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Use this column field type to provide a searchable list of people and groups from which people can choose when they add or edit an item.

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Take value from a person or group column in a list and insert it into another list

I have a list that includes a person/group column, and I'd like to set up a flow to extract that value and insert it into a similar column in a different list. Is this possible? Not quite sure what ...
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Prefilled new item with dynamic value

I need to click on new item and the employee field to be prefilled with correct employee I added this functionality using a code in modern part editor but when I click on cancel button a new empty ...
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Having a problem with Apply To Each in a simple email flow

I'm creating a simple alert email flow. When an existing item is modified -> Send an email (V2). The problem is I need to CC all the users in a Person/Group field with Multiple Users checked. When ...
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Update People picker column using JSON formatting SharePoint

Can we update people picker field in SharePoint using JSON formatting? I want to update field with current user name.
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Dynamically add ppl picker controls but can enter user name only in last ppl picker control

I use the following code to create row dynamically. Each row has a people picker field. $("#add-new-msdetail").click( e => { var cnt = $('.form-group-5').length; var id =cnt+1; ...
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Change value of PesonOrGroup 'Show field' value with powershell

Using SharePoint 2013 enterprise on-premises. Last week a user recommended changing the 'show field' value from the default to 'Account' on our task lists. This is hundreds of changes as we have 220+ ...
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How do you use power automate to copy one list to another list when the first list contains a column of type person or group?

I have two lists in Sharepoint. My first list has a column of type Person or Group. I'm new to Power Automate, but I believe it's an array. I am trying to copy 1 record from the first list into a ...
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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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Add a people value to a SharePoint Online list using the email address

Using SOAP Services, we used to be able to add multiple items in a list that contains a people field just using the email address and without knowing the user id. In that case the value to provide was ...
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How to return user email from a custom column "Owner" to an XML from sharepoint online list using CSOM?

How to return user email from a custom column "Owner" to an XML from SharePoint online list using CSOM? This works but bug exists as it sends Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.FieldUserValue[] ...
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How to add users to a list by REST API before they are added to a list manually

I'm using SharePoint Online and SharePoint REST API v1. I realize that after a user is added to people column of a list manually, I can get user ID and add this user to a column by the API. But I need ...
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Get Group Details from Person or Group field using REST API?

REST API I am using: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('listname')/items(100)?$select=Initiator/EMail,RAReviewers/EMail&$expand=Initiator/Id,RAReviewers/Id In this RaReviewers column is a Person/Group. ...
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"Person or Group" picker showing users outside the SharePoint gorup

I have created a list and have added a Column of the type "Person or Group". I have limited this field to just look into a SharePoint group to get an option When I go and add an item the ...
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Assign peoplepicker value in sharepoint from ASP.Net Web API 2.0

I have an API developed in ASP.net Web API 2.0 which inserts records into SharePoint 2013 list. I am able to assign values to all the fields from the API except for the people picker fields, says ...
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Using multiple groups for "People or Groups" column

I have a SharePoint group of people that have a certain access in the system (let's call the group "Verified") and a form field ("User") that references this group so that ...
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List: People Picker entries only from other list

I'd like to have a list of active squads (List A) in our company. The list should be filled with the squad name and the members. The people picker field should only display employees, which are stored ...
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Is it possible to put JSON-code in metadata-columns?

I am using 2 metadata-columns in my SharePoint-List: "Created By" and "Change By". In these columns a name appear of the person who has created or changed the List-item. I would ...
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List Column "made by" and "change by" (with presence) not showing the presence

I have 2 columns "made by" and "change by" with the following settings: person (with presence). But it doesn't show the presence. Like this picture below, it shows I am present by ...
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Emailing All Persons in a Sharepoint List Person Column

Hoping someone can help here. I'm new to SharePoint and just finding my way. Within a Sharepoint list I have a person column named 'Initiative Leads'. I want the end user to be able to click on an ...
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How to set System account as value to SharePoint people picker field using power automate?

I want to set the people picker field value with SharePoint online default system account using power automate. Please guide to achieve the same.
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How to update multiselect people picker field in power automate using Update Item action

I have a SharePoint list with Approvers as multiselect mandatory user field. There is a power automate flow which uses SharePoint Update Item action to update few fields. As the approvers field is a ...
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Return list values from column type 'User' and replace that user if they exist using PS in SP2016?

First off my code is this. foreach ($list in $web.lists) {​​ foreach ($field in $list.fields) { if ($field.type -eq 'User') { write-host $list.Title ...
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SharePoint people picker columns not showing as hyperlinks in modern view

I've got a SharePoint list which has a People Picker column allowing groups. In SharePoint 2013 and in classic experience, I am able to click the group name to be taken to the group members list (and ...
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Rest API show items if current log in user equal me

I have two user column in SharePoint 2013 RequestedFor and CC. I want to display items only if the user in either column is equal current log in user. So far I'm able to display items when Requested ...
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Update or set value in people picker field using API

I am trying to set value in people picker field. I want to pass an Email address of the employee instead of employee ID in the API. Any help is highly appreciated. Using API endpoint: _api/web/lists/...
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Filter a list by User or Group column in CAML Query

