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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Change default content type dynamically (SharePoint 2007)

I don't know if this is possible, i don't have coding knowledge (no access to code either) nor SharePoint Designer. I have a Choice field in a custom list with 5 different statuses and 5 different ...
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Renaming content types not updating

I have renamed a content type at the hub and republished it. I have also manually re ran the timer job Content Type Hub Subscriber and Content Type hub. The content type at the site level has ...
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Termstore invalid GUID after migrating

A site has been migrated from one environment to another. Some of the site columns in the site which have terms to select from the term store, are displaying as red. I am thinking that is due to ...
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Removing Content Type: already in use even if removed from all lists

I'm facing a problem with content Types. I added a content type to thousands of lists, added items that uses that CT and now I want to remove it.. The steps I followed are theese: Removed every ...
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Title field is hidden in “New Item” form

When I click "New Item", all of my other columns show up. However, my title field (it doesn't matter if it's 'Title', 'Title linked to item', or 'Title linked to item with edit') doesn't show up. ...
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SharePoint 2010: Set Default Content Type Across Site Collection Libraries, or Alternatively Bulk Edit Content Types in a Library

We have project staff who upload hundreds of documents during the day that are all the same content type with little variation. This is done across dozens of libraries. This means I can't just set a ...
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Why can't a user with contribute permissions on a SharePoint 2013 document library use the Link to Document content type?

We use SharePoint 2013, and we have a site owner reporting that they have a document library with unique permissions. They granted a user contribute level access to the library (I've confirmed no ...
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Why is my browser-enabled form losing its content type?

I have two form libraries that host my form and its content type ("library1" and "library2"). I create the form in "library1", save and exit. At this point the content type is accurate. Upon ...
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Best practice for deploying Site Columns and Content Type

What is the best practice for creating a site column or content type in SharePoint 2013? Is it still recommended to use farm solutions? I was hoping we could do something with the new app model, but ...
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How to fetch results from task content type using ContentType search scope in SharePoint 2013?

I have 2 content types Form Task & Document Task having parent content type as Task. Now i have created 2 custom list Form Task List & Document Task List(not the task list) and added the ...
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Version label in content type document template - SharePoint Online

Is there a way of creating a label for a content type and incorporating it into the content type document template in SharePoint Online? I would like to be able to reuse the same content type and ...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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Propogate changes to Description site column in Event content type

I'm trying to change the Description column in the default Event content type to plain text. I can save the change, but it doesn't propagate down to our lists that use the content type. Does this ...
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How to get a table as cell of a custom list?

I am not experienced with Sharepoint at all and I wanted to be able to add some data (user, text, ...) wich was no problem, but I also want a list of (text,date). for example: title, user, task, date ...
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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to ...
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Enable content type selection on Add List item

I have created a list that has multiple content types associated with it. It seems that the Content Type dropdown is only visible when editing a list item. I would like the users to be able to ...
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2010 Approval Workflow - Dynamic Approver

In the OOTB Approval Workflow 2010 included in SharePoint 2013, the approver/approvers are fixed when the workflow is assigned to a list. I'd like to change it such that depending on a record ...
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Which Content Types to Inherit from for Publishing Pages

I would like to create some Custom Content Types to be used in some custom page Layouts. I am a bit confused as to which Parent Content Type to Inherit from. There are "Page Layout Content Types" ...
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How to set contenttype policy label programmatically?

I have a custom contenttype created in VS. I would like to set a policy label on this contenttype. How can I do this programmatically?
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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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Same Content Type Display Name, Different Internal name

I know that you can have internal names and display names for columns but can you also do that for Content Types? For example, we have the following with our current powershell script: ...
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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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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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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Capture Content Type selected at creation

I am trying to create a column that capture which content type a user selects to create an item in a list at the time of creation. I would also like to prevent that new column from changing regardless ...
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How to collect information from Subsites?

