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A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites.

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SharePoint Core Column Name issue

While I was creating a new content type based on Document, I accidentally renamed the core column name 'Name' to another value. Unfortunately this has perpetuated to other content types based on this ...
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How to create template for new document library on Teams web

I need to create several document libraries with the same columns and formatting under my Teams web. I have looked into e. g. this question: Creating New Document Libraries (not documents) from ...
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"Choice" Site Column Shows Blank Options In Some SharePoint Lists But Not Others

I've got a site column, which is a "Choice" type, which has a list of projects. When I add the column to some lists it works fine and displays the projects as expected. However in other ...
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Site Columns Usage from Power Platform

I have the following requirement, please help me find an optimal solution for the same: Site Column / Content Type usage from Power Platform: I need to find out the list of Power Automates, Power Apps,...
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Delete a managed metadata site column from a library only

In SPO, i am trying to delete a Managed Metadata Site Column from a library. I'm using the below script to delete: $SiteURL = "https://Abc.sharepoint.com/sites/SiteName" $ListName = "...
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How to display Custom Column URL in display template

I'm creating a custom search result page in SharePoint Online using the PnP Modern Search Web Parts. I've created a custom column called "_CatURL" of type 'hyperlink', where I've added a URL ...
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Issue in SharePoint modern document library choice columns

I have multi-choice site column required field, whenever tried to upload the document by default it auto-populates the three choice values even if i removed the choice values and kept only one value ...
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Update default value of site column and update lists with REST

I want to change the default value of a site column and update all lists that contains that site column, with the new default value. I already found how to change the default value with REST API, but ...
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Why can't I save a document's property inside Document Set

I am seeing this behaviour and wanted to check if it was normal. I have document set which has a shared column named "Book". However for some of the documents inside the document set I need ...
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Add value to a SharePoint Column using Json

I have a SharePoint Online list. I would like to format the column so when there is a value in a look up column the other "number" type column gets populated. Currently I am using { "...
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Unable to fill in site column entry

SharePoint online seems broken as I'm unable to use terms from the existing site columns i.e. not in document properties side view/grid view. I can create a sub folder in the document library and ...
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Apply new change in Many sites

I have about 200 site collections, and I need to perform a bit of change in the master page, page layout, add a new site column, and change the list column how can I apply these changes on all site ...
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Naming standards for our SharePoint columns Internal names

I am working on a new SharePoint site, and we want to create many site columns, so can i know what are the naming standards for site columns' Internal Names inside SharePoint, for example i have those ...
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When I edit a Site Column, the updates aren't propagating down to the list I'm using the Site Column in

When I edit Column Validation in a Site Column, it doesn't propagate down to the list I'm using the column in. Isn't that the point?
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When you 'Add from existing site columns' and then edit the subsequent list or library column's values - does it alter the original site column?

Just want to make sure, as it is not specifically mentioned in the: Add an existing site column to a list or library section of the Microsoft article Create a column in a list or library. Part 01 If ...
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How to space out columns for site content columns in SharePoint Online

How do we space out columns on the site content page within a SharePoint Online site? The columns appear to be locked in width as shown in this screenshot: I want the Name column to be wider.
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Adding grouping banner to a SharePoint view with Power Automate

I want to group few rows from a SharePoint list based on their value from a specific column (let's call it Column 1). I've read some examples about this but what I can't do is not the grouping of the ...
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Boolean value automatically set after upload

In the version history, we see that one of our site columns (Boolean type) has a value automatically set after uploading (version 0.1 of item). We have tested this using Graph, drag and drop - we got ...
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How do I make fields required for documents within a doc set, without that field be required for the doc set itself?

I need to be able to create document sets where each document with the doc set has a required field, without requiring that that field be required when the doc set is created. Each document within a ...
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Delete columns on XL SharePoint O365 Doc Library

Scenario: We have a large document library (roughly 122k documents/folders), housing most of our sales documents. We use Power Automate (replacing SP Designer 2013 workflows) to dynamically add ...
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Is it supported to have Additional fields inside a lookup field contain another lookup field

I have 3 lists as follow:- ItemCategory Item Invoice the Item list has a lookup field to the ItemCategory list the Invoice list has a lookup field to the Item list. now i am trying to get the ...
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Adding site column to list in sub site fails

I am running SP 2016 on premise. I can successfully run the script below to add a site column to a list on the "root" site. clientContext = new SP.ClientContext(); var olistCollection = ...
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Created Custom Site Column - Not appearing in some connected Hub Site Collections - SharePoint Online

Custom Columns available on one Team Site – but not the other two Team sites - all are connected to the Hub Site. All the Team sites are OOTB and new. Any help is appreciated. Kind Regards David
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Enable link to document with edit menu option for different column other than Name in document library

I've tried this solution for document library and it is not working for me. <ViewFields><br/> <FieldRef Name="Attachments"/><br/> <FieldRef Name="LinkTitle&...
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Column not visible in the new library settings and library views

