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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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How to restrict a document library to a specific file type (extension)?

I have a SharePoint intranet site where I need to allow users to upload certain documents. These documents need to be only PDF files for example. What is the simplest way to restrict the document ...
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Download and delete documents using Powershell

I'm looking to build a Powershell script that does the following to all documents in a SharePoint 2010 document library: Downloads the document to a network file share Deletes the original document ...
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How do I enable “Open in Explorer”?

I have full control over my SharePoint site. When I click on my document library and then click the "Library" tab on the ribbon, I see an option for "Open with Explorer" but it is disabled. The ...
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What are the client side requirements to enable the “upload multiple files” link?

What are the client side requirements to enable the "upload multiple files" link? I'm using WSS 3.0. Also using FBA, not sure if that matters. It "works on my machine", but not for some other ...
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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jQuery & SP2010 : Upload document to library using jQuery?

I built a custom form that saves the data to multiple lists with on click; it works pretty well for its intended use (keeping the data related). Thing is I am totally new at jQuery and SPServices, but ...
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How to Upload File to Document Library using JavaScript Client Object Model?

I want to Upload File to a Document Library using JavaScript in SharePoint 2010. I found that you can copy file from One Document Library to Another but you can't upload File using JavaScript on this ...
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Create security field

How can I implement security field for SharePoint list? For example, the list should have field that contains salary. This field should be displayed for the Managers, but should not be displayed ...
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Missing “Upload Multiple Documents” in SharePoint 2007

I'm using MOSS on the server and have Office Enterprise 2007 and IE9 on the client. In all libraries, I can only upload a single document at a time; the multiple document upload option is not ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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Why is a folder automatically created named “1” in Document Libraries?

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 when i create a document library a folder named "1" is automatically created, how can i get rid of this folder and why it was created. If i open the library ...
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Apply metadata based on query string or selected value in page control

When a user uploads/creates a document into my document library, i need to be able to apply a metadata tag to the document either from the URL query string or from the value selected in some web-part ...
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Set version of a document

We are looking at moving a some documents into a SharePoint 2010 document library. Is there any way to set the starting version number for each document?
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Need a different views for Folders & Files in Document Library

I need a different views for Folders & Files in a Document Library. I want Folders to have different columns & Files in the folders to have different columns. Is this possible?
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MS Project files opening in read only mode

I've got a user who has Project 2007 files stored in their MOSS 2007 team site. He checks out the file out and then says Edit in Microsoft Project. When the file opens, it opens in read only mode. ...
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How can I print all of the documents in a document library using code?

I want to know how to print all the files in a document library. I googled it and unable to find the solution. But during search I found a tool which provides almost the same type of functionality. ...
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Disable Send To and Download a Copy options for files?

I'd like to completely restrict the Send To and Download a Copy options found under the Documents tab in Document Libraries for all users. How can I accomplish this? Edit: I should make myself a ...
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Reading meta data stored in Word templates on SharePoint

I have a doc library on SharePoint for my work templates (DOTX). The doc library has a column called "Template ID". Each template has an ID stored in that column. I want to use VBA to loop through ...
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Saving Document library as template with size greater than 10MB

I need to save document library as a template with data. However there is a limitation of 10mb to save doc lib as template. Is there any way to solve this? I use WSS 3.0 thx -saumil
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AllItems View of Query String: can I group using value in query string?

Can I somehow how a query string to show a group of documents within a given library. Not one single item, but the AllItems like view. So within the library I have a grouping type of id value in a ...
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Listing all checked out files

As a site administrator tool 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 ...
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Find if content type is hidden (Visible is not checked) on the list level using SharePoint web services

I am trying to know if a content type is hidden (Visible not checked in Change new button order and default content type section) on a SharePoint list using SharePoint web services. I have tried the ...
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How to move items between folders Document List?

