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The REST (Representational State Transfer) interface in provides access to lists and libraries as a relational data service. A core concept of any RESTful interface is the resource, and in SharePoint Foundation, lists and items are represented as HTTP resources that can be addressed by remote URLs.

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Retrieving a lookup Value from a List using jquery and REST

I would like to get the lookup Value from a List item depending on it's Title. My List is set up similar to the following example: ColumnA : a | b | c lookupB : 1 | 1 | 2 The jquery: function ...
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Deleting a SharePoint User Profile remotely

Can anyone tell me how to delete a SharePoint user profile remotely? I don't see a way to do this using SharePoint Web Services or User Profile Services. The following code works fine when run on ...
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Phone-Gap Claims Authentication against SharePoint in Office365 fails, probably because of HTTPOnly flag in cookie

I am coding an application using Phone Gap to connect to a Sharepoint in Office365. I need to use the REST services in Sharepoint Office 365 to add items to a list, but before that I need to ...
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Accessing list data from another site collection or web application using REST services?

I have a list (Links template) of URLs that is on a site collection and I was wondering if it is possible to include this list as a jQuery megamenu on another site - ideally another web application on ...
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REST API Filter by multilookup property

Having an Activities list with a column called Engineer of type lookup that allow multiple values. How to build a call to listdata.svc in order to get only activities that are asigned to an Engineer ...
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Order field not available in a ListData.svc query

I want to query a links list using ListData.svc and have this ordered, using the query string $orderby, by Sharepoint's own internal order field. By internal order field I specifically mean the field ...
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Creating new items containing lookup field with listdata.svc and json

I'm calling listdata.svc with xmlhttprequest and POST to pass json. The new item is being created, but a new item is being created on the lookup list when I do, even though I am passing an existing ...
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...
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Using REST for a DVWP DataSource with Office365

I'm trying to use the REST services (ListData.svc) to retrieve items from a list in a very simple test with Office365. I can't seem to get the connection to work without adding my credentials to the ...
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Use REST to sum a column?

I want to retrieve items from a SharePoint list using REST, and then sum one of the columns. I'm brand new to REST, and didn't see a way to do this on MSDN. Is it possible to sum a column in a REST ...
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How to identify change to the “Modified By”, “Created By” , “CheckOutTo” column title through REST API

I am an iOS developer. In one of my application, I need to make modified by, created by and checkoutto user's information along with the document/list item information from SharePoint server through ...
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How do I call SharePoint 2010 REST API from C# if that site has claims based auth?

For example, this site is secured via Claims Auth (It has both FBA and Windows Auth). My guess my issue is security. I ultimately want to use the credentials that my IIS app pool is running under. ...
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Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API

I see that the OM API can do it, but is there any way to use the REST API to upload files (word docs and PDF's) to a document library, and update the data items as well. I want to use Java to do this, ...
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REST: unable to retrieve lookup data from top level

At the top level of my site collection, I have created a list called "Markets", and a site column called "Market", defined as a lookup to the Markets list. In a subsite of this same site collection, ...
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How to avoid _metadata in a REST response (listData.svc)

I am pulling data from a SharePoint list with listData.svc, and _metadata represent more than half of the response content. Is there a way to return list fields only, without the metadata? Below an ...
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How to get lookup value only via REST (listdata.svc)

I am trying to retrieve a list of items including lookup fields via listdata.svc. My lookup points to a list of companies which has the following fields: Title, Address, Phone. By default, listdata ...
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Sharepoint Online and custom BDC models

Hello I hope somebody can help. I need to access an external timesheet from Sharepoint Online. The Timesheet site uses a REST api to provide the data, not a WCF or traditional ASPX webservice. So ...