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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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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Clicking Hyperlink in Email to Change a Value of a Column in SharePoint 2013

I have never came across this situation and need some assistance. Below is the scenario: A user gets a notification email with a hyperlink to the current item that is sent from a Workflow in List A ...
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How do I add an 'Show All' Choice to a HTML Form Dropdown Filter (being sourced via SPServices GetListItems)

I'm trying to build a projects dashboard page of sorts, with HTML Form Filter Web Parts that will allow the user to select from filters, and have those filters connected to various document and list ...
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How to preselect a dropdown selection for a form

I have a form that is specific for from a category in a dropdown select. When the user fills it out I would like the dropdown form to be pre-selected and greyed out or hidden so that the filed value ...
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Dropdown List with different display name and values

When I create a dropdown list I'd like to have different names when choosing an option than their actual values. For example, when I click on the drop down list I get the following options: Direct ...
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Show/Hide columns based on dropdown selection

When adding a document I want to show or hide colums based on a dropdown selection. In this case, the value of "Document type" is leading. If a Travel Document (Column name "Travel Documents") is ...
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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How to bind SharePoint:FormField with data coming from a string array on server side?

<SharePoint:FormField runat="server" ID="field_Domain" ControlMode="New" FieldName="Domain"/> I want to fill the formfield ...
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User name dropdown menu

I would like to have a input text-box to input user name and there will be some hints based on the user input. For example when user input Alex, it will come out Alexa, Alexb etc... that based on the ...
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How to use DVDropdownList inside a List Custom New Form?

I need to add an item in my list using a custom new form. Usually to do that with a FormField we just need to do it as follow: <SharePoint:FormField runat="server" ID="field_fieldDisplayName" ...
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SharePoint 2010 3rd level drop-down menu

I would like to create depper menus than just a 2 level menu. Even though I only see that I only can create 2nd level drop-down menus at the top bar. So my question is: is there any way to create ...
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Validate over-20 dropdown lookup column

I have a lookup column with over 20 items so it displays the more complex (input element) dropdown menu. The trouble I'm having is that users can type anything into that input, even if it does not ...
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Dynamically Show the values in Drop-down Menu based on user name

I have a custom task list with a column that is designed as a drop-down menu (values: a, b, c) and a column "Assign To". My design goal is when users try to edit this list via the form, SharePoint ...
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spservices doesn't work in jquery change function

I've tried everything (I think) and I still can't figure this out. I have three drop downs. Level One Drop down has two options. Based on the level one drop down, level two drop values changes. Now ...
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Enforcing unique values in a repeating section dropdown Infopath 2013

I've been struggling with an issue in InfoPath 2013 for a while now. I'm making an Infopath form for a SharePoint forms library. The form contains a repeating field with a dropdown list. The dropdown ...
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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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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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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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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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Dropdown Column Selection in Document List Links to a Document (SharePoint 2010)

I currently have a document library where I (additionally) have a 'Choice (menu to choose from) column with a bunch of select-able items. Ideally, I'd like to have the user select an item when they ...
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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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How do i Generate different calculations depending on what item is selected in drop down box?

Hi guys I am making a SP 2013 site and am currently creating columns... I have a drop down column (Circuit Type) , four text fields (Num1, Num2, Num3, Num 4) and a calculated column (Loss). The ...
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Display error - web parts with look up columns

as seen below I have a display error with my dropdown arrow from the look-up columns. I have basically put two appparts on a webpart page on Sharepoint 2013. Appart 1 contains of two lookup columns A ...
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How to do a Drop down list in ribbon?

I use SharePoint Online and Visual Studio 2013 and have created a Ribbon Custom Action. How do make it into a ribbon dropdown list? Would be helpful if you can post things that I can use in my XML ...
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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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Infopath Form - Cascading dropdown asking for number in the field

I'm creating an Infopath form. I need to create 3 dropdown lists. The first one is client's name, the 2nd one is the contact we have in, and finally, the mail address associate to this contact. So 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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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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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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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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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?