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Mandatory description field on a 'hyperlink or picture' column type on a list?

Posted By:      Posted Date: November 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

I've been given the task of making the 'description' field of a url column for a list on one of our sharepoint sites, mandatory.

The problem is that the field is already set as mandatory in the list template (deployed as a feature), although this only makes the web address / url portion of the 'new item' page a mandatory input. The box below this ('Type the description') remains a non mandatory field.

Is it possible to make this field mandatory as well? I would have to do this at a feature (schema.xml) level if so.

Thanks.




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