Document library is a list for storing documents

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Library workflow starts on upload, but not on save in the edit form

I have a document library for pictures and I've created a SPD workflow tha should start every time items are changed or added: newly uploaded, edited metadata or uploaded againg (overwritten). The ...
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Binding documents along with a custom webpart

I have these 2 two word documents which should be added to the web part ( a document library ) as soon as it is deployed. Is there any way to bind documents in a web part (during custom development) ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Document Library Custom Field Type

In our testing, it seems we've found an issue where Document/Record Libraries in SharePoint 2013 refuse to work properly with a custom field control. We created a very simple custom field control, ...
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Library shows twice in site content

This question is for future reference, because I have already found the cause and it took me quite a bit of time. I created a List definition with two list instances, A and B. However when I look ...
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“Injecting” status icons in SharePoint list

I have a list that have a date column called 'Expired' and must somehow represent the status as an icon (example in image) The solution must be deployable on farm level since the expires column may ...
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Copying a Page in SP 2013

Updated Question on 12/20/13) I am working in SP2013. My objective is to move a copy of a SharePoint document library and/or List Library to a site in another site collection. My thoughts were to ...
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Is there a way to view the same list/library in subsites without the use of sharepoint designer

I'm attempting to make sharepoint a more useful tool at work but I am limited by what tools im allowed to use. I have a library in the main site that I want to be viewed on all of the subsites, I know ...
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Email notifications from document library do not get sent

I have set up email notifications for 2 accounts in a document library. Both accounts have Full Control on that library. After setting up the alerts, the 2 accounts recieved 2 informational emails ...
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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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How to open document library file in client application programmatically?

I have a web part which shows the list of documents which are stored in the document library. I want to open the document in respective client application of client machine programmatically. ...
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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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Delete selected file in Document Library with Javascript

I have a Document Library, when I select some files from it the ribbon appears and I can choose "Delete Document". I need to make a button on the page (.aspx view of the Library) that calls a ...
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Why can't we upload .pptx files to our SharePoint doucment library?

uploading other formats works fine but we get an error uploading pptx files - any suggestions? tried through our TFS Documents interface as well as the SharePoint interface but both give errors. ...
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How to set a powershell variable to a specific sharepoint page

I have a SharePoint 2010 documents library that contains about 50 .aspx pages. I want to break inheritance on about 6 pages and set them to specific permissions. I am able to get a page by numerical ...
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How to retrieve edited and checked out content sharepoint

Want to resolve an issue: with one User access a lot of pages were checked out exclusively.the content of the pages has been modified and checked out to the USER. How to take access as a farm admin ...
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Some PDF fails to open with error “internet explorer cannot display the webpage” from a document library

We recently upgraded our browser Internet Explorer(Standard browser for our organization) from IE 8 to IE 9 and since then just one user(not all) having issue opening few PDF documents. In a same ...
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Unable to get event receiver to work with Document Library

I have created a Document Library named Attachments Library. In the library I have created an additional mandatory column of File Details. I intened to use this field to capture some metadata about ...
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how can i go back or UP one level Folder in document library web part in sharepoint 2010

My question about document library web parts that appear in my first page in SharePoint 2010 Sites. (this picture ) when users want to browse in that web part and when they click on folders cant go ...
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Document Library Filter

This may seem like a simple question, but I have spent hours trying to get this function to work properly. I have two data columns in a document library with a view titled "today". The idea is as ...
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need to send email with multiple documents attached and properties removed from Document Library

We have one requirement in which we have to send email with mutiple documents attached from document library. the issue is that we have to remove properties of the documents before sending such ...
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Sharepoint 2007 disable document library view and open with windows explorer

I have a problem with SharePoint 2007. The Actions menu / Open Windows Explorer and display the document library are enabled. I need to disable the display and remove the menu. I disabled the ...
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Hide Ribbon button for specific content type

I want to remove ribbon entry for one the content type. OOTB if you add any content type it will create a button entry in "New Document" Ribbon. I don't want this entry for one specific content type. ...
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Using DefaultNewFormUrl's link on Document Library opens item on save

As our company tries to move away from the folder structure and into a tag-driven structure we were left with a dilemma. Users can only add content to folders/libraries yet they don't want to have to ...
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For Images document library, set the default content type to Image

Is there any way to have the default content type set to Image when uploading the Images document library? It would be nice to remove the extra step of changing Document to Image
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SharePoint Client Object Model not returning hidden folders in document library

