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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Set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field in Custom List Definition

I have custom content type, custom list definition from this content type, and list instance in my visual studio project. I could not set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field. How can i achieve this. ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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Description of site content types ignored?

I created site content type element and write some text into Description attribute. I deploy it (as farm solution). When I look at this content type in Site Content types section, I found that ...
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How does Content Type Inheritance interact with retention policies?

Are there any issues with defining retention policies on a hierarchy of custom Content Types? I want to be able to define retention policies in a flexible manner, with a root Content Type that has the ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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Store Custom Data with Content Types Content Types

I have done a Custom DocID provider and I want to be able to specify a different format for the DocID for each Content Type. I have managed to add a custom action (using 30+ SharePoint Custom Actions ...
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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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SharePoint 2007 - library with list items

For an application that I'm working on, we have two separate content types - one based on Item and one based on Document. I'd like to create a container that houses both of these content types. I ...
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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How can I see who created WebSite content type?

I am using sp 2010. How can I see who created WebSite content type?
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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how to change content type from Document set to Item

While creating content type I've selected Item as a parent but after created I can see its showing Document Set as a parent content type. Now can anyone please suggest if possible I can change the ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Why does Content Type Syndication need feature used to provision content types?

I'm experiencing a problem I can't quite understand. We're provisioning content types to a content-type-hub via an installed feature. The feature deploys, the content types and site columns all ...
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Use Content Type for EditForm.aspx

I have a custom list with 2 content types. The first user to add an item will use ContentType1 so that only necessary fields are shown. The next user comes in and edits that same item, but I want ...
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Error:Input string was not in a correct format. (Javascript)

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online and trying to save a item to a folder content type in a document libary I think the code is nearly rigth but i am getting this error when i hit save button have anyone ...
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How to find which contenttype causing error?

I am trying to export the site. but it is failing at one contenttype. How to find that contenttype and delete it from the site? [11/24/2014 4:36:13 PM] [Folder] [Page Layout] Progress: Exporting ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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Edit NewFrom.aspx or make a new one?

I have a Doc Libary on my SharePoint where i now got a folder content type. What i want to do is that when i go to new document i press on IFUSimon to make it a folder: And then we get to this: ...
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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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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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Declaring content type again in list definition

I have seen an implementation of SharePoint list definition, where the developer declared the definition of the content type again inside the list definition, when I asked him why it's like that, he ...
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When uploading office document using content type, createdby/modified by is not showing as current user

This issue may look strange. I will try to explain in several steps. I have one sharepoint online site with one document library and 4 content types associated to this document library. All content ...
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Publishing Pages Caching Old SIte Column

I have some publishing pages that are using custom content types. Within the content types is a site column of type choice. I’ve update the choice values of this column and all have made sure that ...
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Inadvertently Created Content Type Column and now can't delete it

I created a column on my root site's content type and now cannot delete it. It is somehow locked as "Read Only" and I have tried PowerShell and SharePoint Designer 2010 and every option I could find ...
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Search Result based on Content Type does not show Folders

I have a document library with a custom content type that inherits a document item. I remove the default content type. I have a search webpart in which I want to list down all the folders available. ...
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Can't Remove Link and Command Name from Drop-Down

I'm just getting into Content Types. I wanted to create a NewForm for one of my Content Types, so I created a new NewForm (as I've done before) and noticed the "Advanced form options" at the bottom ...
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Lists structure,usage and search in SharePoint

I have some requirements items that can have multiple tests and each test can have data sets and each data set may/ may not have defects. How do I structure this as a list and not think of it as a ...
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Duplicate Content Types Appearing In Lists

In a site collection I have defined a Content Type called Person at the top level of the site collection. In a sub site within the site collection I have added a list. On the list settings for this ...
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How do I get Content Types from my Authoring Site into my Publishing Site?

I have a Page Library in my Authoring Site. The Pages are from the Content-Type myArticlePage. (I have filled all Custom SiteColumns of this ContentType in a view Pages with valid values, made a ...
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Column from deleted content type stuck in my list

I'm not a Sharepoint admin (we currently don't have one), I'm just trying to help. I have a list in Sharepoint that used to have columns in it that, I believe, came from a custom content type. That ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeUsage does not contain a definition for GetUsages

I'm trying to carry out this example for deleting a content type in sharepoint: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spcontenttypeusage.aspx but I'm getting the error ...
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Sort list by content type

We have a list grouped by content type: Now we want to sort our groups by the order of our list content types. Is this possible? The possibility of sort from a-z would also be enough.
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Create custom column with type File in a custom list

My problem is I want to create a field of type "File" in a custom list. But my lists content type is "Item" which doesn't support such type of fields. The point of this manipulation is to update a ...
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Force use of Document Template in 2013?

How do you force SharePoint 2013 to use the default Document Template that is defined in Advanced Settings? In SharePoint 2013, the default menu that appears when you click "new document" is the ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Content type form in infopath for Content type created in Visual studio

I have created content type in Visual Studio and I have to apply infopath form to that content type in infopath. How do i proceed further ?
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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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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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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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ContentType change failed on SystemUpdate

I set my library default ContentType as "A", then i want to change it by some rule if i use SystemUpdate() it can not change ContentType to B if (type== "A") { item["ContentTypeId"] = ...
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Duplicate Redirect Page but Alter Content Type

I need a page just like the Redirect Page, but I need it to have a different content type. This new content type uses Redirect Page as it's parent but includes some new columns that are used for ...