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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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 ...
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Creating a New list based on previous List Definition

I have a List definition with following files Feature.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Feature Id="GUID" Title="abc" Description="mmmmmmm." Version="1.0.0.0" ...
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Display Calculated Field as link

in a custom ListDefinition I used a calculated field to format a Text into an URL. I'm developping in VisualStudio2010 for SP2010. Here is my ListDefinition: <Fields> <Field ...
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Trying to hide the title column the sharepoint way

I am currently just messing around with defining lists via the elements.xml Content Type <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Error Message - Field type Int is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field

I saw similar post on SO but it didn't worked out for me. I've created a List Definition project in VS. On one of the fields I set type to Int instead of Integer, and tried to deploy List Definition. ...
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Field required in Content type, but not in my list

I don't know why but when I try to bind a list with my content type, fields having a status to "Required" in my content type are not Required at all in my List. I'm binding the field with this ...
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How to modify width of standard dialog form sharepoint 2010

Please, help me! I need to modify width of standard dialog form for adding element into library. If I click to ribbon button for adding element, form opened with width=402px: <div ...
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ContenTypes on List Definition not added

I've an ListDefinition with some references to existing Content Types (provided by CTH) but when the list is created the content types are not added. elements.xml <Elements ...
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Hide custom list definition?

I have a custom list definition, created in visual studio. We no longer want users to create lists from it. We have existing lists created from it, therefore deactivating the solution is not an ...
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create custom sharepoint new form in visual studio

I am creating a custom list inside a feature receiver. I would like to create a custom New Form for my list. So, the list is not created via List definition. Can anyone guide me how to create the ...
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error activate feature list template/instance in site definition

i've created a SiteDefiniton project and a Sharepoint ListDefinition project. In the SiteDefinition I created a listinstance of my template, but in deployment the activation of the ListInstanceFeture ...
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Lookup column of type “User” showing #ERR

I've defined two list definitions and instances in a feature in VS2010. One list only contains a required field "Employee" which is of type User. The second list has two fields, a simple text field ...
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deploy a list with specific item-level permissions in ListAdded event receiver method

I have a certain type of custom list I have designed in my 'solution.wsp', that, whenever an instance of it is instantiated, it should have at the outset a specific Item-Level permission. To further ...
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List Templates and Custom Contenttypes missing document template on list creation

I want to create a new document library definition for general use in our SharePoint environment. This new list has some predefined content-types. Users will add this list themselves one or more times ...
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Using part of date in CAML query

I want to create new view for my list. The list contains a column called Year, which is a number and contains, as name suggests, year. Eg.: 2012 2011 2010 2009 I would like create a view, where I ...
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How to Deploy Custom list definition in Central admin so that it appears in all WebApps I create?

I have created a custom list definition with my custom fields Now I want to deploy my feature in farm level i.e 1 When I deploy my solution in central admin as a farm solution that particular list ...
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Limiting List Permissions Programmatically

Scenario: When a User (let say Controller 1) creates a site using a site definition, "which already has a Custom List definition in it and different other things(like lists, webparts)" Custom List: ...
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Limiting a List (Listview webpart) to a single User

I have a List Definition and I want to limit only 1 specific user to "add new items" to this list, oh by the way its a custom list definition, I was wondering what are the possible ways to accomplish ...
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List item field values incorrect in AllItems view, but correct in detail view

I've created a custom content type and a list definition and list instance based on it. In a web part, I add an SPListItem to the list, set its field values, and then call item.Update(). However, ...
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Creating a Copy of Site Definition with a different Name

I have a site definition folder with following structure, XML default.aspx MasterPageabc.master masterpageabcajax.master In XML folder I have "ONET.XML" and I looked into this file, and realized ...
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An item with the same key has already been added when trying to recover my list using Linq (SPMetal)

I have a problem with my application SharePoint. The problem is that I added a List in my SharePoint site (directly in SharePoint), then I used SPMetal LINQ to generate a File in which I can recover ...
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How to determine the List Template (SPListTemplate) that was used to create a list?

I am using the following code to create a custom list from a custom list definition. Is there a way, after the list is created to determine which definition it was created from? SPListTemplate ...
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How to keep synchronized Deployed Custom List with List Definition

I'm wondering, if there is any way to keep synchronized deployed custom list with it's list definition in Visual Studio. To make it clear, and avoid confusion let me bring en example. Let's say I have ...
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ListInstance with CustomSchema breaks OnQuickLaunch

I have a solution in which one of the features defines a collection of External Content Types. The solution also has a feature that creates an External List Instance for accessing one of the ECTs. ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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SPMetal, lookups without EntityRef

I defined site definition with two content types and two list definitions. I have lookup site column <Field ID="{4318c52f-11c6-129a-b832-5ab22450b17c}" Type="Lookup" ...
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Disable certain list templates

We have a specific requirement, where we have to create dedicated site collection for hosting discussion boards. How we can disable all list and library templates and level only discussions, so users ...
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Is it possible to create a List Definition project with multiple custom content types, pushed to several sites at once?

There's plenty of documentation online on how to configure a List Definition project to create a single list using a custom content type, but how does one go about creating a project that contains ...
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Make field editable in List, EditForm?

[N00b to SP, sorry! Inherited an SP2007 site] I have a List in SP2007, when I Edit an item, it opens up the EditForm.aspx page, however, some of the fields are not editable. I now need to make one ...
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Same custom button on 2 totaly different lists

Is it possible to have just the same custom button, show on 2 totaly different lits? Because when i use the same type for the lists TemplateType="10777" then the list have the same fields. So i need ...
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Custom list definition shows title even if it is not declared in schema

I created an own list definition with list instance in the project. I described all the fields in the schema which should be shown. ANd it is ok, after deploying when i visit the list it show all mine ...
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What options are available to me to find lists that were created using a specific list definition?

I have many lists, some of which were created using a custom and now-obsolete list definition. I need a programmatic way of finding out which lists were created using that old definition. Currently ...
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Using an imported list template's (build in SP designer) xml as the basis for a new list definition in VS

I'm a SP 2010 beginner (although a long time ASP.NET developer) and I thought a good learning exercise would be to: Create a list template in SP Designer Import that list into VS 2010 Create a new ...
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How do I set the property for a custom field type that I am using in my custom list definition?

I have a list definition that will have a title, description, and a few picture fields. Each entry in the list will represent a project. I do not like to use the SharePoint hyperlink/picture field ...
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Updating list definition using features

I have a feature that deploys content types, a list definition and template that uses these content types and finally a list instance. This feature is already in production. Now we have a change ...
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How to make Add new Item link to navigate to Custom Form

I have made Custom Content Type, and List Definition from that Content Type. What I'm trying to do now, is create custom display/edit/add forms for List Item, and when user clicks on Add New Item, ...
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How can i enter User information in the Data element of a list instance

For example... <Rows> <Row> <Field Name="ClassName">Programming 101</Field> <Field Name="Attendee">Domain\User</Field> </Row> </Rows> ...
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Generate ListDefinition from ListTemplate

Is there a way or tool to generate list-definition projects/features from an existing list template? (Sharepoint 2010)
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How to add header to AllItems.aspx

Wondering if and how this is possible. I have a Document Library list definition that I use to create several lists. I want to modify the AllItems.aspx so that there is a header with the lists name ...