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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change order of the subsites in the dropdown?

I created a 5 subsites under a team site and enabled show subsites option. So We can the subsites in a dropdown. They are automatically arranged in alphabetical order. How can I change that order?
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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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Dropdown menu doesn't fit in form

I have a problem with the way Internet Explorer displays the drop down menu from a look up column in a form. I have a list that contains the names of US, Mexican and Canadian states. In State Folder ...
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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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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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DropDownList with web part connection

I want to be able to display a dropdown list of titles in a web part and when I select an item have the details populate in another web part. I can get this to work with a list web part where I have ...
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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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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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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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Group By SharePoint 2007 List

I am using SharePoint 2007 and Share Point Designer. Please help, if I have a List, how it it possible to group by on the aspx page? For example I have a long list of dates: 12/1/2012 12/1/2012 ...
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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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Is there a way to find if a column name is in more then one SharePoint list?

This is specific to SharePoint 2007, though I am sure it could cross over into 2010. My situation is I am a site curator that inherited a site with 30+ lists. Several of these lists are using a drop ...
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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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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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How to make dropdown link only visible to a certain group of users?

So we have a Management Meeting every two weeks and inside there is confidential information. Basically we want to make it so that link for this site/page is not even visible except to users within a ...
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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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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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disabled dropdown has value reset

I have a dropdown in an edit form that is disabled via jquery/javascript. When I go in and edit an item/record, save it, and reopen it, the selected value in the dropdown gets reset to its default ...
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DropDownList to display External Content Type?

I am creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 Server. I would like to use a DropDownList that shows data from an external content type (that is tied to a SQL Database ...
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Is there anything i can do about this dropdown being cutoff in IE9?

I'm not incredibly experienced with sharepoint 2010 but I've never had a visual issue this drastic so far. My dropdown list is getting cut off. Did I do something wrong or is this a known issue? ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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cascading dropdown - working but

I implemented cascading dropdown for City, State and Zip for a site collection. We are housing over 60 site collections and most of the now going through business process development. There is a huge ...
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How to remove “Create new view” from view dropdown to the list

Is that possible to remove the "Create new view" option from the view dropdown?
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Creating a drop down list with all US universities

Is this possible? I'd like to pull from a master list of universities and colleges either maintained locally in sharepoint or somewhere online (I found this). The idea is to keep users from typing in ...
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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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Dropdown lookupcoloumn in sharepoint list form (newform.aspx)2010

I have a dropdown lookupfield in newform.aspx sharepoint form...unlike choice dropdown the lookupdropdown is 'input' field and not 'select'.. so i raise an onchange event using jquery ...
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dropdown box(sharepoint form field) validation sharepoint 2010

I have a sharepoint form field(look up field), a dropdown box in a list...below is the screen shot when i type into it it finds the name.. but when i type a text which is not present in the drop ...
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How can I Make a Dropdown box in a Form Field Conditionally Read-only/locked?

I have a drop down box form field (with values level1,level2) in SharePoint list. How can I lock the drop down box selection in the edit form.aspx whenever the condition is level2?
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DVWP ASP.NET Filter for all pages

I have created a drop down along with DVWP as described in http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointcustomization/thread/949d4443-58a4-464b-9603-e4c280740650. However I see one ...
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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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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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Can't remove value from list item

I have a list that has a dropdown box as one of its columns. We changed the values in the dropdown box and now some of the items in the list refuse to allow us to blank out that column (so it has no ...
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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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dropdown box on change event in SharePoint list forms

I am editing an SharePoint list form using SharePoint Designer. I need to have two drop down boxes one with the names of the countries and other with the names of appropriate state. How can I ...