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

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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 add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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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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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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Column validation for US phone number format

I want to validate the field for US format phone number(478-857-4578). I used the below code, it works fine for all but one scenario. If I enter only 4 digit number or below than, the error message ...
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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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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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Group by managed metadata column

Is there any (non-programmatical way) to group by a managed metadata column. My managed metadata column is in my view, but I can't select it in the 'Group-By' dropdowns, why? I'm using a SharePoint ...
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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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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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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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Why isn't “Column ordering” available in my list settings?

I want to change the column order visible when viewing or editing a list item. I have accessed the "Column ordering" interface via the list settings page on other lists in the past, but it isn't ...
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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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How to set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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Column validation only when creating new item Sharepoint 2010

So I have a date field that needs to be a future date when the item is created. The formula I have set up for that is: =[Date Required]>TODAY() This works well however I am running into an ...
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List column auto update with specific format

I need to have a Project ID column in a project named list. The format would be PROJ0001 PROJ0010 PROJ0099 PROJ0100 and so on. These I'd will be auto populated while creating any new item in ...
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How to associate an existing site column to a list using the REST API

In SharePoint 2013, I have a site column that already exists and I'm trying to associate it to an existing list using the REST API. I found examples on adding a new column to a list using the REST API ...
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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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Differences between a fields DisplayName and Title

What are the main differences between a fields DisplayName and a fields Title? Why are they sometimes different and sometimes the same? What is the best practice regarding naming the DisplayName and ...
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How do I add custom fields to a wiki page?

I create a new wiki pages library (on SharePoint Foundation 2010) and create some new custom fields (1 choice and 1 text). When I create a new Wiki Page these custom fields are not shown on the web ...
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Set default value of Article Start Date to [Today] with CSOM

I'm struggeling with setting the default value of ArticleStartDate date-time column using PowerShell and CSOM. Bakground: I have a content type, used by a page layout, inheriting from Article Page ...
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Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using ...
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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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Change Field's DisplayName in a List

I'm trying to change the DisplayName for a field that belongs to a list. Below is the code that I'm using. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp10dev/sites/demo")) { using (SPWeb web = ...
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How do I unhide hidden column in SharePoint 2010?

I've upgraded a SP2007 to a SP2010 and now some settings have been lost. In some CQWP I need the Created column to group items etc. How do I unhide it so it is selectable in dropdownlists and displays ...
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Character limit on Title column

I would like to know if there is a way to increase the character limit of 255 chars on the Title column of a list. If not, is there any way to bypass the Title (is a required field by default) and ...
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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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Popup confirmation on 'status' column change

I'm looking to create a popup dialogue box when a column called 'Status' is set to 'Complete'. I want a popup box to ask "Confirm Complete?" with Yes or Cancel choices. Obviously Yes will update the ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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Want to link document to TITLE NOT to name

Ok, when I do as suggested by @users1100 This is the result I get, the column names goes away totally, and Title is still not acting as an url/linked to document.
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Replace comma delimiter in a multi-select choice column

A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field. When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as: Value1,Value2,Value3,Value4,Value5,Value6 Is there a way that I can ...
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Custom List Calculate difference between Today and Column Value

I'm attempting to use update a Column [Days Since Last Contact] by calculating the different between =TODAY() and a Column [Date of Last Contact]. I've been trying to use [Day Since Last Contact] as ...
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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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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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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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Freeze Header Row

is it possible to freeze the header row in list? We add some code so the user can scroll trough the content. The code doesn't work for the header freeze. We work with Internet Explorer 10. Have ...
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Assign multiple term sets to a single column

Is it possible to assign multiple term sets to a single column in 2010?
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Show list items depending on a user

I have a list and for example in my list there is a column called "Go to" and this column has values "user1", "user2" and "user3". I want my list items which have "user1" value just be visible to user ...
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Retrieving and displaying custom list column names (which have spaces in them)

I have been to Jan Tiernans blog, and figured out how to grab column names using Soap and jquery/jscript. I can't figure out how to grab custom columns with special chars though. I have read about ...
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Change Identifier for BDC field in use

UPDATE: After searching around, it seems what I am looking to change is the identifier for a given entity. Is this done simply by exporting the application definition, changing it and then importing ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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How to add a file to a custom list

How do you add a column to a list that will allow you to upload a file? I know you can attach to a list item but you can not display this as a lookup in another list.
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Sharepoint 2010 - Related fields in dropdowns. How to?

In my UI I have a dropdown which contains some values: A, B, C. There is also another dropdown in the page whose values depend on the selected value in the first combo. If I select A in the first ...