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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to update existing list lookup column reference through powershell

How to update existing list lookup column reference through powershell. I wrote the following code to add lookup column. Now I need to update column reference. $myCustomList =$_.Lists["Test A"] $...
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Auto generate sequence column + a look up info column from another list and calculate in Sharepoint 2013

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 ...
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Set LookUp Value using Jquery in Default List Forms

I am trying to set Look Up Drop down using JavaScript/Jquery. I am able to set the value but while saving by default 1st option in drop down is Set. Thanks in Advance...!!!
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow send email after list item creation

I'm creating a custom workflow for my team in SharePoint 2010. When someone edits a list item and sets a value to "New" then a new item is created a different list. I would like to email the user and ...
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make lookup option only available if status not completed

I'm creating a way to tag documents against projects, so I've created a list for the projects and numerous libraries that access the list as a lookup for tagging purpose. The list also has a status ...
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How to add addition column info to a lookup field's form dropdown

I have a Sharepoint List MyList, that has a Lookup Field to another sharepoint list, MyLookUpList In the dropdown, one of the MyLookUpLIst's field is displayed (say ID or Title) but I want more info ...
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lookup displaying (None)

I have a library with a lookup column, when I add a document a edit form is presented and the lookup is available however the first item in the lookup is (none). If I then try to make this a required ...
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Create a LookUp Column using SPServices “UpdateList” operation

I want to dynamically add a new list ("AddList" operation), and then use the SPServices "UpdateList" operation to add "newFields". I was able to get the "Text" fields to add properly, but the LookUp ...
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How to use a lookup column's additional field in a workflow?

Background I have two lists. One is a list of voltages and their corresponding costs. This is to be used as a lookup for other lists. Voltage Cost 120 2.50 240 ...
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How to have a calculate column that compares the difference between the current item and the previously submitted item?

I have a list with the columns Room Number, Temperature, and a column Temperature Change. What I would like, is for Temperature Change to be a calculated like so: When the user fills out a new ...
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caml query for filtered lookup column

My project uses the 2010 version of the Sharepoint Filtered Lookup Field, which has the option to filter a column using a caml query. So I have three lists: Categories, SubCategories and MainList. ...
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Function to run when drop down is clicked

I have a lookup field. I need to filter the values in that drop-down, so I thought of writing function when the drop down control is clicked. Something like. $("select[title='Subsystem']").click(...
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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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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 Lookup Value in SharePoint 2013 List

In Sharepoint 2013, I have 3 lists containing these fields: Part Data: Part Number (a lookup field) Supplier Number Buyer Number Parts : Part Number Supplier Number Suppliers : ...
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How to remove duplicates from a lookup field in SharePoint 2013 online?

I have a lookup field which is created from the same document library and it is a multi selection lookup field. The values in Lookup having duplicate values. Are these duplicate values are showing ...
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How to remove hyperlinks in the Look up field

How do you remove hyperlinks in the Look up field using jQuery in SharePoint?
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Look-Up a Multiple Line of Text Column

I am looking for a solution that allows me to refer a multiple line of text column to another list in the same Site Collection. I find a lot stuff about SharePoint 2010 where it wasn't possible to ...
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Does the total amount of lookups affect performance in a CAML query that has less than 8 lookup columns?

I have a large library with 12 lookup columns, and while I only use 6 of these columns when I retrieve data from this library (in a CAML query), the retrieval process often takes 20-30 seconds. Would ...
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Auto Fill Lookup Column

I believe I am starting off on the right foot by using a lookup column. I am seeking a way for when a user enters in a order number the number auto populates in a choice column. So basically every ...
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Validate text column against [Me]'s Display Name

I have two lists in SharePoint 2013 Trips Drivers Drivers has a column called Active Driver that is a single line of text formatted "Lastname, Firstname". Drivers also has a separate column that ...
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Different Users ID on each sites

I actually have a site we will call "Team" and one we'll call "Direction" And a list "Projects" in each of those sites. I wrote scripts to make save of each sites, looking if there are new entries in ...
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Add column to new document library template

a was trying to found a way to add a new column to List / Document L template!? I want to add a lookuop column to this view, is it possible ?
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Clear multi-value lookup via Jquery SP 2013

I am trying to clear a multi value lookup field using javascript when an item is re-edited. I have tried all the following combinations without success $("input[id^='Test'").removeAttr(); $("input[...
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What is wrong with the lookup in my InfoPath Form?

