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 New Word Document Without Opening it

I have a scenario where a user creates a new Word document (attached to a content type), but doesn't need to open it. The document will be populated by other users later. Is there a way to avoid the ...
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Folder content type won't update or become selectable in SP 2007

I have a site on which I have unsealed and added columns to a content type, 'Folder'. Now, I want to add this content type to a document library, but I do not have the option to add it in Document ...
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SharePoint 2010 Content Type setting ShowInNewForm to FALSE not working

I'm trying to create a Content Type that derives from the default Task type in SharePoint 2010. I wan't to hide some of the fields from the new content type so they are not shown in the new form. I ...
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Is it possible to replace EditForm.aspx for a Content Type with a custom aspx form page?

I am trying to create an aspx page for uploading a document to a document library where the documents are associated with a content type. (Rather than using the standard EditForm.aspx) My efforts ...
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How in master page to show/hide placeholder based on page layout content type?

How is the best approch to show / hide place holders which are in the Master Page based on which content type the Page Layout is associated with? In the design we have a right placeholder for all ...
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Re-order Content Types for a List in code

Has anyone been able to re-order content types for a list in code? If I'm given a specific content type, I want to make it the default in a list, by re-ordering the SPList.ContentTypes collection and ...
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Custom event receivers not recognised in a custom document set solution

I'm trying to do the following: I need the Document Set functionality of 2010, and I need to be able to add event receivers when a new document set is added, and when a new document is added to the ...
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Using parent/child lists as lookup column on a document library

I am using SharePoint Foundation and have created a parent and child list which both have a Title field. The child list has an additional lookup column to the parent list. This enables me to enter ...
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Title Columns shows up twice in the edit or new form

current setup: 1. Parent content type (PCT1) has 5 columns (including Title column) 2. Child content type (CCT1-A) inherites from PCT1 and adds 5 more columns (but child ct also comes with it's own ...
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View/Edit document Properties from a Client Application

I want to view and edit the properties of a Document using a windows form: Is this feasible? To be more clear, when you click on "Edit Properties" for a document inside a Document Library in ...
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Add Document link in 2010 document libraries behaviour

I have created a new document library in moss 2010 and assigned a content type. When I choose the document ribbon tab and select new, I see the content type in the drop down for selection. If I ...
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SPList.ContentTypes.EventReceivers returns NULL

I am trying to create a feature that uses the API for associating an ItemAdded event receiver to a Discussion List. I was associating the Event Receiver to the SPList, however, i don't want the event ...
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list columns displaying twice in update/new/view forms

we are using content type and published from content type hub. We have updated content type(adding new columns) deployed in content type hub.We have published content type in hub. the existing sites ...
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automatically removed Content type association to workflow

I have created SharePoint workflow 2013 with an associated content type. I have observed that when SharePoint Designer 2013 reopens ,that time MyWorkflow automatically disassociates content type. ...
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Performance degradation: unfetched field caused extra roundtrip

In ULS there was this message: Performance degradation: unfetched field [PublishingPageContent] caused extra roundtrip I updated my content type with that field (content type is set to page). ...
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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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Content Type Lookup Field is Read-Only

i cant set the content-type column in the datasheet view in MS access. sharepoint tells me the column is read-only but i cant find it in the column list because its a system standart and only looks ...
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Quick Edit ignores Content Type setting

I have created a new content type which inherits all columns from the default 'Task' content type. I changed the 'Assigned To' column in this new content type to be required. I created a new list ...
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How to activate publishing features (spweb en spsite) in an feature event receiver?

I have created some featureX which is creating some custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited from the OOTB "ArticlePage". This OOTB contenttype is comming from the publishing features. I ...
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The parent content type specified by content type identifier [CT ID] does not exist

I try to deploy some solution and got this exception. In my solution I try to activate a feature which is creating a content type. this is the contenttype xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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List with multiple content types & forms

I have a list with three content types. Each content type has its own forms. Content Type A (Default Content Type) Content Type B Content Type C My issue is that if I try to open the Edit form ...
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Update all related content types with these workflow association settings

There is this option on the workflow settings page for content type "Update all related content types with these workflow association settings" If there are 3 workflows associated with the parent ...
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How to update folder properties based on content type using C# Rest code

