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Questions tagged [column]

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

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How to adjust / resize SharePoint 2013 List View columns?

Sounds Simple, and I'm hoping it should be. But I have a sharepoint 2013 list and cannot for the life of me adjust the column widths. Some need to be smaller, some need to be wider. I have found ...
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Increase the width of a column in SharePoint 2013 List

How can I increase the width of a column in SharePoint 2013 list, without increasing the entire width of the page. Such that the if Column 4 width is increased it squeezes the other column to ...
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SharePoint Online Custom List -> Link or Picture Column | Is there a way to upload picture directly from New Item Form?

First of all I am using SharePoint Online with the app "Custom List". In this Custom List I have added a column of the type "link or picture". Basically I use this column for a simple picture view. ...
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Can the hard-coded column name in a custom display form be dynamic instead?

I have a column in a list: “C” is the external column name and “x0043” is the internal column name. For some reason, in a custom display form, the external column name that is displayed is hard-coded ...
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Fields are in different language in view vs in new/edit/display form

I have very strange SharePoint 2010 behaviour. Basically I have SharePoint site in 2 languages, default is English and there is German. So when I change my language to German then there is everything ...
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Making a yes/no column show an icon rather than text

I'd like to have a Yes/No column that rather than showing the usual text ("Yes"/"No"), shows an icon - say green or red. I know I can create another column (a calculated one) with a formula that ...
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Custom display form is showing old column names

Situation: I created columns A, B, and C. I created a custom display form with SharePoint Designer 2013 that displays A, B, and C. I renamed columns A, B, and C to X, Y, and Z, respectfully. Problem:...
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How can I create a SharePoint list with a column that can store for ever changing non employee names?

currently we have multiple Sharepoint lists with columns containing drop-downs that contain the names of people that are agency staff so when they complete a form they can choose their name from the ...
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YES/No option no visible in Edit Column

I have this column that I have created and and I wanted to change its type from multiple choice to an Yes/No option. Unfortunately I don't see the option anymore.
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Content type fields marked as “hidden” aren't being hidden in the form?

I have a SharePoint Online list library which allows users to create a list item by using a simple form. In the backend of this site I've configured some hidden columns which are needed for some ...
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Infopath 2013 validation error message about a missing field

Currently testing a Sharepoint list form customized in Infopath. Once I've been through the whole - long- form in Sharepoint, and click on 'submit' the form returns a message error that reads: ...
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On click of save button, 1 column to take the value of another column in a list

I have a list with columns "due date" and "revised date" in SharePoint. I want to enter the due date column only when I am entering items for the first time. Onclick of save button I want the ...
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How can you edit the format of modern style list/library column headers in Sharepoint Online?

Is there a way to format the column headers of a modern list or library in Sharepoint Online? I would like to make the dividing borders between column headers show up even when you're not hovering ...
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Calculated Column needs left alignment

I have the same exact problem as related here Calculated Column left align header However, the solution suggested is inadequate. This would require me to manual add the web part to each list that I ...
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Phone number column validation

I want to add phone number column with below format: 1-121-343-6917, 434-5503 & 60-12-444 444 Used below method =TEXT(123456 ,CHOOSE( LEN(123456) ,"0" ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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Conditional Columns in SharePoint List

Is there a way to have a Conditional Column with Multi-Line Text that will only show up in the list if a certain status is selected?
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How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath AND Sharepoint list with multiple values?

The article "How to Display Created By Field in InfoPath" seemed to work for a user on this forum. However, my needs are slightly different. I'm trying to create a list with the entry form showing ...
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Show only unique (not repeating) values of column in sharepoint list 2013

I have a list with two columns. Column names are Username and Status (options Free and Busy). Usernames can have both Free and Busy status or only one type Free or Busy. To make more clear this is ...
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SharePoint Excel export issues (ID export to lookup columns/Columns out of order)

Good day, I have 2 issues I am trying to workout on some SharePoint Lists. I was hoping I could get a little help as my developer skills are just now developing beyond OTB solutions. Issue 1: I ...
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Getting hyperlink URL and description in custom XSLT with Content Query Web part

I'm having trouble getting the URL and description to show as separate items in SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to display the description as the text of the Link and the URL as the HREF value in the a ...
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Queried Images to Display in Word Document

I am on SharePoint 2016 and Nintex 2013. Requirement: The team wants a Microsoft Word document that allows spellcheck and other formatting options that are limited or unavailable in InfoPath. I am ...
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Amending the Calendar form in Sharepoint 2013

I have a question about the Calendar app. I made the Location field compulsory from the Validation settings and a red warning message appears, when you try to save an event without its location. How ...
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Field Internal name changing when added to list?

