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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Custom toolbar button to change value of a field and save form

I've created a SharePoint OOTB list. For that I need to create a custom action button to Ribbon bar. When User clicks that button, it should change the status field of the list and save the form. ...
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Move one task item to another task

I was curious if there is a simple way to move an item in one task to another task. Example: We would have a task list called Requests. Once an item in that list is approved we would move that item ...
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Add History Log field to OOTB List

Currently I've a OOTB list. In that I need to add a field (multiple lines of text) to display the status field(custom field) value and who modified & when? It supposed to look like: Work In ...
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SP2013: Site columns: lookup to custom list, or select list?

I'm looking for some advice on whether to implement a custom site column as a lookup to a custom list, or a simple drop down? What are the pros and cons of each? Which method better serves for data ...
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Set list column content type based on condition

I am trying to create a column that will display a person or group content type (with active presence displayed) for all Active Directory users and/or a single line of text for all inactive users no ...
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Can I create/update a list item by uploading a document to a document library in SP2010?

I am looking for a way to capture data from a formatted word document users are currently using. Rather than create a list where the users input the information and it generates the document in the ...
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Add custom button to sharepoint ootb list edit form

I've a SharePoint list, which created using OOTB function. In that list I need to add a button inside the form. So On click of that button will change the status(custom field). When I googled all i ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom list infopath form loss of fuctionaility in people picker field

just wondering if there is a fix for the loss of functionality with the people picker field once you customize the default info-path form that comes with a sharepoint list. If you see the default ...
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How to get the email id from people picker field using CSOM in SP 2010 Custom List Form

I have written the below code for getting the display name from the PeoplePicker field on PreSaveAction() call in my custom list form in SP 2010. I got the displaytetx attr: mydomain\name2 Now using ...
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SharePoint 2007 Date picker issue

We have a issue in SharePoint custom list new form.aspx page. We have 2 date fields, it was previously showing calendar icon with the date field but now it is not using calendar icon this the date ...
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Custom Edit Form - Ribbon link button

Probably an entirely stupid question and something I am doing wrong, but I have created two custom forms for my list, one for 'new caller' and one for 'new client', I added a custom action (view ...
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Append several columns to another SharePoint list using event receiver

I am working on two SharePoint list:List 1 is overview of servers including: Server Name, Purpose, status etc.. List 2 is change log on each server, it got an lookup column that connects to Server ...
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Unable to get property 'PageManager' of undefined or null reference SP2013

I've just created a new custom list on my site, with a simple list, one text column, no javascript, no CEWP, just a very basic vanilla function. Running the page with PF12 open, the error "Unable to ...
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Why are my field names wrong when retrieving data using the _api/lists REST api in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to retrieve data from a custom list in SharePoint 2013. I created the list with several fields: Title (single line text) Subject (single line text) Release Date (date/time) Main Contact ...
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How to join custom list and have a composite display view in Sharepoint 2013

I have 4 custom lists which are joined on Id column. Now I want to build a composite list and have a display item view which will include all fields from all 4 lists. Till now, I have created Linked ...
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Folder created through REST API of type SP.Folder in a list is not visible in sharepoint list UI

I am trying to create a folder inside a custom list using REST API with with type SP.Folder. I am able to create the folder successfully. Below is the code i used. English folder has been created ...
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How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type in a site collection?

How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type or a custom column in a site collection? It would be really helpful if you post your answers in C# code or SQL query. Please let me ...
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How to retrieve all list/library which uses InfoPath forms in a site collection

How to retrieve all list/library which uses InfoPath forms in a site collection? It would be helpful if you post your answers in C# code or SQL query. Thanks
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How to modify the default list view?

I would like to know how to modify the standard SharePoint 2010 list view in order to increase columns width for instance. I already read the articles talking about using SharePoint Designer to ...
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New Column added programmatically to Content Type in Hub not propagating to the List in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi Tenant environment. I have a Content Type Hub, a Root Site and a Document Center in addition to a Tenant Admin site in every tenant. I have a Custom Visual Studio ...
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Create multiple items in another list using PreSaveAction

I am trying to add time counter to standard survey form and save elapsed time with coresponding username at another list so I just mixed up some code which takes current user, elapsed time and creates ...
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Difference between Index column and simple column in SharePoint?

