A lookup column is a SharePoint list column that retrieves its available values from another column within another list in the SharePoint site.

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Workflow - How to get the ID of a lookup field?

I have a lookup field "Customer" in a list (Sales) from Customers List. I have a workflow on the Sales list. I need to get the ID from the lookup field. Is there a way to do that with workflow?
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Assign list item to users by admin [closed]

Create Asset Custom list with following details. Asset Code Asset Name Asset Category – lookup AssigndTo AssignedFromDate AssignedTillDate Status Admin has rights to view all the asset from asset ...
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Set a lookup column value from text column via 2013 Workflow

Using Workflow 2010 it is possible to set a lookup column value from either a text field, or calculated column or by using a workflow variable. If I have a calculated column value or variable inside ...
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Sharepoint add ID from list to task

I would like to add the ID from a list to a task list. I have created a column in the task list as lookup and SET field: ID (from list) to value: List ID However, the ID still does not appear in ...
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Update one list based on another in SharePoint

I am fairly new to SharePoint and just recently started to work on the feature called Limits. Basically, I have two lists: Source and Target. Target list have a column called SPR with unique ...
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How to have number of chosen Lookup field in another list?

I am working on SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I am looking for a functionality so I can sum item chosen in a list. As an example I have a list call Bus which is the parent list. The second list is the ...
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How do I include a blank in a datasheet dropdown?

Using the datasheet view, I have a list setup and one of the columns has a dropdown. I want to include a blank space as one of my choice options.
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vLookup function in Sharepoint WebApp

This is very straight forward with a vLookup in Excel, but not sure how to do it on Access Sharepoint WebApp. I have a Customer_List table containing 'Customer_Account_Code', 'Customer_Name', ...
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Can a workflow populate values in a lookup field for all the items in the list?

I have a list called Contacts, with 4000+ entries. It currently has a dropdown choice column with four specified values for different offices (MAO, NHO, MEO and CTO). I want to convert this dropdown ...
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limit a lookup input field on a document upload form (SP2013)

I've created a project site with a tasklist and put a document library on it. The task list WebPart is filtered to show only My tasks Every added document requires a task list a title to be entered ...
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Create lookup column using AssignedTo column from Task List to Document Library

I made a task list, and some tasks are assigned to multiple people. A document webpart gets a filter view, of a selected task in the task list. When i add a new document to the document library, I'm ...
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Anonymous Access Users cannot see lookup values between lists and libraries

I have a document library which uses lookup fields from other lists in the properties of the of the document. I then use the lookup field to group the documents. For authenticated users, the list of ...
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SPListItem access to lookup column not work

I have one list definition like this: <ContentType ID="0x01..." Name="CNT_List" Group="List Content" Inherits="TRUE" Version="0"> <FieldRefs> <FieldRef ID="{guid}" ...
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Create a list column of Project Web Access project names

I'm trying to make a site column in Project Web Access which contains a list of the projects managed within that instance of PWA. There's a few types of data in the PWA that look like they should ...
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How to make Person/Group and Look-up column values non-clickable in SharePoint 2013 list views

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. For a SharePoint 2013 XSL List View Web Part, I need for the person/group column value, as well as look-up column value to be non-clickable. I have seen multiple ...
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Lookup list with dependencies/permissions

Below is a drawing of a scenarium I want to create in SP2013. My question is wether this is possible OTTB, or possible at all. The main concern is, how possible is it to make drop-down depend on each ...
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lookup with criteria

I have three lists in Sharepoint: Customer Product Lizens A Customer has a unique Name and a Adress. A Product has a unique Name belongs to a specific Customer(can also be unasigned). A Lizens ...
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create custom field linking to library contents

Trying to create a change request list requiring the viewer to specify the artifact to change, based on the filenames in the artifact library (same sharepoint). The displayed control to select could ...
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Drop down list lookup field SharePoint Designer 2013

I would like to create a list with inventory on it. This would be just numbers like A1 through A24 (List A). Is there a way to create a lookup field in another list (B) with a column that shows those ...
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How do I get the linked to title field in a rest call?

How do I get the linked to title field in a rest call? Also, will there be an additional step if this field is on another list? I've already expanded and included the specific field in my current ...
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List Lookup Column - Select Library

I would like to add a lookup column in a SP list, which allows the user to select a specific library (rather than an item within that library). Is this possible? Many thanks
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SharePoint Designer Workflow create new item with lookup to current item

I have two lists, "customers" and "expense Sheets". The list "expense sheets" has a lookup column "related customer" to the "title" field of the "customer" list. I am trying to create a workflow for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Unexpected Error while creating lookup column to use external list

I am using SharePoint Server 2013. In that I am creating a custom column which lookup to an external list. My ECT is based on an SQL Server table and I have created the external list in the site. I ...
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Adding a many to many relationship, and having a form input data into two lists

I'm building a form for a Marketing Event list. The list would track name/type/location/date etc of the event and also those people associated with it (for example recipients or attendees) These ...
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Filtering Lookup Column By Expiration Date [duplicate]

Scenario: I have created a lookup column with two columns. A department column and Expiration Date column. Each Department has a Expiration Date. For example see the image. When the Department ...
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Pulling in a task field in lookup for string

