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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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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Content Type showing up in edit form?

I have a library with a couple of custom content types all inheriting from Document Set and in the edit form the Content Type field shows up. I would rather remove it because it doesn't make any sense ...
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Rendering Template apply only on second deploy

SP2013. I have a custom rendering template for a Content Type in CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Problem is that when I deploy solution by VS on a development machine this template doesn't show up on a form. ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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Why does SharePoint 2013 Search append “text/html; charset=utf-8 ” to some ContentTypes and how can it be avoided?

I have a question according the Search in SharePoint 2013. My Search does append some strange "Types" to the ContentTypes. For example Documents with a Content Type with the Parent Content Type "Page" ...
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SharePoint 2007 - column behaviour

There are few columns in task content type which are calculated, the hyperlinks to edit these columns are disabled, and hence cannot go to managecontenttype.aspx by clicking on the colmumn names in ...
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Publish a content type that contains a meta data column

Attempting to publish a content type that contains a meta data column which uses a managed meta data terms set and NOT a custom one but it wont allow me to publish as SP2013 thinks I am using a custom ...
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Need help with the Content Organizer Rules screen in SharePoint 2013

I would be very thankful for a little clarification on how Content Organizer Rules work in SharePoint 2013. All of the reading I've done so far says I can use Content Organizer to create ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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How do you hide “All Day Event” and “Recurrence” from Event content type?

I've created a custom site content type that extends from Event. But I can't figure out how to hide the "All Day Event" and "Recurrence" columns for all lists using my custom content type.
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How to deploy a custom form for a custom content type without a WSP?

I have a need to build a SharePoint application without deploying a WSP. It should target SharePoint 2010. For now we are prototyping with manual steps (SharePoint UI, Designer, ...), which later will ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Linq to SharePoint queries broken after converting columns to content types

We're working on a project that uses Linq to SharePoint. The list had several columns. After using SPMetal to make the class, it was imported into Visual Studio to access the data context. The Linq ...
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Content Length Mismatch when serving mp3 files in a SharePoint 2013 Page

I'm having an issue where an uploaded mp3 file in a SharePoint media library is reporting a content length mismatch, causing streaming playback issues from the player on the page. I am using ...
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Associating lists to content types with SPSF

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm trying to create all the fields, content types and lists that I will need by using SharePoint Software Factory in Visual Studio. I'm able to deploy all the artefacts but ...
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change the data type of a sharepoint column from the content type using powershell

i have been trying to change the data type of a field called "EmployeeName" from Number to Text - which is associated with a Infopath form Library in SharePoint 2010 env
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Issue Content Type added to list creates duplicated columns

I have created a site contnet type based on Issue Content Type and it contains several extra columns. Now I want to create lists based on this content type. I created an Issue tracking list and added ...
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Conditional formatting in display template in sharepoint 2013

I have a Content Search Web Part (CSWP) that lists two different content-types from a different application. I would really like to be able to make the CSWP show content-type A in green and ...
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Open with Explorer folder is empty for particular site collection?

while clicking on Open with Explorer is was showing a message "This folder is empty" for only one particular site collection,for reaming site collections it is working fine only. can any one help on ...
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DVWP with project site rollup based on information provided in two different lists

Current setup I build a global project data repository for our company based on the following structure: Company is divided in four different zones A zone consists of multiple regions. A region hosts ...
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Is there an easy way to convert existing folder structure to meta data?

Currently we have all documents structured by department at level 1. Level 2 and onwards are all completely different naming structures depending on the needs of that department. Given a column of ...
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How to detect Info Path form is used or unused programmatically

I have designed an info path form and published successfully to the web. Then I go testing, the info path form is in used (it was automatically added to default new, edit and display form). But when ...
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Customizing Document Content Type

I see how in the content types for a site collection you can add columns to a content type. I'd like to add a field to the list content type. I've done so and when creating a new list, if I go into ...
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How can I make the Content Type field in a task list editable?

I'm using SP 2013 and would like to be able to change the content type once the record is created.
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Can't save custom content type back to library?

I have a custom content type with a .dotx document as its template. I publish with the content type hub to a site collection. I add the content type to a library successfully. In the browser I select ...
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number column with no default value returns zero

I have a custom content type with a numeric column in it. The column is set to not require a value, and the default value is blank. Problem is, the column is displaying a "0" in views for instances ...
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Updating SharePoint 2013 custom content type with Visual Studio

What is the best way to do this without ending up with orphaned content types and other problems? Specifically, removing and updating columns for a content type that's currently in use.
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Is there a way to publish metadata field in a content type from the content hub?

I have a metadata taxonomy in my SharePoint online. I have a content hub in my SharePoint online. I have a content type that is using a metadata field. ( Field name : Structure ) When I try ...
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Update folders to folder content type

I have a document library with root folders and then sub-folders. I need to update the sub folders to a newly created content type. Is there a way to do this with powershell? Example: Document ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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Required field in custom content type not required in custom list instance

I have an issue with a custom SharePoint 2013 solution. Among other components, it consists of: a feature with several custom fields with different types, some of which are taxonomy fields, a ...