Document library is a list for storing documents

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Can't access some folders through Windows Explorer

We've encountered a strange problem accessing a SharePoint 2010 document archive through Windows Explorer on a Windows 7 machine. The archive has been mapped as a network drive and everything works as ...
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How to link between two documents uploaded in doc library

I have a task where I have been given two documents(in word/.doc format). I need to create multiple links inside doc1 and clicking those should navigate to the respective sections in doc2. Both will ...
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Formula for Calculated Value

I have two columns (for example column A and column B) with the type of information as choice. When i select value in column A then column B should show values related to column A only. Other values ...
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How to track usage data using client-side code in SharePoint 2013?

Someone in this question pointed me that I could generate audit excel files using client-side code. What I need to do is to have a piece of client-side code that will detect when someone clicks a ...
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Co-authoring in MS Word occasionally does not save the latest version to the SharePoint server

I am having a major issue with co-authoring the Microsoft Word documents in SharePoint 2013. It is difficult to reproduce the original issue but, here is a scenario: Three different users, User A, ...
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Clearing short term file lock

I've come up against a problem I've been unable to solve, and based on my 2 days of Binging around, I've yet to find a solution to fix the problem the same with a slew of others. I've got several ...
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Preserving versioning between SharePoint 2003 and 2010

I am in the final stage of document transfer for our 2010 site before it goes live. I have been able to set up network connections between the two libraries and was able to move (not copy) documents ...
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Drag and drop email attachement to library (explorer view) failing

For some of my users, but not all, when they drag and drop an attachment (tested with both .pdf and .docx) into the explorer view window of a document library it appears to copy it over, but in fact ...
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How to get document URL of a Document Library item given Item ID and URL - using javascript?

I have access to a document library item URL. E.g. /Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=585 Based on this information, I would like to get the URL of the document associated with this item. E.g. ...
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Document library breadcrumb

Can someone tell me how to add a breadcrumb for a document library to a site page so that it will show the nested folder structure as a user navigate up and down the directory structure. Example ...
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problem with cancel button Triggering a workflow on file upload in document library

When a user clicks on Add Document, a File upload dialogue is displayed and the user browses for a file. Even though he clicks cancel button after file upload, workflow is triggering. How to avoid ...
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Folder in Document library not accessible

I have a really strange problem on one of my SP2010 servers. Insinde a document library, there are a few dozens of folders, which in turn contain some more folders. One specific folder does not open ...
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Archive a document library after 30 days?

I am very new to this concept of archiving and record management. I have the following requirements: Create a document library when a new event is added. I can do this with an event receiver. The ...
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Create a SPD 2010 Workflow To Check, Verify Date, and Delete an Empty Folder

I am trying to find out if there is a way to create a workflow (SPD 2010) for a Document Library that will delete an empty folder from the library if it has been empty for more than a specific number ...
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Office Templates in SharePoint 2010 Document Library

I have created a site in SharePoint 2010 named Templates. The point of this site is to have templates stored in the document library and linking to the templates with URL's from a blank page.. ...
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How create an index based on an internal list field?

I have a huge library and its documents don't have any metadata. They have only the name (FileLeafRef) filled (and FileRef -> file's path automatically filled). I'm trying to update their metadata ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Automatically add the parent folder name to a column

Is there a way to automatically add the name of the parent folder to a column in which the documents are stored? I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment with a document library named IT. In ...
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how to copy a field from a document-set to a field in the document inside

I have a document set with a field called DocumentSetAuthors (it is a person or group column). Inside this document-set user can add a document type called Document1. Document1 has a DocumentAuthors ...
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Documents in a Publishing Page library - any disadvantages?

I know that the goal makes many people flinch, but we want to have both HTML elements and regular documents ( such as PDF and PPT files ) in the same library. It seems to me now a"Document" content ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Creating Document Library View Permissions

I working with SP2013 and do not have access to SP Designer. I need assistance with the following: I want to create a document library. The objective is to have: 1. view that allows users with ...
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EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary throwing exception

The short story, when trying to execute SPListCollection.EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary I get: Exception calling "EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary" with "0" argument(s): "A list, survey, discussion board, or ...
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Sync Disabled for Document Library created with custom list definition

In our project we are creating custom list definition and list instance based on that definition, as follows: Elements.XML in List Definition: <ListTemplate Name="MyListsDef" Type="10000" ...
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How To Prevent Checked-Out Documents When Adding Document Cancelled

In my document library, "require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" set to NO. When the user uploads the document and the metadata form appears, if the user cancels or closes the ...
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Why does Explorer View have to be created as public by default?

