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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to create MySite & ContentType Hub in HNSC

I know how to implement Content Type Hub & MySite as Path-Based site collections (PBSC), but in case of implementing Host-Named site collection (HNSC), I have doubt. Can anyone guide me how to ...
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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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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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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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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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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); ...
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Adding “Title” column again to SharePoint list

One of my user accidentally deleted "Title" column from a list. This list contains huge amount of data because of which we cannot recreate it. When I tried adding a new field with name "Title" ...
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Default content type for files uploaded to a specific folder

In SharePoint 2007, I am trying to create a Document Library containing a special folder where the files within that special folder can have some extra meta-data. I've been following these ...
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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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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 ...
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Export root site content types and selected properties to csv

I want to recreate a clients' ct structure using VS2012 so some cts and their guids I did have a go but it would be nice only to add the properties I want to my csv file rather than whole lot.. Any ...
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is it possible to have a sharepoint workflow that can dynamically switch content types?

I have a document library that contains 5 content types ( different word documents that have quickparts in them ) I have another list that has some customer information. I want to start my workflow ...
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Show More by Default

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherited from task. Because there are too many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way to ...
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Management of two content types in same list through access

I have 2 content types in the same list. Some fields are in 1st content type, some in the second and some are shared. I defined a default content type. When i open with access and try to enter a line ...
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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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Can Sealed Content Types Be Deleted or Modified Programatically

I am creating some content types programaticaly and have set the sealed flag to true which seems to prevent deletion by users and code. First how can it be deleted? Second, what is the proper way to ...
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Dynamically hide column list item if the field is empty

I have a series of fields that I would like NOT to appear in my list dispForm.aspx. So when a user creates a new list item if these fields are unpopulated the do not appear DispForm.aspx but I still ...
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Content types inherited from Folder content type with Publishing image field

I've a custom content MyAlbum type inherits from Folder content type, MyAlbum has a publishing image field, I've![enter image description here][1] bounded MyAlbum to new list from Document library ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows stuck on in progress

I was following this blog http://sharepointgypsy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/create-state-machine-workflow-with.html about SharePoint Designer 2010 state machine workflows and edited the choices in the ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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SharePoint 2010 - content-type with large lookup columns

We have to design a content-type with 20 lookup columns. Again lookup columns are dependent on "Managed Metadata" & "User profile" service etc. Is it a good idea to design such CT? If not, then ...
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Document Set - sort by Content Type?

I have a SharePoint site where we use document sets. I would like to sort the inner view by content type. Is this possible? (i know through the GUI it is not possible) thanks I am able to create a ...
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How to remove Default “Document” CT from custom document Library

I have created document Library programmatically and add some custom Content Types to it. But I want to Delete/remove default "Document" content type from my document library. How i do that ? ...
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How to provision OOTB CTs (Audio, Video and Image) to Custom WebTemplate

I want to provision Out of the Box CTs Audio, Video and Image to my Custom Web Template which is based on "BDR#0" in SharePoint 2013. How i do this ? Should i need to provision some feature to my ...
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Content type inheritance on Link to Document

I'm working on a reusable workflow in SP 2010 that moves documents through our management chain, where each member of that chain provides metadata input that can't be seen by those lower in the chain. ...
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Document IDs and Content Type Hubs

If i have my content types in a hub (different site collection) and I want to use document IDs on a subscriber site, does the Document ID feature need to be active on both the hub and the subscriber?
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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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Custom content type columns not getting displayed in document information panel

I created a new content type "Sales Proposal" inheriting from Document content type, which has a few required columns, and added it to my document library. However, when I create a new Sales Proposal ...
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Finding the URL for New Item Form - several content types

I am attempting to find the URL for the form to add new items to the list. I have several content types being used and would like to find the URL for each of the content types. On a side note, I ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event ...
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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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View linking to wrong content type

I have a list that uses three different content types. Content type management is enabled for it. Now, when I create my own view, and set the fields' property LinkToItem to TRUE, the links in the ...
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missing content type name and description in the new item dropdown [duplicate]

I have created a content type based on the oob item content type, list definition and a list instance and they are activated via a web scoped feature. It all works as expected apart from one thing. ...
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How to create a search scope for content type in a sub site?

I have parent site i.e sharepoint.microsoft.com & a sub site sharepoint.microsoft.com/child/ Now a content type named "Problem" in created in sub site. I would like to add this content type in ...
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Custom content type for SharePoint2013 Calendar?

I've created custom content type for Calendar in SharePoint2013 that inherits from Event. Now, im having issue with creating/adding a new item in the calendar. SharePoint2013 does not want to save my ...
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How content type hubs works?

I am really new to that concept, never used before, but after some readings these are my conclusions and later my questions To create a content type hub I need to create a site collection in there I ...
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Building a Custom Edit Form on a Content Type

I've built a custom content type called "Document for Review" and added a few extra fields (as you'd guess it inherits from Document). However I'd only want some of those extra fields to show up when ...