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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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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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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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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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!
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DateTime field display diffrent values when editing and when viewing

We have an Office 365 2013 Business Premium subscription and are using Sharepoint online as our Intranet solution. Our problem seems related to DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem The ...
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List form or Infopath filtered choice column

I'm about to start building a custom list to capture a number of different query types. I was intending to do this with some custom Site Content Types but I've realized that I'm going to need to ...
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More than one CT in a Library with Custom Forms

Let's say I have a Library A, and this library has B and C as content types. B and C have their own custom forms. So When a Library has more than one content type in the (default) form of the default ...
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Is there a way to preserve the Content Type Hub 's column setting (such as drop down choices) when using the CT inside a new site collection

This is my first time where i use Content Type hub. but i found this scenario which i can not understand:- i create a new Site collection (CSA) which act as a Content type hub. inside this CSA i add ...
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Find out where the content type is still in use

I have deleted the content types from the libraries/lists using powershell, but now when I go to delete them at the site level it tells me the content type(s) is still in use. I have checked the ...
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Content type not showing in the “New” document button when displaying managed metadata column on list

I am currently developing a document library on SharePoint Online. However whenever I tried to show a managed metadata column on list, the content type choices in the "New" document button on tool ...
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Sharepoint add content type to list after deployment

I'm creating a Sharepoint 2010 feature using Visual Studio. In previous build of my feature I created ServiceItem list. Now I need to add custom ribbon button to this list. As only one way to add ...
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Site Column in Content Type Hub is not visible in subscriber site collection

I have created Site Column say "mycolumn" in my Content Type Hub and associated a content type -say myCT - and this content type is published and ran the 2 timer jobs.Though the content type is ...
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How to get all the custom content types in MOSS 2007 site or site collection level using powershell script?

I tried using $site.rootweb.ContentTypes but it returns all the content types in the site. I only want to return the custom content types that are created by users. Please someone help me ...
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url ...
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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...
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Forms for a Content Type

Well, I'm kind of new on this of content types but I was wondering if it's possible to associate a form to a content type? this is the scenario: I have to create some document libraries with a ...
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Metadata column in list with custom contenttype is not “linked” to termset

I have built a little solution (c#), which creates a SiteColumn (TaxonomyField), ensures that the DefaultTermStore has the group and termset I want to link to, creates a ContentType which uses that ...
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Setting Required Managed Metadata Column to hidden with default value?

In a Content Type, I have one managed metadata column (which is required) I want to set it with default value and set it to hidden using powershell. I want to clarify if it possible to hide a required ...
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Filter content types based on folder properties

Given: some Content Types with "categories" multi-value property (sample values are: "legal consulting", "accounting consulting"); some folders each one with a single value "category" property ...
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How to create an multipurpose event receiver

I want to create an event receiver that I'll attach it to content types across 4 site collections. The content type is being made programmatically, so no XML definition. Also, I want to create an ...
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Is it possible to enable content types and use a document template?

I have a library that uses a document template, and this is essential to the process that uses the library. I want to enable content types so I can remove a certain field from the edit item and view ...
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SPO Content Type Inheritance and Copying Content between Lists and Sites

Let's imagine I got 2 sites on SPO as follows: /sites/sales /sites/projects Let's also imagine I would have 3 content types (in content type hub) with the following inheritance Case Offer ...
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How to find changed content types in audit logs

I have auditing enabled and have generated the content type modification log in excel format. I need to figure out how to find a specific content type that was modified. Any pointers?
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SharePoint 2010 Calendar Error when change Content Type

Recently a calendar was created in a Site Collection with a personal content type and a personal column. When I tried to save after adding a new event or modifying the event, I have the famous error ...
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Custom Form per Content Type

There are couple of custom content types under a content type group. These content types are added to a SP Library. The ribbon in the library lets user select a content type in the library. The ...
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How to define specific GUID for a derived custom content type (PowerShell)

I am pretty new to PowerShell to be honest. What I am trying to achieve is to use a specific GUID for my content type that derives from Workflow Task.
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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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Custom List inheriting wrong content type

I have created a sandbox solution with 2 custom lists, each with their own custom content type. When I deploy & activate the solution on my local environment and then activate the schema feature, ...
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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 ...