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Access Changes SharePoint Person/Group Field Data Type so it Can't Be Saved into 2nd SharePoint List

I have a SharePoint list linked in Access, where I query it to append records to a second linked SharePoint list. The problem is with person/group fields that I can't get to make the trip through ...
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Cannot save FieldUserValue. Error: "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be read only."

this is my code: var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var targetList = context.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle("reqLegales"); //my list context.load(targetList); var item = ...
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How to use the Office 365 profile hover card (defaultHoverField) without a person column

On my Sharepoint List, I want to store different team members in something like a text column instead of a person column so that I can handle inactive users or users who have left the organization, ...
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How to restrict Person field to an Active Directory group?

In SharePoint Online, I have a Person column attached to my list, which is restricted to showing people in a SharePoint group named "All non-admin O365 users". This SharePoint group contains a single ...
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Setting person column with workflow

I am using a reusable workflow to collect feedback on a document. One of the initiation form parameters is "owner" with the "person or group" information type. I am trying to get the "owner" parameter ...
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Populate Multi-person field using an Input field in Microsoft Flow

Is it possible to populate a multi-user Person SharePoint field using the "Email" type input within Microsoft Flow? That is, when triggering the Flow, a user is prompted to specify one or more people ...
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How to change "Person or Group" autocomplete field to dropdown list

I am looking for a way to change the autocomplete field of "Person or Group" to a dropdown list. I checked the Lookup field solution, that doesn't suit me, i only need to transform the ...
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Write multiple people in multi-value person field using PowerShell (CSOM)

I have a CSV file which contains semicolon-separated Values to a certain field: Reviewer domain\userOne;domain\userTWO In PowerShell (CSOM - executed on my local computer) I am grabbing this data ...
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Configuring calculated field with column type person in SharePoint Online

I need to concatenate two columns in SharePoint, and one of them is type person. I saw that is possible to create a workflow (question 218041), but I can't use SharePoint Designer in this site. There ...
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Rest api create sharepoint list item

i am writing code where i am updating rows from excel for which i have used REST api but few of my column in sharepoint are choice , persongroup,date type, when i am trying to create item for that its ...
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Sharepoint site template : How to pass person data?

I've create a template site in which I have a list, in this list I have 5 columns with data, one of them is Person or group type, but when I create a new site with this template, all columns are ...
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Limited selection of 'Person or Group' pickable from mobile browser

I have a Sharepoint List with a "Person or Group" column (required, no multi-select, people only, all-users) and a default view. On the desktop browser the name picker allows typing any name, with '...
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How to get values from AJAX call into variables for multiple selection Person and Group fields?

The following works great to retrieve multiple selection Person and Group fields: url: xurl+"/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('"+xlist+"')/items/getById('+xid+')?$select=Approvers/Name,Reviewers/Name,...
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PowerApps - Unable to set SharePoint Person/People field to Current User

I am uable to set a person field to the current user in a PowerApp. I have followed the tutorial below but the dropdown control is not set to current user. This approach seems to be the general ...
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Get email address of a 'person or group' field in dataform webpart using XSLT

I am trying to retrieve the email address of a person or group field. I have tried the expression: value-of select= 'substring-before(substring-after(@person, concat("sip=",$dvt_apos)), $dvt_apos)' ...
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How to populate a SharePoint person/group column with a SharePoint group using Microsoft flow

I have a SharePoint task list that has exceeded 5000 items. I have a created a custom list that has just about all the columns of the task list. My intention is to copy a large backlog of the items in ...
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Unable to set value for a person type column using workflow

In my sharepoint application when a list is saved it will call a workflow. In the workflow, I am trying to set assigned to a field (person type) with value in Approver name (this is the string value ...
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HELP with workflow error: Coercion Failed: Unable to transform the input lookup data into the requested type

From reading other posts I know this error is related to null or blank values in the lookup but I don't have that problem. I have a list of about 10 items in a list called "Service Types" with an "...
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How to add SharePoint group in Person or Group column using JSOM

I found many articles on how to add user in Person or Group column using JSOM, but i couldn't find any article which shows how to add SharePoint group in Person or Group column using JSOM. Could ...
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Person or Group field, show drop down instead of Check Name button

I have a calendar where people are assigned to tasks. I am using a Person or Group datatype for the Assigned To field. In other lists on my site, I see the following: Then when I start to type a ...
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Autofill fields on newform once name is entered in person field

I am creating a request form where below fields are needed: Name: Location: Contact: Manager: Now requirement is, once name is entered rest 3 fields should be autofilled. Can I apply below logic? ...
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Retrieve & Display 'Person or Group' type column in a List using SPFX

I am trying to Get data from a Custom List & show it as a table using SPFX. By Refering this Link, displayed Single line of text type columns. But when trying to display Person or Group, ...
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How to show the Person column image in bigger size?

The default image size of the Person column type is quite small. How to show that in bigger size?
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Retrieve email from People or Group Field

I have People or Group Field Normally I retrieve value of fields as: var fieldUsuario = ctx.CurrentItem.Notificar_x0020_a But now I dont want text value, I debbug it and it have email in span as: &...
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Custom List: How to populate multiple columns of type 'Person or Group'?

