A type of list view that organizes list columns into a spreadsheet format and can enable editing of multiple items at once without having to open each individual item.

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Understanding Data Sheet view list better in SharePoint 2010

I would like to know more about the features of Data sheet type lists. Can I use conditional modification to the data sheet rows, for example changing the color if a column value equal 'X' ? Can I ...
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How do I hide the “Datasheet view” option in a list?

How do I hide the "Datasheet view" option (under "View Format") in a list's ribbon menu?
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Why are fields in Datasheet View read only?

I have four metadata columns into which I cannot paste data for a bulk upload. A diaglog box: "The selected cells are read only" appears when I try to paste. The cells are defined as "multiple lines ...
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External List in Datasheet View

How to I get an External List in Datasheet View? I have a List, whereby I have Looked up a Column from an External List. The column appears as readonly in Datasheet View, but behaves normally using ...
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How to get Datasheet view working on Macintosh system?

How to get Datasheet view working on Macintosh system. Even many other features are not working on Safari browser. So is there any way to get it working?
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Customising Data Sheet View

I'm using SharePoint 2007, with custom list. I'm using Content Editor web part in order to design my list. {In my list the row color determined through the item ststus. e.g: If the status equal to ...
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Can I use JavaScript in 'Edit in DataSheet' mode?

I would like to use some JavaScript in 'Edit in DataSheet' mode to check a value and prompt a user to enter some text. Is this possible?
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SharePoint 2013: Adding old Access Datasheet View

We have migrated a lot of sites from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. I observed a very unique behaviour, if my SharePoint 2007 list contained a Access Datasheet view, they remain the same and ...
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Unable open to List in Data Sheet List View

I am unable open my list in data sheet list view mode in Chrome browser but I am able to open in IE. Does any one know what kind of settings I need to change.
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How to add data sheet to a SharePoint web page?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I want to add Excel style data sheet to a web page, could anyone show me how? More details, For ...
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Text in Datasheet view defaults to black highlighting (can datasheet view be configured at all?)

I'm not overly experienced with Sharepoint, but usually my Google-fu is pretty good...until now. Office 2007, SP 2007, Win7/Vista environment, I am a subsite administrator. When viewing a ...
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Cannot change value in a choice column for some documents

In a hosted WSS 3.0 environment I have a standard document library with some extra columns. For some reason I cannot change the value in a choice column (called: "Status"). The value always is reset ...
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Unable to save changes in Datasheet View

We have a custom list that we are trying to edit in Datasheet view and are getting the following error when the next row is clicked: Another user has changed the structure of this list. All your ...
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People or group column not working on datasheet view

I am facing an issue related to a custom group mapped to a list column. I have a custom list with a custom column "Responsible" of type "people or groups" with following settings, Allow multiple ...
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Filtering datasheet view in Sharepoint 2010

I want to create a filter on Multiline Text Column inside a Datasheet View by means of out of the box features. Is it possible to provision such a feature so that when I click on the dropdown on such ...
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DataSheet View opens, but edits result in non-specific errors

SP 2010 Workstation = Win7 x64, Office 2010 x64, Office 2007 DataConn Components x32, MSIE 9 x32 I am trying to edit the metadata properties of several files in datasheet view. Datasheet view opens ...
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How to make datasheet view 100% of browser height

Does anyone know the best way to remove scolling or even just expand the height of the datasheet view. I have two Sharepoint WSS 3.0 site collections, one displays the default datasheet view at 100% ...
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How to create a “datasheet-like” list view to update a checkbox in multiple rows?

I am using draft item security on a forms library to only allow the creator of a form and a user with "edit items" permissions to view a form in the library. I would like to provide the user with ...
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How can I tell in a Sharepoint 2010 event receiver if the list item was added in datasheet view or not?

I'm a novice Sharepoint developer, so please forgive what is probably a very simple question. I have an event receiver on a custom list in Sharepoint 2010. I need to be able to display custom error ...
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Data truncated when pasting worksheet into multiline field

I'm trying to paste the contents of an Excel sheet into a list in Datasheet view. This list has several multiline columns, and the Excel data items i'm trying to paste in are quite large--in some ...
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SharePoint List with multiple content types and the datasheet view

According to this thread. SharePoint 2010 does not "support" using the datasheet view with multiple content types configured anymore. But maybe somebody knows a workaround for my problem: I have a ...
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How do I create custom control or action that works in a list's DataSheet view?

I have created a cascading lookup column field for a list in sharepoint 2010. It's working fine in the Standard view but not in the DataSheet view. In datasheet view it is showing all the possible ...
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creating datasheet view - but standard view is displayed by default

SPView AllItems = spList.Views["myview"] ; AllItems.Formats = "<Format Name=\"Modified\"><FormatDef Type=\"ColWidth\" Value=\"534\" /></Format>"; AllItems.Update(); Why isn't ...
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What are the new datasheet features in SharePoint 2010?

What are the new features with Datasheet functionality in SharePoint 2010 as compared to 2007? Areas of focus: Ability to control column width, Show/Hide, freeze header row? File operations from ...
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Editing in Datasheet View

I opened my list in datasheet view. But I wasn't able to edit in that view - things were read only. How do I enable edition in datasheet view?
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Solutions for Error: “The Datasheet view is attempting to retrieve data from a different domain”?

