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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Changing a custom content type's icon, possibly with javascript

I have a document library with multiple cusotom content types derived from "Document Set". They all show up with the same icon in a general list view. Here's what I would like to do: I'd like to ...
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When uploading office document using content type, createdby/modified by is not showing as current user

This issue may look strange. I will try to explain in several steps. I have one sharepoint online site with one document library and 4 content types associated to this document library. All content ...
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Dispatcher feature; receive Mail with multiple attachments

The task is to receive mails with multiple attachments, create a dedicated item per attachment and forward the single attachment to lists, or to different recipients (other e-mail accounts). Can you ...
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CreateTaskWithContentType - The content type of a workflow task must be derived from the Workflow Task content type

I have build a workflow with task list which use two content types for SharePoint 2010. In my workflow I want to use the activity CreateTaskWithContentType which should create a new workflow task. The ...
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AddContentTypeField - cannot add field to Content Type

I have a list with content type in it. I'm trying to add a field to this content type so I can use it in the library. Here's I've added Elements.1.0.0.1.xml file to Content Type: <?xml ...
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How to make Choice Column with different options per Content Type?

I have a Content Type A which can have Status 1 or 2. I then have Content Type B which is a child of Content Type A, which can have Status 1, 2, 3, or 4. Both A and B will be in the same list. ...
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How to add document to doc library with lookup columns

I am creating an upload program that needs to be able to upload documents to my document library. This document library is configured to allow content types, and I am getting all of the columns from a ...
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Content Type and Required fields in the form - How to ask in form for Required Values

Everything is going good, when I adding single document, by add document. I have got a form with required field by content type. And I could choose optional Content Type. But when in Sharepoint 2013 ...
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Add custom folder programatically to Document Library

I have a custom Document Library that has a custom content type which is an extension of a Folder (just adding some more fields). I'm trying to, in code, add a new item of this content type to the ...
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Can we add Site Column to All Content Types?

Like OOB, Can we add Site Column to All Content Types using server object model? Thanks
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set New Documents Button

I am implementing a Document Set based case management solution - positioning the case file as a Document Set Content Type then having Document Content Types for documents required within the case ...
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Can you set the content type with SOAP by Name or only by ContentTypeID?

I'm trying to update the ContentType of a file as it uploads by name rather then ContentTypeID and it doesn't seem to be working. I'm just wondering if this is even possible to do or can you only ...
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Insert SharePoint metadata into excel cell

What is the best way to create a system that inserts metadata fields of the document in SharePoint in a cell in Excel? I've done this behaviour multiple times in a Word document using the 'Quick ...
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Deployment content type on production using a wsp

I've create a lot of custom content types in a Visual Studio Solution on the development environment. Everything works fine, and I deploy everything to the content type hub using Visual Studio (I've ...
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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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What does this page represent?

I am sure this is a really simple question, but can anyone tell me what this page represents? I know it is not my site collection page nor is it central administration. The reason I am asking is ...
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Content type scoping

Why can't content types be web application or farm scoped? What are the issues because Microsoft did not allow this?
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Publishing Pages Caching Old SIte Column

I have some publishing pages that are using custom content types. Within the content types is a site column of type choice. I’ve update the choice values of this column and all have made sure that ...
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Why does a Content type revert to default content type on its own?

This is a large, multi-disciplinary site that is routinely grouping and filtering documents by content type. If the content type is changing on their own this is going to break our views and make all ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Search Result based on Content Type does not show Folders

I have a document library with a custom content type that inherits a document item. I remove the default content type. I have a search webpart in which I want to list down all the folders available. ...
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Can't update SPField through PowerShell - object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I get the following error when trying to update the choices for a Site Column: "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." I get this error if I try to add a new choice ...
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Can't Remove Link and Command Name from Drop-Down

I'm just getting into Content Types. I wanted to create a NewForm for one of my Content Types, so I created a new NewForm (as I've done before) and noticed the "Advanced form options" at the bottom ...
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Problem syncing project task list back in when using custom fields

