A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites.

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Error with special characters in site column names referenced by a calculated column

I have a site column Construction - Complete Date which is used by my calculated column Construction - Is Complete?. Whenever a date is entered for the Construction - Complete Date then Construction ...
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SharePoint Site collection

I have custom list(created using VS) where I need to add a new column. But in my site collection i got the data from restoring site collection in which new column information will not be there. Now my ...
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site columns with a different value and display text

is it possible to create a choice site column that has a display value that actual differs from the real value. as an example i want a site column that displays a list of colours but i want the ...
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Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu eg: Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) I want to have ...
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ContentTypes and Site Columns via Visual Studio / CAML Query Updates broken

I've been using CAML queries to do list updates for quite some time, but recently they've stopped working, and I have no idea why. Even an extremely simple query seems to be failing. For example the ...
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Is there a way to build a site column and implement it twice(or more) in the same list?

I want to create a list of names in and Offices site column and then use this around my site. Specifically I want to have a list with columns called OPR and OCR, but they need to be from the same site ...
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How to set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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How to update a deployed content-type?

I created a content-type and applied it inside a document library. Now, if I go to the conent-type gallery and delete one of the fields, and then go back to the library and view the available ...
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What are the Differences between These Content-type Properties?

In my portal, I have created a few infopath forms, and promoted properties in them. When I view the content-types in the site-collection's content-type library, I see that some of the fields are in ...
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Is a Site Column related to a web or site collection

just going through some slides for SharePoint 2010 Developer Certification slides and it says Site Columns are related to web, but I thought they are created on site collection level, can someone ...
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Creating Site column with a custom SPFieldType

i have this solution deployed on my sharepoint. http://ilovesharepoint.codeplex.com/releases/view/44989 And i created a Site column of type Lookup with picker that is from the above solution. ...
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Can sharepoint calculate the number of “business hours” for a list item to be completed?

I work in financial institution and we want a column in a case management database to show the number of "Buinsess hours" from start to finish of a case. Business Hours Monday to Friday 5am - 8pm ...
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What happened to multiple lines of text text format and append changes only settings?

I have created a document library. Next, I wanted to add a Multiple lines of text field and have Append changes only option selected. But, to my surprise, once I choose the field type, I was not ...
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How to get user profile info from AD like ManagerName and E-mail automatically in doc library item

I have a Document Library based on a custom content type and I cannot figure out how to grab information from the user profile. The built-in column called "Created By" knows my "full name" based on my ...
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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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How do I create a new Site Column (then used in a Content Type) with a default value, and apply that default value to all existing list items?

I need to add a new column to an existing Content Type in Sharepoint 2010. This column requires a default value. How do I apply the new column to the existing Content Type, and apply the default ...
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Only rendering a content field if it has a value

I have a page layout with a field defined like so: <PublishingWebControls:RichImageField FieldName="30809220-9D7B-4124-8672-4DBBCEA8C67D" ...
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ContentType.FieldLinks.Add() issue with hidden and required

I have a feature that does the following in the feature activation Code : Creates a new SiteColumn (Type=Text, Hidden=False and Required =True) Set the french version of the Name (using ...
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Publishing field type names for feature

I'm creating a SharePoint 2010 feature in VS 2010 to add some custom site columns to a site collection via an elements.xml file. I can't seem to find the Type attribute values for the publishing ...
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XSL Transform impacting other Web Parts

I have on my SharePoint page an XSL List View Web Part linked to an XSLT file via the "XSL Link" property. Here is the content of the XSLT: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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What is the best way to provision Content Types and managed metadata columns in SharePoint 2010

What is the best way of provisioning ContentTypes, Columns and Metadata columns in SharePoint. Keeping in mind that we have two approaches of 1) SP object Model and CAML (declarative way). Which ...
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SharePoint 2007: How to track time taken of column value changes?

