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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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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Drop-off library takes default content type

I'm having an issue trying to upload multiple documents to a library using the Content Organizer. Problem is that when I upload several files to a library which has a Content Type 'A' all the files ...
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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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Correct values for a Content Type's EditFormUrl property

I've developed a custom form to edit one of your Sharepoint Content Types, and am now ready to use it. I've gone through the circuitous route of trying to use the FormsUrl markup, and have decided ...
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ContentType change failed on SystemUpdate

I set my library default ContentType as "A", then i want to change it by some rule if i use SystemUpdate() it can not change ContentType to B if (type== "A") { item["ContentTypeId"] = ...
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Duplicate Redirect Page but Alter Content Type

I need a page just like the Redirect Page, but I need it to have a different content type. This new content type uses Redirect Page as it's parent but includes some new columns that are used for ...
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Content types inherited from Folder content type with Publishing image field

I've a custom content MyAlbum type inherits from Folder content type, MyAlbum has a publishing image field, I've![enter image description here][1] bounded MyAlbum to new list from Document library ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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Document Set - sort by Content Type?

I have a SharePoint site where we use document sets. I would like to sort the inner view by content type. Is this possible? (i know through the GUI it is not possible) thanks I am able to create a ...
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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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Changed event content type at parent now existing calendar lists content types are _hidden

I am new to SharePoint and I changed the event content type at the parent level. Now existing calendars list content types groups are _Hidden. The calendars also do not work now. Is there a way to re ...
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Column in Calendar says its used by content type, but its not!

I have created a custom content type called Vacation for a calendar list. When I look at the list settings page in the columns section, I find a column called Comments which indicates it is used in ...
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How can I define a “local” default value for Managed Metadata field in Content Type published from a Content Hub?

I am publishing a a Content Type from a Content Type hub. This content type contains a Managed Metadata column. The column has a default value, set in the hub. On a subscriber site, I set a library ...
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Adding “Link to Document” to all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to add the "Link to Document" content type to all existing document libraries in a site/site collection other than editing each one manually? I'm fine to do it with PowerShell if there ...
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Position of Content Types

Whats the difference in creating a Content Type in the Root Site collection to that of a subweb? I've noticed when created at Root lovel its available to all sub-webs wheras if I create at web level ...
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Centrally managing or updating the content types of all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

So I have read articles on Managed Metadata, Content Type Publishing and Editing Document Library templates and while related none of these seem to do what I want to do. I want to add the "Link to ...
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Propagate Site Column Changes to Pages

Is there a way to change a SharePoint Image site column to enable the use of RichText, and then propagate that change across all sites of the site collection? The issue I am experiencing is that ...
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InfoPath form published into a Content Type Hub doesn't load in web browser in consuming libraries

We are deploying several content types to an organisation via the Content Type Hub functionality of the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010. Our main focus at the moment is Project Server and ...
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Sharepoint Change Content Type Dropdown

SharePoint ChangeContentType DropDown I have attached an application page to the custom document based content type as its edit form. That content type is being used in a document library which has ...
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List Content Type broken from the site content type

How can I re-establish a broken link between a list content type and a Site content type, considering the fact that most of the existing documents are already using the broken list content type?
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Form to pick a folder content type from a list and create such a foder

After a document is uploaded, SP opens a form (EditForm if I am not mistaken) that allows the user to pick the content type of the new document from a list of document content types allowed in the ...
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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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Uploading a document of given content type invokes wrong workflow

Problem summary: Given 2 content types and a different workflow associated with each CT, one workflow works properly for it's CT but when the other CT is uploaded the wrong workflow is invoked. I have ...
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add field directly to a Document library or via a Content Type

What is differents between adding a field (Site column) directly to a document library or via adding the field to a content type and then add this content type to the list? Because fields directly ...
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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) not works with SiteTemplates

I've created a CType and create columns namings for multiple languages by changing the current language and set the corresponding naming. Then I create a Subsite (same language based) using those same ...
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Including Custom Columns when retrieving Content Type

Using the Lists web service I am retrieving a content type as follows; var contentTypeWithFields = listsService .GetListContentType(listId, contentType.ID); However, the result does not include ...
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Programmatically Creating Self Referencing Content Type using C# is it possible?

I was wondering if it's possible to create a content type using C# that has two columns, the second column looks up the first column. eg. Title | myColumn myColumn should be a lookup column and it ...
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Custom Content Type on Documents SharePoint 2010

I'm trying to attach a custom content type to Document Library so that it's available to users whenever they upload a new document, they'll have the necessary columns visible. I'm struggling to staple ...
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Help to understand content type

Given the below definition of a content type: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Algorithm Types List Definition" EnableContentTypes="TRUE" FolderCreation="FALSE" ...
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Why is the associated lookup field not on the dispform.aspx?

I have three lists: Events (calendar) Customer1 (custom list from scratch) Customer2 (custom list from template) When I added the lookup of Customer1's ID and added the associated field "Title," ...
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List of Sub Sites and Workspaces

I would like to create a list of Project Sites and links to pages, on the Projects site. To contents of Sites and Workspaces. This process should be automatic when you establish a new project site, ...
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Error Message - Field type Int is not installed properly. Go to the list settings page to delete this field

I saw similar post on SO but it didn't worked out for me. I've created a List Definition project in VS. On one of the fields I set type to Int instead of Integer, and tried to deploy List Definition. ...
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Field required in Content type, but not in my list

I don't know why but when I try to bind a list with my content type, fields having a status to "Required" in my content type are not Required at all in my List. I'm binding the field with this ...
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How to iterage through Message content type in Discussion list

I need to iterate through all the columns (default + custom) in Message content type in Discussion list. i have used this code: //select a single discussion (in this case, the first one), to view ...
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Content type is not creating Parent properly

I am trying to create generic content type creation using following code. // Create a Content Type Information object ContentTypeCreationInformation _customcontenttype = new ...
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Infopath Publish as Content type an Reusable workflow

Does anyone have any good links to web tutorials that demostrate how to publish and Infopath Form as a content type and then attach a reuasble workflow to the form?
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Custom Site Content type is not getting mapped for the required taxonomy field

I have a custom project site template which is coded in c#.net VS 2010, I have deployed the projects related to the project site template into central admin through VS After deploying the solution I ...
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MOSS 2007 Links List Changing Automatically

Whenever I post a link to an external site, for some reason SharePoint changes the domain name to the server domain name. E.g. If I post google.com/new-url, it will change it to mysite.com/new-url. ...