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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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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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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Filling in the predefined Word Document Template from SharePoint Site

I have a requirement which asks for filling the details into a word doc with a predefined template from SharePoint site and then the word doc should be automatically saved when clicked on saved ...
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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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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...
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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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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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Data Connection does not refresh in Excel

I have a SharePoint list; Exported into Excel file and set the property to refresh Data Connection every time the file is opened. It worked very well in Excel installed on my system but when I ...
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SharePoint List Column Formula using YEAR and LOOKUP

I have created a column named Quarter (Type - Calculated) in my List that I want to calculated based on a Date column (ex. 01/26/15). My formula is as follows: ="FY"&YEAR([Date]+274)&" ...
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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 remove all duplicate values from a column

For some reason when a user is adding a record, it duplicates it three times. Why is that happening? Since there is many How can I remove any records that contains a duplicate in a specific ...
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Employee Skills Matrix

We are looking for a way to use SharePoint to manage an employee skills matrix. This matrix is currently an Excel spreadsheet, however this is becoming rather cumbersome. Our data consists of: 150 ...
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How to remove custom action/link from list item menu?

In SharePoint 2013, using Designer 2013, I created a custom action for a list while creating a new form for it. Then I scrapped the new form. I actually did this twice. Now, in the list's item ...
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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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Import data from one list into another

Say I have a list A with personal information of my employees. How can I import parts of this information (e.g. the names) conditionally (e.g. all names longer than 6 letters) into another list B? Do ...
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SharePoint Add List Attachment Programmatically 404

I'm not having much luck with this... [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::ServerCertificateValidationCallback = {$true} $lists_pxy = New-WebServiceProxy -Uri ...
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Custom Master/Detail Custom List in SharePoint 2013

Hi we are now on removing all of our 6 Info Path Forms Applications in our SharePoint Portal and we are planning to convert it either by Custom List/SharePoint Apps/ASP.NET Application. Now we only ...
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SP 2013 custom form for adding multiple new list items

I've been struggling with this requirement for some time now and I can't seem to find a solution to what I assumed would be a fairly simple task. What I'm trying to create is a form to submit data to ...
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Best workaround to avoid lookup columns when having multiple rows per item

In SP2013, I need to store CV information in a sharepoint list (CV). The problem is that a person can have more that one degree. Also, for every degree, I need to store the type, year, description and ...
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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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Can you copy / migrate a list from Sharepoint 2007 to 2013 without third party software?

I am curious if its possible to migrate a huge list from 2007 to 2013 and keeping metadata without going through 2010 first or using third party software?
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Customizing a Sharepoint FAQ List

So I used the info I found here (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4751691/best-way-to-implement-faq-on-sharepoint-site) to build a FAQ list for my company. However, it has some issues that I can't ...
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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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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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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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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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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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Submit a New Copy of List Item

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 approved, ...
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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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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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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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Possible problem with linked lists and limits of the Lookupfield in SharePoint 2013

I have set up a Parent/Child linked list, each parent item can have multiple different child items linked to it. To connect child items to the parent I use a lookup field on a field on the parent ...
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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 !!