A template that defines the properties of a specific type of document.

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Workflow is not generating documents from templates - 2013

I have been trying to get this to work, I have created the content type and the template, set it up as the default content type. moreover, I have also specified the ContentTypeID in the workflow, but ...
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How to set document-template using PowerShell

<DocumentTemplate TargetName="/_layouts/CreatePage.aspx" /> How could I set this using powershell? $dst = ...
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SharePoint 2013 document generation -Can't open document

I'm trying to use a document library to generate documents. I have created 6 content types (as I need multiple templates) and associated document templates to them. I read somewhere I should be ...
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Errors when creating OneNote document using SPD workflow

In our SP 2013 online environment we have the following situation: There is a document library that contains multiple content types (e.g. 'MG Document'). these content types are child types of ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 document generation from list items using workflow

I have been able to generate docs from list items using sharepoint designer workflow.But i have been able to do this with using one document template. But i have like 6 templates i would like to use ...
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Is it possible to enable content types and use a document template?

I have a library that uses a document template, and this is essential to the process that uses the library. I want to enable content types so I can remove a certain field from the edit item and view ...
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Autofill column based on document template

I have a column named "Topic" that previously users would have to select prior to saving. However, each topic is based off of the document template they have chosen, so I'd like to make the column ...
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Is there a good alternative to content types for managing MS Office document templates?

I have spent the morning researching how to create a solution for allowing users to create and share document templates when working in SharePoint 2013. I wanted to avoid using a content type ...
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Create document from template with REST API in javascript

I have a document library in my SharePoint Online tenant with a custom content type with some fields and a specific document template thats puts the metadata into the document. How should proceed to ...
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Creating a document library with a custom template

What I want is basically a good solution for people to be able to fill out a form on the web and then save it in the online library. You need to be able to automatically create a document from a ...
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How to get the url of the document in quick parts?

I have document library in which there is one content type with the document template uploaded. In the footer of the document, I want to show the URL of the document which is opened in word ...
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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How to get lookup field value in document template while editing in word application?

I have a document library whose content type has a document template. I am setting the field values while creating new document in word application where the fields are available to set. Among the ...
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Word cannot open the file because the file format does not match extension error when document is created programmatically

I have created button through which I want to upload the document to the document library. The content type in document library contains one document template and based on the template I am creating ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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SharePoint 2013 Shared Word Doc asks for Credentials

We have a problem with some Word files in a SP2013 document library. These Word files are created with a dotx template and after this they were shared (one time with the standard SharePoint Share ...
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Add custom document type

I need to add a new custom document type to my document library (see picture i found online). When I add that custom wiki page, a new wiki page with some standard text and a table should be added to ...
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Hide New Document for custom templates

So we are new to SharePoint. We signed up for o365 E3 w/SharePoint Online. In designing our site we ran into an problem with document libraries that ms support has pretty much told us there isn't an ...
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SharePoint Online Document Library: Create new document from custom templates

My users have a requirement in SharePoint Online to create new versions of Word and Excel documents from an existing document "template". The templates are simple pre-formatted Word or Excel docs. ...
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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Office templates for content type

We have two libraries named a and b. B is full with word templates. Now we want to use templates for our content types in library a. So we add the link of the document in library b for our library a ...
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Force use of Document Template in 2013?

How do you force SharePoint 2013 to use the default Document Template that is defined in Advanced Settings? In SharePoint 2013, the default menu that appears when you click "new document" is the ...
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Updating a document library word template

We recently migrated to SP 2013. We have a document library that uses a word template containing column data from SP. Somehow during the migration, the properties in the word documents were broken so ...
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Can I have multiple templates for a content type under “New Documents”?

I am a new SharePoint 2010 user. I have a situation where I need to add templates to a sharepoint library, so when a user selects "New Document" a list of templates displays. Multiple templates have ...
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The SharePoint can not find the model of the content type

I'm using SharePoint Online (2013), I created a document library with content type models. You never create a document, it will always use a template. I already have the models created, until ...
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Hide Empty Document Properties in word 2013

I have a SharePoint document library with a custom document template attached to it. This document template is having lot of Quick part fields , which will pull metadata column values from the ...
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Copy document from one site to another..?

