Represents a field in a list on a SharePoint Foundation Web site.

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Find content types for given column

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spfield.listsfieldusedin.aspx $web = Get-SPWeb http://”sitecollectionurl” $column = $web.Fields[“Column Display Name”] ...
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Update field by code behind

I have an existing list with a text field and records in it. Now I want to change that text field into a calculated field to make it concat two other text fields in the list (possibly by changing the ...
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How do I get values of fields from custom lists?

I have a custom list ("Contacts") as well as a web part with forms. I want to take the custom list fields and map them to the web part form. My problem is getting the values from the custom list. I've ...
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How to have a column contain multiple users

I have a list with various columns. One of those columns is to store users. However, when I use the code configurationListFields.Add("Limit_Access_To", SPFieldType.User); I am only allowed to ...
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Setting the default value for a taxonomy field

I have been creating a load of site columns with powershell from a .csv file. I am now trying to create new taxonomy or metadata field: $spField = ...
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Can the hover/active borders of form fields be customized and/or disabled?

I'm really not crazy about field borders in forms. In InfoPath, you can get rid of the borders, but then the row heights jump in the browser once the form is published to SharePoint. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Adjusting lists limits to recomendations

I have huge list, which has too much fields of same type (e.g., Date and Time fields limit in list is 8, of that type I have way more). If those those limits are exceeded, list item data will be saved ...
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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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remove column from showing up in document properties

Which property in the object model do I use to tell an SPField not to show up in the document properties in Office integration? I tried ShowInEditForm but that didn't work. i want my Status column to ...
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Field's TitleResource.SetValueForUICulture() does not work for the web's default language

I have a site column in my site collection whose title I change / translate with following PowerShell statement: $w = Get-SPWeb "URL to the site collection" $f = ...
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How to get username through REST

I am currently working with a task where you have a SPList in one farm that holds some data that we need to aggregate into a view on another farm. Therefore I am working on a Visual Web Part that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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using calculated field in calculated field

I have field1, field2, field3, calcfield1, calcfield2, complexCalcField1 Calcfield1 and Calcfield2 use field1, field2 and field3 for its values. ComplexCalcField1 uses Calcfield1 and Calcfield2 for ...
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Custom field type - how inherit attributes from base field type

I need to create custom field type which must inherit ATTRIBUTES from inherited field type (e.g. Note). I know how to add custom attribute on my custom type (using fldtypes...xml, custom ascx,...) ...
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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 ...
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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 retrieve custom fields only when using SPListItemCollection?

Hi with following code I am retrieving a DataTable from a List: using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:...")) { using(SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
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How can I set/select a field in the display form?

I'm in a SharePoint Display form and want to do some calculations on the client's side to populate a blank single line of text field. In an edit form, to set and select my value I have something ...
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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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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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get all possible value for lookup field

I've a site column define in choice and with two possibles values. FR NL I'd like to retrieve this two values. i've tested this to get the spfieldlookup but now i'm blocked to get all values: ...
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Retrieving columns created by user not built in columns

I want to retrieve columns in SPList which are created in the UI not the built in columns, I tried with the !field.FromBaseType but it's not working, I tried with the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. its a field of type text. I have a read about doing it with javascript and content editor webbpart, but i want to do it ...
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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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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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ContentType.FieldLinks.Add() issue with hidden and required

I have a feature that does the following in the feature activation Code : Creates a new SiteColumn (Type=Text, Hidden=False and Required =True) Set the french version of the Name (using ...
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Custom Field PropertySchema Type=User

I have a custom field in my SP Project. In my .xml file, I have a propertySchema and a user field inside it. Currently the field does not accept multiple users/groups. How can I change that? I ...
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Problem with visualization SPmenuField in SPGridView

I have created SPGridView and added one SPMenuField as the first column and some BoundFields. Then I added MenuTemplate to the first column. But there are rectangles with white color border (look at ...
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Field required in Content type, but not in my list

I don't know why but when I try to bind a list with my content type, fields having a status to "Required" in my content type are not Required at all in my List. I'm binding the field with this ...
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How to identify if the list field come from web or site col?

I have a following task in sharepoint 2007 to identify if the list fields come from the parent web or site col, this i'm planning to do with a powershell script. So what I want to do is to iterate ...
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How to get rid of a broken SPField? Field is not updatable / deletable

I have a broken field in my site collection that is not updatable / deletable. Every change that I try to make on the field does nothing - the field is in the same state as before. I tried it via UI, ...
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SharePoint OM wont' read item property

I have a list item with one field Classes which is a multiple choice lookup. I want to implement an ASPX page which contains a ListBox which is filled with values from the Classes field. The following ...
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BaseFieldControl in SPControlMode.Display not display correct values

I'm creating my own Display Form based on a view in a webpart. I'm getting the list (Document Library), and view, and then iterating through the fields, and creating a BaseFieldControl and then adding ...
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Changing SPField cause no changes

I try to change an SPField after SPList creation, but I'm not getting any results of that change. using this code: SPField oSPField = oSPList.Fields[new Guid("MyFieldGuid")]; ...
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Custom Field value not visible on a view

I have created a custom field based on SPFieldUrl. What I want, is basically just a normal Url field functionality, but I don't want it to be visible when new item is added to the list (a webpart is ...