SharePoint lists and libraries contain list forms that allow users to display, edit, and add items to a list or library using a list form.

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Filtering an SPDataSource with a dropdown - selected item is lost through postback?

I'm trying to filter the contents of a dropdown based on the selection in another dropdown, using this MSDN blog post and forum post. The filtered dropdown appears with the correct data the first ...
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Layout of Picture Library Rendering Template

I have an existing Picture Library that is used to store photographs. I have added a custom column called Estimated (Yes/No) to this list to indicate if the Picture Taken Date field is estimated or ...
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Regenerating a custom list form .designer.cs file

I'm writing a custom list form in VS2010, but I can't get the .designer.cs file to regenerate to properly reference the controls in the aspx file. I've tried deleting the designer file, but the ...
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SharePoint Item Edit Form (editform.aspx) keeps closing webparts

We have a custom list within MOSS 2007 which sporadically closes the edit forms web part, despite the fact that the web parts property 'allow close' is unticked. The only way to make the form work ...
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List with 1:Many related sub list

I have a list of Projects and I would like each Project to have a several Requirements associated with it. I made a Requirements list, and added a column to the Project list that is a lookup into the ...
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how to link to sharepoint 2010 edit form directly in email

Is it possible to go to the edit view of an sharepoint 2010 list item directly from email? I have a workflow that sends an email to a user to edit a list item. The link -at this time- takes them to ...
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Mark item with “like” button SharePoint 2007

sharePoint 2007. I create custom list for my team. Team member can create a new item and all other team members can see this item. is it possible to produce the following: team member will be able ...
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Where is the code for a customized list NewForm.aspx page in sp2007

I have to maintain a sharepoint solution that I did not build myself. For a custom list "Files", that is provisioned as a feature in this solution, a newform.aspx shows a non default page. for example ...
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What's in the http://schemas.microsoft.com/WebPart/v2 namespace?

I'm adding some custom forms to a list instance by using the <AllUsersWebPart> element in the list schema. It basically configures a WebPart. My question is, what are all the possible tags I ...
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How can I display checkbox or radio button choices in a Choice field vertically?

I have a list with SharePoint 2007 with a Choice column that I'd like the choices to be displayed vertically (every 2 or 3) instead of horizontally. Is there some JavaScript/jQuery I can utilize to ...
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Setting the value of a lookupfield(sharepoint dropdown formfield) in sharepoint 2010 list forms

How can i set the value of sharepoint form field dropdown box(lookupfield) in sharepoint list form when the form gets saved (using jquery) note: the lookupfield (dropdown formfield renders as input if ...
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Reduce the size of sharepoint 2010 list formfield

i am working on a custom sharepoint form (newform.aspx..is there a way to reduce the width attribute of a particular sharepoint form field
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Setting the value of the textfield in sharepoint list form 2010

I have a textfield in sharepoint list form and I want to set the value using jquery or javascript below is the tag: <asp:TextBox runat="server" id="ff47{$Pos}" text="{@Name}" ...
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Customizing richtextbox from formfield

This applies to SharePoint 2010. I have a requirement where users can only use a very specific set of "styles" when creating their content for SharePoint lists. As the "styles" ribbon button does not ...
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How to enable scroll bar on share point list attachment page?

Create a SharePoint 2010 custom list Go to custom list settings --> Add from existing site columns --> choose all columns and create Click on 'Add new item' link Notice that the scroll bars are ...
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setting current date time in sharepoint form field (newform.aspx) sharepoint 2010

I am working on customizing the sharepoint list form (newform.aspx). So soon as the user opens the new form I want the Odate coloumn (date and time) to be filled automatically with the current date ...
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dropdown box(sharepoint form field) validation sharepoint 2010

I have a sharepoint form field(look up field), a dropdown box in a list...below is the screen shot when i type into it it finds the name.. but when i type a text which is not present in the drop ...
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How can I Make a Dropdown box in a Form Field Conditionally Read-only/locked?

I have a drop down box form field (with values level1,level2) in SharePoint list. How can I lock the drop down box selection in the edit form.aspx whenever the condition is level2?
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NewListItemForm with pre-defined values from selected Entry inside form

i got two lists. One is called 'Projects' the other one 'Reports'. When i insert a new report i got the following fields Associated Project: <LOOKUP FROM PROJECTS_TITLE> Current StartDate: ...
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Replacing the default listforms with custom.aspx pages SharePoint 2010

I have heard that we can replace the list forms (newform.aspx, dispform.aspx, editform.aspx) with custom.aspx pages SharePoint 2010 which have aspx controls instead of SharePoint form fields. Are ...
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Title in Editform.aspx in sharepoint list 2010

I open a newform.aspx,to add new item. At the very top I would see the name of the list view-new form in my case, Clients-New Form. But when I open a item to edit, it shows the name of the list view ...
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Restore the newform.aspx to its earlier version SharePoint list 2010

I am customizing the newform.aspx, and now when I try to add another text-box SharePoint field and try to change the type to form field, the form field option don't appear in the drop down box. I ...
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connect list to database

I have customer list in sharepoint 2010 site with a column name company. In the new item form of the customer i need dropdown list with the name of companies. The thing is i need to fetch this list ...
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best way to implement inline editing of a data view web part styled using custom xslt

I need some advice regarding the best way to implement inline editing of a data view web part styled using custom xslt. The data view web part gets the data from the list and would be styled as ...
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Customize the listforms(newform.aspx) using sharepoint designer

