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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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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visual studio project template to extract sharepoint list

I want to extract a sharepoint list and then want to use it as a template in visual studion. Can you suggest from where i can download and add such a template into the visual studio. Please help !!
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Lost formatting in custom Display Form

I have a custom list with a rich text column, I created my own display form for the items so I could style them up a bit. I noticed that the rich text column loses all it's formatting on the display ...
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Filter Business Data List Values from Custom List Values

I am designing a solution in SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to create filter criteria on Business Data List from a Custom List? I have been banging my head around how to achieve this for some ...
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10,000 records for code id, code title, code desc and vendor - Import

I received a bunch of mechanical data with CodeID, CodeTitle, CodeDesc from different vendors, SourceVendor. I have not counted the records but it's 10 to 15k. The idea is to import this data into ...
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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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Employee Directory (from AD) as webpart in SP 2013

Perhaps I am missing it Is there a way to create a employee Dir list that pulls from AD in sharepoint. all my users data is in AD and syncing to SP I just need an easy way to concentrate it all ...
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Check in Check out For Sharepoint List Items

is it possible to implement Check in Check out on Sharepoint List Items?
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Existing list items not showing added new columns to add values

I have created a list in SharePoint 2013 with 3 columns and added 2 items to that list. Later I have added 2 more columns to the list and its content type. But when I try to edit the existing 2 ...
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How can I compare existing items with new items in a SP Online list

I have built a WCF Application that populates a SP Online list. This is working without any issues. But, when I run the WCF for a second time, I get doubles of everything. So first of all I want to ...
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Return a rich text managed property in search results

I am working with a custom list in Sharepoint 2010. The list has nine custom columns, some of which are rich text. I've mapped these custom columns to managed properties so that I can return them ...
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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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Why CustomRibbonButton for List not displaying in RibbonBar?

I have added 1 Element File for CustomRibbon Button. And added 1 Feature to deploy this RibbonButton. When I deploy this, it deploys and Feature is Activated but not displaying the Button in ...
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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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Workflow could not update item - access denied

I have a user that adds an entry to an Item List. However, getting the following error: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a different ...
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Retrieve all lists and libraries Sharepoint Online

I'm trying to retrieve all lists from my online tenant from Visual Studio. After much fumbling and unsuccessful attempts with: ListItemCollection listItemCollection = oList.GetItems(query); and ...
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Is it possible to check birthday?

I have a list that contains 2 columns. The first one is full name and the second one is birthday. It is possible to do new calendar list and put there the birthdays from the other list? Thanks.
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Custom List View Link always changes

my custom list view xsl's path is between tags. For example: <XslLink>http://blahblah/site/customview.xslt</XslLink> But after a while it changes as ...
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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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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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SharePoint list data fill

I have a web part page with .net controls like various fields textbox, choice fields, multiple line of text. User have to fill those fields. There is save buttons. These controls/fields are there in ...
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Sharepoint 2013 List WYSIWYG Designer views

We need to offer our users a way to freeform format Custom List fields anywhere on a SharePoint page. The designer can not be InfoPath, SharePoint Designer or Reporting Services. Design experience ...
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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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Efficiency of SQL updates/queries versus dealing with lists

I'm doing a lot of operations on very large custom lists, comparing them to SQL tables and updating items in the lists based on those tables. Currently this is a pretty slow process because it takes ...
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Sharepoint: How to enable a field when a check box is selected on new item form?

In Sharepoint, I need modify a new item form of a list to make a field visible/invisible when a check box is selected: For example: There is a checkbox field called "Is XYZ affected?" When a user ...
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Save form in library once data is submitted to SharePoint list through InfoPath

How can I save a form in library once the data is submitted to list? It should be done through a single button click.
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Column number limitations on custom list edit form?

Can any one confirm whether there is a limit on the number of list columns displayed in a custom list edit form created through SPD(2013)? My scenario is that I am amending a preexisting list by ...
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Having two text fields on one line in a form

In my form I want to have a salary range, so I would like to have 2 text fields on one line of the form. Also I would like a text field and a drop down list on the same line of the form. I'm ...
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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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'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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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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SharePoint 2010 list workflow with form action button

I have an edit item form on a list in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to run a specific list workflow (not site workflow) when clicked this button. How can I do this? If this is not possible, how ...
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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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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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Permissions based on task outcome

I have a custom item list with an associated workflow. In the workflow, there is an approval needed. I set up a task for this. Based on the approval status I want the user to be able to edit ...
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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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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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individual rating counts for a custom SharePoint list

I have a requirement to read the individual rating counts on for each of the sharepoint list item. Ex: 1 star - count 32 2 star - count 23 ... 5 star - count 2 Currently I'm using ...
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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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Submit a New Copy of List Item

Good day! I have a sharepoint List that has an Infopath Form template. I am encountering problem, I have a List Item and when Item is Approved I want to make a copy of it. What I did was when item is ...
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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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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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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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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 ...