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

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Access Linked List - Lookup Column “cannot Update. Database or Object is Read-only.”

I have a SharePoint contact list linked in Access. The list contains a Site Column, which is based on a lookup from a list at an upper-level site in the Site Collection hierarchy. Permissions are set ...
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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 ...
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Include additional fields with Person Site Column

When I create a column of type Lookup, there is a section at the bottom labeled "Add a column to show each of these additional fields:" I want to do this same thing with a Person column. It seems ...
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Lookup Column Values With and Without ID;# in SPD with DVWPs

I see this difference when I'm working with lists in Data View Web Parts and manipulating the values in XSL. Why do some Lookup column values look like '1;#text' and others just have the text? I've ...
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Retrieving the SPLookupFieldCollection with particular ID's

The situation is following: I have this kind of string = 58;#value;#59;#value2;#60;#value3;.... So as you see this is just if i do: SPFieldLookupValueCollection collection= new ...
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not all columns appearing in edit in datasheet

I have a customized work order view with the following fields: ID#, Title, Assigned To, Client, Status, Priority, Due Date, +8 other fields When I got to Edit in Datasheet, the Client field doesn't ...
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Disable lookup item link

I am looking for how to disable a link of lookup field i.e. when a user clicks on lookup item of source list it opens Target list instead of opening source list even though he was selecting an item ...
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SharePoint Online - Use Site Column Lookup Value In Workflow

I am trying to generate a unique ID for items in a document library based on values from other fields. I have several lists located at the root of my site, and have created lookup site columns for ...
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Lookup field two projects

I've got two Sandbox Solution projects in visual studio that I want to use in SharePoint online. The first project has a list and a lookupfield. The other project has an other list and I want to use ...
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Lookup Field programmatically in FeatureActivated

I've created a lookup field programmatically in the featureactivated method. This is the code snippet. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { using (SPWeb ...
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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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Filter a parent list by a particular child list item's lookup field value

I have two lists, Activities and Objectives. The Activities list has a multi-value lookup field that references the Objectives list. I am trying to create a filtered view on the Objectives list that, ...
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Get value from drop down using jQuery (lookup column)

I feel like this should be an easy one but am having trouble finding the answer here and via Google. Using jQuery, how do I retrieve the currently selected value from a dropdown in an ...
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Find all lists that look up a Contacts list

I have a Contacts list in my site collection, and it is used in lookup columns by multiple other lists. Is there an easy way to get all the lists that have a lookup column pointing to the Contacts ...
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Lookup column automatic selection in list form upon adding new item

I have a site page with two related lists, this relation being established via the webpart option "insert related list", and I'm using ID column in my child list as the lookup column. The child list ...
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Creating Word document with tables from template

I found this blogpost about automatically creating Word documents from a list item using workflows in SP2010. ...
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quick way to access splistitem in different list?

I have 2 lists: listA and listB listA has 2 fields: Title (text) PortalID (text) listB has 3 fields: Title (text), listAField(lookup to listA Title field) UserID (text) I have a UserID value ...
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Access additional user information column keyed by “Created By” in SPD workflow

In SharePoint Foundation 2013, I would like to create a SPD list workflow that takes different action based on the value of a custom column in the User Information List (keyed by who created the list ...
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Lookup Field searchbar

I have this lookup field which is coupled to a customlist of artists. I use this lookup field as a column for another list. So when someone creates a listitem in this second list he or she can choose ...
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Restricting number of selections on a multiple lookup column

How can I restrict the number of values a user can select from a lookup column? It doesn't seem to have the same column validation settings as some of the other column types. I only want a user to be ...
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List GetRelatedFields() returns field ID that doesn't exists in dependant list

I have got list item exception. [ArgumentException: Invalid Field Name.] [ArgumentException: Invalid Field Name. {01b89bed-bbe3-4bcb-9b92-c64183ffe135} /Lists/AcceptanceAgreements] ...
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Issue with lookup column in subsite

I add lookup columns with a elements.xml file and like everyone else I had issues with them once deployed, i.e. "Get information from:" was empty for the lookup list. I found ...
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Filter a CQWP on a Lookup Column

I'm creating a custom page layout that contains a CQWP that I'd like to display documents related to the page. The document library has a lookup column that relates to the page title in the Pages ...
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Possible to lookup a Sharepoint list in Access?

