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A content type is a reusable collection of columns and settings that can be applied to a certain category of SharePoint content

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Using Powershell to copy content type columns from one site to root site collection in Sharepoint Online

I have created a powershell script that takes a sourceSiteURL and sourceContentTypeId and then copies all of the columns from the sourceContentTypeId into the provided destinationContentTypeID located ...
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How to hide the "Content Type Field" in a SharePoint Library form - create a new document set

I have a Sharepoint online Library where I'm using a SharePoint default form (with some json) to create a document set and go through an approval process. Once I've created the Document Set, and re-...
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Sharepoint online: how to use a custom content type in Page Site library?

I'm trying to create and use a custom content type for page sites in Sharepoint Online. My use case is that I want to build a page which will display several news carousel and I want to separate the ...
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Detecting a Change of Value on a Folder Content Type Custom Field

We are using Sharepoint online, On here we created a group of custom columns for our documents, that allow the users to tag the document and using a app we develop search the documents they want later ...
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Programatically Change Folder Content Type JAVA

I need to Programatically be able to change the content type of the folders in a SharePoint Online Site. I have Java Program that needs to run and detect if a folder has the correct Content Type and ...
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Add image column in content type

I created a SharePoint library and added two columns to it: one column is of the image type, and the other is of the number type. Now, I want to include both of these columns in the content type.
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SharePoint online - Published content type is not available to select when trying to add it

We have a centrally published content type which had been published since over a week. If I check the Content type gallery on my site the content type is listed with the following warning: "This ...
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Title Column missing in Item Content Type

I am facing a very strange issue. When we created a subsite for one of our sites we were not able to add or edit any pages. We were getting an error: "You cannot edit this page". On ...
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SharePoint Core Column Name issue

While I was creating a new content type based on Document, I accidentally renamed the core column name 'Name' to another value. Unfortunately this has perpetuated to other content types based on this ...
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Information management policy setting via PowerShell

How to add {_UIVersionString} into information management policy setting via PowerShell? I want to Add the UIVersionString for a content type in PowerShell, because I want to do this with all my sites ...
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Multiple Document Libraries or Multiple Content Types with Subfolders?

I am tasked with finding a solution for a few hundred documents all belonging to the same department that are distinctly different types. They will likely not be used often, but need to be readily ...
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Open classic form on modern list when clicking the New button

Can someone help me understand how I can do that? We have this behaviour on a site in our tenant. I not able to reproduce on another site. This article mention that I can set the ContentType....
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Move files which uses content type to another SharePoint library

I created a SharePoint library in which I made a column named DocID . After uploading the document, the value of DocID automatically shown in the document due to content type. But When I move or copy ...
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Custom content type naming convention should we use plural or singular names [closed]

I want to create a custom content type inside our SharePoint communication site, but I am not sure if the name should be Plural or Singular? When I look at the built-in content types names, I found ...
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Adding column from the content type Video (length) to a library to display length of videos

I would like to use the column belonging to the content type "video". When I use an asset library and upload mp4 short videos the column remains empty. Is there something I need to do or ...
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What is the reason that "Information management policy settings" link is showing under content type on some sites

I have created 2 identical sites of type communication sites, one of the sites have "Information management policy settings" link showing when i click on Content Type, as follow: - While ...
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Can you use files in OrgAssets as the template for a Content Type?

I want to create a custom content type and I want to set the template link for the content type to point to a file in the OrgAssets library and then use this across several SharePoint sites. However, ...
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How to copy content type

I have a custom content type on our site which is used on a list. I now need to create another content type that is nearly identical to the first. Rather than build the content type manually, I ...
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How to Add Content Type to library from Content Type hub using Power Automate?

I have developed a solution using Power Automate to provision a site collection from a SharePoint List. When a user attempts to add an item to the list, Power Automate is triggered, resulting in the ...
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Site Columns Usage from Power Platform

I have the following requirement, please help me find an optimal solution for the same: Site Column / Content Type usage from Power Platform: I need to find out the list of Power Automates, Power Apps,...
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Is the content type hub out of fashion?

I am creating a new intranet and in this particular tenancy there is no content type hub. Is it still worth creating it to deploy site columns in the whole tenancy? or it is kind of surpassed?
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How to hide or make it read only content type column only for Document Set Content Types

I want to be able to manage Document Content Types from a SharePoint Online library but I don't want the user to manage the Document Set Content Types. Can this be achieved and how?
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Sharepoint custom list with multiple content types, why the fileds will not be changed if we change the content type choice

I have a SharePoint custom list >> which contain 3 content types (items, Form1 & Form2). Now when I created a Power App canvas >> define a form >> define the custom list as the ...
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Issue in SharePoint modern document library choice columns

I have multi-choice site column required field, whenever tried to upload the document by default it auto-populates the three choice values even if i removed the choice values and kept only one value ...
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Update Default values at library level; site columns and content type are created at Content Type Hub

We have configured 2 content types in our client tenant using Content Type Hub (CTH). There is a "Control Type" choice field in both these content types, and the client is asking to set a ...
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SharePoint error "file or folder contains properties that will be lost at the new destination"

The implication of discussion on this issue is that to preserve metadata on files and folders one must have same custom content type on both the source and destination libraries. I have done this and ...
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Can I display Modified Date for documents only (not folders) in a Document Library view?

