field type that has been custom developed and not provided out-of-the-box

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Cross site cross database lookup field SP2010

SiteCollection 1 in ContentDB 1 has List 1 with custom lookup field. This lookup field returns all text fields from any selected list in a site collection specified. Each site collection is in a ...
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Custom Field Type Deployment error

I am receving the following error message in the ULS logs The type 'MyHeaderField,$Sharepoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$' could not be deserialized. Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: ...
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Custom columns (IFRAME), web parts and connections

We have created a number of custom columns for our client. Some of them display content using an iframe to an .ASPX page (so that some code-behind can be executed). I was recently tasked to create a ...
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SPFieldUrl does not work

I have an external list, items in that list have a field that contains an url. I want to show this url as a link in sharepoint form. I found this example and defined in my Creator and Updater methods ...
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System.MissingMethodException when creating new column based on custom RichImageField field type

I'm trying to create a custom field type inherited from the publishing RichImageField type. I did the following, 1- Created the XML declaration of the column as follows <FieldTypes> ...
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Custom Field Type in 2013 Not Respecting Header Template

I have a custom field type with a fldtypes_xxx.xsl template that we have carried forward from a 2010 solution into a 2013 solution. The Number_body template we are using works just fine. However, I ...
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Custom Fields - how to get the value of one rendering control in another rendering control?

I am working with some custom fields. One of them is a choice field. I need to be able to get the value of the currently selected item in the choice field rendering control (i.e. what would be ...
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Does the SPField.OnAdded() method get called from a CAML deployment?

If I create a custom list definition and instance in CAML, as part of a feature, and I have included a custom field as part of that list, will that field's OnAdded() method get called when the feature ...
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How to define Guid for custom field type?

I have developed in Visual Studio solution that define custom field type for SPList. Everything works fine. After deploy I was able to add my custom column into SPList. SP has created field ID ...
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Are Display Form FieldControls used in 2013 Custom Field Types?

When using a Custom Field Type that has a Field Control (provided by FieldRenderingControl), it seems that the Field Control isn't used when rendering data on the Display Form if the SPField.JSLink is ...
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Custom Column, Shared Properties and Document Sets

I have created a custom column with SharePoint and it appears to be working nicely. I have created a document library and added to it a document set content type. This document set has the custom ...
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Problems with Custom Field Type list view rendering in 2013

I'm upgrading an existing 2010 Custom Field Type to work with 2013. Where possible I'm attempting to re-use code from the 2010 version, to avoid duplicate work. The main problem I'm coming across ...
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ListItem GUID doesn't shown

I want to display the GUID of a ListItem in a column of a List. I have created a list with some fields, including a custom field to display the guid of each listitem, this field is not editable. When ...
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Render Pattern in list view for “custom field types” sharepoint 2010

I have developed a custom field type which will show the link to the "workflow history list" in the list (It's a column in the list). It works fine in sharepoint 2007 site. when i migrate the code to ...
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what does “ows” means and why people use it before name of a field

I seen at different places if a field has a name "LinkFilename" then while trying to get its value using CAML query or any other way, developers put it as "ows_LinkFilename", can someone explain it to ...
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Field to store a list of links

I'm looking for a way to store a simple list of links (add/remove) in a single field on a basic Custom List. My team has extensive custom field development experience and we've built such fields ...
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How to List SharePoint Groups in a dropdown list when uploading docs

I would like to list all users and SP groups in a dropdown list when uploading documents.I need this so i admins can select a specific group or users to assign permissions too. Is this possible? I ...
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Creating Site column with a custom SPFieldType

i have this solution deployed on my sharepoint. http://ilovesharepoint.codeplex.com/releases/view/44989 And i created a Site column of type Lookup with picker that is from the above solution. ...
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Exception when adding attachment

When I'm saving attachment to list item, an exception is thrown: The list item was saved, but one or more attachments could not be saved.Could not upload file xyz.txt. Despite the exception, list ...
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SharePoint OOTB List and Lookup field problem

I am working in a project with SharePoint Server 2010. I have the hole project inside a Visual Studio solution (site columns, content types, lists, workflows...) Everything were working well until I ...
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Custom Field with Custom Format

I have been tring to create a text field (SPFieldText) with a custom format XX-XXXX-XXXX and add a check (control) so that when you add a dokument with same property but different format to a document ...
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Content Type adding and removing to a list: “ghost content type” problem

I have a problem with Content Types... I have houndreds of lists that has some content Type and a configuration list in which I store the content type to be attached to my custom list type. I have an ...
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Parsing custom field type

I developed a custom field type for List, now I am trying to get list data using SharePoint list web services in "K2 workflow" I can get all fields values except this custom field type as I am not ...
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Get listitems with custom columns and edit them through c# client object model

