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

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SharePoint 2013 Auto populate person column in list with creator name

I have a custom list which contains several columns. I want to add a column to the list which I would like to be a "name/person" field which is mapped to registered users on SharePoint (or AD). But I ...
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Custom list quick edit missing one or more required column

I am trying to create a custom list that is editable in quick view, only three columns are required (Project Name, Project Start Date, Project Estimated End Date)and I am trying to display it in a ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Reverse Lookup

I am trying to achieve the following in SharePoint 2013. I have two (2) lists a server list and an application list. Each list contains a lookup column which a user can select which applications are ...
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What is the best way to provision Content Types and managed metadata columns in SharePoint 2010

What is the best way of provisioning ContentTypes, Columns and Metadata columns in SharePoint. Keeping in mind that we have two approaches of 1) SP object Model and CAML (declarative way). Which ...
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Problems adding Date & Time values to a comparison using IF in a calculated column

I'm trying to compare a date by using =if([Modified]<DATE(2012,2,8),"Outdated","Updated") and it works just fine, but I have a problem with trying to add time to the comparison. What I need is to ...
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How to set anchor tags href value using SharePointWebControls:FieldValue column?

I am trying to set the value for href attribute of an anchor tag in one of my SharePoint Publishing Site layout pages. I need to set the value to the value stored in one of the columns in page's ...
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Avoid metadata columns in SOAP response

I searched around the internet (and on this stackexchange site), but didnt find any answer. I wrote a small C# application that should retrieve some data via the SOAP webservice of a sharepoint ...
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Page layout not showing Content type fields

I'll try my best to describe this problem as it is quite tedious. We have a sharepoint solution, in where we create Columns that are deployed through a feature. I added my custom columns to a custom ...
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External list with friendly display names for columns

I have an external content type that I'm accessing through a .NET assembly. So I created a BDC model with Type="DotNetAssembly" (for now with just finder and specific finder operations). It works, ...
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Is it possible to 'freeze panes' in SharePoint lists?

I need to keep my column header, so people can see what data is displayed there, but I can not find if it is possible, or how to do it. Any suggestions?
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How to make SharePoint fields mandatory conditioned on other fields?

For example, in a workflow task, I might have a master field called "Approve" which, if set to "No", makes it unnecessary to complete the rest of the form (and thus makes them non-mandatory). Is there ...
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Need assistance: JavaScript Code

Code work whell before i add to code: items[i].get_item("SITE") I can take ID from code, but not a column element. What have I do bad. Here is a code: <input type='button' id='123' value='Pokaż ...
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Can i manually publish a content type hub field to a single site?

For reasons unknown, I'm currently having an issue where a single sitecollection in my SP2016, doesn't receive updates from the Content Type Hub - Neither content types nor fields. Every other site ...
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how to create a calculated fields programmatically

I need to create a calculated item , which has: the ID of the item, the created date and title. How to do this combination in xml. i tried this code : <Field Type="Calculated" DisplayName="$...
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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 a separator between certain columns on New/Edit Form on SharePoint 2013 OOTB

I have the following modified version of Curtis Weir's field hiding script from dmcinfo.com which I want to run using the SharePoint OOTB Script Editor: <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-...
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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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Adding a “notes/comments” column to a read only list?

i have a read only list and i would like to add a column with edit permissions. So Far i haven't found anything concerning column level permission so can we somewhow achieve this? I can't code tho so ...
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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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SharePoint List CreateBy column storing date value

we discovered some very strange behavior in a list. within the last couple weeks, the Created By column for all items was replaced by a date: 35;#2014-12-23 23:17:51 I got this using powershell, ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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how to add a column to a sharepoint list

I have list name students with 2 columns First Name and Last Name and has data in the list. I want to add a new column "class" to the students list. what to do in using visual studio. Is it the ...
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SP Field.Hidden property not hiding?

