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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Problems creating documents in Edge and Chrome

We have a content type hub on our Intranet, which are both on different site collections, and we are using custom content types with document templates that are deployed on the CT hub. While we can ...
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SharePoint Online - Content type and required field issue

I'm quite desperate so let me reproduce my issue on SharePoint Online. I'm using Content Type Hub and I've published all content types to site collections (around 30 of them). Most of them work just ...
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content type delete before unpublished from content type hub in sharepoint online

content type delete before unpublished from content type hub in sharepoint online. How can I remove from all the places
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How to create an index for the column “ContentTypeId”?

I use CAML queries to find items by "ContentTypeId". How can I create an index for this column? In the user interface I can only select "Content Type", not the ID.
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How to change the “Parent Content Type”

I have requirement to create multiple content types to a single website in Sharepoint 2013, I have did it using the template files, but the problem in for all newly created content types the parent ...
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Is my content type local or inherits from Hub Content Type?

As I am experience some problems with updating a content type that should inherit from a content hub ( my previous post ) , I want to know if I could see if a content type is local or inherits from my ...
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Content type from Content Hub not updated

I have a content hub with a content type based on a Document Set. If I remove a column or make a change to an existing column from the hub content type and then on CA I run the Content Type Hub job ...
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Deleting site column from list content type and site content type

If we delete site column from list content type then will it delete from site content type?
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How many content type we can add to one list in SharePoint 2013

How many content type we can add into the one list in SharePoint 2013 ?
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Changing list column to a choice

I have a list populated with content type ("TypeA") with a column (site column "ColB") that originally was a single line of text. I needed to change the column to a choice instead of a single line of ...
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SP13 - Create Content types for Page Layout

I want to create content type with field for new Pagelayout(Created by Design Manager). My question is what is a : Select parent content type from: List Content Types or Page Layout Content Types ...
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Using 'Link to a Document' content type to link to an EXTERNAL document which exceeds SharePoint file size limit

Background I've created a SharePoint page for the purpose of making a number of on-demand videos available to staff. These videos are saved on a networked share drive that all staff have access to. ...
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Same column name, different metadata for different content types?

I am trying to set up two content types for two different products: Product A content type. Product B content type. Within each of these I want to build a same column called Customer. However ...
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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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List content type permission management

I remember being able to manage permissions for list content types in older versions of SP, was this removed for SP2013? If not, how can I set it up?
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Custom content type attached to reusable workflow change to All

Yesterday I have created reusable workflow using custom content type in SharePoint online. today I have open that reusable workflow from SharePoint designer 2013, then found that custom content type ...
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ContentTypeBinding Publishing Page in Pages List

I am using a SharePoint 2013 on-premise solution and I would like to know if is possible to add the publishing page options on the Pages List. I know it is possible to add the Content Type, explained ...
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Content Type or InfoPath? that is the question!

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 where people add activities. These activities come in different types (e.g. Event, Tradeshow, Advert etc...) and the fields required for each type is varies slightly. ...
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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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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. And,...
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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 ...