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

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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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Created/Modify columns don't appear when creating view

I have a SharePoint 2010 instance and am trying to create a view for a document library. I want to include the Created and Modified columns so I can do some filtering on dates, however neither the ...
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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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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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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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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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How to assign metadata to a Site Collection

In SharePoint 2010 we want to create several different Information Architecture views of our Site Collections. One idea is to use Term Store from the Managed Metadata Service as a way of creating an ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list ...
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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 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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Possible to create a column that users can upload an image to?

I'm trying to create a column in a list that users can upload a picture to. I found the Hyperlink or Picture, but this requires that users specify a URL for the image. Is there way to create a ...
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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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Sharepoint2010 Lists Lookup

I'm creating 3 lists using Sharepoint 2010 UI. The lists and relationship are as follows: Training (parent) -> Training Instance (child, look up Training ) -> Training Session (grandchild,lookup ...
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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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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Setting Column Widths

So I'm using the below formula to try to set my column widths for a column called title, but it doesn't seem to be working: <!--ADJUST TABLE COLUMN WIDTH--><script ...
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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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How do I add custom fields to a wiki page?

I create a new wiki pages library (on SharePoint Foundation 2010) and create some new custom fields (1 choice and 1 text). When I create a new Wiki Page these custom fields are not shown on the web ...
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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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can i control who can view a column in a list, but still be able to edit the item?

I'd like people to be able to add items to a list, but for there to be 1 column in that list only visible/editable by the admin. Is this possible?
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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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why sitecolumn title is blank after feature activation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature After installing using stsadmin, and activating using site UI "Site Collection Feature" these columns shows up but no ...
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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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Discussion Forum - Change order of fields?

The Team Site template provides a default Team Discussion link. The New Discussion screen has Subject and Body input fields by default. Using the Discussion Board Settings, I was able to create a new ...
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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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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 ...