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My question is Simple. I want to Change Type of SharePoint Default Column (Site Column) like Title. I want to Change its type from Singe Line of Text to Look Up. Is it Possible ?

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This is Exact Duplicate Question :social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/… –  Vikalp Kapadiya Jan 1 '13 at 7:15
    
Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. You can set the Title field to hidden in the content type and create a new field to replace it if you wish. –  Russell Jan 2 '13 at 4:23
    
You are right Russell.I just wants to know that is it possible or not and I also know that it is not recommended to change the type of SharePoint Default Columns. –  Torque Jan 2 '13 at 4:39

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You will be causing yourself a world of hurt if you do this, even though it is technically possible. Please don't.

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Thank you Marc for your suggestion. I know that it is not good to mess with SharePoint default columns. I just wants to know that is it possible or not and I was just learning that. –  Torque Jan 2 '13 at 4:23
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I searched through Internet and i found this Solution. I write this code in Feature Receiver and It Worked for me.

First I found solution using PowerShell from this site and I tried using Code and got the solution.

            SPSite site = properties.Feature.Parent as SPSite;
            SPWeb web = site.RootWeb;
            SPField field = web.Fields["Title"];
            field.Type = SPFieldType.DateTime;
            field.Update();

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I wouldn't recommend messing with the title column. It's a system column and it's better to be left alone.

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You can Change Type of Default Column as I got the Solution. –  Torque Jan 1 '13 at 7:10

It is not possible to change it, but you can hide it with a custom Content Type.

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Thanx Trevor, but we can Change type of Default Columns as I have written below. –  Torque Jan 1 '13 at 7:15

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