Document library is a list for storing documents

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sharepoint 2013 online permission bug

I think I found a bug in SharePoint 2013 Online. I have created a site with "internal documents" that has unique permissions set. If I save this site as a web template and I create a new site with ...
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View only Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2013

We've migrated from Sharepoint 2003. In Sharepoint 2003, there were a link in on the left hand side, called Documents. When you click this link, it list all document libraries in the site. How do ...
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Checkbox uncheck in document upload form for specific library

I want to change the behavior of the document library upload form i.e. it should appear unchecked when the user uploads the document in library. I searched over the internet and found this which ...
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Can I create a link that when clicked creates a new list item.

I dont have access to SharePoint designer :(. My goal is to make a button that says something like "Create new item" and when clicked pulls up the form to create a new item in a list. Is this posible? ...
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Error on updating a document item

I have an issue with updating an item in ItemUpdated event. Basically on ItemUpdated, I would like to reupdate that item by setting some properties, because it is a docx I have to do it in ...
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Document Library View filter on term

Say I have a view that has a column based on metadata from my termset. I want to create a view that contains all the items that are tagged in one parent term and its child terms. For example: A view ...
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On AddingItem event in Document Library distinguish is it a document or a folder

enter code hereI have a small issue, I cannot seems to find a way to find out what time of item is being added, so i have a method AddingItem and here i need to know is this item a FOLDER or just some ...
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How can I move an item in a library to another folder preserving meta-information?

I have a library with numerous folders and documents that I am trying to organize. The easy way would be to use explorer view, but I'm getting errors accessing it to which my internal help desk is ...
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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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Problems storing Infopath 2010 XSN files in a document library on Sharepoint 2010 server

To collaborate on building forms for collecting data, we are uploading our .xsn form templates to a document library in a "Sharepoint Admins" site. There are a couple of problems with this approach ...
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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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Creating a new ContentType with Document as base using Client Object Model

It would appear that the Client Object Model only retrieves user-defined content types as part of the ContentTypes property for a given web. I would like to create a new content type using Document as ...
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SPDocumentLibrary.CheckedOutFiles does not return all files

I am working through some code samples on MSDN that is suppose to return Checked Out files but my tests is showing a problem. Here you can see that both "default" and "foo" in my Page library are ...
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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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Modifying a document when uploaded

I am modifying Word and PDF documents when they are uploaded to a document library with an event receiver. ItemAdded runs perfect without any errors, I manipulate the documents and save them to ...
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Putting signatures to Word documents

Is it possible to put signatures (simple texts) to the Word documents before the user starts downloading the file? Thanks.
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How to upload an XDocument to a document library without a local hard drive path?

I have seen code such as: String fileToUpload = @"C:\YourFile.txt"; String sharePointSite = "http://yoursite.com/sites/Research/"; String documentLibraryName = "Shared Documents"; using ...
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Document Library throws NullReferceException everytime I try to grab an item

This code is from a sequential workflow. I am trying to grab the most recent item in a document library. I check to make sure there are more than zero items in the library, then I try to grab the most ...
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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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How can I query average document size on a site?

I am doing capacity planning for a new SharePoint 2010 site, and it would be useful to know the average file size on an existing SharePoint 2007 Server we have for comparision. Does anyone know if ...
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Possible to create a document library for my web part on installation?

I have a web part that need to have its own document library. Is there any way for me to check to see if that document library exists and if not create it, when the WSP is installed?
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Remove permissions on a folder in Office 365 with PowerShell

I am trying to remove permissions from a folder and then add new ones. My script adds the permissions successfully but when I try and get rid of the permissions it inherited it's just not working, ...
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Why files are not checkedin using following code

I have checked out couple of files in document library manually by right clicking on item and click on checkout. Then i am using following code to checked in files that i manually checked out, But ...
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Include Rich text web part in document template

I have a workflow which creates a word document in document library, when a new item is created in list. The list has a rich text field. The document is created successfully with all the contents but ...
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Email enabled document library rejects random emails

I have several email-enabled document libraries on a SharePoint 2010 site. Per our security policy, they are set to "Accept e-mail messages based on document library permissions." Most emails ...
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Functional difference between document set and document library

I need to upload multiple document from multiple teams in a site. Can anybody please tel me which option is more suitable(document set or document library) How do they differ from each other.
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Open docx file in Word (client) from hosted app (SP 2013)

I have a client hosted app (written in Javascript) which includes links to documents in a document library on the tenant. If I point the url's straight to the documents, they simply download. What I ...
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Cannot delete document, error: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user

I am using sp2013 onpremise. I have an document library named Documents. I have add a new word document. I try to remove this document, but it give me an error: Het bestand is momenteel uitgecheckt ...
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Sharepoint- Client Object Model - Javascript - How to check if a particular file with same name exists in a document library folder

I am using javascript sharepoint 2013. I want to know how to check if a file exists in a folder, before i upload. Here's my code // Folder Name - folder into which I need to upload var ...
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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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Deleting user permissions from document library instead of site level

I wanted to delete a user permission from ONE of the various document libraries in a SharePoint site. But when i deleted the permission, it seemed to have deleted the user permission at a much higher ...
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Render SharePoint 2010 web part inside iFrame (non SharePoint page)

I'm investigating the possibility to show a Web Part inside an iFrame - in a non SharePoint environment. We want to build an integration between a CRM sytem and SharePoint. We want to work with ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
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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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Documents Migrated from 2010 have bad Document IDs

I have done an upgrade for a SharePoint 2010 site collection to 2013. The site collection in question is a document center and there were a few thousand documents contained in it. Another person ...
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Changing Managed Metadata field

Sorry if my syntax is a bit off here, I'm very new to Sharepoint. We have a document library in Sharepoint with a Managed Metadata column for the department (we have a list of departments in the Term ...
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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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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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Generate unique filenames

I was just wondering if there is a way of Generating unique filenames when uploading a new document or multiple new documents to a library. I am trying to avoid a situation where a user might ...
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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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Document Library Link to Item

does anybody know a simple way to make the listview of a document library link to an item (dispform not editform) instead of opening the document on click? Thanks in advance!
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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 ...