Document library is a list for storing documents

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Renaming File in Library “Invalid File Name” Error

One of my users has a simple SharePoint 2010 library where they store PDFs with some metadata. Problem is, when someone tries to rename the file, by editing the Name field, SharePoint gives an error ...
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Configuring versioning for audit sensitive data

With document libraries I have often found the advice to never set versioning on without setting an upper limit on the number of major and minor versions. One such case being this - refer point 6. ...
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OneNote in Document Library saved under /lists/

I am facing issues when saving a OneNote file in a document library. In detail I have a document library saved under /lists/<DocumentLibName> and I want to use this library to sync OneNote ...
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Error opening programatically created .docx file

I am getting an error while pragmatically creating .docx file from template. Here is my code: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = new ...
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Document library - attach multiple content types

I have to define in the New Document option of a document library a whole options of Microsoft documents types. This is in SharePoint Online. I read that I need to add the content types that I wish ...
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Powershell script to get count of how many files are in a folder and its subfolders

As the title suggested does anyone know of a powershell script or any other way of getting the count of how many files are within a folder and its subfolders within a library? I have tried to look ...
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Event on: Create Document Library

After the creation of a Document Library I need to execute some things, like: add a Content Type add a Workflow to the library may be other stuff These things should be executed automatically. I ...
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Search and view documents from one site collection to another site collection in one web application

I created two site collection in one web application with two seperate content dbs sitecol1 2.sitecol2 configured enterprise search in sharepoint and will run full crawl and incremental crawl for ...
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List Permissions without Site Permissions?

Is there anyway to assign unique permissions to a group of people to a customized list on a site with unique permissions without granting them access to the site itself?
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Inserting barcode into document when it creates

I am using SharePoint online (office 365). As you know, you can add the value of fields(Site columns) from a Document library into a document by using Quick Parts. I have manged to add Barcode field ...
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SharePoint 2013 How to disable streaming video from downloading

In SharePoint 2013 how to disable streaming video from downloading across browsers (IE, CHROME. FIREFOX etc.). Video uploaded on SharePoint, User can only view video, they should not allowed to ...
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“Prevent” User / Group Inheritance

In a Nutshell: How do I Prevent (Not break) User / Group Inheritance by default, when a new Document Library Folder is Created? Breakdown: I have a Document Library that Creates Folders via Email. I ...
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Easy and fast to edit and publish sharepoint 2013

I am new to sharepoint and want to know what sharepoint 2013 offers oob to make it easy and fast to publish documents, and pages
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Is SQL Server my bottleneck?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm that serves as a document repository. We are seeing slowness searching for documents and paging through them as the document libraries grow. Is there any logging within ...
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How do you get the ID of a file moved to another library?

I'm probably not doing the move the most efficient way for starters, because I'm only moving one file...not a group of files. I'd rather not have to loop through the library to find the file i want to ...
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Permissions to upload InfoPath form to document library

I have an InfoPath form that has been published to a file share. Users fill out this form using the InfoPath client and print it. There is no need to store any data. Now I have the requirement to add ...
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Elements.xml not setting document title property

I am writing a custom app to interact with a document library. During deployment I have a module to populate the document library with some sample data, however I am not able to populate the Title ...
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Upload file to library with custom properties

I have simple library with custom columns (language, country etc.) and when user will upload file I want to force him to fill information about file which he will upload. I can't set it up because ...
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Not able to connect to Sharepoint 2013 using command line

I was using net use command to connect to the Sharepoint 2010 and it is working fine. When I try to connect to Sharepoint 2013 with same command, it gives the error "System error 67 has occurred. The ...
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SharePoint folder permission programatically

In SharePoint 2013, I have a document library with a folder structure. If a user is created using the form based authentication then automatically their respective folder is created in the document ...
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“Document1” created in addition to new document each time

Each time I select the New Document drop-down in the ribbon and a new document is created, I also end up with a document called Document1. I think it may have something to do with the settings for ...
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Edit document is opening document in read-only modus and I cannot check document out in word?

I created a new listinstance of type document library. This document library is using my custom contenttype. Also I implemented these version settings below. When clicking on the context menu -> edit, ...
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JS Link create a Column / read metadata of a document

I'm new to SharePoint and JS Link. I have to read the metadata of a document in a document library. If the document is locked for the current user, I want to create an extra column and display an ...
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Document library directly on edit form

I need to have versioning with draft version and approval. Custom list has only major version and not minor. So i could use document library but i don't have document to upload. Are there a way with ...
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Document library add new item error The file has been modified by user at time

I have a document library with an associated workflow. The workflow needs to launch when a new item is created. When adding a new item the form opens, I fill in the fields, and click Save. The form ...
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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Ideas for sharing documents in a teamsite, but not allowing access to the entire teamsite?

