Rows of items containing columns of information.

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Datasheetview copy managedmetadata field

We have a list with 2 metadatafields, however in this list the user wants to use datasheetview to copy many rows, the problem is when you try top copy it says managed metadatafields are readonly, is ...
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Deleting all alerts on a sharepoint list using powershell?

I understand alerts will only be show to those who created them. However I am on a test site and would like to rid the list of all alerts. Is there a way to do this programatically. I can seem to ...
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Is it possible to add something to a list without trigging the ItemAdded event

I have a situation where I don't want to trigger the ItemAdded event if an item is added to a list via a workflow. Is it possible not to trigger this event?
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How bind a custom ContentType with activity CreateTaskWithContentType ?

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". For the moment I try to bind my CT with the correct path in properties ...
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Attach ListItem to TaskItem

I've created a custom approval worfkflow for an listitem. Now I need to see the values of the item in the taskitem. So I think one way would be to attach the ListItem to the TaskItem. Does anybody ...
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Creating a poll in Sharepoint Online (lists or other approach)

There seem to be many web parts available for on-premise versions of SharePoint but I've not been able to find an easy way of doing them on SharePoint Online. My idea was to create a list that had a ...
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List to library lookup

I have a list which contains information about pieces of equipment. I also have a document library which contains things like certificates, receipts etc which relate to the equipment. In the list I ...
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Filter list by multiple possible values

I want to filter list by multiple possible values of one specified field, how can i do this in code? I have following lists: Initiatives, Classes of Initiatives and Departments. I need to retrieve ...
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how do I know if the specific list is a document library?

when I'm getting all the lists with my Client program from a specific SharePoint server, I'm getting quite a lot of them, but I'd like to present to the user only the Document Libraries. How can I do ...
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Status/KPI List View

I have a list for users to enter information for their team, and I want to take the sum of a teams data and display it. What I have right now is a KPI/Status list that sums up the items in a team ...
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Item Level permissions - trouble when using “Create items and edit items that were created by the user ”

I have a list of items that I want viewable and editable only by the item creator and one other person (the other person is set in the item data). I created a list, and in the advanced settings set: ...
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How to create with column picture in list Sharepoint Fundation

I'd like to ask you how I can create column with picture in SP list? I imported Excel datasheet with use web part and now I have several hundred line in list and I want to add new column with picture ...
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Getting items from rows 4-8 in a Sharepoint list using CAML query?

Here is the code Im using to retrieve the first 4 most upcoming announcements from the OOTB announcements list in sharepoint: How do I modify this to retrieve the next 4 (5,6,7 and 8) most upcoming ...
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form of list definition displays only 'Title'

I develop a ListTemplate for a Site. The Schema.xml contains already my custom content type, fields and a view. So far it works, but the default Forms only display the title of the elements. I read ...
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How to verify in Javascript Object Model if a List Exists

How can I verify if the list I'm trying to retrieve in Javascript really exists? My code is: function Search() { var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.site = context.get_site(); ...
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Custom Ribbon Button on Custom List (created in VS)

I've created a custom document library which is defined through a Visual Studio solution. I also have ribbon customizations which add buttons. My problem is that these buttons do not display on the ...
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Creating a custom list to sharepoint using client object model

I am having problems creating a custom list from the client object model. I need my list to have two columns - "Title" and "CustomID", both able to store a single line of text. I seem to be failing ...
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Disable approvement for a single listitem

I am creating a custom list in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010. I want to set "approvement needed" for single listitems to false or disabled. My intention is, that a element can be approved ...
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How to access List from Sub Site in SharePoint 2010

I have created a Site Named Application Test. In this site i again Create a Sub site Named Sub Application I add in site url "http://SP2010:2222/" in Visual Studio Project Project Scope is Site Now i ...
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Checking if list exists client-side

I'm developing a Silverlight web part and can't use server-side objects like SPList. I normally get items from a list called "Locations" which has two fields - "Title" and "WOEID". The problem is I'd ...
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Hide content type on “Add new item” ribbon button in folder

I have a problem which concerns hiding content types in the "Add new item"-Ribbon-Button. In Visual Studio, I defined 2 custom content types (derived from the default folder content type) and a ...
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Pager below sharepoint list

I have a sharepoint site with a list, loaded from an external content type with Sharepoint designer. The list limit is 30. Below the list, a data pager is shown to navigate through the pages. ...
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Pro/cons: Multiple lists or one big list with multiple views?

I have data that can go through different stages, during which it will have common fields and fields that are only used on specific stages. If I e.g. have these fields: CommenField1, CommenField2, ...
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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using ecmascript

I am stuck at a place where I have to update a list which has a Lookup column. For example I am using this code to update my normal list var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Updating a SPFieldMultiLineText field

I have an SPListItem. I have a field on the item of type SPFieldMultiLineText. How can update the value of that field?
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How to access the webpartmanager of a list?

