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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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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How to Truncate a multiline column in a SharePoint List 2013

I am relatively new to SharePoint and have a few questions. I was wondering if someone could help me with some custom settings in a SharePoint list. I have a column that is set to a "Multiple lines ...
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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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email into a list on 2013 SharePoint-online

I have setup a IT ticketing system in SP (hosted via office 365) and I wanted to make it easier for my employees to send me tickets (sp mobile isn't very friendly) Is there a way to have an email ...
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Formating list with JSLink - “like” button

I am trying to reorder casual sharepoint list view which looks like this: To look like this: I am using JSLink and I have no problem with normal text fields like "Title" or "Description" but I ...
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How can I use normal paging on a custom view?

I'm creating several lists (and their views) programmatically, based on custom list definition templates. When these views display more than 30 items, the following link is displayed: Whereas on ...
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Can't hide the title column in a custom content type

I'm building a custom content type. I've set a bunch of site columns I add to the content type. The content type is used in a custom list definition within a ContentTypeRef node. I'm also willing to ...
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How to add new field to custom list (See edit!)

I am using a Microsoft template for adding Training and Courses for people to register for. Everything is working fine, but I want to add a field to the Courses list. I want to add a field to indicate ...
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Disable the delete option from Sharepoint list 2010

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010, for which, the requirement is to disable the delete option. Users should be able to add to the list but not delete. Is there anything oob for that?
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How to display list on application (aspx) page by visual studio?

I have created list and application page in visual studio for sharepoint.Now I have to show that list on that application page. I have option of using SPServices. But is there anything I can do with C#...
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more than one attachment field

We are planning to retire one of our old fashion tools and currently evaluating Sharepoint 2010. in our current tool, we have 3 different attachment sections two of which are visible to customer, and ...
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Get Likedby column value from List Rating Setting

I have created a custom list and activated rating setting. I want to count the number of likes and likedby. But when I modify the list view I found Likedby is disable but checked and likedby is not ...
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List item with specific ID value

I want to copy a list items one by one to another list using PowerShell. Some items in source list are misssing. I don't want to create and delete empty items for missing ID values in source list. I ...
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Column validation only when creating new item Sharepoint 2010

So I have a date field that needs to be a future date when the item is created. The formula I have set up for that is: =[Date Required]>TODAY() This works well however I am running into an ...
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How to use CustomList data in InfoPath Expression?

How can I read/use the CustomList data in InfoPath Expression/Rule ? I want to take necessary action after reading the data of CustomList using Rule/Expression for my calculation. I don't want to ...
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Get List Item ID from NewForm.aspx

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Version I have a Custom List and i have created a copy of NewForm.aspx and saved it as CustomNewForm.aspx. When I save the item i want to get the saved items ID and ...
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Use javascript/jquery to see if items in list are due soon in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to determine by date if an item is due. In my use case, my user will create an item with a date in the following format (MM/DD or 06/15). Now if the date the user chooses will fall in the ...
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How to customize the XsltListViewWebPart?

I would like to have submission feature on the List List structure would be Mon-Fri is considered as a week, user would be asked to select the current week's Friday from the calendar. It ...
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Make List Item Attachment link clickable with JSLink

I am generating a link to a List Item's attachments using the following code. It works perfect, but it is slowing down the loading / paging of my List view significant. Does anybody know of a more ...
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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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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 ...
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Defining custom views in a list's schema.xml file

I have create a custom list definition, with a content type. In the schema.xml, I'd like to define two views : All items (the default one, generated by Visual Studio) My items (the same view with a ...
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Updating Sharepoint List items

I got a custom Sharepoint list which has the following list items Hostname - IP - OS - CPUs - RAM - Disk Server 1.1.1.1 Server 2003 3 8 Disk C: 20gb If i then ...
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Editing a custom infopath form published to a library?

I had built an infopath form and published it to a library in sharepoint. Unfotunately, I lost the file on my local machine in the middle of a user profile sync chaos. I tried editing the form in ...
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How to get all items in a view using REST API

by using rest api I get items like this http://mydomain/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('MyList')/Items I get the view like this and naturally in it I have the GUID http://mydomain/_api/web/lists/...
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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 ...
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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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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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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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Notification bar - customise and display new documents

I am trying to create a customised notification bar which is positioned at the top of the screen which displays new documents to all users, is this possible? Can this show multiple new documents (e....
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How to update field name for a list?

I am creating custom lists(fields,CT,List Def and list Instance) A and B with visual studio. I have site column called "Status" i have used those column name in ListA and ListB. Suddenly i need to ...
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How to Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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Calculate SUM of column and use in another list's column calculation

Hullo, My environment is Publishing site in Sharepoint 2010. I have a library named Invoices with the following structure +-----------+-----------+--------+ | Invoice | PO Number | Amount | +-----...
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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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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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How to change Folder Icon in all Document Library

how could I change the Folder Icon in Sharepoint? Is something programmatically, on CSS or simply to change icon in the specific image folder? Thank you very much!
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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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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Document Content Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and add a ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp file ...
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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 ...
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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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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 ...
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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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How to update multiple items in sharepoint list online using javascript

I want to update 4 items in the same time in my sharepoint custom list using Javascript. Im using a camlquery to get the item witch i want to update. Can anybody please help me and write a function to ...
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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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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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Calculated column with ID removes ID number on update

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have a calculated column in a custom list, called "Project ID" that has the following calculation: ="DS-000"&ID The first item in the list has the "Project ID": ...
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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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Pre-populating a column value upon list creation

We are trying to implement a small workshop registration system on our SharePoint. Workshops are offered in different cities and at different times a year. For each event we have a list where people ...