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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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Is there a way to add an item to a list by clicking a link in another list's view?

I am currently making a sharepoint Lists application for my company's recruiters to assist in their campus recruiting process. So far this consists of two lists, the first, Candidates, is a simple ...
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Alternative to Lookup Column

I have a list with a lookup column displayed as a dropdown menu in the NewForm allowing the user to pick a contact person retrieved by lookup to the contacts list, however this list will soon grow ...
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Filtered lookup using SPServices

I have 3 lists: Schools, Interactions, Contacts In the new form for a Interaction item I have a lookup field displaying a long list of contacts, however I need to filter this list to only display ...
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Set a Lookup reference to a Field that already exists

I need to set the lookup reference to a field that already exists (of type lookup) that is not pointing to yet. I can get the lists and the fields but I don't know how link to each other. Can you ...
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how to lookup column that has versioning enabled in SharePoint Designer

I have a custom list "Requests" which is used to capture user requests. There is a column "Comments" which I have enabled versioning to capture conversation exchange between the user and request ...
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look up column error

I am getting into a null array - $spList = $webobj.Lists["Studentlist1"] Exception calling "update" with "0" argument(s): "This lookup field cannot enforce a relationship behavior because it is not ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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Lookups are empty

I have a rule set with two content types A and B. Both content types have the same parent content type and nothing else more. They are identical except for their name and ID. I'm adding files to the ...
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Lookup Column Making Creating a New List Item Take Way too Long

We have a Sharepoint list that contains information based on a daily receiving log for our receiving department. When it was set up, there was no archive workflows created, so now this list has grown ...
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How to copy choice column values to lookup column values

I am using sp 2010. I have a column from type "choice" and is multiple. I have created a new column from type lookup field. Also this lookup column is multiple. I already have migrated the values to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Make assigning users easier

we are using Sharepoint 2010 and maintaining an Action Item/Issue tracker list (for a limited number of people, <10). To make assigning Action Items to users easier I want to implement to option to ...
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SP 2010 - Lookup Column not working with Conditional Formatting

I have a lookup column for Tabs: Major Sub-1 Sub-2 Sub-3 Technical Pricing I need to setup conditional formatting so the row color changes with the level of tab selected. I can do this with drop ...
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How do I send data to a lookup field with ReST? SP2013

I've been working with a jQuery AJAX call to post data to one of my SharePoint lists. One of the fields in this list is a look-up field. In forming my JSON data to push to the list I was able to ...
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Using Additional fields of lookup in a worflow

For some reason, SharePoint saw fit that we would not be able to use a lookup in a lookup, so I have been doing the workaround where you use a workflow to copy the contents of the first lookup into a ...
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Columns not displaying value

I've added some columns (name, ID etc ) to the document library after the documents have been uploaded, and got no value displayed. Is there any way to fix this or I'll have to recreate the library?
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Lookup in SharePoint

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a List "Discipline" with 3 columns Discipline Code Discipline Des.-Site 1 Discipline Des.-Site 2 A A1 ...
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copy one column value to another column in a list

I have a list named ABC in MOSS 2007 List has 2 Views (All Details and Multi Location) 2 columns (BA-tech and BA for both views) BA- tech field is "Single line of text" type and BA field is "Look up"...
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How do I lookup string value from another list?

I'm having trouble using a "Lookup" type field to lookup values from another list. I have two lists. 'Invoices' list shows all the invoices' being entered by colleagues with all the general ...
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How to submit multi-checkbox items in a formatted string to SharePoint lookup column

I'm new to InfoPath and SharePoint and i also use the trial version of qRules, i have 2 sharepoint lists, with one (let's call it "list1") having a lookup column to the second ("list2"), and this ...
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New list column is not displaying in dropdown list when creating a lookup column

I have an existing list called Employees and I have added a new column "Company". I would like to create a lookup column using Company but Company is not displaying as an option in the dropdown list ...
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Lookup list filter only future events

I have a task list that assigns tasks to specific future events. The custom task has a lookup column that is based on an events calendar. Is there any way I can cleanup this lookup list to only show ...
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Cross site lookup columns

If I have site structure as per the below: Site Collection -Main Site -Site 1 -SS 1.1 -SS 1.2 -Site 2 -SS 2.1 -SS 2.2 If I have a list in SS 1.1 is there any way in which I can create a ...
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Send Email using Lookups from Workflows (SharePoint 2010)

I'm currently using SharePoint 2010 Designer, and the 2010 version of SharePoint. So I'm currently designing a SharePoint application which can assign tasks to other employees. Any tasks assigned ...
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List provision order on deployment

I have a generic list with just title fields. I'm trying to have another list use a lookup column to list each item. If I add the lookup to second list after deployment it works. But if I simply ...
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SPServices.SPCascadeDropdowns - Display Title rather than key

I'm using SPCascadeDropdowns to filter a child drop down which is working. However, I would like to display another column than the one in the relationship. I have created two lookup columns that '...
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How to show/Hide Data in dropDown field in a list depending on other list boolean field

