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

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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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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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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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Set list column permission in different views of the same list - sharepoint 2016

In sharepoint 2016 I have a list with several views each targeting different audience. I need some solution to manage column permission in new/edit/display forms. I tried https://archive.codeplex.com/?...
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Sharepoint 'content type' not available as a column

I would like to quickly filter by content type (on sharepoint online) in my document library, but I can not find the column 'content type' anywhere.
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How do I edit colum in SharePoint Online using JavaScript?

Hope you're well; What is javaScript code to add on SharePoint list for showing a few lines of text per row so they all the same size where reams of text have been written this is via scroll or ...
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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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How do i get a choice column to change from YES to NO depending on another column using calculated columns

I'm trying to uses nested ifs to change what a choice column displays but I'm not sure if this can be done or if I'm doing it properly. What I'm trying to have accrue is once the next review date ...
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Get the column name of list

I tried this: var fieldValues = currentItem.get_fieldValues(); But it returns [object object]. How can I see through this without know the column name?
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hide Name of column from document library in SharePoint 2013

how to hide “Name” of column from document library in SharePoint 2013
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Migrate a SharePoint list with “Related Items” column field

I need to migrate a SharePoint list with "Related Items" column field content of all list items to a completely new SharePoint environment. It does not work when saved the template of the list and ...
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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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Custom Column data

I am trying to create a script that will iterate through specified site collections and find all files which have a specified data in the custom column named for eg. colours. in this coloumn it's a ...
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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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Form Validation - Compare Column Data

I'm needing some assistance with Form Validation. I have a column inside my sharepoint listed called "Payroll Close Day". This column allows the end user to select from a choice of values being "...
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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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Set Web Part Page Columns for Equal Width

I have a web part page with header, footer and 3 columns. I want the three columns to be of equal width. I have searched but can't find and simple CSS code to apply. I don't have access to SPD. ...
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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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Change column width in SharePoint 2010 (java or css or both)

I tried below but it does not adjust the column width. Any other idea? my column name is Progress (internal name is Progress as well) and it's multi-line type field. Try the below code in a content/...
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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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Sharepoint Designer workflow: prevent from executing if column input is empty

I've made a workflow that checks for a date-column and if the current date is bigger than the date-column it updates an item. The problem: even if the date-column is empty it updates the item. ...
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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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How to add a list field to the edit form manually

After getting frustrated by dropdowns not even rendering for the lists with more than 5000 items, I take on a journey. Idea is using a cascaded dropdown to keep item count to be populated under 5000. ...
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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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Will there be performance issues if a list have 50 columns in a list?

Depending on requirements amount of columns in a list can differ. There has been discussions on other websits regarding performance and amount of columns. There is usually three common options: Have ...
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Locking Sharepoint column after data is input

How can I lock a column (in a list) from further changes after it is initially populated? I want to lock down the "initial due date" and only allow changes to a "revised due date" column so we can ...
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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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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 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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Sharepoint 2010 Validation by two fields

I have a SharePoint list with these fields: Destination - User picks a person Created by - User who created the item Is there a way to prevent users from creating item for themselves using ...
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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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How can I create a [Me] filtered view using a Lookup column with names in it?

Any help will be hugely appreciated as really struggling with this. I am limited by company regulation saying I can't use code so any answer will need to be code free and not require the use of Design ...
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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....
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List column auto update with specific format

I need to have a Project ID column in a project named list. The format would be PROJ0001 PROJ0010 PROJ0099 PROJ0100 and so on. These I'd will be auto populated while creating any new item in the ...
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Value does not fall within the expected range when try to get field values

I try to send the selected documents in my library to the RMA. I got the following exception Value does not fall within the expected range What is my issue? Do I need to get the field by ...
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Managed Metadata Column Visibility

Having an issue where tags in managed metadata columns will not display in DispForm.aspx for a non-admin user, but display normally for admins. I have tried adding "NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users" ...
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Why aren't the addition field columns populating when I select a value from a lookup column?

I have an Equipment List that looks like this: Number Description Mill Area 1 pump warehouse 2 motor outside 3 shaft yard 4 bearing ...
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Cascade delete from lists

I have 3 lists with a lookup field to a document library. This fields is created from XML (deployed) with this properties: Indexed="TRUE" RelationshipDeleteBehavior="Cascade" Now, what I would ...
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Auto-populate a column based on a different column

I was wondering if someone could help me with an issue I'm having in SharePoint. I made a library and one of the columns has a Yes/No option. The following column is based on that response. If the ...