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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SharePoint Web Services Create Document Library with Custom Template

I am trying to create a new Document Library using the SharePoint Lists web service. I can create a generic Document Library using the below SOAP: <soapenv:Envelope ...
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How to get plain text out of a multi line text field in Client Side Object Model?

I am trying to read plain text from a MultiLineTextField in a List. This is how my code looks so far: //Get connection ClientContext context = new ClientContext("URL"); Web site = context.Web; ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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How to include a 'yes' and 'no' button on the PreSaveAction() on the EditForm.aspx to return true/false accordingly?

I am simply looking to use the PreSaveAction() in a content editor web part as an extra cautionary step prior to saving a list item. Here is what I have: function PreSaveAction() { alert('Are ...
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Trigger double-click event on new item dialog to minimize ribbon

The default Add/Edit Item dialog for a custom list allows you to double-click on the Edit ribbon tab to minimize/collapse the action button row for the ribbon. I would like to be able to have a little ...
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How to get previous (last) added item id by current logged in user in a list?

How can I get the previously (last) added item id by the current logged in user in a custom list? I created a custom list to get username, IP address, and check-in time. From a web part the user who ...
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SharePoint 2007->2013 Pre-Upgrade Checker Question; Customized list views that will not be upgraded

We're planning on upgrading our SharePoint environment from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013. We recently ran the pre-upgrade checker and received a lot of information only listings under Customized list ...
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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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Can I link one list to multiple Word Templates for the purpose of Mail Merge?

I have to find a way to merge one list to multiple word templates for the purpose of mail merging. I would like to have one column in the list determine which template will be populated. All of the ...
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Permissions to write into but not view a list?

I have a custom web part on my home page that is essentially a textbox and a button for submitting suggestions. The suggestions are written to a custom list named "Suggestions". Now, I would like ...
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Items are not added into Custom list

I have my custom list instance which had 3 items initially. Their ID are 1, 2 and 3. The list instance was declared in XML and was automatically created during deployment. After the deployment, I ...
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Reading values of AverageRating & Number of Ratings in code behind of application page in sharepoint 2010

I'm working on rating feature for our SharePoint application. I have a custom list something like below: ex. UserId -- Title -- JobId -- Rating(0-5) -- Number of Ratings UserId & JobId together ...
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Best method to bind content types to a list?

Where should I "bind" content types to my list? I need to bind two different custom content types. I tried to do it in the list definition but the changes did not take affect. Doing it next to the ...
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Unique constraint on multiple columns

I would like to be able to set a unique constraint on two columns to avoid entries like in the 4th record below (1234,B1) ColumnA ColumnB 1234 B1 1212 A1 3211 B1 1234 ...
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How do I autopopulate a people picker based on another people picker value?

I am new to sharepoint and I am having trouble creating a versatile list. What I need is when an employee is entered into the people picker column I need their manager to autopopulate in another ...
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SharePoint Online - Custom List - Permission on Based on Department Column

I have a custom list with 200 records/items and there is a column (lookup) with department names (about 20 department). I want to give access to number of items based on the department. A similar ...
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Fast edit existed sharepoint list with Access or something

I have some custom lists in Sharepoint2013, with a lot of data (~8000 record/each list). I must edit some of it, however, edit some 8000_row_data_table in Excel is easy, but in sharepoint web, it's ...
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Formating list with JSLink - “like” button

I am trying to reorder casual sharepoint list view which looks like this: To look like this: I am using JSLink and I have no problem with normal text fields like "Title" or "Description" but I ...
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How to create a custom new form for a Document Library (to add it in a SP Solution)?

I needed to create custom forms for a SharePoint list and I found these articles (1 and 2) that gives really good explanations to do it step by step. Now I want to do the same for Document Library. ...
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Document ID for List Items

Is it possible to get a document ID for an item in a custom list? I have the Document ID service enabled, but I can't see any document ID in the list of xsl items. For reference, I'm using the ...
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Retrieve a list column value only if it has a value with CAML-query [duplicate]

I wonder if someone can help me with a caml-query. I want to retreive list items from different list that has the column name "Link". But it should only retreive if the column has a value. How can I ...
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Data Connection does not refresh in Excel

