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

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Change column type from “Lookup (information already on this site)” to Person or Group

I have an issue after migration SharePoint 2007 to 2010. We had “Person or Group” which now somehow has transformed to “Lookup (information already on this site)”. This creates lots of troubles for ...
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Sharepoint how to add field to list where field with such name already exists?

I have sharepoint list 'Events' with field Location. I am trying to add from web existing field with same internal name from other package. var fields = contentType.ParentWeb.Fields; SPField ...
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Number field on custom content type working inconsistently amongst items

In a document library, I've included a field of type 'Number' in my custom content type. At a particular point in my solution I increment this field by 1. On certain items it will work, on certain ...
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Value of User field changed after copying to another list cross Site Collections

The value of owner field of a document is beeing changed when I copy a document from a library to another library which belongs to another site collection than the original library. I copy the ...
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Date Difference (3 Columns)

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I have a list with three columns: Date Notified Packet Mailed Condolence Letter Sent The problem is that Packet Mailed or Condolence Letter Sent could ...
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Show list items depending on a user

I have a list and for example in my list there is a column called "Go to" and this column has values "user1", "user2" and "user3". I want my list items which have "user1" value just be visible to user ...
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Sort “Assigned To” field containing multiple values

Have assigned default column "Assigned To" for new list "Issue Tracking" with following settings: Require that this column contains information: No Allow multiple selections: Yes Allow selection of: ...
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How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column?

How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column? For example: I have three lists with datas(names, numbers and adress) and I have other list with two ...
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Creating a report from a list that exceeds the number of viewable columns set by the admin

The SP admin has restricted views to 14 columns however the workflows used by the list will max at 24 columns. Is the admin throttle applicable to my report or is it only applicable to views?
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Usinh javascript how can i set the value of Yes/No field column

I want to set the value of yes/no field.Through JavaScript i got the field control but unable to set value.
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Field Order in List of SharePoint 2013 App

I am building a SharePoint 2013 SharePoint hosted app, provisioning a list using Site Columns, but no defined content type, just using the automatically assigned content type ListFieldContentType. ...
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xsltlistview overiding the column headings using Xsl Link

I have a listview webpart that used specific columns. Changing the names of the columns is not an option. Our users are insisting that the heading for these columns be updated, so I am thinking of ...
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Creating an Autonumber Column

Is there a way to create an autonumber column in the lists and libraries? For example I want to have a list and when a user wants to add a new value, it automatically generates a new autonumber.
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make a field visible in Edit Properpties form

I have added Comments field to a document library (list.Fields.Add(..)) in event receiver however when I a try to edit a document within this document library by chosing "Edit properties" the comment ...
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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 ...