Here's my scenario 1. I have a task which is asking a user to add details in a task field called 'Additional Details' 2. Once user fills in and submits the task, another task is created with approval ...
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Lookup field on 1 list doesn't update when the text field in another list changes value

I have a target list with Employee Status: Pre Hire by default. Once items are completed that changes to Active Employee. I have a field in list #2 with Employee Status as a lookup field pointing to ...
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Cross Site Collection Boundary for SPFieldLookup

I am looking for a solution similar to this post, Cross-site and SPFieldLookup, but I need to cross a site collection boundary. Is this possible with modifications to the powershell on the posted ...
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The lookup that you defined is not guaranteed to return single value

Error: The lookup that you defined is not guaranteed to return single value. If more than value is returned only the firs value will be used How to return multiple values from a lookup column?
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What is the best way to Manage meeting attendees in custom list?

I am trying to manage a custom list for a large meeting in SharePoint 2013 . I already have a contact list with all information, this will be my basic invitation list. The person who call for ...
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Auto populate a multiline column based on a lookup one

I am an absolutely beginner. I am creating a IT support ticketing system based on Sharepoint online. I do not have access to "InfoPath" or "SharePoint Designer". I have added the "Incidents" vanila ...
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Link on lookup field go to filtered list

I currently have a List A with a lookup column called "Category" that is using a list of categories in List B. The column is currently hyperlinked and when clicked it shows the item from List B. Is ...
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Sorting dropdown of a lookup to another column

I have a column that looks up it's values from another column (Single Line of Text). The users would like the order of the lookup dropdown reversed (currently displaying as 1,2,3 they want it as ...
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Creating an interactive form with a custom list with lookup fields

I have a list that we are using to order new computers for staff members. They fill out all their information, like name department and cost centre. Then I want them to select from a list of ...
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Filter items based on lookup

I have an SP list with 6000 items.It contains 10 lookup columns. I want to filter,retrieve and display a set of items in a page based on these lookup value. I tried using REST API & CSOM but I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with many variables

I got stuck with the problem of lookup workflow. I need to fill the SharePoint list based on the 2 variables introduced earlier to another list. After some searching lookup workflow seems to be the ...
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Updating a lookup type field

I have 2 lookup fields on a form. I have the following code and it's populating the 2 lookup fields. However, when I click on save button it complaints about field is required but I see both are ...
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How to change the output of a Multi-value Lookup column in a View?

Could I edit the way the Lookup column displays information, if possible without code? (Or an easy explanation as to how to do it?). Currently it is displaying as "Name; Name; Name; Name". I would ...
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Using a lookup column to filter library web part

I want my users to select ID's in a list - those ID's have been contacted that day. The problem is: for future reference, the managers want to go back to that day and easily access all library items ...
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Get lookup from REST API

REST API url is /sites/MySite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('MyList')/items?&$top=100 I have a lookup column called Sector in the list. How to retrieve this lookup value from the success call of ...
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Infopath: multiselect and Sharepoint multiselect

I have built a form in sharepoint in which the users are using to filling information, let's call this formA. Within FormA, I have the following fields: Form Name (single line text) List items ...
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Create an order purchase in SharePoint

I'm a newbie in SharePoint and I need advice. I would like to use SharePoint 2013 to manage order purchases assuming that each order can have multiple products related. Due to SharePoint do not ...
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How to get parentlist of a lookup column in CSOM

What I want is this using (Web web = lookup.ParentList.ParentWeb.Site.OpenWeb(lookup.LookupWebId)) { List list = lookup.r.LookupWebId.LookupList; Field ...
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three lists, two parents one child lookup relation

I have three lists, parentListA, parentListB, childList Example of parent A: parentListA = { ID: 1, Title: 'a parent', Description: 'lorem ipsum' } Then I created the child list, so ...
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Assigning a List Item's default lookup value based on the most recently modified item in the same list (SharePoint 2013)

Is there a way to assign the default value of a Lookup Column in a New Item as the value of the most recently modified item's Lookup Column in the same list? In my 'Articles' List, I have 3 Columns: ...
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Need help in adding new lookup column in SharePoint List

I have a list for Person in which there is a lookup column for StateID of States list. In States list there is a lookup column for CountryID of Countries. I want to add CountryID to Person list by ...
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Lookup column data from another database

I've explored lookup columns, managed meta column, and external datatypes, and I'm either not understanding them, or I haven't found what I'm looking to do, so I'm hoping I can describe my goal and ...
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Is it possible to lookup people picker type field [duplicate]

Is it possible to lookup a people picker type field from a list. I have tried OOTB as well. But I couldn't do it through OOTB even. I need something like as following: Here "Person" is a people picker ...
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How to set multiple values in sharepoint lookup field using c# [duplicate]

I want to set the multiple values in lookup column. my string format is id#;id#;id#; but it is giving error.
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In SharePoint lists - how add a field that gets data from a database connection?

Background: We have SharePoint lists that contain user requests for compilation of software, various regression testing, and other tasks. They automatically cause start of these tasks. I need to add ...