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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Migration tool for specific lists

I am looking for a migration tool that works at the list level, not for a full site or server. One specific requirement is to be able to migrate lists that are connected via lookups. For example, if ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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How to link two lists using a multi-valued lookup column?

I have two lists, one contains files, each file has one or more ID(depending on its content). These IDs are lookups to another list. Now, I generate another list on fly, this list has the ID column as ...
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Get List Items from list linked by lookup

I'm making a JavaScript extension for form elements. The goal is to bind it to a lookup and react on change. Since I'm weak at webservices, I'm using SPServices. var lookupFieldInternalName = "...
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Insert list items contains lookup fields to each other from 2 different list

Currently I have two Share Point lists (supposed to A & B), each list contains look up fields to each other. I want to insert records to these lists, the problem is how can I reference the look ...
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Assigning a lookup value field, passes through as a blank string

I've currently got a new task list item for a certain content type (DMR) which fails to take through the lookup to the associated list. The statement prints the correct record number in the immediates ...
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Get value of lookup

In js, i retrieve some items and inside there are lookup column and people column. When i print them, it's [object Object] Are there a way to determine if it's a lookup column? This one doesn't work ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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SharePoint 2013: How to find orphaned lookup values

I've got a projects list in SharePoint 2013 that connects to two document libraries by way of a lookup column. Each document set in the libraries should ideally have its lookup column pointing to a ...
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Display error - web parts with look up columns

as seen below I have a display error with my dropdown arrow from the look-up columns. I have basically put two appparts on a webpart page on Sharepoint 2013. Appart 1 contains of two lookup columns A ...
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get an error while exporting access database to sharepoint 2007 lists: lookup contains values that do not exist in the related table

I try to export a table in a access database to sharepoint 2007. All related tables are automatic exported to SharePoint as lists. SharePoint creates lookup fields for each relation. Under the export ...
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Cascading Lookup columns

I have a project where I need to create a form. In that form I have several columns. The columns that I have questions about are assignment category Assignment type I have questions because the ...
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Calculated field shows seemingly random number when set to be empty

I'm trying to set up this solution for creating a filtered lookup: How to make a filtered lookup field I have set up an ItemAvailable column like this: The column "Availability" is a choice ...
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Lookup in SharePoint

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a List "Discipline" with 3 columns Discipline Code Discipline Des.-Site 1 Discipline Des.-Site 2 A A1 ...
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Compare two person columns in a list

I have a list which has a "Person or Group" column called as Reviewer. I want to notify the reviewers whenever he/she is added to the list item. I created a custom workflow which sends a mail on ...
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SP 2013 : Specific item in a lookup field cannot be filtered

the list A has a lookup field connected to list B in field Title. One of the items in list B has title "CCAA". On A/ViewAllitems, i can filter in column lookup:listB:Title for every item, except for ...
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Update list item once library item is created

We have a list that is used to notify people that they need to create an item in a library. We want to update a field in the list once the item in the library is created. We tried to use the method ...
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How to develop an event receiver on selecting item from dropdownlist

In my SharePoint list,I have a lookup column. When I select one item from the lookup,I need to show the information from the selected one(like title,ID...). I think that developing an event receiver ...
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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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Set a date/lookup in ListInstance elements.xml

I have two lists. The first one has customers and the second one has Orders. Now i want to add some (test) data in the elements.xml of the listinstances. For customers this works without a problem ...
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Can a Lookup list field point to web property bag?

In my subwebs I have a 1 row list called "Details" that contains various bits of data that are meant to be web-level metadata. Image field, AssignedTo field, couple of string columns, etc. On top of ...
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Query string filter on an InfoPath lookup field

I am trying to use a query string filter to filter data on an InfoPath form using this guide. The column that I'm trying to filter is a lookup field and it is not available in the list of Consumer ...
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Trying to get lookup (Title) value, but returns null only in Client Object Model

I have this query: <View> <ViewFields> <FieldRef Name='Title' /> <FieldRef Name='itlgCategoria'/> </...
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Displaying value in infopath not the number

Infopath. In my infopath form. I want to show the teamName as "team 1" value but it is displaying "1" number instead of "team 1". The TeamName is a lookup column in the ProjectList.
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Cascading Dropdown

I am new to SharePoint 2013. What I need to figure out is based on the following situation. I have several school districts with multiple schools within the school district. I would like to create a ...
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How do I lookup string value from another list?