I have a document library in a SharePoint on premises site. I want to display the modified date of documents in the library, but folders show the modification date of the folder itself, not the most ...
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Content Types for a Document Library

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. ...
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How to associate a Template (Modern SP-Page) with a custom content type?

I tried to create a custom Content Type based on Site Page, but I cannot associate a certain Modern Page Template to it (Error occurs on creation). Is there any way to overcome or workaround this?
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Republishing a Content Type

I created a content type with 3 fields and added it to 12 sites across the tenant. I then add a 4th column to the Content Type Gallery (Modern) and click republish. Shouldn't this new column propagate ...
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How can I create a different set of metadata colums for each level of the folder hierarchy?

How can I create a different set of metadata colums for each level of the folder hierarchy? With content types? This seems to just create a new view unrelated to the actual files in a specific folder?
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Sharepoint REST API columns(fields) and content types modification

Does SharePoint REST API have some sort of modification time, flag, change token or ID for columns or content types modification? For example, for a list item i can get last modified time from "...
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How do you hide a calculated column from list content type in SPO?

I have hidden many columns before using the list content type 'trick' but this is the first time I've had to try and hide a calculated column. Obviously I can easily remove it from the view, but it ...
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Update of field's "ShowInEditForm" in a content type is not being reflected

I'm trying to show a special field from a content type in the Edit Form of the Library Invalids. The field is called Invalid. As far as, I can see in the PowerShell, the value of ShowInEditForm is set ...
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Another strange error on GetItems. Missing parameter error, although column isn't mandatory

This question relates to some strange behaviour of GetItems on a list namely a calendar. I got an error message complaining about an unfilled mandatory column when I issued a GetItems request which ...
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Default column values per content type

I remember doing this in the past but now I can't get default values to populate in my columns dependent on the content type. My structure is this: Library Document Set New > A variety of content ...
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SharePoint Online: Content type property not displayed in details pane and content type not changeable

I have a site pages library with standard and custom content types. A user has created some pages with the standard "site pages" content type, but should use a customized "content page&...
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Group by column name and content type in Sharepoint Online

I'm trying to refine our SharePoint List (Office 365). I have searched the Internet for answers but cannot find anything that is usable to me. I am not the tenancy level administrator just a local ...
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When to create a site scoped Content type and when to create the content type on the content type publishing site

In SharePoint we have 2 options to create content types: Inside the site level, so the content type will only be available to that site. Inside the Content Type publishing site. so the content type ...
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"Content Publishing has change.." message when assigning a custom content type to a document library

Inside our SharePoint online site collection >> i created a custom content type named "DC" which has the built-in document content type as its parent. then i went to our document ...
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PnP PowerShell: Copying to _cts folder with Add-PnPFile gives "Access denied"

I am creating a PnP PowerShell script to set up sites automatically in SharePoint Online. The final part of it is about deploying document templates to the content types that we are using. Having the ...
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Change the order of the Folder content type

I have the below form that gets populated on selecting the action properties of the folder. I want to change the order of the content type choices column to assign the second value to be the first ...
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Add a site column to the Folder Content Type

I am using SharePoint Online to store some files in a library. Inside that library, I have some sub-folders, and I created a column and enabled it for "All content types" as below: The main ...
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After file upload: modify properties

First: I am a noob and I use the REST API of SP server with Java, so no SDK involved here. I uploaded a file to a Document set. Now I have to modify the ContentType and some other custom fields (...
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Is there any harm updating the Content Type of Folder to the specific Document Set using Flow?

I have a requirement where I need to create a new document set using Power Apps. Now, that is not supported by PowerApps SubmitForm() function. So I have built a flow that first creates the folder and ...
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Re-set Sharepoint 2013 Content Type for all List Records to Default

I had a SP2010 workflow that switched content types from New Items (the default, used on record creation, which only displayed required fields) to Item, which was the content type that displayed all ...
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List Centralization

Is there a way to centralize commons lists (and their data) across site collections? I understand content types can be shared/published from the contenttypehub but it does not look like this is ...
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Save conflict adding a content type to list after added as allowed content type in site level doc set template. What do I need to wait for or refresh?

So I'm trying to create a new content type at the site level, add it as an allowed content type in a custom document set content type, and then add it to all the libraries where the document set is ...
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How to delete in use content type

I have received a request today to hide/delete a site content type. I thought it is an easy task but it's making me sick. Every time I try to delete the content type I am getting the below error ...
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How to unpublish a published content type in Sharepoint Online if the published content type no longer exists (deleted)

I have a SharePoint Online environment with content types being published by the content type hub. During tests, I created some content types that I mistakenly deleted before unpublishing them. Now ...
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