If I use QuickEdit in a document library, some of the custom columns seem to be empty. In fact, they already contain values.

  • Is this a known bug?
  • Does anybody have an idea, what could be the problem?

THis is a very serious and annoying problem as it makes it quite impossible to change the metadata for a large number of documents at once!


1) QuickEdit view: Column "DocumentLanguage" is empty! enter image description here 2) Normal view: but the values are there! enter image description here

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finally it turned out, that the following caused the problem:

the structure of the site collection its contained libraries was created semi-automatically by Windows PowerShell scripts and some settings were not set correctly and lead to that problem

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