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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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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How to remove empty columns from homepage?

I have added a three column layout to my homepage. How can I remove them? I can only see how to remove contents, but not the columns itself?
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Copying columns to a new list

I currently have a list that is reaching 40k threshold, so i want to create a new list so it can break it up by area (Central, Midstate, Western). I am going to create few more lists and move the data ...
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The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I am trying to update a site column on my content. When I save the changes, I get the error "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." When I searched the issue, I found ...
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Deleting site column from list content type and site content type

If we delete site column from list content type then will it delete from site content type?
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How to store IP Address and very large int account numbers in list? What types are best

I'm making a list and need to store IP Addresses and Account Numbers. Basically the text or single line of text variable looks best at the moment however I am wondering if anyone else knows a better ...
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Changing list column to a choice

I have a list populated with content type ("TypeA") with a column (site column "ColB") that originally was a single line of text. I needed to change the column to a choice instead of a single line of ...
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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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The column name that you entered is already in use or reserved

I create a column, then I deleted this column. After that I create column with same name again and show me this message. How to solve this problem ? Thank you previously..
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How to rename the column Item Child Count in a list (SharePoint)

I have a document library with an OOTB column called Item Child Count. Is there anyway I can change the name of this column? Or at least create an alias?
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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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How To Hide List Column in SharePoint 2010

how can i hide this column as hidden option is greyed out(not available).
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How to clone columns in lists in SP 2013?

I have a list, where I want to have a lot of columns with different name but identical type. The type shall be "choice" whith some predefined choices. Edit: detailed explanation of my goal: I need ...
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Site column does not exist in SPFieldCollection.SPWeb.Fields

Could please someone explain to me why does the following happen?: I have a simple text-type Site column that I'm trying to deploy as a part of a feature with a "Site" scope. The column is deployed ...
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What is the proper way to enable tagging to all documents in a site collection

I am using SP2013 on-premise. In order to enhance search experience, I want to enable tagging for all documents. In Site settings -> Site Content Type, I open Document. Then I "add column to existing ...
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How will be KQL query returned all the library columns, site columns and their values?

How will be KQL query returned all the library columns, sitecolumns and their values ? Just like the REST-API retrieve all field values of a specific list item by /_api/web/lists(guid)/items(id)?$...
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Yes/No Column default value not set

I have a yes/no column with a default value of No. This column is defined at the site collection level and is first included in a content type which is the parent content type of several others. ...
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Column Summary Links don't work

i need to insert multiple links in my list item and i have seen that exists a type of site column named "Summary Links". This column works in edit, allowing me to add multiple links and groups. the ...
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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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Inserting a content type column into a sharepoint library or document set

I have a document library with several documents within it. The documents are of various content types. My question is i'd like to configure a view of the library where i can see which content type ...
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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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How to delete taxonomy field?

I usually use SharePoint Manager 2013 in order to delete taxonomy fields, so I can delete the hidden note field along with it, i.e. a field called Organization and Organization_0. In my production ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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Restrict HTML Site Column

Is it possible to restrict a Site Column in following ways: Limit HTML to just use following tags: <p>, <a>, <ul>, <ol>, <b>, <i> (or <strong> and <em&...
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Count of documents based on site column content across multiple site collections?

I have a requirement for a dashboard and wondering how to implement in best possible way. I guess CSOM + REST is the only option Requirement: Have multiple site collections with one Document ...
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How to create a custom decimal format field in Sharepoint

I want to create a custom decimal format field in Sharepoint with structure #####.#####. Example: If you enter 1.05 this field will return 00001.05000
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SP2013: Site columns: lookup to custom list, or select list?

I'm looking for some advice on whether to implement a custom site column as a lookup to a custom list, or a simple drop down? What are the pros and cons of each? Which method better serves for data ...
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List content type is missing site columns from the site content type

I followed these steps in creating this list. I've been successful using this method in other lists on this site. Create any new site columns needed. Create the site content type. Add the site ...
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Set list column content type based on condition

I am trying to create a column that will display a person or group content type (with active presence displayed) for all Active Directory users and/or a single line of text for all inactive users no ...
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Where do the workflow title columns available to a list view reside?

When I create a SharePoint designer workflow it adds a column with the title of the workflow to the default view on the list that displays it's status, i.e. In Progress or Completed. My question is, ...
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New Column added programmatically to Content Type in Hub not propagating to the List in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi Tenant environment. I have a Content Type Hub, a Root Site and a Document Center in addition to a Tenant Admin site in every tenant. I have a Custom Visual Studio ...
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How to delete a corrupted Site Column

Field type {field name} is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field. According to most of the documentation out there, the only possible way to delete this column is ...
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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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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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Best approach to remove the title field from my issue tracking list

I want to add an issue tracking list, which have the following custom columns:- Book Name Book Description Book Author published date Publish status. now to achieve this i did the following steps:-...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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Lookup doesn't work on field that has taxonomy field

Is there any reason why lookup field in one list would stop working when taxonomy field is added to other list that lookup is referenced to? Before adding the taxonomy field lookup was working just ...
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Manage Site Columns, Content Types and WSPs

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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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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Calculated field based on a field in another list

I would like to create a calculated field which requires a digit. This digit must be between a Max and Min value which are two ListItems in another list. How can I create a formula for this calucated ...
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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 to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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How does sharepoint deal with the column internal names as defined inside the site level Vs. as defined inside the list level

I want to move my lists items from one list "SourceList" to another List "Destinationist", so i write the following script:- $web = get-spweb "http://*****/teamsites/SoftwareDevelopment/" $list = $...
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Column 'TaskDueDate' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user

I have the following Power-Shell script to copy an item from one list named "Action" to another list named "Risk Issue":- $web = get-spweb "http://***/businessfunctions/UserSupportDelivery/" $list = $...
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why the Issue tracking list has its Description field's internal name as “Comment”

I have added an Issue tracking list inside my team site collection. and when i checked its built-in fields, i have noted that the Description field internal name is "comment" instead of being "...
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Termstore invalid GUID after migrating

A site has been migrated from one environment to another. Some of the site columns in the site which have terms to select from the term store, are displaying as red. I am thinking that is due to ...
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Best practice for deploying Site Columns and Content Type

What is the best practice for creating a site column or content type in SharePoint 2013? Is it still recommended to use farm solutions? I was hoping we could do something with the new app model, but ...
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Propogate changes to Description site column in Event content type

I'm trying to change the Description column in the default Event content type to plain text. I can save the change, but it doesn't propagate down to our lists that use the content type. Does this ...
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Mixing aspx pages and files in a document library

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that currently has a document library of files (.docx, .xlsx, etc.). The files are given metadata like category and tags to feed into the site's ...