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 Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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Event corner with Calendar and custom list

I need to create a corner in intranet like in the pic below. I am thinking to add custom tables in the page layout. Then add Calendar with with custom table, and fetch calendar data in that table ...
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Cascading functionality in quick edit mode in Office 365

I've sandbox solution in Office 365. I want cascading functionality of Country, State, City in SharePoint lists. I got that by using SPServices JavaScript but only in NewForm and EditForm. Want this ...
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How do I combine rows from different sharepoint lists onto 1 overall list?

I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and sharepoint designer, and I am using multiple sharepoint lists that have the same column types (# required, # complete, % complete) that shows the training status for ...
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List Definition, disable modal dialog for View item form

I created two List Definitions with custom add\edit\view forms. Now I want to disable modal window only for "view form". I found solution where NavigateForFormsPages="TRUE" was used. But this ...
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Hide Default Custom List from Add an App

I need to hide the Default Custom List and Documents Library from a site collection so that Users with Design Permissions are force to use custom list templates that includes mandatory columns.
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In an Info Path 2013 form that links to SharePoint 2013 custom list -how to add a repeating table structure for only some columns and not all ?

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Custom list with several columns. I am designing an Info Path 2013 form for this custom list. When I click on checkbox manage multiple items (see inserted image). All ...
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Nomenclature based Unique ID in SharePoint List

Hi I am newbie to SharePoint. I need to create a list. challenge is that, when there is a new entry in the list, a unique Id need to be assigned to that entry automatically and the nomenclature of the ...
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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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Security Trimming

We would like to use search filtering to provide a custom master page to users with almost everything they will need to do to start their jobs. I have a list that has Department codes and would like ...
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display list data up on dropdown column

I am having a SharePoint 2010 custom list with three columns EmployeeName, Districts and Created. I am showing the data of this list in a page using JQuery data table. I have a textbox and dropdown ...
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MOSS 2007 Search not working in Custom List

We have a custom list with a field that is single line of text, 10 characters. When the user uses the default ShaerPoint search box at the top right of the page to search for a value in the list, ...
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GetListItems isnt working for library with metadata - PowerShell

So after searching over and over on the net for a reason for my problem. I decided to post it here. I'm trying to get all the items in my list that are in a subsite. In that subsite there are 3 ...
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VB script to automate importing sharepoint list data to excel

I need to automate pulling data from SharePoint list data to excel through writing a VB Script (not VBA). How can I import data directly from a SharePoint List into Excel using VB script? Currently, ...
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Sum and then divide columns

So I have a list in which a column needs to be summed up, then grouped so I can create another column that allows me to do division off of the summed total. So for instance John Doe 1 - 0 - 1 John ...
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How can I customize the list item and still have the ribbon

I am working on a Sharepoint hosted app and the whole application is created with the concept of SPA. I am using jquery, bootstrap, knockout, etc. to display the list item data. Is there any way to ...
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Webparts connection

I have a page with 4 connected list view. (let s say view A, B, C, D). The views are connected so that I can filter the views. (used the SharePoint default connection). List A is connected to list B. ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Actions not working (Do Calculation, Send an email, etc)

So I want to make a new workflow from Sharepoint list. After I put the condition, I want to put an action like Do Calculation, but when I choose the choice Action ribbon -> Do Calculation, it doesn't ...
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Custom Form Update Best Practices

This is a general question on how deploying a custom Visual Studio form to a SharePoint list works. My understanding is that custom forms can be added to an existing list definition or to list ...
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Change Custom List ID

I am looking to query a custom list that exists in many sub sites. Using either the CQWP or a DVWP I'm running into the list limit. As the ID is 100, there a lots of custom lists (not just limited to ...
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Restrict access to full list/database, but have a search form to show results

Not sure whether my keywords are completely off, i'm quite new to SharePoint and have been using Lynda to get a quick grip of the program. I have a brief which requires a frontend search/filters page ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Filtering list based on user preferences

On SharePoint I have 3 lists created. The 1st list contains 2 columns: user's unique ID and user's name. The 2nd list contains 2 columns: user's ID and a multiple choice of preferences of ...
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Deploy custom newform for custom list using wsp for SharePoint Online

I have a custom list which inherits 2 custom content types. Each content type contains around 50 odd fields. I have to customize the layout of the form and integrate jquery for the newform and ...
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Submitting list data to SQL

I'd like to submit data from a Sharepoint List to my SQL Database. I want the user to be able to create a new list item, attach a file and then once added it will write to an SQL Database. How would ...
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How to add a line feed in multiline column displayed in list view

I have a list with a column of type "multiple lines of text", which is updated by concatenating several other columns together when I save the item. I want to control the formatting of the list view ...
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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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How can I fix the broken “new item” link after deleting the InfoPath Form for a custom list?

