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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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 set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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Create multiple inheritances of Site Content Type in a single List

I created a custom List (say My Custom List). In List Settings > Advanced Settings I have enabled the option of Allow management of content types?. Also I have created a custom Content Type (say ...
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User unable to append or view items in custom list

A person had been provided with due access and still unable to view/append the data to a custom list in Share Point Server 2010. Kindly advise if any inputs.
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How to deploy a custom list with custom Schema and have it synchronize across variations?

I'm digging through SharePoint.Server.Publishing.Variations, but can't find anything useful. When I create a custom list (BaseTemplate=100) in a variation site. I get the new ribbon tab "Variations": ...
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How to handle events on SharePoint controls?

I have a custom list in which there is a people picker control and a taxonomy control. I want the taxonomy control to be filled automatically whenever any user is filled in the people control. ...
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Date Column showing “1/1/1900 5:30 AM”

Have created a custom list with below column 1.Title 2.Status (Drop-down column with "In progress" & "Completed") 3.In Progress Time (Date & Time Column) 4.Completed Time (Date & ...
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Issue with list attachments when content approval is enabled

I have a very simple custom list in a Sharepoint 2007 which I'm having an issue with attachments disappearing when content approval is switched on and I edit an item that was previously approved. It ...
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Prefill the input boxes of a list based upon lookup

I had a list say company that contains columns like CompanyName. Then another list called as Addresses contains a lookup to conmpany and additional columns like Street, City What i need to do is to ...
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export specific field from from sharepoint custom list to excel

I'm having custom list (SharePoint 2007) I need to export the list to Excel file. So I mark all the field that I want to export. but I when I export the list I can see: the "Path" field, though ...
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Adding multiple items to list with same title

I'm experiencing an issue that in my programatically created SharePoint List, if I add two items with the same "Title" field, it tells me the following error: Sorry, something went wrong A ...
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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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Limit New Items

I am creating a new solution based on a custom list. One of the fields will be Name. I would like to limit the number of new items with the same value. For instance, only 12 items could be created ...
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How do I programatically change the form template for an existing list

I've started creating all my SP lists in-code, because I find it to be way more reliable than using schemas. I can ensure lists on-the-fly, change existing fields during development, etc. And if ...
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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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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 can i hide a custom column from the DispForm.aspx for my announcment App

I have added a custom column named "Date" inside my announcement list, but i want to hide this column from the DispForm.aspx page. i tried the following two methods to hide the Date column but none of ...
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Hide some fields in the NewForm.aspx for a custom list

I have 5 columns in the custom list. Out of which only 3 have to displayed in the NewForm.aspx page. All of the 5 columns have to be displayed on the EditForm.aspx page. While googling, I have come ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features' while trying to deploy an event receiver?

I cant seem to figure out what the issue is while I try to deploy my event receiver targeted at a particular list on my site. All I am trying to do in the event receiver is to check (on ...
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Can’t get my logic Formula to return a date

I want my formula to look up the type of award in one Colum and then take the date from the Proposed Presentation date minus a set number of days and return the new date however my formula is only ...
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List and page structure for rating tracker?

I'm just getting started in SharePoint, and I'm confused on how to reach the end result. Ultimately, I'd like to have a page where a user can enter new rows. These rows would have the following ...
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Nested REST or CAML code to list “NOT-IN” List Join Logic. Possible?

I'm thinking this is possible in SPO 2013? Two Custom Lists. Submitted and Universe (common field employee number) One qualifier condition that applies to both .. dept = Sales I need to list ...
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Column A value fills in Column B value

I have a separate list with information that I would like to fill another list but I am unsure how to do this or where to learn how to do this. I have list echo that has a column A titled Name and ...
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Add a CustomAction button to a Custom Content List

I want to add a new CustomAction button on my custom list in Sharepoint 2010, programmatically. (Bear in mind that I am still a bit new to SharePoint) I've followed the instructions given on these ...
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Column subtotals and totals in sharepoint 2010 list

I have a custom list State , Name , Budget , Actual CA Jon 10 8 CA Jim 5 3 subtotal 15 11 AZ Jane 15 9 AZ Mike 20 11 ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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How to remove a field from the list settings page

I created one custom list. While deploying that list, it gives me a deployment error. I remove that solution from the solution gallery and recreated the list with similar functionality with another ...
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Pass Item ID to webpart

We are creating a ClientWebPart that we want to be present on the Default Display Form for items on a custom list view that's part of our application. I can't work out how to pass the Id of the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 customizing List App style

I'm new to Sharepoint and have been playing with SP Foundation 2013. The division I work for has been keep track of projects via a shared Excel spreadsheet and it's been a nightmare. So I'm looking ...
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Can I create Multiple forms assigned to multiple views for the same Sharepoint List?

I have a requirement where I need to render multiple views of the same list across my site collection, which is rather straightforward. However is it possible for me to create multiple forms ...
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How to connect two lists and produce customized reports

I have two lists. The first list, 'Suppliers', is a list of suppliers with the various contact information. The second is 'Ratings' this contains a lookup of the supplier name and various number ...
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SharePoint 2010 dynamic fields when submitting to a list

I am working with a Custom Lists. There is a workflow associated with the list. Now I want to be able to dynamically show input fields to the user based on the choices (drop down menu) they make in a ...
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2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. custom list(A) and a related task list(B). workflow runs on A. Can update status in list B specific item?

I have 2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. More specific a custom list(A) and a related task list(B). I have a workflow that runs on list A. Within this workflow I need to create tasks assigned to different ...
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How exactly do SharePoint 2010 List Views behave?

I was under the assumption that once I create a list, I can drop it on as many sites/pages I wanted and they would behave as views of the original list and stay in sync. In other words, If I were to ...
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how to propagate changes to all lists created from a custom template list

This might be an easy question to answer but I'm still new to SharePoint 2010. Here's my problem. I created a custom list that is used as a template, and I have a handful of lists that were created ...
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Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library?

Is it possible to have a column in the SharePoint List that allows the user to store a URL of a document that resides in a SharePoint library? If yes, how will this work? Let’s say that there are ...
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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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SPO CSOM Development without installing SharePoint 2013 on my Development Client or even On-Prem

We have this simple requirement. Using Data in an existing SharePoint Custom List on SPO 2013. We need to develop a simple wildcard/partial string search across mutiple columns and display matching ...
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Is it possible to read an excel file through code in a sandbox solution - SharePoint Online

On a SharePoint Online environment, I have an Infopath based list with Attachment enabled. When an excel file is attached during a new item creation on this list, I want to have an event receiver that ...
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How to Update AD Group Membership Based on Sharepoint List

In my portal I have a list where we keep track of officials that belong to a particular location. If someone adds or subtracts a person from that list, then I have to manually adjust the Active ...
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Unhiding field in a custom list

I have a custom list definition and a workflow associated to that list. I got a field that is initially hidden but in my workflow upon activation I try to unhide it: SPListItem currentItem = ...
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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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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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How to generate statistics using list item fields (preferrably within SharePoint)?

In dealing with large lists, it would be helpful to be able to generate some kind of statistical report using a given column/columns. For example ideally we would like to able to find the % of items ...
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Is it possible to 'lock' a list item after a deadline?

We're trying to set up a list where items have a time limit for their completion, after which they cease to be editable by the user with normal permissions. Is this possible and if so how would you ...
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Showing only one item in list based on query string

I have a list. For this list I have created a custom view showing 4 columns: ID Title Created Modified I have added this list in a page and I want to be able to pass ID of item as query string and ...
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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 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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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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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 ...