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 update all elements child of a Content Type programmatically

when (by web interface) user access to a content type (in site settings -> content types) and adds or remove a column there is a flag near the end that says something like: "Update all content types ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 Documentset contenttype

I'm working on a custom contenttype of the type Documentset. I want to set the alllowed contenttypes, but this is not working, it's only showing the defeult document. I read several blogs but i can't ...
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Getting library field parameters when inherited from a site column

The SetUp I have created 3 site columns. All set to not required fields. I have added these site columns to a content type. This content type I have added to a document library. The document library ...
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Issue with External Data Columns on Document Libraries with Content Types

I have site content type called ContractBase that has a bunch of fields that are used in contracts. I created some other site content types (ContractType1 and ContractType2) that inherit from ...
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Ignore content type on search

I have several content type names. I want to remove one from being indexed so that it doesnt show on my refinement panel
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Globally Published Workflow only available for Parent/base content type and not the children

I've published a globally reusable workflow which is associated with a parent or base content type. Within one of my subsites I have a library full of documents that are child content types of this ...
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Default Field values are not selected when changing content type

When I change the content type of an item in my list through "Edit Item" option, some additional fields are rendered at the bottom of the form (These fields are part of new content type) However, the ...
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Can I create a content type that incorporates multiple files and an image?

The SharePoint 2010 content type I would like to create is a "Logo", which has a thumbnail image and 2 files associated with (a JPG and an EPS file). As I understand it, I can't have a site column of ...
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Creating Custom List Forms for Creating, Editing, or Displaying a List Item

I'm following this article (as well as different MSDN pages) and trying to add some custom template forms to my content type. I think I'm doing all by the book, but for some reason wont deploy my ...
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Can I be notified when a content type is added to a list in 2010?

Not too much to add, but I'd like to be notified of when a content type has been added or removed from the content types associated with a list. Is this possible?
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Folder creation with custom folder content type

I have my own folder content type inherited from base Folder content type. I am trying to create folders based on my own content type programmatically without success. I change ...
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Set ContentType Mandatory FieldRef

I have the following ContentType Elements.xml file in a visual studio project. I need the ArticleStartDate to be mandatory/required. When the deployment happens the field is not required. I can't ...
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Document Sets don't enforce allowed Content Types when multiple Doc Set CT are available

I fear that this is indeed a bug, but I'm asking just to be sure (SP1 and the CU haven't provided any change to the issue). I have a document library that utilize multiple document set content type ...
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How to define a computed column

I'm creating a custom content type in I need two fields Submitter and Date Uploaded which would have the same values are CreatedBy and Created How do I define it? I have the following definition ...
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Can't delete content type

How do you remove a content type? I created a content type at the site collection level, used it for a few lists, deleted the lists, cleared them from their site's Recycle Bin, and it still says The ...
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Content type not showing up after publishing to hub - what am I doing wrong?

Here are the steps I am taking Updating the existing MDS to enable hub (setting URI to a specific site collection) Update the content type in the site collection to be set to publish Run the timer ...
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Updating a content type via feature receiver at the list definition level

Problem is I am trying to update a content type (created within a list definition, going into a new list instance) and it is not liking the ID I pass in code. I tried passing JUST the child ID, ...
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Content type ID management - how do I snag parent ID's with ease

What is the best way to pull off the retrieval of parent content type ID's for newly created content types. Do I literally have to open the XML for the parent content type to fetch this ID? Are ...
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Link to a Document by UNC

I've seen some old discussions about this but nothing current, so thought I'd throw it out there: Using MOSS/WSS 3.0, I'm looking for ways (without Visual Studio) to allow a new Link to a Document to ...
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Can't change title field display name

I'm using visual studio to develop custom content type, which uses Element as base content type. I'd like to change title field's display name, by doing so: <FieldRef ...
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Unable to Customize EditForm.aspx with Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I give...I am hoping someone has a good answer. I create a content type based on a Document Set (called A). I create a document library and allow this new custom content type to be added to the ...
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Contenttype for Documentset, site- and listcolumns

we created programmatically a contenttype for a documentset. In this contenttype are some other contenttypes for documents whic hare only allowed in the documentset-contenttyp. The ...
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Centralising site columns

I'm fairly new to the SharePoint 2010 development world (I'm more of an infrastructure guy) so please bear with me. We have a number of time zones we support and we would like to make these available ...
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Is it possible to display the FieldRenderingControl of a FormField without providing a ListId?

