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You would need to create a site collection scoped feature that would create them and add them to the content type gallery if you are not going to use a content type hub. This makes upkeep much more complex, so I'd encourage the use of a hub if possible.


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The problem was related to a automated Visual studio function when adding the Content Type to the List Definition using Visual Studios Interface. Somehow a missmatch was created. Although recreating the list definition solved my issue it dosnt explain why there was a problem when I add the Content Type to Manually created Custom lists.


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This isn't set at the library level, it's set at the site level. Site Settings > Page layouts and site templates and add the layout to the page layouts list and seperately set the New Page Default Settings to your template.


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The reasons to use content types rather than adding columns: If you have two disparate types of information in one list/library. ex: A list that has purchase requests for new employees and for new equipment. If you are going to use the same type of information on multiple sites/lists/libraries. ex: You have a content type that inherits from document that ...


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To define multiple document templates you have to implement multiple content types. I assume that you want keep the New Document which comes OOTB and additionally your custom document template. If yes, then you should create a separate content type (inherited from Document content type) in which your custom columns should be added and in the Advanced ...


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As far as I know, that property isn't mapped to an actual member on the SPContentType object. Setting the Inherits flag in a CAML content type declaration only result in a different set of fields begin added to the content type field link during the initial creation process. This means that you cannot modify that property at a later time. What you can do, ...


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There's a simple No code solution there. Just change the order of the columns in the content type. Task Status should come before Priority for e.g. If Priority is at 8 and Task Status is at 9, just switch the column order value so in the end it would be Priority at 9 and Task status at 8.



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