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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One list, multiple content types: wrong New Item forms

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. However, the forms behind those buttons are ...
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Updating a content type via feature receiver at the list definition level

Problem is I am trying to update a content type (created within a list definition, going into a new list instance) and it is not liking the ID I pass in code. I tried passing JUST the child ID, ...
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Why is a workflow, which is associated with a content type, not associated with a document of that content type?

We have Sharepoint 2010 and MS Word 2007. I have the three default workflows (Collect Feedback, Approval, Collect Signatures) associated with a content type based on the document content type. When ...
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Content type ID management - how do I snag parent ID's with ease

What is the best way to pull off the retrieval of parent content type ID's for newly created content types. Do I literally have to open the XML for the parent content type to fetch this ID? Are ...
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Another issue with custom content type

I have and content type, which has Element as base type. I prepared two resource files to provide localization - AppDB.resx and AppDB.pl-PL.resx for Polish language. I also created custom fields with ...
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Can't deploy custom content type

I have an content type in my feature, and sudenly when I tried to debug my feature, i got the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The content type with Id ...
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Link to a Document by UNC

I've seen some old discussions about this but nothing current, so thought I'd throw it out there: Using MOSS/WSS 3.0, I'm looking for ways (without Visual Studio) to allow a new Link to a Document to ...
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Can't change title field display name

I'm using visual studio to develop custom content type, which uses Element as base content type. I'd like to change title field's display name, by doing so: <FieldRef ...
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Content type creation in visual studio - title field

I want to create content type based on Element content type, which has only one field - Title. I'd like to modify this field's display name. How can I find the GUID of title field from base content ...
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Unable to Customize EditForm.aspx with Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I give...I am hoping someone has a good answer. I create a content type based on a Document Set (called A). I create a document library and allow this new custom content type to be added to the ...
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Contenttype for Documentset, site- and listcolumns

we created programmatically a contenttype for a documentset. In this contenttype are some other contenttypes for documents whic hare only allowed in the documentset-contenttyp. The ...
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One content type with multiple templates

I have a situation were I have to create multiple templates for one content type. I am aware that this can be achieved by creating multiple content type but I am trying to have multiple templates ...
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How to Search custom columns for a content type and display in SPGridView

I have a custom task content type based on the task content type which has a custom priority column, custom assigned to column etc. There are many instances of the task list in multiple site ...
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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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Why are some of my content type columns grayed off?

Here's what my content looks like, currently. Some of the columns are grayed off for some reason, and I can't change their visible/hidden/required status. It only happens with Integer columns. If I ...
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SP 2010, Is it possible to set permissions at Content Type Level

Say I have a document Library "TravelRequests" and five different content types associated with library. Is there a way to apply permission for a given content type "ManagerCT"? When managers are ...
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SharePoint 2010 - One content type per Library?

I am working with a consultant on helping us with our SharePoint rollout. One of the things I am really trying to get my head around is that he is a big believer in having only one content type per ...
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Best method to bind content types to a list?

Where should I "bind" content types to my list? I need to bind two different custom content types. I tried to do it in the list definition but the changes did not take affect. Doing it next to the ...
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Content field not recognized on Page Layout

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a custom page layout. I have a content type called "Web Part Page" and its parent is "Page" content type. I have several site columns associated with this ...
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SharePoint 2007 - library with list items

For an application that I'm working on, we have two separate content types - one based on Item and one based on Document. I'd like to create a container that houses both of these content types. I ...
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Where do added listitems inherit the “ProgId” property?

/// <summary> /// An item was added. /// </summary> public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdded(properties); ...
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Where are Custom Content Type Definitions Stored

When custom content types are created using Visual Studio where are the deployed definitions located? I have retraced the ones we have developed and removed them from the farm but my site collection ...
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How to add a site column to a site content type in a large environment?

How do I add an extra (site) column to a content type on a large environment (~500gb, loads of documents). I've have tried using the UI but that failed halfway the operation due to a time-out. Now ...
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Sharing custom content types across multiple web applications

Our SharePoint 2010 instance have 3 Web Applications, lets just call them A B and C. I have the managed-metadata service pointed to web application A. The content type hub service is enable for A. ...
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How do you determine the Consumers for a given Content Type?

Is there a quick powershell script to find out all the consumers who are consuming a given content type? If yes, how do you do this with powershell?
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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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Set “Allow management of content types?” set to “Yes” within a Content Type or List Definition

How do you set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" within a Content Type or List Definition?
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Centralising site columns

I'm fairly new to the SharePoint 2010 development world (I'm more of an infrastructure guy) so please bear with me. We have a number of time zones we support and we would like to make these available ...
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Is it possible to display the FieldRenderingControl of a FormField without providing a ListId?

