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

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how to add a column to a sharepoint list

I have list name students with 2 columns First Name and Last Name and has data in the list. I want to add a new column "class" to the students list. what to do in using visual studio. Is it the ...
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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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Creating a reusable document library with metadata columns

I'm going to create document libraries for our various clients in our portal. Each document library will have common metadata columns, such as Business Line and Solution Line, which will help organize ...
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How to setup a calculated column for a choice column?

Ok i guess i'm doing formula wrong. I have a choice column "Single"with two choices that i typed "Yes" and "No". The second column "Album" is the calculated one and it's supposed to work like this: ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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How to get and set column from type “number” by powershell

I am using sp 2010. I have a library with documents. There is a column "CalcultatedWeekNumber" from type "Calculated". I have another column Week from type "Number". I try to get the value of the ...
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Data in columns deletes when “edit Item”

I have created a custom list and on the Standard View (Default) I have put in a filter so that on three columns it will only display data when the following is true [Me]. The filter works fine but ...
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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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People or group type columns are not displaying values

I have a list where columns that are people or group type do not display any values. Only users with Site Collection Administration access can see the values. Users with contribute access can't see ...
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External Data Field - check if item exists

I am using this code to set a external data field programmatically XmlDocument xmlData = new XmlDocument(); xmlData.LoadXml(myBCSField.SchemaXml); String bdcEntityName = ...
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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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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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Workflow to make all fields as mandatory after first change

I have more than 40 fields on my SharePoint list. Out of which, only 5-6 fields will be updated by me and rest all will be updated by different team. What I want is, once the first 5-6 fields are ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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SharePoint Online, Change Column Widths On Custom List

I have created a Custom List via Importing Excel Spreadsheet. How do I adjust the column widths? I tried to follow the below link, (my view is AllItems.aspx) and it never shows me the menu outlined ...
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Update metadata column using Java REST

As I understand, you have to make a 3 steps to update the metadata on the file. I have uploaded a file to my document library using POST and after that made a GET and took out the metadata i need to ...
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Add a user profile property as a library column

I have a few properties stored against user profiles (both standard and custom properties) that I would like to show, based on the user that created an item, in library views. For example, if 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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How to get JSON column “Title” in Java

I get this JSON returned and i want to select the metadata "Title" so i can change it to something else. { "d": { "results": [ { "__metadata": { "id": ...
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Fields not appearing in custom Default New Form

I created a custom layout for my SharePoint new record form, I added to content editors where I placed the html and .js file. For some reason when I enter in the .js file the text box fields appear ...
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Creating a Recurrance with the Date and Time column in standard Sharepoint 2010 list

I have a standard SharePoint 2010 list, not a calendar list, and it has a date and time column in it. I want to add in an option to have that column have the recurrence option like the calendar list ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Person or Group field limit [duplicate]

Does the Person or Group field have a capacity limit in SharePoint 2010? (singular names) Note: using groups is not an option. THanks =)
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SP13: Linking Document URL to Line Item

I am not sure if this can be done or how, but I created a Custom list that has a column for URL's to link to a particular document associated with that particular line item. Each line item is unique ...
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What other file should be corrected after removing an error in Element.xml?

I'm using Visual Studio 2013 on Windows Server 2012. I modified a Field in the Element.xml of my list columns because I made a typo when I typed it. Nevermind I corrected the typo. When I trying to ...
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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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Restricting column edits without restricting visibility

I've been using SharePoint for a while now but this is my first foray into a slightly more complex project. I'm trying to create a helpdesk ticketing system which is split into 3 separate lists. List ...
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Forced Library Column Value

In our Community Site (2013), We have a library that will allow the users to upload documents by category. Below is our requirement. Users Select a Category from the home page. Category page will ...
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How to associate an existing site column to a list using the REST API

In SharePoint 2013, I have a site column that already exists and I'm trying to associate it to an existing list using the REST API. I found examples on adding a new column to a list using the REST API ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...