I have created a site column with field definition containing Hidden equals to true and added this site column to Document content type. Now I have created some content types which inherit Document ...
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Creating a "Subject" field, with a different inner name

I am trying to create a site column named "Subject" or type managed metadata, I created the column first with the name: "vrdSubject", then I am trying to rename the column to "Subject", but I keep ...
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Likes is missing in Blog site under SharePoint Online Communication site

I am using SharePoint online communication site Collection. I have created a blog site as a sub-site under communication site. I can see comments option is available. But Like option is missing. ...
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Mandatory Column Popup in Modern SharePoint

In an Office 365 Modern Experience SharePoint site, I'm unable to find a way to force a prompt for mandatory values attached to the List Content Type. Instead of providing a prompt for the values as ...
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Deleting a SharePoint subsite doesn't deletes its site columns and content types

I have a subsites inside a site collection. There I have defined some custom content types. Once I deleted the subsite, and created a new subsite with the same name and url, I can see all the old ...
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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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how to populate a list column with the Site Title

So I have a list in a site template that needs to contain certain information about the site automatically. I need a way to fill the Title column of the list with the Site Title and the Project Owner ...
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Lists/Libraries: Why are not all existing fields exposed as site columns?

I was wondering what determines if an internal field of a list or library is made available as an actionable site column. More precisely, I was trying to add the published state as a column in a site ...
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Updating Site Columns on SharePoint online

We have a document library with thousands of files that are not properly categorized. On of the main reasons this happened is because the columns are not required to contain information. Is it ...
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YES/NO Column No Option for Require that this column contains information:

I want to create a column with Yes/No option but I want it to be required that his has to be filled. However, I dont see the option for "Require that this column contains information: " I can only ...
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YES/No option no visible in Edit Column

I have this column that I have created and and I wanted to change its type from multiple choice to an Yes/No option. Unfortunately I don't see the option anymore.
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Content Type Column not appearing in Document Library

I am adding a content type to a document library, but after deleting and readding one of its site columns, this column does not appear in the document library anymore. How can I fix this?
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Site column with calculated default works for list, but not for document library

I have a single-line-of-text site column with a calculated default. The calculated default works correctly when added to a list. However, it doesn't work correctly when it is applied to a document ...
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yes/no field not working after applying PnPProvisioningTemplate

I'm applying a PnPTemplate file to a communication site in SharePoint Online. This template contains a yes/no column that is added to the Site Pages library. The field shows up in the default view, ...
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SharePoint Site Column not appearing in List

I have a Content Type with a number of Site Columns inside it. One of the columns is not appearing in some SharePoint Document Libraries that I am assigning the Content type to. I'm on premise - the ...
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Sharepoint Online Site Columns not available in Flow Dynamic Content

I have created a site lookup column (with 2 additional columns) on my parent site. I'm using this site lookup column on a list in a child site to populate location. I have created a Flow to send an ...
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Parent Content Type Site Columns again getting added to Child Content Type in ContentTypeHub

I am facing weird issue in ContentTypeHub. Where I have ContentType 'Base'. and then I created new ContentType in Hub i.e 'Test'.its parent contentTypes is 'Base'. Now I have removed unnecessary ...
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Calculated field gives "formula refers to a column that does not exist" error for auto increment

I'm working on SharePoint Online (new excperiance) and I've created a document library at the Site Content Types. For that type I'll have a column with auto increments and starting with TN. For this I ...
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Reinstating deleted built-in site columns SharePoint Online

On removing two built-in site columns from a custom content type they appear to have been deleted from the site collection. I find it surprising that they are deleted as they are in use in many sub ...
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Crawled properties not appearing under Search schema for Site columns

I have created couple of site columns using PowerShell (CSOM) script in SP online site. I have added all these columns to libraries using PowerShell (CSOM). Later I have migrated hundreds of documents ...
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How to disable/ hide delete button for column in list in SharePoint Online?

I have a calculated field in my custom list. I want to disable or hide delete button on this field edit page. I want specific users not able delete this column in a list but still be able to edit/ ...
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Unable to create a site column named Department using PnP/power-shell script. Error "A duplicate field name "Department" was found."

I am working on a sharepoint online enterprise wiki site collection. and i want to create a new site column named "Department" of type choice. now i already know that there is a built-in column which ...
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Update Lookup Site Column

Is there a way to update a lookup site column? A colleague of mine deleted the list which the site column was referring to. We created a new list, but the existing site lookup column is practically a ...
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Site columns not showing in managed properties, although they are searchable

In SharePoint Online, I have created a site column, added data to that column, and reindexed. It is a text column named EfipsWhatever, so it should generate a managed property named ...
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How do I make a custom title field in a SharePoint content type

I have a new site collection in SP2016 and want to use content types for several logs we will be using. I want to be able to take advantage of the menu associated with the "Title" column but want a ...
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New site columns not available to check in list view

I’m experiencing an extremely annoying issue with SharePoint. This is what I’ve done on our SharePoint Online tenant: Created a new modern SharePoint team site. I want to track client invoices. -...
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