Do you want to have the link menu and link to item at a different column in SharePoint?

Short Info: If you like to use a different column as LinkToItem or ListItemMenu (like the Title column) and you wanna configure it in your visual studio solution in the schema.xml i would like to give you the important hint to achieve this.

In the view there are viewfields. This Fieldref need the attributes and should look like this:

<FieldRef Name=”MyDifferentColumn” ListItemMenu=”TRUE” linkToItem=”true”></FieldRef>

Important note: the linkToItem is case sensitive. It starts with a small “l” – If not i won’t work!


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Karsten Schneider
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He is Consultant for SharePoint Solutions for collaboration, communication and business processes. He provides his customers applications based on standard features as well as development or combining the power of several microsoft tools like Dynamics CRM. In his free time he tries to collect tipps and worthy experience in this blog.

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