I am using the SharePoint Client Object Model to get information from a SharePoint 2010 document library to be able to delete old htm-files located there. The problem is that these htm-files have ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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When moving a document to another folder within same document library the workflow is not triggered

I have a Sharepoint 2010 document library with a folder structure containing documents. I have created a sequential workflow in C# in Visual Studio which is started when a document is added or ...
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Modify default view for My Sites SkyDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites SkyDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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Retrieve reference for list from Lookupfield

I have a sharepoint 2007 and in a document library eventhandler: in ItemUpdating, i would like to be able to retrieve the value by id's from lookupfield. So with other words i have to get the ...
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Document library webpart loses place when Next page link clicked?

I have a specific requirement where I have to show two libraries inside a folder is in 3rd library. so, what I have done is that added those two library webpart on the Allitems.aspx page of the 3rd ...
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upload to document library subfolder in client object model

I'm using the Client Object Model to upload files from a network drive to a SharePoint document library. Here is how I would specify the upload location if I were uploading to the document library's ...
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How to locate incoming email document library in sharepoint 2007

I set up multiple incoming email document libraries in SharePoint 2007 a long time ago. Now I have forgotten where those document libraries are! How can I locate them altogether (which emails and to ...
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how to get back old modified user name and date in Sharepoint 2010 document library?

Is is possible to revert sharepoint back with old modified user and modified date information? Even restoring version history changes modified user and date. For ex: my file in sharepoint 2010 ...
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I am not able checkin/checkout the files in sub folders in the document library using client object model. Below is the code I am using

public void CheckOut()// CHECK OUT FUNCTION { try { string siteurl = ""; string filePath = ""; ClientContext context = new ClientContext(siteurl); context.Credentials = ...
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In a document library, how to determine wether the document is modified or its properties?

I need to figure out whether a document is modified in a document library (and not its properties). is it possible to use an event receiver to compute the hash of the document before it is updated and ...
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Create a document library from custom list definition with powershell

I have a question regarding the creating a Document Library based on the custom list definition, how can I do that using the PowerShell. Thanks
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SharePoint Foundation 2013: Posting Documents From External system To SharePoint Library

The scenario: there is an external system (PHP Back office) ) which will post documents with their metadata to SharePoint Site (library), when a user in the backoffice of that system will add a ...
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Create a dashboard to track reporting upload delays

I have a SharePoint library in which users are supposed to upload several reports every month after a certain date. The files uploaded have mandatory properties to determine the report name / month / ...
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how to prevent download or view “documents/files” from direct access url?

User have access to SharePoint document library. User can download document from SharePoint library by go to that document library and download specific documents. User should not download ...
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multiple default value on a choice column not working with .docx document

In my document library i have a choice column and i want all choices to be selected by default when i upload a document. It's working fine for all document except .docx, .xsls etc. extensions. Just ...
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How do we sync the version on a physical document with the version tracked in SharePoint?

We would like to store a set of PDF documents in a SharePoint library under major/minor revision control. I understand how the major/minor versioning system in SharePoint works, but our problem is ...
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some users are unable to see the entire page until going into edit mode and back out

Forgive me for not knowing what I'm really talking about, I've never used sharepoint before. One of my clients (a school) has an intranet running on sharepoint, one page of the intreanet is a list of ...
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Attach metadata to a sharepoint 2010 document library?

I have a document library.and a excel with few columns of data that should be populated against sharepoint documents based on the file names.datasheet view is of little help as few of the colums are ...
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Show Documents library in Explorer-like control

We have a SharePoint 2010 Documents library with many folders and files. Is there a way to have a "view" of this library that displays the items similar to Windows Explorer? In other words, we'd like ...
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Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
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Edit historical document, but keep version

My boss wants to be able to edit a previously approved version of a file, and then save it back with the original version number. As I understand SharePoint, it doesn't work that way! Any help on ...
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Is using Remote BLOB Storage the best option to create a large document library

I am investigating a solution for storing millions of documents in SharePoint 2013. Almost all of this will be TIFF images and HTML files that are currently in a file system. There are some indexing ...
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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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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...
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View only Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2013

We've migrated from Sharepoint 2003. In Sharepoint 2003, there were a link in on the left hand side, called Documents. When you click this link, it list all document libraries in the site. How do ...