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Can you add a External Content type column to either a folder content type or a document set? It doesn't appear to be available for either one.

Update You can create columns with external data but you must do it at the list level.

Edited Even though i was able to add the field to folder content type as an existing list field it doesn't show up when i query fields for the content type only as a field for the list.

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Please add your update as an answer instead, so it will be possible for you to accept the answer and hence put the question in a resolved state –  Robert Lindgren May 6 '14 at 6:21

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