I have a SharePoint list; Exported into Excel file and set the property to refresh Data Connection every time the file is opened. It worked very well in Excel installed on my system but when I ...
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SharePoint List Column Formula using YEAR and LOOKUP

I have created a column named Quarter (Type - Calculated) in my List that I want to calculated based on a Date column (ex. 01/26/15). My formula is as follows: ="FY"&YEAR([Date]+274)&" ...
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Hide list column on new, edit item-OOTB

I have a SharePoint list. There I have created a new column "Department". I want to keep it hidden when adding new item and edit item. It should be visible in list view. No code base (OOTB).
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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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Problems breaking inheritance and giving permission to manager

By using feature stapling we activate a feature that creates a custom list on a users profile in my site web-application each time a new my site (site collection) is created for a user. We want to ...
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Import data from one list into another

Say I have a list A with personal information of my employees. How can I import parts of this information (e.g. the names) conditionally (e.g. all names longer than 6 letters) into another list B? Do ...
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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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SharePoint Add List Attachment Programmatically 404

I'm not having much luck with this... [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::ServerCertificateValidationCallback = {$true} $lists_pxy = New-WebServiceProxy -Uri ...
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Custom Master/Detail Custom List in SharePoint 2013

Hi we are now on removing all of our 6 Info Path Forms Applications in our SharePoint Portal and we are planning to convert it either by Custom List/SharePoint Apps/ASP.NET Application. Now we only ...
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SP 2013 custom form for adding multiple new list items

I've been struggling with this requirement for some time now and I can't seem to find a solution to what I assumed would be a fairly simple task. What I'm trying to create is a form to submit data to ...
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Best workaround to avoid lookup columns when having multiple rows per item

In SP2013, I need to store CV information in a sharepoint list (CV). The problem is that a person can have more that one degree. Also, for every degree, I need to store the type, year, description and ...
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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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Can you copy / migrate a list from Sharepoint 2007 to 2013 without third party software?

I am curious if its possible to migrate a huge list from 2007 to 2013 and keeping metadata without going through 2010 first or using third party software?
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Customizing a Sharepoint FAQ List

So I used the info I found here (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4751691/best-way-to-implement-faq-on-sharepoint-site) to build a FAQ list for my company. However, it has some issues that I can't ...
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Can I create a calculated column that only upddates when it's a new item?

I have a list with an editable due date column. I want to be able to conserve the first value saved of the due date column, If the due date value is changed. So I created a second column called DD2 ...
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No “New/Edit Item” option after migrating SharePoint List 2003 to SharePoint 2013

Hi what should we need to configure on the manifest file of SharePoint List 2003 aside from setting Product Revision from version 3 to version 4. Below is the missing option after uploading my 2003 ...
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custom sort order in sharepoint 2010 custom list

How can I add a custom sort order to items in a custom list? I am building a publishing site with completely custom branding master pages and page layouts if that makes a difference. --- UPDATE --- ...
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Can't get Custom Column of type Publishing Image to display in JSLink

I have a column of type "Publishing Image" named "Picture Upload" defined at the site collection level, and then included in my Custom List. When I try and access the column from my JSLink function, ...
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Adding the digit “0” to a number in a list field

I have a custom with a field requiring to put an 8 digits number in it. In some cases when the number starts with a "0" SharePoint ommits the first "0" and display only the rest, so, a number with ...
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Content Types how to use them

I essentially want to put two forms into 1 list, some of the items they contain are the same and some are different. I'm not really sure how content types work. I essentially want first for the user ...
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attach file in sharepoint list, validation with attachment

Is there anyway to have a field that can link to a document. Like the attach file but an actual column field. If not is there anyway to use the attachment as a validation. So if there is no attachment ...
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Creating dynamic accordion from a custom list using jQuery and jQuery UI in SharePoint not displaying as should

I am trying to dynamically build accordion from list of items returned using JavaScript, jQuery and jQuery UI. Below is my code: <div> Search List <input type="text" ...
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modify view of list in JS

I have this code: window.SFW = window.SFW || {}; window.SFW.urgentAlertsItem = { customItemHtml: function (ctx) { var urgentAlertsItemHtml = "<div class='urgent'><h2 ...
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Add custom webpart to AllItems.aspx of list Definition

i have a custom list definition which works fine, i have also made a custom webpart which i would like included on the Allitems.aspx page by default when a list is created from the list definition. I ...