Lookup Column

SharePoint 2013–retrieving the lookup value of User fields using the REST API

I’ve been stuck on an issue for a while trying to retrieve the value of a User field using the SharePoint 2013 REST API. The MSDN documentation is less than helpful and offers this advice for retrieving the value of lookup fields using REST – In addition, you can specify…

Failed to install App for SharePoint error when provisioning Lookup columns

I came across this error today while trying to provision some lookup columns as part of a SharePoint 2013 App I was creating. It seems in 2013 you can provision lookup columns declaratively in the Elements XML – this is great news! In 2010 you had to do a sort…