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Upload xltx file and insert values into the document library using Content Type in SP 2013

I have created a 5 site columns and 1 content type - say Project Request CT, in my site collection in SP 2013 on-premises. Now I need to upload a .xltx fie with columns that has to become the site ...
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CSS Files in _Layouts or Document Library?

There's been a lively conversation (such as it can be in 140 chars) lately about whether it is better to put CSS files on the disk in the _layouts folder or to store them in a Document Library in the ...
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why all SharePoint Online doc library views only show items uploaded by the current user

I've turned on 'Require content approval' option in Versioning settings for a document library. I've set 'My submissions' view as default and deleted 'All Items' view, leaving only two views that ...
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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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Access parent site library content from child site

I am working on a project where I have built a Parent site and it has document library called "All Project Documents". In that site I have sub sites called 'Project A', 'Project B' and 'Project c'. I ...
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Schedule the Publishing date of a file in Document Library using CSOM

I am having a hard time to schedule the publishing date of a document uploaded to a sharepoint document library. Basicaly, what I want is to upload a file to a document library and to schedule it´s ...
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How to check if a library column is a site column?

I have inherited ownership of a Sharepoint site by someone who left the company several months ago. I've been asked to reorganize the site (it's still a mess from when they migrated from 2007; the ...
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Update Multi Lookup Field in Document Library Using REST

I'm using below code to update multiple lookup fields of document library Code: var itemProperties = { '__metadata': { "type": "SP.Data.WP_x005f_DocumentsListItem" }, 'Technology_StackId': { "...
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Document from SharePoint library opened with un-readable format

I have SharePoint Server 3.0 /2003, Windows server 2003 and Office 2003 suite were installed. Documents in all documents libraries are of 2003 docs. In the client desktop I have 2016 office suite. ...
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Calculated field question

Currently working on documents with status and expiration date and created 2 columns in SharePoint I want the status column to automatically tell me if the document is current or expired. The formula ...
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Cannot publish my InfoPath form in SharePoint 2007 any more

When I was publish my InfoPath form to my SharePoint 2007, it give me the following error: updating the content type failed I went though a search and many of the search return (Microsoft Forum, ...
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Opening AutoCAD DWG Files from SharePoint 2010

Scenario: We have a large repository of AutoCAD DWG drawings that we migrated from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2010. By default, when clicking one of the DWG files in SharePoint 2010 it tries to ...
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Install Document Library from an .stp template in a different site - Sharepoint Online

Let's say I have 2 sites in the same Sharepoint Environment, call them 'Site1' and 'Site2'. I have a Document Library in Site 1 which I saved as a DocLibSite1.stp template. I want to install the ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Link to Another Document Library from a Document Library / Or how to handle growing Document Libraries

I have a few document libraries that have gotten too big to be synced. No problems viewing them , as users won't view more than 5000 files at 1 shot. Is it possible to redeploy some folders within ...
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Document library - Cannot overwrite documents but can save a copy

I want to create a document library that will have about 200 templates for users to use. I want to set this so when a user clicks on a excel template then cannot overwrite the original but can save a ...
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Manipulating permissions on SharePoint Online with PowerShell

We have a multitude of sites and sub-sites in SharePoint. As we run Azure AD Connect, we are able to assign Windows security group as Site Collection Administrators and further - assign AD groups to ...
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SharePoint Online document libraries required fields not prompting in online version of Word

I think I know the answer is no, but here's what I'm trying to do. We are migrating from a shared network drive to a SharePoint Online environment. The network drive was full of folders, and we'd ...
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File wont checkIn via rest

I created a new file in a document library. The file will usually overwrite an existing file and for that process to happen, the file will need to be checked out. The problem is when I call the ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Excel 2010 - This workbook was opened from a server in read-only mode

Users are getting the error as " When users click on Edit, they get the following error: Users cant edit the spreadsheet. I already checked the permissions and permissions are fine. I already ...
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Library not sorting folders to top

When defining sort criteria for a view, there is an option: Sort only by specified criteria (folders may not appear before items). In my library, I have a view that is set to sort only by Name (for ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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Document Library Date/Time gives “Invalid datetime value” error after changing site regional settings

Using Sharepoint Online, I've created a new column on a document library "Expiry Date". This worked fine until I changed the sites regional settings from English (United States) to English (United ...
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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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Create files library, list and form to ensure metadata entry?

