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How to: Initially filter a SharePoint view by current user

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) In a previous post I already explained how to create a default filter using our List Filter Web Part. In this post I want to explain how to initially filter a view by the current user. As you might already […]

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How to: Only display distinct lookup values

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) We have added a new feature to the List Filter Web Part. The distinct lookup values feature allows you to group multiple occurrences of a specific value into one option in the filter dropdown, whereas before you would see all […]

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How to: Filtering external lists using the List Filter Web Part in SharePoint 2013

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) When using the List Filter Web Part to filter an external list your search will simply return the original list and is not filtered. It is possible, however, to configure the List View Web Part to correct this problem. To […]

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How to: Edit the button to reset the Filter Web Part

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) Recently one of our customers asked us if it was possible to make the “Display all items” link more visible. Here I will explain a very simple method to do this. Firstly you need to edit the page where you […]

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How to: Share private filters

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) The Filter Web Part currently only allows administrators to create public filters. All other filters created by users are private and can only be viewed by the user who created them. However, it is still possible to share your private […]

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How to: Add the Filter Web Part to the default view of all lists

Applies to: SharePoint List Filter Web Part for SharePoint on premise (SP2010, SP2013, SP2016, SP2019) Recently a customer asked us how to add the Filter Web Part to the default view for all lists. This can be done by using a simple SharePoint Powershell Script, which you can find below.#open the web $web = Get-SPWeb […]

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