I have three columns of type 'Person or Group' as above. I want all the columns to be populated at once when user input 'FirstName LastName' column. I created a Workflow as above, but it only ...
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How to create an email notification by clicking a button on a list?

I have created a form in a list, and one of the fields required is a person/group field that I would like to send a notification email to when the form is submitted. I have a button at the bottom of ...
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Extracting all Sharepoint Usernames (Lookup values) from a People/Group field

Currently I have a Person/Group column called Project Team Members that allows you to add multiple SharePoint users to it. All i'm looking to do is filter the list view based on the current logged in ...
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Issue querying certain Person columns with JSOM

I have a list with a relatively large number of person columns in SharePoint Online and am having an issue where I am able to query certain person columns but not others and am unable to come up with ...
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How to get the value of Person field and Lookup field depending on ItemID using Javascript/Jquery?

I have a form where I have a lookup field displaying issue ids of same list. On selection of Issue id, Person field (Issue Assigned to) and other Lookup field (Function) to be prefilled. I have ...
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Sharepoint list creating row but all data other than CreatedBy and ModifiedBy is null?

I am at a loss here...I had everything working without issues, then I deleted a column and added a new one in that is a Person or Group column instead of a string and now it won't work anymore. I ...
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Can a person picker be pre-populated with current user in SP calendar new event form?

I have created a team calendar in SharePoint 2010. I am using the standard New Event and Edit Event forms for user input. To save time for the users and prevent input errors I am using a ...
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SPFx how to set a people field in a list, e.g. “convert” AccountName to Lookup ID?

I am trying to build an SPFx WebPart with React Office UI Fabric. I have a SharePoint list with a People field called AssignedTo. The lookup ID values are like 12, 20, and so on. When I select a ...
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Groups/People Lists not allowing lookup

I have been trying to turn request forms into InfoPath Forms. However, I am having some issues with the person/group pickers. If I use the default Person picker (the ones that show up when you make a ...
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Workflow to get name/email from person/group field via REST API call

Below is a screenshot from my workflow and I'm trying to get Name and/or email from a Manager (person/group) column. I tried different solutions available online, but I can't get it to work. ...
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Error in sending mail to more than one user through multi valued column

I had a Organizer list with 2 main columns as event and email. Another list is Problem list which has a lookup column with look up field as event. So, a person poses problem and link all events he ...
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"Last Name" calculated field from person field

I've got a field "Person" of type person or group which always contains a single value. I need another column to display that person's last name. Is it possible to achieve using a calculated field? ...
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How to get value of person or group field using jquery

How to get the value of a person or group field value in SharePoint 2013 using jquery. I have used $("input[title=Field Name]").text() But it is retrieving null. any work around?
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Can we use distribution lists inside sharepoint 2016 "Person and Group" column type

I have created a new site column of type "Person and group" inside my team site collection inside sharepoint 2016. I configure it to retrieve users and groups from active directory, as ...
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List header - custom person or group field

I have the below code which modifies the look of my table and it works very well however the columns which are custom made person/group fields are not showing the same font colour as the rest of the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Multiple People Picker to List item

I have been trying to solve this issue now for countless hours. here is my senerio: I have a list A and List B. List A has a people picker field that allows multiple people to be chosen. For ...
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how to get people picker user ID with javascript

I just created a custom edit form for a list in SP Designer from a task list, i created 3 more taskoutcome options and a button for each option, one of them only edit the assigned to field and update ...
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SP2010: Person/Group column should accept only AD groups

how can I make a person/group column accept only AD groups? Thanks in advance.
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In Infopath can I set a person field to a default value?

I am struggling in InfoPath 2013 to default a 'Sales Person' field to the current user. The field definition is Person or group - but it needs to be a form field as sometimes it might need to be ...
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SharePoint Online Person Validation via Workflow

I have a custom list in SharePoint Online where a Person column is a mandatory field based on the value of another column. I understand this kind of validation logic is performed at the list level ...
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SP 2013 - Custom List, Send Email Workflow to People and Groups not working

I have created a Custom List which has a 'Person or Group' Column which is used to denote the Item Owner. When the List Item is changed I want to send a notification to the Item Owner. I have built ...
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Display persons based on view

I have a Person column I'd like to display in some view as just name, some other with presence and again in some other place with picture and details. Does anybody know a workaround to get it (unless ...
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Trying to filter values to a People or group field that has multiple values. Tried Both CAML and REST

I have a list called Teams that has 2 columns, 'Title' and 'Team Members'. Team Members is a Person or Group Field that allows multiple values. There are 3 Teams defined in the list with multiple ...
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Retrieve Person Field's Email Address in Workflow

I am having trouble getting a Person's email address from a Person or Group column (named SharePointUser). The Person's email address is visible to me in the list itself, however, in the workflow all ...
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Populate person field of custom list via REST

How do I get the values of get_id() function into person/group field via REST? I know the syntax of the REST part has to be like: 'AssignedToId': {"results": [ID1, ID2,...]} But how do I load the ...
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Copy Person or Group column value to Task list using Approval Workflow in SharePoint Online

I have a Library in SharePoint Online, the Library has a Person or Group Column named Followers which stores multiple users. I need to move this information to the Task List using Approval Workflow in ...
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