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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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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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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A ranking field in SP2010

We have a list containing items classified by one field – “Category”. We have a “Ranking” field for users to rank list items in a category. We want the “Ranking” field to function like the column ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Problem creating a Custom Ribbon Action to Order Lists

I attempted to create my first Custom Ribbon action to allow users to sort list items. But I failed miserably. the Action wont show in my ribbon at all and I am having trouble finding out what is ...
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Where is the code for a customized list NewForm.aspx page in sp2007

I have to maintain a sharepoint solution that I did not build myself. For a custom list "Files", that is provisioned as a feature in this solution, a newform.aspx shows a non default page. for example ...
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Alert managment

I'm using SharePoint 2007, I create custom list. on that list I create alert designed for 3 people. now I want to change the alert definition for these people, but when I enter to the alert list I ...
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individual rating counts for a custom SharePoint list

I have a requirement to read the individual rating counts on for each of the sharepoint list item. Ex: 1 star - count 32 2 star - count 23 ... 5 star - count 2 Currently I'm using ...
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Creating lookups with OOTB Lists in SharePoint 2007

I am developing a solution which has multiple OOTB lists like Links, Contacts, Custom List and Document Library. And, I have to create a lookup field in four lists which refer to a field in a Custom ...
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associate workflow to custom list - sharepoint designer 2010

I'm using SharePoint designer 2010. I have created workflow in the designer. now I want to associate the workflow to custom list, so I have created custom list and then go back to the workflow in ...
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List contents of Active Directory in List

I have got my AD set up with Sharepoint 2010, but I need to display a list of all users in the AD as a list of contacts. How do I go about doing this? Thanks
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Export a list from SharePoint 2010 into Visual Studio 2010

How can I export a list from SP2010 and import it into my VS2010 for my feature? I used Imtech OCDExportList for SP2007 and it worked great for 2007, but doesn't appear to work for 2010. Is there any ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Apply script to a calendar view every date navigation

I have a calendar view in Sharepoint Online and my user wants the time hidden. I manage to hide this using Javascript but the problem is that when I navigate to another month view, the script no ...
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two-way connection between SharePoint list and wiki page?

I received an unusual request and I'm trying to figure out if it's possible: store data in a custom list to be used for a report output the formatted data to page let users edit the page page must ...
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Actions not working (Do Calculation, Send an email, etc)

So I want to make a new workflow from Sharepoint list. After I put the condition, I want to put an action like Do Calculation, but when I choose the choice Action ribbon -> Do Calculation, it doesn't ...
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Custom Form Update Best Practices

This is a general question on how deploying a custom Visual Studio form to a SharePoint list works. My understanding is that custom forms can be added to an existing list definition or to list ...
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init.js Obect expected error with SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded

I am using SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded as follows SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(NBSFeedbackEditInbox.FeedbackRemove.removemessage(itemid), "sp.js"); Yet I am getting an error ...
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Create New Form Issue

I created new custom list. I want to add a new form to the list. I'm clicking new, and I'm selecting properties then OK. But I'm getting the follow error. Why get I this error? I tried to create new ...
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Adding a Custom Form to an Existing List Schema

Scenario A list is deployed using the OOB forms. Production data is added. We now need to add a custom form to the list. The forms are added using this approach: <Forms> <Form ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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How to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to SharePoint 2013

Is there a way to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to the SharePoint 2013? Currently we are migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013, now I am just doing copy paste to datasheet view to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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Creating a Custom List Workflow using SharePoing Designer

I am trying to prove the concept that SharePoint can solve some of our business problems using custom lists and workflows. The scenario I have is that a manager will report a health and safety ...
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Change Custom List ID

I am looking to query a custom list that exists in many sub sites. Using either the CQWP or a DVWP I'm running into the list limit. As the ID is 100, there a lots of custom lists (not just limited to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...