I've deleted the Resource column in my calendar list and now, when I have Use this calendar to share member's schedule checked YES, I get an error:

Unable to retrieve 'Resource' field from the current list (Events)

I want to share this calendar, so I need to have that option checked YES, but I'm not sure how to bring back the Resource column. I should have hide it, but I didn't think my page would have blown up like this.

Does anyone know why this happens?

More importantly, is there a way to fix this without wiping out my list?

  • Can you edit the calendar and edit the content type - Add the column and try again? Commented Jan 19, 2015 at 19:18
  • I tried to re-add the Resource column, but it doesn't appear anywhere. When selecting the "Add Existing Site Column" option in Designer, the only resource options are Resource Identifier and Resource Type - neither of which are of the "Resource" type Resource column. Commented Jan 19, 2015 at 19:22
  • Check this dynamics101.com/2013/10/… I believe the Resource field is a lookup to another list. Commented Jan 19, 2015 at 19:26
  • I remember when I looked at it before I axed it that it was classified as a column type "Resource". Of course, this doesn't appear to be a column type you can add. I suppose I need to recreate my calendar list :( Commented Jan 19, 2015 at 20:04

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Add the Reservations content type by clicking Add from existing site content types. Then you should be able to click Use this calendar to share member's schedule?

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