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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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Site Content and Structure data move limits?

I'm attempting to split a large library of approx 8,000 items into 4 seperate folders in the same (current) library. Each group of 2,000 items will be 1GB+. Are there limits to how much data can be ...
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What permission level is required for a user to sync a document library?

My users have the default 'Read' permissions set on SharePoint online, but the option to sync a document library is not available for them. What is the minimum required permission level to be able to ...
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Document Library View group by Enterprise Keywords

I am editing a document library view. I have enabled Enterprise Keywords and added it as field in the view. Everything works fine till this. Now I want to Group the listing by Enterprise Keywords. ...
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Permissions to view files in a doc lib but not view/open/download

Is there a way to set permissions on a folder in a document library - let's call it a Confidential folder - such that anyone can view the list of files in the folder but only authorised people can ...
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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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csom to get specified library

Are there an easy way to retrieve a specified library in a site with CSOM? I'm in SharePoint Online and for now, I retrieve all library and test depending title It's not really performing well ...
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List templates in Sharepoint Online(office 365)

I have created a document library with the setting I want under the site-collection https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/contentTypeHub. I have made it as a template. But I am unable to use this in ...
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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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Force Document to Open in Read Only

I have a Document Library that has word documents in it. When users go to open a document they are prompted with a message letting them know they are about to open a document. It asks them "How ...
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Event receiver not firing Document Library

I have a local development environment in my VM.(SharePoint server 2013 SP1,Visual Studio Ultimate 2013-update3). I'm trying to add an event receiver to a document library on ItemDeleting. Deleting a ...
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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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Document library error msg “This operation can only be performed on a file” when using Chinese characters in folder names…?

I'm receiving the following error when I create a subfolder using Chinese characters in a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation document library. This operation can only be performed on a file From the root ...
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Prompt for credentials on every access to a document library

I need some assistance to build the below: I'm using SharePoint 2013 web application (windows authentication) and we need that each time we click on the document library link to appear a popup ...
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I want a literal 'Read/view Only' library - no save, download or print functionality

I have a number of documents that I want to be literally 'Read Only' in a Library (ideally view in the browser). This means that I want to disable the 'Save As', download and print functionality to ...
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Wrong created by value in document library

We have a customer that has reported a problem with the Created By value. Sometimes when a user create and upload a new document in a document library the Created By value isn't the value of the user ...
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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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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator I have to list all checked out files in the site collection. Looking at the DB is looks like the tp_CheckoutUserId field in AllUserData might be a key to this query. Is it ...
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Document library refinement

I am aware that I can use the filters on each column in a document library, but some of my users are asking if they can have refinement options on the page similar to the search experience. Is this ...
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Save list attachments in a document library

could anyone advise me if it is possible to change the default storage location of a list item attachment to a document library which is located in the same site? The idea is that information which is ...
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Build a visual web part that shows a document library

Ok so I need to build a visual web part (Has to be Server side and done in visual studio c#) that shows a document library. On selection of the document library, the web part must output the entire ...
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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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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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In a document library itemUpdated event receiver, how to tell if a file was just modified?

How do I know if it is the file being updated? Since it could just be the item properties.
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Functional difference between document set and document library

I need to upload multiple document from multiple teams in a site. Can anybody please tel me which option is more suitable(document set or document library) How do they differ from each other.
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Why the Name field is not included in a custom Edit form for a Wiki Page library

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and using SP designer 2013 i created a new Edit Form based on the EnterpriseWiki content type. but when i checked the fields that are defined inside ...
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Sharepoint 2013: How to customize context menu view in document library

I want to customize the view of context menu in a document library. So first image is what looks and second image is what i want, like context menu in lists. I mean i dont want the big box.
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Check permissions of groups on a document library folder, write out the group names and permissions

I can get to the document library folder/item like this: SPDocumentLibrary docList = (SPDocumentLibrary)web.Lists["Documents"]; string caml = "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='ID' ...
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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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Send to or copy multiple documents

Is it possible to use the feature "copy" or "send to" for multiple documents? We can't work with "open in explorer", because we need the filter option in our library. Is there a code or tool for this ...
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ERROR: Columns that require data are not included in this view

So we have a Document Library, and inside the Document Library, we have Document Sets, and inside the Document Sets, we have Documents. No surprise so far, I know. However, when I go into Datasheet ...
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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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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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Redirect a pdf in sharepoint library to a different pdf file?

I am looking for a way to redirect a pdf file in a sharepoint library to a different pdf in the same library? For example, if the old file is ABC.pdf and the new file is 123.pdf - we want external ...
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Retrieve folders and sub folders from document library by REST call

I need to get a list of folders and sub folders from document library. I feel that approaching this problem using REST call would be easier than the traditional CSOM query. Please suggest a relevant ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: ...
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Adding a single item to multiple categories

I've grouped some documents in several categories (of a document library) but I want some documents to show up in multiple categories without having to re-upload the document. How can I do this?
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Get document name in a DispForm

I'm working with a document library and i want to customize the Forms. I need to show the document name in the DisplayForm but the following doesn't work: <xsl:value-of select="@Name"/> I ...
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Custom views on the list of document Libraries in a site?

for managing contracts (collections of documents) I'm using a Document Library per contract. I will end up with hundreds (500+) of document libraries. Is it possible to make custom views on the list ...
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Get url of document library from REST call

I am working with O365 SharePoint site where I need to get the name and URL for the document libraries in a site collection. I have made a rest call for it as: https://site/_api/web/lists and select ...
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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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How to open a document in read only mode in a separate site page?

I want to add the functionality of viewing the documents present in the document library in read only mode if a user clicks on view hyperlink. I want the document to be opened in a separate page ...
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Excel Services Error in SharePoint 2013 - Unable to Open/Edit Excel Files

Every time I click on a excel file I am receiving a popup message mentioning - We're sorry. We ran into a problem completing your request MS Word is working fine though. I performed all the ...
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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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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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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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Problem with join two lists by linq

I wanna join two list and fill drop down list by specific column but i have error in join query note:c.user_id is lookup field my code lst.DataSource = (from c in dc.Complainant ...
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Voting on items in a document library?

I am trying to set up a voting/survey feature in a document library that could potentially contain 50+ images. Multiple users in my company will be uploading different types of images, then other ...
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Difference between SPWeb and SPSite

What is the difference between SPWeb and SPSite? I have this code using SPWeb $web = Get-SPWeb http://mysite ForEach($list in $web.Lists) { if($list.BaseType -eq "DocumentLibrary") { ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...