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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Limit only one document per content type - SharePoint 2010

I have a document library for a Meeting Workspace and I would like to enforce that only one document for a content type called Meeting Minutes can be uploaded. So, when someone tries to upload a ...
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Drop-off library takes default content type

I'm having an issue trying to upload multiple documents to a library using the Content Organizer. Problem is that when I upload several files to a library which has a Content Type 'A' all the files ...
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What is the order in which Custom field type,Fields,Content type,List definition are creating?

I am creating a custom field type, Content type and List definition. I have a custom field type inheriting from Multicolumn value and I am adding new fields of my custom type to my new ...
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Get the Parent Folder URL or Name in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow

Is there an easy way to get the parent folder URL in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow? The workflow is linked to a Content-type that is used in a Document library. The CT is a custom CT ...
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How to add multi-key querystring to custom content type's custom form url?

I have a custom content type, inheriting from the WorkflowTask content type. I've configured the content type to point to a custom form, but the URLs are not working properly. <ContentType ...
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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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Perplexing Project Management question

Building a new project management(PM) subsite. the PM team has requested a site template since they pretty much keep building the same functionality over and over again with each new project. ...
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How to Copy Object With a Custom Content Type?

In SharePoint I have created a custom content type at the root site level. It's a "described folder", inheriting from the folder type and adding an extra column that can hold a textual description. I ...
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Field ShowInNewForm=“FALSE” Cannot Be Accessed In Code

I have a field for a custom document library, that must only be updated from code (event receiver) not from UI. So i set this field ShowInNewForm=“FALSE” and ShowInEditForm=“FALSE”. But this time, in ...
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How do I programatically change the content type of an existing file?

Is there some way to change the content type of a file using PowerShell? Ideally I'd like to write a function that one would point at a specific document library and it would pull down an array of ...
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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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Unable to hide the title field of content type

I have created a custom content type and applying to the list, I want the built in title column to be hidden from the all forms. I searched over the internet I found some solution but I am able to ...
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SharePoint 2013 quick edit mode and content types

I've currently run into a strange behavior with one of my SharePoint 2013 Lists. The list instance, it's definition, it's content type and the site columns used in those were created using ...
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Need help with a formula

I need some help. I have created a pretty extensive list at work for my colleagues to use to track financials on some of our projects, I am using a formula one of the project managers had established ...
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Creating a folder with a specific set of subfolders

just wondering if you can help I'm only just starting with SharePoint Development I have a request for some c# code that will allow users to do the following: Within a specific Site Collection e.g. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Get Content Type Programmatically

I've created several content type that inherit from the document content type in the site content type lists. Please refer to the image below How do I get these these content type pro-grammatically. ...
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Random Hidden Fields On New Content Type

I have the following code used to programmatically create content types. The code creates and deletes the content type using a windows form app which I will eventually transfer to an event receiver. ...
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Show More by Default

I am using Sharepoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherted from task. Because there there are to many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way ...
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Need help with list definition with content types

I have a custom content type based on document content type, and I added some columns to this content type. I referenced this content type from list definition like this: <ContentTypes> ...
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Online Sharepoint : Custom content type not included by default in List definition

Requirement : Webtemplate with custom document libraries along with custom content types to be used in sharepoint 2013 online created the web template and content type, both are working fine in ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App - Content Type using RelatedItems field

I want to create a Sharepoint 2013 App that uses the RelatedItems field that is available in Task lists out of the box. I am able to do this in a regular list by changing the group that the ...
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New Document button

I have a document library with both my own content type and the default one (Document). When I click the "New Document" button, only one item appears in the drop-down - Document. This happens despite ...
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Adding SPFieldLookup to specific content types in Custom List

I have a custom list that contains a number of custom content types. When a web is provisioned this custom list is provisioned. In addition to custom list is an Asset Library which is will serve ...
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SP 2010 List Alerts Not Working on Added Content Types?

I have been trying to add an alert for any changes on an item that is created on a list. However I have added a new content type to the list and removed the default item content type. When I set the ...
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Promote Word's “Company” property

I'm trying to promote the Microsoft Word's "Company" property. I tried using the technique that consists in creating a column with the same name, prefixed by an _. This is working for the "Author" ...
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Can I create Multiple forms assigned to multiple views for the same Sharepoint List?

