A default column value is saved to a document regardless of the content type of the document in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 document library

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Symptoms
Consider the following scenario. You have a document library in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 that is enabled for different content types. Additionally, you specify a default value for a column in a specific content type.

In this scenario, when you save a document to the document library, the default column value that you specified is saved to the document regardless of the content type of the document.

This problem may occur in all language versions of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
Resolution
This issue is fixed in the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package that includes the English, French, and German Multilingual User Interface (MUI) that is dated April 12, 2007.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
934251 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package that includes the English, French, and German MUI: April 12, 2007
Workaround
To work around this problem, save the document to the local hard disk drive. Then, upload the document to the document library by using Windows Internet Explorer.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
wss3 wss30 wss3.0
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Article ID: 932922 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 01:14:44 - Revision: 3.0

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