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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Declarative (CAML) BusinessData field

I am trying to create a List template definition declaratively (using CAML) which includes a External Data column and several secondary columns. I created a custom list via the UI and exported the ...
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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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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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How to change height of top row within a List?

I would like to adjust the height of the top row (top bar?) within my lists - is this possible? Some of my column titles are lengthy which creates a lot of empty space within the column, I want to ...
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How to fetch highest value item from SharePoint list

I created a Custom List in developer Site. In that List I created a column called Totalsumma and added some numeric items like "324", "567" etc. How can I fetch the highest value from that column. ...
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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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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 ...