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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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 ...
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Enterprise Keywords is clearing when SharePoint 2013 Document Library with Custom Content Type is Checked In

I have a SharePoint 2013 Document Library with a Custom Content Type associated to the library. I have deleted the default Document Content Type. Under "Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings", I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library with Custom Content Type defaulting the Title field

I have a SharePoint 2013 Document Library with a Custom Content Type associated to the library. I have deleted the default Document Content Type. Title is included in the custom content type. When ...
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Filtering Child forms results based on parent form selection

I am creating client sheets. Each client could have a division sheet that uses the exact form as the primary client sheet. Several project forms could be linked to the client info sheets to track ...
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Content Type Hub subscriber Metadata Column value null

On a Content Type Hub subscriber site collection, we have site library using a Content Type with a Managed Metadata column that displays null if the user is not a Site Collection Administrator: ...
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Infopath form content type column

I have a library with InfoPath as the content type. I have many fields in my InfoPath form but all of these fields don't appear in my library view as columns. Someone know how it work? Thanks by ...
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Getting content type not found error in Visual Studio 2013 when deploying SharePoint 2013 solution

I am deploying a SP2013 solution, and there is some custom content types to add. But I get the error: Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Specified argument was out of ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set ...
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SP13: Form Column Permissions

Is there a way using SharePoint 2013 to allow ALL users to see the column, but only allow other individuals to be able to make edits. I know that I can change the permissions to "view only". But ...
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Adding custom column to Workflow Task content type makes workflow stop on assign task

I have been asking a few questions in here lately, as I'm beggining my journey as a Sharepoint Online 'developer' for my new internship. I have a new one for today: I have created a custom approval ...
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Cannot Edit Unpublished Site Content Type

Unlike this post, I was as at the correct (root) level of the Site Collection but still couldn't edit my content type. Ostensibly this was because the Content Type had been published to the Hub (but ...
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Find usages of content type

I'm trying to delete a content type but it tells me to remove all references of it before doing so. But I don't remember all the places where I have referenced it. Is there a easy way to find them? ...
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How to change content type of document based on folder?

So I am trying to create a document library with a large folder structure, 13 main top level folders and 20 subfolders, all of which fit inside the 13 main folders. As an example, for one folder we ...
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Go through specific library and set all subfolders as well as the root folders content type using powershell - Stuck

What I am trying to do is access a SharePoint 2010 document library, change all root and sub folders of that library from their existing content type to a new content type. So far my code has somewhat ...
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New page in Pages Library failing on SharePoint 2013

I have recently migrated a SharePoint 2013 site collection with publishing enabled. After the migration, everything looks fine, except for When user clicks on creating a new articles page in Pages ...
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Content type hub ghosts?

In SP 2013 on-premise, I have created a site collection for Content Type Hub, and one for Intranet. The content types are synchronized to the Intranet Site Collection from the CT Hub. I did some ...
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SharePoint 2013 New Document with Person/Group metadata field will not populate

I am running SharePoint Server 2013 On-Prem and have run into a little issue. In 2010 it works without issue with Word 2013 on-prem. The address book does not react at all on a button press and ...
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How to get a custom content type to appear in SP2013 Result source query builder dropdown?

I created a custom content type in top level of site collection. I then crawled my site collection. I went to make a new result source, and in the query builder, where I select content type to filter ...
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How to delete files from “Manage files which have no checked in version” using powershell

I tried to delete custom content type from Pages library but got an exception "content type is still in use". The I get to know that files should also be deleted from "Manage files which have no ...