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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Why aren't my content types available?

In SharePoint 2013, I have created site content types in the ECH all from the document parent content type. In an effort to keep my custom content types easy to manage, as these are all for process ...
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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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Fields and FieldLinks return the same two values for all Content Types

I have an application that loads all of my content types into a drop down list. When an item in the drop down list is selected I would like to get a list of the columns for that content type but each ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content/File type

How do I add a content type to a document library so that *.tar.gz actually shows up in the name of the file. It shows up when I view permissions, but not in the library view
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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My field in workflow task is still required even after made it optional

Environment : Sharepoint Foundation 2010 A few days ago, I wanted to make my field required in a workflow task. For that, I made required my field under the content type. But, this had no effect. ...
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How do you hide “All Day Event” and “Recurrence” from Event content type?

I've created a custom site content type that extends from Event. But I can't figure out how to hide the "All Day Event" and "Recurrence" columns for all lists using my custom content type.
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Issue with External Data Columns on Document Libraries with Content Types

I have site content type called ContractBase that has a bunch of fields that are used in contracts. I created some other site content types (ContractType1 and ContractType2) that inherit from ...
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Aggregated view for Display Form for SharePoint 2013

Due to my business case, I have a relationship of Person-Position-Certificate lists with existing data. I need to have a Person view that aggregates information from those lists, means I would like to ...
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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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Search filter by custom content type

I have now round about 20 custom content types developed. E.g. (planing, presentation, agenda, sample etc.). Problem 1: I want to save those content types into a refinable string, so I am able to ...
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Creating duplicate content type in subsite as in parent using sharepoint hosted app

I have created an sharepoint hosted app which creates content types and site columns. This app is easily installed on the parent site collection. But when the app is installed in subsite it throws an ...
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Content types not updating

I have published new content types from the hub (including templates). Some libraries in one site have the new template and some do not. Also I have an Excel CT with template published and deployed ...
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Make fields required in Workflow Task

Environment : Sharepoint 2010 Foundation I have a workflow that ask someone to do a custom task (created myself). This task has just 3 fields like "Approval", "Assigned To" and "Comments". I want to ...
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Announcement VS Newsfeed: what is better for internal corporate news?

I would like to know what you guys are using for internal news between announcements and newsfeed. With hashtags and mentions being activated in SP2013, it seems to me like either would work, but I'd ...
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Infopath form not submitting to correct library upon creation

I am using SharePoint 2010 with infopath. Currently I have a form library set up to submit infopath forms. The library is using the infopath form for the content type when creating new items. The ...
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WebSite search does not find any result

I have a 2010 Site migrated to 2013, which contains old 2010 Lists and some new 2013. In all Lists I have enabled the Search (advanced list settings) and clicked Re-index List. All List searches and ...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...
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I am trying to 'write' the name of the content type on the NewForm.

There is code posted within another string on StackExchange, but it's not working correctly. I'm still working in SharePoint 2010 on the front end, but the back end has been migrated to SharePoint ...
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How do I know which Columns are safe to delete because they are used by a removed content type?

This list used to have content types (A & B). We have now deleted all list items that were content type B. I have turned off Management of content types. Columns for content type B still appear in ...
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Word Template's DateTime Always One Day Off?

I have a library with custom content type with .docx template. I have a 'StartDate' and 'EndDate' fields in the content type which are mapped to quick parts in .docx template. When I change the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library: Not reflecting Column order from content hub

In a document library where we have content types for one of the content types we have changed the order of the columns via the content hub settings: We republished this content type. When we add ...
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Optional Custom Column on Custom List Not Showing Up On Form (Does if Required)

This seems like a Sharepoint bug... I created a custom list based on a custom content type. Those fields all show up correctly. Additionally, I added a custom lookup field to the custom list, to look ...
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unable to delete a content type from a webpart Sharepoint2013

We have a custom webpart with a dropdown menu which contains some content types. We have changed some of the types but now I cannot change or delete the old content types. Its in use because before ...
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No workflow being created on library from custom template

I've created site columns and added them to a custom Content Type. I've then associated a workflow against this content type and then setup a document library using the new content type and saved ...
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Cannot delete content type - possibly because it's referenced in SharePoint's UI

I created a content type to play around with. I created a publishing page based on this content type, but after deleting the page (and clearing the recycling bin) SharePoint won't let me delete it. ...
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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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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Define queries that are dependent on multiple contents

Is it possible to define search queries like this in Sharepoint 2013 on premises: For all sub-sites which have a list (of content type InfoList) where a particular column in this list has a ...
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Enforcing Content Type regardless of upload method

being new to SharePoint I am struggling with this one and can't seem to find the answer - if there is one - in an other forum questions. Documents can be uploaded to SharePoint 2013 many ways:- ...
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List item field hidden from Edit form

I have a content-type consisting of two columns: Title and Description. Title is required and a single line of text Description is optional and consists of more lines of text (Rich text editor). ...
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How to associate a content type with infopath form in SharePoint 2010

I am working in SharePoint 2010, I have created a new document library with a custom content type. I need to have the content type associate with an existing infopath form. Is there a way that I can ...
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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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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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Creating InfoPath Form from SP List with Content Types

I created a SharePoint list that I want to transfer to InfoPath form. The SharePoint list has multiple content types. Is there a way to transfer the list into InfoPath and have the content types ...
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Deleting Custom Types from Approval Workflows

It took me 3 months to create my desired approval workflow of my SharePoint site. I didn't know that when I make a trial by creating a certain approval workflow, SharePoint creates this "custom ...
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Associate an existing site column with a published Infopath content type

I've created an Infopath form and published it as a content type to my SharePoint site. What I am trying to do now is modify the form (and content type) to include an existing site column that was ...
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Fields from Infopath form not showing up in site content type columns

So I created a new site content type for a document library in SP 2010 I'm using to store form submissions. I was able to have the content type reference an existing form when creating new items, but ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set ...
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Is it possible to display items with different content types in a content query webpart

I am trying to configure a content query webpart to display three different content types from three different lists. Is this possible or can you only target a query to specify a single content type? ...
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Site Columns from Content Type “stuck” in subsites

I have custom content types that have custom columns. Normally, when I activate my site collection feature to push out the content types, it will push out to each web and sub-webs and will display the ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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Enabling content type management for SPList fails

I have the following code: oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists.Add("SampleList", "Some description", SPListTemplateType.GenericList); oWeb.Update(); oWeb.Lists["SampleList"].ContentTypesEnabled = true; ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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Inserting a content type column into a sharepoint library or document set

I have a document library with several documents within it. The documents are of various content types. My question is i'd like to configure a view of the library where i can see which content type ...
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SharePoint List with multiple content types and the datasheet view

According to this thread. SharePoint 2010 does not "support" using the datasheet view with multiple content types configured anymore. But maybe somebody knows a workaround for my problem: I have a ...
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Can't update SPField through PowerShell - object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I get the following error when trying to update the choices for a Site Column: "The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched." I get this error if I try to add a new choice ...
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Making column required is only possible after it is added and edited (happens in content type only)

While creating columns in content type the option of Require that this column contains information is disabled so I cannot make the column required. But once I save the column and edit it I am able to ...
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Create “Image with formatting and constraints for publishing” site column programmatically

How can I create site column with "Image with formatting and constraints for publishing" content type programmatically in FeatureActivated method? I need to add this site column to the List