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 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 ...
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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 ...
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Create a lookup column in a list to reference a column in a list on another site (SharePoint 2007)

Is this possible with an OOB solution: I have list A on Site A and List B on Site B (site B is NOT a subsite of site A). There is a column in list A on Site A that I need to use in list B on site B. ...
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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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A “throttling” exception for a lookup field

I have a large list (with item count > 5000) with invoice positions, which I want to be filtered by a lookup field (invoice header ID). I tried to filter the list extending the URL, i.e.: ...
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Clear Multiselect Lookup

I am trying to add a button for my users to clear a multiselect lookup value using JQuery or Javascript. I have found some information about setting a default value on a single select lookup, but ...
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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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How do I create a lookup field for a hyperlink field and display the URL?

Ok, so there are a zillion posts related to and circling around this question, but that do not actually answer it to my satisfaction. I have a regular, out of the box, list of type "Links". I have ...
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Is a list being used as a lookup for some web part in the site collection?

We're cleaning up our MOSS site collection in preparation for the migration to SP2010. As we work on the top root site of our site collection, we realize that some of these lists (often with invalid ...
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Retrieving a lookup Value from a List using jquery and REST

I would like to get the lookup Value from a List item depending on it's Title. My List is set up similar to the following example: ColumnA : a | b | c lookupB : 1 | 1 | 2 The jquery: function ...
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Can't delete List item after setting lookup deletion to restricted

I have a List Item and I wanted to delete it. It's nothing special at all, but it fails. I have two lists, Company and Company Contacts. Each Company have 0...n contacts. A company can't be deleted ...
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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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Managing multiple related lists and lookups in SharePoint 2007

I have a custom solution, which has multiple related lists. Four of the Lists have a lookup field based on the field of one list. And, that list has a lookup based on the field of another list. So, ...
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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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Simple SPQuery throws error

I am trying to pull populate a lookup field using a lookup value without the lookup ID. I am getting the error: "One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to ...
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How Can I create simple database in list Sharepoint Fundation?

How I can create simple database for example vacation request in SP list? It will looks like that: I create probably two list. In first list is vacation days people and on the second list is vacation ...
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How to set ListItem Lookup Field value

How do I set a ListItem's Lookup field using code? SPFile file = list.RootFolder.Files.Add(destUrl, iStream, true); SPListItem item = file.Item; item["DocumentID"] = DocID.ToString(); ...
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CAML Contains on a lookup field of a calculated column

I have some issue when using the CAML Contains statement when the field is a lookup field on a calculated column. It basically does not work, the Equal works though. here is the query, nothing ...
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SharePoint list to lookup contact or account from CRM 2011

I have a SharePoint site and I would like to be able to create a list of which one column will be linked to a customer account. I have seen products that sync data between CRM 2011 and SharePoint ...