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

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Library event receiver - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Yesterday I asked, where custom columns can come from. You helped me and told me that maybe it's event receiver. I created new event receiver and I added that try catch part: (Of course I change ...
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Custom Field - Hide field on Item Edit and Add (ShowInEditForm, ShowInNewForm )

Im using SharePoint 2007. Created a custom field for a SharePoint list, which should not be displayed during Item Add or Edit. I have used SharePoint WSP Builder Project in Visual Studio 2008. Created ...
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Custom field and list view totals

I have created a custom field that inerits from a SPFieldMultiColumn. It stores the area size like this: 10;#km 25;#km I want to use this field in totals for list view. Is it possible to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create related hierarchical fields from external source

Is there a way to create two related columns as a custom field type in SharePoint? For example, can you develop a custom field type named CustomerOrder that consists of two related lookup columns ...
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SPContext.Current.FormContext.OnSaveHandler Not Firing from Custom Field Type Control

I am having the exact same problem described here. Unfortunately because I don't have 50 points yet I can't comment on it so I have to create a new duplicate question. I mean it's not "100% EXACTLY" ...
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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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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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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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Date and Time field type values

I am trying to customize the Date and Time field type to show only in multiples of 30. However, the default is only in the multiples of 5. Is there a way to change that to multiples of 30. Example, ...
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Deployment Issue with Custom FIeld Types

SHORT DESCRIPTION Custom Field Types are not being correctly deployed/activated on all but one Virtual Machine. I have several VMs with identical SharePoint environments. I have a Visual Studio ...
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Alpha-Numeric Value Format

How can I set up a required value format in a custom form text field? example: Q###-###### Q310-12345
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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CQWP display custom field from all lists in subsite

I am trying to build a CQWP to display custom fields on list items from several lists in a subsite. So far i have configured the CQWP.webpart file to display the custom field when i query by "Show ...
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Custom field XSLT Rendering Issue in SP 2007, Works on 2010

I have created a VS 2008 WSP builder solution. IN that i have a custom field which has a XSL for list item view rendering using XSLT. This Solution does not render the image or hyperlink in SharePoint ...
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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 Field RenderPattern Customization - SharePoint 2007

I'm creating a custom field in SP 2007. I need to Get the Custom field value and field properties on Item click, in the list item display view. Also i Need to pass these values to a JavaScript. So, ...
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Execution of scripts was prohibited. Use the XsltSettings.EnableScript property to enable it

I have created a custom field in SharePoint 2010. I have a xsl file which does the Xslt rendering for item display in list view. I need to add some C# code to the xslt code. So i included code as ...
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Error: TypeName property is missing in a field type definition

My Windows Application event log continues to show me the error: "TypeName property is missing in a field type definition." I am setting the TypeName property in the fldtypes_MyCustomField.xml ...
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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 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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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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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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Using custom field type in InfoPath

I have several custom field types in my SharePoint Portal. Some advanced users in my enterprise want to be able these fields for edit in InfoPath. How can I do it?
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Sorting in MultiColumn field

I'm trying to develop a custom field of type MultiColumn. Is it possible to sort on a particular column value when using Multicolumn Fields. Eg. if the Multicolumn Field consists of ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - How to insert multiple values in the custom field of type SPFieldUserValue

I have created a custom field type from SPFieldUser and set the AllowMultiple values to true. I have overriden the Value and returned SPFieldUserValueCollection object. However, even after I select ...
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Custom Refinement For MultiColumn field (SharePoint 2013)

I tried to define new refiner for MultiColumn custom field, in my case the value save and split by the chars "#;" and ";" . Example for saved value: ";#Guid1;;#Value1;#Guid2;;#Value2;#" the Custom ...
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Rendering Custom field - SharePoint 2007

I'm using SP 2007. In order to render a custom field in list item view I used XSLT in the XSL file. It did not render. Then in the Field class overrided the GetFieldValueAsHtml(object value) method. ...
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custom field type in custom new form page

I create a new custom field type,if i use the sharepoint default newform page,it work well.but in my custom new form,i define it like below: <SharePoint:FormField ...
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Cusstom MultiLookup column

Im trying to create a custom field type of multilookup type to show lookup values of one particular content type, So I'm creating a customcontrol which extends the "MultipleLookupField" class. I ...
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Custom Field: text value to be displayed in Lookups

I have created a custom field in SharePoint 2010. This field is a combination of several tiny text fields that are concatenated with '#;' inbetween for serialization and deserialization. A custom ...
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Using custom field with encrypt

My custom field works but the display text in the list view does not work. When I view the list in the column, custom field doesn't show the text (Encrypted Text). What is wrong? Thanks My XML ?xml ...
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Show/hide custom fields from ListFieldIterator based on value from DropDownList

Preface, this solution cannot use InfoPath. I have a Document Library with several custom fields that I've created. I have 50 Content Types that are mapped to the Document Library. I have a list ...
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Is there a way to assign a custom field control to an existing field?

Is there a way to create a custom field control and assign it to a field through a field definition, without creating a custom field type? I want to have a custom field control for interacting with a ...
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Grouping using a custom column causing all office files to disappear in SP2013

I'm having an issue with a custom view in SP2013 which is causing all Office documents to disappear (doc, xls, ppt, etc) and only displays PDF documents. This only happens when I try to group the ...
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Reading a specific image rendition programatically returns the original image

I've built a field type that inherits from RichImageField because I wanted to add validation on the width and height of the images referenced in that field. And it's working great. When I moved to ...
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Can I prevent author field being populated when changing content type?

I have two content types: Content type 1 only has the standard author field. Content 2 also has a custom field with display name "Author". When I change the content type of a document from 1 to 2 ...
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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 ...