Document library is a list for storing documents

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Programmatically add item to sharepoint list from window application

How to add item to SharePoint list from window application using claim based authentication ? it gives 401 forbidden error. user is authenticated from ADFS server.
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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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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 ...
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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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How to restrict/hide OOTB document libraries creation

Is there a way to restrict the out of the box document libraries like "Document Library" "Picture Library" etc and just have custom document libraries being shown in the pop-up below?
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How can I modify the Document Library Upload Form?

I'll be as specific as possible for this issue as I haven't found anyone of my normal resources that can help me out with this one. I have a Document library that we would like to have a field that ...
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Move a document from library after adding it

I am using the ItemAdded event to fill in a metadata field. In the ItemUpdated event (after submitting the file properties diagog) - I want to move the file elsewhere. However, I get an error saying ...
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Show title linked to document with edit menu in item's “default display form”

We currently have our own implementation of the "OpenDocuments" control with an implementation similar to one of the MSDN blog samples. This works great for using the "Edit in ..." menu for our ...
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Checked Out file is not appearing inside “SharePoint Drafts” folder

I have SPS 2010 intranet site that has 1200+ users, and so many document libraries and folders. The farm actually contains only one server and there is no any Alternate Access Mapping configured only ...
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Issue adding description column to custom document library in VS2010

I want to add a description column to my List definiton. However when i do it the column does not show up on the EditForm dialog so that you can actually set the description. Can someone look at the ...
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MS Project files opening in read only mode

I've got a user who has Project 2007 files stored in their MOSS 2007 team site. He checks out the file out and then says Edit in Microsoft Project. When the file opens, it opens in read only mode. ...
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Custom numbering scheme for document libraries

I need to create an event handler for a document library that will give custom Id's to documents and folders in it. The top folders will be prefixed with capital letters, folders and documents in ...
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Barcoding in Sharepoint

I enabled Barcoding on one of the list in Sharepoint by going to Settings> Information Management Policy Settings > .. . There were already some list items in the list and as soon as I enabled ...
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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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Using Email enabled document libraries in Sharepoint 2007

What do you think of using email-enabled document libraries in SP2007? Is it reliable? secure? or too complicated to get it to work correctly? Also would it accept emails from "anyone" sending to ...
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IE8 failed to download zip file from Document Library

I cannot download zip file from any Document Library on SharePoint Online 2013 when using IE8. It always get error: Unable to download aaa.zip from company.sharepoint.com Unable to open this ...
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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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change NavigateForFormsPages value to true using CSOM

I'm searching for a way to change NavigateForFormsPages property using CSOM but no luck till now. Anyone has idea to do it using CSOM
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Create a SPD 2010 Workflow To Check, Verify Date, and Delete an Empty Folder

I am trying to find out if there is a way to create a workflow (SPD 2010) for a Document Library that will delete an empty folder from the library if it has been empty for more than a specific number ...
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Are documents in SP2010 saved directly to MS SQL Database

When I Upload a document e.g. Word or Excel documents to a document list. Are the files saved directly binary to an SQL database? If yes, could someone give me a url by MS, where I can find further ...
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SP2010 possible to create a text file in document library and fill with data from list using JSOM JavaScript/jquery

Is it possible to create a new item in a library and default that to a txt file or XML and using JavaScript or jquery insert data from a list into that file? For example from a page click a button ...
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SP2010 JSOM Client Object Model: How to get all documents in libraries including all folders recursively

I have seen a lot of examples and questions about this out there but nothing I have found has helped me accomplish this. I need to be able to grab all the names of the documents within a given ...
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Document in library: newly created from template OR uploaded?

Can I programmatically detect if a document in a library is uploaded or created with the "new document" button? When a user uses the "new document" button, my ItemUpdated event receiver doesnt fire, ...
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Hide SPContenType in use

I'm trying to hide (or remove it from the new button drop) a SPContentType that is already in use via Powershell scripting. Even if before: $SPContentType.Hidden = $true $SPContentType.Update() I ...
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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 ...