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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 List modal popup

i have a working sharepoint list that when a user clicked on an item it opened and when the user maximised the modal popup, the content would stretch to fill the size of the modal popup. Now here is ...
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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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Sharepoint List Questions

I have successfully created a list that allows users to add new items to the list. Can I allow users to attach an image to a list and then when this list is viewed, the image is embedded? - I see i ...
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Grant user access to List View but not list

I would like to create a view for a list so that users can load this view and see all of the results in it without having access to the underlying list. Basically the view has a filter in it and I ...
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Customise AddForm.aspx from a List

I need to customise the AddForm.aspx for a list so that when the user clic the save button, the system creates 4 items in the same list with some parameters I can create in a form there. The only way ...
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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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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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Develop Custom List in VS2010 with checkboxes from another list

I am developing a custom list definition within Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010, I have ran into a problem with adding a field which will be choice and will use items from another list on the ...
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How to filter(search) a list

I'm not sure if this can be achieved with Filter or need to create a search function. I have a list with about 500 items with potential to grow to several thousand. I want to give user ability to ...
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Hide empty form fields in Modal - Dialog

I have encountered a problem with my previous question. The series of fields I do not want to display are not in the DispForm.aspx but in the modal dialog - I was under the impression the ...
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List validation on sharepoint 2010 list

I tried to add validation on sharepoint 2010 list to validate 4 columns but, the length of this validation is greater than length of text box to write the formula. Is there any way to expand this text ...
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deploy custom site list solution to web application scope?

I created a custom list definition in Visual Studio. Then, I generated a .wsp and sent it to our server admin to install. He got a warning: The solution contains no Web application scoped ...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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SQL Select of SharePoint Dates off ? MOSS 2007

Does anybody know what this is about? They seem to be off by a bunch of hours and they look right in SharePoint but not SQL I also see the problem in my Data view Webpart, but it's clearly coming ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Folder in Custom List

I would like to have folders in my custom list in order to have a form of archiving. I was able to enable the folders by going to List Settings -> Advance Settings -> 'Make New Folder command ...
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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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Get the List id (Guid) for a list by name in SP 2010 Programatically

If I pass in the name of a list is it possible to get the GUID id of that list and return it? I know you can get it on creation of the list, but I am assuming the list is already created. Assuming i ...
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Possible problem with linked lists and limits of the Lookupfield in SharePoint 2013

I have set up a Parent/Child linked list, each parent item can have multiple different child items linked to it. To connect child items to the parent I use a lookup field on a field on the parent ...
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Site Pages Library create custom page

I am wondering if there is a way to set up a site pages webpart that creates a templated page instead of the blank one that is currently generated?
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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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Restricted search on a list to hide private column

We have a list called employee. Out of all columns search result should not show 2 private columns named DOB & salary. Result can show all other columns. I mean how to implement restricted search ...
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InfoPath 2013 to replace formated SSRS reports of Single SharePoint List items?

New to Infopath. Can we natually and easily use Infopath 2013 to do the following with SharePoint: Format SharePoint List Data on a sharePoint WebPart web page for a single SP List item (determined ...
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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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Comma is being appended to values when adding new item to list through C#

I have a custom web part form which takes a few values from text boxes and adds the new row to a list. The problem is that when I click 'save', the values are being saved but some fields like ...
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Is it possible to have 2 “Created By” fields in a Custom List?

By default every custom list has a Created By field.... What I need is another one to display the users Mobile Number data as well. That way i can display their name and number on new list items ...
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Possible to use a MySites field as a Custom List column?

Ok, odd request incoming.... Is it possible to add a field from our User Profile information in MySites as a column on a custom list? So lets say Mr. SoAndSo creates a new list item....This column ...
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Customising list views w/JS or XSLT: for my own specific type of list

When customising a list with JS or XSLT, the formatting seems to be applied not just to the list view web part the property is set for - but for all parts with the same list type ID on the page ...
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How to show save and control button in Sharepoint forms without having users to scroll down to bottom

In order to see "save" and "close" buttons in Sharepoint forms (edit, display or view mode), we have to scroll down to the bottom. How can I make all the controls visible at the same time without ...
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Making a Request form that pulls from Calculated Columns of other list

I'm new here (first post). I have already read the great articles on this page but never posted until now. I am looking for some guidance on this and hope you experts can help me. Overview: I want ...
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A ranking field in SP2010

We have a list containing items classified by one field – “Category”. We have a “Ranking” field for users to rank list items in a category. We want the “Ranking” field to function like the column ...
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Frequently Needed Business Rule About Security that SharePoint Does Not Provide OOTB

Suppose that i have two lists like this REGION_LIST [ RegionName(text), RegionResponsibles(multi-select peoplepicker) ] ISSUES_LIST [Some issue related columns, Region(lookup) ] Main requirement is ...
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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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InfoPath form/List for a site still using SharePoint2007 interface inside SharePoint2010 environment. (timeline sensitive)

We recently completed a SharePoint 2007-2010 Migration last year. We have some sites that are using custom branding, and we've kept these sites using the 07 interface in order to prevent any broken ...
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Single Entry in my RSS Viewer

I created a custom list and a blog in my SharePoint 2007 site. I added the RSS web part to my front page and enter the RSS Feed URL for the blog. I have a feed limit of 3. I only receive the most ...
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How to extract data from word document into sharepoint lists 2010

I have a challenge to extract data from word documents into a SharePoint list. Users send emails with attached Word documents containing forms filled out by users to be stored in SharePoint list. ...
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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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Created list instance and content type on sharepoint production, how to import to solution and create definition?

I created simple list and content type on production server. Now I would like to import that list and content type to visual server. Visual Studio solution should contains: list definition, list ...
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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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Read only column in Custom List

I have searched for the best desired method for creating a read only column in a custom data list but I couldn't find anything solid in regards to the all view. My goal is to be the only one allowed ...
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Sharepoint 2010 List Settings

I am Using a List in which i created Approval Required Column as Choice(Drop Down) with values Yes or No. Also i have a People Picker Column. The objective is the people picker must be disabled or ...
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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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Submit Data Using HTML Form Web Part

Can someone please point me in the right direction. I've created a fill-able form using the HTML web part in SharePoint 2010 and I want to submit the data to a list. I've created the form and the ...
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Is there a way to limit viewing permissions of list items based on a property?

I have a custom list which has a property "Department" which is a multi-select checkbox list. So each item in this list can be one of multiple different Departments. I would like to make these items ...
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Issue with lookup column in subsite

I add lookup columns with a elements.xml file and like everyone else I had issues with them once deployed, i.e. "Get information from:" was empty for the lookup list. I found ...
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How To Add Item ToSharePoint List Programmaitcally

My goal is to simply submit a new item to a SharePoint list programmatic-ally through a custom web part that I'm building, however, I'm having trouble putting some pieces together. There are plenty of ...
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Sharepoint Content-Types 0x01 0x0120

Was wondering if someone could point me in the direction of info that details what fields these content types add to my custom list. Was also curious if someone could explain what the Folder element ...
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Setting attachments to Read Only after upload to an item on a custom list

I have a list where we add attachments to the list item. I want the list item itself to be editable but I want to make the attachment read only. Is this possible?
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Disable/Enable columns based upon content of another column

In a custom list I have 2 columns. Column A is a drop down selection, lets say the selections are True/False for simplicity. What I want to do is have a second column that is either Enable/Visible ...