Document library is a list for storing documents

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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 ...
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Hide Document Library from non-owner users

How to maintain a Document Library for owners and hide that library from other site members ?
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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 ...
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Force checkout not working with Edit (link to edit item) column in SP2010

Could someone be so kind as to check the following in their 2010 environments. Create a doc library Turn on force check-out Turn on versioning. Add the "Edit (link to edit item)" column to the ...
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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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Upload document in Document Library using memorystream programmatically

I opened existing word document using openxml. Now i need to upload the same document into Document library with memory stream. If i did so my content controls inside the word document gets ...
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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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Can I share drafts when Draft Item Security is enabled

I have a document library in SharePoint that has Major and Minor (draft) revisions. Before any document is published, it has to be reviewed and approved by someone. Normally I would use the collect ...
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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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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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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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Excel document opening in web view even though default is to open in program

I have a document library with one Excel spreadsheet in it. The document library's settings are such that the spreadsheet should be opening in each client's Excel program, not in Excel Web View. I ...
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create custom field linking to library contents

Trying to create a change request list requiring the viewer to specify the artifact to change, based on the filenames in the artifact library (same sharepoint). The displayed control to select could ...
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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Document Information Panel contacted a data source but failed to receive data. The form will load without the requested data

The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: list_48985ACC-FDDD-4732-AA48-078CFE123F35 Document Information Panel cannot run the specified query. The SOAP response indicates that an ...
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Uploaded documents getting checked out by default in Sharepoint 2010

I am uploading documents to a document library in SharePoint 2010 and I find my documents are checked out even they are not checked out. I have checked for option check out required to NO but even the ...
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Convert list data to excel and upload it to document library without downloading

I have a requirement to export my list data directly to document library as new Excel document. I have used the following code to export to excel function getLists() { context = new ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow for pdf documents

I am creating a designer workflow using SharePoint designer 2010. My scenario is user uploads a pdf document and it has two cases when he is uploading. If the document content looks fine for the ...
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Unable to open SharePoint documents in Chrome

In Internet Explorer and Firefox, I can open Sharepoint documents. But in Chrome, it gives me an error. How can I directly open Sharepoint files in Chrome like I do in Internet Explorer?
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Retrieve all files from all folders and subfolders in document library

I want to retrieve all the files which are last modified in a particular document library. I will not be able to find out that how many folders are there in the document library. User can select any ...