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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Can I have multiple templates for a content type under “New Documents”?

I am a new SharePoint 2010 user. I have a situation where I need to add templates to a sharepoint library, so when a user selects "New Document" a list of templates displays. Multiple templates have ...
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HELP - Need to restore the Event Content Type in SP 2013

Hoping someone can help...accidentally deleted the "Start Date" and "End Date" site columns and screwed up the Event Content Type. Can it be restored?
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Change content type order via Javascript/ECMAscript

In my SharePoint-hosted app, I use javascript to apply a content type called "Order" to a list in my app. When users click "new item" to upload a document, I want that document to derive from my new ...
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ContentTypes and Site Columns via Visual Studio / CAML Query Updates broken

I've been using CAML queries to do list updates for quite some time, but recently they've stopped working, and I have no idea why. Even an extremely simple query seems to be failing. For example the ...
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Duplicate Save and Cancel buttons Document Library Edit Properties

I have duplicate edit and save buttons when I edit properties of a document in a document library. I copied this site from another using Manage Content and Structure. The original site did not have ...
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Specify a custom content type when publishing forms to a form library?

I'm on a project that use a lot of infopath form published in form libraries. I'd like to create a query to retrieve all forms filled in a site collection (to create a global dashboard) but restricted ...
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Hide and Re-order columns inside a new Content type will not have any effect on the Create & Edit forms for the List

I did the follow:- I added a new Content type, and I specify to have “Issue” content type as its parent. Then I added 5 site columns, and I added them to the new Content Type.so the new content type ...
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How to display similar column from different Content Types as a single column in listview?

I have "Content Type A" and "Content Type B" both in a single Document Library. A has a column "A Status". B has a column "B Status". They are both "Choice" columns just with different choices. Is ...
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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013?

I want to create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013,by default once enable the content type in Advance settings,we can able to see the Word content ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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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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Attaching Remote Event Receiver to Content Type

Looking through the SharePoint Client API I see no property which allows the attachmentment of a content type. I was hoping to attach a remote event receiver to a custom content type on the ...
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SharePoint Online - Custom InfoPath forms and changing content types

I have created a SharePoint CRM tool that uses 3 content types - these are named General, Prospect and Account. The idea being that a new potential customer lead gets added to the database as a ...
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Design Manager crashes when loading snippets

I'm having issues with the SharePoint 2013 Design Manager, so far I've - created a new content type that inherits from the Page content type - created a new page layout in the design manager, using ...
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Description of custom Page Layout is same as its parent

I have created a page layout and Content type in VS 2012. following is my code: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Artikelsida ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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Copy a form content to a new form that is being designed in sharepoint 2010 info path designer?

Is it possible to copy contents of a form to a new form that is being designed in infopath form designer in sharepoint 2010? The reason I am asking is I need to design a form whose content is 98% ...
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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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How to add a new custom Content Type without disruption?

I need to add a new custom Content Type to an existing SharePoint Intranet site but I want to make sure I do not disrupt any of the data or web parts on the site. What is the best way to go about ...
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Create Custom Ribbon Tab with New Document Flyout

My boss wants me to assume that the clients are complete idiots and that the standard document tab with all the options is too scary even with all the options grayed out. He wants me to create a ...
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Set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field in Custom List Definition

I have custom content type, custom list definition from this content type, and list instance in my visual studio project. I could not set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field. How can i achieve this. ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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Description of site content types ignored?

I created site content type element and write some text into Description attribute. I deploy it (as farm solution). When I look at this content type in Site Content types section, I found that ...
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How does Content Type Inheritance interact with retention policies?

Are there any issues with defining retention policies on a hierarchy of custom Content Types? I want to be able to define retention policies in a flexible manner, with a root Content Type that has the ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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Store Custom Data with Content Types Content Types

I have done a Custom DocID provider and I want to be able to specify a different format for the DocID for each Content Type. I have managed to add a custom action (using 30+ SharePoint Custom Actions ...
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How to create link to create a custom content type in Site Actions menu?

I am new in SP2010 and I want to ask if anyone knows how to do the following. I have made some new custom content types based in the Article page (Publishing page) and assigned new layouts to them. Is ...
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Title field does not get red asterix in DIP when required

I have a custom content type that contains the inherited Title column. This content type has a Word document template. The Title column is set to required in the content type. I would therefore ...
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Translations from resources appearing in list view but now in new or edit forms

I have a really weird problem with .resx files that I use in my solution that has been driving me nuts the past couple of days. I have two resource files: MyContentType.resx (english) and ...
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PerformancePoint 2013 Dashboard Library Default Content Type

Yesterday, I ran into an issue trying to migrate my PerformancePoint 2013 dashboards from my test/dev farm into production using the Export/Import option. Previously, doing so did not present any ...
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SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 workflow - Change Item values of the Task and its Content Type

I use the SingleTask activity in my Workflow to create Tasks for the User. But I need to give the User more information than just Body, Title, DueDate and AssignTo. So I created a Content Type which ...
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Cannot apply document template to content type

I am trying to apply a document template to a content type. The document template is located in SharePoint already. I visit the following page in order to add the content type: ...
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New Form is missing site columns when Content Type was updated with new site columns

I have a calender with Event and Reservation Content Type. I went to both the content types and added 4 site columns (Inspection, Fuel Check, Wing Check and Log Check). Now when I add a new item to ...
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Error while deploying List Definition and List Instance in SharePoint 2013

I have two features, first feature deploys custom columns and custom content types. Second feature deploys list instance and list definition. But I got following error when I retract solution first ...
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Document Set Information Management Policy

Scenario: Document set that has allowed content types. This document set has an Information Management Policy that includes a retention schedule. Some of the allowed content types also have a ...
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Problem creating content types programatically on a Content Type Hub

So I've been having issues with a module I built to create content types. It goes by steps like this: 1 - I create an empty content type (it may or may not inherit from another content type -which ...
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The element of type field fo feature 'feature' threw an exception during activation: a duplicate field name 'fieldName' was found

I am taking over a SharePoint environment. The previous developer created a custom Workflow with Custom Activities, etc. One of the steps in the Workflow is to create a web using a custom Site ...
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Conditions in Page Layout

I m working on requirement where I need to create page layout for migrated pages from old system. I have to have only one page layout. The migrated pages must have same fields as they were in old ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow runs multiple times

I have a site was created based on a customised Site Template (created by using Save Site as Template); The template has a customised List, a workflow(via List Content Type, Global reusable associated ...
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SharePoint 2010 - content-type with large lookup columns

We have to design a content-type with 20 lookup columns. Again lookup columns are dependent on "Managed Metadata" & "User profile" service etc. Is it a good idea to design such CT? If not, then ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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Why would a content type column not show up in library settings?

Background I have a content type (CT2) with 7 site columns. CT2 inherits from CT1 which has 3 columns. We are using CT2 in several document libraries. In one document library The columns for ...
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SPList multiple content types - “Column does not exist” error

I'm using the Publishing feature of SharePoint. I have a custom Content Type that inherits from the ArticlePage Content Type, and is bound to the Pages list of a given site. My custom Content Type ...
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SharePoint 2010 for custom content type not working for subsite

In SharePoint 2010, we are creating a subsite from a site template. We have 2 custom content types based on the folder content type with some manage metadata columns added. Still, after creating a ...
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Attach content type to task list

I have created a content type that inherits directly from the "workflow task" content type. I deployed it as a feature and activated it. Now, I want to attach it to the "Task" list in a site, but when ...
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MOSS 2007 Sort a dropdown content column globally

I have a content type which requires all documents to be categorized by a dropdown box. Is there a way to sort the options that are displayed?
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...