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How do you stop scroll position maintained after postback on lists?

I have a list with paging enabled and a page size of 10. When you scroll to the bottom of the page hit the next button in the list the page redirects to itself with different querystring parameters ...
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Is there a way to get column headers to wordwrap in SharePoint lists?

My column header needs to be quite long, but the content of the column is only a few pixels wide, so loads of white space and horizontal scrolling required to see the rest of the content. Any ideas?
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How can I restart list item ID numbering at 1?

I deleted list items that include an ID from the list and the recycle bin. When I create a new list item, the ID populates where the last line item left off. Now is there a way to make a new ID ...
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Anonymous access: Add an Item to List without allowing to View the List

I'm creating a 'Contact Us' webpart with form to allow anonymous user to send a message which will be added to a SharePoint List. However I cannot grant the anonymous user the permission to Add ...
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Set Task list EnableAssignToEmail in CSOM

I would like to set the EnableAssignToEmail bit on a task list via CSOM after a list is created dynamically. I have found a way to do this in Powershell and in code using SPList: Add-PSSnapin ...
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Best Practice for Lists and Web Part Pages

I used to refer end users directly to the list they shall use. However, in blogs or on SE it often reads as content editors (or other WebParts) are put on a list. From my understanding, this does only ...
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Deploying List Instance - LookupMulti Type Column in XML

So I have been able to populate rows with Lookup type fields as such: <ListInstance ... > <Data> <Rows> <Row> <Field ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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Items And List Tabs In Ribbon Don't Show After Editing Page

In my portal I am running a custom master page. I have an issue, however, that the Items and List tabs don't show (even for admin) until I click in an existing list, in which case the ribbon opens. ...
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Calculated value for Title field?

I would like to create a calculated value for the mandatory Title field: <username, created by> - DD-MM-YYYY That is I want the title to be filled in with the user name (the user that creates ...
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How to hide a column from new item but not edit item?

I have a list, and all I am trying to do is hide an column for when a user creates a new item, but allow the column to be shown in the edit item page. Currently if I hide a column it is hidden in both ...
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SharePoint List with many columns

We are designing a system where data from forms will be stored in sharepoint lists. Problem is that these lists can have very many columns. Question is: Is there a max number of columns in a ...
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Get list item url javascript object model

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been answered somewhere else (but can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the list item url using the javascript object model? I'm ...
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How to restrict user to see only few rows in a list

I have one list Title Availability Department ----------------------------------------------------- Microscope Yes Biology Buret No ...
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Download file from a sharepoint site from code behind

I have an Image button in a custom 2010 webpart, on click of that I would like to download a file. Code Used : foreach (string filename in item.Attachments) { attachmentURL = SiteListURL + ...
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calculated field - formula for ageing

Again a calculated field question, How can I create a calculated field to find out, what is the age of the entry. In the list I will have a created date field, from that I would like to create a ...
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Best practice for combining two lists

I know it's a common SharePoint problem. I want to accumulate two SharePoint lists on MOSS 2007. One is a calendar list and the second a custom list with a date column. I want both in another list. ...
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Is there a workaround for the 'You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.' error?

I have been trying to piece together a quick and dirty system to allow users to leave messages on each others sites where any user can leave a message, but they can only see messages they have left, ...
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How to Combine IN-Opeator with LookupIds in a caml-query?

I want to build a CAML - Query using the IN - Tag. The queried Column is a lookup-field to a Title of another list. When I query using the text-property everything works fine: <Where> ...
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Location of Ribbon XML for List View

I'm looking for the location of SharePoint ribbon XML for List Views. I'm just curious to see how Microsoft has coded it. However, I don't know the location of the xml file. Could someone put me in ...
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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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Create a decrementing budget

I'm new to sharepoint and I have been tasked to create a depreciation list using a sharepoint 2007 environment. Does anyone how to create a list that displays a fixed fiscal year budget, and as data ...
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change NavigateForFormsPages value to true using CSOM

I'm searching for a way to change NavigateForFormsPages property using CSOM but no luck till now. Anyone has idea to do it using CSOM
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How to create SharePoint list with custom template using Managed Client Object Model?

Creating lists in SharePoint using Managed Client Object Model is rather easy task. Here's how to create a list with SharePoint's custom list template: ListCreationInformation lci; List list; lci = ...
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All versions of one item in list

Is it possible to see all versions for one item in SP list a different way than through version history? We have one extensively used list with 100, 130, 150... with a lot of (multi-line and rich ...
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How to make the “Web Address” link in List Settings clickable

On the "List Settings" page of any custom list that we make (or OOTB list for that matter), there are 3 fields that show at the top at all times: "Name", "Web Address", and "Description" (sample ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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Is it possible to have different timeline views against the same list?

