Document library is a list for storing documents

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Two different documents with same name become one

If two users have two different documents but same name, when the second user saves his file in same document library, it overwrites the first user's document and the document gets new version. Is ...
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What are some good Paid Document Preview products?

We have a need to implement document preview for "LIST" and "Search Results" for bunch of common file types (all office, msg, dwg, pdf, images, etc.). What are some good products out there for this? ...
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Add a folder to a document library and break permission inheritence

I have a web part that is being used to manually add folders to document libraries (Part of the requirements is that only administrators can add folders, contributors must only be able to add ...
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How to Copy SPFile to another library while retaining history

I am looking for code that will 100% duplicate a file including all historical versions, dates of versions, comments and anything else. My test code is showing that capturing all those details is a ...
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IRM Prevent Old Document Versions from Opening

Is it possible to force a user to download the most up-to-date version of document when they open an old downloaded version on their local drive? I know IRM can require users to reauthenticate after ...
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Document Library - Checking out - No option to save to local folder

I have an issue with checking out documents. The option to save the document locally does not appear at all therefore presumably the document stays on the server. We want to be able to work offline ...
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Column Default Values on new document

I have a folder in a SharePoint document library that has several column default values set. When I upload a file to this folder, the columns get their default value as expected. However, when I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Add lookup column to key filters

I've got a document library of invoices. It has various columns (mainly choices) such as, Year, Status, Location, etc. and I've been able to add them to metadata navigation as key filters. However, ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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Column header filter works when logged in, but not on public site

I've created a public site. It includes a document library (of conference white papers). I've added lookup columns from custom lists for the conferences the paper was presented at and the categories ...
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Site Definition with Document library by default

I've created a new Site Definition which does not use Publishing features and I need to have 5 document libraries created by default on the new site created using this Site definition. The Collab. ...
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How do I get a collection of document libraries using Javascript CSOM?

I'm working on an UI feature for my SP2010 site and would like to display a number indicating how many documents were added to a specific library since the users last visit. The UI will display a box ...
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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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Submitting data from Infopath 2010 to SharePoint 2010?

I have published a Infopath form as Document Template of the document library, the Infopath form has so many fields(~200) however I would like to map few fields(~5) to SharePoint List columns on the ...
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Binding documents along with a custom webpart

I have these 2 two word documents which should be added to the web part ( a document library ) as soon as it is deployed. Is there any way to bind documents in a web part (during custom development) ...
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Display GUID column of document in the XML Api request

Before I start, let me just say that I have no experience with Sharepoint. Because of this I do not have the necessary knowledge of the different terminology, so bare with me. That said, I'm currently ...
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version control scripts in document libraries to TFS

How can I version control in Microsoft cloud TFS the html and js files which are stored in document libraries? I have these kind of questions: How could I "publish new versions of the solution" ...
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Is there a way to view the same list/library in subsites without the use of sharepoint designer

I'm attempting to make sharepoint a more useful tool at work but I am limited by what tools im allowed to use. I have a library in the main site that I want to be viewed on all of the subsites, I know ...
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Email notifications from document library do not get sent

I have set up email notifications for 2 accounts in a document library. Both accounts have Full Control on that library. After setting up the alerts, the 2 accounts recieved 2 informational emails ...
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Copying a Page in SP 2013

Updated Question on 12/20/13) I am working in SP2013. My objective is to move a copy of a SharePoint document library and/or List Library to a site in another site collection. My thoughts were to ...
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How to open document library file in client application programmatically?

I have a web part which shows the list of documents which are stored in the document library. I want to open the document in respective client application of client machine programmatically. ...
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Programmatically list folders from a document library

I have a document library with several layers of folders within, I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist in a web part to display a tree like display of the folders but my code foreach(SPListItem ...
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Why can't we upload .pptx files to our SharePoint doucment library?

uploading other formats works fine but we get an error uploading pptx files - any suggestions? tried through our TFS Documents interface as well as the SharePoint interface but both give errors. ...
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Unable to get event receiver to work with Document Library

I have created a Document Library named Attachments Library. In the library I have created an additional mandatory column of File Details. I intened to use this field to capture some metadata about ...
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how can i go back or UP one level Folder in document library web part in sharepoint 2010

