Questions tagged [view]

Views in SharePoint are different ways to present the same list of items in various ways. Views can be created, updated, deleted and customized.

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How do I prevent Sharepoint from asking to download html files to my local machine?

I have a page that contains a Page Viewer web part. Each time the page loads, in both edit and view modes, I get a File Download dialog box asking "Do you want to save this file?", listing the correct ...
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How to display more than 3 views in document library?

I have 4 views "All Documents" "Agreements" "Permits" "Deeds" I want to display all 4 of them above my document library but only 3 get displayed and the fourth gets placed in the "..." section. I ...
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Re-order SP2013 views

How do I re-order the views? E.g. "To be invoiced" to appear where "Current invoice" appears
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How do I change the displayed view order for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I have a list and a requirement to show certain views by default. Thankfully, the default view always shows up first in the list, but after that it seems that everything is controlled alphabetically. ...
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Filter view by current year

I have a Year column and I already know that it's not possible to filter a view using Year equals =YEAR([TODAY]) and use [TODAY] in calculated columns does not work as expected. Does there exist a ...
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How to create a timeline view of a task list?

Is there a way to create a timeline view of a task list? From my experience, you can add tasks to a timeline, but there is no way to create a view based on that timeline. It's all or nothing it ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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Datasheet view added programatically missing from view selector

I am adding a new view to a list using CSOM (ViewTypeKind = Grid). The same code works perfectly for other types of views. For datasheet views, although they are added and they function properly, ...
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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if the ...
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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Disabling tabular view

I have a bunch of views to create for a couple libraries that are all basically the same except for some filter values. I can create them in PowerShell using ViewCreationInformation. After a bit of ...
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I can't create an overlay from a calendar on my main site

I can't seem to add an overlay for a calendar from my main site. I have a site (companyname.com) and several department subsites, and both the main site and each department subsite has a calendar. ...
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Set task list to standard view not quick edit mode

I have created a task list and added all necessary columns but when I navigate to the task list all views default to quick edit mode, like a datasheet, I want the list to default to the Standard view ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...
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How to delete orphaned list view SP 2013

I have created a view on my list, but then accidentally deleted the list part of the view when editing it, just leaving the CEWPs. Going under List settings, that view is now no longer listed so I ...
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Metro View in SharePoint using jquery

I am trying to create a metro view in one of my SharePoint sites based on the data that is retrieved from a list. Am a beginner on this. Can anyone help on how to start with a basic Metro view? ...
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8k views

Hide/Remove the three little dots (Callout) in a library

I have a library view on one of my pages and i only want to show the title. I adapted the view to only show it. But how to get rid off the three little dots next to a document? I don't want this ...
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Updating a view using powershell

I have created a list and added some new fields in my sharepoint site. I now want to add my new fields onto the All Items view using Powershell is this possible? I tried : $viewFields = New-Object ...
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View filter settings: how to implement [TODAY] - 6 months

I am building a SharePoint 2013 portal. I have a custom list. On this list I try to modify the default view. I would like to change the filter settings. I would like to show only the items between ...
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2k views

External List in Datasheet View

How to I get an External List in Datasheet View? I have a List, whereby I have Looked up a Column from an External List. The column appears as readonly in Datasheet View, but behaves normally using ...
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Sharepoint 2013 JSLINK template with view grouping rendering

I'm looking for a tutorial or documentation on how to create a JSLINK rendering template that will perform view grouping rendering. I need to use this in connection with the list view webpart, where I ...
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149 views

SharePoint List View Threshold

I have a list of customers that has 13,000 unique entries and three columns, one for "Customer Number", "Customer Name" & "Region". I need to use this list for various resources in my SharePoint ...
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SharePoint list, restrict view of particular item within the list

I want to create a list to track complaints progress and results but limit who can see what items. In particular I want to hide 1 item from a particular group but leave it visible for other groups who ...
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Is it possible to apply a target audiences in calendar view in SharePoint 2013?

