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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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Insert Link From SharePoint Use Office Web Apps URL

We're using SharePoint 2013 and have Office Web Apps configured and working properly from Document libraries. When users are editing other pages and using the Insert --> Link --> From SharePoint they ...
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Source URL after editing document metadata doesn't redirect, tries to open document instead

I have a document library that I have created a few custom forms for. In these custom forms I have set the Source to a URL of which I would like the user to return to after they save their changes. ...
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HTTP 500 Error - When trying to update a field in a Workflow

SharePoint Designer 2013 (2013 workflow on a Document Library) After much research I have found potential solutions were to: Set Required documents to be checked out before they can be edited? to ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library: default view no longer selectable from personal view?

I've got a Pages library with several folders in it, and several views configured. I've changed the availability of some views using the per-location displa settings, so that the root level will have ...
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change document file name via workflow - SharePoint Online

Is it possible to change the filename of document uploaded in sharepoint online/onpremises using workflow? We would like to have documents uploaded to sharepoint but unfortunately some have the same ...
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SharePoint Online: Open in client app or web browser

I know that I can configure the site Collection or document library so that documents are either opened in the client (Word, Excel, etc) or browser when the user clicks the document link. However, I ...
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Error when trying to reference an excel sheet inside SharePoint document library “The file name, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect”

I have the following :- SharePoint document library. Inside the document library i have; Visio diagrams + excel sheet. now i am using an Add-in inside the Visio drawings to reference the Excel sheet ...
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Can I further restrict the characters in file names? I want to limit the users ability to upload a file that contains spaces

I am currently working on restructuring my SharePoint 2013 pages. I am in a company of approximately 300 people. A collegue of mine is writing the SOP for our knowledge management, but we are curious ...
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Change Document Set name on creation

SP2013. User creates Document Set, Name field is hided. After user pressed Save button Document Set item has to have name like "<ID> document set". What's the best scenario to achive this?
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Need to upload and download the files from SharePoint document library subfolder

Need to upload and download the files from SharePoint document library subfolder. To retive the files I used the “Scope=’RecursiveAll'”;. How to upload/ download the files from the sub folder ? ...
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SP2010 - Shared document library from rootsite on sub- and sub-subsites

I have a root site(L1) with a subsite(L2) and sub-subsites(L3+). On the sub-subsites(L3+) I am displaying subsite(L2) it's document library. When uploading a document on the sub-subsites(L3+) the file ...
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“New Document Set:” always showing while creating document set

Not sure why when I'm creating any document set first its show "New Document Set: Document Set name". For Document Set I've created Document Set Name = "Document Set Name". Now when I'm using this ...
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Cannot Check In Document After a Document Library Has More Than 15 User-Defined Person Fields [SharePoint]

I am working with a document library in SharePoint 2010 which has 16 user-defined person / group columns (excluding created by, modified by, etc). But a strange thing starts to happen when I checked ...
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Document Set Permission Issue

I've created a new Document Library then Created the document set, Stop Inheriting Permissions, Deleted users, Added user A with Contribute permission, but here still when User A click on Document set ...
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How to create column for attachment in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I've created document Library where user can upload the file while click on Upload option (OOTB). Now in this Library I want to create one more column where user can put some comment and attach one ...
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How to provide access only for Document Set to upload and approve the documents

I've created Document Set in Document Library in SharePoint 2013. Here for this document set I've created OOTB workflow from SharePoint Ribbon. So here User A will upload the document and User B will ...
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Document library view based on another document library

I dont know if its even possible but heres the situation I have a sharepoint office 365 site collection named SiteCollection1. I have a document library named DocumentLibrary1 in SiteCollection1. ...
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Set of document for approval

I have to send set of documents for approval to my client which are PDF format. For example :- 1) Project A - Total 5 Documents (PDF format)for Approval 2) Project B - Total 6 Documents (PDF format) ...
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Word cannot open the file because the file format does not match extension error when document is created programmatically

I have created button through which I want to upload the document to the document library. The content type in document library contains one document template and based on the template I am creating ...
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How to do conditional formatting in a SharePoint Document Library Word Template

Let me first explain my process: I have an InfoPath form that is being used to create records in a SharePoint list. Then, in SharePoint Designer I created a workflow that, when a new list item is ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...
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Library email alert is not working any more after migrate site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB

I have migrated some site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB. I did this with a powershell command. After this I did an IIS reset. The site collections are working fine now. There is only one ...
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SharePoint 2010: How to include a web part in a document library template?

