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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Do i have a problem because some site columns are being customized at list level, while other are not

I have a Team site collection, and i have around 5 sub sites inside it, currently after working on the site collection for around 2 years. I found the following:- some site columns are being ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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No valid proxy can be found to do this operation error while republishing the Content Type in Content Type Hub

I am getting this error "No valid proxy can be found to do this operation." when I republished the content types from my Content Type Hub. Usually it successfully republishes the updates from my ...
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When to create site columns and when to create list specific columns, from a sharepoint design perspectives

I want to create a sub site template , to allow end users to create sub-sites based on the template, but i am having a design problems and i am unable to find the best approach to follow, my problem ...
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Bulk edit libraries from different websites

We are working with different Web Sites which are coming from the same template. All website have the same Libraries and Content Types. It worked very well until yesterday. Now we need to change one ...
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Managing shared & list-specific drop-down lists ,, should they be managed differently

I am working on a new SharePoint project, where we need to define a site template that has 4 issue lists. And end users will be creating sub sites based on the template. Now the problem I am facing ...
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The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist error in SP2010

Getting "The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist." while activating "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature on my site. Also i observed that ...
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Error when setting order of Content Type

I have a document library with a lot of content types. The last of them are [Order MTS Staefa] and [Order Internal]. When I change the order of the these two, as well as their visibility, an unknown ...
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Which approach to follow if I want to modify the built-in Issue Status Choices?

I have created an issue tracking tool, which come with built-in “Issue Status” field with the following built-in choices ; Active , Resolved & closed. Now I want to have different choices (open, ...
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Detect Content Type by Name JS

I have some javascript running behind my NewForm.aspx. I would like to modify a Choice field based on the Content Type being used. I can determine the Content Type by checking the parameter: ...
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Custom Content Type as List Column

Is it possible to create a custom list column whose type is a custom content type? Not just a column from that content type, but the whole item itself, or even a list of that content type? My goal ...
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Site Column in Content Type Hub is not visible in subscriber site collection

I have created Site Column say "mycolumn" in my Content Type Hub and associated a content type -say myCT - and this content type is published and ran the 2 timer jobs.Though the content type is ...
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How to get values for Conditions in the content organizer in record center

Am trying to create a content organizer rule using UI in my record center site collection within my SP 2013 farm. But I am facing a issue, when I tried to create a condition and I selected my custom ...
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“Flat” document set view - filter documents by document set ID

I have a Library which hosts my document sets. As we all know, each document set actually creates a sub-folder, within the Library. So, now I have a structure similar to: Root \___ Doc Set 1 (ID = ...
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managing the relationship between Parent and its child content type

I am a bit confused about the relation between Parent and child content type. Now I want to create a new content type that have the Issue as its parent content type. So how I should be managing the ...
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How to get all the custom content types in MOSS 2007 site or site collection level using powershell script?

I tried using $site.rootweb.ContentTypes but it returns all the content types in the site. I only want to return the custom content types that are created by users. Please someone help me ...
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object does not belong to a list error when loading file using clientcontext

I am trying to load a file and its properties in sharepoint Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File newFile = null; newFile = clientContext.Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(relativeURL); ListItem item = ...
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Too much time taken to create site column for a content type SP 13

We are working on creating site columns for a content type. But we are faced with an issue where the screen 'Working on it. This shouldn't take too long' is freezed for hours together. We have close ...
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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to ...
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Script to “Add from existing site content types” in OneDrive Documents Library for all users

I will be managing each of OneDrive's content type and I want to use powershell to easy manage it. Please provide a working script. Thanks.
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Disable “image content” content type in CSWP

i'm on SP2013 Enterprise Edition and have a little problem to solve. What i want to achieve i would like to display all the new items through all my site collection except the images. So, for ...
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Inheriting content types from content type hub

I have added a few content types in a Content Type Hub site collection. I am am unable to see this content types in another site collection. Is there any setting that I should enable so that the ...
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List default content type across a site

Is it possible to list the Default Content type per Library via PowerShell?
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How to hide/remove fields from the default Editform for my Enterprisewiki page

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection. And I need to modify the default edit form to only include the Wiki page Name. So to achieve this I did the following steps:- 1- Using SharePoint ...
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url ...
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Indexing a column in all content types that use it

