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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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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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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. -...
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some columns in content type are not showing when added in a list

I have a content type with some columns. However when I add the content type to a list, not all columns are showing. I have checked the columns and they contain the value Yes under Update all content ...
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“Link to a Document” Content Type on non-English SharePoint

I'm following the code at https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/cliffgreen/2008/06/23/creating-a-link-to-a-document-item-in-a-sharepoint-document-library-programmatically/, and I'm worried about the line: ...
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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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Content type hub publishing name conflict

I was doing a migration and consolidated site collections into one site. I also migrated some custom content types to a new content type hub, before migrating content I thought I had published/...
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What is preventing a newform from getting the column descriptions updated?

I have a modified contact list in a subsite template. The contact list has content type management activated the default content type is a modified contact (mc for brevity) the mc is defined on ...
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Content type is not available for SharePoint Online

Here is what I did in order to create content type, Connect to content type hub(https://.sharepoint.com/sites/contentTypeHub/) via Connect-PnPOnline Create Content Type with command Add-...
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Infopath content type opens in infopath not in the browser

I have document library helpdesk and I have content type named helpdesktemplate.Then I allowed content types in helpdesk document library.Then I added helpdesktemplate content type in it as defaut....
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Field Internal name changing when added to list?

I am having a very strange issue with the internal name of a site column. I created the column, added it to a Content Type, then created a list based on that content type. Somewhere along the way ...
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SharePoint creates a child content type instead of using the content type I provided

I have a Library containing a Document Set. The Document Set is of content type "MyDocumentsSet" inheriting directly from native ct "DocumentsSet" -- that's not really relevant here. I have ...
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How to remove 'enforce unique values' from a content type 'file' column?

In our content type (document set), we have a 'Name' column ('file' column type), that has the name of an applicant to a position. Upon first designing the library, we thought we would have unique ...
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Cannot get certain ListItem's `ContentType`

I am having a frustrating issue with my SharePoint CSOM c# program. I am needing to get the type of a list item. In order to do this, i first use clientContext.Load(listItem.ContentType); ...
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Content Type Questions in Online

I opened up a case with Microsoft as I think this is a bug, but wanted to ask the question here. My summary: I have a library with 10 content types. A default content type of "Document" that has a ...
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Column in a content type is not showing in a document library

The issue is that a site column that is included in a content type isn't being included in a document library that is using the content type. Some context to this: We have a site column "A" that is ...
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Can i manually publish a content type hub field to a single site?

For reasons unknown, I'm currently having an issue where a single sitecollection in my SP2016, doesn't receive updates from the Content Type Hub - Neither content types nor fields. Every other site ...
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How to revert to default form for content type

I added a new feature and inside FeatureActived wrote following code to open my custom task form whenever user clicks on task title. SPContentType myTask = web.ContentTypes["Workflow Task"]; myTask....
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Is it possible to use a powerpoint document as a document template

Just a quick question.I know we can use a word document (.dotx) as a docuent template.But will it be possible to use a powerpoint document? Thanks in Advance
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Can i get all items of all content types within a site collection using search API?

I want to show all Created BY and Modified BY users of all items of all content types within a site collection. Currently I'm using the _api/search/query?querytext=''&refiners='...
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Export/import content type to another site collection pnp powershell

Could someone suggest me a simple powershell script I can use to copy a content type and a list (excluding the content) from one site collection to another. I am thinking it can easily be done using ...
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Document libraries & Office 2016 issue

I have latest version of Office 2016 pro plus installed. Attempting to save word document to SharePoint 2013 document library that has two document content types. As of this week. Word no longer ...
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Moving files between libraries removes the files metadata

My understanding was that when a file is assigned to a content type, the metadata was linked to the file and not the library. I try to move files between different document libraries. But when I do ...
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Lookup field deployed through feature can't be added to new list

I have deployed a number of fields, content types, and list definitions/instances to a site through a couple features. The fields and content types are deployed through a Site scoped feature, and the ...
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SharePoint 365 reminders for documents

I'm a Tech Author finishing up a contract for a client, and I need to make a recommendation for how they can manage their policy and process documents in SharePoint 365. Basically, I want to give ...
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Content types and site columns went missing in a site collection

I migrated a web application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016. After migration I was able to see the content types and site columns and everything was fine. I took a template of a publishing ...
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Custom Content Type Missing from Search API results

I am trying to return all items with my custom content type applied but all the ContentType property is set to Item. Not sure what I am missing here. I have added my content type to my list and ...
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List or document library for submitting Infopath form + Content Type

When submitting an info path form, is it better to store it in a list or a library? In our IT department, on a daily basis we record our IT Security & Backups Checks using a lengthy Infopath form....
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Set content type by workflow

I need to set Content Type by workflow. However, SP Designer does not give the option to do this. I am copying a content type item from one list to another. I can not Set the content type either in ...
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List content type causing workflow issue

I stupidly changed the content site content type for a list last week and now none of my workflows work, I cannot remember what it was called before I renamed it 'Goal'.(At least this is what I am ...
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Filter Checkbox Options on Content Type

I have a field with multiple checkbox options that is shared across multiple different content types. I need to keep the column as-is but also filter so that only certain checkboxes show based upon ...
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Not able to change “dispform.aspx” in custom list with post content type

I have created SharePoint custom list and added the post content type into the list. When I click 'view item' in list it redirects to post.aspx in post list(page not found).I need to redirect to use ...
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Page content type defaults to a specific value even though a different value was selected to create a page

I am currently working on SharePoint Online. I noticed very strange behavior with Pages library today. For a certain requirement, I created 4 content types (CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4) using Article page as ...
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Powershell to change page layout content type in masterpage gallery

I'm trying to automate our cie theme with powershell. So far I succeeded in uploading master page and page layouts to the masterpage gallery, check them in and publish them. Now I want to change the ...
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SharePoint Online - Communication Sites: Creating pages in different site pages library fails

I created a document library on a Communications Site and wanted to use it to store pages and prevent the default library to be crowded with unrelated pages. In the new library I reset the default ...
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Unable to re-add site column(Taxonomy field type) to content type

I have created the site column named as "tags" as a taxonomy type of field.Also added into the content type. If i delete and re-add the content type , it's not working. it's throwing error 'A ...
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SharePoint2010 to SharePoint 2013 - just the lists and content types

Hi I'm trying to upgrade my SP2010 site to SP2013 but ideally I just want to take the 'content' of the site so, documents, lists, content types and perhaps user permissions (although I could recreate ...
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“ContentType” vs “PublishingAssociatedContentType” difference?

What is the difference between "ContentType" vs "PublishingAssociatedContentType" while creating a page layout? Property Name="ContentType" Value="Page Layout" PropertyName="...

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