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

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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 can I add fields from an InfoPath form to a list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I display a field from a form in my form library view? I have a document library that uses an InfoPath form as the standard template. How can I have data from the form, ...
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Sharepoint2010 Lists Lookup

I'm creating 3 lists using Sharepoint 2010 UI. The lists and relationship are as follows: Training (parent) -> Training Instance (child, look up Training ) -> Training Session (grandchild,lookup ...
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Adding a content type to a list gives me a duplicate field error

I have the following code: list.ContentTypes.Add(contentType); It works on my dev environment, but on test fails with the following error: A duplicate field name "[GUID]" was found. I've had ...
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Start ID Column from Specific Number

Is there anyway to start the default ID column from specific number? For example start from 2151 instead of 1? Or is there any way to fill the items with values in order to reach 2151 in ID field and ...
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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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My list displays two columns of the same workflow

One of the oddest things I've seen on SharePoint to date... I have a list which was created from a template with a few workflows already attached to it. After I created the list, I deleted all of the ...
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Update column in document library

I am using this to upload documents to sharepoint library. Is it possible to update managed metadata type columns after adding files to document library. if yes, how. I am using SP 2010 and ...
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Change column type from “Lookup (information already on this site)” to Person or Group

I have an issue after migration SharePoint 2007 to 2010. We had “Person or Group” which now somehow has transformed to “Lookup (information already on this site)”. This creates lots of troubles for ...
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Sharepoint how to add field to list where field with such name already exists?

I have sharepoint list 'Events' with field Location. I am trying to add from web existing field with same internal name from other package. var fields = contentType.ParentWeb.Fields; SPField ...
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Date Difference (3 Columns)

I have a problem in SharePoint 2010. I have a list with three columns: Date Notified Packet Mailed Condolence Letter Sent The problem is that Packet Mailed or Condolence Letter Sent could be ...
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Number field on custom content type working inconsistently amongst items

In a document library, I've included a field of type 'Number' in my custom content type. At a particular point in my solution I increment this field by 1. On certain items it will work, on certain ...
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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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Value of User field changed after copying to another list cross Site Collections

The value of owner field of a document is beeing changed when I copy a document from a library to another library which belongs to another site collection than the original library. I copy the ...
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How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column?

How can I create column in list which it able to change data (lookup column) in next column? For example: I have three lists with datas(names, numbers and adress) and I have other list with two ...
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Creating a report from a list that exceeds the number of viewable columns set by the admin

The SP admin has restricted views to 14 columns however the workflows used by the list will max at 24 columns. Is the admin throttle applicable to my report or is it only applicable to views?
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check if SPField exists using list services

I want to check if a custom field exists for my list using list services but not sure how I can do it, I know it can be done using object model method "ContainsField()" but how can I do same with ...
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Field Order in List of SharePoint 2013 App

I am building a SharePoint 2013 SharePoint hosted app, provisioning a list using Site Columns, but no defined content type, just using the automatically assigned content type ListFieldContentType. ...
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Pro grammatically adding choice field with another field relation

sorry about the title am not sure how i should name it. I want to be able to create two columns for a list that have a division - subdivision relation. If in the first field if i choose People the ...
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Creating an Autonumber Column

Is there a way to create an autonumber column in the lists and libraries? For example I want to have a list and when a user wants to add a new value, it automatically generates a new autonumber.
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make a field visible in Edit Properpties form

I have added Comments field to a document library (list.Fields.Add(..)) in event receiver however when I a try to edit a document within this document library by chosing "Edit properties" the comment ...
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Can't find a site column that DOES apparently exist

Well I've deployed a site column from my xml definition and upto now it's been fine. I then checked my content type (after some unexpected errors) and it's removed itself from the content type and is ...
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Possible to create a column that users can upload an image to?

I'm trying to create a column in a list that users can upload a picture to. I found the Hyperlink or Picture, but this requires that users specify a URL for the image. Is there way to create a ...
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Rename standard field name in XML

I have a custom content type that inherits from the standard article page CT. In my new content type I would like to use the Contact field that is inherited from the article page but I would like to ...
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If custom field exists or not

I got one custom boolean column/field which I want to check if it exists or not before checking its value, currently I am using this code but it ain't working like it should, using (SPWeb web = ...
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Including Custom Columns when retrieving Content Type

Using the Lists web service I am retrieving a content type as follows; var contentTypeWithFields = listsService .GetListContentType(listId, contentType.ID); However, the result does not include ...
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How can I identify columns independent from language?

