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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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'>" + user....
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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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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) { base.ItemAttachmentAdded(...
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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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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: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/04/06/setting-sharepoint-drop-down-...
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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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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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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> <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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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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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, ...
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how to populate a cascading dropdownlist using caml query in asp.net using sharepoint list

I want to populate a cascading dropdownlist from a the same SharePoint list using CAML query.
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Alphabetize Multiple Drop-Down List Boxes

I have an Infopath form which has several drop-down lists. These drop-down lists are being fed from a separate list (separate from the list being posted to). I need to have each of these drop-down ...
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Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode - Show Scopes Dropdown

I'm trying to alter the 'Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode' to show the search scopes drop down. I can achieve this via 'Site Settings' > 'Search Settings' but not through a sandbox solution. I'm ...
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InfoPath Form Alphabetize Field Drop-down box list

Working with InfoPath 2010 that's pulling data from an existing SharePoint (2013) List. There's a field that's a drop-down box that I would like to put into alphabetical order. I believe I have the ...
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Javascript in CEWP queries a list every time dropdown is changed on NewForm.aspx not working

I am trying to apply javascript in a CEWP to a NewForm.aspx page of a simple custom list. Basically, the idea is to auto-populate a text field on the new item form whenever a dropdown column's ...
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How to design look up list for 20 sub-sites?

Say, I have 20 sub-sites under corporate sales. There are 3 lists that drives the look up columns. Country (USA, Mexico, Norway, Morocco, etc.) Regions (SW, NW, S, W, N, MW, etc) SalesArea (Service; ...
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How to dynamically populate a dropdownlist in a gridview header row

I have a gridview which contains a dropdownlist in the header row to allow users to filter the data: <asp:GridView ID="GV_Projects" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False" CssClass="mGrid" ...
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How to create custom list fields by dropdownlist values

I want to create a custom list in 2010. Requirements: I have a field named "code move" , dropdownlist containg two values(yes and NO). If i choose yes,some new fields should appear to fill out. ...
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SharePoint 2010 dynamic fields when submitting to a list

I am working with a Custom Lists. There is a workflow associated with the list. Now I want to be able to dynamically show input fields to the user based on the choices (drop down menu) they make in a ...
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How to show global navigation from level2 instead of level1 using SharePoint AspMenu?

I have a site collection with 4 sites under one another. site1 site2 site3 site4 This is how my global navigation looks like. But I want to show it like this i.e. I want to start ...