Document library is a list for storing documents

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Override how to open document library item

I'm developing a SharePoint add-in. The add-in should be able to store some configuration and state data in a file that can be version controlled. I'm thinking of storing these files in a regular ...
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Using 'Link to a Document' content type to link to an EXTERNAL document which exceeds SharePoint file size limit

Background I've created a SharePoint page for the purpose of making a number of on-demand videos available to staff. These videos are saved on a networked share drive that all staff have access to. ...
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How to Copy SPFile to another library while retaining history

I am looking for code that will 100% duplicate a file including all historical versions, dates of versions, comments and anything else. My test code is showing that capturing all those details is a ...
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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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Get size of SharePoint list and library using CSOM

Is there any REST api / any approach to get the size of list and library in a site collection using client object model.? I know we have SPSite.StorageManagementInformation but this is can be used in ...
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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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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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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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Number of items in a document library conflicting

We have a document library in SP2010 that we are trying to migrate to SP2013 using a 3rd party tool. The issue is that in destination after migration the number of items shown for this library is 7980 ...
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How to view pdf and Excel documents in new tab in SharePoint Online

I'm facing an issue while viewing document in document library. I'm unable to open the excel and pdf document in new tab where as Word and PPT documents open in new tab. What changes do I need to ...
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how can we replace a file by retrieving it by ID column

I want to replace the existing document in SharePoint Document Library with a new document with different name. how can we replace a file by retrieving it by ID column.
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When does SharePoint check out files when “Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited?” set to Yes?

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010 to which a user is uploading spreadsheets via a custom web part. These spreadsheets are later processed by another custom web part and updated. A user ...
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SharePoint 2013 Asset Library

I have a SharePoint 2013 asset library - by default it displays images - how can I change this behavior - I have already created a filter by clause and this does not work as expected for me (I would ...
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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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Enabling item scheduling on a publishing library via JSOM

Alright, I'm trying to enable item scheduling similar to this this post but via JSOM in sharepoint online through a sharepoint Add-in/App. From the web console I've already looked into properties of ...
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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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User can only submit infopath form but not upload any other files to the document library

I am using InfoPath 2013 with SharePoint 2013. I've created a document library and published the InfoPath form to it. then I've granted the users an Add Permission to that Document Library. My ...
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How to get all major versions of List or Library Item using C#?

I have document library which has over 100 items. Each item has over 30 to 40 major & minor versions. I want to get only major versions of particular item programmatically using C#. foreach (...
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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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Why are documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied?

I added a custom column called Project (string) to a Document List. I then set different views in different pages to filter on that column. The problem is that, when applying the filter, documents ...
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How can I remove all ratings from a SharePoint document library?

I have a SharePoint 2010 document library in which I have enabled ratings. During testing, several people rated a number of documents, and now I'd like to reset all the documents back to zero. However,...
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Creating a reusable document library with metadata columns

I'm going to create document libraries for our various clients in our portal. Each document library will have common metadata columns, such as Business Line and Solution Line, which will help organize ...
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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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Tree View for Document Library doesn't work

I have two column. First column is the nav part but it's empty. My doc library is in the second part. What's wrong with my code? The Id's are true. My tree view code: <table style="width: ...
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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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Anonymous document library prompts for credentials

I have given anonymous access on document library (Not on entire website). by following the below steps i given anonymous access, Enabled the anonymous access to the Web application from Central ...
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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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why don't hyperlinks work in word documents

the hyperlinks within the body of my documents in my Document Library don't work (not external hyperlinks to outside sources or in-document links/references) nor do they display the link when you ...
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Powershell script returning Libraries that do not exist in the error log

I had created a powerShell script to get a list of all the documents added to document libraries across the entire Web Application. But it somehow returned some libraries that did not exist in the ...
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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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Parent folder visibility with limited access permissions in sharepoint online

Inside a site collection, i have a subsite, and a document library within that. On the document library i have broken inheritance. In the library i have folders 1 or more deep. On a 2nd, 3rd or ...
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How to override a checked out document?

I want to delete a document from my library but the following shows up: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user How do I override the check out changes so that ...
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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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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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Required Field not Retaining Data

I am running a 2013 workflow on a Document Library. When a user uploads a document, it automatically checks out the file, thus not allowing other users to see it. Upon research I discovered that its ...
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Displaying a library on a different site (same collection) in SP2013

On my root site, I have a Document Library which contains a lot of important documents. For this Library, on its owning site I can create a webpart which views the folders and items in a nice manner. ...
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Hyperlinks between Word documents in document library

I'm creating a document library with a bunch of Word documents that will contain various hyperlinks to bookmarks in other documents. I.e "Psychedelic drugs (Click here for more information) greatly ...
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Document invalid/ exists error

I am getting a weird error when I am trying to upload a file in my document library. It says that the file is invalid. Exact error message: The URL '/.doc' is invalid. It may refer to a ...
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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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2013 - Update Item - Path and Name - Fails

I have 2 libraries both published from an identical InfoPath 2013 form. I am trying to move items from Library A to Library B with a simple workflow: Update Item in Current Item With: Field set to ...
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Calculated column to take folder name in the library

Can I configure a calculated column in my document library to take the name of the folder where a document is uploaded to? if yes how? for e.g If there is a folder called 'HR' I want the value 'HR' to ...
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Get MIME type from RESTful API Call

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013 and am using this URI to get some basic metadata about the documents under the document directory: /_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('Documents')/Items?$select=...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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File not displaying in library's all items view

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When I have uploaded a file into a document library from the browser, it is showing a message "uploaded successfully" but it is not showing in ...
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How do I display a dynamic list of all document libraries in a site?

In the middle of setting up a 2013 site and am bumping into usability issues with a couple sites that will have 20k+ documents. I know Microsoft has the 5k limit on lists and libraries so I have broke ...
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The specified file or folder name is too long

I Know by default, file name length is 128 char, but can this be overridden, because I need my file name to be longer then 150 char.
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Searching by views

Searching is hard to completely understand using SharePoint 2013. Is there a way to restrict search results to come from a certain view in document library? It is possible to build a query? I am ...
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The URL is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file or folder

When I upload a document in my document library in my SP 2013 site collection, I am getting the below error: The URL 'CB/30Apr2015_ConfidWF.xlsx' is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file ...