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

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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 ...
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SharePoint Excel export issues (ID export to lookup columns/Columns out of order)

Good day, I have 2 issues I am trying to workout on some SharePoint Lists. I was hoping I could get a little help as my developer skills are just now developing beyond OTB solutions. Issue 1: I ...
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Getting hyperlink URL and description in custom XSLT with Content Query Web part

I'm having trouble getting the URL and description to show as separate items in SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to display the description as the text of the Link and the URL as the HREF value in the a ...
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Queried Images to Display in Word Document

I am on SharePoint 2016 and Nintex 2013. Requirement: The team wants a Microsoft Word document that allows spellcheck and other formatting options that are limited or unavailable in InfoPath. I am ...
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Field Internal name changing when added to list?

I am having a very strange issue with the internal name of a site column. I created the column, added it to a Content Type, then created a list based on that content type. Somewhere along the way ...
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column validation against another column

i have a column called Loaned, dropdown (yes or no). If the user uses 'yes', then there's a "Return date" field below which will require them to put in a date. Is there a way to validate that if they ...
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Date validation to specific year for list Column in view

I've got a date column in a view and I'm using a validation formula: =IF(TEXT([Data documento],"yyyy")="2018",TRUE,FALSE) So that users can only insert date within the year 2018. I always get an ...
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Is there a tool that helps with Modern UI column formatting?

It seems like the new column formatting JSON-based solution is much more inferior in comparison to the old client-side rendering with JSLink. I am mostly talking about dev experience. For example, ...
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Highlight Due Date Column with color

I am using SharePoint 2016. There is a Submittal library that has been created and one of the users would like the "Due Date" column to highlight in yellow when a document that has been submitted is ...
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Column Formatting Option not available

I can't see an option for format column where I can enter JSON codes.
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Force “Name” field in SP13 Library to be equal to '“Title”

As I understand, SP13 searches documents by document Title. When you upload some document to the library, you have to fill in "Name" and "Title" ( the same field twice). What I want to do is to ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013: changing column order is not refleted in the list

I changed the column order on a list item. These changes are reflected in the "column ordering" view. However, the changes are NOT reflected in the actual list layout. I tried emptying the browser ...
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Can we create a look up column from multiple lines of text column in list

we need to create a lookup column from multiple lines of text column in SharePoint online list is it possible.
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set column order of fields using CSOM/REST javascript

I am creting list fields using CSOM ecma script. How do I set the column order of the fields to be displayed in the form programmatically? For eg: I have created the following fields programmatically :...
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Column Formatting using JSON: Get value of the column “_ModerationStatus”

I'm trying to check the value of the column _ModerationStatus in a document library with that has content approval. I have the following JSON: { "$schema": "https://developer.microsoft.com/...
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Change column color of a list webpart

We have a landing page that consist of a scheduled maintenance list webpart and we want to have a color coded background for a column. For example: In Progress = Red Completed = Green I tried the ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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Character Limit for Approver Comments Column Type in sharepoint.com O365

In sharepoint.com document set library, I am trying to add approver comment when I change the approval status. The comment supports up to 2414 characters, and when I enter more characters, it throws ...
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Column formatting changes not saving

For my document library on sharepoint online modern view, I have a column for Title. I've tried to format it so that the height changes dynamically based on how long the title is and when I save it at ...
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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 to hide a List View column in Modern SharePoint

I have a List in a SharePoint Online site that uses the Modern experience. I want to hide a column, but need to stay in Modern. The easy way I found was inserting a few lines of Javascript in a Script ...
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How can I sort this by an actual DATE?

I have a calculated field in a document library that takes the "Modified" property makes a more readable date from it. The problem is, the column is now sorting alphabetically, even though the data ...
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Person/Group column displays empty in web part view

New view is created with the person column. I can see the values in the view, when opening view on its own. However, the same view is added as a webpart and the person column is empty. However, when ...
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Column Validation in 2010

I need to use a column to capture ID numbers. I need a way to ensure that the answers entered are only numbers and exactly 12 digits in length. I've tried a zillion different formulas but keep ...
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Workflow: how to UNSET (or set to NULL) a date/time type value in a custom column?

Trying to build a workflow that clears a date column when the task "Completed" box is unchecked. Have tried several different approaches but have not gotten anything to work. The workflow completes ...
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PWA Project columns

I have setup the columns that I want to see in each new project in PWA. For example: Task mode, Text 1, Task Name, Start, Finish, Duration, Work, etc. When I create a new project in PWA, those are ...
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List people picker graph

I am pulling a list via the graph api. I would like to be able to filter on a people picker field. However I do I use the lookup field id to equate to a user/member i.e the id 18 person joe blogs.
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Retrieving column fields from SharePoing list using sp-pnp-js

I have a list. I want to retrieve the fields to see how many column are there in my list. For example, my list name is TestList, I have created 5 columns of different datatypes. I want to retrieve ...
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Specify field to apply .css style

I have a field in SharePoint list. I am trying to apply a background color in the display form. Name of field is Process Instruction. I am having trouble with the .css syntax. It Works fine in IE ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - how to make a column content bold in task list

I am struggling with making any content under the 'Task Name' column in bold. I am using Sharepoint 2013. I have a task list (classic) and I want to make each task name in Bold. I would like to add a ...