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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How can I filter based on Choice fields when using ListData.svc in SharePoint 2010?

I have a list that I'm trying to query using ListData.svc. I am trying to pull back records within a date range and with a particular value from a Choice field checked. If I use Lists.asmx, I can ...
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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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Changing list column to a choice

I have a list populated with content type ("TypeA") with a column (site column "ColB") that originally was a single line of text. I needed to change the column to a choice instead of a single line of ...
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What is the difference bеtween fields?

I have two task lists in SP 2013. At first list the user-type field is shown like this and other list has a user-type field without choice features How can I do a field in list 1 like field ...
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! Disable one choice from choice list!

Currently I am working with Document Library in SharePoint 13. When uploading the document, I need the users to choose an Option from pretty Long drop-down list in one of library columns (currently ...
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Filtering a lookup field based on the value of a choice field in the child list - rest query?

This is for SharePoint Online. I've used some code available out there to create a cascade dropdown field (using a rest query and JSON) but that involves the child list having a lookup field to ...
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Maximum limitation for Choice fields

I'm creating the list with choice field(Multi Selection). In this I'm having more than 300 options to be added in single choice field. So I want to know the maximum limitation of options for the ...
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How can I display checkbox or radio button choices in a Choice field vertically?

I have a list with SharePoint 2007 with a Choice column that I'd like the choices to be displayed vertically (every 2 or 3) instead of horizontally. Is there some JavaScript/jQuery I can utilize to ...
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Creating a choice columns with the same choices

I'm trying to create a multiple choice columns in a SharePoint list that have the some choices but are selected for different reasons. The list I am creating is related to tracking certain conditions....
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Save SharePoint List actions(Choice Field Changes) to another column with Time and Date Stamp

I am building an Infopath Form, where I have multiple Choice Columns which are saved to a list.I want to save all the actions on these choice columns(Like if an item is edited and choice fields are ...
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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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How to preselect a dropdown selection for a form

I have a form that is specific for from a category in a dropdown select. When the user fills it out I would like the dropdown form to be pre-selected and greyed out or hidden so that the filed value ...
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Remove Radio button for several drop-down options

I deal with Document Library in SharePoint 13. When uploading the document, I need the users to choose an Option from pretty Long drop-down list in one of library columns (currently it is in radio-...
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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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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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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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Purpose of the <MAPPINGS> CAML element in a custom Choice Field definition

I have yet to find a clear answer to this topic, so I'm writing this question in hope that someone can explain me the correct way to achieve my goal. I must also add that all my test was done on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot change value in a choice column for some documents

In a hosted WSS 3.0 environment I have a standard document library with some extra columns. For some reason I cannot change the value in a choice column (called: "Status"). The value always is reset ...
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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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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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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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How to Add Blank to choice field?

I added a choice field "IsMainframe". Business unit only want Blank and Yes. How do I incorporate blank in a choice field?
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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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Dependency between 2 choice columns

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I created a custom list. In the list I create 2 choice fields (column A, column B). I want to implement this scenario: If the user chooses the first choice from column A, ...
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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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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. Ideally,...
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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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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 item,...
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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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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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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 ...