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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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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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error when creating new page

I have created a new document library on Sharepoint and enabled site pages as well as documents to be created in the content type. However when I click on the create new page link it doesn't load ...
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Sharepoint key filter search doesn't work inside folder

I have an document library with multiple folders. Added an metadata navigation but it doesn't work if I go inside the folder and search for the document. Below image is from the root search. Please ...
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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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Add and Customize Pages permissions required for Full Control user to add Basic page to document library

I'm an admin on a modern Hub Team Site in SharePoint Online, with Full Control Permissions. I created a Document Library and enabled content types and added the Basic Page type so I can add pages to ...
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Why is a site page converted to a wiki / web part page when viewing the properties?

I created a new page from the main site using the new button. This places a page in the Site Pages library with a content type of Site Page. If I click on the Content Type drop-down it automatically ...
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Is it possible to enable a label and add {Version} on a list content type using code in SharePoint Online?

We are provisioning sites and add site content types directly on them. The users want to be able to add the current version number in documents using quick parts. In order to do this we have to enable ...
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Parent content-type is not displaying properly

For some reason, on this content-type which has the value of "SL Document" set as their parent in my content hub, it shows up like this in my Document Library content-type settings: If I ...
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How to migrate Site Custom Content types to centralized Content type gallery in SP Online?

Is there a way to migrate/move SharePoint Online custom content types which were created in site to centralized Content Type Gallery? I have a site with site content types and I would like to make ...
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Apply the list validation to only certain content types

I have the following formula inside the list validation: =IF(Status="Invoiced",IF([Customer Invoiced Date]<>"",TRUE,FALSE),TRUE)=IF(Status="Commission Paid",IF([...
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Is it possible to prevent content types from other SharePoint online sites to recognized?

When a user from Department A recieve an email from Department B and either open the attachment or save it in SP, it automatically attempts to tag it with the existing Content-Type and Metadata (from ...
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How do I update Content Type Templates with REST api v2.1

I have created a Content Type in SharePoint Online, through the Content Type Hub/Content Type Gallery, and uploaded a Word Document as it's Template. What I am trying to do now is to update that ...
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how to prevent user to change the order of content type

I have 5 folders in a library and each folder is tie a specific content type. I have noticed that users with contribute access can change the content type of the folder by clicking "change new ...
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How to pass the item ID to the ContentType.EditFormUrl inside our SharePoint online site

I have the following CSOM to change the "EditFormUrl" & "NewFormUrl" for a list's content type:- static void Main(string[] args) { //customer sites ...
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The name used for this field is already used by another field in the list. Select another name and try again

I am adding a content type to a library using powershell. But it is throwing me this error: Exception calling "Add" with "1" argument(s): "Field name already exists. The name ...
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Hiding fields in SharePoint Online list

I have a SharePoint Online list, I want to be able to go to create a new item and hide certain fields from users. How do I hide the GeoLocationField in the form only? I was able to hide other fields ...
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convert folder to document set using powershell

I am trying to convert folders to document sets. As there are a lot of folders and many libraries spread around many subsites, I am querying items based on a specific content type and then converting ...
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Cancel "Refresh all published content type"

I have SP 2013 and we clicked on "Refresh all published content type" at the site collection level (99% of content types come from the CTH). I need to stop the job that's now queued up to ...
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How to set field as hidden in list content type using API?

I need to set field as hidden (not visible on list form) using REST API. I don't know how to setup command. I found location of this parameter in xml but I don't know how to refer and update them, you ...
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How to create searchable Content Types?

I created a document library with quite a large number of content types which I also display as a column in the library, e.g. Brochures, Photos, Technical Manuals, etc. However, if someone types "...
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PnP PowerShell command "Add-PnPFieldToContentType" not working in any site collection

I'm trying to use this PnP PowerShell command: Add-PnPFieldToContentType to assign some site columns to a specific content type. I've connected to the site collection using this command: Connect-...
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Show Child content type columns on list view of parent folder

We are working on a Dynamics CRM – SharePoint integration in which we would like to extend the default integration so our SharePoint site will be more accessible if the site is not accessed from CRM. ...
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Content Type Hub - Cannot delete content type

This has been discussed many times and here is another one much loved Content Type Hub issue. :) So, in SPO I'll have some Content Types in the Content Type Hub that cannot been deleted. In the SPO ...
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Repost Page not inheriting site column when added via Site Script

I have a Site Script where I add Site Columns to the Site Pages library. My issue is when adding site columns via Site Script the Repost Page content type is not inheriting the added columns, only the ...
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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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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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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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