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 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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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 deployed,...
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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 templates-as-...
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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 ...
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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 listdefinition....
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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 ID=...
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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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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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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, ...
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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 handler.....
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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. http://www.novolocus.com/...
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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 create an index for the column “ContentTypeId”?

I use CAML queries to find items by "ContentTypeId". How can I create an index for this column? In the user interface I can only select "Content Type", not the ID.
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Content-Type column default value

I created a custom content type called "test". The columns are: Title Publisher The column "Publisher" is already a column which comes from SharePoint itself. I changed the default value to "...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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Go through specific library and set all subfolders as well as the root folders content type using powershell - Stuck

What I am trying to do is access a SharePoint 2010 document library, change all root and sub folders of that library from their existing content type to a new content type. So far my code has somewhat ...
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Content type hub ghosts?

In SP 2013 on-premise, I have created a site collection for Content Type Hub, and one for Intranet. The content types are synchronized to the Intranet Site Collection from the CT Hub. I did some ...
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How to refresh all sub-sites in a site collection using Powershell

I have some bug on pages that uses custom Content type. I have fixed that bug by just 1). removing that custom content type from pages library, 2). Refreshes the page and then 3). By adding the same ...
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will the workflow that get started by a Retension Policy , run for each item inside the list

I am working on SharePoint 2013 site collection. and i want to be sending emails & update list items if the item has a status of "New" & its review date = Today. To achive this i did the ...
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Display template for FAQ search page

I have a number of FAQ lists spread around my site collection (SharePoint 2013 On premises). These lists have special content type, "FAQ Item", that basically has columns for Question, Answer, Area ...
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How to create multiple contenttypes in 1 xml file in Visual Studio?

I would like to create 3 contenttypes and would like to avoid 3 xml files. Is it possible to create 3 contenttypes in 1 xml file? Do I need to create a element or something else?
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Site Content Type with QuickParts to be used across site collection

I've been struggling to create a library which uses several site content types to create forms/documents using metadata of other lists in the same site. I've looked around the site and this question ...
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Content Type inherited from Folder not showing custom fields in Forms

I created via xml declaration a content type which is based on the folder content type. I set "inherits=FALSE" due to the declaratively adding of event receivers to the content type. My Problem now is ...
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Share data between content types

I currently have a list in SharePoint 2013 with several different content types. One of these content types is listed as manager update which the manager selects to update specific fields for ...
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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 ...