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How to enable the hidden labels On Create Column Page after selecting our Custom Field type before just ckicking OK so that all those labels appear.




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http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointdevelopment/thread/43bddecf-65f5-4ac7-b265-bd290378440a

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