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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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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The additional field I have added to my Lookup Site Column isn't showing up in my list?

I am using a lookup site column in my LIST2 that also automatically picks up other fields from the original LIST1. I have now added an additional date field from LIST1 to my site column - but it isn't ...
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Access lookup Site column from subsite

Is it possible to create a lookup site column at root site and access it from its subsite? I created it using site column template at root site and it was accessible at root site when added it to a ...
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Order of Items in a single feature

Can we set order for items in a single feature? I was trying to create a site column of type lookup for which the lookup-list should be created first after that only we can create the column. In my ...
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Setup a custom content type and set 'Expires' field mandatory but actually not

We have created a custom content type "SpecialAnnouncement" which is inherit from OOTB content type "Announcement". In the "SpecialAnnouncement" we change "Expires" (date field) from optional to ...
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DateTime field display diffrent values when editing and when viewing

We have an Office 365 2013 Business Premium subscription and are using Sharepoint online as our Intranet solution. Our problem seems related to DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem The ...
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What are the available approaches to programmatically create site columns and content types in SharePoint 2013?

I want to create some site columns and content types programmatically, since I need to create some site columns with the same display name as existing columns, and this can not be done using the CA UI....
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Best way to deploy new custom columns, contentype, and list instances?

I created in Visual Studio some new custom columns, these custom columns are inside my custom contenttype. I created a new list instance which is using this custom contenttype. What is the best way ...
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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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Creating a site column of type Choice using Powershell script gives error

I have written a powershell script to create site columns in the site. I am able to create site columns of type text and number but when I try creating columns of type Choice I get error. The ...
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Can i create 2 site columns that have the same name

I need to create 2 drop-down lists site columns named security, but which contain different choices. one drop-down is used for manager sub site, while the other is used in staff sub site. now seems ...
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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Changing the content type for a list will keep the old content type's columns inside the list

I have created a new Issue tracking list inside my Team site inside SP2013. then i removed the Issue content type from the list and i added the Event content type instead. but currently the list ...
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Site Column,Site Content Type,List Content Type issue in SP 2013

In my Site Collection, I am facing a strange issue. I have custom Site Content Types, Site Columns created and these Site Columns were associated with Site Content Types. After creation of Document ...
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why a hidden column will be set as optional if i change its defualt value [duplicate]

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand . Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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Which site column type can held a list of external users

I am facing the following 2 problems inside my team site, and I can not find a suitable column type that can satisfy my requirements :- I need to create a site column which contain a list of ...
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Remove site column that's associated with content type in site collection using PowerShell

I want to delete a site column using PowerShell, which is associated with my custom content types that are defined in my SharePoint 2013 site collection.When I removed the content type association ...
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Which approach to follow if I want to modify the built-in Issue Status Choices?

I have created an issue tracking tool, which come with built-in “Issue Status” field with the following built-in choices ; Active , Resolved & closed. Now I want to have different choices (open, ...
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How to set different columns for document set than the files within it?

When adding a document set I want it to require: owner & project type. Inside the document set each file within it requires: file type (owner & project type are already shared), but not on ...
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Custom Content Type as List Column

Is it possible to create a custom list column whose type is a custom content type? Not just a column from that content type, but the whole item itself, or even a list of that content type? My goal ...
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Site Column in Content Type Hub is not visible in subscriber site collection

I have created Site Column say "mycolumn" in my Content Type Hub and associated a content type -say myCT - and this content type is published and ran the 2 timer jobs.Though the content type is ...
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Internal column name from Resource file

I have created a resource file to store project site column names and display names. What I find odd is that when the column is created the internal name remains $Resources:Boris.SP.Abl.SiteColumns,...
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Modifying a site column at the list level versus creating new site columns

I have the following questions on when/why to use these approaches:- To create a new site column Or to use the same site column, but modify it at the list level. I have these business case ...
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Change column width in SharePoint 2013 Content is disabled!