I would like to programmatically add a CEWP to a list (to perform operations on my list forms), it's very easy to do it through the SP interface but I can't manage to reach the webpartmanager of my ...
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Tracking User Activity for badges

I'm creating a QA site similar to Stack Overflow on SharePoint. I'd like to be able to integrate some badges into the System. I've thought of a few ideas, but I'd love some divergent thinking on ...
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Architecture: How do you store single pieces of information?

I am building a solution in which each Site Collection represents a single contained unit. The members of that unit will be using SharePoint to track information that describes their unit at the root ...
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Can I create a template from a list?

Can I generate a word template, containing information from a list? Suppose I have a list containing "department addresses", and I want to generate letter heads for each department automatically, ...
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backing up sharepoint 2007 lists

I want to backup my SharePoint 2007 Lists. Now I am not sure, if there is any possibility of doing it in C# code or If I will have to perform few actions like following some steps and make it do using ...
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Editing a SharePoint List View: Grouping by 2 Columns with 1 column empty

I have the following data in a Sharepoint list. Name Animal Species Tom Dog Corgi Dick Dog Corgi Harry Dog German Shepherd Jane Cat (BLANK) June Cat (BLANK) ...
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Is an UpdatePanel a bad decision?

After talking to a few people, and asking around here, I feel like the only way to securely do calls asynchronously is with an updatepanel. (Context: Creating an Upvote/Downvote system on SharePoint ...
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Returning a SPListItem in conjunction with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

* *Clarification. Application == Site Definition. Direct Database access is out the window ** I've created an application for SharePoint that utilizes some new approaches to coding List Access. I've ...
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Adding/Updating to a SharePoint List with AJAX securely?

I'm creating a Site Definition that will have a Stack Overflow like Q/A system. I'm hung up on the upvote/downvote system. I see a number of ways to do this, but what I think works best is to have ...
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Proper use of SPWeb from SPContext for pulling lists

So, after about two hours on the subject I am thoroughly confused. There are viewpoints all over the place on how, when, and why to use Dispose() on SPWeb objects as they relate to SPContext. Can ...
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Page a list via A-Z

So I am trying to create an a to z directory from a list of items which should be an easy task and it is really, however, I am trying to find the most efficient way of doing it. So I was thinking use ...
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SharePoint list send email programatically

I have this code for SPUtility but i don't know where to put it to send an email from my form the form includes text box to insert an email from active directory but I want the code to send an message ...
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Reason people don't use SPContext when executing web.Lists[“ListName”].GetItems(query)

I'm building a Site Definition that will be the core of a SharePoint product. I want to use best practices building the data access architecture. Since I do not know what the URL of the site will ...
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Validate list item with javascript API

I want to develop a custom datasheet view to edit a list. I add item through the javascript API. The problem is that the service doesn't control fields value. For example : - I add an item with a ...
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List Item won't save if title is entered

I have created a new list and am working on editing the newform.aspx page to customize the form. In the new list, I have renamed the title column to 'Details' because I will be using it as a link to ...
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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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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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Avoid windows security pop up on starrting Outllook with a sharepoint connected list?

I have a sharepoint contacts list that I had connected to Outlook and now everytime my Colleagues or I try ro open up outlook it prompts us for our credentials. Is it possible to make it use windows ...
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How can I limit user to only enter one item in a list?

I am creating subsites for individual clients. In the subsites I have different lists that capture information for the client. Some of those lists would be repeating (a client might have three ...
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How to I disable the link for the title inside a List View webpart?

How do I remove the link from the 'Pending Registrations' title and also the 'Contoso Training Budget' title?
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Using XSLT to transform default XML of view

I have a public website on which I need to display a simplified version of a list view I have set up in SharePoint. I am successfully using the techniques described on here to get the XML of the ...
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How to pull the total # of items from one sharepoint list as a column in another list?

The site has a list (List A) that links to multiple comments lists. For each item in List A, a unique list exists to capture comments related to that item. Users want to know how many comments have ...
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check if versioning enabled on sharepoint 2010 list

I have a PowerShell script that updates document libraries to make sure that versioning is enabled: $list.EnableVersioning = $true How can I check whether versioning is enabled before making the ...
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SharePoint designer workflow to manage list item permissions for employee/manager

I used SharePoint Designer and created a workflow for a list and made some permissions. I want to: Give the the manager of every department permission to view the employee item in the list and edit ...
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Missing fields / columns on NewForm.aspx

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 in which the fields are not shown when clicking "New Item" and opening the NewForm.aspx. The list is not using a custom content type. I can edit existing list items in ...