A list definition defines a schema for a SharePoint list. It contains information on what views are being used, which columns and content types are being used, and other metadata information.

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create a custom ListDefinition based on a custom Content Type

I have created a custom content type that inherits from the Basic Page content type. I want to create a custom ListTemplate that will store pages, the library must use my custom content type I ...
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AllItems customization

I have a custom list definition where I have defined a view with BaseViewID = 1 (AllItems.aspx) <View BaseViewID="1" Type="HTML" WebPartZoneID="Main" ...
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user field in a list definition thorough VS code (schema.xml)

I create a user field in a list definition thorough VS code (schema.xml). <Field ID="{0A9DDA0E-1EB8-467B-AFFA-AFB04057FCF7}" Name="ChannelManager" DisplayName="Channel Manager" ...
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Create custom document library based on default document library

I created a custom content type that is used to define an InfoPath form template. I also created a custom library template to store the instances of the form. For the most part everything is working. ...
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How to configure Currency field?

How to set currency symbol for a field (in list definition)? <Field ID="{1706A5C3-AC44-4685-A075-6019FAF9D940}" Name="Budget" DisplayName="Volumen (in €)" Type="Currency" /> SharePoint is in ...
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Add custom webpart to AllItems.aspx of list Definition

i have a custom list definition which works fine, i have also made a custom webpart which i would like included on the Allitems.aspx page by default when a list is created from the list definition. I ...
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In List Design View, List is disabled

I have two lists that the List toolbar item (Columns/Views/List) is disabled. Attempting to click does nothing. I've also noticed that when I deploy it, they don't render appropriately. For example, ...
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Content type keeps document properties when overwritting file

A document library we have implemented on our SharePoint 2010 environment is behaving strangely. It has been created using a custom content type with several multi-lookup fields. When a file is ...
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ListDefinition and ListInstance failures with custom content type

In VisualStudio 2012 I have a custom content type that I want to use in a ListInstance. When I create a ListDefinition or ListInstance using VisualStudio and add my ContentType I get feature ...
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List Template showing the wrong image

I've created a list definition from a content type in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010. They are based off a custom list. When I deploy locally, I see the correct image in View All Site Content ...
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Why do we use list definition? When we need to use site definition in SharePoint?

I have a question for that need know absolution from this invoke. why do we use list definition? when does useful for site definition in SharePoint?
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Create a document library from custom list definition with powershell

I have a question regarding the creating a Document Library based on the custom list definition, how can I do that using the PowerShell. Thanks
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What is the order in which Custom field type,Fields,Content type,List definition are creating?

I am creating a custom field type, Content type and List definition. I have a custom field type inheriting from Multicolumn value and I am adding new fields of my custom type to my new ...
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ContentTypRef and Schema.xml

I am studying List Definition in sharepoint 2010.I have two files one schema.xml and another elements.xml elements.xml <ContentType ID="0x0101005CF0DB5B6075417a8664EFD23835C831" Name= ...
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Unable to hide the title field of content type

I have created a custom content type and applying to the list, I want the built in title column to be hidden from the all forms. I searched over the internet I found some solution but I am able to ...
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Need help with list definition with content types

I have a custom content type based on document content type, and I added some columns to this content type. I referenced this content type from list definition like this: <ContentTypes> ...
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Online Sharepoint : Custom content type not included by default in List definition

Requirement : Webtemplate with custom document libraries along with custom content types to be used in sharepoint 2013 online created the web template and content type, both are working fine in ...
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Sync Disabled for Document Library created with custom list definition

In our project we are creating custom list definition and list instance based on that definition, as follows: Elements.XML in List Definition: <ListTemplate Name="MyListsDef" Type="10000" ...
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Hiding Fields in Forms in List Instances Based on List Definitions

I have a list definition that I've created in XML, and multiple list instances based on that definition. On the base list definition I am hiding certain fields from the new item form in the list ...
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Is there a relative URL for files hosted in the TEMPLATE\FEATURES directory?

Is there a relative URL for files hosted in the TEMPLATE\FEATURES directory? What I'm trying to do is re-provision data every time my feature is activated without deleting the SPList. The idea is to ...
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create list definition under sub site in site definition

I want to Create List Definition & List Instance under particular Sub-site.It can not been seen under site Collection.
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Change default document library

Is there a way i can change the settings on the document library template? There is a column we want to add as standard, so that it is there when they create it in the first place. I am aware I can ...
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Rename “Title” column on multiple lists

I have 3 or 4 lists where the title column is not required. Hence I started renaming the Title field to any other text field that I have in the list per the below blog. ...
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Adding values to column filter of a list

Ive created some custom xsl for a view in a project i am working on. One of the columns shows a custom message depending on some date comparisons i am performing against other columns in the xsl. ...
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missing content type name and description in the new item dropdown [duplicate]

I have created a content type based on the oob item content type, list definition and a list instance and they are activated via a web scoped feature. It all works as expected apart from one thing. ...
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Create Calendar view using list definition with visual 2010 (sharepoint 2010)

I'm a newer in sharepoint 2010 .I want to create calendar view for my list definition using list definition. I think i need to do something in schema.xml file, but i can't find any document talk about ...
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Sharepoint 2013 custom toolbar in list definition (VS 2013)

i've a problem with the customization of the toolbar in a list definition created in a custom view. I write the following code: <View BaseViewID="4" ...
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View and Edit SP list from another site with Sharepoint 2010?

