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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Content type publishing: server impact on crawling for new subscribers?

Assume you have 100.000+ site collections that subscribe to a single content type hub containing around 10 published content types. How does the content type publishing timer job works? Does it ...
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REST: Filter List Items by Content Type Name

I can't for the life of me figure out what's wrong with this URL: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...
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publish content type forms to infopath 2013

I have created some Content Type and added some custom columns to it. I would be using this in a list. So I have created a list and added the 2 Content Type to it. Now i would like to use InfoPath ...
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Hide Content Type Field in EditForm SharePoint 2007

I am trying to hide the content type field in the edit form. I know it can be done with jquery but i don't really know which *.js file i need, where do i store that *.js file and what code do i put in ...
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Site Content Type with QuickParts to be used across site collection

I've been struggling to create a library which uses several site content types to create forms/documents using metadata of other lists in the same site. I've looked around the site and this question ...
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Quick Parts Not Showing For Site Content Type, But Are In List Content Type

I added a whole bunch of site columns through SharePoint Designer. I then added these columns to an existing site Content Type through the GUI. I then proceeded to edit the site content type's ...
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SharePoint 2013: Force the Newform.aspx form to show Content Type choices [duplicate]

Is there a way to be able to have users select Content Type when on Newform.aspx? It currently works when on EditForm.aspx
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Orphanded SSRS 2008 content types in SharePoint

We had upgraded from SP 2010 to 2013. Prior to the upgrade, it appears we had a broken install of SSRS 2008. It never worked. I was hoping the upgrade and the new version of SSRS (2012) would fix the ...
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Unable to filter items inside my Content Query web part, if filters are based on 2 columns that are defined inside different CT

I have the following:- Team site collection, which have a content type named “Shared CT”, with fields such as ID, title, name, description, etc… Inside the Team site collection I have two sub sites; ...
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Change default content type dynamically (SharePoint 2007)

I don't know if this is possible, i don't have coding knowledge (no access to code either) nor SharePoint Designer. I have a Choice field in a custom list with 5 different statuses and 5 different ...
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Renaming content types not updating

I have renamed a content type at the hub and republished it. I have also manually re ran the timer job Content Type Hub Subscriber and Content Type hub. The content type at the site level has ...
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Termstore invalid GUID after migrating

A site has been migrated from one environment to another. Some of the site columns in the site which have terms to select from the term store, are displaying as red. I am thinking that is due to ...
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Removing Content Type: already in use even if removed from all lists

I'm facing a problem with content Types. I added a content type to thousands of lists, added items that uses that CT and now I want to remove it.. The steps I followed are theese: Removed every ...
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Title field is hidden in “New Item” form

When I click "New Item", all of my other columns show up. However, my title field (it doesn't matter if it's 'Title', 'Title linked to item', or 'Title linked to item with edit') doesn't show up. ...
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SharePoint 2010: Set Default Content Type Across Site Collection Libraries, or Alternatively Bulk Edit Content Types in a Library

We have project staff who upload hundreds of documents during the day that are all the same content type with little variation. This is done across dozens of libraries. This means I can't just set a ...
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Why can't a user with contribute permissions on a SharePoint 2013 document library use the Link to Document content type?

We use SharePoint 2013, and we have a site owner reporting that they have a document library with unique permissions. They granted a user contribute level access to the library (I've confirmed no ...
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Why is my browser-enabled form losing its content type?

I have two form libraries that host my form and its content type ("library1" and "library2"). I create the form in "library1", save and exit. At this point the content type is accurate. Upon ...
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Best practice for deploying Site Columns and Content Type

What is the best practice for creating a site column or content type in SharePoint 2013? Is it still recommended to use farm solutions? I was hoping we could do something with the new app model, but ...
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How to fetch results from task content type using ContentType search scope in SharePoint 2013?

I have 2 content types Form Task & Document Task having parent content type as Task. Now i have created 2 custom list Form Task List & Document Task List(not the task list) and added the ...
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Version label in content type document template - SharePoint Online

Is there a way of creating a label for a content type and incorporating it into the content type document template in SharePoint Online? I would like to be able to reuse the same content type and ...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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Propogate changes to Description site column in Event content type

I'm trying to change the Description column in the default Event content type to plain text. I can save the change, but it doesn't propagate down to our lists that use the content type. Does this ...
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How to get a table as cell of a custom list?

I am not experienced with Sharepoint at all and I wanted to be able to add some data (user, text, ...) wich was no problem, but I also want a list of (text,date). for example: title, user, task, date ...
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How to create ContentType with FieldLinks using REST on O365

I'm trying to create a ContentType with FieldLinks using REST only (no SP.ClientContext) on SharePoint Online, but I'm not able to make it work. Creating ContentType by POSTing to ...
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Enable content type selection on Add List item

I have created a list that has multiple content types associated with it. It seems that the Content Type dropdown is only visible when editing a list item. I would like the users to be able to ...
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2010 Approval Workflow - Dynamic Approver

In the OOTB Approval Workflow 2010 included in SharePoint 2013, the approver/approvers are fixed when the workflow is assigned to a list. I'd like to change it such that depending on a record ...
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Which Content Types to Inherit from for Publishing Pages

I would like to create some Custom Content Types to be used in some custom page Layouts. I am a bit confused as to which Parent Content Type to Inherit from. There are "Page Layout Content Types" ...
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How to set contenttype policy label programmatically?

I have a custom contenttype created in VS. I would like to set a policy label on this contenttype. How can I do this programmatically?
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More than one Pages library?

We have requirements where we need to add multiple pages libraries on a site, but this seems impossible to do via both the GUI and code. Is it all possible / supported ?
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Same Content Type Display Name, Different Internal name

I know that you can have internal names and display names for columns but can you also do that for Content Types? For example, we have the following with our current powershell script: ...
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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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Add content type drop down menu to custom form

I need to add a drop down list to a custom form that allows you to select the content type. The default editform.apsx has this menu but when I create a new custom edit form I can not see how to add ...
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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 ...
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Capture Content Type selected at creation

I am trying to create a column that capture which content type a user selects to create an item in a list at the time of creation. I would also like to prevent that new column from changing regardless ...
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How to collect information from Subsites?

As I wrote, I'm looking for some suggestions about how to do the next thing: This is the scenario: I set a Site Collection up with several blogs as subsites. What I want to do is to show on the main ...
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Content Types not Refreshing on SP Online

I have a number of content types defined in the SharePoint Online ContentTypeHub and have recently made changes to them and republished. All existing site collections are still using the old ...
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Associating content type containing lookup site column to custom list programmatically using CSOM ERROR: Value does not fall within the expected range

I have created a list using CSOM - works fine. & associated a content type(Without Lookup Column) - works fine but If there is any lookup column associated with Content Type & when I try to ...
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Custom content type for discussion list

I have a subsite structure, each of the subsites contain a disussion board dealing with "How-Tos". I want to create a search that searches only those particular discussion lists. I thought of ...