Questions tagged [lookup-column]

A lookup column is a SharePoint list column that retrieves its available values from another column within another list in the SharePoint site.

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metadata error SP.FieldLookup

Arigato is a lookup field. I would like to change its value. I got error with FieldLookup. Can you help me?
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Unwanted [Object object] on a Lookup column but page refresh solves

I am trying to create a help desk using a SharePoint List. I am using JSON column formatting to create a MailTo email containing relevant parts of the item, that will be sent on. My problem is that ...
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Update Lookup Field value, from Text field value in the same list using workflow

i have come across a scenario where i should update lookup field value from single line text field in the same list (lookup field used for splitting text/string). Is this possible to update the ...
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Restrict delete lookup

I do have a lookup in a SharePoint list . The list contains each category will have an approver's name and email. The user won't know who will be the approver to choose in drop down. So in Power apps,...
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Have a column pull criteria from two columns and display specific value

My goal is to have a calculated/or lookup column to display the company number if two columns contain certain information. I do not have access to PowerApps, Microsoft Forms, SharePoint Designer, ...
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Sharepoint limit lookup dropdown entries by “pre-filter”

Following scenario: List A contains several thousand items, List B has a lookup-column to List A. When a user is creating item in List B he has to select the List A item via the mentioned lookup-...
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SharePoint - Manager/Role Look-up

I'm trying to replicate the attached table in SharePoint Online, ideally using a Look-up list. Ideally with Out the box functionality. I hope you can help. Scenario: List of Responsibilities (30, ...
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Lookup value inside multiline text field

I wonder if it's possible to get lookup values (from another list) inside a multi-line column. I can have these values as a separate lookup column, but I'd like to embed them into text in a multi-line ...
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how to Modify lookup column as type able field

I have a lookup column in the SharePoint list, but when we have more number of items in the lookup parent list, it is difficult to select the lookup value. Is there any way to make the lookup column ...
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I can't find a solution to use the value of a lookup column in a list, can anyone help?

I am trying to create a kind of registration tool with a share point list (next step could be to create an app), but I am struggling to get the value of a lookup column. I read a lot of forums and ...
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workflow: how to create a related item when add an item

I have one list 'transaction', I have another list 'transaction log' with a lookup column link to ID of 'transaction'. When I add a new item in 'transaction', I want to trigger action to add a new ...
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Numbers aren't working as values in a SharePoint workflow

I am trying to get a workflow to basically move an item into a certain escalation status and then email someone at that point. We need to calculate only business days, no weekends and no holidays. I ...
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Adding Lookup Field to a SharePoint list via PowerShell (SharePoint/PNP)

I am trying to create a lookup field via Sharpoint PNP PowerShell module. And here is my script: $URL = "https://testing.sharepoint.com/sites/sitename" Connect-PnPOnline -url $URL -Credential ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Related List Web Parts

I have two related lists (parent-child relationship) in my SharePoint 2013 site. The child list contains a lookup column containing the unique titles that exist in the parent list. I have added the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Custom WebPartPage for List Form

I'm looking to add related lists to a Display Form for a list and tie them together with filters. I can create a new custom Display Form in SPD and add the related web parts with filters based of the ...
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Error: Binding a non-repeating control to a repeating field or group is not supported in SharePoint list forms

I am creating a sign-up list for a company potluck, and I want to show the number of certain dish types that have already been signed up for. Details: I have two lists: Potluck Signup List, and Dish ...
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Look-up Columns redirecting to folders changed their behaviour

I am using SharePoint Online site. Some months ago I created a lookup column in document library [A] that referred to another document library [B]. This was the best option I found to be able to ...
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How to Update Newly Added Lookup Column using Value from the existing Choice column through powershell

I am working with SharePoint on prem 2019 and in one of the document libraries, I have a field called 'Trust' of type choice, this library contains about 7000 files. Now we have to convert this ...
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How to get value from Multi Lookup field using SharePoint rest API call?

I have one list with lookup column #lookupColOne and this value is used in #list2. #List2 have a lookup column of #List1 ID field. I want to get #list2 data along with #list1 lookup column values. ...
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Sorting multiple value lookup column - alternatives

Is it possible to sort lookup columns that allow multiple values or is there any alternative that can be applied in a modern list view?
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SharePoint Online (Office 365): REST API is not working from yesterday (19th September 2019)

Since from yesterday 19th September 2019, Simple Rest URL Select=* is not working. Note: list is having 12 person or group/lookup column excluding created by & modified by. However it was ...
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Too many lookup columns error - stable list with no new lookups being created or used

Users & 'Full Control' site collection admin are unable to EDIT items. Error message reads: The query cannot be completed because the number of lookup columns it contains exceeds the lookup ...
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Microsoft Graph api user lookup

I have a user lookup field in SharePoint however the id given is the lookup id and not the userid. Where is the lookup id referencing? Looking at a link like this: Create list relationships by using ...
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Adding a search function to a lookup column?

