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2010: Custom List Template ID

I searched everywhere, but could not find a solution that worked for me. We've created a default document library, changed it a bit and saved it as a new document library template from the user ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Result Refiners Showing No Data

Inside my document library I have columns named "Departments", "Category", "Sub Category" and "Index". I added data to these columns, re indexed the library and created managed property for them. The ...
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Permissions for a custom document library

I would like to include a document library in my SharePoint site and make it visible only to a certain group of people. All other content on the web site should remain available to everyone. How can I ...
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Removing document library buttons

In my document library I have successfully hidden the Open In Explorer button by using the following code (code 1). <script type="text/javascript"> _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("...
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jQuery & SP2010 : Upload document to library using jQuery?

I built a custom form that saves the data to multiple lists with on click; it works pretty well for its intended use (keeping the data related). Thing is I am totally new at jQuery and SPServices, but ...
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rating is not saving in sharepoint document library

I enabled ratings from the Document Library settings page and choose “Rating settings”. Once this setting is made a new column is added to my library .But after selecting a rating, it is not saving. ...
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How to send a document from a document library directly as attachment?

Is there a way to change the behavior of the "send to"-drop-down in a DL from "E-Mail a link" to "E-Mail as attachment"?
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Sharepoint 2013 : Tree view structure for Document library and setting permissions

I need to have a tree view for a folder "Demo" from a SharePoint document library . The tree view should display all folder inside doc lib "Demo" and on right side i need all items within the folder . ...
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Assign permissions to library view

Is it possible to assign permissions to a View in document library? Let's say I want to create a View on which only Group1 will have access. Is this possible?
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Copying Files from One Document Library to Another

We are in the process of migrating several documents from multiple document libraries into one central document library. I need to copy all of the files located in one document library on our ...
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Get file names in sharepoint 2013 document library

What is the best way to get a list of all the file names in a sharepoint document library with javascript?
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Count of Files Under a Folder in a Document Library

Is there a way to get a count of the files under a folder in a SharePoint 2010 (enterprise) document library?
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Document library vs. list of links to documents

We have some user guides in PDF and DOC/X format on SharePoint for users to view; no end user would upload any new ones or edit existing. Should we use a document library or a list with links to the ...
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Apply metadata based on query string or selected value in page control

When a user uploads/creates a document into my document library, i need to be able to apply a metadata tag to the document either from the URL query string or from the value selected in some web-part ...
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All Site Content “Site Pages” link redirects to homepage, not library page

On my All Site Content page, under Document Libraries, both the Site Assets and Style Library links point to the correct place: site/libraryname/Forms/AllItems.aspx However, the Site Pages link just ...
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How to make document library in top level visible to subsites?

I have a requirement for a top level portal site to have a document library - pretty easy so far. There will then be sub sites underneath this that need to access this document library, as we are ...
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Retrieve all files from all folders and subfolders in document library

I want to retrieve all the files which are last modified in a particular document library. I will not be able to find out that how many folders are there in the document library. User can select any ...
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How can I set permissions so that users can only see their own uploaded documents? Sharepoint Online (Office 365)

We are using Sharepoint Online (Office 365). We have multiple users that submit documents on a recurring basis in a specific folder. Is there a way to set permissions so that an uploader can only see ...
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Best way to share documents where some must not be shared

I'm planning to setup SharePoint 2010 sites and I will store documents in one place in order to not create additional administrative work. However, what is the best way to make certain documents in ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Create doc in Doc Library with fields prepopulated

We are trying to accomplish this... From a page in a site, the user selects a value that is offered in a drop down based on who the user is in the organization. This drop down is in place already and ...
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Copy documents to a subsites

I have a site collection MySiteCollection which contains many subsites like SiteA, SiteB, SiteC, etc. Each subsite contains its own subsites. For example SiteA-1, SiteA-2, SiteA-3. And I want to ...
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Using firefox to edit office documents inside my document library

I have a problem in understanding what is the standard approach to follow for editing office documents inside my document library. As it seems each browser will have different behavior when it comes ...
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Document Library-Major and Minor Views

I have a document library with major and minor versioning enabled. Within this library we have documents that most people in the business need to see both minor and major versions, although only ...
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Managing Microsoft documents inside SharePoint document library will behave differently according to the browser vender

I have a Document library inside my publishing site collection. now when the users clicks on any MS office documents inside the document library they will get different behaviors based on the browser ...
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How do I get a collection of document libraries using Javascript CSOM?

