Questions tagged [choice-field]

A field which gives the user a choice of two or more options, in the form of radio buttons or check boxes.

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Formulating select statement in Flow within foreach loop

I fail using a select statement within a foreach loop of a flow. The foreach loop is meant to iterate through a list of items retrieved from a SharePoint list. The get-items-operation is already ...
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Simple SharePoint Flow to Send Email Issues

I am at a loss of 4+ hours trying to understand why this flow will not work. I have SharePoint Library with a Yes/No choice column for whether a file Needs Updating that I want to trigger an email. ...
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Different display value from real value

Is it possible to have a different display value from the actual value of the field ? I would like to have a choice field with category codes and the actual category but only the code must show up ...
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SharePoint REST API Get Choice Dropdown Index

I have a dropdown with 5 string values. I can use following request to get string values of the dropdown for every list item: https://someurl/sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('mylist')/items(...
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Number formatting

I have a two choice columns that display same three choices: 0, 3, 9 Column 1 has a value of 9 Column 2 has a value of 3 I want to add 9 and 3 on a new column. Something so simple is giving me issues? ...
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Hide particular choice option

I have a SharePoint list which has a choice filed. Choices are A, B, C. Is there anyway I can hide B from the users. I don't want to delete the B option I just want to hide it from users. Regards
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SharePoint List Drop Down only to display choices not already in SharePoint list

My SharePoint list is connected to Power Apps . I am trying to create a way to check out equipment by SN. I have placed the SNs in a Choices Column and put the SNs. This has allowed the user to see ...
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Updating Choice column's available values in Library settings automatically

In SharePoint Online, I have a choice column with "Check box" type and Fill-in choices allowed. When the user enters a Fill-in choice, it should be automatically updated to the choice column ...
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PowerShell PnP sort SharePoint choice column

We are using this below script to add new values to our choice column, but need the option to sort the SharePoint list column choice values ascending. There are over 150 values, and just putting new ...
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addSPLookupFieldXML within JSON template

Ok I am running into issues for creating a choice field within a document library. I cannot get the addSPLookupFieldXML to work properly within the JSON template. Any ideas on what I am doing wrong? ...
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Some columns in SharePoint Online do not have Column Formatting available

Why do I not have an option to format columns? Other lists on the same site do.
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InfoPath 2010 from dropdown list not showing choices when conditional formatting rule applied

Another "driving me crazy" I add a dropdown list box to my infopath form publishing to SharePoint 2013 list. I add a formatting rule to highlight field. Works fine in preview, when I publish to ...
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REST API get choice values from column in ascending

We are using this URI: /_api/web/lists/getByTitle('MyListName')/fields/getbytitle('MyColumn') to get the choice values from the column. I need to pull them into an array alphabetically, but the $...
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Add a new choice option to a choice field with write-in using REST without erasing existing options

When a folder is created in a library I would like the Name of the folder to populate a choice field. I would like to use REST in Power Automate to add a choice to a choice column with write-in ...
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SharePoint 2013 JQuery: Set text field to choice field selection and prepend with timestamp

I need Jquery to set a text field to the selection made in a choice field and add a date time stamp . Example 1: Choice1: selected option = Blue Result in TextField: mm/dd/yyyy: Choice1 changed to ...
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After creating the first list with choice fields I cannot lookup those fields - how do I keep data integrity and still link?

I have seen older answers that I can have a calculated field for the lookup but that seems silly and redundant. I have 3 choice fields I would have to do that for for 100s of records. Is that really ...
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SharePoint column limits. Choice column

Could you please explain me about SharePoint Column limits. I read several articles about limitation of choice column. For example here and here. From MS Article: Choice field maximum value : 255 &...
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I am trying to make a value limited RSVP System

I have been tasked with creating a list in SharePoint to let users pick one of three training sessions. Each training session must be limited to 50 users. I've been leaning towards a list with a ...
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Arrange Checkbox and Radio button from vertical to horizontal alignment on new form on SharePoint online list

We have multiple checkbox & radio buttons columns on our SharePoint online list form. We want to change the display of all checkbox & radio button horizontally. We tried below script, but ...
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Unable to retrieve data from multi-select “Choice” SharePoint control using listdata.svc

I'm able to connect to a SharePoint 2019 list using the listdata.svc service. Problem is, if the control for a column is of the "Choice" variety, with multiple selections allowed, the data stored in ...
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Sharepoint lists showing a blank option in all choice fields

The choice field adds a blank option in all my sharepoint lists. How do I remove this? the column settings does not have a blank option.
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How to insert data into a SharePoint multi-select field?

I have a form that has a few multi-select choice fields. When I try to add an item, I get an unusual error below. I am using the Vue.js framework. "value: "A node of type 'StartArray' was read ...
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How do I remove a blank checkbox option for a multiple choice column?

How do I remove a blank checkbox option for a multiple choice column type that allows multiple items to be selected? I am using SP Online. I created a list, with a multiple choice column type, with 3 ...
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Use PowerApps If command to manage the text of a label

I'm trying to achieve something easy but I'm new to PowerApps and is way different than InfoPath. I want to configure a text label to show different text based of values of other field. For Example: ...
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Can I set the value of field for a custom list based on which custom form a user chooses?

