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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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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“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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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 ...
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SP2013: Can't add my new content type to a list (0x8102005a)

I created a custom content type, and filled it with all of the fields that I need it to have. However, when I go to add it to my list, I get this fatal error instead. I checked the ULS logs, nothing ...
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Modifying the build-in site columns ,, should this always be avoided

I have a team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. Now I added a new issue tracking list, where the build-in site columns such as priority, status, description,comments,assigned to etc ...
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Content Type Subscriber has its last run = N/A

I tried to publish some content types inside my site collection hub, but the content types were not published correctly, as they did not appear under custom content types at the other site ...
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Promoted field not accepting changes in data even if it is enabled for editing

We are using infopath 2010, sharepoint 2010, nintex workflow 2010. I created a form in infopath with some promoted fields. When i deploy it to staging environment, it works like a charm. no issues at ...
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Republishing a content type will not take effect

I have a site collection which act as a content type hub. i created a new CT and i publish it. then i add a new column inside the CT and i republish the CT. but currently when other site collections ...
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Move sharepoint library to another site

I want to move a SharePoint library (2010) to another sitecollection. The problem is that this document library has lookups to other lists, has fields/contenttypes (some were deployed in a solution, ...
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Link Slideshow web part with my custom picture library

I created a content type that have certain fields and this content type inherits from Picture content type, then I created a list definition with document library base type and make the template 109 ...
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Steps to add new metadata columns to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and i want to add additional metadata columns to my enterprisewiki page. so i did the following steps:- i add 5 new site columns of type managed ...
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Survey Content Type not matching Survey

I have existing Feedback surveys that were built via creating a new content type with the name of the survery i.e. New Product Feedback is the name of the survey and the content type. Each column of ...
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Calendar Content Type

I created a calendar and put the "All Event" and "Resources" fields as optional, but I cannot change it to hidden so it doesn't appear in the form. The approach I wanted to take was to create a new ...
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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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Problem when creating sub sites based on site templates, as some settings will not be transferred

I have created a sub site inside my team site collection on sharepoint server 2013, then I saved the sub site as template. after that I created a new sub site based on the site template, but I have ...
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Quick Edit problem if i modify “Start Date” without modifiying “End Date” inside my Event list

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 + SP1. Team site collection inside the team site I added a list that have Event content type. I enable Quick Edit on the list. But I faced this ...
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Not able to change values under column setting for list

I created one list using custom list template in SharePoint but facing many issues: When i am making column as non mandatory , it is giving below error: MetadataNavigationContext ...
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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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Exception calling “Update” with “1” argument(s): “This functionality is unavailable for fields not associated with a list.”

I am trying to do the following:- i have a site column named "Item number". and a custom content type named "Customer Meeting" which contain the "Item number" field inside it. now i want to ...
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SharePoint Retention Policy not noticed on content type

I have a Content Type Hierarchy. Document --> A --> B --> C --> D I associate a workflow to B content type and also to the children. I add a retention policy to the C content type to call the ...
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Improve performance in AddExistingContentType

I came into a situation, where I wanted to add a list of Content Types into a Document Library by using client object model. Code fragment var contentType = contentTypeCollection.FirstOrDefault(ct ...
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Site Column,Site Content Type,List Content Type issue in SP 2013

In my Site Collection, I am facing a strange issue. I have custom Site Content Types, Site Columns created and these Site Columns were associated with Site Content Types. After creation of Document ...
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The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist error in SP2010

Getting "The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist." while activating "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature on my site. Also i observed that ...
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Error when setting order of Content Type

I have a document library with a lot of content types. The last of them are [Order MTS Staefa] and [Order Internal]. When I change the order of the these two, as well as their visibility, an unknown ...
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How to get values for Conditions in the content organizer in record center

Am trying to create a content organizer rule using UI in my record center site collection within my SP 2013 farm. But I am facing a issue, when I tried to create a condition and I selected my custom ...
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object does not belong to a list error when loading file using clientcontext

