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I'm actually fixing the exact same issue right now, this is an issue with how SharePoint picks the default ContentType of a document when you upload it. When you upload a document to a DocumentSet SharePoint sets the ListItem ContentType to whatever the default ContentType for the List, this happens even if that ContentType in not valid in your ...
Create a new custom Content Type with base as Document Set. Add the two Site columns Reference Number and Customer Name to that particular content type. In custom Document Set content Type , go to Document Set Settings and make the 2 columns as shared. Now all the documents inside the document set will share the value for that 2 columns. also go to the ...
If you're using a specific content type for the documents that are added inside the document set, you can hide the columns so users cannot update the values. The values will then be shared down from the document set instead. In your content type, select the Reference Number/Customer Name and set the Column Settings to "Hidden".
The SharePoint SQL Schema details are not documented. Its not documented because Microsoft don't want any one to touch it. There are complex job's etc running on these tables and a simple read operation can bring down the farm. SharePoint comes with various API to access the data.
Maybe you could write an event receiver for Item-Added that would check the property you are interested in like Name and ensure it is unique.
You can do it through the document set template. Every document set based content type has it's own "template" (in addition to the content type definition). Here's the MSDN documentation on the document set template class. Now, I don't know if you can do it declaratively through the Elements.xml files. The way I made it work was through code in a feature ...
Apparently the issue seems to have been solved. I'm not 100% sure what solved it though. I think in the Library Settings I edited the content type settings "Change new button order and default content type" and deselected the documents completly (they are still available inside an document set). I think the change is not direclty visible as after changing ...
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