Tasks Content Type for Meeting Action Points
A SharePoint Online tutorial by Peter Kalmström
a series of articles Peter Kalmstrom, CEO and Systems Designer
of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions, is showing a way to
use SharePoint to automate taking meeting notes and handling
meetings and meeting decisions in general.
demo Peter created a new content type for meeting notes
based on the Item content type, which gave him a content
type with very few columns. Therefore he added the columns
In the demo below Peter describes how to create a Task content
type for the meeting action points. When you base a new
content type on the Task content type, you will have multiple
columns, so now Peter removes some columns instead of adding
Peter creates his content types in the
Content Type Hub,
so that he does not have to create content types for each
Create a content type for action points in the Content
- In the Content Type Hub, open the Site Settings
and click on the Site Content Types link in the Web
Designer Galleries group.
- Click on the Create link.
- Create a new list content type for action points.
This list content type should inherit from the regular
- Add the content type to an existing group or create
a new group for it and click OK.
- Remove or hide columns that are not needed.
- Publish the content type.