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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Lists structure,usage and search in SharePoint

I have some requirements items that can have multiple tests and each test can have data sets and each data set may/ may not have defects. How do I structure this as a list and not think of it as a ...
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Duplicate Content Types Appearing In Lists

In a site collection I have defined a Content Type called Person at the top level of the site collection. In a sub site within the site collection I have added a list. On the list settings for this ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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display document of certain content type by user group

I've a document library with some content type. I'd like to show the document to user group depending on content type. For example: i have the following content types ct1, ct2, ct3 and the ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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How do I get Content Types from my Authoring Site into my Publishing Site?

I have a Page Library in my Authoring Site. The Pages are from the Content-Type myArticlePage. (I have filled all Custom SiteColumns of this ContentType in a view Pages with valid values, made a ...
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Calendar view ignores custom content type list forms

I have a Calendar list 'EventCalendar'. The list uses two custom content types; both independently based on the base Event content type. I removed the default 'Event' content type, and replaced it ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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Why is the “folder” option in “folder content types” not selectable?

The only content types available in the "folder content types" list is "Discussion" and "Summary Task".
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Content type has itself as parent on lists when “Inherit” attribute is not set

I have a custom content type with a custom list with said content type as primary. Requirements dictates that the Title field should be replaced by another field - thus the content type does not ...
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Document set welcome page - define programmatically

I have a solution with a custom Document Set content type declaration. I'm also using solution event receiver to define formurls for my CT: SPContentType ct = web.ContentTypes["MyDocSetCT"]; ...
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Cannot create list relationship although it should work

I am working on a calendar which allows people to create events where people would sign up to register. the parent list is "EventCalendar" and a child list "EventRegistrations" uses a lookup column ...
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Document Set custom content type - welcome page missing

Sharepoint 2013. 404 error on welcome page for a following content type based on document set: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Custom application page form for content type

Is it possible to copypaste SP field controls from default NewDocSet.aspx to a new custom application page? Or I need to recreate all input controlls manually?
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Column from deleted content type stuck in my list

I'm not a Sharepoint admin (we currently don't have one), I'm just trying to help. I have a list in Sharepoint that used to have columns in it that, I believe, came from a custom content type. That ...
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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Is there a way to have a notes section on a site and have those notes be saved to the document set?

We are trying to automate our funding process and we need a section where the employees can take notes for when they make their phone calls and verification. I have been trying to work with the ...
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How can I find out if a column is unused powershell

I have noticed in some of my document libraries that I have a column that is unused. Is there a bit of code in powershell that will tell me which document libraries have the column in question but it ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeUsage does not contain a definition for GetUsages

I'm trying to carry out this example for deleting a content type in sharepoint: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spcontenttypeusage.aspx but I'm getting the error ...
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Folder name as calculated field

I've created a Library which consists of two Folder Content-types. Customer Prequalfication I'm looking to create a calculated column in the Prequalfication folder content-type which fetches the ...
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Does GetListItems not work with content types?

I have been trying to use GetListItems using jquery and SOAP to fetch data from a list. The list does not have an 'item' content type but is using two other site content types (both inherited from ...
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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: ...