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

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Sharepoint list items increase

I have around 50,000 items in sharepoint list . I want to increase the size of the list items to 90,000 . It is ok to have duplicate enteries . How do i do it with minimal time ? Its ok if i paste ...
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How to create a column that's filterable from a Content Query Web Part

I have an App of type 'Document Library', on which I added a column of type 'Managed Metadata'. I am using the Content Query Web Part to display documents matching a certain metadata tag. ...
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SharePoint Error “Error converting data type varchar to numeric.” on “Single line of text” column

I have a column defined in SharePoint as "Single line of text" when I deploy my webpart, and try to enter text in the field I get the following error from my log file: "Error converting data type ...
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Column '' does not exist error on existing and newly created lists. SharePoint 2013

Any time a new item is added on a custom list, I get the error "Column '' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user". This is on a SharePoint 2013 farm. The problem originally started ...
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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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Filter Document Libraries based on a column name

Get-SPWeb http://sharepoint/sites/training | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Where { $_.GetType().Name -eq "SPDocumentLibrary" } | Select Title I have this code which outputs all of the document ...
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Changing Field Type of a column

Is it possible to change Field Type of a column from TaxonomyField to Single Line of Text? It is a SharePoint online solution.
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Retrieve a single field's version history from SharePoint

My company uses a SharePoint list as an asset inventory database. One of the fields is a Notes field. I am able to pull the current contents of the field by linking to the list in MSAccess, but I ...
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SharePoint Column Formula Validation

I need to check if a column (type Number) is an Integer (no decimal). I added this formula to the list validation: =mod([MyField],1)=0 But I get this error: The formula contains a syntax error or ...
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I want to change a column type but don't want to lose my data

I have a column using the "Currency" format. Since it only allows one type of currency I need to change the column type to single line of text. I will be using radio buttons to select the different ...
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How to hide specific column header in a list WebPart?

I created a webpart with URL column header, but i want to hide it for users...i know i can hide it using CSS but it hides all the colum headers in other webparts, Any solution to hide only the URL ...
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Display GUID column of document in the XML Api request

Before I start, let me just say that I have no experience with Sharepoint. Because of this I do not have the necessary knowledge of the different terminology, so bare with me. That said, I'm currently ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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New Item Fields Automatic Population

I sure this is possible to do in SharePoint, however, I am not 100% sure on how it's to be done. My objective is to 2 fields to automatically populate when adding a 'New Item' to an List Library. ...
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Check column value

Is it possible to check a column in a library for unique or rather similar values? We have a librabry and it is very important to detect duplicate documents. We uncheck the overwrite checkbox, but if ...
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How to summarize list columns with multiple value selections

What are the recommended method to create summaries/statistics from list columns with multiple value selections? Are there any reporting server tools which can easily split the values and separate ...
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Change in column settings not working

I have a column that I created for a library, which I made a site column before adding it to the library page. When I created the column I made it a required column to ensure the column had a value in ...
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Recommendations, display fields from list in fluid free form

I have a table to store a question/answer checklist. There are thirty five questions, each with a "Yes/No" and then a "Please Elaborate" for each field for when the answer is no that is a multiline ...
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2013 - Powershell Enable columns

I'm creating sites, subsites and lists via PS. And I need to "enable" the version/size columns, in lists I created. I don't want to create them because they already exist. In graphical mode, I just ...
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How to assign a unique number to the name column of a document set?

How can I assign a unique number to the name column of a document set preferably with workflows? (Perhaps this number can increase by one each time a new document set is created) When a user attempts ...
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C#: cannot get listitem field value but works fine in powershell?

back again with a strange issue. Using powershell I can get a handle on a SPListItem and do Item["My Field"] which prints its value. However, in a C# custm workflow activity, when I attempt to do ...
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Creating a column that can only be modified by a group of people

I am creating a simple list (imagine a request for instance) in Sharepoint. This list can be modified by the user, but the field "Status" (Approved, rejected, waiting, -And any status I could imagine) ...
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InfoPath 2007 into SharePoint 2007 Form Library columns not updating

I have an InfoPath 2007 form that I have created as a content type and attached to a form library. The content type has some specific fields that should be populated when I have completed the form and ...
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Incompatible column types. Previous type Invalid Current type WorkflowEventType