I'm working in SharePoint 2007 Document Library, where there is a Choice column named Status, with a value of Assigned, In Progress, Closed. I wanted to capture the time taken of document status ...
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Hide a Site Column in NewForm and EditView

I have created a custom site column. I have added this to my custom content type that inherits from the document content type. I wish to hide a field on the edit and new forms. I have the following ...
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Same custom column name in 2 different solutions, 2 different ID guids, yet I get a “Duplicate field 'x' was found” error

So I have two completely different solutions, I'll call them solutionA.wsp and solutionB.wsp and they are being deployed to the same site Both of them contain a site column definition for a column ...
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Missing Property in Advanced Search

In my advanced search properties, I can't find my site column that I have crawled and mapped to a managed property.
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Content type is not creating Parent properly

I am trying to create generic content type creation using following code. // Create a Content Type Information object ContentTypeCreationInformation _customcontenttype = new ...
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site column across collections

What I'm looking for: At root level of collection "A", I have created a site column named "Organization". I'd like this same column to be available over in collections "A1" and "A2", which I consider ...
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Diffferent methods of retreving site column values

I'm wondering if there are any differences between retrieving value of a site column (RichHtmlField) via PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField vs getting its value via Container.DataItem? ...
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Sharepoint 2010 column missing or hidden?

I created several site columns to build multiple lists on a new SP 2010 site. In one of the new lists one of the columns has gone missing and I cannot reference, view, or update entries in the ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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Disable value in dropdown menu after being selected

I have created a library in which i am using the drop down column with some values.These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , C, D, E and ...
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input validation inside page layout

I have field called "program email" and this field is an email and part of page layout. what is the recommended way to validate that field to make sure that it is a valid email format and disable ...
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Populating Drop down on the basis of User Group

I am developing the SharePoint Portal in 2010 where i will be using a Dropdown with values in it. These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , ...
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How to add a Custom Column to a Site programmatically

I'm programmatically creating Site Collections. The only thing I'd like to add to the newly created Site Collection are some Custom Columns that I've added manually in other examples.. The code I'm ...
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Moving site columns and content types between farms

I can't seem to find the codeplex solution that helps export site columns, content types and import back to another sc or farm. Idea is to retain the guid for these. I know create wsp vs project is ...
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Renaming of site column „Enterprise Keywords“ without risk?

I would to rename the site column „Enterprise Keywords“ (that can be added to content types so that users are able to tag items) to “Tags”. This is possible, but my question is: Do you have ...
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Validate if the entered text is number

Is it possible to write column validation to check if the entered text is number? I have a column named Year of type Single line of text. I would like to be able to stop the user if he or she enters ...
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Column appeared to be empty space in Page Layout

Im currently working in SharePoint 2007 Page Layout, I have Site Columns created to be drag and drop into custom page layout via SharePoint Designer 2007. The Site Columns is not required field, if ...
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Set column order in contenttype

I've added some site columns with an xml file and also created my contenttype in the xml. After deploying, a feature creates a lookup to another list (with c# code). How can I set te column order in ...
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Media Field not showing up in Site Column list

I have installed Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise with SP1. I created a new Web Application, and in it a Publishing Site collection. I created a new Content Type and am trying to add a new column of type ...
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Problem with getting SafeImageHtml in CustomItem.xsl of a CQWP

I have a CQWP with the Parameters: Title:{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-0177e6ddd247},Title,Text;| Description:{691b9a4b-512e-4341-b3f1-68914130d5b2},ShortComment,Text;| ...
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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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Aggregating lists based on content type

We've got some lists that we plan to aggregate using a content query web part (CQWP) later, using a custom content type. The content type will be used on numerous sites within a site collection, but ...
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Can fieldrefs in content type definitions change the internal name of a site column?

I have a content type that references a built-in site column like this: <Elements ...> <ContentType ...> <FieldRefs> <!-- a reference to the built-in ...
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Why won't my site column deploy from an elements file?

See Can site columns be deployed in sandboxed solutions? for background on this. I've tried to reproduce the sandboxed feature with a site column as built by Hilton Giesenow shown on How Do I: Create ...
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Can site columns be deployed in sandboxed solutions?

I have created a package in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 which contains a single feature, called "SiteColumns", which link to a single elements file defining a single site column. I have ...
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Contenttype for Documentset, site- and listcolumns

we created programmatically a contenttype for a documentset. In this contenttype are some other contenttypes for documents whic hare only allowed in the documentset-contenttyp. The ...
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change attributes of a site column when using in list definition

i want to know how to change Required Property on site column when it is consumed in a list definition. like i have deployed a site column <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Content field not recognized on Page Layout

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a custom page layout. I have a content type called "Web Part Page" and its parent is "Page" content type. I have several site columns associated with this ...
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How to add a site column to a site content type in a large environment?

How do I add an extra (site) column to a content type on a large environment (~500gb, loads of documents). I've have tried using the UI but that failed halfway the operation due to a time-out. Now ...