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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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 ...
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Selected value in ribbon DropDown/ComboBox is not displayed

When I select one of the values in my DropDown (or ComboBox, tried both), the event gets triggered correctly, but the selected item is not shown when the DropDown is closed (the box stays empty). I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Search Refinements: Some dropdowns displaying number instead of text

I have a large document library that has a bunch of dropdown fields that I'm using as refinements. The refinements should come back as: ANIMALS Cat Dog Mouse But what I'm seeing is that it's ...
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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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VisualWebpart - controls like radiobuttonlist and dropdownlist not firing the SelectedIndexChanged event when inside a repeater datarow

VisualWebpart - controls like radiobuttonlist and dropdownlist not firing the SelectedIndexChanged event when inside a repeater datarow. Any help? Source code: ...
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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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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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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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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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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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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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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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Triggering javascript on a SharePoint Form Dropdown Field on Page Load without clicking

I have a NewForm.aspx page which is populated automatically via a query string in the URL, e.g. newform.aspx?Title=New Item&WorkArea=DHIS&Location=London I have some javascript code which ...
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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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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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Item Editor form for list - use a lookup table for dropdown

We have a list on SharePoint 2010 called "Policies". It contains a couple of dropdown boxes which point to custom columns. These columns get their data by going to List Settings > clicking on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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> ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...