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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What happens to content if you remove content's dependency?

Dependency may not be the right word here - but basically my question is regarding what happens to the data inside a sharepoint content database if that data was created, for example, by using a ...
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Retract solution (WSP) in Visual Studio 2013 - Delete Content Types

When I use Retract command in VS 2013 on my WSP, content types do not get deleted on the site. So whenever I want to update content types, I need to recreate the site. I've done some analysis on this ...
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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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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Rendering Template apply only on second deploy

SP2013. I have a custom rendering template for a Content Type in CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Problem is that when I deploy solution by VS on a development machine this template doesn't show up on a form. ...
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2013 - feature upgrade - add or modify Content Type

Sharepoint 2013. I have 2 features installed. First has a content type with document list definions and second has workflow for it. Now I need to make changes to them and also add another content type ...
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Generic routing rule => Content type gets wrong value

We've about 100 content types. For 10 of those content types I've created a specific routing rule. The other 90 content types are catched by a routing rule with as content type our base content type ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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Add “New document” button to home page

I have a fairly simple SharePoint subsite that has two elements: the home page a document library The document library has two content types associated with it. What I would like to do is add a ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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SharePoint 2007 - column behaviour

There are few columns in task content type which are calculated, the hyperlinks to edit these columns are disabled, and hence cannot go to managecontenttype.aspx by clicking on the colmumn names in ...
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Publish a content type that contains a meta data column

Attempting to publish a content type that contains a meta data column which uses a managed meta data terms set and NOT a custom one but it wont allow me to publish as SP2013 thinks I am using a custom ...
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Need help with the Content Organizer Rules screen in SharePoint 2013

I would be very thankful for a little clarification on how Content Organizer Rules work in SharePoint 2013. All of the reading I've done so far says I can use Content Organizer to create ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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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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Error:Input string was not in a correct format. (Javascript)

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online and trying to save a item to a folder content type in a document libary I think the code is nearly rigth but i am getting this error when i hit save button have anyone ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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Hide List Content Type via CSOM

How to programmatically (using CSOM/JSOM) uncheck the Visible checkbox for a content type: so that the content type (Document Set above) is not anymore visible in FILES > New Document: In order to ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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How do you hide “All Day Event” and “Recurrence” from Event content type?

I've created a custom site content type that extends from Event. But I can't figure out how to hide the "All Day Event" and "Recurrence" columns for all lists using my custom content type.
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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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How to find which contenttype causing error?

I am trying to export the site. but it is failing at one contenttype. How to find that contenttype and delete it from the site? [11/24/2014 4:36:13 PM] [Folder] [Page Layout] Progress: Exporting ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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How to delete a content type part of an application feature?

I'm developing a solution in SharePoint 2010 that deploys a content type. I've now made a change to the content type and want to delete all its old references, remove it, and redeploy. Unfortunately ...
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How to deploy a custom form for a custom content type without a WSP?

I have a need to build a SharePoint application without deploying a WSP. It should target SharePoint 2010. For now we are prototyping with manual steps (SharePoint UI, Designer, ...), which later will ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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Design Manager crashes when loading snippets

I'm having issues with the SharePoint 2013 Design Manager, so far I've - created a new content type that inherits from the Page content type - created a new page layout in the design manager, using ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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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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Linq to SharePoint queries broken after converting columns to content types

We're working on a project that uses Linq to SharePoint. The list had several columns. After using SPMetal to make the class, it was imported into Visual Studio to access the data context. The Linq ...
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Adding new site columns to my List, will result in having their Source field as blank inside the content type

I have added an Issue tracking list to my SharePoint team site 2013. Then I wanted to add 5 extra columns to my list . So I did the following:- I went to site settings. Then I added 5 new site ...
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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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Content Length Mismatch when serving mp3 files in a SharePoint 2013 Page

I'm having an issue where an uploaded mp3 file in a SharePoint media library is reporting a content length mismatch, causing streaming playback issues from the player on the page. I am using ...
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Edit NewFrom.aspx or make a new one?

I have a Doc Libary on my SharePoint where i now got a folder content type. What i want to do is that when i go to new document i press on IFUSimon to make it a folder: And then we get to this: ...
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Is it possible to add a different template to content type, after the content type has been used in a library?

My client has asked whether it's possible for them to add templates to a content type after the system has gone live. I'm wondering if any issues arise once a content type default template has been ...
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Are there any disadvantages of adding extra site columns directly to my List Content Type, instead of adding a new content type

I have added a new Issue tracking list , which is based on the build-in “Issue” content type. Then I need 5 extra columns to be used , so I did the following:- I went to "Site setting">>"site ...
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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Content types hierarchy inside my Apps

I have added a simple Issue tracking list inside my team site, and it will get "Issue" content type. but i have noted the following is that the new Issue tracking list's content type will be absed on ...
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Hide and Re-order columns inside a new Content type will not have any effect on the Create & Edit forms for the List

I did the follow:- I added a new Content type, and I specify to have “Issue” content type as its parent. Then I added 5 site columns, and I added them to the new Content Type.so the new content type ...
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Change content type order via Javascript/ECMAscript

In my SharePoint-hosted app, I use javascript to apply a content type called "Order" to a list in my app. When users click "new item" to upload a document, I want that document to derive from my new ...
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Change Content Type for SharePoint 2010 Wiki to Create Custom New Page

Here is what I want to accomplish: Inside of a Wiki Library, user says they need a new page and creates one using the [[ ]] syntax. Then when the user clicks that new link, they are asked to create ...
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Create a new page with custom content type but a normal page is created

Sorry I am new to custom page content type and not sure what I have missed. I created a custom content type XPages by inherit of Pages content type. The only difference is I added a new column ...
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Insert script in DIP Sharepoint 2013

When uploading a document I have a choice field called "Document Type". The choice values are values such as PDF, Word, E-mail and such. When I upload a document with file extention .docx the Document ...
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How to save checked value/state from radio button in an Html page form to custom list in sharepoint online 2013

I have a working loop that finds all the input tags in a Html form. My problem is that it wont save what state the radio button are in to the custom list in SharePoint online. I have other loops for ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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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 ...