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How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and Me in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in Office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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16answers
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June 13th 2017 Microsoft blocked handling HTML markup in SharePoint calculated fields - how to get the same functionality back

On June 13th 2017 all SharePoint calculated columns with HTML markup stopped working. Basically the fields now render text (regardless of setting the data type to number). The gist of the notice ...
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4answers
11k views

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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7answers
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Hide/Show field on list form based on value from another field

I need to hide field 'B' when the value in field 'A' is NOT equal to 'Other'. This is a custom list form. Is jquery the way to go?
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1answer
5k views

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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15answers
97k views

How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure tool ...
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1answer
5k views

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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8answers
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An introduction to SharePoint 2010

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for a while and have this week been given a project of having a play around with SharePoint 2010 to see how it works basically, as we're looking to use it to ...
6
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1answer
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Import/Copy/Paste Data from Excel into Existing SharePoint List

How can I import data from Excel into an existing Task List (or other list) for the various column types using the Datasheet View?
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16answers
24k views

CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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2answers
145k views

I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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5answers
7k views

Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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1answer
34k views

CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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13answers
47k views

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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11answers
58k views

Deleting all the items from a large list in SharePoint

What is the most efficient way to delete all the items of a large list in SharePoint? The code should take Query throttling limits into consideration.
18
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8answers
103k views

Finding the internal name and display name for a list column

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I heard for SharePoint list/list column, it has an internal name which ...
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3answers
3k views

Limit only one entry per day per user in sharepoint list

sharepoint 2013 I have a list where users should be able to create only one item per day (every user can create only one item per day). Any help or suggestion how to manage this?
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4answers
60k views

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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6answers
92k views

How to make a filtered lookup field

I have a list of departments. This list will change over time adding new departments and "deactivating" others (because of structural changes). I would like to use this list as a look-up for other ...
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1answer
12k views

How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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4answers
5k views

SharePoint -access to path is denied

I am working in SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to create folder inside SharePoint layouts and create a file inside that folder. Also I need to access the file for a current logged in user. ...
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2answers
84k views

How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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5answers
52k views

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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8answers
32k views

Client-Side Rendering/JS Link documentation?

Has there been any sort of documentation or anything like that released for SharePoint 2013 Client-Side Rendering/JS Link? Anthing unofficial? Any dates for when documentation might be released?
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19answers
66k views

Infopath change Publish Location

Working with Infopath 2010 here and SP 2010. I've created my form and published it while in DEV. Now, I want to publish it to the Prod Location. Here's the issue and to me, quite strange. I can't ...
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2answers
90k views

Using calculated field to retrieve substring of another field

Suppose I have a field that contain the following data: ========================== | Email Address | ========================== | Jack@wonderland.com | | Peter@nobodyland.com | | Jill@...
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4answers
62k views

Color code item row based on column value in SharePoint Foundation 2013

I have a custom list which contains a field called Status. In the AllItems view, I would like to color code each line item based on the value of Status. Is this possible to do withing SharePoint ...
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2answers
36k views

SharePoint Modal Help - pass value back to parent when closing

I'm using SharePoint Modals within my implementation, I've used these before and have basic experience with them. I do as much work as possible in C# and use JS where I have too :-) My current ...
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3answers
36k views

Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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4answers
121k views

Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu eg: Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) I want to have ...
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7answers
32k views

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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6answers
30k views

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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5answers
71k views

Get Items Under Folder CAML

I am trying to retrive all items that are under a certin folder, in a document library. this is what i have so far List DocumentsList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list); CamlQuery camlQuery ...
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1answer
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Make a RESTful API Call to SharePoint Online from Console program

I knew how to make a RESTful API call to SharePoint 2013 OnLine from SharePoint APP (Provided-Host App). Like get List from Site. There are already many samples in here. Because the TokenHelper can ...
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3answers
27k views

Show custom action in ribbon for only one list

Does anyone knows how to show a custom action in the ribbon for only one list? At this moment I've got multiple custom lists, but my button is added on all of them. I only want to show it on one ...
41
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1answer
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What is “feature stapling”?

I've seen the term "feature stapling" used around this site and some blogs. What exactly does this mean? My best guess is that it has something to do with dynamically activating features from other ...
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2answers
34k views

Get all Files and Folders in one call

I want to get all the files and folders contained inside a SharePoint folder in one rest API call. We have the below API to get all the folders inside a folder <YouDomainServer>/_api/Web/...
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2answers
20k views

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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2answers
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How to send email in SharePoint Hosted apps 2013 for SharePoint Foundation?

Did you know how can I send an email in my SharePoint Hosted apps? currently I am create a visual studio 2012 project for SharePoint 2013 foundation hosted apps with JavaScript code. I do not be able ...
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5answers
32k views

how to show HTML code in column?

how can i force sharepoint2007 (MOSS) to interpret HTML code instead of showing it? I have a column which calculates a yes or no (depending on other columns) within a HTML (i want to show images too)....
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1answer
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Do not apply CSR Override in QuickEdit Mode

I have been working from a few different examples and nearly have a jslink file working with CSR overrides such that the 'title' value is used in the 'name' field and the title column is hidden. The ...
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1answer
6k views

How to join two lists using REST API sharepoint 2013

I have two lists with look up column. How do i join two lists using REST API call. Thanks in advance
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6answers
33k views

Sharepoint 2013 JS Link return default field rendering

I got a very strange problem. I need to return default rendering for UserField (PeoplePicker) for some SP users with current user, and show read-only field with current user for others. In other ...
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5answers
10k views

Support for URL rewriting?

Is there anything built into SharePoint 2010 that will handle this? If not, can anyone suggest where to start to implement something that will allow me to rewrite URLs so they are more SEO and user ...
8
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1answer
21k views

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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3answers
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REST expand people column

I have a list with a people column called AssignedTo. I'm making a rest call: .../_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('listname')/Items?$expand=AssignedTo&$select=*,AssignedTo/Title Which is successfully ...
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6answers
46k views

How can I force SharePoint 2010 to open PDF's in the browser?

In SharePoint 2007, clicking on a PDF in a document library would open it within the browser. In SharePoint 2010, doing the same asks me to save the PDF. How can I force SharePoint 2010 to just open ...
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4answers
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I have ...
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6answers
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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013\2016 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013\2016. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013\2016. We are ...
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7answers
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How do I move SharePoint Lists and Libraries to another Site Collection?

I'm in the process of upgrading/cleaning up a large Web Application with a lot of Site Collections. On a SharePoint Foundation 2013 env. I have found some questions about moving document libraries ...

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