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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Custom Content Type not showing up in List

I need to develop a way for cross-site lookup in Sharepoint 2013. As this is not possible OOTB, I built a custom content type that has a custom control template which in turn displays a custom form ...
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SP13: Lookup column with multiple selections

In SP10 and later this was not possible, but it's hard for me to find if Microsoft has made it possible in SP13. I have created a lookup column and wanted to be able to select multiple choices from ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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SP2010 Modal Dialog for Content Type “New” Form

When you create a new document set, you are presented with a modal dialog such as the following: I want to have this kind of "New Form" (modal) for my custom content type (with custom form). Now, ...
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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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Content Type inherited from Folder not showing custom fields in Forms

I created via xml declaration a content type which is based on the folder content type. I set "inherits=FALSE" due to the declaratively adding of event receivers to the content type. My Problem now is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - REST api - downloading file returns incorrect Content-Type

I made the following request to download a file from Sharepoint 2013 using REST api: GET ...
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The formula cannot refer to another column

I was attempting to add a content type that was syndicated from the Content Type Hub, to a list on a subscriber site, when something went wrong. The formula cannot refer to another column. ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I'm simply looking to create a link on my home page that goes directly to the button that you click to open a new instance of the template you created in your content type. If I described that wrong, ...
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I have a document library with multiple templates, including document set

I think what I'm asking isn't possible without Java Script or creating a custom form in SPD. I've got a document library with lots of document templates, which I have created content types for. I ...
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Update Content Types installed via feature

This question have been asked several times but I'm still a bit confused and hope that you can make it clear for me. I have a site in which many Content Types have been declared via CAML in a ...
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How can I query a List for different ContentTypes?

I am developing a console application to extract data from a SharePoint 2013 server using the .NET client object model of the SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK: using (var clientContext = ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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How to set contenttype for listitem in jsom

I'd like to know how to set a new content type for a listitem with js. I try this with an id of an other content type retrieve in powershell but nothing change newItem.set_item("ContentTypeId", ...
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Custom Action on a generic List without a Content Type

Can I define a SharePoint ribbon or Menu custom action on a generic list without a content type? I've tried the following with no luck. It doesn't show up in the ribbon. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Share data between content types

I currently have a list in SharePoint 2013 with several different content types. One of these content types is listed as manager update which the manager selects to update specific fields for ...
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custom content type column ordering is ignored on forms

This is for SharePoint 2010. I have two custom content types which I have added to a Calendar list. For each of the custom content types, I have adjusted the column ordering, as part of editing the ...
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Can I create a template from a list?

Can I generate a word template, containing information from a list? Suppose I have a list containing "department addresses", and I want to generate letter heads for each department automatically, ...
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Query by contenttype with inheritance

Lets say we have 2 contenttypes: LanguageItem (inherits from item) News (inherits from LanguageItem) I have a list with contenttype set to "News", including some items. Is it possible to create a ...
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Export Translation not showing unused Fields

I noticed that when I export translation in Site Settings, unused fields don't get translated. It's important for us to have every CT and Fields translated before using it (there are some troubles if ...
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Quickpart with empty value are not replaced

I'm in SharePoint 2013 and use word template in document library on my content type. Inside i use quick part bind with meta of my lybrary. When a meta is empty or with a whitespace, my quick part is ...
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Use a template with macro on content type

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and have some content type with word template. I need to add a macro on open document in my template. When i add my macro and save in dotm my template. The document generated ...
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How to select the default contenttype/pagelayout for each new article page by the right top corner custom action?

In the right top corner you can click on the icon, and then click on "Create new Page". You will see a new popup and can enter the name of the page. After you click on OK you will get into the new ...
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How to get a list contenttype by contenttype id programmatically?

I have for now some code but is not working on all sites because each list has its own listcontenttypeId. It looks like a listcontenttypeId is a combination of the original contenttypeId+[SOMETHING]. ...
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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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How to change content type of several folders (or subfolders) at once in a document library?

