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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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 ...
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Approving a task directly from the dispform.aspx

I have a challenging requirement that I am trying to put my head around. I have a SP Designer 2007 workflow for MOSS 2007 that has a series of approval tasks for each approver in the process. Right ...
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Newbie SP2007 Workflow Question

I'm new to SP. I have done tons of reading and am a .Net developer but I'm looking for the best, out of the box, way to do the following (any guidance would be greatly appreciated as I'm always ...
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Custom InfoPath Form - Upload Image from Computer Dialog

After customizing a sharepoint 2010 list form, I am losing the ability to upload an image from computer in a rich text box. It seems that this option is only available in the default SharePoint 2010 ...
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SharePoint 2007 Form auto submit

I would like to use standard SharePoint form for list (NewForm.aspx), but want to auto submit it after specified time - 60 minutes to list. All fields will be optional. This will be used for quiz for ...
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Use a RadioButtonList update list columns?

Does anyone know if it's possible using SPD w/ MOSS2007 to use a RadioButtonList value to update columns in a list using a custom insert list form without binding the asp:RadioButtonList on page load, ...
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moss 2007 List Forms - dynamic field logic

I'm using MOSS 2007 for the NewForm.aspx need to implement field logic i.e whether to show certain fields based on the values of preceding fields. I have implemented a similar solution embedding a ...
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Add fields to New/Edit form with custom list definition (document library)

I'm using Visual Studio 2010's template "List Definition" to create a new list definition for a document library. Nothing fancy at all - I only want to add a couple of fields to the list and to the ...
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List and column visibility in new item form

I created a new list on my site for collecting issues/incidents. I customized columns and I included two that are relevant for developer, but not for testers: Status - used to change from ...
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SharePoint list template repackaged, forms now unavailable (“cannot get ghost document”)

I had a SharePoint solution with a number of features packaged inside. I can't list them here, but it looked something like this: Features (Scope): (Site) MyDocument Content Type (Site) Log List ...
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SharePoint List Forms in Visual Studio

I'm trying to attach custom aspx forms to a content type, in order to use them as New, Display and Edit item forms. I must do this with Visual Studio 2010, since I have a Web Template, List ...
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Sharepoint Document Library with Item Content-Type?

Here is my problem: I wanted to use InfoPath forms, but due to complexity I have to switch to aspx forms. With Infopath Forms I could use a Forms Library, where the user is presented with ...
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How can I covert a list view mode to display an Add mode?

I have a Sharepoint custom list. I want to use it as a registration form. This means the list needs to be displayed in an "Add item" mode? How can this be done? I am assuming with loading the list in ...
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SharePoint List Customization - Are Two Columns Possible?

We have an application by which a user can enter the details of an emergency situation. SharePoint would be our first tool of choice except for one critical requirement: As a user fills out a list ...
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Sharepoint list column name change

We changed the name of a custom column in a list however it stills shows up in the edit properties with the orginal column name. Does anyone know how we can update the properties form to show the ...
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Is it possible to create a new item form with a subform that can also add new items?

I've got a list in WSS 3.0 documenting work tasks by position that has a bunch of repeating fields such as Task1, Equipment1, Controls1, Task2, Equipment2, Controls2, Task3, Equipment3, Controls3, ...
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“Access denied” with a custom list form and list with unique permissions

I have created a list which has unique permissions. It’s an order submission form. I want end users to be able to place order using this list form. The whole site has only read permissions but this ...
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Nested Table in List

I want to create an application form which would allow the user to make multiple entries for the same set of columns (like a table) e.g. Name: XYZ Emp ID: nnnnnnnn "Shift Worked" ...
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What is the best practice for creating a custom form in SharePoint 2010?

What is best practice for creating a custom List/View/Edit/New page for OOB SharePoint lists in 2010? We have a site that wants to surface many OOB SharePoint 2010 lists (think Announcements, Events, ...
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Is it possible to pass a parameter from a form web part to a data view web part?

Is it possible to pass a value from a Form Web Part to a Data View Web Part? The value from the Form Web Part needs to be passed to a column field in the Data View Web Part for a calculation. The ...
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Sort dropdown field in list form

I have list form(s) (disp.aspx, edit.aspx, new.aspx) in SharePoint that contain lookup dropdown fields. I'd like to sort the data within the dropdown by descending. Viewing the form code within ...
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Custom List Forms and multiple content types

I've ran into a problem when trying to create custom new item forms for a list that has multiple content types. I've tried inserting a custom list form for a content type (this content type isn't the ...
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Adding a dropdown to a View

Is it possible to add a dropdownlist into one of the columns of a standard list view e.g. AllItems.aspx?