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Attachments to Documents

I have a document library. I want to be able to add supporting documents to a document(I am using a custom content type based on document). Ideally I would like to add them as attachments so ...
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Link to “Download a Copy” from a Document Library

I have a Document Library with some exported webparts (.dwp). When I embed a hyperlink somewhere to the document, it opens in the browser (IE8). I cannot change any settings on the site collection ...
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Difference between Attaching a file & Uploading a file to the SharePoint site

I facing a weird issue. I am able to upload a 32 mb file to a Document Library. But I am unable to attach same file to a task. Do I need to change settings other than Central Admin? I have set limit ...
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Simple SQL Query Problem

When performing a FullTextSQLQuery against my SharePoint site's document library and retrieving field 'Path', I occasionally get the likes of "Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=45" returned at the end of a ...
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Submit a document on a document library but not have it visible after that, is that possible?

Is it possible to have someone add a document to a document library and then hide it from everyones view except a certain person? Or would a different App be more useful for this?
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Can I use a custom field type icon instead of value?

I'm creating a new custom field type to go with my custom document library. What I want to do is to have the column display a small icon upon meeting a certain condition, for example if the element ...
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Is it possible to wait until my file is uploaded in document library?

I have created a document library and I have applied an Item Added event receiver to that library which will copy that file to another library and I have added that library as a mapped drive to my ...
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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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Why are documents inside a folder not showing when a filter is applied?

I added a custom column called Project (string) to a Document List. I then set different views in different pages to filter on that column. The problem is that, when applying the filter, documents ...
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Add Folder to Document Library

I created a document library. I can add new document to the document library. But I want to add folder my sharepoint site. How can I do this? Is it possible?
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Automatically add tag to uploaded document in sharepoint

My environment is sharepoint 2010 and vs 2010. I already have an OOTB document library that I am using and I wanted to know how I can add a tag or keyword to a METADATA column. I am using the same ...
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Copying file from network to Document Library

I'm trying to save file from network location to SharePoint document library. This is code of my method: //parameters: string documentLibraryUrl, string filePath FileInfo fi = new ...
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Maximum length of the document libray file/folder sharepoint 2010?

From research i have came to conclusion that the maximum lenght of a folder/file name is 128 respectively, is it right?
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Permission for specific document libraries only

I have a user (or group) without any permission on a site. I break inheritance on a document library and give that user permission on the library. Now, if the user navigates to the document library, ...
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How can I see what documents have been deleted from a Document Library?

I have a document library that had files in it yesterday. Today it does not. When trying to view some sort of an audit log I realized I didn't know how to. I'm using SharePoint 2013 Online. How can I ...
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Office 365 - Open html document in browser in document library

I'm using office 365. I would like to be able to click on an html file in the document library and have it open in the browser instead of prompting me to download. How would I do this?
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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How do I change a Document Library's Column Width?

How do I edit the column width of a document library (on the list view)? I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation.
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Need to remove 'New!' icon for new items added in Document Library

In our organization 'New!' icon is creating some confusion. Is it possible to remove the icon for some specific libraries only?
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Hiding breadcrumb in Sharepoint 2010 site pages

We have site pages stored in the document library. Is there a way to hide the breadcrumb which appears in the page (outofbox) site->document library->page name?
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Creating a word document from a standard sharepoint list item

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I have a list in Sharepoint 2007 which is not a document library. From an item in the list, I can attach files quite happily using thestandard features. Now ...
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How do I configure a document library to create a new document using a custom template?

So I'm absolutely new to SharePoint 2010, and have been given a task as part of my internship and I'm stuck. When I click 'new document' in Document Library, I need to give option of selecting 1 of ...
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Can't make a new instance of a custom document library

I am following the instructions of Cory Roth on how to create a custom document library in 2010 which can be found here ...
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Determine if a document library is a sharepoint library

I'm adding some content types to every standard-document library which is created over the "List Added"-EventReceiver. When a web is created the are some new doclibs for example in a team site there ...
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Check If Document Library Already Exists Using Powershell

How can I perform a check if a document library already exists using Powershell in SharePoint 2010?
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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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How to Password Protect a Document in SharePoint?

