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

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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 ...
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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 ...