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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DropDownChoice - added with jQuery without value - change text [on hold]

I added a dropdown option with jQuery: $(companyInputId).prepend('<option selected value="nothingSelected">Please select a company</option>'); $(companyInputId).val('nothingSelected'); ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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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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change value in dropdown menu sharepoint

I have a dropdown box name Status added in sharepoint page which have option (choose.. , In progress, Closed). Where Choose.. is bydefault value. When I open the page the value Choose.. should get ...
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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 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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Webpart dropdown menu appearing elsewhere

As shown in the picture the dropdown menu is appearing elsewhere instead of appearing below the drop down arrow.This happens only when using in IE.. IE 8-11 all have this same issue. How can i solve ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How to make a choice in a dropdown box render what appears in another dropdown box?

I am currently creating a SP 2013 Site. I have 5 dropdown boxes, when the first one is clicked on (City) it then populates from a lookup table which city is chosen and then fills in the other 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 ...
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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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SharePoint Data Connection in InfoPath to SharePoint Library with Folders

I am trying to create a drop down list in InfoPath, from a data connection to a SharePoint Library, however my Library has folders in it that aren't available in the drop down list. I need users to ...
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How to Force Alphabetical Order in Lookup Dropdown with Multiple Choices

In my portal (Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise) I have a simple list with only the title field. I've created about 50 entries in the list. In another list, I have a lookup column that pulls from ...
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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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How can I have value different to display name in a Sharepoint List Form, rather than a Document Library Form?

I have a form I have started working on as an infopath Document Library form but I have decided I would like to make it a list form instead. The one issue I have come across with making a list ...
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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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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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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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Foundation 2010: add additional menu levels using spf-dropdown.js

This spf-dropdown.js script works fine adding a sub level drop down feature to the top link bar, but I need to add another level. Any menu item with "-- " in front of it gets inserted into a new ul ...
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Dropdown menu item values causing issues, bug or limitation?

Today I start by asking if anyone would know reason behind my problem. What I'm trying to achieve is simple dropdown column that would be populated with the following values that are "long" but do not ...
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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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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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Substracting cascading multiple selection box + dropdown list

I have a multi-select boxe and a drop down but instead of ADDING the choices made in the multi select box to the list of selectable items in the drop down list, I want to SUBSTRACT them. I'll try to ...
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Binding List / ListItem to DropDownList using SharePoint:SPDataSource in Sharepoint Designer

Note: pranav_list is my list name. <SharePoint:SPDataSource ID="SPDataSource1" runat="server" DataSourceMode="List" UseInternalName="true" SelectCommand="<Query><OrderBy><FieldRef ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Dropdown in update panel doesn't work

I have a dropdown list inside an update panel. When user change value in dropdown list, update panel should be updated. It works on my local machine, but when I move my solution to production it works ...
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Using Cascading Dropdowns to Filter Existing List

I have used a handful of cascading dropdowns via SPServices, but only to use in NewForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx. I have a list and want to be able to filter with a dropdown above the list. Is there ...
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Cascading Drop down on Edit List view

I have been looking for an answer to this question for a week now, so I'm hoping that there is someone here that can help. I need to find a way to make a cascading drop down work on the edit view of ...
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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?