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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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 Field get wrong display name on custom lists

I've declaratively created around a total of 50 custom fields. They are included in a content type. The problem is when i create a custom list that uses the content type the fields get a missmatch ...
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Content type not showing in the “New” document button when displaying managed metadata column on list

I am currently developing a document library on SharePoint Online. However whenever I tried to show a managed metadata column on list, the content type choices in the "New" document button on tool ...
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Content type selector for custom forms

I am working on a list where we have three content types (Client self-service, Service, and Intake). When a user comes to the site the default content type is Client self-service (Item1). After they ...
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Steps to add new metadata columns to my enterprise wiki site collection

I am working on an EnterpriseWiki site collection, and i want to add additional metadata columns to my enterprisewiki page. so i did the following steps:- i add 5 new site columns of type managed ...
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Sharepoint add content type to list after deployment

I'm creating a Sharepoint 2010 feature using Visual Studio. In previous build of my feature I created ServiceItem list. Now I need to add custom ribbon button to this list. As only one way to add ...
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How to get your content type in the new document fly-out

In a document library, when pushing the plus button you get te flyoutmenu wth all the office doc types. Any simple way of getting your own content types into this fly-out? It looks like as soon as ...
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How can i change the content type insdie my enterprise wiki site collection

I am a bit confused on how i can change the default content type for my enterprise wiki site collection. now i have created a new content type named "test" and define that its parent should be the ...
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Create content type from xml using client server object model

I have one xml in which all the declaration of the content type are added like <ContentTypes> <!-- All Content Type Declarations --> </ContentTypes> I can't use sandbox solution ...
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I want to add a title with a Sitecounter

Can I add sitecounter to the title? Thought about something like: Project XX : Site 3
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Best practice: when to create a new content type or add column?

I'm still learning SharePoint and I'm coming getting stuck on whether to create a new content type or add a site column to an existing content type. For example, I created a base company document ...
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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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Survey Content Type not matching Survey

I have existing Feedback surveys that were built via creating a new content type with the name of the survery i.e. New Product Feedback is the name of the survey and the content type. Each column of ...
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Add content type “document” or “document map” to existing document libary

I want to add the content type "document" or "document map" to existing document library and get following error message. Conflict while saving The changes you make are in conflict with the same ...
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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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Content Types not Refreshing on SP Online

I have a number of content types defined in the SharePoint Online ContentTypeHub and have recently made changes to them and republished. All existing site collections are still using the old ...
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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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Calendar Content Type

I created a calendar and put the "All Event" and "Resources" fields as optional, but I cannot change it to hidden so it doesn't appear in the form. The approach I wanted to take was to create a new ...
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Creating links to specific content types in a list (Task List, adding summary and normal tasks)

We are using the OOTB Task List in SP2010 to manage tasks. The rule we are using is Summary Tasks (folder) always contains the tasks (task). But the feedback I am getting from users who add multiple ...
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Share content types between site collections without Content Type Hub

Is it possible to share content types across site collections without the content type hub?
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How to re order content types in list using PowerShell

In a Custom List there are more than 1 content types e.g. "Content Type 1", "Content Type 2" including OOB Item. Using PowerShell how can they be reordered?
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column setting “Require that this column contains information ” will be set to No when creating a list

I am working on SP 2013 + team site collection. I have the following scenario which I can not understand: 1 - I have created a custom site column named “Area” of type drop down list with choices and ...
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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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Problem with save conflict when adding content type to list

I have a feature receiver with the following code: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { SPSite site = (SPSite)properties.Feature.Parent; ...
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New Document Content Types

When the template is uploaded for a new content type is automatically applies that template to all content types. Also, the default blank document option is also over written. How can the new blank ...
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Problem when creating sub sites based on site templates, as some settings will not be transferred

I have created a sub site inside my team site collection on sharepoint server 2013, then I saved the sub site as template. after that I created a new sub site based on the site template, but I have ...
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Quick Edit problem if i modify “Start Date” without modifiying “End Date” inside my Event list

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 + SP1. Team site collection inside the team site I added a list that have Event content type. I enable Quick Edit on the list. But I faced this ...
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Not able to change values under column setting for list

I created one list using custom list template in SharePoint but facing many issues: When i am making column as non mandatory , it is giving below error: MetadataNavigationContext ...
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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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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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Show More by Default

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I have a custom contentype inherited from task. Because there are too many fields, by default there is a Show More option to show all the fields. Is there a way to ...
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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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Wrong column order when using list columns inside a site template

I have created a sub site which got an issue tracking list inside it. Now the list contains 5 site columns, and one list column of type “lookup”. Then I ordered the columns inside the list content ...
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Set Content type to inherit parent columns using powershell

I have a content type which is getting deployed through a wsp package. The elements.xml of it is <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <!-- Parent ContentType: Page ...
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Exception calling “Update” with “1” argument(s): “This functionality is unavailable for fields not associated with a list.”

I am trying to do the following:- i have a site column named "Item number". and a custom content type named "Customer Meeting" which contain the "Item number" field inside it. now i want to ...
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Changing library default folder content type

I needed a folder with some additional info (lookup) so I've created a custom folder content type. Now my question is, is it possible to set this custom content type as default for folders (so that ...
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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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SiteDefinition DocumentLibrary custom ContentType | OneDrive Syncronization

I figured out a strange behavior: I've developed a custom SiteDefinition including a custom List Instance (Document Library), which is including a custom ContentType (inheriting from document) with ...
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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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SharePoint Retention Policy not noticed on content type

I have a Content Type Hierarchy. Document --> A --> B --> C --> D I associate a workflow to B content type and also to the children. I add a retention policy to the C content type to call the ...
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PowerShell to delete FieldLinks for List Content Type in SP 2013

Want to know how to delete the fieldlinks for the content type. Write-Host "Deleted Redundant ACL Columns from List " $list " for web " $web.title $sitecols = @{"BU" = ...
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How to save checked value/state from radio button in an Html page form to custom list in sharepoint online 2013

I have a working loop that finds all the input tags in a Html form. My problem is that it wont save what state the radio button are in to the custom list in SharePoint online. I have other loops for ...
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How to remove the builtin “Item” Content Type from a list using powershell?

I have a custom content type and I added this content type to a list. I now want this list to only use the custom content type and I want to remove the built-in "Item" content type. I tried ...
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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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Enable/Disable Button On Ribbon When Content Type Selected

I have created a custom action button that appears on the DisplayForm for a specific content type. On the list view I would also like to enable the button but only when the specific content type is ...
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Improve performance in AddExistingContentType

I came into a situation, where I wanted to add a list of Content Types into a Document Library by using client object model. Code fragment var contentType = contentTypeCollection.FirstOrDefault(ct ...
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Changing the content type for a list will keep the old content type's columns inside the list

I have created a new Issue tracking list inside my Team site inside SP2013. then i removed the Issue content type from the list and i added the Event content type instead. but currently the list ...
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Retrieving ContentType from SPListItem is NULL

I am trying to get the ContentType.Name of the Event (SPListItem) however it is NULL when I try to access it. I'm getting a value for the ContentTypeID, so I would assume that I would be able 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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Set default contenttype on list, from JSOM

I got some JavaScript that is creating some Lists and Content Types. I am able to set the Content Types on the Lists, however I am not sure how I am suppose to set it as the Default Content Type. So I ...