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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New Document button

I have a document library with both my own content type and the default one (Document). When I click the "New Document" button, only one item appears in the drop-down - Document. This happens despite ...
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Adding SPFieldLookup to specific content types in Custom List

I have a custom list that contains a number of custom content types. When a web is provisioned this custom list is provisioned. In addition to custom list is an Asset Library which is will serve ...
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SP 2010 List Alerts Not Working on Added Content Types?

I have been trying to add an alert for any changes on an item that is created on a list. However I have added a new content type to the list and removed the default item content type. When I set the ...
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Promote Word's “Company” property

I'm trying to promote the Microsoft Word's "Company" property. I tried using the technique that consists in creating a column with the same name, prefixed by an _. This is working for the "Author" ...
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Can I create Multiple forms assigned to multiple views for the same Sharepoint List?

I have a requirement where I need to render multiple views of the same list across my site collection, which is rather straightforward. However is it possible for me to create multiple forms ...
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Custom Content Type always results in ArgumentException

I created a custom content type and provisioned it as a solution for SharePoint 2013 (PU March). When I create a new page in a list, bam yellow page of death. To rule out an error I created a custom ...
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How to route incomplete content types with content organizer

I have a record management site collection. I have several rules for content so they are classified according to their meta data. I also defined a "catch-all" rule that will route all documents (no ...
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Show/hide custom fields from ListFieldIterator based on value from DropDownList

Preface, this solution cannot use InfoPath. I have a Document Library with several custom fields that I've created. I have 50 Content Types that are mapped to the Document Library. I have a list ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - REST api - downloading file returns incorrect Content-Type

I made the following request to download a file from Sharepoint 2013 using REST api: GET ...
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Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
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Adding a document Template as Content Type from an Event Handler throws AmbiguousMatchException

I am trying to add a document template to my site, which is to be added during an event. This code has been tested in a console app and worked perfectly, however it keeps throwing the ...
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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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CQWP for set of libraries (instead of items)

I have a Team Collaboration site which has multiple document libraries. I have created a custom content type, so the team members can add more libraries in future. Since the set of document libraries ...
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Does all external SharePoint data have to flow through BCS?

I was asked the question why I need access to BCS Services and have been tasked with documenting "ways to access external data in SharePoint' I've read one article after the next regarding external ...
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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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Combine Contenttype

If I have four different external content type from different database, it is possible to merge or combine 4 content type in SharePoint 2013?
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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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Modal Pop-up for external Content Type

I added a unique Excel content type to my site Content Types, then added it as my default Content Type to a form library. Next, I am attempting to add a "button" on a separate page where once ...
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DIP not displaying when doc template saved on SP

I have saved a document template and a Document Information Panel into a templates library in SharePoint 2013. If I associate the document template using a url to a content type (eg. ...
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Hide content type on “Add new item” ribbon button in folder

I have a problem which concerns hiding content types in the "Add new item"-Ribbon-Button. In Visual Studio, I defined 2 custom content types (derived from the default folder content type) and a ...
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Correct values for a Content Type's EditFormUrl property

I've developed a custom form to edit one of your Sharepoint Content Types, and am now ready to use it. I've gone through the circuitous route of trying to use the FormsUrl markup, and have decided ...
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Sharepoint List with Custom Form: setting the Content Type

I've been developing a list with custom forms using Sharepoint 2010 using this excellent article: ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Invalid field name

SharePoint Error message Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Invalid field name.{guid}
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Change Task Title In Custom Workflow Using Powershell

I have a Custom Visual studio workflow that assigns a Task with a static title e.g. "This Is Your Business Unit Task". The workflow is a long running workflow and cannot be redeployed easily so ...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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Content type and templates

I am a developer trying to find a SharePoint OOTB equivelent for a "has a" relationship. I beleiev what Im looking for is a content type template, so that everytime i create an item of from this ...
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SharePoint Online Refinable Properties and Custom Content Types

We're using SharePoint Online (Office365) post-upgrade, plan E3. I have created a custom content type based on the standard Task. When I assign a crawled property to one of the RefinableString ...
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Setting Sealed to False… Any repercussions?

I need to attach an event receiver to a content type created by SharePoint: FolderCT.EventReceivers.Add(SPEventReceiverType.ItemAdding, SharepointReceiversAssemblyName, CTReceiverName); ...
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Default content type for files uploaded to a specific folder

In SharePoint 2007, I am trying to create a Document Library containing a special folder where the files within that special folder can have some extra meta-data. I've been following these ...
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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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removing empty quotation marks appearing in the content editor web part

I've built a site that uses the content editor web part, and some people who are viewing the site are saying that they see a square box appearing at the beginning of any text added to the content ...
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Force the document information panel to show with code or featuredefinition

In the UI I can drill down into a ContentType settings -> Document Information Panel settings -> and set 'Show Always' to true (marking the check box). How do i set this option through code? (or in ...
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Adding “Title” column again to SharePoint list

One of my user accidentally deleted "Title" column from a list. This list contains huge amount of data because of which we cannot recreate it. When I tried adding a new field with name "Title" ...
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ContentType change failed on SystemUpdate

I set my library default ContentType as "A", then i want to change it by some rule if i use SystemUpdate() it can not change ContentType to B if (type== "A") { item["ContentTypeId"] = ...
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How to get List Title within Reusable Workflow

I have a group of lists that share a good portion of their columns, but have a few unique columns of their own. So, I created a Content Type they could each inherit from, and then each list has its ...
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Set column order in contenttype

I've added some site columns with an xml file and also created my contenttype in the xml. After deploying, a feature creates a lookup to another list (with c# code). How can I set te column order in ...
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Duplicate Redirect Page but Alter Content Type

I need a page just like the Redirect Page, but I need it to have a different content type. This new content type uses Redirect Page as it's parent but includes some new columns that are used for ...
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Export root site content types and selected properties to csv

I want to recreate a clients' ct structure using VS2012 so some cts and their guids I did have a go but it would be nice only to add the properties I want to my csv file rather than whole lot.. Any ...
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how to add a BISM content type

I'm using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. I want to create a BI Semantic Model Connection file but no BISM content type exists. According to these technet instructions ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Management of two content types in same list through access

I have 2 content types in the same list. Some fields are in 1st content type, some in the second and some are shared. I defined a default content type. When i open with access and try to enter a line ...
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SP 2010 Content Type that Rebuffs All Delete Attempts

I have a SP 2010 Content Type that just clings for its dear life. It inherits from "Form" and any associated workflows and lists have been deleted. Site & Site Collection recycle bins have been ...
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InfoPath form published into a Content Type Hub doesn't load in web browser in consuming libraries

We are deploying several content types to an organisation via the Content Type Hub functionality of the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010. Our main focus at the moment is Project Server and ...
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ContentType.FieldLinks.Add() issue with hidden and required

I have a feature that does the following in the feature activation Code : Creates a new SiteColumn (Type=Text, Hidden=False and Required =True) Set the french version of the Name (using ...
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Can Sealed Content Types Be Deleted or Modified Programatically

I am creating some content types programaticaly and have set the sealed flag to true which seems to prevent deletion by users and code. First how can it be deleted? Second, what is the proper way to ...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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Content types inherited from Folder content type with Publishing image field

I've a custom content MyAlbum type inherits from Folder content type, MyAlbum has a publishing image field, I've![enter image description here][1] bounded MyAlbum to new list from Document library ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Get Field Values on Postback

In SharePoint 2013, I add a custom field control (using the older SharePoint 2010 BaseFieldControl style of rendering) to a content type. Then, I try to add a new item to a list using the standard ...