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 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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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 ...
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How to check if a list content type has its link broken from the site collection content type definition

Its very clear to me that content types after they are deployed their inherited lists shouldnt be changed manually using the web gui. “Do not, under any circumstances, update the content type ...
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How to hide / remove / rename “Name” propertie from folders

I have a content Type that inheritate from Folder (named F_CT) to content my other type elements (I_CT)... When I Click to create a new F_CT Sharepoint asks me how all the F_CT fields and "Name" as it ...
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How to create custom EditForm and DisplayForm for custom content type?

I have developed a custom ASPX SharePoint application page using Visual Studio. I would like to use that page as the EditForm and DisplayForm for the custom content type. At the moment, my page is ...
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Create content type, site columns, list and list instance

I want to create 3 site columns, then 1 content type with the new 3 columns. Then a list template based on the content type, and then a list instance. I was going to create a new visual studio ...
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Aggregate Content Types

What's the best way to support aggregate data structures using content types? For example, if I have an order processing system, then I might have data types like Order and OrderLineItem, where each ...
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Open Document Content Type from SharePoint 2010 Library with perfect trust

I just created Document Content Type and then create new document from New Document. I got the popup "Some files can harm your computer. If the file information below looks suspicious, or you do not ...
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What are the implications of manually changing a Content Type?

If a Content Type was deployed using a feature and someone makes manually changes it through the UI (e.g. adding a column), are there any implications? Does the content type become unghosted? Are ...
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Creating New Content Types - Parent- Child Sites

In my site I am creating a new site and subsites. We have a main site that we want to collect the different Projects (parent) and have the subsites have the project information along with other ...
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What to do when a Site Column name is already being used?

I'm running into a situation where a Site Collection has several sub sites. Each sub site has data related to a particular geographical region. When trying to create content types / site columns for ...
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Sharepoint 2010 + ContentType + Multilingue Document Template

I like to know if is possible to associate multiple DocumentTemplates into a ContentType? I create a ContentType "MY_CONTENTTYPE", so if i have 3 documents with the same content but in 3 different ...
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Hide ContentTypes based on ListItem value

Users seems to have a hard time picking the right document template when the "New" list contains more then 50 items. As one of lists on the web contains a SPChoiceField it should be possible to limit ...
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How to change content type of several folders (or subfolders) at once in a document library?

I created several content types for folders to define custom default views depending on the content of the folders. However it is quite cumbersome if I need to click on Edit properties for each ...
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SP.ContentType.get_parent(), how to get name?

The code below works only to get SharePoint 2013 Foundation list content type and content type url, but I cant get the parent content type. It returns an object but when I try to access properties ...
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Share content types between site collections without Content Type Hub

Is it possible to share content types across site collections without the content type hub?
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PowerShell to delete FieldLinks for List Content Type in SP 2013

Want to know how to delete the fieldlinks for the content type. Write-Host "Deleted Redundant ACL Columns from List " $list " for web " $web.title $sitecols = @{"BU" = ...
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Modifying a default value for hidden column will set it as optional instead of hidden

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand. Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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No valid proxy can be found to do this operation error while republishing the Content Type in Content Type Hub

I am getting this error "No valid proxy can be found to do this operation." when I republished the content types from my Content Type Hub. Usually it successfully republishes the updates from my ...
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Custom Content Type as List Column

Is it possible to create a custom list column whose type is a custom content type? Not just a column from that content type, but the whole item itself, or even a list of that content type? My goal ...
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How to delete content type from a list using c# and scom

How can I remove a Content Type from a List ? I've found code for deleting from sites but not from Lists.
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SharePoint 2013 - How to remove content type from library

I accidentally associated a content type to a library, but now realize that it does not need to be apart of this library. I cannot find any setting to remove this content type (not delete it), from ...
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Why Content types, from a hub, doesn't allow suscription to old site collections?

