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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HELP - Need to restore the Event Content Type in SP 2013

Hoping someone can help...accidentally deleted the "Start Date" and "End Date" site columns and screwed up the Event Content Type. Can it be restored?
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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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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 ...
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Site Column Default value not displaying

In my Sharepoint site I have lots of lists all containing a site Column "Action to be taken". This is a choice for the user and I have selected the default value "1. Not Checked Yet", however this ...
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How to delete a corrupted Site Column

How many of you have encountered this error? 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, ...
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Problem: Publishing image column shows URL of image

we have created a site column via powershell: $siteField=$spWeb.Fields["Floor Plan"] if(! $siteField) { Write-Output "Create new site level column Floor Plan of type - Image with formatting and ...
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What do call your term set when LOCATION is already being used OOTB

I've read that it's not advised to rename OOTB site columns. I'm interested to hear thoughts on the LOCATION column. It's a single line of text and gives maximum flexibility for the user to type in ...
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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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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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How to add a Site column of type “Managed Metadata”to a SharePoint 2010 List with c#

I would like to know if is that possible to add a Site column of type "Managed Metadata" to a SharePoint 2010 List with c# Thanks a lot for your help Regards, Arioule
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Unable to add “Approval status” site column to my page layout

I am working on a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. now i want to modify my enterpriseWiki.aspx page layout using SharePoint designer, to add the site column named ...
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Is there a way to auto create columns from Managed Meta Data?

I am very new SharePoint 2013. I am currently creating different term groups that I will be using in my library? After I complete my term group, I have to create a site column for it. Is there a way ...
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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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Please explain the Field Element Aggregation attribute

I am not quite understanding the use of the Field Element attribute 'Aggregation'. The Field Element : Defines the internal data types used in the list infrastructure of a SharePoint Web site. The ...
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Automatically add site coulmn

I have added a metadata site column, and some content types to the default 'Pages' library in my sharepoint site. How can I have sharepoint automatically add this site column and the content types ...
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Propagate Site Column Changes to Pages

Is there a way to change a SharePoint Image site column to enable the use of RichText, and then propagate that change across all sites of the site collection? The issue I am experiencing is that ...
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Editing site columns then they disappear, where do I find them?

I have an InfoPath 2010 form that I have published to a SharePoint library. Users fill out this form and it goes through workflows from library to library and finally to a closed library. In that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Reading the attribute of a custom SharePoint column

In my SP project, I created a custom Site Column (just plain text type), with one Custom Setting option (FieldEditorUserControl, also a text). What I want to achieve is, when I have a custom list ...
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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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Site column data not lost if site column is deleted: Is this safe?

We have created a site column (from site settings page) of type: Image with formatting and constraints for publishing: Name --> Plans. We then created a custom list --> add existing site column --> ...
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Repeated Column Definitions when developing List Template

I am using Visual Studio to create a state workflow. As part of my solution I am creating a custom Document Library template. The template includes the required custom content type and some custom ...
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Multiple references to same sitecolumn in a content type

I have a content page with well defined placeholders (10 of them). I want to control the HTML that sorrounds them, so I have to use 10 instances of them. Do I have to create 10 different site ...
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Managed Property name from site column name

Is there a function of SharePoint API that gets as input a name of a site column and returns the name of the corresponding ManagedProperty?
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Need way to keep historical data in lists that uses site column

Just want to preface this with I am just a site curator. I do not have SharePoint admin rights but can pass suggestions on to the admins. I created a site column "Sales Person Names" that is ...
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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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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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Issue Content Type added to list creates duplicated columns

I have created a site contnet type based on Issue Content Type and it contains several extra columns. Now I want to create lists based on this content type. I created an Issue tracking list and added ...
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How to bring dynamic form/item fields into notification emails?

I've created a simple item list for maintenance requests at work. New items can only be of an item content type I created for it. All the fields in the form are custom site columns. It's all very ...
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Could not send emails to users defined inside a custom site column, using List workflow

I have created a simple workflow using SharePoint designer, with the following settings:- Start workflow when an item is created or changes:- To send email to the “Assigned to Approvals”. ...
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Required field in custom content type not required in custom list instance

I have an issue with a custom SharePoint 2013 solution. Among other components, it consists of: a feature with several custom fields with different types, some of which are taxonomy fields, a ...
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New Site Column is not being displayed insdie Sharepoint Designer Toolbox

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection. and i added a new site column of type managed metadata. then i opned the sharePoint designer , but i can not find the new site column inside the ...
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Adding central site column to a list with JavaScript in SP 2013

I'm managing a site where several users (owners) can set up new websites. But there are some areas that they always have to change that I cannot apply to the template. So I programmed a small code ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 WorkFlow is not able to read all the column values

So quick run through of what is going on so far and the environment set in place. Number of Environments: 2 Environment Details: Dev: One front end server, One App Server, One SQL Server, ...
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Documentation of Site Columns in SharePoint 2013 missing Types and other Fields

As in my previous Questions I am still working on Site Columns and Content Types in SharePoint 2013. I thought, that the official documentation on MSDN is complete but I miss several points. First ...
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Get the data from check box in edit page when in published page

<div data-name="EditModePanelShowInEdit"> <!--CS: Start Edit Mode Panel Snippet--> <!--SPM:<%@Register Tagprefix="Publishing" ...
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Add filepath or folder name column to Sharepoint 2013 view

Morning- I have a library with about 600 folders in it. Incoming documents are placed into individual folders one by one. I have created a custom column called "Done", with two values: "Done", and ...
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Changing Field Type of a column

Is it possible to change Field Type of a column from TaxonomyField to Single Line of Text? It is a SharePoint online solution.
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Where can I find documentation for the Existing Site Columns available in Sharepoint 2010?

The content in my team's Sharepoint 2010 site collection has reached that critical mass where we need an enforceable method of organization and life cycle management. I read in several blogs that ...
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site columns not showing up in the custom page layout

I created a custom page layout in which I attached a content type which contains 3 fields (site columns). I deployed the solution in my dev environment and it works fine. I can see the fields, but ...
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Editing Site Content Column Type - saving column with same name creates problems

I have a Site Column called Department Chair that is used in a Site Content Type called Grant Application. In turn, that Site Content Type is used in a library called Applications. Initially, I set ...
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Columns not added to the sharepoint deployed list

I used vs2013 to create a list with name "Committees" and added columns to it within visual studio environment and added both to the same feature, after deployment and deactivate the feature and ...
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Why would a content type column not show up in library settings?

Background I have a content type (CT2) with 7 site columns. CT2 inherits from CT1 which has 3 columns. We are using CT2 in several document libraries. In one document library The columns for ...
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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, ...