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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...