SharePoint 2013 PowerShell Script Hide a Column Yes/No type in a Site Content Type

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In this post we will discuss how we can hide Yes/No column type from a Site content type in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell.

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I got an Requirement that to hide an Yes/No Field in Custom list called “ABC” . But after analysis came to know that field is coming from the content type called “xyz”. So my first approach is from Visual Studio and made a code change to that field and added a property called “hidden= true”. But that field property is not reflecting in the SharePoint list not even in Content type as well, from other blogs and colleague suggestions came to know that you cannot hide a existing field of type “yes/no” from .wsp deployment. So, found a way that using PScript we can hide the yes/no field . Here is the Code follows

cls
Add-PsSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
$site = Get-SPSite “Site URL”
$web = $site.RootWeb
$web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = $true
$ct = $web.ContentTypes[‘Content Type Name’]
$field = $ct.FieldLinks[” FieldInternalName “]
$field.Hidden = $true
$ct.Update($true)
$web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = $false
Write-Host “Field is hidden in the content type”
$web.Dispose()

Once PSScript executed.you can verify in content type you can see that field has been hidden.

Hope this will be helpful.

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I am a SharePoint Developer Working in Reputed MNC company Bangalore.

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