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 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 Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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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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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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How do Insert the opportunity for users to provide listed information eg employee list?

At some point I want users to provide information in a list format in my infopath form as part of the form but don't want this to become part of the list in Sharepoint as it will create lots of Rows. ...
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ListFieldIterator is not functioning as expected in List Form

I have customized my new form for my list using the below guide. ...
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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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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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Calculated column: Lookup

Say I have a Date/Time [Date] column and a numerical [Value] column. I am creating a calculated column. I need a formula that will find the row with the most recent date in the [Date] column, then ...
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Calculated Lookup from another Lookup

I'm sure this has probably come up before but I'm getting nowhere fast so I thought I'd ask the question! I have a list called Areas, which has an Area column (text). I have a second list called ...
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How to : Visual Studio 2010 create Sharepoint List and define data source?

I have this ugly requirement of creating a SharePoint list (could be a custom or an calendar) which displays the companies upcoming events, the problem is that x department updates an excel sheet ...
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Custom list edit form error

I have created a form to replace the standard edit form. I have added it to the 'supporting documents' tab in the edit, to be used with my custom list. When I click on the 'edit' column I get a ...
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Storing Data for a Home Page

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint so bear with me! I have a project site and a request has been made to display (formatted) data on the home page relating to the project (ie title, scope, project members, ...
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Dropdown list not getting populated usinng Spservice cascaded dropdown

I have Custom lists 1.Project Allocations 2.Skill Endorsement both lists have same lookup fields 'project' and 'employee' from other lists In skill endorsement I am using Custform.aspx where I'm ...
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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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Creating a Registration Form in SharePoint 2013

I need help with this task. I would like to create an app/webpart in SharePoint 2013 Foundation that displays a list of events. Users can see this and if interested can signup for which ever event by ...
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Permissions on a text box

I have a custom list and I would like to apply permissions to a text box in the new item and edit form. Is this possible, if so how do I go about it? Thanks in advance.
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Adding Folders to a SharePoint 2010 Custom Document Library Template

Although I know it is bad practice, my business requirements dictate to create a default folder structure within a custom document library template. I created the feature in VS including site columns ...
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SharePoint 2003 Project Tracking - Milestones

I have created a project tracking - milestone custom list, which has a dropdown list for project, but I do not see anyway to populate the dropdown list. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
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SP13: Overwriting Excel Importing List

This task seems easy, but is turning out to be more complex than I expected. I have a excel spreadsheet that I have imported into a custom list. In order to import the excel spreadsheet by using ...
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Add color to text in newform - custom list

I am using Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS) and I would like to add color to the text of the titles in the new item page for my custom list. Example: Date: Description: These titles are in a particular color ...
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SharePoint 2010 list workflow with form action button

I have an edit item form on a list in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to run a specific list workflow (not site workflow) when clicked this button. How can I do this? If this is not possible, how ...
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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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Employee Directory (from AD) as webpart in SP 2013

Perhaps I am missing it Is there a way to create a employee Dir list that pulls from AD in sharepoint. all my users data is in AD and syncing to SP I just need an easy way to concentrate it all ...
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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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Multiple display form for custom list

I want to show different views to 2 different users for a custom list. Is it possible to add multiple display forms for a custom list in sharepoint 2013 ? How can we specify this? I need to do this ...
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Jquery Effect Disappears after some time

In NewForm.aspx I add `.ms-long{ text-transform:uppercase;} into PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead part. So in NewForm.aspx makes upper the text which is entered but doesn't effect to the values. If the ...
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Column number limitations on custom list edit form?

Can any one confirm whether there is a limit on the number of list columns displayed in a custom list edit form created through SPD(2013)? My scenario is that I am amending a preexisting list by ...
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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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InfoPath form - submit to multiple SharePoint lists

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear with me. I have two lists, a parent list that contains orders and a child list that contains items. The items list has a foreign key that corresponds to the ...
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Is there in sharepoint a Discussion board with State?

I am using SharePoint 2010, I have admin rights in the site of my team, but I am not the SharePoint Administrator. I need to have something similar to a Discussion board, where a person posts an ...
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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 show processing image after clicking on custom list default new form save button untill it completes processing

Does any one knows how to show processing image after click on custom list default new form Save button until it completes process in sharepoint 2010, I need to show some processing image after Save ...
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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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Copy list items an use

We have a list in SharePoint 2010 with a number of site columns that need to be filled in based on a content type. However, users want to be able to take a copy of an existing item and then ...
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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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List Content type mandatory fields

We have a list content type in SharePoint 2010. Some fields are mandatory. When not all mandatory fields are filled out, we only get to see the red error message for the date picker field. Once the ...
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How can I get filter values from a COLUMN rather than a ROW?

I have two list web parts on my page. The first list has two columns: user name and ROLE. A user can be listed more than once if they have multiple roles. The view used returns only the roles for ...
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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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Sharepoint: How to enable a field when a check box is selected on new item form?

In Sharepoint, I need modify a new item form of a list to make a field visible/invisible when a check box is selected: For example: There is a checkbox field called "Is XYZ affected?" When a user ...
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Add list item through visual studio

I have created a list of of links through visual studio. Now I want to add items also to that list. How can I do it through visual studio itself? BTW am using visual studio 2013
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Calculated field with images and multi-value column

Say I have this list that looks like this: Title Link ----- ----- Cat /animals/cats.aspx Dog /animals/dogs.aspx Duck ...
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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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Working draft of items?

I have workflows set up in SP 2010 that are triggered once a new item is saved to a list (once the new item is created); Is there a way for users to create a working version of the item so that the ...
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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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Submit a New Copy of List Item

Good day! 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 ...
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Item IDs are skipped in Custom List - SharePoint 2010

How to resolve the following. 1.Created a custom list 2.Added one column with “Enforce unique values” 3.Added the item in list with value '111' for column created in step 2 4.Item is created in ...
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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 ...