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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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 can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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How to disable launch modal dialog in list definition schema.xml?

I have a sharepoint 2010 site template. The site template activates a feature that deploys several lists. Some lists need to open the new/edit/display forms in full page mode. Is there a way to ...
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Programmatically creating a list

I have created a new list definition following the steps listed here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg276355.aspx I can create new lists using this definition in the browser with out any ...
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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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Set “Allow management of content types?” set to “Yes” within a Content Type or List Definition

How do you set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" within a Content Type or List Definition?
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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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Custom list definition - fields in Elements.xml and Schema.xml

I'm creating a custom list definition in SharePoint 2010 by following this article. The tutorial is OK and it works. There is a thing that I don't understand though. Why do I need to insert the ...
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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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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" StaticName="MyUser"...
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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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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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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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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. ...