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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Custom forms associated to centent types show not saving the correct content type field

In SP Designer for a custom list when I create custom NewForms and also associate them with certain content types during the creation process. I then add new items to the list using those pages. In ...
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Content Type event reciever inheritance

I have a number of content types with Document as a base. Each of these content types has their own unique behavior and therefore each one has an event receiver. This works perfectly fine except for ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I'm simply looking to create a link on my home page that goes directly to the button that you click to open a new instance of the template you created in your content type. If I described that wrong, ...
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How to properly use lookup columns in content types in the content type hub

I created one content type called client in the content type hub. THen I created another content type called project on the content type hub, this one should have a lookup column to the client. As ...
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Set “Allow management of content types?” set to “Yes” within a Content Type or List Definition

How do you set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" within a Content Type or List Definition?
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Show More by Default

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherited from task. Because there are too many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way to ...
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Different sets of options in a lookup or choice column depending on the content type

I have a list content type and other content types that derive from it. I need to add a lookup or choice column to the content type (or the list itself) just so that each child content type or list ...
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Will lists inherit the edit form from it's Custom Content Type?

I have created a custom content type and I would like to have all lists that use that content type use it's edit/new forms. Below is the XML i have in my Elements.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Powershell - get a list of all the document libraries for a web application including content types - output to csv

I have following code and it works great. However, business unit now wants to see content types for each document library. Most document libraries come with Document and Folder content types. Now, ...
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Get all the document libraries where IsContentTypeAllowed is enabled

I am using this PowerShell code to get a list of document libraries where allow content type is enabled. But it does not return anything. Get-SPWeb http://intranet.site.net | Select ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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Document Properties Demotion from ListItem field is not working

I have a content type in a library configured with a word document as a template, it is the default content type. When creating via the UI from New item entering information into the DIP sets values ...
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Provide a customer an upgradeable SharePoint solution containg content types, list templates and so on

currently I'm developing a SharePoint solution for a customer, which contains the following: A custom field type Two content types (one containing lookup fields to the list which is using the other ...
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Programatically add a content type to a document library

I have an event-handler feature that changes the content type of an item when it is added to a document library, however this will only work if the content type is allowed for that document library. ...
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What happens to content if you remove content's dependency?

Dependency may not be the right word here - but basically my question is regarding what happens to the data inside a sharepoint content database if that data was created, for example, by using a ...
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csom javascript get Document Libraries with particular Content Type

I need to filter result to particular content types fo document library. I cannot seem to retrieve the content type of library. How is this possible. When I try with oList.get_contentTypes() object ...
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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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Rendering Template apply only on second deploy

SP2013. I have a custom rendering template for a Content Type in CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Problem is that when I deploy solution by VS on a development machine this template doesn't show up on a form. ...
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2013 - feature upgrade - add or modify Content Type

Sharepoint 2013. I have 2 features installed. First has a content type with document list definions and second has workflow for it. Now I need to make changes to them and also add another content type ...
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Generic routing rule => Content type gets wrong value

We've about 100 content types. For 10 of those content types I've created a specific routing rule. The other 90 content types are catched by a routing rule with as content type our base content type ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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Add “New document” button to home page

I have a fairly simple SharePoint subsite that has two elements: the home page a document library The document library has two content types associated with it. What I would like to do is add a ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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SharePoint 2007 - column behaviour

There are few columns in task content type which are calculated, the hyperlinks to edit these columns are disabled, and hence cannot go to managecontenttype.aspx by clicking on the colmumn names in ...
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Publish a content type that contains a meta data column

Attempting to publish a content type that contains a meta data column which uses a managed meta data terms set and NOT a custom one but it wont allow me to publish as SP2013 thinks I am using a custom ...
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Need help with the Content Organizer Rules screen in SharePoint 2013

I would be very thankful for a little clarification on how Content Organizer Rules work in SharePoint 2013. All of the reading I've done so far says I can use Content Organizer to create ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeUsage does not contain a definition for GetUsages

I'm trying to carry out this example for deleting a content type in sharepoint: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spcontenttypeusage.aspx but I'm getting the error ...
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Error:Input string was not in a correct format. (Javascript)

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online and trying to save a item to a folder content type in a document libary I think the code is nearly rigth but i am getting this error when i hit save button have anyone ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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Hide List Content Type via CSOM

How to programmatically (using CSOM/JSOM) uncheck the Visible checkbox for a content type: so that the content type (Document Set above) is not anymore visible in FILES > New Document: In order to ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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How to find which contenttype causing error?

I am trying to export the site. but it is failing at one contenttype. How to find that contenttype and delete it from the site? [11/24/2014 4:36:13 PM] [Folder] [Page Layout] Progress: Exporting ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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How to deploy a custom form for a custom content type without a WSP?

I have a need to build a SharePoint application without deploying a WSP. It should target SharePoint 2010. For now we are prototyping with manual steps (SharePoint UI, Designer, ...), which later will ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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Adding new site columns to my List, will result in having their Source field as blank inside the content type

I have added an Issue tracking list to my SharePoint team site 2013. Then I wanted to add 5 extra columns to my list . So I did the following:- I went to site settings. Then I added 5 new site ...
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Do I need to use Content Type with Search Results Web Part?

My goal is to display all the items in a specific list using the Search Results Web Part. I created a Result Type and set ListID to equal my list. I've added a Search Results Web Part, but there ...
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Content Length Mismatch when serving mp3 files in a SharePoint 2013 Page

I'm having an issue where an uploaded mp3 file in a SharePoint media library is reporting a content length mismatch, causing streaming playback issues from the player on the page. I am using ...
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Edit NewFrom.aspx or make a new one?

I have a Doc Libary on my SharePoint where i now got a folder content type. What i want to do is that when i go to new document i press on IFUSimon to make it a folder: And then we get to this: ...
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Is it possible to add a different template to content type, after the content type has been used in a library?

My client has asked whether it's possible for them to add templates to a content type after the system has gone live. I'm wondering if any issues arise once a content type default template has been ...
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Are there any disadvantages of adding extra site columns directly to my List Content Type, instead of adding a new content type

I have added a new Issue tracking list , which is based on the build-in “Issue” content type. Then I need 5 extra columns to be used , so I did the following:- I went to "Site setting">>"site ...
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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...