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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List information lookup from a different Site Collection

On one Site Collection, I have a directory (list) of all the other sites. Site Name, Primary Owner, Secondary Owner, URL, Date Created... I would like to have a web part on each site that would ...
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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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Show only chosen options from multi choice column in another colum as choices

I have column 1, multichoice column and from that column I choose few choices which I want to be seen in another column 2 (choice field also) (it can be in same list or in different, doesn't matter). ...
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Looking for an additional feature - Cross site lookup field

We want to implement the cross site lookup in our environment and decided to use the solution available at http://sp2010filteredlookup.codeplex.com. Unfortunately, there is a missing feature that ...
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Programmatically add multicolumn lookup

For example, I have two lists: Users (Login, Password) and Profiles (Phone number, Email). So we have users and related info in their profiles. Now I want to create another view for users, that ...
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Create a simple order list in 2010?

I am new to SharePoint 2010 but have some excel and access experience. I have a requirement to create an order list(List A) for storing products and quantities. The product field is a lookup column ...
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Look-up from library to task list

I'm having problem with field look-up from document library to task list. Task created automatically with workflow when I creating item in Library. Could you ple help me with this matter? Please refer ...
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Cascade delete from lists

I have 3 lists with a lookup field to a document library. This fields is created from XML (deployed) with this properties: Indexed="TRUE" RelationshipDeleteBehavior="Cascade" Now, what I would ...
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Lookup column displaying 0000000 in datasheet view

List A has a number column which has been looked up in List B. In datasheet view (only), the lookup column in List B displays 0's. For example, the value of List A is just 3, but in List B datasheet ...
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Sharepoint 2013, cascading lookup/dropdown what happens with old data if data changes

Situations tend to change, so sometimes cascading dropdown menu's get adapted because they are no longer relevant ... My question is: what happens with metadata based on the old cascading dropdown ...
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Version History does not update when lookup changes - how to fix?

The problem: I create a document library and a custom list, then use the custom list as the source for a lookup column in the library. Now I add a document to the library and set the value of the ...
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Creating cascading lookup columns in sharepoint 2013 foundation

I am trying to create cascading lookup columns in my library. I have already tried to use a jquery solution: http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/758909/Two-Level-Cascading-Drop-Down-in-SharePoint-using, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 List and Data Sheet Views show no data for “Lookup” column types

I have a created a custom list "Truck Check" that uses several lookup columns that refer to an "Asset Tag" list. When users add a new item to "Truck Check" they fill out an InfoPath web form ...
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SharePoint Online: How to configure search to enable refiners on a lookup column

I have a list of location names at the root of a site collection. I have a site column at the site collection level that is a lookup to the locations list. In sub sites I use the site column in ...
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Count number of rows in another list

I have two lists, A and B. I wish to find out the number of rows in list B that have a certain value in list A (through a lookup column) and display this in list A. Is this possible at all using a ...
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Move sharepoint library to another site

I want to move a SharePoint library (2010) to another sitecollection. The problem is that this document library has lookups to other lists, has fields/contenttypes (some were deployed in a solution, ...
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Passing multiple checkbox values to other web part lookup?

I have a web part where the user can create a new item and select multiple checkboxes, displayed in a column with the following format: Choice 1; Choice 2; Choice 3 The issue that I'm having is ...
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SharePoint 2013 choice column DropDownlist

Is it possible to update a Choice column with workflow ? I have created a list and created a lookup column that displays the name Company. I have connected the column to a document the Library of ...
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Lookup Column in Content Type hub

I had to create a Content Type in the Content Type Hub which has a Lookup column... I created the list of the lookup in the CTHub and published the CT. In my site collections I can see the new CT but ...
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Lookup field value is not getting set when using Client object model

I have a document library (contact). Have created a custom list (workstatus). Have added column to contact library which is lookup of workstatus. Below is my code using which i am setting the lookup ...
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My Deployed Site Column Lookup Isn't Referencing the List

I have a SharePoint list that was created through the SharePoint UI (i.e. not through code/features/packages). I'm trying to define a site column in my feature/package that is a lookup to this table. ...
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How do I link two fields in a form so that when one field is filled out, the other autopopulates based on another list?

I have a form that is looking up a list It is pulling in all of the degrees When I enter a field into the field box, say Fireman, it still pulls down ALL of the Degrees options. I want it to ...
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In O365, is it possible to create list item by setting Lookup Field in sub site list?

