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Is it possible to use a validation formula with the content type field?

Something along the lines of:

=IF([Content Type]="Project",Status="Closed",IF([Date Closed]=TODAY(),TRUE,FALSE),TRUE)

My list has more than one content type and the Date Closed field is not used in all of them.

List settings --> Validation settings

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No, it's impossible to use the content type field in list validation.

As a workaround, you could create another column and copy cotent type to it.

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  • If I create a field to mirror the Content Type field, the above code example would work? I only want the validation to check on some of the Content Types on my list. Not all of the Content Types in my list have Date Closed associated with them. – Taco_Buffet Aug 12 '20 at 13:14

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