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

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columns are not showing when adding from “Add from existing list or site columns”

I want to add some columns to content type from a specific column group. I click on "Add from existing list or site columns" and choose one column group. But below in the available columns list, I am ...
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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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Getting hyperlink URL and description in custom XSLT with Content Query Web part

I'm having trouble getting the URL and description to show as separate items in SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to display the description as the text of the Link and the URL as the HREF value in the a ...
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Required Field Color

How do you change the colour of either the field or the label of a required field when uploading/editing the properties of a document. The user says it is hard to see the little * ?
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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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Version System column and word information panel

In SP2010 library I have Version system column based which shows version of document. I want to add this column to content type of document, because I want this field to be shown in Word information ...
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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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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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Get schema name of specific field in list

How to get Schema name of specific field in a SharePoint list? I'm using SPservices to get list items from the list but one field is missing in the result. I want all field values of the list
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How can I make sure that if linebreaks is inserted inside a multiline textbox it gets displayed like it

I have a field that looks like this in my schema: <Field ID="{7662cd2c-f069-4dba-9e35-082cf976e170}" Type="Note" RestrictedMode="TRUE" NumLines="15" Name="Body" ...
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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 limit End Time to within +8 hours?

I am trying to limit the End Time of a Calendar Event to be within +8 hours of the creation time. I've used this formula =AND([End Time]>=TODAY(),[End ...
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Workflow: how to UNSET (or set to NULL) a date/time type value in a custom column?

Trying to build a workflow that clears a date column when the task "Completed" box is unchecked. Have tried several different approaches but have not gotten anything to work. The workflow completes ...
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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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Multiple validations in a single column in 2013

I have been working on something I feel should be very simple for far too long. I have a single line text column in a list and would like to employee multiple validations to the column. The ...
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Wrapping text in list

I need to wrap text in my row data. I have found how to do it for the column headers and that is not what I need. I need the data inside the list itself to wrap text. How to do it?
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set column order of fields using CSOM/REST javascript

I am creting list fields using CSOM ecma script. How do I set the column order of the fields to be displayed in the form programmatically? For eg: I have created the following fields programmatically ...
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Can I prevent duplicates to a SP2013 list with a validation formula?

I have a SharePoint 2013 list and want to use 2 columns as sort of a natural key on the list, so when a user enters a new entry, if these 2 columns combined match an entry already in the list, it ...
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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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SharePoint List CreateBy column storing date value

we discovered some very strange behavior in a list. within the last couple weeks, the Created By column for all items was replaced by a date: 35;#2014-12-23 23:17:51 I got this using powershell, ...
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SharePoint New/Edit Form Separator

I would like to have some headlines/separators between columns in the New/Edit form in a SharePoint List. Basically, I would like to have a separator in between the categories to which the columns ...
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Check if a Date field is greater than another Date field

I am working on an issue tracking list and I added two custom fields of type Date/Time which allows date only, as follow: Plan start date. Plan end date. How can I check that the start date is ...
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Using the One Column with Sidebar and wish to reduce the width of the toolbar

I am currently using the One Column with sidebar Text Layout and the sidebar contains 3 web parts within it and having reduced the width of the web parts, I wish to reduce the width of the sidebar in ...
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Add Rich text column to the Blog Post comment (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to customize the Blog post comments in SharePoint 2013 by adding a new custom column using RichText (called RTBody) and hiding the old one called Body in several pages, such as Post.aspx ...
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Field properties ShowInEditForm not saved

I have a listadded EventReceiver with the following code: public override void ListAdded(SPListEventProperties properties) { SPWeb web = properties.Web; bool safeUpdates = ...
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Show/Hide columns based on dropdown selection

When adding a document I want to show or hide colums based on a dropdown selection. In this case, the value of "Document type" is leading. If a Travel Document (Column name "Travel Documents") is ...
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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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Creating a RYG Colour Coded Sharepoint 2010 column that is affected by dates