I'm working on an UI feature for my SP2010 site and would like to display a number indicating how many documents were added to a specific library since the users last visit. The UI will display a box ...
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Programmatically list folders from a document library

I have a document library with several layers of folders within, I'm trying to populate a dropdownlist in a web part to display a tree like display of the folders but my code foreach(SPListItem ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? I'...
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EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary throwing exception

The short story, when trying to execute SPListCollection.EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary I get: Exception calling "EnsureSiteAssetsLibrary" with "0" argument(s): "A list, survey, discussion board, or ...
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When does the word “New” being removed from new item inside an announcement list, or document library

I have a document library and an announcement list, now for any new item inside these lists a “New” word or symbol will be displayed for couple of days , then it will be cleared out. So my question ...
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REST post with metadata column?

I have a jquery script that uploads a file to document library. I'm trying to set a choice column in the same call, but can't seem to get it to work. The upload is working, but Col1 is a choice ...
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How to access document library files via a webservice?

I've images that are stored in a Sharepoint document library, can these files be accessed using a Sharepoint webservice ? For sharepoint Lists a service is explosed via the '_vti_bin\Lists.acmxs' url, ...
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Document Properties not carry to new version

SP 2010, I have a document library with versioning turned on. If I populate title on the document, and save it... then I upload a new version of the document the title will get wiped out. How do I ...
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rootFolder.ContentTypeOrder throws unexpected error for sandbox solution

I'm trying to add content types into a library list, in order to make "Visible on New" option ticked. Firstly I enabled contenttypes in the library, then I want to do this: SPFolder rootFolder = ...
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Get Error 401 when trying to download a document from a library programatically

I'm trying to download a document with this code : using (Impersonator impersonator = new Impersonator()) { siteURL += "?NoRedirect=true"; System.Net.WebClient _WebClient = new System....
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Content Types “Link to document” and open in Dialog

I have a new Document Library and have added the content type "link to a document" to the library. Somehow when I create a new "link to a document" item in the library the dialog won't open. Instead I'...
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Specific Access to Files within Document Library

My company is trying to develop a solution within Sharepoint for sharing documents across similar departments of different companies. The requirement is that there is a store of documents that each ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar

I need to remove 'Upload Document' button from the Ribbon on a Document Set library, with the toolbar set to "None". I can successfully remove it from the Full Toolbar (which is the default one) ...
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Making 'Add new document' to really add new document and not upload new document

Currently, I have my 'Add new document' (as shown in Illustration A) that keep on giving the following 'Upload document' page (as shown in Illustration B). My intention is to show a new InfoPath form ...
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Understanding Document Library Better

In SharePoint 2010, I have a document library to store some pdf, docs files. I also have some other custom columns in the document library. 1) What is the maximum size / character I can give it to a ...
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Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API

I see that the OM API can do it, but is there any way to use the REST API to upload files (word docs and PDF's) to a document library, and update the data items as well. I want to use Java to do this, ...
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Is it possible to compare current user to a SharePoint list/group and switch views if they belong?

So I have a list of managers in my SharePoint site, and I am able to get the current user by using a web service and storing their name into a control. Is it possible to compare this name to everyone ...
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jQuery cascading dropdowns and Word

If a user clicks on New from a document library then a word template opens with metadata in the header section, will the SPServices jQuery cascading dropdowns work in the word's header? I doubt it. If ...
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Is it possible to use DocIdRedir.aspx for linking to the display form

We are using a Link to a Document contenttype. The url used in this contenttype contains an url like http://ont/abc/_layouts/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=N57YVKN5WQKX-2-2247. When testing this url it always ...
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Allow users to view items in Document Library, but not open the files

I have the requirement to allow users to view the content of a document library, including browsing through folders, but not actually open the individual files. There doesn't appear to be a ...
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How to override a checked out document?

I want to delete a document from my library but the following shows up: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user How do I override the check out changes so that ...
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Copy document to document library in another site with meta-data

I have implemented an event receiver on a SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) document library, to perform certain validations via the itemUpdating method and to copy the document to a document library in another ...