I want to change column width, and I use this script like in answer: Adjust column width in sharepoint 2013 It helps, but every time I click this site or refresh it, I've got attention message: ...
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managing the relationship between Parent and its child content type

I am a bit confused about the relation between Parent and child content type. Now I want to create a new content type that have the Issue as its parent content type. So how I should be managing the ...
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Site column definitions displaying resource keys instead of values

I wrote a Boris.SP.Abl.SiteColumns.sr-Latin-RS.resx resource file for a SharePoint 2013 farm solution project. I followed the tips from here to ensure that the resource is deployed to both %15hive%/...
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Limit dropdown options when the lookup column is a site column and has more values than are relevant

I have a list of projects on my parent site with two columns: ` Project Category I would like to use Project as a site column that looks up values from the aforementioned list so I can maintain a ...
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How can I update a Site Column with the content of an array with javascript CSOM?

I'm relative new to Sharepoint 2013, I'm trying to update the content of a Site column with the content of an array, I can retrieve and visualize the content of my site column, the user is able to ...
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Site column validation - not allow to use slash / backslash / questionmark / \?

Got a script that creates new site collection based on a template (clone site collection). Problem is that some users type in slash / backslash in the title site column, that makes the url wrong. ...
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List does not exist.The page you selected contains a list that does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have a list view web part in a site page. The view has two site columns. I am getting this error when I access the site page: Site Page Error Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot ...
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Column limits for SP Software boundaries explained

In page https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx#Column , I cannot understand the rows description, particular Maximum value, Limit type and Size per column. If possible I would ...
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SharePoint 2010 Resource Calendar Column Problem

I have 2 calendars on the same site: A production calendar and a test calendar. The test calendar was created to demonstrate the resource reservation system, and works as desired. However, when ...
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Site Columns & Content Types Missing during VS Development

Just getting into SharePoint development however we're encountering an issue following nearly every tutorial! Site Columns & Content Types do not seem to appear in SharePoint after Deploying an ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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Add columns to existing libraries in SharePoint 2010 using Powershell

I need to add five new columns to existing SharePoint 2010 libraries using powershell. I am using below script: $ver = $host | select version if($Ver.version.major -gt 1) {$Host.Runspace....
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Content Type in share Point 2013

How to create content type and attach that content type to list?What happens when I delete the particular content type?
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Upgrade existing Site Column in SharePoint-hosted app

My Scenario: I have a SharePoint-hosted app with several Lists, Content Types and Site Columns. Now I would like to add some new choices to an existing Site Column (Choice Field). The Problem: When ...
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Exception while retrieving all available Site-Columns Sharepoint Client Model [duplicate]

I'm trying to retrieve all available site-columns from my sharepoint site. This is what I do: ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteURL); clientContext.Credentials = websService....
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Create a site-column of type user, multichoice and multiuser using Sharepoint Client Object Model

I'm trying to create site-columns with following types: Text, Note, Number, Choice, User, MultiUser, MultiChoice I've implemented it for all the types except for User, MultiChoice and MultiUser. Can'...
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More than one showFields in lookup column

When we create lookup column OOTB, there is option "Add a column to show each of this additional fields", so that we can have more than one show fields in list for that lookup. But how to do same ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Enable Rich Text in a Site Workflow Initiation Form for a Multiple Line Column w/o InfoPath?

I've created a site workflow that users manually start and that collects data through an initiation form, which then passes the data to a Word document in a library. The initiation form uses site ...
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Can you merge Managed Metadata Columns in a list?

I have a two managed metadata site columns (I'm taking the Folksonomy approach). The first site column is called Presenters and contains names of individuals. The second site column is called Job ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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Linq to SharePoint queries broken after converting columns to content types

We're working on a project that uses Linq to SharePoint. The list had several columns. After using SPMetal to make the class, it was imported into Visual Studio to access the data context. The Linq ...
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Adding new site columns to my List, will result in having their Source field as blank inside the content type

I have added an Issue tracking list to my SharePoint team site 2013. Then I wanted to add 5 extra columns to my list . So I did the following:- I went to site settings. Then I added 5 new site ...
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Site columns - What to do when a site columns can apply to different roles

Let's say that we have two site columns, named Department. This column will be used in one content type as an recipient and in another content type as sender. What is more the best practise? To have ...
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Hide and Re-order columns inside a new Content type will not have any effect on the Create & Edit forms for the List

I did the follow:- I added a new Content type, and I specify to have “Issue” content type as its parent. Then I added 5 site columns, and I added them to the new Content Type.so the new content type ...