In the context of SharePoint a document refers to a computer file, usually stored in a SharePoint library.

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Does it take longer to move a file into a fuller document library?

I'm seeing a pattern that appears to be that it takes longer to move files into a document library that has a lot of content. We have a custom timer job that takes documents from various libraries on ...
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Opening CQWP document links in Office Online editing mode

We started using Sharepoint Online 2013 and for our document/file managing needs we have created a few document centers. The document center comes with one pre-built document library and the front ...
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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...
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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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Document list inside div problem

I have document list web part on my page. That list is placed inside a div. When the list is placed inside the div, the drag and drop features stops working. They are working just fine when the list ...
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How to have 'add item' button appear only in certain level of heirarchy

I have a document library with multiple level of folders and I only want the user to see the 'add item' button at the innermost level of each subfolder. I've placed the library in a webpart on the ...
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download multiple document from document library

I want to download multiple documents from document library. I select several documents and then click on 'download' icon present in ribbon. It should download all files and retain its metadata. ...
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Change name of emailed document to Email title

I email a spreadsheet to SharePoint and I want to save the document not with its original name but with a name built from the title of the email - any ideas please? For example: doc name is ...
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All Attachments Need to be Downloaded

I am trying to keep users from being able to edit, and override, list attachments. I would like to make it so they can only download the attachments no matter what they are. Is there a way to do ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Need an expert's opinion

I am relatively new to Sharepoint, and a bit daunted by the huge community that I now have available to me. I come from using a CRM that had NO community support, and was locked down by the software ...
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Open a sharepoint document from list item

I have created a list with SharePoint. In this list, i have a column named "Link" which contains a link to a document from my SharePoint library. I want to open this document in edit mode, but now ...
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Create folders in Document Center

I have a document center site. I see I can upload file but I cannot organize them in folders ? Can I also create folders?
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Is it possible to wait until my file is uploaded in document library?

I have created a document library and I have applied an Item Added event receiver to that library which will copy that file to another library and I have added that library as a mapped drive to my ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Add audio file and text file to same list item

I'm new to Sharepoint 2013. I've been given a task to add a library for audio files. There is also a text file associated with audio file. How can I add both files as a single item in a library/list ...
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Document Library: field “Active” got added to Document Content Type

In one of our document library field "Active" got added with "Document" content type, looks like this field got added by activating some feature, it does not gives us option for removing the field ...
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Multiple Document Libraries

I have 60 Document Libraries set up under one Site Collection. I have a column in each library as "Related word". I would like to pull all the documents within 60 libraries that has matched related ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2013)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column(lookup column). SPFile file = ...
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Google Analytics on SharePoint Online (when viewing documents)

We are using Google Analytics to track some metrics in our SharePoint Online environment. Does anyone know a way to get Google Analytics to pick up on when a document is being viewed using Word ...
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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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Choice Site Column set to Checkboxes not displaying in Word Document

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to have a Site Column of type Choice, set to be Checkboxes, that I can use in the body of a Word document template via the Quick Parts -> Document Property ...
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New document link is missing

When I selected a document in a subsite , I had the option "new document or drag file". suddenly this is changed to a menu ' new upload sync edit share". How can i change this ?
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Sharepoint 2013 - New Field when adding a new Document in Document Library

I am trying to a add a new field in the "new form" when adding a new document in the Standard Document Library. I want to create the field name "Document ID". How do I do this?
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Is there any way to merge documents together?

I'm working with a policy committee that's transitioning from a centrally-managed document to distributed management (that is, they plan to split IT responsibilities off to a separate working group, ...
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Editing Site Content Column Type - saving column with same name creates problems

I have a Site Column called Department Chair that is used in a Site Content Type called Grant Application. In turn, that Site Content Type is used in a library called Applications. Initially, I set ...
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select latest version of document from document library

i am converting word document in library to html document using event receiver it is working fine. but when i update the document and upload it.Event receiver code convert older document to html not ...
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User has files set to open in Google Docs

We have SharePoint configured to always open documents on the client machine rather than in the browser. One of my users has documents on his machine set to open in Google Docs, so every time he tries ...
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Why are documents saving to temp folder instead of directly to the SharePoint directory?

When I open a document from a library in SharePoint 2007, make changes and save, it usually just saves directly to its location within the site. But now, a "save to" location dialog box pops up and is ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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Powershell script to change locked for editing to sharepoint\system status, ID not found?

I am trying to target a file to change the check out status. So I can delete it. SharePoint Management does not work. Manage Content & Structure does not work. So I am trying PowerShell. ...
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Set Document version

I would to migrate documents from System A to SharePoint, but my customer wants me to set the latest document in SharePoint. So for example: The document has version 3.1, the customer wants me to add ...
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Copy properties from one file to another

I am used Word Automation Services to convert documents from one format to another but we do not wish lose our pre-existing meta data. I am able to get both the new list item and the original via ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Document Downloading

I have a user who is complaining that when he clicks on a link within a document library it automatically downloads the file to his PC, rather than letting him open it and edit it. He is the only ...
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Sharepoint 2010 link to URL using part of aspx filename

I have several links to URLs located in a document library in Sharepoint 2010. Currently, I am editing the Sharepoint-generated aspx file using notepad to change the URL. Although this works, what ...
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Cannot hide Document Set Contents Web Part rows with JQUERY/Javascript on the Welcome Page

It seems there is MS code behind the page that keeps "showing" anything I try to .hide in the document set web part on the Welcome Page of a document set. All other web parts on the Welcome Page ...
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Unable to download multiple documents along with versions

We are using SharePoint 2003 environment having around 10 site collections running parallely with two WFEs,now we have decided to move all the documents with versions to some specific share as you ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Extract text from document in a SharePoint 2013 library

I would like to extract the text from documents stored in a SharePoint 2013 online document library. I have the document loaded using: ClientResult<Stream> data = file.OpenBinaryStream(); ...
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Download bulk data of around 150gb from Sharepoint 2013

I am using sharepoint 2013 which has document libraries consists of around 150gb data which i need to download it to my hard drive..one of the method that i came across is. open with explorer are ...
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how to download all attachments in sharepoint website

I am upgrading WSS3.0 to sharepoint foundation 2013 so I need to get the attachments from WSS3.0 and import to new site. Is it possible to import all attachments?
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Assign Meta-Data to Doc-Lib-Item with Rest in a ajax chain

i developed a custom Upload-Form to be able to upload a local file and pre-populate Metadata Fields at once. So the file will be uploaded to a document library and specific meta data fields will be ...
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metadata is missing in document library sharepoint

When I import library from site A to site B in sharepoint site collection its metadata values get lost in site B. How to recover the metadata? Do i need to manually do it.
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Display content of document from Document library in custom webpart

I have a site in sharepoint.I have a one Document library in site. I like to load the content of particular document in my custom web part. how do I get content of particular document using code ...
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Hyperlink to create a new document.

I want to replicate the behavior of opening a office template file (e.g. .dotx). The link should allow the user to create a new document with no attachment to a SharePoint library based on a ...
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Auto update document copies on check in Sharepoint 2010

We all are aware of Send To Functionality of Document Libraries as explained here ...
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Folder Hierarchy

Is it possible to color code folders (SharePoint 2007, no MOSS)? For example if I want all of my Top level folders to be red, Level 2 to be blue etc. can I do this as I create a folder and can each ...
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This document is locked for editing by another user

I am using sharepoint 2010 for my company. The endusers are working on there desktop which is OS "Windows 7". The browser version is IE8. The office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint are version ...
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, ...