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

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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 ...
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Populate SiteColumn type choice field with List Items

I am building a SP app in VS2012 and need a content type field to show a dropdown choice list with items from a list within the app itself. To keep thing simple: List1 has a FieldX column with ...
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How to display task assigned to field in document library view?

When you assign a workflow to a document or item, under the task that gets created, you can see who the task is assigned to based on where you are within the workflow. My goal is to create a generic "...
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SP2013: List with columns “Lookup (information already on this site)” display as URL's

I have several lists on a site that have dropdown columns that refer to other lists on the same site to keep things consistent (e.g. a department dropdown that should show the same values everywhere). ...
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CSR Coloured Colum

I've created a document library with some folders in it and I have added a new Column "Permission" to this Library. So now I want to color the cell or the entire row when e.g. the value "Owner" ...
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Providing sharepoint groups as choice in the new item form

I want to create a field in the new Item form where in it should display names of 4 sharepoint groups (with users) as choices to the user, where in the user can multi-select one or more choice of ...
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How to make Choice Column with different options per Content Type?

I have a Content Type A which can have Status 1 or 2. I then have Content Type B which is a child of Content Type A, which can have Status 1, 2, 3, or 4. Both A and B will be in the same list. Ideally,...
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Jslink field run function after field is rendered

i did registered function for custom field rendering with RegisterTemplateOverrides and my custom field render works quite nicely. Part of the field is input box for autocomplete, my issue is how to ...
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How can I create a dynamic priority numbering field?

The best example of what I'm trying to accomplish is in the List Settings view. When you go to list settings, it shows you all the fields with a number dropdown to determine the order you want them ...
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changing the value in a column, when the document is changed

Hope some of you can help me. At the moment i am documenting a SharePoint. I have made a column with the documentation number from the dokumentation system. But now I would like the value of the ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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ID column into the 'link to item' of a list

In a list, how would I make the ID column the column that links to the item's detail screen?
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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LinkToItem not linking to document

I have tried linkToItem="TRUE" but it doesn't work on my SP2013 version but LinkToItem="TRUE" does. Only one issue, the LinkToItem doesn't open the file, it just opens the edit/item screen. How do I ...
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Problem syncing project task list back in when using custom fields

I have a project task list on Sharepoint 2010, which I want to sync to a Project file so data can be added back and forth. To add some custom fields, I have created a content type which inherits from ...
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Use calculated column to add target“_blank” at the end of a Web field URL

It appears I cannot configure a hyperlink column to open in a new window. I read in this post that you can concatenate a hard coded url with the title field of an item to achieve this. However, that ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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How to use column with linkToItem in the Basic Table view style mode

I have already changed a normal column that I made to a column with linkToItem as follows. <viewfields> <FieldRef Name="MyColumn" linkToItem="TRUE"> and it worked. But this column ...
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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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Sharepoint list items increase

I have around 50,000 items in sharepoint list . I want to increase the size of the list items to 90,000 . It is ok to have duplicate enteries . How do i do it with minimal time ? Its ok if i paste ...
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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in the ...
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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added? [duplicate]

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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Access to an hidden column (stock fields) with JavaScript

How can I "read" the fields of an hidden column with JavaScript? More precisely, I would like to recolor columnA fields according to columnB "Priority" fields (which is hidden in forms and not ...
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Creating/editing Sharepoint 2013 columns with VS2013

Firstly, I'm very new to SharePoint, just the 6th day working with this powerful tool. The problem I'm facing which I can't solve is how to edit for example existing attachment column for list for ...
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How to use the Content Search Web Part to filter on a custom column property?

I am quite new to SharePoint 2013 and I have been working lately with the Content Search Web Part. However I haven't been able to make possible a filtering through a custom column that I have on a ...
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Skipping blank cells when using concatenate in a list's calculated column

I am using Concatenate in a calculated column to combine information from two columns in a list like this =CONCATENATE(A2, ", ",B2," feet"). Can you help me with a formula that would leave the field ...
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How to create a column that's filterable from a Content Query Web Part

I have an App of type 'Document Library', on which I added a column of type 'Managed Metadata'. I am using the Content Query Web Part to display documents matching a certain metadata tag. ...
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Can a “Person or Group” column have a repeat user in one entry?

I am trying to fix a SharePoint 2010 workflow that a co-worker created and I came across this odd case. The client wants an approver workflow where the same person appears twice in the approval list. ...
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Missing fields in the NewItem, EditItem, ViewItem forms

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library. This document library has no content types. It has directly 5 columns. When I go to this document library I see the allItems view and shows all ...
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Sharepoint List Non Required fields

When using datasheet view during data entry using Sharepoint List, users informed me that the list is requiring entry on NON-REQUIRED fields. This issue happens to different fields not a specific ...
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Changing a Column Choice value and updating the column value for any previously saved items

I have a list with a choice column which has muliple choices, so that the user can pick from a selection. Would like it so that the choice list is updatable (i.e can change the names) at a later ...