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Multiple lines of text fields in calculated columns RRS feed

  • Question

  • I need to create a formula where one field is a Multiple lines of text (in my case the Description of the Calendar), and tipically this a field type not supported in formulas.

    Anyone knows a workaround ? in my case there is a Calendar already full of items.

    • Moved by Mike Walsh FIN Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:48 AM calculated columns are standard functionality so questions on them are admin (From:SharePoint - Design and Customization (pre-SharePoint 2010))
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:28 AM

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  • Hi,

     

    Basically, the column types that can be referenced in your formulas can not be” Multiple line of text”.

     

    To create a calculated column using Multiple line of text, please use the workaroud that Prasath said.

     

    Here is a link about ”Calculated Field Formulas”, for more information, you can check in: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb862071.aspx

     

    If I have any misunderstanding, please feel free to let me know.


    Xue-Mei Chang
    Friday, June 17, 2011 7:08 AM
    Moderator

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