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 does sharepoint deal with the column internal names as defined inside the site level Vs. as defined inside the list level

I want to move my lists items from one list "SourceList" to another List "Destinationist", so i write the following script:- $web = get-spweb "http://*****/teamsites/SoftwareDevelopment/" $list = ...
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List do not inherit fields from content type

I have an issue when I create a content type, and it properly is created on the site but is not working at all on list. I used Sharepoint Manager 2010 to watch web internals and here I am. Here is ...
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why my custom site column have 2 different internal names on the Site Level & on the List level

I have created a site column of type "People or Group" and i name it "Software Development Risk/Issue Owner". now i added this site column inside multiple lists. now i find this confusing issue. when ...
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Content type publishing: server impact on crawling for new subscribers?

Assume you have 100.000+ site collections that subscribe to a single content type hub containing around 10 published content types. How does the content type publishing timer job works? Does it ...
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publish content type forms to infopath 2013

I have created some Content Type and added some custom columns to it. I would be using this in a list. So I have created a list and added the 2 Content Type to it. Now i would like to use InfoPath ...
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Hide Content Type Field in EditForm SharePoint 2007

I am trying to hide the content type field in the edit form. I know it can be done with jquery but i don't really know which *.js file i need, where do i store that *.js file and what code do i put in ...
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REST: Filter List Items by Content Type Name

I can't for the life of me figure out what's wrong with this URL: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...
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Quick Parts Not Showing For Site Content Type, But Are In List Content Type

I added a whole bunch of site columns through SharePoint Designer. I then added these columns to an existing site Content Type through the GUI. I then proceeded to edit the site content type's ...
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SharePoint 2013: Force the Newform.aspx form to show Content Type choices [duplicate]

Is there a way to be able to have users select Content Type when on Newform.aspx? It currently works when on EditForm.aspx
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Orphanded SSRS 2008 content types in SharePoint

We had upgraded from SP 2010 to 2013. Prior to the upgrade, it appears we had a broken install of SSRS 2008. It never worked. I was hoping the upgrade and the new version of SSRS (2012) would fix the ...
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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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Change default content type dynamically (SharePoint 2007)

I don't know if this is possible, i don't have coding knowledge (no access to code either) nor SharePoint Designer. I have a Choice field in a custom list with 5 different statuses and 5 different ...
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Renaming content types not updating

I have renamed a content type at the hub and republished it. I have also manually re ran the timer job Content Type Hub Subscriber and Content Type hub. The content type at the site level has ...
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Termstore invalid GUID after migrating

A site has been migrated from one environment to another. Some of the site columns in the site which have terms to select from the term store, are displaying as red. I am thinking that is due to ...
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Unable to filter items inside my Content Query web part, if filters are based on 2 columns that are defined inside different CT

I have the following:- Team site collection, which have a content type named “Shared CT”, with fields such as ID, title, name, description, etc… Inside the Team site collection I have two sub sites; ...
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Title field is hidden in “New Item” form

When I click "New Item", all of my other columns show up. However, my title field (it doesn't matter if it's 'Title', 'Title linked to item', or 'Title linked to item with edit') doesn't show up. ...
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Why can't a user with contribute permissions on a SharePoint 2013 document library use the Link to Document content type?

We use SharePoint 2013, and we have a site owner reporting that they have a document library with unique permissions. They granted a user contribute level access to the library (I've confirmed no ...
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Why is my browser-enabled form losing its content type?

I have two form libraries that host my form and its content type ("library1" and "library2"). I create the form in "library1", save and exit. At this point the content type is accurate. Upon ...
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How to fetch results from task content type using ContentType search scope in SharePoint 2013?

I have 2 content types Form Task & Document Task having parent content type as Task. Now i have created 2 custom list Form Task List & Document Task List(not the task list) and added the ...
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Version label in content type document template - SharePoint Online

Is there a way of creating a label for a content type and incorporating it into the content type document template in SharePoint Online? I would like to be able to reuse the same content type and ...
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Propogate changes to Description site column in Event content type

I'm trying to change the Description column in the default Event content type to plain text. I can save the change, but it doesn't propagate down to our lists that use the content type. Does this ...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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How to get a table as cell of a custom list?