A current issue I'm having is creating a column that changes from green to yellow to red based on how much time has passed from when the document was added to the list. I already know how to create a ...
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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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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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Lookup field getting value instead of text

I have departments list ,I want to use departments list in another list by using visual webpart it works fine but I am getting values instead of text in the list after saving the list item. in ...
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Hour calculation

I have list with two date fields. It is also containing time information. It is based on leave request so I need to calculate hour basis for half a day leave. If user enters 8/1/2016 08:00 AM as ...
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Powershell to export all the columns with their data values in a sharepoint 2010 list

I have to export all the columns in a particular sharepoint list along with the data contained in the columns. I am currently able to get all column names but not data. Need help with that. Below is ...
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LinkToItem not linking to document

I have tried linkToItem="TRUE" but it doesn't work on my SP2013 version but LinkToItem="TRUE" does. Only one issue, the LinkToItem doesn't open the file, it just opens the edit/item screen. How do I ...
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Delete one column from large list

I have a column in a list of over 15,000 items. The column we want to delete was recently created, and we were going to populate it/backfill the values, but then decided to split it into 3 fields ...
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List Column visibility

I have a list where users can create a new item. There is a column named "status" that should not be visible to users when adding a new item. That column should be visible when editing an item and ...
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Image URL of SharePoint list

I created a MediaAlbum List added an existing column called "Page Image". $.ajax({ url: siteurl + ...
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Column validation failed

I have created column validation to enter only positive integers with 2 decimal. But I'm unable to key in integers with decimal. I'm not sure what went wrong. Please assist. Column validation ...
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Phone number column validation

I want to add phone number column with below format: 1-121-343-6917, 434-5503 & 60-12-444 444 Used below method =TEXT(123456 ,CHOOSE( LEN(123456) ,"0" ...
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Create custom view

I have a product library which contains choice menu column. The name of the column is New Product?. And the choices are TRUE and FALSE. I want to create a custom view which only shows Old Products. ...
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Search center show custom column name

I created a document library with a few columns. One of them is a custom column named 'document title'. The search center seems to show the results as: document name, description and link. How to ...
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Workflow Setting People/Group Field Skipping Values

I have a workflow that sets the value of a person/group field in a document library. The field is set to multiple users/groups. The problem is that the field will skip every other user set by the ...
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Create unique number with ListItem [ID] and [Today] age in Calculated Column Formula

Without a Workflow, How is it possible to make it works this Formulas: =TEXT( [Created] ,"YYYYMMDD") &"-" & REPT("0",4-LEN([ID])) & [ID] =Today() - [Created]
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Renamed title (display name) column randomly reverts back to title - SP2010

Something weird has happened this week on our SharePoint server. In various sites and sub-sites renamed "title" columns have randomly reverted back to the display name "Title". I realize that when you ...
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How to set only positive number in sharepoint 2013 column

The column Title has default setting as single line text. I would like to set validation as only positive numbers allowed, no decimal. I've tried with =ISNUMBER(PurchaseQty+0) but I still can key in ...
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Create auto generate sequence number column

How do I change the default "Title" column in SharePoint 2013 into a column which have sequence number generate automatically? Example as below: PO-15-2001 PO-15-2002 PO-15-2003
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Column validation based on another column

I have a list where users can fill a column named "External effort (m/d)" (type of column is number). After that column, I have "External resource cost" column, which type is currency, and where users ...
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Efficient way to get all the field (column) values in an array from SharePoint List

I have to get all the field (column) values in an array from a SharePoint list. Right now I am looping through all the items in the list and creating an array. But it is very inefficient if I have ...
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List Content types not getting updating while adding a site column to already deployed site content type using elements.xml

I have a site content type deployed through element.xml and is used inside lists. I added one site column and referenced that in content type. So my element.xml looks like below <?xml ...
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Add column to sharepoint list instance in Visual Studio

I would like to add a column to a sharepoint list which is created in visual studio. am not using list definition, only list instance. I could open the list xml and add new items, but how can I add ...