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Updating Content Type Failed

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I'm fairly new to Sharepoint and Infopath.  I hope someone here can help me.   

I have a large Infopath form with ~90 fields on it.  When I try to publich to the server, I get "Updating [or Creating] Content Type Failed".
I determined this to be due to the number of fields and some sort of time out issue with Infopath.  I have seen a few other posts on that and the only solution I've seen is to publish with fewer fields - that does indeed work, but it doesn't solve my problem as I need all of these fields.  

I've also seen a solution to publish with fewer fileds successfully and then republish with all you need and that the "Failed" message won't matter.  Kinda true, but then I have an issue with it no longer opening in browser.

So then, I tried publishing it to my desktop and uploading it through Central Admin, activating it to a site collection, and using it that way.  That actually works the best so far, but then I get no option to select my Parent Content Type - it just picks "Form" - and that also doesn't work for me.  I need to select Parent Content Type

Then, I tried to Create a new CT from scratch and point it to the form template I recently uploaded.  I get to pick my parent and all, but none of the promoted properties are there, so they don't show up in my workflow, and that's the end of that route.

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