Document library is a list for storing documents

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SharePoint Form library template broken after renaming

I went in and changed a SharePoint template (*.xsn) which was being used by a document library to create and modify new items. I thought the safe way would be to rename my new one over the top of the ...
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Upload a file to folder in a document libary

I have a java program that uploads a file to a document libary and i have a method that creates a folder. I want the file to be uploaded to the folder but i keeps getting uploaded outside the folder. ...
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Include Rich text web part in document template

I have a workflow which creates a word document in document library, when a new item is created in list. The list has a rich text field. The document is created successfully with all the contents but ...
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excel file uplodaded in sharepoint 2013 document library not opening

I have a document library in sharepoint where excel files are uploaded. But when we click on the excel file we are not able to view it. It give me the following error. Microsoft Office Excel cannot ...
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How to find the type of Document in Document library

In a Documents library, many documents are attached of type word, excel and pdf , i want to find out only PDF Documents using SharePoint server side API? After finding pdf type documents i want to ...
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Check In Document using Adobe Reader Returns Error Message

There is an error message that is being returned when a pdf document is being checked in using Adobe Reader XI. This is being reported by some users. All users have the same permission level for ...
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Is an editable content query possible?

I am using our SharePoint site as a learning management system for training newly hired employees. Our set us is a subsite that contains 25 site pages (one for each student). Each page contains a ...
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The specified file or folder name is too long

I Know by default, file name length is 128 char, but can this be overridden, because I need my file name to be longer then 150 char.
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How to track who and when opened a document, from the document Library in SharePoint 2010?

We have a requirement to keep a track of all the documents opened from our intranet portal? Is it possible to do it OOTB or do we have to code for it? The portal has many sites and subsites within ...
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Best practice - Document Library - Variable user access permissions

Being quite new to SP 2013, I would be interested to hear opinions and gain guidance upon the following application scenario. I want to store HR inbound CV's in a document library. These documents ...
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List Data Validation still fails for document library when data is valid

I have a document library with a column with Column Validation. Whenever I try to add a file to the document library, it fails even when the data input is valid! try { file = ...
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SharePoint 2013 drag and drop does not complete

Sometimes when we drag and drop multiple items from the hard drive to a SharePoint library, it happens that the process does not complete. Then, we refresh the page (and the drag and drop process ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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Open PDF files in adobe Reader instead in Explorer

In Sharepoint document library, i have uploaded many documents of different types MS word, excel and PDF. When i click on MS Word or MS Excel documents, they are opened in Microsoft Word or Excel ...
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Is there a limit for number terms that can be associated to a document

I have a document library with documents. I need to associate the documents to terms in a terms store. I have added a managed meta data column. Is there a limit to the number of terms that can be ...
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User with contributor permissions is getting access denied on SPFileCollection.Add

I faced with weird issue. I'm trying to add a new file to the library on button click event, everything is fine when site admin performs this action, but user with contributor permissions is getting ...
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Email enabled document library rejects random emails

I have several email-enabled document libraries on a SharePoint 2010 site. Per our security policy, they are set to "Accept e-mail messages based on document library permissions." Most emails ...
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SharePoint context menu differs despite of same permissions

I have 2 people added having same permissions but both of them see different count of items in the Actions context menu of a document library. Connect to Outlook and Sync to computer options seems to ...
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Disable ribbon button at specific folder level in document library

I have the following folder structure in my document library: Library |----- Folder 1 | |----- Sub-folder 1 | |----- Folder 2 |----- Sub-folder 2 I have a requirement in ...
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Copy documents to a subsites

I have a site collection MySiteCollection which contains many subsites like SiteA, SiteB, SiteC, etc. Each subsite contains its own subsites. For example SiteA-1, SiteA-2, SiteA-3. And I want to ...
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I don't want to crawl/show Document content for Sharepoint search

I have a Sharepoint Document repository site, but when I am typing anything on the Search box, not only it searches for Files and Folders it also searches the document content and returns the ...
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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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Treat document libraries as file shares in SharePoint Foundation 2013

Firstly, we are using SharePoint Foundation 2013. This may sound like a little strange, but let me try to explain: We are generating Excel reports dynamically (server-side). We have decided to store ...
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Add columns to existing libraries in SharePoint 2010 using Powershell