I have SharePoint Online list which I am customizing with an InfoPath form. Two of the fields on the Form are lookup fields with a secondary Data Connection to a second SharePoint List with Fields ...
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Lookup on same list

Are there a way OOTB if i have a lookup on my own custom list. If i select an other item. The other item is automatically linked. For example. I have list "test" with a lookup on "test" (so same ...
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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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Validate over-20 dropdown lookup column

I have a lookup column with over 20 items so it displays the more complex (input element) dropdown menu. The trouble I'm having is that users can type anything into that input, even if it does not ...
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Multiple Choice Columns-Checkboxes. Is there a different format?

I have a column which uses a lookup to another library. I need the user to be able to make multiple selections based on this lookup, however the problem I have is that this library contains hundreds ...
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How to insert data into lookup column using javascript

I have created a custom drop-down list and inserting drop-down data into lookup column(in a list). How to insert drop down data into a look up column? I am trying below code but it is not working. ...
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Help with establishing list relationships between sites

I need some advice on allowing my lists to lookup information from parent lists. Parent Site: List: Employees List: Departments Employees primarily contains single lines of text. (fname, lname, ...
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CustomNew form additional lookup field

I'm not SharePoint developer, i'm just trying to add more info to my default new form but my knwledge is limited : Ok, i have list A called 'Service', and list B called 'Purchase'. I have lookup ...
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Displaying multiple column data in a drop down menu

I'm using SP2010 unfortunately without SP Designer and only used InfoPath once. I have 2 lists: List A - Is a list of 'Event Codes' with a 'status' column displaying Active, Used or Reserved ...
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Dynamically Show the values in Drop-down Menu based on user name

I have a custom task list with a column that is designed as a drop-down menu (values: a, b, c) and a column "Assign To". My design goal is when users try to edit this list via the form, SharePoint ...
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SPD13 - Need Calculated column to include a lookup column in formula - workflow option

I have created a custom list called Account Code (which has 2 columns) Account Description Account code I have created another custom list called Codes (which has a few columns). Users will be ...
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Associating content type containing lookup site column to custom list programmatically using CSOM ERROR: Value does not fall within the expected range

I have created a list using CSOM - works fine. & associated a content type(Without Lookup Column) - works fine but If there is any lookup column associated with Content Type & when I try to ...
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Columns missing in LookUp target list

I'm in a project using SharePoint Online and want to add a lookup column type, but when trying to relate it to a specific list, show me a few columns in the list which has more than 30 columns, I ...
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SP13: Lookup column with multiple selections

In SP10 and later this was not possible, but it's hard for me to find if Microsoft has made it possible in SP13. I have created a lookup column and wanted to be able to select multiple choices from ...
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Exporting a list with lookup fields

I'm in a situation where I need to export 2 lists from site Site A to Site B. The lists I'm exporting have a lookup relation. List X has a lookup to List Y. List Y gets imported to the new location ...
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Using multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in word document

When using a lookup multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in a word document, creation of document fails. Using any other type, besides a multivalue dropdown, it works fine. When this error occurs, the ...
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Best Practices to declaratively create Lookup Fields in a solution

I am often coming to the point that I need to create lookup fields pointing on lists which are also created in the solution. There are many ways to do it either by using feature receiver or by using ...
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Add multi valued lookup column into another list using sharepoint 2013 workflow

I have a requirement where I have two tables(say A and B) and one master table(say Tech). Both the list contains tech as multiple value lookup column and another column say status on which the ...