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Building Content Type Solutions In SharePoint® 2007 by Kevin Martin, David Gerhardt

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Creating a List for the Custom Content Type

A custom list content type is only useful if you can utilize the type in a list. We’re going to create a new list to support our content type but the content type can be added to any already existing list. To get started, you need to create your list.

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From the home page of the site, click Site Actions, View All Site Content.
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Click Create and then click Custom List under the Custom Lists header.
3.
Enter the information for the new list, as shown in Figure 2.9.
Figure 2.9. Create a new custom list.

  • Name. My Test List
  • Description. List for test content type
  • Display this list on the Quick Launch? ...

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