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 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" ...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!
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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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Update all related content types with these workflow association settings

There is this option on the workflow settings page for content type "Update all related content types with these workflow association settings" If there are 3 workflows associated with the parent ...
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DateTime field display diffrent values when editing and when viewing

We have an Office 365 2013 Business Premium subscription and are using Sharepoint online as our Intranet solution. Our problem seems related to DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem The ...
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How to update folder properties based on content type using C# Rest code

I have a document library, say, People, with a custom content type MyCustomType with fields Location, Cost.This library has a folder say X. X has a subfolder Y. Y has 3 subfolders z1,z2,z3 at the same ...
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List form or Infopath filtered choice column

I'm about to start building a custom list to capture a number of different query types. I was intending to do this with some custom Site Content Types but I've realized that I'm going to need to ...
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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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More than one CT in a Library with Custom Forms

Let's say I have a Library A, and this library has B and C as content types. B and C have their own custom forms. So When a Library has more than one content type in the (default) form of the default ...
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Unable to add calculated field in schema

I just want to display data from another column. So i write following field declaration: <Field ID = "{254BCC65-92DC-4c1b-90CC-8E11E4831CD1}" Name="NewName" StaticName="NewName" ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Child content types doesn't update

Hello I added new field to content type programatically and it updated nicely on test environment, but when I pushed update on main environment the inheriting list content type was not updated even ...
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New document button in Document Libraries does not show the Content Types when adding a Site Column with Managed Metadata to a view

I have developed a No Code solution (based on Standard SharePoint Online functionality) in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for a customer. In every site there is a Document Library. In the Document ...
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“This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited” error while using custom content types - SharePoint 2010

I have a list using several different content site-wide content types. I am able to add new items and edit the items once, but after the first edit I encounter the error "This task is currently ...
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Is it possible to change FormUrls in an ContentType after deployment?

we are currently using a custom ContentType for deploying a custom list with custom forms for the new, edit and display page. <ContentType ID="... > <FieldRefs></FieldRefs> ...
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Hide a content type from the new document menu

I have created a content type contenttype1 containing a numeric columns that I have associated to a folder in one of my library which help me to change the default alphabetical folder ordered to a ...
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Newlink.aspx for “Link to a document” not working

I try to create a new template "newlink.aspx" for content-type "link to a document", but when I change the template for my content type with a new aspx page, I have this message when I create new link ...
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Document template newlink.aspx for SharePoint 2015

I test to modify newlink.aspx for my content type "Link to a document" but I don't know how to reset it and use the default template. Can someone send my the default newlink.aspx for sharepoint 2015 ...
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Document library UNC path sharepoint 2013

I have a document library and I want to add link to document with UNC path but URL required "https". I create custom content type with just "path" but now when I click on "create my custom content ...