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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How to set ListItem Lookup Field value

How do I set a ListItem's Lookup field using code? SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(destUrl, iStream, true); SPListItem item = file.Item; item["DocumentID"] = DocID.ToString(); item["...
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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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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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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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Change the source on a lookup column?

Is it possible to change the data source on a lookup column? I have the source set to list A but I want to change it to List B.
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 and O365: Lookup column Value ID missing

Okay, this is my first question so forgive me if this is long winded. TLDR: I cannot seem to be able to target or get the Value ID of the Category Column in a blog post rollup. Why is this? ...
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lookup column in calculated column formula

I have a Lookup column(Discountfirst) which has Number. I also have another Calculated column(Finaldate) with Resulttype DateTime. One more column(DateofReceipt) in Date. My Calculated column formula ...
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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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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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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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Add additional field to lookup field inside schema.xml

I'm following the steps in this article to setup a joined data view webpart joined on a lookup field: http://deannaschneider.wordpress.com/2011/11/11/joined-subviews-with-linked-datasources-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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Default null value to a required Lookup Column

The title pretty well speaks for what I need. I have a lookup column on a list, getting data from a custom existing site column i created. I need it be null by default so they get an error if they ...
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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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Counting the number of items added in LookUp column

I have a lookup Column in my list which can take multiple values. So I need to count the total number of items added in that lookup field. What is the simplest way to do this?
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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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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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Recurring Events in Calendar created from a template

Using SharePoint 2013 on-premise, I had a calendar working nicely in my test environment. I then Saved it to a template, moved it to another site collection and created a new calendar. It had lookup ...
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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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Is it possible to iterate all lists in Sharepoint in search for a given Field?

Is it possible to itterate all Lists in SharePoint to find out which ones use a custom Lookup field? I have an application which is currently failing because the custom Lookup field was pointing to a ...
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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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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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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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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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Change GUID in lookup column

I have a sandbox solution in SharePoint . I have created number of site columns, Content Types , list definitions and list instances. Everything has individual feature. For Ex: Site column ...
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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 ...
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Lookup to Person Picker field

I'm trying to do a lookup to a person picker field in another list, but SP2013 won't show me that column. Any thoughts on how to bypass that?
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SharePoint 2013 Lookup field and workflow

I have currently the problem that I can not see in a workflow the additional fields from the lookup colum. Although I see my field lookup, but not the additional fields. Why the whole? I have on a ...
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List Add Form-Lookup column selection box cutting off options

I have a Sharepoint 2013 list with a multiple select look up column and the form fields for selecting and adding data items to a new or existing list item are cutting off the lookup text. See below: ...
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Connect an OOB DisplayForm WebPart to a DVWP on a lookup field

When trying to connect an OOB WebPart to a DVWP and send the value of a lookup field it sends the value like "ID;#Title". The problem is I cannot use this as a filter in the SelectCommand to filter on ...
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Lookup Column Question

I am new to SharePoint so please bear with me. My environment is Sharepoint 2103 standard (Planning upgrade to Enterprise soon) on premise with separate SQL server 2014 installation. I've built ...
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Create Lookup + Calculated column

I've an issue on calculating lookup value from other list.. I have List called "Product". in that I have column name "ProductCode"(Single line text) and "Unit Price"(number with 2 decimal). I've ...