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That isn't the way SharePoint works. Lists and libraries are the 2 basic storage mechanisms for things. You either create an entry (list) or upload a file (library). If you want to upload files to a list, it has to be as an attachment to a list item. You can't upload a file to a list in any other way. Otherwise, you need to upload the file to a document ...


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You want to do it the other way. Content types created on a subsite is not inherited by the parent site. Create the content types on the parent site and they will be available on all the sub sites below it. Or create a content type hub and manage all your content types from there and publish them to all your sites. Publish a content type from a content ...


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SharePoint API has class and function SPContentTypeUsage.GetUsages that returns all content type usages in site collection. Is MSDN article there is an C# sample too. Also look at the accepted answer in this question . The answer is in PowerShell.


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Declaratively (with elements.xml), you can attach an event receiver (ER) to a content type (CT), meaning all items in all lists of the site based on this CT will have the ER. This can be done from the CT declaration XML itself, see for instance Event receiver attached to content type via XmlDocuments ignored? or the XML block in this MSDN article. But my ...


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The workflow will run for each item that meets the retention policy. When the timer jobs process the information and finds an item that is to expire, it will do what ever is specified as per the policy. If is to move it to the recycle bin, it moves all matching items to the recycle bin. If it is run a workflow, it runs a workflow on each item. This process ...


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You could have a list with all of the information you need and also have a document library for the documents. In the document library have a column that is a lookup to the Sharepoint List so that you can relate the documents to the list item (or to multiple items if you use a multi picker). The benefit of using this method over Eric Alexander's is that you ...


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I've just worked through your scenario in SharePoint online. Did 1. through to 4. Description is hidden in my custom Issue list form. Then I edited the native Issue CT and made the Description field required. clicked "Yes" to update all content types inheriting from this type opened a new issue in my custom Issue list The previously hidden Description ...


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Content Types work in that way and propagating changes is a good way to apply changes to all inheriting objects (List/Libraries). You should not afraid because it requires higher privileges to do so, so only responsible person would be doing that. You should wisely set up permission that will ensure only responsible persons can make necessary changes. ...


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Did you follow the below step(see image) mentioned in the article, https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/tothesharepoint/2013/09/06/how-to-display-values-from-custom-managed-properties-in-search-results-option-1/



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