The name of a column as defined by the system. This name typically replaces any illegal characters (such as a space) with individual codes to standardize text names.

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internal name of Default Task Status field on 2013 OnPrem?

I don't have OnPrem at hand, can someone check what the internal fieldname is for the default Tasks List "Task Status" field. On Office365 it is Status, I know it was TaskStatus in SharePoint ...
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Inconsistent internal list field names between servers

This is making me crazy... I have two SharePoint 2013 farms, one for testing and one for production. The setup of them is nearly identical. I have a lookup field in a custom list, and it includes ...
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Custom Form Does Not Display “Name” value

I created a custom EditForm for my document library and the field Name that containing the document name is not showing up. How to insert it in my form ? This article is talking about a similar ...
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MOSS 2007 SPItemEventProperties values of fields accessed via display name or internal name

I need to access the before and after field values for the list item corresponding to an event receiver in MOSS 2007. The name of the field is Annual Salary and the InternalName is ...
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Field name changes when I add a number

I use the shortest words possible when creating fields in a custom list. I go back and rename it sometimes, but the URL retains the shorter name. I have created a list, and have fields IS1 thru ...
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Renaming a file with Event Receiver [duplicate]

I need to rename a file in a document library with an event receiver, so that the URL will not have %20's. Basically the File name or File path needs to be stripped of spaces. The problem I'm having ...
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Creating fields InternalName or StaticName

I'm looking to copy fields and views from one site to another. I get the message that column does not exist and believe its down to when they are created. I'm using the below to create a field ...
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Get the InternalFieldName Programmatically

I have a requirement to always use the internal field name for columns in custom Visual Studio projects. I want to use the internal string value of the field name consistently and have the following ...
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SharePoint 2010 Internal Field Name Limit 32 Characters for lists… 256 characters for libraries?

Recently I had a question asked of me regarding the internal field name limit in SharePoint for columns. The user found that the same column created in a library vs. a list had different character ...
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Is there a way to find a unique internal name in a SPFieldCollection without a try catch?

The method SPFieldCollection.GetFieldByInternalName throws an error if it can't find the field with the given the internal name. Is there a way to determine if a field with an internal name exists ...
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SharePoint Online: some users see the internal column names in views

I have a SharePoint online solution with several users. Most of my columns have display names different from the internal column names. Now, for some strange reason, some of my users see my lists ...
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How create an index based on an internal list field?

I have a huge library and its documents don't have any metadata. They have only the name (FileLeafRef) filled (and FileRef -> file's path automatically filled). I'm trying to update their metadata ...
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Any ideas why an internal name for column begins with _x0040_Active

Content query webpart not picking field value because internal column name appears as _x0040_Active
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Finding the internal name and display name for a list column

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I heard for SharePoint list/list column, it has an internal name which ...