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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Custom Action on a generic List without a Content Type

Can I define a SharePoint ribbon or Menu custom action on a generic list without a content type? I've tried the following with no luck. It doesn't show up in the ribbon. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Update Content Types installed via feature

This question have been asked several times but I'm still a bit confused and hope that you can make it clear for me. I have a site in which many Content Types have been declared via CAML in a ...
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Use a template with macro on content type

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and have some content type with word template. I need to add a macro on open document in my template. When i add my macro and save in dotm my template. The document generated ...
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Getting Content Type while adding a New Item

I have a list that is using several Content Types, and have the requirement that the Title be generated based on the content of other fields. I've used sputility.js to achieve most of this just fine, ...
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Best content type for managing projects info

I want to add a new list that stores project info which are:- Project name. Project number Start date Status So I want to create a new site CT to store this info, but I'm not sure which is the ...
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Find out which Content Type a field is associated with using PowerShell

I have added two Content Types to a List some of the Fields exist in both content types so I have got duplicate fields. The field which is added by the new Content Type is empty. Now I want to ...
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Completely remove field from Content Type?

I recently tried to delete a Multi-line Text Field from a custom Content Type. I then attempted to delete this field, and re-create it as a Single line of text under the same field name. After ...
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Best way to deploy new custom columns, contentype, and list instances?

I created in Visual Studio some new custom columns, these custom columns are inside my custom contenttype. I created a new list instance which is using this custom contenttype. What is the best way ...
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New Document Content Types

When the template is uploaded for a new content type is automatically applies that template to all content types. Also, the default blank document option is also over written. How can the new blank ...
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PowerShell script for finding the site columns associated with a content type

How to find the site columns associated with a Content Type using PowerShell Script in my SP 2013 Site Collection. Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $site = Get-SPSite "http://srvr1:123/...
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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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unable to hide the Recurrence , Workspace & All Day Event from a content type

I have created a new custom content type , that have the Built-in Event as it parent, and i want to hide the following columns from my new content type:- Recurrence Workspace All Day Event but ...
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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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Custom List Template not listed in web's ListTemplates

When viewing the List Template gallery I can see my custom (deployed via wsp) list template. I cannot see it when using powershell to display the web (sub web or root web)'s ListTemplates. $web....
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how to only add content type on a specific page

this code add my content type to all sites but i want to add my content type to a specifik site for example under http://portal i have a site created named site1 how could i rewrite my code to add ...
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External content type: bdc identity

I have a list with an external content type. For 3 items, I have the same bdc identity. How is it possible? Is not bdc identity suppose to be unique?
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Better Way To Find A String In A SubString In SharePoint EventReceiver

I am trying to create an EventReceiver that works for more than one Content Type. When new Content Types are added in future I need the EventReceiver to still keep working. My content types will ...
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Content Type in share Point 2013

How to create content type and attach that content type to list?What happens when I delete the particular content type?
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How to customise and navigate Content Type - SharePoint 2013 List

I need some help here. Im customizing forms that have list built using Content Types. I noticed the difference in the links is something like this below I have one default content list type called ...
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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List contenttype do not inherit the contenttype from website after adding new columns

I am using sp 2010. I have a list with for example contenttype "Project portal". I have add some new columns to this contenttype on website level. I can see these new columns on website content level. ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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Different sets of options in a lookup or choice column depending on the content type

I have a list content type and other content types that derive from it. I need to add a lookup or choice column to the content type (or the list itself) just so that each child content type or list ...
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csom javascript get Document Libraries with particular Content Type

I need to filter result to particular content types fo document library. I cannot seem to retrieve the content type of library. How is this possible. When I try with oList.get_contentTypes() object ...
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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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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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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 xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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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 CodeBehind....
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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 ...