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

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List Validation does not show Error when Conditions are not met

I am using List Validation feature for a list which is working fine i.e. doesn't save the item when condition not met. However, it is not showing the error message which helps to rectify the inputs in ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Why isn't “Column ordering” available in my list settings?

I want to change the column order visible when viewing or editing a list item. I have accessed the "Column ordering" interface via the list settings page on other lists in the past, but it isn't ...
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Additional column settings missing for comments column under core document columns

I have 3-4 columns with "multiple lines of text" field type in the "core document columns" group. While all of them have the full range of options available for setting the number of lines or the type ...
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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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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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External list with friendly display names for columns

I have an external content type that I'm accessing through a .NET assembly. So I created a BDC model with Type="DotNetAssembly" (for now with just finder and specific finder operations). It works, ...
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Changing “In this Column” property of Custom Lookup field Programmatically

I am creating a LookUp Column Programmatically for a custom list which is already there, and trying to change the property shown in attached picture using C#, but I couldn't figure out whats the name ...
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How Do I Rename a List Instance's Field's StaticName in FeatureUpdating?

I am creating a custom WSP in Visual Studio. This solution has several custom content types with custom fields as well as a list instance with content types enabled. Unfortunately, i need to change ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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why sitecolumn title is blank after feature activation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature After installing using stsadmin, and activating using site UI "Site Collection Feature" these columns shows up but no ...
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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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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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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 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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GetListItems - viewFields null vs. empty XmlNode

I noticed that for a particular list, calling GetListItems and passing null for the viewFields argument, I wasn't getting back all of the columns. Just a few were missing. After some trial and ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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how can i know Items in Tasks list viewed by user(something like “Last Viewed” and “Last Viewed By”)?

for every list-item in Lists we have two columns or fields by the name of "Modified" and "Modified By". you got the idea, i wanna have two columns or fields for Tasks List by the name of "Viewed" and ...
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Unable to find a column which is displayed in the Custom List

I have a custom list in which one column named "Status" (A look up field which is referenced in this list). is displayed with out any data. However, if I go to the menu option "Settings -> Document ...
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Add lookup field with object model?

I have an existing list "Country List", Column "COUNTRY" contains name of the all the countries. I would like to create a look up field "Origin Country" in a list "Order List" via OM. How do I do ...
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Change Field's DisplayName in a List

I'm trying to change the DisplayName for a field that belongs to a list. Below is the code that I'm using. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp10dev/sites/demo")) { using (SPWeb web = ...
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Unexpected error when creating new list record with a Person or Group column

I need to create a simple list with an AD user column but when I try to add a new item I get an 'Unexpected error' if the username has been checked, if the username has not been checked and ...
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Avoid metadata columns in SOAP response

I searched around the internet (and on this stackexchange site), but didnt find any answer. I wrote a small C# application that should retrieve some data via the SOAP webservice of a sharepoint ...
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Updated = calculated field based on Modified shows 1899 last update

Working with SP 2010 and had to remove the time stamp from modified. Tried at system level - no joy. Used a calculated field (=TEXT(Modified,"mm/dd/yyyy")). This works well but occasionally shows the ...
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How to create HTML column in Sharepoint?

Today one of are lab tech deleted the Java Script that would take the HTML in a list and display it. Dose anyone know what script it is? What im trying to display: <span ...
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What does the “Copy Source” column mean in a document library/list?

Pretty basic one here. Google borks out. I have a document library, and one of the columns is named "Copy Source". What does the data in the column mean?
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...
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How to add a Custom Column to a Site programmatically

I'm programmatically creating Site Collections. The only thing I'd like to add to the newly created Site Collection are some Custom Columns that I've added manually in other examples.. The code I'm ...
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Create a new column in a calendar programatically

When a new item is added to the event list, I would like to: Verify if the new column already exists If not create a new hyperlink column. I am not sure how to do this by code using SharePoint ...
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Custom Sharepoint List (XML Field “TimeOnly”)

Trying to Make a XML field that displays DateTime in "TimeOnly" format but for some reason, I can't work it how to use it, as there isn't no "TimeOnly" property shown in Intellisense when i type the ...
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Preview Pane column limit/fix

I have a discussion board that uses the Preview Pane style view. The Title, Body, Subject, Attachments, and Modified By are my columns showing in this preview pane. Primary way of posting is through ...