Document library is a list for storing documents

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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 ...
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How can I print all of the documents in a document library using code?

I want to know how to print all the files in a document library. I googled it and unable to find the solution. But during search I found a tool which provides almost the same type of functionality. ...
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Disable Send To and Download a Copy options for files?

I'd like to completely restrict the Send To and Download a Copy options found under the Documents tab in Document Libraries for all users. How can I accomplish this? Edit: I should make myself a ...
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SharePoint document library - purpose of the Title column

I understand that SharePoint 2007 indexes the "Title" metadata of a word document but what I don't understand is why is there also a column called "Title" within the document library? What is its ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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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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Deny user access to a “Document Library”

I'm using Sahrepoint 2010. I've created many Document Libraries according to how many departments we have in the company and i want to specify access permission to users for viewing and opening ...
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“Append Changes to Existing Text” with Document Sets

I'm trying to use the "Append Changes to Existing Text" with a Document Library which contains multiple Document Set -based Content Types. This is a handy way to maintain a running commentary for ...
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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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How to copy a document automatically

Is it possible for a user with site administrator access, to configure a document library, so that when a document is uploaded into it, it is copied automatically to another document library & ...
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Custom Event Receiver - Copy To Folder

I am in the process of writing a custom event receiver. The basic flow is as follows: Document is added to Library Based on metadata of document, we check to see if a folder within another document ...
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jQuery & SP2010 : Upload document to library using jQuery?

I built a custom form that saves the data to multiple lists with on click; it works pretty well for its intended use (keeping the data related). Thing is I am totally new at jQuery and SPServices, but ...
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rating is not saving in sharepoint document library

I enabled ratings from the Document Library settings page and choose “Rating settings”. Once this setting is made a new column is added to my library .But after selecting a rating, it is not saving. ...
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Fetch list item properties using Powershell

I have document library. I want to replace some document properties using powershell. There are multiple properties associated with each document. First I'll need to check for all documents if that ...
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Get file names in sharepoint 2013 document library

What is the best way to get a list of all the file names in a sharepoint document library with javascript?
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How do I change a Document Library's Column Width?

How do I edit the column width of a document library (on the list view)? I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation.
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The file “[file name]” is checked out or locked for editing even though no one has it open

I get the following error when I try to check out a document from a document library in SharePoint that has been recently edited: The file "[file name]" is checked out or locked for editing by ...
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Document library vs. list of links to documents

We have some user guides in PDF and DOC/X format on SharePoint for users to view; no end user would upload any new ones or edit existing. Should we use a document library or a list with links to the ...
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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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Apply metadata based on query string or selected value in page control

When a user uploads/creates a document into my document library, i need to be able to apply a metadata tag to the document either from the URL query string or from the value selected in some web-part ...
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How to make document library in top level visible to subsites?

I have a requirement for a top level portal site to have a document library - pretty easy so far. There will then be sub sites underneath this that need to access this document library, as we are ...
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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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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Programmatically list folders from a document library

I have a document library with several layers of folders within, I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist in a web part to display a tree like display of the folders but my code foreach(SPListItem ...
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EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary throwing exception

The short story, when trying to execute SPListCollection.EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary I get: Exception calling "EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary" with "0" argument(s): "A list, survey, discussion board, or ...
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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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How to access document library files via a webservice?

I've images that are stored in a Sharepoint document library, can these files be accessed using a Sharepoint webservice ? For sharepoint Lists a service is explosed via the '_vti_bin\Lists.acmxs' url, ...
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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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Get Error 401 when trying to download a document from a library programatically

I'm trying to download a document with this code : using (Impersonator impersonator = new Impersonator()) { siteURL += "?NoRedirect=true"; System.Net.WebClient _WebClient = new ...
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Content Types “Link to document” and open in Dialog

I have a new Document Library and have added the content type "link to a document" to the library. Somehow when I create a new "link to a document" item in the library the dialog won't open. Instead ...
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Specific Access to Files within Document Library

My company is trying to develop a solution within Sharepoint for sharing documents across similar departments of different companies. The requirement is that there is a store of documents that each ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar

I need to remove 'Upload Document' button from the Ribbon on a Document Set library, with the toolbar set to "None". I can successfully remove it from the Full Toolbar (which is the default one) ...
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Making 'Add new document' to really add new document and not upload new document

Currently, I have my 'Add new document' (as shown in Illustration A) that keep on giving the following 'Upload document' page (as shown in Illustration B). My intention is to show a new InfoPath form ...
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Understanding Document Library Better

In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library to store some pdf, docs files. I also have some other custom columns in the document library. 1) What is the maximum size / character I can give it to a ...
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How can I share an excel document with my team to edit?

I would like to know if something is possible and where to start. Each day, my boss sends out a spreadsheet listing our data entry errors for the previous day. All five of us download the sheet, make ...
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jQuery cascading dropdowns and Word

If a user clicks on New from a document library then a word template opens with metadata in the header section, will the SPServices jQuery cascading dropdowns work in the word's header? I doubt it. If ...
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Allow users to view items in Document Library, but not open the files

I have the requirement to allow users to view the content of a document library, including browsing through folders, but not actually open the individual files. There doesn't appear to be a ...
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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013. We are searching ...
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sharepoint 2013 online permission bug

I think I found a bug in SharePoint 2013 Online. I have created a site with "internal documents" that has unique permissions set. If I save this site as a web template and I create a new site with ...
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How do I get a collection of document libraries using Javascript CSOM?

I'm working on an UI feature for my SP2010 site and would like to display a number indicating how many documents were added to a specific library since the users last visit. The UI will display a box ...
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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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Error on updating a document item

I have an issue with updating an item in ItemUpdated event. Basically on ItemUpdated, I would like to reupdate that item by setting some properties, because it is a docx I have to do it in ...
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On AddingItem event in Document Library distinguish is it a document or a folder

enter code hereI have a small issue, I cannot seems to find a way to find out what time of item is being added, so i have a method AddingItem and here i need to know is this item a FOLDER or just some ...
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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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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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Issues with alerts and required check out for editing

We are having an issue with alerts related to forced check-out in a document library. We would like an alert to be sent whenever a document is uploaded to a particular document library. Using the ...
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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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Modifying a document when uploaded

I am modifying Word and PDF documents when they are uploaded to a document library with an event receiver. ItemAdded runs perfect without any errors, I manipulate the documents and save them to ...