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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Number field on custom content type working inconsistently amongst items

In a document library, I've included a field of type 'Number' in my custom content type. At a particular point in my solution I increment this field by 1. On certain items it will work, on certain ...
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Use media content types on a publishing page

I'm trying to make a new publishing page that can use either Images, Video or Audio. I'we already made one that uses the PublishingWebControls:RichImageField but cant find equivalents for video and ...
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Bind custom content type to Pages library

I have developed a custom content type and a custom page layout that is inheritted, in visual studio for my publishing site. I am setting the default page layout of the site programmatically, in event ...
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Parent content type Page or Page Layout?

When to develop custom page layout via Visual Studio, which parent content type must be chosen for content type? From different articles i see both Page and Page Layout selected as base Content type. ...
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Managed metadata vs lookup for column

I have a property content type. I'm wanting to add a property code column which will look up the codes from somewhere else on a SharePoint Online site, where it can easily be managed by end users. I ...
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how to add a BISM content type

I'm using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. I want to create a BI Semantic Model Connection file but no BISM content type exists. According to these technet instructions http://technet.microsoft.com/...
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Why isn't my content type drop-down selection available on my custom list form?

Please forgive my SharePoint ignorance. I needed to make a field read-only on the edit form which required me to use a custom list form. Now another roadblock...the content type selector is gone. Is ...
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Programatically update field/column name in a list on all sub sites [Powershell]

What I want to do is with a Powershell script programatically go through all subsites in a site collection and change a column name in a list from "Web" to "Site". So in easier words: Go through ...
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Duplicate Save and Cancel buttons Document Library Edit Properties

I have duplicate edit and save buttons when I edit properties of a document in a document library. I copied this site from another using Manage Content and Structure. The original site did not have ...
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synchronization of fieldlinks accross sites. (deleting a fieldlink will remove the data?)

We have a corrupted sitecollection where lists are behaving strange in production, but they are working fine on acceptance and test with the exact same deployment steps and scripts. Our best guess is ...
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External content type from SQL stored procedure with EXEC

I'm trying to create an external content type from a stored procedure. I'm hitting one problem, when creating a Read List Operation, though: The wizard is not able to find any return parameters (see ...
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Missing my custom content type in UI List instance

In visual studio I defined some content types. In addition I added each content type to a list definition and created a list instance from each list definition. When I install my solution in ...
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Listdefinitions use Listname as Contenttype

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation, VS2010 and i use the Sharepointfactory(spsf.codeplex.com), if this is important. My typical approach are: I create first some fields, then i use these in a ...
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Removing Content Type: already in use even if removed from all lists

I'm facing a problem with content Types. I added a content type to thousands of lists, added items that uses that CT and now I want to remove it.. The steps I followed are theese: Removed every ...
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How to Submit an InfoPath Form to its Own Library?

Salvete! I have an InfoPath-based content-type. I also created a forms library in several subsites that each use this content-type. Now, I need to fix my InfoPath content-type form so that it gets ...
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Can't find a site column that DOES apparently exist

Well I've deployed a site column from my xml definition and upto now it's been fine. I then checked my content type (after some unexpected errors) and it's removed itself from the content type and is ...
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Create a folder structure in a discussion board

How can I create a folder structure in a discussion board? I have already tried this solution: 1) Create a new Site Content Type say called 'Thread Folder' based on the Folder Content Type with ...
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How to update a infopath built content-type

With InfoPath I created a content type and saved it in a library. Now I want to edit the infopath form and save it, but it tells me: The form template cannot be published to the server: https://...
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How to use Infopath to Create a Custom Content Type for a List?

Salvete! I want to use InfoPath to create a Content Type for a List. I know how to create a site-content type using infopath, but that generates an form that you have to save in a library. I want ...
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How To Autosave a Form Based on a Infopath-based Content Type?

Salvete! I have followed this guide and created a site-content-type using infopath (very tedious if you have lots of fields). Now, how can I make it so folks can fill out my new form? Then I ...
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How to add other content to a content-type?

