A content type is a reusable collection of columns and settings that can be applied to a certain category of SharePoint content

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change the data type of a sharepoint column from the content type using powershell

i have been trying to change the data type of a field called "EmployeeName" from Number to Text - which is associated with a Infopath form Library in SharePoint 2010 env
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Content type not updated with fields through Elements.xml

I have a content type to which I have created and added fields using the declarative method with Elements.xml. One of the fields are visible in SharePoint after I have deployed the solution, but one ...
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Issue Content Type added to list creates duplicated columns

I have created a site contnet type based on Issue Content Type and it contains several extra columns. Now I want to create lists based on this content type. I created an Issue tracking list and added ...
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Conditional formatting in display template in sharepoint 2013

I have a Content Search Web Part (CSWP) that lists two different content-types from a different application. I would really like to be able to make the CSWP show content-type A in green and ...
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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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Open with Explorer folder is empty for particular site collection?

while clicking on Open with Explorer is was showing a message "This folder is empty" for only one particular site collection,for reaming site collections it is working fine only. can any one help on ...
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How to create OneNote Content Type in SharePoint 2013?

I created EXCEL,WORD,PowerPoint Content Type by saving as a Template and place for a document library,but i am unable to save the OneNote as a template.can any one give some suggestions about the ...
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DVWP with project site rollup based on information provided in two different lists

Current setup I build a global project data repository for our company based on the following structure: Company is divided in four different zones A zone consists of multiple regions. A region hosts ...
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create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013?

I want to create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013,by default once enable the content type in Advance settings,we can able to see the Word content ...
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Is there an easy way to convert existing folder structure to meta data?

Currently we have all documents structured by department at level 1. Level 2 and onwards are all completely different naming structures depending on the needs of that department. Given a column of ...
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How to detect Info Path form is used or unused programmatically

I have designed an info path form and published successfully to the web. Then I go testing, the info path form is in used (it was automatically added to default new, edit and display form). But when ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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Customizing Document Content Type

I see how in the content types for a site collection you can add columns to a content type. I'd like to add a field to the list content type. I've done so and when creating a new list, if I go into ...
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How can I make the Content Type field in a task list editable?

I'm using SP 2013 and would like to be able to change the content type once the record is created.
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Know if the “Issue” content type's fields are site columns or list columns

I access the "Issue" content type as follow: But I want to know, for each field, if it is a site column or a list column. I can not find a way to differentiate between them.
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How to get columns of default display form of sharepoint list programatically

I have an interesting question that make me thinking and searching too much. I have a sharepoint list, I want to print items I checked to PDF, each item on a page and the template for item depend on ...
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Creating new site columns or renaming existing ones,, which approach I should follow

I have a team site and I have created a new Issue Tracking lists inside it. Then I went to the Issue content type I found these columns defined by default:- Currently I need some of these and I need ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Title field not showing up in list of columns for Content type created using Powershell

I have used following power-shell script for creating a new content type with one custom column. $siteURL = "My Site URL" $contentTypeName = "Test Content Type 1" $contentTypeGroupName = "Content ...
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Can't save custom content type back to library?

I have a custom content type with a .dotx document as its template. I publish with the content type hub to a site collection. I add the content type to a library successfully. In the browser I select ...
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number column with no default value returns zero

I have a custom content type with a numeric column in it. The column is set to not require a value, and the default value is blank. Problem is, the column is displaying a "0" in views for instances ...
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Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
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Updating SharePoint 2013 custom content type with Visual Studio

What is the best way to do this without ending up with orphaned content types and other problems? Specifically, removing and updating columns for a content type that's currently in use.
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Deploy document templates content types with taxonomy fields

I'm trying to deploy a content type with custom document templates. The content type as some taxonomy fields. I'm able to deploy the content type correctly with taxonomies and connecting the taxonomy ...
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Is there a way to publish metadata field in a content type from the content hub?

