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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“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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Filter the list in sharepoint online?

I have a sharepoint list . There are 4 people(not fixed) from separate groups(say A,B) responsible for each issue. Now I've a requirement according to which, I'll have to design a page display the ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...