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 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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Why the Name field is not included in a custom Edit form for a Wiki Page library

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and using SP designer 2013 i created a new Edit Form based on the EnterpriseWiki content type. but when i checked the fields that are defined inside ...
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Creating a new edit form for my wiki page library,with only page name field included

I want to create a new Edit form for my enterprise wiki library, and I need to only display the wiki page name inside it. Now I did the following steps:- 1. Using sharepoint designer 2013. 2. I ...
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custom rendering template for the content type O365

What options do I have in O365 to achieve this? on premise I have to create a rendering template and dropped into the CONTROLTEMPLATES folder, but since i cannot to do that in O365 what options do I ...
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Workflows for default content type always executed

I have the following strange behaviour with SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint 2010 workflows. I have a hierarchy of content types defined, where CT2 and CT3 inherit from CT1. For CT2 I have ...
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Custom content type form empty

I want to use a Document Library Form as a custom form for a Content Type, so I copied the content of the form and I've created a file in _catalogs. I associated that form to the content Type throught ...
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embeding content field into a web part

I have successfully been able to get my Content Fields show up on my Page Layout through SharePoint designer. Some of these fields don't need to be a permanent part of the layout any more and would ...
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Custom forms for content type

Can someone give me an specific example on how to do this? Or some guidance here I don't want to use Visual studio just Sharepoint Designer. I already now that you can gro from SPD to the content ...
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The content type “Excel based Status Indicator” is part of an application feature

I have written a small poweshell script to delete all the content types except some custom content types, But i am getting error while deleting "Excel based Status Indicator" feature. Is it possible ...
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SiteDefinition DocumentLibrary custom ContentType | OneDrive Syncronization

I figured out a strange behavior: I've developed a custom SiteDefinition including a custom List Instance (Document Library), which is including a custom ContentType (inheriting from document) with ...
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Limit the list of available Content Types based on group membership

I have a Document Library with 10 Content Types attached to it. When a document is uploaded, I would like to restrict the available content types based on a group membership (for example Group1 only ...
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SharePoint 2010 Resource Calendar Column Problem

I have 2 calendars on the same site: A production calendar and a test calendar. The test calendar was created to demonstrate the resource reservation system, and works as desired. However, when ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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How do you deal with content type ids changing using a site template

I have a site where some of my custom newforms test to see which content type has been selected so that an appropriate lookup column is displayed. The new form tests for a specific content id and ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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How to get your content type in the new document fly-out

In a document library, when pushing the plus button you get te flyoutmenu wth all the office doc types. Any simple way of getting your own content types into this fly-out? It looks like as soon as ...
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How to set default value to CT column using powershell

I want to set the default value to a Content Type managed metadata column, I want to set the default value using powershell and want to set it to hidden. How to accomplish this?
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Hide content type from the new menu but show in edit form

SharePoint Online, I have following 4 site content types Word Document Excel document PowerPoint document General document These content types are being used in a document library and "Word Document" ...
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How to Insert images and description into a slideshow from SharePoint Back-end

I have a slideshow on the design that I'm converting to SharePoint template. Looking for a way to insert the slideshow's images and description from SharePoint's back-end. Something like a form with a ...
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Template updating for old documents

I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has additional fields. I set document template for created content type. ...
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How to change the content type of a file with .stp (Autocad file) extension?

I need to upload a file with .stp extension to a document library and set a predefined content type to it using server side code. I am able to add the file using SPFileCollection.Add(string ...
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Limit a library to docs based on content-type only

SP 2013 I need to set up a library with the following behavior: Documents can only be added using Files -> New Document (only option here is a pre-defined content-type based on a Word template) ...
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Unable to set calendar event field in workflow

I need a list with all of Calendar fucntions, but do not need all of the columns. So, 1) I have created a custom content type with the same site columns defined in Event content type. I had to move ...
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SP2010: How to enforce unique field values for title but only for list items of particular list content types

Given a SharePoint ListA which contains ContentTypeB, ContentTypeC and ContentTypeD, I would like to enforce unique values only for title fields of ContentTypeB, but not for title fields of ...