I've got a webpart which reads several values from a list, while developing local I've got a column "Due Date", but when I upload my webpart to SharePoint online (Office 365) we have a German version ...
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Cannot Set Default Term Value on Column

I have a Meta Term Column in a Document Library that want to default to a value in my Meta Term Store. However, the SharePoint UI does not ever enable the "Save" button when for my selected tag. Why ...
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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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MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list

MOSS 2007 workflow not copying particular column to another list I Created a workflow to move the list items to another list. A column with lookup field type is not moving to another list. The column ...
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Number type List Column returns double values instead of integer

I've created custom list via browser, and set one of it's column's type to Number. I've set number of decimals to 0, so I was expecting, that numbers this column will store would be of type integer. ...
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How can I add a hyperlink to a field contaning plain text?

I'm using SP Foundation 2010, with severly limited development permissions. I'm operating as a site Owner in a user area, so access to Designer, Visual Studio, etc. is limited and I'm looking for ...
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Why customized title header of the List Views web part does not reflect correctly for other users?

I used the SharePoint Designer 2007 to generate the XSLT Data View and made modification to the column headers. Although I am able to see the new column header's name, other users still are not able ...
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Possible to print out all the SharePoint List's column in a page

Currently, I have to go to each List inside the SharePoint 2007 Site and use the Snipping Tools to copy the column information as shown below The Question Is there ways that I can copy all the ...
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Additional column settings missing for comments column under core document columns

I have 3-4 columns with "multiple lines of text" field type in the "core document columns" group. While all of them have the full range of options available for setting the number of lines or the type ...
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How can I add a column tracking who last changed another column, so a modified column for a column

I need to track who mast modified specific columns, and would like to display this name in a column within the list. So within the list Column A would be Fix complete and Column B would be Fix ...
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How to Move Site Columns Between Sites

We have our SharePoint sites in the following tree structure: Corporate +--- Division A +--- Department 1 +--- Department 2 +--- Department 3 +--- Division B ...
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Changing “In this Column” property of Custom Lookup field Programmatically

I am creating a LookUp Column Programmatically for a custom list which is already there, and trying to change the property shown in attached picture using C#, but I couldn't figure out whats the name ...
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How Do I Rename a List Instance's Field's StaticName in FeatureUpdating?

I am creating a custom WSP in Visual Studio. This solution has several custom content types with custom fields as well as a list instance with content types enabled. Unfortunately, i need to change ...
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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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Adding a field of type metadata with powershell

I'm trying to add a column of type Metadata. I've first exported the SchemaXml of an existing column on which i'm working. After that I added the column with method AddAsSchemaXml. The field is here,...
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SP2007 - How to display textbox field element based on dropdown menu choice on Edit Column page?

I'm creating a custom list field type which is basically a glorified multichoice field, but I want the checkboxes to be grouped by headings that the user can specify. For example: Status1 ...
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Deciding Column Type before creating.

Does it make sense to create a Managed Metadata column if it will always contain same information? "Year" and "PublisherName" for a given document library will always be the same. Please suggest.
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Single line of text or managed metadata

I am importing over 200,000 documents into sharepoint. I have a column called Vendor and SubVendor. I did a quick Remove Duplicates in Excel on this columns. Vendor column has 163,000 duplicate value ...
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Indexing fields for search even if they're all null

When running a FullTextSQLQuery - it will fail to bring back any columns that are not populated. So, for example, if the crawl didn't detect any PublishedStartDate's were populated - it wouldn't allow ...
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When is 'Article Date' populated?

I'm looking at different date fields of a Page I can use and have noticed there's an Article Date column under Publishing Columns. At what point is this column populated?
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why sitecolumn title is blank after feature activation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature After installing using stsadmin, and activating using site UI "Site Collection Feature" these columns shows up but no title is ...
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Non-global fields for custom content types?

I've been tasked with creating a fairly complex system in sharepoint 2010. Coming from a background of from-scratch .NET applications, I'm used to defining tables with their own "local" columns. My ...
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How to validate if entered text for a column is in Upper Case

I need to validate if the text entered in a text column is written in UPPER CASE.
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Week number formula for date and time column

What calculated field formula would show me the week number for a date and time like this: 5/27/2012 6:00 AM All the formulas I found are only for dates.