Difference between Index column and simple column in SharePoint? What is the need of creating index column ?
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Apply color for list column

I have four columns: FirstName LastName Date Birthday I want to apply color and font for the FirstName column data only, how can this be done?
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Sharepoint 2013 display view renders & and "

I have Multiline text box in a list which has text as below: Note #1: Global Sport Academy & document (the "YMCA") dated 12/01/15 Notes #2: ...... In Edit view, it displays correctly but when ...
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Store data in the list - save it to list itsef for CSR to read

I would like to ask if somebody has an idea how I can store formatting data for particular list/webpart on a page. My concept: I would like to create JSlink that would be attached in masterpage file. ...
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Restricting a lookup field in a list

I'm putting on SharePoint Lunch and Learn training for my company. I'm wanting them to sign up. In one list, I have title and date Lunch and Learn 1, January 15 Lunch and Learn 2, January 22 In ...
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Fast edit existed sharepoint list with Access or something

I have some custom lists in Sharepoint2013, with a lot of data (~8000 record/each list). I must edit some of it, however, edit some 8000_row_data_table in Excel is easy, but in sharepoint web, it's ...
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List Item should be non-editable once created by the user

I have a list and have contributor access to it. I want when an I create an item into it after that it should not be allowed to edit.
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Column to Identify Duplicates Across Multiple Columns

I am working on a sharepoint list with 3 user-entered columns Customer Code | Product Line | Part Number I want to identify rows with duplicate values for all 3 columns. For example: ...
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Document Column Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a list custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and ...
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Making Help Desk System: Using Custom List to View Tickets and Close Tickets

I am trying to create a custom list that allows me to Click on the Title to go to the view of the ticket. I am also trying to make it more easily editable. I would like to have a pop-up appear if I ...
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Permissioning on list based on group

I have list for of items added by users who belongs to one of the 3 departments. I want that user can only see the item added by them. Each department will have an approver who can see all the items ...
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Calendar view for a custom list with multiple dates

I have a list of essentially projects/tasks that will have 2 dates listed as separate columns(ex: phase1 date, and a phase2 date) along with some other information. I am trying to create a calendar ...
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Enforce Unique Values Across 3 Columns

I have a list with 3 columns that are currently relevant: Customer Code | Product Line | Part Number I want to enforce unique values across all 3, so that at least one value of the three columns ...
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Attaching Event Receivers on more than one list

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with multiple lists. Many of the lists have a common content type. We have created custom event receivers to be attached to these lists. But since we want the same event ...
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How to trigger a sharepoint custom list workflow programmatically

I have a custom list and associated workflow with it. It is working fine from within SharePoint, but the workflow is not triggered when new item is added from a WebPart. I have added ...
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Freeze list header Row while Scrolling in SharePoint [duplicate]

How to freeze list header row while scrolling in SharePoint?
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Entire Lookup Row to Appear in Dropdown

I hope I can explain this clearly. I am working in SharePoint 2013 and created a custom list that I pulling the data from that list into another list using lookup columns. For example, ID# is one of ...
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Timer job to run weekly to send email notifications

I am looking to create a timer job that would run weekly and send an automated mail to seven different groups of users very start day of the week. For example week starts with Monday every Monday ...
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Need a Choice column in a custom list for selecting “Language”

I have a custom list in SP2013 subsite and I need a choice column for selecting the language type i.e. English,French,Spanish etc and this selection of language should change the language that is to ...
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Display list metadata on list item hover/click on list item

I know what I want to do, but do not know if I am approaching it correctly. I have a custom list with a number of metadata columns. When I or user selects an item from a list I would like for the ...
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Adding fields to a list's existing lookup column won't add them to list's existing content types

I have created a custom list, in which I am not using any Site Columns or Site Content Types; I started with the OOTB Item content type and added various custom columns to the list using the "Create ...
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Make field clickable to open a document

I'm trying to make the title of a Sharepoint 2013 list clickable to open a document: <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Title" /> <FieldRef Name="Project"/> <FieldRef ...
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Export a custom Document Library using PowerShell

I would like to know how to export a document library (SharePoint 2010) using PowerShell and also saving metadata about content. I need to repopulate the document library with items coming from ...
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Rest API for breakroleinheritance gives UnAuthorized Error

I've created workflow for breaking inheritance rule of list item. I am using breakroleinheritance command to break the role using Rest API call by workflow. After breaking the rule, I am assigning new ...
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How to use powershell to change a datetime field to “Date Only”?

I made a sharepoint 2013 list in powershell, it has a date field, but I want the date field to be "Date Only" but I don't know how to do that in powershell code. Does anyone know? Thanks EDIT: ...
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how to resolve FIXUPREDIRECT urls into MMS urls in List Item Page Content

I have a custom list and one of the columns is "Page Content" added from existing columns. If I add a site link in this HTML field for example url is "/en/about-us/" (I use Managed Metadata) it all ...
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Request timeout error in large list

I have a list containing 500000 data. When i am query on that list like list.getitembyuniqueid(1), its working fine and give result quickly. But when i restart sql server and try to fetch data from ...
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Workflow failed to start. Workflow variable ReturnValue was null when a value was expected

we are running Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and have a very large custom list with several approval workflows created in Sharepoint Designer. The workflows run daily and very recently we noticed ...
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How to get user who approved item and output to a separate list

I have a Designer 2013 WF that when the checkbox called Audit Item is set to yes then it would output any audit information I have to a separate list called Audit Report. Please see below for logic: ...