Document library is a list for storing documents

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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 are ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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. I ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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) ...
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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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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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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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List does not exist Error when opening the views

I created a list template without including Content for a Document library and created a Library using that Template. But in the newly created library, lot of my views are showing the below error. ...
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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
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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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SPDocumentLibrary.CheckedOutFiles does not return all files

I am working through some code samples on MSDN that is suppose to return Checked Out files but my tests is showing a problem. Here you can see that both "default" and "foo" in my Page library are ...
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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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How to automatically update documents generated by another system as new versions?

We want to share documents in a SharePoint Document Library (SP 2013) which are automatically generated each week by another software system. These documents are in PDF and RTF format (maybe also ...
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Page refresh issue on check in document

We have a document library SharePoint 2013 environment and user uploads their document in it. To edit document, they check out document and then open it in word and make changes and then check back ...
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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 ...