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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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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Dropdown List with different display name and values

When I create a dropdown list I'd like to have different names when choosing an option than their actual values. For example, when I click on the drop down list I get the following options: Direct ...
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Show/Hide columns based on dropdown selection

When adding a document I want to show or hide colums based on a dropdown selection. In this case, the value of "Document type" is leading. If a Travel Document (Column name "Travel Documents") is ...
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Put external List data into a Drop Down

I am developing an app for my site. I have an external list that displays all the data i need fine. I need to somehow get that data in Visual Studio 2013 so i can loop through the data and create a ...
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Use spservices to run CAML query filter on Single Dropdown

In my page I have two dropdowns, the second one depends on the choice of the first and this works, and the CAML query works, too. How can I use $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns to run a CAML query ...
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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How to bind SharePoint:FormField with data coming from a string array on server side?

<SharePoint:FormField runat="server" ID="field_Domain" ControlMode="New" FieldName="Domain"/> I want to fill the formfield ...
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User name dropdown menu

I would like to have a input text-box to input user name and there will be some hints based on the user input. For example when user input Alex, it will come out Alexa, Alexb etc... that based on the ...
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How to use DVDropdownList inside a List Custom New Form?

I need to add an item in my list using a custom new form. Usually to do that with a FormField we just need to do it as follow: <SharePoint:FormField runat="server" ID="field_fieldDisplayName" ...
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How to make a field appear only when a selection from a drop down list is selected?

I want to make an entry field appear only when a certain selection from the previous drop down list is selected. For example, I want the user to select from (laptops, desktops and scanners). I ...
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SharePoint 2010 3rd level drop-down menu

I would like to create depper menus than just a 2 level menu. Even though I only see that I only can create 2nd level drop-down menus at the top bar. So my question is: is there any way to create ...
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Validate over-20 dropdown lookup column

I have a lookup column with over 20 items so it displays the more complex (input element) dropdown menu. The trouble I'm having is that users can type anything into that input, even if it does not ...
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Set DropDownList text and value c#

I am currently trying too develop a visual webpart for an on premise SharePoint environment. The webpart contains a dropdown which I need to set the text and value so that I can use this later as part ...
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Dynamically Show the values in Drop-down Menu based on user name

I have a custom task list with a column that is designed as a drop-down menu (values: a, b, c) and a column "Assign To". My design goal is when users try to edit this list via the form, SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 dropdown menu for language

How can I make dropdown menu for site language selection in SharePoint 2013 so that users can choose what language they prefer?
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spservices doesn't work in jquery change function

I've tried everything (I think) and I still can't figure this out. I have three drop downs. Level One Drop down has two options. Based on the level one drop down, level two drop values changes. Now ...
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Enforcing unique values in a repeating section dropdown Infopath 2013

I've been struggling with an issue in InfoPath 2013 for a while now. I'm making an Infopath form for a SharePoint forms library. The form contains a repeating field with a dropdown list. The dropdown ...
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DropDowns for Department and TeamMemebrs

I have two fields: one "Department" and two "Team Member". When I select say "Claims Department" from the first drop down I would like the second drop down to be populated with the "TeamMember" of ...
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Sharepoint 2013, cascading lookup/dropdown what happens with old data if data changes

Situations tend to change, so sometimes cascading dropdown menu's get adapted because they are no longer relevant ... My question is: what happens with metadata based on the old cascading dropdown ...
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Show Hide Div based on DropDown SharePoint Visual Webpart

I have a cascaded drop-down on my page that is being populated from SPList on site. Now Based on this drop-down's Selection i want to show or hide Div containing 4 more controls. If any one can help ...
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How to make cascade dropdown list in Datasheet View/Quick Edit mode?

I have a list with a need for cascade dropdown list. I've followed the instruction here and successfully create a cascade dropdown in a form. However, I'd like to ask for the possibility of creating ...
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Custom list where one column is dependent to an other column

Example: I am running a computer shop.I want to create a custom list where one column is dependent to an other column. For example if I select hp laptop, only hp models should be the next range of ...
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Choices.Add with JQuery

I am using JQUery to fill a DropDownChoice dynamically, depending on a custom DropDown menu earlier. However, if I just add the entries by <option value="1">Option X</option> I can't ...
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Binding DVDropdownList to Text field

I'm trying to save a selection from a DVDropDownList to a text field but when selecting an option and saving the new item, the textfield remains empty. <SharePoint:DVDropDownList runat="server" ...
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Can field in form autopopulate based on other field's drop down selection? Both fields are from the same list

I have a form that's pulling in items from different columns of this list:![List][1] On the form, you have the option to select Job Title and, later on the form, Systems Access, ![Categories][2] Since ...
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InfoPath Form auto populate drop down from drop down

How do you set InfoPath drop down choice fields to auto fill based on user selection from a primary field that is connected to a list with training courses with fields for course titles, type, source, ...
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Create a custom dropdown in webpart property that loads values from a list

I want to create a custom webpart property which will be a dropdown list. and i want to load values from a sharepoint list. So far i could only find a way to provide static values for list contents. ...
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Drop down options running off right side of screen

I have a form that uses dropdowns with associated lists. When selected, the items in the associated list run off the side of the page. ![List items disappear][1] When the drop down is selected, the ...
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Alternative to Lookup Column

I have a list with a lookup column displayed as a dropdown menu in the NewForm allowing the user to pick a contact person retrieved by lookup to the contacts list, however this list will soon grow ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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Get dynamic value

function GetItemsFromTheList() { var query = new SP.CamlQuery(); var textCAML = "<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Ansvarig' /><Value Type='Text'>" + ...
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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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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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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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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: ...