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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Optional Custom Column on Custom List Not Showing Up On Form (Does if Required)

This seems like a Sharepoint bug... I created a custom list based on a custom content type. Those fields all show up correctly. Additionally, I added a custom lookup field to the custom list, to look ...
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unable to delete a content type from a webpart Sharepoint2013

We have a custom webpart with a dropdown menu which contains some content types. We have changed some of the types but now I cannot change or delete the old content types. Its in use because before ...
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No workflow being created on library from custom template

I've created site columns and added them to a custom Content Type. I've then associated a workflow against this content type and then setup a document library using the new content type and saved ...
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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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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Define queries that are dependent on multiple contents

Is it possible to define search queries like this in Sharepoint 2013 on premises: For all sub-sites which have a list (of content type InfoList) where a particular column in this list has a ...
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Enforcing Content Type regardless of upload method

being new to SharePoint I am struggling with this one and can't seem to find the answer - if there is one - in an other forum questions. Documents can be uploaded to SharePoint 2013 many ways:- ...
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List item field hidden from Edit form

I have a content-type consisting of two columns: Title and Description. Title is required and a single line of text Description is optional and consists of more lines of text (Rich text editor). ...
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How to associate a content type with infopath form in SharePoint 2010

I am working in SharePoint 2010, I have created a new document library with a custom content type. I need to have the content type associate with an existing infopath form. Is there a way that I can ...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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Deleting Custom Types from Approval Workflows

It took me 3 months to create my desired approval workflow of my SharePoint site. I didn't know that when I make a trial by creating a certain approval workflow, SharePoint creates this "custom ...
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Fields from Infopath form not showing up in site content type columns

So I created a new site content type for a document library in SP 2010 I'm using to store form submissions. I was able to have the content type reference an existing form when creating new items, but ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set ...
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Is it possible to display items with different content types in a content query webpart

I am trying to configure a content query webpart to display three different content types from three different lists. Is this possible or can you only target a query to specify a single content type? ...
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Site Columns from Content Type “stuck” in subsites

I have custom content types that have custom columns. Normally, when I activate my site collection feature to push out the content types, it will push out to each web and sub-webs and will display the ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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Enabling content type management for SPList fails

I have the following code: oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists.Add("SampleList", "Some description", SPListTemplateType.GenericList); oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists["SampleList"].ContentTypesEnabled = true; ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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Inserting a content type column into a sharepoint library or document set

I have a document library with several documents within it. The documents are of various content types. My question is i'd like to configure a view of the library where i can see which content type ...
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Content Type Hub subscriber Metadata Column value null

On a Content Type Hub subscriber site collection, we have site library using a Content Type with a Managed Metadata column that displays null if the user is not a Site Collection Administrator: ...
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Enterprise Keywords is clearing when SharePoint 2013 Document Library with Custom Content Type is Checked In

I have a SharePoint 2013 Document Library with a Custom Content Type associated to the library. I have deleted the default Document Content Type. Under "Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings", I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library with Custom Content Type defaulting the Title field

I have a SharePoint 2013 Document Library with a Custom Content Type associated to the library. I have deleted the default Document Content Type. Title is included in the custom content type. When ...
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Filtering Child forms results based on parent form selection

I am creating client sheets. Each client could have a division sheet that uses the exact form as the primary client sheet. Several project forms could be linked to the client info sheets to track ...
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SP13: Form Column Permissions

Is there a way using SharePoint 2013 to allow ALL users to see the column, but only allow other individuals to be able to make edits. I know that I can change the permissions to "view only". But ...
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Infopath form content type column

I have a library with InfoPath as the content type. I have many fields in my InfoPath form but all of these fields don't appear in my library view as columns. Someone know how it work? Thanks by ...
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How to delete a content type part of an application feature?

