Calculated columns are the SharePoint equivalent of Excel formulae. They allow you display values that are calculated from the values of one or more other columns. These calculations can be made using standard mathematical operators and SharePoint's built-in functions.

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MAX Formula for Calculated Field

The Question How can I create a Calculated column with a formula that works the same way as an Excel MAX formula? Why I have a need to create unique ID's for process documents, but can't rely on the ...
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Auto-populate Sharepoint list based on most recent list item in another

Can anyone help? I want to be able to auto populate a field within a SharPoint list based on the most up-to-date field within another list. . List Details Projects List - List of projects. Fields ...
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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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Update Calculated date if not already entered

I have a field Closed_Date which is automatically calculated as =IF([Issue Status]="Closed",Modified, "") But this gets updated everytime I edit the entry and save. How do I update the field only ...
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Calculating the Number of times “Yes” appears in a column

I am using SPD 2007, Sharepoint 2007. I have a list that has a column of Yes/No choices. I need to calculate the number of times "Yes" is chosen. Is there a way that this can be done with ...
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Sharing a calculated value between lists

I have to create two separate lists. One list is an overall master table of data, the other is a list that shows the total for selections on the master. What I need to do is to calculate out the ...
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how to change the format of the “person or group” column

In my document set (Sharepoint 2010) I have a column with type of “person or group” which I can add the name of some users to it. The format of the names is like this: firsName1 Surname1; firstNmae2 ...
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Cascading Dropdown / Combo box in SharePoint List

I want to create a custom drop down combo box, which should show information based on selection of previous combo box. Just like we can do it in Excel. However, I do not want to do any coding in the ...
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Custom/autogenerated item name in Forms Library

I am trying to plan the auto-generated custom item name for Form library in a 2013 publishing website project. In other words, I don't want our users to enter the name of the form every time they ...
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Return Surname from full name with multiple middle names

I have been tasked with extracting the Last Name from a Full Name field in sharepoint 2010. Currently I can get the Last Name for names such as John Jiles, or John Stuart Jiles, but I have not been ...
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Validation formula that TEXT should not to have SPACE

Is there any validation formula which don't allow to save some value in column with SPACE in SharePoint 2010? I know that is Calculate column formula with TRIM formula but I need to validation formula ...
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How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1

How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1? I would like to achieve that every day counter(or with out counter) of item list will be reset and first item in day will give 1 and ...
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Auto populate values in a sharepoint list based on another list

I have two Lists in Sharepoint 2010. They are PO master and Invoice Master. The columns in PO Master are PO number PO value Invoiced Amount Balance. The columns in Invoice Master are PO ...
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Calculated field - formula help

I am trying to improve my SharePOint skills, but really struggling with formulas and calculated values. First my questions is does it matter if the calculated field is reading dropdown, check box ...
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Programatically populate custom list column

I have a list definition project (schema.xml, etc.). I would like to create a computed column that's available for grouping, but not have the computed value from a CAML query, as it's going to be ...
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Calculated columns using ID field not showing all details

I am a Sharepoint site admin without any development tools, I'm solely battling on with the Sharepoint web front end. What I would like to do is to create list items and generate a unique reference ...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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Add calculated column data with decimals

Is there any way to sum all values in one calculated column without losing decimal data? We're using an XPath expression and it loses all decimal information. Where @myField is one calculated column ...
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ID never ready for Calucated Column (SharePoint 2007 MOSS)

I have simple calcuated column that tries to multiplies ID * to some number. It worked once, but never again. It appears ID is not ready when the calculation runs? Is there a chance a workflow ...
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Help with Conditional Statement (Calculated Column)

I have created a sharepoint workbook with contract information. Three columns in this sharepoint have dates. ([Planned Release Date] , [Revised Release Date] , and [Current Release Date]). I have ...
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Calculated Column name of company

I've a little problem. We've a document library and in this library every subcompany can upload their documents. Now I want a column where the name of the subcompany is displayed after the document ...
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Filter List for DateTime using CAML against Calculated Field

In WSS 3.0, I have a list with a Calculated Field, 'MaxDate'. It gets the greater of two other dates, Notional Date and Override Date. I am trying (and failing) to build a CAML query to get all items ...
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How to add a calculated column to list view programmatically?

I have created a SharePoint feature where I have added a list named "Employees". I have added a Content Type "Employee" and added to it some columns like "Vacation Days Taken", "Vacation Days ...
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Sharepoint Percentage Working Out

Scenario: We quality score work in our business to ensure this is updated correctly and we give each 'engineer' a mark out of 5 each week. Currently we are able to work out the percentage each week ...
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Calculated Column Formula

I have 2 Drop Downs Month Date In Month Column dropdown I am displaying Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July, August, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec In Date Column dropdown I am Displaying 1, ...
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Sharepoint Document Library - Choice Column Default Value Calculation

I have a Shared Document Library with a choice column with 3 choices: Test1, Test2, Test3...now I also have 3 views, one for Test1, Test2, Test3, this is because I have three pages where I want to ...
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nested if condition in calculated field

If have a SP2010 List with all kind of productsnumbers in. Some are forbidden for some regions. I created my list as described below: Title = my productnumber ForBiddenRegion1 = YES/NO ...
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How to do A = A + B kind of operation in SharePoint Calculated column?

