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Ok this is just a Rant - no thought put into it.

OSS 2007 (not sure about WSS v 3) comes with a whole heap of site columns. Now that is a good thing, but for me lately they have become a bit of a bother.

Why you might ask? Because all of the good column names are already taken.

So for example if I wanted to Create a Column called Location for one of my content types, which is a lookup and picks values from another list, I cant, because its already taken.

<waves clenched fist in air/>

Cross-posted from tariqayad.com

Posted on Monday, August 21, 2006 5:01 AM SharePoint | Back to top


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Yes. I wasmn't too happy when I saw they'd grabbed Category either.

But I have a vague memory that there is a way round this - i.e. you can still have Category (in your case Location) if you want to but it has to be at a different level. Mind you I'm not sure if I am dreaming this.
Left by MikeWalshHelsinki on Aug 21, 2006 5:25 AM

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