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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar View in Custom List Expand All by Default

For some reason the scripts I have found on the web (ie: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-GB/sharepoint2010general/thread/a24da49a-7fc8-47c6-a125-95e4a5b2d095) are not working with a ...
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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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How to Add Data Field to Existing Custom List Form?

Say I have created a really simple custom list via Sharepoint Designer, and then created a custom NewForm.aspx called NewFormTest.aspx to go with it. Now I have to add a field to the custom list. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Cascaded Drop Down with OOTB SP Foundation?

I'm using SP2010 Foundation. Corporate governance forbids customization beyond stylesheets controlling fonts/colors/etc. No access to Visual Studio or SP Designer, so I'm looking for some ...
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How to find workingdays between start & end dates by considering custom HolidayList? [duplicate]

I want to count number of business days between Begin & End dates, but for this I have to consider the holidays declared in HolidayList(CustomList) created in SharePoint Site. How can I write ...
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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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How to search a custom field in Sharepoint Foundation 2010

I'm trying to make the search server to look inside fields that are not in custom definition. For example i've a document library and i had the column MyCol... If i search and put in the query string ...
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Get attachments url to the list to another field in same list before saving the new item Sharepoint 2010

I am having a list in my Sharepoint 2010 site. In that list I have some fields I want to attach some files to each new entry made and at the same time I want to store the URL of the file which is ...