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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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Clearing short term file lock

I've come up against a problem I've been unable to solve, and based on my 2 days of Binging around, I've yet to find a solution to fix the problem the same with a slew of others. I've got several ...
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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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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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COM exception while querying document library

I have a need to get collection of SPLitsItem currently viewed to user. My solution is a ribbon button which calls custom application page in LAYOUTS via javascript in custom action. Application page ...
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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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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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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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How to reuse Document Library Template (.stp file) in another subsite on SharePoint 2013?

I saved a Document Library as a Template in subsite A and an .stp file was generated. Now I want to reuse this template in another subsite B. How can I import this .stp file to use it as a template ...
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Working with document Libraries based on UniqueID REST API

Is it possible to work with the document library with UniqueID/Guids rather than using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl? Say if I wanted to upload a file to a folder, could this be done using the Unique Id ...
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Multiple upload give me error : Could not overwrite file

I am using SP 2010. I have a document library. I try to use the multiple upload dialog from SharePoint. I got an error Could not overwrite file. Like you see in the print screen below I have ...
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Batch/bulk create Document Libraries (SharePoint Online 2013)

As part of a very large migration of data from an internal network to SharePoint 2013 (O365), I need to create a very large number of Document Libraries (several thousand). Each Document Library ...
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Calculating Fiscal Year

I am creating a document library in SharePoint 2013, where I want to have a column which shows the fiscal year (= not the date, only the year). It has to be a choice menu, since people in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 reading data from multiple document libraries from multiple subsites in one site collection

I have multiple subsites in single site collection. All of these subsites have document library with same name. So is it possible using JSOM to read data from multiple document libraries with same ...
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Modal Dialog: Navigate back to parent folder

I have opened up a SharePoint modal dialog to show document library. The Document library contains a hierarchy of folders. When I reach to the 2nd level of folders there is no option to go back to ...
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Can you include the Document Library name in Document Search Results?

We want to include the name of a document's containing document library in search results, but it doesn't appear to be a managed or crawled property. Is there a way to achieve this without custom code ...
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Change the Title on Document Library new item dialog

I have a document library where I only want users to upload images file types and nothing else. First question, when a user selects 'Browse', can I select the accepted extensions filter by default? ...
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Document Library last accessed datetime

Any way to get a SharePoint 2013 Document Library last accessed datetime programmatically for a user ? When I get Audit log report for site collection there are event occurred times but this has to ...
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List does not exist Error when opening the views

I created a list template without including Content for a Document library and created a Library using that Template. But in the newly created library, lot of my views are showing the below error. ...
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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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Check out to document owner using powershell

I have a document library with 200 + documents. I would like to check out all documents in the library to the document owner. I have seen a few powershell scripts that check in documents but not ...
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What are some good Paid Document Preview products?

We have a need to implement document preview for "LIST" and "Search Results" for bunch of common file types (all office, msg, dwg, pdf, images, etc.). What are some good products out there for this? ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create link to document library content type

Have a document library with multiple content types, each using a template. Example, user click on 'New Document' > 'Content A' and a Excel form will open. I'm trying to create links (buttons to be ...
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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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Cannot upload large (>50MB) files to document library

I'm trying to upload a large file to a document library, but it fails after just a few seconds. The upload single document fails silently, upload multiple just shows a failed message. I've turned up ...
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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 ...