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field type that has been custom developed and not provided out-of-the-box

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ListItem GUID doesn't shown

I want to display the GUID of a ListItem in a column of a List. I have created a list with some fields, including a custom field to display the guid of each listitem, this field is not editable. When ...
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Render Pattern in list view for “custom field types” sharepoint 2010

I have developed a custom field type which will show the link to the "workflow history list" in the list (It's a column in the list). It works fine in sharepoint 2007 site. when i migrate the code to ...
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what does “ows” means and why people use it before name of a field

I seen at different places if a field has a name "LinkFilename" then while trying to get its value using CAML query or any other way, developers put it as "ows_LinkFilename", can someone explain it to ...
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Field to store a list of links

I'm looking for a way to store a simple list of links (add/remove) in a single field on a basic Custom List. My team has extensive custom field development experience and we've built such fields ...
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How to List SharePoint Groups in a dropdown list when uploading docs

I would like to list all users and SP groups in a dropdown list when uploading documents.I need this so i admins can select a specific group or users to assign permissions too. Is this possible? I ...
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Creating Site column with a custom SPFieldType

i have this solution deployed on my sharepoint. http://ilovesharepoint.codeplex.com/releases/view/44989 And i created a Site column of type Lookup with picker that is from the above solution. ...
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Exception when adding attachment

When I'm saving attachment to list item, an exception is thrown: The list item was saved, but one or more attachments could not be saved.Could not upload file xyz.txt. Despite the exception, list ...
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SharePoint OOTB List and Lookup field problem

I am working in a project with SharePoint Server 2010. I have the hole project inside a Visual Studio solution (site columns, content types, lists, workflows...) Everything were working well until I ...
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Custom Field with Custom Format

I have been tring to create a text field (SPFieldText) with a custom format XX-XXXX-XXXX and add a check (control) so that when you add a dokument with same property but different format to a document ...
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Content Type adding and removing to a list: “ghost content type” problem

I have a problem with Content Types... I have houndreds of lists that has some content Type and a configuration list in which I store the content type to be attached to my custom list type. I have an ...
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Parsing custom field type [closed]

I developed a custom field type for List, now I am trying to get list data using SharePoint list web services in "K2 workflow" I can get all fields values except this custom field type as I am not ...
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Get listitems with custom columns and edit them through c# client object model

I am trying to get a collection of .pdf files from a certain document library, as well as their fields and values. I need three of them - DisplayName, "Barcode"(custom) and "Document Type"(also custom)...
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Reason for Custom Field not getting displayed while adding new Item

I had a custom field deployed in one of server and now am trying it on my VPC which is exact copy of Server, however I added/deployed solution, checked GAC, dll was there, looked at controltemplate ...
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How can I create a column that always points to the same hyperlink and is not editable

Working with foundation 2010. I'm trying to create an admin configurable read-only hyperlink field. I'd like a column type where I can specify the url and description (in the content type ...
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Can't see any custom fields when 'adding new item' to custom list

As title says, I can only see the 'Title' field when adding a new item to my custom list. Any ideas? I've double checked the field definitions and checked the field references are in both default ...
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How can I add Custom Field settings to all OOB Field types?

I need to add a custom "Check Box" property to all existing OOB SharePoint column types. This should appear in the Additional Column Settings section for any column type created; this property will be ...
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Help to understand content type

Given the below definition of a content type: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Algorithm Types List Definition" EnableContentTypes="TRUE" FolderCreation="FALSE" Direction="$...
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Custom Field XSL — Name vs FieldType

I've created a custom field according to the following walkthrough: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff606773.aspx My field XML is as follows: <FieldType> <Field Name="...
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Customize LookUp Field

Someone knows how to customize a LookUp field to make it look like it: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/18929/An-OwnerDraw-ComboBox-with-CheckBoxes-in-the-Drop (Dropdown + Checkbox).
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How to remove a field from the list settings page

I created one custom list. While deploying that list, it gives me a deployment error. I remove that solution from the solution gallery and recreated the list with similar functionality with another ...
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Custom Field PropertySchema Type=User

I have a custom field in my SP Project. In my .xml file, I have a propertySchema and a user field inside it. Currently the field does not accept multiple users/groups. How can I change that? I ...
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Custom Field to show when an Item has broken role inheritance

I had to realize a Custom Field to show when the associated Item has broken role inheritance... I see 2 ways to do that: Read just in time if the Item has broken role inheritance Derive a Boolean SP ...
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Can I use a custom field type icon instead of value?

