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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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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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How to make a field appear only when a selection from a drop down list is selected?

I want to make an entry field appear only when a certain selection from the previous drop down list is selected. For example, I want the user to select from (laptops, desktops and scanners). I ...
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Search drop down in all sites of site collection

I found here a discussion about it: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/fdb4c91c-0ecb-4815-a830-8b371aceeace/set-the-search-drop-down-in-all-sites-in-site-collection?forum=...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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change value in dropdown menu sharepoint

I have a dropdown box name Status added in sharepoint page which have option (choose.. , In progress, Closed). Where Choose.. is bydefault value. When I open the page the value Choose.. should get ...
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dropdown box on change event in SharePoint list forms

I am editing an SharePoint list form using SharePoint Designer. I need to have two drop down boxes one with the names of the countries and other with the names of appropriate state. How can I ...
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Selected value in ribbon DropDown/ComboBox is not displayed

When I select one of the values in my DropDown (or ComboBox, tried both), the event gets triggered correctly, but the selected item is not shown when the DropDown is closed (the box stays empty). I ...
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How to get the text, not the ID number, from an external look-up field with InfoPath?

I have an InfoPath form with a drop-down list that needs to be populated with a field from an external SharePoint list. However the field is a Look-up Field and when I get it to populate the drop-down ...
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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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Group By SharePoint 2007 List

I am using SharePoint 2007 and Share Point Designer. Please help, if I have a List, how it it possible to group by on the aspx page? For example I have a long list of dates: 12/1/2012 12/1/2012 12/1/...
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Rest API Data filter from Lookup column by current user and show in dropdown

I want to show data in lookup column. from a list which contains lookup column and Username and another list which contains lookup value. Example: List1 contains Text column value and List2 ...
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How to remove "Create new view" from view dropdown to the list

Is that possible to remove the "Create new view" option from the view dropdown?
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How to get Id of the selected listitem of dropdown field

I have a dropdown field which is a lookup containing values. I need to get the ID of the selected value whenever we change. I tried using the following. I didnt get any response $ (document).ready(...
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SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns

I need help with SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns. I need to create 3 level cascade dropdown fields. But I have some problems with it, so I need help. Here are my lists. First lists is PrimaryDomains, ...
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how to do drop down menu in sharepoint 2013?

I wanted do drop down global navigation menu in two and three column. How I will achieve this using SharePoint 2013? Kindly help me. Snapshot is attached with this what I actually want. In advance ...
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Is there anything i can do about this dropdown being cutoff in IE9?

I'm not incredibly experienced with sharepoint 2010 but I've never had a visual issue this drastic so far. My dropdown list is getting cut off. Did I do something wrong or is this a known issue? ...
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Creating a drop down list with all US universities

Is this possible? I'd like to pull from a master list of universities and colleges either maintained locally in sharepoint or somewhere online (I found this). The idea is to keep users from typing in ...
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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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DropDownList to display External Content Type?

I am creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 Server. I would like to use a DropDownList that shows data from an external content type (that is tied to a SQL Database ...
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dropdown box(sharepoint form field) validation sharepoint 2010

I have a sharepoint form field(look up field), a dropdown box in a list...below is the screen shot when i type into it it finds the name.. but when i type a text which is not present in the drop down ...
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Get value from Managed Metadata Field in Drop Down List

I'm working on a project portal where a user can create a project (team site). The user is asked to fill in details regarding the projects. One of the things that is required is a Managed Metadata ...
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How to make cascade dropdown list in Datasheet View/Quick Edit mode?

I have a list with a need for cascade dropdown list. I've followed the instruction here and successfully create a cascade dropdown in a form. However, I'd like to ask for the possibility of creating ...
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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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Dropdown lookup column in Sharepoint list form (newform.aspx)

I have a dropdown lookup field in newform.aspx form. Unlike choice dropdown the lookup dropdown is input field and not select So I raise an onchange event using jWuery $(document).ready(function() { ...
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SharePoint - How to set default value in DropDownMenu which takes data in SPList?