We have removed Explorer View from the ribbon and the list of available views for the SharePoint site's users. However the Admin users still need Explorer View. To ensue all the Admins had Explorer I ...
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Document Management System and SharePoint

I have a requirement from my client to store scanned documents with formats like TIFF, GIF, PNG, PDF, .XLSX, DOCX etc and upload into SharePoint. Later they want to Index them and retrieve them as ...
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How do you change the slide master in a slide library using Sharepoint 2007 and Powerpoint 2007?

I'm using a slide library in sharepoint 2007 in combination with powerpoint 2007. When I want to create a new presentation by using a slide that is stored in sharepoint I get a little problem. Copy ...
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How to get list of documents checked out by me in view?

I have created a document library definition in which I want to insert a view that shows all documents which are checked out by me. The declarative code is: <View BaseViewID="140" Type="HTML" ...
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When does the word “New” being removed from new item inside an announcement list, or document library

I have a document library and an announcement list, now for any new item inside these lists a “New” word or symbol will be displayed for couple of days , then it will be cleared out. So my question ...
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Overwrite documents with drag and drop

SharePoint 2013. When I use drag and drop to add a new version of a document to a document library, I systematically get this message: A file named [file name here] already exists in this ...
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What permission level is required to create a view of a document library?

I have a group of users that need to be able to add/edit documents to a library but not create their own view. What permission level should I give them?
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Unable to Contact Destination Server while Copying file to another library

We are currently unable to copy files (Send To -> Another Location or Existing Copies). I did my part of research on google about this error and didn't found much. So to skip all the did you try this ...
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Restoring a Document Library's content from a backup?

I have a sharepoint server backup and a database backup of the SQL2008 server which holds the sharepoint database. Some infopath forms were deleted from the document library and I would like to ...
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Possible to get E-mail Subject for attachments in E-mail Enabled Document Library?

I can't test so sorry if I am asking here. I would like to know if for e-mail enabled document libraries, is there a field that gets populated with the E-mail subject, in particular for the ...
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Add keywords column to shared documents and announcements lists at creation

I want to use taxonomy fields for my "shared documents" and announcements. I can create the column afterwards. But what is the best way to do it automatically when a user creates these lists or a ...
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How can I change Document library permissions for all site collections using powershell?

Total Powershell newbie here, but I have managed to write a couple scripts so far that have been working. We are using 2010 Enterprise edition, and I have been tasked with creating a script that will ...
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Department sites having multiple projects and different files

I am at a company with several departments, and has different projects, here is an example... Marketing Department has a Website Update Project, a Bugs Project, and an Email campaign project. These ...
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Set Created By field for Folder in Document Library

I need to migrate documents from xml to Document Library. We can use Files.Add method to create documents with created by and modified by fields. How can we update / create Folders in Document Library ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Checking out multiple documents issue

I have a user that has IE8 on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine, they are trying to check-out multiple documents at the same time by selecting all documents and the selecting Check Out up in the Documents ...
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Why does a document set loses it's default view when copying it from one library to another

When working with document sets, I'm running in to the following problem. I'll try to be as specific as I can be: I've created a library Within this library I create a custom view (which has a group ...
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How can I move an item in a library to another folder preserving meta-information?

I have a library with numerous folders and documents that I am trying to organize. The easy way would be to use explorer view, but I'm getting errors accessing it to which my internal help desk is ...
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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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Move files from a document library to a list SharePoint 2010

I need to move files from a document library to a list. I there a way other than programmatically to do that?
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Do we require Visio services to edit the Visio file?

I tried to check out a Visio file and edit it. But I am unable to save the changes. *Note: Visio service is not running on my system
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Order names in people picker

Is there a way to order the names in a people picker? In my Document Library a person's name is attached to the docuemt when it's uploaded and as you can see below the names are ordered by first name ...
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msg file does not show Open button when site created from template

Situation: I have a document library with a few site collection specific extra columns. Uploaded msg files present the dialog with the Open button when clicked. I save the document library as a ...
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“Unknown error when attempting to lock file.”

I have user when he opens a document from a document library, the document opens in Microsoft Word 2007, when clicks on the 'Edit Document' button he gets the error message "Unknown error when ...
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Modified Date in Explorer view not updated when the file is edited

I modified some Word documents more than a month after they were put into SharePoint. SharePoint shows the updated dates, but the explorer view still has the original file date/time, and the content ...
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Document Set Move

So far I have managed to move Document Sets using PowerShell from Document Library A to Document Library B. I found this article: ...
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Draft Items in Document library get hidden from everyone?

I have this really strange thing, I can't sort out. I developed this document library with some customization like ECT columns etc. So I saved it as template and when I use that template to create ...