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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Better to try to reuse built-in site columns, or create your own?

I'm creating a client content type. One of the properties I want to store for each client is their postcode. I could create my own site column, say Client Postcode. But there's also a site column ...
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Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

I've written a feature that deploys new columns along with a content type containing the columns. The feature is Site scoped and written in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy to SharePoint 2010. When the ...
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How do I hide column name it group heading

If I group by a column in a library or list, the name of the column is displayed prior to the value, i.e., ColumnName:ColumnValue or in my case, Discipline:Civil, Discipline:Electrical etc. how can I ...
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Non-supported field type change

I am having a problem with a custom site column in SP2007, whose field type recently changed. I have defined features for the following artifacts, which are deployed at the site collection scope: A ...
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Content Type Column Removal

I have a few Content Types that inherit from a base Content Type. These are all wrapped up as part of my solution. I wondered, as it is possible to add additional columns to a child Content Type ...
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Lookup site column not saving/storing metadata for Office 2007 documents?

I'm having this issue on several server environments. We have a list at the site collection root. There is a site column created as a multi-value lookup on that list's Title field. This site column ...
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Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature

Why the titles are blank (for example, I go to setting, site columns and select the group. I see all four columns but their title are missing. like, pobox, firstclassdate, deliverytype, carrier) for ...