I am not experienced with Sharepoint at all and I wanted to be able to add some data (user, text, ...) wich was no problem, but I also want a list of (text,date). for example: title, user, task, date ...
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Enable content type selection on Add List item

I have created a list that has multiple content types associated with it. It seems that the Content Type dropdown is only visible when editing a list item. I would like the users to be able to ...
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2010 Approval Workflow - Dynamic Approver

In the OOTB Approval Workflow 2010 included in SharePoint 2013, the approver/approvers are fixed when the workflow is assigned to a list. I'd like to change it such that depending on a record ...
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Which Content Types to Inherit from for Publishing Pages

I would like to create some Custom Content Types to be used in some custom page Layouts. I am a bit confused as to which Parent Content Type to Inherit from. There are "Page Layout Content Types" ...
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How to set contenttype policy label programmatically?

I have a custom contenttype created in VS. I would like to set a policy label on this contenttype. How can I do this programmatically?
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Same Content Type Display Name, Different Internal name

I know that you can have internal names and display names for columns but can you also do that for Content Types? For example, we have the following with our current powershell script: ...
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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Associating content type containing lookup site column to custom list programmatically using CSOM ERROR: Value does not fall within the expected range

I have created a list using CSOM - works fine. & associated a content type(Without Lookup Column) - works fine but If there is any lookup column associated with Content Type & when I try to ...
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How to collect information from Subsites?

As I wrote, I'm looking for some suggestions about how to do the next thing: This is the scenario: I set a Site Collection up with several blogs as subsites. What I want to do is to show on the main ...
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Custom content type for discussion list

I have a subsite structure, each of the subsites contain a disussion board dealing with "How-Tos". I want to create a search that searches only those particular discussion lists. I thought of ...
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Declaratively created content type is losing event receivers on list

I declaratively created a content type which has an attached event receiver. I attached this ct to a list which is also being done via xml declaration. In principle all components are working. The ...
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SP13: Lookup column with multiple selections

In SP10 and later this was not possible, but it's hard for me to find if Microsoft has made it possible in SP13. I have created a lookup column and wanted to be able to select multiple choices from ...
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Custom Content Type not showing up in List

I need to develop a way for cross-site lookup in Sharepoint 2013. As this is not possible OOTB, I built a custom content type that has a custom control template which in turn displays a custom form ...
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Content Type inherited from Folder not showing custom fields in Forms

I created via xml declaration a content type which is based on the folder content type. I set "inherits=FALSE" due to the declaratively adding of event receivers to the content type. My Problem now is ...
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The formula cannot refer to another column

I was attempting to add a content type that was syndicated from the Content Type Hub, to a list on a subscriber site, when something went wrong. The formula cannot refer to another column. ...
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I have a document library with multiple templates, including document set

I think what I'm asking isn't possible without Java Script or creating a custom form in SPD. I've got a document library with lots of document templates, which I have created content types for. I ...
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How to set contenttype for listitem in jsom

I'd like to know how to set a new content type for a listitem with js. I try this with an id of an other content type retrieve in powershell but nothing change newItem.set_item("ContentTypeId", ...
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Custom Action on a generic List without a Content Type

Can I define a SharePoint ribbon or Menu custom action on a generic list without a content type? I've tried the following with no luck. It doesn't show up in the ribbon. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Capture Content Type selected at creation

I am trying to create a column that capture which content type a user selects to create an item in a list at the time of creation. I would also like to prevent that new column from changing regardless ...
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Update Content Types installed via feature

This question have been asked several times but I'm still a bit confused and hope that you can make it clear for me. I have a site in which many Content Types have been declared via CAML in a ...
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Share data between content types

I currently have a list in SharePoint 2013 with several different content types. One of these content types is listed as manager update which the manager selects to update specific fields for ...
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custom content type column ordering is ignored on forms

This is for SharePoint 2010. I have two custom content types which I have added to a Calendar list. For each of the custom content types, I have adjusted the column ordering, as part of editing the ...
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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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Export Translation not showing unused Fields

I noticed that when I export translation in Site Settings, unused fields don't get translated. It's important for us to have every CT and Fields translated before using it (there are some troubles if ...
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Quickpart with empty value are not replaced

I'm in SharePoint 2013 and use word template in document library on my content type. Inside i use quick part bind with meta of my lybrary. When a meta is empty or with a whitespace, my quick part is ...
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Use a template with macro on content type

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and have some content type with word template. I need to add a macro on open document in my template. When i add my macro and save in dotm my template. The document generated ...
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How to select the default contenttype/pagelayout for each new article page by the right top corner custom action?

In the right top corner you can click on the icon, and then click on "Create new Page". You will see a new popup and can enter the name of the page. After you click on OK you will get into the new ...
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Query by contenttype with inheritance

Lets say we have 2 contenttypes: LanguageItem (inherits from item) News (inherits from LanguageItem) I have a list with contenttype set to "News", including some items. Is it possible to create a ...