Document library is a list for storing documents

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SharePoint 2013 Datasheet view is read only

I have created a DropOffLibrary, added a few documents. Then created a DataSheet View to allow quick edit of library properties. However, the view shows as read-only and does not allow inline editing. ...
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Add a button to sharepoint library

I have been assigned a task to work on document libraries. The requirements of the project want me to make a view of doclibs that shows the last 10 modified documents and that view should have a ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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sharepoint 2013 filter a view like [me] for groups

I got some document libraries that requires some additional filtering. At first i filtered on [Me] but that requires the people to be added by name. Eventually i like to add people by groups, ea sales ...
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Drag and Drop document on doc library with added lookup column,

I'm having a problem with drag drop on a document library. The document library has a WebPart view filter to show only the document from a selected task WebPart. This works because the document ...
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limit a lookup input field on a document upload form (SP2013)

I've created a project site with a tasklist and put a document library on it. The task list WebPart is filtered to show only My tasks Every added document requires a task list a title to be entered (...
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Upload multiple document in SharePoint 2013 library using web services

I have to upload multiple document in SharePoint library using web services. I have done this for single document but can not upload for multiple document. please suggest the way to do that. Points ...
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Create lookup column using AssignedTo column from Task List to Document Library

I made a task list, and some tasks are assigned to multiple people. A document webpart gets a filter view, of a selected task in the task list. When i add a new document to the document library, I'm ...
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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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get a tabular view on a page for a document library

Hello i am using SharePoint 2013 on-prem I have created a document library containing all documents related to a product. Then i created a page, added the webpart of the document library, thereby ...
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SharePoint Online CSOM PowerShell Script to create folders and add permissions

I am rather new to this place but quite few previous posts helped me out a great deal while creating some PowerShell scripts. I have been trying to create a script that will create a couple of folders ...
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Difference between Document Library and Form Library

What is the difference between Document Library and Form Library? In which scenario we have to go for Form Library? And What are the best practices of using these libraries?
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Cannot open document library in Explorer View

This is for a SharePoint 2007 site on which we have various document libraries. One of our users has always been able to use Explorer View on his department's document library but he was recently ...
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How can I script a link to a document in a Wiki page to open in the desktop client application?

I have a Wiki page which describes how to use an Excel spreadsheet, and includes a link. As the spreadsheet contains macros, I want it to always open in the desktop application, rather than Online. ...
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Folder in SharePoint document library is deleted still its URL works

I have deleted on folder from my Document library, that folder does not appear now in library, but when I tried to open that folder by its URL, it open the folder. Though I am not able to add anything ...
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Download all files and folders from document library to local directory o365 powershell csom

I have a document library on Office 365 which I want to download to my local directory via powershell csom. I want to keep the file structure so its exactly the same in my local directory as it is in ...
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How to get active directory department user property in a column?

I've got a document library and want to add the department filled from AD, so the library can be sorted by department. How can I do this? I tried to add column of type "Person or group" and show ...
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Group by managed metadata column returns null for contribute users

I created a term set called Organization and added a few terms. I then added a column called Organization to a library and set the column to use a managed term set. I chose the Organization term set ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a WebPart in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the WebPart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Create new document in SharePoint 2013 without Office Web Application installed

My SharePoint 2013 server is not online means it is on-premises SharePoint 2013 Server. Also I have no office web application server. My user needs to crate office documents in SharePoint library. ...
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Update metadata column using Java REST

As I understand, you have to make a 3 steps to update the metadata on the file. I have uploaded a file to my document library using POST and after that made a GET and took out the metadata i need to ...
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SharePoint Online storage and sync limits

It's not clear to me, after reading SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits (or even this announcement) how the sync limits work. My questions are: If I have 10,000 files, would I have to ...
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Disable multiple document upload in SharePoint 2013

I have a document library and it has a workflow associated with it. That workflow generates some automatic 3-digit serial number. If I add multiple documents then that workflow is unable to generate ...
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Convert Custom List to Document Library SP2013

I have a Custom List that I want to convert to a Document library. All the fields are identical. Is there any easy way of doing this? I'm using SP2013.
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How is the document upload into a library working (big picture)?

