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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sp2010 populate dropdown combo from ECT

I have absolutely struggled in creating a custom control to use an external data source to populate a dropdown combo list. Does anyone have any good examples of how to implement this? Is a custom ...
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How do I change the form used by a List's item drop-down menu “Edit Item” choice to use the default edit form?

In a SP 2010 list, the Edit Item choice from the item's "link to edit menu" column drop-down menu uses the wrong form - it should use the default form instead. How do I make this change?
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! Disable one choice from choice list!

Currently I am working with Document Library in SharePoint 13. When uploading the document, I need the users to choose an Option from pretty Long drop-down list in one of library columns (currently ...
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How to add Onload change event in Dropdown list

Onload of the page: 1. Change the selected value of dropdown 2. DFWP will update list I have a dropdown list connected to a DFWP for filtering. Using javascript and onload function of SharePoint, I ...
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Not working javascript: Dropdown menu filtering a List (Sharepoint 2007)

I have a list with multiple MenuTypes (MenuA, MenuB) I use a dropdown menu to filter these lists. I get an info from the active directory, so I can filter which menuType will be shown to the user. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 add blog categories in drop-down menu of global navigation?

I am working on a corporate SharePoint site for my company that is made up of several blogs. I have the Global navigation set up to show each blog. I am trying to add blog categories in the drop-down ...
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Custom Web Part's Active Directory connection only working from server

I have a custom web part that utilizes a dropdown combobox with items populated from AD. While it used to work, now I am unable to see anything populated in the dropdown unless I view the web part ...
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Problem with CheckBox in infopath 2010

Hi my name is Marcelo ... I have a problem with extracting data from a list checkbox , i selected 2 options (or more than two of several existing) and these disappear after ... then I need to display ...
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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 values"...
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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 EditForm/...
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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 = properties.AfterProperties[dropdwnvalue]....
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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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Auto populate dropdown in list

probably an easy one, but I can not get it to work. I have a list with two columns: Title (Single line of text) Team (Choice - Dropdown) I want to preset the "Team" column via a URL-String. I ...
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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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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 , C,...
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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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Limit the number of selected item in dropdown list

I have created a list for the scheduling. Users will register but each schedule is limited to only 3 teams. The schedule is a dropdown column. I need to limit each schedule to only 3 teams and when ...
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SP - Get items form certain SPChoiceField

I need to get all items from SPChoiceField and insert in dropDownList ? This is my code to get from everyone ChoiceField, I need to get only from SPChoiceField with name "Company" using (SPSite site ...
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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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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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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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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 ...