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Email enabled list/library missing attachments

I have an email enabled library that accepts attachments, saves original emails, and accepts emails for any sender. The problem is, that I can email this email address along with several other people, ...
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Issue with web parts disappearing

First time here and I'm hoping someone can help me. I've searched all over and can't find anything... We have an application running in Central Administration that generates ASPX files to specified ...
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“Choose folder” dialog in document library reacts really slow

While uploading a document into a library I want to choose in which folder the document should be uploaded. When I choose a folder the PickerTreeView.aspx answers really slow. Example image where ...
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Hiding Custom Action for Just one document library

I have a custom action deployed for a site collection, now if I want to hide it for a custom document library is it possible. Also this is what I am doing actually, can you think a better way of ...
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Sharepoint can not find back to the document library when saving file

When I click "New document" button on my document library and then click on save to save back the file to the library it has chosen my document folder on my computer instead of the document library on ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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Having trouble updating some of the document list's properties in SharePoint 2010

I have this very very weird thing happen in the SharePoint site. Okay this is my situation: I have this problem in one of the newly migrated site in the company. One of the user tries to "edit the ...
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Accessing full url of 'View in browser' link in document library

I'm trying to get the url of the 'view in browser' link that appears in the context menu for a document in the document library. I have a custom command on the menu that I have created which calls a ...
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applying a managed meta-data column to a content type vs adding it to a view

Hello this is my first question on here so please be gentle. i have just provisioned a new document content type called GCDocument (whose parent is document) along with some new fields, such as a ...
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Can I display some documents in my browser and others using their native applications?

I'm using SP Foundation 2010, with severly limited development permissions. I'm operating as a site Owner in a user area, so access to Designer, Visual Studio, etc. is limited and I'm looking for ...
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Webpart to archive selected documents in a Sharepoint 2007 document library

I am new to Sharepoint. Currently using Sharpoint 2007 for doing some POC on archiving selected documents in a document library. I added a column to Document library as Archive, which is Check box. ...
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Get Permissions with client object model

i want to add a permission on a folder who's inside a document library with javascript/jquery/client object model. The problem i have is, its a custom permission level created when some feature is ...
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Editing Document Set Properties Issue

I am currently having some issues being able to edit the properties of a Document Set after it is created. My main library on my site is a Digital Assets library. After adding in a few pictures, I ...
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Wrong Created By Value

I was notified by a user [User A] that there was a file in our document library that showed it had been created by them (in the default sharepoint created by field) when they had not in fact entered ...
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Comments History showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out

I have custom edit form for shared document and there i have comment history field. Comments History is showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out(automatically) because I have ...
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Document library - problem with document link

I'm trying to create a database of files, which will mostly contain *.zip packages with SCORM. This packages will be stored in remote location and I'd like to provide only links for them. SharePoints ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - override anonymous user permissions, version history button issue

I have enabled "restricted access" to a document library so that the "version history" button doesn't appear for non-anonymous users in a specific group, this is working fine. However if I enable ...
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Document library event receiver when creating documents

I created an event receiver that processes some information in docx files when uploaded to the library. I do this in ItemAdded event. Everything works fine when the file is uploaded. When the files ...
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sharepoint document library issue in document check in - check out

We are using SharePoint 2007. I have created new document library and added some documents. When I checked out any document,it throws following error message "This document could not be done ...
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Show custom message for file blocked in Central Administration

Is it possible to show user friendly error message for files blocked in central administration. I have a site, which has a document library. when the user tries to upload files which are blocked in ...
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Trouble making linked copies of a document between repositories

I have two document repositories (on seperate site collections) and am trying to link them with one as the source and the other as a copy that can be updated from the source. This is all following ...
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Document library error msg “This operation can only be performed on a file” when using Chinese characters in folder names…?

