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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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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Powershell script to add a field to all the document sets

I have created a field in sharepoint content type hub. Now I want to add this field to all the Document Libraries in my sharepoint online tenant. Is there a powershell script which can do this for ...
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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 do I add check boxes to my columns in my list view?

In the image below I would like the columns that say yes to be check boxes instead of text. The columns are set up as Yes/No column type. Is this possible?
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Can I edit the New/Edit Forms for a Document set in sharepoint online?

How can I edit the forms for a new Document set? I've added a column of the type hyperlink to the content type Document set, and I'm filling this column with a workflow after the creation/editing of ...
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Site column validation - not allow to use slash / backslash / questionmark / \?

Got a script that creates new site collection based on a template (clone site collection). Problem is that some users type in slash / backslash in the title site column, that makes the url wrong. ...
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Is there a way to have unchanging DIFFERENT values in a row?

If I want to have a column, for example "start date", and want the values to always be the same in each row (ex. row 1 = "12/20/93" row 2 = "10/19/89", etc.) is there a way that you can keep these ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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Create Lookup Field Powershell

I am using SharePoint 2013, I need to create a lookup field through PowerShell. I tried this code but is not working: $SiteUrl = "http://mySite" $WebObj = Get-SPWeb -identity $SiteUrl ...
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Add Columns in Document Library using REST

I am creating a Document Library using REST with the body content below. At the same time as i create this Document Library i also want to create custom columns. What should i type in the body ...
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Cannot fully edit column property in list setting

I want to edit the column property of "location" in my list, to make it required when submit the form. But when I click list setting, select "location" column,this is all I got: "location" column ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Jquery - Installed on Server

My company has jquery installed on every SharePoint, and while I have years of SP experience including design, very new to jquery. My problem is I need to use a jquery solution to freeze 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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How to increase the character limit of 255 on column “comments”?

I am using sp2013. I have created a content type and using the OOTB column "comments". Default it looks like below and has a limit of 255 characters. How can I increase this limit to 1000 characters? ...
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Grouping columns by date and time

I work in Communications and we collect the news related to our department and send it out by email twice daily, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. I have set up a SharePoint library to ...
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Does matching column type or length to data type make a difference to performance?

If i was designing a database table I would look at data types and field lengths for storage and processing efficiency. As SharePoint is not itself a database, but uses SQL Server tables in an ...
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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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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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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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JSLink Client-Side Rendering Not Functioning on Custom List

I tested out the use of JSlink on the homepage with a demo list & it worked fine. I then used the same JSLink on the Demo List itself but images did not render. Any ideas on what I'm missing? ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: ...
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Outcome Dependant Columns

I'm creating a list to track pieces of work that are currently ongoing and under review - each item can sit in 1 of 4 stages which are Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Closed If the user selects stage 2 ...
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How do I add a Publishing HTML column to pages?

On our site I need to have an extra column on pages where users can enter teaser content. The teaser content is displayed on our homepage. I've created the teaser column with the 'Multiple lines of ...
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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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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...
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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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Calculating the week within Fiscal year in calculated field

I have been asked to make a list that contains a calculated column containing the week number within a fiscal year starting on 6th April 2015 (Monday) So for example, 6th-12th April would be week 1, ...
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Changes to ShowInEditForm not applying

I hid some list level fields from the edit form of a Document Set by setting ShowInEditForm to false via the management shell. I now want to add them back to the edit form. I've changed ShowInEditForm ...
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Sharepoint List Calculation #Div/0!

I have a Sharepoint list which contains a field which is calculated based on two other columns. However when the two other columns both contain zeroes the result comes out as #DIV/0!. The actual ...
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Can I pull month and year from a date in a text string?

I had two calculated columns "Month" and "Year" that displayed forms grouped by these columns. They were calculated from the last modified column. Using =TEXT(Modified,"yyyy") and ...
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Managed Metadata field each value to display on a new line

I have added a managed metadata column to my content type and have proceeded to add it to the page layout. It is set to multi-value and is working fine with the delimiter as ";". The results appear ...
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Modify View of Shared Documents in SharePoint 2010/2013

So this is what is my requirement, I am trying to setup a page where different users can share their files (zip,doc.. etc), But i dont want one user to see other users upload document. So what i have ...
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How to add the document context menu to any column other than Name in a documet library?

I've tried this other solution for lists, and it also works for document libraries but it doesn't add the menu that I need. This is the menu that gets added: And this is the one I need to add:
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How to hide a column for some users or groups

I want to hide a column for some users or groups. How can I do this with Sharepoint 2013 ? Is there a function to Hide or Show a column for specific users?
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How to hide certain list columns depending upon logged in user

I have a list with a column SSN. I don't want to show this list column for all users in the site. I want to show this list column for only users who are in certain SharePoint groups how to do it?
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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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Validation for column choice

I am creating an event registration list using Sharepoint and have a column with the choices session 1, session 2, session 3 etc. How do I set a validation rule to limit the number of items for a ...
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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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Can we add a column to a sharepoint list having data using powershell

Can we add a column to a sharepoint list having data using powershell without effecting anything in the sharepoint list.
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How can I change column default values of documents that already exist in libraries?

I discovered the power of column default values as a way to get users to use metadata tags without having to tag the docs themselves. While this is great for new documents added to folders where I ...
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Create document library with look up and multi line text box feilds using powershell

Remove-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue #To which site u want to create the list ...
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Dynamic Column choices

I have a task to create a Document Library in Sharepoint. I have done this several times. This particular site have a bit of a complex index structure. I am stuck on figuring out if it is even ...
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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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How to inherit from two content types

How could i inherit from two contentypes? Doing like this dont work? <ContentType ...
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Repeating Rows (InfoPath) in SharePoint Column

I have a field in a repeating table in Infopath 2007 and I've saved the form to the document library and connected fields in the form to columns in the SharePoint site. The only options I see in ...
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Can I [safely] change the code name/EntityPropertyName of objects?

We have several lists and columns that we've renamed overtime, and some of the lists/columns also contain spaces. This makes accessing these objects with the EntityProperytName through the CSOM quite ...
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Validate Number Column not to accept comma

I want to use ootb column validation to not accept the comma in number field. Can anyone suggest to me what a formula would look like?