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 update multiple items in sharepoint list online using javascript

I want to update 4 items in the same time in my sharepoint custom list using Javascript. Im using a camlquery to get the item witch i want to update. Can anybody please help me and write a function to ...
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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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Document Column Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a list custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and ...
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display list item when a field is not empty

I have custom list, created a view. In that view there is column called response, this is multiline text field. I want to display the list item when it is non empty. Note: I have created a other view ...
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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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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Limiting the Number of Attendees

Created a list that keep tracks of people signing up for a class. Is there a way I can set a custom list that will not allow anyone to be able to sign-up if it reaches a certain number of people. I ...
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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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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 to extract data from word document into sharepoint lists 2010

I have a challenge to extract data from word documents into a SharePoint list. Users send emails with attached Word documents containing forms filled out by users to be stored in SharePoint list. ...
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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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Timer job to run weekly to send email notifications

I am looking to create a timer job that would run weekly and send an automated mail to seven different groups of users very start day of the week. For example week starts with Monday every Monday ...
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Display list metadata on list item hover/click on list item

I know what I want to do, but do not know if I am approaching it correctly. I have a custom list with a number of metadata columns. When I or user selects an item from a list I would like for the ...
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Custom “View Item” Button

I want to create a custom View Item button similar to the Edit Item button, without the use of SharePoint Designer? Can anyone guide me to achieve this?
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Calculated Formula in Swedish Language

I have the following calculated Column formula =CONCATENATE(Title ,LEFT("00000" ,5-(LEN( TEXT(NextNumber,"0") ) ...
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Creating a Form to a Custom List

I have been tasked with creating a form that individuals will fill out and then submit it. It will then go into a List that the HR department has access to. We dont want everyone to have access to ...
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Remove item Content Type from custom list

I have created through Visual Studio a Content Type that inherits from Item and a custom list using this content type. What I would like is to remove the item content type that appears when creating a ...
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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Hide list from browser site/Lists/lisName

I am working with a sharepoint hosted app, I create some lists in my app, is it possible to hide a list from browser? I mean, I do not want that a user can see a list with the url: ...
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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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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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How can I add some line separators to my announcement list “AllItem” View?

I have added an announcement list to my SharePoint 2013 project, but on the Allitem view I need to add a line or boarder to each announcement list item, to separate the items more clearly. currently ...
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Get current ListItem with ECMAScript

I need to calculate a value for a custom ListItem field, based on some values on the same form and also on some values from other lists. I should be able to do this, using ECMA Script. I started by ...
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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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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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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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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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How to have string between “:” calculate column?

I'm working on SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have a column call "CountryWF" wich shows Country:state:city. I need a calculate column to shows between ":" which is State. I made some columns and each ...
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Make field clickable to open a document

I'm trying to make the title of a Sharepoint 2013 list clickable to open a document: <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Title" /> <FieldRef Name="Project"/> <FieldRef ...
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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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Workflow to send email to user once “assigned to” field is set by manager

I'm trying to create a workflow that as a step will email the user that gets set in the field "assigned to" on a task list. This will not be set by the creator, it will be set after the item is ...
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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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Link or button that directs to the current list items version history wihtin an Edit Form

I need a button or link within the Custom Lists Custom Edit Form that points to the Current List items Version History. I must be able to do this from SPD 2010?
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Weird formatting for Item lookup

I have a lookup column in a List (A) which gets its value from a Single line of text in another List (B) where there is only a Title column. When sending out emails and I try to look up the value of ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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List Validation Settings - Multi Line formatted Columns Missing from Create Formula

I have a custom list in which some specific fields need to have additional validation which I am implementing through Validation Settings. However, on the Validation Settings page, when I go to ...
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Make List Item Attachment link clickable with JSLink

I am generating a link to a List Item's attachments using the following code. It works perfect, but it is slowing down the loading / paging of my List view significant. Does anybody know of a more ...
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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 ...