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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Create Custom Ribbon Tab with New Document Flyout

My boss wants me to assume that the clients are complete idiots and that the standard document tab with all the options is too scary even with all the options grayed out. He wants me to create a ...
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Set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field in Custom List Definition

I have custom content type, custom list definition from this content type, and list instance in my visual studio project. I could not set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field. How can i achieve this. ...
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SP2010: Value of the 'Title' field is not stored when saving from pagelayout

I've created a pagelayout associated with a specific content type that contains the standard Title field. In my aspx file, I have an EditModePanel with attribute PageDisplayMode set to Edit, and ...
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Modify “Edit this Task” Outlook button for SharePoint 2010 workflow task custom content type

I have created a custom content type based off of workflow task content type by following along with this article http://fmuntean.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/infopath-task-forms-made-easy-part-2/ ...
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how to add a BISM content type

I'm using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. I want to create a BI Semantic Model Connection file but no BISM content type exists. According to these technet instructions ...
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Why isn't my content type drop-down selection available on my custom list form?

Please forgive my SharePoint ignorance. I needed to make a field read-only on the edit form which required me to use a custom list form. Now another roadblock...the content type selector is gone. Is ...
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Missing my custom content type in UI List instance

In visual studio I defined some content types. In addition I added each content type to a list definition and created a list instance from each list definition. When I install my solution in ...
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Listdefinitions use Listname as Contenttype

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation, VS2010 and i use the Sharepointfactory(spsf.codeplex.com), if this is important. My typical approach are: I create first some fields, then i use these in a ...
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How to use Infopath to Create a Custom Content Type for a List?

Salvete! I want to use InfoPath to create a Content Type for a List. I know how to create a site-content type using infopath, but that generates an form that you have to save in a library. I want ...
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2 Content Types: Same column name, different choices. Possible?

I am trying to set up a number of different content types and have come across a road block. I am trying to create a "Policy Document" content type and a "Training Document" content type. Within each ...
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Content Type's custom template loading from wrong place

My first question on stack exchange, and I'm very new to SharePoint, so please be gentle! (But please do let me know if I've not provided enough detail for you to be able to help me). I would like my ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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My List Content Type is no being found by SPMetal

I am trying to use Linq to Sharepoint for some custom reports but I am running into an issue trying to setup SPMetal. I generated the class but for one of my lists "ListA" only ID and Title fields ...
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...
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Add field to content type in specific position

THe code below is working perfect, however I need the new field to be in the 5th position, and not at the end in the forms. Any idea how? private void UpdateDossierContentType(SPWeb parentWeb) ...
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Adding/removing items to/from a DropDownChoiceField

I can't seem to manipulate the items displayed in a DropDownChoiceField I have that's tied to a field on the custom content type with big, really frustrating problems. This field is only visible in ...
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How bind a custom ContentType with activity CreateTaskWithContentType ?

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". For the moment I try to bind my CT with the correct path in properties ...
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Add files to document library based on content types

Okay, I am using following powershell script to add files to document library. Initially, the library only had built in content type "Documents". But now its another content type "Link to a Document". ...
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Description of site content types ignored?

I created site content type element and write some text into Description attribute. I deploy it (as farm solution). When I look at this content type in Site Content types section, I found that ...
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applying a managed meta-data column to a content type vs adding it to a view

Hello this is my first question on here so please be gentle. i have just provisioned a new document content type called GCDocument (whose parent is document) along with some new fields, such as a ...
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How does Content Type Inheritance interact with retention policies?

Are there any issues with defining retention policies on a hierarchy of custom Content Types? I want to be able to define retention policies in a flexible manner, with a root Content Type that has the ...
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Removing System Content Types

I have deployed a Content Type Hub which has my organization's "Primitive" Content Types. These types are obviously inherited from the System Content Types (Document, Item, Announcement, etc..). Now, ...
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An item with the same key has already been added when trying to recover my list using Linq (SPMetal)

I have a problem with my application SharePoint. The problem is that I added a List in my SharePoint site (directly in SharePoint), then I used SPMetal LINQ to generate a File in which I can recover ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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How to update content type document template from templates list?

