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

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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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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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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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How can I create a dynamic priority numbering field?

The best example of what I'm trying to accomplish is in the List Settings view. When you go to list settings, it shows you all the fields with a number dropdown to determine the order you want them ...
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changing the value in a column, when the document is changed

Hope some of you can help me. At the moment i am documenting a SharePoint. I have made a column with the documentation number from the dokumentation system. But now I would like the value of the ...
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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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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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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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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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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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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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Update field definition in all farm

I have a question is there a way to update field definition in all the farm? Basically I've migrated from 2007 and I have a field which has to be changed. So that all the lists etc etc can have a new ...
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ID column into the 'link to item' of a list

In a list, how would I make the ID column the column that links to the item's detail screen?
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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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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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How to delete a column in a content type?

How to delete a column in a content type? The columns are not clickable? And content types inheriting from based documents or items ct.
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Filtered Lookup Column from other Lookup Column

Why is this so difficult! SharePoint Online Office 365 List 1 : Group - Title, Desc List 2 : Category - Title, Group-Title(Lookup) List 3 : Document - Title, Category-Title(Lookup), ...
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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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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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Existing values of some columns are not displayed in QuickEdit view?

If I use QuickEdit in a document library, some of the custom columns seem to be empty. In fact, they already contain values. Is this a known bug? Does anybody have an idea, what could be the ...
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Problem syncing project task list back in when using custom fields

I have a project task list on Sharepoint 2010, which I want to sync to a Project file so data can be added back and forth. To add some custom fields, I have created a content type which inherits from ...
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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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Can a “Person or Group” column have a repeat user in one entry?

I am trying to fix a SharePoint 2010 workflow that a co-worker created and I came across this odd case. The client wants an approver workflow where the same person appears twice in the approval list. ...
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Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu eg: Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) I want to have ...
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Use calculated column to add target“_blank” at the end of a Web field URL

It appears I cannot configure a hyperlink column to open in a new window. I read in this post that you can concatenate a hard coded url with the title field of an item to achieve this. However, that ...
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Sharepoint list items increase

I have around 50,000 items in sharepoint list . I want to increase the size of the list items to 90,000 . It is ok to have duplicate enteries . How do i do it with minimal time ? Its ok if i paste ...
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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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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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How to use column with linkToItem in the Basic Table view style mode

I have already changed a normal column that I made to a column with linkToItem as follows. <viewfields> <FieldRef Name="MyColumn" linkToItem="TRUE"> and it worked. But this column ...
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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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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2010)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column. I am posting the file via an ASP.NET application page. Here is what I ...
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How do I change the order of display of additional fields associated to an External column?

In SharePoint 2010 I have an External Data Column that I have linked to an External Content Type with 5 fields named A,B,C,D and E. I have selected all fields to be shown when the external data column ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in 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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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added?

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows - Cannot update field that begins with underscore?

I like to use underscores at the beginning of my column names if I'm going to set them to hidden. However, I've just discovered that SharePoint 2013 workflows throw HTTP 400 errors when I try to do ...
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Creating/editing Sharepoint 2013 columns with VS2013

Firstly, I'm very new to SharePoint, just the 6th day working with this powerful tool. The problem I'm facing which I can't solve is how to edit for example existing attachment column for list for ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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Access to an hidden column (stock fields) with JavaScript

How can I "read" the fields of an hidden column with JavaScript? More precisely, I would like to recolor columnA fields according to columnB "Priority" fields (which is hidden in forms and not ...
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How to create a column that's filterable from a Content Query Web Part

I have an App of type 'Document Library', on which I added a column of type 'Managed Metadata'. I am using the Content Query Web Part to display documents matching a certain metadata tag. ...
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How to use the Content Search Web Part to filter on a custom column property?

I am quite new to SharePoint 2013 and I have been working lately with the Content Search Web Part. However I haven't been able to make possible a filtering through a custom column that I have on a ...
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Skipping blank cells when using concatenate in a list's calculated column

I am using Concatenate in a calculated column to combine information from two columns in a list like this =CONCATENATE(A2, ", ",B2," feet"). Can you help me with a formula that would leave the field ...
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Using field/column in html Page Layout but in CSS — Sharepoint 2013

I know you can use fields to define the content in a page, for instance, <div id="titleField"> <!--MS:<PageFieldTextField:TextField runat="server" ControlMode="Display" ...
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Missing fields in the NewItem, EditItem, ViewItem forms

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library. This document library has no content types. It has directly 5 columns. When I go to this document library I see the allItems view and shows all ...
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SharePoint 2013 sp.js Getting the column names of custom list

*Edit* I have figured out how come the data returned for the columns was showing the wrong labels. The issue occurs when the list columns are created using the quick edit mode, as it allows you to ...
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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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Sharepoint List Non Required fields

When using datasheet view during data entry using Sharepoint List, users informed me that the list is requiring entry on NON-REQUIRED fields. This issue happens to different fields not a specific ...
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How do I get a lookup column to filter in 2013?

I have data in page view that places the information for "project" in a lookup column. When I try to filter this column I get the error "this column cannot be filtered." How to I get this column to ...