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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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Migration tool for specific lists

I am looking for a migration tool that works at the list level, not for a full site or server. One specific requirement is to be able to migrate lists that are connected via lookups. For example, if ...
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Calculated field Date formula

I have a date field, and it has the date in the format - 11/2/2011 11:40 AM How ever my requirement is to get the date in the format - 02 Nov 2011 11:40 AM For that I created a calculated field for ...
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Customising Data Sheet View

I'm using SharePoint 2007, with custom list. I'm using Content Editor web part in order to design my list. {In my list the row color determined through the item ststus. e.g: If the status equal to ...
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Does 1000+ items in a list make it slow for navigation?

It looks like my task list has become slower as items in the list keeps on increasing (currently 1000+). Is there any way to make loading & navigation of the list faster?
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Possible to create a column that users can upload an image to?

I'm trying to create a column in a list that users can upload a picture to. I found the Hyperlink or Picture, but this requires that users specify a URL for the image. Is there way to create a ...
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Slow CSV writing for huge document libraries in powershell

by using below PowerShell script, i get all the items list from the document library including sub folders hierarchy in a CSV file. This script works very fine for small data but for huge data like ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Restricting access based on a field

I have a sharepoint list of 2000 employees . They are from 25 different offices. One of the fields is Office name. I would like to restrict access so each office can see only their employees but ...
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Maximum number of lists in Sharepoint

Currently I have a single list where I store some data for all users. The problem is that the list has scalability issues after 5000 rows. I was thinking to create a list for each user. How many ...
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Saving emails to list

I want to add emails to list but didn't find the default one. Can you help me ? Thanks
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How to determine the List Template (SPListTemplate) that was used to create a list?

I am using the following code to create a custom list from a custom list definition. Is there a way, after the list is created to determine which definition it was created from? SPListTemplate ...
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What permissions do I need for a user to see all entries in a list where typical users can see only their own submissions?

I have a list where users can create and see their own items, but not other users' items. I, being the site owner, can see all items. How can I give specific users within a Sharepoint Group the ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to limit the visibility of list items to not only just me (the author), but anyone from my company too?

I have a custom list on a SharePoint 2010 extranet site which users from various external companies can add items to. The list's Permission Settings page allows you to make all items visible to all ...
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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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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Creating email subscription service via SP 2010

Is it possible to create an email subscription service in SharePoint 2010? We have an ASP.NET app where users sign up to receive a bi-weekly newsletter. Our SharePoint installation is currently ...
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How many workflows can a SharePoint 2007 Library / List contain?

What is the maximum workflow can a Library & List in SharePoint 2007 can have? Information in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx mention that SharePoint 2010 can have 15 ...
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Can I access the service definition for the web service for a specific SharePoint list?

I have a problem accessing the web service ?wsdl for SharePoint lists, although I can see the list of operations. For example, for the following URLS: http://team/sites/test/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx - ...
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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 ...
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Identify List Template (stp) from SPList Object

I have custom list templates (stp) based on Generic List template. I have created several lists using stp files. How can I identify from which list template (STP file) the List was created. The ...
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How do I programatically change the default value of, or remove from default view, title column using javascript?

Using the JSOM in SharePoint 2010, if I am creating lists programmatically using something like: this.myField= oList.get_fields().addFieldAsXml('<Field DisplayName=\'Key\' Type=\'Text\' />', ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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SP2010 Javascript REST API: updating list item using MERGE and POST

I am trying to use REST API approach in javascript to update a sharepoint list item where I have an id. So I use GET and POST to create records, but per MSDN article it looks like the way to do this ...
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SP 2010 - Client object model (javascript) - How to use get_listItemCollectionPosition for paging?

This is my code: When I call the function to get the items, it fails (doesn't go to the fail function, it goes into the success function but crashes when I try to get the position object), and I get ...
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Delete list items and bypass recycle bin

I have a list with about 15,000 items and I need to empty it by permanently deleting everything in the list. I have other items in the recycle bin that I don't want to disturb. Here's the script I'm ...
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Apply formatting logic before rendering field in SP list

I am relatively new to SP development; I am trying to do the following in SP 2010: I have a list field containing e-mail addresses separated by semicolons. I would like to insert a newline character ...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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Programmatically find lists by template ID

I am looking for an efficient way to programmatically find all SharePoint lists with a given template / type in the current site collection from within a sandbox solution. NB: I'm obviously aware ...
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Creating a view in SharePoint 2010

I have a ticketlist which has ticket_id for 2 different locations, tickd1,tickd2,tickd3,tickd4 for Dallas ticka1,ticka2,ticka3,ticka4 for Atlanta Now I am trying to create 2 views, one for ...
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Create list using a Workflow

I have a list of projects called "Project Reference." I want to create a new project list (for project tracking) called "[Project Name] Tracking" when someone adds a new project to Project Reference. ...
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Web Service UpdateListItems User Permissions

I'm trying to do an AJAX SOAP call to the Lists web service, specifically UpdateListItems. The query isn't malformed, and is working appropriately when using a user with full permissions. When a ...
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How to dump and XML file from a Workflow

I would like to dump an XML file to a specific location based on a workflow. Whenever someone creates an element on my list I want to create an XML file and save it to a disk location. Any good ideas ...
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Updating a List Instance

I have a List Instance in Visual Studio. However, every time I deploy the solution, Visual Studio says there is already a list instance with the same URL on the site collection and it needs to delete ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Modified Calender View

I want to filter the Calender in my SharePoint 2010. All Items with a Enddate older than 7 days must be hidden. I found no way to modified the Calender View to filter the elements because the field ...
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Silverlight unhandled exception on AddGallery.aspx

I try to create a new list in SharePoint 2010 with AddGallery.aspx and the Silverlight app gives me An unhandled exception occurred in the Silverlight Application right when I click the "Create" ...
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Content deployment - synchronizing lists in two environments

I'm working on a project with a typical scenario where authors are maintaining content on internal network (let's call it InAuthoring) and uses "content deployment" feature to flush the content to ...
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Dealing with Person column when someone leaves the organization?

We have a list which has a person (people picker) column. This column pulls from (is validated against) several possible sources including Active Directory. If a name cannot be found when ...
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Get distinct values via mechanism used when clicking “Show Filter Choices” on a Sharepoint list using Javascript

As many other people on this site seem to need, I'd like to get an array (or equivalent) of the distinct values in a field for a list. The canonical way of doing this is to retrieve the entire field ...
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Downloading Problem

we have requirement where we are downloading huge data in GB's. i have created powershell script which works very fine for Normal download of document library whose list threshold values not exceeded. ...
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JSLink override fields - can I gain control over TD?

I have an external list, I'm modify fields using: SPClientTemplates.TemplateManager.RegisterTemplateOverrides(context); Basically this modifies the text inside the TD (see code below) <td ...
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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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How to move/copy items from one custom list to another custom list without Designer?

I'm a guest to the site and after seeing the great quality of Q&A's believe it's worthwhile to 'put this out there' in the event anyone may be able to assist. Brief background: I have ...
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How can I identify columns independent from language?

I've got a webpart which reads several values from a list, while developing local I've got a column "Due Date", but when I upload my webpart to SharePoint online (Office 365) we have a German version ...
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How to remove default columns from a custom list?

Is there any option to remove default columns(eg: Created By, Modified By) from a custom list? I do not want to hide the columns for a view, but I need to entirely remove/modify the default columns. ...
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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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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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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 ...