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How do I set the property for a custom field type that I am using in my custom list definition?

I have a list definition that will have a title, description, and a few picture fields. Each entry in the list will represent a project. I do not like to use the SharePoint hyperlink/picture field ...
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Custom field type - how inherit attributes from base field type

I need to create custom field type which must inherit ATTRIBUTES from inherited field type (e.g. Note). I know how to add custom attribute on my custom type (using fldtypes...xml, custom ascx,...) ...
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Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online?

Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online? Would like to do the same as explained in http://bit.ly/yoON5T but instead for sharepoint online. Point is ...
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Best practices of custom field types in SharePoint 2010 [closed]

From your experience, what are some of the best practices around custom field types, their creation, deployment and maintenance. I am finding little on this topic online.
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Computed Fields in SP2010 with DisplayPattern Possibilities

There have been a few references on here about how 2010 uses XSL to render fields in list views. I had built several custom Computed fields in 2007 that used the DisplayPattern attribute. This worked ...
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Set value for custom field type

I am new to SharePoint developement and need a little help to create a custom filed type. I am building the field with WPS builder. I have created a project and it is compiling just fine. However I ...
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Document library Custom Column Problem

I have a document library, where I created a custom field, Now I am not sure how to add value to it. If I add a new folder or new document, I am not getting any field to enter the custom column value, ...
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How to Url Rewrite in Custom Field Type?

I'm creating a custom field. I'd like to pass some data to my control when the FieldRenderingControl property is get. How could I do? I think about Url Rewriting but in the get I can't access the ...
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Custom Field Type Problem in “ViewMode” Sharepoint 2010

I'm creating a Custom Field that shows me multiple links... In edit or new mode it uses an Asset Picker to let the user choose links... When the item is display in the view it shows (using overriding ...
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How to retrieve item name and permission from URL

I'm creating a Custom Field Type. During the creation of the Item the user can insert some link inside of a list. I've overloaded the GetFieldValueAsHtml and GetType to make that work. In my ...
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How to make a Custom Field Type “write” HTML code in a sharepoint list

I'm encountering some problems with my Custom Type Field... It works, but I cannot make it display as I want inside my list! First of all I've overwrite the FieldValueType like this: public override ...
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How to create SPLink in Sharepoint 2010? Custom Type Field

I'm creating a custom field that stores multiple link inside. The user control works, but it shows me the link like text so now I'm overloading the GetFieldValueAsHtml to modify the HTML.. How can I ...
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Why do I get an error updating a custom field type from 2007 to 2010?

I'm upgrading a publishing site from 2007 to 2010, the upgrade completes with errors in the upgrade log, all of which relate to a particular custom field type. An example of one the errors is here: ...
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Possible to have an administration page for a custom type?

I've created a custom type and I would like to have a custom administration sight where a few global settings can be defined. I've done a bit of looking around but haven't found anything that shows ...
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Can the scope of SharePoint Custom Field Type change?

I'm created a Custom Field Type by taking reference from this URL: http://www.mtelligent.com/journal/2007/9/29/sharepoint-2007-custom-date-time-field-to-default-the-time-t.html. just wandering ...
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SharePoint 2007 : Custom Field Type

I'm trying to create a custom field type in SharePoint 2007, and the steps I did as below: i) Create a Class Library project in Visual Studio. The code: public class CustomField : SPFieldText { ...
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Create security field

How can I implement security field for SharePoint list? For example, the list should have field that contains salary. This field should be displayed for the Managers, but should not be displayed ...
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Custom FieldType - Constructor on type not found

We have a SharePoint 2007 solution with a custom Field Type. We have now upgraded to 2010 and find when deploying a ContentType with a reference to the custom field type we get the following error ...
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Get all users from active directory to sharepoint

I have to populate my autocomplete PeopleEditor-like control based on brililant ASPTokenInput with all people from my AD domain. Reflecting PeopleEditor shows a real mess in their Active Directory ...
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getting exception error -SPFieldType.File -“Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.”

creating a Field of type File and Attachments in document library and getting exception error as mentioned above.Please help me out thanks in advance.. Guid listid1 = web.Lists.Add("TESTLIBRARY", ...
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Purpose of the <MAPPINGS> CAML element in a custom Choice Field definition

I have yet to find a clear answer to this topic, so I'm writting this question in hope that someone can explain me the correct way to archieve my goal. I must also add that all my test was done on ...
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Inherit field editor control from SPUserField

I need to implement AutoComplete feature for People Editor in custom field type derived from SPUserField. To do this, I have to customize both render template and field editor control (and other ...
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How do I format the Custom Field DateTime?

I want to create a date input box. When you select a date, it puts it in the format dd/mm/yyyy using the following Custom Field. <Field ID="{3a521b04-fca1-4707-9134-fa4acd1456d8}" ...
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Sharepoint 2010 custom fields xml <PropertySchema>

lately I have been trying to develop a custom field (cascading dropdown) for sharepoint 2010. I am using the sample from codeplex. the problem is that the sample is for sharepoint 2007 and uses the ...
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Issue with Publishing Image Field

I have a custom Publishing Image field defined as <Field ID="{621EC4B5-457F-4B64-B2F1-6F568F6BFA60}" Name="ContentImage1" SourceID="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3" ...
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Custom Field Type not saving properties?

