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

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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 ...