I'm creating a new custom field type to go with my custom document library. What I want to do is to have the column display a small icon upon meeting a certain condition, for example if the element ...
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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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Choices from Sharepoint list

How do get choices from a Sharepoint list, so the users has a way to define new choices. Right now I have defined fields in elements.xml, but that is static. Anybody know how? I would be really ...
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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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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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Lookup with a custom field type as target

I want to create a lookup field with the sharepoint ui which points to a field with a custom field type (parent field type is number). In visual studio with the object model this is not a problem but ...
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Custom Discussion Board Join User Profile Custom Properties Linked Datasource

I have been tasked with modifying the SharePoint 2010 default Discussion Board to include two additional custom fields that have been definied in the User Profile list. In an ideal world I would like ...
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Is it possible to have a lookup field with multiple source lists?

I have two lists: list A and list B. List A should have a new multiple choice lookup column that allows the user to choose items from both list A and list B. Is this even possible? I have a kind of ...
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Custom Field does not save

I've created a list that contains a cumstom field. The custom field inherits from SPFieldUser. After I created a new ListItem (webfrontend) and have a look on the elements details the field is empty. ...
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Display for Custom Field in List View

This post is the same as Override the custom field rendering in a list view, but I don't have the ability to ask a question to an answered post. I was hoping Stuart Pegg could elaborate on his answer....
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...
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Filling a list instance's MultiUser Field

i created a UserMulti field inside my list's instance. Heres how i declared it. <Row> <Field Name ="Title">List1</Field> <Field Name ="aatMessage">Message place ...
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Custom Sharepoint List (XML Field “TimeOnly”)

Trying to Make a XML field that displays DateTime in "TimeOnly" format but for some reason, I can't work it how to use it, as there isn't no "TimeOnly" property shown in Intellisense when i type the ...
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Access the column DisplayName from within a custom field's CreateChildControls()

I am making a custom field in SharePoint 2010. From within the CreateChildControls() function, I would like to refer to the field by the name it has been given in the list. Is this possible? For ...
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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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Problem retracting custom fields

I have this project with custom field for a content type. When I deploy the first time after creating the new field everything is fine. Once i retract the solution my field is the only one left on ...
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How do I set the property for a custom field type that I am using in my custom list definition?

I have a list definition that will have a title, description, and a few picture fields. Each entry in the list will represent a project. I do not like to use the SharePoint hyperlink/picture field ...
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Custom field type - how inherit attributes from base field type

I need to create custom field type which must inherit ATTRIBUTES from inherited field type (e.g. Note). I know how to add custom attribute on my custom type (using fldtypes...xml, custom ascx,...) ...
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Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online?

Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online? Would like to do the same as explained in http://bit.ly/yoON5T but instead for sharepoint online. Point is ...
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Best practices of custom field types in SharePoint 2010 [closed]

From your experience, what are some of the best practices around custom field types, their creation, deployment and maintenance. I am finding little on this topic online.
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Computed Fields in SP2010 with DisplayPattern Possibilities

There have been a few references on here about how 2010 uses XSL to render fields in list views. I had built several custom Computed fields in 2007 that used the DisplayPattern attribute. This worked ...
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Set value for custom field type

I am new to SharePoint developement and need a little help to create a custom filed type. I am building the field with WPS builder. I have created a project and it is compiling just fine. However I ...
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Document library Custom Column Problem

I have a document library, where I created a custom field, Now I am not sure how to add value to it. If I add a new folder or new document, I am not getting any field to enter the custom column value, ...
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How to Url Rewrite in Custom Field Type?

I'm creating a custom field. I'd like to pass some data to my control when the FieldRenderingControl property is getting. How could I do? I think about Url Rewriting but in the get, I can't access ...
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Custom Field Type Problem in “ViewMode” Sharepoint 2010

I'm creating a Custom Field that shows me multiple links... In edit or new mode it uses an Asset Picker to let the user choose links... When the item is display in the view it shows (using overriding ...
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How to retrieve item name and permission from URL

I'm creating a Custom Field Type. During the creation of the Item the user can insert some link inside of a list. I've overloaded the GetFieldValueAsHtml and GetType to make that work. In my ...
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How to make a Custom Field Type “write” HTML code in a sharepoint list

I'm encountering some problems with my Custom Type Field... It works, but I cannot make it display as I want inside my list! First of all I've overwrite the FieldValueType like this: public override ...
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How to create SPLink in Sharepoint 2010? Custom Type Field

I'm creating a custom field that stores multiple link inside. The user control works, but it shows me the link like text so now I'm overloading the GetFieldValueAsHtml to modify the HTML.. How can I ...