I have been implementing a workflow on a Parent Site List A. The workflow is then instructed to create a list item on an existing List B on a subsite. I have been able to create an item on List B ...
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Update List items using workflow - multiple items

I have two SharePoint lists, one list contains Tools and the other list contains Jobs. On the Jobs List, I enter a new job. I then will select the Tools needed for the job. The Tools are in a lookup ...
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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of ...
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How to populate lookup library field with value from list from the same page?

Essentially, I want to add document library to the custom list's "edit" child page. The goal is to replace basic custom list's attachments functionality with more sophisticated one. I can do that ...
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Filtered Lookup multiple selection

We have list A and list B. List B has a lookup column from the title field of list A. I created a data source with the designer to filtered the lookup values from list A (show lookup value if status ...
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Lookup column added to list created by importing Excel spreadsheet not working

I have a list on a site that was created by importing an Excel spreadsheet. I have several lookup columns that were deployed to the site using a feature. Going into the site columns gallery, I see ...
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lookup field test if value is (none) from SPD Workflow

everything is in the title. I have a lookup field set to optional and I need from my Workflow to test this field. When you do not select any value, you have (none) in the interface but I cannot seem ...
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SharePoint 2013 lookups with more than 20 items as select or input?

So I was reading about doing some JavaScript to manipulate the default forms for our lists and came across this: ...
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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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Is it possible to have a lookup field with autocomplete feature

I have defined a lookup field with multiple values over a contact list inside my SP 2013 team site, and by default I got a select list as follow:- So is there a way to have the lookup field with ...
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Is there a way to add an item to a list by clicking a link in another list's view?

I am currently making a sharepoint Lists application for my company's recruiters to assist in their campus recruiting process. So far this consists of two lists, the first, Candidates, is a simple ...
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Missing columns in look-up column

I created a new document list and enabled some column in the view: Afterwards a I created a custom list and added a look up column. In this column I would like to specify a column of my document ...
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SharePoint user group cannot access a certain field in a list

I want a certain group with contribute permission to be able to add and edit items into a list. One of these fields is a lookup value. This seems to cause trouble for the user, since the person cannot ...
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Workflow error: The value 'Value' cannot be read as type 'Int32'

I've a list named APE - Opções with this values: Título | Nota Nunca | 1 Algumas vezes | 2 Frequente | 3 Sempre | 4 N/A | 0 And a list ...
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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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How do I create a lookup field for a hyperlink field and display the URL?

I have a regular, out of the box, list of type "Links". I have created a custom list that includes a lookup field to the URL field of the "Links" list. I have created a custom xsl template file for ...
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Multiple Column Lookup in SSRS expressions

Hi I am working in SSRS 2012. My dataset/table schema is as below. ID,Name,Age,Address In my report table this data set is the source. What I want to do is I want to filter my data set in ...
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Populate Data using SharePoint Lookup Column feature in Document Library from a SP List column data

I want to populate a Sharepoint Library column with data from a column of a Sharepoint List. My question is Is SP lookup possible on the following scenario SP List column data --> SP Library ...
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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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Lookup fields will be rendered as a list of checkboxes inside iphone safari web browser , instead of being rendered as a select list

I am working on an issue tracking list which have a lookup column named “Related Issues”, which is rendered as a select list inside IE on desktop browser as follow:- But when I access the list from ...
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Joins and ProjectedFields not working in SharePoint Online (wave 16)

I am creating a view with Joins and Projected fields and get no compilation nor activation errors/warns, yet when accessing the view in UI, I get field not found error. Lists I'm joining are: ...
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Lookup Column of a List Column

I have a requirement for a project site in SharePoint. The Site will have: 1st List: a Stakeholders List with the names of people involved (people/group type) in the project and their Project Role ...
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Sorting lookup column by descending dates in list form in SP 2010

I have a lookup column (Date of Distribution) that pulls a list of dates from another list on the same site. When the lookup pulls the dates, they are in ascending order, so the oldest first down to ...
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Using lookup to populate list and want Items select to update other list as checked out

Using lookup to populate list and want Items select to update other list as checked out. I have 2 lists with data. Using 3rd list to store select items from other lists. List 1 is a job list. List 2 ...
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Unable to create a look-up site column at the site collection level, then override it at the list level

I want to create a new Lookup site column named "List Attendees" which will contain unique values for each list. so i created the new lookup at the site collection level, but i faced the following ...
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In SP Online, how to return the default HTML of a lookup field when overriding the Item Template in a list view

I've found various methods to return the default values for the field template override, including lookup, but I have been unable to find or successfully implement a method to do the same for fields ...
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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copy one column value to another column in a list

I have a list named ABC in MOSS 2007 List has 2 Views (All Details and Multi Location) 2 columns (BA-tech and BA for both views) BA- tech field is "Single line of text" type and BA field is "Look ...