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

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Make a list's column searchable

I have a normal custom list, I want somehow to enable the end user to do search on one of the list's columns I've found this, but im looking for something simpler than this Sharepoint server 2010
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why updating formula, title in large list/library programmatically takes really long time

I have to update formula of calculated field. I wrote method for that, it is working fine and is updating formula as well. But it takes really long time to update formula in large library ie library ...
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Show/Hide Fields (as in “add more”)

To no avail, I have tried to use jquery to show and hide fields based on the value of a calculated field. It works on NewForm, EditForm, but on DisplayForm. I used ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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how can i know Items in Tasks list viewed by user(something like “Last Viewed” and “Last Viewed By”)?

for every list-item in Lists we have two columns or fields by the name of "Modified" and "Modified By". you got the idea, i wanna have two columns or fields for Tasks List by the name of "Viewed" and ...
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Unable to find a column which is displayed in the Custom List

I have a custom list in which one column named "Status" (A look up field which is referenced in this list). is displayed with out any data. However, if I go to the menu option "Settings -> Document ...
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Add lookup field with object model?

I have an existing list "Country List", Column "COUNTRY" contains name of the all the countries. I would like to create a look up field "Origin Country" in a list "Order List" via OM. How do I do ...
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Change Field's DisplayName in a List

I'm trying to change the DisplayName for a field that belongs to a list. Below is the code that I'm using. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp10dev/sites/demo")) { using (SPWeb web = ...
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Unexpected error when creating new list record with a Person or Group column

I need to create a simple list with an AD user column but when I try to add a new item I get an 'Unexpected error' if the username has been checked, if the username has not been checked and ...
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Avoid metadata columns in SOAP response

I searched around the internet (and on this stackexchange site), but didnt find any answer. I wrote a small C# application that should retrieve some data via the SOAP webservice of a sharepoint ...
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Updated = calculated field based on Modified shows 1899 last update

Working with SP 2010 and had to remove the time stamp from modified. Tried at system level - no joy. Used a calculated field (=TEXT(Modified,"mm/dd/yyyy")). This works well but occasionally shows the ...
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How to create HTML column in Sharepoint?

Today one of are lab tech deleted the Java Script that would take the HTML in a list and display it. Dose anyone know what script it is? What im trying to display: <span ...
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What does the “Copy Source” column mean in a document library/list?

Pretty basic one here. Google borks out. I have a document library, and one of the columns is named "Copy Source". What does the data in the column mean?
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...
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How to add a Custom Column to a Site programmatically

I'm programmatically creating Site Collections. The only thing I'd like to add to the newly created Site Collection are some Custom Columns that I've added manually in other examples.. The code I'm ...
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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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Preview Pane column limit/fix

I have a discussion board that uses the Preview Pane style view. The Title, Body, Subject, Attachments, and Modified By are my columns showing in this preview pane. Primary way of posting is through ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 add columns to the User Tasks Web Part?

I want to add some columns to the User Tasks Web Part. I use WSS 3.0. Is it possible to add them?
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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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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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URL type column issue in SharePoint List

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have a list on a page, and one column in the list is URL type. Currently, when I click the link, the URL pointed ...
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How to remove a column of a list on SharePoint

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I have created a list with datasheet view on a page (I add the list by adding a Web Part -> then ...
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Possible to format how numeric columns display?

I have a numeric column in a list that displays like so: 16,090 I would like it to display without the comma: 16090 Can this be done?
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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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How to get Column Level permission in SharePoint 2010?

I require column level permissions in SharePoint 2010. In MOSS 2007 I was using SPListDisplaySetting. However, it does not work for SP2010. Anybody has an alternative solution?
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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 ...