I have a document library, say, People, with a custom content type MyCustomType with fields Location, Cost.This library has a folder say X. X has a subfolder Y. Y has 3 subfolders z1,z2,z3 at the same ...
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SharePoint 2010: Set Default Content Type Across Site Collection Libraries, or Alternatively Bulk Edit Content Types in a Library

We have project staff who upload hundreds of documents during the day that are all the same content type with little variation. This is done across dozens of libraries. This means I can't just set a ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Child content types doesn't update

Hello I added new field to content type programatically and it updated nicely on test environment, but when I pushed update on main environment the inheriting list content type was not updated even ...
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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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Is it possible to change FormUrls in an ContentType after deployment?

we are currently using a custom ContentType for deploying a custom list with custom forms for the new, edit and display page. <ContentType ID="... > <FieldRefs></FieldRefs> ...
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Hide a content type from the new document menu

I have created a content type contenttype1 containing a numeric columns that I have associated to a folder in one of my library which help me to change the default alphabetical folder ordered to a ...
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Newlink.aspx for “Link to a document” not working

I try to create a new template "newlink.aspx" for content-type "link to a document", but when I change the template for my content type with a new aspx page, I have this message when I create new link ...
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Document template newlink.aspx for SharePoint 2015

I test to modify newlink.aspx for my content type "Link to a document" but I don't know how to reset it and use the default template. Can someone send my the default newlink.aspx for sharepoint 2015 ...
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Document library UNC path sharepoint 2013

I have a document library and I want to add link to document with UNC path but URL required "https". I create custom content type with just "path" but now when I click on "create my custom content ...
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Sharepoint library custom link

In my document library, I want to add link like : "\server1\doc.txt" but it's impossible, it require "http" : http://puu.sh/j9GWk/f18c98ab5f.png I try to create new content type and hide "URL" but I ...
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SP2013: Can't add my new content type to a list (0x8102005a)

I created a custom content type, and filled it with all of the fields that I need it to have. However, when I go to add it to my list, I get this fatal error instead. I checked the ULS logs, nothing ...
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Set default new folder with custom content type

I had a custom content type for new folder in my sharepoint : http://puu.sh/j8kG8/e25153386e.png How can I bind it to "New Folder" button? Thanks by advance.
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Content Type Inconsistent - Refiners and Fetched Property - SharePoint 2010

Is it time to submit a support ticket? My goal is to scope and refine search results by content type and to present the content types with the object in the search results. I all of these "working" ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Website Content Type Lookup Column

I'm looking for a way to add a column (Column2) to my custom Website content type which can lookup a column (Column1) and based on the content display different values in a dropdownmenu: Column 1 ...
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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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Promoted field not accepting changes in data even if it is enabled for editing

We are using infopath 2010, sharepoint 2010, nintex workflow 2010. I created a form in infopath with some promoted fields. When i deploy it to staging environment, it works like a charm. no issues at ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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Move sharepoint library to another site

I want to move a SharePoint library (2010) to another sitecollection. The problem is that this document library has lookups to other lists, has fields/contenttypes (some were deployed in a solution, ...
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Link Slideshow web part with my custom picture library

I created a content type that have certain fields and this content type inherits from Picture content type, then I created a list definition with document library base type and make the template 109 ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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Content type selector for custom forms

I am working on a list where we have three content types (Client self-service, Service, and Intake). When a user comes to the site the default content type is Client self-service (Item1). After they ...
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Steps to add new metadata columns to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and i want to add additional metadata columns to my enterprisewiki page. so i did the following steps:- i add 5 new site columns of type managed ...
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I want to add a title with a Sitecounter

Can I add sitecounter to the title? Thought about something like: Project XX : Site 3
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Survey Content Type not matching Survey

I have existing Feedback surveys that were built via creating a new content type with the name of the survery i.e. New Product Feedback is the name of the survey and the content type. Each column of ...
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Add content type “document” or “document map” to existing document libary

I want to add the content type "document" or "document map" to existing document library and get following error message. Conflict while saving The changes you make are in conflict with the same ...
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Calendar Content Type

I created a calendar and put the "All Event" and "Resources" fields as optional, but I cannot change it to hidden so it doesn't appear in the form. The approach I wanted to take was to create a new ...