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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
3answers
3k views

Custom lists and mandatory 'Title' field

I've just successfully followed this tutorial: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff728096.aspx Not the best tutorial, but it's all working nevertheless. My question is, now that I've managed ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Creating a New list based on previous List Definition

I have a List definition with following files Feature.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Feature Id="GUID" Title="abc" Description="mmmmmmm." Version="1.0.0.0" ...
1
vote
1answer
131 views

why sharepoint doesn't look into sub-folders for control templates by default

I wonder why sharepoint doesn't look into sub-folders of control templates in 12 hive, even tho by default its suppose to. I googled and seen people loading it from custom location in there code but ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Sort list by “order” column like how view columns can be rearranged?

I've got a SP2010 custom list, where the customer wants to be able to set an order for items in the list. I created an "order" column, it's a numeric column, where you type in a number, and we can ...
0
votes
2answers
95 views

SharePoint permissions

I'm customizing a custom list form using SharePoint Designer 2010. The idea of this custom list is user can edit the default list and edit the content and submit the page for site owners approval, ...
0
votes
1answer
206 views

Correct way to use the people picker and Rich Text

I'd like to have a custom form that lets me add items to a list. There are two fields giving me trouble. One is a "Moderators" field which will use a people picker. The other is a "Body" field, ...
0
votes
2answers
235 views

In a list (2010), can I have a Choice type field that can dynamically be filled as users add new values to that field (if it didn't already exist)?

A list of projects are in the Choice field already. As new projects are started a user (without designer access) wants to add a new project and in the future be able to select it from the drop down, ...
0
votes
4answers
66 views

MOSS 2007 Custom List

I am using MOSS 2007 on the goverment side and do not have Sharepoint Designer ability. I am trying to make a custom list. I would want selected people who have access to see this list. How can I set ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Sharepoint 2010: List view to always show last friday's data

I've been working on this issue forever now...Here's what I'm trying to do. I have a custom list where people add some info. I crated 2 views to view items added today and yesterday. Now I'm trying to ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

DataformwebPart outside of List folder and ListItemID from another Query string parameter not working

I've tested this before, but I can't seem to get it to work again. I've got a Doc library with webpart pages. Create a new page and in SPD add a CustomListForm to a custom list in display mode. I ...
0
votes
2answers
884 views

Change javascript onclick for “add new item” link under list

I made some custom list definitions in Visual Studio 2010 and deploy them to SharePoint 2010. I also made a Visual Web Part with a form. With this form I'm able to feed multiple of my lists with just ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Can I disable “Open with Access” option in the ribbon for a list? SP2010

Here is why: I have a SP2010 list with permissions set so that default is 'view only' and a limited group has 'contribute' perms. If I log in with a non-priviledged account, and view the list,there ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

create a web part to show members of a group

I am trying to create a web part which shows a list of all members of a specific sharepoint group. One of the columns of the list must be SPFieldType.User. Do I need to create a SPList? When do I need ...
1
vote
1answer
177 views

Content Type adding and removing to a list: “ghost content type” problem

I have a problem with Content Types... I have houndreds of lists that has some content Type and a configuration list in which I store the content type to be attached to my custom list type. I have an ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Reason for Custom Field not getting displayed while adding new Item

I had a custom field deployed in one of server and now am trying it on my VPC which is exact copy of Server, however I added/deployed solution, checked GAC, dll was there, looked at controltemplate ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

How do I display HTML on a Sharepoint List?

I am trying to inject HTML into a Custom List schema. Essentially I am injecting a button that would go next to every document in a document library. Is this possible to do without having to build a ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

I have list that I need 2 columns (Choice) to pull up different fields

I have a column named Origination and a column named Sub organization. When the user choose choice A in organization I need specific choices to pop up for Sub Organization. When the user chooses ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

List Item Description not showing up when viewing item?

Ok so I have a List and it has a Description column, the one that is default and I cannot delete it. The problem is that the Description field will show up when you are creating a list item but when ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
579 views

Display Grouped List Web Part as Tiles

I'm creating a Sharepoint Site in SP 2010 to hold information for Meetings at my Company. This site will hold documents and will need them to be grouped by Meeting Type and then by Meeting Date. I've ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

list template copy code-behind is not working

My goal here is to create a list template with code-behind on my server and copy it to a completely different Sharepoint server. The problem is that my server has Visual Studio 2010 while the other ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't see any custom fields when 'adding new item' to custom list

As title says, I can only see the 'Title' field when adding a new item to my custom list. Any ideas? I've double checked the field definitions and checked the field references are in both default ...
0
votes
2answers
225 views

How Can I create simple database in list Sharepoint Fundation?