I am trying to make a very large list of records with about 1,000 items or more added monthly, and I was told that it would be better to use an Access table instead of a Sharepoint list for so many ...
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access additional lookup fields using JavaScript and CSOM

In visual studio I have added lookup field (SubMenuItemIdRefTitle) to list definition listA that references ListB. I have also added <ViewFields> <FieldRef ...
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Adding the other fields in addtional to lookup field in CAML

I have a custom field definition in VS2010 that contains a lookup field (Title). All is well and I can use the Title ref to add items in the SharePoint list UI. in the instance UI, I can also check ...
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How to call a c# method in my XSL File

I have two lists Client and Project, each Client has from 0 to N Project stocked in his SPLookupField where multi values are allowed. And I created a new computed Column in the Client List where it ...
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Calculated columns supporting all column types

I would like to develop a column which will allow the end user to do the calculations based on values of other columns of the same item (SharePoint 2010). I need it to work also with people, look up ...
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Multiple fields to same list in join (CAML)

Current situation: ============= In my example, I've got 2 custom lists: Accounts Addresses In the "Accounts"-list I've created 2 lookup columns to the "Addresses"-list Address1 Address2 When ...
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SPQuery on null lookupfield

I have a contact list with a company lookup field and I need to retrieve those without any company associated so I was thinking can I put it like this: <Query> <OrderBy> ...
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user lookup field for external lists

Guys please don't beat me too much, I want to add user lookup field into my external content type to use sharepoint people picker in my external list, the price doesn't stand up. So is it ever ...
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lookup external list

I have two tables: Documents Project task What I am looking for is the following: I have a page with project tasks in a hierarchy list (done) Clicking on a task will open an edit screen (done) ...
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SharePoint 2010 NewForm.aspx Lookup Fields Issue

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation site that has recently been upgraded from WSS 3.0. The upgrade was completed successfully with no glitches. However, ever since I have upgraded the site I have ...
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Can I edit a LOOKUP column?

More concisely: How do I edit a lookup column? I have a custom list with columns [Name] and [Product] named 'MainList'. I would like a third column [Referral] which shows a name found in ...
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Filtering LookupMulti by FilterMultiValue SP2010

I can't filter LookupMulti's column using FilterMultiValue. My Url contain this fragment FilterName=Tags&FilterMultiValue=Flower;Sword Three is nothing, apart correlation ID. I found in ...
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How to add values from a multi-valued field from a list using SPD's Update an Item Action

I have a workflow that automatically updates the value of a multi-valued field in an item. This workflow is working as expected. BUT, when that field/column of an item has a value already, the current ...
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Is it possible to make a lookup column that looks up “Person or Group” type from another list?

I'd like to create a lookup column in my list (hopefully using OOTB functionality) that shows a column from another list. Sounds simple enough, but the available columns to choose to lookup from my ...
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How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
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Lookup column to Documents library

Here's what I need to do for a SharePoint 2010 list: Allow users to select the filename from a dropdown showing the items in the Documents library. But the "Add new item" form of the list doesn't show ...
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Why is my column not shown under “Add a column to show each of these additional fields”?

In SP2010, I want to get 2 columns from another list and merge these columns. But when I am trying to do this via Lookup, they are not shown under "Add a column to show each of these additional ...
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Modify existing lookup type column to managed metadata type

We are in process of migrating one of our big website which is built in WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Standard version. In the process we want to convert all lookup columns to managed metadata type. We ...
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Sorting out lookup values while getting them

I have two lists, List A [Document Number, Name, Title,...] (document library) List B [Information Number, Name, Title, Document Number] (simple list) Now List B is getting all documents from List ...
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Checking if a list is consuming lookup value column or not

I have two lists, List A [Document Number, Name, Title,...] (document library) List B [Information Number, Name, Title, Document Number] (simple list) Now List B is getting all documents from List ...
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Updating SharePoint List with Linked Access Database - New List Created Instead of Updating Old List

When you've linked an Access Database to SharePoint lists, how do you make sure that saving the database updates the existing list instead of creating a new one, so that lookup columns pull from the ...
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Allow Fill-in For Lookup Columns

Is it possible to enable Allow Fill-in option for Lookup type columns, like Choice type columns.
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Matching value from single line of text column to lookup column

I have a library containing a large amount of items. The library contains a column of type 'Single line of text' with a code in it. The code was taken from an external system and entered manually. ...