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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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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Purpose of the <MAPPINGS> CAML element in a custom Choice Field definition

I have yet to find a clear answer to this topic, so I'm writing this question in hope that someone can explain me the correct way to achieve my goal. I must also add that all my test was done on ...
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SPFieldChoice mappings

I found that the SPFieldChoice has mappings <Field ID="{c15b34c3-ce7d-490a-b133-3f4de8801b76}" Type="Choice" Name="Status" DisplayName="$Resources:core,Tasks_Status;" SourceID="http://schemas....
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How can I filter based on Choice fields when using ListData.svc in SharePoint 2010?

I have a list that I'm trying to query using ListData.svc. I am trying to pull back records within a date range and with a particular value from a Choice field checked. If I use Lists.asmx, I can ...
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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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Choice Column - Enfore Unique Values For a Subset of the Choices

I have a list defined with a column called "Priority". The Priority column is a choice column where the list of choices is defined as: 1,2,3,4,5 and None. This effectively defines a list item as being ...
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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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Choice field column not showing on PowerApp Screen

I have created a PowerApp on Office365 from SharePoint list. In my list there are FirstName(Title), LastName(Text), Department(Choice) fields. I am able to see FirstName and LastName fields but not ...
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Trying to use a “Calculated Value” as the “Default value” in a choice column

I am creating a drop-down choice column. For the default, I need to use a value that is based off of a value from another table. Here's the challenge. In table A, I have a list of organizations. I ...
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The CHOICE element contains the value within its body. What gives?

As stated on MSDN, the CHOICE element contains the value within its body. That means that in a field, if I have: <CHOICES> <CHOICE>foo</CHOICE> <CHOICE>bar</...
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Dynamically change Choice column values

I have two choice columns in my list - Category and Sub-category respectively. Now, if I select a value from Category, the choice values in the Sub-Category should display only the values I prefer. ...
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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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Powershell return properly the selected value from multi-choice field

In my powershell script I want to fetch the value of a mulit-choice-field in a sharepoint list. The problem is that although the value is returned, it is encased in ;# - for example, I would receive ;...
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Can a workflow be used to update a column's choice field values?

For example, I have a topic column that has 3 choices with the ability for user to "fill-in" their own topic. What i'd like to know is it possible to use workflows (or some OOB functionality) to ...
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Can I immediately call a function when selecting data in a SharePoint 2010 choice field?

I am trying to show/hide other fields depending on the choice selected from a specific choice field in my SharePoint form (NOT InfoPath). I can get it to work using "onfocusout" but that does not work ...
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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 set dynamic values for an SPFieldChoice?

I want to add choices programmatically to an SPFieldChoice so that its select box has values with Current Year - 5 to Current Year + 5. What is the best way to do this? Ex: 2005 2006 2007 ... 2010 ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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What is the difference bеtween fields?

I have two task lists in SP 2013. At first list the user-type field is shown like this and other list has a user-type field without choice features How can I do a field in list 1 like field in a ...
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Simple Choice field value assignment

My apologies for asking, what seems like, a really basic question - but I can't appear to assign a value to a 'Choice' field programmatically and can't find anything documented anywhere. Defined in ...
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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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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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Replace comma delimiter in a multi-select choice column

A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field. When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as: Value1,Value2,Value3,Value4,Value5,Value6 Is there a way that I can ...
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Dependency between 2 choice columns

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I created a custom list. In the list I create 2 choice fields (column A, column B). I want to implement this scenario: If the user chooses the first choice from column A, ...
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Add choice to SPFieldChoice from an Eventreceiver in sandboxed

I am trying to make a sandboxed solution that adds a couple of itemeventreceivers to a list, that add the items to the choices of a choicefield. The result would be something like a lookup field, ...
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Number of Column Look Ups effect on performance

We have a scenario where we need to have many columns inside a library, for which the drop-down values will be retrieved using look-ups from several lists. As we know there is a default threshold set ...
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Different sets of options in a lookup or choice column depending on the content type

I have a list content type and other content types that derive from it. I need to add a lookup or choice column to the content type (or the list itself) just so that each child content type or list ...
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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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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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Maximum limitation for Choice fields

I'm creating the list with choice field(Multi Selection). In this I'm having more than 300 options to be added in single choice field. So I want to know the maximum limitation of options for the ...
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How to set a multi-choice field value in a sharepoint list using powershell?

I have a sharepoint list and I want to set some value inside it. The multi-choice field is already defined and it is already pointing on data. I just want to pick one of the choices and set it in the ...
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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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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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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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site columns with a different value and display text

is it possible to create a choice site column that has a display value that actual differs from the real value. as an example i want a site column that displays a list of colours but i want the ...
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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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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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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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Drop Down Site column has no value in edit form

My list has a drop down Site column. In the view you can see that most of the items has a value for this column. Even when you go to display item form you can see that the field has right value. ...
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How to make a choice in a dropdown box render what appears in another dropdown box?

I am currently creating a SP 2013 Site. I have 5 dropdown boxes, when the first one is clicked on (City) it then populates from a lookup table which city is chosen and then fills in the other dropdown ...
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How to view or export all changes to a list >> Choice Fill-in field?

I have a list with a Choice field that allows user to "fill-in" items. I want to somehow determine the choice options that were added as "fill-in" items by users. Or, determine the list of original ...
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Using workflow to set choice field value

I created a workflow which would change the dropdown value when the people picker field had a name, then it would send out an email. However, when i edit an item and select a name and save, the ...
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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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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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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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How to allow non-site admin users to manage the choices for a site column of type Choice

One of the challenges i always face when adding a site column of type Choice, is how i can allow non-site admin users to be able to manage the Choice site column's Choices? For example let say i ...
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Using Workflow to set Task Outcome column value

I am trying to create a workflow that will change the "Task Outcome" value of a task. The task list is associated with an Approval Workflow and was created when the specific instance of the approval ...
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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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Changing list column to a choice

I have a list populated with content type ("TypeA") with a column (site column "ColB") that originally was a single line of text. I needed to change the column to a choice instead of a single line of ...
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Set a value in choice field programmatically C# in 2013

I have a field in Sharepoint 2013 that consists of choices. The choices are a variety of document types like Word Excel Powerpoint and so forth. The main idea is that on the DIP (Document ...