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Content Type: Visible on New Button

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
With an existing content type associated to a list, does anyone know how to NOT show a content type on the New menu button of the list toolbar and NOT show it in the content type dropdown box in the edit form, using the object model?  (I need the content type to be associated with the list for existing items, but don't want uses to create new items from it.)

In the UI, you can go into the list settings page and click on 'Change new button order and default content type' link to hide any of the content types (both from the New menu and content type dropdown box).  I've tried a couple of methods, both unsuccessfully.

Where ct equal to the content type associated with the list, I've tried,

ct.Hidden = 

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