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Can we add "#N/A" to the people picker field in the sharepoint list

Can we add "#N/A" to the people and groups field, as we don't want to leave it blank if there is no allocator.
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Modified by Column for Changes to Specific Column

I have a document library which users and their managers need to provide acknowledgement on documents. We do this with a date field for both manager and user (Manager Acknowledgement and User ...
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Help! Get Column Names (not internal) in a Track SharePoint Column Changes Flow

I'm building a flow to track column changes in SharePoint, following this video. It all works great, except I'd like the notification email to show the column display names instead of the internal ...
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SharePoint Tracking List Glitch - Last Row gets deleted when a column is added or hidden

I set up a team SharePoint site using the Project Management template. It includes two separate tracking lists. An annoying glitch in both lists is that if I add or hide a column, it will delete the ...
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Document library web part + column

I have a need and don't know how to solve it. I have a document library and I'm displaying it on a page through a document library web part. I would like to have on the right side of the listing a ...
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In PowerApps column chart, how ow do you deselect a selected column

I am using PowerApps charts to control a gallery. The Pie chart works fine I can select a wedge in the pie and it filters the gallery - to clear the selection all i have to do is click outside the ...
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Add Custom User Property to "Show Field" section in SharePoint list

I have SharePoint 2019 on prem and in one Site Collection i have a list and i want to create two new columns with the information type "Person or Group" then choose for the first column the ...
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Add image column in content type

I created a SharePoint library and added two columns to it: one column is of the image type, and the other is of the number type. Now, I want to include both of these columns in the content type.
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Issue Fetching DisplayName Column Data from SharePoint List via REST API

I am facing an issue while attempting to retrieve data from a SharePoint list using the REST API. The list contains a single line of text column named "DisplayName". However, when making a ...
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Cannot change the "Created By" column in a SharePoint list item using Graph API

I'm trying to programmatically change the "Created By" -field of a list item in a SharePoint list. As a development tool, I'm using the Microsoft Graph API python library - msgraph-sdk for ...
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SharePoint Core Column Name issue

While I was creating a new content type based on Document, I accidentally renamed the core column name 'Name' to another value. Unfortunately this has perpetuated to other content types based on this ...
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Column name getting changed

I have created 3 Single line of Text columns named L1, L2, L3 In list the display names show correctly, however internal name of column got generated as _x004c_1 What could cause this? Is there any SP ...
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How do I make a column in a Microsoft SharePoint an auto-incrementing identifier that the user can not edit?

How do I make a column in a Microsoft SharePoint an auto-incrementing identifier that the user can not edit? I want it such that an ID field is incremented automatically when a user enters a new row ...
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Problem on JSON formating with a connected field of a lookup Column

In my List A I have a lookup column "CODE PROJET" and one connected lookup column "FIN RECONDCT" both coming from an other SharePoint list B. On a field of the A List I try to do ...
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Use JSON to calculate Average

Can anyone please help !! Im using a 2x SharePoint Online lists. One list contains a REGISTER One list contains a list of ACTIONS to be taken against items on the REGISTER list I have managed to ...
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What is the best SharePoint column type to store latitude and longitude inside our custom list

What is the best SharePoint column type to store latitude and longitude inside our custom list?
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SharePoint list search for choice columns

I am having an issue with searching a list based on the contents of a choice column. I seem to be able to search by text-based fields, but I have an important field called Category that is a choice ...
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Exclude list column from affecting search

I have a SharePoint Online list that I would like to be able to search efficiently using the list search bar. There are around 30 columns but only 5 that I want to use for the purposes of searching. ...
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Method 'SetValueForUICulture' don't set other language value

I have a problem with SetValueForUICulture method in my PowerShell script, I added field using method Add-PnPField and later according to what I found on the internet I tried use SetValueForUICulture ...
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Need to hide column data when it is folder or display data when it is file on SharePoint document library

We are using "Column Formatting" option on SP document library for particular column. When it folder, then that option need to hide, if it file or document inside the folder, then option ...
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Hide a field only in NewForm

I have an SPO list for which I am using OOB forms. I need to hide some fields in the NewForm, but show them in EditForm. The list was created dynamically as mentioned here. However, I am in a bind on ...
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Delete a managed metadata site column from a library only

In SPO, i am trying to delete a Managed Metadata Site Column from a library. I'm using the below script to delete: $SiteURL = "https://Abc.sharepoint.com/sites/SiteName" $ListName = "...
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Customizing PnP Search results

I have added some columns to a Document Library. I want to use the PnP Modern Search Results V4 to display the results but I am stuck trying to get columns that I added to display. I'll use this &...
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Set index on a column in a large list programmatically

I can manually set an index on a column in a large SharePoint list (10000+ items) but I'm not able to do it programmatically. With (PnP) PowerShell I've tried: # get context $Context = Get-PnPContext ...
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Automatically delete the selective items from columns

