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SharePoint 2013 lookup columns missing fields

Posted on 2013-11-19
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I have two lists:

List1:

Contractor (people picker)
number (text)
dept (text)

List2:

PO Number (text)
Contractor (lookup) -------> This lookup will let me pick ID, Created, number, dept, etc... but there is NO choice for Contractor. I tried creating a second people picker column in list1... and it omits them both.

Help please!

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Rainer Jeschor earned 500 total points
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Hi,
unfortunately not all column types are available to be used as lookup fields.
An overview can be found here:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/create-list-relationships-by-using-unique-and-lookup-columns-HA102771358.aspx

The following table summarizes what column types can and cannot be used to create lookup columns.
Supported Column Types:
Single line of text, Multiple lines of text, Choice, Number, Date and Time, Yes/No

Unsupported Column Types:
Currency, Lookup, Person or Group, Calculated, Hyperlink or Picture, Custom Columns

HTH
Rainer
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