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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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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How to update content type document template from templates list?

I have a single list at SharePoint root that contains document templates for content types (C scenario). This works and the template is being associated to child content types in lists. Now i added ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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Manage content and structure copy page is not setting same content type on target page list item

In SharePoint you have the ability to copy pages from one list to another. I have a page in list 1 which is set to use the Page content type. When I copy this same page to list 2 (same web) it copies ...
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My custom form isn't saving lookup fields

I have a list with two content types. I've created two custom forms for creating new items (because one field I don't want until the 'edit' form). One works great. The other one doesn't. What's ...
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Document library - problem with document link

I'm trying to create a database of files, which will mostly contain *.zip packages with SCORM. This packages will be stored in remote location and I'd like to provide only links for them. SharePoints ...
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Changing Data Types

I want to change the data type on a field from text to multiline, Before I do, I want to know what to expect as in errors, or problems this may cause with the data already stored in that list? Please ...
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Where do added listitems inherit the “ProgId” property?

/// <summary> /// An item was added. /// </summary> public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdded(properties); ...
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Document Sets & Content Types

Our users generally work offline - hence we want an ability in Document Set whereby Documents can be uploaded in a Document Set The Uploader is asked - Which Document Set should be used to uploaded ...
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Overriding FormUrls and alternative form?

In a content type, I override the forms of the CT : <XmlDocuments> <XmlDocument NamespaceURI="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3/contenttype/forms/url"> <FormUrls ...
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Folder Content type gets lost when using a list template

I created a new folder content type that has several columns of data and then created some folders in a list using the content type. I then created a list template and included content. When I created ...
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How to make Choice Column with different options per Content Type?

I have a Content Type A which can have Status 1 or 2. I then have Content Type B which is a child of Content Type A, which can have Status 1, 2, 3, or 4. Both A and B will be in the same list. ...
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How to add document to doc library with lookup columns

I am creating an upload program that needs to be able to upload documents to my document library. This document library is configured to allow content types, and I am getting all of the columns from a ...
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Can you set the content type with SOAP by Name or only by ContentTypeID?

I'm trying to update the ContentType of a file as it uploads by name rather then ContentTypeID and it doesn't seem to be working. I'm just wondering if this is even possible to do or can you only ...
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Changing a custom content type's icon, possibly with javascript

I have a document library with multiple cusotom content types derived from "Document Set". They all show up with the same icon in a general list view. Here's what I would like to do: I'd like to ...
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Insert SharePoint metadata into excel cell

What is the best way to create a system that inserts metadata fields of the document in SharePoint in a cell in Excel? I've done this behaviour multiple times in a Word document using the 'Quick ...
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Edited Metadata Term Set in Content Type not updated

Status quo I have the metadata service application configured with a closed termset, let's call it Categories. Also I have a site collection created functioning as content type hub. There I created a ...
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Content Type Creation Date

We manually add content types to our sites. Just wondering if any one knows a method for identifying when a content type was added to a site. I've been playing around with Powershell but I can't see ...
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Wrong new form dialog with one Libarys and 2 Content types assigned and 1 list field

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. If I want to edit the properties for a ...
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Can individual items of a content type be declared as records?

If I have a content type for 'meeting minutes' with a template being syndicated out of a content type hub, is it possible to declare some resulting documents as records without declaring it for all of ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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Calendar view ignores custom content type list forms

I have a Calendar list 'EventCalendar'. The list uses two custom content types; both independently based on the base Event content type. I removed the default 'Event' content type, and replaced it ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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Why is the “folder” option in “folder content types” not selectable?

The only content types available in the "folder content types" list is "Discussion" and "Summary Task".
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Document set welcome page - define programmatically

I have a solution with a custom Document Set content type declaration. I'm also using solution event receiver to define formurls for my CT: SPContentType ct = web.ContentTypes["MyDocSetCT"]; ...
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Cannot create list relationship although it should work

I am working on a calendar which allows people to create events where people would sign up to register. the parent list is "EventCalendar" and a child list "EventRegistrations" uses a lookup column ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Policy label in custom content type using Content Type Hub

I'm having a problem with my custom content type in SharePoint 2013 (Word document) that's published using the content type hub. I have a custom content type 'Letter' with some metadata fields. This ...
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Title field does not get red asterix in DIP when required

I have a custom content type that contains the inherited Title column. This content type has a Word document template. The Title column is set to required in the content type. I would therefore ...
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Translations from resources appearing in list view but now in new or edit forms

I have a really weird problem with .resx files that I use in my solution that has been driving me nuts the past couple of days. I have two resource files: MyContentType.resx (english) and ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboard Library Default Content Type

Yesterday, I ran into an issue trying to migrate my PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards from my test/dev farm into production using the Export/Import option. Previously, doing so did not present any ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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Cannot apply document template to content type

I am trying to apply a document template to a content type. The document template is located in SharePoint already. I visit the following page in order to add the content type: ...