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

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Searching a lookup list

I have a lookup which looks at a list of clients and project numbers, and is rather large (around 500 and growing), and I was wondering if there was anyway to search the results of the list lookup ...
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Conditional formatting lookup column

I am attempting to do conditional formatting in a list view in SharePoint Designer. In this list I have a list that contains a lookup column, and other columns derived from the list of that lookup ...
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Add new item to child list and refresh the parent form - multiple lookup

I've created a parent list (Vendors) and a child list (software list). There can be multiple vendors for one piece of software. I've created a custom new form with a link which opens up a modal to add ...
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Workflow condition using a lookup column

I am sure this is something quite simple but I can't seem to figure this out (I am new to SPD and workflows in general). I am building a workflow to notify key individuals of a new item(s) being ...
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Look-up from library to task list

I'm having problem with field look-up from document library to task list. Task created automatically with workflow when I creating item in Library. Could you ple help me with this matter? Please refer ...
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Cascade delete from lists

I have 3 lists with a lookup field to a document library. This fields is created from XML (deployed) with this properties: Indexed="TRUE" RelationshipDeleteBehavior="Cascade" Now, what I would ...
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Secondary lookup columns for external content types not displaying data in list after refreshing from primary

I have created a SharePoint list that has a lookup column to an external list. I also have instructed SharePoint to display several secondary columns that are related to that primary external lookup ...
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Programmatically add multicolumn lookup

For example, I have two lists: Users (Login, Password) and Profiles (Phone number, Email). So we have users and related info in their profiles. Now I want to create another view for users, that ...
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Drop Down In List From Lookup Does Not show all items in Mobile View

In SharePoint 2013, I have a master "task" list that is linked to another "users" lists via lookup. The "users" list have over 30 items (tech's names and contact info). Everything is fine and dandy ...
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Lookup column displaying 0000000 in datasheet view

List A has a number column which has been looked up in List B. In datasheet view (only), the lookup column in List B displays 0's. For example, the value of List A is just 3, but in List B datasheet ...
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Sharepoint 2013, cascading lookup/dropdown what happens with old data if data changes

Situations tend to change, so sometimes cascading dropdown menu's get adapted because they are no longer relevant ... My question is: what happens with metadata based on the old cascading dropdown ...
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Version History does not update when lookup changes - how to fix?

The problem: I create a document library and a custom list, then use the custom list as the source for a lookup column in the library. Now I add a document to the library and set the value of the ...
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set multiselect lookup column using jquery

I have a Multi select Look up column which as you all know is a control with two list boxes and "Add or Remove" Buttons. The user populates the right-hand side of the control with some values by ...
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Creating cascading lookup columns in sharepoint 2013 foundation

I am trying to create cascading lookup columns in my library. I have already tried to use a jquery solution: http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/758909/Two-Level-Cascading-Drop-Down-in-SharePoint-using, ...
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Why is my column not shown under “Add a column to show each of these additional fields”?

In SP2010, I want to get 2 columns from another list and merge these columns. But when I am trying to do this via Lookup, they are not shown under "Add a column to show each of these additional ...
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Website Content Type Lookup Column

I'm looking for a way to add a column (Column2) to my custom Website content type which can lookup a column (Column1) and based on the content display different values in a dropdownmenu: Column 1 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 List and Data Sheet Views show no data for “Lookup” column types

I have a created a custom list "Truck Check" that uses several lookup columns that refer to an "Asset Tag" list. When users add a new item to "Truck Check" they fill out an InfoPath web form ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Remove the hyperlink from a lookup column in a list view

I've searched the web and found a solution.... IF I WAS USING 2010 or 2007. I have cascading selections referencing two different lists that hold the dependencies as lookup columns. My cascading ...
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SharePoint Online: How to configure search to enable refiners on a lookup column

I have a list of location names at the root of a site collection. I have a site column at the site collection level that is a lookup to the locations list. In sub sites I use the site column in ...
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Count number of rows in another list

I have two lists, A and B. I wish to find out the number of rows in list B that have a certain value in list A (through a lookup column) and display this in list A. Is this possible at all using a ...
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Move sharepoint library to another site

I want to move a SharePoint library (2010) to another sitecollection. The problem is that this document library has lookups to other lists, has fields/contenttypes (some were deployed in a solution, ...
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Problem copying lookup column data from one list to another via PowerShell

I have the below script that works for moving list data between two lists on sites next to each other that have the same schema. Everything works perfectly bar a column of type LOOKUP named "Name of ...
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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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Passing multiple checkbox values to other web part lookup?

