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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Get single field item value from Custom List and set it on same item but another field

I'm new in Sharepoint, and I have an issue with a custom list in Sharepoint 2007. The thing is... I have a custom list with pre-loaded data, and I need to get a unique code from a field item, to put ...
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How to add extra custom content type to Contacts based ListInstance

I am trying to build a custom ListInstance for deployment in Visual Studio. It should be based on the Contacts template so it can be opened in/linked to Outlook, but I also want to add two other ...
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View filter based on user input, No Code

I need to take user's input for a field in a view and then filter the view based on the user's response. I have used Choice Filter Web Part and I am able to filter the view but I want to lookup the ...
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Specify external content type lookup for deployable list?

I have a ListTemplate which is being deployed with Visual Studio. Is it possible to make a reference from this template to an external content type that runs on the farm? Or must I manually add these ...
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How do you clear the list schema cache for a re-deploy without rebooting the SharePoint server(s)?

In our development environments we need to re-deploy our codebase on a regular basis. We go through a deployment process where we do the following steps (all through PowerShell): Delete our old ...
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Workflow not starting on adding new item to list via a custom aspx page/form?

I am using FB Authentication and have a custom sign in page for Users(External) to request new accounts. On request, their details are added to a custom list. I have workflow on this custom list ...
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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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Have External Lists And / Or Event Receivers?

I am fairly new to Sharepoint. I am in the early stages of developing a SP2010 LOB app that will finally have like 50 lists which are quite interrelated with each other. I am asking for your help ...
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Chart in Sharepoint, No Code

I have below data in custom list State A1 A1 A1 A2 A2 A3 Can I create below type of chart in Sharepoint 2010 where x axis is state and y axis is state occurrence.
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Prevent List from being deployed automatically by feature

I have a list that is deploying with a Site Template. I have properly set the Definition to deploy with a Site scoped feature, and the Instance to deploy with a Web scoped feature. All is well, in ...
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Change column value in view(Custom list, No code)

I have created a custom list with column "Approved", it is a drop down box with 3 value. 1. Select 2. Yes 3. No In the view, in "Approved" column I want to display "Pending" in the place of "...
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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" Inherits="...
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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 = web.Lists["...
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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 ...