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I just made a new view, and the checkboxes to select files (or select ALL files) have vanished from the view. I still have the drop-down to the right of the document name.

I've been through all the options to look for something I may have inadvertently flagged on my list or a column that defines those checkboxes, but haven't been able to find it.


What I'm expecting:


What I get:


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The checkboxes are in the section of the webpart view called "Tabular View"

Edit Webpart -> Edit the Current View -> Tabular View Section -> Allow individual item checkboxes

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Bingo! Found it. Thanks. Can this be used with the "newsletter" or "preview pane" styles? it appears not, but I may be missing something. – dwwilson66 Aug 1 '12 at 13:40
No it does not, it works for default views. – Mike Aug 1 '12 at 13:43
Perfect. Thanks for the clarification. – dwwilson66 Aug 1 '12 at 13:49
Still a problem, I finally had to resort to grouping presentations via folder. Then when you open the folder, (in the default all items view), the checkboxes show up. – user34866 Nov 5 '14 at 2:50

I was missing the checkboxes as well. I went to Library Settings > Views/All Documents > Style > Changed to Default View (it was on Basic Table View)

And the checkboxes have returned.

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