Document library is a list for storing documents

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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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“Unknown error when attempting to lock file.”

I have user when he opens a document from a document library, the document opens in Microsoft Word 2007, when clicks on the 'Edit Document' button he gets the error message "Unknown error when ...
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How do I find administrators of a Document Library with custom permissions?

I have a document library which does not inherit the site's permissions ('Custom permissions' is set). How do I find out who has administrator permissions to this library, using C#?
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Document Information Panel contacted a data source but failed to receive data. The form will load without the requested data

The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: list_48985ACC-FDDD-4732-AA48-078CFE123F35 Document Information Panel cannot run the specified query. The SOAP response indicates that an ...
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InfoPath form closes and redirects to deleted SharePoint library?

When a user clicks submit for the first time, the form closes and they are redirected to an old library that I deleted. But if they were to go back and edit their form then submit again, it will ...
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SharePoint 2007 - library with list items

For an application that I'm working on, we have two separate content types - one based on Item and one based on Document. I'd like to create a container that houses both of these content types. I ...
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the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might be lost

I have a SharePoint document library. On exporting to excel I get an error message the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library mapping

I created a Document Library , there are folders below it. what I want to do is when a new document is created in the Document Library and I'll be able to choose the folder which it will end up in.
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Datasheet View Cannot Access a Closed Stream

I am running into a problem where I have a Document Library with 2 Choices column. Each has it's own options. The problem is when I use the Datasheet View to edit these columns (or one of them), then ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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Site and List (Library) Permissions with Lookup column

After sharing a Sub-Site with an external user (requiring Microsoft live login) the external user cannot access a document library within the site. I'm getting the "Sorry, you don't have access to ...
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Disabling how changing an HTML file name in a Doc Lib modifies the file contents

SharePoint version: 2007 I am seeing a weird issue. When changing the name of a .htm file in a document library (Check Out > Edit Properties > Change the Name Field > Check In), it seems that ...
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The URL is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file or folder

When I upload a document in my document library in my SP 2013 site collection, I am getting the below error: The URL 'CB/30Apr2015_ConfidWF.xlsx' is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file ...
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SharePoint lookup filters

Say you have the following: Planet List Country List Region List Town List Street List Street List has a content type called "Street", which in it has a lookup to the Town List. So the flow for ...
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How to disable OWA for creating new documents

Which WOPI-binding do I need to remove to disable creation of documents using OWA.
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Different errors for >5k item list view threshold?

I have two libraries with well over 5,000 documents which appear in a list view when the threshold is removed (e.g., between 4-6pm) because there is no filter on either view. On one library, the ...
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Can we read documents inside sharePoint like .doc, .ppt etc without saving them in documents library in sharepoint

Can we read documents inside SharePoint like .doc, .ppt and .xls etc without saving them in Documents Library in SharePoint? I want to embed these documents in SharePoint Page and don't want to save ...
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Powershell script to add a field to all the document sets

I have created a field in sharepoint content type hub. Now I want to add this field to all the Document Libraries in my sharepoint online tenant. Is there a powershell script which can do this for ...
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Download file without taking ownership

I have a few files in a document library which were never checked-in. I have that list of files available through the document library settings page or in c# using SPDocumentLibrary.CheckedOutFiles ...
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Enable Custom Actions in every Document Library (SharePoint 2013)

I have created a custom action in a document library using SharePoint Designer. My mission is to enable this custom action in every document library, is there any settings for this?
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Maximum number of libraries in one web

I've been having a look at this link as I'm looking at the options for a document repository with high volume and a rather complex security matrix. I can see most of the limits I need to start ...
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What permission level is required for a user to sync a document library?

My users have the default 'Read' permissions set on SharePoint online, but the option to sync a document library is not available for them. What is the minimum required permission level to be able to ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: ...
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Deploy the same JS Link for multiple views across libraries

I need to use the js for all views in all libraries in a site. Is there a way to deploy this in one hit rather than editing each view individually?
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Drag and Drop show form

Is there a way to show the form(NewForm.aspx) when you do the drag and drop in a document library? I already put some of the fields mandatory so the user won't be able to do the ckeck-in without fill ...
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SharePoint 2013 View document insert

I have created a New column in a Doc Library. Column is a Choice Field. It's called Catalog. There are Three Choices in the Catalog: 1,2,3. I have also created views which shows documents that have ...
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Document library browser hanging

I work with a SharePoint site used as archive. It has a couple of document libraries used as archive. I'm in the middle of longer process of moving large number of items from one list into this ...
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How to see where document is linked from?

