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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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 ...