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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Same column name, different metadata for different content types?

I am trying to set up two content types for two different products: Product A content type. Product B content type. Within each of these I want to build a same column called Customer. However ...
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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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List content type permission management

I remember being able to manage permissions for list content types in older versions of SP, was this removed for SP2013? If not, how can I set it up?
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Custom content type attached to reusable workflow change to All

Yesterday I have created reusable workflow using custom content type in SharePoint online. today I have open that reusable workflow from SharePoint designer 2013, then found that custom content type ...
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Site Content Type with QuickParts to be used across site collection

I've been struggling to create a library which uses several site content types to create forms/documents using metadata of other lists in the same site. I've looked around the site and this question ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to remove content type from library

I accidentally associated a content type to a library, but now realize that it does not need to be a part of this library. I cannot find any setting to remove this content type (not delete it), from ...
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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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ContentTypeBinding Publishing Page in Pages List

I am using a SharePoint 2013 on-premise solution and I would like to know if is possible to add the publishing page options on the Pages List. I know it is possible to add the Content Type, explained ...
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Content Type concept

I read hundred of articles for Content Type but still confused, can someone please put down few words that help me understand concept of it and how its being utilized in sharepoint, I already read ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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Document Set “Name” Link is taking me to the wrong location

I created a Document Library that uses Content Types Document, Folders, and Document Set. Clicking on a Document set should bring the user to a document set welcome page which shows them the contents ...
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Create “Image with formatting and constraints for publishing” site column programmatically

How can I create site column with "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" content type programmatically in FeatureActivated method? I need to add this site column to the List
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Is there a way to force the a retention policy defined on a content type to work again on an item if its Event is met again

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. And inside a content type I define the following retention policy stage:- If a custom site column named “contract review date” is met to call a ...
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Wish to share the same document between two seperate document libraries

Our Sharepoint setup at work requires a document being created in one library (FBD) using a set of generic content types, and these same content types having been setup are being used in a different ...
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Document Content Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and add a ...
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XML Content Type [closed]

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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How to make field readonly in one content type, but not another on same list

In a list with two content types - both with the same field "Title", I need to make the field readonly in one of the content types, but not the other (in one the title is manually set, in the other ...
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Adding a site column and add it to a content type from PowerShell issue

Within a PS script, I'm trying to add a site column and add this column to a custom content type. Here is my script : add-pssnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -EA 0 function ...
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How to Add Merge Templates to Document Set Content Type

I have created a Document Set, for which I would like to add the following functionality: Adding a new item of this Document Set type should generate a number of documents These documents all have ...
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Auto-Populate Field based on Content Type Form Selected

In WSS3.0, we are creating a list where there will be 3 different content types - or forms - to select from and fill out. Because of this, we have a field to select the type of request the user is ...
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Content-Type column default value

I created a custom content type called "test". The columns are: Title Publisher The column "Publisher" is already a column which comes from SharePoint itself. I changed the default value to "...
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What is the proper way to enable tagging to all documents in a site collection

I am using SP2013 on-premise. In order to enhance search experience, I want to enable tagging for all documents. In Site settings -> Site Content Type, I open Document. Then I "add column to existing ...
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Publishing from Content Type Hub says No proxy associated with the site recognizes the site as a hub site

I created a site collection and added it as content type hub by creating a managed meta data service app. When publishing my content types, I get an Error 'No proxy associated with the site recognizes ...
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Content search and content type

In SP 2013 on-prem publishing site, I have a Content Search WebPart that shows a list of pages by querying for the custom content type id, and it worked fine until I edited the navigation settings on ...
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Find ContentType of current ListItem of Document Library

Our SharePoint site was setup by an external company. I need to connect to it and return the ListItems. I am able to do this but I cannot determine the ContentType of the Documents. My UnitTest ...
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How to add a content type field to a SPList using PowerShell

