Document Set is a feature introduced in SharePoint 2010 as part of content/document management. Document set helps to manage group of documents as a single entity.

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Setting alerts on Document Sets in a Document Library

I have a library for multiple projects. Each project consists of 9 Document Sets with approx. 10-20 documents, the projects can be viewed using the metadata collected on the doc sets either by project ...
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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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Is it possible to create a Document Set using REST API

I know this can be done using the JSOM, but is it possible via the REST API to create a document set?
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Create a document set with JSOM

I'm trying to generate document sets on the fly with the following code. It is using /_layouts/15/SP.DocumentManagement.js for the SP.DocumentSet.DocumentSet.create method which takes four parameters. ...
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How to link from one item to another?

I want to have a field in Content Type A that can link an item to an item in the same list but a different content type (Content Type B). So for example, A-1 and A-2 link to B-1, A-3 links to B-2, ...
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Problem editing document set in SharePoint

I want to customize the edit form for document sets. I know that it uses editform.aspx. I create jQuery code inside content editor web part. When I edit document sets attribute, it works with content ...
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Workflow to change permissions on items within a document set?

We would like to set the permissions of our document sets based on a field called "classification". For now we have a workflow that checks for this field and then sets the permissions based on a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set New Documents Button

I am implementing a Document Set based case management solution - positioning the case file as a Document Set Content Type then having Document Content Types for documents required within the case ...
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Nested Document Sets in SharePoint 2013

Document Sets are a nice thing, because you can use them to group documents, set unique permissions on them (which are inherited by child items), easily manage files in file explorer (with Document ...
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Connect list to Document Set in Sharepoint 2013

Scenario: We have document library "Incoming correspondence" where we want to store incoming correspondence. sometimes it's more than one document in package, so we want to use DocumentSet to store ...
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SPD 2010 Workflow: Intermittent item creation issue

I have an intermittent workflow issue that's proving exceptionally difficult to troubleshoot. Given the details below, what would be the next steps in finding a cause for this issue? Details: This ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Document Set Permission

The goal is to allow the user to create the document set and place the first document into the set. After that the document set goes to a group that will add other items to the document set, but we ...
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Add a Workflow to a Document Set

I have a library of Document Sets (each set represents a product and documents pertaining to that product). I need to send the entire document set for review/approval to certain individuals. How do I ...
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Link pictures to existing documents in document library

In the current setup I'm working on I have a quite big challenge. I have a document set with some pdf documents inside. Each pdf document has a kind of identifier (problemID metadata field for ...
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Can a workflow move documents into a document set in Sharepoint 2013?

Can a workflow move documents into a document set (within the same library) in SharePoint 2013?
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Error creating document set

On a SP2010-farm (1 Front-end) we have a webapp with one site collection. In the sitecollection we have a library with some custom content-types for document sets. This library has worked OK for ...
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Rename Document Set that has declared documets

In a 2010 SharePoint site, we would like to rename a number of document sets. The problem is that when the documents are already declared, it becomes a tedious mess that takes a very long time. We ...
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DocumentSet SendToOfficialFile returns Not Found

SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, Visual Studio 2013 Premium I have a requirement to re-open a record that has been moved to a records center. In our case, records consist of a custom DocumentSet based ...
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Linking (URL - UNC) from Excel 2010 to PowerPoint 2010 through SharePoint 2013 Document sets

We are running SharePoint 2013 and document sets that have an excel file and a PowerPoint presentation both in the document set folder and we have mapped this to a unc path ...
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Two way relationship between two documents within a library

SharePoint 2013: I need to create a two-way relationship between two documents within the same library. My client needs a link between an English version of a document and a translated version. ...
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NewFormUrl stops user field from saving data

I have a custom content type inheriting from document set. The content type has various # of fields, including two user (e.g. Person or Group) fields. <Field ...
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Document Set lookup error

I have what seems like a minor bug when setting up a new document set. I've created a new content type based on a document set. One of the columns in the document set is a look up to a supplier list. ...
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Document Set documents across multiple libraries and/or site collections

We are currently moving from Documentum to SharePoint 2013. The question that came up how can we have a Document Set in SharePoint where documents are across multiple libraries and/or site ...
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Data missing when linking a Chart Web Part to a Document Set in SP 2010

The Chart Web Part doesn't show any data in the preview pane when I connect a Document Set list. It does work with a standard list. Is this a bug or a feature? If a "feature" is there any known ...
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How to add a specific folder in Site Documents to a Documents App?

