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I want to rename the title column to ItemTitle in sharepoint list. How can i achieve this? I tried the below code:

SPList splist = spWeb.Lists["ListName"];
spWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true;
splist.Fields["Title"].Title = "Item Title";
splist.Fields["Title"].Update();
splist.Update();
spWeb.Update();
spWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = false;

This code i am performing on WebProvisioned event. I want that whenvever the new site is created the title column of the particular list should be renamed to "Item Title".

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Try the following:

var field = splist.Fields[SPBuiltInFieldId.Title];
field.Title = "Item Title";
field.Update();

field = splist.Fields[SPBuiltInFieldId.LinkTitle];
field.Title = "Item Title";
field.Update();

field = splist.Fields[SPBuiltInFieldId.LinkTitleNoMenu];
field.Title = "Item Title";
field.Update();

The Title column has other Calculated columns which are used in Views LinkTitle and LinkTitleNoMenu, you need to update these as well.

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  • Its not working.
    – DRS
    May 20, 2015 at 13:18
  • Actually i have two title column with same display name as "Title". Does the issue is due to this or anything else?
    – DRS
    May 20, 2015 at 13:40
  • Can you check the Internal Name of the columns.. Go to List Settings and click the column, In the URL you will have the Internal Name of the field/column May 20, 2015 at 13:48
  • One is Title1 and one is Title
    – DRS
    May 20, 2015 at 13:50
  • I can change the name of other column but not the Title
    – DRS
    May 20, 2015 at 13:59

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