In computing with graphical user interfaces, a drop-down list is a user interface control GUI element ("widget" or "control"), similar to a list box, which allows the user to choose one value from a list.

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change value in dropdown menu sharepoint

I have a dropdown box name Status added in sharepoint page which have option (choose.. , In progress, Closed). Where Choose.. is bydefault value. When I open the page the value Choose.. should get ...
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Sharepoint - Populate dropdown from a list

I have a Sharepoint List called Volumes to which I plan to add a column called providers. I have a second Sharepoint list called ProviderList. I would like for my end user to use to populate the ...
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Webpart dropdown menu appearing elsewhere

As shown in the picture the dropdown menu is appearing elsewhere instead of appearing below the drop down arrow.This happens only when using in IE.. IE 8-11 all have this same issue. How can i solve ...
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SharePoint dropdown menu in list hide value

I have a list in SharePoint which has field status. Status has 3 options. I want that when normal user add item he should be able to see only 1 value in dropdown like pending. But user added in admin ...
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Sharepoint Infopath forms 2010 - how to build a form where selections from a dropdownlists can only be selected once

Sharepoint 2010 Does anyone have experience with building forms with dropdownvalues which can only be selected once? What I try to make is a form where you have a list of available choices. Once a ...
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Cascading dropdowns with 2 parents

I've used SPservices to create cascading dropdowns via lookup columns without issue. My question is if it is possible to create a cascading dropdown with two parents (without using infopath). ...
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How to save selected item from dropdown list into text field

A lot of days I'm searching... I have got a sharepoint list with 2 single line text field : Title and Level I use visual studio to create an application page to replace de default form to add an ...
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Drop Down Menu in SharePoint 2010

I currently administer a 2007 site and am looking to replicate environment in this 2010. Only problem is that I'm a novice user of SharePoint. Within the 2007 site, I've sub-sites / pages showing as ...
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Change selected value of dropdown with SPItemEventProperties

Whenever i add an item to a document library this event reciever is fired. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { } Inside that method i want to change ...
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Change selected value in combobox through c#

I have an event reciever that fires when ever an item attachment is added. public override void ItemAttachmentAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Creating cascade dropdown depending on the parent dropdown

I have 7 Dropdown boxes and I want the first one to (Muni) to determine what gets populated in the other dropdown boxes. How would I go about that, do I need to create a list for each of the dropdown ...
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Customize drop down list with jquery

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and trying to limit the choices in SharePoint SpListFilterWebPart filter, using jquery. The filter has around 40 values to choose from (stored in SharePoint as list), but ...
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How to make a choice in a dropdown box render what appears in another dropdown box?

I am currently creating a SP 2013 Site. I have 5 dropdown boxes, when the first one is clicked on (City) it then populates from a lookup table which city is chosen and then fills in the other dropdown ...
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Issues with SPFilterDropdown in SPD2013

To start things, I have little knowledge beyond the basic concepts of SPD and being a newbie... What I want to accomplish is to only have certain values from another list show up in which their ...
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SharePoint Data Connection in InfoPath to SharePoint Library with Folders

I am trying to create a drop down list in InfoPath, from a data connection to a SharePoint Library, however my Library has folders in it that aren't available in the drop down list. I need users to ...
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Dropdown Column Selection in Document List Links to a Document (SharePoint 2010)

I currently have a document library where I (additionally) have a 'Choice (menu to choose from) column with a bunch of select-able items. Ideally, I'd like to have the user select an item when they ...
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How can I have value different to display name in a Sharepoint List Form, rather than a Document Library Form?

I have a form I have started working on as an infopath Document Library form but I have decided I would like to make it a list form instead. The one issue I have come across with making a list ...
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Drop down lookup field search

I've got the following scenario: List A contains several thousand items, List B has a lookup field to List A. When a user is creating item in List B she has to select the List A item via the mentioned ...
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Foundation 2010: add additional menu levels using spf-dropdown.js

This spf-dropdown.js script works fine adding a sub level drop down feature to the top link bar, but I need to add another level. Any menu item with "-- " in front of it gets inserted into a new ul ...
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Dropdown menu item values causing issues, bug or limitation?

Today I start by asking if anyone would know reason behind my problem. What I'm trying to achieve is simple dropdown column that would be populated with the following values that are "long" but do not ...
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How do i Generate different calculations depending on what item is selected in drop down box?

Hi guys I am making a SP 2013 site and am currently creating columns... I have a drop down column (Circuit Type) , four text fields (Num1, Num2, Num3, Num 4) and a calculated column (Loss). The ...
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SharePoint 2013 lookups with more than 20 items as select or input?

