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

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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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Calculated Formula Insert From Another List

I have List A which has all information. List B has Col 1 that looks up one of the List A's columns. Col 2 is a Calculated column that want to use Col 1 but SharePoint is not able to see Col 1 ...
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How can I combine multiple Lists into one view for editing

I had a list with 18 lookups which exceeded the SharePoint 2010 threshold. So I broke it up into 3 lists all having the same "ProjectID" column as a lookup to the first column so that there is only ...
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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. ...
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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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SharePoint2010 Lookup Column Display issue

I have a simple list with three lookup columns in it. One LC has 5 items and displays as simple dropdown and there are no rendering issues (So ignore this column now). The other two columns has more ...
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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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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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How to access User Information Columns in a Workflow

I need to access a custom column of User Information List in a work flow. I've create a new column named MyCol in User Information List and now in a workflow I want to access to in when I lookup ...
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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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Use count-related column value as int in a SP Designer-workflow

I have another problem concerning the count-related column-value of SP2010 in a workflow(see also: How to get count related Lookup value programmatically? ). my use-case: I have a column "actual ...
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What columns count as lookup column concerning the “List View Lookup threshold”

I got the following entry in my SharePoint 2010 log file: "Some lookup fields were omitted from the query results because the list exceeds the lookup column threshold." I checked the setting (Central ...
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FilterMultiValue on additional lookup column Skill:ID

I try to filter my sharepoint list based on some filters. Because the checkbox option "Allow Multiple Selections" does not work I am trying to build some own implementation using the QueryFilter ...
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Is Multiple Lookup API's supported JavaScript

Is Multiple Lookup API's supported JavaScript language? I need to create a new column, retrieve data from multi-lookup using JavaScript API's not sure if it's supported.
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Accessing LookupFieldValue throws error

I have a lookup field on a list (header) that looks up values on the same list. I am trying to read the value out of that lookup with this code: using (SPSite site = new SPSite (mySite.ID)) { ...
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How to get count related Lookup value programmatically?

Another day, another question ;) So, I have two custom Lists, "Attendees" and "Events". In the Events-List there's a Lookupfield "Registrations" which I want to fill programmatically on page_load. In ...
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Can text in a lookup column be displayed as text with no link?

SharePoint 2007 and have site curate access only. List-A has a column Name and that is a lookup to List-B, which only has names and no other information. Now when looking at lookup columns in views ...
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Calculated Column Question - maybe

I am pretty new to this, so apologies if it is a stupid question. Basically, I want to know if it is possible to create a column that references another column at the level below. Specifically, I ...
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How do I Filter a Lookup field based on a 2nd columns value

I have List_A = { Title, Type} & List_B = { Title, myLookUpField } I want myLookUpField = Title, IF(Type=="Red") I know.... List_B.Fields.AddLookUp("myLookUpField", List_A.ID, false); ...
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Setting a Lookupfield for current Item in List

my use-case: I'm trying to implement an event-management system to sharepoint using visual web part(s). I have two custom lists, one is called "events". Let's say it has a column "Title" which shows ...
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How to copy Assigned to field from list A to List B on creation of item in List B?

Trying to solve a problem with moving data from one list to another. I have 2 lists. 1) a project list that contains Project info (project ID which is text, name, lots of details, and an "Assigned ...
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send email from workflow based on loopkup column

I have a workflow in visual studio and I need to send an email to a domain user whose name is entered into a sharepoint Person or Group lookup. The value will not be in a sharepoint group, it is from ...
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How to get Dependant LookUp Column Values in Sharepoint 2010

I am trying to get the Dependant Lookup column values in sharepoint 2010 but unable to get the value so how can we read the values from Dependant LookUp Column. thanks in advance
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Related Item View - refered from child list

I'm working on a 2010 site at the moment and is asked to display all images to a news item (custom list). The problem is that the news don't have any reference to the Picture library, instead the ...
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How to add a from lookup field value to the text

I think about how to add a from lookup value to the text ? How can I write it to another colum ? In the same list.
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Getting Error Access Denied when creating Filtered Lookup in SP2007 List

Using WSS SP2007 as a site curator. List A is a new list. List B is a resource list with a view showing active Project Managers. When I go to create a filtered lookup column in List A I immediately ...
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Library item “referencing” other content

