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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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Content search and content type

In SP 2013 on-prem publishing site, I have a Content Search WebPart that shows a list of pages by querying for the custom content type id, and it worked fine until I edited the navigation settings on ...
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hide 'Folder' in the document-set properties, Content Type dropdown

I have a document library where I use document sets. The setting 'Make "New Folder" command available?' is set to NO. When I however edit the properties of a document set, 'Folder' is available in the ...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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Document Properties Under Quick Parts Don't Update When A New Column Is Created

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that contains a document set with multiple content types. Each content type has its own document template. When I open a document template in Word, and then select ...
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Content Type of Folder incorrectly set in Document Set

I'm experiencing an issue that is directly related to this question posted here (https://collab365.community/forum/topics/sub-folder-content-types-set-wrong-in-document-set-library/): I have a ...
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How to provision “Content types” in SharePoint online

Short version How do I provision Content Types and Site defs in Sharepoint online, onto my host web? I would prefer reusing existing content type definitions Long version We are migrating a fairly ...
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SharePoint Online - Custom InfoPath forms and changing content types

I have created a SharePoint CRM tool that uses 3 content types - these are named General, Prospect and Account. The idea being that a new potential customer lead gets added to the database as a ...
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Easily update site templates

I have created a site with some lists and libraries. I have also set up the quick launch with some items and created a home page with some web parts. I created a template from that site, so I can use ...
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Set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field in Custom List Definition

I have custom content type, custom list definition from this content type, and list instance in my visual studio project. I could not set Enforce Unique Values for Title Field. How can I achieve this. ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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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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Performance of libraries in practice

I know the official limits and boundaries and I know how to use views and folders to stay under the 5k threshold, but I'm strongly under the impression that in practice the max. number of documents in ...
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Creating a word document inside my Document library based on a list item will show the HTML for a Rich Text editor field

I was exploring a way which allow me to export a list item as .docx file. And i keep trying and searching till i find this appraoch which sound promising to me link. This approach mainly include ...
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Managed Metadata not displaying on 1st page load

I'm utilizing SharePoint 2013 (on-premises), and attempting to add a managed metadata field to a custom page layout for an enterprise Wikipedia site. However, the data isn't loading on the page until ...
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Adding view to a list content type - document set - SharePoint Online - PnP

I'm trying to add a view to a specific document set in a list. Fist I'm adding a the view to the list.. Add-SPOView -List "Demo List" -Title "Demo View" -Fields "Title","Address" But how do I add ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library: Not reflecting Column order from content hub

In a document library where we have content types for one of the content types we have changed the order of the columns via the content hub settings: We republished this content type. When we add a ...
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Enforcing Content Type regardless of upload method

being new to SharePoint I am struggling with this one and can't seem to find the answer - if there is one - in an other forum questions. Documents can be uploaded to SharePoint 2013 many ways:- ...
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Removing Items from Recycle Bin that uses specific Content types

I want to delete custom content type from Pages library but it did not allow me to delete and says "content type is still in use". Then i get to know that i need to delete it from following locations ...
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Content types not updating from the hub.

We have a web application for Intranet. Inside this web application I have created a site collection for content type hub, and the Intranet is on the root site collection. Until recently I could ...
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Risk in inheriting from “Event” content type?

I'm looking to inherit from the Event content type (0x0102) to enrich the meta data associated with calendar items. OOTB it's hidden but I've found many blog posts talking about how to get round this (...
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NullReference when creating custom page

I am trying to display content in a formatted, custom page in SP10. I created a content type, I'll call BobType, which uses "Page" as the parent (actually, i've tried it with "Enterprise Wiki Page" ...
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Enable Content Type Auditing with PowerShell

In the browser, you can go into a Site Content Type's Information Management Policy Settings and decide to audit specific things about this content type. How can this be configured using the ...
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Mandatory Column Popup in Modern SharePoint

In an Office 365 Modern Experience SharePoint site, I'm unable to find a way to force a prompt for mandatory values attached to the List Content Type. Instead of providing a prompt for the values as ...
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Does List Metadata get copied into document properties

If you specify a document as being of a particular content type, and then move the document, the metadata associated with that document moves with it, regardless of what library the document is moved ...
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What is the difference between document properties and metadata?

