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Questions tagged [field-type]

Represents an extensible common data structure in SharePoint Products and Technologies for use in lists or other objects that can use SPField objects.

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Best field type to store videos & Audios duration

I am working on a custom list inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013. and the custom list will store information about videos and audios (i am not doing to upload the actual audios and videos). and I ...
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Field type TaxonomyFieldTypeMulti is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field.

SharePoint Foundation 2013, when I click on Site Settings->Site Columns I receive the error. I ran a powershell script located here and got a list of potential damaged lists and their ids. went ...
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Get columns type via REST

I successfully managed to get columns names but now I'm trying to get columns type via REST but surprisingly I didn't found something on it in documentations (or maybe I missed it). It's really ...
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Editing Page Layout

I have been given a test site to explore and perform some small tasks. As soon as I got it, I tried creating a new site and used a simple . There are several default pages, but isn't it possible to ...
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How to store IP Address and very large int account numbers in list? What types are best

I'm making a list and need to store IP Addresses and Account Numbers. Basically the text or single line of text variable looks best at the moment however I am wondering if anyone else knows a better ...
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Unable to get data from SharePoint server

when opening my content type designer I get this message: "Unable to get data from the SharePoint server. The designer will only display data from the local project. You can try to reopen the ...
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Web Part Missing/Error

I did a web app restore process by taking a backup of the Database(DB-A) of the concerned web app and then restoring it to another database(DB-B). I then created a new web app and attached the ...
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Max value for Counter type (eg. ows_ID) and does ever ows_ID wrap?

The auto-incremented unique (within a list) ID (aka ows_ID) field is of type Counter. The only "documentation" of SharePoint types I can find is this msdn page: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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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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Set Person field type in a SharePoint Designer Workflow best practices

In SP Designer, when using the "Set Field in Current Item" action, if the field you are setting is a Person type, there are several choices to "return" the data as. For example, if setting your Person ...
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Date column showing as “Date and Time” even though “Date Only” selected

In a workflow I have set up on a list, the email that is generated is showing a date with both date and time, with the time at 12:00:00 AM (using a lookup of one of the list's columns). Checking the ...
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Register js for custom field type in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom field type for SharePoint 2010/2007, but after migrated to SharePoint 2013, I met a problem. Here is what I defined for "RenderPattern" in fldtypes_myfield.xml <RenderPattern ...
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Caml Join Field Type

I'm having trouble using the Join via Caml. In a way, I'm having trouble working with 1 field, that is "new window" that the field type is boolean. My code looks like this: SPQuery oQuery = new ...
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Want my column display minutes and want it to sum in hours

I have an issue again... I create list from csvfile. I convert string with date into DateTime type like this: string[] formattedDates = { "dd.MM.yyyy HH:mm:ss", "mm:ss", "HH:mm:ss", "dd.MM.yyyy", "...
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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 ...