update created by and modified by fields in sharepoint using client object model

update created by and modified by fields in sharepoint  using client object model
In this article we can able to see, how to update the created by and modified user name using client object model.
We migrated a site from lotus notes to SharePoint for those items user name is coming as current system login user name, that to SharePoint site is in different environment, we are unable to do using PowerShell, so we done a sample client side object model to update the created by and modified by user names.

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 How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell 
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
 Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell 
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
 Date formula in SharePoint calculated value 

using Microsoft.SharePoint;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
using SP = Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
namespace updatecreatedby
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            ClientContext clicon = new ClientContext("http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/SharePoint");
            SP.List list =clicon.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("yourlistname");
            clicon.Load(list);
            SP.ListItem item = list.GetItemById(22); //here item ID updating a single item
            clicon .Load(item);
            item["Author"] = GetUsers(clicon, "domainname\\createdname ");
            item.Update();
            item["Editor"] = GetUsers(clicon, " domainname\\modifiedname ");
            item.Update();
            clicon.ExecuteQuery();
       
        }

        private static SP.FieldUserValue GetUsers(ClientContext clientContext, string UserName)
        {
            SP.FieldUserValue userValue = new SP.FieldUserValue();
            SP.User updateUser = clientContext.Web.EnsureUser(UserName);
            clientContext.Load(updateUser);
            clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
            userValue.LookupId = updateUser.Id;
            return userValue;
        }

    }
}


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Import Data from excel to SharePoint List using PowerShell

In this article we are able to show how to import CSV excel data in to SharePoint List, some time we have to Import large amount of information from excel CSV to SharePoint list for this we can use PowerShell script, we created a list with name "ImportCSVData" with three fields Year,MovieName,HeroName.
 How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell 
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell 
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
 Date formula in SharePoint calculated value 

Excel will looks like this

$info = Import-CSV ‘D:\ImportData.csv' -header("Year", "MovieName","HeroName")
$web = Get-SPWeb -Identity "http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/sharepoint2013/importdata"
$list= $web.Lists["ImportCSVData"]
foreach ($rows in $info )
{
    $item = $list.Items.Add();
    $item["Year"] = $rows.Year
    $item["MovieName"] = $rows.MovieName
    $item["HeroName"] = $rows.HeroName
    $item.Update()
}
Write-Host "Excel information Updated successfully in to List"
$web.Dispose()

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Add X years to date column based on item created date in SharePoint PowerShell

Add X years to date column based on item created date in SharePoint PowerShell
 We are having a requirement to update +3Years  date value based on item created date for all the existing items in the SharePoint list without modifying the  created by and modified by values, we can achieve this using PowerShell.
How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/how-to-add-fields-to-list-in-sharepoint.html#sthash.ctSnqWrY.dpuf
 
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Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell 
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
 Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Date formula in SharePoint calculated value
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
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Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/copy-value-from-one-filed-to-another.html#sthash.QPHZ7Tjz.dpuf
How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell - See more at: http://www.dotnetsharepoint.com/2015/07/how-to-add-fields-to-list-in-sharepoint.html#sthash.ctSnqWrY.dpuf
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$Web = Get-SPWeb -Identity http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/sharepoint/addyears

$List=$Web.Lists["YourListName"] 

 $items = $list.items

  #Go through all items

foreach($item in $items)

{

    $item["Your Column Name"] = $item["Created"].AddYears(3)

     $modifiedBy = $item["Editor"]

$modifieddate = $item["Modified"]

$item["Editor"] = $modifiedBy

$item["Modified"] = $modifieddate

$item.Update()

  }

  $list.Update()
 
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Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell

Copy value from one filed to another field using PowerShell


In this example we are showing how to copy values from one item to another item.

We are having a column with multi-level field type we are unable to do Group by for this field, so we planned to change the field type to text and copy the values from Multi type field to Single line of Text, best option to achieve this functionality is PowerShell
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 Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell

    $web =  Get-SPWeb -Identity http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/sharepoint/copyitems

    $list =$web.Lists["ListName"]

    $items = $list.items

    foreach ($item in $items)

    {

    $sourcevalue = $item["SourceColumn"]

    $item["DestinationColumn"] = $sourcevalue

    write-host $sourcevalue

    $item.update()

    }

    $list.update()
Please let me know having any issues.
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How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell

How to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell

In this example we are able to show,how to add fields to list in sharepoint using powershell script.
Here list is already available,we are accessing the list and adding the Text Type column to the existing list,first it will check the condition weather that particular field is available in the list or not,if not available than only we can able to create the Field.

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
#Get the Site URL
$weburl = Get-SPWeb "http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/SharePoint/SharePoint2013"
#Get the List Name
$list = $weburl.lists["YourListName"]
#check condition field is available or not
if($list.Fields.ContainsField("YourColumnName") -eq $true)  {
      Write-Host  "FieldName already avilable in the List"
 }
 else
 {
 #Add New Text type field to the list

$SPFieldType = [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldType]::Text
$list.Fields.Add("YourColumnName",$SPFieldType,$false)
$list.update()
}

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How to import users from CSV to SharePoint site using PowerShell

Here we are showing how to import users from csv to SharePoint site using PowerShell, In some cases we have users available in the document or in notepad, we have to add those users into SharePoint group, adding 2 or 3 users manually is not a problem but adding 50+ users it will take lot of effort for a user to add in to SharePoint site.


For this using PowerShell we can add it easily, check the below code snippet and excel with CSV format looks.