I need to add five new columns to existing SharePoint 2010 libraries using powershell. I am using below script: $ver = $host | select version if($Ver.version.major -gt 1) ...
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OpenXml and SharePoint

I am developing a web-part that will generate word-documents. The word-documents are generated on the basis of a template document which has defined content controls. I want to retrieve data from ...
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Uploading an updated version of the document requires me to re-enter metadata

For my document library, I've added some additional metadata columns that needed to be specified. The only way I know how to upload a new document to overwrite/update another document is to choose ...
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SharePoint 2010 Users cannot edit/open documents

Users with correct permissions are suddenly unable to to edit documents. When a document is clicked it is opened in Read-Only mode stating that the document is checked out to literally "Another User". ...
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Display major version of all documents by default

We have many document library which you we use for Document Management System. These documents are also being called from a custom navigation system. The issue is: When an author or approver access ...
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Filter content types based on folder properties

Given: some Content Types with "categories" multi-value property (sample values are: "legal consulting", "accounting consulting"); some folders each one with a single value "category" property ...
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browse (UNC path to document library) for a specific server problem

For a specific server (test) a) I cannot save use INC path \test\doclibrary. Also: This is happening for a specific server. Have tried with other pcs (WIN 8, and 7) with no luck inside the server ...
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SharePoint 2010, Search documents in document library, filtered by two library fields

BLUF: SharePoint 2010, Search documents in document library, filtered by two library fields. I have a veiw of a document library all formatted the way I want, one filter is specified in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library start custom workflow after item is published

I have a document library that uses major and minor versioning in library settings. I want to start a custom SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow as soon as an item gets published, inside this library. ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the follownig spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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How do I edit an Imported List?

I've imported an CSV file as a list to SharePoint. I need to update the links in the list now since the links in file mapped to another CMS. How can I edit this list now that it's in SharePoint? ...
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implementing metadata for document library

We are moving away from folder structure in SP2013, but exactly dont know how to implement the metadata solution. I apologize if this question has been answered before. Honestly I'm short on time to ...
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Automatic folder hierarchy creation and storage of uploaded file

I have following use case: 1) User scans a document which has a unique identifier say a barcode. 2) As the system scans the barcode it retrieves the information encoded. 3) On the basis of that ...
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Open text file from new document menu in document library

SharePoint Online, I have created a content type for text files and it is available as "New Text Document" in document library new document menu. When I click on new text document I get following ...
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How to replace the default “Add Document” link with “Add New Folder” in a library

I want to replace the "Add Document" link at the bottom of a document library, with an "Add New Folder" link, any ideas please?
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Links to other Document Libraries in Explorer View

I've just played around with my site collection and for a more comfortable way to access them, I want to map only one Network drive per site collection. So far so good. I've created an ...
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Automatically copy items

We have 6 different libraries. All of them are working with a checkbox column (management). Is it possible to run a script or something like that, which grabs all documents (management = yes) and copy ...
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Sharepoint Excel files Capacity Planning

I have requirement to upload 30K records every year in document library and further attach workflow and do some stuff based on business criteria. I need to plan for capacity in SharePoint, so I need ...
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Create a folder in document library using REST (Java)

How do you create a folder in document library. I got this code right now but getting error code 403 FORBIDDEN public void createFolder(String digest) throws ClientProtocolException, IOException { ...
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Template updating for old documents

I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has additional fields. I set document template for created content type. ...
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how to add a column to a sharepoint list

I have list name students with 2 columns First Name and Last Name and has data in the list. I want to add a new column "class" to the students list. what to do in using visual studio. Is it the ...
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how to implement this jquery for preview

I have a jQuery to display pictures as thumbnail for a document library. It works great but as soon as I add grouping to the view then the pictures do not show up as thumbnail. They show up with ...
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The view cannnot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold

I have a document library which throws the following error when selecting a view that sorts based on the date modified: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold ...
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Limit a library to docs based on content-type only

SP 2013 I need to set up a library with the following behavior: Documents can only be added using Files -> New Document (only option here is a pre-defined content-type based on a Word template) ...
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I shared a Folder (within a library) with a user and gave them EDIT permission, yet they can't add new sub-folders inside of it. Why not?

When user is trying to add sub-folder it gives error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.