A field which gives the user a choice of two or more options, in the form of radio buttons or check boxes.

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SP2013: Site columns: lookup to custom list, or select list?

I'm looking for some advice on whether to implement a custom site column as a lookup to a custom list, or a simple drop down? What are the pros and cons of each? Which method better serves for data ...
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Dynamically change Choice column values

I have two choice columns in my list - Category and Sub-category respectively. Now, if I select a value from Category, the choice values in the Sub-Category should display only the values I prefer. ...
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InfoPath 2013 - MultiChoiceType items out of order when submitted

I have a few forms that display the multichoice items based on the order they were selected instead of the order presented. For example: Dates: January 30 February 2 February 10 March 5 If the user ...
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Limit choices in (lookup or choice) field based on user

I have a list with a column 'Customer Code'. This code consists of a 5 digit number. I have another list of active customer codes and authorized users. Each customer code is also set up as it's own ...
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Trying to use a “Calculated Value” as the “Default value” in a choice column

I am creating a drop-down choice column. For the default, I need to use a value that is based off of a value from another table. Here's the challenge. In table A, I have a list of organizations. I ...
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Dynamic Choice Field

I have a questions about choice fields. I am using a content control combo box in a word document which users fill out depending on a document topic. I would like to be able to easily manage that ...
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Moving a choice field in Infopath form

I have 2 lists - both containing a multi-choice field with the exact same possible selections available. I would like to be able to use a rule within an InfoPath form to "set a fields value" from one ...
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Drop Down Site column has no value in edit form

My list has a drop down Site column. In the view you can see that most of the items has a value for this column. Even when you go to display item form you can see that the field has right value. ...
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Replace comma delimiter in a multi-select choice column

A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field. When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as: Value1,Value2,Value3,Value4,Value5,Value6 Is there a way that I can ...
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Show only chosen options from multi choice column in another colum as choices

I have column 1, multichoice column and from that column I choose few choices which I want to be seen in another column 2 (choice field also) (it can be in same list or in different, doesn't matter). ...
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Unable to define a choice field

I've to create with Visual Studio 2012 a Document Library for SharePoint 2013. I've started defining the unique field in an empty element: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to make a choice in a dropdown box have words that also equal integers?

I am trying to create a list that has three columns. There is a dropdown, so the users can choose whether something is "High", "Medium", or "Low". I want to be able to have these choices equal a ...
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SharePoint 2013 choice column DropDownlist

Is it possible to update a Choice column with workflow ? I have created a list and created a lookup column that displays the name Company. I have connected the column to a document the Library of ...
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Insert a break point in a column

Okay so I have a sharepoint list, and in this list is a Choice column where you can suggest multiple choices. I am exporting those choices to a calculated column. I want there to be a line break ...
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Choice column : how to set its content with all existing values

I have a column called project based on a static list of values. I would like that list to display all already existing values in project and allow the user to add a new one if he does not find the ...
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Save Choice Filter Selection

I have four lists on a web page that I want to be controlled by a choice filter web part. The four lists have a common column between them, so I want users to be able to select an item in the choice ...
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How to copy choice column values to lookup column values

I am using sp 2010. I have a column from type "choice" and is multiple. I have created a new column from type lookup field. Also this lookup column is multiple. I already have migrated the values to ...
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How to set a multi-choice field value in a sharepoint list using powershell?

I have a sharepoint list and I want to set some value inside it. The multi-choice field is already defined and it is already pointing on data. I just want to pick one of the choices and set it in the ...
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How to make a choice in a dropdown box render what appears in another dropdown box?

I am currently creating a SP 2013 Site. I have 5 dropdown boxes, when the first one is clicked on (City) it then populates from a lookup table which city is chosen and then fills in the other dropdown ...
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Apply CSS to all Choice Checkboxes [closed]

I have a choice field that allows multiple selections and users to add new values. I'm trying to put a red border around all of the checkboxes (long story why I need it). Previously I've done this ...
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Different sets of options in a lookup or choice column depending on the content type

I have a list content type and other content types that derive from it. I need to add a lookup or choice column to the content type (or the list itself) just so that each child content type or list ...
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Can I immediately call a function when selecting data in a SharePoint 2010 choice field?

I am trying to show/hide other fields depending on the choice selected from a specific choice field in my SharePoint form (NOT InfoPath). I can get it to work using "onfocusout" but that does not work ...
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Set a value in choice field programmatically C# in 2013

I have a field in Sharepoint 2013 that consists of choices. The choices are a variety of document types like Word Excel Powerpoint and so forth. The main idea is that on the DIP (Document ...
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How to make Choice Column with different options per Content Type?

