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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Change Title (linked to item with edit menu) to different column

How can I change the column in a SharePoint list that has the link to the item and the link to the item with edit menu eg: Title (linked to item) Title (linked to item with edit menu) I want to have ...
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Column validation for US phone number format

I want to validate the field for US format phone number(478-857-4578). I used the below code, it works fine for all but one scenario. If I enter only 4 digit number or below than, the error message ...
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Can anyone color code a column with an if statement?

Here is what I am trying to do. I have a SharePoint 2010 list that I want to color code dates based on that it expires 364 days after the date entered. Example: If the date is older then 334 ...
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Group by managed metadata column

Is there any (non-programmatical way) to group by a managed metadata column. My managed metadata column is in my view, but I can't select it in the 'Group-By' dropdowns, why? I'm using a SharePoint ...
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Can I create some sort of Attachment column in a list?

User needs a list to track issues. They also want to be able to attach a document to this issue. If this attachment was mandatory I would be able to create a document library, but since it is not I ...
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How do I convert SPUser to SPFieldUser?

I have a field in a list that accepts an SPFieldUser object. I have an SPUser object that I would like to populate that field with, but I cannot implicitly convert from one to the other. How would I ...
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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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How to set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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Use calculated column to add target"_blank" at the end of a Web field URL

It appears I cannot configure a hyperlink column to open in a new window. I read in this post that you can concatenate a hard coded url with the title field of an item to achieve this. However, that ...
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Display the Sharepoint context menu in list items on another column instead of Title column?

In SharePoint Lists, we can define new View and select the columns that we want to show. I don't want to show the Title column but I also want to show the default Context Menu for the0 items on List. ...
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Why isn't "Column ordering" available in my list settings?

I want to change the column order visible when viewing or editing a list item. I have accessed the "Column ordering" interface via the list settings page on other lists in the past, but it isn't ...
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Get other field value in JSON column formatting

I've been looking into the new nice JSON column formatting functionality in SharePoint Online. I cannot find a way to include values from other columns in my display result. This should be a very ...
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How to make a Column hidden in SP List Item View?

I have a column called "Employee Email" in a custom list. Is there any option to make the column hidden while viewing the item?
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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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How to hide a column for some users or groups

I want to hide a column for some users or groups. How can I do this with Sharepoint 2013 ? Is there a function to Hide or Show a column for specific users?
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Why aren't the editing tools available when I am editing a "Multiple lines of text" field allowing rich text?

I have a site column set as "Multiple lines of text" and, under "Specify the type of text to allow:", "Enhanced rich text" is selected. When In the "Edit Properties" dialog, placing my cursor in the ...
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Column validation only when creating new item Sharepoint 2010

So I have a date field that needs to be a future date when the item is created. The formula I have set up for that is: =[Date Required]>TODAY() This works well however I am running into an issue....
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Filter.aspx and GetDistinctValues

We found an issue, that filters on columns are stop working. Error message is: Cannot show the value of the filter. The field may not be filterable, or the number of items returned exceeds the ...
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Column Width in Quick Edit or Datasheet View

Is there a way to adjust the column widths or enable text wrapping in the Quick Edit or Datasheet view in SharePoint 2013? I have seen ways to set widths in the standard list view (using CSS), but ...
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Color Coding a column based on a date

I found a great article on color coding a list item based on dates. However, this only works for 2 days within submission. I am trying to have a coding structure that will let me know when something ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Custom List Calculate difference between Today and Column Value

I'm attempting to use update a Column [Days Since Last Contact] by calculating the different between =TODAY() and a Column [Date of Last Contact]. I've been trying to use [Day Since Last Contact] as ...
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Restore a deleted field (site column)

I had to add a Content Type to a list. The Content Type contained Site Column Priority which was a drop down, and the list already had. After I added the content type I removed the old Priority column ...
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How to rename title column in Document Library using code?