I have set the property .Hidden of one field to $true. $field=$List.Fields.GetByTitle("Business Phone") $ctx.ExecuteQuery() $field.Hidden=$true The change has been applied successfully and if I ...
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Sharepoint formula limit help

i've been making this formula(based on previous questions) which works great(with 3 id's), But when i try it with all my id's it give me an error "Cannot complete this action". Can anyone help me out? ...
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Jslink field run function after field is rendered

i did registered function for custom field rendering with RegisterTemplateOverrides and my custom field render works quite nicely. Part of the field is input box for autocomplete, my issue is how to ...
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Sharepoint 2013: no attachment column available

I am having the same issue as here, but I have no "list" option in the ribbon, and therefore no "list settings" option. I am working on a list, but I am baffled by why there is no "attachment" column ...
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creating custom field type to upload video files and store it in asset library

I have a requirement below. my custom page layout should have a column which should accept video files and on saving the page, it should save the video to the asset library. if the user uploads the ...
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SharePoint 2013 sp.js Getting the column names of custom list

*Edit* I have figured out how come the data returned for the columns was showing the wrong labels. The issue occurs when the list columns are created using the quick edit mode, as it allows you to ...
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How to store “stream” and “fields” paramters properly

I'm trying to use the GetItem method to use for copying documents, but I'm not having luck with the field or stream parameters. Below is an example of how I attempted to store each of them. When I ...
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Using field/column in html Page Layout but in CSS — Sharepoint 2013

I know you can use fields to define the content in a page, for instance, <div id="titleField"> <!--MS:<PageFieldTextField:TextField runat="server" ControlMode="Display" ...
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Anything other than username in Person or Group column will not resolve only in quick edit mode

This is a SharePoint 2013 environment migrated from SharePoint 2010 (this works properly in the old 2010 environment). There's a “Person or Group” column present in a document library. When using “...
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Date Format Modifcation in List

I would like to format a new column with the Month and Day of another column. Is there a way to accomplish this? I tried adding this =TEXT([Date of Birth],"MM/DD") in column validation but it gives me ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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Choice field not allowing save on choice field value changes

I have a SharePoint 2010 List with a simple Choice column called "RequestType" with values like New Hire, Job Change, Equipment Request, etc. I can add the new records and select any option, but ...
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How to update a site column field using workflow variable

First let me say I am new to sharepoint workflows. Having said that, here's my question: I need to create a workflow that fires when a document is added to [po request] document library. The workflow ...
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“Assigned To” emails: how to control columns included?

We have an Issue Tracking list in a SharePoint 2007 instance which contains a column "Assigned To". The list has property "Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?" = Yes We do not use columns "...
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How to use “lookup (information already on this site)” column to use data from another sub-site?

I have data collected in a list in a sub-site. I would like to use to this data in a different sub-site's list. For example, we have Sales sub-site with "Customer Information" list, inputted when a ...
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How to delete a column in a content type?

How to delete a column in a content type? The columns are not clickable? And content types inheriting from based documents or items ct.
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Custom Field Type error when deploying solution

I'm having problems when deploying a solution that creates several custom columns, for the content types I need to use. As it turned out I needed a couple custom field types for my application. The ...
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Make a list's column searchable

I have a normal custom list, I want somehow to enable the end user to do search on one of the list's columns I've found this, but im looking for something simpler than this Sharepoint server 2010
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why updating formula, title in large list/library programmatically takes really long time

I have to update formula of calculated field. I wrote method for that, it is working fine and is updating formula as well. But it takes really long time to update formula in large library ie library ...
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Mandatory fields in discussion board comments

The whole idea behind a discussion board is that it should work as a forum I suppose. Lets say that I created a new column in the discussionbard called category and that its mandatory. Then when ...
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List settings > adding Columns > Yes/No or drop down

I created an InfoPath form for policy acceptance. Initially I set a column in the list as boolean (Yes/No) whether users accept or denied the policy. But now the business unit wants a third category "...
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Have different column title in Edit View form and view itself

I'm using C# code to automatically create a read-only Note column that is a truncated version of an existing Note column. list.Fields.Add(field.Title + " (truncated)", SPFieldType.Note, false); At ...
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Multiple File Columns on a list

A client of mine need a list where each item can have 3 attachments. Each attachment would be tied to a column. For example, if the list is called "Meetings", it would have two file columns; "...
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How to reference a column in another content type?

In simplified form: I have two content types representing documents and folders. Thus, content type MyFolder has parent type Folder, content type MyDocument has parent type Document. What I want to ...
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Can an event receiver update a list item before the alert email is sent?

I have a requirement to expose a list item's ID value on the "DispForm.aspx" form and all alert emails for a particular list. SharePoint is very "protective" of its IDs (or counter fields) and it ...
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Setting Column Widths

So I'm using the below formula to try to set my column widths for a column called title, but it doesn't seem to be working: <!--ADJUST TABLE COLUMN WIDTH--><script src="http://ajax....
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Custom column that renders a link and opens modal dialog

I want to create a custom column in sharepoint 2010. When it is added to a list view I need it to render a link that when clicked opens a sharepoint modal dialog using the client ui. I need to pass ...
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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 ...