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

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Set lookupfield value on document upload through event receiver

I have a custom list, where when I create a new item, I assign a custom id to that element through an event receiver. After the item is created, I create a file that I upload to a document library. ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Lookup Filtering

If you have a SharePoint list that contains the following columns: ---- Name ------ Type of Column Tags (metadata column) Question (single line of text) Response (multi line of text) How ...
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Prefill the input boxes of a list based upon lookup

I had a list say company that contains columns like CompanyName. Then another list called as Addresses contains a lookup to conmpany and additional columns like Street, City What i need to do is to ...
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Cross-site and SPFieldLookup

I've read a numbered time that SPFieldLookup is cross-site by its nature. But now I'm a little bit confused, here is my SharePoint structure: /SiteCollection /Site1 Projects /Site2 Customers ...
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How to set value to fields of List item getting values from the folder that it is in?

I have some folders with some properties(Name of project, Project Number and etc.) When I create a item inside of this folder I need to fill out these information again for the item. I would like to ...
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Cusstom MultiLookup column

Im trying to create a custom field type of multilookup type to show lookup values of one particular content type, So I'm creating a customcontrol which extends the "MultipleLookupField" class. I ...
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linq query for lookup list column error - query uses unsupported elements

I'm trying to return the list item ID (s.ID), and the ID of a lookup column (s.VendorID). I get the following error: The query uses unsupported elements, such as references to more than one list, ...
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How to design look up list for 20 sub-sites?

Say, I have 20 sub-sites under corporate sales. There are 3 lists that drives the look up columns. Country (USA, Mexico, Norway, Morocco, etc.) Regions (SW, NW, S, W, N, MW, etc) SalesArea (Service; ...
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Help with SPCascadeDropdowns cascading lookup column

I have this jquery added to my editform.aspx in SharePoint. I want the childcolumn to also have unique values, although it may contain duplicates example below. Example. When I select mycountry, I ...
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Specify Lookup list for the 'Title' Column of a Gantt chart view

I was hoping to use a lookup list as the title column for a Gantt chart view. The problem is when I go to the Gantt columns in the settings for the view it doesn't display any of the lookup list ...
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2010 Workflow vs 2013 Workflow - Lookup columns

I tried to make a 2013 workflow and ran into exactly this issue: SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error Well, as a workarround I tried to make a 2010 workflow and noticed this: Why ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search - Return Results Based on Lookup Column Value

We have a page on a public website where we're surfacing a list of Staff which is stored in a "Catalog". The staff catalog has a lookup column pointing at a Department catalog. The Lookup is joining ...
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Values missing for dependent lookup column from parent list when using linq

Situation I have 2 site content types defined that are deployed as a site feature: Customer Name Address Order Value There is a second web feature that deploys a list to the root site for ...
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Menu control in sharepoint

Is it possible to have a top menu in sharepoint like when i click on the tab it should provide me a mega menu.Is it possible through OOB of sharepoint..please share your ideas..
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Can I configure Min/Max properties to be formula/lookup based?

I have a List with a lookup value and I'd like to configure the min/max properties on another column to be based on that lookup: <Field Name="ParameterName" ...
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There was An error copying data to a SharePoint list. Cannot update 'Experience Code Lookup'; field not updateable

First, let me say that I am new to Access and especially to Sharepoint. I have made a very simple Access web database that I would like to put on Sharepoint. It has two tables. One table has an ...
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XSLT Listview webpart not showing site column lookup values

The Problem: We have a top level site that contains various lists of data. The information in these lists are exposed to subsites using site lookup columns. In our subsites we have various lists that ...
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Setting value of a Sharepoint lookup column with more than 20 items

How can i set the value of sharepoint form field dropdown box(lookupfield) in sharepoint list form when the form gets saved (using jquery) Note: the lookupfield (dropdown formfield renders as input ...
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How to send email to a user referenced in a top-level lookup table in SPD workflow?

SharePoint 2010: I got a SharePoint Designer workflow attached to a custom list [A]. [A] has a lookup field [L] to a top-level (site collection root) list [B] which has a column of type "Person or ...
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Filter Lookup from another lookup

I have a list of projects. Inside the project list you can select a Client. I have a list of Clients. I have another list, a list of Contacts, they have a lookup column called Client to specify from ...
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Updating List XML on Office 365

I'm trying to create a lookup column on an Office 365 SharePoint dev site through an app using SPServices but I'm not having any luck. function createLookupColumn(listGuid) { ...
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SPSiteDataQuery and Look-up column

I have a requirement to iterate through multiple task lists under SharePoint sites and sub-sites. I am using SPSiteDataQuery to achieve this. I have an issue with fetching the data when the column is ...
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Am I doing something wrong, or are these common pitfalls or limitations of using lookup lists?