We have numerous teamsites in our organization, and each one is essentially a department (HR, ITS, etc). Our users cannot modify permissions directly. Rather, we utilize Active Directory to provide ...
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Query on sharing files in SharePoint 2013 Online

We want to develop an application that reads/downloads zipped files from document library on SharePoint online portal. We would like to know that is there an alternative to get this done without using ...
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How to use Sharepoint as a filserver against external programs

I am workig for a survey company and we are starting to implement sharepoint as a fileserver. The idea is that the surveyours working in the field uploads there measerud files to the file library and ...
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Copy a document library within the same site using powershell

I've been looking on the internet and all I find are "how to move one document library from one site to another". My question is, is there a PowerShell script where I can copy a document library, ...
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Remove the Document ID column when 'Viewing properties' of a document

I enabled the Document ID feature in my site collection as a test but now I no longer need it so I have disabled. However, the files in my library still have the Document ID field when I 'View ...
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ItemUpdated event receiver not trigger when item update from workflow in sandbox solution

Itemupdated Event Receiver not triggered when item update from workflow I have created workflow on document library which simply update single column. And i have also create ItemUpdated event ...
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How to view document preview directly in the document libraries view (column)?

It is possible in SharePoint to get a preview of the selected document in the preview pane. How can I implement the preview of the document itself, in a document libraries view directly (in a ...
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Customize document library EditForm.aspx to display Error/Exception

I am writing an ItemUpdating event receiver for a document library in MOSS 2007 (yes, I am still on that version!) and need to bake in some validation. If the validation fails or if an exception is ...
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Change filter value on a view on multiple libraries

Is it possible to change a value on all libraries within a site. I have multiple libraries where the term name in the store has been changed. However in libraries I have documents tagged with the ...
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How I can search the documents that have been filtered using the Metadata Navigation term inside my document library

I have document library inside my team site inside SP 2013, now I have enabled the metadata navigation site feature. which allow me to filter my documents using metadata navigation. But I am facing ...
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Old documents/folders visible in browser, but not in Explorer

Odd issue which I haven't seen before, and which is leaving me baffled. In a Sharepoint 2013 subsite, I have a single Document Library which has been renamed from the default Shared Documents ...
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Null pointer exception when executing 2013 workflow

I am fairly new to the SharePoint 2013 product, so please be gentle. My company has recently installed and setup SharePoint 2013 (no users yet) and we are trying to get workflows to work. However, we ...
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Can I stop Filter Items from truncating on Column Filter Dropdown (…)

I have a Lookup field on a Library which is related to a List of Items. After these items reach a certain length, the items in the Filter Dropdown get truncated, and a '...' is added to the end of ...
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SharePoint document library view

I want to create a list view filtering by [ Me ] , and the one who has full control can see everything ? possible ? THNX
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Document Library Attachment Retrieval. LINQ vs CAML

In a particular project I am required to retrieve corresponding attachments to a request submitted by a user. On one page the live requests are displayed with links to the attachments. The project ...
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Item Adding / Item Added Event Receiver for Document Library, Change Content Type

I have an issue regarding Content Types,I want to set a particular Content Type for each document set within a library, however SharePoint 2013 defaults to the library's default CT. The issue is ...
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Files are saved locally and not to the document library

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013. I'm facing this issue: A user is browsing a document library and want to open a Word document to modify it. SharePoint doesn't open Word automatically, but it ...
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the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might be lost

I have a SharePoint document library. On exporting to excel I get an error message the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might ...
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Datasheet View Cannot Access a Closed Stream

I am running into a problem where I have a Document Library with 2 Choices column. Each has it's own options. The problem is when I use the Datasheet View to edit these columns (or one of them), then ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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Item added in Document Library

I am trying to update a document library column when adding a document. When I press "Take the published document, but create a draft to work on" after this time I want to update a column in my ...
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Disabling how changing an HTML file name in a Doc Lib modifies the file contents

SharePoint version: 2007 I am seeing a weird issue. When changing the name of a .htm file in a document library (Check Out > Edit Properties > Change the Name Field > Check In), it seems that ...
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SharePoint lookup filters

Say you have the following: Planet List Country List Region List Town List Street List Street List has a content type called "Street", which in it has a lookup to the Town List. So the flow for ...
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How to disable OWA for creating new documents

Which WOPI-binding do I need to remove to disable creation of documents using OWA.