Document library is a list for storing documents

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SharePoint Foundation 2013: Posting Documents From External system To SharePoint Library

The scenario: there is an external system (PHP Back office) ) which will post documents with their metadata to SharePoint Site (library), when a user in the backoffice of that system will add a ...
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how to prevent download or view “documents/files” from direct access url?

User have access to SharePoint document library. User can download document from SharePoint library by go to that document library and download specific documents. User should not download ...
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In a document library, how to determine wether the document is modified or its properties?

I need to figure out whether a document is modified in a document library (and not its properties). is it possible to use an event receiver to compute the hash of the document before it is updated and ...
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some users are unable to see the entire page until going into edit mode and back out

Forgive me for not knowing what I'm really talking about, I've never used sharepoint before. One of my clients (a school) has an intranet running on sharepoint, one page of the intreanet is a list of ...
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Show Documents library in Explorer-like control

We have a SharePoint 2010 Documents library with many folders and files. Is there a way to have a "view" of this library that displays the items similar to Windows Explorer? In other words, we'd like ...
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Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
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Edit historical document, but keep version

My boss wants to be able to edit a previously approved version of a file, and then save it back with the original version number. As I understand SharePoint, it doesn't work that way! Any help on ...
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New Document on Pages Library prompts to upload

I have restricted a website to 2 custom page layouts created by me. But since I did this, the new document button on the Pages Library is not directing me to the create page dialog, where I can ...
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Create a document library from custom list definition with powershell

I have a question regarding the creating a Document Library based on the custom list definition, how can I do that using the PowerShell. Thanks
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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...
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View only Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2013

We've migrated from Sharepoint 2003. In Sharepoint 2003, there were a link in on the left hand side, called Documents. When you click this link, it list all document libraries in the site. How do ...
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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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Document Library Filter

This may seem like a simple question, but I have spent hours trying to get this function to work properly. I have two data columns in a document library with a view titled "today". The idea is as ...
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Email SharePoint Document Externally?

We currently have a SharePoint 2010 intranet site and are wondering whether we can send document stored in a SharePoint library to external emails? I know you can 'Email a Link' but since they are ...
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Setup a Default Project by user when uploading multiple documents to the document library

We use Sharepoint mainly to track / store documents on our document library. We have several members uploading documents daily for different projects. Our problem is that, every time a document is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Result Refiners Showing No Data

Inside my document library I have columns named "Departments", "Category", "Sub Category" and "Index". I added data to these columns, re indexed the library and created managed property for them. The ...
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Cannot create Document Library

For some reason I cannot create a Document Library, as the option for this is gone (for example via Site Actions -> View All Site Content -> Create). The option in the red circle is gone. And if I ...
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How to send files from Shared Folder to SharePoint Library

We have a ticket system on the network that creates documents in a shared folder (Different computer on our network). Is there some way I could create a script to take files from the folder and add ...
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Get file names in sharepoint 2013 document library

What is the best way to get a list of all the file names in a sharepoint document library with javascript?
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Publish Multiple Pictures in one shot from master page library

When I created a master page from html using share point design manager the pictures in images folder are not published. I have to go to the images folder and select one by one to publish it. Is there ...
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“Injecting” status icons in SharePoint list

I have a list that have a date column called 'Expired' and must somehow represent the status as an icon (example in image) The solution must be deployable on farm level since the expires column may ...
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“Cannot open ..(document)” error for just the users with full control

I have a document library but when a user with full control for these document cannot open the document. But users with just read,view permission can open them. And the users with full control for ...
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SSIS Package Fails Moving Documents to SP via UNC path

I have an SSIS package that moves files to SharePoint using unc path \\intranet.domain.local\library\. The package was failing until I logged onto the SQL Server, browsed the site ...
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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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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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Document Library and Content Type issue. Getting set as Folder for few files

I have a Document Library with Content Type enabled. I have few custom columns. I have not used any Custom content type.By default content type is Document. Issue is when i add some files i do not ...
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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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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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How to create a Document Library Item without a file in sharepoint 2010?

wish you save my life. I am now doing a sharepoint project but I have little experience. My requirement: Design a contract creation/approval process for a company There are many kinds of contracts, ...
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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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Incoming Email targetting a specific folder

We have a project specific folder in the SharePoint document library and incoming email is enabled. We expects that whenever Email is send, SharePoint should store the attachment into the project ...
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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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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 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013: “Shared With” gives “Unexpected response data from server”

After a considerable amount of headache with a strange server configuration I inherited from the past SysAdmin, I managed to clean up old installations of SharePoint on our Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...