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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Sharepoint library custom link

In my document library, I want to add link like : "\server1\doc.txt" but it's impossible, it require "http" : http://puu.sh/j9GWk/f18c98ab5f.png I try to create new content type and hide "URL" but I ...
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Document library UNC path sharepoint 2013

I have a document library and I want to add link to document with UNC path but URL required "https". I create custom content type with just "path" but now when I click on "create my custom content ...
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SP2013: Can't add my new content type to a list (0x8102005a)

I created a custom content type, and filled it with all of the fields that I need it to have. However, when I go to add it to my list, I get this fatal error instead. I checked the ULS logs, nothing ...
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Custom Field get wrong display name on custom lists

I've declaratively created around a total of 50 custom fields. They are included in a content type. The problem is when i create a custom list that uses the content type the fields get a missmatch ...
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Set default new folder with custom content type

I had a custom content type for new folder in my sharepoint : http://puu.sh/j8kG8/e25153386e.png How can I bind it to "New Folder" button? Thanks by advance.
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How to delete a large number of Content Types from Content Type Gallery?

We have a lot of InfoPath forms deployed on our SharePoint 2013 farm as custom Content Types. Over the period of time there are now a lot of such unused custom content types in gallery. When i say a ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Website Content Type Lookup Column

I'm looking for a way to add a column (Column2) to my custom Website content type which can lookup a column (Column1) and based on the content display different values in a dropdownmenu: Column 1 ...
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Content type not showing in the “New” document button when displaying managed metadata column on list

I am currently developing a document library on SharePoint Online. However whenever I tried to show a managed metadata column on list, the content type choices in the "New" document button on tool ...
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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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Promoted field not accepting changes in data even if it is enabled for editing

We are using infopath 2010, sharepoint 2010, nintex workflow 2010. I created a form in infopath with some promoted fields. When i deploy it to staging environment, it works like a charm. no issues at ...
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More than 255 characters in multiple lines of text?

I have an InfoPath Form which submits the text of a textbox and saves it in a SharePoint list. Whenever a user types in more than 255 characters and I want to edit the element in the SharePoint list ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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Is there a way to preserve the Content Type Hub 's column setting (such as drop down choices) when using the CT inside a new site collection

This is my first time where i use Content Type hub. but i found this scenario which i can not understand:- i create a new Site collection (CSA) which act as a Content type hub. inside this CSA i add ...
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Find out where the content type is still in use

I have deleted the content types from the libraries/lists using powershell, but now when I go to delete them at the site level it tells me the content type(s) is still in use. I have checked the ...
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The workflow could not create the list item?

I would be grateful for any help/pointers I am getting “The workflow could not create the list item. Make sure the list exists and the user has permissions to add items to the list.” My scenario ...
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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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Move sharepoint library to another site

I want to move a SharePoint library (2010) to another sitecollection. The problem is that this document library has lookups to other lists, has fields/contenttypes (some were deployed in a solution, ...
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Content type not showing up after publishing to hub - what am I doing wrong?

Here are the steps I am taking Updating the existing MDS to enable hub (setting URI to a specific site collection) Update the content type in the site collection to be set to publish Run the timer ...
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Link Slideshow web part with my custom picture library

I created a content type that have certain fields and this content type inherits from Picture content type, then I created a list definition with document library base type and make the template 109 ...
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Populating a site template with dynamically updating files

I have created a site that I want to make into a template and deploy a copy of roughly once a week. I want each new site to contain a standard set of libraries and folders (I have those - fine so ...
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Drag and Drop document in a library with multiple content types associated

In a library with multiple Content type assigned how can I choose the CT in the document if i'm using drag and drop? How can I change the CT in case there is a CT associated per default?
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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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How to assign different content types to different folders located in the same document library

I am new to sharepoint , and I have an issue with content type. I have 2 content types ( content type1 and content type2) created for my library1, library1 has 2 folder: folder1 and folder2. I have ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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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 ...