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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New field is not accessible via Powershell

I have a list "Orders" in SP, where I have some data. The list definition and instance were previously created in Visual Studio and then successfully deployed. Today I've opened VS again and added ...
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How to customize the XsltListViewWebPart?

I would like to have submission feature on the List List structure would be Mon-Fri is considered as a week, user would be asked to select the current week's Friday from the calendar. It ...
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SharePoint Web Services Create Document Library with Custom Template

I am trying to create a new Document Library using the SharePoint Lists web service. I can create a generic Document Library using the below SOAP: <soapenv:Envelope ...
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Save Document library lookup field using Rest API

How can I save document library lookup field using REST API Post in a SharePoint list? I tried like 'docItem':'1;#test' But, it is throwing an error : {"error":{"code":"-1, ...
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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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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 ...
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Reading values of AverageRating & Number of Ratings in code behind of application page in sharepoint 2010

I'm working on rating feature for our SharePoint application. I have a custom list something like below: ex. UserId -- Title -- JobId -- Rating(0-5) -- Number of Ratings UserId & JobId together ...
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Best method to bind content types to a list?

Where should I "bind" content types to my list? I need to bind two different custom content types. I tried to do it in the list definition but the changes did not take affect. Doing it next to the ...
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Adding the digit “0” to a number in a list field

I have a custom with a field requiring to put an 8 digits number in it. In some cases when the number starts with a "0" SharePoint ommits the first "0" and display only the rest, so, a number with ...
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Content Types how to use them

I essentially want to put two forms into 1 list, some of the items they contain are the same and some are different. I'm not really sure how content types work. I essentially want first for the user ...
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Creating dynamic accordion from a custom list using jQuery and jQuery UI in SharePoint not displaying as should

I am trying to dynamically build accordion from list of items returned using JavaScript, jQuery and jQuery UI. Below is my code: <div> Search List <input type="text" ...
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modify view of list in JS

I have this code: window.SFW = window.SFW || {}; window.SFW.urgentAlertsItem = { customItemHtml: function (ctx) { var urgentAlertsItemHtml = "<div class='urgent'><h2 ...
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Add custom webpart to AllItems.aspx of list Definition

i have a custom list definition which works fine, i have also made a custom webpart which i would like included on the Allitems.aspx page by default when a list is created from the list definition. I ...
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Include User Department with Document Item SP2013

I am trying to implement a system that when users upload a document, each item is automatically updated with the "created by" user department name. I want to filter documents by department. A static ...
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Export Custom List to Excel using Workflow

I am running Sharepoint Online and have a question about Export to Excel using a workflow. I currently have an Approval workflow that is initiated when the user fills out their web form. I want to ...
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Submit a New Copy of List Item

Good day! I have a sharepoint List that has an Infopath Form template. I am encountering problem, I have a List Item and when Item is Approved I want to make a copy of it. What I did was when item is ...
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How to get List Title in JSLink?

I have applied a JSLink to the custom list's new form in which I want to get the Current List title to access the list column further. My code is: (function () { var DepartmentCtx = {}; ...
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Issue with list attachments when content approval is enabled

I have a very simple custom list in a Sharepoint 2007 which I'm having an issue with attachments disappearing when content approval is switched on and I edit an item that was previously approved. It ...
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Can I create Multiple forms assigned to multiple views for the same Sharepoint List?

I have a requirement where I need to render multiple views of the same list across my site collection, which is rather straightforward. However is it possible for me to create multiple forms ...
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How to connect two lists and produce customized reports

I have two lists. The first list, 'Suppliers', is a list of suppliers with the various contact information. The second is 'Ratings' this contains a lookup of the supplier name and various number ...
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How to Update AD Group Membership Based on Sharepoint List

In my portal I have a list where we keep track of officials that belong to a particular location. If someone adds or subtracts a person from that list, then I have to manually adjust the Active ...
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Showing only one item in list based on query string

I have a list. For this list I have created a custom view showing 4 columns: ID Title Created Modified I have added this list in a page and I want to be able to pass ID of item as query string and ...
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Grant user access to List View but not list

I would like to create a view for a list so that users can load this view and see all of the results in it without having access to the underlying list. Basically the view has a filter in it and I ...
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SharePoint 2007->2013 Pre-Upgrade Checker Question; Customized list views that will not be upgraded

We're planning on upgrading our SharePoint environment from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013. We recently ran the pre-upgrade checker and received a lot of information only listings under Customized list ...
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List validation on sharepoint 2010 list

I tried to add validation on sharepoint 2010 list to validate 4 columns but, the length of this validation is greater than length of text box to write the formula. Is there any way to expand this text ...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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How to show save and control button in Sharepoint forms without having users to scroll down to bottom

In order to see "save" and "close" buttons in Sharepoint forms (edit, display or view mode), we have to scroll down to the bottom. How can I make all the controls visible at the same time without ...
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Issue with lookup column in subsite

I add lookup columns with a elements.xml file and like everyone else I had issues with them once deployed, i.e. "Get information from:" was empty for the lookup list. I found ...
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Sharepoint Content-Types 0x01 0x0120

Was wondering if someone could point me in the direction of info that details what fields these content types add to my custom list. Was also curious if someone could explain what the Folder element ...
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Open link lists, attached and uploaded files in new tab

I would like to know how can I edit in SharePoint 2010 Standard version so that when a user clicks on any link list item, uploaded or attached files in a announcement and document lists to be opened ...
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Create chart showing monthly sum from daily entry custom list

I have a custom list of about 200 entries, which has three columns (name, mm/dd/yy, $amount). I would like to be able to view a summary of the total amount by month, either in a Chart web part or a ...
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Sharepoint 2010: List view to always show last friday's data

I've been working on this issue forever now...Here's what I'm trying to do. I have a custom list where people add some info. I crated 2 views to view items added today and yesterday. Now I'm trying to ...
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Content Type adding and removing to a list: “ghost content type” problem

I have a problem with Content Types... I have houndreds of lists that has some content Type and a configuration list in which I store the content type to be attached to my custom list type. I have an ...
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I have list that I need 2 columns (Choice) to pull up different fields

I have a column named Origination and a column named Sub organization. When the user choose choice A in organization I need specific choices to pop up for Sub Organization. When the user chooses ...
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Is it possible in LINQ to SharePoint

I have a task to make a WSP, which should provide definitions of custom list and library, but not instances. List definition has a lookup column to library item <Field ...
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The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed in this page in sharepoint

I had two FARMS. QA and PROD. Both are identical. 2 WFE / 2 APPSERVERS / 1 SQL BACKEND. When (in QA) I browse an .aspx page it returns this error: The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed ...
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Status/KPI List View

I have a list for users to enter information for their team, and I want to take the sum of a teams data and display it. What I have right now is a KPI/Status list that sums up the items in a team ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...