Overview: I built a SharePoint Document Library that has a Word template that the end users come in and fill out when selecting "new". I have a content types allowed on the document library.

Question: Do you need to create a new content type for different type of document such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel or can the content type be used for all documents when loading to the library and filling out the fields?

enter image description here

1 Answer 1


For each document template, you need to create a separate content type. Here is an official guidance for your reference: Associate a document template with a content type

  • Is there any new progress , and if you have extra questions about my answer, please click "Comment". Sep 1, 2022 at 8:12

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.