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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Improve performance in AddExistingContentType

I came into a situation, where I wanted to add a list of Content Types into a Document Library by using client object model. Code fragment var contentType = contentTypeCollection.FirstOrDefault(ct ...
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Site Column,Site Content Type,List Content Type issue in SP 2013

In my Site Collection, I am facing a strange issue. I have custom Site Content Types, Site Columns created and these Site Columns were associated with Site Content Types. After creation of Document ...
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why a hidden column will be set as optional if i change its defualt value [duplicate]

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand . Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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Bulk add content types to content type hub in SharePoint Online

I'm looking for a way to automatically add multiple content types to the content type hub in SharePoint Online. Is this possible?
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Content Type Publishing in Multi Tenant Mode through Visual Studio 2013

I have a multi tenant environment. Each tenant has a Content Type Hub site collection and a Root site collection. Using Visual Studio 2013, I created a Content Type and added a managed metadata column ...
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Retrieving ContentType from SPListItem is NULL

I am trying to get the ContentType.Name of the Event (SPListItem) however it is NULL when I try to access it. I'm getting a value for the ContentTypeID, so I would assume that I would be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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Include creation time in managed property for SharePoint 2010

I've added a managed property "Created" and mapped it to Office:12 and Basic:15. It now displays the creation date of the documents. However, I need the time as well. It only displays the date... How ...
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Workflow - How to show a field without clicking “show more”

I have a SharePoint workflow with a "comments" field I would like to display when a user is completing a task. For my "Reviewer Comment" site content type, I have the ability to select one of the ...
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Upgrade existing Site Column in SharePoint-hosted app

My Scenario: I have a SharePoint-hosted app with several Lists, Content Types and Site Columns. Now I would like to add some new choices to an existing Site Column (Choice Field). The Problem: When ...
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How to set default value to CT column using powershell

I want to set the default value to a Content Type managed metadata column, I want to set the default value using powershell and want to set it to hidden. How to accomplish this?
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Hide content type from the new menu but show in edit form

SharePoint Online, I have following 4 site content types Word Document Excel document PowerPoint document General document These content types are being used in a document library and "Word Document" ...
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How to Insert images and description into a slideshow from SharePoint Back-end

I have a slideshow on the design that I'm converting to SharePoint template. Looking for a way to insert the slideshow's images and description from SharePoint's back-end. Something like a form with a ...
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Template updating for old documents

I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has additional fields. I set document template for created content type. ...
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How to change the content type of a file with .stp (Autocad file) extension?

I need to upload a file with .stp extension to a document library and set a predefined content type to it using server side code. I am able to add the file using SPFileCollection.Add(string ...
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Limit a library to docs based on content-type only

SP 2013 I need to set up a library with the following behavior: Documents can only be added using Files -> New Document (only option here is a pre-defined content-type based on a Word template) ...
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Unable to set calendar event field in workflow

I need a list with all of Calendar fucntions, but do not need all of the columns. So, 1) I have created a custom content type with the same site columns defined in Event content type. I had to move ...
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Give permission based on the content type in SP 2013

My list contains 2-3 content types. And based on that content type i want to give permission to the user to access the list.Is it possible to set the permission based on the content type?? If yes, ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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How can I set the content type during itemadding event

I am trying to set the content type programmatically using an itemadding eventreceiver so that when the user adds a document to a library the content type is pre-selected. I have two content types: ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...
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Is it possible to use a Word file with Macros in a Content type

I want to use a Word File with Macros as a "Farm content type" so that everyone in our company is able to use this template to create presentations, ... So when I copy the .dot file to my root site ...
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How can I see who created WebSite content type?

I am using sp 2010. How can I see who created WebSite content type?
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Adding A Button To DisplayForm Ribbon For Specific Content Type

I am trying to add a button to the DisplayForm ribbon that appears in its own group on the ribbon for a specific Content Type in SharePoint 2010. I have the following definition for the group, tab ...