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I have a SharePoint 2013 list, in which I have a Dropdown choice field with choice values say 1,2,3 and 4.I have few records in the list with dropdown choice value 4.Now when I change the dropdown choice value from 4 to 5, it should reflect to all the items with value 4.I know it can be done through code, but is there any out of box feature to do that.

Thanks in advance.

  • There is no OOB option to do it, unless the column type is lookup column. – P S Nov 13 '17 at 11:15
  • Create new list and add in source list lookup field from new list. So, when you will change value in new list it will automatically change in source list records – Semushin Dmitrii Nov 13 '17 at 12:10
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You could do this with a SharePoint 2013 workflow (though one could argue this is “code”).

Use the REST API to query the items with the value 4 and update them to 5.

If it were from a lookup list of values you could trigger the workflow to run when a value in the lookup list is changed. But in this case, with a simple choice field, you would run it manually

See this previous answer for details:

Can A Single Workflow Update Multiple Related Items

If you were using Managed Metadata, you could just change the value in the Term Store and they would be updated.

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