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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Viewing a custom list vertically

I'm using SP2010, and need a specific view of my custom list. My custom list is defined as the follows: Column 1 name = "Project Name" Data type = Single line of text Column 2 name = "...
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How to add a “signature” field to a list?

I have simple custom SharePoint list with 20 fields. Three of the fields are dropdown lists for three separate approvers to update the record with "approve" or "reject." I would like to implement a ...
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Workflow when specific field changes in a List

I am trying to create a workflow in SharePoint designer 2013. I need to send email for 4 actions. When a new item is created When 'Assigned to' field is changed When 'Due date' is changed When ...
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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 to have string between “:” calculate column?

I'm working on SharePoint Enterprise 2013. I have a column call "CountryWF" wich shows Country:state:city. I need a calculate column to shows between ":" which is State. I made some columns and each ...
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Make field clickable to open a document

I'm trying to make the title of a Sharepoint 2013 list clickable to open a document: <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name="Title" /> <FieldRef Name="Project"/> <FieldRef Name="...
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how to remove all duplicate values from a column

For some reason when a user is adding a record, it duplicates it three times. Why is that happening? Since there is many How can I remove any records that contains a duplicate in a specific ...
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Workflow to send email to user once “assigned to” field is set by manager

I'm trying to create a workflow that as a step will email the user that gets set in the field "assigned to" on a task list. This will not be set by the creator, it will be set after the item is ...
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Link or button that directs to the current list items version history wihtin an Edit Form

I need a button or link within the Custom Lists Custom Edit Form that points to the Current List items Version History. I must be able to do this from SPD 2010?
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Weird formatting for Item lookup

I have a lookup column in a List (A) which gets its value from a Single line of text in another List (B) where there is only a Title column. When sending out emails and I try to look up the value of ...
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How to Pull Field Data from InfoPath Form into SharePoint List

I am using SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath 2013. I have an existing SharePoint List that's populated by an existing InfoPath form. Currently, only a few fields that are from the form appear in the ...
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List Validation Settings - Multi Line formatted Columns Missing from Create Formula

I have a custom list in which some specific fields need to have additional validation which I am implementing through Validation Settings. However, on the Validation Settings page, when I go to ...
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Make List Item Attachment link clickable with JSLink

I am generating a link to a List Item's attachments using the following code. It works perfect, but it is slowing down the loading / paging of my List view significant. Does anybody know of a more ...
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New field is not accessible via Powershell

I have a list "Orders" in SP, where I have some data. The list definition and instance were previously created in Visual Studio and then successfully deployed. Today I've opened VS again and added ...
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How to customize the XsltListViewWebPart?

I would like to have submission feature on the List List structure would be Mon-Fri is considered as a week, user would be asked to select the current week's Friday from the calendar. It ...
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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 xmlns:soapenv="http://schemas....
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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, Microsoft....
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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 button....
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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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Link to Grouping Categories

I would like to create a link that will take me directly to the grouping section in a list. This is similar to page anchors on a word document. Is this possible? Update: This is a custom list not ...
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Adding a separate Attachment column to a list in Sharepoint 2007?

How to add a separate Attachment column to a Custom list in Sharepoint 2007?
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Convert list data to excel and upload it to document library without downloading

I have a requirement to export my list data directly to document library as new Excel document. I have used the following code to export to excel function getLists() { context = new SP....
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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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Programmatically Get Custom Lists (User Defined) Only

Is it possible to get the user defined lists (custom lists) in SharePoint 2013 object model? I am not referring to the lists created along with the site definition.
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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)&" Q"&...
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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 'https://myserver/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx?WSDL'...