Document library is a list for storing documents

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Show title linked to document with edit menu in item's “default display form”

We currently have our own implementation of the "OpenDocuments" control with an implementation similar to one of the MSDN blog samples. This works great for using the "Edit in ..." menu for our ...
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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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MS Project files opening in read only mode

I've got a user who has Project 2007 files stored in their MOSS 2007 team site. He checks out the file out and then says Edit in Microsoft Project. When the file opens, it opens in read only mode. ...
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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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How can I get a tree view for content types out of the metadata navigation hierarchy in a document library?

I have a hierarchy of content types that's currently two levels deep, and could go to three. These are for legal documents and may ultimately be used as templates in Word... which is why I opted to go ...
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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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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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Using Email enabled document libraries in Sharepoint 2007

What do you think of using email-enabled document libraries in SP2007? Is it reliable? secure? or too complicated to get it to work correctly? Also would it accept emails from "anyone" sending to ...
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Get Library and Folder from document guid (C#)

Information given I am using version 16.0.0.0 of the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client library. There are several different document libraries in the SharePoint site. In code, we are given a list of ...
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Opening document library files in popup or new window

Is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types? e.g. PDF - In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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IE8 failed to download zip file from Document Library

I cannot download zip file from any Document Library on SharePoint Online 2013 when using IE8. It always get error: Unable to download aaa.zip from company.sharepoint.com Unable to open this ...
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SP2013 Last modified date wrong in search results - day and month are inverted

We have a problem with the search results "Last modified Date". So if i take a look at the document and look at the last modified document i see "06/10/2014". This is correct cause the ...
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Create a SPD 2010 Workflow To Check, Verify Date, and Delete an Empty Folder

I am trying to find out if there is a way to create a workflow (SPD 2010) for a Document Library that will delete an empty folder from the library if it has been empty for more than a specific number ...
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Are documents in SP2010 saved directly to MS SQL Database

When I Upload a document e.g. Word or Excel documents to a document list. Are the files saved directly binary to an SQL database? If yes, could someone give me a url by MS, where I can find further ...
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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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SP2010 JSOM Client Object Model: How to get all documents in libraries including all folders recursively

I have seen a lot of examples and questions about this out there but nothing I have found has helped me accomplish this. I need to be able to grab all the names of the documents within a given ...
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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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Document in library: newly created from template OR uploaded?

Can I programmatically detect if a document in a library is uploaded or created with the "new document" button? When a user uses the "new document" button, my ItemUpdated event receiver doesnt fire, ...
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Hide SPContenType in use

I'm trying to hide (or remove it from the new button drop) a SPContentType that is already in use via Powershell scripting. Even if before: $SPContentType.Hidden = $true $SPContentType.Update() I ...
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Document library item - send email by workflow on insert

I have a separate form that interacts with users. The form prompts them for data, and this is put into a separate SharePoint document library. The Columns for the document library are Name ...
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...
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How to skip an edit form after uploading a single document in SP 2010

I would like to set all document properties programmatically inside the event handler. I do not manage to skip an edit form after the document is uploaded. Any help is welcome.
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Key Filters: Always boolean AND? Possibility of adding user-controlled OR?

In a usability test just now, I learned that the Key Filters part of Metadata Navigation operate on boolean AND. A document has to match all filters in order to appear. Do I have any control over ...
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Connecting web parts to metadata navigation in document library

Is it possible to read from the metadata navigation in a document library so that the selected value(s) can be passed into another web-part (in this case a CoreResultsWebPart ). The IsNodeSelected ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Save As Dialog Preventing Other Locations

I have a SharePoint 2010 Document Library in which multiple content types have been added in the New Document Menu. Now, when a user clicks on any of these items, it will open locally installed Word ...
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View Thumbnails of images in a Document Library - Sharepoint 2007

I know that in SharePoint 2007, every image inside a [Picture Library] can have a thumbnail by adding the (_t) folder and the _extension.jpg to the file name. What about if my images are stored ...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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Office 365 Document library Sync option not enabled

I had a team site owner contact me wondering why they can't sync to a new file library that they've created. (See image.) So I went and did some exploring. They added a bunch of content types, ...
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List out all files inside all folders of Document library using Server object model

SPFileCollection foler = pdflibrary.RootFolder.Files; Above code line will only give files outside folder. How can get all files inside and outside folder into SPFileCollection. What is the easiest ...
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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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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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Getting New Document button behaviour the same for Content types enabled for Office Web Apps

If I create an OOTB document library, and click on "(+) new document" button, I get a panel appearing which allows me to select a document type of Word, Excel etc. However, as soon as I turn on ...
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Ascertain the method of file upload in SharePoint 2013 document library?

In an ItemAdded event receiver, is there a way to ascertain whether the file was uploaded via the "new item" button in the document library or whether it was dragged and dropped into the browser ...
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Properties Dialog Box not appearing when uploading a document to a document library

I am creating a site on SharePoint 2010. I have created a document library and want users to be prompted to enter information into required columns when they upload a file. I have: Enabled "Allow ...
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Is original file creation date preserved after upload in Windows Explorer? (SP2013)

It is a common problem, that basic file properties like creation and last modified date and original author/last editor are lost during upload of files to SharePoint via Windows Explorer. I read in a ...
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Index Out of Range when opening folders

When opening a sub-folder in a shared document library to view the files, I receive the following exception: [ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than ...
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Shared Documents webpart folder error

Getting a weird error that only seems to affect some of my web parts. I have a web part page on a subsite that's got its Shared Documents on there. The webpart works as expected if you click on the ...
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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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Sharepoint 2013 - Add lookup column to key filters

I've got a document library of invoices. It has various columns (mainly choices) such as, Year, Status, Location, etc. and I've been able to add them to metadata navigation as key filters. However, ...
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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. The ...
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Disable Check In / Check Out prompt Sharepoint 2010

I was just wondering if it is possible to dissable the check in / check out prompts when interacting with document libraries in Sharepoint 2010. I am writing an application and it is quite ...
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I want the count of the documents dowloaded from a document library.

The OOTB Report that sharepoint reporting feature provides is not helpful as it is a one time thing. I want the custom code to get the count of the document dowload.
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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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use powershell to check whether or not a sharepoint list is a document library

I want to make some changes to all of the document libraries in a site collection, but not make changes to any other lists. In PowerShell, how can I check whether a list is a document library, or a ...
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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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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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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 ...