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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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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Copying a List or Document Library from one farm to another

In SharePoint foundation 2013, How to copy a List or Document library from a site collection in one farm to a site collection in another farm?
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Incoming Email targetting a specific folder

We have a project specific folder in the SharePoint document library and incoming email is enabled. We expects that whenever Email is send, SharePoint should store the attachment into the project ...
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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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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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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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Permission to Anonymous user for Document of Document Library

I have a site in SharePoint which is not available for Anonymous user. I have created a document library and added Document in that. Now, I would like to show particular Document which is visible to ...
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Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)

I know, SharePoint added this wonderful feature with those document templates, where i can stick a document directly onto a library, and integrate it into SharePoint with some simple clicks (and an ...
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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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Disable Send To and Download a Copy options for files?

I'd like to completely restrict the Send To and Download a Copy options found under the Documents tab in Document Libraries for all users. How can I accomplish this? Edit: I should make myself a ...
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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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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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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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Two different documents with same name become one

If two users have two different documents but same name, when the second user saves his file in same document library, it overwrites the first user's document and the document gets new version. Is ...
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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 ...