Document library is a list for storing documents

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Add-in, Temporary document library

I have retrieved the metadata of some documents from the SharePoint site and now I want to list them in a temporary list on the add-ins web but I don't really know how to do this. Should I just add a ...
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Hide Document Library from non-owner users

How to maintain a Document Library for owners and hide that library from other site members ?
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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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Force checkout not working with Edit (link to edit item) column in SP2010

Could someone be so kind as to check the following in their 2010 environments. Create a doc library Turn on force check-out Turn on versioning. Add the "Edit (link to edit item)" column to the ...
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Tree View for Document Library doesn't work

I have two column. First column is the nav part but it's empty. My doc library is in the second part. What's wrong with my code? The Id's are true. My tree view code: <table style="width: ...
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Upload document in Document Library using memorystream programmatically

I opened existing word document using openxml. Now i need to upload the same document into Document library with memory stream. If i did so my content controls inside the word document gets ...
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Create list of document libraries (duplicate Quick Launch/Libraries)

Instead of displaying the Quick Launch "Libraries", I want to display links to the library pages in a list/webpart within the main content section of the page. That way I can include a button/workflow ...
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Can I share drafts when Draft Item Security is enabled

I have a document library in SharePoint that has Major and Minor (draft) revisions. Before any document is published, it has to be reviewed and approved by someone. Normally I would use the collect ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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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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File not displaying in library's all items view

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010 Foundation. When I have uploaded a file into a document library from the browser, it is showing a message "uploaded successfully" but it is not showing in ...
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Excel document opening in web view even though default is to open in program

I have a document library with one Excel spreadsheet in it. The document library's settings are such that the spreadsheet should be opening in each client's Excel program, not in Excel Web View. I ...
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create custom field linking to library contents

Trying to create a change request list requiring the viewer to specify the artifact to change, based on the filenames in the artifact library (same sharepoint). The displayed control to select could ...
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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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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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Uploaded documents getting checked out by default in Sharepoint 2010

I am uploading documents to a document library in SharePoint 2010 and I find my documents are checked out even they are not checked out. I have checked for option check out required to NO but even the ...
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Convert list data to excel and upload it to document library without downloading

I have a requirement to export my list data directly to document library as new Excel document. I have used the following code to export to excel function getLists() { context = new ...
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SharePoint 2010 Designer workflow for pdf documents

I am creating a designer workflow using SharePoint designer 2010. My scenario is user uploads a pdf document and it has two cases when he is uploading. If the document content looks fine for the ...
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Unable to open SharePoint documents in Chrome

In Internet Explorer and Firefox, I can open Sharepoint documents. But in Chrome, it gives me an error. How can I directly open Sharepoint files in Chrome like I do in Internet Explorer?
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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 do I show a list of recently published documents

What I want is to display a list of recently added/released documents to my document library on my team site (ootb). I don't want to create a view in the document library, I just want people who visit ...
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How can I remove all ratings from a SharePoint document library?

I have a SharePoint 2010 document library in which I have enabled ratings. During testing, several people rated a number of documents, and now I'd like to reset all the documents back to zero. ...
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“server error we're sorry. an error has occurred” when opening a file in document library

I am using SharePoint Sever. I am trying to open documents in my document library, but I am getting that error. Any help please!!
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Popular Item Webpart not updating for Read only users

I have a popular Item WebPart in which most popular documents are displayed on my site. When I log in as an administrator, I can see the documents. But, Users that have only read permission can't see ...
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Associate Doc Library with Lists

Experts, Not sure how to have a default document library for a SharePoint 2013 List. So the moment, a user attach a document, the location to store the file is the default document library, rather ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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Item Adding / Item Added Event Receiver for Document Library, Change Content Type

I have an issue regarding Content Types,I want to set a particular Content Type for each document set within a library, however SharePoint 2013 defaults to the library's default CT. The issue is ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library: default view no longer selectable from personal view?

