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You cannot change the parent content type of a content type: The Parent property is read-only. The content type ID is prefixed with the parent content type's ID. See explanation here which is for SP2010 but it works the same for SP2013. You have to basically re-create the content types using the correct parent from the start.


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Finally hunted down the error: I had the column indexed. Once I removed the index, it changed nicely, then I re-added the index.


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"Parent Content type From" should be Publishing Content Type. And then select Page. This article may give you more info:- http://blog.navantis.com/create-a-custom-page-layout-in-sharepoint-2013/


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You can use SPField.Indexable Property to check whether ContentTypeId field can be indexed or not. Per this http://iedaddy.com/2010/11/sharepoint-2010indexing-columns-in-a-sharepoint-list/ Content type ID cannot be indexed. However, one of the comments mentions that Creating an index on “ContentType” really creates an index on “ContentTypeId”, that ...


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No, If a column 'A' associated with a content type 'X' is deleted in the list settings page, the column will be removed only in the list level and will not be removed from the site content type. So if you delete the column 'A' in list settings and go to Site content types, you will be still able to see the column 'A' in content type 'X'.


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Yes, they can have the same display name but not the same internal name (obviously). So when creating the column for each content type name it (prodACustomer) and choose the proper data type and save it (this will create an internal name), then you can edit the column and rename it to Customer (the internal name won't change) and you do the same for the ...



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