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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List Item Timeout

I am trying to open/close the a custom list item with 11500 items but I am getting an error which seems to be a timeout error, i checked the logs and found 'Unable to execute query: Error 0x80131530'. ...
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Permissions to write into but not view a list?

I have a custom web part on my home page that is essentially a textbox and a button for submitting suggestions. The suggestions are written to a custom list named "Suggestions". Now, I would like ...
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Default value for drop down field on custom list form

I have created a drop down column on custom list's form. According to the requirement first value of this field should be "Select" and this is not a mandatory field. When user creates a new item, he ...
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Adding List Item Programmatically

I am working in SharePoint 2010.I am dynamically creating a list on FeatureActivation event. My list has following columns Title : Text , VisibleTo: User/People, Menu : Choice, Type : Choice. ...
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Can't hide the title column in a custom content type

I'm building a custom content type. I've set a bunch of site columns I add to the content type. The content type is used in a custom list definition within a ContentTypeRef node. I'm also willing to ...
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Change javascript onclick for “add new item” link under list

I made some custom list definitions in Visual Studio 2010 and deploy them to SharePoint 2010. I also made a Visual Web Part with a form. With this form I'm able to feed multiple of my lists with just ...
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Creating SharePoint List Dynamically

I am trying to create a custom SharePoint list on feature activation. Though it works fine but I want that if the list with same name already exists it should overwrite that list and create the new ...
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What can I do with SharePoint workflow?

What can I do with WorkFlows and lists without using Visual Studio? Can I develope any system that I can develop with SQL server and C#? What are my limitations?
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Updating a top level list from a subsite

I have a contracts list on the top level site because it needs to be accessed by multiple subsites, however one of the subsites has a list that gathers some pieces of information that I need to push ...
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Defining custom views in a list's schema.xml file

I have create a custom list definition, with a content type. In the schema.xml, I'd like to define two views : All items (the default one, generated by Visual Studio) My items (the same view with a ...
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Bind Lookup Column with External Site's List in Infopath Form 2010

Is this possible to bind datasource with dropdownlist of lookup column in Infopath form. Means in my case : i have one subsite : http://www.contoso.com/Marketing/Combraign in this site having one ...
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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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How to apply a Ribbon to a custom List Definition

I have a custom list definition defined as follow: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Do not change the value of the Name attribute below. If it does not match ...
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Declarative (CAML) BusinessData field

I am trying to create a List template definition declaratively (using CAML) which includes a External Data column and several secondary columns. I created a custom list via the UI and exported the ...
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How do I get values of fields from custom lists?

I have a custom list ("Contacts") as well as a web part with forms. I want to take the custom list fields and map them to the web part form. My problem is getting the values from the custom list. I've ...
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How to change Folder Icon in all Document Library

how could I change the Folder Icon in Sharepoint? Is something programmatically, on CSS or simply to change icon in the specific image folder? Thank you very much!
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Powerful list filtering

I need to extend the functionality of the default list (specifically for a document library) to include more powerful filtering. This includes being able type free text search and to have filters ...
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Merge two lists and then calculate

Is there a way I can merge two custom lists together to another list(both with a common value like report name), and then be able to do a simple calculation. I have seen ways using sharepoint ...
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Validate a SharePoint list column with regular expression

I have a list. I want add a column for list with this format : XX-XXXX How to set this Validate for column? i use this link , but don't work for me.
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How to update values in a list for everyone's personalizedView?

We have a custom list that has a personalized view of important links for each of our employees. ListName is "Important Links". Column names are: URL, OwningUser, etc. For example, CNN could be one ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar View in Custom List Expand All by Default

For some reason the scripts I have found on the web (ie: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-GB/sharepoint2010general/thread/a24da49a-7fc8-47c6-a125-95e4a5b2d095) are not working with a ...
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custom pickerEntity tied to Sharepoint list

I have an application page that uses sharepoint people picker. I also have another sharepoint page that has what I called allContacts, which is a custom list with unique contacts. I want the people ...
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How to copy attached documents between lists?

I have a custom list and I want to copy attached documents to another custom list. How can I do this using workflows?
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Add value to Choice field through ClientContext API

I'd like to add and select values to a choice field in a document library. Something obviously more tricky than I remembered. I'm doing something like this but it doesn't work. The value gets added ...
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How to determine the List Template (SPListTemplate) that was used to create a list?

