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

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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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Require field to be not null in sharepoint list

I have several columns to input a number, the field is required with a default value of zero. This works fine when filling out the form, but once they save it then go back into the form the user can ...
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Create multi user selection field

how could i create a multi user field? <Field ID="{6ec181bb-e64c-40cf-9a77-48c98108e981}" Name="Field" DisplayName="MyUserField" Type="UserMulti" Required="FALSE" ...
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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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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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 to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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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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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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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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Create Lookup Field Powershell

I am using SharePoint 2013, I need to create a lookup field through PowerShell. I tried this code but is not working: $SiteUrl = "http://mySite" $WebObj = Get-SPWeb -identity $SiteUrl ...
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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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SharePoint Online, Change Column Widths On Custom List

I have created a Custom List via Importing Excel Spreadsheet. How do I adjust the column widths? I tried to follow the below link, (my view is AllItems.aspx) and it never shows me the menu outlined ...
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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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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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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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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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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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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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Choice field not allowing save on choice field value changes

I have a SharePoint 2010 List with a simple Choice column called "RequestType" with values like New Hire, Job Change, Equipment Request, etc. I can add the new records and select any option, but ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Add a new Field to a SharePoint List with XML

i had create a list programmatically on Feature_activated. Now i want to add a new Field to my list with an XML File on UpgradeActions from the Feature. I know the solution for add a Field with C#. ...
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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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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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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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Link list URL fields do not display when using FieldRenderingControl

I'm creating a custom New Form for a Link list. Depending on the view depends which columns are displayed. for(int i = 0; i < spView.ViewFields.Count; i++) { ...
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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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Repeating Rows (InfoPath) in SharePoint Column

I have a field in a repeating table in Infopath 2007 and I've saved the form to the document library and connected fields in the form to columns in the SharePoint site. The only options I see in ...
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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 ...