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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Is there a list of SharePoint 2007 WebParts, Features and ContentTypes that SharePoint installs with?

Where I can find a list of all the Web Parts, Features and Content Types that are available to a regular SharePoint installation? What I need to do is identify any of the above in a SharePoint site ...
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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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Editing Content Type Custom Forms in SharePoint 2010

We have migrated MOSS 2007 sites to SharePoint 2010 using Database attach-detach method. Every list has 1-2 content types and each content type has its own New, Edit and Display forms. I tried ...
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Can child content types have separate metadata site column anchor points?

I am trying to solve an issue in SharePoint Online which I don't remember seeing in SharePoint 2010 or 2013. Say a parent content type has metadata column: European Cities which points to term ...
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Problems creating documents in Edge and Chrome

We have a content type hub on our Intranet, which are both on different site collections, and we are using custom content types with document templates that are deployed on the CT hub. While we can ...
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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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SharePoint Online - Content type and required field issue

I'm quite desperate so let me reproduce my issue on SharePoint Online. I'm using Content Type Hub and I've published all content types to site collections (around 30 of them). Most of them work just ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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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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How to create an index for the column “ContentTypeId”?

I use CAML queries to find items by "ContentTypeId". How can I create an index for this column? In the user interface I can only select "Content Type", not the ID.
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content type delete before unpublished from content type hub in sharepoint online

content type delete before unpublished from content type hub in sharepoint online. How can I remove from all the places
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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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How to change the “Parent Content Type”

I have requirement to create multiple content types to a single website in Sharepoint 2013, I have did it using the template files, but the problem in for all newly created content types the parent ...
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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 mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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Is my content type local or inherits from Hub Content Type?

As I am experience some problems with updating a content type that should inherit from a content hub ( my previous post ) , I want to know if I could see if a content type is local or inherits from my ...
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Content type from Content Hub not updated

I have a content hub with a content type based on a Document Set. If I remove a column or make a change to an existing column from the hub content type and then on CA I run the Content Type Hub job ...
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Deleting site column from list content type and site content type

If we delete site column from list content type then will it delete from site content type?
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Using 'Link to a Document' content type to link to an EXTERNAL document which exceeds SharePoint file size limit

Background I've created a SharePoint page for the purpose of making a number of on-demand videos available to staff. These videos are saved on a networked share drive that all staff have access to. ...
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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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Changing list column to a choice

I have a list populated with content type ("TypeA") with a column (site column "ColB") that originally was a single line of text. I needed to change the column to a choice instead of a single line of ...
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SP13 - Create Content types for Page Layout

I want to create content type with field for new Pagelayout(Created by Design Manager). My question is what is a : Select parent content type from: List Content Types or Page Layout Content Types ...
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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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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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Same column name, different metadata for different content types?

I am trying to set up two content types for two different products: Product A content type. Product B content type. Within each of these I want to build a same column called Customer. However ...
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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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List content type permission management

I remember being able to manage permissions for list content types in older versions of SP, was this removed for SP2013? If not, how can I set it up?
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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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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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Custom content type attached to reusable workflow change to All

Yesterday I have created reusable workflow using custom content type in SharePoint online. today I have open that reusable workflow from SharePoint designer 2013, then found that custom content type ...
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SharePoint Online - Custom InfoPath forms and changing content types

I have created a SharePoint CRM tool that uses 3 content types - these are named General, Prospect and Account. The idea being that a new potential customer lead gets added to the database as a ...
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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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Site Content Type with QuickParts to be used across site collection

I've been struggling to create a library which uses several site content types to create forms/documents using metadata of other lists in the same site. I've looked around the site and this question ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to remove content type from library

I accidentally associated a content type to a library, but now realize that it does not need to be a part of this library. I cannot find any setting to remove this content type (not delete it), from ...
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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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Document Library and Content Type issue. Getting set as Folder for few files

I have a Document Library with Content Type enabled. I have few custom columns. I have not used any Custom content type.By default content type is Document. Issue is when i add some files i do not ...
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ContentTypeBinding Publishing Page in Pages List

I am using a SharePoint 2013 on-premise solution and I would like to know if is possible to add the publishing page options on the Pages List. I know it is possible to add the Content Type, explained ...
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Content Type or InfoPath? that is the question!

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 where people add activities. These activities come in different types (e.g. Event, Tradeshow, Advert etc...) and the fields required for each type is varies slightly. ...
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Content Type concept

I read hundred of articles for Content Type but still confused, can someone please put down few words that help me understand concept of it and how its being utilized in sharepoint, I already read ...
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How do I assign a custom task type in a SharePoint 2013 Online workflow?

I have created a workflow in which I need to have both an approve/reject task type and a type where the assignee must indicate they've processed the associated request. I have created custom task ...
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Item , Announcement etc Parent Content Type is not avaliable Under List Content Types

Different Parent Content Types like Item, Announcement, Issue, Contact are not avaliable under List Content Types While Creating New Content Types in Site Settings, above content types are not ...
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Document Set “Name” Link is taking me to the wrong location

I created a Document Library that uses Content Types Document, Folders, and Document Set. Clicking on a Document set should bring the user to a document set welcome page which shows them the contents ...
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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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Is there a way to force the a retention policy defined on a content type to work again on an item if its Event is met again

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. And inside a content type I define the following retention policy stage:- If a custom site column named “contract review date” is met to call a ...
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Wish to share the same document between two seperate document libraries

Our Sharepoint setup at work requires a document being created in one library (FBD) using a set of generic content types, and these same content types having been setup are being used in a different ...
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Document Content Types into Custom List

I am sure this is the way but don't know why it's acting funny. Created a custom list. The idea is to be able to upload documents into the custom list library. If I create a custom list and add a ...
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XML Content Type

What I need is via a workflow to make and populate an xml file to then put into a file share. (Using Nintex) To achieve this, I have a site workflow that creates the item and sets the it's title (and ...
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How to make field readonly in one content type, but not another on same list

In a list with two content types - both with the same field "Title", I need to make the field readonly in one of the content types, but not the other (in one the title is manually set, in the other ...
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Adding a site column and add it to a content type from PowerShell issue

Within a PS script, I'm trying to add a site column and add this column to a custom content type. Here is my script : add-pssnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -EA 0 function ...
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How to Add Merge Templates to Document Set Content Type

I have created a Document Set, for which I would like to add the following functionality: Adding a new item of this Document Set type should generate a number of documents These documents all have ...