I created several content types for folders to define custom default views depending on the content of the folders. However it is quite cumbersome if I need to click on Edit properties for each ...
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How to add Content Types List on a Page and use it to create NEW document/list based on type selected?

I need to show all content types in a drop-down or as hyperlinks along with description on custom .aspx page. When user selects any type, respective New Form should open to create a new document/list ...
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Force Selection of New from List of Content Types Only - Disable Click of New button and make it work like dropdown

The New button in the menu bar for a list/document will automatically create the number 1 or default Content Type entry. I would like to disable this and have only the drop down menu in New work which ...
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How to set field required which is comming from the parent contenttype of my custom contenttype?

I have a custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited some columns from the OOTB contenttype "ArticlePage". I would like to set one of these columns required in my custom contenttype. How to do ...
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Getting Content Type while adding a New Item

I have a list that is using several Content Types, and have the requirement that the Title be generated based on the content of other fields. I've used sputility.js to achieve most of this just fine, ...
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Show all content type fields in list edit form

I want to show all content type fields when editing a list in Sharepoint 2013. At the moment I am getting a drop down window and I have to choose between content types. Is there any way to show ...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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list columns displaying twice in update/new/view forms

we are using content type and published from content type hub. We have updated content type(adding new columns) deployed in content type hub.We have published content type in hub. the existing sites ...
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automatically removed Content type association to workflow

I have created SharePoint workflow 2013 with an associated content type. I have observed that when SharePoint Designer 2013 reopens ,that time MyWorkflow automatically disassociates content type. ...
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How to create link to create a custom content type in Site Actions menu?

I am new in SP2010 and I want to ask if anyone knows how to do the following. I have made some new custom content types based in the Article page (Publishing page) and assigned new layouts to them. Is ...
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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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Best content type for managing projects info

I want to add a new list that stores project info which are:- Project name. Project number Start date Status So I want to create a new site CT to store this info, but I'm not sure which is the ...
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Performance degradation: unfetched field caused extra roundtrip

In ULS there was this message: Performance degradation: unfetched field [PublishingPageContent] caused extra roundtrip I updated my content type with that field (content type is set to page). ...
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Find out which Content Type a field is associated with using PowerShell

I have added two Content Types to a List some of the Fields exist in both content types so I have got duplicate fields. The field which is added by the new Content Type is empty. Now I want to ...
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SPContentTypeId.Empty vs default

Is there any reason to prefer SPContentTypeId.Empty over default? Console.WriteLine(default (SPContentTypeId)); // writes 0x Console.WriteLine(new SPContentTypeId()); // writes 0x ...
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SP.ContentType.get_parent(), how to get name?

The code below works only to get SharePoint 2013 Foundation list content type and content type url, but I cant get the parent content type. It returns an object but when I try to access properties ...
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Completely remove field from Content Type?

I recently tried to delete a Multi-line Text Field from a custom Content Type. I then attempted to delete this field, and re-create it as a Single line of text under the same field name. After ...
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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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Content Type Lookup Field is Read-Only

i cant set the content-type column in the datasheet view in MS access. sharepoint tells me the column is read-only but i cant find it in the column list because its a system standart and only looks ...
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Quick Edit ignores Content Type setting

I have created a new content type which inherits all columns from the default 'Task' content type. I changed the 'Assigned To' column in this new content type to be required. I created a new list ...
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How to activate publishing features (spweb en spsite) in an feature event receiver?

I have created some featureX which is creating some custom contenttype. This contenttype is inherited from the OOTB "ArticlePage". This OOTB contenttype is comming from the publishing features. I ...
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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!
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How to remove the builtin “Item” Content Type from a list using powershell?

I have a custom content type and I added this content type to a list. I now want this list to only use the custom content type and I want to remove the built-in "Item" content type. I tried ...
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Content Types “New Item”

I am working on the Knowledge Database in SharePoint, so I have created several content types with lists. I want customers to be able to create a new article and get a different FORM based on the ...
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More than one CT in a Library with Custom Forms

Let's say I have a Library A, and this library has B and C as content types. B and C have their own custom forms. So When a Library has more than one content type in the (default) form of the default ...