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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Field name changes when I add a number

I use the shortest words possible when creating fields in a custom list. I go back and rename it sometimes, but the URL retains the shorter name. I have created a list, and have fields IS1 thru IS10....
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How to Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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How to deploy a custom list with custom Schema and have it synchronize across variations?

I'm digging through SharePoint.Server.Publishing.Variations, but can't find anything useful. When I create a custom list (BaseTemplate=100) in a variation site. I get the new ribbon tab "Variations": ...
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Workflow could not update item - access denied

I have a user that adds an entry to an Item List. However, getting the following error: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a ...
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Comma is being appended to values when adding new item to list through C#

I have a custom web part form which takes a few values from text boxes and adds the new row to a list. The problem is that when I click 'save', the values are being saved but some fields like 'Company'...
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How to create the following list structure in sharepoint

I am trying to create a list with following structure in sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to create like this? You may say that enter values by leaving title as blank. But here Title Filed should be ...
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How do I deploy custom list edit forms in the sandbox?

I'm creating a List Definition for use on 2007, 2010 (Sandboxed), and 2010 (unrestricted) that will need custom new and edit forms; unfortunately the Sandbox specifically excludes custom application ...
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Project Dashboard in SharePoint 2013

I`m working on building a Dashboard to show data from multiple SharePoint 2013 Lists on to the Intranet homepage. Please check the screenshot for better understanding - http://imgur.com/5NQTowQ MY ...
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Get Likedby column value from List Rating Setting

I have created a custom list and activated rating setting. I want to count the number of likes and likedby. But when I modify the list view I found Likedby is disable but checked and likedby is not ...
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How to set image path to lookup column?

I have a custom list having lookup with a picture library. But when I am creating lookup it just gives some of the columns like Title, Created, Modified, etc. it do not gives any value like FileRef or ...
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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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List item with specific ID value

I want to copy a list items one by one to another list using PowerShell. Some items in source list are misssing. I don't want to create and delete empty items for missing ID values in source list. I ...
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deploy custom site list solution to web application scope?

I created a custom list definition in Visual Studio. Then, I generated a .wsp and sent it to our server admin to install. He got a warning: The solution contains no Web application scoped resource,...
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Importing a list from one visual studio project to another

I have sp project (say project a) in visual studio that is supposed to deploy the sp solution to my website (say that its running at http://localhost:xxxx/). My goal would be to add the list ...
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Why CustomRibbonButton for List not displaying in RibbonBar?

I have added 1 Element File for CustomRibbon Button. And added 1 Feature to deploy this RibbonButton. When I deploy this, it deploys and Feature is Activated but not displaying the Button in ...
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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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Connecting Lists in Two Sites

I have a list in Site A where I enter basic information such as First Name, Last Name, etc. I need (or would like) for the Site A List information to populate Site B List. Is this possible in SP ...
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SPView.RenderAsHTML() Paging and Filtering not working

I have displayed a sharepoint list view on webpart using SPView.RenderAsHtml() method with following code: System.Text.StringBuilder sb = new System.Text.StringBuilder(); SPList list = web.Lists....
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List View has records lesser than 5000 still the field level filters wont work

I have a sharepoint list holding 9500 records. I have created about 9 views so that the 5000 threshold limit is overcome. To create these views i have indexed certain columns on which i have applied ...
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Cascading functionality in quick edit mode in Office 365

I've sandbox solution in Office 365. I want cascading functionality of Country, State, City in SharePoint lists. I got that by using SPServices JavaScript but only in NewForm and EditForm. Want this ...
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Creating a Registration Form in SharePoint 2013

I need help with this task. I would like to create an app/webpart in SharePoint 2013 Foundation that displays a list of events. Users can see this and if interested can signup for which ever event by ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event (...
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How to get all items in a view using REST API

by using rest api I get items like this http://mydomain/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('MyList')/Items I get the view like this and naturally in it I have the GUID http://mydomain/_api/web/lists/...
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Event Reciever firing twice sharepoint 2010

