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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Hide content type from the new menu but show in edit form

SharePoint Online, I have following 4 site content types Word Document Excel document PowerPoint document General document These content types are being used in a document library and "Word Document" ...
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Cannot delete content type - possibly because it's referenced in SharePoint's UI

I created a content type to play around with. I created a publishing page based on this content type, but after deleting the page (and clearing the recycling bin) SharePoint won't let me delete it. ...
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How to Insert images and description into a slideshow from SharePoint Back-end

I have a slideshow on the design that I'm converting to SharePoint template. Looking for a way to insert the slideshow's images and description from SharePoint's back-end. Something like a form with a ...
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Remove item Content Type from custom list

I have created through Visual Studio a Content Type that inherits from Item and a custom list using this content type. What I would like is to remove the item content type that appears when creating a ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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How to find changed content types in audit logs

I have auditing enabled and have generated the content type modification log in excel format. I need to figure out how to find a specific content type that was modified. Any pointers?
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Template updating for old documents

Good day! I ask you to give me support in resolving my issue. I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has ...
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How to change the content type of a file with .stp (Autocad file) extension?

I need to upload a file with .stp extension to a document library and set a predefined content type to it using server side code. I am able to add the file using SPFileCollection.Add(string ...
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More than one Pages library?

We have requirements where we need to add multiple pages libraries on a site, but this seems impossible to do via both the GUI and code. Is it all possible / supported ?
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Get ContentType of library when any document is added in Shared Document

I have 3 content type in my Shared document.Now I want to get the content type name when any document is added in shared document programatically. I want to know when an item is added which content ...
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Limit a library to docs based on content-type only

SP 2013 I need to set up a library with the following behavior: Documents can only be added using Files -> New Document (only option here is a pre-defined content-type based on a Word template) ...
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Unable to set calendar event field in workflow

I need a list with all of Calendar fucntions, but do not need all of the columns. So, 1) I have created a custom content type with the same site columns defined in Event content type. I had to move ...
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Give permission based on the content type in SP 2013

My list contains 2-3 content types. And based on that content type i want to give permission to the user to access the list.Is it possible to set the permission based on the content type?? If yes, ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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How can I set the content type during itemadding event

I am trying to set the content type programmatically using an itemadding eventreceiver so that when the user adds a document to a library the content type is pre-selected. I have two content types: ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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Why Content types, from a hub, doesn't allow suscription to old site collections?

I had notice that in SharePoint Online, when I create a content type in the content type hub (http:/my.sharepoint.com/sites/contentTypeHub/), the site collections created before the content type never ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendar Error when change Content Type

Recently a calendar was created in a Site Collection with a personal content type and a personal column. When I tried to save after adding a new event or modifying the event, I have the famous error ...
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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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Problem with redeployment of Fields, Content Types and List Definitions/Instances

What I did: Create an Empty SharePoint Project Create a simple Text Field Test - (re)deployment and retraction of Solution are causing no problems Create Content Type which consists of this one ...
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Is it possible to use a Word file with Macros in a Content type

I want to use a Word File with Macros as a "Farm content type" so that everyone in our company is able to use this template to create presentations, ... So when I copy the .dot file to my root site ...
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How can I see who created WebSite content type?

I am using sp 2010. How can I see who created WebSite content type?
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Adding A Button To DisplayForm Ribbon For Specific Content Type

I am trying to add a button to the DisplayForm ribbon that appears in its own group on the ribbon for a specific Content Type in SharePoint 2010. I have the following definition for the group, tab ...
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Custom Form per Content Type

There are couple of custom content types under a content type group. These content types are added to a SP Library. The ribbon in the library lets user select a content type in the library. The ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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How to define specific GUID for a derived custom content type (PowerShell)

I am pretty new to PowerShell to be honest. What I am trying to achieve is to use a specific GUID for my content type that derives from Workflow Task.
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How to customise and navigate Content Type - SharePoint 2013 List

