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Set “Overwrite existing file?” unchecked by default when uploading document

Due to Business requirement is it possible to set "Overwrite existing file?" unchecked by default when uploading document. This change would let users prompt when overwriting document, at the moment ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? ...
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Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API

I see that the OM API can do it, but is there any way to use the REST API to upload files (word docs and PDF's) to a document library, and update the data items as well. I want to use Java to do this, ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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Index out of range, when opening folders in Shared Documents

Please see the latest edit at the bottom. I have multiple sites, within the same Sharepoint site, that each have documents within the Shared Documents section of the site. The majority of these sites ...
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SPFile.CopyTo() vs RootFolder.Files.Add()

I've been looking for method of copying a file or folder from one document library to a number of other libraries with the same name in each subsite for a particular site collection. What needs to ...
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Clearing short term file lock

I've come up against a problem I've been unable to solve, and based on my 2 days of Binging around, I've yet to find a solution to fix the problem the same with a slew of others. I've got several ...
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How to open documents in browser from a ContentByQueryWebPart (SP2010)

In our current SharePoint 2010 solution, opening documents directly from the document-library works just fine, but when I click on the files through a CQWP, this doesn't work. Instead, the standard ...
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Document library breadcrumb

Can someone tell me how to add a breadcrumb for a document library to a site page so that it will show the nested folder structure as a user navigate up and down the directory structure. Example ...
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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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Get documents By ID from document library using Rest API

Scenario I have a Document library named "My Documents". In that library couple of folders, for these each folders have another couple of folders (subfolders) and inside these folders, certain ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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Document Libraries Limits

I wasn't able to find this information... My question is related to amount of document libraries that I can create on a Document Center web app. There is a limit? Does anyone knows that?
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Open txt files in document library in an editor (notepad)

I added some txt files to a document library and would like to edit them in notepad. However, I don't get this option. Is there anyway do to this? I realize this question is similar to: Open txt ...
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Why do I have folders called “1” in my document library after an upgrade to 2010?

We upgraded our MOSS2007 to MSS2010 (database attach upgrade method). We have multiple document libraries on a site. default.aspx contains web parts with the files from document libraries. The files ...
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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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Create a Word Document in a document library programmatically

My requirement is to create a word document based on the information in SharePoint lists on the site. For dealing with the word I have three options: "Docx"library. (CodePlex Project) "OpenXML" ...
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Link to a document library in another subsite?

How can I display the same Document Library, that already exists in a Subsite A, in another Subsite B ? I want to display a Document Library with all the columns (Title, Modified By ...) and not links ...
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SP2010: Client object model: add new wikipage to document library

Is it possible to create a new wiki page using the client object model and give it some content ("<h1>Welcome to the SharePoint!</h1>")? I'm using VB.Net
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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How to enforce metadata in document information panel in SP2010

My document library supports several custom content types. When "Add new document" is clicked, the Browse dialog for uploading the file is followed by the Document Information Panel which is properly ...
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Restored infopath forms still opening using the new template.xsn?

I did a site restore from an unattached database in order to get back all of my old infopath forms held in a document library. Reason being that I had modified (deleted and replaced with new fields) ...
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Creating a custom EditForm for a document library

I have been following this article: http://ikarstein.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/walkthrough-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-list-form-for-deployment-in-a-visual-studio-2010-project/ I have followed every ...
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The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields [duplicate]

I have added document library template using VS 2012. and then added custom content types to this library. the content types includes 3 managed metadata fields. After deploying the project when I add ...
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SharePoint 2010 restricted document library contributors

Is it possible to setup a document library in SharePoint 2010 such that users can contribute, rate, and tag documents, but not edit the document itself once it has been submitted to the document ...
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Documents library wants to open Excel file in XLViewer

We've added some Word and Excel documents, as well as PDFs to the default Documents library in a SharePoint 2010 publishing site. However, SharePoint wants to open the Excel files in the built-in ...
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Programmatically move a document in a library to another site collection

I need to create an ItemUpdated event reciever on a documnt library that will detect when particular metadata value is updated on a document and move the document to a library in another site ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...
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Document Properties not carry to new version

SP 2010, I have a document library with versioning turned on. If I populate title on the document, and save it... then I upload a new version of the document the title will get wiped out. How do I ...
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How can I move an item in a library to another folder preserving meta-information?

I have a library with numerous folders and documents that I am trying to organize. The easy way would be to use explorer view, but I'm getting errors accessing it to which my internal help desk is ...
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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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Issues with alerts and required check out for editing

We are having an issue with alerts related to forced check-out in a document library. We would like an alert to be sent whenever a document is uploaded to a particular document library. Using the ...
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Putting signatures to Word documents

Is it possible to put signatures (simple texts) to the Word documents before the user starts downloading the file? Thanks.
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Set the Document Template of a Document Library programmatically

I'm cross-posting this question from Stack Overflow. I am creating a Document Library from an event receiver. I would like to change the Document Library to a custom Word document. In the user ...
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All Site Content “Site Pages” link redirects to homepage, not library page

On my All Site Content page, under Document Libraries, both the Site Assets and Style Library links point to the correct place: site/libraryname/Forms/AllItems.aspx However, the Site Pages link just ...
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How to place security on a document library such that users only see documents they created?

When using lists, it is easy to specify that users can only see lists that they created (through Advanced Settings). Is there a similar way to do this with document libraries? Rather than doing item ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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Programatically Modifying SharePoint List Item-level permissions using CSOM

I have a SharePoint 2013 (on-premises) document library named “Reports”. It inherits the parent site’s permissions (by default). It has a column named “AssignedTo” of type People or Groups (mandatory ...
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Cannot upload 600 multiple documents in document library

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library. I have on my local machine 600 documents of tyoe .msg. These are email files. I try to upload all these 600 documents. But I see at the end there ...
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Draft version visibility

I have a customer which wants their draft documents to be visible only to their authors. Moreover, the published version should be visible to everyone. However, they do not want to go through the ...
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msg file does not show Open button when site created from template

Situation: I have a document library with a few site collection specific extra columns. Uploaded msg files present the dialog with the Open button when clicked. I save the document library as a ...
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sharepoint 2010 upload file to document library using jquery

Hi all using jquery i want to upload file to solution gallery. so is that possible to upload file in solution gallery using jquery. how? another thing is it possible to upload file in document ...
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How to access documents with in a custom content type of Document Set

I have a Library, which stores document sets (the content type here is a documentset which contains more than one word document). Currently I can to get the items from the library using the below code ...
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CQWP - Sort items based on popularity

I've enabled Auditing in a list that keeps track of how many times an item has been viewed. I would now like to use a Content Query Web part to return a list of documents based on their popularity ...
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How do I save a Document Library inside a sub folder?

This may seem like a very simple question, but I want to organize the Site Content by putting in some folders for the Document Libraries. Does anyone know how I can move document libraries within ...
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Need to expose internal Sharepoint 2010 Document Library to External website

We have a Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise portal made for internal employees. Now we need to make the documents library available to an internet website so that outside users can access those documents as ...
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Changing column values (Metadata?) of multiple files at once in multiple folders within a doc library

I have a document library containing hundreds of folders each with a single word document. Each document has an approval status column set to "Waiting Approval". I would like to change the value for ...
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Document Sets don't enforce allowed Content Types when multiple Doc Set CT are available

I fear that this is indeed a bug, but I'm asking just to be sure (SP1 and the CU haven't provided any change to the issue). I have a document library that utilize multiple document set content type ...