Questions tagged [spfield]

Represents a field in a list on a SharePoint Foundation Web site.

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Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId

On a site collection of SP2013 on-premise farm, I found there are many similar log occur every minute. The logs are like: Unable to locate the xml-definition for FieldName with FieldId '', ...
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Yes/No Field Default value problem!

I have tried following script to set default value of Yes/No Field to Yes which is by default set to No in list Yes/No column, i get false result at last line. I have tried these values: 1 , $true, "...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'toString' of undefined

I have implemented the jQuery UI autocomplete functionality on a input field using JSLink. It works like a charm when I test it using Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11 and Chrome. Some users are however ...
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Sharepoint COM: Field or property * does not exist after type conversion

I am working on a visual web part of SP 2013 Server that allow user to change the list column properties. Everything goes fine. The error is: when I change the column type, it was successfully updated,...
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Field name already exists

All I have backed up a sharepoint site and restored to another environment. I have a specific list which I want to update the default value of a hidden field in powershell I found the field, set ...
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Create Hyperlink or Picture Column with C# (Format URL as Picture)

I am creating a SharePoint list with C# and have created a "Hyperlink or Picture" field like so: myList.Fields.add("Icon", SPFieldType.URL, true); when I add an item to the list in SharePoint this ...
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Setting the default value for a taxonomy field

I have been creating a load of site columns with powershell from a .csv file. I am now trying to create new taxonomy or metadata field: $spField = $web.Fields.CreateNewField($...
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Can the hover/active borders of form fields be customized and/or disabled?

I'm really not crazy about field borders in forms. In InfoPath, you can get rid of the borders, but then the row heights jump in the browser once the form is published to SharePoint. So--reluctantly-...
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Creating a Calculated Date Field with embedded double quotes

I have been provisioning a load of Site Colummns with PowerShell . I am however, having a lot grief with a calculated field spField.Formula = "=TEXT(DATE([Created],"mmyyyy"))" spField.OutputType = "...
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Sharepoint 2010 Adjusting lists limits to recomendations

I have huge list, which has too much fields of same type (e.g., Date and Time fields limit in list is 8, of that type I have way more). If those those limits are exceeded, list item data will be saved ...
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How to programmatically get questions from a Survey

The question is quite simple: how can I get the list of questions from a Survey?
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The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I am trying to update a site column on my content. When I save the changes, I get the error "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." When I searched the issue, I found ...
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webprovisioned activatedfeature save conflict

I am having an issue when creating a WebProvisioned eventreceiver that activates a feature. However I am getting the "Save conflict - Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user....
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Modified vs Last_x0020_Modified

Which is the difference between the fields: Modified and Last_x0020_Modified in a SharePoint list item ?
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executeQueryAsync fail on Chrome

I am using SP.ClientContext (JS library) to update some item's fields. It is working fine on IE but on Chrome I get this error (displayed as alert): Request Failed, status code 0 text '' The ...
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How retrieve custom fields only when using SPListItemCollection?

Hi with following code I am retrieving a DataTable from a List: using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http:...")) { using(SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb()) { ...
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NewFormUrl stops user field from saving data

I have a custom content type inheriting from document set. The content type has various # of fields, including two user (e.g. Person or Group) fields. <Field ID="{2B2CA4F1-4F2C-40E9-A4B2-...
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get all possible value for lookup field

I've a site column define in choice and with two possibles values. FR NL I'd like to retrieve this two values. i've tested this to get the spfieldlookup but now i'm blocked to get all values: ...
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powershell : create column in a group

Like described in the title, i'm writing a powershell script that create a content type and some column. The issue is that my columns are not in the specified group but in group "custom column" Here ...
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remove column from showing up in document properties

Which property in the object model do I use to tell an SPField not to show up in the document properties in Office integration? I tried ShowInEditForm but that didn't work. i want my Status column to ...
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New field is not accessible via Powershell

I have a list "Orders" in SP, where I have some data. The list definition and instance were previously created in Visual Studio and then successfully deployed. Today I've opened VS again and added ...
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Changing Field Type of a column

Is it possible to change Field Type of a column from TaxonomyField to Single Line of Text? It is a SharePoint online solution.
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Is there a way to find a unique internal name in a SPFieldCollection without a try catch?

The method SPFieldCollection.GetFieldByInternalName throws an error if it can't find the field with the given the internal name. Is there a way to determine if a field with an internal name exists ...
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Field's TitleResource.SetValueForUICulture() does not work for the web's default language

I have a site column in my site collection whose title I change / translate with following PowerShell statement: $w = Get-SPWeb "URL to the site collection" $f = $w.Fields.GetFieldByInternalName("...
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Retrieving columns created by user not built in columns

I want to retrieve columns in SPList which are created in the UI not the built in columns, I tried with the !field.FromBaseType but it's not working, I tried with the !field.SourceId.StartsWith("http")...
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How can I set/select a field in the display form?

