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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Deploy custom newform for custom list using wsp for SharePoint Online

I have a custom list which inherits 2 custom content types. Each content type contains around 50 odd fields. I have to customize the layout of the form and integrate jquery for the newform and ...
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How do I use infopath to host a form on a parent website and have the sharepoint list on the child site

I have a client with a parent website that is open to their IT department with a child website that's permissions are set to just their members of the team. A public parent site and a private child ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Integrating jQuery into the solution

I have a javascript file which I am editing the layout of a list with. Here is the code: window.SFW = window.SFW || {}; window.SFW.urgentAlertsItem = { customItemHtml: function (ctx) { var ...
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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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Submitting list data to SQL

I'd like to submit data from a Sharepoint List to my SQL Database. I want the user to be able to create a new list item, attach a file and then once added it will write to an SQL Database. How would ...
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How to add a line feed in multiline column displayed in list view

I have a list with a column of type "multiple lines of text", which is updated by concatenating several other columns together when I save the item. I want to control the formatting of the list view ...
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How to get SPFeatureDefinition for Generic List in sandboxed solution

When creating custom list programatically from schema Add method needs SPFeatureDefinition object of the base list used. SPListCollection.Add method (String, String, String, String, Int32, String, ...
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How to add a New Item form to a page in SharePoint Online?

I am using SharePoint Online which looks to be version 2013. I want a New Item form on my home page. I have tried SharePoint Designer 2013. I tried making a new page and it complains that "this page ...
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How can I fix the broken “new item” link after deleting the InfoPath Form for a custom list?

I am using SharePoint Online which seems to be Microsoft's Software-as-a-Service delivery of SharePoint 2013. I have created three custom lists, one of which has 20 fields or so. Just to check it ...
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Display deactivated items in lookup column

We have a list of projects. One column is named Status (a choise Active or Finished) One column is Active Projects (a calculated column which shows only the actieve projects) One column is named ...
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InfoPath 2013 - select specific checkbox after select item from droplist

I try to modify form (SharePoint 2013 Online) using InfoPath 2013 to select check-box after select item on a drop list. I have two lists: Clients and Job List. On Clients I put client name and select ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 customizing List App style

I'm new to Sharepoint and have been playing with SP Foundation 2013. The division I work for has been keep track of projects via a shared Excel spreadsheet and it's been a nightmare. So I'm looking ...
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Workflow could not update item - access denied

I have a user that adds an entry to an Item List. However, getting the following error: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different ...
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2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. custom list(A) and a related task list(B). workflow runs on A. Can update status in list B specific item?

I have 2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. More specific a custom list(A) and a related task list(B). I have a workflow that runs on list A. Within this workflow I need to create tasks assigned to different ...
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how to propagate changes to all lists created from a custom template list

This might be an easy question to answer but I'm still new to SharePoint 2010. Here's my problem. I created a custom list that is used as a template, and I have a handful of lists that were created ...
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Is it possible to read an excel file through code in a sandbox solution - SharePoint Online

On a SharePoint Online environment, I have an Infopath based list with Attachment enabled. When an excel file is attached during a new item creation on this list, I want to have an event receiver that ...
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SP2010 Lists and Email Notifications

Being not the most technically ept developer (I'm learning as I go) I'm stuck with a question I've been asked to find a solution for in regards to Sharepoint 2010 and list data. Situation: Each day ...
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deploy custom site list solution to web application scope?

I created a custom list definition in Visual Studio. Then, I generated a .wsp and sent it to our server admin to install. He got a warning: The solution contains no Web application scoped ...
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Lists not being added to quicklaunch

I'm having a problem with some lists that are included in a feature (Scope: web), which is created via a site definition. These lists have the display on quicklaunch set to true, although, the only ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event ...
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Include additional fields with Person Site Column

When I create a column of type Lookup, there is a section at the bottom labeled "Add a column to show each of these additional fields:" I want to do this same thing with a Person column. It seems ...
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How to get approval status of a list item as a column to that list?

I have a Calendar list and an approval workflow. The workflow is initiated when a new item is added. The event gets approved in the task list. I want to get that "Outcome" column to the list. But when ...
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Custom List deployed using Visual Studio 2010 unavailable under All Lists -Closed

I tried creating a custom list by the method mentioned in this tutorial by Saurabh Khatri. I deployed the list to another site. After deployment the instance of the list was visible in the Quick ...
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How to get KPIs to show when KPI List is Linked to a Custom List Using Linked Data Sources in SharePoint Designer 2007?

So I've found multiple sources on how to linked data sources in the designer. I get the data sources to link up by Title -> Great! But I can't get the value of the KPI or the formatted indicator to ...
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Custom list definitions throws an error on activating

Hi I try to create a custom list definition within visual studio to create based on the listdefinition my own listinstance. The definition looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How do I find which column is being declared incorrectly?

I am a junior dev working on a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration and am hitting the following error when I attempt to import the template: The formula refers to a column that does not exist. Check ...