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adding link to SummaryLink field using Powershell not working

I have created a Summary Link field and added it to a page layout and created a page based on this page layout. I have tried to add links to the summary link using powershell but the links do not ...
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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Determining wether SPContentType and SPField are created by user or not

I am doing a migration tool (web part) that copies a site collection from point a to point b. Everything works so far, but currently only custom lists are copied to point b. Now I need a way to ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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error when saving custom user field in a custom Page Layout

I have created a custom user field as follows <Field ID="{9B49F1A5-7FFB-400B-9B0E-0FC4D6C1417C}" Name="AMtalatFieldEditors" DisplayName="My Editors" Type="UserMulti" Mult="TRUE" ...
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find out which page is not published in Pages list

I have a publishing site and about 20 pages in Pages list. When you check out one page the icon is changed and you detect that that page is checked out. However when there is a unpublished page it is ...
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Saving values of multiple TextFields in one SPField

I've written a custom SPField which extends SPFieldText. This Field allows the admin to create a column with a cloze-text, where a user has to fill the missing words. The admin marks the positions for ...
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Hide Field on Specific SPListItems

I am trying to figure out if I can hide/show a field for specific list items using the SP object model. I am aware that you can set the SPField.Hidden property however it appears as though this does ...
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Disappear background in HTML Field

I created HTML field in SharePoint 2010 <Field ID="{3E83492C-0420-473E-AB65-E4355535AFD0}" Name="MyField" StaticName="MyField" DisplayName="My Field" Type="HTML" Required="FALSE" RichText="TRUE" ...
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adding alert on a Date Field

I have a custom list containing Expire date field. I would like to get an alert (email) 30 days before the expire date for all items in the list. what is the best solution for that?
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Which field type can I use for more than 255 characters?

I try to create a new field programmatically. See code below. This type of field has a maximum of 255 characters. I would like to have more characters, like the page-content field. Which type do I ...
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Adding SPFieldLookup to specific content types in Custom List

I have a custom list that contains a number of custom content types. When a web is provisioned this custom list is provisioned. In addition to custom list is an Asset Library which is will serve ...
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Field level permission development

I am aware that there already are some questions regarding on how to implement field level permissions customization in SharePoint, such as: SP 2010: column permission Permissions for List or ...
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Copy list item field value to newly created custom column

I have the necessity to switch from using a default field to using a custom one in a number of list. I have also to "copy" the value contained in the old to-be-deleted column to the new created one. ...
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How can I make sure that if linebreaks is inserted inside a multiline textbox it gets displayed like it

I have a field that looks like this in my schema: <Field ID="{7662cd2c-f069-4dba-9e35-082cf976e170}" Type="Note" RestrictedMode="TRUE" NumLines="15" Name="Body" ...
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JavaScript function in URL field value

Is it possible to set the value for the URL field so that when clicked it runs a JavaScript function? I have created a field which stores links to files in SharePoint, but when clicked, the file is ...
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Editing SPFieldMultiColumn and saving updated value

I can get a reference to my SPFieldMultiColumn var documentLinkFieldValue = listItems[i]["DocumentLink"] as SPFieldMultiColumnValue; var oField = listItems[i].Fields["Document Link"] as ...
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Is it actually possible to instantiate SPField?

I want to create a custom List programmatically from scratch: First I add: Guid listID = web.Lists.Add(title, description, SPListTemplateType.GenericList); list = web.Lists[listID]; Then I want to ...
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Retrieve reference for list from Lookupfield

I have a sharepoint 2007 and in a document library eventhandler: in ItemUpdating, i would like to be able to retrieve the value by id's from lookupfield. So with other words i have to get the ...
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ItemAdding in document library

I have an issue with setting the field in item updating event in document library with SharePoint 2007. I have following situation, I have a document library, and when i add a document based on one ...
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Changing enterprise keywords column title programatically

I'm trying to rename an enterprise keywords column in a specific list of a subsite. In a Feature Activated event receiver i tried to set the column's display name by setting its title using the ...
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How to display and get the value chosen in an User field?

I'm very new at Sharepoint and I faced to a trick issue. Here is the situation : in an .aspx.cs file, I've created an EventHandler called btnValidate_Click, raised on a click on a button. In this ...
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Dates and times in Properties vs Fields

I'm trying to roll my own archiver for SharePoint. I always try to let the underlying object serialize itself. Only when it fails do I try to use .ToString(). Anyway, while inspecting the Properties ...
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Set SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowInstanceID value

I start worklfow programmaticaly on SPListItem (custom ContentType). When i try to save all fields but "WorkflowInstanceID", its ok. But, item[SPBuiltInFieldId.WorkflowInstanceID] = ...
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External lists: Field GUIDs always empty?

I want to turn an external list into a DataTable using the ID/GUID values of external list's Fields as the DataTable column names; however, I've noticed for the external list I'm using, all of the ...
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How to programatically tell if a field is a taxonomy / managed metadata field?

