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Questions tagged [content-type]

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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Create Item in Document Library thru REST API

Is there a way to create an item inside a list library? Or perhaps convert a folder/file into a custom Content Type? I have added an item using custom content type thru the "New" menu (named "g1q" on ...
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Reinstating deleted built-in site columns SharePoint Online

On removing two built-in site columns from a custom content type they appear to have been deleted from the site collection. I find it surprising that they are deleted as they are in use in many sub ...
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Content Organizer Rulers For Folder Based Content Types

I am thinking that I already know the answer to my questions, but am hoping that I am wrong. Can I setup a Content Organizer Rule on a Content Type based on a folder? So a folder content type, NOT a ...
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Sharepoint online powershell for changing list content type

i need help with readonly content type on list. I have sitecollection ex. "sites/SC". In that sitecollection i have 1000 subwebs ex. "sites/SC/web1". In each subweb i have one document library ex. "...
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Migrating our on-premises sub-sites to be modern site collections. how we will be managing the content types and site columns

I have an on-premises sharepoint team site collection, and it has 25 sub-sites. now i want to migrate this on-premises site collection and its sub-sites to be inside sharepoint online. and i want to ...
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How can I create a flow to change a content type after an item is created or modified, without giving people the ability to change the content types?

So I have a flow in place where an item's content type changes from "Item" to "Edit item". The plan here is when someone submits a new item in the list, the next time someone goes to edit that item ...
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Powershell doesn't output contenttype

I have the following script which should output the name of the content type for each list item however it is not, where am I going wrong? The output for both Id and Name is just a blank line, clearly ...
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SharePoint Archiving

I am trying to set up an archiving system by using retention policies, to avoid facing the 5K limit in document libraries. My question is: 1. will a drop off library every face the 5K limit, 2. and ...
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How to change icon for a specific Content Type

I have a collection of pdf documents that are considered Knowledge documents as they reside in a Knowledge Base and are curated. They are in a Document Library and have a specific content type... ...
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Powershell script to list all files in subsite with the content type assigned to them

I have a SP 2013 environment with documents uploaded to the sub site Document centre. I need to know which files was uploaded and which content type (also if no content type was selected) was uploaded....
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How to disable/ hide delete button for column in list in SharePoint Online?

I have a calculated field in my custom list. I want to disable or hide delete button on this field edit page. I want specific users not able delete this column in a list but still be able to edit/ ...
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How we can configure content type in sharepoint foundation 2010?

I have created a content type in sharepoint foundation 2010 then I added it to a document library. I want to open it from document library but it is not opening and causing error such as word has ...
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Apply same key filters to multiple libraries

I have build a Document Center with different sub sites for my client because of different user permissions per sub site. All documents uploaded to this Center uses the same content type. (Client ...
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Create new Office document in SPO modern document library

I have a custom content type added to my document libraries (nearly a thousand) and want users to be able to easily create Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents in it via "new item". However, after ...
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why “Site Page” content type is missing the options under its Settings section, insides our root site collection

I am facing this issue inside our sharepoint online root site collection:- when i tried to add some custom properties to our modern site pages, by going to Site Setting >> Site Content Types >> i ...
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Duplicate column name in Document Library Setting

I have figured out that our document library columns have duplicate columns. We are using the content type. When I'm going to compare this duplicate column name, it is showing like below with extra "0"...
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How to Access Content Type Publishing Error Log in SharePoint Online 2016

I can't seem to access the Error Log in a Group-connected Office 365 SharePoint site collection. When I go to the site settings => Content Type Publishing => then to the error log, the link sends me ...
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Content Type Hub not showing all site column at contentType hub level

I am facing weird issue. I created 4 content type through code and deployed WSP on site. All site columns were present in Content Type. But suddenly, after almost 6 months I am not able to see all ...
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Multiple content types in a list different, shared column but different default value

Is it possible to use shared list columns with default values and set different default values per content type? I have two content types, one is the List default item content type. The Test Area ...
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How to create folder with custom Content Type in REST with SPFx?

I am creating an SPFx solution to create folders with nested folders. This solution is working fine. but I want to attach some metadata to my folder. For this reason I have created a new folder ...
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Choosing content type of list in modern view

I have created a new List and added two content types in the list. When I am creating a new item through "modern view", newly added item is getting created with only one content type even though I am ...
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Unable to change Content type from quick edit view [duplicate]

I have a SharePOint library for which there are about 5 content types added. Some users do drag and drop files in the library and because of that the Content type value for these files is set to the ...
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Update Lookup Site Column

Is there a way to update a lookup site column? A colleague of mine deleted the list which the site column was referring to. We created a new list, but the existing site lookup column is practically a ...
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Content types not displaying when editing list item

Before I expose my problem, bear in mind: I have full control of my SharePoint 2016 Online collection site. I have a list with content types enabled. My 2 content types have a long list of columns (#...
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Hide/Remove Item Content Type from a SP List in SPFx

I am using SPFx webpart on SP2016 and able to create a list with custom content type,below is code sample. But I am not able to get any end point to remove default Item content Type. I want my custom ...
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Wrong Content type gets associated with a document when creating using a content type template

