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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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Hide empty columns in PerformancePoint Scorecard dynamically

I have a scorecard with several empty columns which I want to hide dynamically. In the illustration above, I want to hide three empty columns, viz. MidYear Income, MidYear % and MidYear Status. ...
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Sharepoint numeric formula

I have a sharepoint list and I need , in a new column, a numeric count upwards. So whenever they fill in the survey, it gains +1 regardless how many days/hours are between the two surveys. So, first ...
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SharePoint 2010 Remove column from view

I have a new SharePoint 2010 library that will contain submitted InfoPath forms. After creating the InfoPath form, I set the fields to be available as columns with the Property Promotion option, then ...
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SP2013 Column Validation Length without spaces

I have a Column Title, and need to get its length but not counting any spaces. This is a test should give me the length of 11 With LEN I can get the length of a string, but with the spaces. After ...
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Sharepoint formula limit help

i've been making this formula(based on previous questions) which works great(with 3 id's), But when i try it with all my id's it give me an error "Cannot complete this action". Can anyone help me out? ...
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File opens in read-only mode only

I have added a column of type URL to my list. The column stores the URLs to files located in the document library on the same site. So, when I view the properties of my list item I can click on the ...
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How to find files by typing a column property?

I'd like to know how to find documents inside all SharePoint libraries ("all folders") by typing a property name inside a custom column. Is it possible? For example, I create I column called "project ...
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Best workaround to avoid lookup columns when having multiple rows per item

In SP2013, I need to store CV information in a sharepoint list (CV). The problem is that a person can have more that one degree. Also, for every degree, I need to store the type, year, description and ...
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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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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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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How to be able to reuse column names after deleting them?

So I have a calendar and I made a column, but I didn't give it the right type, so I deleted it and went to make it again, but it won't allow me to create the column again with the same name. So I ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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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 ...