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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Cascading DropDownList in a web part?

Is there a standard way to implement this? Any solution would have to make use of AJAX. I am considering two possible methods at the moment: Try to find a way to use the ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit to do ...
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fill a dropdown with data from a list using client object model

how can i fill a sharepoint 2010 dropdown with data from a list using client object model? i am trying to create an aspx workflow association form and want the initiator to choose an option from an ...
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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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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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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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Change “Select” choice in dropdown list to not a choice

I have a drop down list field and it's a required field, but I don't want the select default choice to be a choice. How do I accomplish this in Infopath?
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Linking Lists in SharePoint 2010 programatically

How would I link two lists so that one pulls in a set of data from another and populates a dropdown list in the first list for you to select from. Example: List A contains a drop down called fruit. ...
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javascript created choice field values wont save

Im using jquery and getJSON to populate a drop down list based on user input in a custom modified NewForm.aspx. The dropdown populates just fine but when the form is saved the selected choice value is ...
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publishing infopath drop-down value makes me choose a function

When I try to publish the value of an Infopath 2010 drop-down box to a SharePoint list, InfoPath forces me to choose a function (first, last, count, or merge). Why can't I just publish the ...
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JavaScript error with Cascading Dropdowns

Many similar questions have been asked but none seem to work. I have Sharepoint 2010 and I have jquery-1.9.1.min and jquery.SPServices-0.7.2.min loaded into my parent site's Shared Documents. It ...
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Filter XsltListViewWebPart using Choice Filter

I have put choice filter for filtering records in XsltListViewWebPart. but choice filter opens a popup box. and select one(it display like radio buttions with items) of item from it. I don't want ...
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Setting the value of a lookupfield(sharepoint dropdown formfield) in sharepoint 2010 list forms

How can i set the value of sharepoint form field dropdown box(lookupfield) in sharepoint list form when the form gets saved (using jquery) note: the lookupfield (dropdown formfield renders as input if ...
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SharePoit 2010 Complex DropDown

I have a complex drop down box being rendered by one of my SharePoint solutions, figured this out after hours of browsing the internet. I can verify this by looking at the class rule attached to the ...
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How to create a drop down list of SharePoint user names using the People Picker

I have a people picker field on an InfoPath 2010 web form that validates manually typed names against the user list in the SharePoint site. (Our SharePoint users are connected to the company's AD.) ...
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SharePoint 2013, List of Links as dropdown box

I'm a SharePoint newbie and I'm at my wits end. 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 ...
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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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Hide specific site in multi-level drop down SPS2010

I have enabled the MaximumDynamicDisplayLevels to have multi-level drop downs, however, I don't see a way to hide just one specific subsite out of many. For example, if you see the image below, I ...
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can a sharepoint dropdown list populate text fields?

I have a Word template that is a part of my SharePoint site. the template contains 19 dropdowns and some lookup fields from another list. now my users have asked me if it is at all possible for me to ...
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how to change site url on cascading drop down list after upgrade to sp2010

After (test) upgrade to sharepoint 2010, for the lists that contain cascading drop down list columns are, the New button is not working, it displays an error instead of the Form. I looked in the logs ...
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SharePoint designer 2007: How can I link a drop down list item to another page

I am using the common data view drop down menu and I want to link items from the drop down menu to another page when an item it picked from the drop down. how can i accomplish this? btw, the drop ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007--Common Data View Tasks

I'm am using the drop down list layout in the Common Data View Tasks to extract a list of items from an SQL database. I want to be able to select an item from the drop down list and have additional ...
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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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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 ...
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Names from a user group displayed in a drop-down menu in an Infopath form

I have a list, which has an 'Approvers' column, which is connotated with users in a specific user group. At present, in the Infopath form for list entries, this appears as a text field where users can ...
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Autopopulate textbox value when a dropdown value is selected

I have two column country(dropdown) and Region(Textbox). When i select a value in country the respective region value should be populated in textbox. I have separate list containing the columns ...
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Is there a way to include subfolders in a SPListCollection dropdown?

I'm trying to include subfolders of document libraries in a dropdown list, already have the document libraries working, but not the subfolders. Here's my code: SPListCollection spLists = spWeb.Lists; ...
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Add drop down menu to top nav link bar sharepoint foundation 2013

I'm using sharepoint foundation 2013, and i want to add an simple dropdown menu to the top link bar. I've done lots of research online but no chance to find the solution that work. Is there someone ...
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Convert InfoPath 2010 multi-select checklist to drop down box

How do I either: Directly convert a multi-select checkbox into a drop down list box Delete the existing mutli-select checkbox, create a drop down list box and bind it to the same data field so that ...
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Displaying value in infopath not the number

Infopath. In my infopath form. I want to show the teamName as "team 1" value but it is displaying "1" number instead of "team 1". The TeamName is a lookup column in the ProjectList.
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Drop down custom action

I've tried to create drop down custom action for some time without any success and Google also can't help me. Anybody could to share example how to use DropDown Element as custom action? Thx for ...
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Populate a drop-down based off the contents of another using lists

I am very new to SharePoint and am having trouble with a few basics I thought were simple, it's a large change from my way of thinking about databases and presentation. Anyways, I am required to ...
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dropdownlist quicklinks menu in masterpage

I would like to create a dropdownlist for quicklink navigation in a master page. The quicklink menu will have direct links to a bunch of subsites. This will need to be accessible from all subsites. I ...
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How to add empty alternative to dropDownList

I am populating a dropdownlist using the following code: SPList categories = SPContext.Current.Web.Lists["Categories"]; dropdownlist.DataSource = categories.Items; ...
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InfoPath Forms Services - ComboBox Type-Ahead Not Working

We have a simple list with a Lookup to another list on a single-line-of-text field. I customise the form with InfoPath and change the drop-down-list to Combo Box. I set the List ID as the Value and ...
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Select Box from External Data Column Not Working

I have a control that refrences an EDC (added to the list as a lookup) that I have added to an application page via the following markup: <SharePoint:FormField runat="server" id="Industry" ...
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Top Navigation Bar Drop down not working

OK so I have about 6 links on the top navigtion bar for my SharePoint site and there are subsites under each. Basically the structure is like this: Top Link 1 - Sub Link 1 - Sub Sub Link 1 ...
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Default value for drop down field on custom list form

I have created a drop down column on custom list's form. According to the requirement first value of this field should be "Select" and this is not a mandatory field. When user creates a new item, he ...
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MOSS 2007 Sort a dropdown content column globally

I have a content type which requires all documents to be categorized by a dropdown box. Is there a way to sort the options that are displayed?
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Update sharepoint list from infopath drop down list box

I am new to sharepoint and this may be a simple issue but I cannot seem to find the results I am looking for by searching. It may be because I am not sure exactly what to search for. What I want to ...
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Multiple identical values in dropdown list control

I am making a page which has a web part view and dropdown and search filters. I have added datasource controls, parameters and connected these to the relevant drop down. added appenddata bound ...
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Filtering an SPDataSource with a dropdown - selected item is lost through postback?

I'm trying to filter the contents of a dropdown based on the selection in another dropdown, using this MSDN blog post and forum post. The filtered dropdown appears with the correct data the first ...