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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Get value from drop down using jQuery (lookup column)

I feel like this should be an easy one but am having trouble finding the answer here and via Google. Using jQuery, how do I retrieve the currently selected value from a dropdown in an ...
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Why does javascript on the page stop the drop down menu working?

I have just inserted a javascript world clock via a text doc and a CEWP. However now that this is functional on my page I cannot see my drop downs from the top nav bar. It was working fine before I ...
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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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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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SP Foundation 2010: Drop down menu in alphabetical order

I did get the drop down menu work with the instructions given to me in HERE and now I have new problem with it: navigation bar is in alphabetical order which I would like to change to predefined. So, ...
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Getting the value from the dropdownbox Event Reciever sharepoint 2010

I have an event reciever for item adding. I'm using: dropdwnvalue = web.Lists[properties.ListId].Fields["Names"].InternalName; string selectedValue = ...
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Trigger workflow email when item created

We have a list called employee details, which has client name as one of the columns which is of the type lookup (from another list name columns value). So when the users create a new item in the ...
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How to add menu items for publishing iste

I created on publishing site. Now I want to add menu bar over there. But publishing site doesn't contain menu bar by default. How to add this into publishing site. I tried to add from v4.master page ...
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drop down choice column in new and edit forms require two click in ie

For a SharePoint 2007 site using internet Explorer (version 8 on a Windows XP system), drop-down choice columns require first clicking on a selection and then either clicking outside the drop down or ...
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Populating Drop down on the basis of User Group

I am developing the SharePoint Portal in 2010 where i will be using a Dropdown with values in it. These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , ...
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Dropdown goes behind QuickTime player

I currently have a QuickTime player on my site just below the global navigation. When I hover over some of my dropdown navigation items, their dropdowns goes beneath the QuickTime player. What would ...
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Restrict item in List from modification if used in other Lookup or Cascading Drop-down field

Currently I have three lists. The 1st list contains a single column. The 2nd list contains two columns - one of the columns performs a lookup on the 1st list. The 3rd list contains three columns - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: On the form, you have the option to select Job Title and, later on the form, Systems Access, Since these two columns are ...
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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. When the drop down is selected, the bottom scroll bar shows ...
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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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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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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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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 ...