A value that is automatically assigned to a program, object or field outside of user intervention.

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How do I create a new Site Column (then used in a Content Type) with a default value, and apply that default value to all existing list items?

I need to add a new column to an existing Content Type in Sharepoint 2010. This column requires a default value. How do I apply the new column to the existing Content Type, and apply the default ...
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Upload document : Default value not applied on choice column if baseFieldControl.ControlMode = SPControlMode.Display

I created a new site column, a choice column with 5 values to pick from in a drop down list : 1, 2, 3, 4 (default value), 5 I then created a document content type using this column. The problem I am ...
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Sharepoint 2007 lookup column

I have a site dropdown column using a list as the datasource (lookup). I was looking for a way to have the column be both required and have a default blank value. I read that is is not possible ...
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How can I set a field value in a display form when a list item is first read?

I have a list with multiple columns. This list may include multiple records. I want the value of a specific field to be changed when a special record is read for the first time.
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programattically adding metadata column with multiple terms to list

I am attempting to add metadata columns to existing lists via a workflow. I can create the actual columns without a problem, and if there is only a single default term there is, again, no problem. ...
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Should I this add metadata to my contenttype? And can I make the information be filled out automagicly?

I'm building a sln for managing projects. A site will be created for each project. Each project has a projectId, and is also related to a CustomerID, and a OrderId. The project site includes a ...
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How do I find/replace text in a default value's calculated field?

I am attempting to set the default value of the Title item in a list so that it is more informative -- I have the Title field "hidden" from the user, but my company's workflow utilizes Title in ...
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Set default date of uploaded files

In SharePoint 2007 whenever I go to initially check in an uploaded file, I have to enter the date. 1) Is there a way that I or the SharePoint admin can make this default to the file date? 2) If not, ...
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Set default value in a document library column via Powershell?

I'm looking for a powershell script that allows me to set the default value for a column in SharePoint. Thanks