Solved

Add Lookup column to documents doesnt work.

Posted on 2011-02-21
6
302 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I did the following

Created a new lookup column, then selected Documents.

Then in Documents I uploaded many files, as its a publishing site, they were as draft.

Then I selected one and click on Publish, then the workflow started.

Then I went to Tasks, and approved it.

Then I went to documents I saw the file was approved, the only difference is that in the Modified By Field, its not the logged in user, but SHAREPOINT\system.

Then I went to the list, created a new item, the documents field is empty, nothing to select.

 

Any idea?
0
Comment
Question by:LuisEstebanValencia
6 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:GeorgeGergues
ID: 34942665
What is the Source of lookup column ?

another list or another Document Library ?

What is the Column you are looking for (ID , Title ..etc) ?
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
Rafael I earned 250 total points
ID: 34943748
In list settings, under advanced settings, see if you have the option selected for "users can only see their items" enabled.  That might be preventing you from seeing the document since it's no longer "yours" it is the system's.  Also, check that you have permissions to see all the documents
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:webmaister
ID: 34951628
Which field are you selecting in the documernt library as the lookup column?
0
Salesforce Made Easy to Use

On-screen guidance at the moment of need enables you & your employees to focus on the core, you can now boost your adoption rates swiftly and simply with one easy tool.

 

Author Comment

by:LuisEstebanValencia
ID: 34956534
title
0
 
LVL 14

Assisted Solution

by:GeorgeGergues
GeorgeGergues earned 250 total points
ID: 34957412
very good.

make sure that the items have a title in that list or library.

you can select an item in the lookup list and select edit properties.

0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Rafael I
ID: 34966363
if your documents are checked out, check them in.  That would prevent other people seeing them, even if they have rights to all the documents.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I used to be SharePoint evangelist in our company, so my Outlook always full of questions about how to do this, or where I can find that. One day I found such an email with the following question: "how to attach 3-State workflow (one of the workflow…
For SharePoint sites, particularly public-facing ones, there are times when adding JavaScript, Meta Tags, CSS Styles or other content to the page <head> section is more practical than modifying master pages.  For instance, you could add the jQuery l…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question