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Questions tagged [column]

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

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Multiple validations in a single column in 2013

I have been working on something I feel should be very simple for far too long. I have a single line text column in a list and would like to employee multiple validations to the column. The ...
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Pasting into a metadata column

So I am moving our phone inventory over to SharePoint, and I have created numerous columns. Three of the columns use metadata, and so when I paste the items into the field I get the little red box ...
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How can I create a traffic light status column

I want to create a traffic light status column in my task list. I have referenced the Path to SharePoint solution (and most of the others out there) but using a calculated column to display HTML and ...
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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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Unable to search managed properties for a document library

I have a document library with metadata that seems to have managed properties. I want to be able to search these managed properties. For example, I can do 'Filename:docx' and it shows only word docs....
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Fields are not displyed in Disp/EditForm after content type upgrade

I had content type based on Page and pages library, which uses this contennt type. I needed to add new columns to this list. I created Elements.xml for fields: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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Create a “Shared With” column for CURRENT permissioned users?

I know this must have been asked before, but I can't find it anywhere on StackExchange. So the OOTB "Shared With" column shows a historical view of all users (current or past) who have ever had ...
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Can I Modify the Output of SP2013 Field Values in Snippets or Page Layout?

I would like to know if there is a way to modify the output of page fields in SharePoint 2013 from within a snippet or within the page layout. I have a field of type Hyperlink or Picture. I want to ...
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Aligning column headers(titles) with row items

I have a list in which the items are long string of characters. Due to this the Column titles are not perfectly aligned with item rows. The Column headers are not changing there original position and ...
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Exception by setting a column unique

I have a huge list, about 200000 items. Till yesterday a custom column called Nr was not unique and contained many doubles. Today I cleaned it removing items with double entries, tryied to set the ...
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create a view that groups multi choice column values

I apologize in advance if I am breaking rules by asking a question similar to one already asked (SP2013 - Create a view that groups based on individual selections in a multi choice field). I can't ...
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How is the relative list item order calculated from tp_ItemOrder column?

I am using a custom action and the Reorder.aspx page to provide a sorting-functionality to my users. I followed the instructions that can be found here: https://niftit.com/blog/how-to-reorder-a-...
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Difference between ArticleStartDate and Publish startdate columns

What is the difference between these columns: ArticleStartDate: <SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField id="ArticleStartDate" FieldName="ArticleStartDate" runat="server"></...
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Removing People from User Field, Allow only group

By default, there are two options available for User field. User User and Groups Is there any programmatic/declarative way on changing the properties so that the user field will only suggests and ...
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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...
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Setting Required Managed Metadata Column to hidden with default value?

In a Content Type, I have one managed metadata column (which is required) I want to set it with default value and set it to hidden using powershell. I want to clarify if it possible to hide a required ...
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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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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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Is there a setting on SPField that would prevent it from being included in a CAML query?

I'm trying to build a CAML query for a managed metadata column. I'm following the guidelines provided here by Microsoft. Essentially they say to query for the term's Wssid. No problem, I can do ...
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Sharepoint Designer Set Task Field drop-down is showing empty

Using SPD 2010 I created an Approval process. I have added few custom field to my task list and now under "Before Task is assigned", the action "Set Task field" is not showing anything on the dropdown-...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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Best way to create a list with hidden columns with Data pulling from InfoPath form

So I have been working on this for a little bit here is what I am trying to accomplish: Using OOTB SharePoint 2010 Functionality I want to create an HR Referral System. Basically an InfoPath Form ...
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Updated = calculated field based on Modified shows 1899 last update

Working with SP 2010 and had to remove the time stamp from modified. Tried at system level - no joy. Used a calculated field (=TEXT(Modified,"mm/dd/yyyy")). This works well but occasionally shows the ...
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Using resx file in Calculated Field

Is it possible to use resource file (.resx) in tag? I made a calculated field and want to show the result in some different languages.
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SharePoint 2013 bulk edit column not updated

When selecting edit list, select the column, the choices are not updated from the lookup list. But if you edit an individual item the lookup choice is available for a selection. How do I get the ...
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Make column locked for editing by users in Sharepoint list

I currently have a SharePoint list that track open tickets for specific events. I have a flow that runs on this when an item is added. The flow creates an automatic due date (+5 days from when ...
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Multillingual column name becomes internal name

I have a problem where a column used by a couple of content types is correctly named Document version when the user views the page in Swedish, but the display names becomes the internal name ...
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SharePoint 2016: filter on managed metadata column with AND operator

We are using SharePoint 2016 and have a document library with a multiple managed metadata column. In this document library we try sometimes to filter on this column. We can select 1 or more terms in ...
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New site columns not available to check in list view

I’m experiencing an extremely annoying issue with SharePoint. This is what I’ve done on our SharePoint Online tenant: Created a new modern SharePoint team site. I want to track client invoices. -...
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Is it possible to create a column underneath a content type?

