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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HELP - Need to restore the Event Content Type in SP 2013

Hoping someone can help...accidentally deleted the "Start Date" and "End Date" site columns and screwed up the Event Content Type. Can it be restored?
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ContentTypes and Site Columns via Visual Studio / CAML Query Updates broken

I've been using CAML queries to do list updates for quite some time, but recently they've stopped working, and I have no idea why. Even an extremely simple query seems to be failing. For example the ...
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Duplicate Save and Cancel buttons Document Library Edit Properties

I have duplicate edit and save buttons when I edit properties of a document in a document library. I copied this site from another using Manage Content and Structure. The original site did not have ...
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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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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: ...
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New Form is missing site columns when Content Type was updated with new site columns

I have a calender with Event and Reservation Content Type. I went to both the content types and added 4 site columns (Inspection, Fuel Check, Wing Check and Log Check). Now when I add a new item to ...
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Error while deploying List Definition and List Instance in SharePoint 2013

I have two features, first feature deploys custom columns and custom content types. Second feature deploys list instance and list definition. But I got following error when I retract solution first ...
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Modified Content type columns breaks in site template

I have created a site template with a list that uses my content type "ctNews". I have renamed my columns in the content type to different names, and renamed the columns in the site template. If I ...
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Document Set Information Management Policy

Scenario: Document set that has allowed content types. This document set has an Information Management Policy that includes a retention schedule. Some of the allowed content types also have a ...
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Problem creating content types programatically on a Content Type Hub

So I've been having issues with a module I built to create content types. It goes by steps like this: 1 - I create an empty content type (it may or may not inherit from another content type -which ...
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Inheritance of Content Types in a Single Feature

I am having the same issue as seen in http://stackoverflow.com/q/9699451/240372 yet the solution does not work for me. The ID's for my Content Types are the following A ...
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The element of type field fo feature 'feature' threw an exception during activation: a duplicate field name 'fieldName' was found

I am taking over a SharePoint environment. The previous developer created a custom Workflow with Custom Activities, etc. One of the steps in the Workflow is to create a web using a custom Site ...
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Design Manager crashes when loading snippets

I'm having issues with the SharePoint 2013 Design Manager, so far I've - created a new content type that inherits from the Page content type - created a new page layout in the design manager, using ...
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Content type in Infopath

Friends, I have created content type in visual studio and deployed and now i have to apply form design (infopath form) to that content type.so that whereever i apply content type to any list , then ...
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Conditions in Page Layout

I m working on requirement where I need to create page layout for migrated pages from old system. I have to have only one page layout. The migrated pages must have same fields as they were in old ...
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Concatenating values from multiple selection list box?

I am building a content type with a document template. Using InfoPath, I am customizing the template's Document Information Panel to automate the population of several fields in the resulting Word ...
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Adding Existing Taxonomy Field to Content Type Definintion

I have a preexisting TaxonomyFieldMulti Site Column that I need to add to a content type definition. I had no issue adding the field itself but my understanding is that I also need to add the taxonomy ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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2010 Content types question

I have been trying to learn content types in the development of a new SP form. I have created a new content type that inherents from the ITEM type. This content type has about 14 fields that I want to ...
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Page layout from Multilingual content type in sharepoint using Visual Studio

I have created site column for multilingual site.In site column i have set name and display name different. How can i set internal name for content type also? I am not able to set internal name for ...
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Document Library and Content Type issue. Getting set as Folder for few files

I have a Document Library with Content Type enabled. I have few custom columns. I have not used any Custom content type.By default content type is Document. Issue is when i add some files i do not ...
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Get the Parent Folder URL or Name in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow

Is there an easy way to get the parent folder URL in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow? The workflow is linked to a Content-type that is used in a Document library. The CT is a custom CT ...
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SharePoint 2013 quick edit mode and content types

I've currently run into a strange behavior with one of my SharePoint 2013 Lists. The list instance, it's definition, it's content type and the site columns used in those were created using ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App - Content Type using RelatedItems field

I want to create a Sharepoint 2013 App that uses the RelatedItems field that is available in Task lists out of the box. I am able to do this in a regular list by changing the group that the ...
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How to route incomplete content types with content organizer

I have a record management site collection. I have several rules for content so they are classified according to their meta data. I also defined a "catch-all" rule that will route all documents (no ...
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Show/hide custom fields from ListFieldIterator based on value from DropDownList

Preface, this solution cannot use InfoPath. I have a Document Library with several custom fields that I've created. I have 50 Content Types that are mapped to the Document Library. I have a list ...
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Adding a document Template as Content Type from an Event Handler throws AmbiguousMatchException

I am trying to add a document template to my site, which is to be added during an event. This code has been tested in a console app and worked perfectly, however it keeps throwing the ...
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Combine Contenttype

If I have four different external content type from different database, it is possible to merge or combine 4 content type in SharePoint 2013?
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Modal Pop-up for external Content Type

I added a unique Excel content type to my site Content Types, then added it as my default Content Type to a form library. Next, I am attempting to add a "button" on a separate page where once ...
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Change Task Title In Custom Workflow Using Powershell

I have a Custom Visual studio workflow that assigns a Task with a static title e.g. "This Is Your Business Unit Task". The workflow is a long running workflow and cannot be redeployed easily so ...
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removing empty quotation marks appearing in the content editor web part

I've built a site that uses the content editor web part, and some people who are viewing the site are saying that they see a square box appearing at the beginning of any text added to the content ...
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How to get List Title within Reusable Workflow

I have a group of lists that share a good portion of their columns, but have a few unique columns of their own. So, I created a Content Type they could each inherit from, and then each list has its ...
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SP 2010 Content Type that Rebuffs All Delete Attempts

I have a SP 2010 Content Type that just clings for its dear life. It inherits from "Form" and any associated workflows and lists have been deleted. Site & Site Collection recycle bins have been ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Get Field Values on Postback

In SharePoint 2013, I add a custom field control (using the older SharePoint 2010 BaseFieldControl style of rendering) to a content type. Then, I try to add a new item to a list using the standard ...
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SharePoint 2010 - content-type with large lookup columns

We have to design a content-type with 20 lookup columns. Again lookup columns are dependent on "Managed Metadata" & "User profile" service etc. Is it a good idea to design such CT? If not, then ...
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Programatically Assign a content type id to 'CreateTaskWithContentType' in SharePoint 2013

I already have a content type created via the UI that inherits 'Task' and added to the 'Tasks' list. as show below: Via C#, How can I associate this content type id with the ...
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Can I prevent author field being populated when changing content type?

I have two content types: Content type 1 only has the standard author field. Content 2 also has a custom field with display name "Author". When I change the content type of a document from 1 to 2 ...
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Are there any performance thresholds or limits for content types and their children?

We're having an issue with a client who is unable to update a content type's template. The content type is used within about 200-300 sites/webs. When they use the Upload Document page in the Advanced ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 for custom content type not working for subsite

In SharePoint 2010, we are creating a subsite from a site template. We have 2 custom content types based on the folder content type with some manage metadata columns added. Still, after creating a ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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MOSS 2007 Sort a dropdown content column globally

I have a content type which requires all documents to be categorized by a dropdown box. Is there a way to sort the options that are displayed?
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...