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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 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 ...
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Changed event content type at parent now existing calendar lists content types are _hidden

I am new to SharePoint and I changed the event content type at the parent level. Now existing calendars list content types groups are _Hidden. The calendars also do not work now. Is there a way to re ...
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Column in Calendar says its used by content type, but its not!

I have created a custom content type called Vacation for a calendar list. When I look at the list settings page in the columns section, I find a column called Comments which indicates it is used in ...
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Hide Columns in Document Information Panel, but show in properties panel

I am trying to hide some columns from view in the DIP, but allow users to change them in the properties panel for the document. I am trying to associate 3 base content types for attaching different ...
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How can I define a “local” default value for Managed Metadata field in Content Type published from a Content Hub?

I am publishing a a Content Type from a Content Type hub. This content type contains a Managed Metadata column. The column has a default value, set in the hub. On a subscriber site, I set a library ...
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Document Information Panel (Infopath 2007 .xsn) crashes Word 2010 when creating an instance of the content type, any idea why?

My problem seems to be that whenever I create an instance of a document content type it seems to crash Word 2010, I've tested it on another PC with Word 2007 installed and it opens the document just ...
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Best practice for deploying Site Columns and Content Type

What is the best practice for creating a site column or content type in SharePoint 2013? Is it still recommended to use farm solutions? I was hoping we could do something with the new app model, but ...
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Column validation on managed metadata term

I would like to validate when i create a new list item that the metadata item selected is a specific item and not a top level category for example in the above you should not be able to select ...
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Adding “Link to Document” to all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to add the "Link to Document" content type to all existing document libraries in a site/site collection other than editing each one manually? I'm fine to do it with PowerShell if there ...
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Add a field to all the contenttypes of the current list

I have two content types that I want to use to more than one list. I want to add a Field to ONLY one of those lists, but I want to add the field to both the content types of the list, without ...
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SharePoint Library - Multiple Content Types - Each Type as a link on page to open document

I have a SharePoint library for multiple request types. Each request type has it's own InfoPath form, which I published to the library as content types. All that is working fine. However, instead ...
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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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How to open a file using Item Id in SharePoint document library?

I am working on SharePoint Foundation 2010. I want to open file from a link. I found a solution "Link To Document" content type. But in "Link To Document" content type we need filename of original ...
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Position of Content Types

Whats the difference in creating a Content Type in the Root Site collection to that of a subweb? I've noticed when created at Root lovel its available to all sub-webs wheras if I create at web level ...
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Centrally managing or updating the content types of all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

So I have read articles on Managed Metadata, Content Type Publishing and Editing Document Library templates and while related none of these seem to do what I want to do. I want to add the "Link to ...
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Can an InfoPath 2010 form be built from an existing content type

I have several custom content types defined in a site collection defined as a hub. These content types have been published and I have some other sites that use these content types. I would like to ...
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Opening newform/editform.aspx in SP Designer for further customization only shows default forms

On a document library I have a custom content type and I want to edit its forms in SP Designer. Going to the library in Designer and clicking on any of the forms in the Forms section shows a seemingly ...
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Creating a New Form for content types in SharePoint Designer

This question is specific for SharePoint 2010. I have one list with 2 site content types. In SharePoint Designer, I can create a New Form and specify a content type for that specific New Form. When ...
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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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Propagate Site Column Changes to Pages

Is there a way to change a SharePoint Image site column to enable the use of RichText, and then propagate that change across all sites of the site collection? The issue I am experiencing is that ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist

I have created 80 content types. some of them are inherited from some other content types. I have placed all the content types in feature in such an order that parent content types are at top. But ...
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How to enforce metadata in document information panel in SP2010

My document library supports several custom content types. When "Add new document" is clicked, the Browse dialog for uploading the file is followed by the Document Information Panel which is properly ...
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Content type ID on a file different from actual content type ID?

Moving from "a sharepoint user" to "a sharepoint power user", I now am facing the world of Powershell and more. One thing that really puzzles me is the following. Ok, so I have a document library ...
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Copying content types along with the Infopath Form from one library to another in SharePoint 2007

I am trying to copy a Infopath Form from one library to another ( archive ) in SharePoint 2007 with all of the information available in the first library. In other words, I do not want only copy the ...
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InfoPath form published into a Content Type Hub doesn't load in web browser in consuming libraries

We are deploying several content types to an organisation via the Content Type Hub functionality of the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2010. Our main focus at the moment is Project Server and ...
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Sharepoint Change Content Type Dropdown

SharePoint ChangeContentType DropDown I have attached an application page to the custom document based content type as its edit form. That content type is being used in a document library which has ...
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Attempting to Add a Column to the Folder Content Type Leads to “The content type ”Folder“ is sealed”

I want to add a column called "Relevance" to the Folder content type so that I can create views based off of it. Is this not possible?
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Content type inheritance and event receiver

I have defined in a VS project a custom content type "Parent". I want to let the user create (from the ui) child content type of this content type, while benefiting some shared behavior (auto filling ...
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List Content Type broken from the site content type

How can I re-establish a broken link between a list content type and a Site content type, considering the fact that most of the existing documents are already using the broken list content type?
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Different View for Top-Level folder and folders of a Content Type (programmatically)

I have a Document Library where I add Folders of a specific Content Type. Inside these folders I can upload documents. I would like to have different Views for both. I found a manual solution as ...
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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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How to save infopath form with unique filename when it is published as site content type

I created an InfoPath form which should be published as a site content type. The content type will be used in several libraries. The form must create an unique filename for every new instance. Every ...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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What is the purpose of SharePoint 2013 Site Content Type - “JavaScript Display Template”?

Under SharePoint 2013 Site Content Type - JavaScript Display Template Content Type is present, what is the purpose of the content type and how we use it?
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How to change site collection URL (Content Type Hub) in Managed Metadata service application

in Application Management -> Manage Service Applications -> Managed Metadata Service. Select manage metadata service and click properties. In properties window, I have added Site collection URL for ...
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Custom list definition using OOB Site column causing problem

I have a custom list definition where i want to use the OOB URL site column plus a site column that i created in another list definition. When i do it and try to display the All Items view it says it ...