So I'm trying to work on Sharepoint Automation and I'm trying to figure out on how to create a column underneath a content type. Upon reading some documentation, from REST API, I found out that it ...
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SharePoint List flow - how to format link?

I am using SharePoint Online and I have a list for which I am creating a flow. This flow is connected to a document library so that when a new doc is created it is added to the list. We have a ...
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Aggregate Data Source New Form Field Problem

I have webpart with five form field. But i need a data from another list. So i use linked data source. When i use it my all form fields broken.Some Input type text change input type file. <...
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Disable field name localization

I'm using a SharePoint team site in an international setting, and I would like the entire site to be in English. Unfortunately, when some columns titles and descriptions were changed, these changes ...
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When I add a column with checkboxes, I cannot see them?

I want to add check boxes but when I try it, it does not seem. I followed and tried these steps and it does not solve my problem.Still, there is empty. Select the All Document view dropdown at the ...
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Add a link to display form on custom column using powershell?

I read several solutions that advice to use SharePoint Designer to modify the column xml definition. I would like to know if there is a way to do the same by using PowerShell. I have a really large ...
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Insert a line break in specific choice in sharepoint choice column

I'm trying to do something a bit special with SharePoint choice columns. I'm on SharePoint Online and have access to InfoPath Designer and SharePoint Designer. I have a choice column where I have ...
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Starting a workflow with link in document library view

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online with Office 365. I would like to create a button in a column of my document library to start a workflow. I have code that works, but have to click the button twice. ...
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Only Integers (List Validation Settings) with condition

I just discovered the Validation Settings and think they are so helpful! I implemented column validations that check if the number is an integer but now that gives me an error with my workflow (...
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Add File Type column to metadata navigation

I have an Asset Library in my SharePoint site and in the default All Content view there is a File Type column. I want to make this column available in my Metadata Navigation, but for some reason this ...
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Adding/updating column tags after populating a new document with bookmark values

Im currently running a project for a customer with the goal to automate a SharePoint environment along with word templates. So far i managed to create a word template which includes a Userform where ...
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Library Columns Hidden after Refresh

I have a SharePoint Library with almost 2000 items (each item is a PDF document with some additional standard Fields for metadata). When using the web UI to show additional columns, they appear at ...
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How can I promote repeating fields to different SharePoint columns?

I have seen articles describing how to use repeating fields to create multiple list items, but I am trying to figure out how to use repeating fields to populate separate SP columns. For example: ...
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Adding column to edit form without adding to content type?

We have a custom content type that extends folder called Enhanced folder. We've added some custom managed metadata columns and all. That seems to be working (except for this). Using SPD we created a ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Add Library Column Showing Managed Metadata Level Values

I need to be able to classify all the documents in a library into a Major Category and a Minor Category where the Minor is specific, but not exclusive to the Major. It would appear that the best way ...
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Change a field in SharePoint Online

I have identified a site column with incorrect properties. Specifically I need to change the RichText value from FALSE to TRUE. How can I do that? I have tried to locate Elements.xml and edit that ...
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columns are not showing when adding from “Add from existing list or site columns”

I want to add some columns to content type from a specific column group. I click on "Add from existing list or site columns" and choose one column group. But below in the available columns list, I am ...
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Version System column and word information panel

In SharePoint 2010 library I have Version system column based which shows version of the document. I want to add this column to the content type of document because I want this field to be shown in ...
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Wrapping text in list

I need to wrap text in my row data. I have found how to do it for the column headers and that is not what I need. I need the data inside the list itself to wrap text. How to do it?
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Using the One Column with Sidebar and wish to reduce the width of the toolbar

I am currently using the One Column with sidebar Text Layout and the sidebar contains 3 web parts within it and having reduced the width of the web parts, I wish to reduce the width of the sidebar in ...
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List Content types not getting updating while adding a site column to already deployed site content type using elements.xml

I have a site content type deployed through element.xml and is used inside lists. I added one site column and referenced that in content type. So my element.xml looks like below <?xml version="1....