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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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Cascading lookups/filtered choice columns in modern sharepoint

We are using modern sharepoint pages. I currently have a document library with a column that indicates the subject of the document. there's a 2nd column that has the sub subjects. I'm looking to set ...
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Unable to edit a Choice field with Checkboxes and fill-in choices

I'm a fairly novice SP user, however I've run into an issue. I've created a list, and one of the columns is a 'Choice' with checkboxes so users can select multiple items. When I set the 'Allow fill-in ...
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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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Refinement Template for Choice Fields (Yes/No)

I added a custom search result page, which offers custom refinement options. One of these options include refinement by matching a Choice (Yes/No) field. The refinement is using the default Refinement ...
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Cannot set a specific value to a choice field

My problem is very strange. In a SharePoint server 2013 site collection with user experience 2010. The choice field is set to "allow fill-in choices". The problem is that we can't "specify your own ...
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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 ...
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“Select All” functionality in Choice column

In SPO, I have a multi-select choice (check box column)column named "Geography" which lists different cities. I also added a choice to the "Geography" column named "Select All", when the value "...
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Select2 choice field search [closed]

I am trying to attach the select2 to a choice field named: Filters. The functionality i'm interested in is the search function it provides. This is my code, but I can't get it to work? Please help ...
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SharePoint Online - Choice field not saving selection

I have a document library in which there is a choice column set to all multiple selections. I have been recently made aware that when new items are added to the library, a selection can be made but ...
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Changing Radio button from vertical to horizontal alignment on new form of list

I have multiple radio buttons(choice column) on new form of a SharePoint list. Each of my choice column contains 10 values ranging from 1 to 10(10 radio buttons) and they are displayed vertically. ...
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Changing a dropdown column width

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 and have no license for InfoPath, so it can not be used. I have made a basic arrangement of newForm, editForm, and displayForm. I am aware this is probably not the ...
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Return the number of not chosen items in a list

I have a list with two choices: "<Field Type='Choice' Name='Result' Format='RadioButtons'> " + "<Default> </Default>" + "<...
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Fetching Data based on Look up value from another List

I have a small requirement , where in i have 2 lists say List A and List B. In List B, i have a lookup column which is looking up to List A column. Now on selection of Lookup column value in List B i ...
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Automatically add the “fill-in” value from the Choice column to the dropdown list

I wish Microsoft included a second checkbox for the Choice Column labeled "Capture 'Fill-in' choices" that would automatically add the user's fill-in choice to the dropdown list. I'm using SP2013. I ...
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Disable fields based on choice *that may have multiple choices*

Is the title weird-sounding? It is to me. But, here's my situation: I would like to disable (in some way, greying out, or whatever) certain fields in a list based upon a CHOICE field I've got at the ...
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Choice field data contains # when exported to excel

I have a choice field(checkbox, multiple values) in a SharePoint List. In SharePoint values are displayed as Choice1, Choice2. When exported to Excel the format used in Excel is Choice1,#Choice2 I ...
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Using html buttons to check/uncheck multiple selection checkbox choice field on edit form in SPO

USE CASE I want each one of the (3) users -- Marty, Reggie, and Rust -- to be able to click a button in order to dynamically place a check mark on a multiple selection CHOICE field on the Edit Form. ...
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How to Add Blank to choice field?

I added a choice field "IsMainframe". Business unit only want Blank and Yes. How do I incorporate blank in a choice field?
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Who added additional column choices?

In SPO, will I be able to find who added column choices? We have a document library with "Status" as a choice column. Someone has added additional choices to the "status" column. I checked "Audit ...
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Displaying filtered promoted list tiles on a specific mouse click using choice

Blockquote Need some help figuring this out. I've replaced the names but the general process is that when the user clicks on Phase 1, I am meant to bring up the steps as tiles below level 1 on the ...
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How Can I Paste Multiple Values in a SharePoint Checkboxes (Multiple Selections) Column in Datasheet View?