I have a web part where the user can create a new item and select multiple checkboxes, displayed in a column with the following format: Choice 1; Choice 2; Choice 3 The issue that I'm having is ...
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Clear all values in a multi-value lookup, via REST, SP 2010

Conditions: SP 2010, html/javascript, using REST to read/write to various lists. Im using a jquery multiselect plugin to set a multi-value lookup column. I need the selecting Groups of items, easy ...
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SharePoint 2013 choice column DropDownlist

Is it possible to update a Choice column with workflow ? I have created a list and created a lookup column that displays the name Company. I have connected the column to a document the Library of ...
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Lookup Column in Content Type hub

I had to create a Content Type in the Content Type Hub which has a Lookup column... I created the list of the lookup in the CTHub and published the CT. In my site collections I can see the new CT but ...
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Lookup field value is not getting set when using Client object model

I have a document library (contact). Have created a custom list (workstatus). Have added column to contact library which is lookup of workstatus. Below is my code using which i am setting the lookup ...
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How to change the color of each column in a SharePoint chart?

How does one change the color of each column in a SharePoint Chart Web part? For example the "passed" column would be green, the "stopped" would be red. I am pulling data from this list: It ...
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My Deployed Site Column Lookup Isn't Referencing the List

I have a SharePoint list that was created through the SharePoint UI (i.e. not through code/features/packages). I'm trying to define a site column in my feature/package that is a lookup to this table. ...
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How do I link two fields in a form so that when one field is filled out, the other autopopulates based on another list?

I have a form that is looking up a list It is pulling in all of the degrees When I enter a field into the field box, say Fireman, it still pulls down ALL of the Degrees options. I want it to ...
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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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Document Information Panel contacted a data source but failed to receive data. The form will load without the requested data

The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: list_48985ACC-FDDD-4732-AA48-078CFE123F35 Document Information Panel cannot run the specified query. The SOAP response indicates that an ...
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In O365, is it possible to create list item by setting Lookup Field in sub site list?

I have been implementing a workflow on a Parent Site List A. The workflow is then instructed to create a list item on an existing List B on a subsite. I have been able to create an item on List B ...
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Help with SPCascadeDropdowns cascading lookup column

I have this jquery added to my editform.aspx in SharePoint. I want the childcolumn to also have unique values, although it may contain duplicates example below. Example. When I select mycountry, I ...
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Update List items using workflow - multiple items

I have two SharePoint lists, one list contains Tools and the other list contains Jobs. On the Jobs List, I enter a new job. I then will select the Tools needed for the job. The Tools are in a lookup ...
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Coercion Failed: Can't get workflow to send notification to “Assigned To” user

I've created a simple workflow to send a notification email to the "Created By" user which works nicely. What I wanted to do is use the "Assigned To" built-in lookup instead, which is a "People ...
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Deactivate the link of lookup-fields (2010)

On our solution (SP Foundation) we multiple lists with quite some lookup fields. Some of the lookup fields are user fields who link to the user info list, and we don't want that to happen. Of ...
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How to populate lookup library field with value from list from the same page?

Essentially, I want to add document library to the custom list's "edit" child page. The goal is to replace basic custom list's attachments functionality with more sophisticated one. I can do that ...
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Filtered Lookup multiple selection

We have list A and list B. List B has a lookup column from the title field of list A. I created a data source with the designer to filtered the lookup values from list A (show lookup value if status ...
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Search Display Template Not Returning Values for Managed Property

Search results has no value for a custom site column. Ok, so I have a lookup column created as a site column in the root of my site collection. I found the field in crawled properties. NOTE: I am ...
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Lookup column added to list created by importing Excel spreadsheet not working

I have a list on a site that was created by importing an Excel spreadsheet. I have several lookup columns that were deployed to the site using a feature. Going into the site columns gallery, I see ...
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lookup field test if value is (none) from SPD Workflow

everything is in the title. I have a lookup field set to optional and I need from my Workflow to test this field. When you do not select any value, you have (none) in the interface but I cannot seem ...
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SharePoint 2013 lookups with more than 20 items as select or input?

So I was reading about doing some JavaScript to manipulate the default forms for our lists and came across this: ...
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linq query for lookup list column error - query uses unsupported elements

I'm trying to return the list item ID (s.ID), and the ID of a lookup column (s.VendorID). I get the following error: The query uses unsupported elements, such as references to more than one list, ...
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Is it possible to have a lookup field with autocomplete feature

I have defined a lookup field with multiple values over a contact list inside my SP 2013 team site, and by default I got a select list as follow:- So is there a way to have the lookup field with ...
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How to return field from specific workflow task as Data source in Lookup tool?

In short . . . How do I do this: ? In Step 1 of my workflow, the first action is to create/assign a task with Task ID of TaskID1. For the next action, how do I assign a field the value of a ...
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Is there a way to add an item to a list by clicking a link in another list's view?

I am currently making a sharepoint Lists application for my company's recruiters to assist in their campus recruiting process. So far this consists of two lists, the first, Candidates, is a simple ...
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Missing columns in look-up column

I created a new document list and enabled some column in the view: Afterwards a I created a custom list and added a look up column. In this column I would like to specify a column of my document ...
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SharePoint user group cannot access a certain field in a list

I want a certain group with contribute permission to be able to add and edit items into a list. One of these fields is a lookup value. This seems to cause trouble for the user, since the person cannot ...