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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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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 to change site url on cascading drop down list after upgrade to sp2010

After (test) upgrade to sharepoint 2010, for the lists that contain cascading drop down list columns are, the New button is not working, it displays an error instead of the Form. I looked in the logs ...
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how do i add a column that shows what people/groups have access to that file?

I have many documents that have different permissions, I would like to have my users be able to see who else can see/edit the documents. I don't want them to be able to change the permissions just be ...
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SharePoint Bug? Conflict Error when saving a Page with a “Required” DateTime field in the page layout

I've just recently encountered a weird error / bug in SharePoint. Here is the scenario: I have a custom column "Test Date" that is of DateTime field type. The field is configured as required. It is ...
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Check column value

Is it possible to check a column in a library for unique or rather similar values? We have a librabry and it is very important to detect duplicate documents. We uncheck the overwrite checkbox, but if ...
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People picker column deletes automatically

We have a list with some people picker columns. There is one user in our farm who delete every people picker column value, when he edtis an item. If he opens the item all people picker values are ...
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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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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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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" ...