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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What does this page represent?

I am sure this is a really simple question, but can anyone tell me what this page represents? I know it is not my site collection page nor is it central administration. The reason I am asking is ...
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Content type scoping

Why can't content types be web application or farm scoped? What are the issues because Microsoft did not allow this?
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Publishing Pages Caching Old SIte Column

I have some publishing pages that are using custom content types. Within the content types is a site column of type choice. I’ve update the choice values of this column and all have made sure that ...
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Why does a Content type revert to default content type on its own?

This is a large, multi-disciplinary site that is routinely grouping and filtering documents by content type. If the content type is changing on their own this is going to break our views and make all ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Search Result based on Content Type does not show Folders

I have a document library with a custom content type that inherits a document item. I remove the default content type. I have a search webpart in which I want to list down all the folders available. ...
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Can't update SPField through PowerShell - object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I get the following error when trying to update the choices for a Site Column: "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." I get this error if I try to add a new choice ...
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Can't Remove Link and Command Name from Drop-Down

I'm just getting into Content Types. I wanted to create a NewForm for one of my Content Types, so I created a new NewForm (as I've done before) and noticed the "Advanced form options" at the bottom ...
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How do I get a content type's parent name via powershell?

I am attempting to write a powershell script to pull content type names applied to lists, and their respective parent content type name. Unfortunately, I seem to have run into a hurdle - whenever I ...
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Edited Metadata Term Set in Content Type not updated

Status quo I have the metadata service application configured with a closed termset, let's call it Categories. Also I have a site collection created functioning as content type hub. There I created a ...
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Problem syncing project task list back in when using custom fields

I have a project task list on Sharepoint 2010, which I want to sync to a Project file so data can be added back and forth. To add some custom fields, I have created a content type which inherits from ...
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Content Type Creation Date

We manually add content types to our sites. Just wondering if any one knows a method for identifying when a content type was added to a site. I've been playing around with Powershell but I can't see ...
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Wrong new form dialog with one Libarys and 2 Content types assigned and 1 list field

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. If I want to edit the properties for a ...
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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Can individual items of a content type be declared as records?

If I have a content type for 'meeting minutes' with a template being syndicated out of a content type hub, is it possible to declare some resulting documents as records without declaring it for all of ...
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scope of content types

I was reading on content types and I see that share point allows allows to create them at site collection and list level scope. My question is that in visual studio where can we specify whether this ...
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How to hide “Title” standard column in custom list using visual studio

I'm working on custom lists of sharepoint 2013. I created many lists in each one I want to hide the standard column "Title" from visual studio . I know how to deal with this in SharePoint Site ( by ...
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How to use nested If(AND,true,false) in a formula on SharePoint

My formula uses the values from two columns, Stage and Confidence, to calculate Probability of Close. The nested IF works well for calculating the IF statements (Stage = 0 thru 7), where the last ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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Lists structure,usage and search in SharePoint

I have some requirements items that can have multiple tests and each test can have data sets and each data set may/ may not have defects. How do I structure this as a list and not think of it as a ...
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Duplicate Content Types Appearing In Lists

In a site collection I have defined a Content Type called Person at the top level of the site collection. In a sub site within the site collection I have added a list. On the list settings for this ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Enabling Content Types in Document Library using JSOM

I created some JavaScript Code whose purpose it is to create a Document Library, enable Content Types in it and add another content type. I added it to my SharePoint 2013 environment using the script ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Content Type Publishing error

We have a SharePoint 2010 environment with multiple site collections in it. We created a content type in the root site and published it to all the site collections. It got replicated everywhere. Now, ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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display document of certain content type by user group

I've a document library with some content type. I'd like to show the document to user group depending on content type. For example: i have the following content types ct1, ct2, ct3 and the ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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How do I get Content Types from my Authoring Site into my Publishing Site?

I have a Page Library in my Authoring Site. The Pages are from the Content-Type myArticlePage. (I have filled all Custom SiteColumns of this ContentType in a view Pages with valid values, made a ...
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Calendar view ignores custom content type list forms

I have a Calendar list 'EventCalendar'. The list uses two custom content types; both independently based on the base Event content type. I removed the default 'Event' content type, and replaced it ...
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Deploy Multiple Content Types

I have 30 CTs that I want to add to 20+ Site Collections. I have found a PowerShell script that can deploy a CT with a FIELD and parent but was after doing this in one go or just changing the URL ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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How to upload List Template to user's OneDrive using powershell?

How can we upload a List Template to a user's OneDrive using PowerShell in SharePoint Online?
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Why is the “folder” option in “folder content types” not selectable?

The only content types available in the "folder content types" list is "Discussion" and "Summary Task".
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Group custom page layouts in one group

I have created page layouts based on custom content types. At the time of creating page from that page layout I want to show my custom page layouts in one group. As shown in above image, my page ...
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Content type has itself as parent on lists when “Inherit” attribute is not set

I have a custom content type with a custom list with said content type as primary. Requirements dictates that the Title field should be replaced by another field - thus the content type does not ...
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Document set welcome page - define programmatically

I have a solution with a custom Document Set content type declaration. I'm also using solution event receiver to define formurls for my CT: SPContentType ct = web.ContentTypes["MyDocSetCT"]; ...
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Cannot create list relationship although it should work

I am working on a calendar which allows people to create events where people would sign up to register. the parent list is "EventCalendar" and a child list "EventRegistrations" uses a lookup column ...
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Document Set custom content type - welcome page missing

Sharepoint 2013. 404 error on welcome page for a following content type based on document set: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Custom content type = Sys.ArgumentUndefinedException?

I am trying to create a custom "myEvent" content type similar to the OOB "Event" content type. Mine has just four columns, Title (default), Start Time (date/time), End Time (date/time), and ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Custom application page form for content type

Is it possible to copypaste SP field controls from default NewDocSet.aspx to a new custom application page? Or I need to recreate all input controlls manually?
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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Column from deleted content type stuck in my list

I'm not a Sharepoint admin (we currently don't have one), I'm just trying to help. I have a list in Sharepoint that used to have columns in it that, I believe, came from a custom content type. That ...
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Page Layout Content Types vs. Publishing Content Types

I begun to create layout pages for a group of sites and am struggling to understand out of the box usage. I created two layouts; one for Publishing Content Types and another for Page Layout Content ...
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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MultiChoice doesn't show up in REST service Content Types

I've added a multichoice column to a content type, and when I call listdata.svc and look inside of the content types and find the one I want, the multichoice column isn't there. When I change the ...
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Is there a way to have a notes section on a site and have those notes be saved to the document set?

We are trying to automate our funding process and we need a section where the employees can take notes for when they make their phone calls and verification. I have been trying to work with the ...