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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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Content types hierarchy inside my Apps

I have added a simple Issue tracking list inside my team site, and it will get "Issue" content type. but i have noted the following is that the new Issue tracking list's content type will be absed on ...
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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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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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Change Content Type for SharePoint 2010 Wiki to Create Custom New Page

Here is what I want to accomplish: Inside of a Wiki Library, user says they need a new page and creates one using the [[ ]] syntax. Then when the user clicks that new link, they are asked to create ...
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Create a new page with custom content type but a normal page is created

Sorry I am new to custom page content type and not sure what I have missed. I created a custom content type XPages by inherit of Pages content type. The only difference is I added a new column ...
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Insert script in DIP Sharepoint 2013

When uploading a document I have a choice field called "Document Type". The choice values are values such as PDF, Word, E-mail and such. When I upload a document with file extention .docx the Document ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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Link to a Document by UNC

I've seen some old discussions about this but nothing current, so thought I'd throw it out there: Using MOSS/WSS 3.0, I'm looking for ways (without Visual Studio) to allow a new Link to a Document to ...
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How to edit the files that are generated by a Site Content Type in a Document Library

Situation: I have created a Document Set Content Type and added the neccessary files to it I have added the document Set Content Type to the Document Library I can make a new document group using ...
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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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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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Updating an existing content type field link by JSOM

I have a content type and I would like to set some field links to hidden. The code runs perfectly, but for some reason, when I check in the UI if the field link is hidden, the changes are not applied. ...
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Content Type not available as dropdown in newform.aspx

I've added a couple of CT's to a list. I can create a item with a selected CT from the ribbon. However when I select new item from the link (located in the page) it always gives me the default CT. I ...
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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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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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How to create OneNote Content Type in SharePoint 2013?

I created EXCEL,WORD,PowerPoint Content Type by saving as a Template and place for a document library,but i am unable to save the OneNote as a template.can any one give some suggestions about the ...
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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 set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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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 to get columns of default display form of sharepoint list programatically

I have an interesting question that make me thinking and searching too much. I have a sharepoint list, I want to print items I checked to PDF, each item on a page and the template for item depend on ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Title field not showing up in list of columns for Content type created using Powershell

I have used following power-shell script for creating a new content type with one custom column. $siteURL = "My Site URL" $contentTypeName = "Test Content Type 1" $contentTypeGroupName = "Content ...
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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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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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Know if the “Issue” content type's fields are site columns or list columns

I access the "Issue" content type as follow: But I want to know, for each field, if it is a site column or a list column. I can not find a way to differentiate between them.
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Creating new site columns or renaming existing ones,, which approach I should follow

I have a team site and I have created a new Issue Tracking lists inside it. Then I went to the Issue content type I found these columns defined by default:- Currently I need some of these and I need ...
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Sharepoint reusable content type workflow

I am having a SharePoint 2010 type designer reusable workflow that is associated to a content type that sends an email when an item is created in a list. There are multiple sub sites where the list ...
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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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Routing rule for all content types

We have about 50 content types. We want to create a routing rule that matches EVERY document. So, we've created a rule and added the alias "*". However, it doesn't work! It only works when we upload ...
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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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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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how to remove a published content type from subscribed site collections

I have a small Visual Studio 2010 project with one farm level feature that I deploy to a site collection which is configured as my content type hub. The FeatureActivated event adds a site column and ...
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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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What is the name for the Excel Spreadsheet content type in SharePoint?

I know this is a really basic question, so I'm sorry in advance for my ignorance. I want to be able to add an Excel Spreadsheet as a content type for a document library (also PowerPoint presentation ...
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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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I do not see the hidden fields in list settings

I am using sp 2010. I have an old library which is using a contenttype. This contenttype is comming from a content type hub. I created a new library. I set the same content type on this library. I ...
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Can I show only 3 contenttypes in the dropdown “New Document” in the ribbon?

I am using sp2010. I have a library with 10 content types. These 10 content types are needed. In the ribbon there is a button "New Document". When you click on the arrow you see a dropdown menu with ...
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Populate SiteColumn type choice field with List Items

I am building a SP app in VS2012 and need a content type field to show a dropdown choice list with items from a list within the app itself. To keep thing simple: List1 has a FieldX column with ...
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Enabling Content Types in Document Library using JSOM

I created some JavaScript Code whose purpose it is to create a Document Library, enable Content Types in it and add another content type. I added it to my SharePoint 2013 environment using the script ...
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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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Feature based XML vs. Object Model: Which is better for content type development?

I've been researching a few different ways to create content types and I recently discovered that you can use the Object Model to do this. All of the examples I have found online typically use XML ...
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Create Custom Content Type using Client Object Model

I need to create custom content type from a given guid for a SharePoint site using Client Object Model. However, in the constructor of ContentTypeId ctid = new ContentTypeId() there is no facility ...
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Alter content types and site columns at the root site level after uploads

Does anyone know how to add or delete content types, and site columns at the root-site level, after they have been used in libraries? If I have a content type that is used in several libraries (with ...