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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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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Custom FieldType - Constructor on type not found

We have a SharePoint 2007 solution with a custom Field Type. We have now upgraded to 2010 and find when deploying a ContentType with a reference to the custom field type we get the following error ...
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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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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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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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Content Type Localization

I am trying to localize a SharePoint 2013 Content Type. I created a new Content Type in Visual Studio and Added a few Sitecolumns to it. I also added a Feature Resource file and linked the ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Content Type event reciever inheritance

I have a number of content types with Document as a base. Each of these content types has their own unique behavior and therefore each one has an event receiver. This works perfectly fine except for ...
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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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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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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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Change Content Type for SharePoint 2010 Wiki to Create Custom New Page

Here is what I want to accomplish: Inside of a Wiki Library, user says they need a new page and creates one using the [[ ]] syntax. Then when the user clicks that new link, they are asked to create ...
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Insert script in DIP Sharepoint 2013

When uploading a document I have a choice field called "Document Type". The choice values are values such as PDF, Word, E-mail and such. When I upload a document with file extention .docx the Document ...
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Url in a text column multiline

I've an issue in Sharepoint 2010 with a column text multi line and enhanced rich text is selected, I've to put an url inside. My column is defined inside a content type and this one is on different ...
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How to save checked value/state from radio button in an Html page form to custom list in sharepoint online 2013

I have a working loop that finds all the input tags in a Html form. My problem is that it wont save what state the radio button are in to the custom list in SharePoint online. I have other loops for ...
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How to edit the files that are generated by a Site Content Type in a Document Library

Situation: I have created a Document Set Content Type and added the neccessary files to it I have added the document Set Content Type to the Document Library I can make a new document group using ...
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How to display similar column from different Content Types as a single column in listview?

I have "Content Type A" and "Content Type B" both in a single Document Library. A has a column "A Status". B has a column "B Status". They are both "Choice" columns just with different choices. Is ...
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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 to create OneNote Content Type in SharePoint 2013?

I created EXCEL,WORD,PowerPoint Content Type by saving as a Template and place for a document library,but i am unable to save the OneNote as a template.can any one give some suggestions about the ...
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create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013?

I want to create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013,by default once enable the content type in Advance settings,we can able to see the Word content ...
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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 ...