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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Create content type, site columns, list and list instance

I want to create 3 site columns, then 1 content type with the new 3 columns. Then a list template based on the content type, and then a list instance. I was going to create a new visual studio ...
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Multiline fields not working

I have the following content type definition and list definition, the description field should show me 4 lines, maxlength 255, but it always shows me One line one. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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creating content types with Out-of-Box vs Server Object models

Are there any advantages in creating content type using out of box vs visual studios?
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Globally Published Workflow only available for Parent/base content type and not the children

I've published a globally reusable workflow which is associated with a parent or base content type. Within one of my subsites I have a library full of documents that are child content types of this ...
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Creating a new ContentType with Document as base using Client Object Model

It would appear that the Client Object Model only retrieves user-defined content types as part of the ContentTypes property for a given web. I would like to create a new content type using Document as ...
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Set column order in contenttype

I've added some site columns with an xml file and also created my contenttype in the xml. After deploying, a feature creates a lookup to another list (with c# code). How can I set te column order in ...
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Store Custom Data with Content Types Content Types

I have done a Custom DocID provider and I want to be able to specify a different format for the DocID for each Content Type. I have managed to add a custom action (using 30+ SharePoint Custom Actions ...
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Problem retracting custom fields

I have this project with custom field for a content type. When I deploy the first time after creating the new field everything is fine. Once i retract the solution my field is the only one left on ...
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Why isn't “Column ordering” available in my list settings?

I want to change the column order visible when viewing or editing a list item. I have accessed the "Column ordering" interface via the list settings page on other lists in the past, but it isn't ...
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Hide option to create meeting workspaces for new sites created

I already know how to iterate over all sites in a site collection and hide the option to create meeting workspaces. http://pastie.org/3349098 This will work however for already created sites. What ...
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Comments for Content Types

One piece of functionality I thought was oddly unincluded in SharePoint 2010 was the ability to create comment trails for content types other than blog posts and to a lesser extent discussion boards. ...
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Content Deployment job failing because of mismatched feature versions

I have content deployment (using database snapshots) configured between an authoring and production SharePoint 2010 environment. I have a feature called PublishingContent_ContentTypes which I ...
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Making items in a custom list form “clickable”

I've got a display form for a list in Sharepoint 2010. I've added a second list which is related and added a section to my form using "Related Item View" in Sharepoint Designer. Since the related ...
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Risk in inheriting from “Event” content type?

I'm looking to inherit from the "Event" content type (0x0102) to enrich the meta data associated with calendar items. OOTB it's hidden but I've found many blog posts talking about how to get round ...
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Default Field values are not selected when changing content type

When I change the content type of an item in my list through "Edit Item" option, some additional fields are rendered at the bottom of the form (These fields are part of new content type) However, the ...
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Update a list item in moss2007

i have a list with Column name Reported By.It is a choice field.When adding a new item to the list the current user name also should be added to the Reported By column's field.It should be the first ...
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Manage content and structure copy page is not setting same content type on target page list item

In SharePoint you have the ability to copy pages from one list to another. I have a page in list 1 which is set to use the Page content type. When I copy this same page to list 2 (same web) it copies ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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Create a Document Library Item base on a ContentType with JavaScript Object Model (JSOM)

I'm trying to create a new item in my Entreprise Wiki Pages Document Library. It's associated with a News Content type. I was able to retrieve the SP.List object (myList), the SP.ContentType object ...
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Use of QuickParts in Word Templates in combination with Site Content Types

Situation: A Site ContentType (CT): Report (Parent = Document) A Word Template is attached to the report CT 1 root site with several subsites (A, B, C) Every subsite contains a library with the ...
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Why Is My Content Type Replaced With a List Instance Detail When I Deploy My Project in Visual Studio, but Not When I Deploy it Manually?

I'm doing something that I think is pretty typical. I've created a content type, descended from Document, to go into a document library, like so: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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How to make Add new Item link to navigate to Custom Form

I have made Custom Content Type, and List Definition from that Content Type. What I'm trying to do now, is create custom display/edit/add forms for List Item, and when user clicks on Add New Item, ...
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How to create link to create a custom content type in Site Actions menu?

I am new in SP2010 and I want to ask if anyone knows how to do the following. I have made some new custom content types based in the Article page (Publishing page) and assigned new layouts to them. Is ...
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How to resolve “A duplicate contenet type name…” error for project with custom content types?

I have a project that I have been using to deploy a custom content type. Recently i decided that I needed another content type that would inherit from the original one. I created a new element file, ...
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SharePoint 2010 Get Content Type Programmatically

I've created several content types that inherit from the document content type in the site content type lists. Please refer to the image below: How do I get these these content types ...
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What to put onto sharepoint?

