Document library is a list for storing documents

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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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New document button in Document Libraries does not show the Content Types when adding a Site Column with Managed Metadata to a view

I have developed a No Code solution (based on Standard SharePoint Online functionality) in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for a customer. In every site there is a Document Library. In the Document ...
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Excel Documents dropping MetaData in a Document Library when edited

Currently in our environment we have an approval based library that houses several documents, all categorized and utilizes Metadata columns to group and sort those documents. When an individual edits ...
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Can You Display 'Related Content' in a Task List?

I would like to be able to display the related content (i.e. from a document library) in a task list that is tied to a 2013 workflow. Is this possible?
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Permissions to upload InfoPath form to document library

I have an InfoPath form that has been published to a file share. Users fill out this form using the InfoPath client and print it. There is no need to store any data. Now I have the requirement to add ...
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Lists or Managed meta data

I'm implementing a document library and trying to distinguish the use of managed meta data or lists with lookup values. The first one can be centrally defined, gives clarity of relationships and is ...
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MOSS 2007 SPItemEventProperties values of fields accessed via display name or internal name

I need to access the before and after field values for the list item corresponding to an event receiver in MOSS 2007. The name of the field is Annual Salary and the InternalName is ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Runtime Error”

I'm receiving this error when trying to check-in a document in a document library (it's only occurring on this document library). Server Error in '/' Application. You must fill out all ...
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Check In Document using Adobe Reader Returns Error Message

There is an error message that is being returned when a pdf document is being checked in using Adobe Reader XI. This is being reported by some users. All users have the same permission level for ...
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ItemUpdating event receiver method yielding COMException in MOSS 2007

I implemented an event receiver and attached it to a MOSS 2007 document library. I overrode the synchronous itemUpdating method and perform some validation before letting the update operation proceed. ...
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Upload files to document library with file properties

I am using the following script in powershell to copy documents from a file directory to a Document library: [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.SharePoint") ...
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How to get document URL of a Document Library item given Item ID and URL - using javascript?

I have access to a document library item URL. E.g. /Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=585 Based on this information, I would like to get the URL of the document associated with this item. E.g. ...
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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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Does it take longer to move a file into a fuller document library?

I'm seeing a pattern that appears to be that it takes longer to move files into a document library that has a lot of content. We have a custom timer job that takes documents from various libraries on ...
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move items to a subfolder in a document library using spservices

Have a document library called "DocLib". it has multiple sub folders(created manually). DocLib ->Folder1 DocLib ->Folder2 DocLib ->Folder3 and further "Folder1" has one more folder ...
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Document Sets don't enforce allowed Content Types when multiple Doc Set CT are available

I fear that this is indeed a bug, but I'm asking just to be sure (SP1 and the CU haven't provided any change to the issue). I have a document library that utilize multiple document set content type ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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How to Migrate from List Column to Site Column on existing Document Library

I work for a company that creates third party software that interfaces with SharePoint. The way we setup SharePoint now to work with our software is to use content types and site columns. However ...
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Excel won't let me enter required metadata

I have a template in Library A. I open in in excel, enter some data and want to save it as newfile.xls in Library B. Library B has required (managed) metadata, so excel prompts me to enter it into the ...
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Make documents read only

On a SharePoint 2013 on-prem solution we are using team sites for collaboration. When no more work is required on the document, we have a requirement to "lock" the documents so they become read only ...
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Edit 1-30 paging Document Library

By default SharePoint has paging 1-30 items in a document library. I want to change this to 1-50 or even 1-100. How can I do this? I've been looking on the internet but I cannot find a fitting ...
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Multi line text field with unlimited length in document libraries allowed

What I am doing: Migrating Documents to SharePoint Online using PowerShell Script. Once document is uploaded I am simultaneously setting property values. Case: In a Document Library, I have a field ...
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Add a column in Document Library on the fly when the Document Library is created

I want to create a column created/added when I create a document library or splist within my site collection. Will the approach of : ListCreated event receiver work in this situation? Should I ...
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How to get document item ID of a Document Library given Item Path - using c#?

