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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Manage Content Types in Site Pages library

Is it possible to manage content types for the Site Pages library in the browser? If this is not possible, what's the rationale that this can be done in nearly every library and list, but not Site ...
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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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Best method to bind content types to a list?

Where should I "bind" content types to my list? I need to bind two different custom content types. I tried to do it in the list definition but the changes did not take affect. Doing it next to the ...
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How to make Title READONLY in custom list

If I set the title field to Read only (since I will calculate it based upon other values) in the ListAdded Event handler, when i open up a form for creating a new item i get an error. Event ...
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Reorder Content Type Columns

I have a custom content type with some custom site columns. I can't find anywhere to reorder the columns for the content type. How can this be done in Sharepoint Designer 2010? Thanks.
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Don't show custom content types when click on New

Business users don't want to show the content type when a user goes to the list/doc lib and clicks on new drop down. I used contypeType.Hidden = true; but it did not work. ...
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Attaching an Event Handler to only one content type or list

Could someone help and explain how I can attach an event handler on a custom content type or a particular list? Currently, when I deploy my event handler as a feature and activate the feature, it is ...
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How to assign different content types to different folders located in the same document library

I am new to sharepoint , and I have an issue with content type. I have 2 content types ( content type1 and content type2) created for my library1, library1 has 2 folder: folder1 and folder2. I have ...
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How can i change the content type insdie my enterprise wiki site collection

I am a bit confused on how i can change the default content type for my enterprise wiki site collection. now i have created a new content type named "test" and define that its parent should be the ...
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Best practice: when to create a new content type or add column?

I'm still learning SharePoint and I'm coming getting stuck on whether to create a new content type or add a site column to an existing content type. For example, I created a base company document ...
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Create content type from xml using client server object model

I have one xml in which all the declaration of the content type are added like <ContentTypes> <!-- All Content Type Declarations --> </ContentTypes> I can't use sandbox solution ...
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Is there a way to allow subsite admin to modify only specific site columns

I am working on an issue tracking list inside my SP 2013 team site, and i need our current sub site admin to be able to modify only specific site columns at the list level. the problem i am facing is ...
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Bulk edit libraries from different websites

We are working with different Web Sites which are coming from the same template. All website have the same Libraries and Content Types. It worked very well until yesterday. Now we need to change one ...
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Which approach to follow if I want to modify the built-in Issue Status Choices?

I have created an issue tracking tool, which come with built-in “Issue Status” field with the following built-in choices ; Active , Resolved & closed. Now I want to have different choices (open, ...
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Inheriting content types from content type hub

I have added a few content types in a Content Type Hub site collection. I am am unable to see this content types in another site collection. Is there any setting that I should enable so that the ...
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Indexing a column in all content types that use it

I'm wondering if it's possible to add an Index to a column in every Item of a specific Content Type. I'm still having issues with the List View Threshold in an Intranet Site Collection so that CQWP's ...
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Cannot delete content type - possibly because it's referenced in SharePoint's UI

I created a content type to play around with. I created a publishing page based on this content type, but after deleting the page (and clearing the recycling bin) SharePoint won't let me delete it. ...
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How to properly use lookup columns in content types in the content type hub

I created one content type called client in the content type hub. THen I created another content type called project on the content type hub, this one should have a lookup column to the client. As ...
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Content Type showing up in edit form?

I have a library with a couple of custom content types all inheriting from Document Set and in the edit form the Content Type field shows up. I would rather remove it because it doesn't make any sense ...
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Adding new site columns to my List, will result in having their Source field as blank inside the content type

I have added an Issue tracking list to my SharePoint team site 2013. Then I wanted to add 5 extra columns to my list . So I did the following:- I went to site settings. Then I added 5 new site ...
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Is it possible to add a different template to content type, after the content type has been used in a library?

My client has asked whether it's possible for them to add templates to a content type after the system has gone live. I'm wondering if any issues arise once a content type default template has been ...
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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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Content types hierarchy inside my Apps

I have added a simple Issue tracking list inside my team site, and it will get "Issue" content type. but i have noted the following is that the new Issue tracking list's content type will be absed on ...
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Create a new page with custom content type but a normal page is created

Sorry I am new to custom page content type and not sure what I have missed. I created a custom content type XPages by inherit of Pages content type. The only difference is I added a new column ...
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How to use nested If(AND,true,false) in a formula on SharePoint

My formula uses the values from two columns, Stage and Confidence, to calculate Probability of Close. The nested IF works well for calculating the IF statements (Stage = 0 thru 7), where the last ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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Upload file using JS and REST. Specify content type

I can upload file to SharePoint library using JS and REST. The content type of added file is as library default content type. How can i specify file content type when uploading file? Thanks!
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Content Types how to use them

I essentially want to put two forms into 1 list, some of the items they contain are the same and some are different. I'm not really sure how content types work. I essentially want first for the user ...
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add existing content type to document library

I get error message when I click on "Add from existing site content types" I want to add existing content type to this document library. Is there any powershell script for the same. Content type is ...
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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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Custom List without CreatedBy / ModifiedBy through WebUI/SPD/Javascript

Is it possible to create a truely anonymous list without the created by and modified by columns defaulted, like if someone wanted a suggestion box? Specifically is it possible to do this in SP2010 out ...
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Mass content type editing

I would like know how to change the content type of bulk files/multiple files as currently once I uploaded a quantity of files I'm only able to modify the content type one at a time. Moreover, is it ...
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Metadata Assigned to a Folder

Working in SP13. Is there a way to assign metadata if a document is moved into a folder in a document library? I already have folders with documents inside. If a user uploads a new document to the ...
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Programmatically pre-fill Document Information Panel

I have a document library, associated with a custom Content Type. I added a link on a page, creating a new document associated to this content type (via javascript CoreInvoke). When the document is ...
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How to AddItem with certain ContentTypeID using PowerShell

I am using PowerShell to add 100 items which need to be of a specific ContentType. (requirement) Test my custom events receiver using powershell. The test is to create a list with a custom content ...
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Document Library and Content Type issue. Getting set as Folder for few files

I have a Document Library with Content Type enabled. I have few custom columns. I have not used any Custom content type.By default content type is Document. Issue is when i add some files i do not ...