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What does the “Copy Source” column mean in a document library/list?

Pretty basic one here. Google borks out. I have a document library, and one of the columns is named "Copy Source". What does the data in the column mean?
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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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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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Moving large document libraries to new site collections

I have a site collection with a dozen or so document libraries in it (total size about 300GB's). The goal is to move each of these document libraries into it's own site collection (and content ...
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Retrieving list Items programmatically from CAML via Client Side object Model when a Document Library has more than 5000 items

I have a SharePoint provider hosted app that stores documents with metadata in a Single Document Libraray programmatically via CSOM. I have a requirement to display the list items in a MVC web app ...
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Uploading file using COM occasionally gives an error that the file has been modified

I have created an Office Add In that is used to upload a Word document to SharePoint, showing a list of sites/subsites and Document Libraries. After the file is uploaded I set the content type based ...
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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) ...
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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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Multiple upload give me error : Could not overwrite file

I am using SP 2010. I have a document library. I try to use the multiple upload dialog from SharePoint. I got an error Could not overwrite file. Like you see in the print screen below I have ...
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change NavigateForFormsPages value to true using CSOM

I'm searching for a way to change NavigateForFormsPages property using CSOM but no luck till now. Anyone has idea to do it using CSOM
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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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Sync Disabled for Document Library created with custom list definition

In our project we are creating custom list definition and list instance based on that definition, as follows: Elements.XML in List Definition: <ListTemplate Name="MyListsDef" Type="10000" ...
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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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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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Move a document from library after adding it

I am using the ItemAdded event to fill in a metadata field. In the ItemUpdated event (after submitting the file properties diagog) - I want to move the file elsewhere. However, I get an error saying ...
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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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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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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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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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Get Library and Folder from document guid (C#)

Information given I am using version 16.0.0.0 of the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client library. There are several different document libraries in the SharePoint site. In code, we are given a list of ...
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IE8 failed to download zip file from Document Library

I cannot download zip file from any Document Library on SharePoint Online 2013 when using IE8. It always get error: Unable to download aaa.zip from company.sharepoint.com Unable to open this ...
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SP2013 Last modified date wrong in search results - day and month are inverted

We have a problem with the search results "Last modified Date". So if i take a look at the document and look at the last modified document i see "06/10/2014". This is correct cause the ...
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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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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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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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How to skip an edit form after uploading a single document in SP 2010

I would like to set all document properties programmatically inside the event handler. I do not manage to skip an edit form after the document is uploaded. Any help is welcome.
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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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Ascertain the method of file upload in SharePoint 2013 document library?

In an ItemAdded event receiver, is there a way to ascertain whether the file was uploaded via the "new item" button in the document library or whether it was dragged and dropped into the browser ...
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Properties Dialog Box not appearing when uploading a document to a document library

I am creating a site on SharePoint 2010. I have created a document library and want users to be prompted to enter information into required columns when they upload a file. I have: Enabled "Allow ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Index Out of Range when opening folders

When opening a sub-folder in a shared document library to view the files, I receive the following exception: [ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than ...
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Document library webpart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a document library web part open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option any help is greatly appreciated
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Permission to Anonymous user for Document of Document Library

I have site in sharpoint which is not available for Anonymous user. I have created a document library and added Document in that. Now, I would like to show particular Document which is visible to ...
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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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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 ...