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Similar questions have been asked before but none of the solutions have worked so far for me.

The list I am working with is part of an add-in so no settings menu is available. I am trying to rename the Title field within the list definition. I have set the display name for the Title, LinkTitle, and LinkTitleNoMenu fields to "Last Name" however nothing is changed on the list - it still displays Title.

<Field ID="{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-0177e6ddd247}" Type="Text" Name="Title" DisplayName="Last Name" Required="TRUE" SourceID="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3" StaticName="Title" MaxLength="255" />
<Field ID="{bc91a437-52e7-49e1-8c4e-4698904b2b6d}" Type="Computed" Name="LinkTitle" DisplayName="Last Name" StaticName="LinkTitle" />
<Field ID="{82642ec8-ef9b-478f-acf9-31f7d45fbc31}" Type="Computed" Name="LinkTitleNoMenu" DisplayName="Last Name" StaticName="LinkTitleNoMenu" />

Can anyone tell me what I might be missing in order to rename the title field?

Thanks in advance.

  • have you tried to close the browser, clear the cache and then try agaon? – Waqas Sarwar MVP Apr 28 '16 at 20:02
  • I just tried that and it unfortunately still displays Title – cmoody4 Apr 28 '16 at 20:12
  • May be try use list GUID to access the list setting page as bellow: yoursitename/_layouts/listedit.aspx?List=<List GUID> If that one doesn't work, you can always use powershell the access that list for configuration. – Shawn Apr 29 '16 at 0:27
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You can give it a try:

<Field ID="{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-0177e6ddd247}"  Type="Text" Name="Title" DisplayName="Renamed Title" Required="FALSE" Hidden="TRUE" ShowInDisplayForm="TRUE" ShowInEditForm="TRUE" ShowInNewForm="TRUE" />
  <Field ID="{82642ec8-ef9b-478f-acf9-31f7d45fbc31}" Type="Computed" DisplayName="Renamed Title" StaticName="LinkTitle" Name="LinkTitle"   />
  <Field ID="{bc91a437-52e7-49e1-8c4e-4698904b2b6d}" Type="Computed" DisplayName="Renamed Title" StaticName="LinkTitleNoMenu" Name="LinkTitleNoMenu"  />

Please verify the GUID with Internal Name of the field.

{bc91a437-52e7-49e1-8c4e-4698904b2b6d} - LinkTitleNoMenu
{82642ec8-ef9b-478f-acf9-31f7d45fbc31} - LinkTitle

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