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

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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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How to be able to reuse column names after deleting them?

So I have a calendar and I made a column, but I didn't give it the right type, so I deleted it and went to make it again, but it won't allow me to create the column again with the same name. So I ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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How do I add a Publishing HTML column to pages?

On our site I need to have an extra column on pages where users can enter teaser content. The teaser content is displayed on our homepage. I've created the teaser column with the 'Multiple lines of ...
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Validation formula on new items only

I'm using the following formula to prevent users from entering spaces on the article name field. =ISERROR(FIND(" ",ArticleName)) The problem is the users have already entered data in this field ...
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Field names in announcement list in Sharepoint Online

I am trying to add fields to an announcement list. I have successfully added various fields with single-word names: announcementy.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field Type='User' ...
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Number formatting in Sharepoint list

I have several large Sharepoint lists that I imported from Excel, the first column of each of these lists is "Customer Number" these numbers uploaded in the form 1,000,000 and so on. I want to ...
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Using a document library, I want to have cascading columns

I have a document library and I have created two columns, one area and the other subarea. When a document is added, I want the person to select the area and then have the subarea list depend on the ...
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Field Modified shows date, but no time

In a view of a document library I have the field "Modified" and this is showing only dates but no time. I would like to display the time aswell. From my understanding it is ill advised to alter this ...
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How can I sort this by an actual DATE?

I have a calculated field in a document library that takes the "Modified" property makes a more readable date from it. The problem is, the column is now sorting alphabetically, even though the data ...
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Know if the “Issue” content type's fields are site columns or list columns

I access the "Issue" content type as follow: But I want to know, for each field, if it is a site column or a list column. I can not find a way to differentiate between them.
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Add an additional column to just a subfolder view (not for all library views)

I would like to add an extra column to one of the subfolder views I'm working with. Basically, I have a large document library with 10 or so top-level folders. A few layers down, I would like to be ...
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Hide 'View Entries' if the field is blank - Multiple lines of Text Append Changes

I have a 'Multiple lines of text' field on a custom list that has 'Append Changes' enabled. My client would like to hide the 'View Entries' link (in the List View) if there is nothing in the field. It ...
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How to hide a column for some users or groups

I want to hide a column for some users or groups. How can I do this with Sharepoint 2013 ? Is there a function to Hide or Show a column for specific users?
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number column with no default value returns zero

I have a custom content type with a numeric column in it. The column is set to not require a value, and the default value is blank. Problem is, the column is displaying a "0" in views for instances ...
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Field not found exception

I have an ASP.NET Web Service (ASMX) and a class for working with lists (CRUD operations). Web service's method calls method (retrieve item from list) from CRUD-operations class and then I recieve an ...
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How to programmatically get questions from a Survey

The question is quite simple: how can I get the list of questions from a Survey?
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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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How to make a default Date column in a library required?

I've got a Picture Library which contains entries and has a default Date column based on the Date and Time type. For some reason, this Date column lacks the option to set it to be Required: If I ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Row with total of the column values

In sharepoint 2013 list, how can i have a total row at the end of the list, showing the sum of the columns. I am not using the "totals" in list settings since it shows the total on the top of the ...
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Feature Event Receiver not picking up latest code until second activation

I have a Feature with an event receiver (written in c#), which for the sake of brevity creates a list which is a data store for a form on a custom web part. I have ps1 scripts which retract and deploy ...
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How do I add an extra field/column to a list form?

I have a field named Title in a link list (it's one of the default fields), but try as I might, I cannot programatically add it to the default view, edit, and new forms. SharePoint Designer will ...
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Sharepoint Column Validation

Can someone kindly give a short explanation of how SharePoint column validation works. As I tried to validate one column I didn't know if its working or not coz I wasn't getting any error message or ...
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Creating a value list column with static choices

I’m trying to create a column in SharePoint 2010 that when one of four available answers are selected for column A, then column B will display a custom set of choices. EX. If column A requires a ...
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Changing displayed columns or column titles for different (group) views?

Is there a way to change the displayed columns or column titles when expanding/collapsing grouped items? Example: I have Hardware and Software products in my list. For hardware I have specifications ...
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Populate SiteColumn type choice field with List Items

I am building a SP app in VS2012 and need a content type field to show a dropdown choice list with items from a list within the app itself. To keep thing simple: List1 has a FieldX column with ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic ...
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SP2013: List with columns “Lookup (information already on this site)” display as URL's

I have several lists on a site that have dropdown columns that refer to other lists on the same site to keep things consistent (e.g. a department dropdown that should show the same values everywhere). ...
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How to link from one item to another?

I want to have a field in Content Type A that can link an item to an item in the same list but a different content type (Content Type B). So for example, A-1 and A-2 link to B-1, A-3 links to B-2, ...
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CSR Coloured Colum

I've created a document library with some folders in it and I have added a new Column "Permission" to this Library. So now I want to color the cell or the entire row when e.g. the value "Owner" ...
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Providing sharepoint groups as choice in the new item form

I want to create a field in the new Item form where in it should display names of 4 sharepoint groups (with users) as choices to the user, where in the user can multi-select one or more choice of ...
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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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Jslink field run function after field is rendered

i did registered function for custom field rendering with RegisterTemplateOverrides and my custom field render works quite nicely. Part of the field is input box for autocomplete, my issue is how to ...
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How can I create a dynamic priority numbering field?

The best example of what I'm trying to accomplish is in the List Settings view. When you go to list settings, it shows you all the fields with a number dropdown to determine the order you want them ...
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changing the value in a column, when the document is changed

Hope some of you can help me. At the moment i am documenting a SharePoint. I have made a column with the documentation number from the dokumentation system. But now I would like the value of the ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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Update field definition in all farm

I have a question is there a way to update field definition in all the farm? Basically I've migrated from 2007 and I have a field which has to be changed. So that all the lists etc etc can have a new ...
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ID column into the 'link to item' of a list

In a list, how would I make the ID column the column that links to the item's detail screen?
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Filtered Lookup Column from other Lookup Column

Why is this so difficult! SharePoint Online Office 365 List 1 : Group - Title, Desc List 2 : Category - Title, Group-Title(Lookup) List 3 : Document - Title, Category-Title(Lookup), ...
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LinkToItem not linking to document

Ive tried linkToItem="TRUE" but it dosnt work on my 2013 version. LinkToItem="TRUE" does. Only one issue, the LinkToItem doesn't open the file, it just opens the edit/item screen. How do I link a ...
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Problem syncing project task list back in when using custom fields

I have a project task list on Sharepoint 2010, which I want to sync to a Project file so data can be added back and forth. To add some custom fields, I have created a content type which inherits from ...
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Use calculated column to add target“_blank” at the end of a Web field URL

It appears I cannot configure a hyperlink column to open in a new window. I read in this post that you can concatenate a hard coded url with the title field of an item to achieve this. However, that ...
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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 use column with linkToItem in the Basic Table view style mode

I have already changed a normal column that I made to a column with linkToItem as follows. <viewfields> <FieldRef Name="MyColumn" linkToItem="TRUE"> and it worked. But this column ...
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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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Sharepoint list items increase

I have around 50,000 items in sharepoint list . I want to increase the size of the list items to 90,000 . It is ok to have duplicate enteries . How do i do it with minimal time ? Its ok if i paste ...