I'm having trouble using a "Lookup" type field to lookup values from another list. I have two lists. 'Invoices' list shows all the invoices' being entered by colleagues with all the general ...
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How to submit multi-checkbox items in a formatted string to SharePoint lookup column

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint and i also use the trial version of qRules, i have 2 sharepoint lists, with one (let's call it "list1") having a lookup column to the second ("list2"), and this ...
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Lookup list filter only future events

I have a task list that assigns tasks to specific future events. The custom task has a lookup column that is based on an events calendar. Is there any way I can cleanup this lookup list to only show ...
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New list column is not displaying in dropdown list when creating a lookup column

I have an existing list called Employees and I have added a new column "Company". I would like to create a lookup column using Company but Company is not displaying as an option in the dropdown list ...
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Filtering LookupMulti by FilterMultiValue SP2010

I can't filter LookupMulti's column using FilterMultiValue. My Url contain this fragment FilterName=Tags&FilterMultiValue=Flower;Sword Three is nothing, apart correlation ID. I found in ...
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XSLT Listview webpart not showing site column lookup values

The Problem: We have a top level site that contains various lists of data. The information in these lists are exposed to subsites using site lookup columns. In our subsites we have various lists that ...
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BCS External Content Type with 20,000+ items (O365)

We have a large database of 20,000+ items on a local database that we need to get into Sharepoint Online 2013 in O365 to use as metadata for various documents in multiple locations. New entries and ...
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Lookup on a list with permissions

Is it possible to keep a list security trimmed to a small group, while allowing a list item column to be used as a lookup? The purpose would be for the larger audience to be able to create a task ...
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SP2013: List with columns “Lookup (information already on this site)” display as URL's

I have several lists on a site that have dropdown columns that refer to other lists on the same site to keep things consistent (e.g. a department dropdown that should show the same values everywhere). ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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Limiting permissions to list-items and library files without using folders

I have some files in a flat library, i.e., no subfolders, that need to have access restricted to a couple usergroups. I understand that one way to do this is by placing items in a subfolder in the ...
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In a DVWP my Multilookup column is not returning IDs, only column values

I've added a DVWP to a page. The DVWP shows data from a list with a multi value lookup column. The value returned for this column is in the form: value1;value2;value3. Now I want to render this ...
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How to auto generate parent MMD columns based on child MMD columns?

This is the structure of one of my Term Sets. I have a Site Column called Record Type (Deeds, Agreements, Permits) I have a Site Column called Deed Type (D1, D2, D3) I have a Site Column called ...
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Lookup column to Picture Library

I've created a picture library called "Reusable icons" with all my icons. Then I created a new Custom List with a lookup column to the "Reusable icons"-library. Problem is that I don't get the url ...
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Specify Lookup list for the 'Title' Column of a Gantt chart view

I was hoping to use a lookup list as the title column for a Gantt chart view. The problem is when I go to the Gantt columns in the settings for the view it doesn't display any of the lookup list ...
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How do I remove duplicates from a drop-down list?

I have a field in a list with the type drop down. It is supposed to show available countries which works. However, there are a lot of annoying duplicates of the same country. How do I remove them?
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Lookup field is empty after List Item is added

Here is My Problem: I have a New Form in a list and I have added some custom JS code to it. In the form is a "Registration number" lookup field with more than 20 items in it. I need to populate it ...
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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Lookup Column - SharePoint 2010

Is there any way to link parent site and sub sites? Problem: I have one list on Parent site and I have a few other lists on sub sites. I am trying to create lookup columns in the parent site list to ...
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Cross site lookup columns

If I have site structure as per the below: Site Collection -Main Site -Site 1 -SS 1.1 -SS 1.2 -Site 2 -SS 2.1 -SS 2.2 If I have a list in SS 1.1 is there any way in which I can create a ...
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Import specific row column values into sharepoint list fileds based on a field value in the sharepoint list

I have a SharePoint list (Service List) and an excel document (all registered customers) in the same SharePoint 2010. The Customer list excel document has customer no, location, address, phone number ...
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Join SPQuery in list

List 1 "Posts", fields Title body #comments modified in this list #comments fields is look up from another list Comments: List 2 "Comments", fields title body comments post ...
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SPLookup Filed extract only string values

How do you extract multiple string values in an SPlookup field? I tried the following but it didn't work SPFieldLookupValue LookUpValues = new SPFieldLookupValue(oPage.ListItem["TaggingKeywords"]....
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How to merge multiple lookup fields?

My scenario in a nutshell: Theres a list which contains some food for example. (2010 Server) Foods ID Name 1 Apple 2 Banana 3 Carrot 4 Potato Theres another list which contain food ...