I've got requirement for SharePoint Online, which says that user after performing search is able to see where document is linked from (i.e. in hover panel). When documents are returned via Search, ...
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Using Word templates within a library

I have created a SP library to house a couple hundred policy and procedure documents for a company. Some of these documents are Word templates that when opened from explorer open as new documents (as ...
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On library ItemUpdating the Name column's AfterProperty is null

I have an EventReceiver for one of my document libraries which compares some specific columns and their Before and After properties in the ItemUpdating event. When I try to compare the Name column ...
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Is an editable content query possible?

I am using our SharePoint site as a learning management system for training newly hired employees. Our set us is a subsite that contains 25 site pages (one for each student). Each page contains a ...
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Best practice - Document Library - Variable user access permissions

Being quite new to SP 2013, I would be interested to hear opinions and gain guidance upon the following application scenario. I want to store HR inbound CV's in a document library. These documents ...
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Disable ribbon button at specific folder level in document library

I have the following folder structure in my document library: Library |----- Folder 1 | |----- Sub-folder 1 | |----- Folder 2 |----- Sub-folder 2 I have a requirement in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Users cannot edit/open documents

Users with correct permissions are suddenly unable to to edit documents. When a document is clicked it is opened in Read-Only mode stating that the document is checked out to literally "Another User". ...
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implementing metadata for document library

We are moving away from folder structure in SP2013, but exactly dont know how to implement the metadata solution. I apologize if this question has been answered before. Honestly I'm short on time to ...
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Cannot add new folder. Upload.aspx gives an 404 error

I am using SharePoint 2010. I have a library where the folder option is enabled. When I try to add a new folder I get a popup with an 404 error. When I go to SharePoint Designer and go to the ...
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CRUD Tasks using Java via JERSEY REST

I am trying to create a rest webservice using Jersey library. I want to upload, get, delete and update a document in document library. Can someone link an example of simple crud. For some reason I ...
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Opening PDF document in adobe acrobat instead reader

We have PDF documents in SharePoint 2013 document library. We have installed both Adobe Acrobat and Reader on our machine. When we open PDF document, it opens up in Reader by default. But we want the ...
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Update metadata column using Java REST

As I understand, you have to make a 3 steps to update the metadata on the file. I have uploaded a file to my document library using POST and after that made a GET and took out the metadata i need to ...
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Why are the settings so limited on the document libraries of my public SharePoint site?

I can't open the libraries with explorer or synchronize them which is really inconvenient. Does anyone know why the document libraries on my public site behave differently to those on my private site ...
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Link a list with a Doc Library

I have a unique identifier in my list and document library. Is there a way to create a lookup field or something of the sort that link the list item with the corresponding document in the library.
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How to add Author field to document content type

I need to add field Author to MS Word document template for specific content type. Content type added to document library. Standard field Author located in list of library fields, but it is absent in ...
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Creating a document library with a custom template

What I want is basically a good solution for people to be able to fill out a form on the web and then save it in the online library. You need to be able to automatically create a document from a ...
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How can I make Word Quick Parts work after each deployment from Visual Studio?

I have set up a SharePoint 2013 document library with content types and Word document templates, all declared (XML) and deployed from Visual Studio. In the Word document I have Quick Parts, which work ...
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Workflow Can't Create Link to a Document Content Type Item

i'm newbie in Sharepoint I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a workflow to create a 'Link to a Document' item to a Document Library. I already set the 'Content Type ID' with Link to a Document. I'm ...
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New document is saving in local machine instead in library

When I am trying to add a new document in SharePoint 2010 library, that document is saving in local machine instead of in SharePoint document library. I tried all ways like starting web client in ...
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Migrating document library with out losing field value

I have a document library that would like to move to another site, I want to ensure that when it is moved I am able to preserve the values for date modified, modified by, created and created by. In ...
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Hide empty folders in a particular view sharepoint 2013

I have a document library in my SharePoint site. It has structure like this : Year Folder Month Folder Document Set Document I have applied my filter condition and created a new view for ...
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Retention Policy on Sharepoint 2010 as “Move to another Place”

I have to apply Retention Policy to all Documents and list contents. The condition for the policy is that documents and list data older than 3 years move to another location. This location should be ...
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Show Live Document Library by QueryString

I am trying to build a page in which I can then add a Query String to pull the specific document library, showing all of the folder and files in it. Then from there I am going to create a webpart ...