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

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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
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Wrong column order when using list column inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the content type so ...
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When/why to use list columns over site columns

I have a Team site collection, and I have around 5 sub sites inside it, currently after working on the site collection for around 2 years. I found the following: Some site columns are being ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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Powershell script to add a field to all the document sets

I have created a field in sharepoint content type hub. Now I want to add this field to all the Document Libraries in my sharepoint online tenant. Is there a powershell script which can do this for ...
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How do I add check boxes to my columns in my list view?

In the image below I would like the columns that say yes to be check boxes instead of text. The columns are set up as Yes/No column type. Is this possible?
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Can I edit the New/Edit Forms for a Document set in sharepoint online?

How can I edit the forms for a new Document set? I've added a column of the type hyperlink to the content type Document set, and I'm filling this column with a workflow after the creation/editing of ...
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Is there a way to have unchanging DIFFERENT values in a row?

If I want to have a column, for example "start date", and want the values to always be the same in each row (ex. row 1 = "12/20/93" row 2 = "10/19/89", etc.) is there a way that you can keep these ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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Add Columns in Document Library using REST

I am creating a Document Library using REST with the body content below. At the same time as i create this Document Library i also want to create custom columns. What should i type in the body ...
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Cannot fully edit column property in list setting

I want to edit the column property of "location" in my list, to make it required when submit the form. But when I click list setting, select "location" column,this is all I got: "location" column ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Jquery - Installed on Server

My company has jquery installed on every SharePoint, and while I have years of SP experience including design, very new to jquery. My problem is I need to use a jquery solution to freeze the ...
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How to increase the character limit of 255 on column “comments”?

I am using sp2013. I have created a content type and using the OOTB column "comments". Default it looks like below and has a limit of 255 characters. How can I increase this limit to 1000 characters? ...
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Grouping columns by date and time

I work in Communications and we collect the news related to our department and send it out by email twice daily, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. I have set up a SharePoint library to ...
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Does matching column type or length to data type make a difference to performance?

If i was designing a database table I would look at data types and field lengths for storage and processing efficiency. As SharePoint is not itself a database, but uses SQL Server tables in an ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: ...
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JSLink Client-Side Rendering Not Functioning on Custom List

I tested out the use of JSlink on the homepage with a demo list & it worked fine. I then used the same JSLink on the Demo List itself but images did not render. Any ideas on what I'm missing? ...
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Outcome Dependant Columns

I'm creating a list to track pieces of work that are currently ongoing and under review - each item can sit in 1 of 4 stages which are Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Closed If the user selects stage 2 ...
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Site column validation - not allow to use slash / backslash / questionmark / \?

Got a script that creates new site collection based on a template (clone site collection). Problem is that some users type in slash / backslash in the title site column, that makes the url wrong. ...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...
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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...
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Calculating the week within Fiscal year in calculated field

I have been asked to make a list that contains a calculated column containing the week number within a fiscal year starting on 6th April 2015 (Monday) So for example, 6th-12th April would be week 1, ...
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Sharepoint List Calculation #Div/0!

I have a Sharepoint list which contains a field which is calculated based on two other columns. However when the two other columns both contain zeroes the result comes out as #DIV/0!. The actual ...
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Changes to ShowInEditForm not applying

I hid some list level fields from the edit form of a Document Set by setting ShowInEditForm to false via the management shell. I now want to add them back to the edit form. I've changed ShowInEditForm ...
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Can I pull month and year from a date in a text string?

I had two calculated columns "Month" and "Year" that displayed forms grouped by these columns. They were calculated from the last modified column. Using =TEXT(Modified,"yyyy") and ...
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Managed Metadata field each value to display on a new line

I have added a managed metadata column to my content type and have proceeded to add it to the page layout. It is set to multi-value and is working fine with the delimiter as ";". The results appear ...
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Modify View of Shared Documents in SharePoint 2010/2013

So this is what is my requirement, I am trying to setup a page where different users can share their files (zip,doc.. etc), But i dont want one user to see other users upload document. So what i have ...
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How to add the document context menu to any column other than Name in a documet library?

I've tried this other solution for lists, and it also works for document libraries but it doesn't add the menu that I need. This is the menu that gets added: And this is the one I need to add:
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How to hide certain list columns depending upon logged in user

I have a list with a column SSN. I don't want to show this list column for all users in the site. I want to show this list column for only users who are in certain SharePoint groups how to do it?
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Validation for column choice

I am creating an event registration list using Sharepoint and have a column with the choices session 1, session 2, session 3 etc. How do I set a validation rule to limit the number of items for a ...
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Can we add a column to a sharepoint list having data using powershell

Can we add a column to a sharepoint list having data using powershell without effecting anything in the sharepoint list.
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How can I change column default values of documents that already exist in libraries?

I discovered the power of column default values as a way to get users to use metadata tags without having to tag the docs themselves. While this is great for new documents added to folders where I ...
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Create document library with look up and multi line text box feilds using powershell

Remove-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue #To which site u want to create the list ...
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Dynamic Column choices

I have a task to create a Document Library in Sharepoint. I have done this several times. This particular site have a bit of a complex index structure. I am stuck on figuring out if it is even ...
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How to inherit from two content types

How could i inherit from two contentypes? Doing like this dont work? <ContentType ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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Validate Number Column not to accept comma

I want to use ootb column validation to not accept the comma in number field. Can anyone suggest to me what a formula would look like?
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Prevent SharePoint from rendering email address as hyperlink

I try to render a simple text field value (e.g.: i:w#!|adfs|user@domain.local) as string (plain text) on a list with XSL. By default SharePoint converts everything he thinks that is an email address ...
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SharePoint list calculated column

I appreciate any help with this problem. It is similar to the calculated column questions on here but slightly different. What I have is: First day of absence > Last day of absence > Half day yes ...
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Setting Required Managed Metadata Column to hidden with default value?

In a Content Type, I have one managed metadata column (which is required) I want to set it with default value and set it to hidden using powershell. I want to clarify if it possible to hide a required ...
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CSOM retrieve List Item doesn't show some Lookup Key Value pairs

I try to load a ListItemCollection from my SiteCollection using CSOM C#. Therefore I use the following List rr = web.Lists.GetByTitle("MyTitle"); context.Load(rr); FieldCollection fcol = rr.Fields; ...
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Yes/No Field Default value problem!

I have tried following script to set default value of Yes/No Field to Yes which is by default set to No in list Yes/No column, i get false result at last line. I have tried these values: 1 , $true, ...
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Can I [safely] change the code name/EntityPropertyName of objects?

We have several lists and columns that we've renamed overtime, and some of the lists/columns also contain spaces. This makes accessing these objects with the EntityProperytName through the CSOM quite ...
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How to set default value to CT column using powershell

I want to set the default value to a Content Type managed metadata column, I want to set the default value using powershell and want to set it to hidden. How to accomplish this?
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how to add a column to a sharepoint list

I have list name students with 2 columns First Name and Last Name and has data in the list. I want to add a new column "class" to the students list. what to do in using visual studio. Is it the ...
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Creating a reusable document library with metadata columns

I'm going to create document libraries for our various clients in our portal. Each document library will have common metadata columns, such as Business Line and Solution Line, which will help organize ...
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How to setup a calculated column for a choice column?

Ok i guess i'm doing formula wrong. I have a choice column "Single"with two choices that i typed "Yes" and "No". The second column "Album" is the calculated one and it's supposed to work like this: ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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How to get and set column from type “number” by powershell

I am using sp 2010. I have a library with documents. There is a column "CalcultatedWeekNumber" from type "Calculated". I have another column Week from type "Number". I try to get the value of the ...