I am trying to copy a column of data from an Excel spreadsheet, exported from a proprietary Lotus Notes database application (groan), to a SharePoint list presented in Datasheet view. The Notes app ...
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Change site column type without losing data content

I have site column named : "Review Type", (Text field):it's a choice betewen defined text like : Annual, Adhoc, Major Changes..., now I want to change it to choice field(Annual, Adhoc, Major Changes......
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How to put a color code on a sharepoint column(Choice) base on the input

Hi i have this list that i use as a webpart to our homepage and it has a column name Status which has 3 choices. Ongoing, Scheduled and Completed. What i want to happen is when a choice is ongoing the ...
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SHAREPOINT - Javascript to chance the choice column values

How can I change the values on choice column using Javascript? for example: If I select USA on another column, the choice column options will be NY,MIAMI and TEXAS. but, if I select Brazil, the ...
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Modifiy the value of a choice field with javascript

I am writing a code which tests the due date of my task and then the value of my column "emailcheck". This last one is a Yes/No column, by Default set on No, I will need it in to know if I sent or not ...
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Default value for a multiple choice column

I have a custom list, in which there is one multiple choice column. I have 3 values possible (None, Accept,Reject). The default value is None, the column is hidden and it must contain value. I did ...
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REST API - filter choice field

How do you go about filtering the list using items from multi value field? For example: If current user is the timekeeper for UnitA and UnitB, I want to filter another list to display only items from ...
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Unable to add a Choice field to a Calculated field (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I'm not sure why I'm having this issue, as all material says that I should be able to do this... I have a required choice field that I would like to use in a calculated column. However, when I try to ...
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Using Choice Data Type in Validation Formula

I am working on a validation to determine if a selected choice is okay based off a previous selected choice. There are a number of categories (labeled 1 thru 13). Category #1 and Category #13 can ...
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Is it possible to create a search form to query a list with Choice columns?

I have a list with 'Choice' (checkbox) columns and would like to know if it's possible to create a search form where the user can select the check boxes they would like to see results for. For ...
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Cannot change value in a choice column for some documents

In a hosted WSS 3.0 environment I have a standard document library with some extra columns. For some reason I cannot change the value in a choice column (called: "Status"). The value always is reset ...
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Sorting choises in a choice field

In an old list, new choises has been added in a choice field. Now, I want to sort them. Will this affect the list?
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Editing choice-values (drop-down menu) in a live list

I have to edit one (out of five) choice-value in a custom created column called "Status". Via list-settings - Change column - Additional column settings I get the list of these five values. Can I ...
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SharePoint Designer CALL HTTP filter by choice field

In SharePoint Designer, CALL HTTP web service, is there a difference between filtering by single line of text vs. choice? I'm trying to filter the columns [ScheduleType] and [AccountStatus], which ...
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Select2 with Sharepoint API - how to?

So for the whole day I've been trying to create a select2 javascript selectbox that would display certain list elements using API. I have found a couple of articles such as Understanding SP Rest API ...
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Remove Fill in chocies from choice column

My problem is that in SharePoint Online I have a list with a choice column. With "ex1, ex2, ex3" as default chocies, users are allowed to add own choices (fill-in is set to yes). In the modern UI ...
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How do I create a choice column with integer values?

According to MSDN "You cannot create integer base-type choice fields". Is there a workaround for this? If I wanted a integer field with a set of possible values I could use a Number column and a ...
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Convert a column from text to choice(checkbox)

I need to upload (edit: currently trying via import spreadsheet) a table from excel where one of the columns needs to be a multiple choice selection field. By adding a ";" separator into the excel ...
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Format multi choice field in SPD 2013 workflow email

I have a choice field (allow multiple selection) in one of the list forms. I have a workflow that sends out an email when an item is added. My code for the field in my workflow email is just a ...
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Creating a lookup on a multic-choice column

I have list A with a Status column of Red/Amber/Green and list B which needs to lookup the Status column from column B. I know you can't do a straight lookup and found this workaround But it doesn't ...
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Updating a Choice Field in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow

Is it possible to update information from one choice field into another choice field in a different list? Or do you need to copy it to a text field? Here's the Update List Item action when I try to ...
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How to add new field to existed content type

I need to add new choice field to existed content type. I'd like to do it in feature activate segment. I understand, I need to get content type by ID or name, then create new choice field with my ...
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Blank item in Choice Column

i am using SPO. I have used Alt+0129 to create a blank option in a Choice column type. Works fine for me using Firefox browser howver I have users that must use Chrome and Alt+0129 is appearing as a ...