Situation: I have a list and a library. The list has a lookup column that allows you to choose multiple documents from the library. Problem: The library has several hundred documents, so it's very ...
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How to use GroupBy in lookup field

I have a lookup column and i want to use groupby for that lookup column in rest api. Anyone suggest me how to do this?
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Copy result of additional lookup column field

I need a way to filter a document library based on the value of a lookup fields additional column. Set up: Lookup list has various fields including Company and Accountant. Document library has field ...
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Sharepoint look up - big number of lookups, so I want to write them down instead of having cascade down option

I am creating a SharePoint lookup function for all the products of my company (there are a lot). I want to, as soon as I put the code of the product, have a lot of parameters appearing. Currently, ...
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Lookup Columns in Word desktop are greyed out in properties pane

I am working with SP on Prem 2019. Users perform File->Save As from word or excel desktop apps and try to save it to the desired document library in sharepoint. The save fails as it expects required ...
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How to create a lookup field from another lookup column

I have one lookup column. I need to create another lookup column to look up the existing lookup column in different lists. I am notable to do this, Could you please suggest some idea to implement the ...
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mandatory lookup column doesn't work

So I have a pretty basic scenario. Two lists (Projects and Clients). In the Projects list I have a mandatory lookup field that aims at the Clients Title column. Now when I fill out the form for ...
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lookup column in sharepoint modern page

I have sharepoint list where we have lookup column which is not loading the data(options) related. Anyone has idea how to resolve it. This is working fine in classic mode.
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How to view a list item and its linked items in simplest way?

There is one list Clients, and another list Projects. Latter is linked to Clients by looking up Clients ID column. Now if I am in Clients list page, how can I click one client row and somehow display ...
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Display value of lookup fiels on webpart

I am beginner on SharePoint framework and with TypeScript. My problem is I have a list that contains a lookup type field "categorie", When I try to get the records from the list with rest API, the ...
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How To insert field of type lookup in the SharePoint List

I have a list with name Product Catalog and there are two lookup fields with name Country Preference and Location Preference one date field and multiselect field. I tested with list name without any ...
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Document Lookup Column

all, In SharePoint Online I have a doc library (Reference Docs) and a list (Projects). The goal is for users to choose a doc from a lookup drop-down in Projects, which, when clicked, will directly ...
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SharePoint Online Lookup Column lagging

It started about a week ago, and it only has about 50 items. what is the best approach to tackle this. Thank you in advances.
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Sharepoint Online cross site lookup schema.xml for field extension

I try to create a cross site Lookup field extension for Sharepoint Online. The Field extention is working perfectly, as long as both lists are at the same Website but I need it to work cross site. ...
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How to create a recurrent event where every instance is individually modifiable

I have a calendar web part that is associated to another list (Projects). Now, each event in the calendar web part has a lookup column from the "Projects" list. My problem is that when I create a ...
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Lookup column allow multiple values warning

I am working in SP Online modern UI. On one of the libraries, after checking on "Allow multiple values" for a lookup column field, I am seeing below warning in red. can someone assist, i have not ...
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Lookup columns referencing Source variation site Ids in sharepoint 2016

I am using Variations feature in Sharepoint 2016. I have a lookup column for a list in my Source variation site. Now I am popagating that list in my target variation site. The list is getting ...
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Set-PnPField -Values @{DependantLookupInternalName=??}

Hello SharePoint Peoples, So I am trying to figure out how to use a lot of the PnP Commands. Getting hung up on Set-PnPField. I have a column already created, and I can Get-PnPField and read it's ...
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An unexpected 'PrimitiveValue' node was found when reading from the JSON reader

I am getting this error while trying to post data to SharePoint list. It has one lookup field PostCategory. {"readyState":4,"responseText":"{\"error\":{\"code\":\"-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client....
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Auto populate a lookup field with multiple entries after selecting multiple entries from a lookup

Please excuse me for the vaugness, required due to the type of work. I have a list that indicates upcoming work on various items. When the work is finished on those items, drawings need updated. As ...
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Why I can't get Lookup Column ID from Source List by Flow?

I have a question about Flow for Sharepoint List. I have 2 Lists, and one of them has a lookup column to another. List 1: Currency List (Target List) List 2: Price Table (Source List). I want to get ...
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Lookup Via Sharepoint Designer

I have two list. One List (EMP) Where i have EMP ID and EMP Name, another list(EMP Details) where i have EMP Details (Like, EMP ID, EMP Name and etc). I want when any new item add in EMP list, based ...
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Using Flow to get Lookup Column Value and use these Value to calculate

I am setting a Flow that can get the value of lookup column for using in Calculated Column. My List below: List A: Target List, contain Currencies and Exchange Rate to VND (Called exRate) of the ...
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Indexing lookup column in SP2019

I am working on a project where a document library is about to exceed threshold and lookup column is one of the metadata columns being used in the library, I am working with SP2019 on prem. The ...
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Replace HTML list values with substring on SharePoint 2013 Custom List Field

I'm using SPAutocomplete from SPServices because I have a requirement to make a searchable lookup field rather than an OOTB lookup field (drop down menu), as there is potential for thousands of values ...
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Multiple Cascading Delete

I have 3 lists, lets say A, B, and C I have a lookup in a column from B to A I also lookup in a column from C to B. I have the column lookups in B and C as Cascading Delete. If I delete A, I know ...
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Can I lookup what a lookup column looks up?

To explain the concept, let's pretend I wanted to make lists of cocktails and ingredients. First off, we have a list of ingredients (gin, rum, campari etc.) and columns of relevant information (cost, ...