Document library is a list for storing documents

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Problem : Save location of Word when creating new document from Sharepoint library

we have a strange problem on our Sharepoint 2013 environment with Office 2010. When user create a document by choosing the « New » option in a document library, the default save location is not the ...
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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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Document Library items not updating via UI or code. System metadata (last modified, modified by, etc.) updating

I am having a strange issue with one of my Document Libraries. It is the document library created by the publishing feature "Documents." Here are the symptomps and what I have done so far. Any help ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community - can't pull documents from document library in search result

I am using SharePoint 2013 Community and I am trying to show the list of pdf documents in the search result. I have a document library in the root site and i have uploaded all the documents in there. ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API: how to get or set document fields

I want to get and also set document properties defined in a content type via a Rest call in either and app or a workflow Activity. If you fire up Google Postman or Advanced REST Api client you can ...
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SharePoint 2013 Datasheet view is read only

I have created a DropOffLibrary, added a few documents. Then created a DataSheet View to allow quick edit of library properties. However, the view shows as read-only and does not allow inline editing. ...
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Add a button to sharepoint library

I have been assigned a task to work on document libraries. The requirements of the project want me to make a view of doclibs that shows the last 10 modified documents and that view should have a ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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sharepoint 2013 filter a view like [me] for groups

I got some document libraries that requires some additional filtering. At first i filtered on [Me] but that requires the people to be added by name. Eventually i like to add people by groups, ea sales ...
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Drag and Drop document on doc library with added lookup column,

I'm having a problem with drag drop on a document library. The document library has a WebPart view filter to show only the document from a selected task WebPart. This works because the document ...
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limit a lookup input field on a document upload form (SP2013)

I've created a project site with a tasklist and put a document library on it. The task list WebPart is filtered to show only My tasks Every added document requires a task list a title to be entered ...
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Upload multiple document in SharePoint 2013 library using web services

I have to upload multiple document in SharePoint library using web services. I have done this for single document but can not upload for multiple document. please suggest the way to do that. Points ...
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Create lookup column using AssignedTo column from Task List to Document Library

I made a task list, and some tasks are assigned to multiple people. A document webpart gets a filter view, of a selected task in the task list. When i add a new document to the document library, I'm ...
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SharePoint Document Libraries - “Date Created” field

I have a request from a SharePoint user to show the "Date Created" column in her Document Library. Trouble is, I cannot find a way to show the date of when the Document was added to the library. ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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get a tabular view on a page for a document library

Hello i am using SharePoint 2013 on-prem I have created a document library containing all documents related to a product. Then i created a page, added the webpart of the document library, thereby ...
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SharePoint Online CSOM PowerShell Script to create folders and add permissions

I am rather new to this place but quite few previous posts helped me out a great deal while creating some PowerShell scripts. I have been trying to create a script that will create a couple of folders ...
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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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SPServices SPGetLastItem returns last id for current user

The function SPGetLastItem from SPServices returns last id for items that only the current user has created. I want a function that returns the last id for any user.
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Difference between Document Library and Form Library

What is the difference between Document Library and Form Library? In which scenario we have to go for Form Library? And What are the best practices of using these libraries?
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Cannot open document library in Explorer View

This is for a SharePoint 2007 site on which we have various document libraries. One of our users has always been able to use Explorer View on his department's document library but he was recently ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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Approach for SharePoint 2010 file upload workflow

[Crosspost from StackExchange.] I'm working on a project that is basically a file upload "wizard" that basically does the following: Entry form to select document library and enter some basic info. ...
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Document ID feature still scheduled to be completed by an automated process?

In SharePoint 2013, I just added a new site collection. I activated the Document ID feature. I set the Document ID settings. I went to Central Admin and started the Document ID enable/disable job. I ...
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Export Infopath Form from Sharepoint List

I have a List that uses an Infopath form. Is it possible to extract the actual infopath xml document. The idea is I want to have a process where I extract the item as xml as dump it in a document ...
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How can I script a link to a document in a Wiki page to open in the desktop client application?

I have a Wiki page which describes how to use an Excel spreadsheet, and includes a link. As the spreadsheet contains macros, I want it to always open in the desktop application, rather than Online. ...
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Why does SharePoint 2010 Excel WebPart not find Excel spreadsheet in Share Documents?

