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

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How to summarize list columns with multiple value selections

What are the recommended method to create summaries/statistics from list columns with multiple value selections? Are there any reporting server tools which can easily split the values and separate ...
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Change in column settings not working

I have a column that I created for a library, which I made a site column before adding it to the library page. When I created the column I made it a required column to ensure the column had a value in ...
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How can i hide a custom column from the DispForm.aspx for my announcment App

I have added a custom column named "Date" inside my announcement list, but i want to hide this column from the DispForm.aspx page. i tried the following two methods to hide the Date column but none of ...
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Retrieve All Lists With Specific Name Using Powershell

I have a powershell script that I am trying to use to add a column (Created) to a specific view in a specific list in multiple webs. The list exists in every sub web. The view exists in every list. ...
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Recommendations, display fields from list in fluid free form

I have a table to store a question/answer checklist. There are thirty five questions, each with a "Yes/No" and then a "Please Elaborate" for each field for when the answer is no that is a multiline ...
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reset list column width to default in sp 2007

okay so a few weeks ago I adjusted the width of a column in one list and as a result all the lists seem to be reflecting the change (very wide fist column). I did this by following the instructions ...
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Avoid duplicate elements on a list

I have the following requirement: I have a site with multiple lists and a single content type associated with them. The content type has a text column (ID) that has to be unique for each document ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Create related hierarchical fields from external source

Is there a way to create two related columns as a custom field type in SharePoint? For example, can you develop a custom field type named CustomerOrder that consists of two related lookup columns ...
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Group by managed metadata column

Is there any (non-programmatical way) to group by a managed metadata column. My managed metadata column is in my view, but I can't select it in the 'Group-By' dropdowns, why? I'm using a SharePoint ...
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Generate Guid upon field creation in caml field definition

I'm trying to figure out a way to generate a new Guid upon field creation without using event handling. I.e something like this <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Maximum value on list field does not work

This ist my code (field element): <Field ID="{doesn´t matter}" Name="Percent" DisplayName="Percent" Type="Number" Decimals="2" Min="0" Max="100" Percentage="TRUE" ...
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Filter Lookup from another lookup

I have a list of projects. Inside the project list you can select a Client. I have a list of Clients. I have another list, a list of Contacts, they have a lookup column called Client to specify from ...
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Freeze Header Row

is it possible to freeze the header row in list? We add some code so the user can scroll trough the content. The code doesn't work for the header freeze. We work with Internet Explorer 10. Have ...
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Association Columns “greyed out”

In the SharePoint designer, when I create a new reusable workflow (SP 2013), the "Association Columns" button is greyed out. Which is a shame, because I need to add a couple of them :) Does anybody ...
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Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library?

Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library? If yes, how will this work? Let’s say that there are ...
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How to add default value to hyperlink field type

I've created a custom list and added one column of type hyperlink. How can i change the default value (http://) into another value? Is this possible?
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2013 - Powershell Enable columns

I'm creating sites, subsites and lists via PS. And I need to "enable" the version/size columns, in lists I created. I don't want to create them because they already exist. In graphical mode, I just ...
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How can I rename the “Related Content” column that is used in workflows?

How can I rename the "Related Content" column that is used in workflows? I want to call it something more intuitive for my users so they know to click on it to open the document something like "Click ...
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Is there a way to find last field modified?

Is there any way to make a column that records the last field that was modified for each item? (I know this is visible in the item's version history but we need to able to see it without navigating ...
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How to assign a unique number to the name column of a document set?

How can I assign a unique number to the name column of a document set preferably with workflows? (Perhaps this number can increase by one each time a new document set is created) When a user attempts ...
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Deleting columns in Sharepoint still existing

I deleted three columns in Sharepoint Designer (by clicking "Delete") as well as a list workflow in order to decrease the number of lookup columns in the list. The columns seem to have been deleted ...
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maximum length of the Name field in document set

the maximum length of the Name column in document sets is not sufficient for my purpose and it seems that it is not possible to increase its length. perhaps I can create another column as my name. ...
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how to change the format of the “person or group” column

In my document set (Sharepoint 2010) I have a column with type of “person or group” which I can add the name of some users to it. The format of the names is like this: firsName1 Surname1; firstNmae2 ...
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Current user in field

Can I set the default user in a user field to the current user -> [Me]? How is it done? The xml I already have is: <Field ID="{F117832D-E722-460C-A083-162C55B701F9}" Type="User" ...
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C#: cannot get listitem field value but works fine in powershell?

back again with a strange issue. Using powershell I can get a handle on a SPListItem and do Item["My Field"] which prints its value. However, in a C# custm workflow activity, when I attempt to do ...
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Creating a column that can only be modified by a group of people

