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

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SP Field.Hidden property not hiding?

I have set the property .Hidden of one field to $true. $field=$List.Fields.GetByTitle("Business Phone") $ctx.ExecuteQuery() $field.Hidden=$true The change has been applied successfully and if I ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Friendly URl on metadata colums

I have got a document library with a metadata column. Document library: My Document Metadata column: - Category:A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 I have activated the metadata navigation option, so I can ...
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Link list URL fields do not display when using FieldRenderingControl

I'm creating a custom New Form for a Link list. Depending on the view depends which columns are displayed. for(int i = 0; i < spView.ViewFields.Count; i++) { ...
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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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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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Display Lookup ID into list view

How can I display the lookup Id (of a lookup field) instead of title into a list view? I am using SharePoint 2013 on-premise.
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column validation syntax

Trying to compare 4 fields (only if populated) against one another so that no data is duplicated? I've tried something like this but gets too long. =IF(LEN(f1=1), ...
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Assigning Multiple People to Task

I created a Task app using SP13. Is there a way to add more than one more person per task without using a workflow? I have added a Person and Group column; therefore, the end-user can add the person ...
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Email address validation error

I have an EMAIL column and added this validation code: =AND( ISERROR(FIND(" ", [EMAIL],1)), IF(ISERROR(FIND("@", [EMAIL],2)), FALSE, AND( ISERROR(FIND("@",[EMAIL], FIND("@", [EMAIL],2)+1)), ...
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Deleted “Resources” Column and now site gives error

I've deleted the Resource column in my calendar list and now, when I have Use this calendar to share member's schedule checked YES, I get an error: Unable to retrieve 'Resource' field from the ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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I need help writing a formula that concatenates fields (and adds text) but displays blank if all fields are blank

First, I have very minimal formula writing skills (I'm trying to learn). I was able to create a SharePoint list and have a calculated column titled [Shipment Date Summary] with the following formula: ...
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Name Column is blank in Design Manager Office 365

When I open design manager on my hosted office 365 then navigate to edit master page, the name column is blank. Does anyone know how to fix this???
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Date field validation in SharePoint 2007

I need to limit the Date field in a SharePoint 2007 list so the users can enter date from today and up to year after. How can i do it?
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Create column displaying the term from the term set

I would like to create a column for a document library that shows the term that a document has been tagged with from the Term Set from the managed metadata store. Is this possible?
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Will checking “multiple value field” when editing a site column have side effects?

SharePoint 2013 non-dev here. I have a page content type with a column we are using to indicate a location that managed metadata. I want that field to allow multiple values to be added in from the ...
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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What is the max number of user a User Field Type (Mult=“TRUE”) can handle?

I am using SharePoint standard 2010. Does anyone know how many users we can store in a User field, when we have attribute Mult="TRUE"? Is there any limit? I have looked around, and found nothing. ...
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SharePoint Bug? Conflict Error when saving a Page with a “Required” DateTime field in the page layout

I've just recently encountered a weird error / bug in SharePoint. Here is the scenario: I have a custom column "Test Date" that is of DateTime field type. The field is configured as required. It is ...
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Field properties ShowInEditForm not saved

I have an listadded eventreceiver with the following code: public override void ListAdded(SPListEventProperties properties) { SPWeb web = properties.Web; bool safeUpdates = ...
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Read field data of hidden column, sharepoint 2013

Am doing some coding on JSlink to implement conditional formatting on SharePoint lists. We are using SharePoint 2013 online (office 365). The format of the given field(s) are changed based on other ...
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Add a new Field to a SharePoint List with XML

i had create a list programmatically on Feature_activated. Now i want to add a new Field to my list with an XML File on UpgradeActions from the Feature. I know the solution for add a Field with C#. ...
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Choice field not allowing save on choice field value changes

I have a SharePoint 2010 List with a simple Choice column called "RequestType" with values like New Hire, Job Change, Equipment Request, etc. I can add the new records and select any option, but ...
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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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Specify field to apply .css style

I have a field I'm trying to apply a background color in the display form ("Process Instruction") - having trouble with the .css syntax. Works fine in IE Developer, but I can't translate into working ...
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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...
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Column formula in sharepoint list

I have made a list with InfoPath in SharePoint. All the questions are either "accepted" or "notaccepted" (radiobuttons) and I want to make a new column (in SharePoint). If someone choose "accepted", ...
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How to filter values in a doc library

I have a doc library with let say 200 documents and two category so if i in the first category that is called Doc category i choose Devices then i want in the next column that is called Category type ...
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Why aren't the editing tools available when I am editing a “Multiple lines of text” field allowing rich text?

I have a site column set as "Multiple lines of text" and, under "Specify the type of text to allow:", "Enhanced rich text" is selected. When In the "Edit Properties" dialog, placing my cursor in the ...
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Unable to get “Description” into SharePoint 2010 search results XML

I'm failing terribly at adding a field to my search results. The fields (external) name is "description" and is, to my knowledge, not custom made but out of the box. The Webpart settings already ...
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Filtering by column heading column causing error Cannot show the value of the filter

I have a list in sharepoint i have created three views which filters the items according to the year they were created. But when i am in the list and i want to filter with the column heading i get the ...
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New line break in SharePoint column description

I am provisioning a list declaratively in Visual Studio. In the schema for the list I want to include a field that has multiple lines of text for its description. Currently I have this in the ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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How to send email to people from choice column with multiple selections

I would like to choice people from choice column with multiple selections and then send email to these people by using workflow SPD. Can I do it? I use SharePoint Foundation
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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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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Help Fix CQWP column alignment issue

I have a Content Query Web Part (CQWP) which is pulling in links from a specific Content Type that I have on all subsites. All I need is the link and all of the data to be displayed in 3 columns. I ...
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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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Dropdown menu item values causing issues, bug or limitation?

Today I start by asking if anyone would know reason behind my problem. What I'm trying to achieve is simple dropdown column that would be populated with the following values that are "long" but do not ...
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LinkToItem not linking to document

Ive tried linkToItem="TRUE" but it dosnt work on my 2013 version. LinkToItem="TRUE" does. Only one issue, the LinkToItem doesn't open the file, it just opens the edit/item screen. How do I link a ...
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Start Workflow by column without Designer

I got the following issue. First of all, im not allowed to use SharePoint Designer. i'm working with SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. A column named "Airbase" gets his data from a dropdown list ...
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sp2013: Column with link to the displayform like on the title column?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have a custom list and a custom Content Type. I have edited the view and deactivated the title column because I don't use it. I now miss a column with a link to the ...
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Is it possible to create a Managed Metadata column that acts as a link to the item?

I have a managed metadata term set that is basically acting as a foreign key to link various sets of data together. IE something like one list has widgets, which has a column for like, the material it ...
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How to create column for attachment in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I've created document Library where user can upload the file while click on Upload option (OOTB). Now in this Library I want to create one more column where user can put some comment and attach one ...
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JSLink Client-side rendering

I need to render some fields client-side, I followed this guide: Client-side rendering but this code is not working: (function () { // Create object that have the context information about the ...
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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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Title field is reset when I create a template (list, site, etc.)

In a rush, I changed the "Title" field within my custom list on the "item" content type. I had done this previously and clicking "title" on the content type had let me edit it at the list level. But ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?