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

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Can I change a calculated column to a Yes/No column?

I currently have a list created with multiple column and column types. One column is a formula based on the answer of another....I need to change the column to a Yes or No choice instead of relying ...
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Why are there extra fields in the content of an alert e-mail?

I've got an immediate alert set up on a custom list, the list has multiple content types attached. If I create a new item on the list for a specific content type, the alert e-mail contains fields from ...
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Referencing SharePoint list columns with spaces in names

I'm running into issues referencing column names in SharePoint Designer 2010 when the names have spaces in them. This is discussed in this blog post. For example, I've tried using the following ...
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Email validation in SharePoint 2010

We have a column of type "E-Mail" and we'd like to attach validation to it so it conforms to the normal regular expression email validations at a specific domain. Is this possible without writing a ...
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Custom column that renders a link and opens modal dialog

I want to create a custom column in sharepoint 2010. When it is added to a list view I need it to render a link that when clicked opens a sharepoint modal dialog using the client ui. I need to pass ...
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Making field required due to selection of previous field

Is it possible to make a field required due to the selection of a previous field? So, if I have a dropdown with options (a, b, c, d) and if the user selects "d" then notes are required, but if they ...
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Always display Comment field

I have a Comment field (multi-line plain text; append changes) on a SharePoint list. In "All Items" view it displays the Comment field with comments. However, for some items that has no comments I ...
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How do you create a multi-select people-picker field programatically in SP 2007?

I would like to create a people-picker user field where more than one user can be chosen. Currently, this is what I'm doing: SPField field = new SPField(contentType.Fields, "User", "Users"); ...
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How to determine the correct (case sensitive) URL for a SharePoint site

Problem: Creating a site column using the SharePoint API (Object Model) with incorrect case in the URL for the SPSite or SPWeb object will cause the new column to throw an exception if an attempt to ...
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How do I edit a custom text field on multiple documents all at once?

I have a custom text field that I use for all of my library documents (poor man's tagging). I wish to modify a group in a batch. How do insert a string directly into the text field for all the ...
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How to change type of information for a Title column in SharePoint MOSS 2007 List?

I created a calendar in SharePoint MOSS 2007 that is connected to my Outlook. I added a custom column “Person” to this list and the type of information in this column is: Person or Group. In ...
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Section header in a list

I have received a request for inserting a logical section header in a SharePoint List. The list contains some 15 fields and the customer would like to display 10 if the fields in one section and the ...
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Customize inline edit form Column width and ControlMode

I have a custom list that I am using as a Frequently asked questions list for a number of subsites. I have 3 columns, Question, Answer and category. I want to make the question field readonly as well ...
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How to use a negative of a numeric column's value in workflow [closed]

I have a column named "How many month before the due date to inform the focal" which is used to know how many months before the due date I need to remind the focal to do his task. The problem is: I ...
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How to have a column contain multiple users

I have a list with various columns. One of those columns is to store users. However, when I use the code configurationListFields.Add("Limit_Access_To", SPFieldType.User); I am only allowed to ...
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update choice-radio button column, within workflow

I’m having a SharePoint list, the list contains the following column Column name: initiator outcome, Column type: choice, radio buttons First options(button):Cancel Request. Second ...
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How would I set permissions when column = *?

I need to set permissions where only certain users have access to view an item when the column equals a certain value. For example: User1 can't see item TV when Vendor = "Walmart". User2 is able to ...
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infopath 2007 field count

Is there a menu option in InfoPath 2007 that would give me the total number of fields? The reason that I am doing this is because I have a form that I developed that cannot be uploaded to a ...