I have a custom content type that inherits from the standard article page CT. In my new content type I would like to use the Contact field that is inherited from the article page but I would like to change the displayname of the field to "Information owner". I would like to do this in the XML-file not in the UI, is that possible?

Best regards, Niclas


If you define a ListDefinition basen on your content type, you can set your own DisplayName

  <Field ID="{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-0177e6ddd247}" Type="Text" Name="Title" DisplayName="New Title" Required="TRUE" SourceID="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/v3" StaticName="Title" MaxLength="255" />

You can then create a list based on the list definition.


All this is done in Visual Studio of course

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  • Hi Thanks but is there no way of doing this without creating an own list definition? I just would like to change in the XML-files for my custom content type. – Niclas Carlsson Oct 10 '12 at 7:19

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