Hi I have a event receiver(item adding,item editing,item added), it was working fine before ...now it has started to fire twice...any suggestions?
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Hide form fields based on current user's department

I need to create a form which needs to be filled out by multiple departments, but each department should only see the fields relevant to them. For example: HR Name Surname Job Title Department ...
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Get the List id (Guid) for a list by name in SP 2010 Programatically

If I pass in the name of a list is it possible to get the GUID id of that list and return it? I know you can get it on creation of the list, but I am assuming the list is already created. Assuming i ...
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Single form for multiple lists

Is there any chance to do that? If so, what do you suggest me to do? I have two custom lists that are related to each other, while adding an item to main list, i have to add some parts of it into ...
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Updating Sharepoint List items

I got a custom Sharepoint list which has the following list items Hostname - IP - OS - CPUs - RAM - Disk Server 1.1.1.1 Server 2003 3 8 Disk C: 20gb If i then ...
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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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Error when trying to open list with “Open with Access” option

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise with SP2 installed. We have a standard OOTB SharePoint List and are trying to "Open with Access" The problem is when we click the "Open with Access" button in the ribbon, ...
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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Calculate SUM of column and use in another list's column calculation

Hullo, My environment is Publishing site in Sharepoint 2010. I have a library named Invoices with the following structure +-----------+-----------+--------+ | Invoice | PO Number | Amount | +-----...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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Disabling attachements in lists

I'd like tu turn off attachments in my custom list definitions. In order to do that, I specified DisableAttachments="TRUE" whenever it was possible: in list definitions Schema.xml and in Elements.xml, ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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How to Truncate a multiline column in a SharePoint List 2013

I am relatively new to SharePoint and have a few questions. I was wondering if someone could help me with some custom settings in a SharePoint list. I have a column that is set to a "Multiple lines ...
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Difference between enabling feature from PowerShell and activating it via site collection features page?

I am trying to create a SharePoint list based on a list template via a feature. The code for creating the list is in the FeatureActivated event handler of the feature's EventReceiver.cs file. The list ...
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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 itself....
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Office 365 use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job

I'm using Office 365 small and want to know if I can use Visual Studio for Event Receiver or Timer Job?
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How to get plain text out of a multi line text field in Client Side Object Model?

I am trying to read plain text from a MultiLineTextField in a List. This is how my code looks so far: //Get connection ClientContext context = new ClientContext("URL"); Web site = context.Web; ...
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Jquery Effect Disappears after some time

In NewForm.aspx I add `.ms-long{ text-transform:uppercase;} into PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead part. So in NewForm.aspx makes upper the text which is entered but doesn't effect to the values. If the ...
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List Content type mandatory fields

We have a list content type in SharePoint 2010. Some fields are mandatory. When not all mandatory fields are filled out, we only get to see the red error message for the date picker field. Once the ...
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Sort “Assigned To” field containing multiple values

Have assigned default column "Assigned To" for new list "Issue Tracking" with following settings: Require that this column contains information: No Allow multiple selections: Yes Allow selection of: ...
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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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Number items in the list, what is the threshold value when we apply view to share-point online?

I had created list in O365 share-point online site, and about 6k items were there, But when I applied view group by some field it will showing only 5k items, Is there any solution to get all items by ...
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Hide list column on new, edit item-OOTB

I have a SharePoint list. There I have created a new column "Department". I want to keep it hidden when adding new item and edit item. It should be visible in list view. No code base (OOTB).
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How to change the background color of each field based on field value like excel

Does anyone know how you can change the background color of list fields same as it excel based on field value. value may be change by the time . I know several ways to do it by row or item record (by ...
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Get List Item ID from NewForm.aspx

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Version I have a Custom List and i have created a copy of NewForm.aspx and saved it as CustomNewForm.aspx. When I save the item i want to get the saved items ID and ...
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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...