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

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Deleted “Resources” Column and now site gives error

I've deleted the Resource column in my calendar list and now, when I have Use this calendar to share member's schedule checked YES, I get an error: Unable to retrieve 'Resource' field from the ...
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I need help writing a formula that concatenates fields (and adds text) but displays blank if all fields are blank

First, I have very minimal formula writing skills (I'm trying to learn). I was able to create a SharePoint list and have a calculated column titled [Shipment Date Summary] with the following formula: ...
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Create column displaying the term from the term set

I would like to create a column for a document library that shows the term that a document has been tagged with from the Term Set from the managed metadata store. Is this possible?
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Will checking “multiple value field” when editing a site column have side effects?

SharePoint 2013 non-dev here. I have a page content type with a column we are using to indicate a location that managed metadata. I want that field to allow multiple values to be added in from the ...
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What is the max number of user a User Field Type (Mult=“TRUE”) can handle?

I am using SharePoint standard 2010. Does anyone know how many users we can store in a User field, when we have attribute Mult="TRUE"? Is there any limit? I have looked around, and found nothing. ...
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Read field data of hidden column, sharepoint 2013

Am doing some coding on JSlink to implement conditional formatting on SharePoint lists. We are using SharePoint 2013 online (office 365). The format of the given field(s) are changed based on other ...
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Specify field to apply .css style

I have a field I'm trying to apply a background color in the display form ("Process Instruction") - having trouble with the .css syntax. Works fine in IE Developer, but I can't translate into working ...
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How to filter values in a doc library

I have a doc library with let say 200 documents and two category so if i in the first category that is called Doc category i choose Devices then i want in the next column that is called Category type ...
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Unable to get “Description” into SharePoint 2010 search results XML

I'm failing terribly at adding a field to my search results. The fields (external) name is "description" and is, to my knowledge, not custom made but out of the box. The Webpart settings already ...
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New line break in SharePoint column description

I am provisioning a list declaratively in Visual Studio. In the schema for the list I want to include a field that has multiple lines of text for its description. Currently I have this in the ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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Help Fix CQWP column alignment issue

I have a Content Query Web Part (CQWP) which is pulling in links from a specific Content Type that I have on all subsites. All I need is the link and all of the data to be displayed in 3 columns. I ...
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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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Start Workflow by column without Designer

I got the following issue. First of all, im not allowed to use SharePoint Designer. i'm working with SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. A column named "Airbase" gets his data from a dropdown list ...
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Is it possible to create a Managed Metadata column that acts as a link to the item?

I have a managed metadata term set that is basically acting as a foreign key to link various sets of data together. IE something like one list has widgets, which has a column for like, the material it ...
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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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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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Hide empty columns in PerformancePoint Scorecard dynamically

I have a scorecard with several empty columns which I want to hide dynamically. In the illustration above, I want to hide three empty columns, viz. MidYear Income, MidYear % and MidYear Status. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Remove column from view

I have a new SharePoint 2010 library that will contain submitted InfoPath forms. After creating the InfoPath form, I set the fields to be available as columns with the Property Promotion option, then ...
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SP2013 Column Validation Length without spaces

I have a Column Title, and need to get its length but not counting any spaces. This is a test should give me the length of 11 With LEN I can get the length of a string, but with the spaces. After ...
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Sharepoint formula limit help

i've been making this formula(based on previous questions) which works great(with 3 id's), But when i try it with all my id's it give me an error "Cannot complete this action". Can anyone help me out? ...
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Column formula in sharepoint list

I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column (in SharePoint). If someone choose "accepted", ...
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How to find files by typing a column property?

I'd like to know how to find documents inside all SharePoint libraries ("all folders") by typing a property name inside a custom column. Is it possible? For example, I create I column called "project ...
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Best workaround to avoid lookup columns when having multiple rows per item

In SP2013, I need to store CV information in a sharepoint list (CV). The problem is that a person can have more that one degree. Also, for every degree, I need to store the type, year, description and ...
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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How to be able to reuse column names after deleting them?

So I have a calendar and I made a column, but I didn't give it the right type, so I deleted it and went to make it again, but it won't allow me to create the column again with the same name. So I ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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How do I add a Publishing HTML column to pages?

On our site I need to have an extra column on pages where users can enter teaser content. The teaser content is displayed on our homepage. I've created the teaser column with the 'Multiple lines of ...
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Validation formula on new items only

I'm using the following formula to prevent users from entering spaces on the article name field. =ISERROR(FIND(" ",ArticleName)) The problem is the users have already entered data in this field ...
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Field names in announcement list in Sharepoint Online

I am trying to add fields to an announcement list. I have successfully added various fields with single-word names: announcementy.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field Type='User' ...
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Number formatting in Sharepoint list

I have several large Sharepoint lists that I imported from Excel, the first column of each of these lists is "Customer Number" these numbers uploaded in the form 1,000,000 and so on. I want to ...
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Using a document library, I want to have cascading columns

I have a document library and I have created two columns, one area and the other subarea. When a document is added, I want the person to select the area and then have the subarea list depend on the ...
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Field Modified shows date, but no time

In a view of a document library I have the field "Modified" and this is showing only dates but no time. I would like to display the time aswell. From my understanding it is ill advised to alter this ...
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How can I sort this by an actual DATE?

I have a calculated field in a document library that takes the "Modified" property makes a more readable date from it. The problem is, the column is now sorting alphabetically, even though the data ...
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Know if the “Issue” content type's fields are site columns or list columns

I access the "Issue" content type as follow: But I want to know, for each field, if it is a site column or a list column. I can not find a way to differentiate between them.
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Add an additional column to just a subfolder view (not for all library views)

I would like to add an extra column to one of the subfolder views I'm working with. Basically, I have a large document library with 10 or so top-level folders. A few layers down, I would like to be ...
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Hide 'View Entries' if the field is blank - Multiple lines of Text Append Changes

I have a 'Multiple lines of text' field on a custom list that has 'Append Changes' enabled. My client would like to hide the 'View Entries' link (in the List View) if there is nothing in the field. It ...
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How to hide a column for some users or groups

I want to hide a column for some users or groups. How can I do this with Sharepoint 2013 ? Is there a function to Hide or Show a column for specific users?
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Field not found exception

I have an ASP.NET Web Service (ASMX) and a class for working with lists (CRUD operations). Web service's method calls method (retrieve item from list) from CRUD-operations class and then I recieve an ...
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How to programmatically get questions from a Survey

The question is quite simple: how can I get the list of questions from a Survey?
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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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How to make a default Date column in a library required?

I've got a Picture Library which contains entries and has a default Date column based on the Date and Time type. For some reason, this Date column lacks the option to set it to be Required: If I ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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Feature Event Receiver not picking up latest code until second activation

I have a Feature with an event receiver (written in c#), which for the sake of brevity creates a list which is a data store for a form on a custom web part. I have ps1 scripts which retract and deploy ...
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How do I add an extra field/column to a list form?

I have a field named Title in a link list (it's one of the default fields), but try as I might, I cannot programatically add it to the default view, edit, and new forms. SharePoint Designer will ...
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Sharepoint Column Validation

Can someone kindly give a short explanation of how SharePoint column validation works. As I tried to validate one column I didn't know if its working or not coz I wasn't getting any error message or ...
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Creating a value list column with static choices

I’m trying to create a column in SharePoint 2010 that when one of four available answers are selected for column A, then column B will display a custom set of choices. EX. If column A requires a ...
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Changing displayed columns or column titles for different (group) views?

Is there a way to change the displayed columns or column titles when expanding/collapsing grouped items? Example: I have Hardware and Software products in my list. For hardware I have specifications ...