I have to create a calculated Column "A" for which the formula would be something like this =IF(SomeCondition = True,[A] + [B],[A]) however on trying this i am getting following error "The formula ...
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Color coded background on calculated column using Designer

I am aware of the various methods to colorcode columns (jquery, formula) I choose here to use designer on allitems.aspx on a list (im lazy and its easy). I have given various columns background ...
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Calculated column is not being crawled

I have a calculated site column AlertSortOrder, which I added to a list. I created a managed property nvAlertSortOrder (sortable, searchable, queryable, retrievable) mapped to the corresponding ...
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Calculated Value of “Start Time” in a calendar is not working

I am having a problem with a content type-specific, Reusable workflow. I use it for a calendar. When ever an event is created, I send an email to the approver with Name of the event, start time and ...
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SharePoint 2007: Calculated column - formula for calculation based on column containing NA

In a SharePoint list, I have 6 numeric columns that can contain numbers in the range (1,4). However, one or all of these columns may contain "NA" value. There is a separate calculated column which ...
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CAML Query on a Lookup Field that points to a Calculated Field throws Exception

I wrote some CAML Queries to get data from a List that has lookups on another List. All is working fine as long as I do not reference a Lookup Field which points to a Calculated Field. I tried ...
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Calculate the difference between system columns Created on and Modified on

I'm trying to create a new column in a shp list that contains the difference in days between two other columns in that list. These two columns are the custom list columns that contain the date Created ...
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Making a Request form that pulls from Calculated Columns of other list

I'm new here (first post). I have already read the great articles on this page but never posted until now. I am looking for some guidance on this and hope you experts can help me. Overview: I want ...
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Is there a way to determine if there is an attachment in a calculated column?

I'd like to have a column display "Yes" if there is an attachment to the sharepoint list item, or "No" if there isn't one. Default would be no, but then if they edit the item to add an attachment, I ...
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Calculated Columns: Returning a value depending on parent curency column value

Morning all, Here's what I'd like to achieve and I'm hoping that you fine folk can help me with this. I have a currency column in a customised list, with values ranging from £1k - £20k. I'd like to ...
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Calculated columns, columns names and localization

I provision a list in SharePoint 2010 with two date fields: one for a start date and one for an end date. I would like to add a third column for the duration. Naturally, I could add a calculated ...
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Calculated value for Single line of Text doesn't work

I have a column named "Risk" and the condition of the values is here: Düşük: Risk <= 4 Orta: 4 < Risk <8 Yuksek: 8 <= Risk Risk value is the sum of 2 column values. ...
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Summing up the numbers based on a particular column value in a list

I have a list which displays the leave history of the users in a department. Now, I want to consolidate the data in this list in such a way that I want to calculate the total number of leaves availed ...
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How do I apply a calculated column to new items only?

I have a formula in a column that calculates the target date of + 3 months. I want to change the formula to +9 months but only for new items. How do I add this to the formula? =IF([Type of ...
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Designer Workflow: “Find Interval Between Dates” action not working

I am testing a default SP Designer 2010 workflow action called "Find Interval Between Dates" located under the "Utility Actions" category. I need to compare the amount of time passed between the ...
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Getting Null Value with two statements in additional column settings

I am trying to subtract column "Previous Spend" from column "Current Spend" and put the balance in new calculated column named "Incremental Spend". Easy enough right. But if "Previous Spend" is left ...
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Calculated columns supporting all column types

I would like to develop a column which will allow the end user to do the calculations based on values of other columns of the same item (SharePoint 2010). I need it to work also with people, look up ...
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Sharepoint list If formula

I have a column that needs to return the value of another column based on if the value in a third column = S
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Issue with a Calculated column

I have in a list with multiple content types calculated column with this formula : =if( ...
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How can I get a daily hour value from a date/time field?

I am trying to calculate the amount of time on a daily basis. Currently I have calculated "[total hours per diem]", "[total days]" and the time values (if not split over multiple days). Where I am ...
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Calculated date column to take into account working days

In my SharePoint list I have a default due date of =Today+10 How can I get this default date to be 10 working days from today? I'm not too worried about taking into account public holidays etc, ...
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sharepoint date column calculation

This is my first day using SharePoint and I was lost in trying to figure out how or if it can be done, custom column calculations, and if code is allowed in SharePoint? I am using SharePoint 2010. I ...
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Running Retention Policy from Custom Calculated Column

I have a calendar list in which to post deadlines. I need a reminder to be sent out two weeks before the deadline, so I am trying to put in a retention policy. To measure the date to activate this ...