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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How to remove a field from the list settings page

I created one custom list. While deploying that list, it gives me a deployment error. I remove that solution from the solution gallery and recreated the list with similar functionality with another ...
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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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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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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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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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Changing existing List schemas (custom ones)

I have a custom list that is deployed (for a while) that has a fair few instances of that list. I've been informed the schema.xml has a bug in it in the view/toolbar section. So whilst I could ...
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List DVWP and directly linking to upload attachment

I'm working on a dataview web part in a MOSS 2007 environment which comes from a custom list. In this dataview web part, I'm wanting to link to the Attach Item form so users can attach some ...
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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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Is there in sharepoint a Discussion board with State?

I am using SharePoint 2010, I have admin rights in the site of my team, but I am not the SharePoint Administrator. I need to have something similar to a Discussion board, where a person posts an ...
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How to show processing image after clicking on custom list default new form save button untill it completes processing

Does any one knows how to show processing image after click on custom list default new form Save button until it completes process in sharepoint 2010, I need to show some processing image after Save ...
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Item IDs are skipped in Custom List - SharePoint 2010

How to resolve the following. 1.Created a custom list 2.Added one column with “Enforce unique values” 3.Added the item in list with value '111' for column created in step 2 4.Item is created in ...
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How do I combine rows from different sharepoint lists onto 1 overall list?

I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and sharepoint designer, and I am using multiple sharepoint lists that have the same column types (# required, # complete, % complete) that shows the training status for ...
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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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Return a rich text managed property in search results

I am working with a custom list in Sharepoint 2010. The list has nine custom columns, some of which are rich text. I've mapped these custom columns to managed properties so that I can return them ...
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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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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 show infopath form in an email

is it possible to have a form in an email? I'm needing to create a form that will be sent to a user based on a workflow variable. This email will have two field in it that will need to be filled out ...
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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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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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How to check if a item in a custom list have a property or not

I added a check Check Box to a custom list library form which works well with new files uploaded and I can check the property Value by bool.Parse(listItem.Properties["columnName"].ToString()); but ...
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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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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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How to display list on application (aspx) page by visual studio?

I have created list and application page in visual studio for sharepoint.Now I have to show that list on that application page. I have option of using SPServices. But is there anything I can do with ...
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Add list item through visual studio

I have created a list of of links through visual studio. Now I want to add items also to that list. How can I do it through visual studio itself? BTW am using visual studio 2013
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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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How exactly do SharePoint 2010 List Views behave?

I was under the assumption that once I create a list, I can drop it on as many sites/pages I wanted and they would behave as views of the original list and stay in sync. In other words, If I were to ...
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Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library?

Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library? If yes, how will this work? Let’s say that there are ...
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How do I add a user column to a custom list?

I have created a custom list programatically. I want to add a field to it call User, this should be a lookup to the system Users. This will be like the default CreatedBy field. How would I do this?
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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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How to view or export all changes to a list >> Choice Fill-in field?

I have a list with a Choice field that allows user to "fill-in" items. I want to somehow determine the choice options that were added as "fill-in" items by users. Or, determine the list of original ...
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Sharepoint List Questions

I have successfully created a list that allows users to add new items to the list. Can I allow users to attach an image to a list and then when this list is viewed, the image is embedded? - I see i ...
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Can I disable “Open with Access” option in the ribbon for a list? SP2010

Here is why: I have a SP2010 list with permissions set so that default is 'view only' and a limited group has 'contribute' perms. If I log in with a non-priviledged account, and view the list,there ...
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How to Add Data Field to Existing Custom List Form?

Say I have created a really simple custom list via Sharepoint Designer, and then created a custom NewForm.aspx called NewFormTest.aspx to go with it. Now I have to add a field to the custom list. I ...
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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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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?
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Event Reciever Sharepoint 2010(when the calling fails)

I am working on a share-point 2010 custom list event receiver(item adding, item updating,item added), once in a while i will notice that when i create a new item, it seems like the event receiver wont ...
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Viewing a custom list vertically

I'm using SP2010, and need a specific view of my custom list. My custom list is defined as the follows: Column 1 name = "Project Name" Data type = Single line of text Column 2 name = ...
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How to add a “signature” field to a list?

I have simple custom SharePoint list with 20 fields. Three of the fields are dropdown lists for three separate approvers to update the record with "approve" or "reject." I would like to implement a ...
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Why does my console output contain html tags for some field values?

I created a custom list which contains different field values e.g. Text Choice Note Currency Peoplepicker Using the following code I print the field values to console: List mealList = ...
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Easiest way to add a list instance with column in Feature

What is the easiest way to add a list instance (to the existing Custom/generic list) with one new column declaratively? Is there a way to do this without specifying anything extra (like specifying any ...
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How to use JavaScript to get form data, and add it to a list

Obviously it is possible to gather data from a form using JavaScript. Microsoft also claims that is possible to add items to a custom list using JavaScript, although I have not gotten that to work. My ...
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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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How to include a 'yes' and 'no' button on the PreSaveAction() on the EditForm.aspx to return true/false accordingly?

I am simply looking to use the PreSaveAction() in a content editor web part as an extra cautionary step prior to saving a list item. Here is what I have: function PreSaveAction() { alert('Are ...
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Trigger double-click event on new item dialog to minimize ribbon

The default Add/Edit Item dialog for a custom list allows you to double-click on the Edit ribbon tab to minimize/collapse the action button row for the ribbon. I would like to be able to have a little ...
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How to get previous (last) added item id by current logged in user in a list?

How can I get the previously (last) added item id by the current logged in user in a custom list? I created a custom list to get username, IP address, and check-in time. From a web part the user who ...
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Can I link one list to multiple Word Templates for the purpose of Mail Merge?

I have to find a way to merge one list to multiple word templates for the purpose of mail merging. I would like to have one column in the list determine which template will be populated. All of the ...
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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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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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Items are not added into Custom list

I have my custom list instance which had 3 items initially. Their ID are 1, 2 and 3. The list instance was declared in XML and was automatically created during deployment. After the deployment, I ...