My question about document library web parts that appear in my first page in SharePoint 2010 Sites. (this picture ) when users want to browse in that web part and when they click on folders cant go ...
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How to set a powershell variable to a specific sharepoint page

I have a SharePoint 2010 documents library that contains about 50 .aspx pages. I want to break inheritance on about 6 pages and set them to specific permissions. I am able to get a page by numerical ...
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need to send email with multiple documents attached and properties removed from Document Library

We have one requirement in which we have to send email with mutiple documents attached from document library. the issue is that we have to remove properties of the documents before sending such ...
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How to retrieve edited and checked out content sharepoint

Want to resolve an issue: with one User access a lot of pages were checked out exclusively.the content of the pages has been modified and checked out to the USER. How to take access as a farm admin ...
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Hide Ribbon button for specific content type

I want to remove ribbon entry for one the content type. OOTB if you add any content type it will create a button entry in "New Document" Ribbon. I don't want this entry for one specific content type. ...
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Using DefaultNewFormUrl's link on Document Library opens item on save

As our company tries to move away from the folder structure and into a tag-driven structure we were left with a dilemma. Users can only add content to folders/libraries yet they don't want to have to ...
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For Images document library, set the default content type to Image

Is there any way to have the default content type set to Image when uploading the Images document library? It would be nice to remove the extra step of changing Document to Image
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SharePoint Client Object Model not returning hidden folders in document library

I am using the SharePoint Client Object Model to get information from a SharePoint 2010 document library to be able to delete old htm-files located there. The problem is that these htm-files have ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Modify default view for My Sites SkyDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites SkyDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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upload to document library subfolder in client object model

I'm using the Client Object Model to upload files from a network drive to a SharePoint document library. Here is how I would specify the upload location if I were uploading to the document library's ...
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How to locate incoming email document library in sharepoint 2007

I set up multiple incoming email document libraries in SharePoint 2007 a long time ago. Now I have forgotten where those document libraries are! How can I locate them altogether (which emails and to ...
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how to get back old modified user name and date in Sharepoint 2010 document library?

Is is possible to revert sharepoint back with old modified user and modified date information? Even restoring version history changes modified user and date. For ex: my file in sharepoint 2010 ...
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I am not able checkin/checkout the files in sub folders in the document library using client object model. Below is the code I am using

public void CheckOut()// CHECK OUT FUNCTION { try { string siteurl = ""; string filePath = ""; ClientContext context = new ClientContext(siteurl); context.Credentials = ...
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When moving a document to another folder within same document library the workflow is not triggered

I have a Sharepoint 2010 document library with a folder structure containing documents. I have created a sequential workflow in C# in Visual Studio which is started when a document is added or ...
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Create a dashboard to track reporting upload delays

I have a SharePoint library in which users are supposed to upload several reports every month after a certain date. The files uploaded have mandatory properties to determine the report name / month / ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013: Posting Documents From External system To SharePoint Library

The scenario: there is an external system (PHP Back office) ) which will post documents with their metadata to SharePoint Site (library), when a user in the backoffice of that system will add a ...
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how to prevent download or view “documents/files” from direct access url?

User have access to SharePoint document library. User can download document from SharePoint library by go to that document library and download specific documents. User should not download ...
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In a document library, how to determine wether the document is modified or its properties?

I need to figure out whether a document is modified in a document library (and not its properties). is it possible to use an event receiver to compute the hash of the document before it is updated and ...
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some users are unable to see the entire page until going into edit mode and back out

Forgive me for not knowing what I'm really talking about, I've never used sharepoint before. One of my clients (a school) has an intranet running on sharepoint, one page of the intreanet is a list of ...
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Show Documents library in Explorer-like control

We have a SharePoint 2010 Documents library with many folders and files. Is there a way to have a "view" of this library that displays the items similar to Windows Explorer? In other words, we'd like ...
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Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
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Edit historical document, but keep version

My boss wants to be able to edit a previously approved version of a file, and then save it back with the original version number. As I understand SharePoint, it doesn't work that way! Any help on ...
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New Document on Pages Library prompts to upload

I have restricted a website to 2 custom page layouts created by me. But since I did this, the new document button on the Pages Library is not directing me to the create page dialog, where I can ...
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Create a document library from custom list definition with powershell

I have a question regarding the creating a Document Library based on the custom list definition, how can I do that using the PowerShell. Thanks
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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...