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How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
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Why are the settings so limited on the document libraries of my public SharePoint site?

I can't open the libraries with explorer or synchronize them which is really inconvenient. Does anyone know why the document libraries on my public site behave differently to those on my private site ...
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SharePoint Document Library Web Part

Recently I added a search bar in the document library web part on my homepage. However, the "+ New" button suddenly links to create an issue. Anyone has any idea how to solve that?
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Sharepoint event reciever is working in one document library but not in another

I have two document libraries, when I add an item the event receiver item added fires for one document library , but it does not for the other. Event receiver class. public override void ...
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SP13: Saving PDF to Document Library

My objective is to have a way to save a pdf directly back SharePoint to designated document library. I have multiple pdf documents too. When using a WORD document a way to make sure it's saved to the ...
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Link a list with a Doc Library

I have a unique identifier in my list and document library. Is there a way to create a lookup field or something of the sort that link the list item with the corresponding document in the library.
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bulk files upload to document library in SharePoint 2010

in one of the project we need to upload bulk files ( 250 mb at a time or more ) to a document library in SharePoint 2010. OOB multiple file upload through IE browser is not good one as it gives ...
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Moving Document set from a Documet library to another with Document-ID

I have used myDocumentSet.export and DocumentSet.Import method to move a document set from a document library to another library within same site and same site collection. However it gets a new ...
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Getting a list of Document libraries for the currently login user

I want to get a list of all the document libraries in the site for the currently login user only? How can i do this? any code sample if possible?
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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Why aren't multiple-item checkboxes showing in my library's view?

The column containing checkboxes allowing users to select multiple documents isn't visible on one of my list views. I have the value for Document Library Settings ▶ Edit View ▶ Tabular View set to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Folder Permissions

I have a document library which has the hierarchy as follows: Root |---- Folder 1 | |----- Sub-folder 1 | |----- Document 1 | |---- Folder 2 |----- Sub-folder 2 ...
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Using firefox to edit office documents inside my document library

I have a problem in understanding what is the standard approach to follow for editing office documents inside my document library. As it seems each browser will have different behavior when it comes ...
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Creating a document library with a custom template

What I want is basically a good solution for people to be able to fill out a form on the web and then save it in the online library. You need to be able to automatically create a document from a ...
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SharePoint 2010 + Explorer View and creating folders in the root

Users love the Explorer view, too much I find and there in lies my questions; I need to prevent users from adding folders to the root of a site in Explorer view...anyone know how? I do not want to ...
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SharePoint 2010 Add new item link disappears with broken inheritance

Hello Stackexchange SharePoint masters :) I've been a long time reader of this marvelous source of information but at long last I could not find a solution to a problem I encountered so I figured it ...
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Document automatically downloaded from SharePoint document library in Chrome and Firefox

I have a MS-word document in a library which gets downloaded automatically when I click over it. I am using Google Chrome and Firefox. It works fine when using Internet Explorer. How can I avoid ...
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SP13: Number of People Accessing Document

I will like to find out how many people are viewing my document within a document library. I thought I could see it by choosing the ellipse per document and the number will appear in the dialog box ...
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SharePoint Online Iterating through Document Libraries CSOM

I am trying to iterate though a document library and set each document/items within to inherit permissions (at the moment each doc/item is using uniquer permissions). I am able to get the specific ...
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How to loop through only Custom Document libraries in SharePoint

I want to loop through all custom document libraries (not OOB) in sharepoint 2010. What is specific method/function to do this?
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Move Document Library PowerShell

I am facing problems while trying to move a Document Library from one Subsite to another on a SharePoint 2013 on premise installation. I want to "move" a document library with powershell from one ...
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Forced Library Column Value

In our Community Site (2013), We have a library that will allow the users to upload documents by category. Below is our requirement. Users Select a Category from the home page. Category page will ...
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SP13: Document Library (PDF) not opening

I have a document library (all documents are pdf) that came from SP10 to SP13. In SP10 the documents open without an issue. In SP13 when I click on "doc type" icon the document will not open. ...
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How to iterate through Document Libraries where specific user have access

In a site collection, i have couple of Document libraries like DocA, DocB and DocC. There are couple of users who have permission to access specific Document libraries. For example User A have access ...
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Ways to route documents to a secure location in SharePoint Online 2013

