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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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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WebSite search does not find any result

I have a 2010 Site migrated to 2013, which contains old 2010 Lists and some new 2013. In all Lists I have enabled the Search (advanced list settings) and clicked Re-index List. All List searches and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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List all the default site content types and site columns in sp 2010?

I want to get all the default site content types and site columns in sp 2010?
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Content search and content type

In SP 2013 on-prem publishing site, I have a Content Search WebPart that shows a list of pages by querying for the custom content type id, and it worked fine until I edited the navigation settings on ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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ListItem values changed when creating subsite from template

I have a problem where i have a template generated through "save site as template". With this template I want to create a subsite to a sitecollection. All is fine to the point when I look a list in ...
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how can I localize sharepoint custom content type description after have been created

I have created some custom sharepoint content types in a sharepoint solution and I want to localize their names and descriptions. I added resources .resx files to the sharepoint "Resources" mapped ...
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Display template for FAQ search page

I have a number of FAQ lists spread around my site collection (SharePoint 2013 On premises). These lists have special content type, "FAQ Item", that basically has columns for Question, Answer, Area ...
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Adding a Folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type

I need code for adding a folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type (Folder) on SharePoint Library.
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Best approach to remove the title field from my issue tracking list

I want to add an issue tracking list, which have the following custom columns:- Book Name Book Description Book Author published date Publish status. now to achieve this i did the following steps:-...
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Change the value of a column based on the content type

Just wondering if there's an OOTB way to do this: I've got a list which has two content types (Apples and Oranges). If an Apple item is created, I'd like the Type field to be set to Apple, and Orange ...
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Moving file from one site collection to another

I'm trying to copy a content type template file from another site collection to the current one and place it in the hidden folder _cts/<contentType>. Let's say _cts/Email. It's working fine up ...
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ARIA Tooltips and Accordions SharePoint 2010

Looking for help!! I am working in SharePoint 2010 where I need to create accessible functionality on tooltips and accordions (they will both sit within web parts). I've tried everything and cannot ...
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Use Content Type from Subsite on Parent Site

I have two content types on a subsite with their fields, and i need to use his content type on a parent site, on library Document, i have already add the reference for those two content types in ...
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Content Type Event Receiver in SharePoint 2013 Content Type Hub / Subscriber scenario

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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Document Content Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and add a ...
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Duplicating a content type form in SP Designer

When i create a new form in SP Designer i am given the option to select the content type to use. My assumption is that when you select the content type that it will use that as the parent to create ...
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Content Type Upgrade / Feature Upgrade / Solution Upgrade in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site in Multi Tenant mode. For every tenant, I have a Content Type Hub along with a Root Site, Tenant Admin and a Document Center site collections. In the Content Type Hub, I ...
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Add allowed content type in document set

I'm developing a feature with 2 content types; A document set and a picture I need that my document set allow my second content type Picture. I've tested this but nothing happens if Igo to manage ...
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Manage Site Columns, Content Types and WSPs

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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Managed or crawled property not generated

In SP 2013 on-prem, I have created 2 site columns with XML - declarations. 1 of the columns automatically generate a crawled and managed property, but the other does not. I can not understand for the ...
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Attaching Event Receivers on more than one list

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with multiple lists. Many of the lists have a common content type. We have created custom event receivers to be attached to these lists. But since we want the same event ...
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Share a calculated field column from a Document Set to the documents inside the Document Set

I have created a Document Set content type. That content type has a column of the type calculated field. I can share all other columns I have created, but not columns of the type calculated field. Is ...
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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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Get custom Content Types from a SharePoint site collection

I have a requirement where I am required to get all the custom content type(not the default one already available) of a SharePoint site collection using CSOM C#. Is there any way?
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Programmatically check for content type availability in subscribed sites

I have a multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm, which has Managed Metadata Service enabled in Multi-Tenant mode. In a Tenant, I have a Content Type Hub site where I have programmatically created Content ...
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Changing Column Settings for a Content Type using Powershell

I'm trying to change the setting of a column to make it not a required field. This is the code I'm using: $site = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite("abc.com") $web = $site.OpenWeb() $...
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What is the normal behavior of the ContentTypeID in the template document?

I developed a new Content Type with the name Excel. I created a new blank excel file on my local machine. This blank excel file is not created in SharePoint. I associated this template to my custom ...
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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 ...