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

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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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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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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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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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What is the normal behavior of the ContentTypeID in the template document?

I developed a new Content Type with the name Excel. I created a new blank excel file on my local machine. This blank excel file is not created in SharePoint. I associated this template to my custom ...
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Why is my powerpoint document not resolved to the powerpoint contenttype?

I am using sp2013 onprem and office 2013. I created a document library which is using 4 contenttypes: MyCompanyDocument (inherit from Document) MyCompanyExcelDocument (inherit from ...
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Document Templates

I have the following problem, I’m working with a company that has multiple subsites and all the subsites look the same, with the same document library, list etc. and they use different Document ...
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Quick Parts Not Showing For Site Content Type, But Are In List Content Type

I added a whole bunch of site columns through SharePoint Designer. I then added these columns to an existing site Content Type through the GUI. I then proceeded to edit the site content type's ...
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“Document1” created in addition to new document each time

Each time I select the New Document drop-down in the ribbon and a new document is created, I also end up with a document called Document1. I think it may have something to do with the settings for ...
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Version label in content type document template - SharePoint Online

Is there a way of creating a label for a content type and incorporating it into the content type document template in SharePoint Online? I would like to be able to reuse the same content type and ...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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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 Document Library Template

Is there any way to make a custom form template that allows a user to input information via text boxes and drop down lists using aspx. I have a form built, but I'm not sure how to put it on the ...
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How to create a library template which can be updated and update existing libraries

I'd like to know if it's possible to create a document library template (eg called 'doclibrary') which can be used to create doclibrary1, doclibrary2 etc - but when the original doclibrary is udpate ...
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Additional lookup fields not available in quickparts

I would like to have a document library for producing invoices. Within the document library I have a lookup column linked to a list named 'customers'. I have also selected to display additional ...
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Sync Document Templates from SharePoint Online?

is it possible to create a Template Libary that holds a set of document templates (like word, excel...). But I don't wan't to create a document libary and let sync this to the pc. The traget goal ...
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SharePoint 2013 fill document library with documents from templates

How would I go about creating a new document library based on a template with a complex folder structure in a subsite of site A and automatically fill it with documents which are based on templates ...
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Using multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in word document

When using a lookup multivalue dropdown as a quickpart in a word document, creation of document fails. Using any other type, besides a multivalue dropdown, it works fine. When this error occurs, the ...
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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, ...
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Quickpart with empty value are not replaced

I'm in SharePoint 2013 and use word template in document library on my content type. Inside i use quick part bind with meta of my lybrary. When a meta is empty or with a whitespace, my quick part is ...
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Use a template with macro on content type

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and have some content type with word template. I need to add a macro on open document in my template. When i add my macro and save in dotm my template. The document generated ...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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How to attach custom document template when creating site definition

I was looking at this page https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/aa978104%28v=office.14%29.aspx And I don't understand how to attach the document template file. <DocumentTemplates> ...
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What path to set for DocumentTemplateFile in sharepoint 2013 site definition?

In my SharePoint 2013 site definition I want to attach a document template file, like a docx. But when I put this <DocumentTemplates> <DocumentTemplate DisplayName="Blank Document" ...
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Document_Open Macro Won't Start

I'm using a simple Document_Open macro to display a message box to anyone opening a Word form. This macro worked without a problem until I uploaded it as a document template in a SharePoint 2013 ...
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Update list item

I've developed an app which stores some data in a list. This triggers a workflow that makes a word document in a separate document library in the same site collection. All works fine so far. The ...
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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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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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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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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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Create doc in Doc Library with fields prepopulated

We are trying to accomplish this... From a page in a site, the user selects a value that is offered in a drop down based on who the user is in the organization. This drop down is in place already and ...
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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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Remove the Document Template File associated with Site Content Type

I have associated a dotx file with my site content type in my site collection in SP 2013.Now, I am not able to get the template file, if I use New Document in few of my sub sites. How can I remove ...
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Upload a dotx template in sub site's Document Library's Content Type

I have written a PowerShell script to upload a dotx template file in the document library for a custom site content type.Its working only at the root web level.But when I come to the sub web level's ...
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Why do I got a timeout when I try to upload a document template on a content type?

I am using sp 2010. I have 1 site collection with inside of it 30 websites. All 30 websites are using contenttype "X". When I try to upload a document template on contenttype "X" on site collection ...
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Document Template with Picture Placeholder

I'm working on setting up a SharePoint 2010 list to copy new data to a Document Library with a document template. This allows a new Word document to be automatically created with the template. (more ...
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One content type with multiple templates

I have a situation were I have to create multiple templates for one content type. I am aware that this can be achieved by creating multiple content type but I am trying to have multiple templates ...
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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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Is it possible to generate a single Word document with content from multiple list items via a workflow?

I have a scenario where users will be adding list items to a custom list. Once a week, a single word document needs to be generated that includes content from all of the list items added that week. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...