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

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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 ...
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SharePoint 2007 List column of type number to have 0s prefix

May I know if there is any settings that I can set such that my column (which is of type - number) will auto insert 0s in front of the number that a user enter? Scenario A SharePoint 2007 List have a ...
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Why are some of my content type columns grayed off?

Here's what my content looks like, currently. Some of the columns are grayed off for some reason, and I can't change their visible/hidden/required status. It only happens with Integer columns. If I ...
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Cannot Set Default Term Value on Column

I have a Meta Term Column in a Document Library that want to default to a value in my Meta Term Store. However, the SharePoint UI does not ever enable the "Save" button when for my selected tag. Why ...
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How to make SharePoint fields mandatory conditioned on other fields?

For example, in a workflow task, I might have a master field called "Approve" which, if set to "No", makes it unnecessary to complete the rest of the form (and thus makes them non-mandatory). Is there ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 : How to set a default value for a “image” type List column

I have a Sharepoint List column named "Thumbnail". Type: Publishing Image Status: Optional. How to set a default image value for this column ?
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How do I configure required columns on Wiki pages?

In a SharePoint 2010 Wiki page library, if I add metadata columns to the page library, something like "Category" and make it a required column. When I go and create a new Wiki Page in that library ...
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How to set variable with list's metadata (like customerID)?

How do I set a metadata (say CustomerID or Skills) with PowerShell? I am trying to fill CustID. Edited. This is the working version of the final powershell code. Here is the working code.... ...
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Xml defintion of Field and FieldRef elements and the precedence of attributes

Anybody out there with a good understanding or a good reference of how the attributes that make up a custom list definition apply to the list columns when you define Fields and FieldRefs in multiple ...
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Using page properties as web part properties

Specifically in the content query web part, can I filter by a column whose value is passed in based on a particular page property (the pages have some custom columns to aid in SEO and indexing, one of ...
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Use column info in another column

I am using a standard web part wich relies on html code to render an animated image. The data to create this image is stored in a column of a custom list, so i have a column with html format. What i ...
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SharePoint List Check whether Value is Checked

I am using Windows SharePoint Server 2007. In a custom list, if I have two columns. One has a list of Categories, and the second has a list of Products. So in my Categories Column its a Choice with ...
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How can I auto-increment a column?

I am working on a solution where I have a list with a column named LogIDNumber. For each new entry in the list, I would like to increment the LogIDNumber by one. I could use the ID generated by ...
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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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Display the Sharepoint context menu in list items on another column instead of Title column?

In SharePoint Lists, we can define new View and select the columns that we want to show. I don't want to show the Title column but I also want to show the default Context Menu for the0 items on List. ...
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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 ...