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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Multiple content types in a single library - sharing columns

I have built a simple expense claims feature into a sharepoint site using infopath. All works fine, but we wish to expand this to handle multiple types of claim, each having it's own form, travel ...
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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How to customise and navigate Content Type - SharePoint 2013 List

I need some help here. Im customizing forms that have list built using Content Types. I noticed the difference in the links is something like this below I have one default content list type called ...
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How to define specific GUID for a derived custom content type (PowerShell)

I am pretty new to PowerShell to be honest. What I am trying to achieve is to use a specific GUID for my content type that derives from Workflow Task.
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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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Try to add content type to list. Error: System.ArgumentException: No two choices should have the same ID

I am using SP 2010. I have a list. I have 5 content types on this list. I try to add another one. When I click on the link "Add from existing site content types" I got an error from SharePoint with ...
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creating custom form with content type list - Shaepoint 2013 list

I have a list with a content type. So basically i have the default content type and another custom one. I would like to customize the forms and taught of using sharepoint designer. Is this a good ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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How to assign programatically an InfoPath XSN to a Content Type

I had some content types and some XSN infopath files... I can link it by web interface and this works well but I must do this connection during feature activated event... So... Is there any code to ...
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Add content type drop down menu to custom form

I need to add a drop down list to a custom form that allows you to select the content type. The default editform.apsx has this menu but when I create a new custom edit form I can not see how to add ...
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Create Custom Ribbon Tab with New Document Flyout

My boss wants me to assume that the clients are complete idiots and that the standard document tab with all the options is too scary even with all the options grayed out. He wants me to create a ...
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Overwrite FieldRef attribute in derived content type

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Sub21 (ContentTypeInheritance\Sub21) ...
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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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Error when trying to change Word Document to different Content Type

I have some code that creates a new Word document in a Document Set and then I want to set the Content Type to be a custom type inheriting from document that I have created. var newLetter = ...
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Creating New Content Types - Parent- Child Sites

In my site I am creating a new site and subsites. We have a main site that we want to collect the different Projects (parent) and have the subsites have the project information along with other ...
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how to change content type from Document set to Item

While creating content type I've selected Item as a parent but after created I can see its showing Document Set as a parent content type. Now can anyone please suggest if possible I can change the ...
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Custom Workflow Task List without Completion Percentage or Status

I am trying to create a "simple" task list that uses the characteristics of a Workflow Task, with the following specifications: Use in a workflow to "Assign A Task" to a user. Eliminate the ...
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Sub Folder Content Types set wrong in Document Set Library

I have a SharePoint Online Document library that contains only the out-of-the-box "Document Set" content type. Using the Ribbon I create a new Document set and then open it. From the ribbon I then ...
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OneDrive - Sync SharePoint document library Content Type with Windows Explorer

1) I have created a document library where I have added a Content Type with some fields. So when a user creates a document in this document library (using either the "New"-button or the ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I am trying to create a simple hyperlink to place on a page that will invoke a new document from a content type. Not certain why this is so difficult but has anyone seen detailed instructions on how ...
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Set column order in contenttype

I've added some site columns with an xml file and also created my contenttype in the xml. After deploying, a feature creates a lookup to another list (with c# code). How can I set te column order in ...
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Cannot edit Document Information Panel

I tried to change Document Information Panel for my custom content type. I have WSP with simple text field: <Field Group="MyFields" Name="MyTxtField" ID="{A22BAD37-31C0-4BED-A3F9-7686CB9FF930}" ...
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Using Content type of parent site in subsite

I have a site a sharepoint 2010 and created some contenttype and site columns in it. One of my content type has a lookup filed List1 : - Title -ID List2: -Title -ID -List(lookup) I saved ...
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Content Type Localization

I am trying to localize a SharePoint 2013 Content Type. I created a new Content Type in Visual Studio and Added a few Sitecolumns to it. I also added a Feature Resource file and linked the ...
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Timecard Management in SharePoint 2013 using visual studio

Is there any provision in SharePoint for tracking punch-in and punch-out time when user is authenticated through Windows authentication? So far, I have taken a custom list, added Timecard content type ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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Data Inputing in Multi-Line text box and specified type

Good Day all, Im new to sharepoint, I have been ask to test sharepoint to see if it would do what we need, in terms of data inputing for our specific data model. The input is important as we need to ...
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List contenttype do not inherit the contenttype from website after adding new columns

I am using sp 2010. I have a list with for example contenttype "Project portal". I have add some new columns to this contenttype on website level. I can see these new columns on website content level. ...
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Content Types “New Item”

I am working on the Knowledge Database in SharePoint, so I have created several content types with lists. I want customers to be able to create a new article and get a different FORM based on the ...
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Use Content Type for EditForm.aspx

I have a custom list with 2 content types. The first user to add an item will use ContentType1 so that only necessary fields are shown. The next user comes in and edits that same item, but I want ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Custom forms associated to centent types show not saving the correct content type field

In SP Designer for a custom list when I create custom NewForms and also associate them with certain content types during the creation process. I then add new items to the list using those pages. In ...
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Content Type event reciever inheritance

I have a number of content types with Document as a base. Each of these content types has their own unique behavior and therefore each one has an event receiver. This works perfectly fine except for ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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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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How to properly use lookup columns in content types in the content type hub

I created one content type called client in the content type hub. THen I created another content type called project on the content type hub, this one should have a lookup column to the client. As ...
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Set “Allow management of content types?” set to “Yes” within a Content Type or List Definition

How do you set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" within a Content Type or List Definition?
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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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Different sets of options in a lookup or choice column depending on the content type

I have a list content type and other content types that derive from it. I need to add a lookup or choice column to the content type (or the list itself) just so that each child content type or list ...
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Will lists inherit the edit form from it's Custom Content Type?

I have created a custom content type and I would like to have all lists that use that content type use it's edit/new forms. Below is the XML i have in my Elements.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Powershell - get a list of all the document libraries for a web application including content types - output to csv

I have following code and it works great. However, business unit now wants to see content types for each document library. Most document libraries come with Document and Folder content types. Now, ...
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Get all the document libraries where IsContentTypeAllowed is enabled

I am using this PowerShell code to get a list of document libraries where allow content type is enabled. But it does not return anything. Get-SPWeb http://intranet.site.net | Select ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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Document Properties Demotion from ListItem field is not working

I have a content type in a library configured with a word document as a template, it is the default content type. When creating via the UI from New item entering information into the DIP sets values ...
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Provide a customer an upgradeable SharePoint solution containg content types, list templates and so on

currently I'm developing a SharePoint solution for a customer, which contains the following: A custom field type Two content types (one containing lookup fields to the list which is using the other ...
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Programatically add a content type to a document library

I have an event-handler feature that changes the content type of an item when it is added to a document library, however this will only work if the content type is allowed for that document library. ...
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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 ...