LookUp Field in SharePoint 2010 OOTB

Introduction

Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in SharePoint 2010.

Question: What is Lookup field?

In simple terms "It is used to establish and maintain relationships between the lists (source list and targeted list) across the server".

Step 1: Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration and navigate to a specific site.

Step 2: Create a new custom list; see:

custom-list-in-sharepoint.png

Step 3: Create another new custom list; see:

create-custom-list-in-sharepoint.png

Step 4: The design of the company custom list looks like this:

design-of-custom-list-in-sharepoint.png

Step 5: Creating company look up column in student list:

look-up-column-in-sharepoint.png

Step 6: The design of student custom list looks like this:

sharepoint-custom-list.png

Step 7: The company list data output of the application looks like this:

sharepoint-custom-list-output.png
Step 8: The student list data entering output of the application looks like this:

enter-data-in-sharepoint-custom-list.png

Step 9: The student list data entered output of the application looks like this:

sharepoint-datalist.png

I hope this article is useful for you. I look forward for your comments and feedback. Thanks Vijay Prativadi



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