I have a SharePoint 2010 single instance. The Web site has an Excel worksheet in Shared Documents, which I can navigate to as a user. I have enabled Excel services. I have activated Excel services ...
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Folder in SharePoint document library is deleted still its URL works

I have deleted on folder from my Document library, that folder does not appear now in library, but when I tried to open that folder by its URL, it open the folder. Though I am not able to add anything ...
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Download all files and folders from document library to local directory o365 powershell csom

I have a document library on Office 365 which I want to download to my local directory via powershell csom. I want to keep the file structure so its exactly the same in my local directory as it is in ...
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How to get active directory department user property in a column?

I've got a document library and want to add the department filled from AD, so the library can be sorted by department. How can I do this? I tried to add column of type "Person or group" and show ...
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Group by managed metadata column returns null for contribute users

I created a term set called Organization and added a few terms. I then added a column called Organization to a library and set the column to use a managed term set. I chose the Organization term set ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a WebPart in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the WebPart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Create new document in SharePoint 2013 without Office Web Application installed

My SharePoint 2013 server is not online means it is on-premises SharePoint 2013 Server. Also I have no office web application server. My user needs to crate office documents in SharePoint library. ...
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Update metadata column using Java REST

As I understand, you have to make a 3 steps to update the metadata on the file. I have uploaded a file to my document library using POST and after that made a GET and took out the metadata i need to ...
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SharePoint Online storage and sync limits

It's not clear to me, after reading SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits (or even this announcement) how the sync limits work. My questions are: If I have 10,000 files, would I have to ...
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Disable multiple document upload in SharePoint 2013

I have a document library and it has a workflow associated with it. That workflow generates some automatic 3-digit serial number. If I add multiple documents then that workflow is unable to generate ...
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Convert Custom List to Document Library SP2013

I have a Custom List that I want to convert to a Document library. All the fields are identical. Is there any easy way of doing this? I'm using SP2013.
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How is the document upload into a library working (big picture)?

I am interested in learning how the document upload into a Document Library works. Is there a good explanation or description available or can anybody deliver? I need to know how it works from the ...
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Can I be prompted to update related documents when something is revised

I have several instances where I have two versions of the same document (one is client facing and one in internal only). The content of the documents is identical but they are separate documents and ...
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The file “[file name]” is checked out or locked for editing even though no one has it open

I get the following error when I try to check out a document from a document library in SharePoint that has been recently edited: The file "[file name]" is checked out or locked for editing by ...
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How to attach a document from a SharePoint library into a list item?

My client wants to attach a 'Minutes' document (in a SharePoint document library) to a meeting event (SharePoint list item). The trouble they have is that the OOTB 'Attach File' browse option opens ...
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How to create a metadata search web part view from multiple (4) document library's?

I need to be able to search in 4 document library's for a particular metadata field that is available in all document library's. Is there any out of the box feature for this?
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Permission to Anonymous user for Document of Document Library

I have a site in SharePoint which is not available for Anonymous user. I have created a document library and added Document in that. Now, I would like to show particular Document which is visible to ...
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SP2010: how to link to document on my Title column on document library?

I am using sp2010. I have a document library with some columns. I see the column name with a link to the document. But I would like to implement this on the title column. Is it possible to implement a ...
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SharePoint 2010 bug with .docx, .xlsx documents while uploading/opening

By now there are many bugs out there in sp2010 integration with office documents. But, in this case if you create an empty .docx with the following word metadata SP2010 crashes while uploading these ...
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Sharing a document in sharepoint 2013 on premise

I used to work with office365 but i now work on a pure sharepoint 2013 on premise environment. Things are quite different. So now i'm looking into ways to share a document from a document library with ...
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Assigning access to subfolder in Document Library

We are trying to configure same schema on our new SharePoint Foundation 2013 that we used on SharePoint Foundation 2010. We have a document library with folder structure like this: | - 100_FIRST | ...
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Add-in, Temporary document library

I have retrieved the metadata of some documents from the SharePoint site and now I want to list them in a temporary list on the add-ins web but I don't really know how to do this. Should I just add a ...