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

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Can't find a site column that DOES apparently exist

Well I've deployed a site column from my xml definition and upto now it's been fine. I then checked my content type (after some unexpected errors) and it's removed itself from the content type and is ...
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Pro grammatically adding choice field with another field relation

sorry about the title am not sure how i should name it. I want to be able to create two columns for a list that have a division - subdivision relation. If in the first field if i choose People the ...
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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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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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What happened to multiple lines of text text format and append changes only settings?

I have created a document library. Next, I wanted to add a Multiple lines of text field and have Append changes only option selected. But, to my surprise, once I choose the field type, I was not ...
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Rename standard field name in XML

I have a custom content type that inherits from the standard article page CT. In my new content type I would like to use the Contact field that is inherited from the article page but I would like to ...
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If custom field exists or not

I got one custom boolean column/field which I want to check if it exists or not before checking its value, currently I am using this code but it ain't working like it should, using (SPWeb web = ...
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Including Custom Columns when retrieving Content Type

Using the Lists web service I am retrieving a content type as follows; var contentTypeWithFields = listsService .GetListContentType(listId, contentType.ID); However, the result does not include ...
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How can I identify columns independent from language?

I've got a webpart which reads several values from a list, while developing local I've got a column "Due Date", but when I upload my webpart to SharePoint online (Office 365) we have a German version ...
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check if SPField exists using list services

I want to check if a custom field exists for my list using list services but not sure how I can do it, I know it can be done using object model method "ContainsField()" but how can I do same with ...
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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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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list

MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list I Created a workflow to move the list items to another list. A column with lookup field type is not moving to another list. The column ...
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How to add a few pictures to one iteam in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can add a few pictures to one iteam list or library? Best regards
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Number type List Column returns double values instead of integer

I've created custom list via browser, and set one of it's column's type to Number. I've set number of decimals to 0, so I was expecting, that numbers this column will store would be of type integer. ...
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How to use “lookup (information already on this site)” column to use data from another sub-site?

I have data collected in a list in a sub-site. I would like to use to this data in a different sub-site's list. For example, we have Sales sub-site with "Customer Information" list, inputted when a ...
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Why customized title header of the List Views web part does not reflect correctly for other users?

I used the SharePoint Designer 2007 to generate the XSLT Data View and made modification to the column headers. Although I am able to see the new column header's name, other users still are not able ...
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Possible to print out all the SharePoint List's column in a page

Currently, I have to go to each List inside the SharePoint 2007 Site and use the Snipping Tools to copy the column information as shown below The Question Is there ways that I can copy all the ...
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How can I add a column tracking who last changed another column, so a modified column for a column

I need to track who mast modified specific columns, and would like to display this name in a column within the list. So within the list Column A would be Fix complete and Column B would be Fix ...
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List View Filtering on Managed Metadata Fields issue

Our client asked us to change list view filtering to not show all terms from taxonomy in managed metadata, but only those from documents in library. Currently we have two columns: We have a managed ...
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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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How to Move Site Columns Between Sites

We have our SharePoint sites in the following tree structure: Corporate +--- Division A +--- Department 1 +--- Department 2 +--- Department 3 +--- Division B ...
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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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SharePoint Framework for Programmatically creating Fields, ContentTypes etc

I am looking for a SharePoint Framework/API which can be used to programmatically create Artifacts like Fields, Lists, ContentTypes etc using SP 2010 Object Model. The objectives are: Provide ...
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How to create with column picture in list Sharepoint Fundation

I'd like to ask you how I can create column with picture in SP list? I imported Excel datasheet with use web part and now I have several hundred line in list and I want to add new column with picture ...
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Adding a field of type metadata with powershell

I'm trying to add a column of type Metadata. I've first exported the SchemaXml of an existing column on which i'm working. After that I added the column with method AddAsSchemaXml. The field is ...
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Validation of dates in different fields in sharepoint

My question is on validation of dates in SharePoint… If i have two date fields – start date(& time) and end date(&time). How do i validate these, so that a person cannot pick a time in ...
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Deciding Column Type before creating.