I have two lists; Cars{brand,color,price} and Colors{designation,disponibility}. I made the field color as a lookup field to display colors from colors list. My problem is that i ONLY want just to ...
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Look up field shows [object Object] on view

My list is custom code, which has a look up field to another list on same site. But when I create items, this field displayed as [object Object] on view (in display form, it still displays normally). ...
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WP connection, lookup in children causes unexpected error when in view

I have the following scenario: MainList / ChildrenList {MainList:ID lookup column, ThirdList:ID lookup column} In the MainList display item form: WP#1: MainList with columns {ID, Title, Description}...
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How Do I Format A SharePoint 2010 Search Refiner Lookup

In SharePoint 2010 Search, I've added a new managed property that refers to a lookup column. I then added a custom refiner by modifying the Refinement Panel "Filter Category Definition". Basically, I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site definition and Lookup column

I have created a custom list definition with a lookup field using Visual Studio. Everything is working perfect. After that I created a site definition using Visual Studio and added this custom list ...
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Lookup items says “Count Related”

I am not very skilled with SharePoint, but I have been tasked with using it on a daily basis, and am always at least "trying" to make improvements to it. The issue I am having today is that I have 2 ...
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Is it possible to create an automatic connection between the look up field and another column?

Im struggling with a problem in SharePoint 2013. I have one list with procedure codes, which includes the “procedure code” plus some other fields In another table, i have volume data related to ...
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Load a SharePoint list into a workflow variable?

I am trying to use a workflow to lookup data in a column in a list and then compare that data in another library column then update another column in the library based on if it equals eachother. ...
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Workflow to Update Library Column with Data from List

When creating a new item within the library I want a workflow to lookup a field in a list and if it equals a column in my library I want to update another column in my library. The field I need to ...
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Get Items Lookup Mult timeout

I have a list with many records , and when I'm doing a filter for a column that is Lookup Multiple runs smoothly : Example <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name='Column' LookupId='TRUE'...
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Start and assign an approval task to all users in the given department(s)

I have a form containing a multi-select "Departments" column. I would like the user to be able to check off which departments the list pertains to, so that when the list is submitted for approval, all ...
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Is there a way to get a set of 'child list' in sharepoint; i.e., lists that contains a lookup field to a given list?

This is what I have so far. It seems to work, but is very slow since its traversing all lists and fields in the site. Note: I am looking for the first list that shows up as a 'child list': private ...
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Prefill the input boxes of a list based upon lookup

I had a list say company that contains columns like CompanyName. Then another list called as Addresses contains a lookup to conmpany and additional columns like Street, City What i need to do is to ...
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How to set value to fields of List item getting values from the folder that it is in?

I have some folders with some properties(Name of project, Project Number and etc.) When I create a item inside of this folder I need to fill out these information again for the item. I would like to ...
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Specify Lookup list for the 'Title' Column of a Gantt chart view

I was hoping to use a lookup list as the title column for a Gantt chart view. The problem is when I go to the Gantt columns in the settings for the view it doesn't display any of the lookup list ...
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Values missing for dependent lookup column from parent list when using linq

Situation I have 2 site content types defined that are deployed as a site feature: Customer Name Address Order Value There is a second web feature that deploys a list to the root site for ...
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Menu control in sharepoint

Is it possible to have a top menu in sharepoint like when i click on the tab it should provide me a mega menu.Is it possible through OOB of sharepoint..please share your ideas..
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How do i declare array for the lookup column using jquery

How do i declare array for the lookup column using jquery. I have a column whose values should be declared as array. so that my requirements get it complete. I need that ID for every values to get ...
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Access Lookup to Linked List

I am trying to create a lookup from one Access table to a linked list from SharePoint. I need to have a lookup between the two because in order to create the type of subform that I need, there has to ...
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Lookup fields blank after dialogue

I have a problem on a SharePoint 2010 site. I have lists which contain Lookup fields. When I perform any action on the site that causes a custom dialogue to be displayed, the lookup fields become ...
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Cross site cross database lookup field SP2010

SiteCollection 1 in ContentDB 1 has List 1 with custom lookup field. This lookup field returns all text fields from any selected list in a site collection specified. Each site collection is in a ...
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quick way to access splistitem in different list?

I have 2 lists: listA and listB listA has 2 fields: Title (text) PortalID (text) listB has 3 fields: Title (text), listAField(lookup to listA Title field) UserID (text) I have a UserID value and ...
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Restricting number of selections on a multiple lookup column

How can I restrict the number of values a user can select from a lookup column? It doesn't seem to have the same column validation settings as some of the other column types. I only want a user to be ...
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Possible to lookup a Sharepoint list in Access?

I am trying to make a very large list of records with about 1,000 items or more added monthly, and I was told that it would be better to use an Access table instead of a Sharepoint list for so many ...
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Adding the other fields in addtional to lookup field in CAML

I have a custom field definition in VS2010 that contains a lookup field (Title). All is well and I can use the Title ref to add items in the SharePoint list UI. in the instance UI, I can also check ...