SharePoint list filed "auto numbering"
Posted on 2011-03-17
I have an SP2010 Foundation implmentation in which one department head wants to be able to sort a custom list. The functionality he described to me is if you are familiar with the NetFlix queue and how one sorts movies in the queue, he wants to be able to do that with list items.
Another way to look at it is the functionality that exists to order the fields in a list view and how they resort themselves.
This list would have a field that would show this ordering (or priority) and when that field is adjusted then it would also adjust the rest of the items in the list. For example, if the 'priority' filed on item A was changed from a '4' to a '1', then the previous '1' would be changed to '2', '2' to '3' ect.
Anyone have any idea how one would go about doing this? I think Java would be the way to go but I am not sure.
Thanks in advance!