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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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SharePoint Online JavaScript creates folder instead of document set

We have a SharePoint Online system with 4 custom new forms created with Html/JavaScript. These forms used to create document sets and worked very well for a year (the forms are for different document ...
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$context.web.contenttypes is null | CSOM & PowerShell

I am trying to get a list of content types with PowerShell using CSOM. I was able to get list of fields, however when I try to get a list of content types, it's empty.. here's the code am using: $...
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Dataset shared columns: inheritance of folder type

Does anyone know why the contents of a dataset might behave as follows? The desired behavior would be for all columns to be inherited from the containing dataset type. Currently, shared columns ...
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Quick Edit not allowing me to change Content Type of a file within Document Set

I'm working on developing a new document library for our Team and am very interested in using Document Sets. I setup a simple Document Set with a few different content types, as well as shared columns....
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content type for templates

I need your help with providing several Word Templates in SPO. I know how to create content types with templates and how to integrate them in a document library. But which way should I take to provide ...
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Reset SharePoint online content types to default

Firstly a confession, I knowingly added site columns to default content types. Our organisation is rebuilding its intranet and this seemed the easiest way to apply managed properties to a bunch of new ...
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Update Existing Excel Documents with new Content Type

Is it possible to push changes to an Excel content type to all existing documents a document library with updated content type.
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How to find out who did create/change a content type in sharepoint online

Over 5 years ago somebody did ask a similar question for SP 2010 (How can I see who created WebSite content type?) - I can't believe that such a feature is not available today - in SP online - so ...
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SharePoint Online : Content types from hub are not publishing to all site collections

I have two questions: we are provisioning around 45,000 site collections (Modern Team site with no office 365 group), majority of site collections are getting content types inherited from content ...
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How long does it take for a published content type in the Gallery to become available across your environment?

How long does it take for a published content type in the Gallery to become available across your environment?
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Enable Retention option is missing in SharePoint 2013 List - Information Management Policy Settings (Content type - Item)

Enable Retention Option is missing in SharePoint 2013 List Information Management Policy Settings (Content type - Item), In my dev site the option is there (dev site is restored from a site ...
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Update field default value on a subfolder REST

I have multifolder structure like that: Opportunities [document library of custom type OPFolder]      OP0026 [folder of custom type OPFolder]         Incoming [normal folder] custom type OPFolder ...
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No access after uploading template to sharepoint

I am a SharePoint 365 Administrator. I want to apply a Word template to a new Content type but when I try I get access denied. Then I 'ask' for access en I grant myself access. The strange thing is ...
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SharePoint Hosted App - Error - Failed to install sharepoint add-in while deployment

I have created site columns then added them to Content type, till here everything works. But when I create list and generate the content type columns to the list I get the below error while deployment:...
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Create content type with fields with javascript

I would like to implement the following steps with java script and the rest api. Create content type Add fields to a content type Create list and assign the created content type to it I have found ...
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SharePoint 2019: Document library people picker issue with content type management turned on

I am a SP Administrator / Developer working for a fairly big organisation. We recently moved to the 2019 version and as a result of user complaints I have discovered that there seems to be a bug in ...
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How can we associate content type to SharePoint 2013

With the recent update from Microsoft wherein SharePoint Workflow 2010 will be retiring on November 2020, how can we replicate SharePoint 2010 workflow that uses content type? I have 52 SharePoint ...
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Can i add a folder inside a document library which reference a folder inside another site

I want to add a folder to a document library, but the folder is a folder inside another site. i find a way to add a link inside the document library >> which reference the folder inside the ...
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Custom Document Set content type created through code has null Welcome Page Fields in template

I am creating a custom Document Set content type through server-side/C# code as follows: SPContentType docSet = web.AvailableContentTypes["Document Set"]; SPContentType newCType = new ...
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Create a content type which can be used on every websitecollection

Is there a way to create global content types? I can create a content type on my websitecollection and it is also available and usable in the subsites. However, I want to create a general content type ...
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Can not see custom content type to add to library

I have Sharepoint 2016 on prem version. I have created a library with Infopath form for employees to complete. Once the form is submitted a workflow needs to assign a task for someone else to ...
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HyperLink to Search Webpart

I have a SharePoint Content site with the PnP Modern Search Feature. I have a search filter set up. Is it possible to take text in the SharePoint site and make it into a hyperlink that will ...
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Link to New Document in SharePoint Online

in SharePoint Online, how to add a button/link to create new document based on a content type template?
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Use same “Site Columns” & “Site Conent Types” in 2 SharePoint environments

We want to work with "the same" metadata being used e.g. in Word Templates in 2 different, physically completey separated SharePoint 2019 instances. Hopefully someone has a good idea, how to ...
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Is it safe to delete the default Document content type that is created by default with a document library in SharePoint Online

I have a document library in a SharePoint Site where I have created my own custom content type that inherits from Document called "My Special Document". (It has a few optional columns ...
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Polling SharePoint Online Site to check when a custom Document Set has synced from the Content Type Hub

