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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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Office templates for content type

We have two libraries named a and b. B is full with word templates. Now we want to use templates for our content types in library a. So we add the link of the document in library b for our library a ...
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Sort list by content type

We have a list grouped by content type: Now we want to sort our groups by the order of our list content types. Is this possible? The possibility of sort from a-z would also be enough.
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Site Content type MS word

I have a new word template that contains a new quick part that references to Sharepoint metadata. I have about 1000 documents that need to have this new template applied to it so that the new quick ...
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Create Page Layout in SharePoint 2013

Situation: I want to create a new PageLayout for a custom ContentType (PageLayout-ContentType). I used the Snippet-Tool from the Design Manager to get my Fields into the PageLayout. Example: ...
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site columns not showing up in the custom page layout

I created a custom page layout in which I attached a content type which contains 3 fields (site columns). I deployed the solution in my dev environment and it works fine. I can see the fields, but ...
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Force use of Document Template in 2013?

How do you force SharePoint 2013 to use the default Document Template that is defined in Advanced Settings? In SharePoint 2013, the default menu that appears when you click "new document" is the ...
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Updating internal fieldname not getting reflected

Here's my scenario : Created a content type hub and programmatically created a custom content type and added a custom field in it. Solution got deployed successfully. <Elements ...
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Drop down list of content types or hyperlinks newform

I am creating a form and I want to be able to select which content type form to select. Like on the edit form there is a drop down list with the content types in. Is there anyway to do this on ...
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Is it possible to have different default values in children content-types?

We would like to use inheritance in our content type setup, where the parent content type has a field "subtype". We would like to have default values in our children content types defined on the ...
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Turning on management content types affect in progress Designer workflows?

I have a list of equipment and a Designer workflow which waits until the equipment's Expiry Date and then sends an email to the person in the Owner field. If I turn on management of content types (so ...
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Content type hub is subscribed to itself and no other collections are

We have a sp2010 production farm with a metadata service using a content type hub collection, to which several webapps are associated. However, even after republishing, or unpublishing and publishing ...
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putting the content type into the list

I have created two content types for my list, which take you to two different forms some items the same some different. Is there anyway to show what content type was selected in the list. Maybe by ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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Policy label in custom content type using Content Type Hub

I'm having a problem with my custom content type in SharePoint 2013 (Word document) that's published using the content type hub. I have a custom content type 'Letter' with some metadata fields. This ...
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Embed metadata fields in Word files using content type hub publishing

I have a problem where I want to set a document template for a custom content type that's published using the content type hub. This document template need to include metadata fields of the content ...
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Title field does not get red asterix in DIP when required

I have a custom content type that contains the inherited Title column. This content type has a Word document template. The Title column is set to required in the content type. I would therefore ...
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Translations from resources appearing in list view but now in new or edit forms

I have a really weird problem with .resx files that I use in my solution that has been driving me nuts the past couple of days. I have two resource files: MyContentType.resx (english) and ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboard Library Default Content Type

Yesterday, I ran into an issue trying to migrate my PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards from my test/dev farm into production using the Export/Import option. Previously, doing so did not present any ...
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'New document' behaviour SharePoint 2013

I know this is something that is discussed a lot since previous versions of SharePoint, but I hope this is also something that can be easily solved since SharePoint 2013, but even with a lot of ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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Create “Image with formatting and constraints for publishing” site column programmatically

How can I create site column with "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" content type programmatically in FeatureActivated method? I need to add this site column to the List
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Cannot apply document template to content type

I am trying to apply a document template to a content type. The document template is located in SharePoint already. I visit the following page in order to add the content type: ...
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Eventreceiver when item added through Office

I have a weird problem. I created a content type in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 with some metadata fields, a document template (word) and deployed it to the content type hub. The content ...
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New Form is missing site columns when Content Type was updated with new site columns

I have a calender with Event and Reservation Content Type. I went to both the content types and added 4 site columns (Inspection, Fuel Check, Wing Check and Log Check). Now when I add a new item to ...
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add existing content type to document library