Sorry for the nondescript title, it's a little hard to explain concisely. We are setting up SharePoint 2010 to act as a simple document management system, to store documents such as forms, ...
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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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Change column type from “Lookup (information already on this site)” to Person or Group

I have an issue after migration SharePoint 2007 to 2010. We had “Person or Group” which now somehow has transformed to “Lookup (information already on this site)”. This creates lots of troubles for ...
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Format List look-up column as text-only in data-view web part

I have a list that contains a lookup column. Next, I created an empty .aspx page and added a dataview web part. Next, I linked the dataview web part to the previously mentioned list, which gave me ...
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Using additional fields from Lookup in Word Document Information Panel

I have a Document Library in which I have a lookup columns to a Contact list, the contact list also includes linked values as email, phone numbers and so on. When creating a new word document in ...
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Lookup between lists with additional data

I have two entities, Toolbox and Tool, where Toolbox contains a set of tools (hammer, saw, screwdriver). The trick is that there can be several hammers in the same toolbox, so I need an amount, or ...
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How do I add a user column to a custom list?

I have created a custom list programatically. I want to add a field to it call User, this should be a lookup to the system Users. This will be like the default CreatedBy field. How would I do this?
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Using a lookup to set the To: address on a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow email action

I have a sharepoint designer 2010 workflow with a email action. I want to set the value for the To: address to a field of the Current Item using a lookup ( [%Current Item:Vendor Contact%]. ...
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How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column?

How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column? For example: I have three lists with datas(names, numbers and adress) and I have other list with two ...
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How to Combine IN-Opeator with LookupIds in a caml-query?

I want to build a CAML - Query using the IN - Tag. The queried Column is a lookup-field to a Title of another list. When I query using the text-property everything works fine: <Where> ...
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Managed metadata vs lookup for column

I have a property content type. I'm wanting to add a property code column which will look up the codes from somewhere else on a SharePoint Online site, where it can easily be managed by end users. I ...
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Get value automatically similar to Excel's vlookup function

I want to get data from another list automatically based on a column from this list. Let's say the source list shows the ID A, B, C and the related values 1, 2, 3. In my list I show in a column one of ...
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Find a field by its name in a Library

So I'm having an error: The field "Document_x0020_Type" contains a lookup to list "{D2589081-9361-4393-996B-7C156C7B8F5A}" that cannot be resolved. The target list may not be part of this ...
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Client Object Model - Update Document Library Metadata - Lookup Field with no required value

I am attempting to update metadata for documents in a document library (or List) using the client object model. I have whittled down a number of the error messages I was getting and now I am hitting ...
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Pro grammatically adding choice field with another field relation

sorry about the title am not sure how i should name it. I want to be able to create two columns for a list that have a division - subdivision relation. If in the first field if i choose People the ...
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How can I make a filtered lookup view that doesn't remove the value in it as I delete items from the lookup list

I have a list of Projects. As they are completed I want to delete the item (or tag it as completed). The Project Library looks up "Project Name" from the list of Projects (so that it is easy to find ...
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Getting user's AD groups as lookup

I'm trying to make a simple reservation site, containing two lists: resources and reservations. Users are making reservations by creating a new item on Reservations list, specifying which resource ...
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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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List as a look up value from another site

I would like to use a list from one site as a look up for another site. Can I do this with out using code. Only use OOTB or Designer? Or is there a better way?
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Multiple LookupField?

I have a couple of problems that i would need help with. I need to create a list that has a lookup to multiple lists. Is there a way to do this without including third party. I have a site, with a ...
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lookup between two lists programmatically

i have two lists. the first list name is "cases" and the second list name is "issues". in the cases list i have a text column that holds a case number. in the issues list i have lookup column name ...
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Defining Lookup Fields in CAML that pulls multiple fields

We have defined a number of lookup fields like so: <Field ID="{81A578F2-8022-4083-8683-7F9BF039C82A}" Name="NameLookup" DisplayName="Navn" ...
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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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Conditional Sum of Data in Another List

I have two lists 'Projects' and 'Tasks' where 'Tasks' are associated with 'Projects' with a lookup column. On the Projects list I would like to display the sum of all of the 'Actual Time' values (a ...