DocumentTemplate Element (ContentType)

Last modified: July 15, 2011

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013

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Specifies the document template for the content type. This is the file which SharePoint Foundation opens as a template when a user requests a new item of this content type.


<DocumentTemplate
  TargetName="Text"
/>

Attribute

Description

TargetName

Optional Text. Specifies the path to the document template. This path can be absolute, relative to the server base URL, or relative to the content type's resource folder.

Minimum: 0

Maximum: 1

The following example specifies a document template for a content type. In this case, the path specified is relative to the server base URL.

<ContentType 
…
  <DocumentTemplate TargetName="/_layouts/NewCTDoc.aspx" />
</ContentType>
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