Document library is a list for storing documents

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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 ...
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Add Folder to Document Library

I created a document library. I can add new document to the document library. But I want to add folder my sharepoint site. How can I do this? Is it possible?
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Using a column other than “Name” to open item in list/library?

Is there a way to let users click on another single line of text field or even a date field in order for the document within a library to open up? My users don't want to have the "Name" field visible ...
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that ...
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Need to remove 'New!' icon for new items added in Document Library

In our organization 'New!' icon is creating some confusion. Is it possible to remove the icon for some specific libraries only?
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Automatically add tag to uploaded document in sharepoint

My environment is sharepoint 2010 and vs 2010. I already have an OOTB document library that I am using and I wanted to know how I can add a tag or keyword to a METADATA column. I am using the same ...
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Copying file from network to Document Library

I'm trying to save file from network location to SharePoint document library. This is code of my method: //parameters: string documentLibraryUrl, string filePath FileInfo fi = new FileInfo(...
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Maximum length of the document libray file/folder sharepoint 2010?

From research i have came to conclusion that the maximum lenght of a folder/file name is 128 respectively, is it right?
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The specified file or folder name is too long

I Know by default, file name length is 128 char, but can this be overridden, because I need my file name to be longer then 150 char.
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How can I see what documents have been deleted from a Document Library?

I have a document library that had files in it yesterday. Today it does not. When trying to view some sort of an audit log I realized I didn't know how to. I'm using SharePoint 2013 Online. How can I ...
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SP2010: Get all library names within a site using javascript client object model?

How do I get the names of all libraries within a given site using jquery/javascript? the only way i know of is using getByTitle('listtitle'), but I would like all names of libraries (hopefully there ...
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Hiding breadcrumb in Sharepoint 2010 site pages

We have site pages stored in the document library. Is there a way to hide the breadcrumb which appears in the page (outofbox) site->document library->page name?
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Creating a word document from a standard sharepoint list item

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I have a list in Sharepoint 2007 which is not a document library. From an item in the list, I can attach files quite happily using thestandard features. Now ...
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Why is a folder automatically created named “1” in Document Libraries?

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 when i create a document library a folder named "1" is automatically created, how can i get rid of this folder and why it was created. If i open the library ...
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Display list of file(s) within document library

Scenario : Sharepoint 2010 foundation site with a document library. The library has many folders (and probably sub-folders in each folder). There are files in these folders/sub-folders. I am looking ...
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How do I configure a document library to create a new document using a custom template?

So I'm absolutely new to SharePoint 2010, and have been given a task as part of my internship and I'm stuck. When I click 'new document' in Document Library, I need to give option of selecting 1 of ...
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Can't make a new instance of a custom document library

I am following the instructions of Cory Roth on how to create a custom document library in 2010 which can be found here http://www.dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheday/archive/2008/06/11/how-to-...
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Determine if a document library is a sharepoint library

I'm adding some content types to every standard-document library which is created over the "List Added"-EventReceiver. When a web is created the are some new doclibs for example in a team site there ...
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SharePoint 2013 Unique Item Permission

I created a workflow for confidential documents to be approved in SharePoint Online 2013. However once the document is submitted to the document library, the submitter must have access to ONLY their ...
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Site Collection size cause

We have a site collection that has couple of document libraries each having 10K documents. And the content DB assigned to that site collection is showing 280 GB used. But when we check the library ...
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Update listitem in document library without using eventreceivers

How to update a listitems say status column in my document library from Pending to Approved without using event receivers or C#? If I use SPServices , it needs to be added as content editor web part ...
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List item returns null JSOM

I'm new in developing sharepoint hosted apps, I need to return list items of list, it returns null. I've set permissions of list & web to full control. The following is app.js code var context = ...
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Working with document Libraries based on UniqueID REST API

Is it possible to work with the document library with UniqueID/Guids rather than using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl? Say if I wanted to upload a file to a folder, could this be done using the Unique Id ...
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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 on Pages Library prompts to upload

I have restricted a website to 2 custom page layouts created by me. But since I did this, the new document button on the Pages Library is not directing me to the create page dialog, where I can ...
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How to Password Protect a Document in SharePoint?

HR started uploading lots of personel pdf documents to their tight controlled SharePoint document center. HR have access and off course we in IT (shapepoint team) has access to personal pdf file (that ...
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How to get the state of the document whether it is locked or not in SP2013?

I have document library with workflow attached with it. There are metadata columns attached with the document library i.e. Test1 & Test2 I am modifying the value of the Test1 & Test2 in the ...
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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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Unable to upload file (of any size) in SharePoint 2003 [Web Server busy error]

![enter image description here][1]While try to upload a file (any size) on any SharePoint 2003 document library, the browser is showing an error : Form Validation Error Please correct the ...
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How can I move an item in a library to another folder preserving meta-information?

I have a library with numerous folders and documents that I am trying to organize. The easy way would be to use explorer view, but I'm getting errors accessing it to which my internal help desk is ...
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Document Library that contains all Documents from subsites

I want to create a documentlibrary on the parent site of a bunch of subsites. All those subsites have their own documents. I want the parent documentlibrary to contain all those documents of the sub ...
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SharePoint 2010 URL limits not completely understood

My team and I are trying to test the limits of SharePoint 2010 - specifically around URL and path lengths. In our root web, we created doc library that contains a main folder with an arbitrarily long ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is it safe to delete doc library templates?

If you have a doc library template, and you've created some doc library instances based off this template, is it safe to remove this template once you're done with it?
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How many workflows can a SharePoint 2007 Library / List contain?

What is the maximum workflow can a Library & List in SharePoint 2007 can have? Information in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx mention that SharePoint 2010 can have 15 (...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...
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Drag & Drop a New Version

When a file is drag and dropped into a document library that has versioning enabled (a document set in my case) and a file with that name already exists, SharePoint shows this message: But when a ...
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Get url of document library from REST call

I am working with O365 SharePoint site where I need to get the name and URL for the document libraries in a site collection. I have made a rest call for it as: https://site/_api/web/lists and select ...
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Add columns to existing libraries in SharePoint 2010 using Powershell

I need to add five new columns to existing SharePoint 2010 libraries using powershell. I am using below script: $ver = $host | select version if($Ver.version.major -gt 1) {$Host.Runspace....
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Open text file from new document menu in document library

SharePoint Online, I have created a content type for text files and it is available as "New Text Document" in document library new document menu. When I click on new text document I get following ...
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Dynamically populate page with links to document libraries

The business where I work wants to move from one library with multiple client folders to one library per client. To ease in administration I want to create a page that displays hyperlinks to all ...
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SharePoint 2013 reading data from multiple document libraries from multiple subsites in one site collection

I have multiple subsites in single site collection. All of these subsites have document library with same name. So is it possible using JSOM to read data from multiple document libraries with same ...
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Gathering users requirements for building a document management system

I'm working in a company and we want to implement a document management system using SP. As a software engineer I will handle the requirement gathering. The document management system is somehow ...
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How to upload/download document to Document Library via WEBSERVICES? Also set metadata

I want to retrieve a template document from a Document Libraries, in order to allow a user to edit it, and then upload it back again to the Document Library. I'll probably need to set some metadata ...
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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