columns (fields) created using out-of-the-box column types

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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in the ...
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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added?

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - Cannot update field that begins with underscore?

I like to use underscores at the beginning of my column names if I'm going to set them to hidden. However, I've just discovered that SharePoint 2013 workflows throw HTTP 400 errors when I try to do ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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Access to an hidden column (stock fields) with JavaScript

How can I "read" the fields of an hidden column with JavaScript? More precisely, I would like to recolor columnA fields according to columnB "Priority" fields (which is hidden in forms and not ...
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Creating/editing Sharepoint 2013 columns with VS2013

Firstly, I'm very new to SharePoint, just the 6th day working with this powerful tool. The problem I'm facing which I can't solve is how to edit for example existing attachment column for list for ...
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How to use the Content Search Web Part to filter on a custom column property?

I am quite new to SharePoint 2013 and I have been working lately with the Content Search Web Part. However I haven't been able to make possible a filtering through a custom column that I have on a ...
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Skipping blank cells when using concatenate in a list's calculated column

I am using Concatenate in a calculated column to combine information from two columns in a list like this =CONCATENATE(A2, ", ",B2," feet"). Can you help me with a formula that would leave the field ...
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How to create a column that's filterable from a Content Query Web Part

I have an App of type 'Document Library', on which I added a column of type 'Managed Metadata'. I am using the Content Query Web Part to display documents matching a certain metadata tag. ...
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Can a “Person or Group” column have a repeat user in one entry?

I am trying to fix a SharePoint 2010 workflow that a co-worker created and I came across this odd case. The client wants an approver workflow where the same person appears twice in the approval list. ...
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Missing fields in the NewItem, EditItem, ViewItem forms

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library. This document library has no content types. It has directly 5 columns. When I go to this document library I see the allItems view and shows all ...
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Title field is reset when I create a template (list, site, etc.)

In a rush, I changed the "Title" field within my custom list on the "item" content type. I had done this previously and clicking "title" on the content type had let me edit it at the list level. But ...
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Sharepoint List Non Required fields

When using datasheet view during data entry using Sharepoint List, users informed me that the list is requiring entry on NON-REQUIRED fields. This issue happens to different fields not a specific ...
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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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How do I get a lookup column to filter in 2013?

I have data in page view that places the information for "project" in a lookup column. When I try to filter this column I get the error "this column cannot be filtered." How to I get this column to ...
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How do you display information in multiple columns programmatically in a web part?

I am developing a web part (not a visual web part) that displays the site owners of a SharePoint site and their email addresses. Right now I am displaying the information in a listbox. It displays the ...
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Soap + Rest: Trying to understand differences for selecting fields between the two

I'm working on a Java-Application that integrates with SharePoint. The different SharePoint services are currently requested via the SOAP API. I am now working on an abstraction layer to also ...
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SharePoint Error “Error converting data type varchar to numeric.” on “Single line of text” column

I have a column defined in SharePoint as "Single line of text" when I deploy my webpart, and try to enter text in the field I get the following error from my log file: "Error converting data type ...
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Checkbox Column Allow one value

How to make a checkbox column not to allow multiple values Only check one option! Would appreciate any help
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Using If - Then Statements in Sharepoint

I'm not sure there's a way to do this or not. I'm pretty sure there is but I can't seem to figure out how to write the statement. What we need to do is to make Column B required if you choose ...
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Column '' does not exist error on existing and newly created lists. SharePoint 2013

Any time a new item is added on a custom list, I get the error "Column '' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user". This is on a SharePoint 2013 farm. The problem originally started ...
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Column choices based on previous column choice

I would like to create a new custom list where firstly I ask the person about the category and based on the category that he chooses I have a new column where he can select the specified item. I am ...
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On click of save button, 1 column to take the value of another column in a list

I have a list with columns "due date" and "revised date" in SharePoint. I want to enter the due date column only when I am entering items for the first time. Onclick of save button I want the ...
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Display more fields in Discussion Board SP 2013

Can anyone tell me which function or part of the code I have to override from SP.UI.discussion.js to display extra fields in subject view of discussion board? Other than the fields it has OOTB.
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Filter Document Libraries based on a column name

