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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Publish a content type that contains a meta data column

Attempting to publish a content type that contains a meta data column which uses a managed meta data terms set and NOT a custom one but it wont allow me to publish as SP2013 thinks I am using a custom ...
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Need help with the Content Organizer Rules screen in SharePoint 2013

I would be very thankful for a little clarification on how Content Organizer Rules work in SharePoint 2013. All of the reading I've done so far says I can use Content Organizer to create ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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How to deploy a custom form for a custom content type without a WSP?

I have a need to build a SharePoint application without deploying a WSP. It should target SharePoint 2010. For now we are prototyping with manual steps (SharePoint UI, Designer, ...), which later will ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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Content Length Mismatch when serving mp3 files in a SharePoint 2013 Page

I'm having an issue where an uploaded mp3 file in a SharePoint media library is reporting a content length mismatch, causing streaming playback issues from the player on the page. I am using ...
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Associating lists to content types with SPSF

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm trying to create all the fields, content types and lists that I will need by using SharePoint Software Factory in Visual Studio. I'm able to deploy all the artefacts but ...
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change the data type of a sharepoint column from the content type using powershell

i have been trying to change the data type of a field called "EmployeeName" from Number to Text - which is associated with a Infopath form Library in SharePoint 2010 env
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Issue Content Type added to list creates duplicated columns

I have created a site contnet type based on Issue Content Type and it contains several extra columns. Now I want to create lists based on this content type. I created an Issue tracking list and added ...
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Open with Explorer folder is empty for particular site collection?

while clicking on Open with Explorer is was showing a message "This folder is empty" for only one particular site collection,for reaming site collections it is working fine only. can any one help on ...
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DVWP with project site rollup based on information provided in two different lists

Current setup I build a global project data repository for our company based on the following structure: Company is divided in four different zones A zone consists of multiple regions. A region hosts ...
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How to detect Info Path form is used or unused programmatically

I have designed an info path form and published successfully to the web. Then I go testing, the info path form is in used (it was automatically added to default new, edit and display form). But when ...
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Customizing Document Content Type

I see how in the content types for a site collection you can add columns to a content type. I'd like to add a field to the list content type. I've done so and when creating a new list, if I go into ...
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How can I make the Content Type field in a task list editable?

I'm using SP 2013 and would like to be able to change the content type once the record is created.
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Can't save custom content type back to library?

I have a custom content type with a .dotx document as its template. I publish with the content type hub to a site collection. I add the content type to a library successfully. In the browser I select ...
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number column with no default value returns zero

I have a custom content type with a numeric column in it. The column is set to not require a value, and the default value is blank. Problem is, the column is displaying a "0" in views for instances ...
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Updating SharePoint 2013 custom content type with Visual Studio

What is the best way to do this without ending up with orphaned content types and other problems? Specifically, removing and updating columns for a content type that's currently in use.
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Is there a way to publish metadata field in a content type from the content hub?

I have a metadata taxonomy in my SharePoint online. I have a content hub in my SharePoint online. I have a content type that is using a metadata field. ( Field name : Structure ) When I try ...
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Update folders to folder content type

I have a document library with root folders and then sub-folders. I need to update the sub folders to a newly created content type. Is there a way to do this with powershell? Example: Document ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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Required field in custom content type not required in custom list instance

I have an issue with a custom SharePoint 2013 solution. Among other components, it consists of: a feature with several custom fields with different types, some of which are taxonomy fields, a ...
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How to display the wiki page histroy and created by fields inside the related page layout

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template, and I want to modify the default EnterpriseWiki page layout to display the following columns: Page Version. Created ...
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Hidden attribute on content type

What's the use of hidden attribute on content types? I set a content type to be Hidden, it doesn't not show in the New list, but when I set it as default content content type, and click add new item, ...
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Dispatcher feature; receive Mail with multiple attachments

The task is to receive mails with multiple attachments, create a dedicated item per attachment and forward the single attachment to lists, or to different recipients (other e-mail accounts). Can you ...
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CreateTaskWithContentType - The content type of a workflow task must be derived from the Workflow Task content type

I have build a workflow with task list which use two content types for SharePoint 2010. In my workflow I want to use the activity CreateTaskWithContentType which should create a new workflow task. The ...
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How to add document to doc library with lookup columns

I am creating an upload program that needs to be able to upload documents to my document library. This document library is configured to allow content types, and I am getting all of the columns from a ...
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Can you set the content type with SOAP by Name or only by ContentTypeID?

I'm trying to update the ContentType of a file as it uploads by name rather then ContentTypeID and it doesn't seem to be working. I'm just wondering if this is even possible to do or can you only ...
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Insert SharePoint metadata into excel cell

What is the best way to create a system that inserts metadata fields of the document in SharePoint in a cell in Excel? I've done this behaviour multiple times in a Word document using the 'Quick ...
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Edited Metadata Term Set in Content Type not updated

Status quo I have the metadata service application configured with a closed termset, let's call it Categories. Also I have a site collection created functioning as content type hub. There I created a ...
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Content Type Creation Date

We manually add content types to our sites. Just wondering if any one knows a method for identifying when a content type was added to a site. I've been playing around with Powershell but I can't see ...
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Wrong new form dialog with one Libarys and 2 Content types assigned and 1 list field

I have set up a list with two content types. When I click the New Item button, a dropdown is displayed which contains the two content types. So far so good. If I want to edit the properties for a ...
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Can individual items of a content type be declared as records?

If I have a content type for 'meeting minutes' with a template being syndicated out of a content type hub, is it possible to declare some resulting documents as records without declaring it for all of ...
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Problem in displaying the custom Content type of each list

I have created several custom lists in my project and I affected to each one a custom content type . After deploying the project and exploring my SharePoint site , there is only one content type ...
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make content type column editable in datasheet view

I'm face an issue in a document library for a sharepoint 2010. I'm in datasheet view and i'd like to modify the column content type but it's in read only. Are there a way to do this?
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SharePoint Designer 2013 resuable 2010 platform workflows problem

A while back I created a number of workflows in SP 2013 using the 2010 workflow platform. I used the "reusable" template to create them (attaching them to content types). Some of these workflows were ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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Task List Re-Adding Completed Checkbox to View

We had a user remove the "Completed" column from the All Items (default) view on a task list. When we try to add the "Completed" column back to the the view, it comes back as a (Yes/No) column ...
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List as external datasource in Access

Trying to work with a list as an external datasource in Access. I have set up a list and turned on "allow management of content types." We've set up several different content types some of which ...
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Can I change the contenttype of an existing global reusable SPD workflow?

I am using SP2013. I have a global reuasable workflow in SPD. This workflow is builded in the 2010 platform. As you can see in the printscreen below the contenttype has value "ALL". Is it possible to ...
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Calendar view ignores custom content type list forms

I have a Calendar list 'EventCalendar'. The list uses two custom content types; both independently based on the base Event content type. I removed the default 'Event' content type, and replaced it ...
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updated content type not in site template

My question is similar to this one (with no answer yet). I've made a few changes to a few content types. Changed list content type column names (and also Site content types to make sure) and some ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Site Content type MS word

I have a new word template that contains a new quick part that references to Sharepoint metadata. I have about 1000 documents that need to have this new template applied to it so that the new quick ...
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Updating internal fieldname not getting reflected

Here's my scenario : Created a content type hub and programmatically created a custom content type and added a custom field in it. Solution got deployed successfully. <Elements ...
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Is it possible to have different default values in children content-types?

We would like to use inheritance in our content type setup, where the parent content type has a field "subtype". We would like to have default values in our children content types defined on the ...
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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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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 ...