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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Change the Type of a deployed ListTemplate

We need to change the Type attribute of some deployed and in use ListTemplates because of the problem discussed here. What is the correct way to do this without losing data?
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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How do you indent/outdent items in a custom list with Task Content Type?

I had to create a custom list (with content type of Task) instead of creating a task list because of another issue where task lists will not allow filtering in the calendar view. Now I'm running into ...
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'Alert Me' does not work on custom lists

We have several custom lists which are all deployed using WSPs along with some web parts to a SharePoint 2010 installation. Every time a user clicks on the 'Alert Me' button on a custom list or an ...
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Confirmation Page / Custom List

This question is regard to SharePoint Online 2013. I know that there has got to be a tutorial out there but for some reason my google searches have become fruitless. I have a teamsite setup and I ...
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User Group Custom Filter

We all know how to get to "Site Permissions" and Add/Remove/Modify Users via "Site Actions" and we all know how to get to "People and Groups" via "Site Settings" Now, under "People and Groups" we ...
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User Customized Links List

I have a list of links that I want each of my users to be able to customize in several ways: There will be a "master" list of links which are security trimmed by groups Users should be able to ...
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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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CAML query for returning a single field

I'm trying to get a single field from a list. The list has columns like this: Office365Account - Type: Person Email Address - Type: Email Manager - Type: Person Basically what I want ...
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Duplicate a list Item from the original item

I have SPD 2010, but do not have access to additional coding options. Any help would be GREATLY appreicated. Scenario: Users enter items in a list through an OOTB SP "Add New Item" form. For ...
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Sharepoint 2013 pasting text into a cell of multiple lines type

I am trying to copy & paste a cell of data from excel to my sharepoint list. The excel cell of data consists of multiple lines of text, so when I copy & paste in the data it pastes it onto ...
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Getting Custom List columns with JSLink Context

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2013 and I'm using a javascript file to style it utilising the JSLink capabilities to reduce server load etc. The problem I'm having is that my custom list as a few ...
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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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Validate entire column with condition

I have a list that has a column which is an integer. Is it possible when selecting a number to validate if this number has already been chosen in the list. For example List Title Order ...
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Url error on lookupfields causes webpart to fail

I’ve setup up two lists. A main list(list A) and a secondary list(list B). These two lists are related through lookupfields, where list B looks up items in list A. On the DispForm.aspx for list A, ...
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My custom xslt code's effect disappear on custom lists

I have custom sharepoint lists and for each list I have xslt code that makes different views. I link them on maintenance but after a while the effect of these files are diasppear and all the lists ...
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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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Sort List by Popularity

As an organisation we have a discussion board. We also have a list of presentations. There does not seem to be a way to sort either of these by 'popularity' out of the box with Sharepoint. Is there ...
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Custom Link List opening links in a new page

I have to create a custom Link List containing a column which if it is checked the link will be opened in a new page (new tab in IE). How can I solve it? thanks.
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Get Current Custom Sharepoint List Item Row Number for XSLT

... <xsl:apply-templates select='Rows/Row'/> </xsl:template> <xsl:template match='Row'> <li data-target="#carousel-example-generic" ...
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SharePoint List (Discussion Board)

Does anyone know if it is possible to expand list items to look something like the link below? It seems doubtful as there is no evidence of columns at all. Just thought i'd ask. ...
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Is it possible to Copy External List item Directly to Custom list

I want to know whether I can copy External List items directly into Custom list in SharePoint 2013. also I want to know whether I can convert Text Field from External List to Person or Group field.
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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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Create custom column with type File in a custom list

My problem is I want to create a field of type "File" in a custom list. But my lists content type is "Item" which doesn't support such type of fields. The point of this manipulation is to update a ...
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How to Hide fields on customized DispForm.aspx in SharePoint 2010

I want to hide 2 fields on DispForm.aspx of a custom template. Following are the lines of code written for customizing DispForm.aspx using ListFieldIterator SP control. ...
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deleting a document from document library based on a deletion date given for the same named document in list using custom timer job

I have created a document library which has a few documents in it. I have created a list which has items with the same names as the document's in the document library, and there is a column called ...
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email into a list on 2013 SharePoint-online

I have setup a IT ticketing system in SP (hosted via office 365) and I wanted to make it easier for my employees to send me tickets (sp mobile isn't very friendly) Is there a way to have an email ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site definition and Lookup column

I have created a custom list definition with a lookup field using Visual Studio. Everything is working perfect. After that I created a site definition using Visual Studio and added this custom list ...
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How can I correct a site that can no longer be edited via the browser?

The problem: I have been trying a few things out in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and have managed to break one of the sites. A page now contains a custom web part that references a list on a sub page, ...
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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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Unable to export all the data from Share Point list

In my Share Point list has 23072 records, but I am able to exports only 2000 records. It has multivalued, Lookup, Yes/No & Calculated type columns and around 64 columns are there. Any ideas, How ...
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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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Cartesian Product of Two SharePoint Lists

I have the following two SharePoint Lists. I want to get the Cartesian Product of these two lists, append "-" between the items and store in another list. Please let me know how do I do this? ...
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creating an ID using calculated value

I have 2 content types which I want an individual ID(unique for each item) for both, how would I go about creating an ID's for this. So each Content type has IDs 1,2,3,... etc. I am thinking the way ...
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List item with specific ID value

I want to copy a list items one by one to another list using PowerShell. Some items in source list are misssing. I don't want to create and delete empty items for missing ID values in source list. I ...
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how to update a custom list when there is a changes in excel sheet uploaded in document library

I have created a document library in which m uploading a excel sheet with values in it and i have created a custom list with same no.of.rows and columns in the excel sheet given the same name of ...
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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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Lists with null columns not returned when retrieving custom lists with Caml query and Javascript

I am retrieving a list with caml query and Javascript. Everything works fine besides the fact that I have an image column and not all lists have that column populated: Here is a sample query I am ...
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putting the content type into the list

I have created two content types for my list, which take you to two different forms some items the same some different. Is there anyway to show what content type was selected in the list. Maybe by ...
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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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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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Sharepoint List Issue

I am currently dealing with migration from Lotus Notes to Sharepoint 2010. I have a single line of text column in my SP list which looks like this "Chemical, Petrochemicals, Fertilisers;#Financial ...
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How to restore the sharepoint list data after deploying project solution again?

I have an Visual Studio 2010 empty sharepoint solution project. Solutions consist of several custom lists and workflows attached to that lists. The solution always changes, so it means I'm redeploying ...
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make something a required field depending on value

How can I make a column required depending on another columns value. Is it possible to do this without javascript?
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2 base items change the items in a form

Not really sure how to go about this, I want this vanilla sharepoint if possible. I have two 'Base Items' Player and Manager. These both have different forms. Some columns will be the same but some ...
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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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Why does my console output contain html tags for some field values?

I created a custom list which contains different field values e.g. Text Choice Note Currency Peoplepicker Using the following code I print the field values to console: List mealList = ...
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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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suggestions for list search alternatives using filters?

I have a very large list (a supplier directory) that I want to make "searchable" by keyword within the same page. My company has locked down/removed all of the search web parts so that users cannot ...
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Lists Definition, View toolbar type = none

in my list schema definition, in the allItems view I added the element: <Toolbar Type="None" /> But I still see the toolbar in the view page. (I can add list items, and new views). I would ...