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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can individual items of a content type be declared as records?

If I have a content type for 'meeting minutes' with a template being syndicated out of a content type hub, is it possible to declare some resulting documents as records without declaring it for all of ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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Calendar view ignores custom content type list forms

I have a Calendar list 'EventCalendar'. The list uses two custom content types; both independently based on the base Event content type. I removed the default 'Event' content type, and replaced it ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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Why is the “folder” option in “folder content types” not selectable?

The only content types available in the "folder content types" list is "Discussion" and "Summary Task".
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Document set welcome page - define programmatically

I have a solution with a custom Document Set content type declaration. I'm also using solution event receiver to define formurls for my CT: SPContentType ct = web.ContentTypes["MyDocSetCT"]; ...
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Cannot create list relationship although it should work

I am working on a calendar which allows people to create events where people would sign up to register. the parent list is "EventCalendar" and a child list "EventRegistrations" uses a lookup column ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Office templates for content type

We have two libraries named a and b. B is full with word templates. Now we want to use templates for our content types in library a. So we add the link of the document in library b for our library a ...
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Site Content type MS word

I have a new word template that contains a new quick part that references to Sharepoint metadata. I have about 1000 documents that need to have this new template applied to it so that the new quick ...
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Create Page Layout in SharePoint 2013

Situation: I want to create a new PageLayout for a custom ContentType (PageLayout-ContentType). I used the Snippet-Tool from the Design Manager to get my Fields into the PageLayout. Example: ...
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site columns not showing up in the custom page layout

I created a custom page layout in which I attached a content type which contains 3 fields (site columns). I deployed the solution in my dev environment and it works fine. I can see the fields, but ...
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Updating internal fieldname not getting reflected

Here's my scenario : Created a content type hub and programmatically created a custom content type and added a custom field in it. Solution got deployed successfully. <Elements ...
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Drop down list of content types or hyperlinks newform

I am creating a form and I want to be able to select which content type form to select. Like on the edit form there is a drop down list with the content types in. Is there anyway to do this on ...
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Is it possible to have different default values in children content-types?

We would like to use inheritance in our content type setup, where the parent content type has a field "subtype". We would like to have default values in our children content types defined on the ...
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Content type hub is subscribed to itself and no other collections are

We have a sp2010 production farm with a metadata service using a content type hub collection, to which several webapps are associated. However, even after republishing, or unpublishing and publishing ...
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Policy label in custom content type using Content Type Hub

I'm having a problem with my custom content type in SharePoint 2013 (Word document) that's published using the content type hub. I have a custom content type 'Letter' with some metadata fields. This ...
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Title field does not get red asterix in DIP when required

I have a custom content type that contains the inherited Title column. This content type has a Word document template. The Title column is set to required in the content type. I would therefore ...
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Translations from resources appearing in list view but now in new or edit forms

I have a really weird problem with .resx files that I use in my solution that has been driving me nuts the past couple of days. I have two resource files: MyContentType.resx (english) and ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboard Library Default Content Type

Yesterday, I ran into an issue trying to migrate my PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards from my test/dev farm into production using the Export/Import option. Previously, doing so did not present any ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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Cannot apply document template to content type

I am trying to apply a document template to a content type. The document template is located in SharePoint already. I visit the following page in order to add the content type: ...
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New Form is missing site columns when Content Type was updated with new site columns

I have a calender with Event and Reservation Content Type. I went to both the content types and added 4 site columns (Inspection, Fuel Check, Wing Check and Log Check). Now when I add a new item to ...
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Error while deploying List Definition and List Instance in SharePoint 2013

I have two features, first feature deploys custom columns and custom content types. Second feature deploys list instance and list definition. But I got following error when I retract solution first ...
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Document Set Information Management Policy

Scenario: Document set that has allowed content types. This document set has an Information Management Policy that includes a retention schedule. Some of the allowed content types also have a ...
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Problem creating content types programatically on a Content Type Hub

So I've been having issues with a module I built to create content types. It goes by steps like this: 1 - I create an empty content type (it may or may not inherit from another content type -which ...
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The element of type field fo feature 'feature' threw an exception during activation: a duplicate field name 'fieldName' was found

I am taking over a SharePoint environment. The previous developer created a custom Workflow with Custom Activities, etc. One of the steps in the Workflow is to create a web using a custom Site ...
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Content type in Infopath

Friends, I have created content type in visual studio and deployed and now i have to apply form design (infopath form) to that content type.so that whereever i apply content type to any list , then ...
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Conditions in Page Layout

I m working on requirement where I need to create page layout for migrated pages from old system. I have to have only one page layout. The migrated pages must have same fields as they were in old ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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SharePoint 2010 - content-type with large lookup columns

We have to design a content-type with 20 lookup columns. Again lookup columns are dependent on "Managed Metadata" & "User profile" service etc. Is it a good idea to design such CT? If not, then ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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Why would a content type column not show up in library settings?

Background I have a content type (CT2) with 7 site columns. CT2 inherits from CT1 which has 3 columns. We are using CT2 in several document libraries. In one document library The columns for ...