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 change the color of each column in a SharePoint chart?

How does one change the color of each column in a SharePoint Chart Web part? For example the "passed" column would be green, the "stopped" would be red. I am pulling data from this list: It ...
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Create a lookup field that is text instead of a drop-down (or similar)?

In SharePoint, I have a list (staff) and a document library and have successfully made a custom lookup column/field from the document library pointing to the staff list (staff id column). This ...
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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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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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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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Remove Hyperlink for Multi Value look up column in Sharepoint

How can we remove hyperlink from a multi value look up column in SharePoint 2010 list. There are article on removing hyperlink from Single Value look up column. But I am not able to get a way to ...
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content query web part with multi value lookup column

I am trying to work out how I can query a content type with a multi value lookup field using the content query web part. I know that natively this is not possible with ootb sharepoint 2010 however I ...
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set multiselect lookup column using jquery

I have a Multi select Look up column which as you all know is a control with two list boxes and "Add or Remove" Buttons. The user populates the right-hand side of the control with some values by ...
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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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Need help in adding new lookup column in SharePoint List

I have a list for Person in which there is a lookup column for StateID of States list. In States list there is a lookup column for CountryID of Countries. I want to add CountryID to Person list by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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List form or Infopath filtered choice column

I'm about to start building a custom list to capture a number of different query types. I was intending to do this with some custom Site Content Types but I've realized that I'm going to need to ...
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How to change lookup hyperlink to open in another tab instead of a dialog in SP2013

Currently when I click on the accounting projects link: This dialog box opens: Instead of a dialog box I want this page to open in a new tab: Any Ideas on how I can do this? I tried using ...
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Create a Cross Site Lookup in a declarative way

I can declare a lookup field with this line: <Field ID="{3EA24157-1C11-41CB-AA01-5EEEF93C2603}" Name="NewField" DisplayName="New Field" StaticName="NewField" ...
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Moving files between Libraries along with Lookup Columns?

Is it possible to move a file from one library to another along with the lookup columns associated with it?
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Searching between two separate lists for matches

I have two SharePoint Lists each with a column called Unique Key, what I need to do is search list B for matches in List A. List B is the larger of the two and each List contains only unique entries ...
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Update list item once library item is created

We have a list that is used to notify people that they need to create an item in a library. We want to update a field in the list once the item in the library is created. We tried to use the method ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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Lookup Column - SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to link parent site and sub sites? Problem: I have one list on Parent site and I have a few other lists on sub sites. I am trying to create lookup columns in the parent site list to ...
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SP 2013 REST API retrieve values from lookup library

I have a custom list 'MyList', containing a (single value) lookup field 'MyLookupField', which points to a library 'MyLibrary'. I now want to retrieve all items from 'MyList', including the Link to ...
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Secondary lookup columns for external content types not displaying data in list after refreshing from primary

I have created a SharePoint list that has a lookup column to an external list. I also have instructed SharePoint to display several secondary columns that are related to that primary external lookup ...
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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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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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Displaying text in a Look-up column

Apologies for not being clear. I'm try to display a "multiple lines of text" column as a look-up field in a new view of the parent list. I have tried SP Designer and most of the standard webparts. ...
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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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I need to have the data from a list in another site at the same level to be available as a lookup in sharepoint 2010

I have a parent team site (Services) that contains multiple sub sites. One of the sub Teamsites is Call Inventory Containing our Stock List. Another Teamsite is called Purchasing containing a purchase ...
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Document Information Panel contacted a data source but failed to receive data. The form will load without the requested data

The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: list_48985ACC-FDDD-4732-AA48-078CFE123F35 Document Information Panel cannot run the specified query. The SOAP response indicates that an ...
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How to make Person/Group and Look-up column values non-clickable in SharePoint 2013 list views

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. For a SharePoint 2013 XSL List View Web Part, I need for the person/group column value, as well as look-up column value to be non-clickable. I have seen multiple ...
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SharePoint 2013 Unexpected Error while creating lookup column to use external list

I am using SharePoint Server 2013. In that I am creating a custom column which lookup to an external list. My ECT is based on an SQL Server table and I have created the external list in the site. I ...
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Adding a many to many relationship, and having a form input data into two lists

I'm building a form for a Marketing Event list. The list would track name/type/location/date etc of the event and also those people associated with it (for example recipients or attendees) These ...
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The lookup that you defined is not guaranteed to return single value

Error: The lookup that you defined is not guaranteed to return single value. If more than value is returned only the firs value will be used How to return multiple values from a lookup column?
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Creating an interactive form with a custom list with lookup fields

I have a list that we are using to order new computers for staff members. They fill out all their information, like name department and cost centre. Then I want them to select from a list of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow with many variables

I got stuck with the problem of lookup workflow. I need to fill the SharePoint list based on the 2 variables introduced earlier to another list. After some searching lookup workflow seems to be the ...
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Updating a lookup type field

I have 2 lookup fields on a form. I have the following code and it's populating the 2 lookup fields. However, when I click on save button it complaints about field is required but I see both are ...
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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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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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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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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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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(); ...
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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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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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“Linked Item” Lookup available in browser by not SPD2010?

When I create a Lookup site column in the Browser, this enables me to choose "linked to item"...which then means it pulls back all the related information. However, if I do the same in SPD 2010, ...
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Lookup multiple-values on form-library sharepoint 2010 for InfoPath Form

I use InfoPath form template for a form library without coding. I want to get multiple-value of lookup to another list items. For lookup I should use sharepoint 2010 column due to no such data type in ...
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How to retain permissions for a user in Lookup field?

I have column level permission using a custom code. But I am unable to retain permissions for a user in Lookup field! Is there a way to do it?