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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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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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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Why is the icon for my custom document template broken?

Before I get to the meat of it here's some background information (and an apology for the wall of text...). I'm running SharePoint 2010. I have created a content type called E-mail, using Document ...
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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 ...
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How content type hubs works?

I am really new to that concept, never used before, but after some readings these are my conclusions and later my questions To create a content type hub I need to create a site collection in there I ...
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How can use API to get all Publishing pages in the site collection using a specific Content Type?

I need to use API to return all Publishing pages using a specific content type in a publishing site. this includes querying all sites in the site collection. Can I do that with SPQuery? I am using ...
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Content type creation in visual studio - title field

I want to create content type based on Element content type, which has only one field - Title. I'd like to modify this field's display name. How can I find the GUID of title field from base content ...
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How to create a Content Type within a Content Type in a SharePoint 2010 list?

How do I create a CT within a CT as shown in the image? Thanks -saumil
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Hide Ribbon button for specific content type

I want to remove ribbon entry for one the content type. OOTB if you add any content type it will create a button entry in "New Document" Ribbon. I don't want this entry for one specific content type. ...
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Limit only one document per content type - SharePoint 2010

I have a document library for a Meeting Workspace and I would like to enforce that only one document for a content type called Meeting Minutes can be uploaded. So, when someone tries to upload a ...
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Can I change a custom SPContentType's display name?

I created a SPContentType of my own. In the Sharepoint Site Settings I see all the default content types with names in my language (polish). How can I change display names for my own content types? ...
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Difference between a content type and a list template

I understand that content type gives the definition for the set of fields in a list which can be reused while creating many other lists and a list template gets a copy of an existing list with or ...
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The workflow could not create the list item?

I would be grateful for any help/pointers I am getting “The workflow could not create the list item. Make sure the list exists and the user has permissions to add items to the list.” My scenario ...
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Is there a flag/property to identify custom content types?

Is there a flag / property to identify custom content types in SharePoint 2010 ? I know when creating new content types its possible to put them in a group (for exc. custom content types), but is it ...
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Sharepoint contenttype columns -> types

Does anybody have a list of all internal "type" names of contenttype - columns in SP2010? I am creating a custom contenttype in VS and really don't have an idea where to get them from. I already ...
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Should I this add metadata to my contenttype? And can I make the information be filled out automagicly?

I'm building a sln for managing projects. A site will be created for each project. Each project has a projectId, and is also related to a CustomerID, and a OrderId. The project site includes a ...
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For Images document library, set the default content type to Image

Is there any way to have the default content type set to Image when uploading the Images document library? It would be nice to remove the extra step of changing Document to Image
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Can I create a List within a folder?

I have a Library called Documents. Within "Documents" a folder called "Lists". I have enabled List View (forget actual phrase used) as a content type in the lists folder. A user created a list ...
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Finding the URL for New Item Form - several content types

I am attempting to find the URL for the form to add new items to the list. I have several content types being used and would like to find the URL for each of the content types. On a side note, I ...
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Hide Columns in Document Information Panel, but show in properties panel

I am trying to hide some columns from view in the DIP, but allow users to change them in the properties panel for the document. I am trying to associate 3 base content types for attaching different ...
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Attempting to Add a Column to the Folder Content Type Leads to “The content type ”Folder“ is sealed”

I want to add a column called "Relevance" to the Folder content type so that I can create views based off of it. Is this not possible?
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Adding default “Created” column to content type

I am working with a third-party solution for SharePoint that has some limitations I am trying to work around. We are using a SharePoint library as a repository for XML objects, and this third-party ...