I am going after SPList.fields and getting the collection of fields... I would like to eventually return only the fields that are managed meta data. Any ideas on how I can do this?
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How to Disabling SharePoint TextField Control Programmatically?

I'm developing a user control containing textfields bound to my list SPListFields and I'm using this user control twice with two different modes ( Edit or New). In my Edit mode I want to disable a ...
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Find a specific field on a site and the set it to “Required” in a EventReciever

I have created a EventReciever that will be activated when a site gets created. This site have a announcement webpart. When they click on "add announcement", newform.aspx pops up as a dialog and there ...
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How to retrieve Users and Groups seperately from a “Person or Group” column via C# code?

I have a field in the discussion list, which allows the initiator of the discussion to specify the people to share the discussion with. This field is typed as 'Person or Group' that allows selection ...
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How to set a UserMulti field via a UserField Control?

I have a list similar to the usual Tasks Sharepoint List and I introduced the field assigned to as a multi user field like this (I have read somewhere that with Mult option should always be set to ...
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RichTextField vs NoteField class

I'm about to create a field called details so I was thinking to make it a NoteField then I discoverd RichTextField. And I found out that RichTextField inherits from NoteField which is a text box for ...
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Using PowerShell how do I change the column ordering for a SharePoint List

Been trying to search for the answer to this, what I need to do is re-order the fields of a SharePoint list and propagate that change down to 300+ sites (should have used a content type, but oh well) ...
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SPListItem.Update Not working

So I have this really simple function which updates a couple of fields on two different lists (one is a document library) The thing is on the document library does not updates any of the fields I need ...
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Programatically add SPFieldChoice (with Choices) to List

I have a list that I want to add a choice field to programatically. I also want to specify the choices. Here is the code: var fieldChoice = (SPFieldChoice)list.Fields.CreateNewField("Choice", ...
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SPField not visible on default view when SPList created programatically

I'm creating an SPList item programatically. Everything goes fine, I add a list, I add spfields to it. SPList list = (SPList)oWeb.Lists[listName]; SPField libraryNameField = new ...
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How to update field name for a list?

I am creating custom lists(fields,CT,List Def and list Instance) A and B with visual studio. I have site column called "Status" i have used those column name in ListA and ListB. Suddenly i need to ...
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Using the ItemAdding EventReceiver to update multiple fields based on values from one field

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 SPfield of type SPFieldMultiColumn. The data in this column is stored in a delimited string, which is parsed and rendered in a readable format in most areas (list view, ...
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What's A Field Group?

I need to create a field programatically, but the field has a required "Group" property. What is this property? What does it do/change? and what's a sensible value? MSDN as usual, failed to enlighten ...
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Sharepoint how to add field to list where field with such name already exists?

I have sharepoint list 'Events' with field Location. I am trying to add from web existing field with same internal name from other package. var fields = contentType.ParentWeb.Fields; SPField ...
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owner field value disappears when coping document to another SC

On RootWeb of both site collections I have created same User field (owner). I mean same user field becuase I used same ID (GUID), name and everything. Then I add the field to a content Type and add ...
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difference between item[] and item.fields[]

I want to retrieve let's say the title field of my item so what's the différence between doing these acces methods : SPList myList = properties.List; string mytitle1 = ...
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SPFieldCollection TryGetFieldByStaticName bug?

I had expected that if TryGetFieldByStaticName succeeds and returns a value, there would be an SPField in the item that has a static name equal to what I used in the TryGet... call, but no? I.e. can ...
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add field directly to a Document library or via a Content Type

What is differents between adding a field (Site column) directly to a document library or via adding the field to a content type and then add this content type to the list? Because fields directly ...
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New SPField shows in the view of my SPList but doesn't appear in any forms (edit, new)

I add a new column to a SharePoint list (the list is built on a content type) like this: SPField textfield = list.Fields.CreateNewField(SPFieldType.Text.ToString(), "new column"); ...
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Why does the ReadOnlyField hide the field in forms?

I have a field that I want to make not editable for the users. It's a field of type Text. I have read about doing it with javascript and content editor webbpart, but I want to do it programmatically ...
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full name of the user in a User Field

I have a list which among other fields contains a user field, shows domain\username. Is there a way to show full name of the user in a User field?
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Modifying XSL for multi lookup field

I'm trying to create custom XSLT for a multi lookup field, based on this article. When changing disable-output-escaping to yes I can see the html I want to modyify: <a ...
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What is a good way to determine via server object model if a field supports multiple values?

When looking at an SPField object, how can I tell if it supports multiple values? I.e. a Choice field that is displayed using Checkboxes, a Managed Metadata field that allows multiple values, Person ...
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Try Get Field with client object model without error

Question regarding the client object model. I wrote some client script for a procedure, but i don't know, how can I determine if the list or item has the field available or not? For example: ...
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How can I add Custom Field settings to all OOB Field types?

I need to add a custom "Check Box" property to all existing OOB SharePoint column types. This should appear in the Additional Column Settings section for any column type created; this property will be ...