Document library is a list for storing documents

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add field directly to a Document library or via a Content Type

What is differents between adding a field (Site column) directly to a document library or via adding the field to a content type and then add this content type to the list? Because fields directly ...
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Adding items to document library in Sharepoint 2013 Preview

I'm trying to programmatically add an item to a document library in the Sharepoint 2013 Preview that comes with Office 365. I've managed to add an item by using the code fragment below (from a ...
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Filter Library with parameter

I am an intern at a company, so I am not completely sure about the structure of the servers etc. However, I have a library that I want to filter by the department that the currently logged on user is ...
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Get the URL from the hyperlink column for workflow

I have list with 500+ records. There is a hyperlink column called "TargetURL". As all of us know SP saves hyperlink in ["http://portal.site.com/sitecoll/doclib/Forms/someview.aspx", description ] ...
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Generate unique filenames

I was just wondering if there is a way of Generating unique filenames when uploading a new document or multiple new documents to a library. I am trying to avoid a situation where a user might ...
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What is a good way to modify the upload link in a document library in 2010?

I have a custom upload form that I want to incorporate with new document libraries. Ideally, user will be able to add document libraries with this updated link to their site on their own without ...
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Word to edit textbox controls without checking them out

i have a word document on my documentlibrary. is it possible to open the document, make changes then print or send this document as mail and close it, without checking out? For example: there is a ...
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CheckedOutFiles return zero files but there are some files checked out

I've defined a Document Library named "Sales" on Sharepoint 2010. And I use the following code fragment to add all names who have checked out a file to a listbox: lstCheckedOut.Items.Clear(); var ...
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Weekly Digest of changes to SharePoint Documents?

I want to be able to get a daily email notifying me of changes to certain libraries that I select. So what I was thinking is to set an alert for each library that I am interested in receiveing ...
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Internal Error #3400 when trying to check in a visio file to a document library

Backstory: For our company intranet we wanted to add an employee seating chart feature so that employees can see where other employees in the building sit. I created a document library to store the ...
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How to get user profile info from AD like ManagerName and E-mail automatically in doc library item

I have a Document Library based on a custom content type and I cannot figure out how to grab information from the user profile. The built-in column called "Created By" knows my "full name" based on my ...
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javascript/jquery to create a document set

i have seen several SOM examples online for programmatically creating a document set, but I would need to accomplish this with javascript/jquery if possible. Is this possible, and if so how is it done ...
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Storing information on any document library within a SPWeb

Where should I store information/metadata used for configuration on every document library in a SPWeb, and how can I let site administrators change this data (as settings, GUI)? My use case: When a ...
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Get listitems with custom columns and edit them through c# client object model

I am trying to get a collection of .pdf files from a certain document library, as well as their fields and values. I need three of them - DisplayName, "Barcode"(custom) and "Document Type"(also ...
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How can I have two workflows that run on one list, with conditions?

I've got a list, which has two SharePoint Designer workflows running on them. Both are fairly simple workflows. The first workflow, New Request is initiated on item creation, and it set's a field ...
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How to upload/download document to Document Library via WEBSERVICES? Also set metadata

I want to retrieve a template document from a Document Libraries, in order to allow a user to edit it, and then upload it back again to the Document Library. I'll probably need to set some metadata ...
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Unable to attach an SPEmailEventReceiver to my list

I'm trying to link an SPEmailEventReceiver to my document library.. First of all I created the EventReceiver using the Visual Studio 2010 Add -> Event Receiver -> List Email Events -> Document ...
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How do I display HTML on a Sharepoint List?

I am trying to inject HTML into a Custom List schema. Essentially I am injecting a button that would go next to every document in a document library. Is this possible to do without having to build a ...
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AllItems View of Query String: can I group using value in query string?

Can I somehow how a query string to show a group of documents within a given library. Not one single item, but the AllItems like view. So within the library I have a grouping type of id value in a ...
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How to enable an Event Handler to intercept upload from email in document library

I have a Document Library with an email associated with the OOTB feature. When I send to the library an email with some attachments, every attachment is stored with one of the OOTB methods (divided in ...
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Blocking specific file types for a specific document library

I know I can block certain types of files from uploading for all document libraries but I was thinking how can I block it for a specific document library.
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Event Handling ItemAdded and ItemUpdated

Is it possible to prevent Sharepoint framework to call ItemUpdated event method, after ItemAdded? I want ItemUpdated to be called only when the item is edited. I don't want to let sharepoint call ...
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How to show items from only two libraries with Content Query Webpart

Salvete! I have two document libraries, and want to display the contents of both libraries in one view. Can I do this with the Content Query Webpart? Is there a way to make it display in the same ...
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How do I add a folder to a specific category in a document library?

