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Questions tagged [site-column]

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 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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SP2013: Add existing site column to existing page using PowerShell

I'm working with a custom article (publishing) page layout. I'd like to add several existing site columns to an existing (article) page. It's currently set up in a very unpractical way that only ...
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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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some columns in content type are not showing when added in a list

I have a content type with some columns. However when I add the content type to a list, not all columns are showing. I have checked the columns and they contain the value Yes under Update all content ...
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What is preventing a newform from getting the column descriptions updated?

I have a modified contact list in a subsite template. The contact list has content type management activated the default content type is a modified contact (mc for brevity) the mc is defined on ...
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Trying to create a site column which have its display name as “Author” will raise “The column name that you entered is already in use or reserved..”

I am working on a sharepoint online site collection, and using the UI i have created a new site column with the following name "HRAuthor", and i save the new column. so i got a site column which have ...
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How to remove 'enforce unique values' from a content type 'file' column?

In our content type (document set), we have a 'Name' column ('file' column type), that has the name of an applicant to a position. Upon first designing the library, we thought we would have unique ...
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Parent site and Sub site list relationship problem

Hi im new to sharepoint and i have a very simple problem that i can't do. I have a products list on my parent site and an orders list on my subsite. Now i created a site column look up so i can ...
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SharePoint list forms not taking labels from Resource files

I have a site with 2 languages i.e., English and Arabic. Here I have two different webs with their respective languages as default i.e., English for en-us and Arabic for ar-qa. I have created resource ...
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Error while creating a site column

I am importing some site columns from SharePoint 2010 environment to SharePoint 2016 environment. All the site columns got created expect 3 of them. ID and Internal Names used for these columns are ...
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How to access 'Is Featured Discussion' column in 'Management' view discussion board list?

I want to know whether, 'Is Featured Discussion' column in Discussion Board List --> Management View is a Site Column or List Column ? How to access that column ? How to re-use that column in other ...
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How to reset a site column when you accidentally renamed it

While I was creating a new group of site columns, I somehow managed to rename a default column from Title to Project Name. So now, when I create a new list anywhere and create a new item, the first ...
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Content types and site columns went missing in a site collection

I migrated a web application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016. After migration I was able to see the content types and site columns and everything was fine. I took a template of a publishing ...
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How to set a default value for a site-column of type managed metadata in SharePoint 2010?

Is there any way to set a default value for a site-column of type managed metadata in SharePoint 2010 programmatically using C#? I have come accross the following code, however, it throws "array out ...
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Specify “Number of decimal places” for my Currency site column, will not prevent users for adding extra decimal numbers

I am working on a team site collection inside my on-premises farm 2013. and i created a site column of type Currency which have "Number of decimal places" = 2, as follow:- but when i try adding or ...
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Unable to re-add site column(Taxonomy field type) to content type

I have created the site column named as "tags" as a taxonomy type of field.Also added into the content type. If i delete and re-add the content type , it's not working. it's throwing error 'A ...
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Best approach i can follow to have a link inside my list item, which reference a folder with the same name as the item Id

I have a Team site collection inside my SharePoint On-Premises farm 2013. now inside my site i have 2 lists:- Documents library Custom List. now i wrote an Event receiver which do the following:- ...
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Exception calling AddFieldAsXml with “1” argument

I am trying to add the column below via PowerShell <Field ID="{1920c575-d592-40eb-a163-5a302b78aa65}" Type="Note" DisplayName="1920c575d59240eba1635a302b78aa65" StaticName="...
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Which column stores ASPX page body?

I understand that a body of ASPX page published on site is stored in a dedicated column. What is exact name of this column? Some authors mention "PublishingPageContent", others "WikiField". Does it ...
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Is it save to change Site Column(choice) values?

