Document library is a list for storing documents

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Document Properties not carry to new version

SP 2010, I have a document library with versioning turned on. If I populate title on the document, and save it... then I upload a new version of the document the title will get wiped out. How do I ...
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Not pulling document properties when moving a Document Library

I'm attempting to move a very large Document Library from SP2007 to SP2010 but I cannot get the Properties of the Documents to move with the files. The library is too large to export as a Template ...
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rootFolder.ContentTypeOrder throws unexpected error for sandbox solution

I'm trying to add content types into a library list, in order to make "Visible on New" option ticked. Firstly I enabled contenttypes in the library, then I want to do this: SPFolder rootFolder = ...
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Updating a document library list ltem in ASP.NET code behind file

I am trying to update a list item's custom property in asp.net code behind file but getting Error 500 without any explanation or further error, while debugging I realized it happens while calling ...
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All columns getting added to Document content type in migrated site

I migrated a SPS 2003 site collection to MOSS 2007 using database migration. There are already some document libraries in the SPWebs of the site collection. Some of the libraries are just the standard ...
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Water mark Sharepoint Documents?

How add Water Mark once upload document into the document Library? i checked TITUS is is working but how to achieve without 3rd party tools.
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Can sharepoint enforce section level authorizations in an uploaded office document?

Take for e.g. an excel document. There may be a set of rows in the excel assigned to a person/team to work on. Only that person or team is authorized to edit those rows in the excel sheet. Does ...
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Windows Explorer View Not Working on One Site Collection

We have had some end users run into this problem recently and having exhausted all possible troubleshooting I figured I would post on here to see if anyone has encountered this before or knows what’s ...
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Document Libraries Limits

I wasn't able to find this information... My question is related to amount of document libraries that I can create on a Document Center web app. There is a limit? Does anyone knows that?
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Do not upload to document library automatically

Is there a way to turn off, or disable, automatic document upload on a document library? When I upload a document to a doc library (using the Upload Document form) SharePoint automatically uploads ...
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ItemAdding not firing when “Overwrite existing files” is checked for SharePoint Document library

I need to copy Existing file to A folder("Archive") while another file is uploaded with same file name to the document library. Ex I already have a filename "example.txt" in a document library. Now ...
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Move a document from library after adding it

I am using the ItemAdded event to fill in a metadata field. In the ItemUpdated event (after submitting the file properties diagog) - I want to move the file elsewhere. However, I get an error saying ...
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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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Open txt files in document library in an editor (notepad)

I added some txt files to a document library and would like to edit them in notepad. However, I don't get this option. Is there anyway do to this? I realize this question is similar to: Open txt ...
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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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Checked Out file is not appearing inside “SharePoint Drafts” folder?

I have SPS 2010 intranet site that has 1200+ users, and so many document libraries and folders. The farm is actually contains only one server and there is no any Alternate Access Mapping configured ...
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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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Move files from one doc lib to another doc lib

How do I move files from Doc Lib A to Doc Lib B that is on another site collection?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Set the Document Template of a Document Library programmatically

I'm cross-posting this question from Stack Overflow. I am creating a Document Library from an event receiver. I would like to change the Document Library to a custom Word document. In the user ...
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Programmatically move a document from one document library to another

How can I programmatically move a document from one document library to another while preserving metadata? Preferably using the server OM.
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Column filters lost in document library view

In a Document Library I edit one document after filtering or sorting the library. After saving I lose all the filters applied. How do I keep the filters?
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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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Permissions on Content Types?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and made my own content type that inherits from the page content type. This content type is in a folder called "content types" I am having a weird problem where if the user ...
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Changing OOB content types on selected lists

My customer want to have a global taxonomy for all content. I have created content types that inherit from the usual content types (Documents, Pictures, Pages) that will contain this taxonomy. To ...
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How do I show a view of documents for the current user's department?

My first sharepoint task ever is to create a demo document management site, i need to define a way of departmentalising documents added to the store, then when a user logs in they only see documents ...
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Serving Flash SWF from a Document Library?

I've created a custom Web Part dedicated to displaying swf content. It uses swfobject and jquery to serve and display the flash file. If the SWF is placed in a Document Library (/Documents/test.swf), ...
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Creating a document library list definition in visual studio 2010

In visual studio 2010 I create a new empty sharepoint project. I then add a new list definition selected document library as the type of list. It generates the def and I then change the type in the ...
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How to place security on a document library such that users only see documents they created?

When using lists, it is easy to specify that users can only see lists that they created (through Advanced Settings). Is there a similar way to do this with document libraries? Rather than doing item ...
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How to assign a user friendly email address to a document library

I have a document library which is configured for inbound emails. The current email address assigned is List@SharepointServername. I need to somehow map a generic email ID (say abcd@mycompany.com) to ...
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How to store and maintain column data with relationships

We have a requirement to store metadata for documents, but the complication comes because: metadata has relationships (many-to-many) Its a multi select cannot use Profile Store (My sites) as this is ...
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Content type eventhandlers gets bound to list

I have a custom parent content-type on which I apply 6 event-handlers. I then have 24 content-types based off of the parent content-type - thus inheriting the 6 event-handlers. - All defined in XML I ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form & Capturing Email Address

Before I give up on InfoPath I am asking for help. I created an InfoPath form with two textbox fields. The form will be connected to a sharepoint 2013 document library. I am not sure if I have ...
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Sharepoint Library Corruption

I am experiencing an odd issue with my SharePoint 2013 environment. Running on RTM prior to putting the system in production, I was letting my users fiddle around with an SP site. They had edit ...
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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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How to create a Document Library Item without a file in sharepoint 2010?

wish you save my life. I am now doing a sharepoint project but I have little experience. My requirement: Design a contract creation/approval process for a company There are many kinds of contracts, ...
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Custom Content Type always results in ArgumentException

I created a custom content type and provisioned it as a solution for SharePoint 2013 (PU March). When I create a new page in a list, bam yellow page of death. To rule out an error I created a custom ...
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Feed Document Library in SharePoint Foundation 2013 with documents on a different server

I am trying to set up a shared document environment on our companies internal SharePoint site that feeds the documents from a network share on a seperate master server to six document libraries. We ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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Incoming email setup for Document Libraries

I am confused as I read documents on this subject. Here are some questions... Do I need to setup SMTP on all the SharePoint servers (we have 2WFEs and 1 App)? Do I need separate email address setup ...
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Update Created By field in Document Library using web service

I am uploading documents to Document Library using copy web service. I need to update read only fields like created, created by, modified, modified by, version,.. I changed the read only property of ...
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Can you add metadata to a folder in a document library?

I am making a visual webpart for SharePoint 2010 that displays files and folders from a document library, and I want to keep ordering to folders. I want to be able to sort folders so I need a way to ...
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IRM in SharePoint Foundation 2010

How to configure Information Rights Management (IRM) in SharePoint Foundation? I tried to Enable in Central Adminstration - > System Settings - > IRM. But i am getting this warning message. The ...
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How do I kickoff workflow after new document added to library?

I've created a workflow for a library. I have it associated as I can see in SharePoint Designer. How to I set the workflow to trigger automatically and begin the workflow once a document is added. I'm ...
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InfoPath Form Works Under Admin Account But Not Under Regular User

An InfoPath browser enabled form that has udcx connections from a connection library, code in C# and some rules, was created and tested on the SharePoint server and functions more or less as designed ...
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Overriding the Default Upload.apx form for a Document Library

I am a total newbie to SharePoint but I have been given the task of driving the roll out/Proof of Concept that SharePoint 2010 is capable of providing what our company wants. One of the main ...
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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try ...