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I have a document library, where I created a custom field, Now I am not sure how to add value to it. If I add a new folder or new document, I am not getting any field to enter the custom column value, which I created!!

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when creating your new column, did you choose to add this new column to all library content types? – jjczopek Dec 16 '11 at 7:28
How did u create that field... create column??? or using list definition??? – Strider Dec 16 '11 at 8:52
@Paddy I used custom Fields from list's ribbon. – Jithu Dec 19 '11 at 10:40
I think... somehow... u got it readonly (fields)... Try the 3rd party tool like SharePoint Manager to make them editable(readonly=false)... – Strider Dec 19 '11 at 12:23
Thanks paddy, yes that is true, when I go to data sheet view, it shows read only for that field !!! Can I force the field to have data while adding it... – Jithu Dec 19 '11 at 12:46
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Yes... 1st make it editable... and set default value for the column... so that you can have data in it while adding... :)

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Thanks Paddy, Let me try it!! – Jithu Dec 21 '11 at 6:04
It is working now :) – Jithu Dec 21 '11 at 12:22

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