Is it possible to display the FieldRenderingControl of a FormField without providing a ListId? I'm creating a dynamic form based off of a content type. Most of the time the data from this form will ...
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Extending Survey Content Type

Does anyone know of a limitation that would prevent a developer from creating a new Content using the Survey Content Type as a base? We are hoping to add a few columns to that base Survey List.
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Sharepoint Designer > Use Custom Field from Content Type to set a HTML Attibute

I'm really not a Designer, but unfortunately, I have to design something. Any help will be much appreciated. The Scenario: I have a Page Layout with my own Content Type. One of the Fields in the ...
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Open Document Content Type from SharePoint 2010 Library with perfect trust

I just created Document Content Type and then create new document from New Document. I got the popup "Some files can harm your computer. If the file information below looks suspicious, or you do not ...
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How to make Title READONLY in custom list

If I set the title field to Read only (since I will calculate it based upon other values) in the ListAdded Event handler, when i open up a form for creating a new item i get an error. Event ...
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Should I this add metadata to my contenttype? And can I make the information be filled out automagicly?

I'm building a sln for managing projects. A site will be created for each project. Each project has a projectId, and is also related to a CustomerID, and a OrderId. The project site includes a ...
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Document IDs on existing Lists with inherited Content Types not showing

I've got some existing lists that have custom content types inherited from the Document content type. I've activated the Document ID Service feature, and any new lists I create using the same content ...
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Re-create new Content Type using SchemaXml of an existing Content Type

I have the XML schema information (SPContentType.SchemaXml) of a content type. I am looking for a method that takes this information to recreate the content type at a different location? Thank you. ...
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SharePoint List with multiple content types and the datasheet view

According to this thread. SharePoint 2010 does not "support" using the datasheet view with multiple content types configured anymore. But maybe somebody knows a workaround for my problem: I have a ...
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After upgrade from 2007 to 2010 - Field Duplicate when trying to add feature

I upgraded a sharepoint from 2007 to 2010 with attaching the content database. After that i developed a new solution with the same content type i used in 2007. Adding the solution works fine but ...
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Starting fresh project using Sharepoint 2010 foundation

I have a wss 3.0 site that is working and functional. I didn't wanted to migrate the site to Sharepoint foundation as there are some issues with the site during migration. Also I would like to have ...
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Why is Word document created from template saved locally, instead of to the document library?

I have created a custom content type at the root of my Site Collection and set this content type to use a Word document template, which resides in a different document library on the root site. (The ...
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Will data be affected on dropping features

If I drop\delete features like SiteColumn, ContentType or ListDefinition which may be referred by sites to hold data. In such cases, will the data also get deleted?
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Migrating a site from one SC to another - ContentType problems [closed]

Recently I took over a sharepoint 2010 consolidation project from another developer. The goal was to combine 6+ standalone Site Collection + Site stacks into one Site Collection. Apparantly 5 of the ...
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Web part and content type

I'm using SharePoint 2007, custom list. I have created 2 content type on that list. on the home page I create 2 web part. I want that each content type appear in one web part. is it possible?
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Show/Hide Content Editor Web Part Based on Sharepoint Custom Content Type

I have created a room/resource reservation process using custom content event types. They are as follows: *Reserve a Room *Reserve an AV Resource *Reserve the Conference Room I have created a CEWP ...
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User control in custom list item edit - when can I see content type of item?

I have a user control I'm using to edit new list items. In my Page_Load event, I am trying to retrieve the Content Type of the new item to use in further logic. But, I'm getting a null reference ...
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Sharepoint List - Multiple Content Types - No Default Type?

I have a Sharepoint Calendar List that has multiple content types. When I click the "Add Item" link on the calendar, I am prompted to add information for the default content type. However, I want to ...
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Reorder Content Type Columns

I have a custom content type with some custom site columns. I can't find anywhere to reorder the columns for the content type. How can this be done in Sharepoint Designer 2010? Thanks.
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Change Base Content Type of Content Type

In Sharepoint 2010, is there any way to change the parent (or base) type of a Content Type after the relationship has been established?
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Can I order by Content Type in a CAML query?

Is it possible to order by content type in a CAML query? I seem to always get the same result no matter what I do with the Order by. Ordering by ID instead works perfectly. query.Query = @" ...
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Document Sets & Content Types

Our users generally work offline - hence we want an ability in Document Set whereby Documents can be uploaded in a Document Set The Uploader is asked - Which Document Set should be used to uploaded ...