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I've upgraded a SP2007 to a SP2010 and now some settings have been lost. In some CQWP I need the Created column to group items etc. How do I unhide it so it is selectable in dropdownlists and displays in list settings when overviewing columns?

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You can do this programmatically or through PowerShell, setting SPField.Hidden property to false.

Tentative PowerShell script:

$web = Get-SPWeb http://localhost
$list = $web.GetList("/Lists/Test")
$field = $list.Fields.GetFieldByInternalName("Created")
$field.Hidden = $false
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