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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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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how to remove a published content type from subscribed site collections

I have a small Visual Studio 2010 project with one farm level feature that I deploy to a site collection which is configured as my content type hub. The FeatureActivated event adds a site column and ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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What is the name for the Excel Spreadsheet content type in SharePoint?

I know this is a really basic question, so I'm sorry in advance for my ignorance. I want to be able to add an Excel Spreadsheet as a content type for a document library (also PowerPoint presentation ...
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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 ...
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I do not see the hidden fields in list settings

I am using sp 2010. I have an old library which is using a contenttype. This contenttype is comming from a content type hub. I created a new library. I set the same content type on this library. I ...
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Can I show only 3 contenttypes in the dropdown “New Document” in the ribbon?

I am using sp2010. I have a library with 10 content types. These 10 content types are needed. In the ribbon there is a button "New Document". When you click on the arrow you see a dropdown menu with ...
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Populate SiteColumn type choice field with List Items

I am building a SP app in VS2012 and need a content type field to show a dropdown choice list with items from a list within the app itself. To keep thing simple: List1 has a FieldX column with ...
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Enabling Content Types in Document Library using JSOM

I created some JavaScript Code whose purpose it is to create a Document Library, enable Content Types in it and add another content type. I added it to my SharePoint 2013 environment using the script ...
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How to display the wiki page histroy and created by fields inside the related page layout

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template, and I want to modify the default EnterpriseWiki page layout to display the following columns: Page Version. Created ...
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Feature based XML vs. Object Model: Which is better for content type development?

I've been researching a few different ways to create content types and I recently discovered that you can use the Object Model to do this. All of the examples I have found online typically use XML ...
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Create Custom Content Type using Client Object Model

I need to create custom content type from a given guid for a SharePoint site using Client Object Model. However, in the constructor of ContentTypeId ctid = new ContentTypeId() there is no facility ...
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Alter content types and site columns at the root site level after uploads

Does anyone know how to add or delete content types, and site columns at the root-site level, after they have been used in libraries? If I have a content type that is used in several libraries (with ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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Declaring content type again in list definition

I have seen an implementation of SharePoint list definition, where the developer declared the definition of the content type again inside the list definition, when I asked him why it's like that, he ...
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Hidden attribute on content type

What's the use of hidden attribute on content types? I set a content type to be Hidden, it doesn't not show in the New list, but when I set it as default content content type, and click add new item, ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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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 ...