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Metadata vs Folders - File name conflicts

I think metadata is much better than folders when it comes to finding files using search and metadata navigation but... But if I have a document library that uses metadata and does NOT use folders ...
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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 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 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 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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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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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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How to remove duplicates from a lookup field in SharePoint 2013 online?

I have a lookup field which is created from the same document library and it is a multi selection lookup field. The values in Lookup having duplicate values. Are these duplicate values are showing ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document library Edit Properties not opening in a dialog box

We are migrating to SP2013 from SP2010. In SP2010 environment, we were using our own custom webpart to view and edit properties with two buttons "View Properties" and "Edit Properties" as following: ...
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Get Check-In comment in Office 365 using event receiver

I want to get the Check-In comment added by a user when he uploads a document. I need this in the event receiver. I have used properties.Listitem.File.CheckInComment as well as ...
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Mixing aspx pages and files in a document library

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that currently has a document library of files (.docx, .xlsx, etc.). The files are given metadata like category and tags to feed into the site's ...
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Feature with an listinstance and eventreceiver to modify version settings, order issue?

I created in vs an listinstance. I add this list instance to a feature. In this feature I created a feature event receiver to modify the version settings. I see now when the feature event receiver is ...
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Can the same Column have two column default values?

I'm setting up a Search experience using Column Default Values. These CDVs are filters on the Search Results page. Can I give a folder two different column default values on the same column, and have ...
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Custom Status for Document Version numbers

I'd like to set up a custom set of document Statuses which tie to specific Version numbers in a document library in Sharepoint 2013. For example: Concept 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 etc In Progress 1.0, 1.1, ...
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“A problem occurred while connecting to the server” when opening documents from SP2010 in Office 2010 application

We have a strange issue that seems to appear after the weekend. It appears that when opening documents from our SharePoint 2010 environment (Excel, Word, etc) the end user no longer is able to 'check ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom action multiple selected items?

I have a Document Library. I would like to create some custom actions in the ribbon which is doing some logic for the selected documents. Is this possible?
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Opening Documents SharePoint 2007 and Office 2013 Citrix VDI

We have encountered an issue where when end-users click a direct link to a document in SharePoint 2007 that is shared with them via email the document opens in protected mode and then when the user ...
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Additional lookup fields not available in quickparts

I would like to have a document library for producing invoices. Within the document library I have a lookup column linked to a list named 'customers'. I have also selected to display additional ...
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Is there an easy way to remove all folders in a document library while leaving files in O365/SP 2013?

So here is my requirement: I am migrating documents from one library in our old, entirely ungoverned portal into a library in our new O365 portal, and our legal team has a document library with an ...
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How to view a document in the preview pane?

In Windows Explorer, one can show a preview pane that shows the selected document. I want to do the same in a Sharepoint documents library. How can I do that? (I know about the preview when ...
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SharePoint 2013 fill document library with documents from templates

How would I go about creating a new document library based on a template with a complex folder structure in a subsite of site A and automatically fill it with documents which are based on templates ...
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Dropdown in form with document library names

I have a custom list with a custom New Form in which I would like to have a drop down box that lists all the names of the document libraries in the site. Is this possible and how should I go about ...
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Datasheet view does not appear

I'd like to ask you the following question: When there is no items in a document library and I click Quick Edit datasheet table does not appear for adding documents. Quick Edit is enabled. When in ...
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List View Threshold error

I have a unique problem. I'm getting LVT error when running a script that displays every users' files that they have checked out across all libraries in a web scope in production. Here are a few ...
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I have a document library with multiple templates, including document set

I think what I'm asking isn't possible without Java Script or creating a custom form in SPD. I've got a document library with lots of document templates, which I have created content types for. I ...
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Error when copying files between document libraries in Windows Explorer [SP2010]

Two of our users receive an error message each time they try to copy a file between two document libraries with Open with Explorer in Sharepoint 2010. The document libraries are on seperate sites but ...
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How Do I Make a Merged View by Linking the SitePages and Document Library?

