Take the 2-minute tour ×
SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I managed to create a custom contenttype(based on the item contenttype) using the feature with five site columns.

Defined a list definition based on my above custom contenttype.

All of custom columns are available with the default item contenttype columns however i no longer need the default "Title" column. Either want to rename or remove from the list.

Is there any where i can define in the list schema to remove the unwanted parent columns?

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

up vote 0 down vote accepted

Have a look at the RemoveFieldRef-Element in your Content Type definition to remove fields of the parent content type. To simply rename a field you can add it to your content type with the same id but a different display name.

share|improve this answer
add comment

At the list level, modify the content type settings so that Title is Hidden (will not appear on Forms). Since you're inheriting from the item content type, it cannot be removed. You can make it so it doesn't show up though with the above method.

I will also give it a default value so you aren't left with a (no title) context drop down list.

You're using a feature, I'm sure there's a way through code to to what I described through the GUI. One of the devs should be able to tell you exactly.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.