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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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?
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List content type is missing site columns from the site content type

I followed these steps in creating this list. I've been successful using this method in other lists on this site. Create any new site columns needed. Create the site content type. Add the site ...
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Enterprise Wiki Site wiki library

We have a requirement where pages in our existing Wiki Library under the Enterprise Wiki Site template need to have the Page Rating functionality to be visible on each wiki page. Although this is ...
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columns are not showing when adding from “Add from existing list or site columns”

I want to add some columns to content type from a specific column group. I click on "Add from existing list or site columns" and choose one column group. But below in the available columns list, I am ...
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Can't deploy custom content type

I have an content type in my feature, and sudenly when I tried to debug my feature, i got the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The content type with Id ...
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Set list column content type based on condition

I am trying to create a column that will display a person or group content type (with active presence displayed) for all Active Directory users and/or a single line of text for all inactive users no ...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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Bound Quick Part Lookup Columns Not Working

I have a Lookup Site Column in a SharePoint online tenant that is bound to a document library. Editing the properties of the Item Document in the list works fine allowing me to use the dropdown and ...
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Deploying Custom SharePoint feature with multiple list with content types

I wanted to ask if anyone has experienced the following, and what has been their solution. Scenario: I have created 2x VS solutions with features, the first includes core item for example: Site ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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Strange behavior with content types in doc lib

In SP 2013 on premise, I have created a site collection for content type hub. In the content type hub I have created a custom content type that has "Document" as parent, and has a custom document ...
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Content type referenced by another document library's template

This is my parent content type below. How can I reference this content type from another site collection's document library's template? I've tried using the DocumentTemplate and absolute URL to the ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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How does Content Type Inheritance interact with retention policies?

Are there any issues with defining retention policies on a hierarchy of custom Content Types? I want to be able to define retention policies in a flexible manner, with a root Content Type that has the ...
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Display template with managed property based on column of type Hyperlink or Picture

I have added a column with content of type "Hyperlink or Picture" to some of our lists of a particular content type (SharePoint 2013 on premises). In the lists the data is being displayed pretty as a ...
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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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How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type in a site collection?

How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type or a custom column in a site collection? It would be really helpful if you post your answers in C# code or SQL query. Please let me ...
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When updating retention policy getting error - The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I'm trying to create retention policies for some of the content types in a document library. The first one is created fine but when I go to create one for the second content type I get the above ...