Document library is a list for storing documents

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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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Is it possible to link a chart in a Word document with an Excel Spreadsheet in SP 2010?

I have a word document which contains some charts based on data in an Excel spreadsheet. I update the word document frequently (it is as status report) by editing some of the supporting data in 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 ...
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What is the easiest way of setting (workflows, programmatically, etc) the value of columns from Business Data Catalogue for new docuemnts?

In Sharepoint 2007 I am trying to automatically set values read from business data for new documents added to the document list. Right now, when new file is uploaded, user: needs to go to the "Edit ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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hide content type on per-usergroup basis?

I have two content types: CTA and CTB. If a user from group A visits the page, I would like to hide CTB. If a user from group B visits the page, I would like to hide CTA. What is the best way to do ...
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Force open/save dialog for all files in a document library (SharePoint 2007)

I'm trying to force open/save dialog for all files in a document library, how can i achieve this? What i've trying until now: - document library -> definitions -> advanced definitions -> open in ...
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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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One-to-many relationship is sharepoint, populate dropdown list from another library

is it possible to replicate a one-to-many relationship in sharepoint lists. Scenario: I've two libraries - A and B. All documents in library B must belong to one document in the document A. So, when ...
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Restrict who can email enable a document library

I would like to restrict who can email enable a document library. The solution could be applied to a particular document library only or to the whole spweb or spsite is okay as long as we can ...
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How to move files between document libraries with their references?

I have a blog in my SharePoint site and I forgot to create a well structured hierarchy to drop my files I link into my posts (Word documents, PDF, JPG screenshots,...). Now the blog as been running ...
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Sharepoint Problems: Modifying Uploads?

We've noticed that some of our files have been modified by Sharepoint when uploading - specifically HTML files. Is this common / has this happened to anyone else? Is it specific to only a ...
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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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Putting signatures to Word documents

Is it possible to put signatures (simple texts) to the Word documents before the user starts downloading the file? Thanks.
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RSS feed for library is blank

We're on SharePoint 2010 and trying to get the RSS feed of a library. The "Allow RSS for this list" is set to Yes. On the library, we go to Library > RSS Feed and we see "Site Name: Library Name" but ...
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Create security field

How can I implement security field for SharePoint list? For example, the list should have field that contains salary. This field should be displayed for the Managers, but should not be displayed ...
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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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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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Renaming a folder with event receiver

I need to rename a folder after it is created by a user. I am currently using an event receiver and try to rename the folder in ItemAdding without any success. In ItemAdding event the folder is not ...
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Event receiver (type documents) fires for almost everything, including new usergroups, new sites etc

I have created an event receiver with the "documents" as templateid (101). <Receivers ListTemplateId ="101"> When I upload a document, the event gets fired. So no problem here. However the ...
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SPFieldMultiLineText.UnlimitedLengthInDocumentLibrary = true

We are running into problems with the 255 character limit on a multiline text field in a document library. I can change the setting to allow unlimited length, but the following warning is displayed: ...
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Can I access Documents in a Sharepoint Library from a UNC path?

I work for a firm of Solicitors and we store all our Client Care Letters and Terms and Conditions in our Office Manual on our Intranet. It's a Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 site. People have to ...
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Reading meta data stored in Word templates on SharePoint

I have a doc library on SharePoint for my work templates (DOTX). The doc library has a column called "Template ID". Each template has an ID stored in that column. I want to use VBA to loop through ...
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Tooltip showing latest pictures inside a Picture Library for SharePoint 2007

Inside a SharePoint Document List, I keep a few folders - Folder A, Folder B, Folder C. Each folder have some pictures inside them. May I know if there are any web part that can help me display at ...
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Depth of document library folders & files

How can I find out how deep is a document in a document library? Should I simply parse the url of the file and split according to position of slash character? Or is there a better way? Thanks.
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SharePoint Doc Library won't check out docs for editing [closed]

This issue has me stumped; any idea would be appreciated. This is relating to SharePoint 2010 and MS Word 2010. Situation: Doc library in SharePoint is using custom content types and has several ...
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Registry Keys for Sharepoint2007 to allow Custom OpenDocuments control

I asked this on stack overflow, and they recommended I ask here instead. I am trying to create a custom version of SharePoint's OpenDocuments control following an article on the MSDN sharepoint blog. ...
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Physical location of library template

I have a Document Library template that I need to move from my Dev environment to my Prod environment. I looked all over the 14 hive and in the site in SP Designer for this file, but could not find ...
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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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Wrong program opening up a document

I'm all of a sudden having several people having problems when opening up .doc files. All people have word installed but every time they try to open a .doc file from sharepoint it ask to search for a ...
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Schedule import of local folder to Sharepoint library

We have Sharepoint Server 2010 Enterprise SP1, inside this normal Document Library. We have application that stores files directoly to local server c:\files\*.pdf . Is there any code-less solution ...
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How to upload an XDocument to a document library without a local hard drive path?

I have seen code such as: String fileToUpload = @"C:\YourFile.txt"; String sharePointSite = "http://yoursite.com/sites/Research/"; String documentLibraryName = "Shared Documents"; using (...
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How to create a custom, static library in SharePoint?

I want to create a static library of documents like the one below. I'm working on a Mac, so if it is possible to not use SharePoint Designer, that would be great.
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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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Is it possible to compare current user to a SharePoint list/group and switch views if they belong?

So I have a list of managers in my SharePoint site, and I am able to get the current user by using a web service and storing their name into a control. Is it possible to compare this name to everyone ...
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Changes in an uploaded InfoPath form aren't being saved

When I upload an InfoPath form to a document library, open it up, make some changes, click save and then re-open the InfoPath form, the changes will not be there. However, if I click New Document in ...
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Enable versioning Document Library

i am trying to enable versioning on a ducument library using the client object model my code currently is as follows when i create the document library. ClientContext clientContext = ...
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Email sent to a document library: “Created By” is sometimes set to “System Account”

On SharePoint 2007, I enabled a document library to receive emails. I then use a workflow to send a response to the user who sent the message. The workflow uses the field "Created By" whose value is ...
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How do I set document metadata after upload via web services?

I am reading through this post Upload a file to SharePoint through the built-in web services where upload is done in WSS. I am using SP 2010. Is there a piece of code already posted here that will add ...
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Contenttype for Documentset, site- and listcolumns

we created programmatically a contenttype for a documentset. In this contenttype are some other contenttypes for documents whic hare only allowed in the documentset-contenttyp. The documentset-...
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Customize the document library wizzard

I would like to ask, is it possible to add a custom field into the document library creation wizzard ?
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import excel as an document library

Is there a way to import excel as an document library just like custom list > import spreadsheet? Thanks
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Stop the edit dialog from showing after uploading new file to document library

For SharePoint 2010 How can I stop the edit dialog from showing after uploading new file to document library? My document library has some additional fields which I don't want the user to amend when ...
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Document Library - Want Duplicate Report Names

In a document library that lists reports (in PDFs), I have a column for the fiscal year and period, and for these reports that run every month I would like to name them the same, but can't. Also, I'd ...
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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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share data between Word and SharePoint

I'm trying to connect SP and Word. The Microsoft tutorial on this issue does this: ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection/MyWebSite"); How can I ...
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Need sharepoint data related answer

How list/library data stored in sharepoint How/Where Document are saved in sharepoint Where configurations are saved in sharepoint
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Restrict other user to access opened web-based InfoPath form

May I know how to restrict other user from accessing a particular web-based InfoPath form in a document library which was open by a user? (Suppose that the InfoPath form need to be amend from time to ...