I have a custom content type called "Project" that inherits from the Document Set content type, that is created from the Content Type Hub (CTH) in SharePoint Online. This "Project" ...
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How to read the parent name of content type

I want to read the document library content type parent name. Below is the code I used. I am not getting any values in that. Can someone suggest on this? $contentTypes = $ctx.web.contenttypes $ctx....
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How to remove duplicate entries in CSV

The code is running properly. But this is creating the multiple duplicate entries in CSV file and Parent properties i am not getting the values. $List = $web.Lists $ctx.Load($List) #$ctx.Load($List....
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Incorrect content type

I have a document library, that has two content types on SP 2016 OOTB Custom Custom is set as the default content type, as well as the only available content type, using Mange Content type. If I ...
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ContentType from ContentTypeHub takes time to be available in Team Site

I currently use PnP cmdlets to provision a Team Site and want to apply a PnP template that refers to a ContenType usually published by the ContentType Hub. Right now, when I try that, it usually fails ...
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How to identify Custom Site column and Custom Site Content Types using SHarepoint 2013 Powershell

I need to find out custom site columns and custom site content types used in the client SharePoint applications. I want to list down those using SharePoint 2013 PowerShell. Please help me on this.
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Unable to set document template path

I want to give document template path for site content type. i used the below code. $SiteURL = "" Connect-PnPOnline -Url $SiteURL -Credentials (Get-Credential) $filePath = "/Template/DocumentTemplate....
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Create content type template using Power Shell

I want to create the content type using power shell. By using created content type with need to create the content type template using power shell script.
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Create a relationship between a List and Document Library in SPO2013 and have them be associated when looking at the List view form

I have a list that has multiple different content types that define certain columns and a document library that I want to have a relationship back to the list item it's associated with. Some list ...
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Metadata Fields not appearing in Form List InfoPath

Yes, I am still trying to work in InfoPath. I created 4 separate InfoPath Forms to be used in one list. I thought the easiet way would be to create separate InfoPath forms and apply as Content Type ...
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Unable to filter the items based on the content type inside my content search web part

I have a content search web part inside our sharepoint online site collection, and i want to show items which are under certain content type, but when i use the following to get the items which are ...
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Formatting Column in Content Type Hub Not Available Anymore?

I feel like I am going crazy, but 6 months ago (ish), I created a site column in my Content Type Hub. Right there while I was creating the column, I formatted it. Because at that point you could ...
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force user to select a content type

I have a library "Accounting" and it has 12 different content type. I dont to set any default content type (looks like thats not possible). user must select a specific content type. how do i implement ...
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Which Content Type ID i should use inside my CSOM code to change the list item content type. the content ID at site level or at list level

I have the following CSOM code to change the content type of a list item: var salesCT = context.Site.RootWeb.ContentTypes.GetById("...
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How to create a new content type in SharePoint using MS Graph / REST?

I tried to add a new content type to list using MS Graph Explorer: Request: POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/contenttypes with body: { "description": "...
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Default Column for all future content types

I want to force the users of our company to identify the confidentiality level of each document that they upload into SharePoint. We haven't introduced SharePoint yet so there is currently no data in ...
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SharePoint 365 content type hub

Ok I have read a few articles on here so far about a content type hub vs hub. Can someone please dummyfy the difference for me. I am trying to get a content type to flow from my hub on SharePoint ...
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Change the default content type for a folder/sub-folder in a document library?

I think its best I describe what my end goal is, and how our environment works in case there is a different/better way of achieving what I am asking help with. Background We have 1 person that looks ...
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Update content type gives error: The content type “System Page Layout” at “/” is sealed

Sharepoint 2016 On Prem I'm trying to change on field in my Document Content type to be 'hidden' in stead of 'Optional', when I click 'OK', I get the following errors: The content type "System Page ...
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SP2016: Error when create new article page in document library

I created a custom Document Library, and added Article Page, Welcome Page, and Page Content Types to it. When I'm creting a new page, I get the following error after clicking the Create button: ...
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New Button of Document Set - Sharepoint 2013

I created a Document Set with a Document Set Content Type Project. However, the Library does not display a "New" button where I can select "New Project" but only a "new document" button where I can ...
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What content type use for Modern Page on SharePoint Online?

Any one have idea about What type of content type use for Modern Page on SP 365? Thanks,
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Sharepoint online cannot change content type from folder

Up until a couple of months ago, we were able to change content-type of folder to a customised folder. We are no longer able to do this, content-type is not even showing in the details pane any more, ...
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Migrate a subsite with content types

I have a large subsite within a Sharepoint 2016 site hierarchy that I would like to export to a different site collection. The problem is that each document set library in the subsite uses a single ...
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Searching by Content Type or Content Type Id not returning results

I'm setting up several aggregators on a SharePoint Online site collection page that surface documents of the same content types from different document libraries onto a single page. So far the ...

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