We have many content type associated with a document library with each content type having its own document template. When we try to create a document based on any of those template using offline ms ...
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place version number in word document from the document library version number

I've see here how to display version number in word but its not working for me. The only thing i can think of that's causing the issue is that I have 2 version numbers in SharePoint document library, ...
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Termstore / managed metadata / content types

SP2013 with SQL server 2014 environment. I have never used the term store before and experimented a bit with Managed Metadata - so I need advice how / what to setup for my client please? Question 1: ...
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Inherit metadata from folder to all documents inside folder

I am having a document library with different folders. Each folder contains 100s of documents. I am creating a new column with name Status. When I change the status of the folder to "Locked" then ...
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SharePoint 2016 Help with SP.FileCreationInformation and clientContext.get_web(); using JSOM

I need to copy a document to a document set using JSOM. The below code create the file in my Document library succesfully. However I cannot figure out how to go a step further to change from document ...
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You do not have permissions to access a SharePoint list that contains data required for this form to function correctly

I have infopath form which works when i do preview. But when I upload to production server and make library's content type and create new form the below error comes. It was working in test environment ...
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CQWP Group by Content Type

Is there a way to group by content type in Content Query Web Parts (CQWP)? I have created a list with 4 content types. We need to display the items in a CQWP but grouped by content type. I have tried ...
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How do I save an existing List Content Type as a Site Content Type so I can re-use it on other lists?

This seems so simple and I've searched online for about half an hour with no one else asking this question. I have a list with a custom content type that has a bunch of different columns in it. I'm ...
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Change column based on content type?

I have a site column called Country. It is being used in a content type that only allows for one country to be selected. I want to make another content type that allows for multiple countries to be ...
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Setting default content type in Sharepoint Framework

I'm creating a list and then adding an existing content type to it. Is it possible to set the content type as default? Or would it be possible delete the primary content type? Here's my code. Thanks ...
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Display Multiple Content Types on New Item Link on Custom List SharePoint 2016

I have three content types attached to a custom list. I would like to display them as a drop-down when clicking on "New Item" similar to what you see when using a Document Library with multiple ...
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Use an existing Content Type when you create a new list with PnP-js in SharePoint Framework?

I've searched for hours to find an answer, but wasn't able to find anything I could use for my case. I'm using PnP to create a new list on my site but I would like to use an already existing Content ...
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Modifying the Announcement Content Type

Our company uses an Announcements lists in SharePoint Online to act as a bulletin board; all users have the permissions to add their own new announcements. The system is working fine except for one ...
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Add dynamic picture in word document created using content type id and SharePoint Designer Workflow

I have created a custom content type, base content type is document to create a form. I am able to view and update field values( text and date). But, not getting image in the form. I have tried using ...
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ContentTypeBinding duplicates the fields that are visible in the New and Edit form (and hides one)

The custom SharePoint 2013 solution has the following features, activated in this order: The site-scoped Feature "Fields" installs three "number" fields: Operator1, Operator2, Total The site-scoped ...
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Sharepoint 'content type' not available as a column

I would like to quickly filter by content type (on sharepoint online) in my document library, but I can not find the column 'content type' anywhere.
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Multiple Information Management Policies on Content Type - but just at Site-Level

I am working with SharePoint 2016 On Prem. My goal is to add an Information Management Policy to a document library at the site level that deletes all files older than 30 days. When I create the ...
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How do I make a custom title field in a SharePoint content type

I have a new site collection in SP2016 and want to use content types for several logs we will be using. I want to be able to take advantage of the menu associated with the "Title" column but want a ...
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Save Conflict while adding a Content Type to Document Library

I am trying to add a new Content Type to a document library (Full trust solution). It works fine just adding it to an existing site, but when I try to create a Sub-Site I get a "Save Conflict" and the ...
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Search by content type missing some results

I'm trying to fetch all results by content type. I'm testing this by using this query in search on a site: contentTypeId:0x00000000000000000000* path:https://test.sharepoint.com/sites/test-site ...
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New content type not showing in the List ribbon>New Item

I created a new content type (Gav). But only 3 content types are available via the ribbon Where is the 4th one? Do I need to wait for the system to refresh perhaps? Of the 4 content types, one is ...
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PowerShell: Modify Content Type in specific sub folder

I am using the following power shell script: http://get-spscripts.com/2010/10/change-content-type-set-on-files-in.html To change the content type from the standard "document" content type to a new ...
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How can list items in List A be coorelated with list items in List B, C and D?

Requirements: I need to build relationships between multiple lists in SharePoint Online. List A: Primary List items (ie: inventory) List B: Secondary List items (ie: components contained within ...
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Creating a page template based on a content type: why the multiple lines field becomes a max 255 field?

I am following a guide to create a page template (from article page) starting from a content type. The majority of fields are multiple lines of text and some of them are at 3 lines, 6 or 10. When I ...
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New site columns not available to check in list view

I’m experiencing an extremely annoying issue with SharePoint. This is what I’ve done on our SharePoint Online tenant: Created a new modern SharePoint team site. I want to track client invoices. -...