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

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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added?

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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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 Designer Set Task Field drop-down is showing empty

Using SPD 2010 I created an Approval process. I have added few custom field to my task list and now under "Before Task is assigned", the action "Set Task field" is not showing anything on the ...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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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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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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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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Setting Required Managed Metadata Column to hidden with default value?

In a Content Type, I have one managed metadata column (which is required) I want to set it with default value and set it to hidden using powershell. I want to clarify if it possible to hide a required ...
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Forced Library Column Value

In our Community Site (2013), We have a library that will allow the users to upload documents by category. Below is our requirement. Users Select a Category from the home page. Category page will ...
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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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Transform list item in Create New Item workflow

I have a workflow that creates a new list item in List B when a new item is added to Liast A. I use a simple Create Item in ____ (Output to Variable: Create) workflow. I want to change the value of ...
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Will checking “multiple value field” when editing a site column have side effects?

SharePoint 2013 non-dev here. I have a page content type with a column we are using to indicate a location that managed metadata. I want that field to allow multiple values to be added in from the ...
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Read field data of hidden column, sharepoint 2013

Am doing some coding on JSlink to implement conditional formatting on SharePoint lists. We are using SharePoint 2013 online (office 365). The format of the given field(s) are changed based on other ...
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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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Add an additional column to just a subfolder view (not for all library views)

I would like to add an extra column to one of the subfolder views I'm working with. Basically, I have a large document library with 10 or so top-level folders. A few layers down, I would like to be ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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column validation across survey questions

I want to validate responses to a question in a survey using information from a previous question and I just can't get the survey to take the validation formula. Basically: Q1 = How many hours do ...
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Field's TitleResource.SetValueForUICulture() does not work for the web's default language

I have a site column in my site collection whose title I change / translate with following PowerShell statement: $w = Get-SPWeb "URL to the site collection" $f = ...
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Gantt Chart Web Part: '[Column]' already belongs to this DataTable

I ran into an issue in vanilla Sharepoint 2010 where I had a gantt chart set up on a page and another user modified it, forcing me to recreate the chart. I went to connect the new chart to data ...
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Is there a setting on SPField that would prevent it from being included in a CAML query?

I'm trying to build a CAML query for a managed metadata column. I'm following the guidelines provided here by Microsoft. Essentially they say to query for the term's Wssid. No problem, I can do ...
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Content Type Columns not showing for Image Library

I have created the following 2 Site Column Definitions and a Content Type that incorporates both of the site columns A List Definition of type Picture Library that utilizes the Content type. however ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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how do i add a column that shows what people/groups have access to that file?

I have many documents that have different permissions, I would like to have my users be able to see who else can see/edit the documents. I don't want them to be able to change the permissions just be ...
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JavaScript function in URL field value

Is it possible to set the value for the URL field so that when clicked it runs a JavaScript function? I have created a field which stores links to files in SharePoint, but when clicked, the file is ...
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Column width in SharePoint

I would like to customize the width ( make them narrow, with 2 lines of headline ) of the columns in my SharePoint library. As far as I searched it can be done in SharePoint Designer with codes. Yet, ...
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Change column type from “Lookup (information already on this site)” to Person or Group

I have an issue after migration SharePoint 2007 to 2010. We had “Person or Group” which now somehow has transformed to “Lookup (information already on this site)”. This creates lots of troubles for ...
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Creating a report from a list that exceeds the number of viewable columns set by the admin

The SP admin has restricted views to 14 columns however the workflows used by the list will max at 24 columns. Is the admin throttle applicable to my report or is it only applicable to views?
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Week number formula for date and time column

What calculated field formula would show me the week number for a date and time like this: 5/27/2012 6:00 AM All the formulas I found are only for dates.
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Updated = calculated field based on Modified shows 1899 last update

Working with SP 2010 and had to remove the time stamp from modified. Tried at system level - no joy. Used a calculated field (=TEXT(Modified,"mm/dd/yyyy")). This works well but occasionally shows the ...
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How to create HTML column in Sharepoint?

Today one of are lab tech deleted the Java Script that would take the HTML in a list and display it. Dose anyone know what script it is? What im trying to display: <span ...
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...
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Using resx file in Calculated Field

Is it possible to use resource file (.resx) in tag? I made a calculated field and want to show the result in some different languages.
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Change the default “Name” column in a Form Library

Is it possible to change the default "Name" column that is created in a form library. One method I saw is creating a content type that inherits from this column. Could someone provide instructions on ...
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Document List Indexed Column goes missing

We are currently trying to troubleshoot a problem in Sharepoint 2007 where a custom column loses the "indexed column" setting. We are trying to track this down, but has been mostly a reactive ...
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Rule inserted in user form doesn't work when Field Grouping is enabled

I have created a user form in SharePoint and has created one rule for one particular field in the form. The rule works fine, but when I do “Field Grouping” in the user form then rules doesn't work any ...
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Cascade delete from lists

I have 3 lists with a lookup field to a document library. This fields is created from XML (deployed) with this properties: Indexed="TRUE" RelationshipDeleteBehavior="Cascade" Now, what I would ...
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Decrease Title Character Limit

I know it's not possible to increase the maximum length of the title column. Character limit on Title column However, what would be the easiest way to decrease it to 50 Characters, for example? I'm ...
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Custom column doesn't show up under Page Fields in SPD toolbox

I have a presumably an easy question than a harder question: I've setup a custom column (called "mycolumn") that is a choice type with several values you can select. I associated the column with my ...
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List field manipulation based on rules

he following situation: I have got list (List A) with the following fields. Field A ->String Field B-> String Field C →LookUp to another list Field D → Calculated field Field E On creating or ...
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Group/person field multiple values

I've created a 2010 workflow using SPD that takes values from the field in InfoPath form and copies it to the element column (both fields are group/person with multiple values allowed). The thing is, ...
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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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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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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 ...