I get error message when I click on "Add from existing site content types" I want to add existing content type to this document library. Is there any powershell script for the same. Content type is ...
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Content Types not Refreshing on SP Online

I have a number of content types defined in the SharePoint Online ContentTypeHub and have recently made changes to them and republished. All existing site collections are still using the old ...
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Error while deploying List Definition and List Instance in SharePoint 2013

I have two features, first feature deploys custom columns and custom content types. Second feature deploys list instance and list definition. But I got following error when I retract solution first ...
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Document Set Information Management Policy

Scenario: Document set that has allowed content types. This document set has an Information Management Policy that includes a retention schedule. Some of the allowed content types also have a ...
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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...
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Get Reference in CodeBehind to ChangeContentType Control

I am trying to get a reference to the control in Edit/New mode in order to remove several of the Content Types in the DropDownList that is rendered during the PageLoad or Init phase. I can't use ...
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Existing content type add new/edit/display forms

I have a Content type that is being used on a list on many subsites. I'd like to replace add/new/edit forms for that content type. It is on Office 365 + i cant use sandbox code at all. Only option ...
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How do I show a field in dispform that's been hidden in content type?

Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. This is document library for word documents. I have some fields that are set by workflow that I want end user to see but not be able to edit. I was going to just use ...
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Problem creating content types programatically on a Content Type Hub

So I've been having issues with a module I built to create content types. It goes by steps like this: 1 - I create an empty content type (it may or may not inherit from another content type -which ...
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Inheritance of Content Types in a Single Feature

I am having the same issue as seen in http://stackoverflow.com/q/9699451/240372 yet the solution does not work for me. The ID's for my Content Types are the following A ...
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The element of type field fo feature 'feature' threw an exception during activation: a duplicate field name 'fieldName' was found

I am taking over a SharePoint environment. The previous developer created a custom Workflow with Custom Activities, etc. One of the steps in the Workflow is to create a web using a custom Site ...
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Locating columns that have been added to the base document type farm-wide

We have a legacy SP2010 farm (originally migrated from SP2007) that long ago had two metadata columns added to the base document type. We wish to remove them because they cause "duplicate field" ...
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Content type form in infopath for Content type created in Visual studio

I have created content type in Visual Studio and I have to apply infopath form to that content type in infopath. How do i proceed further ?
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Content type in Infopath

Friends, I have created content type in visual studio and deployed and now i have to apply form design (infopath form) to that content type.so that whereever i apply content type to any list , then ...
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Apply contenttype to list in site definition

I have a site definition in which I create 3 document libraries. I have also created 3 contenttypes which I'd like to apply to each of these libraries. Can this be done in my Site Definition or can ...
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Conditions in Page Layout

I m working on requirement where I need to create page layout for migrated pages from old system. I have to have only one page layout. The migrated pages must have same fields as they were in old ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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How to create my own page layout with my own content type?

I want to create a Page Layout with following fields: Title (textbox) Summary(textbox) Detail (textarea) Image (this will be shown on top of the page at certain location which user will upload) How ...
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Drop-off library takes default content type

I'm having an issue trying to upload multiple documents to a library using the Content Organizer. Problem is that when I upload several files to a library which has a Content Type 'A' all the files ...
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Need help with list definition with content types

I have a custom content type based on document content type, and I added some columns to this content type. I referenced this content type from list definition like this: <ContentTypes> ...
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Online Sharepoint : Custom content type not included by default in List definition

Requirement : Webtemplate with custom document libraries along with custom content types to be used in sharepoint 2013 online created the web template and content type, both are working fine in ...
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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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Correct values for a Content Type's EditFormUrl property

I've developed a custom form to edit one of your Sharepoint Content Types, and am now ready to use it. I've gone through the circuitous route of trying to use the FormsUrl markup, and have decided ...
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Default content type for files uploaded to a specific folder

In SharePoint 2007, I am trying to create a Document Library containing a special folder where the files within that special folder can have some extra meta-data. I've been following these ...