I need sharepoint online column to accept only alphabets. It should not contain any numeric or special values.

  • Have you checked PreSaveAction? Can you add script editor webpart?
    – Salah
    May 10, 2019 at 14:34
  • Yes, but (a)could find the save button to apply that code on to my list so i clicked on web part properties and then applied it. (b) it does not work because when i open the list, the webpart appears on top of the list with code written in it. May 10, 2019 at 16:21

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Use SharePoint Column Validation.

Edit the column and paste below formula in Column Validation Formula. You could even write the custom error message:

  • Yes, this is the exact same formula I used to make it work. May 12, 2019 at 15:45

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