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Prompt for credentials on every access to a document library

I need some assistance to build the below: I'm using SharePoint 2013 web application (windows authentication) and we need that each time we click on the document library link to appear a popup ...
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I want a literal 'Read/view Only' library - no save, download or print functionality

I have a number of documents that I want to be literally 'Read Only' in a Library (ideally view in the browser). This means that I want to disable the 'Save As', download and print functionality to ...
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Wrong created by value in document library

We have a customer that has reported a problem with the Created By value. Sometimes when a user create and upload a new document in a document library the Created By value isn't the value of the user ...
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Document Library items not updating via UI or code. System metadata (last modified, modified by, etc.) updating

I am having a strange issue with one of my Document Libraries. It is the document library created by the publishing feature "Documents." Here are the symptomps and what I have done so far. Any help ...
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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator I have to list all checked out files in the site collection. Looking at the DB is looks like the tp_CheckoutUserId field in AllUserData might be a key to this query. Is it ...
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Document library refinement

I am aware that I can use the filters on each column in a document library, but some of my users are asking if they can have refinement options on the page similar to the search experience. Is this ...
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Save list attachments in a document library

could anyone advise me if it is possible to change the default storage location of a list item attachment to a document library which is located in the same site? The idea is that information which is ...
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Build a visual web part that shows a document library

Ok so I need to build a visual web part (Has to be Server side and done in visual studio c#) that shows a document library. On selection of the document library, the web part must output the entire ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST API: how to get or set document fields

I want to get and also set document properties defined in a content type via a Rest call in either and app or a workflow Activity. If you fire up Google Postman or Advanced REST Api client you can ...
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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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In a document library itemUpdated event receiver, how to tell if a file was just modified?

How do I know if it is the file being updated? Since it could just be the item properties.
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Functional difference between document set and document library

I need to upload multiple document from multiple teams in a site. Can anybody please tel me which option is more suitable(document set or document library) How do they differ from each other.
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Why the Name field is not included in a custom Edit form for a Wiki Page library

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and using SP designer 2013 i created a new Edit Form based on the EnterpriseWiki content type. but when i checked the fields that are defined inside ...
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Sharepoint 2013: How to customize context menu view in document library

I want to customize the view of context menu in a document library. So first image is what looks and second image is what i want, like context menu in lists. I mean i dont want the big box.
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Check permissions of groups on a document library folder, write out the group names and permissions

I can get to the document library folder/item like this: SPDocumentLibrary docList = (SPDocumentLibrary)web.Lists["Documents"]; string caml = "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='ID' ...
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How to Copy SPFile to another library while retaining history

I am looking for code that will 100% duplicate a file including all historical versions, dates of versions, comments and anything else. My test code is showing that capturing all those details is a ...
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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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ERROR: Columns that require data are not included in this view

So we have a Document Library, and inside the Document Library, we have Document Sets, and inside the Document Sets, we have Documents. No surprise so far, I know. However, when I go into Datasheet ...
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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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Redirect a pdf in sharepoint library to a different pdf file?

I am looking for a way to redirect a pdf file in a sharepoint library to a different pdf in the same library? For example, if the old file is ABC.pdf and the new file is 123.pdf - we want external ...
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Retrieve folders and sub folders from document library by REST call

I need to get a list of folders and sub folders from document library. I feel that approaching this problem using REST call would be easier than the traditional CSOM query. Please suggest a relevant ...
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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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Adding a single item to multiple categories

I've grouped some documents in several categories (of a document library) but I want some documents to show up in multiple categories without having to re-upload the document. How can I do this?
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Get document name in a DispForm

I'm working with a document library and i want to customize the Forms. I need to show the document name in the DisplayForm but the following doesn't work: <xsl:value-of select="@Name"/> I ...
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Custom views on the list of document Libraries in a site?

for managing contracts (collections of documents) I'm using a Document Library per contract. I will end up with hundreds (500+) of document libraries. Is it possible to make custom views on the list ...
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Get url of document library from REST call

I am working with O365 SharePoint site where I need to get the name and URL for the document libraries in a site collection. I have made a rest call for it as: https://site/_api/web/lists and select ...
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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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How to open a document in read only mode in a separate site page?

I want to add the functionality of viewing the documents present in the document library in read only mode if a user clicks on view hyperlink. I want the document to be opened in a separate page ...
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Excel Services Error in SharePoint 2013 - Unable to Open/Edit Excel Files

Every time I click on a excel file I am receiving a popup message mentioning - We're sorry. We ran into a problem completing your request MS Word is working fine though. I performed all the ...
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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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Incoming Email targetting a specific folder

We have a project specific folder in the SharePoint document library and incoming email is enabled. We expects that whenever Email is send, SharePoint should store the attachment into the project ...
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Assigning access to subfolder in Document Library

We are trying to configure same schema on our new SharePoint Foundation 2013 that we used on SharePoint Foundation 2010. We have a document library with folder structure like this: | - 100_FIRST | ...
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Problem with join two lists by linq

I wanna join two list and fill drop down list by specific column but i have error in join query note:c.user_id is lookup field my code lst.DataSource = (from c in dc.Complainant ...
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Voting on items in a document library?

I am trying to set up a voting/survey feature in a document library that could potentially contain 50+ images. Multiple users in my company will be uploading different types of images, then other ...
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Difference between SPWeb and SPSite

What is the difference between SPWeb and SPSite? I have this code using SPWeb $web = Get-SPWeb http://mysite ForEach($list in $web.Lists) { if($list.BaseType -eq "DocumentLibrary") { ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...
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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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How can I take some user input (html or markdown), transform with XSLT, and write the resulting file to a library?

Not looking for a solution here, just something to get me started in the right direction. I would like to create a page that takes some user input from a textbox (markdown would be cool, but HTML is ...
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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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Enable “Link to a document”, but that content type isn't available

I've looked at a few guides on how to enable Link to a Document, such as this guide. The issue is at step 5 in the above guide, I don't have the "Link to a Document" content type. I only have these: ...
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Not syncing files on Sharepoint

If I only use the documents in a Sharepoint library when I'm online, is there any reason to sync the documents? And if I don't sync the documents, can I avoid the 20,000 file limit? I'm thinking that ...
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Document asking to be checked out after checking out

I'm updating a file that contains versioning and previously it stated that the document requires checking out to edit so I run the following code that results with the same error: if ...
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Event handler triggered multiple times in close succession on doc lib causing issues

I'm using an ItemUpdating event with a Document Library to run a Task generation procedure. After stepping through, it's causing issues when I check out the document which I'm forced to do after ...
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How do I change a personal view to a public view? [duplicate]

When you edit a personal view, the radio buttons which were there to select the audience are missing. How do you make a personal view available for other users ?
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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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Open/Save pop up not coming for uploaded docs in Document Library

Whenever the user clicks on a Word file in Sharepoint Document library, he first gets the normal dialog asking Open/Save/Cancel. After opening the document once the document gets opened up , but then ...
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Feature Stapler on Document Library to Set New Folder Off

I would like to have the 'New Folder' option turned off be Default. Are there examples of maybe creating a Feature stapler to do this?
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Adding text to a file

Is there a way to add Document ID in the footer area of a word file? This can be workflow to update a new word file. User will either upload or create new word file in a document library (doc id ...
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Fields not filled with DefaultValues

As of a previous question, whenever an item is added in a list, I create a document library based on a template, and set defaultvalues for some of its fields. In Sharepoint Manager I see defaultvalues ...