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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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Embed metadata fields in Word files using content type hub publishing

I have a problem where I want to set a document template for a custom content type that's published using the content type hub. This document template need to include metadata fields of the content ...
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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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RichTextMode attribute is ignored when applied

In my solution, I have defined a custom Field and Content Type. The field is defined as follows <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Remove content type from “New” item options?

I need to migrate some values into SharePoint that would have useless values for our system going forward. I'm using a content type called "Old Request" solely so that they can have different columns ...
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Get list items only from a certain user

I would like to get all the items that were made by the user who's logged in on page_load. I have something like that right now: SPWeb shpWeb = SPContext.Current.Web; SPUser ...
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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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'New document' behaviour SharePoint 2013

I know this is something that is discussed a lot since previous versions of SharePoint, but I hope this is also something that can be easily solved since SharePoint 2013, but even with a lot of ...
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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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Create “Image with formatting and constraints for publishing” site column programmatically

How can I create site column with "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" content type programmatically in FeatureActivated method? I need to add this site column to the List
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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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Eventreceiver when item added through Office

I have a weird problem. I created a content type in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 with some metadata fields, a document template (word) and deployed it to the content type hub. The content ...
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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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add existing content type to document library

I get error message when I click on "Add from existing site content types" I want to add existing content type to this document library. Is there any powershell script for the same. Content type is ...
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Content Types not Refreshing on SP Online

I have a number of content types defined in the SharePoint Online ContentTypeHub and have recently made changes to them and republished. All existing site collections are still using the old ...
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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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Adding Lists to a Visual Studio solution, given a CMP file

We made changes to a live SharePoint site (added content types, lists, etc.) Now, we would like to go backwards and generate all those objects in our Visual Studio solution. Given the CMP, we ...
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SharePoint Site columns [duplicate]

I have a content type named myContentType with these columns Title Person Age If i change the name of these columns to this Title = Hello Person = Jo Age = Agee If i now create a subsite, these ...
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Modified Content type columns breaks in site template

I have created a site template with a list that uses my content type "ctNews". I have renamed my columns in the content type to different names, and renamed the columns in the site template. If I ...
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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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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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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...
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Filter Values in ChangeContentType Control

I am using the SharePoint:ChangeContentType control (which renders as a DropDownList in New/Edit modes). I need to manipulate the values that are present in the rendered DropDownList in the ...
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Get Reference in CodeBehind to ChangeContentType Control

I am trying to get a reference to the control in Edit/New mode in order to remove several of the Content Types in the DropDownList that is rendered during the PageLoad or Init phase. I can't use ...
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Existing content type add new/edit/display forms

I have a Content type that is being used on a list on many subsites. I'd like to replace add/new/edit forms for that content type. It is on Office 365 + i cant use sandbox code at all. Only option ...
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Get enumeration of lists with specific content type

I need to present the user with a drop down of lists that contain a specific Content Type. The selected drop down item will be used within a workflow. The idea is similar to the existing functionality ...
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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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New custom content type-document template changed to upload from create

I have WORD and Excel templates as custom content types in SharePoint. All was working great, when clicking on the "New Document"icon in SP 2010 you would get a drop down list of the document ...
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How to get content types available to a library using the REST API?

Using the REST API, how would I go about obtaining the content types that are available in a specific library in SharePoint 2013? I am aware that I can get the content types of items from a list, but ...
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Document Set allowed content types

I want to get all Content types of Document Set. I've used documentSet.ContentTypeTemplate.AllowedContentTypes.But it does not allow me to enumerate through. How to access the Content Types of ...
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Removing orphaned content types (content type hub)

I have created a Content Type Hub and several content types and published them. Then I realised that I used the blank site template which won't work because it's missing several features, so I ...
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Showing all newform.aspx of a certain content type in a dynamic list

How can I provide the following solution? on the 'home page' of a site collection, query all lists with a certain content type ('eForms') each list entry will be a link to the 'newform.aspx' of that ...
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Custom List without CreatedBy / ModifiedBy through WebUI/SPD/Javascript

Is it possible to create a truely anonymous list without the created by and modified by columns defaulted, like if someone wanted a suggestion box? Specifically is it possible to do this in SP2010 out ...
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Problem with Localization of ContentTypes

I've developed some content types. There are no resource files in my solution. When I'm deploying them to an English team site the description is correctly displayed. If I deploy them to a German team ...
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Create a hyperlink to open a New List Item Content Type in modal View in SharePoint 2010?

I have been researching this for a while now and no where can I find a solution that works perfectly in a list with multiple content types. I needed to create hyperlinks on a page where the user could ...
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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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Custom form for Content Type is being ignored

There seems to be a bunch of ways to add custom forms to list and libraries but the easiest way seems to be to specify it in the Elements.xml file that defines a given ContentType. (If this ...
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Programatically publishing Content Type in Content type Hub

I have a custom content type which I am deploying to a Site collection in which content type hub is configured. To use the content types in different site collection after the content type is deployed ...
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Content type keeps document properties when overwritting file

A document library we have implemented on our SharePoint 2010 environment is behaving strangely. It has been created using a custom content type with several multi-lookup fields. When a file is ...
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How do I show a field in dispform that's been hidden in content type?

Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. This is document library for word documents. I have some fields that are set by workflow that I want end user to see but not be able to edit. I was going to just use ...
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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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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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Mass content type editing

I would like know how to change the content type of bulk files/multiple files as currently once I uploaded a quantity of files I'm only able to modify the content type one at a time. Moreover, is it ...
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Inheritance of Content Types in a Single Feature

I am having the same issue as seen in http://stackoverflow.com/q/9699451/240372 yet the solution does not work for me. The ID's for my Content Types are the following A ...
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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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Can the choices in a Field Type=Choice be updated when referenced in Content Type

Using Visual Studio I am creating several custom Tasks to be created in a Workflow. Each of the Tasks have the same fields -- an area for appending comments and a Choice field for indicating where the ...
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Add Content Type to existing List when associating Workflow

Using Visual Studio I have created a package for SharePoint 2010 that deploys a Workflow that creates Tasks of a custom Content Type Id. When I first deployed it, I noticed that Tasks were being ...
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Locating columns that have been added to the base document type farm-wide

We have a legacy SP2010 farm (originally migrated from SP2007) that long ago had two metadata columns added to the base document type. We wish to remove them because they cause "duplicate field" ...
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Solutions for a long list of content types

We have a library with about 18 content types available when creating a new document. I know our users will not like the long dropdown list that is rendered when clicking new document. Are there any ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Issue

We have setup SharePoint 2013 on windows 2012 server. It is have cumulative update until August. Its version is 15.0.4535.1000. I have created two site content type of document type. Both content ...