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Questions tagged [dropdown]

In computing with graphical user interfaces, a drop-down list is a user interface control GUI element ("widget" or "control"), similar to a list box, which allows the user to choose one value from a list.

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Page doesn't scroll when select2 is used in sharepoint 2016

0 I am new to sharepoint and using sharepoint 2016, in which I want to use select2 jquery plugin for dropdown list. Since sharepoint is a cms, I can't give specific class and id to the select field. ...
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List Drop Down Glitch?

I just recently changed a choice in one of drop down list in my list settings (Red to Yellow).When I clicked ok and went to view my list, ALL my entries are gone. Is this a glitch? I mean a major ...
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Large Dropdown Lookup with Autocomplete

Wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. Requirement is a drop-down field in a SharePoint Online list that references a customer table in SharePoint Online. Of course, the customer ...
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Can a drop down list open automatically upon entering the field?

I have a list in a datasheet view with a drop down on the 3rd field. When I navigate into the 3rd field I want the list to open. The reason for this is beacuse the user is entering data via a ...
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SP2013 - Disable DDL choices based on permissions

Here's one I've been trying to figure out - I hope you can help: I'm trying to find a way to disable certain options that exist in a drop down list, based on the user's permission. For example, let'...
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DropDown box with Numbers in PowerApps

I am trying to create drop down box in PowerApps that will have the numbers from 1 to 10. I want a user to select a number and the next screen would have the x amount of rows the user picked. so they ...
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How to Highlight a Row on Active Status

I have a column which should define in list if the issue is in status: -Not Started, Active, Completed. I would like to ideally add some colour to this by the row for example if completed it is ...
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How would I hide 2 columns in SP13 if column A if the answer is No in SP13?

I'm haggling over how to "hide" 2 columns when a specific column drop down answer is "No". Assuming I use JS, would I save the script in Site Assets and refer the link on CEWP? Here's the script I ...
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Sharepoint Online list need to limit dropdown based on another column

I have a list of four phones in a dropdown list. The user can choose one of the phones and enter a checked out date. I want to modify the drop down list so if the phone and a checked out date is ...
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List Item Counts as a separate List Item?

I'm trying to create a scoreboard, of sorts, and I'm having quite a time making it work like I want. Here's the situation: In my primary list, each Representative puts an item into the list for their ...
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Dropdown arrow on navbar not showing

Background: One of my duties is being the SCA for a sitecollection; so, permissions are not an issue. I am still new to SP and being an SCA. I just had SP Designer 2013 installed, and I am new to ...
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Fetch values into dropdown list column based on query from another list - jquery

Please help me with some code (preferrably jquery). Sharepoint 2016. I have List 1 with columns Resource, Attribute1, Attribute2,..., Attribute10. And I have another List 2 with columns Project, ...
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How do i turn the SharePoint 'Default tick-box pop-up filter' into a 'Dropdown filter'?

As above, how do i turn the SharePoint default tick-box pop-up filter into a dropdown filter? Here's the current filter screens: The filter on the home page- (Sending values to search in the list) ...
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Get specific data from Sharepoint list

I’m trying to get specific data from sharepoint list. I want user to select from drop down menu and depending selected value get row data from list matching values because i want to fill out ...
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Cascading dropdown list in SPFx web part

Can someone help me with this issue as I would like to create cascading dropdown lists inside the web part itself and not in the property pane. I have found this code in [github react-...
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having trouble loading XML into dropdownlist control

I'm working with a GridView table and have a dropdown control inside of it. my main task here is create a cascading dropdown with a webpart I'm designing. to that end, the XML file is supposed to ...
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How to embed a search field in a dropdown of a lookup column's cell

Let's say I have a list which is opened in quick edit mode(Datasheet view) have a lookup column when I click on any cell of the column I can see a drop down of items and also that drop down getting ...
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Setting Default value for drop down based on a number field.

I have a simple request from my manager to make a change in the default Edit Form for a share point list. I have a number field which allows one decimal value and a drop down field with dedicated, ...
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Get first value of InfoPath dropdown, not the ID

I'm trying to get first value of InfoPath dropdown. Dropdown is bound to a SharePoint lookup column. This is the XPath to get first value of InfoPath dropdown. xdXDocument:GetDOM("OfficeApplications")...
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Calculated default value in DropDown

I want to set the default value from a dropdown field based on the content type. So basically: If Contenttype equals "HW" than set dropdown default value to "1". Each time I try to set the following ...
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Filter Dropdown values on List InfoPath

I have tried this example. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/32961.sharepoint-filter-dropdown-values-on-list-infopath-form-based-on-current-user.aspx But I came across with ...
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First item in a drop-down list box in InfoPath 2010

I have a Drop-down field in InfoPath form. When Drop-down field is loaded I want to set the first item of the Drop-down field to a text field. Any one knows how to set first item of the Drop-down ...
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Disable / read-only drop down list in form

With help from here, I've successfully made some of the fields in my SP forms read-only (disabled). However, it seems the same method does not apply for drop-down lists. I have a drop down list I ...
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Reset dropdown value based on a different dropdown value …?! (help)

I am using SharePoint 2016 on-prem. I have been searching for a solution and I am not a programer :/ Is there a method to reset a dropdown value to its default "Select" when a different dropdown has ...
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How to replace he Dropdown changed value to all items in a SharePoint list

