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 need to use Content Type with Search Results Web Part?

My goal is to display all the items in a specific list using the Search Results Web Part. I created a Result Type and set ListID to equal my list. I've added a Search Results Web Part, but there ...
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Routing rule for all content types

We have about 50 content types. We want to create a routing rule that matches EVERY document. So, we've created a rule and added the alias "*". However, it doesn't work! It only works when we upload ...
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I do not see the hidden fields in list settings

I am using sp 2010. I have an old library which is using a contenttype. This contenttype is comming from a content type hub. I created a new library. I set the same content type on this library. I ...
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Can I show only 3 contenttypes in the dropdown “New Document” in the ribbon?

I am using sp2010. I have a library with 10 content types. These 10 content types are needed. In the ribbon there is a button "New Document". When you click on the arrow you see a dropdown menu with ...
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Alter content types and site columns at the root site level after uploads

Does anyone know how to add or delete content types, and site columns at the root-site level, after they have been used in libraries? If I have a content type that is used in several libraries (with ...
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Changing a custom content type's icon, possibly with javascript

I have a document library with multiple cusotom content types derived from "Document Set". They all show up with the same icon in a general list view. Here's what I would like to do: I'd like to ...
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Content type scoping

Why can't content types be web application or farm scoped? What are the issues because Microsoft did not allow this?
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Why does a Content type revert to default content type on its own?

This is a large, multi-disciplinary site that is routinely grouping and filtering documents by content type. If the content type is changing on their own this is going to break our views and make all ...
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Can't Remove Link and Command Name from Drop-Down

I'm just getting into Content Types. I wanted to create a NewForm for one of my Content Types, so I created a new NewForm (as I've done before) and noticed the "Advanced form options" at the bottom ...
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scope of content types

I was reading on content types and I see that share point allows allows to create them at site collection and list level scope. My question is that in visual studio where can we specify whether this ...
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How to hide “Title” standard column in custom list using visual studio

I'm working on custom lists of sharepoint 2013. I created many lists in each one I want to hide the standard column "Title" from visual studio . I know how to deal with this in SharePoint Site ( by ...
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Content Type Publishing error

We have a SharePoint 2010 environment with multiple site collections in it. We created a content type in the root site and published it to all the site collections. It got replicated everywhere. Now, ...
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Deploy Multiple Content Types

I have 30 CTs that I want to add to 20+ Site Collections. I have found a PowerShell script that can deploy a CT with a FIELD and parent but was after doing this in one go or just changing the URL ...
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Page Layout Content Types vs. Publishing Content Types

I begun to create layout pages for a group of sites and am struggling to understand out of the box usage. I created two layouts; one for Publishing Content Types and another for Page Layout Content ...
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Document Library: field “Active” got added to Document Content Type

In one of our document library field "Active" got added with "Document" content type, looks like this field got added by activating some feature, it does not gives us option for removing the field ...
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Enterprise wiki page content type possible in team sites?

I know it sounds silly but I have tried it and it does not work. I wanted to activate the Enterprise wiki page and Project Page (from the Enterprise wiki template) in a normal Site Pages library in a ...
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RichTextMode attribute is ignored when applied

In my solution, I have defined a custom Field and Content Type. The field is defined as follows <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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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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SharePoint Site columns [duplicate]

I have a content type named myContentType with these columns Title Person Age If i change the name of these columns to this Title = Hello Person = Jo Age = Agee If i now create a subsite, these ...
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Filter Values in ChangeContentType Control

I am using the SharePoint:ChangeContentType control (which renders as a DropDownList in New/Edit modes). I need to manipulate the values that are present in the rendered DropDownList in the ...
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Programatically publishing Content Type in Content type Hub

I have a custom content type which I am deploying to a Site collection in which content type hub is configured. To use the content types in different site collection after the content type is deployed ...
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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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ListDefinition and ListInstance failures with custom content type

In VisualStudio 2012 I have a custom content type that I want to use in a ListInstance. When I create a ListDefinition or ListInstance using VisualStudio and add my ContentType I get feature ...
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Content type not deleted from list in sharepoint

How to delete content type from pages library. I am using below code to delete content type. But i am not able to delete and i get this message. Specified argument was out of the range of valid ...
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Create multiple inheritances of Site Content Type in a single List

