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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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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Document Set “Name” Link is taking me to the wrong location

I created a Document Library that uses Content Types Document, Folders, and Document Set. Clicking on a Document set should bring the user to a document set welcome page which shows them the contents ...
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Is there a way to force the a retention policy defined on a content type to work again on an item if its Event is met again

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. And inside a content type I define the following retention policy stage:- If a custom site column named “contract review date” is met to call a ...
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Wish to share the same document between two seperate document libraries

Our Sharepoint setup at work requires a document being created in one library (FBD) using a set of generic content types, and these same content types having been setup are being used in a different ...
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XML Content Type

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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How to make field readonly in one content type, but not another on same list

In a list with two content types - both with the same field "Title", I need to make the field readonly in one of the content types, but not the other (in one the title is manually set, in the other ...
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How to Add Merge Templates to Document Set Content Type

I have created a Document Set, for which I would like to add the following functionality: Adding a new item of this Document Set type should generate a number of documents These documents all have ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Auto-Populate Field based on Content Type Form Selected

In WSS3.0, we are creating a list where there will be 3 different content types - or forms - to select from and fill out. Because of this, we have a field to select the type of request the user is ...
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What is the proper way to enable tagging to all documents in a site collection

I am using SP2013 on-premise. In order to enhance search experience, I want to enable tagging for all documents. In Site settings -> Site Content Type, I open Document. Then I "add column to existing ...
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Publishing from Content Type Hub says No proxy associated with the site recognizes the site as a hub site

I created a site collection and added it as content type hub by creating a managed meta data service app. When publishing my content types, I get an Error 'No proxy associated with the site recognizes ...
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Content-Type column default value

I created a custom content type called "test". The columns are: Title Publisher The column "Publisher" is already a column which comes from SharePoint itself. I changed the default value to ...
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How to add a content type field to a SPList using PowerShell

This the scenario: I have created a new LookupField (Content Type) called MyLookupField which derives from SPFieldLookup as shown below: public class MyLookupField : SPFieldLookup { ... } Here's ...
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Find ContentType of current ListItem of Document Library

Our SharePoint site was setup by an external company. I need to connect to it and return the ListItems. I am able to do this but I cannot determine the ContentType of the Documents. My UnitTest ...
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Link to a Document Content Type not working

I'm trying to setup a link to a File Share folder using the Link to a Document Content Type. When creating the Link initially I can only use http:// instead of file:\\ but can amend the properties ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Content Search

I have a SharePoint Document Library (Subsite) there I have columns. I want to display specific columns on another website and at the same link to the document. I know that it can use the content ...
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Getting Site Content Type columns

When I am trying to publish my form to SharePoint server, a window with "getting Site Content Type columns..." is displaying after "type a name and description for this form library". So now how I ...
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Why aren't my content types available?

In SharePoint 2013, I have created site content types in the ECH all from the document parent content type. In an effort to keep my custom content types easy to manage, as these are all for process ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content/File type

How do I add a content type to a document library so that *.tar.gz actually shows up in the name of the file. It shows up when I view permissions, but not in the library view
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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My field in workflow task is still required even after made it optional

Environment : Sharepoint Foundation 2010 A few days ago, I wanted to make my field required in a workflow task. For that, I made required my field under the content type. But, this had no effect. ...
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Aggregated view for Display Form for SharePoint 2013

Due to my business case, I have a relationship of Person-Position-Certificate lists with existing data. I need to have a Person view that aggregates information from those lists, means I would like to ...
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Creating duplicate content type in subsite as in parent using sharepoint hosted app

I have created an sharepoint hosted app which creates content types and site columns. This app is easily installed on the parent site collection. But when the app is installed in subsite it throws an ...
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Content types not updating

I have published new content types from the hub (including templates). Some libraries in one site have the new template and some do not. Also I have an Excel CT with template published and deployed ...
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Announcement VS Newsfeed: what is better for internal corporate news?

