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Duplication of documents in library

We are implementing SharePoint Online (Office 365). We are finding that changes made to a document (open in Word Online) save as a new document by the same name rather than updating the existing ...
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How to use PowerShell script to copy document library with meta data to other site collection?

I need to migrate a document library includings all its documents and all meta data to another site collection. I did some research and quickly found a script that would seem to do the job, see source ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Combining a list of PDF files on Sharepoint to display as single multipage PDF

I am digging around for some solutions, but can't seem to find any. Looking for suggestions... I have a library that I have a bunch of single page pdf documents, each with a sheet number being used ...
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Item level permission in Document library

I have a work staff of about 100 employees, with a supervising staff of about 6 people (its a team approach for supervision - meaning all 6 people supervise all 100 employees). I should also say that ...
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Remove inner toolbar from view

I created a view for my document library with toolbar type "show toolbar". This gives the desired result, but also shows a 'inner toolbar' within the view. How to hide/remove this toolbar?
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URL redirect from a button

I have added a button into my SharePoint list using SharePoint designer. I want to be able to open a document from the button. So I go the url for the word document by going properties on the normal ...
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Set metadata column value from query string when uploading documents

When users upload files to a SharePoint Online (2013) document library, I would like for a value from the query string to be inserted into a metadata column in the library. I found a number of posts ...
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Search center show custom column name

I created a document library with a few columns. One of them is a custom column named 'document title'. The search center seems to show the results as: document name, description and link. How to ...
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Copy document to document library in another site with meta-data

I have implemented an event receiver on a SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) document library, to perform certain validations via the itemUpdating method and to copy the document to a document library in another ...
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What is the normal behavior of the ContentTypeID in the template document?

I developed a new Content Type with the name Excel. I created a new blank excel file on my local machine. This blank excel file is not created in SharePoint. I associated this template to my custom ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variation configuration for Translator or content author

I‘ve set up a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with variation enabled for English and French. I have 2 sites En and FR. How should I configure the notification for translator or content author So that ...
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export / import : metadata missing

I have a document library with 3000 documents and its upto 3 gb . I tried to use import / export command to move data from one environment to another, but could find some metadata missing . Just ...
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Best practice for calling web service from Sharepoint List Item Event Receiver

What is the recommended way to introduce the invocation of an ASP.NET web service from a SharePoint list item event receiver (specifically, a MOSS 2007 document library)? I don't want to tightly ...
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Export a custom Document Library using PowerShell

I would like to know how to export a document library (SharePoint 2010) using PowerShell and also saving metadata about content. I need to repopulate the document library with items coming from ...
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SharePoint 2013: Hiding workflow column for reusable 2010 workflow

Background: I am trying to implement a site collection retention policy in SharePoint 2013. Unfortunately, Microsoft's implementation is designed for individual libraries instead of as part of a ...
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Document Summary/Preview In-Line In Document Library View

I have a requirement to show a summary text from within Word/PDF/Email documents that are stored in a Document Library in-line within the Document Library View. I can see something similar in the ...
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Excel Documents dropping MetaData in a Document Library when edited

Currently in our environment we have an approval based library that houses several documents, all categorized and utilizes Metadata columns to group and sort those documents. When an individual edits ...
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MOSS 2007 SPItemEventProperties values of fields accessed via display name or internal name

I need to access the before and after field values for the list item corresponding to an event receiver in MOSS 2007. The name of the field is Annual Salary and the InternalName is ...
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Permissions to upload InfoPath form to document library

I have an InfoPath form that has been published to a file share. Users fill out this form using the InfoPath client and print it. There is no need to store any data. Now I have the requirement to add ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Runtime Error”

I'm receiving this error when trying to check-in a document in a document library (it's only occurring on this document library). Server Error in '/' Application. You must fill out all ...
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Can You Display 'Related Content' in a Task List?

