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

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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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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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Is there to have a parameter for an entire list?

Is it possible to have an attribute, like start date, where other columns would use it to calculate their value? For example the due date column would take the start date and then add the amount of ...
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Validation Formulas not working on a specific site

I have troubles using validation formulas on one specific site. Within a large sharepoint I was working on one site and had no problems using validation formulas. Now I now want to implement these ...
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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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Best practice: when to create a new content type or add column?

I'm still learning SharePoint and I'm coming getting stuck on whether to create a new content type or add a site column to an existing content type. For example, I created a base company document ...
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Change List Item Created Date field with Powershell

Good Day, I have a list in SharePoint 2013 that I'm importing items from a csv. I need to change the created date to the created date of the imported item. I'm able to import the list item ...
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How do I sync my Organization's Global Address Book to an InfoPath Form?

I'm currently developing a Resource Request Form for a customer. I would like to sync our Global Address List to the "EmployeeName" field. I've tried using the Data Connection Creation Wizard, but it ...
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How can I break up a column in a conent type without losing the terms?

I've developed a term list and a particular field in a content type that is applied to all of my libraries, but given the diversity of the content, the term list has gotten too long and I want to ...
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Value in the List Columns in Sharepoint

I have custom list. Recently I added three new columns to the custom list. I set the style to check box initially. Later, I changed it from check box to drop down menu and the values for the drop ...
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New custom columns are not in SharePoint 2013

I have imported a MS-Project 2013 into our SharePoint 2013 and during the process I have mapped custom MS-Project columns, which now are part of my task list view. What I'm trying to achieve here is ...
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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Remove existing Column from List

I know there are different questions and answers to this, but they are old or have a different approach. I have added some existing site columns to a list via "Add from existing site columns". Now I ...
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Event receiver, unpublish

Hi how could i use a event receiver based on a document library, to se if the user has unpublished a dokument in the library, in the mean time also i want to update a field in the document library ...
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Missing columns in look-up column

I created a new document list and enabled some column in the view: Afterwards a I created a custom list and added a look up column. In this column I would like to specify a column of my document ...
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Document set fields and filters issues

I have a group of HR Events that are housed in a document set library. Each HR Event is associated to a particular content type. Most events come with specific documents pre-populated, but at least ...
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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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Request failed. Uknown, undefined

I am trying to get all my document library column values, i get this error: Request failed. Uknown, undefined I am geting my list and get all items from it and then i am trying to display them, In ...
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Html in Snippet not showing

I've created some Rollup Details site columns and include them in the page layout. Then i found them in the snippet gallery and copy them into the Edit Mode Panel. Exactly like how it's been done to ...
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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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Can anyone color code a column with an if statement?

Here is what I am trying to do. I have a SharePoint 2010 list that I want to color code dates based on that it expires 364 days after the date entered. Example: If the date is older then 334 ...
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Choice column : how to set its content with all existing values

I have a column called project based on a static list of values. I would like that list to display all already existing values in project and allow the user to add a new one if he does not find the ...
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How to create and modify a SharePoint list with visual studio?

I try to create a SharePoint list in Visual Studio 2013. For this I have followed this procedure: https://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/library/ee231593.aspx However when I finished to create the list, I ...
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Hiding Fields in an InfoPath Form

Is it possible to hide fields in an InfoPath 2013 field based on the value of another field? Possibly through JavaScript? I have an InfoPath 2013 form that is linked to a SharePoint 2013 List, and ...
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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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Always display Comment field

I have a Comment field (multi-line plain text; append changes) on a SharePoint list. In "All Items" view it displays the Comment field with comments. However, for some items that has no comments I ...
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Which Database table stores the XML column mappings for Lists?

First off, I'd like to say that I understand the limitations and the risk of accessing a Sharepoint Database directly. I am not updating the SP Content, just simply querying the data in a SQL View for ...
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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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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role ...
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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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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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Can field in form autopopulate based on other field's drop down selection? Both fields are from the same list

I have a form that's pulling in items from different columns of this list: On the form, you have the option to select Job Title and, later on the form, Systems Access, Since these two columns are ...
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Require field to be not null in sharepoint list

I have several columns to input a number, the field is required with a default value of zero. This works fine when filling out the form, but once they save it then go back into the form the user can ...
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Create multi user selection field

how could i create a multi user field? <Field ID="{6ec181bb-e64c-40cf-9a77-48c98108e981}" Name="Field" DisplayName="MyUserField" Type="UserMulti" Required="FALSE" ...
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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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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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? ...