Rows of items containing columns of information.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

5
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
489 views

Copying a List or Document Library from one farm to another

In SharePoint foundation 2013, How to copy a List or Document library from a site collection in one farm to a site collection in another farm?
5
votes
4answers
9k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
331 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

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. ...
5
votes
6answers
36k views

Is setting permissions on views now possible?

In the previous SharePoint version of SharePoint you couldn't have permissions on list views. Is this now possible on SharePoint Foundation 2010? So for example I have a list and 2 views but I want ...
5
votes
2answers
150 views

Only have the option to create Web Pages

I'm a new SharePoint user, getting my feet wet by learning the interface for WSS. I'm trying to edit an existing site by adding a links list. But I don't have the regular options. On the Home site (...
5
votes
1answer
65 views

List search results not appearing for other users

I added ~100 items to a list and ran an incremental crawl on the list (not sure if needed - we don't have Continuous enabled). Search results are returned correctly. However if I login as a Test User ...
5
votes
2answers
316 views

Dynamically get List ID from List Name

In my Visual webpart I need to, based on the name of a list get the ID of the list, dynamically. I'm using C#. How can this be done?
5
votes
3answers
5k views

How can I import e-mail data from outlook into a SharePoint list?

I want to copy an email data into a SharePoint list. User will select which e-mail s/he wants to add and e-mail will be coppied into a multi-line text box. Also, e-mail attachments will be copied ...
5
votes
2answers
120 views

Activate “Like” feature programatically in SharePoint Online

How to activate the "Like" option programatically on a custom list in SharePoint Online?
5
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Trouble adding a button to the ListItem Ribbon

I'm very new to to sharepoint and found a tutorial to allow me to create a custom action in order to place a button on the ribbon. I'm trying to use that to add a button to a list view but It isn't ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

SPList.GetItems query returning an invalid SPListItemCollection. What am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to query an SPList object using a CAML query (see code below). SPQuery queryGetExistingTargetTask = new SPQuery(); queryGetExistingTargetTask.Query = string.Format(@"<Where><Eq&...
5
votes
1answer
570 views

In MOSS 2007, how to sort a list by a total/aggregate?

I have a basic issue tracking list with a few columns, let's say Application, Title, Created By, and Task Priority. My list is grouped by Application and I am performing a Total (Average) on Task ...
5
votes
1answer
92 views

Style list header for numeric column

I am using the following css to style the headers of a list: .ms-vh, .ms-vh2-nofilter, .ms-vh2-nograd, .ms-vh2, .ms-vb{ text-align:left; color:red; } This seems to work for every ...
5
votes
1answer
58 views

How to set calculate column result in another item

I made a list for Event Planning, the columns name are: Row(to change the order) Subject start time duration end time(sum of start and duration) I need to copy each end time to start time ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

List Template doesn't appear in gallery after wsp deployment

I have a list template (.stp file) inside a module that I am deploying to a Publishing Site (SP2010) via a wsp. The elements.xml has the correct mapping to the _catalogs/lt folder. When I deploy, my ...
5
votes
2answers
17k views

Using Default List Forms for Edit & View

Is it possible to configure a SharePoint 2010 list to the default form for editing and viewing while displaying my custom InfoPath form only for new items?
5
votes
4answers
23k views

Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
5
votes
7answers
6k views

Update read-only field (“completed”) in listitem programmatically

I want programmatically update (change) a read-only field (the "Completed" column) of a listitem in a survey, but on everthing I do, I get the message that it's not possible to update a ready only ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Data Form Web Part doesn't show data from Linked Data Source

I have Data Form Web Part with Linked Data Source which consists of three SOAP data sources to different libraries on different sites (one parent site collection with two subsites). All was ...
5
votes
5answers
90 views

How to delete orphaned list view SP 2013

I have created a view on my list, but then accidentally deleted the list part of the view when editing it, just leaving the CEWPs. Going under List settings, that view is now no longer listed so I ...
5
votes
3answers
106 views

Refer office icons programatically

In my SharePoint list i have column called DocType which has values Docx,XLsx,PPT,Link If you choose any of those I wish to display the Office icons accordingly. As I know these icons are located ...
5
votes
2answers
14k views

How to show names of attachments from a list item in a column?