I can't figure out how to get the item ID of a document library from the crawled or managed properties. So I decided to get it using the item Path which return the document Url allowing to download ...
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Workflow doesn't start on the document library which has “require document to be checked out before they can be edited”

I created a default document library in SharePoint 2013 designer.I went under library setting and turn "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" feature on. Then I created a ...
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Multiple document formats for one document library list item

I'd like to know if it's possible to have a ".doc" and ".pdf" option for a single library list item. The intent being that users can access the document in ".doc" or ".pdf". Also, how to set this up ...
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Sending documents as e-mail attachments

We have document library where we store various types of documents (word, ppt, infopath templates etc..) The requirement is to send them as e-mail attachments directly from SharePoint Document ...
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Opening PDF document in adobe acrobat instead reader

We have PDF documents in SharePoint 2013 document library. We have installed both Adobe Acrobat and Reader on our machine. When we open PDF document, it opens up in Reader by default. But we want the ...
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Person or Group field in Contact List [duplicate]

I am trying to assign a record owner to each of the records in my SharePoint contact list. I want to add a column that has a column type of Person or Group, but allows free editing of the field (like ...
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Column Type for User Fields

Can you change the default column type from Single line of text to Person or group on the User Fields in List Settings?
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SharePoint 2010 Ampersand in Search Query String

Our XSL is set up so that when search results come up a user can click on an icon to go to that exact document in our library. The problem is when a document has an ampersand (&) in the metadata ...
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How to trigger a workflow from an incoming email to a document library

I have been trying a bunch of different stuff to get this to work, lots of great info here. I thought I might as well ask to get some answers for sure or see if anybody had any ideas! Some ...
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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Can't access some folders through Windows Explorer

We've encountered a strange problem accessing a SharePoint 2010 document archive through Windows Explorer on a Windows 7 machine. The archive has been mapped as a network drive and everything works as ...
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REST: CopyTo Works Only for Files in Document Libraries?

I'm trying to use CopyTo with a query like below: /_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/site/Documents/Forms/Content Type ...
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Opening document library files in popup or new window

Is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types? e.g. PDF - In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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How to create a custom new form for a Document Library (to add it in a SP Solution)?

I needed to create custom forms for a SharePoint list and I found these articles (1 and 2) that gives really good explanations to do it step by step. Now I want to do the same for Document Library. ...
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Can I create a link that when clicked creates a new list item.

I dont have access to SharePoint designer :(. My goal is to make a button that says something like "Create new item" and when clicked pulls up the form to create a new item in a list. Is this posible? ...
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Merge Word Documents in Document Library

There is need where I need to merge Word documents saved in a Document Library. I was looking for out of the box solution but did not come across one. Please provide custom C# solution if there ...
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How to edit “Author” column in a document libary using powershell?

I copied files from a document library to another using powershell. But in new document library, for all files, created by column is the system account. I want to update this value to author of the ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Sharing contact list between SharePoint & Outlook

I have created a contact list in SharePoint and successfully linked it to Outlook using the connect to Outlook button in SharePoint. I can see all the records under other contacts, which is fine. ...
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Cannot check retention policy on this site

I have a document library in SharePoint 2016 in which I added Retention policy for document deletion , But still I am getting Yellow striped Error"Cannot check retention policy on this site". Please ...
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Identify Whether Document is Published Or not

I have to call SP search Api for documents in document Library applying filter for only bring such documents which are published and having specific content type . Is there any specific property for ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Change URL of document library

I created a Document Library called Resource Documents. Would it be possible for us to set a friendly URL on this library so that files may be read with the following URL pattern... ...
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How to change the NavigateForFormsPages attribute for document libraries?

When adding this attribute and setting it to "TRUE" within the <List ...> tag of the list definition schema.xml, it prevents Forms to open in a modal dialog. How to do the same for Document ...
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How to manage site quotas

What's the best approach / process to advise users of when discussing how to keep their document libraries and sites within their site quotas? (OnPrem instance)
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Unable to Query Document Library on Lookup Column using CAML

I'm trying retrieve all items from a Document Library where a lookup column equals a certain value. The query returns no items for the given value but the same query with the same value returns items ...
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Error on ListAdded event receiver

I have created a List Event Receiver to add a content type to every document library and added the following method : public override void ListAdded(SPListEventProperties properties) { ...
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Elements.xml not setting document title property

I am writing a custom app to interact with a document library. During deployment I have a module to populate the document library with some sample data, however I am not able to populate the Title ...