I'm receiving the following error when I create a subfolder using Chinese characters in a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation document library. This operation can only be performed on a file From the root ...
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SP13: Search Results from Document Library

I think I am making this harder than it is, but I cannot seem to wrap my head around the proper steps. I have found a lot of ways to make this happen, but I am still confused. Scenario: So, the ...
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How to download multiple documents at once using powershell only specific document ids

i have a dcoument library in sharepoint record center application , enabled a document id for this web application , and in this document library users uploaded lot of documents 2000. and here i ...
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manage views in Document library having folder structure

we are having a document library in SharePoint 2013, with multiple folders(having main folder->inside another folder->inside another folder->inside having documents), at the folder level's we are able ...
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Version System column and word information panel

In SP2010 library I have Version system column based which shows version of document. I want to add this column to content type of document, because I want this field to be shown in Word information ...
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Strange behavior with content types in doc lib

In SP 2013 on premise, I have created a site collection for content type hub. In the content type hub I have created a custom content type that has "Document" as parent, and has a custom document ...
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Drag-and-drop on a web part not working

I've just encountered a funny glitch in O365 in which I can't drag-and-drop files into a document library through its web part displayed on a web part page. Drag-and-drop works fine on the library ...
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How can you get results from a SharePoint document library (with folder and child items) in a SSRS report?

I have a SSRS report that uses a SharePoint document library as a data source. The issue is that the list has folder and in those folders are child items. The dataset is only returning items from the ...
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Document Template Causing Edit Lock

Running into a bit of a problem with sharepoint 2013 workflows(2010 workflows platform) and a custom default document template. We have a document library with a workflow attached. This library is ...
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Open Visio file in Browser but other formats in native client applications

We have SharePoint 2013 intranet portal. I have created a team site with a document library that holds various office file formats like Word, PowerPoint, Excel files. At present I have set the ...
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Document Library Not Returning Correct Search Results

Created a document library, but the search bar isn't returning the correct results. It returns some of the items, but also includes other items that have nothing to do with what was put into the ...
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document template metadata sharepoint library

I have document template (Employee form) in a document library, when i update a template and publish then version get updated in document library for that document. But when i open that template again ...
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Shared Documents : Document Library Settings : Change Column: Not working

I am using document library in sharepoint 2010. I tried to change the column to show and of the field below its always showing blank. I tried a lot, what can be the problem? It should show which user ...
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Few custom web parts on one site problem with RootFolder

I've problem with two webParts on one aplicationPage. This application page is a custom form for edit, view and adding items to list. First webpart is view of files from document library, second is a ...
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How can I extract all versions of the documents in a library?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site, which holds many PDF files, each with several versions in the history. Is there a way I can easily download all versions of every file?
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Creating folders in Document Sets with PowerShell

I have a document library with only document sets at the top level. In every document set I would like to create a set of standard folders with PowerShell. I have connected the document library to ...
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Lookup to a column in a library having multiple hierarchical folder structure

I have a library A that has multiple folders and documents. I want to create a list B with a lookup column pointing to a column in Library A. The problem I face is that the lookup column fetches ...
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Metadata vs Folders - File name conflicts

I think metadata is much better than folders when it comes to finding files using search and metadata navigation but... But if I have a document library that uses metadata and does NOT use folders ...
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SharePoint 2013: Hiding workflow column for reusable 2010 workflow

Background: I am trying to implement a site collection retention policy in SharePoint 2013. Unfortunately, Microsoft's implementation is designed for individual libraries instead of as part of a ...
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Document Summary/Preview In-Line In Document Library View

I have a requirement to show a summary text from within Word/PDF/Email documents that are stored in a Document Library in-line within the Document Library View. I can see something similar in the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Workflow does not start on first item of the calendar day

I have a very strange behaviour of a workflow in a document library. The SPD workflow is set to automatically start on creation. However, it does not start on the first uploaded document of a calendar ...
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How to remove duplicates from a lookup field in SharePoint 2013 online?

I have a lookup field which is created from the same document library and it is a multi selection lookup field. The values in Lookup having duplicate values. Are these duplicate values are showing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document library Edit Properties not opening in a dialog box

We are migrating to SP2013 from SP2010. In SP2010 environment, we were using our own custom webpart to view and edit properties with two buttons "View Properties" and "Edit Properties" as following: ...