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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Sharepoint “custom view” issue

The issue: I have a custom list used for observation reporting. The reports cover basic things like Office location, name, action, improvement etc.... Within this section, a custom view has been ...
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Url error on lookupfields causes webpart to fail

I’ve setup up two lists. A main list(list A) and a secondary list(list B). These two lists are related through lookupfields, where list B looks up items in list A. On the DispForm.aspx for list A, ...
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Formula for Overdue Items in SharePoint 2007 List

I am trying to build a SharePoint List to keep track of overdue Requests for Information.. My client wants this list to show the # of overdue responses each time he logs into SP. My main columns ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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How to set default sharepoint:formfield value without using javascript

Trying to customise a list form. Is it possible to initialise the "ObjectName" field to a value passed in the query string without using javascript? Thanks.
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How to hide items from the “Destination Library” dropdown list, inside the “Upload Image” dialog

Is there a way to control which items are displayed inside the “Destination Library” dropdown list inside the “Upload Image” dialog box ?
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Filtering list based on user preferences

On SharePoint I have 3 lists created. The 1st list contains 2 columns: user's unique ID and user's name. The 2nd list contains 2 columns: user's ID and a multiple choice of preferences of ...
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Can I create a calculated column that only upddates when it's a new item?

I have a list with an editable due date column. I want to be able to conserve the first value saved of the due date column, If the due date value is changed. So I created a second column called DD2 ...
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Need to show person/group column in Custom List when user is admin

I Need to show person/group column in custom list,when user is valid admin or I need to automatically fill that column with current user name.Please say me how to achieve this functionality.
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How to create SharePoint list with custom template using Managed Client Object Model?

Creating lists in SharePoint using Managed Client Object Model is rather easy task. Here's how to create a list with SharePoint's custom list template: ListCreationInformation lci; List list; lci = ...
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visual studio project template to extract sharepoint list

I want to extract a sharepoint list and then want to use it as a template in visual studion. Can you suggest from where i can download and add such a template into the visual studio. Please help !!
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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How to change the icons for my enterprise wiki library items

I am working on a publishing site collection and I am using the enterprise wiki template. But inside the “Pages” library I will get an IE icon beside the items as follow:- So is there a way to ...
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Create a Custom Field Type

I would like to create a Custom Field Type by following the link enter link description here . Everything looks good. I can deploy the project successfully. However, when I create a new column, the ...
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No “New/Edit Item” option after migrating SharePoint List 2003 to SharePoint 2013

Hi what should we need to configure on the manifest file of SharePoint List 2003 aside from setting Product Revision from version 3 to version 4. Below is the missing option after uploading my 2003 ...
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Lookup column to Picture Library

I've created a picture library called "Reusable icons" with all my icons. Then I created a new Custom List with a lookup column to the "Reusable icons"-library. Problem is that I don't get the url ...
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“Choice Column” SharePoint

I had created a choice column in SharePoint with "or specify value" and then I edited this list in Info-path. I deleted this "Drop-down menu" and added one from Info-path. But now I do not get ...
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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 sort order in sharepoint 2010 custom list

How can I add a custom sort order to items in a custom list? I am building a publishing site with completely custom branding master pages and page layouts if that makes a difference. --- UPDATE --- ...
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Sharepoint List Issue

I am currently dealing with migration from Lotus Notes to Sharepoint 2010. I have a single line of text column in my SP list which looks like this "Chemical, Petrochemicals, Fertilisers;#Financial ...
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Best way to create a skills matrix in Sharepoint 2007

I'm new to these forums. I am a Front End user of sharepoint (no SharePoint designer access) and would like to understand the best ways to go about utilising sharepoint lists. At the moment I'm doing ...
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Display an image based on date range

I have a SharePoint list of devices that are checked out or reserved by a personnel. We check them out or reserve them based on the requested dates that has a start date to finish date column. How ...
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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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How to store SP custom list entry into document library

I am new to SharePoint 2013, if there is a better/more logical way to accomplish what I'm trying to do, please let me know. My company does not allow the use of SharePoint Designer for anything, so ...
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put all list instances in the same feature or each feature contains one list instance

I have in my project 9 custom lists. I put each list definition in a feature. Is it better to put each list instance in a feature ( the feature of list instance has as dependency the feature of the ...
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Can't get Custom Column of type Publishing Image to display in JSLink

I have a column of type "Publishing Image" named "Picture Upload" defined at the site collection level, and then included in my Custom List. When I try and access the column from my JSLink function, ...
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How do I make a column item clickable?

