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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Column in Calendar says its used by content type, but its not!

I have created a custom content type called Vacation for a calendar list. When I look at the list settings page in the columns section, I find a column called Comments which indicates it is used in ...
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Adding “Link to Document” to all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to add the "Link to Document" content type to all existing document libraries in a site/site collection other than editing each one manually? I'm fine to do it with PowerShell if there ...
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Position of Content Types

Whats the difference in creating a Content Type in the Root Site collection to that of a subweb? I've noticed when created at Root lovel its available to all sub-webs wheras if I create at web level ...
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Centrally managing or updating the content types of all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

So I have read articles on Managed Metadata, Content Type Publishing and Editing Document Library templates and while related none of these seem to do what I want to do. I want to add the "Link to ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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Propagate Site Column Changes to Pages

Is there a way to change a SharePoint Image site column to enable the use of RichText, and then propagate that change across all sites of the site collection? The issue I am experiencing is that ...
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InfoPath form published into a Content Type Hub doesn't load in web browser in consuming libraries

We are deploying several content types to an organisation via the Content Type Hub functionality of the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010. Our main focus at the moment is Project Server and ...
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Sharepoint Change Content Type Dropdown

SharePoint ChangeContentType DropDown I have attached an application page to the custom document based content type as its edit form. That content type is being used in a document library which has ...
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List Content Type broken from the site content type

How can I re-establish a broken link between a list content type and a Site content type, considering the fact that most of the existing documents are already using the broken list content type?
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Document Library - Content Type selection ignored!

Not sure yet if something wrong on my Foundation installation or a new SP2013 bug. On SP2013 (didn't happen on SP2010!) - create new Document Library app and use Advanced Settings to set it to Manage ...
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Form to pick a folder content type from a list and create such a foder

After a document is uploaded, SP opens a form (EditForm if I am not mistaken) that allows the user to pick the content type of the new document from a list of document content types allowed in the ...
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Why would a content type column not show up in library settings?

Background I have a content type (CT2) with 7 site columns. CT2 inherits from CT1 which has 3 columns. We are using CT2 in several document libraries. In one document library The columns for ...
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How to tackle the Item default content type?

As you know "Title" field is a built-in column that is gets created automatically in every SharePoint list, and If I tried to hide that field ("Title" column) by modifying the Item default content ...
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Problem with save conflict when adding content type to list

I have a feature receiver with the following code: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site = (SPSite)properties.Feature.Parent; ...
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How to update a infopath built content-type

With InfoPath I created a content type and saved it in a library. Now I want to edit the infopath form and save it, but it tells me: The form template cannot be published to the server: ...
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How to specify the name of a ContentType in code for multi-language site?

according to the documentation I can do: <ContentTypeID="0x01000188a30d01ae4607bbe5800bbbaf2550" Name="$Resources:LocalizeContentType,ContentTypeTitle" .... However I seem ...
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Uploading a document of given content type invokes wrong workflow

Problem summary: Given 2 content types and a different workflow associated with each CT, one workflow works properly for it's CT but when the other CT is uploaded the wrong workflow is invoked. I have ...
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add field directly to a Document library or via a Content Type

What is differents between adding a field (Site column) directly to a document library or via adding the field to a content type and then add this content type to the list? Because fields directly ...
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Pages list, content types and custom field display names

While investigating SPList multiple content types - "Column does not exist" error, I discovered something odd. Background: I'm using the SharePoint Publishing feature I have a custom ...
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SPList multiple content types - “Column does not exist” error

I'm using the Publishing feature of SharePoint. I have a custom Content Type that inherits from the ArticlePage Content Type, and is bound to the Pages list of a given site. My custom Content Type ...
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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) not works with SiteTemplates

I've created a CType and create columns namings for multiple languages by changing the current language and set the corresponding naming. Then I create a Subsite (same language based) using those same ...
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Including Custom Columns when retrieving Content Type

Using the Lists web service I am retrieving a content type as follows; var contentTypeWithFields = listsService .GetListContentType(listId, contentType.ID); However, the result does not include ...
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SharePoint 2010 for custom content type not working for subsite

In SharePoint 2010, we are creating a subsite from a site template. We have 2 custom content types based on the folder content type with some manage metadata columns added. Still, after creating a ...
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Programmatically Creating Self Referencing Content Type using C# is it possible?