HR started uploading lots of personel pdf documents to their tight controlled SharePoint document center. HR have access and off course we in IT (shapepoint team) has access to personal pdf file (that ...
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How to get the state of the document whether it is locked or not in SP2013?

I have document library with workflow attached with it. There are metadata columns attached with the document library i.e. Test1 & Test2 I am modifying the value of the Test1 & Test2 in the ...
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Unable to upload file (of any size) in SharePoint 2003 [Web Server busy error]

![enter image description here][1]While try to upload a file (any size) on any SharePoint 2003 document library, the browser is showing an error : Form Validation Error Please correct the ...
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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Document Library that contains all Documents from subsites

I want to create a documentlibrary on the parent site of a bunch of subsites. All those subsites have their own documents. I want the parent documentlibrary to contain all those documents of the sub ...
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How to parse a SharePoint URL to get CSOM objects?

Let's say the only input I have from the user is the full URL to a folder in a Document Library called "Public Documents": http://intranet.contoso.com/SubSite/PublicDocuments/Folder/SubFolder/ Using ...
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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 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is it safe to delete doc library templates?

If you have a doc library template, and you've created some doc library instances based off this template, is it safe to remove this template once you're done with it?
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How many workflows can a SharePoint 2007 Library / List contain?

What is the maximum workflow can a Library & List in SharePoint 2007 can have? Information in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx mention that SharePoint 2010 can have 15 ...
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Why is a folder automatically created named “1” in Document Libraries?

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 when i create a document library a folder named "1" is automatically created, how can i get rid of this folder and why it was created. If i open the library ...
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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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Cannot delete file: “checked out to -1;#”

I am trying to delete a couple of files from a document library, but SharePoint 2013 tells us that "the file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user". However, when attempting ...
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Gathering users requirements for building a document management system

I'm working in a company and we want to implement a document management system using SP. As a software engineer I will handle the requirement gathering. The document management system is somehow ...
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How to upload/download document to Document Library via WEBSERVICES? Also set metadata

I want to retrieve a template document from a Document Libraries, in order to allow a user to edit it, and then upload it back again to the Document Library. I'll probably need to set some metadata ...
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How can I get a count of all documents in all site collections?

And if I need to make the same count but with some field filters? Is the best approach populate a list using SPSiteDataQuery and then make the report from that same list? spregards
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One Event Receiver for many lists

I have Event Receiver for document library. It is added in Elements.xml like this: <Receivers ListTemplateId="101"> I would like to use this ER for all my document libraries. Do I have to ...
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Using Folders Within Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

With the New Folder option turned on for a document library that has document sets enabled, the New Folder option is only available on the library itself, not within a Document Set. When viewing in ...
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Moving large document libraries to new site collections

I have a site collection with a dozen or so document libraries in it (total size about 300GB's). The goal is to move each of these document libraries into it's own site collection (and content ...
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Uploading file using COM occasionally gives an error that the file has been modified

I have created an Office Add In that is used to upload a Word document to SharePoint, showing a list of sites/subsites and Document Libraries. After the file is uploaded I set the content type based ...
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Working with document Libraries based on UniqueID REST API

Is it possible to work with the document library with UniqueID/Guids rather than using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl? Say if I wanted to upload a file to a folder, could this be done using the Unique Id ...
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Multiple upload give me error : Could not overwrite file

I am using SP 2010. I have a document library. I try to use the multiple upload dialog from SharePoint. I got an error Could not overwrite file. Like you see in the print screen below I have ...
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SPO Document Library (Maximum Number of Documents)?

I am looking for some clarity on how many documents I can put into a document library in SharePoint Online (2013) in O365. In one scenario, we have 60,000+ reports that we need to upload. They are ...
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Sync Disabled for Document Library created with custom list definition

In our project we are creating custom list definition and list instance based on that definition, as follows: Elements.XML in List Definition: <ListTemplate Name="MyListsDef" Type="10000" ...
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Record management in document management project - SharePoint 2010

For a document management project we need to implement a record management capability to a document library . Which template should we use? Record centre Or document Center? Record center has many ...