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

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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 ...
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Lookup column to Documents library

Here's what I need to do for a SharePoint 2010 list: Allow users to select the filename from a dropdown showing the items in the Documents library. But the "Add new item" form of the list doesn't show ...
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Modify existing lookup type column to managed metadata type

We are in process of migrating one of our big website which is built in WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Standard version. In the process we want to convert all lookup columns to managed metadata type. We ...
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Sorting out lookup values while getting them

I have two lists, List A [Document Number, Name, Title,...] (document library) List B [Information Number, Name, Title, Document Number] (simple list) Now List B is getting all documents from List ...
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Checking if a list is consuming lookup value column or not

I have two lists, List A [Document Number, Name, Title,...] (document library) List B [Information Number, Name, Title, Document Number] (simple list) Now List B is getting all documents from List ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint2010 Lists Lookup

I'm creating 3 lists using Sharepoint 2010 UI. The lists and relationship are as follows: Training (parent) -> Training Instance (child, look up Training ) -> Training Session (grandchild,lookup ...
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REST: unable to retrieve lookup data from top level

At the top level of my site collection, I have created a list called "Markets", and a site column called "Market", defined as a lookup to the Markets list. In a subsite of this same site collection, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Set value in a lookup column during “Create List Item” workflow action

Here's the scenario, using SharePoint Designer 2007 and two simple lists in MOSS SP2: I create items in a list called "Code Snippets" with columns Title, Code and Author's CustID I track how many ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Lists with lookup columns aren't saving - read only?

I've got several list which have lookup fields, and I can't add new items to any of them. Every time I've clicked save, I get this error: "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The ...
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Lookup column of type “User” showing #ERR

I've defined two list definitions and instances in a feature in VS2010. One list only contains a required field "Employee" which is of type User. The second list has two fields, a simple text field ...
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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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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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Chart Web Part and lookup fields

How can I make my Chart Web Part look good when I use it with lookup fields? The issue I have is that the chart displays the field id along with its value. For example, it displays "2;#Bing" when I'd ...
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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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Lookup List and return data from within a Form

OK, I'm beginning to despair at SharePoint...please help restore some faith :) Seems some very basic things are very hard to achieve? 1: I have data in an SQL database table. 78,000 rows, but I want ...