I have a single list at SharePoint root that contains document templates for content types (C scenario). This works and the template is being associated to child content types in lists. Now i added ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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Store Custom Data with Content Types Content Types

I have done a Custom DocID provider and I want to be able to specify a different format for the DocID for each Content Type. I have managed to add a custom action (using 30+ SharePoint Custom Actions ...
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Manage content and structure copy page is not setting same content type on target page list item

In SharePoint you have the ability to copy pages from one list to another. I have a page in list 1 which is set to use the Page content type. When I copy this same page to list 2 (same web) it copies ...
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How to create link to create a custom content type in Site Actions menu?

I am new in SP2010 and I want to ask if anyone knows how to do the following. I have made some new custom content types based in the Article page (Publishing page) and assigned new layouts to them. Is ...
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My custom form isn't saving lookup fields

I have a list with two content types. I've created two custom forms for creating new items (because one field I don't want until the 'edit' form). One works great. The other one doesn't. What's ...
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Inserting Modified field into Word documents

I am trying to insert the Modified metadata field into the Word documents using Quick parts but I can't see the field in field lists. How can I add this field to any Word document by using content ...
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How can I filter SPHierarchyDataSourceControl Datasource by Content Type [duplicate]

I am trying to display only Document Libraries using SPTreeView control. I am providing SPHierarchyDataSourceControl with ShowDocLibChildrent = true as a datasource to spTreeView control. But this ...
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Document library - problem with document link

I'm trying to create a database of files, which will mostly contain *.zip packages with SCORM. This packages will be stored in remote location and I'd like to provide only links for them. SharePoints ...
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Get all items from custom content type in Fast Search

I want to get all items of a custom content type while using fast search. I want to use keyword search but i also could use fql. Can somebody show me how to do this in code? I'm getting restults for ...
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Changing Data Types

I want to change the data type on a field from text to multiline, Before I do, I want to know what to expect as in errors, or problems this may cause with the data already stored in that list? Please ...
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How do I set document metadata after upload via web services?

I am reading through this post Upload a file to SharePoint through the built-in web services where upload is done in WSS. I am using SP 2010. Is there a piece of code already posted here that will add ...
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SP 2010, Is it possible to set permissions at Content Type Level

Say I have a document Library "TravelRequests" and five different content types associated with library. Is there a way to apply permission for a given content type "ManagerCT"? When managers are ...
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SharePoint 2007 - library with list items

For an application that I'm working on, we have two separate content types - one based on Item and one based on Document. I'd like to create a container that houses both of these content types. I ...
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Where do added listitems inherit the “ProgId” property?

/// <summary> /// An item was added. /// </summary> public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdded(properties); ...
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After upgrade from 2007 to 2010 - Field Duplicate when trying to add feature

I upgraded a sharepoint from 2007 to 2010 with attaching the content database. After that i developed a new solution with the same content type i used in 2007. Adding the solution works fine but ...
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Migrating a site from one SC to another - ContentType problems [closed]

Recently I took over a sharepoint 2010 consolidation project from another developer. The goal was to combine 6+ standalone Site Collection + Site stacks into one Site Collection. Apparantly 5 of the ...
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Document Sets & Content Types

Our users generally work offline - hence we want an ability in Document Set whereby Documents can be uploaded in a Document Set The Uploader is asked - Which Document Set should be used to uploaded ...
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Overriding FormUrls and alternative form?

In a content type, I override the forms of the CT : <XmlDocuments> <XmlDocument NamespaceURI="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3/contenttype/forms/url"> <FormUrls ...
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limit visual studio workflow to base content type “document”

i want to limit my sharepoint 2010 workflow, which i developed in visual studio 2010, to the base content type "Document". Is there a way to accomplish that? i searched the sdk but have not found ...
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Folder Content type gets lost when using a list template

I created a new folder content type that has several columns of data and then created some folders in a list using the content type. I then created a list template and included content. When I created ...
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Contentype.Update(true, true) and ui validation

When using the sharepoint api to add field links to a content type, with code similar to the following: AddFieldLink(siteField, contentype); contentype.Update(true, true); I have specified ...
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Can't deploy custom content type

I have an content type in my feature, and sudenly when I tried to debug my feature, i got the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The content type with Id ...
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Web part and content type

I'm using SharePoint 2007, custom list. I have created 2 content type on that list. on the home page I create 2 web part. I want that each content type appear in one web part. is it possible?
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Remove content type from “New” item options?

I need to migrate some values into SharePoint that would have useless values for our system going forward. I'm using a content type called "Old Request" solely so that they can have different columns ...
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Field is not displayed in new form of list

I have created a field to add it in the content type and that content type is used in the list. My field's declarative part is: <!--Field Type of project--> <Field ...