I created a custom List (say My Custom List). In List Settings > Advanced Settings I have enabled the option of Allow management of content types?. Also I have created a custom Content Type (say ...
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Perplexing Project Management question

Building a new project management(PM) subsite. the PM team has requested a site template since they pretty much keep building the same functionality over and over again with each new project. ...
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Unable to hide the title field of content type

I have created a custom content type and applying to the list, I want the built in title column to be hidden from the all forms. I searched over the internet I found some solution but I am able to ...
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Need help with a formula

I need some help. I have created a pretty extensive list at work for my colleagues to use to track financials on some of our projects, I am using a formula one of the project managers had established ...
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Adding SPFieldLookup to specific content types in Custom List

I have a custom list that contains a number of custom content types. When a web is provisioned this custom list is provisioned. In addition to custom list is an Asset Library which is will serve ...
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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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Content type and templates

I am a developer trying to find a SharePoint OOTB equivelent for a "has a" relationship. I beleiev what Im looking for is a content type template, so that everytime i create an item of from this ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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How to provision OOTB CTs (Audio, Video and Image) to Custom WebTemplate

I want to provision Out of the Box CTs Audio, Video and Image to my Custom Web Template which is based on "BDR#0" in SharePoint 2013. How i do this ? Should i need to provision some feature to my ...
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Column validation on managed metadata term

I would like to validate when i create a new list item that the metadata item selected is a specific item and not a top level category for example in the above you should not be able to select ...
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SharePoint Library - Multiple Content Types - Each Type as a link on page to open document

I have a SharePoint library for multiple request types. Each request type has it's own InfoPath form, which I published to the library as content types. All that is working fine. However, instead ...
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How to open a file using Item Id in SharePoint document library?

I am working on SharePoint Foundation 2010. I want to open file from a link. I found a solution "Link To Document" content type. But in "Link To Document" content type we need filename of original ...
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Can an InfoPath 2010 form be built from an existing content type

I have several custom content types defined in a site collection defined as a hub. These content types have been published and I have some other sites that use these content types. I would like to ...
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Opening newform/editform.aspx in SP Designer for further customization only shows default forms

On a document library I have a custom content type and I want to edit its forms in SP Designer. Going to the library in Designer and clicking on any of the forms in the Forms section shows a seemingly ...
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Different View for Top-Level folder and folders of a Content Type (programmatically)

I have a Document Library where I add Folders of a specific Content Type. Inside these folders I can upload documents. I would like to have different Views for both. I found a manual solution as ...
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How to save infopath form with unique filename when it is published as site content type

I created an InfoPath form which should be published as a site content type. The content type will be used in several libraries. The form must create an unique filename for every new instance. Every ...
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Adding a required column for an existing content type, what happens?

This is just a theoretical question as I am in planning stage, so I dont need to know how to do things, just if they are possible. Lets say I have a content type that I need to change and add a ...
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Changing character limit on inherited column of custom content type

I've inherited the OOTB content type 'Announcement'. I want to set a character limit on the 'Body' column for this particular child content type. Is this possible/feasible or is this generally ...
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How can I add button to ribbon that visible only for specific content type?

I have document library and i want to add button that will be visible only for my content type: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Sequential workflow running twice sharepoint 2007

I inherited a site with a sequential workflow (created in Visual Studio 2008). The workflow is attached to a content type and is set to run only on item created. Recently, I attached three declarative ...
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Should i use content types, if i develop a solution for SP with Visual Studio?

I'm a little bit confused about the question. Currently we are using site columns (which make perfectly sense for me) and content types and lists which are using that content types. As i see it ...
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Error While Creating Site Collection

I am creating Site Collection with Team Site Template. When I tried to create it shows me error that The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist. Note : ...
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How to Create a View of a Particular Content Type when there are Mulitple Content Types?

Salvete! I have a forms-library with two content-types that appear in the "New Document" menu. How can I create a view and choose which content-type to use? Let me explain. I have two ...
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Sharepoint how to add field to list where field with such name already exists?

I have sharepoint list 'Events' with field Location. I am trying to add from web existing field with same internal name from other package. var fields = contentType.ParentWeb.Fields; SPField ...
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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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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 ...