So I was reading about doing some JavaScript to manipulate the default forms for our lists and came across this: ...
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Display error - web parts with look up columns

as seen below I have a display error with my dropdown arrow from the look-up columns. I have basically put two appparts on a webpart page on Sharepoint 2013. Appart 1 contains of two lookup columns A ...
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Change default Calendar events to have dropdowns populated by SP Lists

I figured out how to change the fields in a calendar to add extra info about events. Is there a way that I can take the fields that popup when I try to add a new event and get a dropdown table based ...
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Substracting cascading multiple selection box + dropdown list

I have a multi-select boxe and a drop down but instead of ADDING the choices made in the multi select box to the list of selectable items in the drop down list, I want to SUBSTRACT them. I'll try to ...
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Binding List / ListItem to DropDownList using SharePoint:SPDataSource in Sharepoint Designer

Note: pranav_list is my list name. <SharePoint:SPDataSource ID="SPDataSource1" runat="server" DataSourceMode="List" UseInternalName="true" SelectCommand="<Query><OrderBy><FieldRef ...
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How to do a Drop down list in ribbon?

I use SharePoint Online and Visual Studio 2013 and have created a Ribbon Custom Action. How do make it into a ribbon dropdown list? Would be helpful if you can post things that I can use in my XML ...
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Don't save the hidden events calendar fields

I hide some fields dynamically on my calendar event (SharePoint 2013) with jquery following a dropdown choice. When I create an event, it saves the default value of each hidden field but I don't want ...
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Dropdown in update panel doesn't work

I have a dropdown list inside an update panel. When user change value in dropdown list, update panel should be updated. It works on my local machine, but when I move my solution to production it works ...
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Using Cascading Dropdowns to Filter Existing List

I have used a handful of cascading dropdowns via SPServices, but only to use in NewForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx. I have a list and want to be able to filter with a dropdown above the list. Is there ...
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Cascading Drop down on Edit List view

I have been looking for an answer to this question for a week now, so I'm hoping that there is someone here that can help. I need to find a way to make a cascading drop down work on the edit view of ...
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DropDown Column Value NOT being pulled into List

I have a New Item form hooked up to a SharePoint Online list. One column, called Location, is a drop down. When I make it a required field, it doesn't recognize that a value has been chosen, and ...
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How do I remove duplicates from a drop-down list?

I have a field in a list with the type drop down. It is supposed to show available countries which works. However, there are a lot of annoying duplicates of the same country. How do I remove them?
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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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Triggering javascript on a SharePoint Form Dropdown Field on Page Load without clicking

I have a NewForm.aspx page which is populated automatically via a query string in the URL, e.g. newform.aspx?Title=New Item&WorkArea=DHIS&Location=London I have some javascript code which ...
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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Dropdownlist bind to list column

I created a form for a new item in a list and I use asp:dropdownlist: <asp:DropDownList runat="server" id="DropDownList1"> <asp:ListItem>choice 1</asp:ListItem> ...
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Web Part attribute dropdown text

I'm kind of new to working with Web Parts so excuse me if I sound ignorant :) I have this attribute for a web part where a user selects which college they belong to in the University, based on a ...
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Custom Dropdown Menu in Sharepoint Ribbon

So I added a custom dropdown navigation menu to my sharepoint site's ribbon and replaced the Sharepoint icon next to it. The problem is that when the sharepoint Page tab is selected, the dropdown ...
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Sharepoint dropdown filter

I have two lists - list A with columns A,B and C (all types number). Then list B - with columns number (type number), text (type text), category (type text) with following lines: 1, text 1, A 2, text ...
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Library to house lists used to create dependent drop downs in InfoPath

I am trying to create a dependent drop down list in a new InfoPath form. The best way I found is to create lists in SharePoint and reference those with a filter option. I have created those lists ...
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Arrange subsites in dropdown list manually or alphabetically

In my Site's Sites and Workspaces, my subsites are in order. Yet, on the subsite dropdown, they do not follow the order they appear in the backend Sites and Workspaces area. I would like to ...
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Cascading Column Selections

I am trying to find a way to make it so that when a User selects from a drop down option of "Category", based on their response, specific options will appear in the drop down for the next column ...
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Infopath Form - Cascading dropdown asking for number in the field

I'm creating an Infopath form. I need to create 3 dropdown lists. The first one is client's name, the 2nd one is the contact we have in, and finally, the mail address associate to this contact. So I ...
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Hide OOTB Markup Styles dropdown for RichHTML field in SharePoint 2010

I need to hide or inactivate the OOTB markup styles dropdown from the ribbon of RichHTML field. I have tried the RichHtmlField.AllowTextMarkup property but it controls the individual properties not ...
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two drop-down side by side

I want to show two drop-downs for Day and Month in SharePoint OOTB form in one row (side by side).
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SharePoint 2013, List of Links as dropdown box

I'm making a forms repository site and I've been struggling as I wrangle search and other items to behave as I need them to behave. One of the things I have not been able to accomplish is this: How ...
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Edit Item Form Dropdown

I'm trying to create an edit item form for an XML data source. When I begin the process in SharePoint Designer 2010, it gives me a row for each of the XML elements, with their values in a text box. ...
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Cascading lists drop-downs in SharePoint Designer (no server-side code) without postback

I've created cascading drop downs populated from SharePoint lists, by following this post by Lars in SharePoint designer without using code, it works fine, my issue is that the secondary drop down ...
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Links List dropdown menu hyperlinks

SP2007 Using a Links List, I want to: Convert to DVWP Change layout to dropdown Enable list items to direct/redirect user to url of the selected list item Numbers 1 and 2 are cake. Been there, ...