I am trying to get a collection of .pdf files from a certain document library, as well as their fields and values. I need three of them - DisplayName, "Barcode"(custom) and "Document Type"(also ...
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Reason for Custom Field not getting displayed while adding new Item

I had a custom field deployed in one of server and now am trying it on my VPC which is exact copy of Server, however I added/deployed solution, checked GAC, dll was there, looked at controltemplate ...
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How can I create a column that always points to the same hyperlink and is not editable

Working with foundation 2010. I'm trying to create an admin configurable read-only hyperlink field. I'd like a column type where I can specify the url and description (in the content type ...
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Can't see any custom fields when 'adding new item' to custom list

As title says, I can only see the 'Title' field when adding a new item to my custom list. Any ideas? I've double checked the field definitions and checked the field references are in both default ...
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How can I add Custom Field settings to all OOB Field types?

I need to add a custom "Check Box" property to all existing OOB SharePoint column types. This should appear in the Additional Column Settings section for any column type created; this property will be ...
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Help to understand content type

Given the below definition of a content type: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Algorithm Types List Definition" EnableContentTypes="TRUE" FolderCreation="FALSE" ...
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Custom Field XSL — Name vs FieldType

I've created a custom field according to the following walkthrough: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff606773.aspx My field XML is as follows: <FieldType> <Field ...
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Customize LookUp Field

Someone knows how to customize a LookUp field to make it look like it: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/18929/An-OwnerDraw-ComboBox-with-CheckBoxes-in-the-Drop (Dropdown + Checkbox).
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How to remove a field from the list settings page

I created one custom list. While deploying that list, it gives me a deployment error. I remove that solution from the solution gallery and recreated the list with similar functionality with another ...
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Custom Field PropertySchema Type=User

I have a custom field in my SP Project. In my .xml file, I have a propertySchema and a user field inside it. Currently the field does not accept multiple users/groups. How can I change that? I ...
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Custom Field to show when an Item has broken role inheritance

I had to realize a Custom Field to show when the associated Item has broken role inheritance... I see 2 ways to do that: Read just in time if the Item has broken role inheritance Derive a Boolean ...
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Can I use a custom field type icon instead of value?

I'm creating a new custom field type to go with my custom document library. What I want to do is to have the column display a small icon upon meeting a certain condition, for example if the element ...
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Custom Field Type error when deploying solution

I'm having problems when deploying a solution that creates several custom columns, for the content types I need to use. As it turned out I needed a couple custom field types for my application. The ...
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Choices from Sharepoint list

How do get choices from a Sharepoint list, so the users has a way to define new choices. Right now I have defined fields in elements.xml, but that is static. Anybody know how? I would be really ...
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SP2007 - How to display textbox field element based on dropdown menu choice on Edit Column page?

I'm creating a custom list field type which is basically a glorified multichoice field, but I want the checkboxes to be grouped by headings that the user can specify. For example: Status1 ...
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Non-global fields for custom content types?

I've been tasked with creating a fairly complex system in sharepoint 2010. Coming from a background of from-scratch .NET applications, I'm used to defining tables with their own "local" columns. My ...
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Lookup with a custom field type as target

I want to create a lookup field with the sharepoint ui which points to a field with a custom field type (parent field type is number). In visual studio with the object model this is not a problem but ...
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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Is it possible to have a lookup field with multiple source lists?

I have two lists: list A and list B. List A should have a new multiple choice lookup column that allows the user to choose items from both list A and list B. Is this even possible? I have a kind of ...
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Custom Field does not save

I've created a list that contains a cumstom field. The custom field inherits from SPFieldUser. After I created a new ListItem (webfrontend) and have a look on the elements details the field is empty. ...
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Display for Custom Field in List View

This post is the same as Override the custom field rendering in a list view, but I don't have the ability to ask a question to an answered post. I was hoping Stuart Pegg could elaborate on his ...
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...
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Filling a list instance's MultiUser Field

i created a UserMulti field inside my list's instance. Heres how i declared it. <Row> <Field Name ="Title">List1</Field> <Field Name ="aatMessage">Message place ...
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Custom Sharepoint List (XML Field “TimeOnly”)

Trying to Make a XML field that displays DateTime in "TimeOnly" format but for some reason, I can't work it how to use it, as there isn't no "TimeOnly" property shown in Intellisense when i type the ...
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Access the column DisplayName from within a custom field's CreateChildControls()

I am making a custom field in SharePoint 2010. From within the CreateChildControls() function, I would like to refer to the field by the name it has been given in the list. Is this possible? For ...
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Page layout not showing Content type fields

I'll try my best to describe this problem as it is quite tedious. We have a sharepoint solution, in where we create Columns that are deployed through a feature. I added my custom columns to a custom ...
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Problem retracting custom fields

I have this project with custom field for a content type. When I deploy the first time after creating the new field everything is fine. Once i retract the solution my field is the only one left on ...