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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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 ...
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How to create a Sharepoint 2010 List with parent-child relationship and apply approval workflow?

I have 2 Custom Lists in Sharepoint 2010 ExpenseList (Parent List) ExpenseDetailsList (Child List) I want to display the ExpenseDetailsList inside the ExpenseList to the user. User shall be able ...
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Best way to create a Drafts List and save and Load entries from another list?

So, I have a Custom List named "Events". Now I'm searching for a best practice to create "drafts" for the list items of the list, because there might be some events (monthly/ annually) which have ...
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How i can hide the folder preview image in my list treeview left menu?

i need to hide the folder image in my list tree view on the left menu can anyone send me the css id or class to modified the tree view since i am using firebug but i cannot find the specific style ...
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Choice Filter list based on User Group

I have two List web parts being filtered based on a connected Choice Filter web part. I would like the choices available in the filter web part to be the members of a SharePoint user group. For now, I ...
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How to change the default link in a list item

I have a basic list and would like to customize the default link of the "Title" field. Currently when I click on the "Title" field of a list item it takes me to view that particular item; instead, I ...
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why sharepoint doesn't look into sub-folders for control templates by default

I wonder why sharepoint doesn't look into sub-folders of control templates in 12 hive, even tho by default its suppose to. I googled and seen people loading it from custom location in there code but ...
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How do I display HTML on a Sharepoint List?

I am trying to inject HTML into a Custom List schema. Essentially I am injecting a button that would go next to every document in a document library. Is this possible to do without having to build a ...
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Creating a custom EditForm for a document library

I have been following this article: http://ikarstein.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/walkthrough-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-list-form-for-deployment-in-a-visual-studio-2010-project/ I have followed every ...
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Workflow not starting on adding new item to list via a custom aspx page/form?

I am using FB Authentication and have a custom sign in page for Users(External) to request new accounts. On request, their details are added to a custom list. I have workflow on this custom list ...
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Chart in Sharepoint, No Code

I have below data in custom list State A1 A1 A1 A2 A2 A3 Can I create below type of chart in Sharepoint 2010 where x axis is state and y axis is state occurrence.
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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Powerful list filtering

I need to extend the functionality of the default list (specifically for a document library) to include more powerful filtering. This includes being able type free text search and to have filters ...
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Deleting a Custom List Item using a custom field Name

Normally we delete a List item using following code, using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:web1/default.aspx")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
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Lists with lookup columns aren't saving - read only?

I've got several list which have lookup fields, and I can't add new items to any of them. Every time I've clicked save, I get this error: "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The ...
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Wss 3.0 Lookup field error “Field type Reminder is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field. ”

I tried to add lookup field in wss 3.0 custom list it errors saying"Field type Reminder is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field. " Has anyone ever encountered ...
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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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The attribute 'autoeventwireup' is not allowed in this page

I have created a custom list with a custom newform. Using all OOTB SharePoint masterpages it works great. I now roll it to our test farm and it errors with a custom masterpage. The error is The ...
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Add value to Choice field through ClientContext API

I'd like to add and select values to a choice field in a document library. Something obviously more tricky than I remembered. I'm doing something like this but it doesn't work. The value gets added ...
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Custom site content list

I have a subsite for our meetings. On the first page of this subsite I would like to create a list of urls to all the meeting sites created within that meeting subsite. Is there a way to make this an ...
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Custom Sharepoint List (XML Field “TimeOnly”)

Trying to Make a XML field that displays DateTime in "TimeOnly" format but for some reason, I can't work it how to use it, as there isn't no "TimeOnly" property shown in Intellisense when i type the ...
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Lookupfields not showing up in customlist sharepoint 2010

I have a custom list on dev-int environment, now I saved it as a template and moved it over to the dev-vm environment and created a list (Listl1) based on the template. Now this list consists of few ...
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How to change the icons for my enterprise wiki library items

I am working on a publishing site collection and I am using the enterprise wiki template. But inside the “Pages” library I will get an IE icon beside the items as follow:- So is there a way to ...
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Check in Check out For Sharepoint List Items

is it possible to implement Check in Check out on Sharepoint List Items?
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Efficiency of SQL updates/queries versus dealing with lists

I'm doing a lot of operations on very large custom lists, comparing them to SQL tables and updating items in the lists based on those tables. Currently this is a pretty slow process because it takes ...
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CAML query for returning a single field

I'm trying to get a single field from a list. The list has columns like this: Office365Account - Type: Person Email Address - Type: Email Manager - Type: Person Basically what I want ...
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changing css in jquery sharepoint list

I am wanting to change the css in jquery if a certain statement returns true. I have just been playing around without the statement but it doesn't seem to work. This is my js file: <script ...
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Site Pages Library create custom page

I am wondering if there is a way to set up a site pages webpart that creates a templated page instead of the blank one that is currently generated?
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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 Can I create simple database in list Sharepoint Fundation?

How I can create simple database for example vacation request in SP list? It will looks like that: I create probably two list. In first list is vacation days people and on the second list is vacation ...
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Custom site column is in the list view, but is missing in newform.aspx

I've created a list programmatically with two site columns (title, name (peoplepicker)) The list show both site columns but when I try to create a new item only the title will show, "name" (people ...
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Retrieve all lists and libraries Sharepoint Online

I'm trying to retrieve all lists from my online tenant from Visual Studio. After much fumbling and unsuccessful attempts with: ListItemCollection listItemCollection = oList.GetItems(query); and ...
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Confirmation Page / Custom List

This question is regard to SharePoint Online 2013. I know that there has got to be a tutorial out there but for some reason my google searches have become fruitless. I have a teamsite setup and I ...
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Custom Link List opening links in a new page

I have to create a custom Link List containing a column which if it is checked the link will be opened in a new page (new tab in IE). How can I solve it? thanks.
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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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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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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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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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How can i hide a custom column from the DispForm.aspx for my announcment App

I have added a custom column named "Date" inside my announcement list, but i want to hide this column from the DispForm.aspx page. i tried the following two methods to hide the Date column but none of ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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How to filter(search) a list

I'm not sure if this can be achieved with Filter or need to create a search function. I have a list with about 500 items with potential to grow to several thousand. I want to give user ability to ...
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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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Is there a way to limit viewing permissions of list items based on a property?

I have a custom list which has a property "Department" which is a multi-select checkbox list. So each item in this list can be one of multiple different Departments. I would like to make these items ...
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Cascaded Drop Down with OOTB SP Foundation?

I'm using SP2010 Foundation. Corporate governance forbids customization beyond stylesheets controlling fonts/colors/etc. No access to Visual Studio or SP Designer, so I'm looking for some ...
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create a web part to show members of a group

I am trying to create a web part which shows a list of all members of a specific sharepoint group. One of the columns of the list must be SPFieldType.User. Do I need to create a SPList? When do I need ...
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Adding column to a SPList

Normally I create a New List if I want to add an additional column to a List that already exists in a web. Wondering what would be the best option, should I create a new list with additional column ...