Document library is a list for storing documents

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Creating a document library on top site that feeds libraries in sub sites.

I have a document library on a top site, where files are labeled very specifically. I want to create a document library on a sub site, which links to, and populates, only documents in the top site ...
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How can I share an excel document with my team to edit?

I would like to know if something is possible and where to start. Each day, my boss sends out a spreadsheet listing our data entry errors for the previous day. All five of us download the sheet, make ...
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I can't sort right by name in the document library. What are the problem here?

I have folders and documents normally when I sort by name must be the folders on the top but it doesn't work right.
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Web Part

I am wondering if anyone can possibly answer by question, I have created a new page layout using the Bootstrap framework and then added approximately 5 web part zones, in each web part zone I have a ...
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Document Library Menu not showing as desired

This is the view of the document library on the default "All Documents" tab. This is how I want the tabs to be displayed: However whenever I click an option other than "All Documents" it gets ...
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Modify default view for My Sites OneDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites OneDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...
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Workflow that is started by the information management policy is not assigning task to user

Our foundation has created a record retention policy that will be implemented on our new SharePoint 2013 site. I have created custom columns for "start retention date" "review date" "data owner" and ...
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Open/Save pop up not coming for uploaded docs in Document Library

Whenever the user clicks on a Word file in Sharepoint Document library, he first gets the normal dialog asking Open/Save/Cancel. After opening the document once the document gets opened up , but then ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library: Not reflecting Column order from content hub

In a document library where we have content types for one of the content types we have changed the order of the columns via the content hub settings: We republished this content type. When we add ...
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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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Sharing Multiple Documents in Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there not a way to share multiple documents from a library at a time, other than a folder? It seems ridiculously cumbersome to have to individually share 4 separate documents with selected users. ...
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How can I have yes, flagged and no buttons in a column

I have a document library where the CEO wants to see three buttons. If he has read the document he wants to click on Yes, otherwise it will always be No. If he clicks Flag it means it needs to be ...
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Retention Policy on Sharepoint 2010 as “Move to another Place”

I have to apply Retention Policy to all Documents and list contents. The condition for the policy is that documents and list data older than 3 years move to another location. This location should be ...
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Auto update document copies on check in Sharepoint 2010

We all are aware of Send To Functionality of Document Libraries as explained here ...
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Documents are not selectable in SharePoint 2013

I have a Document Library which works fine when I'm in the actual Library, but when I am in a modified or created view, I lose the ability to click on the document. What I'm seeing is one view ends ...
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Link to SharePoint list that contains a counter

I am wondering if it is possible to create a hyperlink in SharePoint that contains a counter to the number of items in a list (more specifically the number of folders). For example, if I had a ...
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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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How to skip an edit form after uploading a single document in SP 2010

I would like to set all document properties programmatically inside the event handler. I do not manage to skip an edit form after the document is uploaded. Any help is welcome.
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How can I set permissions so that users can only see their own uploaded documents? Sharepoint Online (Office 365)

We are using Sharepoint Online (Office 365). We have multiple users that submit documents on a recurring basis in a specific folder. Is there a way to set permissions so that an uploader can only see ...
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Document Library Ordering in SharePoint 2010

We have a document library (Shared Documents) that consists of a number of folders, sub-folders, and documents. For example: Shared Documents\2005 Shared Documents\2005\1 Shared ...
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Do doc hyperlinks not work in the Word WebApp in Chrome?

I have been adding Word documents to my document library in SharePoint and I only recently became aware that hyperlinks don't seem to work when I preview documents in the Word WebApp using Chrome. Is ...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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How to Increase SharePoint 2013 Document Library file name length limit more than 256

I transfered my file serve files to the sharepoint 2013 database but now I am facing issues with file name length limit which is 256 characters. Is there any workaround to increase this Character ...
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Schedule the Publishing date of a file in Document Library using CSOM

I am having a hard time to schedule the publishing date of a document uploaded to a sharepoint document library. Basicaly, what I want is to upload a file to a document library and to schedule it´s ...
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Adding rich text column with formatting to library

Out of the box it seems you can't have a rich text column in a document library with SP 2013 -- I have no idea why, but it seems to be the case. We have worked around this by going into SP Designer, ...
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List does not exist Error when opening the views

I created a list template without including Content for a Document library and created a Library using that Template. But in the newly created library, lot of my views are showing the below error. ...
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PowerShell Report on files uploaded during a certain time period

I'd like to generate a report using PowerShell that will tell me which files have been uploaded into a document library within a certain time period. Ex: The last month. I found this script which ...
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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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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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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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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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Document TOC hyperlinks not working

So I have been having problems with documents containing hyperlinks: most don't work. I found that some setting (still not sure what) in Chrome was causing this, as hyperlinks work fine when I preview ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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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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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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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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Extra library in same site or different sub site

We currently have one big document library within our Sharepoint 2013 intranet. Because this library contains more than 10k documents we want to split it up in a second document library 'archive'. The ...
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SP13: Search Results from Document Library

I think I am making this harder than it is, but I cannot seem to wrap my head around the proper steps. I have found a lot of ways to make this happen, but I am still confused. Scenario: So, the ...
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edit headers/footers in Word web app

My question is this: Is it possible to edit the header/footer in the Word web app? I can't seem to find that option, and it is more hassle than it's worth to make such a minor edit to the document ...
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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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create a view that groups multi choice column values

I apologize in advance if I am breaking rules by asking a question similar to one already asked (SP2013 - Create a view that groups based on individual selections in a multi choice field). I can't ...
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if-and-else-if workflow

I am having a problem in my workflow. Basically I have two variables (1) Business Unit and (2) Billing Information. I am creating a workflow that would hold the following: If Business Unit = A AND ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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Document library error “TypeError”

When I click the 3 dots next to my file name in a document library I get the below pop-up. I usually see it when I'm deleting a lot of documents. It usually goes away if I refresh the page. Any ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 conversion of .doc to pdf

In SharePoint 2013 i was convert the .doc and .docx document to PDF. when we are converting to PDF in document library we are storing some field values like ContractID, DocumentType. converting ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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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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Best practices on Folder permissions

When migrating a fileshare to SharePoint there is a tendency to copy the filestructure one-on-one to a library, and to maintain a permission setup based on folders. Sometimes I read articles that is ...