I have a requirement where I need to render multiple views of the same list across my site collection, which is rather straightforward. However is it possible for me to create multiple forms ...
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Custom Content Type always results in ArgumentException

I created a custom content type and provisioned it as a solution for SharePoint 2013 (PU March). When I create a new page in a list, bam yellow page of death. To rule out an error I created a custom ...
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How to route incomplete content types with content organizer

I have a record management site collection. I have several rules for content so they are classified according to their meta data. I also defined a "catch-all" rule that will route all documents (no ...
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Show/hide custom fields from ListFieldIterator based on value from DropDownList

Preface, this solution cannot use InfoPath. I have a Document Library with several custom fields that I've created. I have 50 Content Types that are mapped to the Document Library. I have a list ...
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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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Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
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Adding a document Template as Content Type from an Event Handler throws AmbiguousMatchException

I am trying to add a document template to my site, which is to be added during an event. This code has been tested in a console app and worked perfectly, however it keeps throwing the ...
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Choose Username column in Content-Type

In my portal I have two lists. One (we'll call it the people-list) is a list of people's first and last names and their username (person column) if they have one. I have created a content type that ...
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CQWP for set of libraries (instead of items)

I have a Team Collaboration site which has multiple document libraries. I have created a custom content type, so the team members can add more libraries in future. Since the set of document libraries ...
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Does all external SharePoint data have to flow through BCS?

I was asked the question why I need access to BCS Services and have been tasked with documenting "ways to access external data in SharePoint' I've read one article after the next regarding external ...
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Problem with Sharepoint ContentTypeBinding and Lookup field

I have a problem with ContentTypeBinding when creating a new site. I have custom site template definition where I have referenced Publishing Server Feature, so list Pages is automatically created on ...
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Combine Contenttype

If I have four different external content type from different database, it is possible to merge or combine 4 content type in SharePoint 2013?
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Subclassed Content Type in Site Template / Document Library Template

What I'm trying to do is effectively have a document library content type defined at the site collection level, I then want sites within the Site Collection to be able to edit the defaults for the ...
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Modal Pop-up for external Content Type

I added a unique Excel content type to my site Content Types, then added it as my default Content Type to a form library. Next, I am attempting to add a "button" on a separate page where once ...
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DIP not displaying when doc template saved on SP

I have saved a document template and a Document Information Panel into a templates library in SharePoint 2013. If I associate the document template using a url to a content type (eg. ...
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Hide content type on “Add new item” ribbon button in folder

I have a problem which concerns hiding content types in the "Add new item"-Ribbon-Button. In Visual Studio, I defined 2 custom content types (derived from the default folder content type) and a ...
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Correct values for a Content Type's EditFormUrl property

I've developed a custom form to edit one of your Sharepoint Content Types, and am now ready to use it. I've gone through the circuitous route of trying to use the FormsUrl markup, and have decided ...
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Sharepoint List with Custom Form: setting the Content Type

I've been developing a list with custom forms using Sharepoint 2010 using this excellent article: ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Invalid field name

SharePoint Error message Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Invalid field name.{guid}
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Change Task Title In Custom Workflow Using Powershell

I have a Custom Visual studio workflow that assigns a Task with a static title e.g. "This Is Your Business Unit Task". The workflow is a long running workflow and cannot be redeployed easily so ...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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Content type and templates

I am a developer trying to find a SharePoint OOTB equivelent for a "has a" relationship. I beleiev what Im looking for is a content type template, so that everytime i create an item of from this ...
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SharePoint Online Refinable Properties and Custom Content Types

We're using SharePoint Online (Office365) post-upgrade, plan E3. I have created a custom content type based on the standard Task. When I assign a crawled property to one of the RefinableString ...
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Setting Sealed to False… Any repercussions?

I need to attach an event receiver to a content type created by SharePoint: FolderCT.EventReceivers.Add(SPEventReceiverType.ItemAdding, SharepointReceiversAssemblyName, CTReceiverName); ...