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

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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 ...
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Display GUID column of document in the XML Api request

Before I start, let me just say that I have no experience with Sharepoint. Because of this I do not have the necessary knowledge of the different terminology, so bare with me. That said, I'm currently ...
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How to change SharePoint List column size and color

Hi i created an out of the box custom list. I was wondering if in the standard view if it is possible to increase the font size and perhaps color of the column headers? Is there an easy way to do ...
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Submitting data from Infopath 2010 to SharePoint 2010?

I have published a Infopath form as Document Template of the document library, the Infopath form has so many fields(~200) however I would like to map few fields(~5) to SharePoint List columns on the ...
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can i control who can view a column in a list, but still be able to edit the item?

I'd like people to be able to add items to a list, but for there to be 1 column in that list only visible/editable by the admin. Is this possible?
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Discussion Forum - Change order of fields?

The Team Site template provides a default Team Discussion link. The New Discussion screen has Subject and Body input fields by default. Using the Discussion Board Settings, I was able to create a new ...
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Why aren't the editing tools available when I am editing a “Multiple lines of text” field allowing rich text?

I have a site column set as "Multiple lines of text" and, under "Specify the type of text to allow:", "Enhanced rich text" is selected. When In the "Edit Properties" dialog, placing my cursor in the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Powershell: $item.update() gives error that file has been modified

I am trying to programmatically update some metadata for a sharepoint item using powershell. Here is my code: $web = getWebByURL("http://test-site/spadmin/") $itm = $web.lists["Documents"].items[0] ...
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Error on saving Site as template

This is my first post in this great forum. I have been working with SharePoint (especially Search Server 2010) for only a couple of weeks now and I am now struggling on a problem: I have a site with ...
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How to get column headers to wordwrap in SP2010

I have read the postings on this site (actually read every posting I could find on the internet) concerning how to get long, column headers to wordwrap in SP 2010 with no success. I've tried to insert ...
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Column Data Calculations - Default

Working in SP2013...I want to have a default number appear in the column. However, the number will change every two weeks by 1. For instance, the default value is 23, but in two weeks it will be 24 ...
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Date Format Modifcation in List

I would like to format a new column with the Month and Day of another column. Is there a way to accomplish this? I tried adding this =TEXT([Date of Birth],"MM/DD") in column validation but it gives me ...
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Column Validation

I got 8 columns in my List(calendar reservation). I want to have one column(Approval: YES/NO) only visible to a user("testuser"). How can we use column validation *expressions* to archive this. ...
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Validate a SharePoint list column with regular expression

I have a list. I want add a column for list with this format : XX-XXXX How to set this Validate for column? i use this link , but don't work for me.
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Text Layouts and customization and difference web part zones

I know what is different between "Page Layouts" and "Text Layouts". But what about web part zones? How web part zones fit in this picture? Is web part zone just one small part inside Text Layout, ...
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calculated column based on a view

I have a created a calendar with 5 views to make it seem there are 5 separate calendars to the users. ( I cannot use 5 separate calendars due to workflows ) When they book an appointment on the ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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Destroying a field which gives error in Content Enrichment Web Service

I’m writing a Content Enrichment Web Service that is used as an extension to the Content Processing component in my Search Service Application. The web service runs as expected at localhost. I have no ...
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New Item Fields Automatic Population

I sure this is possible to do in SharePoint, however, I am not 100% sure on how it's to be done. My objective is to 2 fields to automatically populate when adding a 'New Item' to an List Library. ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...