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Custom content type naming convention should we use plural or singular names [closed]

I want to create a custom content type inside our SharePoint communication site, but I am not sure if the name should be Plural or Singular? When I look at the built-in content types names, I found ...
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Define custom metadata for a folder using custom document content type Vs custom folder content type

I am a bit confused on what is the recommended way to define a custom metadata for folders and documents. As seems there are many different ways. For example in our case we have created a custom ...
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Define a custom content type for a Folder inside a document library will be ignored when creating a folder using One Drive inside my PC

I have created a custom content type name Foldercustom which have its parent = Folder and contain a custom column named "Dept", as follow:- now inside the document library i defined the ...
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Update Default values at library level; site columns and content type are created at Content Type Hub

We have configured 2 content types in our client tenant using Content Type Hub (CTH). There is a "Control Type" choice field in both these content types, and the client is asking to set a ...
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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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When custom column deleted, internal name still exists

I have an app that pulls data from custom column by internal name. If I create the column and delete it, than create it again, SharePoint still has the internal name saved and then appends a 0 to the ...
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error when added choice field to content type

I have a custom content type, based on Event, for a Calendar list. When I add a Choice field to the content type, I get the following error whenever I try to Save a new item, or try to access the ...
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How to chance the source of the content type on SharePoint online?

I have created this content type called Enhanced Folder. I then created a site called Home. My problem is that when I go to the document library then to library settings and Add from existing site ...
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Is there a way enforce use of a custom content type for drag&drop and for File/New Folder button?

I created a custom content type called PIN Folder. The content type has 3 attributes - title (required), ms (optional), and comment (optional). In my library I created a default view for PIN Folders ...
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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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Filling in required column info for every document

I have created a custom content type for our company's projects. It is a document set with some columns for basic project information: customer, assembly, etc. At first I set these columns to be "...
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Enable Document Set Missing from Site Settings - Site Features

I am a site collection administrator for a team site at my company. I'm trying to enable document sets in a new site, and I can't seem to make it work. I've followed a tutorial to create the document ...
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Export all items of a content type across a site collection into Excel

I have a custom content type based on the default task content type with a couple of additional columns. Within my site collection I have a number of sub sites which all inherit this content type. I ...
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Using a Custom Site Content Types with Multiple Lists

I need advice on how to approach an issue. I have created a custom site content type that I plan to use across 4 different custom lists in my site. Most of the lists will use the same form fields, but ...
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Files content type not updating via CSOM

I have created a custom content type called Certification and wish to mark my uploaded PDF as a certificate in certain circumstances. The content type currently defaults to "Document". This is my ...
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Create a Page Content type

I am a newbie and need to create a Page Content Type. How can I go ahead and do it? Also describe the significance of it.
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SharePoint 2010: Use JavaScript to Create Document Library List Item from Content Type

I have two document Content Types with a Document Template attached. The Document Template has quick parts (document properties) that reference back to fields in the content type. We are required to ...
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define content types available in a document set

I have enabled multiple content types in a document set. However I do not want them all to be visible when selecting Files>New document. I know how to control this in a document library via the ...
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Pulling information about custom content types

I've been asked to pull information and document all custom content types for an entire SharePoint 2010 farm. There are many sites and web applications so I was wondering if there was a way to pull ...
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List do not inherit fields from content type

I have an issue when I create a content type, and it properly is created on the site but is not working at all on list. I used Sharepoint Manager 2010 to watch web internals and here I am. Here is ...
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Create a new custom content type document in managed content type library via CSOM

I would like to add a couple of custom content type documents to a library that has managed content types enabled via 2013 CSOM. Most of the documentation I have seen shows how to upload documents to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Rest api can not get RichTextField content

I am using the Sharepoint 2010 rest api to get data of a custom content type item in "Pages" folder. The data is returned but I can not find the content of a custom RichTextField column. Is there any ...
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