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

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Start and assign an approval task to all users in the given department(s)

I have a form containing a multi-select "Departments" column. I would like the user to be able to check off which departments the list pertains to, so that when the list is submitted for approval, all ...
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get an error while exporting access database to sharepoint 2007 lists: lookup contains values that do not exist in the related table

I try to export a table in a access database to sharepoint 2007. All related tables are automatic exported to SharePoint as lists. SharePoint creates lookup fields for each relation. Under the export ...
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Why does SPMetal ignore lookup columns in Farm Solution

I have content types and related lists (via lookup columns) in a Sandbox solution(.wsp). All my lookup column relationships come up fine in the SPMetal generated entity classes. I now have a ...
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How to link two lists using a multi-valued lookup column?

I have two lists, one contains files, each file has one or more ID(depending on its content). These IDs are lookups to another list. Now, I generate another list on fly, this list has the ID column as ...
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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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Is there a way to get a set of 'child list' in sharepoint; i.e., lists that contains a lookup field to a given list?

This is what I have so far. It seems to work, but is very slow since its traversing all lists and fields in the site. Note: I am looking for the first list that shows up as a 'child list': private ...
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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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SP 2010 add lookup column programmatically causes autoeventwireup not allowed in custom edit form

I'm struggeling a problem for days. I have a custom list definition to which I add lookup columns in a feature receveier. When I open the edit mask the error occurs: autoeventwireup-attribute is not ...
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Moving SharePoint 2007 Lists/Lookups between subsites within same site collection

We have a list 'Leaders' that we want to move from one subsite (A) to subsite (B) that is in the same site collection. I had gone into 'Site Actions' -> 'Site Settings'-> 'Modify All Site Settings' -> ...
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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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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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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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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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Setting the value of a lookupfield(sharepoint dropdown formfield) in sharepoint 2010 list forms

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 if ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any programmatic way to determine if a list has any relationships to other lists?

If list A has a SPFieldLookup to list B is there any thing in list B's SPList object to show the relationship with list A? While I can flip through list A's fields and find the relationship to List B ...
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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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Add multiple items a SharePoint list

I am creating a suggestion list using SharePoint 2010 custom list. My issue is I want to give the login user the ability to add others users to the form. I am thinking of doing a parent Child ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to sort SharePoint 2010 lookup combobox?

I have a lookup combobox whose source is another SharePoint list. By default, this combobox items are sorted by word order but I want to sort this items with another/custom order. How can I do this? ...
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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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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 display lookup additional field in display form?

I have two lists: Projects and Tasks In the Tasks list, I have created a lookup field titled ProjectID which targets ID filed from the Projects list. Also, I have set for this field to display an ...
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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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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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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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How to get a SPFieldLookupValue from an SPListItem?

When you get an SPListItemCollection from a SPList.GetItems(SPQuery) request, and the items have SPFieldUser or SPFieldLookup fields, what is the sexy way to get typed values, not the ...
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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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How to create web-related lookup field to 'pages' list?

I have SharePoint site collection 'http://microsoft.com/' with few child webs ex: http://microsoft.com/news/ I want to create lookup field to 'Pages' list. On each child web lookup field should ...
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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: ...
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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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Change size of Multilookup field

I have a multi lookup just like this image, with 2 listboxes and Add and Remove buttons: ...
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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 ...