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

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Column formula in sharepoint list

I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column (in SharePoint). If someone choose "accepted", ...
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How to filter values in a doc library

I have a doc library with let say 200 documents and two category so if i in the first category that is called Doc category i choose Devices then i want in the next column that is called Category type ...
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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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Unable to get “Description” into SharePoint 2010 search results XML

I'm failing terribly at adding a field to my search results. The fields (external) name is "description" and is, to my knowledge, not custom made but out of the box. The Webpart settings already ...
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Filtering by column heading column causing error Cannot show the value of the filter

I have a list in sharepoint i have created three views which filters the items according to the year they were created. But when i am in the list and i want to filter with the column heading i get the ...
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New line break in SharePoint column description

I am provisioning a list declaratively in Visual Studio. In the schema for the list I want to include a field that has multiple lines of text for its description. Currently I have this in the ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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How to assign metadata to a Site Collection

In SharePoint 2010 we want to create several different Information Architecture views of our Site Collections. One idea is to use Term Store from the Managed Metadata Service as a way of creating an ...
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Help Fix CQWP column alignment issue

I have a Content Query Web Part (CQWP) which is pulling in links from a specific Content Type that I have on all subsites. All I need is the link and all of the data to be displayed in 3 columns. I ...
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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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Dropdown menu item values causing issues, bug or limitation?

Today I start by asking if anyone would know reason behind my problem. What I'm trying to achieve is simple dropdown column that would be populated with the following values that are "long" but do not ...
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LinkToItem not linking to document

Ive tried linkToItem="TRUE" but it dosnt work on my 2013 version. LinkToItem="TRUE" does. Only one issue, the LinkToItem doesn't open the file, it just opens the edit/item screen. How do I link a ...
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Start Workflow by column without Designer

I got the following issue. First of all, im not allowed to use SharePoint Designer. i'm working with SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. A column named "Airbase" gets his data from a dropdown list ...
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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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Is it possible to create a Managed Metadata column that acts as a link to the item?

I have a managed metadata term set that is basically acting as a foreign key to link various sets of data together. IE something like one list has widgets, which has a column for like, the material it ...
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How to create column for attachment in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I've created document Library where user can upload the file while click on Upload option (OOTB). Now in this Library I want to create one more column where user can put some comment and attach one ...
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How do I configure required columns on Wiki pages?

In a SharePoint 2010 Wiki page library, if I add metadata columns to the page library, something like "Category" and make it a required column. When I go and create a new Wiki Page in that library ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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Sharepoint numeric formula

I have a sharepoint list and I need , in a new column, a numeric count upwards. So whenever they fill in the survey, it gains +1 regardless how many days/hours are between the two surveys. So, first ...
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SharePoint 2010 Remove column from view

I have a new SharePoint 2010 library that will contain submitted InfoPath forms. After creating the InfoPath form, I set the fields to be available as columns with the Property Promotion option, then ...
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SP2013 Column Validation Length without spaces

I have a Column Title, and need to get its length but not counting any spaces. This is a test should give me the length of 11 With LEN I can get the length of a string, but with the spaces. After ...
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Sharepoint formula limit help

i've been making this formula(based on previous questions) which works great(with 3 id's), But when i try it with all my id's it give me an error "Cannot complete this action". Can anyone help me out? ...
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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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How to find files by typing a column property?

I'd like to know how to find documents inside all SharePoint libraries ("all folders") by typing a property name inside a custom column. Is it possible? For example, I create I column called "project ...
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Best workaround to avoid lookup columns when having multiple rows per item

In SP2013, I need to store CV information in a sharepoint list (CV). The problem is that a person can have more that one degree. Also, for every degree, I need to store the type, year, description and ...
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu eg: Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) I want to have ...
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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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How to be able to reuse column names after deleting them?

So I have a calendar and I made a column, but I didn't give it the right type, so I deleted it and went to make it again, but it won't allow me to create the column again with the same name. So I ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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Validation formula on new items only

I'm using the following formula to prevent users from entering spaces on the article name field. =ISERROR(FIND(" ",ArticleName)) The problem is the users have already entered data in this field ...
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Field names in announcement list in Sharepoint Online

I am trying to add fields to an announcement list. I have successfully added various fields with single-word names: announcementy.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field Type='User' ...
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Number formatting in Sharepoint list

I have several large Sharepoint lists that I imported from Excel, the first column of each of these lists is "Customer Number" these numbers uploaded in the form 1,000,000 and so on. I want to ...
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Using a document library, I want to have cascading columns

I have a document library and I have created two columns, one area and the other subarea. When a document is added, I want the person to select the area and then have the subarea list depend on the ...
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Field Modified shows date, but no time

In a view of a document library I have the field "Modified" and this is showing only dates but no time. I would like to display the time aswell. From my understanding it is ill advised to alter this ...
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Field not found exception

I have an ASP.NET Web Service (ASMX) and a class for working with lists (CRUD operations). Web service's method calls method (retrieve item from list) from CRUD-operations class and then I recieve an ...
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How can I sort this by an actual DATE?

I have a calculated field in a document library that takes the "Modified" property makes a more readable date from it. The problem is, the column is now sorting alphabetically, even though the data ...
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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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Know if the “Issue” content type's fields are site columns or list columns

I access the "Issue" content type as follow: But I want to know, for each field, if it is a site column or a list column. I can not find a way to differentiate between them.
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Add an additional column to just a subfolder view (not for all library views)

I would like to add an extra column to one of the subfolder views I'm working with. Basically, I have a large document library with 10 or so top-level folders. A few layers down, I would like to be ...
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Hide 'View Entries' if the field is blank - Multiple lines of Text Append Changes

I have a 'Multiple lines of text' field on a custom list that has 'Append Changes' enabled. My client would like to hide the 'View Entries' link (in the List View) if there is nothing in the field. It ...
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How do I change the order of display of additional fields associated to an External column?

In SharePoint 2010 I have an External Data Column that I have linked to an External Content Type with 5 fields named A,B,C,D and E. I have selected all fields to be shown when the external data column ...
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number column with no default value returns zero

I have a custom content type with a numeric column in it. The column is set to not require a value, and the default value is blank. Problem is, the column is displaying a "0" in views for instances ...
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How to programmatically get questions from a Survey

The question is quite simple: how can I get the list of questions from a Survey?
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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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How to make a default Date column in a library required?

I've got a Picture Library which contains entries and has a default Date column based on the Date and Time type. For some reason, this Date column lacks the option to set it to be Required: If I ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...