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection. Within this, I have a document library that holds two Excel files and an Excel Web Access web part (which displays a named item from one of the excel files). ...
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White space above the webpart in a library page when enabling “Metadata Navigation”

I have created a new library. It works fine. I enabled the "Metadata Navigation" and now I see alot of white space above my library. See printscreen. How can I reduce this white space? When I disable ...
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In advance search webpart, properties search not working in SharePoint2013

I am using SharePoint 2013 advance search webpart and i have created custom properties.search by using those properties not showing any data. Steps which i follow is:- Created site column "DocTest" ...
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Exception when accessing metadata navigation settings on a library

On a specific document library when accessing the metadata navigation settings page we get the following exception: 11.07.2014 16:25:43.21 w3wp.exe (0x04E0) 0x3058 SharePoint Foundation ...
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How to show Document library documents based on User

I need to show documents in document library based on a user. For example, I have one list in which I have some Projects for the user. Based on the Projects he has I need to show the documents in ...
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Getting List Id to create a field

I've been looking at the SharePoint REST API and I've noticed a lot of examples use the GetByTitle. What happens if you do not know the title or the default has been changed. What I want to do is ...
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Setting custom permissions on a folder breaks check-in process in Word

I have a SharePoint 2007 installation which I am manipulating a document library programmatically (C#, server object model). I recently added the ability to set permissions on folders in a document ...
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Can I create a list which counts the number of documents of a specific metadata type by the folder they are stored within?

Running SP2013 Foundation. My users interact by uploading documents to personal folders within a document library, selecting the type of document they have uploaded via a lookup column and SP list. I ...
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sharepoint alert filter not working on first alert only then filtering is ok

have a strange behaviour with alerts on my sharepoint site. I have a document library where i want to add alerts to specific users when adding,updating,deleting folders or documents. Alerts must not ...
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SharePoint 2013 when adding Library on page unable to see New, Upload, Sync, edit etc option

I've created document library in SharePoint 2013. After creating document library if I'm directly accessing the document library I'm able to see New, Upload, Sync, Edit other option provided by ...
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Make two document-librarys that shows documents from other document library

I would like to add one big documentlibrary that stores all the documents, but then I would also like to have two more documentlibrarys that only shows some of the documents from the big library.How ...
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Open with Explorer folder is empty for particular site collection?

while clicking on Open with Explorer is was showing a message "This folder is empty" for only one particular site collection,for reaming site collections it is working fine only. can any one help on ...
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Renaming document gives file not found on uploaded documents

Im trying to do a seamingly simple task in SP 2013. when the user either Creates a new doc (Ribbon>Files>New Document) or Uploads a File i want them renamed to for example ...
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Is there an easy way to convert existing folder structure to meta data?

Currently we have all documents structured by department at level 1. Level 2 and onwards are all completely different naming structures depending on the needs of that department. Given a column of ...
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Lookup field no choices in Doc Info Panel --> SOAP error

I have a lookup field in a document content type that works fine when I upload a document to my document library but fails when I click the Files --> New Document button. Word fires as expected, but ...
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Open html exported from Excel as a webpage

I've been troubleshooting this one for a while now. SharePoint 2013 is opening my htm/html files that I export from Excel as an Excel Worksheet. I want the htm/html files to just open as a html ...
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How to update granular permissions in library

I am site collection admin and also added with full control on the site. We have library Lib1 with three folders (F1, F2, F3) A user has set unique permission on F1 and have removed all full control ...
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Can't save custom content type back to library?

I have a custom content type with a .dotx document as its template. I publish with the content type hub to a site collection. I add the content type to a library successfully. In the browser I select ...
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2010: Invisible Add new Document Link

today I saw a Problem, that won´t make sens for me. User A (Full Control on a folder) has enough rights for uploading a file. In the menu bar, the buttons are enabled. He can´t see the link 'Add new ...
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Add custom document type

I need to add a new custom document type to my document library (see picture i found online). When I add that custom wiki page, a new wiki page with some standard text and a table should be added to ...
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TextChangeEvent for Word in SharePoint 2010 Document Library

How to identify when user Insert/Update/Delete text in word document in SharePoint 2010 Document Library?
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SP 2013 - SP 2010 Workflow - Check in document before move to different view

We have a master document library that has multiple views, when the phase of the document gets changed to "archive" the document moves from one view to another using a filter in the view. The problem ...
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Display SharePoint 2013 document library (App) as IFRAME

Can I display a standard document library (SharePoint 2013) as an IFrame on external web page? If yes, whats the easiest way of accomplishs this?
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Using edit mode with document IDs

I have enabled document IDs in our SharePoint Collection recently. I have recognized when opening a document over a link via the document ID, it is only opened in read-only mode. When I edit the ...
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What is the correct value notation for a managed metadata (single), Id;#Value?

I am using sp 2010. I have a document library with some issues. When I try to edit this document and try to save it/check in, it give me some error about the Document Properties. I did some ...
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Hide New Document for custom templates

So we are new to SharePoint. We signed up for o365 E3 w/SharePoint Online. In designing our site we ran into an problem with document libraries that ms support has pretty much told us there isn't an ...
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Loop into all excel files in a library and “Remove All” programmatically “Document Properties and Personal Information”?

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have many sites with a some document library inside the template. Inside this document library there is now some bug. Forgot this bug, lets focus now on the workaround. ...