My sitepages and document library share two lookup columns (not to each other, but to another list) and a couple other similar columns. I have a page where I want to display both pages and documents ...
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How to Display a Friendlier Message on File That Has Not Been Initially Checked-In

I have a custom application page that display files from different libraries in a site that have been uploaded but not initially checked into a library. When the link is selected it displays "No item ...
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Problem with document library in file dialog (under lists)

How do I browse to a document library located at ./Lists/Documents using a windows file dialog? When a document library is set up in a sub folder on the web (e.g. "./Lists/Documents" specified in the ...
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How to hide specific libraries from a group within All Site Content

I have a custom application page that displays content only to users with Contribute permissions and above. For users with permissions below Contribute they get a message and the Quick Launch is ...
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Error in 'Copy Document' functionality in SP Ribbon

I want to copy a document from one folder in the SharePoint document library to another folder in the same library, using the Copy Document link in the SharePoint Ribbon. The document is created from ...
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Quickpart with empty value are not replaced

I'm in SharePoint 2013 and use word template in document library on my content type. Inside i use quick part bind with meta of my lybrary. When a meta is empty or with a whitespace, my quick part is ...
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Document Library synced to Outlook not deleting content

I am running an old unsupported version of SharePoint 2007. In a document library in IE I can go to Actions > Connect to Outlook and the document library will display as a folder under SharePoint ...
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Use workflow to update source document fields

Given I have some experience with Sharepoint (user experience mind you!) I've been given the task of am creating a site where anyone can dump files in a document library, and then a separate area/site ...
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Search document text inside a document library

I have a document library that I’ve created and I would like to be able to have a search box on a page of the same site that can search through the document text of that specific library. All of the ...
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How to attach custom document template when creating site definition

I was looking at this page https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/aa978104%28v=office.14%29.aspx And I don't understand how to attach the document template file. <DocumentTemplates> ...
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What path to set for DocumentTemplateFile in sharepoint 2013 site definition?

In my SharePoint 2013 site definition I want to attach a document template file, like a docx. But when I put this <DocumentTemplates> <DocumentTemplate DisplayName="Blank Document" ...
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How to create a document library template in SharePoint 2013 site definition?

In a site definition in SP2013, I want to create a document library template (not instance). I have this code in my onet.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project Title="Mysite" ...
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Is there anyway to filter document search results using REST?

I would like to have a page listing documents filtered by specific parameters such as contains text, contains tag, etc. I would like to make a query like this using a GET request sent from another ...
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Version count not showing what it should do

$Upload = $DestinationFolder.Files.Add($FileCreationInfo) $Context.Load($Upload) $Context.ExecuteQuery() Write-host "Adding the meta data to the document in O365" $ListItem = ...
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Site Help Collection

I created a site help collection library, but when i add a word document or a pdf to the library, then navigate to the question mark in the right corner to open it. The documents open as garbled text, ...
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Provisioning Documents in a Documentlibary

i got a coresolution in SP. The documentlibary contains some template documents. I don't want that the user must upload a template libary. So I wondering how I can provisioning the documents ...
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How do I submit a infopath form to a document library after a workflow has changed some fields?

I'm trying to: User fills out form and saves it Workflow calculates a custom id and some comments. Sends infopath form to a document library and sends it to an email. Everything is working but in ...
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How to not allow multiple entries within a time zone (based on start- and endcolumn)

I'm running SP2013. I've created a new document library with many columns. Two of them are Start and End-Time columns. You have to choose them after uploading a document. There is another column ...
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Grouping incoming emails by subject

I would like to use email-enabled SharePoint library for capturing emails and attachments. I have enabled incoming emails for the library, and that part works fine. However the configuration is ...
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On a button click i should have a option to save a file where ever i want to a file system from SharePoint document library

I have a file in a SharePoint document library and when i click on a button i want to save that file where ever i want on the file system (giving an option to browse and choose the location to save ...
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File not found error when uploading file using CSOM

I am using following code to upload file at the following location but getting File Not Found error at last line "clientcontext.ExecuteQuery();" using (ClientContext clientcontext = new ...