I have three lists:

  • Events (calendar)
  • Customer1 (custom list from scratch)
  • Customer2 (custom list from template)

When I added the lookup of Customer1's ID and added the associated field "Title," both items were added to the Dispform.aspx and the content type.

However, when I added the lookup to Customer2's ID and added the associated field "Title," only the ID is showing on the Dispform.aspx and the contect type. I can't figure out how to fix this. I've done some searching here and online, but haven't found anything that seems to describe this same issue.

  • Does Customer2's LookUp field point to Events or Customer1? Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 19:11
  • I have the same problem please advice! Urgent! Even when a new lookup column is created the associated fields are not appearing on the list new item Form. I think this is due to the field is not added to the Item content type, how could I add those lookup fields to the content type?
    – user12890
    Commented Nov 8, 2012 at 4:48

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Since you mentioned that the Customer2 list was created from the template. If the list which was saved as a template has any look up columns during the save as template they will break - so In the customer2 list you would have to delete the lookup columns and recreate them again.

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