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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Adding/removing items to/from a DropDownChoiceField

I can't seem to manipulate the items displayed in a DropDownChoiceField I have that's tied to a field on the custom content type with big, really frustrating problems. This field is only visible in ...
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Infopath 2010 SharePoint 2010: Cascading Dropdowns

I'm looking for a solution of the following question. I have a mainlist with information about people. List: Name -- OrgaLevel1 -- OrgaLevel2 Wilson -- ... -- ... I have also a list with the ...
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Cascade dropdown for multi select fields

I have successfully implemented the SPServices JQuery open source solution but unfortunately it doesn't seem to support multi select fields (I mean the ones where you can enable "allow multiple ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...