I have a SharePoint 2013 list, in which I have a Dropdown choice field with choice values say 1,2,3 and 4.I have few records in the list with dropdown choice value 4.Now when I change the dropdown ...
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SPFX OnChange Event

I am pretty new to the framework. I am trying to change the viewmodel based on the change of the property pane dropdown. I am trying to access the onchange event however that doesnt see to exist out ...
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How to validate Sharepoint 2013 lookup column

I am (very) new to Sharepoint and am a little stuck. I have created a list containing a number of dropdown columns which are all required fields. Sharepoint defaults the list to the first item on ...
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Disable/enable field based on other field

I want to disable/enable the Dropdown field based on the selected other Dropdown field in SharePoint list. Disable field"B" until User select the dropdown of Field"A"
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Format drop down menu [closed]

I found a great code here for creating a drop down menu. <select id="mySelect"> <option value="-">-</option> <option value="http://www.google.com">Google</option&...
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Drop down field not showing values of existing list items

I have a SharePoint list which has been configured in InfoPath. Currently there are about 300 entries already. One of the columns - Country - has values for these 300 entries. But when I edit the list ...
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Replace Title Menu with My Own HTML/CSS DropDown Title Menu

I am working to develop an intranet portal on SharePoint 2013. I want to create a drop down menu like attached image. I have following strategy in mind Remove the Title Menu with CSS Write my Own ...
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Drop down selection to people/group picker

I have a question I have infopath form and i have two fields that i need to connect. What i did is i created a list containing the APPROVERS, REGION and EMAIL ADDRESS. this list has a lookup. I ...
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Using Cascading Dropdown Fields with a Large List

I am trying to find an OOTB method to use to accomplish this task. I have a lookup field (Vendor #) that needs to pick up the matching values whenever a Vendor is selected from its dropdown lookup. ...
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Comment text box for drop down list

I have a list in SharePoint with a few drop down selectors where you can select various predetermined options. I was wondering if it's possible to have a bottom option such as "n/a" or "Other" where ...
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How to check if a DropDown with Fill In option is empty or not?

I have a dropdown "product category" with Fill in option. But when I set validation on it as a mandatory field using javascript ie I check, if (dropdown =="" || fillin=="") alert(required message)...
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bind dropdown data from sharepoint list and display based on certain value

I have a SharePoint list with field Country and employee. it has 10 records. values of the country are US (for 5 records) and the UK (for 5 records). I am binding employee value into dropdown and used ...
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fill a dropdownlistfor using jquery

I m filling a (MANAGER)dropdownlistfor based on (DEPARTMENT)dropdownlistfor as follows. Using MVC mode SP O365 list. But I m not sure how to pass the selected value from Department dropdown to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Hiding a View from the View Dropdown

I've created multiple views for each individual working on a specific project. They will be using their unique view to view their assigned tasks. I wanted to hide the unique views from the dropdown ...
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Top Right Menu Problem

I don't know how it happened but now, when I click the top right gear icon, or my name, instead of a drop down, I get an incomplete pop up window with the hyperlinks that should have appeared on the ...
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Hide dropdown in Edit.aspx but still have it functional?

In SharePoint 2013. My workflow requires that the user edit a task, fill in a field, and click a "Completed" button which then changes a "Task Status" dropdown to "Completed". Once the dropdown ...
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Unmodified ASP Dropdown get error Invalid postback or callback argument

<asp:DropDownList ID="ddlPlace" OnSelectedIndexChanged="ddlPlace_OnSelectedIndexChanged" AutoPostBack="True" runat="server"></asp:DropDownList> var places = new PlaceRepository().Read()...
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Conditional fields - basic IF validation

I have what I imagine is quite a basic question for you SP folk. There are two drop-down lists. If the user chooses either of three options out of seven from the top drop-down list, the second field/...
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Cascaded Drop down is not working

I am using sharepoint lists New Form I have Added <script type="text/javascript" > $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns({ relationshipList: "Designation", //ChildList Name&...
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Cannot get the selected text from a dropdown using jquery in a script editor in SharePoint 2013

The following Snippet Code only alerts "Status = ". The code does not retrieve the value/text. Not sure what I'm doing wrong. <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js"></...
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Default Dropdown Option PropertyPaneDropdown SelectedKey Not Working

I'm working with the RC0 version of spfx and am having trouble selecting a default dropdown option. I'm using the selectedKey property that I found in the documentation here. I have used both text ...
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Is it possible in SharePoint 2013 to have drop down menus on the side navigation bar AND top nav bar?

I am wanting to make my side navigation have a dropdown instead of just indentation. Is that possible?
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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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Create Lookup Title column for a DocLib

I am trying to figure out how to make a title column of a document library search a list. The Title column of the document library in this application is called "vendor name". What I want to happen, ...
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Cascading dropdown list

I have created a cascading dropdown list in sharepoint. My problem is, after I select my parent column, the subsequent child column does not change to match it. For example: I select Australia from a ...
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how to autofill Infopath dropdown field using Jquery on page load?

I am using Infopath and SharePoint 2013, and trying to set fields in the Infopath form when the page loads all the text fields populate fine but none of the drop-down field types do. I am assuming ...