I need some help here. Im customizing forms that have list built using Content Types. I noticed the difference in the links is something like this below I have one default content list type called ...
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Try to add content type to list. Error: System.ArgumentException: No two choices should have the same ID

I am using SP 2010. I have a list. I have 5 content types on this list. I try to add another one. When I click on the link "Add from existing site content types" I got an error from SharePoint with ...
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creating custom form with content type list - Shaepoint 2013 list

I have a list with a content type. So basically i have the default content type and another custom one. I would like to customize the forms and taught of using sharepoint designer. Is this a good ...
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Add content type drop down menu to custom form

I need to add a drop down list to a custom form that allows you to select the content type. The default editform.apsx has this menu but when I create a new custom edit form I can not see how to add ...
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Overwrite FieldRef attribute in derived content type

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Sub21 (ContentTypeInheritance\Sub21) ...
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how to change content type from Document set to Item

While creating content type I've selected Item as a parent but after created I can see its showing Document Set as a parent content type. Now can anyone please suggest if possible I can change the ...
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Custom Workflow Task List without Completion Percentage or Status

I am trying to create a "simple" task list that uses the characteristics of a Workflow Task, with the following specifications: Use in a workflow to "Assign A Task" to a user. Eliminate the ...
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Error when trying to change Word Document to different Content Type

I have some code that creates a new Word document in a Document Set and then I want to set the Content Type to be a custom type inheriting from document that I have created. var newLetter = ...
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Sub Folder Content Types set wrong in Document Set Library

I have a SharePoint Online Document library that contains only the out-of-the-box "Document Set" content type. Using the Ribbon I create a new Document set and then open it. From the ribbon I then ...
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OneDrive - Sync SharePoint document library Content Type with Windows Explorer

1) I have created a document library where I have added a Content Type with some fields. So when a user creates a document in this document library (using either the "New"-button or the ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I am trying to create a simple hyperlink to place on a page that will invoke a new document from a content type. Not certain why this is so difficult but has anyone seen detailed instructions on how ...
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Cannot edit Document Information Panel

I tried to change Document Information Panel for my custom content type. I have WSP with simple text field: <Field Group="MyFields" Name="MyTxtField" ID="{A22BAD37-31C0-4BED-A3F9-7686CB9FF930}" ...
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Using Content type of parent site in subsite

I have a site a sharepoint 2010 and created some contenttype and site columns in it. One of my content type has a lookup filed List1 : - Title -ID List2: -Title -ID -List(lookup) I saved ...
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Content Type Localization

I am trying to localize a SharePoint 2013 Content Type. I created a new Content Type in Visual Studio and Added a few Sitecolumns to it. I also added a Feature Resource file and linked the ...
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Timecard Management in SharePoint 2013 using visual studio

Is there any provision in SharePoint for tracking punch-in and punch-out time when user is authenticated through Windows authentication? So far, I have taken a custom list, added Timecard content type ...
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Data Inputing in Multi-Line text box and specified type

Good Day all, Im new to sharepoint, I have been ask to test sharepoint to see if it would do what we need, in terms of data inputing for our specific data model. The input is important as we need to ...
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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List contenttype do not inherit the contenttype from website after adding new columns

I am using sp 2010. I have a list with for example contenttype "Project portal". I have add some new columns to this contenttype on website level. I can see these new columns on website content level. ...
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Custom List inheriting wrong content type

I have created a sandbox solution with 2 custom lists, each with their own custom content type. When I deploy & activate the solution on my local environment and then activate the schema feature, ...
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Use Content Type for EditForm.aspx

I have a custom list with 2 content types. The first user to add an item will use ContentType1 so that only necessary fields are shown. The next user comes in and edits that same item, but I want ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Custom forms associated to centent types show not saving the correct content type field

In SP Designer for a custom list when I create custom NewForms and also associate them with certain content types during the creation process. I then add new items to the list using those pages. In ...