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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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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How to create custom list fields by dropdownlist values

I want to create a custom list in 2010. Requirements: I have a field named "code move" , dropdownlist containg two values(yes and NO). If i choose yes,some new fields should appear to fill out. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoit 2010 Complex DropDown

I have a complex drop down box being rendered by one of my SharePoint solutions, figured this out after hours of browsing the internet. I can verify this by looking at the class rule attached to the ...
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How to create a drop down list of SharePoint user names using the People Picker

I have a people picker field on an InfoPath 2010 web form that validates manually typed names against the user list in the SharePoint site. (Our SharePoint users are connected to the company's AD.) ...
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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 a SharePoint newbie and I'm at my wits end. 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 ...
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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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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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Get value from Managed Metadata Field in Drop Down List

I'm working on a project portal where a user can create a project (team site). The user is asked to fill in details regarding the projects. One of the things that is required is a Managed Metadata ...
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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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how to populate a cascading dropdownlist using caml query in asp.net using sharepoint list

I want to populate a cascading dropdownlist from a the same SharePoint list using CAML query.
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Alphabetize Multiple Drop-Down List Boxes

I have an Infopath form which has several drop-down lists. These drop-down lists are being fed from a separate list (separate from the list being posted to). I need to have each of these drop-down ...
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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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Hide specific site in multi-level drop down SPS2010

I have enabled the MaximumDynamicDisplayLevels to have multi-level drop downs, however, I don't see a way to hide just one specific subsite out of many. For example, if you see the image below, I ...
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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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can a sharepoint dropdown list populate text fields?

I have a Word template that is a part of my SharePoint site. the template contains 19 dropdowns and some lookup fields from another list. now my users have asked me if it is at all possible for me to ...
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how to change site url on cascading drop down list after upgrade to sp2010

After (test) upgrade to sharepoint 2010, for the lists that contain cascading drop down list columns are, the New button is not working, it displays an error instead of the Form. I looked in the logs ...
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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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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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InfoPath Form Alphabetize Field Drop-down box list

Working with InfoPath 2010 that's pulling data from an existing SharePoint (2013) List. There's a field that's a drop-down box that I would like to put into alphabetical order. I believe I have the ...
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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 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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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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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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SharePoint designer 2007: How can I link a drop down list item to another page

I am using the common data view drop down menu and I want to link items from the drop down menu to another page when an item it picked from the drop down. how can i accomplish this? btw, the drop ...
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SharePoint Designer 2007--Common Data View Tasks

I'm am using the drop down list layout in the Common Data View Tasks to extract a list of items from an SQL database. I want to be able to select an item from the drop down list and have additional ...
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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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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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How to get Id of the selected listitem of dropdown field

I have a dropdown field which is a lookup containing values. I need to get the ID of the selected value whenever we change. I tried using the following. I didnt get any response $ ...
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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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Other way to implement Casecading dropdown in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I need to implement cascading drop-down for Region, State and City. There are more than 20 records so that simple cascading drop-down box does not work. Therefore, I need to implement it with the help ...
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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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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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Convert InfoPath 2010 multi-select checklist to drop down box

How do I either: Directly convert a multi-select checkbox into a drop down list box Delete the existing mutli-select checkbox, create a drop down list box and bind it to the same data field so that ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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?