How I can create simple database for example vacation request in SP list? It will looks like that: I create probably two list. In first list is vacation days people and on the second list is vacation ...
0
votes
1answer
565 views

I can't remove Content Type programmatically? How I can do it? SharePoint Foundation

I create in SPD 2010 workflow which create custom content type with column. I removed workflow, list and column and I also want to remove content typ but I can't do it, SharePoint shows this info "The ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

SharePoint list to lookup contact or account from CRM 2011

I have a SharePoint site and I would like to be able to create a list of which one column will be linked to a customer account. I have seen products that sync data between CRM 2011 and SharePoint ...
0
votes
1answer
416 views

Custom List - Date limit for new item

I am looking for some help around customizing a list from SharePoint front end as I do not have access to a SharePoint developer. We have a Nomination Form for Awards (custom list). The Awards forms ...
2
votes
2answers
908 views

List DVWP and directly linking to upload attachment

I'm working on a dataview web part in a MOSS 2007 environment which comes from a custom list. In this dataview web part, I'm wanting to link to the Attach Item form so users can attach some ...
1
vote
1answer
280 views

Workflow not starting on adding new item to list via a custom aspx page/form?

I am using FB Authentication and have a custom sign in page for Users(External) to request new accounts. On request, their details are added to a custom list. I have workflow on this custom list ...
1
vote
3answers
414 views

How to check if a item in a custom list have a property or not

I added a check Check Box to a custom list library form which works well with new files uploaded and I can check the property Value by bool.Parse(listItem.Properties["columnName"].ToString()); but ...
3
votes
4answers
260 views

How to create the following list structure in sharepoint

I am trying to create a list with following structure in sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to create like this? You may say that enter values by leaving title as blank. But here Title Filed should be ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Creating a custom EditForm for a document library

I have been following this article: http://ikarstein.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/walkthrough-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-list-form-for-deployment-in-a-visual-studio-2010-project/ I have followed every ...
4
votes
0answers
81 views

Can you add comments to an append-only field in a list in Sharepoint 2010 using C#? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#? Posted on stack exchange first, then I found this Sharepoint ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Set Expires HTTP header for files in RootFolder

Our custom list definition stores some static files in the root folder (and sub-folders). Is there a way to manipulate the HTTP response header for these files to treat them as static (e.g., by ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Event receiver for a custom List

I created a custom Event Receiver using WSP builder, and in elements.xml file i have given the ID of list which i find in elements.xml of List definition of particular list. I also activated the ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
931 views

How do you clear the list schema cache for a re-deploy without rebooting the SharePoint server(s)?

In our development environments we need to re-deploy our codebase on a regular basis. We go through a deployment process where we do the following steps (all through PowerShell): Delete our old ...
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Adding column to a SPList

Normally I create a New List if I want to add an additional column to a List that already exists in a web. Wondering what would be the best option, should I create a new list with additional column ...
2
votes
1answer
453 views

Have External Lists And / Or Event Receivers?

I am fairly new to Sharepoint. I am in the early stages of developing a SP2010 LOB app that will finally have like 50 lists which are quite interrelated with each other. I am asking for your help ...
1
vote
1answer
767 views

Bind Lookup Column with External Site's List in Infopath Form 2010

Is this possible to bind datasource with dropdownlist of lookup column in Infopath form. Means in my case : i have one subsite : http://www.contoso.com/Marketing/Combraign in this site having one ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Status/KPI List View

I have a list for users to enter information for their team, and I want to take the sum of a teams data and display it. What I have right now is a KPI/Status list that sums up the items in a team ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Single form for multiple lists

Is there any chance to do that? If so, what do you suggest me to do? I have two custom lists that are related to each other, while adding an item to main list, i have to add some parts of it into ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Creating a custom list to sharepoint using client object model

I am having problems creating a custom list from the client object model. I need my list to have two columns - "Title" and "CustomID", both able to store a single line of text. I seem to be failing ...
2
votes
1answer
364 views

Get single field item value from Custom List and set it on same item but another field

I'm new in Sharepoint, and I have an issue with a custom list in Sharepoint 2007. The thing is... I have a custom list with pre-loaded data, and I need to get a unique code from a field item, to put ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How to add extra custom content type to Contacts based ListInstance

I am trying to build a custom ListInstance for deployment in Visual Studio. It should be based on the Contacts template so it can be opened in/linked to Outlook, but I also want to add two other ...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Deleting a Custom List Item using a custom field Name

Normally we delete a List item using following code, using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:web1/default.aspx")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Browsing to a local image and uploading to a list

I am attempting to build a classified ad list for internal use. I want an image upload column that allows users to browse to a local file instead of having to paste a URL, and then I need to display ...
1
vote
1answer
354 views

View filter based on user input, No Code

I need to take user's input for a field in a view and then filter the view based on the user's response. I have used Choice Filter Web Part and I am able to filter the view but I want to lookup the ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Disabling attachements in lists

I'd like tu turn off attachments in my custom list definitions. In order to do that, I specified DisableAttachments="TRUE" whenever it was possible: in list definitions Schema.xml and in Elements.xml, ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Prevent List from being deployed automatically by feature

I have a list that is deploying with a Site Template. I have properly set the Definition to deploy with a Site scoped feature, and the Instance to deploy with a Web scoped feature. All is well, in ...