I have a site collection with site column (text choices). This column is used on multiple subsites. Few years ago I created a webpart to allow users to add new choices to this column (they don't have ...
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Can i control if a column need to be shown inside New form based on Content Type

I am working on an on-premises sharepoint 2013. now i know that i can hide certain columns from New list forms using this power-shell script:- $web = Get-SPWeb http://*******/ $field = $web.Fields["...
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SharePoint site column now appearing in all libraries

I have an instance of SharePoint online. After creating a number of similar document libraries, I eventually created a site column, to save some time, and to keep data consistent. I have a Site ...
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Do not show column to user

We have a library where when user uploads file, inputs metadata in 4 custom fields via Nintex forms We also have 2 other fields which holds year & month (we enter a default value) Users are not ...
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how i can create a site column of type lookup with empty source list (Get information from), and modify the “Get information from” at list level

I am working on an on-premise sharepoint server 2013 farm. i have the following:- 1) i have a team site collection which contain 5 sub-sites. 2) under each sub-site i have a custom list named "...
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SharePoint Online XML Field DateTime default on minute and NOT nearest half an hour

I have a Field (Site Column) element which is type DateTime <Field DisplayName="Created" Name="Created" StaticName="Created" Type="DateTime" ID="{28C9A5E9-513C-415A-8C41-E7A3D767EABD}" Group="...
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Choosing between Managed Metadata or Site Column

I'm trying to figure out if I am better off using Managed Metadata or a Site Column in my SharePoint Online implementation. One piece of metadata we want to store for documents is a Building, ...
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How to include a site column for year that can be populated using the standard calendar

I am working on an on-premises SharePoint 2013 farm. We need to have a site column which represents the "Date Published" for books and papers where we need to store a value representing the year. Is ...
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Quick Edit Duplicate Field Error SharePoint 2013

I have a Pages library in which there are two Site Content types: Normal Pages & Seminar Pages. Both content types contains similar fields except some. Now I have one Site Column which is inside ...
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Custom List - rename column “Title” or hide it then create a new dedicated column

Content Type "Item", used in Custom List, comes by default with the column "Title" in it. However in many cases, the name “Title” is meaningless to the purpose of the list. (in some cases the type of ...
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SharePoint Online Customising Task Lists

I need a SharePoint task list which has different fields available for child tasks than the parent task. Is this possible within SharePoint Online and what areas would I need to look at to achieve ...
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How was a user able to enforce a unique value for a choice column?

I have a document library with a choice column with possible values. In library settings, I have selected 'No' for both 'Enforce unique values:' and 'Allow 'Fill-in' choices:' A user was still able ...
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cannot create site column of calculated type

i am trying to create calculated site column in sharepoint 2010 but as soon as i click on radio button of "calculated (calculation based on other column)" i get and error. i am following these steps. ...
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Can permission inheritance be broken and new permission be given at column level in sharepoint 2013 ?

Can permission inheritance be broken and new permission be given at column level ? If yes , can we do it from UI ? Can we do it from code?
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A duplicate field name <name> was found while adding a column to a content type

I have a content type Custom Page and I have created a site column called CustomPageContentOne (type - Publishing HTML). When I add this column to the Custom Page content type from UI, it shows that ...
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Site columns are not showing in metadata Navigation setting?

I created a custom Content Type with some new site columns (lookup columns, getting data from some lists). Then I created a document library and allow Management of content type in it. Issue is, ...
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Exporting the site columns' xml schema will not show all the site columns properties (ShowInEditForm is missing on some columns)

I have sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. i wrote the following powershell script to export all the site columns properties which are inside the "Custom columns" group. now i wanted to document the ...
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SharePoint Column does not exist when attribute overwrite=TRUE

I am trying to fix an error by changing site column attribute to overwrite=true And I get Column does not exist when activate the feature , when putting that attribute back to false there is no ...
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Site created using a site template will not preserve the values for the columns (hidden columns will be set as required)

I am facing this strange behaviour on my SharePoint Farm 2013 On-Premises. Below are the steps I followed: I create a new Site Content type which have the Issue content type as its the parent. Now ...
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Calculated column based on specific elements from another site column

I have this site column in a Sharepoint 2013 list showing a few deadlines. I need to create a calculated column next to the one in the picture, that gives as a result the number of days between one ...
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How i can allow selecting a group or member of a group inside my “Person or Group” site column

I am working on a team site collection inside my sharepoint 2013 on-premises. and i am facing this issue which i thought sharepoint will provide out of the box, but seems it does not. now i have a ...