I'm looking for a solution to allow for a a document to be uploaded by a user with a limited set of permissions. I'd like this document be to routed to another location into a folder. I was looking at ...
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Unable to upload odg file

What do I need to do to be able to upload a Libre Office Draw file (.odg extension) to a SharePoint document library without changing the extension? It will currently accept the file, but it converts ...
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Sharepoint 2013-Managing folders

Is there a way to manage folders in SP2013 as opposed to the documents within the folders. I have a library setup that uses folders to house multiple documents. I want to be able to change the status ...
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Restore item from recycle bin to Document library

How do i recover a file from a recycle bin to a document library that has been deleted? Note : The original document library of the item has been deleted. The file is present in the recycle bin. ...
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Create a Word Document in a document library programmatically

My requirement is to create a word document based on the information in SharePoint lists on the site. For dealing with the word I have three options: "Docx"library. (CodePlex Project) "OpenXML" ...
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Button “Download a copy” ONLY works on the “All Items” view of document library

This is a problem that I have with every document library in our environment. I have enabled the option to download a copy, for every library. When I look at the "All Items" view of a document ...
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How to parse a SharePoint URL to get CSOM objects?

Let's say the only input I have from the user is the full URL to a folder in a Document Library called "Public Documents": http://intranet.contoso.com/SubSite/PublicDocuments/Folder/SubFolder/ Using ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Search for subsite pages and PDFs

I have read the first 10 articles on Google about how to create a custom search in SharePoint 2013, but none of them talk about searching for pages. I don't want to search, everything, people, ...
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Personnalized lists and calculate values

I've got a column in a List Library and I want that the user select in a Dropdown List a value and set a value in another column. Is it possible ?
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Unique ID in SharePoint

I am newbie into SharePoint and I am currently working on a tool supposed to make references to documents coming from a SharePoint document library. Is there any concept of unique ID to identify a ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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Most user friendly way to browse document libraries for saving documents

We are trying to figure out the most user friendly way to save office documents to different site collection document libraries. The locations appear fine when we click "Save As" for recent folders. ...
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New document is saving in local machine instead in library

When I am trying to add a new document in SharePoint 2010 library, that document is saving in local machine instead of in SharePoint document library. I tried all ways like starting web client in ...
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If SharePoint is a good tool for a “customer portal” (general advice needed)?

I'm looking for the best solution for my needs and consider SharePont (SharePoint Foundation 2013 on-premise). Please have a look. I'm in B2B business and results of my work are files (presentation, ...
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SPFolder versions?

I am using SharePoint 2013 Server. I have a document library with enabled versioning. SPFolder.Item.Versions always returns only one last version of the folder item despite it was modified multiple ...
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Start workflow after item moved

What I am trying to accomplish: User creates a document in Doc Lib A. Once they have finished working on that document they press a ribbon button and the document is copied into Doc Lib B for ...
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SP13: Searching within a Library from the Home Page

I am working on a task that is very cumbersome. I have a document library that’s full of different types of documents. Within the document I using the following metadata columns: Title, ...
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Dropdown Column Selection in Document List Links to a Document (SharePoint 2010)

I currently have a document library where I (additionally) have a 'Choice (menu to choose from) column with a bunch of select-able items. Ideally, I'd like to have the user select an item when they ...
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New document does not default save to correct location

In sharepoint, I have created a new document library and have attached a template so that users can upload new documents with that template. When the user clicks New > MyDocument it opens up the ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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What is the first number in SharePoint Document ID's

In SharePoint 2013 I have set up Document ID's for my document libraries. Here is an example of one of the ID's. KBTEST-45-24. Im wonder what the first number relates to. I know that the last number, ...
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Office 365 - Open html document in browser in document library

I'm using office 365. I would like to be able to click on an html file in the document library and have it open in the browser instead of prompting me to download. How would I do this?
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Powershell for downloading documents with versions

is there any PowerShell script which downloads all the documents with folder structure from document library maintaining version of each file?
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Using a column other than “Name” to open item in list/library?

Is there a way to let users click on another single line of text field or even a date field in order for the document within a library to open up? My users don't want to have the "Name" field visible ...
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“Add Document” link is disappear when Permission to only SPFolder

I have given SPUser user1 permission to only SPFolder I dont want to give read access to specific site or document library. suppose there is one web http://contoso.com/sales and i want to give ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...