Creating a list with unique creators and easy look up for users

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Hi Everyone,

 

I want to create a list with following requirements:

 

  1. Enforce unique values in the Created By column:  I've tried to do this to ensure each community member can only create 1 entry in the list per person, but there is no option to enforce unique values in the Created By column.
  2. I want the list to display who is competent in doing what what specific tasks.  For example, if in the search bar a user types "Tire Change", the list will return values of everyone who can change tires.  What is the best way to go about this?

Thanks in advanced.

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Hi @Robbie_P,

 

For #1, you can't change anything with the "Created By" column but you can create your own person column that requires information and enforces unique values.

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For #2, I would consider using the out-of-the-box filter feature.

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I hope this helps.

 

Norm

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Thanks, Norm!  I'll try that method out as a substitute for the Created By column and I will utilize the filters as you suggested.  Thanks again! @Norman Young