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How to: Set default values in a SharePoint new form using javascript/jQuery

SharePoint does not allow you to set default values for multi text and rich text fields. This article describes how to set default values in a rich text field using jQuery. You can use the code to set the default description in an inviting calendar event. 1. Edit the new form and add a content […]

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How to: Validate an e-mail address in a SharePoint text field – validation rule

In list settings change the column’s validation settings to: =(LEN(LEFT([Attendees (external)],FIND(“@”,[Attendees (external)])-1))>=1)+(LEN(RIGHT([Attendees (external)],LEN([Attendees (external)])-FIND(“.”,[Attendees (external)],FIND(“@”,[Attendees (external)]))))>=1)+(LEN(MID([Attendees (external)],FIND(“@”,[Attendees (external)])+1,FIND(“.”,[Attendees (external)],FIND(“@”,[Attendees (external)]))-FIND(“@”,[Attendees (external)])-1))>=1)+(ISERROR(FIND(” “,[Attendees (external)]))=TRUE)=4

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How to: Change the look and feel of forms created with the SharePoint Form Web Part using CSS

This article describes how to change the look and feel of the forms created with the SharePoint Form Web Part using CSS. A SharePoint form usually looks like this: The SharePoint Form Web Part allows you to change the layout from two columns to two rows, so that the field name is displayed directly above […]

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