I added a calendar view web part in SharePoint 2013. It is showing all the events in the calendar view. I need to show the events based on Audience Targeting in the calendar view. Please suggest me ...
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Multiple view created with same name in document library CSOM (C#): 2010

I am creating a custom view for a document library using following code: using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl)) { #region Create List ListCreationInformation ...
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ERROR: Columns that require data are not included in this view

So we have a Document Library, and inside the Document Library, we have Document Sets, and inside the Document Sets, we have Documents. No surprise so far, I know. However, when I go into Datasheet ...
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View: Display all folder having at least one child which property has selected value

I have folders, each folder have children (document sets, but that doesn't really matter). How, if possible, can I create a new view that will list all the folders for which at least one child has ...
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powershell csom document set welcome page view

I am try to set document set welcome page view with powershell csom with out any luck. Does anyone have an idea how to do it $password="" $username="" Add-Type -Path "C:\Program Files\Common Files\...
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565 views

SharePoint List View Threshold Error on Delete and Re-load of Data

Foremost, I am not an administrator of SharePoint site and have very limited controls on my page. Earlier, I had created a list (custom list with Datasheet view). I had created over 20 views (one ...
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Fail of export of unchanged view due to unexpected error reported by Excel

A view, which has several times successfully been exported to Excel suddenly fails due to unexpected error reported by Excel. Creating a new view omitting some fields solves the problem, however ...
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Create View that Groups items within 2 Groups

Is it possible to create a View that groups items on File Size? Specifically, I want to show all items in a library in 2 groups: files less than 10MB and another group for files greater than 10MB. ...
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How to get SharePoint list items from specific view using c#?

I have created the SharePoint list and a custom view. I need to get the list items from the specific custom view instead of all items view. How to do this using c# with caml query? I have used below ...
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Limit view of a user to only their own items in list WITHOUT user permissions in SharePoint 2007

I'd like to be able to create a view for a list in which a user can see only those items that he/she creates. The caveat is that there are other parts of my site in which the user CAN view items that ...
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Workflow Task List - View Filtered By Assigned To = [Me] not working for SPGroups

I want to filter my Workflow 2013 Tasks list only to display the tasks assigned to the current user. Hence I went ahead and set a filter 'Assigned To' is equal to [Me] in the view. However, I am not ...
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Filter current month in list

I have single text for Month. I want to create View with filter with Month. Example :Month is equal to the current month formula is =MONTH([Today]) But it is not working.
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Items not showing in folder?

Basically, I have a situation where instead of creating 10 individual document libraries, I've created one and filter each "region" as such by subfolders in the library. Canada Finance > Document ...
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Changing the order of columns in a list view - Powershell

I am trying to add a new column called "REF" to all existing views using powershell which I have succeeded in doing, however when adding the column it is automatically added to the end of the array ...
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Create a view by Filter custom column has no data

I have document library and it has 3 columns ( column1,columm2,column3) they are belonging to a content type. Here How I create a view and it will show only those documents that column3 has no value.
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Filter a view to show only entries from a specific month

I have a SharePoint view with a lot of colums. One of the colums is "created" which is the date the entry was created. When I want to export the view for a specific month only, it's a bit tedious ...
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Create custom view

I have a product library which contains choice menu column. The name of the column is New Product?. And the choices are TRUE and FALSE. I want to create a custom view which only shows Old Products. I'...
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List view filter callback

Is there a way to catch the event fired alter filtering a list view webpart? (fintere using the default filter) I need to get the items in the view after a filter has been applied. Is there a sort of ...
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How to recreate a view by xml?

I can retrieve the xml data of a view which is stored in the [WSS_Content].[dbo].[AllWebParts] table. example of decompressed content of a view: <root> <ViewFields> <FieldRef ...
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How to create chart view for list data

In Business Data Category, chart web part is not available.How to create chart view for the existing list
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Document Library view that filters on enterprise keywords

I have created a document library, enabled Enterprise Keywords, uploaded documents, added enterprise keywords to them I have added the keyword Farnarkle to one document along with some other keywords,...
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Is It Possible to assign authorization to views?

I wish that in My site some users can see a view. Are there more authorization options in addition to personal and public view?
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How to create various timeline views of project tasks

Since it is not possible to relate a timeline to different views of the same task list (See this question), has anyone found another way to use SharePoint task list and timeline features to show ...
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How to set Custom View as Default View for SharePoint List?

I Have Created 2 Views for a List. Now I want to set Different views as the default view on different Logins. I want to do this using c# code For Example: Views are as Following: AllItems UserView ...
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Opening word document in Sharepoint 2013 in browser only

I need to have some word documents for the rest of my business to only be able to "view" and not downloaded or saved on their desktops. I have NOT activated the Open Documents in Client Applications ...
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List Views are not shown in the menus

I have a list with some views defined. In the SharePoint designer where all files are listed I can find all: Taking a look into the SharePoint UI there are listed only a few: And also in the "Views" ...