I have all of our team's files in the documents repository but I want to be able to create a documents app that I can put on a page that just shows one folder. Is that possible? I have full modify ...
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Document Set Display Template

I have a tagged Document Set with several attachments. I have a query through the content search web part on my home page which pulls this document set. When I click on the document set, it takes me ...
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Document set welcome page - define programmatically

I have a solution with a custom Document Set content type declaration. I'm also using solution event receiver to define formurls for my CT: SPContentType ct = web.ContentTypes["MyDocSetCT"]; ...
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Document Set custom content type - welcome page missing

Sharepoint 2013. 404 error on welcome page for a following content type based on document set: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Change a certain field of the document-set based of creation of a certain document type with workflows

In my document-set two different document types are allowed; let’s say document type A and document type B. Is it possible to change the field X in my document-set when document of type A is created ...
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Document set in firefox error on redirect after edit or close

I'm having a problem with document sets in sharepoint 2013. After creating a new document set if I click on "View All Properties" or "Edit Properties" from the welcome page, and then I click "Close", ...
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How to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?

Is it possible to find out if a certain type of document is available inside a document-set by the help of workflows?
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loop through files in document set using javascript

is there a way to loop through the files in a document set using Javascript? I am not able to find a way to access those files. Any help is much appreciated.
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Count the number of a certain document type in a document-set

The Content types allowed in my Document-Set are document type A and document type B. How can I count the number of document type A in the document-set with workflows? I need to know if there is ...
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Use SP2013 content organiser to route to a document set based on metatdata

Is it possible to: Route documents to a specific document set based on its metadata? If the document set does not already exist then create it?
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Update document set item programmatically

In the code below I am getting the following Exception : Unhandled Exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The file Audit/0003 has been modified by contoso\sp_install. Does the file need to ...
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How to categorize documents in sharepoint

I am switching from Lotus Notes into sharepoint, but I find it hard to access the data that I want easily. I am currently using documents application on sharepoint. The only options it offers are ...
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Document sets shown in Calendar view instead of individual documents

We have a document library in SP2013 that uses document sets to store meeting minutes, agendae, etc. When we create a calendar view however, it shows the individual documents instead of the document ...
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Document sets losing their Welcome Page

We are using SharePoint 2013: In our solution we have multiple content types as child content types of "Document Set". In some cases, which we cannot reproduce, the Document Set loses its Welcome ...
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Get the EncodedURl of the document added to a Document Set through Client Object Model

I refer several blogs for this issue , they said there will be a column named as EncodedAbsUrl for the document set but I can't find that column. How can I get the URI to the document?
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Documentsets not visible in WebAnalytics

I'm using SharePoint 2010 WebAnalytics. The Web analytics webpart is showing different pages, but the document sets are not visible. I want to show a list with the most viewed documentsets. But the ...
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Stop NewDocSet redirection on error

Is there a way, flag/property/bribery, to stop the code-behind in newdocset.aspx from redirecting on error? I have been trying to get the error to appear on newdocset.aspx; the same way as ...
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How can I share the Document Set title column?

I have a Document Set Content Type (let's call it, Request Packet). Request Packet Content Type has the following fields Title (single line of text) [from Document Set] Description (multiple lines ...
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Workflow copy document into document set?

Is there any SP 2010 workflow option to copy a file into a document set? I only found the option to copy into another list.
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Access Items in DocumentSet using JSOM

I'm attempting to access items in a DocumentSet using SharePoint 13's JSOM. I am able to access the generic list properties but I do not see how to access ContentType specific properties on the client ...
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Folder content Type and document sets

Can you add a External Content type column to either a folder content type or a document set? It doesn't appear to be available for either one. Update You can create columns with external data but ...
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SP2013 folders created via Windows Explorer can only partially be converted to document sets

We have a document library that contains a content type derived from "document set". When my users create folders through Windows Explorer they create new objects in the document library, and these ...
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How do I move files into Document Sets that are in the same library using either powershell or workflow.

I have a requirement that states that I need to move files into Document Sets where the Document Set is equal to the value of a column named DS. The files and the document sets are in the same ...
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Following document set

Am I missing something? It looks like I can't follow a document set in a document library. I can indeed follow any document inside the document set, but not the set itself. Is there a way to enable ...
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How do I add web parts to a document set's welcome page that depend on metadata set in each individual document set?

We are using custom content types that inherit from document sets. These document sets have metadata, which we would like to use in web parts on the document set's welcome page. For example: we would ...