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  Asked By: Ronald    Date: Aug 08    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 941

Does anyone know how to add a custom site column into the Additional
Filters drop-down list on a content query web part? I have added 2
new custom site columns, added them to a content type, but they are
not showing up in the filter drop-down.



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Annie Norris     Answered On: Aug 08

Figured it out...I was trying to filter  by a site  column that was set
up as "mulitple lines of text." Apparently, this type  of column  cannot
be filtered. I've read that Date/Time might also not work.

Answer #2    Answered By: Chadd Hahn     Answered On: Aug 08

Thanks for posting back with your solution... wasn't aware of this and nice to

Answer #3    Answered By: Cheryl Kelley     Answered On: Aug 08

To filter  on date/time, create a calculated column  based on the date
time (today +/- some value) and filter on the calculated column.

Answer #4    Answered By: Kalyan Pujari     Answered On: Aug 08

Please note that only certain column  types work. For instance,
the "multiple lines of text" DOES NOT work.

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