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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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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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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Forms for a Content Type

Well, I'm kind of new on this of content types but I was wondering if it's possible to associate a form to a content type? this is the scenario: I have to create some document libraries with a ...
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Custom Form per Content Type

There are couple of custom content types under a content type group. These content types are added to a SP Library. The ribbon in the library lets user select a content type in the library. The ...
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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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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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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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getting the content type of the thing you searched in the display template

Basically what the title says I want to say what content type each search item is in the display template. How is this done???
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How to update content type to include additional lookup fields for all instances of content type?

I have created a lookup field as a site column in my root site. The field also brings several additional columns showing information from the list. It is used in a root site content type. I have ...
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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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Attaching Remote Event Receiver to Content Type

Looking through the SharePoint Client API I see no property which allows the attachmentment of a content type. I was hoping to attach a remote event receiver to a custom content type on the ...
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Description of custom Page Layout is same as its parent

I have created a page layout and Content type in VS 2012. following is my code: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Artikelsida (...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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Copy a form content to a new form that is being designed in sharepoint 2010 info path designer?

Is it possible to copy contents of a form to a new form that is being designed in infopath form designer in sharepoint 2010? The reason I am asking is I need to design a form whose content is 98% ...
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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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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"] = list....
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How to add a new custom Content Type without disruption?

I need to add a new custom Content Type to an existing SharePoint Intranet site but I want to make sure I do not disrupt any of the data or web parts on the site. What is the best way to go about ...
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Create Custom Ribbon Tab with New Document Flyout

My boss wants me to assume that the clients are complete idiots and that the standard document tab with all the options is too scary even with all the options grayed out. He wants me to create a ...
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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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Is my content type local or inherits from Hub Content Type?

As I am experience some problems with updating a content type that should inherit from a content hub ( my previous post ) , I want to know if I could see if a content type is local or inherits from my ...
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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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How to add a content type field to a SPList using PowerShell

This the scenario: I have created a new LookupField (Content Type) called MyLookupField which derives from SPFieldLookup as shown below: public class MyLookupField : SPFieldLookup { ... } Here's ...
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My field in workflow task is still required even after made it optional

Environment : Sharepoint Foundation 2010 A few days ago, I wanted to make my field required in a workflow task. For that, I made required my field under the content type. But, this had no effect. And,...
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Optional Custom Column on Custom List Not Showing Up On Form (Does if Required)

This seems like a Sharepoint bug... I created a custom list based on a custom content type. Those fields all show up correctly. Additionally, I added a custom lookup field to the custom list, to look ...
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unable to delete a content type from a webpart Sharepoint2013

We have a custom webpart with a dropdown menu which contains some content types. We have changed some of the types but now I cannot change or delete the old content types. Its in use because before ...
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Is it possible to display items with different content types in a content query webpart

I am trying to configure a content query webpart to display three different content types from three different lists. Is this possible or can you only target a query to specify a single content type? ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set ...
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Document library - attach multiple content types

I have to define in the New Document option of a document library a whole options of Microsoft documents types. This is in SharePoint Online. I read that I need to add the content types that I wish -...
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moving Pages Library items to arraylist or any collection

I want to move my pages library items to any collection e.g, Arraylist or any other collection, Is that possible? i want to do this because i want to delete and add again same CT (that pages library ...
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Why are some documents inside document sets shown when filtering for document set meta data?

I have a very strange issue: Two files (excel files) - each belonging to a different document set - are shown within the top level view when using a specific Key Filter setting which should only be ...
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Duplicating a content type form in SP Designer

When i create a new form in SP Designer i am given the option to select the content type to use. My assumption is that when you select the content type that it will use that as the parent to create ...
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How Do I Hide (or make read-only) Certain Fields in a Task Form

In my task form, I can't figure out how to hide '% Complete' and/or 'Task Status' without losing the ability to complete the task. I am using a custom content type with only one option, 'Task ...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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Which Content Types to Inherit from for Publishing Pages

I would like to create some Custom Content Types to be used in some custom page Layouts. I am a bit confused as to which Parent Content Type to Inherit from. There are "Page Layout Content Types" (...
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Same Content Type Display Name, Different Internal name

I know that you can have internal names and display names for columns but can you also do that for Content Types? For example, we have the following with our current powershell script: ...
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010: Set Default Content Type Across Site Collection Libraries, or Alternatively Bulk Edit Content Types in a Library

We have project staff who upload hundreds of documents during the day that are all the same content type with little variation. This is done across dozens of libraries. This means I can't just set a ...
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Is it possible to change FormUrls in an ContentType after deployment?

we are currently using a custom ContentType for deploying a custom list with custom forms for the new, edit and display page. <ContentType ID="... > <FieldRefs></FieldRefs> ...
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Sharepoint library custom link

In my document library, I want to add link like : "\server1\doc.txt" but it's impossible, it require "http" : http://puu.sh/j9GWk/f18c98ab5f.png I try to create new content type and hide "URL" but I ...
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Content Type Inconsistent - Refiners and Fetched Property - SharePoint 2010

Is it time to submit a support ticket? My goal is to scope and refine search results by content type and to present the content types with the object in the search results. I all of these "working" ...