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

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Add custom field to blog post.aspx page (SP 2010)

I have changed the default look of the post.aspx and default.aspx page for the OOB SharePoint Blog 2010 by using custom XSL file based on the OOB one only changed the option to show custom logo in the ...
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Remove Select column in xslt web part

I have an xslt web part that I want to connect to another list. When I connect it to another list I get the select column that I don't want to see. How can I remove it? More info Originally I was ...
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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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Looking for code that will make certain columns read only

I have 4 date columns in a list that need to be read only after the record is created. Does any one have code to do this?
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Retrieving and displaying custom list column names (which have spaces in them)

I have been to Jan Tiernans blog, and figured out how to grab column names using Soap and jquery/jscript. I can't figure out how to grab custom columns with special chars though. I have read about ...
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Encrypt SSN column in a list

I need to encrypt social security column in a list. What are my options? ps: Did not find Encryption in the Tags. Actually, looking for something like this (Column Level Security, but non ...
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Using resx file in Calculated Field

Is it possible to use resource file (.resx) in tag? I made a calculated field and want to show the result in some different languages.
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Mandatory fields in discussion board comments

The whole idea behind a discussion board is that it should work as a forum I suppose. Lets say that I created a new column in the discussionbard called category and that its mandatory. Then when ...
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Page layout not showing Content type fields

I'll try my best to describe this problem as it is quite tedious. We have a sharepoint solution, in where we create Columns that are deployed through a feature. I added my custom columns to a custom ...
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Differences between a fields DisplayName and Title

What are the main differences between a fields DisplayName and a fields Title? Why are they sometimes different and sometimes the same? What is the best practice regarding naming the DisplayName and ...
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List settings > adding Columns > Yes/No or drop down

I created an InfoPath form for policy acceptance. Initially I set a column in the list as boolean (Yes/No) whether users accept or denied the policy. But now the business unit wants a third category ...
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Managed Metadata field full path

I've added a custom Managed Metadata field in my custom contenttype but need to show the full path. Anyone knows how to do this? (if possible with xml, else with c#) XML so far: <Field ...
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Problem retracting custom fields

I have this project with custom field for a content type. When I deploy the first time after creating the new field everything is fine. Once i retract the solution my field is the only one left on ...
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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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Have different column title in Edit View form and view itself

I'm using C# code to automatically create a read-only Note column that is a truncated version of an existing Note column. list.Fields.Add(field.Title + " (truncated)", SPFieldType.Note, false); At ...
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How do I create a sequential workflow in visual studio to update a list column?

I have list in SharePoint with a field that I want to auto-populate based on values of other fields in the row. I would normally use a calculated field but the calculated field doesn't have ...
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Change Identifier for BDC field in use

UPDATE: After searching around, it seems what I am looking to change is the identifier for a given entity. Is this done simply by exporting the application definition, changing it and then importing ...
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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Adding a conditional column broke the entire page

I added a conditional column to a list, it had a complicated algorithm to determine the value. I'm sure I had a syntax error in it, however now I can't even access it. When I try to view the list, I ...
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Multiple File Columns on a list

A client of mine need a list where each item can have 3 attachments. Each attachment would be tied to a column. For example, if the list is called "Meetings", it would have two file columns; ...
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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 the order of columns in dataview webpart sharepoint 2010

I have a dataview webpart (of a sharepoint custom list), with 4 columns(I want the 4th column to appear first). How can I change the order of the columns in the dataview webpart?
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How can I remove Category from the SharePoint 2010 blog posting form?

How can I remove Category from the SharePoint 2010 blog posting form? Apparently Category is a protected field cause I can't delete it, which I don't want to anyway. I just don't want Category to be ...
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Column Level Security Products

I am looking for recommendations on products that handle column level security. What is the best product out there? Any input will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Update read-only field (“completed”) in listitem programmatically

I want programmatically update (change) a read-only field (the "Completed" column) of a listitem in a survey, but on everthing I do, I get the message that it's not possible to update a ready only ...
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Converting number field to text field results in data loss

I have the following scenario: A standard generic list with a number column. There is a large number of list items in the list - 200000. All list items have an integer number value (no floating ...
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How to reference a column in another content type?