Get-SPWeb http://sharepoint/sites/training | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Where { $_.GetType().Name -eq "SPDocumentLibrary" } | Select Title I have this code which outputs all of the document ...
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Changing Field Type of a column

Is it possible to change Field Type of a column from TaxonomyField to Single Line of Text? It is a SharePoint online solution.
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column validation across survey questions

I want to validate responses to a question in a survey using information from a previous question and I just can't get the survey to take the validation formula. Basically: Q1 = How many hours do ...
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Calculated column to retrieve total number of ID

I have a SharePoint list which all has a unique ID to identify the items, so I want to create a calculated column that counts how many ID are there, like a count! Any help is appreciated
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SharePoint List Column deleted by user I need to know by whom

In Production one user has deleted the one column I need to know who has deleted the column. Please Help to find the way how we can track.
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Where can I find documentation for the Existing Site Columns available in Sharepoint 2010?

The content in my team's Sharepoint 2010 site collection has reached that critical mass where we need an enforceable method of organization and life cycle management. I read in several blogs that ...
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Cannot edit column type and set it as URL

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have a list with custom columns. One column is text type, and I want to set it as URL type. In SharePoint Designer, I can change the type, but I can't choose "URL" type. ...
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Hyperlink with formatting and constraints for publishing

I created a site column of type Hyperlink with formatting and constraints for publishing. when I added this column to my list it does not disply the correct hyperlink to my file but it display an ...
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Url column fill with powershell how to disable link on a item

I have a list with custom columns. One column type is URL. I create an item like that : $new = $list.Items.Add() $new["Client"] = "http://google.fr/, $($i.client)" Is that possible to disable the ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2013)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column(lookup column). SPFile file = ...
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Save properties in a custom field

I have a cross site custom field. with user control to save properties like WebId ListId and FieldID. class CustomLookup : SPFieldUrl{ public Guid WebSourceId { get { ...
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Add new button to a column with “single line of text data type” in SharePoint

I am trying to create a "Add new" button to a column called "other Passengers" which has a "Single line of text data type". Such that I can add up "0 to n" numbers of passengers not in our LDAP i.e ...
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Character limit on Title column

I would like to know if there is a way to increase the character limit of 255 chars on the Title column of a list. If not, is there any way to bypass the Title (is a required field by default) and ...
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How to configure Currency field?

How to set currency symbol for a field (in list definition)? <Field ID="{1706A5C3-AC44-4685-A075-6019FAF9D940}" Name="Budget" DisplayName="Volumen (in €)" Type="Currency" /> SharePoint is in ...
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The element cannot contain child element because the parent element's content model is text only Error

I want to provision the field using feature. I have a field which is of type Calculated and the xml for the column is like below: <Field Type="Calculated" ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if the ...
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Limiting permissions to list-items and library files without using folders

I have some files in a flat library, i.e., no subfolders, that need to have access restricted to a couple usergroups. I understand that one way to do this is by placing items in a subfolder in the ...
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Field's TitleResource.SetValueForUICulture() does not work for the web's default language

I have a site column in my site collection whose title I change / translate with following PowerShell statement: $w = Get-SPWeb "URL to the site collection" $f = ...
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Cascading Column Selections

I am trying to find a way to make it so that when a User selects from a drop down option of "Category", based on their response, specific options will appear in the drop down for the next column ...
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First Modified Date

I need to capture the date that each row in a list is first modified. Not the date that the row is created, but the the date that the row is first modified after creation (effectively the date ...
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Existing values of some columns are not displayed in QuickEdit view?

If I use QuickEdit in a document library, some of the custom columns seem to be empty. In fact, they already contain values. Is this a known bug? Does anybody have an idea, what could be the ...
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Folder content Type and document sets

Can you add a External Content type column to either a folder content type or a document set? It doesn't appear to be available for either one. Update You can create columns with external data but ...
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SharePoint Column Formula Validation

I need to check if a column (type Number) is an Integer (no decimal). I added this formula to the list validation: =mod([MyField],1)=0 But I get this error: The formula contains a syntax error ...
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SharePoint Powershell Number and User columns

I need to create two list fields by powershell. One that accept only Integer (type Number with no decimal) and the other User (multiple selection). I can create Number field and Single User field ...