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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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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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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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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Prevent/override standard Modal Dialog close button(X) from closing

I want to validate custom modal dialog form and if its not ok, prevent form from closing. For this purpose, I attached to X-close-dialog-button. Problem is to prevent it's default behavior. function ...
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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?
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Disable a form text field with jquery in CEWP not working in Chrome/Firefox

I want to simply disable a text field (specifically a "person/group" field text box) from being editable on the edit form page of my list item. I have it working in IE using a Content Editor Web Part ...
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Redirect a user after submitting an InfoPath form

I made a custom list in SharePoint and then created an InfoPath form based on that list. I created a new page in my SharePoint publishing site and added an InfoPath Form Web Part that looked at my ...
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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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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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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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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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Modifying ListForm Save & Close button through JsLink

I am currently porting a internly used SP Farm-Solution from 2010 to 2013 and am struggling with the new concept of JsLink. In the 2010 solution we had overwritten the RenderingTemplate ListForm to ...
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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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Get Modal Dialog Close button

I have override new item form for list, opening myPage.aspx where this javascript is in the "PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead": function fGetCloseBtn() { var closeButton = ...
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Where is the Alert Me Icon Location?

A Bit of backstory: Client wants to replace the alert me button with a custom action, but retain the icon. Which is fine, accept I'm at a loss as to where this icon lives; it doesn't appear to be in ...
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Lookup List and return data from within a Form

OK, I'm beginning to despair at SharePoint...please help restore some faith :) Seems some very basic things are very hard to achieve? 1: I have data in an SQL database table. 78,000 rows, but I want ...
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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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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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How to create event registration form that sends AUTOMATIC CONFIRMATION EMAIL using SharePoint 2010 anonymous custom list?

I'm trying to develop event registration form using anonymous SharePoint 2010 custom list. Now, I got all the features I want; form fields, submit button that leads to confirmation page, but I want ...
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Get List Item ID from NewForm.aspx

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Version I have a Custom List and i have created a copy of NewForm.aspx and saved it as CustomNewForm.aspx. When I save the item i want to get the saved items ID and ...
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InfoPath complex file attachment

Using SP2013, IP2013 I've been searching fruitlessly for a way to easily attach multiple files to an InfoPath form (for a custom list). Basically what has been asked of me is to make a form for a ...
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InfoPath form - submit to multiple SharePoint lists

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint, so bear with me. I have two lists, a parent list that contains orders and a child list that contains items. The items list has a foreign key that corresponds to the ...
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Adding a field in a SP database, wtih ability to paste images from clipboard

We currently have a database where screenshots are sometimes required to go along with the data. Currently it's a long process, since we have to first save it in a file and then attach it to the ...
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Joining two lists in a single view or edit form

I'm having trouble creating a joined edit or view form from 2 lists in Sharepoint 2010. Details I have two lists in Sharepoint 2010 that have a 1:1 relationship. When a user creates an entry in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Task List Status cannot complete after due date

I have task list where the status remains "Not Started" if i try to complete the task after the due date has crossed. Even when i write and event receiver and try to overwrite the field task status to ...
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extended SharePoint server 2010 lists have problem with columns that have customized forms for their data gathering with InfoPath 2010

our server is upgraded from 2007 and we have problems there that force us to decide to move sites to the new 2010 web application. after that we have problem with excel services that solutions and ...
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New List Item - How can I change the order of fields in the form?

I need to change the order in which some fields appear on the new list item form for one of my custom lists. Regardless of the ordering in the view I have selected, the fields always seem to appear ...
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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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How to remove the save and cancel buttons from Custom SharePoint List form(New form)

I want to add a custom webpart on a custom list form and remove the Save and Cancel buttons which are default. Is what i'm trying to do possible? If yes please tell me a good approach to do it? ...
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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 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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Show list form DispForm.aspx “in window” instead of as a dialog box

Does anyone know how to get a list form to display as an aspx page by default instead of as a popup iframe? For example, when a user clicks on a list item, DispForm.aspx opens as part of the same page ...
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Customize AllItems.aspx

I have a list "Projects". Each ListItem stores which users are working on that project. I have 2 groups within SP - "ProjectManagers" and "ProjectMembers". Now I want to customize AllItems.aspx ...
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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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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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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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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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Trigger double-click event on new item dialog to minimize ribbon

The default Add/Edit Item dialog for a custom list allows you to double-click on the Edit ribbon tab to minimize/collapse the action button row for the ribbon. I would like to be able to have a little ...
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Redirecting to a different site after submit/cancel on new, edit or display form

There is a well known feature in SharePoint that allows you to specify in the URL where to go after a new/edit/display form is saved or closed by using the Source param - e.g. ...
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Display New Form of a List in a Web Part page

How can we show a List Form/New Item Form (/servername/site/Lists/listname/NewForm.aspx?) as a web part in a SharePoint 2010 page? Adding a list web part obviously only shows the list items/views. I ...
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How to collect data from many users

In our company from time to time there are polls (like 'Name, Employee number, Will you attend the christmas party? Dinner preference?' ... ) which are typically handled via Excel sheets shared in a ...
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SP 2010 - Use Standard EditForm.aspx as the default Display Form in a list

SharePoint 2010 - I am trying to set up a Calendar such that when a user clicks on an existing Calendar Item they immediately are in the Edit Form, not the Display Form. I can easily set a different ...
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2007 - Modifiy fields in NewForm

I have a custom list which contains a section of checkboxes on the NewForm that looks like this: NewForm What I want to do is be able to modifiy the list of checkboxes and group certain choices ...
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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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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 ...