I have a project task list on Sharepoint 2010, which I want to sync to a Project file so data can be added back and forth. To add some custom fields, I have created a content type which inherits from ...
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Save Site as Template (with include content) does not accept LookUpSite Columns

After long search on the web i could not figure out why i have been facing wired behaviour today with my SharePoint Site. I explain, I have a Site Collection (Blank Site Template) which contains ...
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Field required in Content type, but not in my list

I don't know why but when I try to bind a list with my content type, fields having a status to "Required" in my content type are not Required at all in my List. I'm binding the field with this ...
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How do I get a content type's parent name via powershell?

I am attempting to write a powershell script to pull content type names applied to lists, and their respective parent content type name. Unfortunately, I seem to have run into a hurdle - whenever I ...
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Edited Metadata Term Set in Content Type not updated

Status quo I have the metadata service application configured with a closed termset, let's call it Categories. Also I have a site collection created functioning as content type hub. There I created a ...
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Content Type Creation Date

We manually add content types to our sites. Just wondering if any one knows a method for identifying when a content type was added to a site. I've been playing around with Powershell but I can't see ...
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scope of content types

I was reading on content types and I see that share point allows allows to create them at site collection and list level scope. My question is that in visual studio where can we specify whether this ...
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Wrong new form dialog with one Libarys and 2 Content types assigned and 1 list field

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. If I want to edit the properties for a ...
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One list, multiple content types: wrong New Item forms

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. However, the forms behind those buttons are ...
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Can individual items of a content type be declared as records?

If I have a content type for 'meeting minutes' with a template being syndicated out of a content type hub, is it possible to declare some resulting documents as records without declaring it for all of ...
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How to use nested If(AND,true,false) in a formula on SharePoint

My formula uses the values from two columns, Stage and Confidence, to calculate Probability of Close. The nested IF works well for calculating the IF statements (Stage = 0 thru 7), where the last ...
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How do I get Content Types from my Authoring Site into my Publishing Site?

I have a Page Library in my Authoring Site. The Pages are from the Content-Type myArticlePage. (I have filled all Custom SiteColumns of this ContentType in a view Pages with valid values, made a ...
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How to hide “Title” standard column in custom list using visual studio

I'm working on custom lists of sharepoint 2013. I created many lists in each one I want to hide the standard column "Title" from visual studio . I know how to deal with this in SharePoint Site ( by ...
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Lists structure,usage and search in SharePoint

I have some requirements items that can have multiple tests and each test can have data sets and each data set may/ may not have defects. How do I structure this as a list and not think of it as a ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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Duplicate Content Types Appearing In Lists

In a site collection I have defined a Content Type called Person at the top level of the site collection. In a sub site within the site collection I have added a list. On the list settings for this ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint 2010 Get Content Type Programmatically

I've created several content types that inherit from the document content type in the site content type lists. Please refer to the image below: How do I get these these content types ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Content Type Publishing error

We have a SharePoint 2010 environment with multiple site collections in it. We created a content type in the root site and published it to all the site collections. It got replicated everywhere. Now, ...
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How to determine item ContentType in FormControl (FieldIterator for instance)?

I've implemented my ListFieldIterator to change the way field controls rendered. I'd like to change the behaviour of form depending on the item content type, but any attempts to determine ...
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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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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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display document of certain content type by user group

I've a document library with some content type. I'd like to show the document to user group depending on content type. For example: i have the following content types ct1, ct2, ct3 and the ...
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Why is the associated lookup field not on the dispform.aspx?

I have three lists: Events (calendar) Customer1 (custom list from scratch) Customer2 (custom list from template) When I added the lookup of Customer1's ID and added the associated field "Title," ...
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Create a List in Host Web based on custom Content Type

I have created a custom Content Type in a SharePoint App. I've had no problems making a list based off of this Content Type in the App Web. Requirements of my project have changed and I'd like to ...