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JsLink not working with custom columns in a list

Issue: Let's say we have a list view webpart, with a JsLink URL pointing to a js file (~site/SiteAssets/customrenderer.js). JsLink seems to be working fine when we use the "Title" and "Description" fields to render the list items in a color coded format. However, when we try to display a custom column created ex. ColorCode, the JsLink ...

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JSLink SharePoint 2013 troubleshooting

JsLink is a good feature that was introduced in SP 2013 to allow users to bring in more flexibility in Client Side Rendering (CSR). With this you can control how your list data is getting displayed in View, Display, Edit and New forms. For ex., you can achieve this using JSLink:   You can check ...

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SharePoint 2013: Log Analytics through javascript

The following code snippet will help you to log the usage analytics into ULS://Log Views usage event on URL of catalog item    window.LogViewsToEventStore = function(url, site)    {            SP.SOD.executeFunc("sp.js", "SP.ClientContext", function()        {            var spClientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current();            if(!$isNull(spClientContext))            {                    var spWeb = spClientContext.get_web();                    var spUser = spWeb.get_currentUser();                    var spScope = "{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}";                      ...

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SharePoint 2013 BCS with WCF data source: Unknown Error occurred. Unable to load one or more of the requested types.

This is a common error that you would have faced, while adding a WCF service endpoint to BCS through SharePoint Designer 2013, connected to Office 365. The complete error would look like this: Unknown Error occurred. Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information. This is ...

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$skip does not work in SharePoint 2013 OData REST Endpoint for list item retrieval

This came as a surprise to me seeing the OData URI query option "$skip" does not work, while trying to implement pagination logic on list using SharePoint 2013 REST API. Although this works perfectly well with the old ListData.svc...:( So here are some alternatives that can help you in your paginations: 1. Using $filter URI ...

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Extract the Term Sets and their custom properties using CSOM in SharePoint 2013

The code snippet below will help you to query the SharePoint 2013 Term store using CSOM (ECMAScript)://Get the Current SP Context var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); //Get the Current SP Taxonomy Session var taxSession = SP.Taxonomy.TaxonomySession.getTaxonomySession(context); //Get the Term Stores instance var termStores = taxSession.get_termStores(); //Get the exact Term Store you would like to query//To get this...goto your term ...

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Beginners Guide to getting started with Amazon Product Advertising API

This is a beginners guide to consuming the Product Advertising API of Amazon. I will be targeting "ItemLookup" method here. But any other API methods like "ItemSearch", "BrowseNodeLookup", "SimilarityLookup", "CartAdd", "CartClear", "CartGet", "CartModify" should look like a cake walk after this. Pre-requisites: An Amazon AWS (Amazon Web Services) account If you do not have one, ...

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