I have created my layer using SPMETAL everything works fine , but when I want to update the workflow history column ( Event Type) it throws this error*"Incompatible column types. Previous type Invalid ...
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How can I make sure that if linebreaks is inserted inside a multiline textbox it gets displayed like it

I have a field that looks like this in my schema: <Field ID="{7662cd2c-f069-4dba-9e35-082cf976e170}" Type="Note" RestrictedMode="TRUE" NumLines="15" Name="Body" DisplayName="$Resources:Project....
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How to modify display property of linked list

I'm very new to share point 2010 so if there is better way please let me know. Problem: I need to have two list on one screen where I can select something on one list and display more info on ...
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Securing files in a library by a people column?

SharePoint Online 2013. Library with a people column added. For the site owner, they can add files at will, but must select a person for that column for every file. But for library members, we ...
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How do I change the width of a list input page?

I have a SharePoint list. When you select "New" to add an item, some of the categories are extremely long (they're actually questions) and cause you to have to scroll from left to right to read the ...
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Column in Calendar says its used by content type, but its not!

I have created a custom content type called Vacation for a calendar list. When I look at the list settings page in the columns section, I find a column called Comments which indicates it is used in ...
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Full schema for View

How would I fetch all Fields for specified View via web-service? P.S. When I call GetView on Views.asmx, only visible Fields appear. [EDIT] I fetch schema for my list (with Lists.asmx#GetList), ...
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How to change the (no title) text in a list

Does anyone have an easy way to change the text that appears in a list when the Title field is left blank? At the moment it is the ootb (no title) and is linked to the item information, but I would ...
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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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Repeating Rows (InfoPath) in SharePoint Column

I have a field in a repeating table in Infopath 2007 and I've saved the form to the document library and connected fields in the form to columns in the SharePoint site. The only options I see in ...
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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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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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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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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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How to use a hyperlink column in a workflow email

I'm creating a workflow "Send an Email" action in SharePoint Designer that needs to use a "Hyperlink or Picture" column from the Current Item. Whenever I select the "Hyperlink or Picture" column ...
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Show/Hide Fields (as in “add more”)

To no avail, I have tried to use jquery to show and hide fields based on the value of a calculated field. It works on NewForm, EditForm, but on DisplayForm. I used http://sharepointjavascript....
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How to set variable with list's metadata (like customerID)?

How do I set a metadata (say CustomerID or Skills) with PowerShell? I am trying to fill CustID. Edited. This is the working version of the final powershell code. Here is the working code.... $...
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Use column info in another column

I am using a standard web part wich relies on html code to render an animated image. The data to create this image is stored in a column of a custom list, so i have a column with html format. What i ...
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Preview Pane column limit/fix

I have a discussion board that uses the Preview Pane style view. The Title, Body, Subject, Attachments, and Modified By are my columns showing in this preview pane. Primary way of posting is through ...
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Always display Comment field

I have a Comment field (multi-line plain text; append changes) on a SharePoint list. In "All Items" view it displays the Comment field with comments. However, for some items that has no comments I ...
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SharePoint: Can’t display custom column value in Search Results

Good Day! I have the List on SharePoint Site. It’s enabled for showing in search results. I see its elements in Search Results Page. I would like to show my custom column values in Search Results. The ...
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create a Custom field Type for sharepoint online/ office 365

I need an custom option (custom field type) which can validate input that it is email(just for an example) or not by just selecting column type. Please look the attachment for more information where I ...
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Workflow copy between libraries with column validation error

I get an issue when a workflow does a copy command. The workflow could not copy the item. Make sure the source and destination lists have the same columns and column settings. Libraries are ...
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Do not show column to user

We have a library where when user uploads file, inputs metadata in 4 custom fields via Nintex forms We also have 2 other fields which holds year & month (we enter a default value) Users are not ...
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JavaScript code on working on SharePoint Online list

Hope you're well; I am adding JavaScript code into content web part. However it is not working. I'm i mising something out.
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Creating a custom column

Trying to create a 2 column section at the beginning of the page as shown in the image below - basically 2 column at the top but then rest as one column. One column will have an image and the other ...
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How to filter values in a doc library

I have a doc library with let say 200 documents and two category so if i in the first category that is called Doc category i choose Devices then i want in the next column that is called Category type ...