I'm wondering if it's possible to add an Index to a column in every Item of a specific Content Type. I'm still having issues with the List View Threshold in an Intranet Site Collection so that CQWP's ...
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When I am adding content type to Task List , not able to see all content type group

When I am trying to add content type to Task List. It is not showing all groups. I am able to see folder content type group in sharpoint 2010.
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Why the Name field is not included in a custom Edit form for a Wiki Page library

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and using SP designer 2013 i created a new Edit Form based on the EnterpriseWiki content type. but when i checked the fields that are defined inside ...
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How to delete content type from a list using c# and scom

How can I remove a Content Type from a List ? I've found code for deleting from sites but not from Lists.
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custom rendering template for the content type O365

What options do I have in O365 to achieve this? on premise I have to create a rendering template and dropped into the CONTROLTEMPLATES folder, but since i cannot to do that in O365 what options do I ...
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Hidding columns from the EditForm for my wiki site

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and when users edit the page properties as follow:- then will get all the fields inside the EnterpriseWiki content type as follow:- now i want ...
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Workflows for default content type always executed

I have the following strange behaviour with SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint 2010 workflows. I have a hierarchy of content types defined, where CT2 and CT3 inherit from CT1. For CT2 I have ...
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Custom content type form empty

I want to use a Document Library Form as a custom form for a Content Type, so I copied the content of the form and I've created a file in _catalogs. I associated that form to the content Type throught ...
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how to remove the “Content Type” field from the Enterprise Wiki page content type

I am working on an Enterprise wiki site collection , now when users go to (Page Option >> Edit properties >> Edit Properties) as follow:- they will find a field named "Content Type" as follow:- ...
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embeding content field into a web part

I have successfully been able to get my Content Fields show up on my Page Layout through SharePoint designer. Some of these fields don't need to be a permanent part of the layout any more and would ...
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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...
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Custom List Template not listed in web's ListTemplates

When viewing the List Template gallery I can see my custom (deployed via wsp) list template. I cannot see it when using powershell to display the web (sub web or root web)'s ListTemplates. ...
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Custom forms for content type

Can someone give me an specific example on how to do this? Or some guidance here I don't want to use Visual studio just Sharepoint Designer. I already now that you can gro from SPD to the content ...
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Forms for a Content Type

Well, I'm kind of new on this of content types but I was wondering if it's possible to associate a form to a content type? this is the scenario: I have to create some document libraries with a ...
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The content type “Excel based Status Indicator” is part of an application feature

I have written a small poweshell script to delete all the content types except some custom content types, But i am getting error while deleting "Excel based Status Indicator" feature. Is it possible ...
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SiteDefinition DocumentLibrary custom ContentType | OneDrive Syncronization

I figured out a strange behavior: I've developed a custom SiteDefinition including a custom List Instance (Document Library), which is including a custom ContentType (inheriting from document) with ...
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how to only add content type on a specific page

this code add my content type to all sites but i want to add my content type to a specifik site for example under http://portal i have a site created named site1 how could i rewrite my code to add ...
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External content type: bdc identity

I have a list with an external content type. For 3 items, I have the same bdc identity. How is it possible? Is not bdc identity suppose to be unique?
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Limit the list of available Content Types based on group membership

I have a Document Library with 10 Content Types attached to it. When a document is uploaded, I would like to restrict the available content types based on a group membership (for example Group1 only ...
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SharePoint 2010 Resource Calendar Column Problem

I have 2 calendars on the same site: A production calendar and a test calendar. The test calendar was created to demonstrate the resource reservation system, and works as desired. However, when ...
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Site Columns & Content Types Missing during VS Development

Just getting into SharePoint development however we're encountering an issue following nearly every tutorial! Site Columns & Content Types do not seem to appear in SharePoint after Deploying an ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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How do you deal with content type ids changing using a site template

I have a site where some of my custom newforms test to see which content type has been selected so that an appropriate lookup column is displayed. The new form tests for a specific content id and ...
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What is the “Content Type” option in survey branching for?

When defining branching logic in a SharePoint survey, one of the options in the "Jump To" dropdown is "Content Type". What is the intended purpose of this option? All I can tell is that if I set it ...
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Errors when creating OneNote document using SPD workflow

In our SP 2013 online environment we have the following situation: There is a document library that contains multiple content types (e.g. 'MG Document'). these content types are child types of ...