A custom list in SharePoint is a blank list in which you can add your own columns and views. Use this if none of the built-in list types are similar to the list you want to make.

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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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create a list that will send me an email when someone signs up under that time

So my thing is I am trying to learn how to use sharepoint 2013 more and what better a way to incorporate in my little project. I would like to create a list that people can go to and sign up for a ...
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Re-attach custom list to Base template defined in list definitaion

We have a custom list which was created using List Definition. But the list got modified on production through browser. Hence, it got detached from it's base type. Now any change done in the list ...
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Submit attached file from custom list item form to document library

I've searched the internet for the past few days looking for a way to attach multiple files to a new item in a custom list from the NewForm and once the form is submitted, the files should be sent to ...
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Add a “add Link” to a Content Editor Web part

I have used a Content Editor web part to display a scroll-down list of links. The code I use is similar to this: <select id="mySelect" jquery110205452414735412181="1" ...
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Enforce Unique Values - List - Duplicate Error

I have imported an Excel spreadsheet into a SharePoint list in 2013. There are about 20 columns. I am trying to make the main column, single line text field, (not sure if that is the correct ...
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SP 2013 : Error in Get list by name

I have a list named sysCurrentUserInstance on my dev SP server and test SP server too. When I call (simplified) command: var list = context.web.Lists["sysCurrentUserInstance"] I've got relevant ...
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Hide Default Custom List from Add an App

I need to hide the Default Custom List and Documents Library from a site collection so that Users with Design Permissions are force to use custom list templates that includes mandatory columns.
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SP 2010 - Freeze Header Row - Cannot get solutions to work

I have been trying to implement a solution to freeze the header row of a list longer than I care to admit. I was able to get this solution to work: ...
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In an Info Path 2013 form that links to SharePoint 2013 custom list -how to add a repeating table structure for only some columns and not all ?

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Custom list with several columns. I am designing an Info Path 2013 form for this custom list. When I click on checkbox manage multiple items (see inserted image). All ...
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Replace URL column in SharePoint 2013 list with a Download Button

I have a custom list with different document references. The SharePoint list has a column for the URL of the document. For the purpose of cleanliness, I'd like to replace the URL of each list item ...
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Reference list from subsite

I want to use a list found in a parent site as a lookup in a list. As far as I could find was using external content types, however I don't know what the sql server back-end address is or what the ...
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Nomenclature based Unique ID in SharePoint List

Hi I am newbie to SharePoint. I need to create a list. challenge is that, when there is a new entry in the list, a unique Id need to be assigned to that entry automatically and the nomenclature of the ...
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Best way to deploy new custom columns, contentype, and list instances?

I created in Visual Studio some new custom columns, these custom columns are inside my custom contenttype. I created a new list instance which is using this custom contenttype. What is the best way ...
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Custom list where one column is dependent to an other column

Example: I am running a computer shop.I want to create a custom list where one column is dependent to an other column. For example if I select hp laptop, only hp models should be the next range of ...
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CustomSolution Error - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

atm I'm implementing a custom solution in our SP 2010 farm to receive emails on an specific custom list. With the following code it's possible to add one entry, with an email-body contains one line ...
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Data Connection does not refresh in Excel

I have a SharePoint list; Exported into Excel file and set the property to refresh Data Connection every time the file is opened. It worked very well in Excel installed on my system but when I ...
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Two SharePoint lists with different names, but same contents error

I have written a SharePoint solution which should create two SharePoint lists with completely different list definitions. If I deploy the solution, I get a strange behaviour. There are two different ...
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Getting sum of all the values of a choice column in a list

I have a choice column with choices as numbers in a list. I want to sum all the values in the column and display it, Is there any easy way of doing it?
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List views disappearing when navigate to a different page and back

One of the pages on my website I would like a place where I have a quick summary of all of my lists. I made another list and under site settings I added web parts of the lists that I would like to ...
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How to add a column which has auto increment value based on update of other column in a list

I have a list where in we are capturing Completion Month date. It can be updated by users if required. I need to have a record of number of times this value is updated for each individual row starting ...
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How to use a workflow to update the field(s) of more than the current list?

I recently setup a change management scenario like the one detailed here ...
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Creating a Form to a Custom List

I have been tasked with creating a form that individuals will fill out and then submit it. It will then go into a List that the HR department has access to. We dont want everyone to have access to ...
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How to populate lookup library field with value from list from the same page?