I have a list which I use as a means for people to answer questions that I ask (think of an audit). I have 87 rows and the first column is the criteria question which I have already filled. Then the ...
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Unable to get "schemaXml" for a field using Rest API

I want to get "schemaXml" for a field, using this Rest API: https://***.sharepoint.com/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Documents')/fields?$filter=Name eq '_EndDate'$select=schemaXml But I got ...
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When adding a column the column appears in parent folder

I have created a Content Type called "Contracts Folder" where I have created some columns like "Contract Start Date" and "Contract End Date". I have a parent folder ...
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Start and end columns in folder structure

I need two columns in my folder structure with contracts where I can type start date and end date. I have tried: "+Add column" --> "Date and time". The result is that it applies ...
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Add a Column to the "Used By" Section of a Discussion Board in Classic SP

I have created a discussion board in classic SharePoint. By default, there are three things you can choose when creating a new discussion: Subject, Body, and selecting whether or not your discussion ...
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SharePoint Online managed metadata column

I have a managed metadata column called 'year' - 2021, 2022, 2023 etc. This is in a SharePoint Online list. It was working ok until around 3 days ago. when i 'filter by' column, i now see the ...
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Uneditable column

I have a column in the SharePoint list in which the name of the person who edited the previous column appears (using a power automate), I need this column to be no longer editable after the name ...
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PowerApps - How can I reference the Created By SharePoint field in the form?

I am modifying a SharePoint form in PowerApps, and I'm trying to populate a text field based on whether or not the Created By field (from SharePoint) is populated. Essentially I'm trying to set a ...
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Is it possible to change the column type of a column while the list already is created?

Is it possible to change the column type of a SharePoint column while the SharePoint List is already created?
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Schema/structure of objects returned from RenderListDataAsStream and List/fields

Modified RenderListDataAsStream request: curl --request POST \ --url 'https://XXX.sharepoint.com/sites/pilotTeamSite/_api/web/GetList(@listUrl)/RenderListDataAsStream?%40listUrl='\''%252Fsites%...
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Yes/No nullable column on SharePoint

Is there a way to add a nullable by default Yes/No column on SharePoint list item? Displayed as non-checked radios [ ] Yes [ ] No, or grayed/undefined checkbox.
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Add a right sided border to a column in a list in SharePoint

I'm hoping to add a plain black border to break up the columns on what is going to be a list with a lot of columns. Thank you!
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PowerShell to determine where a specific column has been used

I am trying to come up with a script to find out in which document libraries under the site collection, a specific column (Company name) has been used. I am using SharePoint online. Is this something ...
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why does a URL Link open to edit mode of SharePoint onlie list

why does a URL Link open to edit mode of SharePoint online list. i have site where u have to click a url link that should take you to another page, rather it takes you to edit mode of the list id item
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SharePoint online column formatting seems to affect Edit In Grid view

Even the most basic JSON column formatter seems to make the Edit in Grid view search results list box render blank. I've tried using @currentField.lookupValue as well as much more complicated ...
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Sharepoint REST API columns(fields) and content types modification

Does SharePoint REST API have some sort of modification time, flag, change token or ID for columns or content types modification? For example, for a list item i can get last modified time from "...
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Sharepoint Online - Hide Column based on content type

so basically I have a library of nested folders and a column with a request approval button. I'd like to be able to hide the button for all folders and leave it visible for all files. I've tried a few ...
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hide a specific Sharepoint form field if the user is not the creator of the record

I would like to hide a specific Sharepoint form field if the user is not the creator of the record. I'm trying to use conditional formatting without success. Some one can help me? Thank in advance
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How do I delete a list column?

In a SharePoint list, I have somehow ended up with duplicate columns of the "Title" column. I only want to keep the original column title. Besides hiding the columns, how do I remove these ...
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Having different columns and categories for each file level

I have been tasked with reorganizing our SharePoint library using metadata filters. I was curious if it was possible to change what columns are present based on what file level I am in. For example, ...
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SharePoint Online - Lists - Update Field Based On Text From Another Field

I currently have a list where there is a column "Rating" that has values of: low medium high and effectively I am wanting to have another column labelled "Score" fill in based on ...
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Where is the secret list of field types kept?

I was trying to update a property on an existing SharePoint site column using the REST API. I found some tutorials like this Stack exchange post or this blog. They both have a __metadata property for ...
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Document Library: force column entries in specific folders only

I want to create a document folder within a existing document library. My goal is to add additional metadata via SharePoint columns (year, product type, etc.) to the document which have to be filled ...
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Field form size/format changed

After few data/form changes our sharepoint form has changed its format from this: To this: I already checked these settings and everything looks ok Settings / Advanced Settings / Dialogs -> NO ...
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Format column using JSON

I want to format a column if there is a date in the column, otherwise leave it blank. This is the code: { "$schema": "https://developer.microsoft.com/json-schemas/sp/column-formatting....
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Deleted column is still appearing in new & edit forms of a list

The already deleted column is still appearing in the New and Edit Forms of a list. We have already deleted the column but still it appears.
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