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 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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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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Data Connection does not refresh in Excel

I have a SharePoint list; Exported into Excel file and set the property to refresh Data Connection every time the file is opened. It worked very well in Excel installed on my system but when I ...
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Getting sum of all the values of a choice column in a list

I have a choice column with choices as numbers in a list. I want to sum all the values in the column and display it. Is there any easy way of doing it?
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Two SharePoint lists with different names, but same contents error

I have written a SharePoint solution which should create two SharePoint lists with completely different list definitions. If I deploy the solution, I get a strange behaviour. There are two different ...
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List views disappearing when navigate to a different page and back

One of the pages on my website I would like a place where I have a quick summary of all of my lists. I made another list and under site settings I added web parts of the lists that I would like to ...
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How to add a column which has auto increment value based on update of other column in a list

I have a list where in we are capturing Completion Month date. It can be updated by users if required. I need to have a record of number of times this value is updated for each individual row starting ...
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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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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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Creating a Form to a Custom List

I have been tasked with creating a form that individuals will fill out and then submit it. It will then go into a List that the HR department has access to. We dont want everyone to have access to ...
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How to populate lookup library field with value from list from the same page?

Essentially, I want to add document library to the custom list's "edit" child page. The goal is to replace basic custom list's attachments functionality with more sophisticated one. I can do that ...
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Send email one at a time to multiple people picker

I have a list that has a people picker that accepts multiple value. I want to start a workflow that would email to all the value in the people picker one at a time.. Is this possible? Scenario: ...
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Customize “come down” page of custom list

I have a custom list. Say, every row represents a "project". Currently I can click a row and get New/Edit page that contains all related information. So, what I need is to click a row (a "project") ...
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“Type SP.ULSTraceLevel has already been registered” error while applying javscript to NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list in which I want to apply the javascript in new form of that list. Javascript loads the user profile property of the entered user in the people picker control. I am getting ...
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List Validation Settings - Multi Line formatted Columns Missing from Create Formula

I have a custom list in which some specific fields need to have additional validation which I am implementing through Validation Settings. However, on the Validation Settings page, when I go to ...
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Replace table with <div> in displayform

I have a custom list and when I view a single item the standard DispForm.aspx is used to display the item I am able to override those fields via JSLink but is it possible to override the table itself ...
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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 ...
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Using the ID column create a customised ID column

I want to concatecate two columns.... one being the ID column. When I add a calculated column I do not see the ID column in the list of columns I can use?
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Custom List Form creation using Powershell - SharePoint 2013

I have a custom List called 'IssuesList' with 4 fields - "IssueTitle","IssueID","IssueDesc","Status" While displaying display form I should show 3 fields expect Issue ID i.e. IssueID should be ...
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Value in the List Columns in Sharepoint

I have custom list. Recently I added three new columns to the custom list. I set the style to check box initially. Later, I changed it from check box to drop down menu and the values for the drop ...
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How to re order content types in list using PowerShell

In a Custom List there are more than 1 content types e.g. "Content Type 1", "Content Type 2" including OOB Item. Using PowerShell how can they be reordered?
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Create line between sharepoint list items

I have a list that I would like to create lines in between a few items in order to separate descriptions from the next field and make them more easy to read. Is there a way to do this?
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How to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to SharePoint 2013

Is there a way to migrate Custom List w/ Attachments to the SharePoint 2013? Currently we are migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013, now I am just doing copy paste to datasheet view to ...
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How to implement graphs / charts to a custom list in SharePoint 2013

How to implement a bar graph or pie chart for a custom list in SharePoint 2013? I have a custom list with the field: months I want to have a graph/chart to show the usage of the services.
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Move items from a custom list to another list after a specific retention

I want to move items from a custom list with content type "item" to another list after a specific period (retention expiration). But the transfer to another location involving drop off library ...
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customize search result web part

I'm working with SharePoint Foundation 2013 and use SharePoint Designer 2013. My goal is to get a list from all tasks across a websitecollection for the logged in user. I try to use the search result ...
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Links to local files from a SharePoint List

Ok, I am new to server side development (especially SP development) and I don't know if this is possible but here goes: I have a custom list which I populate from a local folder on my file system. ...
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Set the due date of task through a custom list workflow

I'm trying to create a task through a workflow everytime a item is created in a custom list. The problem is when I'm trying to add a custom 'due date' that is not fixed or 'today'... I tried to ...
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Formatting issues when uploading excel tables

I am uploading an excel table with 4 columns to a sharepoint list. The first three columns are text, and the last column numbers. When I go to upload, it says that the middle two columns will be ...
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Unable to set value of dropdown on page load

I am using SharePoint 2013 online and I have created a form for my list using Infopath 2013. It has a combination of text fields and dropdowns. I am able to set the default value of text field using ...
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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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New Item form with select option

I have a excel sheet (timetable) with several options for the user and the user can choose one or more of these rows. I need a way to make this available in SharePoint (I dont need the excel itself). ...
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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 ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Custom list Single Text column did not render URL as hyperlink

I have created custom list in sharepoint 2013 with a Single Text column ( column A). Then added item into the list with URL value in column A. When i click into the item, the URL is not rendered as ...
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how to copy list from one sitecollection to another sitecollection

What is the best way to automate to copy a list from one site collection to another. We don't want to create a list template manually and moved to another site collection and all that process. we ...
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Re-Deploying SharePoint List removes all the submitted ListItems

I created a SharePoint List using Visual Studio 2013 and deployed it. Later I had need to add few more columns in the List. So after adding more columns when I deployed it again then what I realized ...
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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...
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Workflow on a list where user can add but not edit items

I don't get a lot of time on my organization's SP site and I don't have a way to install it at home. I'm wondering if something will work, or how. This is so I have all the information I need and ...
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SPServices - How to obtain user profile information from a user specified in a list

I currently have: A custom SP List A title field and a "user or group" field I need to use SPServices to look up the user in the list and obtain their name, email and profile picture just by ...
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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role ...
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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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How to add a New Item form to a page in SharePoint Online?

I am using SharePoint Online which looks to be version 2013. I want a New Item form on my home page. I have tried SharePoint Designer 2013. I tried making a new page and it complains that "this page ...
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Best practices to check if list exists by url?

How can I check if a List exists on a website by URL of the List? Example of the url: http://MyCompany.com/Lists/MyList I would like to avoid the FileNotExists exception. My current code: SPList ...
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How to change height of top row within a List?

I would like to adjust the height of the top row (top bar?) within my lists - is this possible? Some of my column titles are lengthy which creates a lot of empty space within the column, I want to ...
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How to get SPFeatureDefinition for Generic List in sandboxed solution

When creating custom list programatically from schema Add method needs SPFeatureDefinition object of the base list used. SPListCollection.Add method (String, String, String, String, Int32, ...
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Create column in list with link to open document in document library

I have created a custom list in SharePoint 2013 (Office 365) using the Import Spreadsheet App. This has provided me with the columns (Project Code, Title, Author, Medium, Quarter, hyperlink, etc.) and ...
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differences in the XML returned in a DVWP vs list.asmx webservice for a plain text field with a URL

I'm trying to figure out why the XML returned in a DVWP is different then what is returned with the list.asmx webservice for a plain text field with a URL in it. I have a list with a plain text ...
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make custom list item column unrequired (non-required)

I have a custom content type with many required columns. The UI does not allow me to change a column from required to non-required (at least, I can't find a way to do it). Is there a way to achieve ...