I had notice that in SharePoint Online, when I create a content type in the content type hub (http:/my.sharepoint.com/sites/contentTypeHub/), the site collections created before the content type never ...
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Provide a customer an upgradeable SharePoint solution containg content types, list templates and so on

currently I'm developing a SharePoint solution for a customer, which contains the following: A custom field type Two content types (one containing lookup fields to the list which is using the other ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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Are there any disadvantages of adding extra site columns directly to my List Content Type, instead of adding a new content type

I have added a new Issue tracking list , which is based on the build-in “Issue” content type. Then I need 5 extra columns to be used , so I did the following:- I went to "Site setting">>"site ...
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What does this page represent?

I am sure this is a really simple question, but can anyone tell me what this page represents? I know it is not my site collection page nor is it central administration. The reason I am asking is ...
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Are use of folders detrimental to the use of content types?

Background: I have rather recently taken over the use of the document center aspect of our intranet from a colleague who has moved on to better things. Our organization consists of a number of ...
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Customlist with derived contenttype doesn't add new column from contenttype

I got a simple cusom list with some columns created in Visual Studio. these columns are from a contenttype (also created in visual studio too). It was asigned to it and works very well. I ...
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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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Content Types from Hub not showing up in sub site

I have the following web application MainWeb And within that application i can 2 site collections as follows / /sites/home I have created a Content Type Hub on my main site collection ("/") and ...
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Showing all newform.aspx of a certain content type in a dynamic list

How can I provide the following solution? on the 'home page' of a site collection, query all lists with a certain content type ('eForms') each list entry will be a link to the 'newform.aspx' of that ...
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Custom form for Content Type is being ignored

There seems to be a bunch of ways to add custom forms to list and libraries but the easiest way seems to be to specify it in the Elements.xml file that defines a given ContentType. (If this ...
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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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Will “New Document” menu work with 75+ Content Types?

Got a document library into which we are preparing to add about 75 content types. Current business environment prevents me from subdividing the library into separate parts, and the many ...
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What is the order in which Custom field type,Fields,Content type,List definition are creating?

I am creating a custom field type, Content type and List definition. I have a custom field type inheriting from Multicolumn value and I am adding new fields of my custom type to my new ...
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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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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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Add column to a Content Type which is associated content type of Page Layout, PL not updated

All I do below is with Visual Studio 2010. I cannot use Sharepoint Designer because I don't have the right to do it. I have a Content Type, which is the associated content type of a page layout. They ...
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Use media content types on a publishing page

I'm trying to make a new publishing page that can use either Images, Video or Audio. I'we already made one that uses the PublishingWebControls:RichImageField but cant find equivalents for video and ...
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External content type from SQL stored procedure with EXEC

I'm trying to create an external content type from a stored procedure. I'm hitting one problem, when creating a Read List Operation, though: The wizard is not able to find any return parameters (see ...
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Removing Content Type: already in use even if removed from all lists

I'm facing a problem with content Types. I added a content type to thousands of lists, added items that uses that CT and now I want to remove it.. The steps I followed are theese: Removed every ...
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Non-global fields for custom content types?

I've been tasked with creating a fairly complex system in sharepoint 2010. Coming from a background of from-scratch .NET applications, I'm used to defining tables with their own "local" columns. My ...
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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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Dispose issue when working with content types

I am seeing an issue with un-disposed SPRequest objects in the ULS logs when i work with content types in the object model. My code is as follows (in previous methods run as part of this request, the ...
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How to access documents with in a custom content type of Document Set

I have a Library, which stores document sets (the content type here is a documentset which contains more than one word document). Currently I can to get the items from the library using the below code ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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Changing PublishingPage.Layout doesn't change the content type?

I'm trying to update the Layout of the default.aspx page in my SharePoint publishing site and although the Layout does get updated, the ContentType of the page does not. Anyone have any ideas? Based ...
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creating content types with Out-of-Box vs Server Object models

Are there any advantages in creating content type using out of box vs visual studios?
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How to resolve “A duplicate contenet type name…” error for project with custom content types?

I have a project that I have been using to deploy a custom content type. Recently i decided that I needed another content type that would inherit from the original one. I created a new element file, ...