I would like to know what you guys are using for internal news between announcements and newsfeed. With hashtags and mentions being activated in SP2013, it seems to me like either would work, but I'd ...
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Make fields required in Workflow Task

Environment : Sharepoint 2010 Foundation I have a workflow that ask someone to do a custom task (created myself). This task has just 3 fields like "Approval", "Assigned To" and "Comments". I want to ...
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I am trying to 'write' the name of the content type on the NewForm.

There is code posted within another string on StackExchange, but it's not working correctly. I'm still working in SharePoint 2010 on the front end, but the back end has been migrated to SharePoint ...
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Infopath form not submitting to correct library upon creation

I am using SharePoint 2010 with infopath. Currently I have a form library set up to submit infopath forms. The library is using the infopath form for the content type when creating new items. The ...
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How do I know which Columns are safe to delete because they are used by a removed content type?

This list used to have content types (A & B). We have now deleted all list items that were content type B. I have turned off Management of content types. Columns for content type B still appear in ...
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Word Template's DateTime Always One Day Off?

I have a library with custom content type with .docx template. I have a 'StartDate' and 'EndDate' fields in the content type which are mapped to quick parts in .docx template. When I change the ...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library: Not reflecting Column order from content hub

In a document library where we have content types for one of the content types we have changed the order of the columns via the content hub settings: We republished this content type. When we add ...
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Optional Custom Column on Custom List Not Showing Up On Form (Does if Required)

This seems like a Sharepoint bug... I created a custom list based on a custom content type. Those fields all show up correctly. Additionally, I added a custom lookup field to the custom list, to look ...
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unable to delete a content type from a webpart Sharepoint2013

We have a custom webpart with a dropdown menu which contains some content types. We have changed some of the types but now I cannot change or delete the old content types. Its in use because before ...
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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Enforcing Content Type regardless of upload method

being new to SharePoint I am struggling with this one and can't seem to find the answer - if there is one - in an other forum questions. Documents can be uploaded to SharePoint 2013 many ways:- ...
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Define queries that are dependent on multiple contents

Is it possible to define search queries like this in Sharepoint 2013 on premises: For all sub-sites which have a list (of content type InfoList) where a particular column in this list has a ...
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No workflow being created on library from custom template

I've created site columns and added them to a custom Content Type. I've then associated a workflow against this content type and then setup a document library using the new content type and saved ...
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List item field hidden from Edit form

I have a content-type consisting of two columns: Title and Description. Title is required and a single line of text Description is optional and consists of more lines of text (Rich text editor). ...
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How to associate a content type with infopath form in SharePoint 2010

I am working in SharePoint 2010, I have created a new document library with a custom content type. I need to have the content type associate with an existing infopath form. Is there a way that I can ...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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Creating InfoPath Form from SP List with Content Types

I created a SharePoint list that I want to transfer to InfoPath form. The SharePoint list has multiple content types. Is there a way to transfer the list into InfoPath and have the content types ...
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Deleting Custom Types from Approval Workflows

It took me 3 months to create my desired approval workflow of my SharePoint site. I didn't know that when I make a trial by creating a certain approval workflow, SharePoint creates this "custom ...
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Fields from Infopath form not showing up in site content type columns

So I created a new site content type for a document library in SP 2010 I'm using to store form submissions. I was able to have the content type reference an existing form when creating new items, but ...
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Search filter by custom content type

I have now round about 20 custom content types developed. E.g. (planing, presentation, agenda, sample etc.). Problem 1: I want to save those content types into a refinable string, so I am able to ...
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Site Columns from Content Type “stuck” in subsites

I have custom content types that have custom columns. Normally, when I activate my site collection feature to push out the content types, it will push out to each web and sub-webs and will display the ...
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Enabling content type management for SPList fails

I have the following code: oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists.Add("SampleList", "Some description", SPListTemplateType.GenericList); oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists["SampleList"].ContentTypesEnabled = true; ...
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Is it possible to display items with different content types in a content query webpart

I am trying to configure a content query webpart to display three different content types from three different lists. Is this possible or can you only target a query to specify a single content type? ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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Inserting a content type column into a sharepoint library or document set

I have a document library with several documents within it. The documents are of various content types. My question is i'd like to configure a view of the library where i can see which content type ...