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

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Custom Field Type not saving properties?

I have created a custom field type that is using an ASCX to control what options are available for editing when viewed in the column settings. For some reason when I create this column, none of my ...
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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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Can a Custom Field Type reference other Fields?

One of the common issues we have with SharePoint is that we want to display a whole lot of information about a user in a list, for example Job Title, Phone Number or Manager. We want to have this ...
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Get project custom fields (Project Server)

I am trying to access, in a project detail page, the project context via Javascript to retrieve the data of the custom fields. But my problem is that, when I try to access all the data it only shows ...
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Create a site-column of type user, multichoice and multiuser using Sharepoint Client Object Model

I'm trying to create site-columns with following types: Text, Note, Number, Choice, User, MultiUser, MultiChoice I've implemented it for all the types except for User, MultiChoice and MultiUser. Can'...
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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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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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Create security field

How can I implement security field for SharePoint list? For example, the list should have field that contains salary. This field should be displayed for the Managers, but should not be displayed ...
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Is there a possibility to insert multiple hyperlinks to into the same field

Is there an option on SharePoint / Info path to choose to create a field that will enable to insert multiple hyperlinks on the same field instead of creating another field for that?
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Update Custom Field Type Field by REST API SharePoint 2013

I have a REST api to update the different fields of Item in the list $.ajax({ url: projectSiteURL + "/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('MyList')/items(10)", xhrFields: { withCredentials: true }, ...
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What is the order in which Custom field type,Fields,Content type,List definition are creating?

I am creating a custom field type, Content type and List definition. I have a custom field type inheriting from Multicolumn value and I am adding new fields of my custom type to my new listdefinition....
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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 custom fields xml <PropertySchema>

lately I have been trying to develop a custom field (cascading dropdown) for sharepoint 2010. I am using the sample from codeplex. the problem is that the sample is for sharepoint 2007 and uses the ...
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inplview.debug.js object required error with custom field ascx and jquery

I am creating a new custom field. Within the user control (ascx) I am using a watermark pluggin. I have added the custom field to a list. After an iisreset, the first time IN Internet Explorer 8 ...
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Mutiple date selection list column?

Does anyone know of a CodePlex web part or a way the implement a multiple date selections field on a list?
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Skype status field for SharePoint 2010?

Is this Skype status field available for SharePoint 2010 also? I did a quick Google search and couldn't find. http://skypestatusfield.codeplex.com/
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Customize displaying field in list view

I have a custom field for storing an attachment name. I'm trying to display url for this attachment on list view instead of just the name. I've tried to overide GetFieldValue in field definition ...
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How to change list column title using xsl in sharepoint 2013?

I'm creating custom field type - lets name it 'MyCustomType'. I need to change its column title in List View. I tried to use xslt-transform in my fldtypes_MyCustomType.xsl with no luck - nothing ...
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Change configuration options of a custom field

Is it possible to make a custom field and create additional customization options for when you add the column to a list? If so, how?
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Custom field type - Filtering/sorting of SharePoint does not work

I have create a custom field type. I can add/edit/delete without any issue. However when I click on the column header name to filter, it shows me the error message Cannot show the value of the ...
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Library event receiver - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Yesterday I asked, where custom columns can come from. You helped me and told me that maybe it's event receiver. I created new event receiver and I added that try catch part: (Of course I change ID's)...
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Custom Field - Hide field on Item Edit and Add (ShowInEditForm, ShowInNewForm )

Im using SharePoint 2007. Created a custom field for a SharePoint list, which should not be displayed during Item Add or Edit. I have used SharePoint WSP Builder Project in Visual Studio 2008. Created ...
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Custom field template with list items query (JS)

I'm trying to make custom lookup field with JS Link processing its templates, but I'm not guru in JS so ... nothing works :) Here is what I've got now: // ----------------------------------------...
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Custom Field Type Deployment error

I am receving the following error message in the ULS logs The type 'MyHeaderField,$Sharepoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$' could not be deserialized. Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could ...
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How to define Guid for custom field type?

I have developed in Visual Studio solution that define custom field type for SPList. Everything works fine. After deploy I was able to add my custom column into SPList. SP has created field ID (Guid). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can the scope of SharePoint Custom Field Type change?

I'm created a Custom Field Type by taking reference from this URL: http://www.mtelligent.com/journal/2007/9/29/sharepoint-2007-custom-date-time-field-to-default-the-time-t.html. just wandering ...
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Custom FieldType - Constructor on type not found

We have a SharePoint 2007 solution with a custom Field Type. We have now upgraded to 2010 and find when deploying a ContentType with a reference to the custom field type we get the following error ...
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Issue with Publishing Image Field

I have a custom Publishing Image field defined as <Field ID="{621EC4B5-457F-4B64-B2F1-6F568F6BFA60}" Name="ContentImage1" SourceID="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3" StaticName="...
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Upload file to sharepoint using custom field type

I am rendering the fields of a content type in my page. The name field is rendered, and is a Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.FileField control. I select a file in this field, and I post the page. ...
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Sharepoint List's Custom Field value appears empty in ssrs report when run in sharepoint integrated mode

I have a sharepoint list that contains custom field(its is developed as .wsp solution), its a file upload control and two rendering templates 'display' and 'edit' templates are defined. 'Display' ...
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Sub Columns in SP 2013

I have a list set up with several columns. One of the columns, "Area of Focus", has several options to choose from. I would like to set up a list to make a Sub Column, "Tactics", so that when an ...
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Use REST odata webservice to update a task's custom field in Project server

I've figured out how to update a Task's basic fields via the OData Rest service using POST (X-HTTP-Method=MERGE): /ProjectServer/Projects('{#project}')/Draft/Tasks('{#Id}') The post content is a ...
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How to add addition column setting property for a Single line of textbox or any predefiend sharepoint column type

How to add additional custom properties for the column under Additional Column Property as shown above on pic for predefined type such as Single line text or multiple lines of text etc. so that I can ...
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System.Service.ServiceActivation exception on SVC deployed in ISAPI folder

I am using this codeplex code to develop advanced lookup. It mostly works fine till deployment. But when I tried to use it, on the list form it threw error in jquery file. Below is the error snapshot. ...
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SharePoint 2013 List Workflow with Custom Field

I am currently working with a SharePoint 2013 List Workflow (SPD Workflow). On my list, I have a custom field called 'Image', which allows user to upload image from the list directly, without needing ...
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How to Display Version of Document Template?

I apologize if the title is unclear, but I couldn't think of a better way to explain the question concisely. For the record, we are running SharePoint 2013 on-premises. Basically, I am trying to see ...
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Get project custom fields Project Online using Javascript

I am currently working on Project Online 2013 and I am developing an app with use of Enterprise Custom Fields where I need to list all the custom fields that have project entity type alone (not task ...
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Custom column for SharePoint 2013

I want to create a new field type for SharePoint 2013. It should be for the large lookup list, in edit or new form it'll be represented by a combobox with jQuery for selecting choices. Do you have a ...
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Create a Custom Field Type

I would like to create a Custom Field Type by following the link enter link description here . Everything looks good. I can deploy the project successfully. However, when I create a new column, the ...