I have a metadata taxonomy in my SharePoint online. I have a content hub in my SharePoint online. I have a content type that is using a metadata field. ( Field name : Structure ) When I try ...
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Routing rule for all content types

We have about 50 content types. We want to create a routing rule that matches EVERY document. So, we've created a rule and added the alias "*". However, it doesn't work! It only works when we upload ...
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getting the content type of the thing you searched in the display template

Basically what the title says I want to say what content type each search item is in the display template. How is this done???
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Update folders to folder content type

I have a document library with root folders and then sub-folders. I need to update the sub folders to a newly created content type. Is there a way to do this with powershell? Example: Document ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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What is the name for the Excel Spreadsheet content type in SharePoint?

I know this is a really basic question, so I'm sorry in advance for my ignorance. I want to be able to add an Excel Spreadsheet as a content type for a document library (also PowerPoint presentation ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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Required field in custom content type not required in custom list instance

I have an issue with a custom SharePoint 2013 solution. Among other components, it consists of: a feature with several custom fields with different types, some of which are taxonomy fields, a ...
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I do not see the hidden fields in list settings

I am using sp 2010. I have an old library which is using a contenttype. This contenttype is comming from a content type hub. I created a new library. I set the same content type on this library. I ...
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Can I show only 3 contenttypes in the dropdown “New Document” in the ribbon?

I am using sp2010. I have a library with 10 content types. These 10 content types are needed. In the ribbon there is a button "New Document". When you click on the arrow you see a dropdown menu with ...
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Populate SiteColumn type choice field with List Items

I am building a SP app in VS2012 and need a content type field to show a dropdown choice list with items from a list within the app itself. To keep thing simple: List1 has a FieldX column with ...
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How to display the wiki page histroy and created by fields inside the related page layout

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template, and I want to modify the default EnterpriseWiki page layout to display the following columns: Page Version. Created ...
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Alter content types and site columns at the root site level after uploads

Does anyone know how to add or delete content types, and site columns at the root-site level, after they have been used in libraries? If I have a content type that is used in several libraries (with ...
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Hidden attribute on content type

What's the use of hidden attribute on content types? I set a content type to be Hidden, it doesn't not show in the New list, but when I set it as default content content type, and click add new item, ...
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Declaring content type again in list definition

I have seen an implementation of SharePoint list definition, where the developer declared the definition of the content type again inside the list definition, when I asked him why it's like that, he ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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When uploading office document using content type, createdby/modified by is not showing as current user

This issue may look strange. I will try to explain in several steps. I have one sharepoint online site with one document library and 4 content types associated to this document library. All content ...
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Dispatcher feature; receive Mail with multiple attachments

The task is to receive mails with multiple attachments, create a dedicated item per attachment and forward the single attachment to lists, or to different recipients (other e-mail accounts). Can you ...
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CreateTaskWithContentType - The content type of a workflow task must be derived from the Workflow Task content type

I have build a workflow with task list which use two content types for SharePoint 2010. In my workflow I want to use the activity CreateTaskWithContentType which should create a new workflow task. The ...
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How to make Choice Column with different options per Content Type?

I have a Content Type A which can have Status 1 or 2. I then have Content Type B which is a child of Content Type A, which can have Status 1, 2, 3, or 4. Both A and B will be in the same list. ...
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How to add document to doc library with lookup columns

I am creating an upload program that needs to be able to upload documents to my document library. This document library is configured to allow content types, and I am getting all of the columns from a ...
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Content Type and Required fields in the form - How to ask in form for Required Values

Everything is going good, when I adding single document, by add document. I have got a form with required field by content type. And I could choose optional Content Type. But when in Sharepoint 2013 ...
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Updating an existing content type field link by JSOM

I have a content type and I would like to set some field links to hidden. The code runs perfectly, but for some reason, when I check in the UI if the field link is hidden, the changes are not applied. ...
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AddContentTypeField - cannot add field to Content Type

I have a list with content type in it. I'm trying to add a field to this content type so I can use it in the library. Here's I've added Elements.1.0.0.1.xml file to Content Type: <?xml ...
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Can we add Site Column to All Content Types?

Like OOB, Can we add Site Column to All Content Types using server object model? Thanks
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Add custom folder programatically to Document Library

I have a custom Document Library that has a custom content type which is an extension of a Folder (just adding some more fields). I'm trying to, in code, add a new item of this content type to the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set New Documents Button

I am implementing a Document Set based case management solution - positioning the case file as a Document Set Content Type then having Document Content Types for documents required within the case ...