Document library is a list for storing documents

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how do I know if the specific list is a document library?

when I'm getting all the lists with my Client program from a specific SharePoint server, I'm getting quite a lot of them, but I'd like to present to the user only the Document Libraries. How can I do ...
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Storing large files in SharePoint with users all over the world

Any recommendations for storing large files in SharePoint 2010 for the following requirements: Mostly smaller files 10KB-20MB Many larger files for example 20-500MB Users in all parts of world need ...
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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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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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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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Document Sets and Client Object Model

What are the options to manage documents sets using Client Object Model? I need to create new document sets and upload some files in them...
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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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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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SharePoint Document Libraries - “Date Created” field

I have a request from a SharePoint user to show the "Date Created" column in her Document Library. Trouble is, I cannot find a way to show the date of when the Document was added to the library. ...
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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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Create Document Library using REST API in C# on Client Machine [Not in SharePoint Server]

I am working on a requirement where I need to create Document Library using REST API using C# code using Visual Studio. The main problem is that I am not having SharePoint Server environment. I am ...
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AE and Æ in document names

We've got a small problem with file names in SP 2013. It's probably some SQL collation thing, but would like to hear if there's a way to solve it. Example: We have a document with the name TestAE....
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Hide document library using CSOM

I want to prevent users from accessing some document libraries. I have used the following code but it didn't work, Any solution? doclibraryinstanse.Hidden = true; doclibraryinstanse.Update(); ...
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Create a document library thumbnails view

Is there an easy way to create a thumbnail view for document libraries in SP 2013? hopefully a no-code method.
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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 to programetically get the type (TemplateType) of a Library using the item url

Imagine if you have image url which is existing within a site collection in Sitecollectionimages library: testserver/Sitecollectionimages/image.jpg How can I get the TemplateType (which kind of ...
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powershell not finding shared document library?

There is a document library called "shared documents" in the site I type at the prompt when running this script. The script returns the titles of several document libraries, but not "shared documents"....
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How to target events to different types of document libraries?

I have the requirement for multiple document libraries. Each document library will contain the same types of document, images, office documents; however, when items are added to the library, a custom ...
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Is it better to use a Document Library to host files than to host using the file system?

I'm starting to develop Silverlight applications for SharePoint and have been advised to create a Document Library to store the executables. I'm just wondering... Are there any advantages in ...
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List does not exist Error when opening the views

I created a list template without including Content for a Document library and created a Library using that Template. But in the newly created library, lot of my views are showing the below error. ...
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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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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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One document library or multiple document libraries?

I am using Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. What is the best practice for creating document libraries? ie how many and where to put them? I have standard business units which will exist as their own ...
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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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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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How to open documents in browser from a ContentByQueryWebPart (SP2010)

In our current SharePoint 2010 solution, opening documents directly from the document-library works just fine, but when I click on the files through a CQWP, this doesn't work. Instead, the standard ...
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Page refresh issue on check in document

We have a document library SharePoint 2013 environment and user uploads their document in it. To edit document, they check out document and then open it in word and make changes and then check back in....
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How to hide new and Upload menu from sharepoint document library

We are using sharepoint 2007. Anyone knows how to hide or disable New and upload menu from sharepoint document library
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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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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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Restrict who can email enable a document library

I would like to restrict who can email enable a document library. The solution could be applied to a particular document library only or to the whole spweb or spsite is okay as long as we can ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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Is it possible to show file name in document version history

I am wondering if it is possible to track file name changes in SharePoint 2010 document version history? Like when you change a property the document version will show that that value was changed. but ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Document Management

I have a company that needs a document management system. I have looked at SharePoint but it has far to many bells and whistles. The company wants something that doesn't have intranet portals, app ...
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Filter a Multiple Selection List Box in Sharepoint

I have what I thought a simple problem, but can't seem to find any solutions that work or exist in SharePoint 2013. I have a multiple selection list box in an InfoPath 2010 form. This box defines the ...
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Sharepoint Workflows and Managed Term Sets

Platform: Sharepoint 2010 with Sharepoint Designer 2010 Are there any explanations out there on how to create a workflow with an email template that is sent to certain people based on a taxonomy term ...
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Give anonymous access to explicit page in document library

I have the following situation (SharePoint 2010): A document library contains publishing pages. Anonymous access is enabled. The publishing pages are separeted in folders. Now i have the situation ...
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Set “Check out and edit” as initial option when opening a File

As written in title, I'm looking for a way to set the initial option to "Check out and edit" instead of "read-only" when I open a document in document library. Going around many sites, I can not get ...
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Assigning Icons to Content types

I have added a couple of content types that inherit from "folder" and some other from "item" (and each other, but they're not the issue). How can I, if that's possible at all, set another icon for my ...
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Previewing Non-Standard Images in Picture Library

I am trying to create a picture library that will allow users of the site to store picture documents as well as preview them. If a image that is, what I would call standard (.jpg, .gif etc.), is ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Remind user of check-out documents

May I know if it is possible to remind user who have check-out a document for a period of time, to check in their document? (I notice that sometime user do forget to check-in their documents, so was ...
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What is a good strategy for data masking?

Can anyone recommend a good strategy for data masking in SharePoint 2010? How do you replicate live data in development and test environment whilst preserving data security and removing sensitive ...
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Get MIME type from RESTful API Call

I am currently using Sharepoint 2013 and am using this URI to get some basic metadata about the documents under the document directory: /_api/web/Lists/GetByTitle('Documents')/Items?$select=...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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List out all files inside all folders of Document library using Server object model

SPFileCollection foler = pdflibrary.RootFolder.Files; Above code line will only give files outside folder. How can get all files inside and outside folder into SPFileCollection. What is the easiest ...
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Set metadata column value from query string when uploading documents

When users upload files to a SharePoint Online (2013) document library, I would like for a value from the query string to be inserted into a metadata column in the library. I found a number of posts ...
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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Publish SSRS report to SharePoint document library

This question is a copy of my question on stack overflow. Didnt know this forum existed until now. I cannot find a way to publish/deploy my reports to a SharePoint document library. I have exhausted ...
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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...