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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to create custom email notifications (folder specific) in a document library?

I have a SharePoint 2007 site which has a document library with several folders. My requirement is that whenever an item is uploaded to a folder, SharePoint should automatically generate an email ...
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Suddenly unable to save files to sharepoint

Suddenly the other day whenever users (from multiple machines) start saving files to sharepoint 2010 from Office 2010, it tells them: Upload Failed This file was not uploaded because the specified ...
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Document Library item metadata

I have a document library that I create via a feature. I have events on the library for when a document is updated, added and while the document is deleting. When someone adds a document for the ...
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Document Set feature available in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Document Set feature available in SharePoint Foundation 2010 please give any info this feature. This feature is available only sharePoint 2010 Server.
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Is it possible to have published major and minor versions?

I am currently trying to setup versioning for a document library. The aim is to use both Major and Minor versions which indicate the level of change: A minor version will be a small terminology edit ...
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File size limit for a document in SharePoint is actual file size or file size on disk

The file size upload limit for a document is 50mb by default but is it file size of the document or file size of document on disk.
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Is it possible to view internal document changes in SharePoint?

I am still using WSS I am still fairly new to administering a SharePoint workspace. I have versioning turned on in my document libraries, but I had a request from a user asking if it was possible to ...
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Why is my PowerPivot gallery not showing snapshots?

after creating a PowerPivot document, my PowerPivot Gallery is looking like the image below. The red cross message is "An error ocurred while capturing snapshots for this document". How can I solve ...
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Set “Overwrite existing file?” unchecked by default when uploading document

Due to Business requirement is it possible to set "Overwrite existing file?" unchecked by default when uploading document. This change would let users prompt when overwriting document, at the moment ...
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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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Filter Document Library items using query string

I have document library (Images Type) and when using the following quick filter paramters nothing happens ?FilterName=LinkTitle&FilterMultiValue=*%d8%b3%d8%b9%d8%a7%d8%af%d8%a9*; I tried this ...
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How to print document library item from ribbon button

I'm creating some custom features to add functionality to the ribbon. I have created a button to print the page you are viewing very easily like that: SPItem containing elements.xml: <?xml ...
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SharePoint 2010 Ampersand in Search Query String

Our XSL is set up so that when search results come up a user can click on an icon to go to that exact document in our library. The problem is when a document has an ampersand (&) in the metadata ...
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How to provide read-only access to a subset of library documents?

Let's say we have a library of Dept docs with R/W access for Dept members. - Some of the Dept docs need to be shared but not all, only that are "ready" to be shared as READONLY to Dept Visitors. - ...
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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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Library workflow starts on upload, but not on save in the edit form

I have a document library for pictures and I've created a SPD workflow tha should start every time items are changed or added: newly uploaded, edited metadata or uploaded againg (overwritten). The ...
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Why would Document Library templates not show in create view?

We recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. There are a number of customization we made in the environment, and it seems that something is causing a problem when a user tries to create a ...
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Workflow; Use previous document library item to populate field

This one has stumped me indefinitely... so I'm coming to the great guru's of the confusing concepts. CASE: I have an InfoPath form which is connected to a document library. Once the form is ...
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Client-side Object Model Load Test Metrics

I would like to know if anyone has done any load testing on using managed .NET Client Side Object Model (CSOM)? I am mainly looking for metrics (graphs, spreadsheets, etc.) on the following: Large ...
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Document library open file in application page

Is it possible to handle the click event of a file in a sharepoint document library so that instead of opening the actual file, it opens an application page? E.g. Open letter.xml goes to letter ...
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Negative Document Count in a Document Library, now what?

I have something strange: I have a document library with a negative document count. When browsing to the document library it seems to be empty, when I put one document in it, the number increases ...
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Binding lookup fields to document library template

I have features that define site content types and a document library template that uses these content types. Now, when I create a document library from the template, all the content types appear ...