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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Content types vs. custom list field

This is a question about best practices and the intent of the designers of SharePoint. I'm pretty new with SharePoint, and have only worked on pretty small projects. I often find myself creating ...
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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 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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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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Event Reciever on specific list in sharepoint 2010

I am working on creating event reciever for a custom list in sharepoint 2010 using visual studio..how can this event reciever be targeted to a specific custom list ..in my case its customEmpList?
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How to create SharePoint list with custom template using Managed Client Object Model?

Creating lists in SharePoint using Managed Client Object Model is rather easy task. Here's how to create a list with SharePoint's custom list template: ListCreationInformation lci; List list; lci = ...
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sharepoint 2010 adding more fields in user profile, accessible from spuser

we have custom fields like e.g. Manager, Organisation, EmployeeCode. currently we are creating a custom list to add these with respective SpUser.ID, which i think is wrong. Can any one please guide ...
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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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Adding multiple items to list with same title

I'm experiencing an issue that in my programatically created SharePoint List, if I add two items with the same "Title" field, it tells me the following error: Sorry, something went wrong A ...
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ctx in CSR not return the title

I need to make by clicking on the title of a list item, to open the edit form and not the view form. To do this I chose the CSR, I have the code: (function () { var statusFieldCtx = {}; ...
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Save a multilingual site as template

I created a site and set the language settings to multiple languages, so users can switch between different languages for the MUI. But I have also custom columns in a list. So, i translated the ...
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Creating CASE statement with Calculated Column

I am using SharePoint 2010. I added a new Column and made it a Calculated Column. Now I need to place a CASE statement in my Formula. Something like this... CASE when [Region1] = 'A' and [Region2] ...
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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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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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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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CAML Query for items with a text value containing square brackets

I'm attempting to query for list items using a value stored in a plain text multi-line of text field in a SharePoint 2007 custom list. My column is named FilePath and contains a value like: ...
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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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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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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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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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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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SP 2010: hide/disable column in edit form

I've got a list (based on custom list) with several custom columns. There is one column, that I want to protect from changes by the user (it will be set/changed by webservice call and should not be ...
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Custom webpart being rendered twice on layout page

using System; using System.ComponentModel; using System.Web; using System.Web.UI; using System.Web.UI.WebControls; using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using ...
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Browsing to a local image and uploading to a list

I am attempting to build a classified ad list for internal use. I want an image upload column that allows users to browse to a local file instead of having to paste a URL, and then I need to display ...
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Only send notification when certain items are changed

I have a List with two workflows. One that runs when an item is created/updated, and another that runs daily to perform a calculation. Emails go out when an item is created, updated, and expires. ...
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Validate a SharePoint list column with regular expression

I have a list. I want add a column for list with this format : XX-XXXX How to set this Validate for column? i use this link , but don't work for me.
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How to determine the List Template (SPListTemplate) that was used to create a list?

I am using the following code to create a custom list from a custom list definition. Is there a way, after the list is created to determine which definition it was created from? SPListTemplate ...
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Dynamically display a single row of a custom list

In SharePoint 2010, I have created a custom list and I want to be able to display a single row of this custom list on page. But I do not want to create a separate page for each row. I would like 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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Comma is being appended to values when adding new item to list through C#

I have a custom web part form which takes a few values from text boxes and adds the new row to a list. The problem is that when I click 'save', the values are being saved but some fields like ...
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How to create the following list structure in sharepoint

I am trying to create a list with following structure in sharepoint 2010. Is it possible to create like this? You may say that enter values by leaving title as blank. But here Title Filed should be ...
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How to remove default columns from a custom list?

Is there any option to remove default columns(eg: Created By, Modified By) from a custom list? I do not want to hide the columns for a view, but I need to entirely remove/modify the default columns. ...
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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 do I deploy custom list edit forms in the sandbox?

I'm creating a List Definition for use on 2007, 2010 (Sandboxed), and 2010 (unrestricted) that will need custom new and edit forms; unfortunately the Sandbox specifically excludes custom application ...
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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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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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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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Importing a list from one visual studio project to another

I have sp project (say project a) in visual studio that is supposed to deploy the sp solution to my website (say that its running at http://localhost:xxxx/). My goal would be to add the list ...
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How do you clear the list schema cache for a re-deploy without rebooting the SharePoint server(s)?

In our development environments we need to re-deploy our codebase on a regular basis. We go through a deployment process where we do the following steps (all through PowerShell): Delete our old ...
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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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Event Reciever firing twice sharepoint 2010

Hi I have a event receiver(item adding,item editing,item added), it was working fine before ...now it has started to fire twice...any suggestions?
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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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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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Single form for multiple lists

Is there any chance to do that? If so, what do you suggest me to do? I have two custom lists that are related to each other, while adding an item to main list, i have to add some parts of it into ...
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Error when trying to open list with “Open with Access” option

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise with SP2 installed. We have a standard OOTB SharePoint List and are trying to "Open with Access" The problem is when we click the "Open with Access" button in the ribbon, ...
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Add list item through visual studio

I have created a list of links through Visual Studio. Now I want to add items to that list. How can I do it through visual studio itself? I am using visual studio 2013.
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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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Disabling attachements in lists

I'd like tu turn off attachments in my custom list definitions. In order to do that, I specified DisableAttachments="TRUE" whenever it was possible: in list definitions Schema.xml and in Elements.xml, ...
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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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Difference between enabling feature from PowerShell and activating it via site collection features page?

I am trying to create a SharePoint list based on a list template via a feature. The code for creating the list is in the FeatureActivated event handler of the feature's EventReceiver.cs file. The list ...