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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...