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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Declaratively created content type is losing event receivers on list

I declaratively created a content type which has an attached event receiver. I attached this ct to a list which is also being done via xml declaration. In principle all components are working. The ...
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SP13: Lookup column with multiple selections

In SP10 and later this was not possible, but it's hard for me to find if Microsoft has made it possible in SP13. I have created a lookup column and wanted to be able to select multiple choices from ...
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Custom Content Type not showing up in List

I need to develop a way for cross-site lookup in Sharepoint 2013. As this is not possible OOTB, I built a custom content type that has a custom control template which in turn displays a custom form ...
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Content Type inherited from Folder not showing custom fields in Forms

I created via xml declaration a content type which is based on the folder content type. I set "inherits=FALSE" due to the declaratively adding of event receivers to the content type. My Problem now is ...
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The formula cannot refer to another column

I was attempting to add a content type that was syndicated from the Content Type Hub, to a list on a subscriber site, when something went wrong. The formula cannot refer to another column. ...
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I have a document library with multiple templates, including document set

I think what I'm asking isn't possible without Java Script or creating a custom form in SPD. I've got a document library with lots of document templates, which I have created content types for. I ...
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How to set contenttype for listitem in jsom

I'd like to know how to set a new content type for a listitem with js. I try this with an id of an other content type retrieve in powershell but nothing change newItem.set_item("ContentTypeId", ...
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Custom Action on a generic List without a Content Type

Can I define a SharePoint ribbon or Menu custom action on a generic list without a content type? I've tried the following with no luck. It doesn't show up in the ribbon. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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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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Update Content Types installed via feature

This question have been asked several times but I'm still a bit confused and hope that you can make it clear for me. I have a site in which many Content Types have been declared via CAML in a ...
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Share data between content types

I currently have a list in SharePoint 2013 with several different content types. One of these content types is listed as manager update which the manager selects to update specific fields for ...
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custom content type column ordering is ignored on forms

This is for SharePoint 2010. I have two custom content types which I have added to a Calendar list. For each of the custom content types, I have adjusted the column ordering, as part of editing the ...
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How can I query a List for different ContentTypes?

I am developing a console application to extract data from a SharePoint 2013 server using the .NET client object model of the SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK: using (var clientContext = ...
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Export Translation not showing unused Fields

I noticed that when I export translation in Site Settings, unused fields don't get translated. It's important for us to have every CT and Fields translated before using it (there are some troubles if ...
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Quickpart with empty value are not replaced

I'm in SharePoint 2013 and use word template in document library on my content type. Inside i use quick part bind with meta of my lybrary. When a meta is empty or with a whitespace, my quick part is ...
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Use a template with macro on content type

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and have some content type with word template. I need to add a macro on open document in my template. When i add my macro and save in dotm my template. The document generated ...
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How to select the default contenttype/pagelayout for each new article page by the right top corner custom action?

In the right top corner you can click on the icon, and then click on "Create new Page". You will see a new popup and can enter the name of the page. After you click on OK you will get into the new ...
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Query by contenttype with inheritance

Lets say we have 2 contenttypes: LanguageItem (inherits from item) News (inherits from LanguageItem) I have a list with contenttype set to "News", including some items. Is it possible to create a ...
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How to change content type of several folders (or subfolders) at once in a document library?

I created several content types for folders to define custom default views depending on the content of the folders. However it is quite cumbersome if I need to click on Edit properties for each ...
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How to get a list contenttype by contenttype id programmatically?

I have for now some code but is not working on all sites because each list has its own listcontenttypeId. It looks like a listcontenttypeId is a combination of the original contenttypeId+[SOMETHING]. ...
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How to add Content Types List on a Page and use it to create NEW document/list based on type selected?

I need to show all content types in a drop-down or as hyperlinks along with description on custom .aspx page. When user selects any type, respective New Form should open to create a new document/list ...
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Force Selection of New from List of Content Types Only - Disable Click of New button and make it work like dropdown

The New button in the menu bar for a list/document will automatically create the number 1 or default Content Type entry. I would like to disable this and have only the drop down menu in New work which ...
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Getting Content Type while adding a New Item

I have a list that is using several Content Types, and have the requirement that the Title be generated based on the content of other fields. I've used sputility.js to achieve most of this just fine, ...
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How to set field required which is comming from the parent contenttype of my custom contenttype?

I have a custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited some columns from the OOTB contenttype "ArticlePage". I would like to set one of these columns required in my custom contenttype. How to do ...
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Show all content type fields in list edit form

I want to show all content type fields when editing a list in Sharepoint 2013. At the moment I am getting a drop down window and I have to choose between content types. Is there any way to show ...
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list columns displaying twice in update/new/view forms

we are using content type and published from content type hub. We have updated content type(adding new columns) deployed in content type hub.We have published content type in hub. the existing sites ...
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automatically removed Content type association to workflow

I have created SharePoint workflow 2013 with an associated content type. I have observed that when SharePoint Designer 2013 reopens ,that time MyWorkflow automatically disassociates content type. ...
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Best content type for managing projects info

I want to add a new list that stores project info which are:- Project name. Project number Start date Status So I want to create a new site CT to store this info, but I'm not sure which is the ...
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Performance degradation: unfetched field caused extra roundtrip

In ULS there was this message: Performance degradation: unfetched field [PublishingPageContent] caused extra roundtrip I updated my content type with that field (content type is set to page). ...
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Find out which Content Type a field is associated with using PowerShell

I have added two Content Types to a List some of the Fields exist in both content types so I have got duplicate fields. The field which is added by the new Content Type is empty. Now I want to ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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SP.ContentType.get_parent(), how to get name?

The code below works only to get SharePoint 2013 Foundation list content type and content type url, but I cant get the parent content type. It returns an object but when I try to access properties ...
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SPContentTypeId.Empty vs default

Is there any reason to prefer SPContentTypeId.Empty over default? Console.WriteLine(default (SPContentTypeId)); // writes 0x Console.WriteLine(new SPContentTypeId()); // writes 0x ...
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Completely remove field from Content Type?

I recently tried to delete a Multi-line Text Field from a custom Content Type. I then attempted to delete this field, and re-create it as a Single line of text under the same field name. After ...
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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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Content Type Lookup Field is Read-Only

i cant set the content-type column in the datasheet view in MS access. sharepoint tells me the column is read-only but i cant find it in the column list because its a system standart and only looks ...
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Quick Edit ignores Content Type setting

I have created a new content type which inherits all columns from the default 'Task' content type. I changed the 'Assigned To' column in this new content type to be required. I created a new list ...
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How to activate publishing features (spweb en spsite) in an feature event receiver?

I have created some featureX which is creating some custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited from the OOTB "ArticlePage". This OOTB contenttype is comming from the publishing features. I ...
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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" ...