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How to Call “Open with Explorer” From Custom Code?

I have a custom layouts page that contains a custom visual WebPart. This WebPart wraps a XsltListViewWebPart with a toolbar. The toolbar is supplied as a RenderingTemplate. The XsltListViewWebPart ...
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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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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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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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Email notifications from document library do not get sent

I have set up email notifications for 2 accounts in a document library. Both accounts have Full Control on that library. After setting up the alerts, the 2 accounts recieved 2 informational emails ...
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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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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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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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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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Documents library wants to open Excel file in XLViewer

We've added some Word and Excel documents, as well as PDFs to the default Documents library in a SharePoint 2010 publishing site. However, SharePoint wants to open the Excel files in the built-in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Document library item - send email by workflow on insert

I have a separate form that interacts with users. The form prompts them for data, and this is put into a separate SharePoint document library. The Columns for the document library are Name ...
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...
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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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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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Key Filters: Always boolean AND? Possibility of adding user-controlled OR?

In a usability test just now, I learned that the Key Filters part of Metadata Navigation operate on boolean AND. A document has to match all filters in order to appear. Do I have any control over ...
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Connecting web parts to metadata navigation in document library

Is it possible to read from the metadata navigation in a document library so that the selected value(s) can be passed into another web-part (in this case a CoreResultsWebPart ). The IsNodeSelected ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Save As Dialog Preventing Other Locations

I have a SharePoint 2010 Document Library in which multiple content types have been added in the New Document Menu. Now, when a user clicks on any of these items, it will open locally installed Word ...
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View Thumbnails of images in a Document Library - Sharepoint 2007

I know that in SharePoint 2007, every image inside a [Picture Library] can have a thumbnail by adding the (_t) folder and the _extension.jpg to the file name. What about if my images are stored ...
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SPGridView - How to make it look & feel like built-in SP grid

In C# code, I'm working with the SPGridView control to display list items from a list of type SPDocumentLibrary. It binds fine, but it looks totally plain and has basically no features. I would like ...
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SharePoint Client Object Model not returning hidden folders in document library

I am using the SharePoint Client Object Model to get information from a SharePoint 2010 document library to be able to delete old htm-files located there. The problem is that these htm-files have ...
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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. The ...
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I want the count of the documents dowloaded from a document library.

The OOTB Report that sharepoint reporting feature provides is not helpful as it is a one time thing. I want the custom code to get the count of the document dowload.
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Retention period for Document, List and Forms for SharePoint 2007

May I know if it is possible to set the retention period for documents in document library, items in SharePoint list and form in Form library without using the 'Information Management Policy Settings' ...
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How can I print all of the documents in a document library using code?

I want to know how to print all the files in a document library. I googled it and unable to find the solution. But during search I found a tool which provides almost the same type of functionality. ...
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Documents open read-only when user should have write access

Scenario: We have an internal application that ties Excel spreadsheets stored in a SharePoint doc lib with specific Opportunities in CRM. The user clicks on a button in the Opportunity and a Web ...
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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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SharePoint document library - purpose of the Title column

I understand that SharePoint 2007 indexes the "Title" metadata of a word document but what I don't understand is why is there also a column called "Title" within the document library? What is its ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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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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Deny user access to a “Document Library”

I'm using Sahrepoint 2010. I've created many Document Libraries according to how many departments we have in the company and i want to specify access permission to users for viewing and opening ...
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“Append Changes to Existing Text” with Document Sets

I'm trying to use the "Append Changes to Existing Text" with a Document Library which contains multiple Document Set -based Content Types. This is a handy way to maintain a running commentary for ...
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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 ...