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

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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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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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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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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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A change to the 'required' value of a site column not reflected in content type

As title suggests, I had a site column defined in the xml of a content type. The site column was required. I have just changed the definition of this field (it is not defined anywhere else in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Reverse Lookup

I am trying to achieve the following in SharePoint 2013. I have two (2) lists a server list and an application list. Each list contains a lookup column which a user can select which applications are ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Custom Field - Hide field on Item Edit and Add (ShowInEditForm, ShowInNewForm )

Im using SharePoint 2007. Created a custom field for a SharePoint list, which should not be displayed during Item Add or Edit. I have used SharePoint WSP Builder Project in Visual Studio 2008. Created ...
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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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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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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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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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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 create custom site column with type File

Reading MSDN documentation I see that we can define a type File for custom columns. When I define the site column in Elements.xml using element and type file, the column does not get rendered. THe ...
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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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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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sp2013: Column with link to the displayform like on the title column?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have a custom list and a custom Content Type. I have edited the view and deactivated the title column because I don't use it. I now miss a column with a link to 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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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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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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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 ...
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Create Lookup Field Powershell

I am using SharePoint 2013, I need to create a lookup field throw PowerShell. I tried this code but is not working: $SiteUrl = "http://mySite" $WebObj = Get-SPWeb -identity $SiteUrl $myCustomList = ...
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how do you update a taxonomy metadata field where the fields Name contains a space in it

Here is the following specifics in question. I have the following taxonomy field and its associated Note field. The taxonomy field is defined with a space value in it. Taxonomy Field - ...
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Translations from resources appearing in list view but now in new or edit forms

I have a really weird problem with .resx files that I use in my solution that has been driving me nuts the past couple of days. I have two resource files: MyContentType.resx (english) and ...
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creating custom field type to upload video files and store it in asset library

I have a requirement below. my custom page layout should have a column which should accept video files and on saving the page, it should save the video to the asset library. if the user uploads the ...
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Sharepoint tasks - ASSIGNED TO value is empty

I created custom view in sharepoint 2013 for tasks. So users can see only tasks which are created by them or assigned by them. They all have contribute rights, and I remove abillity to create custom ...
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Update read-only field (“completed”) in listitem programmatically

I want programmatically update (change) a read-only field (the "Completed" column) of a listitem in a survey, but on everthing I do, I get the message that it's not possible to update a ready only ...
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Remove Select column in xslt web part

I have an xslt web part that I want to connect to another list. When I connect it to another list I get the select column that I don't want to see. How can I remove it? More info Originally I was ...