I would like to be able to display the related content (i.e. from a document library) in a task list that is tied to a 2013 workflow. Is this possible?
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Upload files to document library with file properties

I am using the following script in powershell to copy documents from a file directory to a Document library: [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.SharePoint") ...
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ItemUpdating event receiver method yielding COMException in MOSS 2007

I implemented an event receiver and attached it to a MOSS 2007 document library. I overrode the synchronous itemUpdating method and perform some validation before letting the update operation proceed. ...
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move items to a subfolder in a document library using spservices

Have a document library called "DocLib". it has multiple sub folders(created manually). DocLib ->Folder1 DocLib ->Folder2 DocLib ->Folder3 and further "Folder1" has one more folder ...
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Lists or Managed meta data

I'm implementing a document library and trying to distinguish the use of managed meta data or lists with lookup values. The first one can be centrally defined, gives clarity of relationships and is ...
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Best way to share documents where some must not be shared

I'm planning to setup SharePoint 2010 sites and I will store documents in one place in order to not create additional administrative work. However, what is the best way to make certain documents in ...
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Excel won't let me enter required metadata

I have a template in Library A. I open in in excel, enter some data and want to save it as newfile.xls in Library B. Library B has required (managed) metadata, so excel prompts me to enter it into the ...
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Make documents read only

On a SharePoint 2013 on-prem solution we are using team sites for collaboration. When no more work is required on the document, we have a requirement to "lock" the documents so they become read only ...
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Multi line text field with unlimited length in document libraries allowed

What I am doing: Migrating Documents to SharePoint Online using PowerShell Script. Once document is uploaded I am simultaneously setting property values. Case: In a Document Library, I have a field ...
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Add a column in Document Library on the fly when the Document Library is created

I want to create a column created/added when I create a document library or splist within my site collection. Will the approach of : ListCreated event receiver work in this situation? Should I ...
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How to get document item ID of a Document Library given Item Path - using c#?

I can't figure out how to get the item ID of a document library from the crawled or managed properties. So I decided to get it using the item Path which return the document Url allowing to download ...
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Multiple document formats for one document library list item

I'd like to know if it's possible to have a ".doc" and ".pdf" option for a single library list item. The intent being that users can access the document in ".doc" or ".pdf". Also, how to set this up ...
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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Person or Group field in Contact List [duplicate]

I am trying to assign a record owner to each of the records in my SharePoint contact list. I want to add a column that has a column type of Person or Group, but allows free editing of the field (like ...
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Column Type for User Fields

Can you change the default column type from Single line of text to Person or group on the User Fields in List Settings?
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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REST: CopyTo Works Only for Files in Document Libraries?

I'm trying to use CopyTo with a query like below: /_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/site/Documents/Forms/Content Type ...
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Workflow doesn't start on the document library which has “require document to be checked out before they can be edited”

I created a default document library in SharePoint 2013 designer.I went under library setting and turn "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited" feature on. Then I created a ...
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How to edit “Author” column in a document libary using powershell?

I copied files from a document library to another using powershell. But in new document library, for all files, created by column is the system account. I want to update this value to author of the ...
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Sharing contact list between SharePoint & Outlook

I have created a contact list in SharePoint and successfully linked it to Outlook using the connect to Outlook button in SharePoint. I can see all the records under other contacts, which is fine. ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Identify Whether Document is Published Or not

I have to call SP search Api for documents in document Library applying filter for only bring such documents which are published and having specific content type . Is there any specific property for ...
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How to change the NavigateForFormsPages attribute for document libraries?

When adding this attribute and setting it to "TRUE" within the <List ...> tag of the list definition schema.xml, it prevents Forms to open in a modal dialog. How to do the same for Document ...
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How to manage site quotas

What's the best approach / process to advise users of when discussing how to keep their document libraries and sites within their site quotas? (OnPrem instance)
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Merge Word Documents in Document Library

There is need where I need to merge Word documents saved in a Document Library. I was looking for out of the box solution but did not come across one. Please provide custom C# solution if there ...
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Unable to Query Document Library on Lookup Column using CAML

I'm trying retrieve all items from a Document Library where a lookup column equals a certain value. The query returns no items for the given value but the same query with the same value returns items ...
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Error on ListAdded event receiver

I have created a List Event Receiver to add a content type to every document library and added the following method : public override void ListAdded(SPListEventProperties properties) { ...
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Workflow does not start on first item of the calendar day

I have a very strange behaviour of a workflow in a document library. The SPD workflow is set to automatically start on creation. However, it does not start on the first uploaded document of a calendar ...
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I cannot display some hidden or dirty items in a library

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a drop box library. I cannot see them after I uploaded some items by using a third party code. For example, I have uploaded 5 items. I can see there are 361 items ...
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Not all document properties can be edited with Contribute permission

User has Contribute permissions. When they edit a document's properties they cannot fill a People Picker field but they can fill the other fields When we were on 2007 they could and now we are on ...