This the scenario: I have created a new LookupField (Content Type) called MyLookupField which derives from SPFieldLookup as shown below: public class MyLookupField : SPFieldLookup { ... } Here's ...
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Link to a Document Content Type not working

I'm trying to setup a link to a File Share folder using the Link to a Document Content Type. When creating the Link initially I can only use http:// instead of file:\\ but can amend the properties ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Content Search

I have a SharePoint Document Library (Subsite) there I have columns. I want to display specific columns on another website and at the same link to the document. I know that it can use the content ...
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Creating InfoPath Form from SP List with Content Types

I created a SharePoint list that I want to transfer to InfoPath form. The SharePoint list has multiple content types. Is there a way to transfer the list into InfoPath and have the content types ...
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Why aren't my content types available?

In SharePoint 2013, I have created site content types in the ECH all from the document parent content type. In an effort to keep my custom content types easy to manage, as these are all for process ...
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Fields and FieldLinks return the same two values for all Content Types

I have an application that loads all of my content types into a drop down list. When an item in the drop down list is selected I would like to get a list of the columns for that content type but each ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content/File type

How do I add a content type to a document library so that *.tar.gz actually shows up in the name of the file. It shows up when I view permissions, but not in the library view
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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My field in workflow task is still required even after made it optional

Environment : Sharepoint Foundation 2010 A few days ago, I wanted to make my field required in a workflow task. For that, I made required my field under the content type. But, this had no effect. 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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Issue with External Data Columns on Document Libraries with Content Types

I have site content type called ContractBase that has a bunch of fields that are used in contracts. I created some other site content types (ContractType1 and ContractType2) that inherit from ...
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Aggregated view for Display Form for SharePoint 2013

Due to my business case, I have a relationship of Person-Position-Certificate lists with existing data. I need to have a Person view that aggregates information from those lists, means I would like to ...
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Search filter by custom content type

I have now round about 20 custom content types developed. E.g. (planing, presentation, agenda, sample etc.). Problem 1: I want to save those content types into a refinable string, so I am able to ...
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Creating duplicate content type in subsite as in parent using sharepoint hosted app

I have created an sharepoint hosted app which creates content types and site columns. This app is easily installed on the parent site collection. But when the app is installed in subsite it throws an ...
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Content types not updating

I have published new content types from the hub (including templates). Some libraries in one site have the new template and some do not. Also I have an Excel CT with template published and deployed ...
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Make fields required in Workflow Task

Environment : Sharepoint 2010 Foundation I have a workflow that ask someone to do a custom task (created myself). This task has just 3 fields like "Approval", "Assigned To" and "Comments". I want to ...
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Announcement VS Newsfeed: what is better for internal corporate news?

I would like to know what you guys are using for internal news between announcements and newsfeed. With hashtags and mentions being activated in SP2013, it seems to me like either would work, but I'd ...
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Infopath form not submitting to correct library upon creation

I am using SharePoint 2010 with infopath. Currently I have a form library set up to submit infopath forms. The library is using the infopath form for the content type when creating new items. The ...
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WebSite search does not find any result

I have a 2010 Site migrated to 2013, which contains old 2010 Lists and some new 2013. In all Lists I have enabled the Search (advanced list settings) and clicked Re-index List. All List searches and ...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...
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I am trying to 'write' the name of the content type on the NewForm.

There is code posted within another string on StackExchange, but it's not working correctly. I'm still working in SharePoint 2010 on the front end, but the back end has been migrated to SharePoint ...
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How do I know which Columns are safe to delete because they are used by a removed content type?

This list used to have content types (A & B). We have now deleted all list items that were content type B. I have turned off Management of content types. Columns for content type B still appear in ...
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Word Template's DateTime Always One Day Off?

I have a library with custom content type with .docx template. I have a 'StartDate' and 'EndDate' fields in the content type which are mapped to quick parts in .docx template. When I change the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library: Not reflecting Column order from content hub

In a document library where we have content types for one of the content types we have changed the order of the columns via the content hub settings: We republished this content type. When we add ...