I'm in a SharePoint Display form and want to do some calculations on the client's side to populate a blank single line of text field. In an edit form, to set and select my value I have something ...
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How can I get the status of a Workflow in C#

I need to get the status of a Workflow programatically. Things i tried: item[workflowName] - gave me a "8" altough the workflow is completed (seems to always return 8, I don't know why) (was not ...
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How to get username through REST

I am currently working with a task where you have a SPList in one farm that holds some data that we need to aggregate into a view on another farm. Therefore I am working on a Visual Web Part that ...
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Get field values from SiteMapNode when getting Items from PortalSiteMapProvider

I'm trying to query my list using PortalSiteMapProvider. Here is my Code: public List<string> GetChachedItems(string webUrl, SPQuery query) { SiteMapNodeCollection nodeCollection = ...
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Custom field XSLT Rendering Issue in SP 2007, Works on 2010

I have created a VS 2008 WSP builder solution. IN that i have a custom field which has a XSL for list item view rendering using XSLT. This Solution does not render the image or hyperlink in SharePoint ...
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How to set the default value to sharepoint date time field programmatically?

I want to set the default value for the sharepoint's built-in field ArticleStartDate programmatically. But I am unable to do so. My code is as follows: SPField articleDate = currentWeb.Fields[...
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Change Display name for a Site Column

Following is my script to change display name for a Site Column. However when I look at display name it still remaining unchanged(in Schema). It only updated title not display name. $w = Get-SPWeb "...
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Adding custom PublishingRollUpImage to pagelayout

Is it possible to create your own PublishingRollUpImage. Do I need to map Crawl properties with new Managed Properties to make the new one act like a PublishingRollUpImage when it comes to search ...
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adding link to SummaryLink field using Powershell not working

I have created a Summary Link field and added it to a page layout and created a page based on this page layout. I have tried to add links to the summary link using powershell but the links do not ...
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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Determining wether SPContentType and SPField are created by user or not

I am doing a migration tool (web part) that copies a site collection from point a to point b. Everything works so far, but currently only custom lists are copied to point b. Now I need a way to ...
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How to add clickable and filterable user field for users not in site

I have users in string like "Mikhail Pushin" and I want to add clickable links to users in a column of list item. Also I should be able to use filtering on this user column. Unfortunately, I can't do ...
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error when saving custom user field in a custom Page Layout

I have created a custom user field as follows <Field ID="{9B49F1A5-7FFB-400B-9B0E-0FC4D6C1417C}" Name="AMtalatFieldEditors" DisplayName="My Editors" Type="UserMulti" Mult="TRUE" ...
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find out which page is not published in Pages list

I have a publishing site and about 20 pages in Pages list. When you check out one page the icon is changed and you detect that that page is checked out. However when there is a unpublished page it is ...
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Saving values of multiple TextFields in one SPField

I've written a custom SPField which extends SPFieldText. This Field allows the admin to create a column with a cloze-text, where a user has to fill the missing words. The admin marks the positions for ...
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Hide Field on Specific SPListItems

I am trying to figure out if I can hide/show a field for specific list items using the SP object model. I am aware that you can set the SPField.Hidden property however it appears as though this does ...
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Disappear background in HTML Field

I created HTML field in SharePoint 2010 <Field ID="{3E83492C-0420-473E-AB65-E4355535AFD0}" Name="MyField" StaticName="MyField" DisplayName="My Field" Type="HTML" Required="FALSE" RichText="TRUE" ...
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adding alert on a Date Field

I have a custom list containing Expire date field. I would like to get an alert (email) 30 days before the expire date for all items in the list. what is the best solution for that?
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Which field type can I use for more than 255 characters?

I try to create a new field programmatically. See code below. This type of field has a maximum of 255 characters. I would like to have more characters, like the page-content field. Which type do I ...
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Adding SPFieldLookup to specific content types in Custom List

I have a custom list that contains a number of custom content types. When a web is provisioned this custom list is provisioned. In addition to custom list is an Asset Library which is will serve ...
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Field level permission development

I am aware that there already are some questions regarding on how to implement field level permissions customization in SharePoint, such as: SP 2010: column permission Permissions for List or Library ...
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Copy list item field value to newly created custom column

I have the necessity to switch from using a default field to using a custom one in a number of list. I have also to "copy" the value contained in the old to-be-deleted column to the new created one. ...
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How can I make sure that if linebreaks is inserted inside a multiline textbox it gets displayed like it

I have a field that looks like this in my schema: <Field ID="{7662cd2c-f069-4dba-9e35-082cf976e170}" Type="Note" RestrictedMode="TRUE" NumLines="15" Name="Body" DisplayName="$Resources:Project....
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JavaScript function in URL field value

Is it possible to set the value for the URL field so that when clicked it runs a JavaScript function? I have created a field which stores links to files in SharePoint, but when clicked, the file is ...
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Editing SPFieldMultiColumn and saving updated value

I can get a reference to my SPFieldMultiColumn var documentLinkFieldValue = listItems[i]["DocumentLink"] as SPFieldMultiColumnValue; var oField = listItems[i].Fields["Document Link"] as ...