Querying Document Libraries (or Pulling Teeth) With CAML


This post concerns yet another odd “feature” exhibited when using CAML to query List or Document Library content. When you create a new Document Library you get a set of default columns, “Name” and “Title” amongst them. By default when you upload a document to a document library the “Name” column metadata is populated with … Continue reading Querying Document Libraries (or Pulling Teeth) With CAML

Deleting Items from Sharepoint Document Libraries


Deleting items from Sharepoint Document Libraries or Lists should be fairly straightforward, however there are a couple of gotcha’s depending on which method from Sharepoint Webservices you want to use and accordingly, there are differences in the formatted CAML command you would use. Firstly a Document Library is a form of List, but the CAML … Continue reading Deleting Items from Sharepoint Document Libraries