Document library is a list for storing documents

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Update Document Library columns

How to update column values in Document Library while creating documents or after creating? I am adding a new document using the Copy web service. I tried using the Lists web service and Event ...
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Weird error while trying to attach default sharepoint workflow to Document Library in a console application

I am trying to loop though all the document libraries in a sharepoint site and attach the default sharepoint approval workflow [Approval - Sharepoint 2010] to each of them. This is something quite ...
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How to programatically copy 'Master Page Gallery'

I have 2 site collections with matching "Master Page Gallery" lists and one has corrupted values. To fix this I wish to overwrite all files and folders with the data found in the good list. I have ...
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Creating Document Libraries Using WebDav Interface

I am currently developing an app that uses the WebDav HTTP protocol to communicate and handle interactions with a Sharepoint site. While I can use a MKCOL request to create directories within a ...
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update xml file within doc library using jquery ajax

I can read values from xml files that are posted within a document library using jquery ajax, but can I update those values then save/post them back into the document. i.e. can I update the contents ...
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SharePoint Document Library Column Header filtering issue

I have a document library with close to 5000 docs. When signed in as a site collection admin, applying filtering via column header on a column that contains only 20 unique values works fine. However, ...
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Document Library Custom Form

I have a document library where i have added a custom edit form. I also have given a custom dropdownlist in that form for the user to select the Content Type and default sharepoint save/back buttons. ...
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Email enabled list/library missing attachments

I have an email enabled library that accepts attachments, saves original emails, and accepts emails for any sender. The problem is, that I can email this email address along with several other people, ...
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Issue with web parts disappearing

First time here and I'm hoping someone can help me. I've searched all over and can't find anything... We have an application running in Central Administration that generates ASPX files to specified ...
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“Choose folder” dialog in document library reacts really slow

While uploading a document into a library I want to choose in which folder the document should be uploaded. When I choose a folder the PickerTreeView.aspx answers really slow. Example image where ...
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Hiding Custom Action for Just one document library

I have a custom action deployed for a site collection, now if I want to hide it for a custom document library is it possible. Also this is what I am doing actually, can you think a better way of ...
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How to open document in Edit mode from InfoPath form

I have an custom SPList that has a Hyperlink field pointing to a document in a document library. The custom SPList has custom InfoPath forms for View and Edit. To open the document in edit mode, ...
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Sharepoint can not find back to the document library when saving file

When I click "New document" button on my document library and then click on save to save back the file to the library it has chosen my document folder on my computer instead of the document library on ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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Having trouble updating some of the document list's properties in SharePoint 2010

I have this very very weird thing happen in the SharePoint site. Okay this is my situation: I have this problem in one of the newly migrated site in the company. One of the user tries to "edit the ...
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Accessing full url of 'View in browser' link in document library

I'm trying to get the url of the 'view in browser' link that appears in the context menu for a document in the document library. I have a custom command on the menu that I have created which calls a ...
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applying a managed meta-data column to a content type vs adding it to a view

Hello this is my first question on here so please be gentle. i have just provisioned a new document content type called GCDocument (whose parent is document) along with some new fields, such as a ...
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Can I display some documents in my browser and others using their native applications?

I'm using SP Foundation 2010, with severly limited development permissions. I'm operating as a site Owner in a user area, so access to Designer, Visual Studio, etc. is limited and I'm looking for ...
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Webpart to archive selected documents in a Sharepoint 2007 document library

I am new to Sharepoint. Currently using Sharpoint 2007 for doing some POC on archiving selected documents in a document library. I added a column to Document library as Archive, which is Check box. ...
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Get Permissions with client object model

i want to add a permission on a folder who's inside a document library with javascript/jquery/client object model. The problem i have is, its a custom permission level created when some feature is ...
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Editing Document Set Properties Issue

I am currently having some issues being able to edit the properties of a Document Set after it is created. My main library on my site is a Digital Assets library. After adding in a few pictures, I ...
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Wrong Created By Value

I was notified by a user [User A] that there was a file in our document library that showed it had been created by them (in the default sharepoint created by field) when they had not in fact entered ...
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Comments History showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out

I have custom edit form for shared document and there i have comment history field. Comments History is showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out(automatically) because I have ...
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Document library - problem with document link

I'm trying to create a database of files, which will mostly contain *.zip packages with SCORM. This packages will be stored in remote location and I'd like to provide only links for them. SharePoints ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - override anonymous user permissions, version history button issue

I have enabled "restricted access" to a document library so that the "version history" button doesn't appear for non-anonymous users in a specific group, this is working fine. However if I enable ...
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Document library event receiver when creating documents

I created an event receiver that processes some information in docx files when uploaded to the library. I do this in ItemAdded event. Everything works fine when the file is uploaded. When the files ...
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sharepoint document library issue in document check in - check out

We are using sharepoint 2007. I have created new document library and added some documents. When I checked out any document,it throws following error message "This document could not be done checked ...
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Show custom message for file blocked in Central Administration

Is it possible to show user friendly error message for files blocked in central administration. I have a site, which has a document library. when the user tries to upload files which are blocked in ...
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Why is the destination folder in a meeting workspace document library defaulting to /1/?