I am employed by a medium size company in financial the area with approx 10 areas.. Compliance, IT, Sales.. I've built around 14 subsites to allow document storage and each subsite has 6 indentical ...
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Content Type Event Receivers Impossible to Remove

I have a very odd situation in my SharePoint staging environment. We recently stood up a new SharePoint 2010 server (single WFE + a DB server), and attached a backed-up content database from our ...
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Media Field not showing up in Site Column list

I have installed Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise with SP1. I created a new Web Application, and in it a Publishing Site collection. I created a new Content Type and am trying to add a new column of type ...
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How to reference a column in another content type?

In simplified form: I have two content types representing documents and folders. Thus, content type MyFolder has parent type Folder, content type MyDocument has parent type Document. What I want to ...
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Nested (inherited) content type and inherits false in 2010

I can't find a CAML based solution to the following problem, I appreciate that if I created/edited the content type using the object model it would probably be OK but for this situation I need to use ...
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Using tokens in custom list forms

I am deploying a list using Visual Studio 2010 that is based on a content type I created. The list also uses custom new/edit/display forms whcih I created using SharePoint Designer. I achieve this all ...
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NullReference when creating custom page

I am trying to display content in a formatted, custom page in SP10. I created a content type, I'll call BobType, which uses "Page" as the parent (actually, i've tried it with "Enterprise Wiki Page" ...
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Get ContentTypeOrder of a specific folder using CAML and/or SharePoint web services

I am trying to get the ContentTypeOrder of a specific folder using SharePoint web services and caml queries. I am using the GetListItems() method of the Lists.asmx web service. The resulting xml ...
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Best way to copy content from one SharePoint instance to another?

I need to migrate approximately 20k documents from one SharePoint instance to another. These documents are broken up into about 6 content types in the source instance and will be going into 4 ...
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Find if content type is hidden (Visible is not checked) on the list level using SharePoint web services

I am trying to know if a content type is hidden (Visible not checked in Change new button order and default content type section) on a SharePoint list using SharePoint web services. I have tried the ...
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Content Type Issue while migrating from SP 2007 to SP 2010

I have migrated a content Database from SP 2007 to 2010. When i check the list settings, i can see that it has been associated with a content type . But when i check it in the site content type ...
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My custom form isn't saving lookup fields

I have a list with two content types. I've created two custom forms for creating new items (because one field I don't want until the 'edit' form). One works great. The other one doesn't. What's ...
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Me Filter Issue

I have added the following field to a custom list definition based on custom content type. <Field Type="User" DisplayName="Line Manager" List="UserInfo" Required="FALSE" ...
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Parent content type

In SharePoint 2010, is there any chance to create a parent content type? If so, how? I want to create a new parent content type and inherit it for other types.
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Creation of a “Attend” button under each Event

I would like to ask if somebody could advise me how to create an "Attend" button in the Event form which appears when clicking on an Event. The goal is that there is a list of participants visible ...
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How to remove/hide the title field from a list

I am creating custom list and do not want to use the title. I know I can rename, but I do not want to do that. Some weeks ago I did do this (but have forgotten!!). I went to advanced settings, ...
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Sharepoint contenttype columns -> types

Does anybody have a list of all internal "type" names of contenttype - columns in SP2010? I am creating a custom contenttype in VS and really don't have an idea where to get them from. I already ...
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Inserting Modified field into Word documents

I am trying to insert the Modified metadata field into the Word documents using Quick parts but I can't see the field in field lists. How can I add this field to any Word document by using content ...
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Can I create a content type that incorporates multiple files and an image?

The SharePoint 2010 content type I would like to create is a "Logo", which has a thumbnail image and 2 files associated with (a JPG and an EPS file). As I understand it, I can't have a site column of ...
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Workflow create task with content type - Custom Forms in InfoPath

I know it's possible to customize the forms of workflow tasks but is it possible to have them customized also for "CreateTaskWithContentType" component, not just for "CreateTask"? I had a try of ...
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Aggregating lists based on content type

We've got some lists that we plan to aggregate using a content query web part (CQWP) later, using a custom content type. The content type will be used on numerous sites within a site collection, but ...
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Creating Custom List Forms for Creating, Editing, or Displaying a List Item

I'm following this article (as well as different MSDN pages) and trying to add some custom template forms to my content type. I think I'm doing all by the book, but for some reason wont deploy my ...
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How can I filter SPHierarchyDataSourceControl Datasource by Content Type [duplicate]

I am trying to display only Document Libraries using SPTreeView control. I am providing SPHierarchyDataSourceControl with ShowDocLibChildrent = true as a datasource to spTreeView control. But this ...
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Publish contenttype after activating feature (Office 365)

I've created a Contenttype and some fields in a visual studio project. They are deployed when activating the "Content types"-feature. But here's the problem: I want them to be deployed to the Content ...
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Document library - problem with document link

I'm trying to create a database of files, which will mostly contain *.zip packages with SCORM. This packages will be stored in remote location and I'd like to provide only links for them. SharePoints ...