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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How do I show a list of recently published documents

What I want is to display a list of recently added/released documents to my document library on my team site (ootb). I don't want to create a view in the document library, I just want people who visit ...
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“server error we're sorry. an error has occurred” when opening a file in document library

I am using SharePoint Sever. I am trying to open documents in my document library, but I am getting that error. Any help please!!
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Associate Doc Library with Lists

Experts, Not sure how to have a default document library for a SharePoint 2013 List. So the moment, a user attach a document, the location to store the file is the default document library, rather ...
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Popular Item Webpart not updating for Read only users

I have a popular Item WebPart in which most popular documents are displayed on my site. When I log in as an administrator, I can see the documents. But, Users that have only read permission can't see ...
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Sharepoint Explorer File View based on Document Library View

I would like to know if it is possible to view the files in a Windows Explorer the from a document library especially when you change the view by using filters and create "views" based on metadata. I ...
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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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Create a item in a libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create item(like .docx or .xsn or ...) in document library or form library in sharepoint 2013 using REST service?
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Sharepoint 2013 keep traking of Document sharing

I want to keep a track of sharing documents in Document library. Is there any feature available in sharepoint for this? How can I Do this?
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Can't change library versioning settings

In SharePoint 2010, I have a default document library in a customized team site template (which I didn't create). When I try to change the versioning settings in the library to Create major and minor ...
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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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Reading File Off SP Document Library and OpenSharedItem .MSG Error

I am trying to send emails based off a .msg template that's in a document library as a file. Everything for the most part works well, but there's a persistent error that occurs because once the .msg ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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How to upload document file and its version file using csom in C#

I have downloaded a document file (current version) and its version history files (old version files) from one of my sharepoint site list. Now, I want to upload that current version file into another ...
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

Is there a way to allow specific users to add comments to documents without allowing them to make changes to the document content? I am creating a SharePoint Document Library with a bunch of SOPs and ...
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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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SP2013 Restore inheritance on document library

Restoring Inheritance on a document library would break unique permissions on childs ? I have a site XX, inside, a Document Library A, with Folders A1, A2 and A3. A1, A2 and A3 have unique ...
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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 ...