In simplified form: I have two content types representing documents and folders. Thus, content type MyFolder has parent type Folder, content type MyDocument has parent type Document. What I want to ...
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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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The CHOICE element contains the value within its body. What gives?

As stated on MSDN, the CHOICE element contains the value within its body. That means that in a field, if I have: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>foo</CHOICE> ...
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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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Add numbering to a standard list view

We're displaying a SharePoint 2010 list using a Standard View created via the browser. The items are shown in a table and the users would like a number shown for each row. The numbers column would be ...
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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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Sharepoint contenttype columns -> types

Does anybody have a list of all internal "type" names of contenttype - columns in SP2010? I am creating a custom contenttype in VS and really don't have an idea where to get them from. I already ...
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Is it possible to 'freeze panes' in SharePoint lists?

I need to keep my column header, so people can see what data is displayed there, but I can not find if it is possible, or how to do it. Any suggestions?
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Can an event receiver update a list item before the alert email is sent?

I have a requirement to expose a list item's ID value on the "DispForm.aspx" form and all alert emails for a particular list. SharePoint is very "protective" of its IDs (or counter fields) and it ...
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Image column on document library

I have a requirement to add a thumbnail image column into an existing document library on my SharePoint 2010 site. Thumbnail images for each document are uploaded to the images document library. ...
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How to rename title column in Document Library using code?

Everybody loves renaming columns. The title column is a favorite of mine and I can't seem to rename it via code: SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("MyList"); Guid guid = new ...
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Can I promote a column from plain text to rich text?

If I have an existing list with a multiple-lines-of-text column, with data, can I promote that column to be rich text? I had a look in powershell and see that there's a richtext = false flag but it ...
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Cannot cast to clientContext.CastTo<T> (Managed Client Object Model)

I am writing a method that is supposed to create a SharePoint list field. I want to be able to make my method return the newly created field. The problem that I am facing is that ...
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Categorise an announcement and display a consistent image for that category type

This is a follow up to this question. I have created an announcements list (built in type). I want to be able to categories an announcement. i.e. Soccer, Football, Golf. I also want to display an ...
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How to add a file to a custom list

How do you add a column to a list that will allow you to upload a file? I know you can attach to a list item but you can not display this as a lookup in another list.
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Sharepoint 2010 - Related fields in dropdowns. How to?

In my UI I have a dropdown which contains some values: A, B, C. There is also another dropdown in the page whose values depend on the selected value in the first combo. If I select A in the first ...
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How do I unhide hidden column in SharePoint 2010?

I've upgraded a SP2007 to a SP2010 and now some settings have been lost. In some CQWP I need the Created column to group items etc. How do I unhide it so it is selectable in dropdownlists and displays ...
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Column width with jQuery

ms-vh2 exists by verifying "view source" but I cant get the following code to do the tricks for me. any idea?? <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.2.6/jquery.min.js" ...
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Hide header row for specific list view

Is it possible to hide the header row, displaying column headers, for a specific view on a SharePoint 2010 publishing page? We've used this CSS to hide the column headings, but this is all or nothing; ...
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GridView CommandField issue

I have a small problem with a GridView in my web part. I bind a DataTable to the SourceData of my GridView and check if the current user is an administrator. If he is, I will add additional ...
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Document List Indexed Column goes missing

We are currently trying to troubleshoot a problem in Sharepoint 2007 where a custom column loses the "indexed column" setting. We are trying to track this down, but has been mostly a reactive ...
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Enforce a default value AFTER creating a list item

I have a Managed metadata list column which does not have a default value. The list has a couple of items for which these columns are currently set to empty. I have set a default value to the column ...