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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How to efficiently deploy content types to a Content Type Hub

I have set up a Content Type Hub and tested the syndication is working correctly by creating a test content type and watching it be published to the client site. Then I deployed the content types I ...
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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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Event receiver attached to content type via XmlDocuments ignored?

I have a content type defined in Elements.xml and I want to add an Event Receiver. My Elements.xml looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas....
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Document IDs on existing Lists with inherited Content Types not showing

I've got some existing lists that have custom content types inherited from the Document content type. I've activated the Document ID Service feature, and any new lists I create using the same content ...
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Can't update SPField through PowerShell - object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I get the following error when trying to update the choices for a Site Column: "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." I get this error if I try to add a new choice ...
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How to display similar column from different Content Types as a single column in listview?

I have "Content Type A" and "Content Type B" both in a single Document Library. A has a column "A Status". B has a column "B Status". They are both "Choice" columns just with different choices. Is ...
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AddContentTypeField - cannot add field to Content Type

I have a list with content type in it. I'm trying to add a field to this content type so I can use it in the library. Here's I've added Elements.1.0.0.1.xml file to Content Type: <?xml version=...
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How do I determine where a content type is being used?

Months ago I made a content type that inherits from the Announcement type. I thought I put it in just three sites to test the content query web part, but I can't delete the type. How can I see which ...
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Create a folder structure in a discussion board

How can I create a folder structure in a discussion board? I have already tried this solution: 1) Create a new Site Content Type say called 'Thread Folder' based on the Folder Content Type with ...
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Can't change title field display name

I'm using visual studio to develop custom content type, which uses Element as base content type. I'd like to change title field's display name, by doing so: <FieldRef ID="{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-...
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SP 2010, Is it possible to set permissions at Content Type Level

Say I have a document Library "TravelRequests" and five different content types associated with library. Is there a way to apply permission for a given content type "ManagerCT"? When managers are ...
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Content type from Content Hub not updated

I have a content hub with a content type based on a Document Set. If I remove a column or make a change to an existing column from the hub content type and then on CA I run the Content Type Hub job ...
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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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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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How can I query a List for different ContentTypes?

I am developing a console application to extract data from a SharePoint 2013 server using the .NET client object model of the SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK: using (var clientContext = ...
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Removing Content Type: already in use even if removed from all lists

I'm facing a problem with content Types. I added a content type to thousands of lists, added items that uses that CT and now I want to remove it.. The steps I followed are theese: Removed every ...
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Creating Custom List Forms for Creating, Editing, or Displaying a List Item

I'm following this article (as well as different MSDN pages) and trying to add some custom template forms to my content type. I think I'm doing all by the book, but for some reason wont deploy my ...
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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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Ignore content type on search

I have several content type names. I want to remove one from being indexed so that it doesnt show on my refinement panel
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SP2010 Modal Dialog for Content Type “New” Form

When you create a new document set, you are presented with a modal dialog such as the following: I want to have this kind of "New Form" (modal) for my custom content type (with custom form). Now, ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 Documentset contenttype

I'm working on a custom contenttype of the type Documentset. I want to set the alllowed contenttypes, but this is not working, it's only showing the defeult document. I read several blogs but i can't ...
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Extending Survey Content Type

Does anyone know of a limitation that would prevent a developer from creating a new Content using the Survey Content Type as a base? We are hoping to add a few columns to that base Survey List.
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How to provision OOTB CTs (Audio, Video and Image) to Custom WebTemplate

I want to provision Out of the Box CTs Audio, Video and Image to my Custom Web Template which is based on "BDR#0" in SharePoint 2013. How i do this ? Should i need to provision some feature to my ...
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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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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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Deploy document library with multiple content type

I have a Document Library definition that I added to the solution. I want to include multiple content types for this Document Library: one that inherits from Folder and one that inherits from Document....
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Can't deploy custom content type

I have an content type in my feature, and sudenly when I tried to debug my feature, i got the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The content type with Id ...
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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 collections....
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Is there a flag/property to identify custom content types?

Is there a flag / property to identify custom content types in SharePoint 2010 ? I know when creating new content types its possible to put them in a group (for exc. custom content types), but is it ...
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SPList multiple content types - “Column does not exist” error

I'm using the Publishing feature of SharePoint. I have a custom Content Type that inherits from the ArticlePage Content Type, and is bound to the Pages list of a given site. My custom Content Type ...
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Pages list, content types and custom field display names

While investigating SPList multiple content types - "Column does not exist" error, I discovered something odd. Background: I'm using the SharePoint Publishing feature I have a custom ...
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Error Message - Field type Int is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field

I saw similar post on SO but it didn't worked out for me. I've created a List Definition project in VS. On one of the fields I set type to Int instead of Integer, and tried to deploy List Definition. ...
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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 ...
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How can I add button to ribbon that visible only for specific content type?

I have document library and i want to add button that will be visible only for my content type: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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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 ...