I am using SharePoint Online which seems to be Microsoft's Software-as-a-Service delivery of SharePoint 2013. I have created three custom lists, one of which has 20 fields or so. Just to check it ...
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Display deactivated items in lookup column

We have a list of projects. One column is named Status (a choise Active or Finished) One column is Active Projects (a calculated column which shows only the actieve projects) One column is named ...
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InfoPath 2013 - select specific checkbox after select item from droplist

I try to modify form (SharePoint 2013 Online) using InfoPath 2013 to select check-box after select item on a drop list. I have two lists: Clients and Job List. On Clients I put client name and select ...
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How to set custom list's column order declaratively

So basically what I want to achieve is to find a way to set column order on my custom lists declaratively (I'm using list definitions to create my custom Lists). One way of setting column order is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 customizing List App style

I'm new to Sharepoint and have been playing with SP Foundation 2013. The division I work for has been keep track of projects via a shared Excel spreadsheet and it's been a nightmare. So I'm looking ...
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2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. custom list(A) and a related task list(B). workflow runs on A. Can update status in list B specific item?

I have 2 Sharepoint 2010 lists. More specific a custom list(A) and a related task list(B). I have a workflow that runs on list A. Within this workflow I need to create tasks assigned to different ...
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Lists not being added to quicklaunch

I'm having a problem with some lists that are included in a feature (Scope: web), which is created via a site definition. These lists have the display on quicklaunch set to true, although, the only ...
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Custom List deployed using Visual Studio 2010 unavailable under All Lists -Closed

I tried creating a custom list by the method mentioned in this tutorial by Saurabh Khatri. I deployed the list to another site. After deployment the instance of the list was visible in the Quick ...
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How to get KPIs to show when KPI List is Linked to a Custom List Using Linked Data Sources in SharePoint Designer 2007?

So I've found multiple sources on how to linked data sources in the designer. I get the data sources to link up by Title -> Great! But I can't get the value of the KPI or the formatted indicator to ...
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How do I find which column is being declared incorrectly?

I am a junior dev working on a Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration and am hitting the following error when I attempt to import the template: The formula refers to a column that does not exist. Check ...
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How to create a Sharepoint 2010 List with parent-child relationship and apply approval workflow?

I have 2 Custom Lists in Sharepoint 2010 ExpenseList (Parent List) ExpenseDetailsList (Child List) I want to display the ExpenseDetailsList inside the ExpenseList to the user. User shall be able ...
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Best way to create a Drafts List and save and Load entries from another list?

So, I have a Custom List named "Events". Now I'm searching for a best practice to create "drafts" for the list items of the list, because there might be some events (monthly/ annually) which have ...
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How i can hide the folder preview image in my list treeview left menu?

i need to hide the folder image in my list tree view on the left menu can anyone send me the css id or class to modified the tree view since i am using firebug but i cannot find the specific style ...
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Choice Filter list based on User Group

I have two List web parts being filtered based on a connected Choice Filter web part. I would like the choices available in the filter web part to be the members of a SharePoint user group. For now, I ...
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Create chart showing monthly sum from daily entry custom list

I have a custom list of about 200 entries, which has three columns (name, mm/dd/yy, $amount). I would like to be able to view a summary of the total amount by month, either in a Chart web part or a ...
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Chart in Sharepoint, No Code

I have below data in custom list State A1 A1 A1 A2 A2 A3 Can I create below type of chart in Sharepoint 2010 where x axis is state and y axis is state occurrence.
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Powerful list filtering

I need to extend the functionality of the default list (specifically for a document library) to include more powerful filtering. This includes being able type free text search and to have filters ...
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Wss 3.0 Lookup field error “Field type Reminder is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field. ”

I tried to add lookup field in wss 3.0 custom list it errors saying"Field type Reminder is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field. " Has anyone ever encountered ...
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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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Re-attach custom list to Base template defined in list definitaion

We have a custom list which was created using List Definition. But the list got modified on production through browser. Hence, it got detached from it's base type. Now any change done in the list ...
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Submit attached file from custom list item form to document library

I've searched the internet for the past few days looking for a way to attach multiple files to a new item in a custom list from the NewForm and once the form is submitted, the files should be sent to ...
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SP 2010 - Freeze Header Row - Cannot get solutions to work

I have been trying to implement a solution to freeze the header row of a list longer than I care to admit. I was able to get this solution to work: ...