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

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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" ...
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Programatically populate custom list column

I have a list definition project (schema.xml, etc.). I would like to create a computed column that's available for grouping, but not have the computed value from a CAML query, as it's going to be ...
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How to modify display property of linked list

I'm very new to share point 2010 so if there is better way please let me know. Problem: I need to have two list on one screen where I can select something on one list and display more info on ...
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Hide empty form fields in Modal - Dialog

I have encountered a problem with my previous question. The series of fields I do not want to display are not in the DispForm.aspx but in the modal dialog - I was under the impression the ...
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How in Setting List call from one list to another by fields in list

I know how call elements in the same list. It can be done by: And then i take a copy from another list. Now a question how to colect a copy of field value, but from another list?
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JavaScript function in URL field value

Is it possible to set the value for the URL field so that when clicked it runs a JavaScript function? I have created a field which stores links to files in SharePoint, but when clicked, the file is ...
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Assign multiple term sets to a single column

Is it possible to assign multiple term sets to a single column in 2010?
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How do I create a choice column with integer values?

According to MSDN "You cannot create integer base-type choice fields". Is there a workaround for this? If I wanted a integer field with a set of possible values I could use a Number column and a ...
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Columns are not available for metadata navigation for List with Infopath “promoted fields”

SharePoint 2010. We have an infopath form that's basically a trouble ticket. Several (but not all) of the fields are promoted, and appear in the main/default view as columns. These columns can be ...
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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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Securing files in a library by a people column?

SharePoint Online 2013. Library with a people column added. For the site owner, they can add files at will, but must select a person for that column for every file. But for library members, we ...
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Date field validation in SharePoint 2007

I need to limit the Date field in a SharePoint 2007 list so the users can enter date from today and up to year after. How can i do it?
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List view on subsites with filtered choice field

I have a site with a list of projects. I then have multiple subsites which represents all the companies. I need to have a page on each subsite that contains the projects list with a specific view. ...
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Sharepoint Designer Set Task Field drop-down is showing empty

Using SPD 2010 I created an Approval process. I have added few custom field to my task list and now under "Before Task is assigned", the action "Set Task field" is not showing anything on the ...
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Setting a maximum on a number column based on a column from the same list

I have a list with 3 columns. Title, amount and progress. Amount and progress are both number types. Is it possible for the progress column's maximum value to be the value of the amount column of ...
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How do I change the width of a list input page?

I have a SharePoint list. When you select "New" to add an item, some of the categories are extremely long (they're actually questions) and cause you to have to scroll from left to right to read the ...
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Column in Calendar says its used by content type, but its not!

I have created a custom content type called Vacation for a calendar list. When I look at the list settings page in the columns section, I find a column called Comments which indicates it is used in ...
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Add a new Field to a SharePoint List with XML

i had create a list programmatically on Feature_activated. Now i want to add a new Field to my list with an XML File on UpgradeActions from the Feature. I know the solution for add a Field with C#. ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2010)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column. I am posting the file via an ASP.NET application page. Here is what I ...
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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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Date column value changes because of DST

A list includes a column "Date" of type Date and Time, Date and Time Format is Date Only. An item is saved via web-service and is set to value such as 2013-04-01T00:00:00Z. When this same item is ...
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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Uploading a file using powershell and updating column values

I am trying to upload a file from a local drive to a sharepoint doc lib, this much I have been able to find, however, I also want to update a column relative to the file, foe example, I have a company ...
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Column width in SharePoint

I would like to customize the width ( make them narrow, with 2 lines of headline ) of the columns in my SharePoint library. As far as I searched it can be done in SharePoint Designer with codes. Yet, ...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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Remove comma in radio selected numbers

My apologies if this has been asked already but I do not know what to reference. When a column is created and the radio selection Number (1, 1.0, 100) is selected and a work order number, such as ...
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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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Weird behaviour when renaming “Title” column in german site collection

Today I experienced a some what weird behaviour when renaming the default "Title" column of a custom list. Note that im on a german site collection with english as selected menu language. The ...
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Link list URL fields do not display when using FieldRenderingControl

I'm creating a custom New Form for a Link list. Depending on the view depends which columns are displayed. for(int i = 0; i < spView.ViewFields.Count; i++) { ...
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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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Disable/Enable columns based upon content of another column

In a custom list I have 2 columns. Column A is a drop down selection, lets say the selections are True/False for simplicity. What I want to do is have a second column that is either Enable/Visible ...
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Adding default “Created” column to content type

I am working with a third-party solution for SharePoint that has some limitations I am trying to work around. We are using a SharePoint library as a repository for XML objects, and this third-party ...
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Ghost Column in Sharepoint by FieldRef deletion

Let me explain my situation. I have some Document Libaries that derives from some content type some columns. In some of these columns I have (by mistake) add two times the same columns with different ...
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Best way to delete a a sitecollection column

I have a site column that was created some time ago, and that column was added to a content type. Then many lists were created using that content type. Later they decided that field should not exist ...
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Is it possible to copy the default value setting of a folder and its subfolders to a new folder?

I configured the column default values for one folder and all its subfolder in a Document library. I would like to repeat the same setting for a new folder in the same library. I tried to copy/paste ...
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A change to the 'required' value of a site column not reflected in content type

As title suggests, I had a site column defined in the xml of a content type. The site column was required. I have just changed the definition of this field (it is not defined anywhere else in the ...
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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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Convert Field To FieldLookup using ClientContext

I need to get a FieldLookup from a list (already queried). First line in the below code errors out "Unable to cast Field to FieldLookup". Yes, the field I am trying to retrieve is a lookup field only. ...
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How to create web-related lookup field to 'pages' list?

I have SharePoint site collection 'http://microsoft.com/' with few child webs ex: http://microsoft.com/news/ I want to create lookup field to 'Pages' list. On each child web lookup field should ...
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“Assigned To” emails: how to control columns included?

We have an Issue Tracking list in a SharePoint 2007 instance which contains a column "Assigned To". The list has property "Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?" = Yes We do not use columns ...