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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Is there a way to have a notes section on a site and have those notes be saved to the document set?

We are trying to automate our funding process and we need a section where the employees can take notes for when they make their phone calls and verification. I have been trying to work with the ...
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Create Custom Content Type using Client Object Model

I need to create custom content type from a given guid for a SharePoint site using Client Object Model. However, in the constructor of ContentTypeId ctid = new ContentTypeId() there is no facility ...
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Folder name as calculated field

I've created a Library which consists of two Folder Content-types. Customer Prequalfication I'm looking to create a calculated column in the Prequalfication folder content-type which fetches the ...
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How can I find out if a column is unused powershell

I have noticed in some of my document libraries that I have a column that is unused. Is there a bit of code in powershell that will tell me which document libraries have the column in question but it ...
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Content type ID on a file different from actual content type ID?

Moving from "a sharepoint user" to "a sharepoint power user", I now am facing the world of Powershell and more. One thing that really puzzles me is the following. Ok, so I have a document library ...
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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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Are use of folders detrimental to the use of content types?

Background: I have rather recently taken over the use of the document center aspect of our intranet from a colleague who has moved on to better things. Our organization consists of a number of ...
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Hide Column in List Definition

I have Content Type in which column have ShowInEditForm="True", As I want to show this columns in Edit form of List A. But I don't show this column in List B. I change column as below in list ...
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Enterprise wiki page content type possible in team sites?

I know it sounds silly but I have tried it and it does not work. I wanted to activate the Enterprise wiki page and Project Page (from the Enterprise wiki template) in a normal Site Pages library in a ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Get ContentType in ItemAdding Event Handler

I need to change a field in the item being added based on its content type. This needs to happen before the item has been added - hence ItemAdding event receiver. Using ItemAdded is no good since the ...
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Upload file using JS and REST. Specify content type

I can upload file to SharePoint library using JS and REST. The content type of added file is as library default content type. How can i specify file content type when uploading file? Thanks!
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Office templates for content type

We have two libraries named a and b. B is full with word templates. Now we want to use templates for our content types in library a. So we add the link of the document in library b for our library a ...
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Create a hyperlink to open a New List Item Content Type in modal View in SharePoint 2010?

I have been researching this for a while now and no where can I find a solution that works perfectly in a list with multiple content types. I needed to create hyperlinks on a page where the user could ...
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Why is the icon for my custom document template broken?

Before I get to the meat of it here's some background information (and an apology for the wall of text...). I'm running SharePoint 2010. I have created a content type called E-mail, using Document ...
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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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Sort list by content type

We have a list grouped by content type: Now we want to sort our groups by the order of our list content types. Is this possible? The possibility of sort from a-z would also be enough.
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Site Content type MS word

I have a new word template that contains a new quick part that references to Sharepoint metadata. I have about 1000 documents that need to have this new template applied to it so that the new quick ...
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Document Library - Content Type selection ignored!

Not sure yet if something wrong on my Foundation installation or a new SP2013 bug. On SP2013 (didn't happen on SP2010!) - create new Document Library app and use Advanced Settings to set it to Manage ...
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Can I have multiple templates for a content type under “New Documents”?

I am a new SharePoint 2010 user. I have a situation where I need to add templates to a sharepoint library, so when a user selects "New Document" a list of templates displays. Multiple templates have ...
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New column added to content type - not appearing on an item of that type

As title says, I have added a Site Column to an extisting Site Content Type. When looking at an item (it happens to be a page) that is of that content type, I can't see the new field. By 'looking at', ...
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Create custom column with type File in a custom list

My problem is I want to create a field of type "File" in a custom list. But my lists content type is "Item" which doesn't support such type of fields. The point of this manipulation is to update a ...
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Turning on management content types affect in progress Designer workflows?