I've got a Pages library with several folders in it, and several views configured. I've changed the availability of some views using the per-location displa settings, so that the root level will have ...
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Documents no longer display in SharePoint 2013 Views

We have SharePoint 2013 installed at my company. I maintain it. I added documents to a library months ago and these documents have always shown up in the views I created for them. But recently, the ...
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Sharepoint Explorer File View based on Document Library View

I would like to know if it is possible to view the files in a Windows Explorer the from a document library especially when you change the view by using filters and create "views" based on metadata. I ...
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How can I script a link to a document in a Wiki page to open in the desktop client application?

I have a Wiki page which describes how to use an Excel spreadsheet, and includes a link. As the spreadsheet contains macros, I want it to always open in the desktop application, rather than Online. ...
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Issue with External Data Columns on Document Libraries with Content Types

I have site content type called ContractBase that has a bunch of fields that are used in contracts. I created some other site content types (ContractType1 and ContractType2) that inherit from ...
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Create a item in a libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create item(like .docx or .xsn or ...) in document library or form library in sharepoint 2013 using REST service?
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Give anonymous access to explicit page in document library

I have the following situation (SharePoint 2010): A document library contains publishing pages. Anonymous access is enabled. The publishing pages are separeted in folders. Now i have the situation ...
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Document library permissions prevent folder creation and deletion

Is that possible to set permissions on document library folder, so users will be able to create/modify/delete files, but cannot do anything on folders (create/modify/delete). I read that I can ...
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Can I search on metadata of my list or document library?

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have created a custom list and a custom document library. They have the same metadata fields (also metadata field and lookup fields). When I go to the list or document ...
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SP2013 - Randomly getting an error while clicking on the ellipsis of a document in a Document Library

I have a standard out-of-the-box Document Library. Versioning and checking are enabled. There are a few extra columns added to the library. There is this a weird random behavior when clicking on the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 keep traking of Document sharing

I want to keep a track of sharing documents in Document library. Is there any feature available in sharepoint for this? How can I Do this?
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Can't change library versioning settings

In SharePoint 2010, I have a default document library in a customized team site template (which I didn't create). When I try to change the versioning settings in the library to Create major and minor ...
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Can I create a link that when clicked creates a new list item.

I dont have access to SharePoint designer :(. My goal is to make a button that says something like "Create new item" and when clicked pulls up the form to create a new item in a list. Is this posible? ...
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Discuss a Document

My users have requested the ability to start threaded conversations around documents in a document library. This can be achieved with a third party add-in, ...
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Send to or copy multiple documents

Is it possible to use the feature "copy" or "send to" for multiple documents? We can't work with "open in explorer", because we need the filter option in our library. Is there a code or tool for this ...
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Reading File Off SP Document Library and OpenSharedItem .MSG Error

I am trying to send emails based off a .msg template that's in a document library as a file. Everything for the most part works well, but there's a persistent error that occurs because once the .msg ...
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Creating a document library on top site that feeds libraries in sub sites.

I have a document library on a top site, where files are labeled very specifically. I want to create a document library on a sub site, which links to, and populates, only documents in the top site ...
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How can I share an excel document with my team to edit?

I would like to know if something is possible and where to start. Each day, my boss sends out a spreadsheet listing our data entry errors for the previous day. All five of us download the sheet, make ...
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I can't sort right by name in the document library. What are the problem here?

I have folders and documents normally when I sort by name must be the folders on the top but it doesn't work right.
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Web Part

I am wondering if anyone can possibly answer by question, I have created a new page layout using the Bootstrap framework and then added approximately 5 web part zones, in each web part zone I have a ...
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Document Library Menu not showing as desired

This is the view of the document library on the default "All Documents" tab. This is how I want the tabs to be displayed: However whenever I click an option other than "All Documents" it gets ...
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Modify default view for My Sites OneDrive document library in SharePoint 2013

With SharePoint 2013 in your My Sites OneDrive document library (username/Documents/) the default view All (username/Documents/Forms/All.aspx) cannot be modified or changed to a custom view by the ...
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Can I create a single content type to use on a list and a document library?

I want to create a single content type to define columns for both a SharePoint list and a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. I have tried creating a Content type with Items as the Parent and added ...