I have a Content Type A which can have Status 1 or 2. I then have Content Type B which is a child of Content Type A, which can have Status 1, 2, 3, or 4. Both A and B will be in the same list. ...
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Powershell return properly the selected value from multi-choice field

In my powershell script I want to fetch the value of a mulit-choice-field in a sharepoint list. The problem is that although the value is returned, it is encased in ;# - for example, I would receive ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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Double Quotes in Choice column show as &quot; in Display Form (DispFrom.aspx)

When one of the choices for a Choice field contains a double quote, the display form (DispForm.aspx) will display &amp;quot; rather than the double quote. When creating a new item, editing an ...
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Changing a Column Choice value and updating the column value for any previously saved items

I have a list with a choice column which has muliple choices, so that the user can pick from a selection. Would like it so that the choice list is updatable (i.e can change the names) at a later ...
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formula to select a choice column

I have two choice columns in a list : choice column 1: values 1 posible 2 unlikely choice column 2: values A bad B very bad and I want to select another choice column based on the previous selected ...
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MultiChoice doesn't show up in REST service Content Types

I've added a multichoice column to a content type, and when I call listdata.svc and look inside of the content types and find the one I want, the multichoice column isn't there. When I change the ...
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Editing choice-values (drop-down menu) in a live list

I have to edit one (out of five) choice-value in a custom created column called "Status". Via list-settings - Change column - Additional column settings I get the list of these five values. Can I ...
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How to use variable default values with a choice column (site column)

I have a column that I need to place on lists in multiple sub-sites for users to enter the account number for the activity of a project. This will be a "choice" column with three options: The ...
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Updating Choice Person/Group columns using listData.svc in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to use JQuery and the listData.svc to update a list that has a choice column. I am using Postman to generate my http requests, can someone please show me examples of how to update choice ...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Refinement Template for Choice Fields (Yes/No)

I added a custom search result page, which offers custom refinement options. One of these options include refinement by matching a Choice (Yes/No) field. The refinement is using the default Refinement ...
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MultiChoice Default value from resorces

I have a multichoice field that get the choices from resource file. And I read that a multi default value could be set using DefaultFormula and ;# seperation. So I defined my feild like this: ...
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Calculating coloumn based on choice coloumn

I'm new to sharepoint and I wanted to create list about employee information, in which Experince level of employee is calculated based on its designation where, Experience level is text area and ...
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Displaying results from a fill-in choice column as URLs

I've a list which has a choice column. Users can select one of the existing options from this column or enter one of their own. They can select as many options/enter as many options as they like ...
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How to view or export all changes to a list >> Choice Fill-in field?

I have a list with a Choice field that allows user to "fill-in" items. I want to somehow determine the choice options that were added as "fill-in" items by users. Or, determine the list of original ...
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Can the choices in a Field Type=Choice be updated when referenced in Content Type

Using Visual Studio I am creating several custom Tasks to be created in a Workflow. Each of the Tasks have the same fields -- an area for appending comments and a Choice field for indicating where the ...
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Unable to add a Choice field to a Calculated field (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I'm not sure why I'm having this issue, as all material says that I should be able to do this... I have a required choice field that I would like to use in a calculated column. However, when I try to ...
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SPMetal generating unique enums for each choice field with same values

I use SPMetal on two lists on my SharePoint site and there are several columns with choice field who have the same choices. <Field Name='Colors1' Type='Choice'> <CHOICES> ...
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Choice Field That Hides Other List Form Fields

This is for SharePoint 2010 I would like to know how to make a choice field on a list that could hide other fields, depending on what is picked in the choice field?
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How Can I Paste Multiple Values in a SharePoint Checkboxes (Multiple Selections) Column in Datasheet View?

I am trying to copy a column of data from an Excel spreadsheet, exported from a proprietary Lotus Notes database application (groan), to a SharePoint list presented in Datasheet view. The Notes app ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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Ampersand in a choice of a choice field appears html encoded

I created a choice field where a choice contains an ampersand, then added an item to the list and for the choice field I selected the one with the ampersand. Now if I go to the display form of the ...
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Display read only properties

I am trying to add a 'Security Classification' field to the properties of a document. The requirements are that certain users should be able to change the field at a document library level, or if not ...
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Infopath 2010: Display SP choice column in text box with spaces or commas

So, I've got this Infopath 2010 form. I've got my data connections and rules setup for cascading drop downs, where the final selection (job title) populates a text box (Software) with a list of ...
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How do I create a choice column with integer values?

According to MSDN "You cannot create integer base-type choice fields". Is there a workaround for this? If I wanted a integer field with a set of possible values I could use a Number column and a ...
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Enlarge a Choice column's “specify your own value” text area?

Can anyone suggest a way to make the "specify your own value" text box larger in the Edit Form of a list item's Choice column? I would like to make it look more like a multi-line text field type, ...