I have an announcements list and some announcements have multiple attachments. The view is set to show the attachments, but it just shows this paperclip icon which probably means the list item has ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Error while opening sharepoint list in datasheetview and exporting to excel

I have a List which is having around 14000 items in it.while opening that list in datasheet view it is giving error . Below is a summary of the issue: After selecting datasheet view : "Cannot ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Use one filter for multiple sharepoint lists

Can I define one list filter, and connect it to two lists on one web part page? I have two seperate lists on a page, both containing the 'author' column. Now, I want to add a filter to de page, so you ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Content Type dropdown in a custom list edit form

I have two content types created A and B. I have a list definition where I placed those content types. Using SPD 2010, I created a custom list edit form and as you know, SPD 2010 will ask you to bind ...
5
votes
2answers
166 views

Strategy Queston : how would you implement this calendaring use-case

At my organization there is a process that goes in to preparing for our Board of Director's Meetings that begins 6 weeks beforehand and involves about 9 different steps. We have a template document ...
5
votes
1answer
582 views

Tooltip showing latest pictures inside a Picture Library for SharePoint 2007

Inside a SharePoint Document List, I keep a few folders - Folder A, Folder B, Folder C. Each folder have some pictures inside them. May I know if there are any web part that can help me display at ...
5
votes
1answer
100 views

Order a grouped list by the number of items in group

I have grouped a list of documents based on a persons name. I would like to have the name of the person with the most items at the top. I.e Paul (5) Steve (3) Aaron (1) How can I do this?
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Search Box disappears when I save Web Part Settings

I am checking the "display search box" option in my web part properties and clicking "ok" but the search box disappears. When I click "apply" it will show the search box, but it will disappear again ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

Placing your branding images in the “14 hive” vs an Images list

What are the drawbacks or benefits of storing images in the hive versus a list within the farm? I have a debate with my colleague that deals with where to place images that must be accessible across ...
4
votes
4answers
5k views

Blog - how to avoid List Tools in ribbon when clicking on text

I have created a custom blog with the publishing feature enabled. When I am logged on with a normal user (with no admin rights) and click on a text or an image, "List Tools" appeares in the ribbon, ...
4
votes
3answers
5k views

How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
4
votes
4answers
33k views

Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Sharepoint list column limit

We are designing a system where data from forms will be stored in sharepoint lists. Problem is there are many fields around (260). What is the better way to handle this ?
4
votes
2answers
12k views

How to read a User field value for a list item

I've got a content type that contains a filed of the type user. When I want to read the ListItem I just get a string containing the users name instead of a object which contains Name, Username, E-Mail ...
4
votes
2answers
233 views

Create SharePoint List programmatically

I want to create a SharePoint list programmatically from a SP addin. I would like to know which approach is better: Using JavaScript or Using REST Thanks In Advance
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Multiple File Upload not working

When i try to upload multiple files it gives me error . Can someone provide a server side fix . Also the multiple upload doesnt work for Mozilla ,Chrome . Are there any third party tools to make ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

sharepoint 2010 Retention Policy not working?

I have created one simple document library and want to enable a retention policy for that, for this thing I have created one document library and have navigated to following steps: 1) Document ...
4
votes
2answers
10k views

Programatically add SPFieldChoice (with Choices) to List

I have a list that I want to add a choice field to programatically. I also want to specify the choices. Here is the code: var fieldChoice = (SPFieldChoice)list.Fields.CreateNewField("Choice", "...
4
votes
2answers
193 views

People or Group field returning semicolon hash then Name

In querying the properties of a list item, I found that returning the value of a people or group field that the value would be returned in the form 1;#George Grainger Using the code: properties....
4
votes
2answers
5k views

SharePoint online list limitation?

My question is this. Is there an upper limit of items (20000?) that the total amount of items in all the lists in sharepoint online are aggregated against? So that when the total in all lists reach ...
4
votes
2answers
735 views

Can you call SPSite on a different machine to SharePoint setup?

I'm trying to call SharePoint from within a standard .NET class library. This will probably be hosted on a different server to SharePoint. I just need to return an item from a list, and wondered if I ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
35k views

Import Sharepoint List into Excel Using VBA Only

In Excel 2007, I have a VBA script that consolidates various data sources into a single Excel file for monthly archiving and reporting purposes. How can I import data directly from a Sharepoint ...