Is there a method to create a files library, list and form, such that files cannot be directly uploaded to the library, but instead users must use the form (and thus input the metadata) for the list ...
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Document Library Ordering in SharePoint 2010

We have a document library (Shared Documents) that consists of a number of folders, sub-folders, and documents. For example: Shared Documents\2005 Shared Documents\2005\1 Shared Documents\2005\1\...
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NewForm not showing when adding new document to library in SharePoint Online

I have recently noticed that if you add a new document in a document library in SharePoint Online without any required fields you skip the step where the form to fill out the metadata comes up. ...
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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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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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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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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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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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SharePoint to Excel Formula Deletion

I keep having an issue when I open a document that pulls data from a SharePoint site. Once I refresh the connection in excel, the formula that I have inputted into a column in excel disappears? Anyway ...
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document library iframe based on parameter

So my end goal is to use my parameter based pages to display the right document library in the correct view. So, to use an example: Let's say I am on the home page that has 2 pictures to different ...
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How to download all documents including the documents from folder also from SharePoint library to a physical location on desktop and rename them

I have 10,000 documents in SharePoint 2010 library. Is there any PowerShell script which will download all documents from SharePoint document library but I won't need the folder structure to be ...
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Update MetaData column for document library using REST C#

I am trying to update the Metadata information for a file in Document Library. I am following this article. The REST End point used in given article is var restSource = appweburl +"/_api/SP....
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How can I list all document libraries under a site using REST API?

I am new to Sharepoint. I discovered that Sharepoint 2013 and later supports the REST interface. I was trying to query the REST API to find all the document libraries under a given site. I tried GET ...
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Unable to set default value in managed metadata column for document created using Word Online

I am working on a document library where I have associated a custom content type. This content type has a managed metadata column. I need to set the default value for this column. I have used JSOM ...
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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. However,...
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Migration of Lookup Columns in a Document Library

I have a subsite (and a document library in the subsite) that I need to migrate from development to testing. However, the lookup columns are defined differently in test (as well as in production). ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Document Library Custom Field Type

In our testing, it seems we've found an issue where Document/Record Libraries in SharePoint 2013 refuse to work properly with a custom field control. We created a very simple custom field control, ...
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Cannot edit or insert into a PublishingHTML column

We are currently trying to migrate all of our existing external facing sites from our old CMS into SharePoint. We have managed to get the required data out of the old CMS but are now struggling to ...
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how to iterate through folders, sub folders and get file size of document library's only in power shell?

How to find the size of all documents in sharepoint 2013 I'm trying to iterate through folders and sub folders of document library only to get file size. But I'm getting folder size instead of file ...
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Key Field list filter on plain text field in SP2010

In Sharepoint 2010, I have a document library, with a mixture of managed metadata, choice, date/time and text fields. I am using the new metadata navigation settings in 2010 to display a navigation ...
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Force users to enter document metadata before creating a new document in Sharepoint 2013 document library?

First off, I'm new to Sharepoint. With that out of the way, I have a document library based on a custom content type. When working with Sharepoint document libraries some users find the document info ...
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Getting library name in reusable workflow on library

I have a reusable workflow on library to fill the values in a list. I also want to get library name value to be filled in list' one column. Probably using stringbuilder and using some string ...
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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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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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SP2010: how to link to document on my Title column on document library?

I am using sp2010. I have a document library with some columns. I see the column name with a link to the document. But I would like to implement this on the title column. Is it possible to implement a ...