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

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Limit to the amount of values you can have in a lookup field?

Is there a limit to the amount of values I can lookup? When I search for the topic I only get hits on the number of lookup fields you can have in a list. I have tested this a bit and it was ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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Get List Items from list linked by lookup

I'm making a JavaScript extension for form elements. The goal is to bind it to a lookup and react on change. Since I'm weak at webservices, I'm using SPServices. var lookupFieldInternalName = ...
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Drop down lookup field search

I've got the following scenario: List A contains several thousand items, List B has a lookup field to List A. When a user is creating item in List B she has to select the List A item via the mentioned ...
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Insert list items contains lookup fields to each other from 2 different list

Currently I have two Share Point lists (supposed to A & B), each list contains look up fields to each other. I want to insert records to these lists, the problem is how can I reference the look ...
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Set item property depending on count of related child items

So I have classes (parent) with enrollments as the children (Enrollment is StudentID lookup, ClassID lookup, and Registered/Waitlisted choice box). Right now, I've successfully setup the forms for ...
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Assigning a lookup value field, passes through as a blank string

I've currently got a new task list item for a certain content type (DMR) which fails to take through the lookup to the associated list. The statement prints the correct record number in the immediates ...
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SharePoint 2013 lookups with more than 20 items as select or input?

So I was reading about doing some JavaScript to manipulate the default forms for our lists and came across this: ...
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How to get lookup field value in document template while editing in word application?

I have a document library whose content type has a document template. I am setting the field values while creating new document in word application where the fields are available to set. Among the ...
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When I am using a look-up column, once I have used one value from another list, can this value be hidden for any subsequent entries?

I'm in the testing phase of setting up a database and a log on SharePoint. The log requires information from the database so I have set up a look-up column in the log and database to link the ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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How get current user login name and populate his records in a lookup field

I have a library 'Download Asset' in which different user will upload files. In this library there is a column 'AssetName' . Now I am creating another list 'feedback'. In the feedback list there is ...
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Get value of lookup

In js, i retrieve some items and inside there are lookup column and people column. When i print them, it's [object Object] Are there a way to determine if it's a lookup column? This one doesn't work ...
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How to change the color of each column in a SharePoint chart?

How does one change the color of each column in a SharePoint Chart Web part? For example the "passed" column would be green, the "stopped" would be red. I am pulling data from this list: It ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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SharePoint 2013: How to find orphaned lookup values

I've got a projects list in SharePoint 2013 that connects to two document libraries by way of a lookup column. Each document set in the libraries should ideally have its lookup column pointing to a ...
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MultiValue Send an Email Lookup

Is there a way for the Lookup that is in the body of the email to send multiple values. I have a repeating section in my form and it currently will send a seperate email for email repeating for I want ...
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Display error - web parts with look up columns

as seen below I have a display error with my dropdown arrow from the look-up columns. I have basically put two appparts on a webpart page on Sharepoint 2013. Appart 1 contains of two lookup columns A ...
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Lookup Columns and Web Part Connections

I'm working on creating a Page Template which will display various content from different lists together based on a common lookup field which is in each list. I've created a new Content Type based ...
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Cascading Lookup columns

I have a project where I need to create a form. In that form I have several columns. The columns that I have questions about are assignment category Assignment type I have questions because the ...
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Accessing individual elements of a field that has multiple values in a workflow

So I have a Class and the class has a field Students. Students is a lookup to the Students List that accepts multiple values. I want to build a workflow that, on item creation, will make a row in ...
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Lookup in SharePoint

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a List "Discipline" with 3 columns Discipline Code Discipline Des.-Site 1 Discipline Des.-Site 2 A A1 ...
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Can't use additional fields from lookup column in workflow

I have a list with name, department, email and summary column (which is a calculated column from name/email/department). Then i have a document library. Here i have a lookup column called Guarantor ...
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SP 2013 : Specific item in a lookup field cannot be filtered

the list A has a lookup field connected to list B in field Title. One of the items in list B has title "CCAA". On A/ViewAllitems, i can filter in column lookup:listB:Title for every item, except for ...
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Rootfolder=* in lookup-link causing troubles

I've got 2 lists, a User- and an Issue-list. On the Issue-list I've got a single-lookup to the User-list, so 1 Issue can have 1 User assigned for it. The column in the User-list that's being looked ...
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Update list item once library item is created

We have a list that is used to notify people that they need to create an item in a library. We want to update a field in the list once the item in the library is created. We tried to use the method ...
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How to develop an event receiver on selecting item from dropdownlist