As I wrote, I'm looking for some suggestions about how to do the next thing: This is the scenario: I set a Site Collection up with several blogs as subsites. What I want to do is to show on the main ...
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Content Types not Refreshing on SP Online

I have a number of content types defined in the SharePoint Online ContentTypeHub and have recently made changes to them and republished. All existing site collections are still using the old ...
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Associating content type containing lookup site column to custom list programmatically using CSOM ERROR: Value does not fall within the expected range

I have created a list using CSOM - works fine. & associated a content type(Without Lookup Column) - works fine but If there is any lookup column associated with Content Type & when I try to ...
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Custom content type for discussion list

I have a subsite structure, each of the subsites contain a disussion board dealing with "How-Tos". I want to create a search that searches only those particular discussion lists. I thought of ...
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Declaratively created content type is losing event receivers on list

I declaratively created a content type which has an attached event receiver. I attached this ct to a list which is also being done via xml declaration. In principle all components are working. The ...
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Set “Allow management of content types?” set to “Yes” within a Content Type or List Definition

How do you set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" within a Content Type or List Definition?
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Custom Content Type not showing up in List

I need to develop a way for cross-site lookup in Sharepoint 2013. As this is not possible OOTB, I built a custom content type that has a custom control template which in turn displays a custom form ...
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SP13: Lookup column with multiple selections

In SP10 and later this was not possible, but it's hard for me to find if Microsoft has made it possible in SP13. I have created a lookup column and wanted to be able to select multiple choices from ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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SP2010 Modal Dialog for Content Type “New” Form

When you create a new document set, you are presented with a modal dialog such as the following: I want to have this kind of "New Form" (modal) for my custom content type (with custom form). Now, ...
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How do I show a field in dispform that's been hidden in content type?

Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. This is document library for word documents. I have some fields that are set by workflow that I want end user to see but not be able to edit. I was going to just use ...
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Content Type inherited from Folder not showing custom fields in Forms

I created via xml declaration a content type which is based on the folder content type. I set "inherits=FALSE" due to the declaratively adding of event receivers to the content type. My Problem now is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - REST api - downloading file returns incorrect Content-Type

I made the following request to download a file from Sharepoint 2013 using REST api: GET ...
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The formula cannot refer to another column

I was attempting to add a content type that was syndicated from the Content Type Hub, to a list on a subscriber site, when something went wrong. The formula cannot refer to another column. ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I'm simply looking to create a link on my home page that goes directly to the button that you click to open a new instance of the template you created in your content type. If I described that wrong, ...
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I have a document library with multiple templates, including document set

I think what I'm asking isn't possible without Java Script or creating a custom form in SPD. I've got a document library with lots of document templates, which I have created content types for. I ...
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Update Content Types installed via feature

This question have been asked several times but I'm still a bit confused and hope that you can make it clear for me. I have a site in which many Content Types have been declared via CAML in a ...
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How can I query a List for different ContentTypes?

I am developing a console application to extract data from a SharePoint 2013 server using the .NET client object model of the SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK: using (var clientContext = ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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How to set contenttype for listitem in jsom

I'd like to know how to set a new content type for a listitem with js. I try this with an id of an other content type retrieve in powershell but nothing change newItem.set_item("ContentTypeId", ...
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Custom Action on a generic List without a Content Type

Can I define a SharePoint ribbon or Menu custom action on a generic list without a content type? I've tried the following with no luck. It doesn't show up in the ribbon. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Share data between content types

I currently have a list in SharePoint 2013 with several different content types. One of these content types is listed as manager update which the manager selects to update specific fields for ...
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custom content type column ordering is ignored on forms

This is for SharePoint 2010. I have two custom content types which I have added to a Calendar list. For each of the custom content types, I have adjusted the column ordering, as part of editing the ...
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Can I create a template from a list?

Can I generate a word template, containing information from a list? Suppose I have a list containing "department addresses", and I want to generate letter heads for each department automatically, ...
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Query by contenttype with inheritance

Lets say we have 2 contenttypes: LanguageItem (inherits from item) News (inherits from LanguageItem) I have a list with contenttype set to "News", including some items. Is it possible to create a ...