Everybody loves renaming columns. The title column is a favorite of mine and I can't seem to rename it via code: SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("MyList"); Guid guid = new Guid("fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-...
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JSLink Client-Side Rendering Not Functioning on Custom List

I tested out the use of JSlink on the homepage with a demo list & it worked fine. I then used the same JSLink on the Demo List itself but images did not render. Any ideas on what I'm missing? ~...
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How to assign metadata to a Site Collection

In SharePoint 2010 we want to create several different Information Architecture views of our Site Collections. One idea is to use Term Store from the Managed Metadata Service as a way of creating an ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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How to increase the number of characters limit in hyperlink column type

I am using sharepoint 2013. I have column type Hyperlink in a list. It is not taking more than 255 characters for the url. Can I increase the limit? How can I do this using js?
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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Giving description to Name column Document Library

I have observed that while inside a document library we can provide descriptions to columns, which shows up under the input next to the specific field. But as 'Name' column is a system column in ...
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Page Library - new column with required field, how to prevent page creation if required field not filled

Here's my problem: In my default page library I have added the column "Content type". This contains a selection list (manual, source code, etc.) and can be edited via drop-down menu. I have set this ...
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Want to link document to TITLE NOT to name

Ok, when I do as suggested by @users1100 This is the result I get, the column names goes away totally, and Title is still not acting as an url/linked to document.
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Set default value of Article Start Date to [Today] with CSOM

I'm struggeling with setting the default value of ArticleStartDate date-time column using PowerShell and CSOM. Bakground: I have a content type, used by a page layout, inheriting from Article Page ...
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Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
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JSLink Client-side rendering

I need to render some fields client-side, I followed this guide: Client-side rendering but this code is not working: (function () { // Create object that have the context information about the ...
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Change Field's DisplayName in a List

I'm trying to change the DisplayName for a field that belongs to a list. Below is the code that I'm using. using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp10dev/sites/demo")) { using (SPWeb web = site....
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Convert Field To FieldLookup using ClientContext

I need to get a FieldLookup from a list (already queried). First line in the below code errors out "Unable to cast Field to FieldLookup". Yes, the field I am trying to retrieve is a lookup field only. ...
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How do I add custom fields to a wiki page?

I create a new wiki pages library (on SharePoint Foundation 2010) and create some new custom fields (1 choice and 1 text). When I create a new Wiki Page these custom fields are not shown on the web ...
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How to show the approver's name and approval date

I have one custom list on a Sharepoint 2013 site. I'm using the OOTB default approval Workflow from Sharepoint 2010. Everytime a new record is created in this custom list the workflow is started and ...
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How to associate an existing site column to a list using the REST API

In SharePoint 2013, I have a site column that already exists and I'm trying to associate it to an existing list using the REST API. I found examples on adding a new column to a list using the REST API ...
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Popup confirmation on 'status' column change

I'm looking to create a popup dialogue box when a column called 'Status' is set to 'Complete'. I want a popup box to ask "Confirm Complete?" with Yes or Cancel choices. Obviously Yes will update the ...
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How do I unhide hidden column in SharePoint 2010?

I've upgraded a SP2007 to a SP2010 and now some settings have been lost. In some CQWP I need the Created column to group items etc. How do I unhide it so it is selectable in dropdownlists and displays ...
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Using a workflow to automatically create document folders each time a new list entry is made

I'm new to sharepoint developer, so I'm hoping someone is able to guide me (provide simple instructions!) on whether it's possible to create a workflow where once I enter a new item in a list, a new ...
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How do you create a multi-select people-picker field programatically in SP 2007?

I would like to create a people-picker user field where more than one user can be chosen. Currently, this is what I'm doing: SPField field = new SPField(contentType.Fields, "User", "Users"); ...
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Cannot edit column type or delete it in Sharepoint 2013

I have imported an excel file into SharePoint 2013. One of the columns I imported was PolicyType. It is currently set as a text field but I need to change it to a choice from a menu field. I don't ...
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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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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 add an default Image to SharePoint list item?

I have a column named photo How can I add a default image in a list item, which in my case is photo? for example If a user does not have the proper image for an item, or if he forget to add image. ...
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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 can I auto-increment a column?

I am working on a solution where I have a list with a column named LogIDNumber. For each new entry in the list, I would like to increment the LogIDNumber by one. I could use the ID generated by ...
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