Essentially, I want to add document library to the custom list's "edit" child page. The goal is to replace basic custom list's attachments functionality with more sophisticated one. I can do that ...
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Customize “come down” page of custom list

I have a custom list. Say, every row represents a "project". Currently I can click a row and get New/Edit page that contains all related information. So, what I need is to click a row (a "project") ...
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Replace table with <div> in displayform

I have a custom list and when I view a single item the standard DispForm.aspx is used to display the item I am able to override those fields via JSLink but is it possible to override the table itself ...
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Using the ID column create a customised ID column

I want to concatecate two columns.... one being the ID column. When I add a calculated column I do not see the ID column in the list of columns I can use?
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Value in the List Columns in Sharepoint

I have custom list. Recently I added three new columns to the custom list. I set the style to check box initially. Later, I changed it from check box to drop down menu and the values for the drop ...
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How to implement graphs / charts to a custom list in SharePoint 2013

How to implement a bar graph or pie chart for a custom list in SharePoint 2013? I have a custom list with the field: months I want to have a graph/chart to show the usage of the services.
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Create line between sharepoint list items

I have a list that I would like to create lines in between a few items in order to separate descriptions from the next field and make them more easy to read. Is there a way to do this?
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Move items from a custom list to another list after a specific retention

I want to move items from a custom list with content type "item" to another list after a specific period (retention expiration). But the transfer to another location involving drop off library ...
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customize search result web part

I'm working with SharePoint Foundation 2013 and use SharePoint Designer 2013. My goal is to get a list from all tasks across a websitecollection for the logged in user. I try to use the search result ...
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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Formatting issues when uploading excel tables

I am uploading an excel table with 4 columns to a sharepoint list. The first three columns are text, and the last column numbers. When I go to upload, it says that the middle two columns will be ...
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Unable to set value of dropdown on page load

I am using SharePoint 2013 online and I have created a form for my list using Infopath 2013. It has a combination of text fields and dropdowns. I am able to set the default value of text field using ...
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New Item form with select option

I have a excel sheet (timetable) with several options for the user and the user can choose one or more of these rows. I need a way to make this available in SharePoint (I dont need the excel itself). ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom list Single Text column did not render URL as hyperlink

I have created custom list in sharepoint 2013 with a Single Text column ( column A). Then added item into the list with URL value in column A. When i click into the item, the URL is not rendered as ...
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how to copy list from one sitecollection to another sitecollection

What is the best way to automate to copy a list from one site collection to another. We don't want to create a list template manually and moved to another site collection and all that process. we ...
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Re-Deploying SharePoint List removes all the submitted ListItems

I created a SharePoint List using Visual Studio 2013 and deployed it. Later I had need to add few more columns in the List. So after adding more columns when I deployed it again then what I realized ...
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Workflow on a list where user can add but not edit items

I don't get a lot of time on my organization's SP site and I don't have a way to install it at home. I'm wondering if something will work, or how. This is so I have all the information I need and ...
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SPServices - How to obtain user profile information from a user specified in a list

I currently have: A custom SP List A title field and a "user or group" field I need to use SPServices to look up the user in the list and obtain their name, email and profile picture just by ...
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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role ...
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Best practices to check if list exists by url?

How can I check if a List exists on a website by URL of the List? Example of the url: http://MyCompany.com/Lists/MyList I would like to avoid the FileNotExists exception. My current code: SPList ...
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How to change height of top row within a List?

I would like to adjust the height of the top row (top bar?) within my lists - is this possible? Some of my column titles are lengthy which creates a lot of empty space within the column, I want to ...
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Create column in list with link to open document in document library

I have created a custom list in SharePoint 2013 (Office 365) using the Import Spreadsheet App. This has provided me with the columns (Project Code, Title, Author, Medium, Quarter, hyperlink, etc.) and ...
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differences in the XML returned in a DVWP vs list.asmx webservice for a plain text field with a URL

I'm trying to figure out why the XML returned in a DVWP is different then what is returned with the list.asmx webservice for a plain text field with a URL in it. I have a list with a plain text ...
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count rows in longest sharepoint list javascript

I want to get count rows in a List some have longest name while I am looping through all Lists. I want it in JavaScript
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How to fetch highest value item from SharePoint list

I created a Custom List in developer Site. In that List I created a column called Totalsumma and added some numeric items like "324", "567" etc. How can I fetch the highest value from that column. ...
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How to re order content types in list using PowerShell

In a Custom List there are more than 1 content types e.g. "Content Type 1", "Content Type 2" including OOB Item. Using PowerShell how can they be reordered?
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Set default contenttype on list, from JSOM

I got some JavaScript that is creating some Lists and Content Types. I am able to set the Content Types on the Lists, however I am not sure how I am suppose to set it as the Default Content Type. So I ...