Is it possible to display the FieldRenderingControl of a FormField without providing a ListId? I'm creating a dynamic form based off of a content type. Most of the time the data from this form will ...
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Re-create new Content Type using SchemaXml of an existing Content Type

I have the XML schema information (SPContentType.SchemaXml) of a content type. I am looking for a method that takes this information to recreate the content type at a different location? Thank you. ...
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Sharepoint List - Multiple Content Types - No Default Type?

I have a Sharepoint Calendar List that has multiple content types. When I click the "Add Item" link on the calendar, I am prompted to add information for the default content type. However, I want to ...
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Deleting Site Columns and Content Types Programmatically

I have a feature that adds two site columns to a content type on activation. On deactivation it's supposed to delete them, but I'm getting the following error: "Site columns which are included in ...
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Unrelated column appears in Content type version history

We have a site content type that inherits from Document and has 2 additional columns added to it. This Content types is used in a library along with 5 other content types. When we look at Version ...
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How to download certain columns from an item?

I would like to download the metadata for an item. I don't want all the columns because SharePoint adds bunch of them, e.g. date, name, etc. that I don't need. I just want to download the columns for ...
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Content Type issue with the Discussion Board in SharePoint 2010?

I have changed the default content type from 'Discussion' to 'Message' is on the Discussion Board on SharePoint 2010 and reverted to its normal (Now, Discussion is the default content type). Now, If ...
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No XsltListViewWebPart was found on this page

I've installed stand-alone SP2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 - no problems during installation. I set up a content type that inherits the 'Page' type and added some new content type fields. I then ...
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Create a SharePoint abstract parent content type

Is it possible to make a content type "abstract" in SharePoint 2010, i.e. users will only able to use the content types that inherit from the parent, and not create items/lists that use the base ...
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SharePoint Designer workflows don't reflect changes in content types

I've been trying to create a set of SharePoint Designer workflows for a WSS 3.0 site, and I can't make SPD see changes in the content types of the lists. Specificaly, I'm trying to use the Create ...
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Using CodePlex Feature Generator

I was just wonder whether any acutally used the feature generator from codeplex or not. I have following questions... Does it create good version (meaning not missing anything major from feature) ...
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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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Does changing a column using Content Type affect whole site?

I was trying to remove 'Title' column from a list using content type after reading this article ...
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How to “Security Mark” webpages/printouts based on list/library content

I am currently in an environment where we are getting ready to fully deploy SharePoint (WSS 3) to several departments and divisions that have some documents that contain sensitive data. They also may ...
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How to insert an Item with content type Folder

I have a custom list with a custom content type inherited from the Folder content type. When I insert a new item in the list I do it like this: newItem["Name"] = "New Folder"; newItem["Content ...
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Get foreign key in external content type to show up in list view

I have come across blogs about how to setup an external content type. For example: ...
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Why does my Sharepoint page’s custom content type change to “Page” when editing?

I have a custom Sharepoint 2007 publishing portal site definition with custom content types for the different page layouts. When editing a page (either in the root of the site or a subsite) using a ...
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CQWP cannot find Body field in the Announcement content type

I can create a CQWP for the Announcement content type, but when I export the .webpart and add <property name="CommonViewFields" type="string">Expires,Date;Body,text</property> In my ...
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Adding new content type to existing libraries

A common issue with my customers is that they define a number of content types that should be available on a document library. That library is part of a custom site template and pretty soon we'll have ...
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Linq to sharepoint: Cannot find corresponding storage member

I'm trying to use Linq to Sharepoint to get a list and i got this message: Cannot find corresponding storage member for member Title I've tried some solution but nothing worked. And i don't ...
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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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Get enumeration of lists with specific content type

I need to present the user with a drop down of lists that contain a specific Content Type. The selected drop down item will be used within a workflow. The idea is similar to the existing functionality ...
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New custom content type-document template changed to upload from create

I have WORD and Excel templates as custom content types in SharePoint. All was working great, when clicking on the "New Document"icon in SP 2010 you would get a drop down list of the document ...
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Document Set allowed content types

I want to get all Content types of Document Set. I've used documentSet.ContentTypeTemplate.AllowedContentTypes.But it does not allow me to enumerate through. How to access the Content Types of ...
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Removing orphaned content types (content type hub)

I have created a Content Type Hub and several content types and published them. Then I realised that I used the blank site template which won't work because it's missing several features, so I ...
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Content type keeps document properties when overwritting file

A document library we have implemented on our SharePoint 2010 environment is behaving strangely. It has been created using a custom content type with several multi-lookup fields. When a file is ...
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Can the choices in a Field Type=Choice be updated when referenced in Content Type

Using Visual Studio I am creating several custom Tasks to be created in a Workflow. Each of the Tasks have the same fields -- an area for appending comments and a Choice field for indicating where the ...