I am working on customizing the newform.apx of the list called customerList. So I went ahead and created a newform1.aspx using designer. This newform1.aspx has all the columns of the customerList. ...
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How to customize listform of “Pages” (document library) list

Is there a way to customize the "Edit Properties" form of the pages list? It must be a deployable solution... With "customize" I mean something like the ability to collaps a given part of ...
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Count Words For the SharePoint List Item

I need to count the words of SharePoint List Item. I have used code, but it shows me only 0 words though I type several words. When I used an alert for holdtextvalue it shows me blank value. Can ...
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Unable to create list form(newform,editform or displayform) in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint Designer, I am trying to create some dummy listforms (newform1,editform1 or displayform1) but when I create one it pops up the following error. "could not save the list changes ...
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How can I set a field value in a display form when a list item is first read?

I have a list with multiple columns. This list may include multiple records. I want the value of a specific field to be changed when a special record is read for the first time.
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Workflow on List Form - The Wrong Approach?

I am running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. I am relatively new to SP. What I want to do is create a form for my Publishing Site for authenticated users to fill out. I want the form to behave like any ...
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Translation for EditForm html field's title attribute

Where does SharePoint 2010 get the translations for the title attribute of a html control on the EditForm? E.g.: 'Check if External Item exists' gets translated to 'Controleren of er externe items ...
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Aggregate Content Types

What's the best way to support aggregate data structures using content types? For example, if I have an order processing system, then I might have data types like Order and OrderLineItem, where each ...
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BDC Lightning tool on MOSS 2007. Using BDC in Picker and filtering

I've got a BDC I generated with BDC Lighning BDC Man. I added a BDC column to a list and when I open the address book picker I get the first 200 entries but search/filter does not work. Anybody know ...
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How can I make sure that only one of two fields is filled out (ListItem)?

I have custom SharePoint list with several fields. Two of the fields are TargetPage and ExternalURL. At the moment the user is allowed to fill out both of them if he want to, and I want to deny that. ...
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SPD 2010: Can fields be hidden by Conditional Formatting on NewForm?

I use content types to dynamically change which fields (columns) are initially displayed on the newform page. I am trying to have the fields change as the user is filling out the form. I was trying to ...
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Adding a list “default new form” inside a web part page

I have created a custom list. On the ribon under List Tools > List > Form Web Parts there is "Default New Form". Is there a way that I can embed the content of this form in a web part page? Edit I do ...
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Customized Data View Forms with Content Types

I have a list with 2 content types attached. I need to customize the new item form for both content types using SharePoint Designer customizations. The default content type works great and submits the ...
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retrieving form values from NewForm.aspx?source=/_layouts/blah.aspx

I'm building a system that shows a list's NewForm.aspx to an anonymous website visitor, which they can complete and submit. The URL to the form includes "?source=/_layouts/blah.aspx", so after the ...
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Lookup fields - not unique values in look field

We have a list, which contains schools with their names and addresses. We have another list, which has lookup field to that list on school name field. Since schools in different cities can have same ...
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Landing page forms in SharePoint 2010

I'm working on a new SharePoint public-facing website for my company, and need to replicate a feature of our current site, which we call 'landing pages'. The concept is that my marketing team can ...
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Add to Lookup Column Values During Form Lifespan

Has anyone ever successfully added a new item to a list which is used as the source for a lookup column while using an EditForm (or NewForm, same mechanism) and been able to save the form successfully ...
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Uploading .exe to list works with default form, but not customInfoPath form

(please note: this question isn't about the validity of allowing .exe files to be uploaded - We know the risks, and have read all the alternatives. For us, using .exe is critical, as we have decades ...
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How do I create buttons on a custom list form?

I have custom list(on SharePoint 2007). The user receives an email with link to this list. In each row(item) the user needs to fill-in data. I want to create two types of buttons: When the user ...
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Best practise add new form pages to existing list

We have a blog site that has allready been deployed to production. Now we need to add a new custom display form to a few of the lists in the blog. For new blogs of this type, it is not a problem as ...
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Adding a custom submit to newform.aspx in SP 2010

I am currently trying to modify the newform.aspx for a list in SP 2010. The requirement is to direct a user back to the root site(default.aspx) after submitting the form. I realize I would need to ...
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Different security for foms and lists?

Is it possible to have security so that anyone can fill out a form, but only a small amount of people can see the underlying list? We are implementing an form that can contain sensitive information ...
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Best way to present a list form to users?

Whats the best way to present a list form to users? We are just starting to convert some of our dead-tree documents into SharePoint forms and workflows. What is the best way to present these forms ...
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The “Add new document” link on Forms Library list form is messing up

It links to upload document page insead of pulling the infopath. http://sitecoll/sites/0438A/_Layouts/listform.aspx?PageType=8&ListId={7BA9BF8D-52B5-432D-8068-B5290D2E7602} But if i edit the ...
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Is it possible to make a column in a list link to dispForm.aspx?

Is it possible to make a column in a list link to dispForm.aspx? I know I can add LinkToItem="TRUE" to the fieldref in SPD2010, but its the Display Form, not the Edit Form that I want to link to. ...
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Making field required due to selection of previous field

Is it possible to make a field required due to the selection of a previous field? So, if I have a dropdown with options (a, b, c, d) and if the user selects "d" then notes are required, but if they ...