Monday, January 11, 2010

creating lists in sharepoint wss 3.0, vseWss 1.3

Good information on creating lists and custom lists here:

Also about the error that you may receive:

But the best way is, you create all the lists using SharePoint and then reverse engineer it using 'spshource' - some information on how to:

Using SolutionGenerator has following disadvantage:
> For every ListTemplate or Instance etc, it creates a separate feature. You want to have one feature for your project/site that can install everything. Creating multiple features may not be desired in many cases like this.
> The lookup fields were not maintained in the schema.xml

Remember when you add a lookup field in sharepoint, it has to be of type 'Single Line Text'. You can not use Number of Multi-line text or rich text as the Lookup field.

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