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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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 writting this question in hope that someone can explain me the correct way to archieve my goal. I must also add that all my test was done on ...
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SPFieldChoice mappings

I found that the SPFieldChoice has mappings <Field ID="{c15b34c3-ce7d-490a-b133-3f4de8801b76}" Type="Choice" Name="Status" DisplayName="$Resources:core,Tasks_Status;" ...
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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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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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Choice Column - Enfore Unique Values For a Subset of the Choices

I have a list defined with a column called "Priority". The Priority column is a choice column where the list of choices is defined as: 1,2,3,4,5 and None. This effectively defines a list item as being ...
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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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The CHOICE element contains the value within its body. What gives?

As stated on MSDN, the CHOICE element contains the value within its body. That means that in a field, if I have: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>foo</CHOICE> ...
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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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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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Add choice to SPFieldChoice from an Eventreceiver in sandboxed

I am trying to make a sandboxed solution that adds a couple of itemeventreceivers to a list, that add the items to the choices of a choicefield. The result would be something like a lookup field, ...
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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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How do I set dynamic values for an SPFieldChoice?

I want to add choices programmatically to an SPFieldChoice so that its select box has values with Current Year - 5 to Current Year + 5. What is the best way to do this? Ex: 2005 2006 2007 ... ...
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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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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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Simple Choice field value assignment

My apologies for asking, what seems like, a really basic question - but I can't appear to assign a value to a 'Choice' field programmatically and can't find anything documented anywhere. Defined in ...
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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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Choice field event handler

I have a drop-down choice field in a custom list I'd like to add an event handler that fires when a value is selected from the drop down. I'd originally attached to the itemupdating event but ...
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Wants to convert the “choice” column to “managed metadata” column in SharePoint 2010

I have a "choice" (Checkboxes (allow multiple selections) ) column and wanted to convert the column as "managed metadata" column without any data loss. Suggest.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Choice Filter list based on User Group

I have two List web parts being filtered based on a connected Choice Filter web part. I would like the choices available in the filter web part to be the members of a SharePoint user group. For now, I ...
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site columns with a different value and display text

is it possible to create a choice site column that has a display value that actual differs from the real value. as an example i want a site column that displays a list of colours but i want the ...
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Add value to Choice field through ClientContext API

I'd like to add and select values to a choice field in a document library. Something obviously more tricky than I remembered. I'm doing something like this but it doesn't work. The value gets added ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Related fields in dropdowns. How to?

In my UI I have a dropdown which contains some values: A, B, C. There is also another dropdown in the page whose values depend on the selected value in the first combo. If I select A in the first ...
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SharePoint 2007: How to track time taken of column value changes?

I'm working in SharePoint 2007 Document Library, where there is a Choice column named Status, with a value of Assigned, In Progress, Closed. I wanted to capture the time taken of document status ...
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Dynamic Choice Lists in Forms

What is the best way to accommodate dynamic dropdown lists for New & Edit Forms? Example: User chooses an option in dropdown 1, which then triggers specific values in dropdown 2. Surely I ...
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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 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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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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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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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, ...
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new Item should show next 3 months and year in drop down

I have a ReleaseMonth column in my custom list. currently set to single line of text. i have requiremnet to shows a dropdown list that includes next three months and year. For example :- if the ...
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sharepoint list choice required field

Using out-of-the-box SharePoint 2007, I want to create a required "choice" field that has values but no spaces/blanks as a valid option. I then want the entry form to show a blank as you select ...
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Reformatting the Choice Field to be more user friendly

This is an odd one, so I appreciate any help with this. We have a choice field, Work Status, on a list used for project tracking. Over the course of requirements creep (out of my control!), the ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint yes/no showing as true/false, will changing to Choice break my meta data?

As the questions suggests. Will changing my Yes/No to Choice break it. Are there any risks that may impact future use? I could test sure but I'm more concerned with any possible filter or ...
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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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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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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> ...