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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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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Bound Quick Part Lookup Columns Not Working

I have a Lookup Site Column in a SharePoint online tenant that is bound to a document library. Editing the properties of the Item Document in the list works fine allowing me to use the dropdown and ...
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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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Deploying Custom SharePoint feature with multiple list with content types

I wanted to ask if anyone has experienced the following, and what has been their solution. Scenario: I have created 2x VS solutions with features, the first includes core item for example: Site ...
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Content Type field on NewForm.aspx

I have a custom list and I am using content types to add items to the list. I am using OOTB forms for new and edit items. One field that I see on the EditForm.aspx is the one that I hope I get on the ...
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Workflow added to a site collection content type will not be added to the underlying sub sites lists content type

I am facing a problem in that when I add a workflow to a site collection content type, then the workflow will not get added to the lists content type at the sub site level. Here is my problem ...
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Strange behavior with content types in doc lib

In SP 2013 on premise, I have created a site collection for content type hub. In the content type hub I have created a custom content type that has "Document" as parent, and has a custom document ...
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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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Content type referenced by another document library's template

This is my parent content type below. How can I reference this content type from another site collection's document library's template? I've tried using the DocumentTemplate and absolute URL to the ...
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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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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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why Reusable workflow is not going to be associted with its base content type

I have created a Reusable work flow inside SharePoint designer 2013. and i set its base content type to be equal to a custom content type named "incoming invoices" as follow:- then i successfully ...
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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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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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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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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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Display template with managed property based on column of type Hyperlink or Picture

I have added a column with content of type "Hyperlink or Picture" to some of our lists of a particular content type (SharePoint 2013 on premises). In the lists the data is being displayed pretty as a ...
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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
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type in a site collection?

How to retrieve all list/library which uses custom content type or a custom column in a site collection? It would be really helpful if you post your answers in C# code or SQL query. Please let me ...
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When updating retention policy getting error - The object has been updated by another user since it was last fetched

I'm trying to create retention policies for some of the content types in a document library. The first one is created fine but when I go to create one for the second content type I get the above ...
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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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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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ListItem values changed when creating subsite from template

I have a problem where i have a template generated through "save site as template". With this template I want to create a subsite to a sitecollection. All is fine to the point when I look a list in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Resource Calendar Column Problem

I have 2 calendars on the same site: A production calendar and a test calendar. The test calendar was created to demonstrate the resource reservation system, and works as desired. However, when ...
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Enabling incoming email on an announcement list, some fields cannot be edited with quick edit grid

I have configured an incoming email for an announcement list, which automatically adds the following fields to the announcement list content type:- now i added these fields to my list view, but i ...
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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 can I localize sharepoint custom content type description after have been created

I have created some custom sharepoint content types in a sharepoint solution and I want to localize their names and descriptions. I added resources .resx files to the sharepoint "Resources" mapped ...
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Adding a Folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type

I need code for adding a folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type (Folder) on SharePoint Library.
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Best approach to remove the title field from my issue tracking list

I want to add an issue tracking list, which have the following custom columns:- Book Name Book Description Book Author published date Publish status. now to achieve this i did the following ...
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Change the value of a column based on the content type

Just wondering if there's an OOTB way to do this: I've got a list which has two content types (Apples and Oranges). If an Apple item is created, I'd like the Type field to be set to Apple, and Orange ...
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Moving file from one site collection to another

I'm trying to copy a content type template file from another site collection to the current one and place it in the hidden folder _cts/<contentType>. Let's say _cts/Email. It's working fine up ...
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ARIA Tooltips and Accordions SharePoint 2010

Looking for help!! I am working in SharePoint 2010 where I need to create accessible functionality on tooltips and accordions (they will both sit within web parts). I've tried everything and cannot ...
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The parent content type specified by content type identifier [CT ID] does not exist

I try to deploy some solution and got this exception. In my solution I try to activate a feature which is creating a content type. this is the contenttype xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Use Content Type from Subsite on Parent Site

I have two content types on a subsite with their fields, and i need to use his content type on a parent site, on library Document, i have already add the reference for those two content types in ...
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Document Column Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a list custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and ...
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Content Type Event Receiver in SharePoint 2013 Content Type Hub / Subscriber scenario

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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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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Duplicating a content type form in SP Designer

When i create a new form in SP Designer i am given the option to select the content type to use. My assumption is that when you select the content type that it will use that as the parent to create ...
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Content Type issue with the Discussion Board in SharePoint 2010?

I have changed the default content type from 'Discussion' to 'Message' is on the Discussion Board on SharePoint 2010 and reverted to its normal (Now, Discussion is the default content type). Now, If ...
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Content Type Upgrade / Feature Upgrade / Solution Upgrade in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site in Multi Tenant mode. For every tenant, I have a Content Type Hub along with a Root Site, Tenant Admin and a Document Center site collections. In the Content Type Hub, I ...
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Add allowed content type in document set

I'm developing a feature with 2 content types; A document set and a picture I need that my document set allow my second content type Picture. I've tested this but nothing happens if Igo to manage ...
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Share a calculated field column from a Document Set to the documents inside the Document Set

I have created a Document Set content type. That content type has a column of the type calculated field. I can share all other columns I have created, but not columns of the type calculated field. Is ...
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Manage Site Columns, Content Types and WSPs

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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“Require that this column contains information” Versus setting a column as Required inside the content type

I spend the whole day trying to understand what are the differences between setting a column as "Require that this column contains information" = Yes inside the column definition, and setting it as ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event ...
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Managed or crawled property not generated

In SP 2013 on-prem, I have created 2 site columns with XML - declarations. 1 of the columns automatically generate a crawled and managed property, but the other does not. I can not understand for the ...
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Attaching Event Receivers on more than one list

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with multiple lists. Many of the lists have a common content type. We have created custom event receivers to be attached to these lists. But since we want the same event ...
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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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Enterprise Wiki Site wiki library

We have a requirement where pages in our existing Wiki Library under the Enterprise Wiki Site template need to have the Page Rating functionality to be visible on each wiki page. Although this is ...