When copying content, source content types can be remapped with different destination content types.
- To set up those mappings, click on Map content types (the Content type mappings window can also be opened from the property template selection window).
- In the Content type mappings window, the list of content type mappings is displayed on the left and available destination content types are displayed on the right.
- By default, all content types with the same name and the same base type (item or folder) are automatically mapped. To change a mapping or to create a new one, simply drag and drop content types from the list of destination content types to the left pane. Make sure to place them accordingly next to the desired source content types. You won’t be able to map item content types with folder content types.
Once saved, these mappings will be used during the copy. Every item or folder with the source content type will be created with the corresponding destination content type in the destination list or library.
Note that content types can’t be copied or moved with this window. They have to exist in SharePoint first. This simply lets you reassign the content types used by the items or folders being copied.
The Content type mappings window can also be opened from the property template selection window.