This has got to be an easy one, but I can't figure it out. I have an existing document library that has several categories with documents within each. In one of those categories I would like to add a ...
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How can I allow users to add documents to a library but not be able to open other documents listed?

I am hoping to create a virtual dumping ground for users to upload their confidential documents, but not be able to open/read/edit other documents. Is a document library the best option? I know if I ...
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Create view to show all documents, child documents, and subfolders?

Is there a way in Sharepoint OOTB to show all the documents and folders in and below a folder or Document library? For example, If I have the following structure: - http://site/Document ...
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Upload.aspx auto check/uncheck option to overwrite files from client side js/jquery

So if I reference the upload.aspx with guid, show that dialog from a link or something from a page, is there anyway I can get to the elements of that form? I only have javascript/jquery and designer ...
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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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Recognize file upload as a new version

There's a major and minor versioned document library. Users may upload file with the same name existing in the document library, so it takes another minor version. Or users may edit the item in the ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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Remove count beneath group

I have added a count to the view of a document library. I'm happy with the totals at the top and next to the name (see orange boxes) but I want to get rid of the totals under each group (see blue ...
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How to disable mouseover effect on Document Library webpart

I'm trying to disable the mouseover effect on a document library webpart (or a generic SPLIstViewWebPart)... I tried by css, by JS but with no success at all... Googling I find no answer... Any ...
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Cannot delete duplicate content types where more than one type is duplicated

We have a strange situation where we have managed to get two copies of a custom content type referenced in a document library. The content types had the same name and content type ID, and this ID was ...
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Customise Document Library Send to Location

I was itended to create a custom "Send to Location" in the menu for archiving purpose. In sharepoint 2010, I have managed to setup a new option "Archive Documents" in Central Administration > General ...
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How to show Document Set Version?

In SharePoint 2010, there is a new content type called Document Set that allows users to work with multiple documents as a single work product. In our case, the Document Set's version number is very ...
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How can I “tag” or make documents in a library easily searchable in MOSS 2007?

I have a document library (MOSS 2007) that I want to try to make more easily searchable. Is there a way to "tag" the documents or something, so when I search for, say, "report", I will get all the ...
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View document library metadata in Outlook

I've connected my document library to Outlook and I was wondering if there's any way to view the document's metadata? At the moment the documents only have a Modified By name, document title and date. ...
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Restored infopath forms still opening using the new template.xsn?

I did a site restore from an unattached database in order to get back all of my old infopath forms held in a document library. Reason being that I had modified (deleted and replaced with new fields) ...
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How do I change a Document Library's Column Width?

How do I edit the column width of a document library (on the list view)? I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation.
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Control the type of Document Uploaded

How do I control the type of document (only .docx allowed) is being uploaded in one of the SharePoint 2010 document libraries?
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Attach metadata to a sharepoint 2010 document library?

I have a document library.and a excel with few columns of data that should be populated against sharepoint documents based on the file names.datasheet view is of little help as few of the colums are ...
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Having trouble updating some of the document list's properties in SharePoint 2010

I have this very very weird thing happen in the SharePoint site. Okay this is my situation: I have this problem in one of the newly migrated site in the company. One of the user tries to "edit the ...
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How to add check-in comments to Alert Email?

Ok so I want to customize the email alerts that are sent out when a document is modified so that besides the information that is already there, it also shows the comment that the editor typed in when ...
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Documents not getting saved inside folders

I have many folders in my document library. WHen i save any doc inside folders its not getting saved into the folders.Instead its getting saved in outside the folders(i.e in the main page of the doc ...
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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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How to extent the logout time when doc is opened for edit/view sharepoint site?

I have custom javascript to logout the sharepoint page after 30 minutes. Now the problem is, if i have opened any document from shared document to edit/view. then also sharepoint site got logged out ...
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Is it possible to run a workflow on all items using either workflow or plain javascript code?

Let say I have a forms library with a workflow (let's call it 'A') that is attached to it. I have configure that the workflow can be manually run. So, is it possible to create another workflow (let's ...
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delete file from list forms folder

While following instructions here to add a custom template for a document library I uploaded the wrong file. (Basically I opened the list in Windows Explorer and navigated to the "Forms" subdirectory, ...
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Recovering data from modified infopath fields?

I had built and published an infopath form to a sharepoint library and populated the library with about 50 documents(based on the template) I modified (deletd rich text boxes and replaced it with ...
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customizing upload.aspx form

I wanted to add a text box to a document library upload form so when I try to upload document I can fill that text box. I also wanted it in "upload.aspx" to add it to when the document library is ...