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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Content Type Columns not showing for Image Library

I have created the following 2 Site Column Definitions and a Content Type that incorporates both of the site columns A List Definition of type Picture Library that utilizes the Content type. however ...
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Determining wether SPContentType and SPField are created by user or not

I am doing a migration tool (web part) that copies a site collection from point a to point b. Everything works so far, but currently only custom lists are copied to point b. Now I need a way to ...
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New Document button

I have a document library with both my own content type and the default one (Document). When I click the "New Document" button, only one item appears in the drop-down - Document. This happens despite ...
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Promote Word's “Company” property

I'm trying to promote the Microsoft Word's "Company" property. I tried using the technique that consists in creating a column with the same name, prefixed by an _. This is working for the "Author" ...
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Sharepoint List with Custom Form: setting the Content Type

I've been developing a list with custom forms using Sharepoint 2010 using this excellent article: ...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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SharePoint Online Refinable Properties and Custom Content Types

We're using SharePoint Online (Office365) post-upgrade, plan E3. I have created a custom content type based on the standard Task. When I assign a crawled property to one of the RefinableString ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Management of two content types in same list through access

I have 2 content types in the same list. Some fields are in 1st content type, some in the second and some are shared. I defined a default content type. When i open with access and try to enter a line ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows stuck on in progress

I was following this blog http://sharepointgypsy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/create-state-machine-workflow-with.html about SharePoint Designer 2010 state machine workflows and edited the choices in the ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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Custom content type for SharePoint2013 Calendar?

I've created custom content type for Calendar in SharePoint2013 that inherits from Event. Now, im having issue with creating/adding a new item in the calendar. SharePoint2013 does not want to save my ...
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Document Information Panel (Infopath 2007 .xsn) crashes Word 2010 when creating an instance of the content type, any idea why?

My problem seems to be that whenever I create an instance of a document content type it seems to crash Word 2010, I've tested it on another PC with Word 2007 installed and it opens the document just ...
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Add a field to all the contenttypes of the current list

I have two content types that I want to use to more than one list. I want to add a Field to ONLY one of those lists, but I want to add the field to both the content types of the list, without ...
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Content type inheritance and event receiver

I have defined in a VS project a custom content type "Parent". I want to let the user create (from the ui) child content type of this content type, while benefiting some shared behavior (auto filling ...
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Changing content type from a sp2013 app using REST

I'm creating an app that uses a calendar and its events as a source for information. My app, however, needs some additional fields associated with the event. The additional fields are easy to create ...
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SP2010: Value of the 'Title' field is not stored when saving from pagelayout

I've created a pagelayout associated with a specific content type that contains the standard Title field. In my aspx file, I have an EditModePanel with attribute PageDisplayMode set to Edit, and ...
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Modify “Edit this Task” Outlook button for SharePoint 2010 workflow task custom content type

I have created a custom content type based off of workflow task content type by following along with this article http://fmuntean.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/infopath-task-forms-made-easy-part-2/ ...
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Why isn't my content type drop-down selection available on my custom list form?

Please forgive my SharePoint ignorance. I needed to make a field read-only on the edit form which required me to use a custom list form. Now another roadblock...the content type selector is gone. Is ...
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Missing my custom content type in UI List instance

In visual studio I defined some content types. In addition I added each content type to a list definition and created a list instance from each list definition. When I install my solution in ...
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Listdefinitions use Listname as Contenttype

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation, VS2010 and i use the Sharepointfactory(spsf.codeplex.com), if this is important. My typical approach are: I create first some fields, then i use these in a ...
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...
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Adding/removing items to/from a DropDownChoiceField

I can't seem to manipulate the items displayed in a DropDownChoiceField I have that's tied to a field on the custom content type with big, really frustrating problems. This field is only visible in ...
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Add files to document library based on content types

Okay, I am using following powershell script to add files to document library. Initially, the library only had built in content type "Documents". But now its another content type "Link to a Document". ...
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applying a managed meta-data column to a content type vs adding it to a view

Hello this is my first question on here so please be gentle. i have just provisioned a new document content type called GCDocument (whose parent is document) along with some new fields, such as a ...
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Removing System Content Types

I have deployed a Content Type Hub which has my organization's "Primitive" Content Types. These types are obviously inherited from the System Content Types (Document, Item, Announcement, etc..). Now, ...
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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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automatically removed Content type association to workflow

I have created SharePoint workflow 2013 with an associated content type. I have observed that when SharePoint Designer 2013 reopens ,that time MyWorkflow automatically disassociates content type. ...
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Performance degradation: unfetched field caused extra roundtrip

In ULS there was this message: Performance degradation: unfetched field [PublishingPageContent] caused extra roundtrip I updated my content type with that field (content type is set to page). ...
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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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Content Type Lookup Field is Read-Only

i cant set the content-type column in the datasheet view in MS access. sharepoint tells me the column is read-only but i cant find it in the column list because its a system standart and only looks ...
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Quick Edit ignores Content Type setting

I have created a new content type which inherits all columns from the default 'Task' content type. I changed the 'Assigned To' column in this new content type to be required. I created a new list ...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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Update all related content types with these workflow association settings

There is this option on the workflow settings page for content type "Update all related content types with these workflow association settings" If there are 3 workflows associated with the parent ...
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How to update folder properties based on content type using C# Rest code

I have a document library, say, People, with a custom content type MyCustomType with fields Location, Cost.This library has a folder say X. X has a subfolder Y. Y has 3 subfolders z1,z2,z3 at the same ...
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SharePoint 2010: Set Default Content Type Across Site Collection Libraries, or Alternatively Bulk Edit Content Types in a Library

We have project staff who upload hundreds of documents during the day that are all the same content type with little variation. This is done across dozens of libraries. This means I can't just set a ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Child content types doesn't update

Hello I added new field to content type programatically and it updated nicely on test environment, but when I pushed update on main environment the inheriting list content type was not updated even ...
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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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Hide a content type from the new document menu

I have created a content type contenttype1 containing a numeric columns that I have associated to a folder in one of my library which help me to change the default alphabetical folder ordered to a ...
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Newlink.aspx for “Link to a document” not working

I try to create a new template "newlink.aspx" for content-type "link to a document", but when I change the template for my content type with a new aspx page, I have this message when I create new link ...