I am having a very strange issue with the internal name of a site column. I created the column, added it to a Content Type, then created a list based on that content type. Somewhere along the way ...
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column validation against another column

i have a column called Loaned, dropdown (yes or no). If the user uses 'yes', then there's a "Return date" field below which will require them to put in a date. Is there a way to validate that if they ...
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Date validation to specific year for list Column in view

I've got a date column in a view and I'm using a validation formula: =IF(TEXT([Data documento],"yyyy")="2018",TRUE,FALSE) So that users can only insert date within the year 2018. I always get an ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Is there a tool that helps with Modern UI column formatting?

It seems like the new column formatting JSON-based solution is much more inferior in comparison to the old client-side rendering with JSLink. I am mostly talking about dev experience. For example, ...
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Highlight Due Date Column with color

I am using SharePoint 2016. There is a Submittal library that has been created and one of the users would like the "Due Date" column to highlight in yellow when a document that has been submitted is ...
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Column Formatting Option not available

I can't see an option for format column where I can enter JSON codes.
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Date field validation in SharePoint 2007

I need to limit the Date field in a SharePoint 2007 list so the users can enter date from today and up to year after. How can i do it?
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Force “Name” field in SP13 Library to be equal to '“Title”

As I understand, SP13 searches documents by document Title. When you upload some document to the library, you have to fill in "Name" and "Title" ( the same field twice). What I want to do is to ...
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Using Office 365 Distribution Groups in a SharePoint column or workflow?

I am creating a document template library which is going to email our users when we upload a new template (powerpoint, word, etc). I am hoping to send this email to distribution groups I've already ...
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Add Rich text column to the Blog Post comment (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to customize the Blog post comments in SharePoint 2013 by adding a new custom column using RichText (called RTBody) and hiding the old one called Body in several pages, such as Post.aspx ...
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Sharepoint 2013: changing column order is not refleted in the list

I changed the column order on a list item. These changes are reflected in the "column ordering" view. However, the changes are NOT reflected in the actual list layout. I tried emptying the browser ...
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Can we create a look up column from multiple lines of text column in list

we need to create a lookup column from multiple lines of text column in SharePoint online list is it possible.
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set column order of fields using CSOM/REST javascript

I am creting list fields using CSOM ecma script. How do I set the column order of the fields to be displayed in the form programmatically? For eg: I have created the following fields programmatically :...
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Column Formatting using JSON: Get value of the column “_ModerationStatus”

I'm trying to check the value of the column _ModerationStatus in a document library with that has content approval. I have the following JSON: { "$schema": "https://developer.microsoft.com/...
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Change column color of a list webpart

We have a landing page that consist of a scheduled maintenance list webpart and we want to have a color coded background for a column. For example: In Progress = Red Completed = Green I tried the ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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Character Limit for Approver Comments Column Type in sharepoint.com O365

In sharepoint.com document set library, I am trying to add approver comment when I change the approval status. The comment supports up to 2414 characters, and when I enter more characters, it throws ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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Column formatting changes not saving

For my document library on sharepoint online modern view, I have a column for Title. I've tried to format it so that the height changes dynamically based on how long the title is and when I save it at ...
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Saving Publishing Page in edit mode returns “Are you sure you want to leave this page?” dialogue

we're getting some ... interesting ... behavior in IE. Setup We have a page layout based on some content type. Both contain (besides other fields) a DateTimeField which is shown in edit mode. When ...
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Locking Sharepoint column after data is input

How can I lock a column (in a list) from further changes after it is initially populated? I want to lock down the "initial due date" and only allow changes to a "revised due date" column so we can ...
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Update SharePoint Online item build-in fields via Microsoft Flow

Is it possible to update SharePoint Online build-in fields (like "Created by") by using Microsoft Flow? When creating a new flow and using step "Update file properties", I can only select values to ...
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How do I configure required columns on Wiki pages?

In a SharePoint 2010 Wiki page library, if I add metadata columns to the page library, something like "Category" and make it a required column. When I go and create a new Wiki Page in that library I'...
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Efficient way to get all the field (column) values in an array from SharePoint List

I have to get all the field (column) values in an array from a SharePoint list. Right now I am looping through all the items in the list and creating an array. But it is very inefficient if I have ...
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How to hide a List View column in Modern SharePoint

I have a List in a SharePoint Online site that uses the Modern experience. I want to hide a column, but need to stay in Modern. The easy way I found was inserting a few lines of Javascript in a Script ...