Is there a way to filter a list by User or Group column? I need to get all the tasks assigned to each user in a site. I got the below code for now, but that only works if I'm trying to get my tasks. ...
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Definitive list of object properties available through column formatting

I have been referring to: Use column formatting to customize SharePoint And also reading multiple blog posts around the subject. I have not yet found a definitive list of object properties ...
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Covert a list<string> into List<FieldUserValue>.Error "Property or indexer 'FieldUserValue.Email' cannot be assigned to -- it is read only"

I have a List<string> which contain email addresses, and I want to create List<FieldUserValue> from it, I tried the following: List<FieldUserValue> fuv = new List<FieldUserValue&...
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How i can convert User to FieldUserValue inside my CSOM code [duplicate]

I have the following CSOM code: Group group = web.SiteGroups.GetByName(subsitename); List<FieldUserValue> currentgroupUsers = new List<FieldUserValue>(); foreach (...
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Unable to save all users into SharePoint list

I am creating a list item using the code below: var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var dfd = $.Deferred(); var targetList = context.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle(listName); ...
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How to update the people and group column with multiple values in SharePoint

I have a person or group column in SharePoint 2013 I want to set the multiple values I have set its value like 1;#pallavi it's working but when done for multiple values like 1;#pall;#2;#shee it's not ...
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Filter gallery by current user in Powerapps

I would like to Filter the gallery by the current user in Powerapps. It tried using Filter('Declaraties';Naam.Email=User().Email) in the Items field in the gallery. But did not work. Than I ...
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Update person field (multiple selection) using JavaScript without PnP

I am trying to create an SPFx web part using SharePoint 2016. When adding PnP to SharePoint 2016, it's giving me errors and not working like when I add it to a SharePoint online SPFx web part. How can ...
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Formatting multiple values in people and group fields on SharePoint Online with JSON

Wondering if anyone can help me out with figuring out the formatting my multiple values person field on my list. I cannot figure out how to space out the names of each individual under the "...
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Person and group multible selections separate names

So I got this problem where the names stands after eachother, is there anyway to move Alexanders name under Jonas? See picture:
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JQuery - Set Person Field Value

How to set person field on form load and save the field value when item saves. I have added following code in script editor web part NewForm.aspx. But this is not working. Appreciate your support. $(...
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Create a drop down menu based on a group

I have a group called Onshore Management and I want their names to populate a drop down menu so the appropriate person can be selected on a calendar event. Is there anyway to do that?
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Get profile properties from person/group field using rest api [duplicate]

I have a list with a person field. I need users to fill in the field with their names but I need to get the following properties below from that field using rest API: Email Address Name(Full Name) ...
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New email how remove users of the From field [closed]

I am new to Sharepoint, I have a page where the users send email. They can choose the user in the FROM: field, along with other options too. How can I remove a specific user of the FROM list of users ...
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sorry you don't have permission to query for users

This is my scenarios: I have a list with "Person or Group" column, i changed the SelectionGroup (from All Users to specified SharePoint Group name Audi which contain some persons 'let's name them P'. ...
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How to update "Person or Group" column in SharePoint List using REST API

I am looking for a way to update a column of type "Person or Group" using HTTP Request of type REST. Thank you.
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SPO Person or Group users pickers field

I have a field of type Person or Group in the list, different users will access this list, i don't want the other users pick another users from the drop down to create for them requests. In this ...
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SharePoint Online user/group field error: The user does not exist or is not unique

This error has been noticed in 2 ways in the past, when on SharePoint Online. When a user types in a name into the person field on a SharePoint form, this error appears when the user tries to save ...
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Sharepoint Internal names of Person or group column gets changed on taking list template

I have created a person or group column in list. When I take list template and use it in other site the internal name of the person or group column gets changed. I have used the internal names of this ...
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Sharepoint Workflow not properly copying List Item

I'm currently making use of SharePoint Foundation, due to this I have needed to create my own Approval Workflow for requisitions, for the most part this works fine, but I have a strange issue where ...
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User's Display Name in SharePoint designer Workflow

Is it possible to change Users's display name in SharePoint workflow to first name & last name only? Currently it is shown as "LastName,Firstname domain". For example: Current: Kumar, Ashok XYZ ...
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Conditional validation of SharePoint Online column

I am trying to validate a SharePoint online task list column, in the way that the column "Assigned" (People column) must be populated for the user to be allowed to save with info in "Due date" (Date/...
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How to get users email address from person or group field - using JSOM

I have a field called Employee and it's a person and group field. How can i get the users email address if i have the display name or the user id. Any tip/help will be appreciated See my snippet code ...
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How can JSON column formatting be used to highlight duplicate entries in a column a list?

Column formatting is used in SharePoint Online to customize how fields in lists are displayed. Microsoft provide documentation regarding the use of JSON for column formatting. As is described in the ...
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SharePointWebControls:UserField does not work in Script Editor

I am trying to add the following code: <SharePointWebControls:UserField FieldName="Site Owner" runat="server"></SharePointWebControls:UserField> in a Script Editor Web Part. However, ...
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