,I need to build something (using a sandboxed solution?) to demonstrate that SharePoint has the ability for users to copy a document (with its attributes) from a doc library in one site to a doc ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Word .dot templates

I have created a SharePoint library that contains various Word .dot templates. Can I force Word to open a .doc file when clicking on the .dot file in the SharePoint library, as it would do if I ...
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Link pre-existing InfoPath XML form to a template stored locally on C Drive

This question will serve as an FAQ. (Hope it proves to be useful!) I have found that re-publishing a form template to the SharePoint site each time I desire to make a change to while testing can take ...
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Content type and templates

I am a developer trying to find a SharePoint OOTB equivelent for a "has a" relationship. I beleiev what Im looking for is a content type template, so that everytime i create an item of from this ...
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Hidden fields turn to optional when i save document template

I have a few fields that I am adding to a list that will be automatically populated and use for tagging against a document for search crawling, e.g. Document Owner. When I set them to be hidden in the ...
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DIP not displaying when doc template saved on SP

I have saved a document template and a Document Information Panel into a templates library in SharePoint 2013. If I associate the document template using a url to a content type (eg. ...
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Document Template Error

When I want to create a document using my custom content type, I get this error. How can I resolve this problem?
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SharePoint 2010 MUI doesn't work with Office 2007 templates?

MUI is active and working, however when the office document templates retrieves the list fields names, they're retrieved with the List/Web based language and not the user context language. Is that a ...
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Document Library Content type

How does a Content Type in the Document library usefull? If new Content Type Template is added how to apply the existing Columns to it?
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Insert a complete list into a word document

I have a list and want to insert all of the rows into a word document. I've seen it's possible to insert fields from an individual row but can all rows be inserted in a single action.
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Sharepoint 2013: How to generate programmatically a document from a template

I had to generate a document from a template. I have a Content Type with associated a Template (a .dotx file). How can I do to create a document (programmatically) from that template? I tried this ...
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How can I add fields from an InfoPath form to a list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I display a field from a form in my form library view? I have a document library that uses an InfoPath form as the standard template. How can I have data from the ...
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Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)

I know, SharePoint added this wonderful feature with those document templates, where i can stick a document directly onto a library, and integrate it into SharePoint with some simple clicks (and an ...
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How to create a new document from a Document Template using Client Object Model

I require to programatically create a new document using the Document Template URL of the document Library and this requires to be done using the Client Object Model. I also require to do this without ...
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Accessing SharePoint documents from different WebApplication Zones

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server site (http://shpserver:81) that I have extended twice: Intranet: http://partnernet.abc.local Internet: https://partnernet.abc.com When I am on the internet ...
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Content Type's custom template loading from wrong place

My first question on stack exchange, and I'm very new to SharePoint, so please be gentle! (But please do let me know if I've not provided enough detail for you to be able to help me). I would like my ...
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How to Upload/Replace a Template in a Document Library

In my organization we have many Sharepoint sites for different products that basically mirror each other in structure. We have a document library in each of these sites with a custom template. The ...
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How to restrict/hide OOTB document libraries creation

Is there a way to restrict the out of the box document libraries like "Document Library" "Picture Library" etc and just have custom document libraries being shown in the pop-up below?
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Temporarily generate Office Document using Template and Lists from the SP library (SP2010 Foundation)

We use SharePoint Foundation 2010 Server for planing IT courses, where we have different lists for participants and for different courses. We also have all course certificates in one library. What we ...
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How to hide the Document Information Panel when creating a new Word document from a .DOTX file which was on a sharepoint site?

The title more or less says it all. I have DOTX files in a document library which people can download and create new word files from. The library DOES NOT have required columns or any special custom ...
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Open office document templates as new document?

In a document list my customer stores word document templates with appropriate file types [.dot | .dotx | .dotm]. When a user access these documents, the familiar dialogue box opens with the question ...
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Document Template - Columns from Content Type

I have a custom content type that inherits from the document content type, and has 10 columns (single line of text). A document template has been added to the content type from my local documents. ...
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Can I create a template from a list?

Can I generate a word template, containing information from a list? Suppose I have a list containing "department addresses", and I want to generate letter heads for each department automatically, ...