I am trying to load a file and its properties in sharepoint Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File newFile = null; newFile = clientContext.Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(relativeURL); ListItem item = ...
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Too much time taken to create site column for a content type SP 13

We are working on creating site columns for a content type. But we are faced with an issue where the screen 'Working on it. This shouldn't take too long' is freezed for hours together. We have close ...
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Script to “Add from existing site content types” in OneDrive Documents Library for all users

I will be managing each of OneDrive's content type and I want to use powershell to easy manage it. Please provide a working script. Thanks.
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How to hide/remove fields from the default Editform for my Enterprisewiki page

I am working on an Enterprise Wiki site collection. And I need to modify the default edit form to only include the Wiki page Name. So to achieve this I did the following steps:- 1- Using SharePoint ...
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When I am adding content type to Task List , not able to see all content type group

When I am trying to add content type to Task List. It is not showing all groups. I am able to see folder content type group in sharpoint 2010.
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Why the Name field is not included in a custom Edit form for a Wiki Page library

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and using SP designer 2013 i created a new Edit Form based on the EnterpriseWiki content type. but when i checked the fields that are defined inside ...
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custom rendering template for the content type O365

What options do I have in O365 to achieve this? on premise I have to create a rendering template and dropped into the CONTROLTEMPLATES folder, but since i cannot to do that in O365 what options do I ...
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Workflows for default content type always executed

I have the following strange behaviour with SharePoint 2013 server and SharePoint 2010 workflows. I have a hierarchy of content types defined, where CT2 and CT3 inherit from CT1. For CT2 I have ...
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Custom content type form empty

I want to use a Document Library Form as a custom form for a Content Type, so I copied the content of the form and I've created a file in _catalogs. I associated that form to the content Type throught ...
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embeding content field into a web part

I have successfully been able to get my Content Fields show up on my Page Layout through SharePoint designer. Some of these fields don't need to be a permanent part of the layout any more and would ...
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The content type “Excel based Status Indicator” is part of an application feature

I have written a small poweshell script to delete all the content types except some custom content types, But i am getting error while deleting "Excel based Status Indicator" feature. Is it possible ...
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Limit the list of available Content Types based on group membership

I have a Document Library with 10 Content Types attached to it. When a document is uploaded, I would like to restrict the available content types based on a group membership (for example Group1 only ...
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Can a content type item inherit sibling column values from lookup column item?

Here is how I have my lists structured - in case it matters, List A does not currently utilize Content Types. The problem is in the List B view of Site Column B. Since Content Type Y doesn't ...
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How do you deal with content type ids changing using a site template

I have a site where some of my custom newforms test to see which content type has been selected so that an appropriate lookup column is displayed. The new form tests for a specific content id and ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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Metadata column in list with custom contenttype is not “linked” to termset

I have built a little solution (c#), which creates a SiteColumn (TaxonomyField), ensures that the DefaultTermStore has the group and termset I want to link to, creates a ContentType which uses that ...
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Filter content types based on folder properties

Given: some Content Types with "categories" multi-value property (sample values are: "legal consulting", "accounting consulting"); some folders each one with a single value "category" property ...
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How to set default value to CT column using powershell

I want to set the default value to a Content Type managed metadata column, I want to set the default value using powershell and want to set it to hidden. How to accomplish this?
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Hide content type from the new menu but show in edit form

SharePoint Online, I have following 4 site content types Word Document Excel document PowerPoint document General document These content types are being used in a document library and "Word Document" ...
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How to Insert images and description into a slideshow from SharePoint Back-end

I have a slideshow on the design that I'm converting to SharePoint template. Looking for a way to insert the slideshow's images and description from SharePoint's back-end. Something like a form with a ...
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How to find changed content types in audit logs

I have auditing enabled and have generated the content type modification log in excel format. I need to figure out how to find a specific content type that was modified. Any pointers?