I created a meeting workspace with a document library in SharePoint 2010. The dialog box for uploading a document has a folder option that I haven't seen in other SP sites. The destination folder ...
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Trouble making linked copies of a document between repositories

I have two document repositories (on seperate site collections) and am trying to link them with one as the source and the other as a copy that can be updated from the source. This is all following ...
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I need to pull the version data from 6 Libraries into a single list

I have an existing SharePoint2010 list. It contains information about document approvals (all manual data). I need to compare the manually approved version number to the current actual document ...
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Migration API only moves one item in library, not all

I have a console application that needs to move document library items, meta-data, versions from one library to another. The following code works and I can verify in my export folder all the items ...
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Archive or Move files based on a given Created Date range to another Library Using PowerShell

I am trying to archive select files from a SharePoint 2010 document library by moving them to another library. The files to be moved are selected based on their created date within a given time span. ...
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Explorer view not working for a particular library

Explorer view stopped working all of a sudden for a library. It shows the error "... is not accessible. The parameter is incorrect". This happens for only one library and for other it works good.
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Copying an item from one document library to another document library using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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Display document properties in word file (akin to quick part)

Is there any way to display properties on a word document without allowing users to edit them? I have a custom doc information panel and word template set up to display certain SharePoint fields. I ...
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WSS 3.0 - Add directory as document library

I would like to ask if its possible to use a directory (located on the same server WSS is installed to) as a new document library. I know I can create a new library, open it in Windows Explorer and ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Filtering on managed metadata columns in the insert link from SharePoint view throws invalid viewstate error

I've seen this error before in SharePoint 2010 and now in SharePoint 2013 (w/SP1), and it should be pretty straightforward to reproduce using the following steps: Create a document library Add one ...
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Error message when trying to select Datasheet view on a library

I'm new to SharePoint, and I'm picking up what I can, but I've come across an error that has me stumped. Basically whenever we try to enter datasheet view on any library, we were getting an ...
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New EditForm.aspx not automatically adjusting to CT

I'm using multiple content types in a document library. I need to adjust the EditForm.aspx, hence created a new edit form. However, when I come to edit the various documents (of differing content ...
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Stop NewDocSet.aspx from redirecting on cancelwitherror

Is there a feature/flag/something that can cause newdocset.aspx for a document set to force redirect on itemadding/itemupdating over to an error page with my custom error messages? I'm not trying to ...
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How to copy document from library to list attachment with SP Services?

I need to attach a document that is stored inside a document library to a list item on the same webpage. All needs to be done with javascript / jquery / spservices. Can you please help me and show ...
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SharePoint - Document Filtering (Tags/Metadata?)

I'm creating a SharePoint site which will be used to dynamically store and display documents on various pages, among other things. Is the following possible? My view is to have one central Document ...
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“New Document” button on ribbon is grayed out in the “Master Page Gallery” for subsites

On a subsite I'm trying to add a "JavaScript Display Template" to my "Master Page Gallery" but the "New Document" button is greyed out. I've ran into this problem with "Compatibility View" set to ...
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Search results including metadata keywords always “hidden”

One of our 2013 sites (dedicated to hosting a large document library) has developed a weird quirk in its search. When you search within a library to find documents related to a managed metadata ...
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Why are terms not saving to Enterprise Keywords column in document library?

When I try to edit the Terms in the Enterprise Keywords column within a document's properties and hit save it is not saving the term values I entered to item properties. The weird part is the Term ...
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Add name of file to title, crop document name and remove illegal characters on upload

We are working on Office 365 Sharepoint Foundation server 2013. The challenge here is that we have legacy files where users decided to put in the longest possible description with illegal characters ...
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Include content types from content type hub in doc library template / site template

Previously if you wanted content types and fields commonly available across your farm and automatically included in document libraries, you'd (pay someone a lot of money to) copy Microsoft and create ...
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How to make a file in a document library not visible to certain users?

We have a set of workbooks that all refer to a master file for data. What is the best practice way to make the master file accessible by the consuming files but not accessible directly through the ...