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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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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Cannot delete content type - possibly because it's referenced in SharePoint's UI

I created a content type to play around with. I created a publishing page based on this content type, but after deleting the page (and clearing the recycling bin) SharePoint won't let me delete it. ...
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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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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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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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More than one Pages library?

We have requirements where we need to add multiple pages libraries on a site, but this seems impossible to do via both the GUI and code. Is it all possible / supported ?
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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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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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Get ContentType of library when any document is added in Shared Document

I have 3 content type in my Shared document.Now I want to get the content type name when any document is added in shared document programatically. I want to know when an item is added which content ...
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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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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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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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How to remove Default “Document” CT from custom document Library

I have created document Library programmatically and add some custom Content Types to it. But I want to Delete/remove default "Document" content type from my document library. How i do that ? ...
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SP 2010, Is it possible to set permissions at Content Type Level

Say I have a document Library "TravelRequests" and five different content types associated with library. Is there a way to apply permission for a given content type "ManagerCT"? When managers are ...
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Give permission based on the content type in SP 2013

My list contains 2-3 content types. And based on that content type i want to give permission to the user to access the list.Is it possible to set the permission based on the content type?? If yes, ...
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How can I set the content type during itemadding event

I am trying to set the content type programmatically using an itemadding eventreceiver so that when the user adds a document to a library the content type is pre-selected. I have two content types: ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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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 ...
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Why Content types, from a hub, doesn't allow suscription to old site collections?

I had notice that in SharePoint Online, when I create a content type in the content type hub (http:/my.sharepoint.com/sites/contentTypeHub/), the site collections created before the content type never ...
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Publish contenttype after activating feature (Office 365)

I've created a Contenttype and some fields in a visual studio project. They are deployed when activating the "Content types"-feature. But here's the problem: I want them to be deployed to the Content ...
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SharePoint 2010 Calendar Error when change Content Type

Recently a calendar was created in a Site Collection with a personal content type and a personal column. When I tried to save after adding a new event or modifying the event, I have the famous error ...
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create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013?

I want to create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013,by default once enable the content type in Advance settings,we can able to see the Word content ...
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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Can you have too many content types in a content type hub?

Question For our business requirements we have 700+ content types and 400 site collections. If I use a content type hub will I be exceeding any recommended or hard limit? Some Background These are ...
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Custom List inheriting wrong content type

I have created a sandbox solution with 2 custom lists, each with their own custom content type. When I deploy & activate the solution on my local environment and then activate the schema feature, ...
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Problem with redeployment of Fields, Content Types and List Definitions/Instances

What I did: Create an Empty SharePoint Project Create a simple Text Field Test - (re)deployment and retraction of Solution are causing no problems Create Content Type which consists of this one ...
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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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Is it possible to use a Word file with Macros in a Content type

I want to use a Word File with Macros as a "Farm content type" so that everyone in our company is able to use this template to create presentations, ... So when I copy the .dot file to my root site ...
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How can I see who created WebSite content type?

I am using sp 2010. How can I see who created WebSite content type?
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Adding A Button To DisplayForm Ribbon For Specific Content Type

I am trying to add a button to the DisplayForm ribbon that appears in its own group on the ribbon for a specific Content Type in SharePoint 2010. I have the following definition for the group, tab ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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Multiple content types in a single library - sharing columns

I have built a simple expense claims feature into a sharepoint site using infopath. All works fine, but we wish to expand this to handle multiple types of claim, each having it's own form, travel ...
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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How to customise and navigate Content Type - SharePoint 2013 List

I need some help here. Im customizing forms that have list built using Content Types. I noticed the difference in the links is something like this below I have one default content list type called ...
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How to define specific GUID for a derived custom content type (PowerShell)

I am pretty new to PowerShell to be honest. What I am trying to achieve is to use a specific GUID for my content type that derives from Workflow Task.
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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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Try to add content type to list. Error: System.ArgumentException: No two choices should have the same ID

I am using SP 2010. I have a list. I have 5 content types on this list. I try to add another one. When I click on the link "Add from existing site content types" I got an error from SharePoint with ...
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creating custom form with content type list - Shaepoint 2013 list

I have a list with a content type. So basically i have the default content type and another custom one. I would like to customize the forms and taught of using sharepoint designer. Is this a good ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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How to assign programatically an InfoPath XSN to a Content Type

I had some content types and some XSN infopath files... I can link it by web interface and this works well but I must do this connection during feature activated event... So... Is there any code to ...
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Add content type drop down menu to custom form

I need to add a drop down list to a custom form that allows you to select the content type. The default editform.apsx has this menu but when I create a new custom edit form I can not see how to add ...
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Create Custom Ribbon Tab with New Document Flyout

My boss wants me to assume that the clients are complete idiots and that the standard document tab with all the options is too scary even with all the options grayed out. He wants me to create a ...
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Overwrite FieldRef attribute in derived content type

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Sub21 (ContentTypeInheritance\Sub21) ...
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Content Type vs Managed Metadata

Considering Content Types and Managed Metadata are two difference ways to add metadata to items I am having difficulty understanding how these two features play together. It seems to me many of the ...
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Error when trying to change Word Document to different Content Type

I have some code that creates a new Word document in a Document Set and then I want to set the Content Type to be a custom type inheriting from document that I have created. var newLetter = ...
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Creating New Content Types - Parent- Child Sites

In my site I am creating a new site and subsites. We have a main site that we want to collect the different Projects (parent) and have the subsites have the project information along with other ...
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how to change content type from Document set to Item

While creating content type I've selected Item as a parent but after created I can see its showing Document Set as a parent content type. Now can anyone please suggest if possible I can change the ...
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Custom Workflow Task List without Completion Percentage or Status

I am trying to create a "simple" task list that uses the characteristics of a Workflow Task, with the following specifications: Use in a workflow to "Assign A Task" to a user. Eliminate the ...
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Sub Folder Content Types set wrong in Document Set Library

I have a SharePoint Online Document library that contains only the out-of-the-box "Document Set" content type. Using the Ribbon I create a new Document set and then open it. From the ribbon I then ...