Document library is a list for storing documents

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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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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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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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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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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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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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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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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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Enable versioning Document Library

i am trying to enable versioning on a ducument library using the client object model my code currently is as follows when i create the document library. ClientContext clientContext = ...
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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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Date Modified in document library explorer view is not correct

When viewing certain document libraries, and their documents through the explorer view, the date modified column is not showing the same date as the modified column in the web view. The web view, as ...
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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 ...