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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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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The parent content type specified by content type identifier [CT ID] does not exist

I try to deploy some solution and got this exception. In my solution I try to activate a feature which is creating a content type. this is the contenttype xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?...
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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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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 issue with the Discussion Board in SharePoint 2010?

I have changed the default content type from 'Discussion' to 'Message' is on the Discussion Board on SharePoint 2010 and reverted to its normal (Now, Discussion is the default content type). Now, If ...
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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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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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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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“Require that this column contains information” Versus setting a column as Required inside the content type

I spend the whole day trying to understand what are the differences between setting a column as "Require that this column contains information" = Yes inside the column definition, and setting it as ...
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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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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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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

How can I restrict the SharePoint search to only search against one field for a content type. I can create a scope for the content type but how do I go about restricting the search to just the one ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Title field not showing up in list of columns for Content type created using Powershell

I have used following power-shell script for creating a new content type with one custom column. $siteURL = "My Site URL" $contentTypeName = "Test Content Type 1" $contentTypeGroupName = "Content ...
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Add content type “document” or “document map” to existing document libary

I want to add the content type "document" or "document map" to existing document library and get following error message. Conflict while saving The changes you make are in conflict with the ...
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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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Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

I've written a feature that deploys new columns along with a content type containing the columns. The feature is Site scoped and written in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy to SharePoint 2010. When the ...
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Why is my powerpoint document not resolved to the powerpoint contenttype?

I am using sp2013 onprem and office 2013. I created a document library which is using 4 contenttypes: MyCompanyDocument (inherit from Document) MyCompanyExcelDocument (inherit from ...
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New document button in Document Libraries does not show the Content Types when adding a Site Column with Managed Metadata to a view

I have developed a No Code solution (based on Standard SharePoint Online functionality) in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for a customer. In every site there is a Document Library. In the Document ...
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Risk in inheriting from “Event” content type?

I'm looking to inherit from the Event content type (0x0102) to enrich the meta data associated with calendar items. OOTB it's hidden but I've found many blog posts talking about how to get round this (...
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List with multiple content types & forms

I have a list with three content types. Each content type has its own forms. Content Type A (Default Content Type) Content Type B Content Type C My issue is that if I try to open the Edit form ...
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Create Content type with metadata field

I made the following Powershell script to create a content type with a text field and a numeric field: $url = "http://my-sharepoint-site" $web = get-spweb $url $ctypeName = “Content type X” $...
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SharePoint Sandbox Solution Error

I have developed web template in visual studio sandbox solution. Sandbox solution is worked fine in on premises but when i am going to activate WSP and create new sub site using this web template i m ...
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Remove - Content Type Column doesn't remove column from List

As option says while "Change Content Type Column" "Specify whether all child site and list content types using this type should be updated with the settings on this page. This operation can take a ...
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Custom Upload.aspx for Content Types in 2013

I'm trying to create an Upload.aspx and EditForm.aspx for a custom content type on my site in SharePoint Designer 2013. I'm adding cascading columns functionality using SPServices. My problem is that ...
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Try to add content type to list. Error: System.ArgumentException: No two choices should have the same ID

I am using SP 2010. I have a list. I have 5 content types on this list. I try to add another one. When I click on the link "Add from existing site content types" I got an error from SharePoint with ...
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How to create multiple contenttypes in 1 xml file in Visual Studio?

I would like to create 3 contenttypes and would like to avoid 3 xml files. Is it possible to create 3 contenttypes in 1 xml file? Do I need to create a element or something else?
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How Do I Hide (or make read-only) Certain Fields in a Task Form

In my task form, I can't figure out how to hide '% Complete' and/or 'Task Status' without losing the ability to complete the task. I am using a custom content type with only one option, 'Task ...
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How to save checked value/state from radio button in an Html page form to custom list in sharepoint online 2013

I have a working loop that finds all the input tags in a Html form. My problem is that it wont save what state the radio button are in to the custom list in SharePoint online. I have other loops for ...
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Missing Display Templates

I'm having an issue where I can't select any display templates beside "lists" in a Content Search Web Part. The specific one needed is slideshow. I went into the Master Page Gallery and both the html ...
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Anonymous access to SharePoint resource returns 401 Unauthorized if Content-Type header is soap+xml

There is a simple handler created, hosted in SharePoint site. For that handler and for affected lists Anonymous Access is configured. Everything is working smoothly when I submit a POST request ...
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Linq to sharepoint: Cannot find corresponding storage member

I'm trying to use Linq to Sharepoint to get a list and i got this message: Cannot find corresponding storage member for member Title I've tried some solution but nothing worked. And i don't ...
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Document Sets don't enforce allowed Content Types when multiple Doc Set CT are available

I fear that this is indeed a bug, but I'm asking just to be sure (SP1 and the CU haven't provided any change to the issue). I have a document library that utilize multiple document set content type (...
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List Content types not getting updating while adding a site column to already deployed site content type using elements.xml

I have a site content type deployed through element.xml and is used inside lists. I added one site column and referenced that in content type. So my element.xml looks like below <?xml version="1....
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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SharePoint 2010 Hidden from New Document Also Hidden from Add Document

The content type of Document is hidden in the New Document ribbon button as I have other content types available. When I upload files which are not of my normal content types the Document content type ...
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move/copy data from one column to another

I'm running SharePoint Online 2013. I've set up a document library. The default "Add Document" form contained many fields irrelevant to some users, so I've got a requirement to add another "Add ...
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SP13: Connecting Content Types

Working in SharePoint 2013. Have a custom list with a bunch on content types. Some of the content types share the same columns. My assumption was that if a column is filled in one column type it ...
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How to rename a Content Type associated to a List

I'm trying to change the content type name of a specified List. I have a Content Type called (for example) ExampleCT that I change from Site Settings in "Example CT" pushing down changes to children. ...
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Modifying a default value for hidden column will set it as optional instead of hidden

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand. Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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List do not inherit fields from content type

I have an issue when I create a content type, and it properly is created on the site but is not working at all on list. I used Sharepoint Manager 2010 to watch web internals and here I am. Here is ...
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How does sharepoint deal with the column internal names as defined inside the site level Vs. as defined inside the list level

I want to move my lists items from one list "SourceList" to another List "Destinationist", so i write the following script:- $web = get-spweb "http://*****/teamsites/SoftwareDevelopment/" $list = $...
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why my custom site column have 2 different internal names on the Site Level & on the List level

I have created a site column of type "People or Group" and i name it "Software Development Risk/Issue Owner". now i added this site column inside multiple lists. now i find this confusing issue. when ...
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Can't delete content type

How do you remove a content type? I created a content type at the site collection level, used it for a few lists, deleted the lists, cleared them from their site's Recycle Bin, and it still says The ...