I have created a custom field type that is using an ASCX to control what options are available for editing when viewed in the column settings. For some reason when I create this column, none of my ...
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Custom field sorting and grouping

Is it possible to implement a custom field type where sorting and grouping in list view webparts will work correctly? I have a scenario with a cross-site collection lookup field we implemented and ...
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Issue updating a custom field type

I've created a custom field type called CompanyRule. I've created a content type call RulesCT with four site columns that are of type CompanyRule. Initially I can give and update the values of the ...
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Custom Field Type - Multiple Edit Field Settings Sections

I'm currently creating a custom field type and I've followed all the online tutorials to create an edit control and I'm able to customize the "Additional Column Settings" area without any issues. Is ...
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render Custom Field Type

I have a Custom Filed Type which is rendered in default view (using a simple XSL) like this StreetName,1,K1,2,1,3,Los Angeles,90210 It's an simple adress. How can I render it like StreetName, nr. 1 ...
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After upgrade from 2007 to 2010 - Field Duplicate when trying to add feature

I upgraded a sharepoint from 2007 to 2010 with attaching the content database. After that i developed a new solution with the same content type i used in 2007. Adding the solution works fine but ...
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How do I create custom control or action that works in a list's DataSheet view?

I have created a cascading lookup column field for a list in sharepoint 2010. It's working fine in the Standard view but not in the DataSheet view. In datasheet view it is showing all the possible ...
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Custom field type rendering in XSLT

How can I render a custom field type with XSLT. I want to render in the same manner like I do with this CAML <RenderPattern Name="DisplayPattern"> <Switch> <Expr> ...
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listdata.svc and custom field types

I have a custom SharePoint field, that inherits from SPFieldMultiColumn (always a SPFieldMultiColumt(2)). When I add this field to a SharePoint list it works good. But I can't see that field in the ...
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inplview.debug.js object required error with custom field ascx and jquery

I am creating a new custom field. Within the user control (ascx) I am using a watermark pluggin. I have added the custom field to a list. After an iisreset, the first time IN Internet Explorer 8 ...
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Does Designer make page XSL static?

I've been chasing some weird problems with a Custom Field Type on a page that has a list view web part with Designer-provided Conditional Formatting. It seems like the XSL for the fields have been ...
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SetCustomProperty within OnSaveChange

Saving Custom Field Type properties using SPField.SetCustomProperty within the IFieldEditor.OnSaveChange event does not seem to work, for reasons explained elsewhere. I've seen all kinds of bodges ...
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Changing the field type of a column to a custom field type

Here's the situation: I have a site column of type Choice that is used in content types and libraries. Document libraries contain items. So the site column is currently used. I have created a custom ...
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Attaching a document to an item

Is there any way in SP 2007 of showing a column name and a file attachments dialog similar to the one that is displayed when clicking the link 'Attach' on a an list's newform.aspx but as a list column ...
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Mutiple date selection list column?

Does anyone know of a CodePlex web part or a way the implement a multiple date selections field on a list?
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Skype status field for SharePoint 2010?

Is this Skype status field available for SharePoint 2010 also? I did a quick Google search and couldn't find. http://skypestatusfield.codeplex.com/
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Can a Custom Field Type reference other Fields?

One of the common issues we have with SharePoint is that we want to display a whole lot of information about a user in a list, for example Job Title, Phone Number or Manager. We want to have this ...
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Override the custom field rendering in a list view

When creating a custom field in SharePoint 2010, what method do I need to override to control what is rendered for the custom field type in the list where it is used? I tried overriding GetFieldValue ...
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Upload file to sharepoint using custom field type

I am rendering the fields of a content type in my page. The name field is rendered, and is a Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.FileField control. I select a file in this field, and I post the page. ...
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Custom dropdown list field type in datasheet view (MOSS)

I would like to create a custom field type that renders a dropdown list, specifically to be used in the datasheet view. In the datasheet view it should render a dropdown list, (like a lookup field of ...
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Custom field type XSL in SP2010

Has anybody upgraded an old custom field type to use the new XSL transform in SharePoint 2010? I have a multi-column field type, and want the Display pattern to render the 2nd "column", which contains ...
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SPListItem.Add method bug. Always create Folder instead of Item

I have created a custom lookup field inherited from SPFieldLookup. It works exactly like SPLookupField but allows user to add new values. These new values gets added in the Lookup list and becomes ...
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Custom field in edit mode

I have created a custom field type. I have added the field in a list and added a new item through it. Display mode also shows the value perfectly. But when I edit that item and my field is in edit ...
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Easiest way to display computed field Or Is custom Field only option

I have a need to calculate working days until an item is due or working days past due. I also have to exclude holidays and the holidays may or may not apply to that item based on what project the ...
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Custom field type won't postback

I've been trying to build a custom field type. It's basically a set of cascading dropdowns, where the values of the second dropdown are taken from another list based on the selected value in the first ...