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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get plain text out of a multi line text field in Client Side Object Model?

I am trying to read plain text from a MultiLineTextField in a List. This is how my code looks so far: //Get connection ClientContext context = new ClientContext("URL"); Web site = context.Web; ...
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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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C# custom list checking

I have made new custom list (throught sharepoint), and I have only add couple custom fields, which type is TEXT. I have rename that TEXT example "Extra". I know how I can read list through code. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...