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I have a feature that does the following in the feature activation Code :

  • Creates a new SiteColumn (Type=Text, Hidden=False and Required =True)
  • Set the french version of the Name (using CurrentUICulture switching)
  • Create a new ContentType
  • Add the SiteColumn to the new Content Type
  • Create a new list
  • Attach the ContentType to the list

But that causes some unexpected behaviors.

Sometimes my Column in the list is Hidden=True, sometimes Required=False. It seems to be totally Random.

It seems related to the ContentType.FieldLinks.Add() since the values are wrong in the content type.

Anyone faced something like that before?

Thanks

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  • Try to set values in upper case - Hidden="FALSE" and Required="TRUE"
    – Alexander
    Aug 16, 2012 at 16:47
  • I may have been unclear. That is done through code and those properties are boolean, I cannot set String values there. sorry.
    – danbord
    Aug 16, 2012 at 18:30
  • Did you finally found a solution? I have the same problem.
    – Davy
    May 27, 2013 at 9:38
  • Unfortunately not, I did not find any way to resolve the issue (or at least I don't remember how I fixed it) sorry.
    – danbord
    May 27, 2013 at 17:13

2 Answers 2

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  • Have you made the list content type enabled - SPList.ContentTypeEnabled?
  • Try to set the 'Required' property on the fieldlink from the content type and not directly on the site column itself
  • You don't have to set the 'Hidden' property, it's false by default.
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I just posted an answer on a similar question that I think is the same root cause:

Random Hidden Fields On New Content Type

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