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

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How to populate Meta Data Columns from Active Directory clicked names

Is there a way to populate a column from choosing names from Active Directory? We want to build a few columns of names from AD to be used in a Custom WorkFlow so that the Custom WF can be built using ...
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Caculated Column Help

I am trying to use a calculated column to generate something like this using [Created]: 161000TAPR15 16=Day of the Week, 10=Hour, 00=Minutes, T=[TimeZone],First letter of the Time Zone, APR=Month, 15=...
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How to Hide Fields and Columns

I am working with a SharePoint Online. I am very new to SharePoint and JS in general (so I am no expert - but willing to learn). I have created a List that contains the following fields: A, B, C. A ...
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Replace comma delimiter in a multi-select choice column

A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field. When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as: Value1,Value2,Value3,Value4,Value5,Value6 Is there a way that I can ...
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Show only unique (not repeating) values of column in sharepoint list 2013

I have a list with two columns. Column names are Username and Status (options Free and Busy). Usernames can have both Free and Busy status or only one type Free or Busy. To make more clear this is ...
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More advanced logic while filtering a view? SP2013

I am attempting to filter a document library view in SP2013 but I have three things I need to filter on and I don't know if I can perform the logic desired. I want this view to only show documents ...
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How to change list column that is defined as multi-line to single line input

I have imported an excel document into SharePoint 2010. One of the columns was automatically defined as being multi-line, but I want it to be single line input instead. I have looked at redefining the ...
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List Views to display the items falling on Monday based on Date and Time column

I have a SharePoint list for Doctors appointments, this list has two Date&Time columns with name Visit Starts and Visit Ends. Now, I need to create a List view as Monday's Guests which should ...
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Rule inserted in user form doesn't work when Field Grouping is enabled

I have created a user form in SharePoint and has created one rule for one particular field in the form. The rule works fine, but when I do “Field Grouping” in the user form then rules doesn't work any ...
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Cascade delete from lists

I have 3 lists with a lookup field to a document library. This fields is created from XML (deployed) with this properties: Indexed="TRUE" RelationshipDeleteBehavior="Cascade" Now, what I would ...
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InfoPath Designer - Largest Field Size

What is the largest field size that can be created in InfoPath Designer and is it a Text field or a Memo Field or something else?
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Decrease Title Character Limit

I know it's not possible to increase the maximum length of the title column. Character limit on Title column However, what would be the easiest way to decrease it to 50 Characters, for example? I'm ...
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Custom column doesn't show up under Page Fields in SPD toolbox

I have a presumably an easy question than a harder question: I've setup a custom column (called "mycolumn") that is a choice type with several values you can select. I associated the column with my ...
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List field manipulation based on rules

he following situation: I have got list (List A) with the following fields. Field A ->String Field B-> String Field C →LookUp to another list Field D → Calculated field Field E On creating or ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list (...
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Column validation for US phone number format

I want to validate the field for US format phone number(478-857-4578). I used the below code, it works fine for all but one scenario. If I enter only 4 digit number or below than, the error message ...
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Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer?

Is there a way to see GUID for a metadata column in a list without using a SharePoint Designer? I could have used SharePoint Designer but I can't because the customer has turned it off for some ...
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Auto-populate a column based on a different column

I was wondering if someone could help me with an issue I'm having in SharePoint. I made a library and one of the columns has a Yes/No option. The following column is based on that response. If the ...
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Can field in form autopopulate based on other field's drop down selection? Both fields are from the same list

I have a form that's pulling in items from different columns of this list:![List][1] On the form, you have the option to select Job Title and, later on the form, Systems Access, ![Categories][2] Since ...
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Is there to have a parameter for an entire list?

