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columns (fields) created using out-of-the-box column types

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Bug with SPO list search and field customization

I'm building phone book, on my list is rich text field with simple bullet list with user absence. For that field, I added custom format to show the field value as a popup, and that work fine when ...
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How do you Update SharePoint 2016 On Premise SubSite Choice Fields using Powershell?

I have a Site Collection with many subsites that all have the same Custom List (CustomList1) and Choice Column (ChoiceColumn1 - List Columns not Site Columns). I successfully added a field value to ...
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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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Automatically set column default value settings in SharePoint Online

I need some ideas on some of the ways one might be able to set column default value setting without manually going in and changing the value based on a folder metadata.
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correct way to join lists

Huge chance of being a duplication - apologies. I have two Lists, like: List A: Code Name A1 ABC A2 DEF A3 GHI List B: Code Name B1 ABC B2 DEF B3 GHI There are specific relationships between ...
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Column Default Values when Dragging Files to Grouped Columns

I have a Document Library with "Group By" columns and a column with set Default Values (Current Period). When I upload files on the library (without dragging them onto the "Group by&...
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Change Field Tiltle based on other fields in Calendar

I have this problem with a calendar on Sharepoint. The field Title is not used, but instead I've made a column to put in names based on members of the organisation. Every weekday it shows two people ...
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SharePoint "Alert Me" mail doesn't send 'Checkout description' field

I want to get alert email which includes 'Checkout description' and 'Version'. I added 'Version' and 'Checkout description' columns from change view area. I can see 'Version' and 'Checkout description'...
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Column naming restrictions

I stumbled upon this when I created a column named ShareLink. After that every sharing of a file/folder from that library with the entire company resulted in a timeout. After deleting the column ...
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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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Getting the Count of Null (or Non-Null) Values in Several Columns in REST Request

A SharePoint list/library view can be set up to give the user the count of "non-empty" or "non-null" (any value entered) within a column of that list/library. So without making ...
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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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Don't want parent to inherit from sub-folder

There is some columns I want to have in my sub-folder, but the parent-folder automatically inherit these. Is it possible to have columns in the sub-folder, but not in the parent-folder? Here May is ...
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Can I (dynamically) specify displayed columns using URL for list?

I know how to create a URL using defined (i.e. static named) views for a list/lib. I know that a URL can be created to specify filtering and sorting on a column of a view. But can a URL itself ...
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How do you create a Radio Button column in Sharepoint List?

Currently using PowerApps to make a form, and I'd like for a few of the inputs to be radio buttons like so: But then in the linked SharePoint List, I cant seem to find a radio button column type: I ...
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Faster way to create choices for column in SharePoint list?

I'm currently trying to recreate an old application built in Access in Power apps. This app includes a form with dropdown menu including multiple locations: Example: location 1 location 2 location 3 ...
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Specific column cannot be edited, every other one can

After exporting an excel table to a SharePoint List, I would like to edit one of my columns to change the type from Single line of text to Choice. However, one specific column does not have the "...
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Modern SharePoint Web Part - Remove Horizontal Scroll bar

I have a Document Library web part on my modern page in which I'd only like the users to see 4 of the 7 columns. I would normally hide the extra three columns, but due to a JSON script, they have to ...
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Power Automate - Set Column value to equal value of another Column in same list

I have a modern list with about 5,000 entries. My client has added two columns since creating all this data, and I need to set one column to equal the value of the other (doing this manually will ...
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Restored Deleted List Column on SPO

Is it possible to restore a column, and data, that was deleted from a list on SharePoint Online? If so, what are the steps to do so? Thank you!
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Validation Column Not Working

I have a Validation Setting column which seems not to be working with the formula =RTW>=StartDate and I get 'Something went Wrong', however it works if I have the formula =RTW=>Today() it does ...
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How to grant permissions at the column level Document Library

I'm using SharePoint 2013 I have a document library in which I would like to grant permissions at the column level, I mean that I want to show certain users some columns and not all. I've been ...
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How to total the number of selected columns that have string data?

Within a SharePoint Online list, if I have a record that has 6 columns like so... ID: #id of this record Title: "my first test" Step 1: "apple" Step 2: "grape" Step 3: ...
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Identifying the Field ID for updating an Item based on a condition in a Workflow

Based on a condition in a workflow I want to update an item that has been approved in the workflow. On the conditional branch that indicates "Yes", after I Identify the Site Address, and ...
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How to set field as hidden in list content type using API?

I need to set field as hidden (not visible on list form) using REST API. I don't know how to setup command. I found location of this parameter in xml but I don't know how to refer and update them, you ...
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SPFX - Update list with a new field fails

I'm trying to deploy a new field (column) to a custom list that has been deployed using a SPFx Extension. The field gets added to the site, but it does not get added to the ContentType. I've been ...
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Create list columns in SharePoint Online site through SharePoint Online Management Shell

I have a requirement to create large number of columns in a SharePoint Online custom list through SharePoint Online Management Shell. I can't find any script to get this done. I want the PowerShell ...
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Version history not saving properties

I have 3 environments on which I have Versioning turned on. Each of them is created from the same PnP template, and has the same logicApps/etc connected to them. On one of them however, version ...
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json column formatting - change txtcontent onhover or active css link?

I have a button for a flow that users can click in a SharePoint library [modern experience]. I'm wondering if it's possible to change the txtcontent of the button after the button is active? Just ...
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SP2013 - library settings won't let me edit certain columns

I have FULL CONTROL perms on a library that I'm working on. However, when I go to the settings, some of the columns won't let me click on them to make changes or delete them. Here are some of things ...
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When custom column deleted, internal name still exists

I have an app that pulls data from custom column by internal name. If I create the column and delete it, than create it again, SharePoint still has the internal name saved and then appends a 0 to the ...
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Text Column Validation: Numbers only, 5 numbers, a period, and 3 numbers

In my SharePoint list, I need a text column [ID] to validate as 5 numbers, a period, and then 3 numbers. Example: "15202.123" and I need help. :-) Thank you!
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JSON Sharepoint Calculated Columns

First time coding with JSON and need a little help...... I am attempting to make a calculated column with conditional formatting. So far i can get it to work but only partially. What i want is to have ...
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Email users based on results of choice column with checkboxes (multiple selections)

I am looking to create a workflow that sends an email to users based upon the results of column that allows multiple selections. The column has 8 selections and it basically needs to email user "...
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How to find all selectable properties of a list item

If I run the query ..._api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Site Pages')/items, I get a list of properties, but it is not comprehensive. For example, FileRef is not visible in the resulting JSON, but can be ...
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Hidden columns visible in edit form for a content type in SharePoint online

Recently we migrated few sites from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint online. The source site had few managed metadata columns. For each of these columns, SP2010 had created a Single line of text column ...
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SharePoint Online - Show column description or full column name when hovering the column header

We currently have a SharePoint list that has quite many columns, with describing column names making the column names take up quite a lot of width. Many of them get cut off in the middle of the name, ...
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Flow to modify columns on dynamically determined Sharepoint library

I have a flow through Power Automate and one of its functions is to modify metadata of a file stored in a Sharepoint library based on certain criteria. The metadata is stored in custom columns and the ...
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Correct way of Convert Enhanced Rich Text field to Plain Text (multiline) - Sharepoint 2013

I changed a type of a Enhanced Rich Text column to Plain Text field. I am seeing similar to the following content in the text field now. <div class="...
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