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I'm creating some Content Types...

Is there any way to put inside the XML the information to describe the Icon of a Specific content type?

Something that overrides the document type or the folder icon..

Thank you very much!

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In general most of the icons for document are defined in a file called docicon.xml you will find more on this in the following link:

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But if I want to use it with Content Types, not looking at file extension or something else.. How could I do? – Ziba Leah Jun 5 '12 at 8:54

Assigning Icons to the Features is quite possible but I don't think so you can do it for Content Types.

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has this changed in SP 2013? – danieldekay Aug 6 '14 at 16:00
Sorry, you can't change it – Falak Mahmood Aug 7 '14 at 12:41

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