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 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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Security Trimming

We would like to use search filtering to provide a custom master page to users with almost everything they will need to do to start their jobs. I have a list that has Department codes and would like ...
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display list data up on dropdown column

I am having a SharePoint 2010 custom list with three columns EmployeeName, Districts and Created. I am showing the data of this list in a page using JQuery data table. I have a textbox and dropdown ...
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Employee Skills Matrix

We are looking for a way to use SharePoint to manage an employee skills matrix. This matrix is currently an Excel spreadsheet, however this is becoming rather cumbersome. Our data consists of: 150 ...
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MOSS 2007 Search not working in Custom List

We have a custom list with a field that is single line of text, 10 characters. When the user uses the default ShaerPoint search box at the top right of the page to search for a value in the list, ...
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Use javascript/jquery to see if items in list are due soon in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to determine by date if an item is due. In my use case, my user will create an item with a date in the following format (MM/DD or 06/15). Now if the date the user chooses will fall in the ...
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Cascading functionality in quick edit mode in Office 365

I've sandbox solution in Office 365. I want cascading functionality of Country, State, City in SharePoint lists. I got that by using SPServices JavaScript but only in NewForm and EditForm. Want this ...
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GetListItems isnt working for library with metadata - PowerShell

So after searching over and over on the net for a reason for my problem. I decided to post it here. I'm trying to get all the items in my list that are in a subsite. In that subsite there are 3 ...
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How to change the background color of each field based on field value like excel

Does anyone know how you can change the background color of list fields same as it excel based on field value. value may be change by the time . I know several ways to do it by row or item record (by ...
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Sum and then divide columns

So I have a list in which a column needs to be summed up, then grouped so I can create another column that allows me to do division off of the summed total. So for instance John Doe 1 - 0 - 1 John ...
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Custom List inheriting wrong content type

I have created a sandbox solution with 2 custom lists, each with their own custom content type. When I deploy & activate the solution on my local environment and then activate the schema feature, ...
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How can I customize the list item and still have the ribbon

I am working on a Sharepoint hosted app and the whole application is created with the concept of SPA. I am using jquery, bootstrap, knockout, etc. to display the list item data. Is there any way to ...
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Webparts connection

I have a page with 4 connected list view. (let s say view A, B, C, D). The views are connected so that I can filter the views. (used the SharePoint default connection). List A is connected to list B. ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Apply script to a calendar view every date navigation

I have a calendar view in Sharepoint Online and my user wants the time hidden. I manage to hide this using Javascript but the problem is that when I navigate to another month view, the script no ...
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two-way connection between SharePoint list and wiki page?

I received an unusual request and I'm trying to figure out if it's possible: store data in a custom list to be used for a report output the formatted data to page let users edit the page page must ...
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Actions not working (Do Calculation, Send an email, etc)

So I want to make a new workflow from Sharepoint list. After I put the condition, I want to put an action like Do Calculation, but when I choose the choice Action ribbon -> Do Calculation, it doesn't ...
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Custom Form Update Best Practices

This is a general question on how deploying a custom Visual Studio form to a SharePoint list works. My understanding is that custom forms can be added to an existing list definition or to list ...
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init.js Obect expected error with SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded

I am using SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded as follows SP.SOD.executeOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(NBSFeedbackEditInbox.FeedbackRemove.removemessage(itemid), "sp.js"); Yet I am getting an error ...
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Create New Form Issue

I created new custom list. I want to add a new form to the list. I'm clicking new, and I'm selecting properties then OK. But I'm getting the follow error. Why get I this error? I tried to create new ...
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Redirect to List Columns

I created new custom list, and I created a new webpart using this list. The list has title, picture, link columns. I want to, when I click the picture it redirect to link. How can I do this?
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Adding a Custom Form to an Existing List Schema

Scenario A list is deployed using the OOB forms. Production data is added. We now need to add a custom form to the list. The forms are added using this approach: <Forms> <Form ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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How to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to SharePoint 2013

Is there a way to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to the SharePoint 2013? Currently we are migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013, now I am just doing copy paste to datasheet view to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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Creating a Custom List Workflow using SharePoing Designer

I am trying to prove the concept that SharePoint can solve some of our business problems using custom lists and workflows. The scenario I have is that a manager will report a health and safety ...
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Change Custom List ID

I am looking to query a custom list that exists in many sub sites. Using either the CQWP or a DVWP I'm running into the list limit. As the ID is 100, there a lots of custom lists (not just limited to ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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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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Cannot share list item in SharePoint 2013

I'm very new to SharePoint and trying SP2013. I'm able to share a document in Document library using the ellipses ... from the UI. However I expected the same with list items which is not available. ...
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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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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, ...