Document library is a list for storing documents

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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks
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Using Information Management Policies to prevent users from downloading videos from a document library

I have a basic SharePoint 2007 document library which contains a number of videos (.wmv files). This list is lives within our company's intranet and so is accessible only by authorised users. We want ...
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Creating a new ContentType with Document as base using Client Object Model

It would appear that the Client Object Model only retrieves user-defined content types as part of the ContentTypes property for a given web. I would like to create a new content type using Document as ...
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How to increase the web service timeout to a larger value so that publishing a large infopath form to SharePoint library can be successful?

Currently, publishing of large SharePoint Form library may result in 'Updating Content Type Failed' message. According to this article, it mention that increasing the web service timeout to larger ...
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Users with Full Control Only See their forms in library

I have create four different permissions groups for my form library. Users: Which have Contribute Privileges Admin: Which have Contribute Privileges Approver: Which Have Approver Privileges Owner: ...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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Maximum number of columns for SharePoint 2007 List and Library

According to this article, it mention that the maximum number of columns allowed for a single document library is 2,000 while a single list is 4,096. I would like to hear if anyone have design ...
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SharePoint 2010 Opens document in read-only mode

I have a sharepoint 2010 server (Enterprise). When users try to edit word document in document library it pops up a windows which has two options read only and edit mode. When I select edit mode still ...
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Unable to open task pane or fill down in datasheet view using IE 8

I've received a couple questions from people who all have issues using datasheet view when using IE 8 in SharePoint 2007. I've reproduced this in MOSS and WSS 3.0 with the same result. I use Office ...
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Set default authorizations for an uploaded document

Is it possible, when you upload a document and put it in a library, to set automatically inherited rights from the library to this document ? Because, for the moment, when I upload a document (during ...
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Determine if library file is referenced anywhere in SharePoint

Is it possible to determine if a library item is being referenced anywhere in SharePoint? We're doing cleanup at the root of our site collection and noticed a lot of items in the Site Assets library. ...
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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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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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Making 'Add new document' to really add new document and not upload new document

Currently, I have my 'Add new document' (as shown in Illustration A) that keep on giving the following 'Upload document' page (as shown in Illustration B). My intention is to show a new InfoPath form ...
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Need some basic documentation for publishing page editors

Can you point me to some documentation for SharePoint 2010 beginners who need to edit publishing pages? They need to perform basic tasks, such as applying markup styles, pasting text, inserting and ...
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Understanding Document Library Better

In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library to store some pdf, docs files. I also have some other custom columns in the document library. 1) What is the maximum size / character I can give it to a ...
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Create a Document Library Item base on a ContentType with JavaScript Object Model (JSOM)

I'm trying to create a new item in my Entreprise Wiki Pages Document Library. It's associated with a News Content type. I was able to retrieve the SP.List object (myList), the SP.ContentType object ...
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More options at the bottom of the sharpoint page is not working

At the bottom of the sharepoint document library page more items buttons is there but when i click it nothing happens. I tried by changing the settings of Item limit and Folder options but nothing ...
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SPDocumentLibrary.CheckedOutFiles does not return all files

I am working through some code samples on MSDN that is suppose to return Checked Out files but my tests is showing a problem. Here you can see that both "default" and "foo" in my Page library are ...
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Publish major version for all documents in library

Is there a way you can publish major version for all the documents in a document library in one go? I have tried switching the Versioning Settings from "Create major and minor (draft) versions" to ...
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How can I restrict user from modifying file in a document library but be able to change the meta-data for the file

How can I restrict user from modifying file in a document library but be able to change the meta-data for the file.
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is it possible to make a connection between Outlook and SharePoint list

I just want all the emails can be listed into the sharepoint lists, like document library. and solution can help?
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Is in SharePoint something like document management system?

Most document management systems allow an individual or the system to set a default expiration – like 90 days – and then they send an email reminder to the doc owner that their documents are about to ...
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Differences between out-of-the-box SharePoint Document Retention and 3rd Party solutions

Can someone help me by telling me what is the major gain(s) by using a 3rd party document retention/records management solution over what SharePoint 2010 offers?
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How can I “merge” one document as a new version of another?