Using a single task list, from our testing it seems that the add to timeline/remove from timeline functions store state across the site list rather than against the view. Is it possible to select a ...
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Inherit permissions on list in a sub-site causes site collection lock-out

Scenario is this - site collection contains a sub-site with unique permissions. In that sub-site, site owner with full control creates link list. That list is not created with the same permissions as ...
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Saving list template with managed metadata columns. Creating new list with the template.

I have a list that has several columns including managed metadata columns. I'm saving this list as a template and including all the content. I'm then taking this template to another site collection ...
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JSLink in form tag is not working from schema.xml in my SharePoint hosted app

Here is my code from schema.xml <Forms> <Form Type="NewForm" Name="{65B105CA-E7D8-4B28-8C9F-5B0DCBA7E0CA}" SetupPath="pages\form.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" Url="NewForm.aspx" ...
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SharePoint 2010 Lookup Column Display issue

I have a simple list with three lookup columns in it. One LC has 5 items and displays as simple dropdown and there are no rendering issues (So ignore this column now). The other two columns has more ...
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Is web.Lists[guid] faster then web.GetList(url)

I want to know the fastest way to access a list. Would it be: SPWeb web = site.RootWeb; SPList activityListFromUrl = web.GetList("/Lists/ActivityList"); or: ...
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How do you hide a hidden list?

If you set the SPList.Hidden property to true, the list isn't shown in the Quick Launch, All Site Content, Lookup lists, etc. However, it is still possible to navigate to the list by typing in the ...
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How to display more than three views in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to display more than 3 views in OOTB SharePoint list or library.
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ListItem[“Property Name”] VS ListItem.Properties[“Property Name”]

When we try to get list item properties, three ways of getting property I remember are, ListItem["Property Name"] //always work fine ListItem.Properties["Property Name"] // works fine unless I ...
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Prefilling field in NewForm.aspx in modal popup

I have a listview setup on my page which shows orders from an orderlist. Works great. Now I want to add a column which displays an icon. When the user clicks this icon, the NewForm.aspx page from ...
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What's the best way to move a list from one site to another?

I know you can backup site collections with stsadm -o backup, and you can backup sites with stsadm -o export. But what's the best way to copy a list? I've tried to use the save as a list template and ...
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Javascript : How to handle version conflict errors when using javascript COM?

so I use quite a bit of the javascript client object model for CRUD operations to lists from custom pages (inputs) and I have found that I get version conflict errors on saves from time to time....its ...
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How can I get the URL of a Pages List with REST API?

My question is very simple. I would like to display the recent top 10 news with the REST API in Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the following query: ...
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Is there any way to check does list exists without try catch?

Now i'm using same way to check does list exist by url SPList logList = null; try { logList = site.RootWeb.GetListFromWebRelativeUrl("Lists/LogRecords"); } catch { } if (null != logList) ...
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How to modify a list's template?

I have a list that was created from a Custom List template. Most users have been interacting with it through a calendar view that was created. Now, some users would like to connect this list to their ...
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Only show Sorting option not filtering opetion in contex menu of header in ListViewByQuery

I have creatd ListViewByQuery control through coding and added the control through RencerControl Event. I am filtering the list in code. so filtered result is shown. I want to hide filter context ...
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How to change sort order of axis on Chart Web Part?

I have a Chart Web Part that is connected to a SharePoint list. I modified the All Items default view of the list so that it would be sorted correctly but the Chart Web Part does not pickup on the ...
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SharePoint 2013: “Find an Item” search box does not return results

We have 2 web applications, in one of the web application search is working properly and we are able to see search results from "Find an Item" box above the list name. However in the other web ...
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List with hierarchy

I want to create a list with tasks, subtasks of these tasks, etc. It should also be possible to add new tasks to a specific level in the hierarchy. The only thing I could find is the Managed Metadata ...
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Delete a 60GB list

I have a runaway list which - due to a recursive workflow and versioning - has grown to 60GB. We are now trying to delete it. It is in the recycle bin, however I want to remove it completely. If I ...
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SharePoint Lists' EditForm & DispForm

I haven't been able to find any information regarding this, so I hope you guys can help me out on this. Since all lists in SharePoint all have an EditForm.aspx and a DispForm.aspx I am wondering if ...
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DateTime list column with 1 minute increments

How can I change the time portion of a date time column to have 1 minute increments? When you create a coulmn by default it shows 5 minute increments, but I need to be able to use 1 minute increments. ...