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

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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 ...
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Is that possible to filter and display the lookup values? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a filtered lookup field I am using project list lookup field in task list, so my project have # of items, but i need to restrict some of the project like if ...
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Customize LookUp Field

Someone knows how to customize a LookUp field to make it look like it: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/18929/An-OwnerDraw-ComboBox-with-CheckBoxes-in-the-Drop (Dropdown + Checkbox).
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Retain array value after postback in sharepoint list edit form

I have saved the values on the right side of multi-select lookup column in an array . When i click on "save" to save the form, the values are getting saved properly. But when i try to edit the form ...
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Read lookup value dynamically from list and fill select box

I have one list with different musical Genres, this list is linked as a lookup to the lists Bands and Records. When I register a new band I set the typical genres played by this band and when ...
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How to get lookup field text column to display as an image in a view?

Wonder if anyone can help. I want to add a category choice field to a SP2010 Announcements list. The category choice is a lookup field to another list. The other list contains the categories and a ...
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How to improve performance of lists with multi-lookups

I have a list that includes several lookup fields. Some of these are simple lookups (only one value allowed), others are multi-lookups (the "allow multiple values" checkbox is selected). I have ...
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Add lookup field to list from a RootWeb

I have the site collection rootweb called Main Site. I have many subsites called according to the year, 2012, 2011, etc. In the rootweb, there is a list called Products. In the subsites there is a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and Infopath form : lookup fields are displayed by their ID instead of text value

I'm trying to build a custom Infopath form for a list that contains 2 fields that I would like to get auto-completed: Person: people picker field, filled with the current user Team: lookup to the ...
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Why do some of my lookup fields have type-ahead in the UI?

(And how can I get all of my lookup fields to have type ahead?) So here is the weird thing: I have several lists and lookups which I am deploying as a part of a .wsp. Of all of the lookups that are ...
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Sharepoint 2007 lookup column

I have a site dropdown column using a list as the datasource (lookup). I was looking for a way to have the column be both required and have a default blank value. I read that is is not possible ...
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CAML query for null lookup field values

I have a problem with filtering list items using CALM I Have this list: Code - Text, Name - Text, Link - Text, Order No - Number, Parent - Lookup to this List. I want to filter all items where Parent ...
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List to library lookup

I have a list which contains information about pieces of equipment. I also have a document library which contains things like certificates, receipts etc which relate to the equipment. In the list I ...
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Retrieve Selected Text from Multi select LookupColumn with more than 20 items

I have a lookup column with more than 20 items and I want to retrieve the selected text in a variable.To achieve this I have tried the code below but I am getting an error(mentioned in the code). ...
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How to get the ID of the list item just inserted using ecmascript

I am stuck at a place where I have to update a list which has a Lookup column. For example I am using this code to update my normal list var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...
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Lookup field on custom form does not save once deployed on testing

I have a custom form on a content type I've created. This content type has 3 site columns which are a lookup field from 3 lists. In the form I've created the user selects a dropdown box and chooses an ...
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How to group repetitive items?

I have 1 list and 4 field in it. one column is person, one is title, one is feature, one is experience. all columns are look up except title. But i have problem with person. If i want to add ...
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Multi select Lookup column returns null in javascript client object mode;

I am trying to retrieve the selected values of multi select lookup column and store them in array and then set the lookup column with the same selected values after drop down value changes but always ...
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Lookup columns into document template

I've a DocLib with the lookup field Field01 and I want to display the associated lookup columns as Field01:FieldA, Field01:FieldB... I already have them on the view, now I want the exact same ...
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How to use the Links list item as target column for a lookup field in SharePoint?

I have created a Links list in my SharePoint 2010 site. Also, I have created a default document library. Now I want to create a new column in the document library; the column should be a multiple ...
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Calculated column based on data in linked list in Sharepoint 2010

I have two sharepoint lists: one with all budget positions one with all cost centers the budget positions have a lookup column that links to an entry in the cost center list. What I would like to ...
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How do I create a linked keyword index?

We have a 2000-document library that we use as a knowledge base. We're trying to create a hyperlinked index of keywords. In this simplified example, consider the following metadata for a document ...
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How do I update a lookup column from a dropdownlist?

I'm creating a custom web part in asp.net for SharePoint 2010 programmatically. When a user presses an Add button, the selected item from the dropdownlist is supposed to then be added to the Groups ...
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Lookup with a custom field type as target

I want to create a lookup field with the sharepoint ui which points to a field with a custom field type (parent field type is number). In visual studio with the object model this is not a problem but ...
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SPLookUpField and Adding Values

I am creating a custom list programmatically. List has one Lookup field. Here is my code sample how I am creating LookUp field. oList.Fields.AddLookup("Parent", oListGuid, false); ...
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Document look-up of PDFs

I have a look-up to the Documents list on the Title column, containing a mixture of DOCX and PDF files. The DOCX files appear in the drop-down, but the PDFs seem to be ignored. I can open the PDF ...
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Maximum allowed values in a single sharepoint lookup column/ sharepoint list update

I am facing problem with my custom developed webpart which inserts data into a sharepoint list using excel sheet. I have a list with around 50+ columns in it, it has 10+ lookup columns in it, things ...
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Multivalue and single value lookup issue

Let's assume that we have two lists - Foo which has some kind of information - no matter what, and second - Cities - which holds city names. Now, we set up on Foo list lookup field to City list and ...
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Maximum lookup columns - the magic number 13

So I did create on an SPWeb 20 custom lists and then a tasks list. For each of those 20 lists I've created 20 site lookup columns. I then created 20 Content Types based on Task content type. Then I've ...
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Content Type Hub Syndication and lookup site column within a content type

I am a content type which has to have a lookup field. I have created two exactly identical lists in hub site collection and the consumer site. Then I created the lookup site column and added to the ...
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Lookup multiple-values on form-library sharepoint 2010 for InfoPath Form

I use InfoPath form template for a form library without coding. I want to get multiple-value of lookup to another list items. For lookup I should use sharepoint 2010 column due to no such data type in ...
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How to retrieve lookup values using ClientContext?

What's the best way to retrieve lookup values using ClientContext? I'm accessing a list using ClientContext (let's call it ParentList). That list contains several lookup fields (let's call one of them ...
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AddLookup using the client object model?

Trying (desperately) to find the Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client equivalent of SPList.Fields.Addlookup My code: ClientContext ctx = new ClientContext("http://sharepoint/"); Web website = ctx.Web; ...
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Add lookup field with object model?

I have an existing list "Country List", Column "COUNTRY" contains name of the all the countries. I would like to create a look up field "Origin Country" in a list "Order List" via OM. How do I do ...
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Parent Child Forms

I am running SharePoint Foundation on Windows server 2008. When the user clicks on a list item, I would like a form to open that has child data on it for the item they selected, much like how it ...
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Can someone provide examples and direction with relational list?

I'm trying to figure out the best course of action concerning relational lists. I have create several parent and child related lists but I'm having a bit of trouble understanding how to build my CAML ...
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Showing referencing items in list view

I need to create a list view in SharePoint where several foreign Items which are referencing the the actual item are beeing displayed. As example the actual list is called companies and for each ...
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How to automatically link parent in child list new form?

I would have thought this would be something I could find easily with a search, but not so far. I have a parent/child relationship between two lists using a lookup column in the child. I have added ...