I am creating a simple list (imagine a request for instance) in Sharepoint. This list can be modified by the user, but the field "Status" (Approved, rejected, waiting, -And any status I could imagine) ...
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Adding “Title” column again to SharePoint list

One of my user accidentally deleted "Title" column from a list. This list contains huge amount of data because of which we cannot recreate it. When I tried adding a new field with name "Title" ...
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Validation formula that TEXT should not to have SPACE

Is there any validation formula which don't allow to save some value in column with SPACE in SharePoint 2010? I know that is Calculate column formula with TRIM formula but I need to validation formula ...
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InfoPath 2007 into SharePoint 2007 Form Libary columns not updating

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that I have created as a content type and attached to a form library. The content type has some specific fields that should be populated when I have completed the form and ...
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How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1

How to give autonumber to item list but every day start from 1? I would like to achieve that every day counter(or with out counter) of item list will be reset and first item in day will give 1 and ...
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Incompatible column types. Previous type Invalid Current type WorkflowEventType

I have created my layer using SPMETAL everything works fine , but when I want to update the workflow history column ( Event Type) it throws this error*"Incompatible column types. Previous type Invalid ...
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Column with DocumentSet Name

Besides my List with DocumentSets I have a separate List with all the single Documents from those Sets, and I want to have a column with the Name of the particular DocumentSet. Is this possible?
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How can I make sure that if linebreaks is inserted inside a multiline textbox it gets displayed like it

I have a field that looks like this in my schema: <Field ID="{7662cd2c-f069-4dba-9e35-082cf976e170}" Type="Note" RestrictedMode="TRUE" NumLines="15" Name="Body" ...
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Programatically populate custom list column

I have a list definition project (schema.xml, etc.). I would like to create a computed column that's available for grouping, but not have the computed value from a CAML query, as it's going to be ...
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How to modify display property of linked list

I'm very new to share point 2010 so if there is better way please let me know. Problem: I need to have two list on one screen where I can select something on one list and display more info on ...
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Hide empty form fields in Modal - Dialog

I have encountered a problem with my previous question. The series of fields I do not want to display are not in the DispForm.aspx but in the modal dialog - I was under the impression the ...
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You have to select at least one column to show in this view

We have this strange behaviour in one customer installation. When we try to edit a view, we get this error message (it is translated from Norwegian, so the words may not be completely correct). "You ...
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How in Setting List call from one list to another by fields in list

I know how call elements in the same list. It can be done by: And then i take a copy from another list. Now a question how to colect a copy of field value, but from another list?
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New columns created wont show up in the contentype after a wsp upgrade

I have created a few columns to a existing contentype that is up on the production. Which means I cant make a deploy of the wsp, only upgrades. after the upgrades the columns wont show up. There is ...
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JavaScript function in URL field value

Is it possible to set the value for the URL field so that when clicked it runs a JavaScript function? I have created a field which stores links to files in SharePoint, but when clicked, the file is ...
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Assign multiple term sets to a single column

Is it possible to assign multiple term sets to a single column in 2010?
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How do I create a choice column with integer values?

According to MSDN "You cannot create integer base-type choice fields". Is there a workaround for this? If I wanted a integer field with a set of possible values I could use a Number column and a ...
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Columns are not available for metadata navigation for List with Infopath “promoted fields”

SharePoint 2010. We have an infopath form that's basically a trouble ticket. Several (but not all) of the fields are promoted, and appear in the main/default view as columns. These columns can be ...
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File opens in read-only mode only

I have added a column of type URL to my list. The column stores the URLs to files located in the document library on the same site. So, when I view the properties of my list item I can click on the ...
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Securing files in a library by a people column?

SharePoint Online 2013. Library with a people column added. For the site owner, they can add files at will, but must select a person for that column for every file. But for library members, we ...
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Date field validation in SharePoint 2007

I need to limit the Date field in a SharePoint 2007 list so the users can enter date from today and up to year after. How can i do it?
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List view on subsites with filtered choice field

I have a site with a list of projects. I then have multiple subsites which represents all the companies. I need to have a page on each subsite that contains the projects list with a specific view. ...
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Sharepoint Designer Set Task Field drop-down is showing empty

Using SPD 2010 I created an Approval process. I have added few custom field to my task list and now under "Before Task is assigned", the action "Set Task field" is not showing anything on the ...
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Setting a maximum on a number column based on a column from the same list

I have a list with 3 columns. Title, amount and progress. Amount and progress are both number types. Is it possible for the progress column's maximum value to be the value of the amount column of ...