Is it possible to have an attribute, like start date, where other columns would use it to calculate their value? For example the due date column would take the start date and then add the amount of ...
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Group/person field multiple values

I've created a 2010 workflow using SPD that takes values from the field in InfoPath form and copies it to the element column (both fields are group/person with multiple values allowed). The thing is, ...
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Html in Snippet not showing

I've created some Rollup Details site columns and include them in the page layout. Then i found them in the snippet gallery and copy them into the Edit Mode Panel. Exactly like how it's been done to ...
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SharePoint Column Name “Name” The column name that you entered is already in use or reserved. Choose another name

I am trying to change a column named Name1 to Name but it's returning an error message The column name that you entered is already in use or reserved. Choose another name I tried but it doesn't ...
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JSLink Client-side rendering

I need to render some fields client-side, I followed this guide: Client-side rendering but this code is not working: (function () { // Create object that have the context information about the ...
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Display the Sharepoint context menu in list items on another column instead of Title column?

In SharePoint Lists, we can define new View and select the columns that we want to show. I don't want to show the Title column but I also want to show the default Context Menu for the0 items on List. ...
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Validation Formulas not working on a specific site

I have troubles using validation formulas on one specific site. Within a large sharepoint I was working on one site and had no problems using validation formulas. Now I now want to implement these ...
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Best practice: when to create a new content type or add column?

I'm still learning SharePoint and I'm coming getting stuck on whether to create a new content type or add a site column to an existing content type. For example, I created a base company document ...
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Change List Item Created Date field with Powershell

Good Day, I have a list in SharePoint 2013 that I'm importing items from a csv. I need to change the created date to the created date of the imported item. I'm able to import the list item ...
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How can I break up a column in a conent type without losing the terms?

I've developed a term list and a particular field in a content type that is applied to all of my libraries, but given the diversity of the content, the term list has gotten too long and I want to ...
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New custom columns are not in SharePoint 2013

I have imported a MS-Project 2013 into our SharePoint 2013 and during the process I have mapped custom MS-Project columns, which now are part of my task list view. What I'm trying to achieve here is ...
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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Remove existing Column from List

I know there are different questions and answers to this, but they are old or have a different approach. I have added some existing site columns to a list via "Add from existing site columns". Now I ...
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Event receiver, unpublish

Hi how could i use a event receiver based on a document library, to se if the user has unpublished a dokument in the library, in the mean time also i want to update a field in the document library ...
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Missing columns in look-up column

I created a new document list and enabled some column in the view: Afterwards a I created a custom list and added a look up column. In this column I would like to specify a column of my document ...
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Choice column : how to set its content with all existing values

I have a column called project based on a static list of values. I would like that list to display all already existing values in project and allow the user to add a new one if he does not find the ...
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Hiding Fields in an InfoPath Form

Is it possible to hide fields in an InfoPath 2013 field based on the value of another field? Possibly through JavaScript? I have an InfoPath 2013 form that is linked to a SharePoint 2013 List, and ...
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Always display Comment field

I have a Comment field (multi-line plain text; append changes) on a SharePoint list. In "All Items" view it displays the Comment field with comments. However, for some items that has no comments I ...
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Which Database table stores the XML column mappings for Lists?

First off, I'd like to say that I understand the limitations and the risk of accessing a Sharepoint Database directly. I am not updating the SP Content, just simply querying the data in a SQL View for ...
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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role (...
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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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Require field to be not null in sharepoint list

I have several columns to input a number, the field is required with a default value of zero. This works fine when filling out the form, but once they save it then go back into the form the user can ...
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Create multi user selection field

how could i create a multi user field? <Field ID="{6ec181bb-e64c-40cf-9a77-48c98108e981}" Name="Field" DisplayName="MyUserField" Type="UserMulti" Required="FALSE" Group="myGroup"...
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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Powershell script to add a field to all the document sets

I have created a field in sharepoint content type hub. Now I want to add this field to all the Document Libraries in my sharepoint online tenant. Is there a powershell script which can do this for me?...
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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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How do I add check boxes to my columns in my list view?

In the image below I would like the columns that say yes to be check boxes instead of text. The columns are set up as Yes/No column type. Is this possible?