A couple users of our SP2007 site have received this error while accessing datasheet views. They are able to view/edit lists in 'standard view' without any issues and their PCs are configured with XP ...
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Datasheet View works for a particular permission level only

Datasheet View works for particular permission level only on my site i.e. Contribute Permissions Level only. How can I make it work for all permission levels? PS: I have installed SP1 upgrade.
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Site Upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 - Datasheet View error

When I try to put my "upgraded 2007 to 2010" list in "Datasheet View" I get an error: This list cannot be displayed in Datasheet View for one or more of the following reasons: A datasheet component ...
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Most “full control” users can't access datasheet view or export to Excel

All but the administrator users with "full control" and/or "contribute" permissons on a certain list do not recieve the datasheet view option, and when they try to export to Excel there is a ...
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Unable to open task pane or fill down in datasheet view using IE 8

I've received a couple questions from people who all have issues using datasheet view when using IE 8 in SharePoint 2007. I've reproduced this in MOSS and WSS 3.0 with the same result. I use Office ...
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Can the Datasheet view open a URL field in a new window?

I have a list which contains a column containing a URL. When viewing this list using the Datashseet view, I want the URL to open up in a separate or targeted window, so as to not redirect away from ...
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List Datasheet view blank

I have a List with some data in it. I can see the data while in standard view however when I switch to Datasheet view I only see a blank datasheet (no headings or data, just the MS Access icon and the ...
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Pasting a rendered link to a rich-text column with the list in datasheet view

I'm trying to paste a rendered link, i.e., a link from within a Word or Excel file, into a rich-text column in SharePoint's datasheet view... Pasting from Excel, I get a working link, but it's the URL ...
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How can I restrict users from creating views in the Datasheet view in SP 2013?

I need to restrict users (with Contribute rights) ability to create Datasheet view. Also, how may I disable Quick Edit mode in all views?
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Error on adding people in SP 2013 datasheet view

When editing a Person or Group field in a datasheet view I always get the following error: The user does not exist or is not unique. If I enter the same name in the edit form it works fine. ...
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Summary Links Web part

Got about 60 links to add to a custom sharepoint, and I am going to use a summary link web part with an 'accordion style' like Stefan Bauer created. Adding a few are not a problem - but this is 60 ...
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How do I prevent “comments” cell within datasheet view from populating black after exiting cell?

A user of our SharePoint 2007 Server hosted database has been running into the issue shown within the title of this post. She is working remotely so, it is difficult for me to figure out what ...
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Group By on a DataSheetView

I have a DataSheet view on my library of infopath forms. the forms are basically weekly status reports and what i want to do is total the hours from each report for the month and show a totals row. I ...
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Datasheet view for sql table?

I would like to manipulate an sql table via web interface in sharepoint the same way I use datasheet view for SharePoint lists. I would be interested in any kind of a non-commercial solution. Or would ...
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Theming a Datasheet View

In my custom theme the background of my theme is a dark grey. When I go onto a datasheet view of a list the dark grey is used as the background colour. Is it possible to target only the datasheet view ...
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Issue with mouse scrolling on a datasheet view when using ie9 and SP2007?

I had a user today who had some issues with the datasheet view, her browser was updated by IT to IE9 and then I was asked to look at the dataview issues which were down to permission level. All ...
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Memory Error on Lists in Spreadsheet View

I have a list in SharePoint 2007 with about 187 items and in the Data View, several of our users are experiencing this error: The Instruction at "0x3271fe85" referenced memory at "0x00000000". ...
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Is it possible to display the DataView Webpart in datasheet view?

Is it possible to display the DataView Webpart in datasheet view?
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Can I lock the cells size in a datasheet view?

I'm working on Sharepoint2010. I have a datasheet which users can edit free. However I've noticed that everyone can change the size of the cells and even add other columns. How can I prevent any user ...
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Sharepoint Standard View vs Datasheet View - Records showup

I have a weird problem. I have created 2 views, lets say ViewA and ViewB in a list with the same criteria. View A is a Standard View View B is a Datasheet View Strangely ViewA returns the records ...
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Applying Datasheet view on a GridView Sharepoint

I was wondering if it is possible to apply Datasheet view onto a grid view found in an application page. The grid View was used such that the data is filtered out such that only data concerning the ...
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Form Library Updating fields in Datasheet view cause error

I have an InfoPath form that has been published and several fields have been promoted so that we can edit the fields in datasheet view. However, there are certain instances when we attempt to enter in ...
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Error when copying an empty choice field from Excel into a SharePoint 2013 Datasheet View

Once in a while, we need to upload a whole list of Project Ideas into our SharePoint 2013 Enterprise system. There is a datasheet view to copy all the fields from Excel into the list. Some of the ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to Sharepoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can anyone ...
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How to find data source for a SharePoint 2007 Access Web Datasheet

I inherited a SharePoint 2007 site. There is a Access Web datasheet that is retrieving data from some kind of data source. The user has informed me that it is no longer updating. For further ...