I am interested in learning how the document upload into a Document Library works. Is there a good explanation or description available or can anybody deliver? I need to know how it works from the ...
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Can I be prompted to update related documents when something is revised

I have several instances where I have two versions of the same document (one is client facing and one in internal only). The content of the documents is identical but they are separate documents and ...
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The file “[file name]” is checked out or locked for editing even though no one has it open

I get the following error when I try to check out a document from a document library in SharePoint that has been recently edited: The file "[file name]" is checked out or locked for editing by "[...
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How to attach a document from a SharePoint library into a list item?

My client wants to attach a 'Minutes' document (in a SharePoint document library) to a meeting event (SharePoint list item). The trouble they have is that the OOTB 'Attach File' browse option opens '...
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How to create a metadata search web part view from multiple (4) document library's?

I need to be able to search in 4 document library's for a particular metadata field that is available in all document library's. Is there any out of the box feature for this?
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Sharing a document in sharepoint 2013 on premise

I used to work with office365 but i now work on a pure sharepoint 2013 on premise environment. Things are quite different. So now i'm looking into ways to share a document from a document library with ...
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Add-in, Temporary document library

I have retrieved the metadata of some documents from the SharePoint site and now I want to list them in a temporary list on the add-ins web but I don't really know how to do this. Should I just add a ...
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Hide Document Library from non-owner users

How to maintain a Document Library for owners and hide that library from other site members ?
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Can I share drafts when Draft Item Security is enabled

I have a document library in SharePoint that has Major and Minor (draft) revisions. Before any document is published, it has to be reviewed and approved by someone. Normally I would use the collect ...
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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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create custom field linking to library contents

Trying to create a change request list requiring the viewer to specify the artifact to change, based on the filenames in the artifact library (same sharepoint). The displayed control to select could ...
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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Uploaded documents getting checked out by default in Sharepoint 2010

I am uploading documents to a document library in SharePoint 2010 and I find my documents are checked out even they are not checked out. I have checked for option check out required to NO but even the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow for pdf documents

I am creating a designer workflow using SharePoint designer 2010. My scenario is user uploads a pdf document and it has two cases when he is uploading. If the document content looks fine for the ...
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Unable to open SharePoint documents in Chrome

In Internet Explorer and Firefox, I can open Sharepoint documents. But in Chrome, it gives me an error. How can I directly open Sharepoint files in Chrome like I do in Internet Explorer?
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Retrieve all files from all folders and subfolders in document library

I want to retrieve all the files which are last modified in a particular document library. I will not be able to find out that how many folders are there in the document library. User can select any ...
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How do I show a list of recently published documents

What I want is to display a list of recently added/released documents to my document library on my team site (ootb). I don't want to create a view in the document library, I just want people who visit ...
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“server error we're sorry. an error has occurred” when opening a file in document library

I am using SharePoint Sever. I am trying to open documents in my document library, but I am getting that error. Any help please!!
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Popular Item Webpart not updating for Read only users

I have a popular Item WebPart in which most popular documents are displayed on my site. When I log in as an administrator, I can see the documents. But, Users that have only read permission can't see ...
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Associate Doc Library with Lists

Experts, Not sure how to have a default document library for a SharePoint 2013 List. So the moment, a user attach a document, the location to store the file is the default document library, rather ...
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Documents no longer display in SharePoint 2013 Views

We have SharePoint 2013 installed at my company. I maintain it. I added documents to a library months ago and these documents have always shown up in the views I created for them. But recently, the ...
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Sharepoint Explorer File View based on Document Library View

I would like to know if it is possible to view the files in a Windows Explorer the from a document library especially when you change the view by using filters and create "views" based on metadata. I ...
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Issue with External Data Columns on Document Libraries with Content Types

I have site content type called ContractBase that has a bunch of fields that are used in contracts. I created some other site content types (ContractType1 and ContractType2) that inherit from ...
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Create a item in a libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create item(like .docx or .xsn or ...) in document library or form library in sharepoint 2013 using REST service?
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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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Sharepoint 2013 keep traking of Document sharing

I want to keep a track of sharing documents in Document library. Is there any feature available in sharepoint for this? How can I Do this?