a key/value pair from a specific property bag but can't find any documentation or example code on how to grab a property bag. Currently I can only seem to grab allProperties. Here ...
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Getting a count of list items in a list via ECMAScript

I have a SharePoint 2010 web site with a master page that has a counter on it. I'm trying to update that counter using the ECMAScript. The code I have falls nicely into the success method - but I ...
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What is the proper way to add custom CSS/JavaScript SharePoint 2013 site?

I would like to tweak the default layout in SharePoint, e.g. add... .ms-number { white-space: nowrap; } ... to all pages. I know it is possible to modify a master page directly, but is it the ...
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Get current user in Client Object Model with javascript?

var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ctx.get_web(); ctx.load(web); var user = web.get_currentUser(); alert(user); I used above code to get the current user using JavaScript, but I ...
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Wait async query in PreSaveAction

Could you tell me, please, how can I wait for an async query to SharePoint list in PreSaveAction()? Is it possible? Thanks in advance!
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Set default value in people picker javascript/jquery

I want to set current logged in user to people picker by javascript. I can retrieve the value of user(lets say in var user).But how to set it to people control. Any help is much appreciated.
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST api to update list item- Uncaught ReferenceError: etag is not defined

I try to update my sharepoint list using REST api. But following code throws exception in browser "Uncaught ReferenceError: etag is not defined " Can someone help to resolve this issue? // update an ...
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REST API filter by start and end dates using 'today'

I'm new to filtering dates with REST in SP but am trying to do something like below but am not sure how to get today's date in as a variable into the request. I don't think I'm too far off so any help ...
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How to get current user with javascript?

I have a list . I want select items of list with a special quary.(get items that created with current user). Then get count of items. I use this code for get current user : function Initialize() { ...
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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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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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SPservices to retrieve version history of items in SharePoint List 2007?

May I know how can one use SPServices to retrieve all the version history of a particular items in a SharePoint 2007 Server List? (If it is not possible via SPServices, are there other Javascript ...
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Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript

I'm trying to create a Folder in a SharePoint Image library. I found an answer here but I can't seem to get it to work var web = 'my relative path to the current web'; var lib = 'name of the image ...
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Schedule a workflow to run everyday

I want a workflow to run each day at 2.00 AM. Is there a way to achieve this? I found many posts but didn't work.
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Help with Dual Javascript countdown clock

I am having a little trouble figuring out how to make this work properly, I am trying to put a small countdown clock in the left column and one in the right column, which will show a countdown to two ...
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How do you get the current list item in JavaScript?

There's all kinds of ECMAScript class library examples around but all of the ones I find show how to retrieve all list items (through SP.ClientContent) but how do you get the current list item? I'm ...
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How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

I'm customizing the NewForm of a list item and need to trigger the default form validation from my JavaScript, but I don't want the form to be submitted, since I'm doing that in a callback later on. ...
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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Adding new list item using REST

I am currently using Office 365 and lots of REST queries to display data. However I am now creating my own forms using Bootstrap and jQuery. However, how do I use REST to add the data to the list? ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Read more link in Announcement web part each list items

I want to add Read more link in my Announcement Web Part I followed this blog post: http://www.learningsharepoint.com/2013/04/07/styling-announcements-with-javascript-using-js-link-in-sharepoint-2013/ ...
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SP.ClientContext is always “undefined” in JSLink functions

I'm trying to execute CSOM functions as part of a JSLink extension to override rendering of a Lookup Field. Problem is every time I try to access SP.ClientContext it returns as undefined I have ...
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structure of sharepoint javascript functions

I am trying to understand more the structure of javascript functions in SharePoint. Why does every function begin with som value than colon and semicolon like ULSrE8:; in spgridview.debug.js: ...
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How to Use ECMA CSOM to Set a Field of Type SPFieldUserValue

I have a JavaScript array containing the string representation of some usernames (domain\username format). Using the JavaScript CSOM, what is the best way to create a new item and add those usernames ...
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Add Ribbon Button via JavaScript

I have specific requirements from my client that he wants to add some additional Ribbon Button "but only" via JavaScript (including EnableScript reading value from some other list). They don't want to ...
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How to get the login name of the current user using JavaScript?

I tried this code: var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.website = context.get_web(); this.currentUser = website.get_currentUser(); alert(currentUser); But I got an ...
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JSOM - get listitem by file URL

Task Short - Access item attribute from a picture library by picture url. Long - When editing a pagelayout and an image is added to the page, the image's description should be loaded. This is ...
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How to update multiple items in sharepoint list online using javascript

I want to update 4 items in the same time in my sharepoint custom list using Javascript. Im using a camlquery to get the item witch i want to update. Can anybody please help me and write a function to ...
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Javacript only executed on first page load

I have javascript code included in my sharepoint site. When I load the page the first time, it is executed, but when I load it the second time, it is not running. It get's loaded in correct order but ...
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Remove item from ECB in sharepoint 2013

I am currently trying to write javascript within a script editor to hide the 'View Properties' and 'Edit Properties' items in the ECB. I have found many solutions that edit the core.js file. However, ...
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How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript?

I use the SharePoint List Filter web part on a page to control several Data View Web Parts. How do I read the current value of the List Filter in Javascript?
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Add Javascript to every page in Sharepoint 2013

I looked but from what I see most questions that have anything to do with this refer to an old version of Sharepoint where something is always different from what I see in SP2013. I basically just ...
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How to place “Description” field in List under the field name itself?

In my Office 365 (SharePoint Online) I have a very simple Custom List which has a few columns/fields, and I added some description to add clarity to users. The problem is that the description's text ...
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How can we get Cascading Lookup Columns in sharepoint 2010?

How to get the cascaded Lookup columns in sharepoint 2010,Iam having requirement like i have two lists(Category List and Sub category list)..For each item in category list i have 5 different items ...
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How to return a value using context.executeQueryAsync?

How can I get this function to return the value? In all the examples I have seen, folks use an alert in the delegate functions, but I need to return the value instead. When I call the function, it ...
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How to get all items in a View using Client Object Model (JavaScript)

To get all the items in a List you use // Setup context & load web context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); web = context.get_web(); context.load(web); // Load task list this.List = web....
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Programmatically add JS/CSS to pages

I've created a Visual Studio SharePoint 2010 solution with an ASCX that adds some JavaScript files and CSS to the head of each page; this is based on this article. When I deploy the solution, it adds ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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How to get a list of all Choice field options using Client Object Model

How would you get a list of all the possible choices from a choice field (e.g. Task list Priority or Status fields) using javascript client object model?
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Basic batched get requests using REST API

I'm hunting around on the web right now for some basic (preferably working) examples of making a batch of get requests using the new $batch endpoint in O365 with the REST API. I've located some good ...