I was wondering if it's possible to create a content type using C# that has two columns, the second column looks up the first column. eg. Title | myColumn myColumn should be a lookup column and it ...
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The content type is not available in this site

I created a content type and deployed it as a feature. It shows up in the root site. I cannot attach it to the Task list in a sub site. I created a console app (code from MS) and tried to add it ...
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Site Content Types are Missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden content types We had an issue of content types in one of our site collections. We have lost the default content types from all our sites. We don't have server ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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Include SharePoint Version and Date info in Content Types

I have some content types for documents. It would be neat if I could have the Version and Date Modified properties attached or replicated to the Content Type. My goal is to be able to use the ...
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A column is not appearing in GroupBy option when editing view

I have a document library created from a custom content type (which inherits from Document type). The Document Libraries are created via feature activation using CAML in the Elements and a List ...
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Upload document : Default value not applied on choice column if baseFieldControl.ControlMode = SPControlMode.Display

I created a new site column, a choice column with 5 values to pick from in a drop down list : 1, 2, 3, 4 (default value), 5 I then created a document content type using this column. The problem I am ...
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If properties.Afterproperties[“ContentType”] is null, is it safe to assume that the item is a document?

I need to add a specific behavior in the ItemAdding event when the item added is a document, but I noticed that when using the "Upload document" or the "Upload Multiple Documents" features in ...
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Document Template - Columns from Content Type

I have a custom content type that inherits from the document content type, and has 10 columns (single line of text). A document template has been added to the content type from my local documents. ...
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Problem tying textfield to a content type field

I have a SharePointWebControls:TextField control on the page. It's tied to a field that has been defined as normal in the xml (I've gone through this with a fine tooth comb so I'm 99.999% sure the ...
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How to change boolean variation on document template

I've a bool (checkbox field) as a template field, and it shows true - if checked - and false - if not - on the template field content and I want to show up different display text. what's the best way ...
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How to move content within fields in a page layout?

I'm working on a requirement where I'm adding a few fields in an already existing Page Layout and also renaming all the fields. After adding the fields via code,I want to move content within fields ...
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Problem Updating Item of a Certain Content Type (deriving from Folder)

I'm encountering some problems updating some items in my Event Handler. I have a Document Library in which I have folders, items and folder of content type PRATICA, which derives from folder and has ...
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Content type is not creating Parent properly

I am trying to create generic content type creation using following code. // Create a Content Type Information object ContentTypeCreationInformation _customcontenttype = new ...
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MOSS 2007 Sort a dropdown content column globally

I have a content type which requires all documents to be categorized by a dropdown box. Is there a way to sort the options that are displayed?
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Access title-element

I've created a contentype that inherits from the item contenttype. So the contenttype automaticaly has the field: Title. But how access this field (I want to add some custom validation and define if ...
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Leaving Content Type behind on solution retraction?

At first, I'm wondering if this would be a good idea, at all... However, I have a project (http://sharepointadlds.codeplex.com) that creates two Content Types as well as two Lists in Central ...
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Content type reference

I implemented content type for workflow tasks. <ContentType ID="0x010801004D0E4ACA1A34472887F7CCD678E5F48C" Name="$Resources:file,name;" Group="Custom Content Types" ...
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...
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Why Are My Content Types Not Being Updated When I Deploy My WSP?

I have several content types defined in a custom feature. I have this feature working in both my dev & test environments. I needed to make some updates to the content types. When i deployed to my ...
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Multiple content types in a single library - sharing columns

I have built a simple expense claims feature into a sharepoint site using infopath. All works fine, but we wish to expand this to handle multiple types of claim, each having it's own form, travel ...
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How can I programmatically set the hex value of PublishingAssociatedContentType?

When deploying a custom page layout that uses a custom content type, I need to include the hexadecimal value of the PublishingAssociatedContentType property. This is a problem since this value will ...
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Hide option to create meeting workspaces for new sites created

I already know how to iterate over all sites in a site collection and hide the option to create meeting workspaces. http://pastie.org/3349098 This will work however for already created sites. What ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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Summary Task in Task List - Display Name

Hello I have a Task List, and I want to add items to it programaticaly in C#. I have a problem with adding a summary task. Now I figured out how to add such item: var myList = ...
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Can fieldrefs in content type definitions change the internal name of a site column?

I have a content type that references a built-in site column like this: <Elements ...> <ContentType ...> <FieldRefs> <!-- a reference to the built-in ...
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How to get folder structure including items from list, without using webservices

I have a list containing folders and items. The folders are a custom content type based on folders, with some extra columns like URL and some Yes/No Checks. One contenttype can contain n items and ...