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

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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 ...
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SharePoint yes/no showing as true/false, will changing to Choice break my meta data?

As the questions suggests. Will changing my Yes/No to Choice break it. Are there any risks that may impact future use? I could test sure but I'm more concerned with any possible filter or ...
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I want to change a column type but don't want to lose my data

I have a column using the "Currency" format. Since it only allows one type of currency I need to change the column type to single line of text. I will be using radio buttons to select the different ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Auto-Set a Sharepoint list field upon submittal of a form

I created an Infopath form and would like to have a particular field to be set to some default value every time this form is submitted (the field is not shown on the form, user should not have to ...
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Sharepoint 2013: changing column order is not refleted in the list

I changed the column order on a list item. These changes are reflected in the "column ordering" view. However, the changes are NOT reflected in the actual list layout. I tried emptying the browser ...
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add a new value to a lookup field

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2013. This list contains text and lookup fields. While I do not have an issue populating the text fields, the lookups are giving me trouble. I found and tried ...
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sp2013: set datetime column + 3 year in some condition, how?

I have a sharepoint 2013 site. I have a custom documentlibrary with 4 custom contenttypes. When I upload a document I can select a contenttype and see 1 datetime column. I would like to set the ...
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Q: Can I update values of an entire column from a workflow?

I'm using VBA to gather info based on their status. What I'd like to do is reset their status after the VBA operation is done. From my understanding, there is no way to update via Excel VBA. My only ...
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MultiChoice Default value from resorces

I have a multichoice field that get the choices from resource file. And I read that a multi default value could be set using DefaultFormula and ;# seperation. So I defined my feild like this: ...
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Column Validation Formula works in Excel but not in SharePoint

It seems like the tip was to create your formula in Excel and then just copy it to sharepoint. So I did and it doesn't work so I was just wondering if someone could tell me why. I've trying to ...
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Image column on document library

I have a requirement to add a thumbnail image column into an existing document library on my SharePoint 2010 site. Thumbnail images for each document are uploaded to the images document library. ...
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Ordering Stacked Column Chart Series SSRS 2008

I am working with SQL Server Reporting 2008. I have a stacked column chart.There are around 8-10 series stacked on each other. I want my series to come in a defined order from Top to bottom. I have ...
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Calculated Column needs left alignment

I have the same exact problem as related here Calculated Column left align header However, the solution suggested is inadequate. This would require me to manual add the web part to each list that I ...
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How to set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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How to hide specific column header in a list WebPart?

I created a webpart with URL column header, but i want to hide it for users...i know i can hide it using CSS but it hides all the colum headers in other webparts, Any solution to hide only the URL ...
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How to store “stream” and “fields” paramters properly

I'm trying to use the GetItem method to use for copying documents, but I'm not having luck with the field or stream parameters. Below is an example of how I attempted to store each of them. When I ...
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How to fix width of column in SpGridView?

I have a spgridview with dynamic column. I want fix width and if the content is a part of it is displayed. I use this code but don't work for me . BoundField col = new BoundField(); col.HeaderText ...
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Popup confirmation on 'status' column change

I'm looking to create a popup dialogue box when a column called 'Status' is set to 'Complete'. I want a popup box to ask "Confirm Complete?" with Yes or Cancel choices. Obviously Yes will update the ...
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What is the best way to provision Content Types and managed metadata columns in SharePoint 2010

What is the best way of provisioning ContentTypes, Columns and Metadata columns in SharePoint. Keeping in mind that we have two approaches of 1) SP object Model and CAML (declarative way). Which ...
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Gantt Chart Web Part: '[Column]' already belongs to this DataTable

I ran into an issue in vanilla Sharepoint 2010 where I had a gantt chart set up on a page and another user modified it, forcing me to recreate the chart. I went to connect the new chart to data ...
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Is there a setting on SPField that would prevent it from being included in a CAML query?

I'm trying to build a CAML query for a managed metadata column. I'm following the guidelines provided here by Microsoft. Essentially they say to query for the term's Wssid. No problem, I can do ...
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SharePoint 2007: Get the average of a list column and display it on a page

I have a list with a column filled with values from 0 to 10. I need to take the average of this column and display it (maybe rounded to 1 decimal place) on another page as a kind of big, bold, ...
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Show list items depending on a user

I have a list and for example in my list there is a column called "Go to" and this column has values "user1", "user2" and "user3". I want my list items which have "user1" value just be visible to user ...
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Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using ...
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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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Modified column's value

I experienced that when I make some changes in a document without checking out the document, the value in Modified column won't change/update, this value changes/gets updated only when i check the ...
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Get all values of a specific column of a specific content type

I have a custom content type. In this content type, I have a text column (Mycolumn). In a site collection, I have several instances of list bound to this content type. Is there a way to retrieve all ...
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Content Type Columns not showing for Image Library

I have created the following 2 Site Column Definitions and a Content Type that incorporates both of the site columns A List Definition of type Picture Library that utilizes the Content type. however ...
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Using a date column in a sharepoint online web chart web part

I added a "web chart" web part to a sharepoint online page from the browser interface. Next, I decided to run the Data connection wizard to connect my chart to an excel services. In the step 3 of ...
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Field is not displayed in new form of list

I have created a field to add it in the content type and that content type is used in the list. My field's declarative part is: <!--Field Type of project--> <Field ...