I am using the following code to create a custom list from a custom list definition. Is there a way, after the list is created to determine which definition it was created from? SPListTemplate ...
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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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Content type reference

I implemented content type for workflow tasks. <ContentType ID="0x010801004D0E4ACA1A34472887F7CCD678E5F48C" Name="$Resources:file,name;" Group="Custom Content Types" ...
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How to keep synchronized Deployed Custom List with List Definition

I'm wondering, if there is any way to keep synchronized deployed custom list with it's list definition in Visual Studio. To make it clear, and avoid confusion let me bring en example. Let's say I have ...
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Deleting a Custom List Item using a custom field Name

Normally we delete a List item using following code, using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:web1/default.aspx")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
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Lists with lookup columns aren't saving - read only?

I've got several list which have lookup fields, and I can't add new items to any of them. Every time I've clicked save, I get this error: "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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Custom lists and mandatory 'Title' field

I've just successfully followed this tutorial: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff728096.aspx Not the best tutorial, but it's all working nevertheless. My question is, now that I've managed ...
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Different Value of Lookup Field in different Views

here's the code using (SPSite site = new SPSite("https://mysite.com/Ting/default.aspx")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { SPList SourceList = ...
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List Definition, disable modal dialog for View item form

I created two List Definitions with custom add\edit\view forms. Now I want to disable modal window only for "view form". I found solution where NavigateForFormsPages="TRUE" was used. But this ...
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How to replace a Default List “Events” with a new custom list for all the sites

I am trying to find a script that will replace Sharepoint Events List with one of Custom List i created + Copy all the data of Events list to my newly created list. I know how to Delete a list and ...
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List with 1:Many related sub list

I have a list of Projects and I would like each Project to have a several Requirements associated with it. I made a Requirements list, and added a column to the Project list that is a lookup into the ...
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Workflow; Use previous document library item to populate field

This one has stumped me indefinitely... so I'm coming to the great guru's of the confusing concepts. CASE: I have an InfoPath form which is connected to a document library. Once the form is ...
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Default value appear in the list “create new item” SharePoint 2010 [closed]

we migrated a database(column name -- id,fname,lname) from eRoom(ECM) to sharepoint custom list..the migration went fine.. but when in sharepoint i navigate to the list and click on the link to create ...
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programmatically list validation

I'm looking for a way to implement programmatically vallidation for NewListItems/EditListItems. One way I found was: to use the ListEvents and Validate on ItemAdding / ItemEditing. But instead of a ...
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Exception in converting string to person or group type

I want to insert the user account for each user in a list column. As the list column is of type Person or Group, I need to convert the string type value to the person or group type. I have used the ...
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display list item when a field is not empty

I have custom list, created a view. In that view there is column called response, this is multiline text field. I want to display the list item when it is non empty. Note: I have created a other view ...
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New choices are not shown in existing list items

I have my custom list template. The template initially described a field Position using the following XML element: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>1</CHOICE> <CHOICE>2</CHOICE> ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp ...
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Filling a list instance's MultiUser Field

i created a UserMulti field inside my list's instance. Heres how i declared it. <Row> <Field Name ="Title">List1</Field> <Field Name ="aatMessage">Message place ...
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Custom Sharepoint List (XML Field “TimeOnly”)

Trying to Make a XML field that displays DateTime in "TimeOnly" format but for some reason, I can't work it how to use it, as there isn't no "TimeOnly" property shown in Intellisense when i type the ...
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Custom List Not showing up

I created a list using a msdn tutorial as given in link below, MSDN Custom List I followed each single step, and deployed the list, and I can see it deployed globally in Sharepoint Central Admin, + ...
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How to export filtered list data to Excel

I have custom application page. There are few datepickers, to filter custom list data. When user clicks on Export To Excel ( which is asp:Button ) I need to filter data based on datepickers value, and ...
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Problem creating a Custom Ribbon Action to Order Lists

I attempted to create my first Custom Ribbon action to allow users to sort list items. But I failed miserably. the Action wont show in my ribbon at all and I am having trouble finding out what is ...
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Where is the code for a customized list NewForm.aspx page in sp2007

I have to maintain a sharepoint solution that I did not build myself. For a custom list "Files", that is provisioned as a feature in this solution, a newform.aspx shows a non default page. for example ...
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Is it possible to recover data deleted from a list?

Is there any kind of versioning for lists, or is an entry gone forever when deleted?