Does it make sense to create a Managed Metadata column if it will always contain same information? "Year" and "PublisherName" for a given document library will always be the same. Please suggest.
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How to delete a column in a content type?

How to delete a column in a content type? The columns are not clickable? And content types inheriting from based documents or items ct.
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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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Custom Field Type error when deploying solution

I'm having problems when deploying a solution that creates several custom columns, for the content types I need to use. As it turned out I needed a couple custom field types for my application. The ...
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Single line of text or managed metadata

I am importing over 200,000 documents into sharepoint. I have a column called Vendor and SubVendor. I did a quick Remove Duplicates in Excel on this columns. Vendor column has 163,000 duplicate value ...
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Indexing fields for search even if they're all null

When running a FullTextSQLQuery - it will fail to bring back any columns that are not populated. So, for example, if the crawl didn't detect any PublishedStartDate's were populated - it wouldn't allow ...
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When is 'Article Date' populated?

I'm looking at different date fields of a Page I can use and have noticed there's an Article Date column under Publishing Columns. At what point is this column populated?
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SP2007 - How to display textbox field element based on dropdown menu choice on Edit Column page?

I'm creating a custom list field type which is basically a glorified multichoice field, but I want the checkboxes to be grouped by headings that the user can specify. For example: Status1 ...
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Non-global fields for custom content types?

I've been tasked with creating a fairly complex system in sharepoint 2010. Coming from a background of from-scratch .NET applications, I'm used to defining tables with their own "local" columns. My ...
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Update column in document library

I am using this to upload documents to sharepoint library. Is it possible to update managed metadata type columns after adding files to document library. if yes, how. I am using SP 2010 and ...
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How can I add a hyperlink to a field contaning plain text?

I'm using SP Foundation 2010, with severly limited development permissions. I'm operating as a site Owner in a user area, so access to Designer, Visual Studio, etc. is limited and I'm looking for ...
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Week number formula for date and time column

What calculated field formula would show me the week number for a date and time like this: 5/27/2012 6:00 AM All the formulas I found are only for dates.
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How to use a hyperlink column in a workflow email

I'm creating a workflow "Send an Email" action in SharePoint Designer that needs to use a "Hyperlink or Picture" column from the Current Item. Whenever I select the "Hyperlink or Picture" column ...
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How to validate if entered text for a column is in Upper Case

I need to validate if the text entered in a text column is written in UPPER CASE.
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Problems adding Date & Time values to a comparison using IF in a calculated column

I'm trying to compare a date by using =if([Modified]<DATE(2012,2,8),"Outdated","Updated") and it works just fine, but I have a problem with trying to add time to the comparison. What I need is to ...
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SharePoint OM wont' read item property

I have a list item with one field Classes which is a multiple choice lookup. I want to implement an ASPX page which contains a ListBox which is filled with values from the Classes field. The following ...
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Make a list's column searchable

I have a normal custom list, I want somehow to enable the end user to do search on one of the list's columns I've found this, but im looking for something simpler than this Sharepoint server 2010
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Include Column Values in Content Editor WebPart

We want to create sites based on a site template that we're defining. We are planning on including a hidden list (containing only 1 row) with structured metadata related to that site i.e. a columns ...
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why updating formula, title in large list/library programmatically takes really long time

I have to update formula of calculated field. I wrote method for that, it is working fine and is updating formula as well. But it takes really long time to update formula in large library ie library ...
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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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How to set anchor tags href value using SharePointWebControls:FieldValue column?

I am trying to set the value for href attribute of an anchor tag in one of my SharePoint Publishing Site layout pages. I need to set the value to the value stored in one of the columns in page's ...
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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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Show/Hide Fields (as in “add more”)

To no avail, I have tried to use jquery to show and hide fields based on the value of a calculated field. It works on NewForm, EditForm, but on DisplayForm. I used ...