New developer. Be gentle, please. Constraints: I am using SharePoint Designer and SharePoint 2010 behind a firewall so I can't upload pretty much anything without going to my helpdesk and getting a ...
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sharepoint flow condition runs showing False always

I have a SharePoint list with "Leave type" as one of the columns which is a choice field. I have another column as "Days requested". I created a flow that needs approval redirected to another person ...
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Organize multi-choice user inputs by separate line (not comma)

I would like to format a column, so that when a user selects multiple choices, each choice is displayed on a single line rather than separated by comma (,). I'm looking to leverage JSON formatting ...
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Rest api create sharepoint list item

i am writing code where i am updating rows from excel for which i have used REST api but few of my column in sharepoint are choice , persongroup,date type, when i am trying to create item for that its ...
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SharePoint 2013: Drop-down Issue [closed]

Currently we are using SharePoint 2013 version and we have a list with drop-down column . The condition is when we select any option from the drop-down the values should show but now even if we are ...
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error when added choice field to content type

I have a custom content type, based on Event, for a Calendar list. When I add a Choice field to the content type, I get the following error whenever I try to Save a new item, or try to access the ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSS to remove hover text from radio button

I have a survey where the options are shown via radio buttons. When you hover over the buttons, you can see text. I'm trying to come up with CSS that will not show the text when you hover over the ...
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SharePoint Multiselect Choice field Saving using PnPjs

I want to save multi-select drop-down in SharePoint field. I already referred few results in this site. Choice values in SharePoint : Test1, Test2, Test3, Test4, Test5. From the custom drop-down ...
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Calculated Column Depending on Different Column Value

I am new to SharePoint. I am looking for a way to assign a value for a column depending on another column's value. For example, the choice column dictates "New York" the value of the calculated ...
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Drop down field choices in SharePoint Online list

I want to delete and add new choice fields in SharePoint Online list but only with PnP PowerShell. Can you please suggest how to access choices of drop down field with PnP PowerShell?
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Trying to update a Document Library field in 150 SharePoint sites

We have 150 customer portals in our SP site collection, all sites are a templated copy of each other - i.e. they all have an Internal Documents, Working Documents and Final Documents. Inside each ...
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Send a workflow email when a choice within a list is chosen

I am looking for a vanilla way to send a link of a list to an email when a particular choice has been chosen within the list. Ex. When the choice "Ready For Review" is chosen, the workflow would ...
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Sorting Choices in Choice Field

I have created a list of choices in the choice field. How do I sort them alphabetically? Thanks
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Odata query returns 401

I'm working with the SharePoint 2016 OnPremis OData Rest Api. The filter parameter is defined followings: $filter=Art/Value eq 'aString' and year(Received) eq 2019 Art is a choice value and Received ...
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get all choice values from the field using powershell CSOM

How can we retrieve all the choice values in the choice field using powershell CSOM i hardly could not find any resources for this functionality any help would be appreciated
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What will be the rest api query to get field values from site content type using rest api?

How will I fetch choice field values from site content type directly> This is what I have tried: http://<sitecollection>/<site>/_api/web/contenttypes
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Sharepoint custom list

I have a choice column. In that column, I have one entry that is called, CPIB Mtg. Space. What I would like to do is when this choice is selected, an alert (email ) will go out to stakeholders that ...
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Update Choice column in Sharepoint using workflows

I have a Sharepoint library where I receive folders via email. I have a calculated column that determines the week ending date (as a string value) for the folder and I want to create a choice column ...
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List Driven, Cascading, Multi-Choice form fields

I am looking to be able to select multiple values like this. Circle Red Blue Triangle Green Blue Square Yellow Green Red Blue So I can have a Circle-Blue; Square-Yellow; Square-Green; as the ...
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Wrap choice-field in multiple columns SharePoint 2016

Can someone share a function or a method to wrap the choice-field into any given number of columns? Say you have a choice-field of “Checkbox” or “Radio” type with 20 choices and want to arrange them ...
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Removing Choice Column Data Generated by User Through Infopath Form

I created a list with a choice column. Let's call this list List A. I modified the form through InfoPath and set it up so that the choice options are connected to another SharePoint list (List B). ...
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Column formatting for multi-choice field in SP Modern

Context: I'm working as a regular user consuming my company's modern Sharepoint deployment, so my capabilities are pretty limited other than what's available from the GUI. I'm trying to format a ...
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Rest API Post Request Returns '403 Forbidden'

I am trying to create a new choice (radio buttons) field using REST API request in my SharePoint Online environment and this is the code I'm using: $.ajax({ url: "https://mydomain.sharepoint.com/...
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Is it possible to create a column with two types? [closed]

Is there any possibility in sharepoint to create single column which will have both single line of text and choice as column type? Please suggest if possible.
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SP2013 - Disable DDL choices based on permissions

Here's one I've been trying to figure out - I hope you can help: I'm trying to find a way to disable certain options that exist in a drop down list, based on the user's permission. For example, let'...
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Change “Choice field” type in Word document Content Type

I have a Word document Content Type on a Document Library. I'm adding SharePoint columns as fields to the document: One of the columns called "Initial_ReportType" is a Choice column which is ...