So imagine there's a SharePoint library full of business documents, complete with document versioning. One day, a committee decides that 'Document X' and 'Document Y' should really be one document and ...
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Show recently modified or uploaded documents

I'd like to display a list of the most recently modified documents across all document libraries in a site in Sharepoint 2010. It seems that the Content Query webpart might do this for me, but the ...
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Document library open file in application page

Is it possible to handle the click event of a file in a sharepoint document library so that instead of opening the actual file, it opens an application page? E.g. Open letter.xml goes to letter ...
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Negative Document Count in a Document Library, now what?

I have something strange: I have a document library with a negative document count. When browsing to the document library it seems to be empty, when I put one document in it, the number increases ...
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Binding lookup fields to document library template

I have features that define site content types and a document library template that uses these content types. Now, when I create a document library from the template, all the content types appear ...
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Error message :File extension changes to .aspx on opening any excel or word file in a sharepoint document library

I have a document library in Sharepoint 2007 which consists of few word and excel files. Whenever i try to open a file, it shows the message " the file [filename.aspx] you are trying to open is in a ...
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Cannot upload *.MAF file to SharePoint library

We're trying to upload an *.MAF file (Microsoft Access Form Shortcut) to a SharePoint 2010 library. Is there a way to change the restricted files to allow this file to be uploaded? Thanks.
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Removed list left data on RBS volume

We had an DB cluster failure lastly and somehow manage to get it working again. The problem is, that one of our content databases is RBS enabled and I found out that some of the data is missing there ...
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How do I enable “Open in Explorer”?

I have full control over my SharePoint site. When I click on my document library and then click the "Library" tab on the ribbon, I see an option for "Open with Explorer" but it is disabled. The ...
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Opening AutoCAD DWG Files from SharePoint 2010

Scenario: We have a large repository of AutoCAD DWG drawings that we migrated from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2010. By default, when clicking one of the DWG files in SharePoint 2010 it tries to ...
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Template of DocumentLibrary does not show up

i have created a template of a document library on site A. After that I downloaded it (it's an stp file) and uploaded it into the list template gallery at site B. Now my problem: The new template ...
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sharepoint document library view to show actual images uploaded

Scenario : Sharepoint 2010 document library. Users click on 'add new document' and upload a picture (They always upload pictures or images only). The default view shows the 'Type' and the filename. ...
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Beginner Question: Extracting information from Document Library

I'm really sorry I know it's a beginner question but I need to learn so bear with me... Sharepoint 2007 I can manage the Security no problem inside Sharepoint as I was an Administrator before, what ...
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SharePoint Record Center not routing documents

We are working with a Record Center configured to route documents to different libraries depending on the associated content type. The rules are created without any particular customization. The only ...
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Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk)

Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk) when trying to move a folder and its files from a document library on one My Site to desktop
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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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Sharepoint document library folders

I've got a problem "browsing" folders in my Sharepoint 2010 document library. In my opinion there are two ways of accessing folders, but I can't see the difference. 1) ...
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Don't check out document when workflow update it?

I have a document library with a simple workflow that when an item gets approved it gets copied over to another document library, I want to keep track of when this happened so I save the current date ...
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Setup for a document library where users can only see items associated to them?

The situation that I'm in is that I have a single document library that is used to hold purchasing card documentation. It is split into folders for each person that has a card, then sub folders under ...
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Get the check out file based on users Name

My environment is SharePoint 2007. I have write a Power shell script to get the file names and checked out by username and their email id. I am successfully able to get these details. Now I want to ...
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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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Find if content type is hidden (Visible is not checked) on the list level using SharePoint web services

I am trying to know if a content type is hidden (Visible not checked in Change new button order and default content type section) on a SharePoint list using SharePoint web services. I have tried the ...
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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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How to verify whether the document name exist in document library?

I am uploading some document in sharepoint document library with name sample.txt and after some time I am uploading a document with the same name. As per the OOB functionality based on the checkbox ...
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Opening videos in browser with XsltListViewWebPart

I created a Document Center site which has its own Content Query Web Parts. When I upload a video file to this document center, the Content Query Web Parts are playing the videos in browser with modal ...
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How can I share an excel document with my team to edit?

I would like to know if something is possible and where to start. Each day, my boss sends out a spreadsheet listing our data entry errors for the previous day. All five of us download the sheet, make ...