I have a list of equipment and a Designer workflow which waits until the equipment's Expiry Date and then sends an email to the person in the Owner field. If I turn on management of content types (so ...
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Calculated column on Start Date in Calendar List Not working

In SharePoint Server 2010, I have a standard calendar list created with an attached custom content type. I'm simply trying to create a calculated column on the event's start date in the content type ...
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Create Page Layout in SharePoint 2013

Situation: I want to create a new PageLayout for a custom ContentType (PageLayout-ContentType). I used the Snippet-Tool from the Design Manager to get my Fields into the PageLayout. Example: ...
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site columns not showing up in the custom page layout

I created a custom page layout in which I attached a content type which contains 3 fields (site columns). I deployed the solution in my dev environment and it works fine. I can see the fields, but ...
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Add new Content Type to Multiple Document Libraries in SharePoint online(Office 365)

I have one Sample Document Library on SharePoint Online (office 365). this Library has 5 different document content type. And using this Library as a template i have created 300 new Document Libraries ...
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Customlist with derived contenttype doesn't add new column from contenttype

I got a simple cusom list with some columns created in Visual Studio. these columns are from a contenttype (also created in visual studio too). It was asigned to it and works very well. I ...
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Force use of Document Template in 2013?

How do you force SharePoint 2013 to use the default Document Template that is defined in Advanced Settings? In SharePoint 2013, the default menu that appears when you click "new document" is the ...
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Content Type vs Managed Metadata

Considering Content Types and Managed Metadata are two difference ways to add metadata to items I am having difficulty understanding how these two features play together. It seems to me many of the ...
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Document Library and Content Type issue. Getting set as Folder for few files

I have a Document Library with Content Type enabled. I have few custom columns. I have not used any Custom content type.By default content type is Document. Issue is when i add some files i do not ...
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Updating internal fieldname not getting reflected

Here's my scenario : Created a content type hub and programmatically created a custom content type and added a custom field in it. Solution got deployed successfully. <Elements ...
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The SharePoint can not find the model of the content type

I'm using SharePoint Online (2013), I created a document library with content type models. You never create a document, it will always use a template. I already have the models created, until ...
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Drop down list of content types or hyperlinks newform

I am creating a form and I want to be able to select which content type form to select. Like on the edit form there is a drop down list with the content types in. Is there anyway to do this on ...
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I need help using multiple content types in a wiki page library

I currently trying to used multiple custom content types based off of the wiki page content type in one wiki page library. "Allow management of content types" has been enabled with the designer The ...
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Is it possible to have different default values in children content-types?

We would like to use inheritance in our content type setup, where the parent content type has a field "subtype". We would like to have default values in our children content types defined on the ...
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Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

I've written a feature that deploys new columns along with a content type containing the columns. The feature is Site scoped and written in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy to SharePoint 2010. When the ...
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An item with the same key has already been added when trying to recover my list using Linq (SPMetal)

I have a problem with my application SharePoint. The problem is that I added a List in my SharePoint site (directly in SharePoint), then I used SPMetal LINQ to generate a File in which I can recover ...
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Content type hub is subscribed to itself and no other collections are

We have a sp2010 production farm with a metadata service using a content type hub collection, to which several webapps are associated. However, even after republishing, or unpublishing and publishing ...
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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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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I'm simply looking to create a link on my home page that goes directly to the button that you click to open a new instance of the template you created in your content type. If I described that wrong, ...
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Turning off management of content types

I have a list with aproximately 100 records. It has management of content types turned on. There is one content type and all the records are that content type. If I turn off management of content ...
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Show in webpart a list of the titles of all lists from contenttype X?

I would like to add a webpart to my page with all the Titles of all my lists from contenttype X. How can I implement this? For example I have 4 lists which are using contenttype X: ListA ListB ListC ...
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Conditionally hiding fields on publishing pages

Is it possible to hide some publishing fields on page layouts based on page content type field values? For example, if some field named Show Main Image is not set to true, I don't want to show Main ...
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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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putting the content type into the list

I have created two content types for my list, which take you to two different forms some items the same some different. Is there anyway to show what content type was selected in the list. Maybe by ...
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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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Content Types how to use them

I essentially want to put two forms into 1 list, some of the items they contain are the same and some are different. I'm not really sure how content types work. I essentially want first for the user ...
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How to open a file using Item Id in SharePoint document library?

I am working on SharePoint Foundation 2010. I want to open file from a link. I found a solution "Link To Document" content type. But in "Link To Document" content type we need filename of original ...