I'm developing a solution in SharePoint 2010 that deploys a content type. I've now made a change to the content type and want to delete all its old references, remove it, and redeploy. Unfortunately ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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NullReference when creating custom page

I am trying to display content in a formatted, custom page in SP10. I created a content type, I'll call BobType, which uses "Page" as the parent (actually, i've tried it with "Enterprise Wiki Page" ...
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Getting content type not found error in Visual Studio 2013 when deploying SharePoint 2013 solution

I am deploying a SP2013 solution, and there is some custom content types to add. But I get the error: Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Specified argument was out of ...
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Sharepoint Change Content Type Dropdown

SharePoint ChangeContentType DropDown I have attached an application page to the custom document based content type as its edit form. That content type is being used in a document library which has ...
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Adding custom column to Workflow Task content type makes workflow stop on assign task

I have been asking a few questions in here lately, as I'm beggining my journey as a Sharepoint Online 'developer' for my new internship. I have a new one for today: I have created a custom approval ...
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Cannot Edit Unpublished Site Content Type

Unlike this post, I was as at the correct (root) level of the Site Collection but still couldn't edit my content type. Ostensibly this was because the Content Type had been published to the Hub (but ...
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Find usages of content type

I'm trying to delete a content type but it tells me to remove all references of it before doing so. But I don't remember all the places where I have referenced it. Is there a easy way to find them? ...
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Why is a required custom (user or group) column not working in the document information panel of Word 2013?

In the OOTB document library "Documents" I added a new column "Author". This column is from the type "user or group". It is also required. When I create a new document from the ribbon and try to save ...
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How to change content type of document based on folder?

So I am trying to create a document library with a large folder structure, 13 main top level folders and 20 subfolders, all of which fit inside the 13 main folders. As an example, for one folder we ...
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Go through specific library and set all subfolders as well as the root folders content type using powershell - Stuck

What I am trying to do is access a SharePoint 2010 document library, change all root and sub folders of that library from their existing content type to a new content type. So far my code has somewhat ...
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Content type hub ghosts?

In SP 2013 on-premise, I have created a site collection for Content Type Hub, and one for Intranet. The content types are synchronized to the Intranet Site Collection from the CT Hub. I did some ...
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New page in Pages Library failing on SharePoint 2013

I have recently migrated a SharePoint 2013 site collection with publishing enabled. After the migration, everything looks fine, except for When user clicks on creating a new articles page in Pages ...
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SharePoint 2013 New Document with Person/Group metadata field will not populate

I am running SharePoint Server 2013 On-Prem and have run into a little issue. In 2010 it works without issue with Word 2013 on-prem. The address book does not react at all on a button press and ...
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How to get a custom content type to appear in SP2013 Result source query builder dropdown?

I created a custom content type in top level of site collection. I then crawled my site collection. I went to make a new result source, and in the query builder, where I select content type to filter ...
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How to delete files from “Manage files which have no checked in version” using powershell

I tried to delete custom content type from Pages library but got an exception "content type is still in use". The I get to know that files should also be deleted from "Manage files which have no ...
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Unable to get data from SharePoint server

when opening my content type designer I get this message: "Unable to get data from the SharePoint server. The designer will only display data from the local project. You can try to reopen the ...
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Document library - attach multiple content types

I have to define in the New Document option of a document library a whole options of Microsoft documents types. This is in SharePoint Online. I read that I need to add the content types that I wish -...
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Why are some documents inside document sets shown when filtering for document set meta data?

I have a very strange issue: Two files (excel files) - each belonging to a different document set - are shown within the top level view when using a specific Key Filter setting which should only be ...
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moving Pages Library items to arraylist or any collection

I want to move my pages library items to any collection e.g, Arraylist or any other collection, Is that possible? i want to do this because i want to delete and add again same CT (that pages library ...
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How to refresh all sub-sites in a site collection using Powershell

I have some bug on pages that uses custom Content type. I have fixed that bug by just 1). removing that custom content type from pages library, 2). Refreshes the page and then 3). By adding the same ...
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Deleting Content type from “List Items” using Powershell

I want to delete a custom content type from all items that are using that content type in a list/library. Is that possible using powershell? if yes, then I want to know after deleting CT, which ...
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Library ECB shows “Change New Button Order” for all users

We have a document library which has content type management enabled. The library allows two content types, one based on Document, the other on Document Set. We also have a custom action attached to ...
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Removing Items from Recycle Bin that uses specific Content types

I want to delete custom content type from Pages library but it did not allow me to delete and says "content type is still in use". Then i get to know that i need to delete it from following locations ...
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getting Pages library from given URL

I have a URL for subsite mynews: for example: http://something.good/news/mynews I want to add custom content type 'NewsCT' to Pages library of this mynews subsite using powershell. How I do that?