I Have list "Department" and takes the data from it. I want the first value in DropDownMenu to be "Not a dept"... protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { if (!Page....
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Drop down lookup field search

I've got the following scenario: List A contains several thousand items, List B has a lookup field to List A. When a user is creating item in List B she has to select the List A item via the mentioned ...
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How to Force Alphabetical Order in Lookup Dropdown with Multiple Choices

In my portal (Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise) I have a simple list with only the title field. I've created about 50 entries in the list. In another list, I have a lookup column that pulls from ...
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How can I Make a Dropdown box in a Form Field Conditionally Read-only/locked?

I have a drop down box form field (with values level1,level2) in SharePoint list. How can I lock the drop down box selection in the edit form.aspx whenever the condition is level2?
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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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Use spservices to run CAML query filter on Single Dropdown

In my page I have two dropdowns, the second one depends on the choice of the first and this works, and the CAML query works, too. How can I use $().SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns to run a CAML query ...
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Search Refinements: Some dropdowns displaying number instead of text

I have a large document library that has a bunch of dropdown fields that I'm using as refinements. The refinements should come back as: ANIMALS Cat Dog Mouse But what I'm seeing is that it's ...
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Change the Yes/No Column Type into a Checkbox for a SharePoint Online List

I am having trouble trying to find out how to change the Yes/No Dropdown to a Checkbox while in quick edit mode. I am on a SharePoint Online list and have tried a few different things without any luck....
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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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InfoPath Form auto populate drop down from drop down

How do you set InfoPath drop down choice fields to auto fill based on user selection from a primary field that is connected to a list with training courses with fields for course titles, type, source, ...
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Lookup column showing up properly when logged in as Full Control user, but not showing up properly when logged in as Contribute user

I have a SharePoint 2010 form with a couple lookup columns. The form looks normal to me with Full Control permissions, and the dropdowns for these items are showing up normally on the form, but ...
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SharePoint 2013 lookups with more than 20 items as select or input?

So I was reading about doing some JavaScript to manipulate the default forms for our lists and came across this: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2011/04/06/setting-sharepoint-drop-down-...
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Is there a way to find if a column name is in more then one SharePoint list?

This is specific to SharePoint 2007, though I am sure it could cross over into 2010. My situation is I am a site curator that inherited a site with 30+ lists. Several of these lists are using a drop ...
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VisualWebpart - controls like radiobuttonlist and dropdownlist not firing the SelectedIndexChanged event when inside a repeater datarow

VisualWebpart - controls like radiobuttonlist and dropdownlist not firing the SelectedIndexChanged event when inside a repeater datarow. Any help? Source code: ...
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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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Drop down options running off right side of screen

I have a form that uses dropdowns with associated lists. When selected, the items in the associated list run off the side of the page. ![List items disappear][1] When the drop down is selected, the ...
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DVWP ASP.NET Filter for all pages

I have created a drop down along with DVWP as described in http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointcustomization/thread/949d4443-58a4-464b-9603-e4c280740650. However I see one ...
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Other way to implement Casecading dropdown in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I need to implement cascading drop-down for Region, State and City. There are more than 20 records so that simple cascading drop-down box does not work. Therefore, I need to implement it with the help ...
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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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Get value from drop down using jQuery (lookup column)

I feel like this should be an easy one but am having trouble finding the answer here and via Google. Using jQuery, how do I retrieve the currently selected value from a dropdown in an EditForm/...
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InfoPath Form Alphabetize Field Drop-down box list

Working with InfoPath 2010 that's pulling data from an existing SharePoint (2013) List. There's a field that's a drop-down box that I would like to put into alphabetical order. I believe I have the ...
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Set DropDownList text and value c#

I am currently trying too develop a visual webpart for an on premise SharePoint environment. The webpart contains a dropdown which I need to set the text and value so that I can use this later as part ...
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How to make a choice in a dropdown box render what appears in another dropdown box?

I am currently creating a SP 2013 Site. I have 5 dropdown boxes, when the first one is clicked on (City) it then populates from a lookup table which city is chosen and then fills in the other dropdown ...
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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Dropdown menu doesn't fit in form

I have a problem with the way Internet Explorer displays the drop down menu from a look up column in a form. I have a list that contains the names of US, Mexican and Canadian states. In State Folder ...
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How to make dropdown link only visible to a certain group of users?

So we have a Management Meeting every two weeks and inside there is confidential information. Basically we want to make it so that link for this site/page is not even visible except to users within a ...
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