I'm using (and limited to) OOTB Foundation 2010, and have been exploring lookup lists. I am discovering a few things that aren't working the way I'd like, seem to be working inconsistently, and are ...
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Why is edit item greyed out on lookup link

This is SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. This is all OOB stuff. I have one DocLib and two Lists. DocLib 1, List A, List B. DocLib 1 has two lookup columns. One to list A and one to list B. I have values ...
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Fetch Username from Lookup-Column using Powershell

In my powershell script, I have a method that fetches a username from a sharepoint list. This works fine - my problem is that field is from a lookup column. The user chooses the username from a ...
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Sever Lookup Column Connectivity to Source List

I have a Custom "List A" with a [Lookup Column] to another "Support List". I need a way for the selected value in List A to become “frozen”, or not able to be changed if the value in the Support ...
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Multi-select lookup column displaying as textbox in DIP

I am bringing up a knowledge base solution for a support team, and I am trying to allow the owners of these documents to maintain their documents' metadata through the DIP in word. One of my fields ...
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XML Code equivalent of “Add a column to show each of these additional fields” [duplicate]

I have the following XML to create a site column: <Field Type="Lookup" Name="FunctionalArea" DisplayName="Functional Area" Group="GROUP1" Required="FALSE" ...
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SP2010: How to display a lookup column in a .aspx displayform

I have the two Lists Articles(A) and Serial Inspections(S). The Article-List has columns: Article-#, Name, DescriptionDE, DescriptionEN, somemore... The Serial Inspections: Inspection-#, Inspector, ...
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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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How to Force Alphabetical Order in Lookup Dropdown with Multiple Choices

In my portal (Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise) I have a simple list with only the title field. I've created about 50 entries in the list. In another list, I have a lookup column that pulls from ...
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Deleting columns in Sharepoint still existing

I deleted three columns in Sharepoint Designer (by clicking "Delete") as well as a list workflow in order to decrease the number of lookup columns in the list. The columns seem to have been deleted ...
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Dropdown options are displayed in the wrong place. (IE only)

I am using SP2010. In one of the lists I have several lookup fields as dropdowns in the forms, and I have a weird issue: 3 of 4 dropdowns, which are rendered as input (>20 items) are opened in a wrong ...
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Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field from same list

Can a SharePoint 2010 lookup column point to a multi-line rich text field in same list? i dont find multiline column while creating a lookup column. Is there any way to achieve this. Because my ...
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Site Column as lookupfield creates false URL-Strings

I have a created a custom site column, which is a lookup field, on my rootsite. However, I use this colum now on a subsite in another list. The idea is, to have a central list with lets say Divisions, ...
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How do i declare array for the lookup column using jquery

How do i declare array for the lookup column using jquery. I have a column whose values should be declared as array. so that my requirements get it complete. I need that ID for every values to get ...
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Bind lookup column with another subsite list

I have a site "ABC Company" in which I have two subsites. HR Inventory In HR subsite there is a list "Employee" which has a column "Full Name" In Inventory subsite there is a list "Issue ...
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Access Lookup to Linked List

I am trying to create a lookup from one Access table to a linked list from SharePoint. I need to have a lookup between the two because in order to create the type of subform that I need, there has to ...
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SharePoint 2013, Lookup field cross-Web

It looks like I found pretty annoying bug in SharePoint 2013. Can anyone confirm this? Create site-column lookup to list placed on rootWeb (I will refer to it as WebA), the title should be used as ...
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Lookup fields blank after dialogue

I have a problem on a SharePoint 2010 site. I have lists which contain Lookup fields. When I perform any action on the site that causes a custom dialogue to be displayed, the lookup fields become ...
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How in Setting List call from one list to another by fields in list

I know how call elements in the same list. It can be done by: And then i take a copy from another list. Now a question how to colect a copy of field value, but from another list?
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Populate MultiLookupList : Remove Item

On http://weblogs.asp.net/bsimser/archive/2013/02/20/defaulting-values-in-a-multi-lookup-form-in-sharepoint.aspx I found some nice code to pre-populate a multilookuplist (and remove the selected ...
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Multiple Column Lookup field from Access to Sharepoint

I have two fields called "Tool ID" and "Tool Name" in my main "Tools" table in Access. "Tool ID" is set as the primary key, in that it gives each tool a unique autogenerated number. When I ...
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Clear all values in a multi-value lookup, via REST, SP 2010

Conditions: SP 2010, html/javascript, using REST to read/write to various lists. Im using a jquery multiselect plugin to set a multi-value lookup column. I need the selecting Groups of items, easy ...
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Displaying value in infopath not the number

Infopath. In my infopath form. I want to show the teamName as "team 1" value but it is displaying "1" number instead of "team 1". The TeamName is a lookup column in the ProjectList.
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Numeric field in SP displaying 10 as 10.000000 how do i remove that?

I have a list look up column which fetches values from another list which is number(int), but on loading it takes it as a flaoting number. for example the value in list firld in 10 but it is taken as ...
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Editing rendering of Lookup Field - XLST

Let's say I have a simple text column named MyCustomName with four fields in it: REMOVE one REMOVE two three REMOVE four ...and I want them to display like one two three four in my list View. In ...
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Self Referencing Related Documents Library Through Lookup Column

I am trying to create a single document library that links to documents in the same library in SharePoint 2010 Server. I've created a multi-value lookup column that references the same library to ...
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Cross site cross database lookup field SP2010

SiteCollection 1 in ContentDB 1 has List 1 with custom lookup field. This lookup field returns all text fields from any selected list in a site collection specified. Each site collection is in a ...
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How to retrieve documents from list?

I created a simple Custom List in WSS3. I also created a Document Library with an additional column field which is a lookup to the Custom List that I created before. Now when I am on the Custom List ...