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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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 3,2,1)...
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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 ...
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Can Lookup Column be displayed?

I use Cross-site publishing in SP13, create a authoring site and a intranet(display site.) I have created a list of content including a lookup column for contact person; look up from another Contact ...
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Lookup field is empty in workflow - ItemAdded

I want to view parent task ID in Task List. But it is hidden. So I created new field, that is not hidden. This works in View - When I use Why? What am I making wrong? Here is my definition of ...
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Lookup column restriction

For a school project we are setting up a SharePoint for a non profit organisation who handle clients. we have made a document library where we store documents sets for every client thats added. In a ...
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How can I create a [Me] filtered view using a Lookup column with names in it?

Any help will be hugely appreciated as really struggling with this. I am limited by company regulation saying I can't use code so any answer will need to be code free and not require the use of Design ...
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If [LookUp] equals [String] doesn't always work. Sometimes I have to use [1;#String] instead, why?

I am using SharePoint Designer 2010. I created a workflow in which I needed to test the value of a lookup column. I (perhaps naively) simply tested if the lookup column equals the literal string I ...
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Library upload form Dropdown options order

I have a library to store files (obvious) with column "City" which is a lookup to list with two columns (CityName & Order). How to change ordering of options in dropdown field (which is in ...
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How do I create a workflow to input a date from one list to another on item create or edit?

I am new to SP workflows and cannot work out how to create a workflow for the below. Can anyone help? I have 2 lists, list A and list B. In list A, I have a unique identifier (UID) field and a number ...
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CAML query with OR returns no result, where single part of it returns results

I have a CAML query which queries 2 multi taxonomy (managed metadata) fields. I use the IN operator for this. The query should return items where in one of the fields a match was found, so either in ...
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Need CAML query LookupMulti column help, Is it possible?

I am trying to create a CAML query for querying list, here is my problem. There is a list Employees and it has a LookupMulti column for Hobbies. I want to get all Employees who have selected Reading ...
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Refreshing a lookup field in modal edit form via client side javascript

I have a list (list "Project") that on edit of a item opens a modal dialog for editing (editProject.aspx) The Project item has a lookup field "Document links" which points to a custom sharepoint list (...
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Sharepoint 2010 connect webparts using multilookup fields

I have one question. I have two generic SharePoint lists on my site. First list have lookup field that allows multiple values. Also I have web part page with two list view web parts from these lists. ...
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SharePoint List CreateBy column storing date value

we discovered some very strange behavior in a list. within the last couple weeks, the Created By column for all items was replaced by a date: 35;#2014-12-23 23:17:51 I got this using powershell, ...
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Get SharePoint user by email address

Is it possible to get the SharePoint user by email address? I'm writing a SharePoint 2013 workflow and the steps are : call a web service to get user email address look up SharePoint user using ...
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Restricting a lookup field in a list

I'm putting on SharePoint Lunch and Learn training for my company. I'm wanting them to sign up. In one list, I have title and date Lunch and Learn 1, January 15 Lunch and Learn 2, January 22 In ...
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Lookup doesn't work on field that has taxonomy field

Is there any reason why lookup field in one list would stop working when taxonomy field is added to other list that lookup is referenced to? Before adding the taxonomy field lookup was working just ...
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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Set value of lookup field using JSLink

I am trying to use jslink to update the value of a lookup field in a quick edit view. I haven't been able to figure out how to do it. I have done a fairly exhaustive search online, but the closest I ...
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Is it possible to create a lookup column with a list of all lists on the site using a WSDL data source?

I have a list in which I want the user to be able to select the name of 1 or more lists/libraries that exist on the account. I know I can use _vti_bin/lists.asmx?op=GetListCollection to get a list of ...
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Set value in lookup field in workflow?

how can I set only the one value to required lookup field, when I create new item in workflow. I tried use workflow variable, ID but I do something still wrong. So I have one list A wiht values AB, ...
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Lookup to a column in a library having multiple hierarchical folder structure

I have a library A that has multiple folders and documents. I want to create a list B with a lookup column pointing to a column in Library A. The problem I face is that the lookup column fetches ...
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Lookup field getting value instead of text

I have departments list ,I want to use departments list in another list by using visual webpart it works fine but I am getting values instead of text in the list after saving the list item. in ...
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Limit choices in (lookup or choice) field based on user

I have a list with a column 'Customer Code'. This code consists of a 5 digit number. I have another list of active customer codes and authorized users. Each customer code is also set up as it's own ...
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Adding two columns from multiple lookups

Pardon for the confusing nature of this question. I have two different lists, Business Units and Campaigns, which are used to clarify the different aspects of my business. These are fluid and there ...
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Look up additional column in InfoPath 2013

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 called 'Product'. I want to create a purchase form in InfoPath 2013. I have created to look up in infopath for product code from sharepoint list. But I want the unit ...
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Entire Lookup Row to Appear in Dropdown

I hope I can explain this clearly. I am working in SharePoint 2013 and created a custom list that I pulling the data from that list into another list using lookup columns. For example, ID# is one of ...
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Is cross-site lookup possible with a provider-hosted app?

I have following problem. I got two projects, one sharepoint-hosted app and another provider hosted app. Both contain a couple of lists. So far so good. Now I need the data from the sharepoint-hosted ...
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Selecting a lookup filter causes all lookup information to dissapear (Recent SP '13 Upgrade)

I have a list of project documents that I'm using lookup fields to tag information about the document. When I want to look at just one project, eg Varian Implementation," I select that column and ...
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Document Library Lookup Column

I have a sharepoint list of communities. Each community has an owner (people column). I have a sharepoint document library and a view that joins the document to a community. I am not able to ...
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Adding fields to a list's existing lookup column won't add them to list's existing content types

I have created a custom list, in which I am not using any Site Columns or Site Content Types; I started with the OOTB Item content type and added various custom columns to the list using the "Create ...