Is it possible to move documents between different folders in Document List? EDIT: I mean possible for a sharepoint standard user, not an admin. For example, suppose that my Document Library has two ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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Set “Overwrite existing file?” unchecked by default when uploading document

Due to Business requirement is it possible to set "Overwrite existing file?" unchecked by default when uploading document. This change would let users prompt when overwriting document, at the moment ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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Add Document Library XsltListViewWebPart using CSOM or web services

How to add a document library XsltListViewWebPart (or list view web part) on page using CSOM with SP2013 when we do not want to use the in-built view with "Name, Modified, Modified By" fields? Custom ...
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Index out of range, when opening folders in Shared Documents

Please see the latest edit at the bottom. I have multiple sites, within the same Sharepoint site, that each have documents within the Shared Documents section of the site. The majority of these sites ...
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How to open documents in browser from a ContentByQueryWebPart (SP2010)

In our current SharePoint 2010 solution, opening documents directly from the document-library works just fine, but when I click on the files through a CQWP, this doesn't work. Instead, the standard ...
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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try ...
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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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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a webpart in Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the webpart, I could only add the document library. ...
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Why do I have folders called “1” in my document library after an upgrade to 2010?

We upgraded our MOSS2007 to MSS2010 (database attach upgrade method). We have multiple document libraries on a site. default.aspx contains web parts with the files from document libraries. The files ...
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Copy document from one site to another..?

,I need to build something (using a sandboxed solution?) to demonstrate that SharePoint has the ability for users to copy a document (with its attributes) from a doc library in one site to a doc ...
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Folder creation in Document library using listdata.svc

Do you have any tips how can I create a new folder in a document library using listdata.svc (OData REST interface of SharePoint 2010) from JavaScript? SP creates a new file instead of a folder. I can ...
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How to enforce metadata in document information panel in SP2010

My document library supports several custom content types. When "Add new document" is clicked, the Browse dialog for uploading the file is followed by the Document Information Panel which is properly ...
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Restored infopath forms still opening using the new template.xsn?

I did a site restore from an unattached database in order to get back all of my old infopath forms held in a document library. Reason being that I had modified (deleted and replaced with new fields) ...
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Creating a custom EditForm for a document library

I have been following this article: http://ikarstein.wordpress.com/2010/12/29/walkthrough-create-custom-sharepoint-2010-list-form-for-deployment-in-a-visual-studio-2010-project/ I have followed every ...
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Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API

I see that the OM API can do it, but is there any way to use the REST API to upload files (word docs and PDF's) to a document library, and update the data items as well. I want to use Java to do this, ...
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The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields [duplicate]

I have added document library template using VS 2012. and then added custom content types to this library. the content types includes 3 managed metadata fields. After deploying the project when I add ...
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SharePoint 2010 restricted document library contributors

Is it possible to setup a document library in SharePoint 2010 such that users can contribute, rate, and tag documents, but not edit the document itself once it has been submitted to the document ...
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Documents library wants to open Excel file in XLViewer

We've added some Word and Excel documents, as well as PDFs to the default Documents library in a SharePoint 2010 publishing site. However, SharePoint wants to open the Excel files in the built-in ...
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How do I configure a document library to create a new document using a custom template?

So I'm absolutely new to SharePoint 2010, and have been given a task as part of my internship and I'm stuck. When I click 'new document' in Document Library, I need to give option of selecting 1 of ...
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Issues with alerts and required check out for editing

We are having an issue with alerts related to forced check-out in a document library. We would like an alert to be sent whenever a document is uploaded to a particular document library. Using the ...
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Putting signatures to Word documents

Is it possible to put signatures (simple texts) to the Word documents before the user starts downloading the file? Thanks.
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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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Listdata service with managed metadata or multivalue columns

The PowerPivot team just posted a white paper on Using SharePoint List Data in PowerPivot, which is awesome. Now I can slice, dice, and analyze the contents of a document library I manage. Except… ...
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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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Workflow creates document set, but not its documents

I'm creating a workflow that will create a new instance of a document set in my document library. This step implemented like this: Creating the document set manually (using the SharePoint website) ...