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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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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Content Type showing up in edit form?

I have a library with a couple of custom content types all inheriting from Document Set and in the edit form the Content Type field shows up. I would rather remove it because it doesn't make any sense ...
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Sharepoint Change Content Type Dropdown

SharePoint ChangeContentType DropDown I have attached an application page to the custom document based content type as its edit form. That content type is being used in a document library which has ...
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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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Document Properties Demotion from ListItem field is not working

I have a content type in a library configured with a word document as a template, it is the default content type. When creating via the UI from New item entering information into the DIP sets values ...
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Provide a customer an upgradeable SharePoint solution containg content types, list templates and so on

currently I'm developing a SharePoint solution for a customer, which contains the following: A custom field type Two content types (one containing lookup fields to the list which is using the other ...
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Programatically add a content type to a document library

I have an event-handler feature that changes the content type of an item when it is added to a document library, however this will only work if the content type is allowed for that document library. ...
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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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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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What happens to content if you remove content's dependency?

Dependency may not be the right word here - but basically my question is regarding what happens to the data inside a sharepoint content database if that data was created, for example, by using a ...
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Adding fields from multiple content types in an infopath list form- is this possible?

I'm building an infopath form to enter a request form for SharePoint 2013 (SP Online) using InfoPath 2013. There are different kinds of requests and corresponding questions (fields) related to those ...
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Retract solution (WSP) in Visual Studio 2013 - Delete Content Types

When I use Retract command in VS 2013 on my WSP, content types do not get deleted on the site. So whenever I want to update content types, I need to recreate the site. I've done some analysis on this ...
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csom javascript get Document Libraries with particular Content Type

I need to filter result to particular content types fo document library. I cannot seem to retrieve the content type of library. How is this possible. When I try with oList.get_contentTypes() object ...
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Custom List schema.xml with custom content type - attribute code duplication

I made a custom content type with several custom site columns, all defined in a Elements.xml <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Customer --> <Field ...
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Rendering Template apply only on second deploy

SP2013. I have a custom rendering template for a Content Type in CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Problem is that when I deploy solution by VS on a development machine this template doesn't show up on a form. ...
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2013 - feature upgrade - add or modify Content Type

Sharepoint 2013. I have 2 features installed. First has a content type with document list definions and second has workflow for it. Now I need to make changes to them and also add another content type ...
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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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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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Generic routing rule => Content type gets wrong value

We've about 100 content types. For 10 of those content types I've created a specific routing rule. The other 90 content types are catched by a routing rule with as content type our base content type ...
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Show the content type on view item

I have a list containing different content types. When I edit an item on the list, I get a dropdown listing all those content types so I can switch it if needed. Is it possible to have the content ...
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Add “New document” button to home page

I have a fairly simple SharePoint subsite that has two elements: the home page a document library The document library has two content types associated with it. What I would like to do is add a ...
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Why does SharePoint 2013 Search append “text/html; charset=utf-8 ” to some ContentTypes and how can it be avoided?

I have a question according the Search in SharePoint 2013. My Search does append some strange "Types" to the ContentTypes. For example Documents with a Content Type with the Parent Content Type "Page" ...
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Is it possible to add a rich text field to a SharePoint 2013 site workflow initiation form?

I have what seems like a fairly simple task: Using SharePoint Designer 2013, create a site workflow with initiation form input fields that have "Rich Text" options for a multi-line text boxes (the ...
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SharePoint 2007 - column behaviour

There are few columns in task content type which are calculated, the hyperlinks to edit these columns are disabled, and hence cannot go to managecontenttype.aspx by clicking on the colmumn names in ...
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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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Publish a content type that contains a meta data column

Attempting to publish a content type that contains a meta data column which uses a managed meta data terms set and NOT a custom one but it wont allow me to publish as SP2013 thinks I am using a custom ...
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Need help with the Content Organizer Rules screen in SharePoint 2013

I would be very thankful for a little clarification on how Content Organizer Rules work in SharePoint 2013. All of the reading I've done so far says I can use Content Organizer to create ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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Changing the order of columns in a custom content type messes things up?

I have a few custom content types that inherit from Event. I've added these to calendar lists throughout my site. I had to change the column order in the content types. I expected everything to be ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeUsage does not contain a definition for GetUsages

I'm trying to carry out this example for deleting a content type in sharepoint: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spcontenttypeusage.aspx but I'm getting the error ...
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Error:Input string was not in a correct format. (Javascript)

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online and trying to save a item to a folder content type in a document libary I think the code is nearly rigth but i am getting this error when i hit save button have anyone ...
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How can I get the Calendar Overlay to save when saving the calendar as a template?

I have created a custom calendar with 2 custom content types displayed in different colours using conditional views and a calendar overlay. When I save the calendar as a template, the calendar ...
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Hide List Content Type via CSOM

How to programmatically (using CSOM/JSOM) uncheck the Visible checkbox for a content type: so that the content type (Document Set above) is not anymore visible in FILES > New Document: In order to ...
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Content Type Feature Activation nativehr 0x80070055

After building a solution and feature to deploy a set of content types I was able to successfully activate the feature and use the content types. However after making some changes and redeploying and ...
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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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Change the order of values in content type field in the forms (.aspx)

I have a document library with documents sets. It contains a few content types. And when I upload a document I get the form with the fields, e.g: Content Type: It,HR,Document,CV Title etc The ...
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Will lists inherit the edit form from it's Custom Content Type?

I have created a custom content type and I would like to have all lists that use that content type use it's edit/new forms. Below is the XML i have in my Elements.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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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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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 find which contenttype causing error?

I am trying to export the site. but it is failing at one contenttype. How to find that contenttype and delete it from the site? [11/24/2014 4:36:13 PM] [Folder] [Page Layout] Progress: Exporting ...
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Content Types Template problem with lookup column in template

I have a content type. When I want to create a new document from that content type the properties (Columns) for that content type also open in my document. The problem is that there is one lookup ...
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Error when add Issue Id to a view

I am using SharePoint online, I have created a Content Type in root web, based on Issue and added some extra custom Site Columns to it. In one of the sub webs I have created a Custom List and add my ...
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How to delete a content type part of an application feature?

I'm developing a solution in SharePoint 2010 that deploys a content type. I've now made a change to the content type and want to delete all its old references, remove it, and redeploy. Unfortunately ...
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How to deploy a custom form for a custom content type without a WSP?

I have a need to build a SharePoint application without deploying a WSP. It should target SharePoint 2010. For now we are prototyping with manual steps (SharePoint UI, Designer, ...), which later will ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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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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Design Manager crashes when loading snippets

I'm having issues with the SharePoint 2013 Design Manager, so far I've - created a new content type that inherits from the Page content type - created a new page layout in the design manager, using ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...