I have been using the term metadata and properties interchangeably. This paragraph from Microsoft indicates there is a difference. Can someone explain the difference? Using metadata with content ...
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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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How to get a list of all Lists having a specific ContentType using REST API

In the new Sharepoint Framework need to build a reusable web part by having a list selection dropdown on the web part property pane. Hence, in order to build the property pane of the web part, need to ...
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Remove Video Description from Welcome Page

The standard video welcome page includes a description field "VideoSetDescription" along with a few other fields like view count that cannot be modified. How can I remove it from the welcome page and ...
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While creating a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , getting error

Whenever I am trying to create a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , I am getting below error. "Error while creating the workspace. Please contact your user helpdesk.Feature definition with Id ...
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Fields are not displyed in Disp/EditForm after content type upgrade

I had content type based on Page and pages library, which uses this contennt type. I needed to add new columns to this list. I created Elements.xml for fields: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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Content Type and Hidden Fields Becoming Visible After Workflow Update

I have a content type with some hidden fields which I am using in my workflow to update/maintain data but I noticed that as soon as the column is updated using workflow this field become visible and ...
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ContentType Phone Call Memo. how to enable Hidden fields?

when I create a list with Content Type "Phone Call Memo", I get three columns to "work" with in the list-settings: "Title", "Append Only Comments" and "Callback Number" If I edit a view, e.g. "All ...
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Something in Term Store Taxonomy is preventing Content Types from publishing

I was creating a new Content Type, and in the process managed to mess up something with the publishing and the Term Store. I get this error message "Proxy Taxonomy_1y7db0kUVMbatYr8H2I22Q== error." ...
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Problem with views Explicit fields

We have a list based on media contenttypes. When we provision them with this xml: <View Name="{2AC983A0-C495-4358-B821-7A465635AE08}" Type="HTML" DisplayName="All Assets" Url="/sites/PEX1000/...
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Content Types reverting to default

I have a peculiar problem and am looking for pointers as to what I might check. I have a number of users that when they edit a document that is already set to one content type, on saving it the ...
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Why is the Name column not accessible from the Library Settings with a Document Set?

I have created a custom Content Type called Design Review Document Set, with Document Set as its parent Content Type (and, as usual, Folder as the parent of Document Set). I added my new Design ...
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Find page url for image

Creating an image gallery. If a user clicks on a thumbnail the bigger image is loaded into a modal and they can pinch/zoom to see detail. If the title of the image is clicked it'll take them to the ...
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Reordering columns in content type doesn't result in reordering of equivalent columns in lists that use it

I'm attempting to introduce a new site column into a widely-used content type. For several reasons, I want the new column to fit in directly above another existing column. I'm able to reorder the ...
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Add default value to the site column inside content type using javascript Sharepoint 2013

I am creating some site columns using javascript. And also I am creating content types. I am attaching these site columns to the content type with the <FiedRef> tag. But I want different default ...
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how to avoid content type hub to replace my local libraries document templates? (SharePoint 2013)

In some specific web libraries, I need to set specific document templates on list content types. My problem is that if I republish the parent content type from the hub, my local templates are replaced ...
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Announcement VS Newsfeed: what is better for internal corporate news?

I would like to know what you guys are using for internal news between announcements and newsfeed. With hashtags and mentions being activated in SP2013, it seems to me like either would work, but I'd ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set Content ...
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Content Type Event Receiver in SharePoint 2013 Content Type Hub / Subscriber scenario

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with Multi Tenancy configured. I have a Managed Metadata Service also configured in Partitioned Mode since it is a multi tenant environment. I have a Visual Studio ...
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Programmatically check for content type availability in subscribed sites

I have a multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm, which has Managed Metadata Service enabled in Multi-Tenant mode. In a Tenant, I have a Content Type Hub site where I have programmatically created Content ...
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Why is a required custom (user or group) column not working in the document information panel of Word 2013?

In the OOTB document library "Documents" I added a new column "Author". This column is from the type "user or group". It is also required. When I create a new document from the ribbon and try to save ...
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Anonymous access to SharePoint resource returns 401 Unauthorized if Content-Type header is soap+xml

There is a simple handler created, hosted in SharePoint site. For that handler and for affected lists Anonymous Access is configured. Everything is working smoothly when I submit a POST request ...
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New document button in Document Libraries does not show the Content Types when adding a Site Column with Managed Metadata to a view

I have developed a No Code solution (based on Standard SharePoint Online functionality) in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for a customer. In every site there is a Document Library. In the Document ...
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Find out where the content type is still in use

I have deleted the content types from the libraries/lists using powershell, but now when I go to delete them at the site level it tells me the content type(s) is still in use. I have checked the ...
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Content type selector for custom forms

I am working on a list where we have three content types (Client self-service, Service, and Intake). When a user comes to the site the default content type is Client self-service (Item1). After they ...
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Changes to List Columns not Updating to Content Type

I have a document library with a Document Set content type in it. I created a bunch of custom columns in the list, and added them to the document set. I have changed the display name of some of the ...

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