Document library is a list for storing documents

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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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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 ...
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Can't Open file binary in SharePoint.Client

This bit of code works for me: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File file = ctx.Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(@"/Shared%20Documents/Email%20Body.html"); var _stream = file.OpenBinaryStream(); The ...
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Certain links to document library show no documents or folder

I've got an issue adding folders (previously only filtered on meta-data) to a document library. When I follow a link to the library, or in the summary views (e.g. when embedded in another page) the ...
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The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user in document library

I logged into a document library in my SP 2013 site collection and checked out a file and started modifying the document. At the same time another user logged in and trying to check out the same ...
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UpdateListItems throws “Cannot access a closed Stream.”

I have been trying to find out the issue faced for some documents while uploading in libraries using list.asmx service in web application. The steps i follow: Uploads document using copy service. ...
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how to add a column to a sharepoint list

I have list name students with 2 columns First Name and Last Name and has data in the list. I want to add a new column "class" to the students list. what to do in using visual studio. Is it the ...
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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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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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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 ...