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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Content type selector for custom forms

I am working on a list where we have three content types (Client self-service, Service, and Intake). When a user comes to the site the default content type is Client self-service (Item1). After they ...
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Steps to add new metadata columns to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and i want to add additional metadata columns to my enterprisewiki page. so i did the following steps:- i add 5 new site columns of type managed ...
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Sharepoint add content type to list after deployment

I'm creating a Sharepoint 2010 feature using Visual Studio. In previous build of my feature I created ServiceItem list. Now I need to add custom ribbon button to this list. As only one way to add ...
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How to get your content type in the new document fly-out

In a document library, when pushing the plus button you get te flyoutmenu wth all the office doc types. Any simple way of getting your own content types into this fly-out? It looks like as soon as ...
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How can i change the content type insdie my enterprise wiki site collection

I am a bit confused on how i can change the default content type for my enterprise wiki site collection. now i have created a new content type named "test" and define that its parent should be the ...
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Create content type from xml using client server object model

I have one xml in which all the declaration of the content type are added like <ContentTypes> <!-- All Content Type Declarations --> </ContentTypes> I can't use sandbox solution ...
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I want to add a title with a Sitecounter

Can I add sitecounter to the title? Thought about something like: Project XX : Site 3
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Best practice: when to create a new content type or add column?

I'm still learning SharePoint and I'm coming getting stuck on whether to create a new content type or add a site column to an existing content type. For example, I created a base company document ...
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Survey Content Type not matching Survey

I have existing Feedback surveys that were built via creating a new content type with the name of the survery i.e. New Product Feedback is the name of the survey and the content type. Each column of ...
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Add content type “document” or “document map” to existing document libary

I want to add the content type "document" or "document map" to existing document library and get following error message. Conflict while saving The changes you make are in conflict with the same ...
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Calendar Content Type

I created a calendar and put the "All Event" and "Resources" fields as optional, but I cannot change it to hidden so it doesn't appear in the form. The approach I wanted to take was to create a new ...
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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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Share content types between site collections without Content Type Hub

Is it possible to share content types across site collections without the content type hub?
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How to re order content types in list using PowerShell

In a Custom List there are more than 1 content types e.g. "Content Type 1", "Content Type 2" including OOB Item. Using PowerShell how can they be reordered?
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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“Require that this column contains information” Versus setting a column as Required inside the content type

I spend the whole day trying to understand what are the differences between setting a column as "Require that this column contains information" = Yes inside the column definition, and setting it as ...
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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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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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Problem when creating sub sites based on site templates, as some settings will not be transferred

I have created a sub site inside my team site collection on sharepoint server 2013, then I saved the sub site as template. after that I created a new sub site based on the site template, but I have ...
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Quick Edit problem if i modify “Start Date” without modifiying “End Date” inside my Event list

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 + SP1. Team site collection inside the team site I added a list that have Event content type. I enable Quick Edit on the list. But I faced this ...
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Not able to change values under column setting for list

I created one list using custom list template in SharePoint but facing many issues: When i am making column as non mandatory , it is giving below error: MetadataNavigationContext ...
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Show More by Default

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherited from task. Because there are too many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way to ...
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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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Set Content type to inherit parent columns using powershell

I have a content type which is getting deployed through a wsp package. The elements.xml of it is <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Page ...
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Exception calling “Update” with “1” argument(s): “This functionality is unavailable for fields not associated with a list.”

I am trying to do the following:- i have a site column named "Item number". and a custom content type named "Customer Meeting" which contain the "Item number" field inside it. now i want to ...
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Changing library default folder content type

I needed a folder with some additional info (lookup) so I've created a custom folder content type. Now my question is, is it possible to set this custom content type as default for folders (so that ...
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SiteDefinition DocumentLibrary custom ContentType | OneDrive Syncronization

I figured out a strange behavior: I've developed a custom SiteDefinition including a custom List Instance (Document Library), which is including a custom ContentType (inheriting from document) with ...
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SharePoint Retention Policy not noticed on content type

I have a Content Type Hierarchy. Document --> A --> B --> C --> D I associate a workflow to B content type and also to the children. I add a retention policy to the C content type to call the ...
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PowerShell to delete FieldLinks for List Content Type in SP 2013

Want to know how to delete the fieldlinks for the content type. Write-Host "Deleted Redundant ACL Columns from List " $list " for web " $web.title $sitecols = @{"BU" = ...
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How to remove the builtin “Item” Content Type from a list using powershell?

I have a custom content type and I added this content type to a list. I now want this list to only use the custom content type and I want to remove the built-in "Item" content type. I tried ...
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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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Improve performance in AddExistingContentType

I came into a situation, where I wanted to add a list of Content Types into a Document Library by using client object model. Code fragment var contentType = contentTypeCollection.FirstOrDefault(ct ...
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Changing the content type for a list will keep the old content type's columns inside the list

I have created a new Issue tracking list inside my Team site inside SP2013. then i removed the Issue content type from the list and i added the Event content type instead. but currently the list ...
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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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Set default contenttype on list, from JSOM

I got some JavaScript that is creating some Lists and Content Types. I am able to set the Content Types on the Lists, however I am not sure how I am suppose to set it as the Default Content Type. So I ...
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Site Column,Site Content Type,List Content Type issue in SP 2013

In my Site Collection, I am facing a strange issue. I have custom Site Content Types, Site Columns created and these Site Columns were associated with Site Content Types. After creation of Document ...
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Modifying a default value for hidden column will set it as optional instead of hidden

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand. Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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why a hidden column will be set as optional if i change its defualt value [duplicate]

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand . Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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Bulk add content types to content type hub in SharePoint Online

I'm looking for a way to automatically add multiple content types to the content type hub in SharePoint Online. Is this possible?
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Content Type Publishing in Multi Tenant Mode through Visual Studio 2013

I have a multi tenant environment. Each tenant has a Content Type Hub site collection and a Root site collection. Using Visual Studio 2013, I created a Content Type and added a managed metadata column ...
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Mixing between “lookup” column type and “People or Group” column type

I want to create a site column that contain a list of “Project Managers”, where some project managers are already defined inside Active directory and are defined inside a SharePoint security group , ...
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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 ...
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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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Media Field not showing up in Site Column list

I have installed Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise with SP1. I created a new Web Application, and in it a Publishing Site collection. I created a new Content Type and am trying to add a new column of type ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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Bulk edit libraries from different websites

We are working with different Web Sites which are coming from the same template. All website have the same Libraries and Content Types. It worked very well until yesterday. Now we need to change one ...
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No valid proxy can be found to do this operation error while republishing the Content Type in Content Type Hub

I am getting this error "No valid proxy can be found to do this operation." when I republished the content types from my Content Type Hub. Usually it successfully republishes the updates from my ...
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Managing shared & list-specific drop-down lists ,, should they be managed differently

I am working on a new SharePoint project, where we need to define a site template that has 4 issue lists. And end users will be creating sub sites based on the template. Now the problem I am facing ...
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The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist error in SP2010

Getting "The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist." while activating "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature on my site. Also i observed that ...
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Error when setting order of Content Type

I have a document library with a lot of content types. The last of them are [Order MTS Staefa] and [Order Internal]. When I change the order of the these two, as well as their visibility, an unknown ...