Salvete! I want to create a custom content-type, but I want to add a few subtitles and maybe some custom content, such as graphics, or explanations, to the fill-in area. How can I do that short of ...
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How to specify the name of a ContentType in code for multi-language site?

according to the documentation I can do: <ContentTypeID="0x01000188a30d01ae4607bbe5800bbbaf2550" Name="$Resources:LocalizeContentType,ContentTypeTitle" .... However I seem ...
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Uploading a document of given content type invokes wrong workflow

Problem summary: Given 2 content types and a different workflow associated with each CT, one workflow works properly for it's CT but when the other CT is uploaded the wrong workflow is invoked. I have ...
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add field directly to a Document library or via a Content Type

What is differents between adding a field (Site column) directly to a document library or via adding the field to a content type and then add this content type to the list? Because fields directly ...
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Pages list, content types and custom field display names

While investigating SPList multiple content types - "Column does not exist" error, I discovered something odd. Background: I'm using the SharePoint Publishing feature I have a custom ...
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SPList multiple content types - “Column does not exist” error

I'm using the Publishing feature of SharePoint. I have a custom Content Type that inherits from the ArticlePage Content Type, and is bound to the Pages list of a given site. My custom Content Type ...
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Lookup List and return data from within a Form

OK, I'm beginning to despair at SharePoint...please help restore some faith :) Seems some very basic things are very hard to achieve? 1: I have data in an SQL database table. 78,000 rows, but I want ...
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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) not works with SiteTemplates

I've created a CType and create columns namings for multiple languages by changing the current language and set the corresponding naming. Then I create a Subsite (same language based) using those same ...
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Including Custom Columns when retrieving Content Type

Using the Lists web service I am retrieving a content type as follows; var contentTypeWithFields = listsService .GetListContentType(listId, contentType.ID); However, the result does not include ...
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Content Type adding and removing to a list: “ghost content type” problem

I have a problem with Content Types... I have houndreds of lists that has some content Type and a configuration list in which I store the content type to be attached to my custom list type. I have an ...
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Access exceptions when trying to add a content type to list

In the following method, 'list' is simply an SPList ("Documents"). I'm attempting to add ContentTypes to the list and then update it. This code is found in the FeatureActivated event of an event ...
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How to extend the Survey content type?

This may be basic but being a novice in SharePoint, I am not able to figure out how to create a new Content Type with Survey as base type. Adding a new Content Type in Visual Studio presents me a list ...
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Content Types “New Item”

I am working on the Knowledge Database in SharePoint, so I have created several content types with lists. I want customers to be able to create a new article and get a different FORM based on the ...
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SharePoint 2010 for custom content type not working for subsite

In SharePoint 2010, we are creating a subsite from a site template. We have 2 custom content types based on the folder content type with some manage metadata columns added. Still, after creating a ...
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Programmatically Creating Self Referencing Content Type using C# is it possible?

I was wondering if it's possible to create a content type using C# that has two columns, the second column looks up the first column. eg. Title | myColumn myColumn should be a lookup column and it ...
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Content Type concept

I read hundred of articles for Content Type but still confused, can someone please put down few words that help me understand concept of it and how its being utilized in sharepoint, I already read ...
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2 Content Types: Same column name, different choices. Possible?

I am trying to set up a number of different content types and have come across a road block. I am trying to create a "Policy Document" content type and a "Training Document" content type. Within each ...
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The content type is not available in this site

I created a content type and deployed it as a feature. It shows up in the root site. I cannot attach it to the Task list in a sub site. I created a console app (code from MS) and tried to add it ...
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Hidden content types

All the default content types are being hidden in our sites how to get them visible on all our sites.We are having SharePoint 2010 and i could see all the content types visible when I open the site ...
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Site Content Types are Missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden content types We had an issue of content types in one of our site collections. We have lost the default content types from all our sites. We don't have server access ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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Cannot delete duplicate content types where more than one type is duplicated

We have a strange situation where we have managed to get two copies of a custom content type referenced in a document library. The content types had the same name and content type ID, and this ID was ...
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Include SharePoint Version and Date info in Content Types

I have some content types for documents. It would be neat if I could have the Version and Date Modified properties attached or replicated to the Content Type. My goal is to be able to use the ...
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Content Type's custom template loading from wrong place

My first question on stack exchange, and I'm very new to SharePoint, so please be gentle! (But please do let me know if I've not provided enough detail for you to be able to help me). I would like my ...
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Custom Content Type on Documents SharePoint 2010

I'm trying to attach a custom content type to Document Library so that it's available to users whenever they upload a new document, they'll have the necessary columns visible. I'm struggling to staple ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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create content type from workflow task

I have been looking all over the internet for instructions on how to create a content type based off the Workflow Task type. Everything I have found thus far seems like it is incomplete or has gaps ...
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I can't remove Content Type programmatically? How I can do it? SharePoint Foundation

I create in SPD 2010 workflow which create custom content type with column. I removed workflow, list and column and I also want to remove content typ but I can't do it, SharePoint shows this info "The ...
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Document Library in Site Definition with custom content type

I am attempting to specify a custom content type onto a reference library which is being provisioned in a site definition but am so far failing. I have read:- Deploy document library with multiple ...
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...