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
$UserinfoCSV = "C:\DotNetSharePoint\ImportUsers.csv"
 # Import the CSV file
#In CSV there are no headers,CSV having two columns values  one is SP group name and another one is username.
$UserInfo = Import-CSV $UserinfoCSV -header("GroupName","UserAccount")
#Get the Web
$Web = Get-SPWeb http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/sharepoint/importusers
 #looping each user from CSV file
foreach ($user in $UserInfo)
{
       $Group = $web.SiteGroups[$User.GroupName]
    $User = $web.Site.RootWeb.EnsureUser($User.UserAccount)
    $Group.AddUser($User)
     }
 $Web.Dispose()


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There was an exception running the extensions specified in the config file

While we doing the migration from lotus notes to SharePoint we got the error as shown below.

Error adding attachment name.csv there was an exception running the extension specified in the config file->maximum request length exceededà there was an exception running the extensions specified in the config file-> Maximum request length exceeded  


We have to change the options at three places
1) We have to verify in the tool
We have to make this as empty as shown below.
2) On that particular web application in General setting we have to change the value as per your limit.
3) We have to change the Size in the Webconfig file size for a particular web application that you want to change the size of the web application
Search for httpRuntime and change the value as shown below as per requirement size limit 


While doing all these steps next time you wont get this type off error  :)

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How to update the modified by using power shell

How to update the modified by using power shell
In this example I want to show how to update the modify by and modified date using PowerShell.
Sometimes it may happen that exiting item or items we need to update with the user name instead of our name, for that we can achieve using power shell easily.

Here I am updating the Last modified name and the date with name for a particular items based on the item ID.

$web = Get-SPWeb http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/dotnet/sharepoint2013
$list = $web.lists["UpdateModified"]
#23 is my item id,i am update for a particular item only
$item = $list.items.getitembyid(23)
$username = $Web.EnsureUser(domain/username)
$item["Editor"] = $username
$item["Modified"] = "7/17/2015 8:00 AM"
$item.Update()
$list.Update()
$web.Dispose()

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How to create topic for discussion board in sharepoint using powershell

In this article we can able to see how we can create a new topic for a discussion board list using PowerShell.


#get the site URL
$web=Get-SPweb http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/SharePoint/SharePoint2013
#get the List name
$list=$web.Lists["ListName"]
#Check weather the list is availbale or not
if($list -ne $null)
{
#Creating a new discussion
$newTopic = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities.SPUtility]::CreateNewDiscussion($list, "Welcome to DotnetSharePoint");
$newTopic["Body"] = "We hope our site is very usefull to learn new things!";
$newTopic.Update();
Write-Host $newTopic.Title " discussion board topic is created successfully"
}
else
{
Write-Host "List does not exists!"
}


Output:

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How to add column in to List using Power Shell

In this Post we are able to show, how to add the “Multi Choice” column   to the Particular list and also we can check the condition that column is available in that list or not.
In our Example we created a List with Name “SharePoint List” using power shell created a column and adding the Values.

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
#Get the Site URL
$weburl = Get-SPWeb "http://dotnetsharepoint.com/sites/SharePoint/SharePoint2013"
#Get the List Name
$list = $weburl.lists["SharePoint List"]
#check condition field is available or not
if($list.Fields.ContainsField("SharePoint") -eq $true)  {
      Write-Host  "FieldName already avilable in the List"
 }
 else
 {
 #Add New choice field to the list
$list.Fields.Add("SharePoint", [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldType]::Choice,
$false)
#Add Choices to the field
$ChoiceField = $list.Fields.GetField("SharePoint")
#Get the field #Required Field
$ChoiceField.Required = $true
#Set Default value
$ChoiceField.DefaultValue = “SharePoint2013"
#Allow Fill-in Choices
$ChoiceField.FillInChoice = $false
#Add the Drop down choice values
$ChoiceField.Choices.Add("SharePoint2013")
$ChoiceField.Choices.Add("SharePoint2010")
$ChoiceField.Choices.Add("SharePoint2007")
#Commit changes
$ChoiceField.update()
$list.update()
}

OutPut:



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Date formula in SharePoint calculated value

In this article I want to show you to get the next 3 years date based on the today’s date, without using Script we can do it simply using the Calculated Value.

We are having a list with name “Date” with Column “Next3Years” and created the calculated value as shown below with settings.

=DATE(YEAR(Today)+3,MONTH(Today),DAY(Today))


We also change X years instead of 3 years based on your requirement.
While Creating new item we can able to see the column as shown below, if we want to change the date we can able to change and save the  item without any issues.
Finally it looks as shown below.




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Import values from Excel to SharePoint list using PowerShell


In this article we can able to see how to import values from Excel to SharePoint List.

In our scenario we are having a list “VirtoSoftware ” having a TOP 5  Third party we parts(VitroSoftware is a  company  they design and builds innovate we parts for Microsoft SharePoint)  instead of entering manually using Power Shell we can do it easily.

This is the Excel and the list, Excel having the Information but list is having no items.
Now I am running the below PowerShell Script as show below.
Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell
$excelinfo = Import-Csv -Path "D:\VirtoSoftware.csv" -Header("Title")
 $web = Get-SPWeb http://virtosoftware.com/sites/topwebparts
$list = $web.Lists["virtosoftware"] write-host $list
foreach ($row in $excelinfo) {
    if($row.Title -ne "" -and $row.Title -ne $null)
    {
    $item = $list.Items.Add();
    $item["Title"] = $row.Title;
          $item.Update();
      }
}
 Once it’s completed finally we can see the OUTPUT


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