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4. To that end, on the New Site Content Type page (which opened when you clicked Create),
in the Name and Description section, name the new content type (ProjectSlides in my
example) and enter a description, such as Document content type to be associated with
a PowerPoint template .
5. Under Parent Content Type, you can see that, in the Select Parent Content Type From
field, there are several groups of base content types listed. Because you are working with
a document library, you should choose Document Content Types. Because you chose that
group, in the Parent Content Type field below you can choose Document. This creates an
association with the preferred template, with the same fields as the content type that is
the default for the library.
6. You can decide whether you want to list your new content type under the general Group
heading Custom Content Types or create one yourself. My example uses the default. If all
the settings are good, click OK to create your new content type.
This will take you to the new content type’s settings page (Figure 8.49). There you can
change the name and description, set up workflows you want to use with this content
type, delete the content type, or configure its advanced settings, which is what you are
going to modify.
FIGURE 8.49
The content type’s
settings page
7. Click Advanced Settings. The content type’s Advanced Settings page has three sections:
Document Template, Read Only, and Update Sites And Lists (see Figure 8.50 for my
example).
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