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

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SharePont 2016: How to make “Creator” column UNIQUE

I want to enforce unique values for "Created by" column. the "Created By" column unique. When I have to add a new element and an item really exist in the same "Created By" list - it shows an error ...
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SPFX rest call response seen in network tab but I cant read it on console

I got an issue I'm doing a rest call to get columns of a list, the call success because I can see the response in the network tab of the developer tools, here is a picture: for some reason when I try ...
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Validate choice from a Drop Down menu if that choice was chosen by another user

We have SP2013 (PREM). I have a custom list with a date-picker column and another column called "Timeslot" which is a dropdown menu of about 15 20-minute choices. The desired end state is to be able ...
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Delete one column from large list

I have a column in a list of over 15,000 items. The column we want to delete was recently created, and we were going to populate it/backfill the values, but then decided to split it into 3 fields (...
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SharePoint Online, Change Column Widths On Custom List

I have created a Custom List via Importing Excel Spreadsheet. How do I adjust the column widths? I tried to follow the below link, (my view is AllItems.aspx) and it never shows me the menu outlined ...
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Error while hiding field in Edit form SharePoint Online document library

I am getting error message like : Exception calling "ExecuteQuery" with "0" argument(s): "The node to be inserted is from a different document context." Can anyone suggest what I am missing here......
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Display a calculated Timestamp when a particular choice is selected (Sharepoint list)

I would like to create a calculated column that displays the timestamp (mm/dd/yyyy) when a choice was picked from another column. The column in question is named Assessment Status and the choice that ...
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How to hide the column header of a particular list?

Please help, How do I hide the column header of a particular list? I have several lists on the same page so I can't really use this code. Hide Column Header <style type="text/css"> .ms-...
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Use Sharepoint list fields in JSON column formatting

Some data from other fields can't be reference when using JSON to format Sharepoint List columns. What is being done wrong? For Person fields "@currentField.title" Works "@currentField....
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Change Column Type On Move

I'm working on creating an auto-archive process with the information management policy settings. I managed to get it to work for the most part but hit a snag when trying to move a document set which ...
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Can field in form autopopulate based on other field's drop down selection? Both fields are from the same list

I have a form that's pulling in items from different columns of this list:![List][1] On the form, you have the option to select Job Title and, later on the form, Systems Access, ![Categories][2] Since ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: http:...
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Field not found exception

I have an ASP.NET Web Service (ASMX) and a class for working with lists (CRUD operations). Web service's method calls method (retrieve item from list) from CRUD-operations class and then I recieve an ...
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Get a document modifiedBy in JAVA with RestApi

As you can see in images, I have some folder in my document library. I wanna reach the files in the folder and take the "modifiedby" column and change it with java-rest api. I can reach the file ...
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Set Web Part Page Columns for Equal Width

I have a web part page with header, footer and 3 columns. I want the three columns to be of equal width. I have searched but can't find and simple CSS code to apply. I don't have access to SPD. ...
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Mutiple Choises in Custom Coulmn

I want to create a custom column that has the option to check/mark two or more options. Example Column Name : Sorting_Files: ,Department ,Planning ...
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What will be the rest api query to get field values from site content type using rest api?

How will I fetch choice field values from site content type directly> This is what I have tried: http://<sitecollection>/<site>/_api/web/contenttypes
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Create Custom People Picker Column in SharePoint 2013

I want to create custom Person or Group type of field which is mapped to User profile.when we add user name to that field then auto fill other columns like first Name,Last Name,Email,Work phone. In ...
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Deleted “Resources” Column and now site gives error

I've deleted the Resource column in my calendar list and now, when I have Use this calendar to share member's schedule checked YES, I get an error: Unable to retrieve 'Resource' field from the ...
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How to hide specific column header in a list WebPart?

I created a webpart with URL column header, but i want to hide it for users...i know i can hide it using CSS but it hides all the colum headers in other webparts, Any solution to hide only the URL ...
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how to change the format of the “person or group” column

In my document set (Sharepoint 2010) I have a column with type of “person or group” which I can add the name of some users to it. The format of the names is like this: firsName1 Surname1; firstNmae2 ...
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Formatting Lost When Creating List Item

I'm trying to create a list item but the most basic formating is being removed from the input. Field type is Multiple lines of text and I've tried using Plain, Rick and Enhanced. Script to create ...
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List that I've created is defaulted with “Stop editing this list”, want to make it so it defaults as “new item or edit this list”

One of the lists I've created is defaulted with this interface: I want it to be able to default with "new item or edit this list" instead as such:
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Updating Site Columns on SharePoint online

We have a document library with thousands of files that are not properly categorized. On of the main reasons this happened is because the columns are not required to contain information. Is it ...
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Spservices autocomplete with many columns

Could somebody advise how can I make autocomplete for multiple columns, currently I'm using it for one column: $().SPServices.SPAutocomplete({ sourceList: "My list", sourceColumn: "Email", ...
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Calculating the week within Fiscal year in calculated field

I have been asked to make a list that contains a calculated column containing the week number within a fiscal year starting on 6th April 2015 (Monday) So for example, 6th-12th April would be week 1, ...
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Cant Delete Field in SP Online List

The event content type was added to my list, I've removed it and disabled content type management on the list. I was able to remove all columns brought in with the event content type, except the "...
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SharePoint 2013 - How do I save the value of a read-only or hidden field?

I'm trying to set a field in a list's edit form with a value after the user clicks "Save." Here's the catch: I don't want the field to be editable by the user (only JavaScript should set its value). ...
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Reset/Remove Default Column Values from folders

I am searching for a better way to reset/remove default column values from specific folders using PowerShell. I realize that it can be done through the library settings but I need to do this for ...
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Make a column auto update by Parent Folder Value

I am setting up a new Document Library to organize several different types of Documents. I have a Folder View and a Metadata view. I am using a column named "Section" to sort the metadata view. I ...
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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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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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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 ...