I have been searching for a way to view my SP list into another site. I want the members to be able to delete items so the list changes on my site. I tried to create a view of the list and created a ...
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Permission only get list information from admin site to user site Sharepoint 2010

I discovered a problem while I was testing my webparts this morning. In my project I have an Admin Site and a user site. The user site is supposed to only be shown by users. It contains a webpart menu ...
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Fail to export custom SPList to Excel

Im trying to export a SharePoint-List(created from a custom Listdefinition) to Excel by using the "Export to Excel"-button on the ribbon. It works when im trying with other default SharePoint-lists ...
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Custom list definition using OOB Site column causing problem

I have a custom list definition where i want to use the OOB URL site column plus a site column that i created in another list definition. When i do it and try to display the All Items view it says it ...
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create list using CustomSchemaXml from client object model

I'm using Client Object model of SharePoint 2010. What is the property CustomXmlScheme in list creation? MSDN say nothing about it. It seems not working. I'm using this code: string xml = @" <?xml ...
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Is a ContentType worthwhile/necessary in this situation?

I'm creating a custom List Definition. I've previously been told that I should create a ContentType, and a ListDefinition from that. But this seems to mean a lot of duplication in my project files. So ...
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Set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field in Custom List Definition

I have custom content type, custom list definition from this content type, and list instance in my visual studio project. I could not set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field. How can i achieve this. ...
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Importing a list from one visual studio project to another

I have sp project (say project a) in visual studio that is supposed to deploy the sp solution to my website (say that its running at http://localhost:xxxx/). My goal would be to add the list ...
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Add content type from sandboxed solution to list definition (farm solution) does not work

I'm using a sandboxed solution from a 3rd party vendor which contains some site columns and a site content type. I want to add this content type to my document library definition in CAML. But when I ...
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“Value does not fall within the expected range.” After adding a column in a existing list

I updated a list of mine by adding a column. After this update I receive the following error "Value does not fall within the expected range" when I try to get the data in the colum. This is the code ...
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List validation on multiple fields?

I would like to validate a list item so that if one field is true, then another must be completed. If the first one is false, then it can be ignored. =(([Start Deferment]="Specific Date") AND [Start ...
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Missing my custom content type in UI List instance

In visual studio I defined some content types. In addition I added each content type to a list definition and created a list instance from each list definition. When I install my solution in ...
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Listdefinitions use Listname as Contenttype

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation, VS2010 and i use the Sharepointfactory(spsf.codeplex.com), if this is important. My typical approach are: I create first some fields, then i use these in a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Template

I'm in the process of migrating code from SP 2010 to SP 2013. I have a document library (both definition and instance) which is defined via XML in a Visual Studio project. I moved the definition into ...
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Creating a List Definition in Visual Studio 2012

Dont know if I'm missing something or just blind, but did MS not include the Add new List Definition template to VS2012 ? It was there in VS2010. VS 2010 screenshot VS 2012 screenshot
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Can't see any custom fields when 'adding new item' to custom list

As title says, I can only see the 'Title' field when adding a new item to my custom list. Any ideas? I've double checked the field definitions and checked the field references are in both default ...
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Help to understand content type

Given the below definition of a content type: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Algorithm Types List Definition" EnableContentTypes="TRUE" FolderCreation="FALSE" ...
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Define contenttype with list

I have defined my list definition as following: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Requests List Definition" FolderCreation="FALSE" Direction="$Resources:Direction;" ...
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Change Add new Item Text

I've developed a ListTemplate via ListDefinition in SP 2010 using Visual Studio. Nearly everything works fine, but the Link at the bottom of my ListInstance is missing the Text "Add new Item". Is ...
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how to get guid in list definition

I have noticed that many examples of internet which show creating the list definition have a GUID in the id of the field. How is this ID got? e.x. Where is this GUID got from?
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How to create List Definition based on Wiki Page Library in Visual Studio 2010

While creating Wiki Page Library from the browser (Site Actions->More Options->Wiki Page Library) is easy, doing it form Visual Studio not so much. When I create new ListDefinition in VS2010 I use ...
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Programmatic Setting List Options

In the list definition, is there a way to programmatically set the "Dialogs" parameters? I see available parameters such as OnQuickLaunch, as well as the parameters listed: ...
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Creating a custom EditForm for a document library

I have been following this article: http://ikarstein.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/walkthrough-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-list-form-for-deployment-in-a-visual-studio-2010-project/ I have followed every ...