So I'm new to SharePoint but have received help to get a list from an old 2007 TFS Site to my 2010 New Site Collection and I've been able to arrange the columns and group everything the way I want but ...
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How to hide “Title” standard column in custom list using visual studio

I'm working on custom lists of sharepoint 2013. I created many lists in each one I want to hide the standard column "Title" from visual studio . I know how to deal with this in SharePoint Site ( by ...
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2 client contexts using the same success method

Is there anyway to have 2 client contexts in the same success method like so var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var peopleManager = new ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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Duplicate Content Types Appearing In Lists

In a site collection I have defined a Content Type called Person at the top level of the site collection. In a sub site within the site collection I have added a list. On the list settings for this ...
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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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Import specific row column values into sharepoint list fileds based on a field value in the sharepoint list

I have a SharePoint list (Service List) and an excel document (all registered customers) in the same SharePoint 2010. The Customer list excel document has customer no, location, address, phone number ...
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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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Custom site column is in the list view, but is missing in newform.aspx

I've created a list programmatically with two site columns (title, name (peoplepicker)) The list show both site columns but when I try to create a new item only the title will show, "name" (people ...
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how to delete duplicate values from a list

I have sharepoint list "histsList" . When the home page of my site is loaded the username and the current date is getting automatically saved in the list. I want to delete the rows which is having ...
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Web part removes itself with an error

I have a custom list and I'm trying to add a web part. After I add the web part I click "Modify Shared Web Part". The web part dissapears and I get the following error I am definitely the only one ...
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Modifying Sharepoint 2013 search results based on culture

Is it possible to display search results from a custom list based on the current culture (French and English only) of the user? Using a simple list (Title, Description, URL, FrenchTitle, ...
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Sort List by Popularity

As an organisation we have a discussion board. We also have a list of presentations. There does not seem to be a way to sort either of these by 'popularity' out of the box with Sharepoint. Is there ...
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Lost formatting in custom Display Form

I have a custom list with a rich text column, I created my own display form for the items so I could style them up a bit. I noticed that the rich text column loses all it's formatting on the display ...
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Filter Business Data List Values from Custom List Values

I am designing a solution in SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to create filter criteria on Business Data List from a Custom List? I have been banging my head around how to achieve this for some ...
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10,000 records for code id, code title, code desc and vendor - Import

I received a bunch of mechanical data with CodeID, CodeTitle, CodeDesc from different vendors, SourceVendor. I have not counted the records but it's 10 to 15k. The idea is to import this data into ...
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Employee Directory (from AD) as webpart in SP 2013

Perhaps I am missing it Is there a way to create a employee Dir list that pulls from AD in sharepoint. all my users data is in AD and syncing to SP I just need an easy way to concentrate it all ...
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Check in Check out For Sharepoint List Items

is it possible to implement Check in Check out on Sharepoint List Items?
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Existing list items not showing added new columns to add values

I have created a list in SharePoint 2013 with 3 columns and added 2 items to that list. Later I have added 2 more columns to the list and its content type. But when I try to edit the existing 2 ...
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How can I compare existing items with new items in a SP Online list

I have built a WCF Application that populates a SP Online list. This is working without any issues. But, when I run the WCF for a second time, I get doubles of everything. So first of all I want to ...
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Retrieve all lists and libraries Sharepoint Online

I'm trying to retrieve all lists from my online tenant from Visual Studio. After much fumbling and unsuccessful attempts with: ListItemCollection listItemCollection = oList.GetItems(query); and ...
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Is it possible to check birthday?

I have a list that contains 2 columns. The first one is full name and the second one is birthday. It is possible to do new calendar list and put there the birthdays from the other list? Thanks.
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Custom List View Link always changes

my custom list view xsl's path is between tags. For example: <XslLink>http://blahblah/site/customview.xslt</XslLink> But after a while it changes as ...
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...