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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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 ...
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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 ...