In my SharePoint list,I have a lookup column. When I select one item from the lookup,I need to show the information from the selected one(like title,ID...). I think that developing an event receiver ...
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copy one column value to another column in a list

I have a list named ABC in MOSS 2007 List has 2 Views (All Details and Multi Location) 2 columns (BA-tech and BA for both views) BA- tech field is "Single line of text" type and BA field is "Look ...
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Using multiple value lookup column for an email “To:” line

I'm having an issue using a multiple value lookup column in SharePoint 2010. I have two lists. One is a task list and will be the main list that users use for this site. The second list is just a ...
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Copy lookup field

I have two lists: Task List Project A" (Title, Project, Parent Task) and Task List all Projects" (Title, Project, Parent Task) In both lists "parent task" has to be a lookup field. I want to ...
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Content search web part - lookup field - SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to get display lookup fields in my cswp. I know that Microsoft doesn't support this out of the box. But is there a way without having to create a single list without lookup fields? I've ...
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Add items to the lists having lookup relation using powershell?

I am trying to add items to the comments list based on the Post list having lookup relation ship between these two lists,can any one give me an example how to update the lookup column values using ...
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Export and Import the lookup relationship data in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 having a blog site with Posts and Comments list, these 2 lists having the lookup relation ship, I export and import from one site to another site but in comments list PostTitle ...
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Can a Lookup list field point to web property bag?

In my subwebs I have a 1 row list called "Details" that contains various bits of data that are meant to be web-level metadata. Image field, AssignedTo field, couple of string columns, etc. On top of ...
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Return specific value by criteria in row and column

I have SharePoint 2013 list with countries as column and Prod Ref as row and price as Value like this Germany Spain Portugal 12#1_____12______33________12 15#1 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Workflow, return field as Lookup Values, Comma Delimited getting both lookup id and lookup value

I'm working on a simple workflow in SPD 2010 which is going to send an email to multiple recipients based on lookup values and even though I set the "Return Field As: Lookup Values, Comma Delimited" ...
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Trying to get lookup (Title) value, but returns null only in Client Object Model

I have this query: <View> <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name='Title' /> <FieldRef Name='itlgCategoria'/> ...
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Problem copying lookup column data from one list to another via PowerShell

I have the below script that works for moving list data between two lists on sites next to each other that have the same schema. Everything works perfectly bar a column of type LOOKUP named "Name of ...
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How do I lookup string value from another list?

I'm having trouble using a "Lookup" type field to lookup values from another list. I have two lists. 'Invoices' list shows all the invoices' being entered by colleagues with all the general ...
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How to submit multi-checkbox items in a formatted string to SharePoint lookup column

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint and i also use the trial version of qRules, i have 2 sharepoint lists, with one (let's call it "list1") having a lookup column to the second ("list2"), and this ...
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New list column is not displaying in dropdown list when creating a lookup column

I have an existing list called Employees and I have added a new column "Company". I would like to create a lookup column using Company but Company is not displaying as an option in the dropdown list ...
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Lookup list filter only future events

I have a task list that assigns tasks to specific future events. The custom task has a lookup column that is based on an events calendar. Is there any way I can cleanup this lookup list to only show ...
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Choose a library view to add to item in calendar

We have a library for which we create views so that users can easily find documents. One of the regular views that we create (on a monthly basis) is a selection of documents for a meeting. We don't ...
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Can I implement “reverse” permissions?

I have got a SharePoint list that is going to be used as the data source for other pages, where people can look up information. It contains: Country (Short Text) Organization (Short Text) some data ...
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Lookup on a list with permissions

Is it possible to keep a list security trimmed to a small group, while allowing a list item column to be used as a lookup? The purpose would be for the larger audience to be able to create a task ...
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SP2013: List with columns “Lookup (information already on this site)” display as URL's

I have several lists on a site that have dropdown columns that refer to other lists on the same site to keep things consistent (e.g. a department dropdown that should show the same values everywhere). ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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Updating a (calculated) field based on lookup field :: Workarounds

I am a site owner in SP2010 impl., at work. Not a farm admin / super admin. For one of my needs, I am designing a list using Datasheet View. I have columns of People, Lookup and Choice datatypes. ...
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How to add document to doc library with lookup columns

I am creating an upload program that needs to be able to upload documents to my document library. This document library is configured to allow content types, and I am getting all of the columns from a ...