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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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 ...
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Full Control on Library - But cannot add Document Set

One of the user has Full Control only on the Document Library. Earlier the user was able to add both documents and the Document set. However, suddenly the user is not able to add the document set. He ...
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Powershell : Query Document Exclude Document Set

I have a Document Library contains multiple Document Sets, each of the Document Sets contains Files. Document Library ----> Document Set ----> Files My objective is to query all File Name only ...
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Problem Creating Document Set Programatically

I'm having difficulty creating a document set programmatically from a custom list item edit form. (My goal is to create a document set linked to this list item) Instead of creating an item of content ...
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Using KPI's to count Document Sets in SharePoint 2013

I am using Document Sets to track multiple documents as a "case", and would like to use the SharePoint KPI's to track total numbers of cases. I can get the KPIs to count the total documents inside of ...
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document set setting error sharepoint

I have document set for a library. When I go to library setting >> click on document set >> document set setting (to add content type). It give me unexpected error. I checked ULS and it say "no two ...
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Adding a Custom Action to the Ribbon on New Document Set Form

I've been trying unsuccessfully to add a custom action to the ribbon on new form for a document set (NewDocSet.aspx). There seems to be no reference to this location in the standard locations listed ...
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SharePoint Document Set not populating Word Template Quick Parts Document Properties

We have a Visual Studio 2010 deployment solution that defines document Library linked to a Document Set. The document Set allows several content types to be uploaded; two of which reference.docx word ...
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Can you sync a Document Set, instead of the entire Document Library?

If you have a Document Set in a Document Library, is it possible to sync only the Document Set? I created a Document Set, and altered the Welcome Page so that the Web Part was a Document Library, ...
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Document set SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio

I'm trying to develop a document set content type for SharePoint 2013 on premise using Visual Studio. I found a very handy link to do this ...
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Submit Document Set workflow fails, when sub-folders are present

I am migrating some data stored in folders and subfolders, to using Document Sets so that we can leverage metadata on the document sets and more effectively manage them. I have a work-flow that ...
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Document Set Information Management Policy

Scenario: Document set that has allowed content types. This document set has an Information Management Policy that includes a retention schedule. Some of the allowed content types also have a ...
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SharePoint 2010 document library view with “Show all items without folders” removes link from Name field for document sets

I have an odd problem with a SharePoint 2010 document library that uses document sets. I wanted to flatten the document sets in a grouped view to show the contents of all document sets together. I ...
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Document Set allowed content types

I want to get all Content types of Document Set. I've used documentSet.ContentTypeTemplate.AllowedContentTypes.But it does not allow me to enumerate through. How to access the Content Types of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit View Not Working On a Document Set Home Page

I currently have a custom list which I created which utilizes two item type content types. I am able to use the quick edit feature in SharePoint 2013 on the list iteself or a listview webpart of the ...
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BreakRoleInheritance(true) has no effect on Document Set Sub Folders

I am trying to Break Inheritance on a sub folder within a Document Set using the following code. After running the code and examining the Document Set's Sub Folder I can see that it still inherits ...
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Check Document Set files columns and dialog box

I have a Document Library with Document Set Content types and hence Document Sets. The document library has a date column called LiveDate next to the Document Sets Within the Document Set I have ...
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Why does the time-date for document set members differ from the document set time-date after a move

When moving a document set from one library to a Records library via a modified ootb approval SP2010 workflow, the docset has the correct CST date and time, but its document set members are 6 hours ...
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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) ...
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What to do when a zipped document set gets stuck in a record centre drop off library

Here's my problem. A document set gets sent to record centre and gets stuck in a drop off library as a single zipped file. On investigation there is nothing wrong with the content organizer rule nor ...
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Call of “DocumentSet ” class causes Exception (untrusted call)

I've attached an event receiver to a list, the listener gets fired when a new item is added. I have to create new document sets, but when I try to create an new instance of the DocumentSet class, the ...
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When should document sets be used instead of folders (and vice versa)?

SP2010 supports both folders and document sets, but why are both concepts supported, i.e. in what significant ways do they differ from the use-case perspective? Google has revealed seemingly ...
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exclude Document Set content type from showing in search results

i am trying to create a result source by excluding the document set content type. I tried by using http://server/site1/published/ NOT ContentType:0x0120D52000FF378E63893F7C449BE61EF8221FE8AB But ...
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How to disable the new document option in a library which is supposed to be for document sets only

I created a library with document set content type. I also enabled 2 custom content types for documents. However, I want the users only to be able to create document sets in the library, and inside ...
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How to create a External Content Type equivalent to a Document Set?

I'd like to create an External Content Type either inheriting from or equivalent to a Document Set. I'm not finding any good examples and Document Sets are derived from folders, so the API must be ...
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Error creating a new document set “value cannot be null Parameter: strFolderName”

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site collection and I activated the Document Set feature. I've added the "Document set content type" to the Documents library. When I try to create a document set I receive ...
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List with attachments vs Document Library of Document Sets

What are the pros and cons of using a custom list with documents attached to each item, versus using a document library containing document sets? What I'm trying to do: I have red, blue, and green ...
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Document set documents not showing in custom masterpage

I'm branding a subsite, with two document libraries that can contain document set. I started designing the document libraries with oslo masterpage applied to the subsite, and it worked correctly ...
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Preserving versioning between SharePoint 2003 and 2010

I am in the final stage of document transfer for our 2010 site before it goes live. I have been able to set up network connections between the two libraries and was able to move (not copy) documents ...
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Link to a Document Set in a Workflow Email

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have setup Document Sets to collect contracts from Clients. The Document Set name is a short version of the client name (no special characters, etc). On the document ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Set Create Permissions

Here is the situation. We have a requirement where my customer wants to create document sets, however, document set/document level permissions are required. Setup: We created a new permission ...
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how to copy a field from a document-set to a field in the document inside

I have a document set with a field called DocumentSetAuthors (it is a person or group column). Inside this document-set user can add a document type called Document1. Document1 has a DocumentAuthors ...
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Document Management System and SharePoint

I have a requirement from my client to store scanned documents with formats like TIFF, GIF, PNG, PDF, .XLSX, DOCX etc and upload into SharePoint. Later they want to Index them and retrieve them as ...
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Why does a document set loses it's default view when copying it from one library to another

When working with document sets, I'm running in to the following problem. I'll try to be as specific as I can be: I've created a library Within this library I create a custom view (which has a group ...
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Need to bind documents spread between multiple Document Libraries

I have a requirement of binding documents stored in 2 document libraries. Document library1 : stores Masterpiece document Document library2 : stores supporting documents. The binding should be such ...
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Search results for checked out documents to a user, inside a document set

If I perform the following search (replacing [domain] and [username] with appropriate values): /search/pages/results.aspx?k=CheckoutUserOWSUSER%3A[domain]%5C[username] It returns search results ...
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List view threshold error when capturing document set version (SP 2010)

I am working with document sets in a document library with roughly 700k items. I am experiencing list view throttling errors while trying to create a document set version via the "Capture Version" ...
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Upload File into Document Set

I've got a Problem with an upload CustomAction I built. It should open upload.aspx and allow me to upload a file to a document set in a document library. I don't know how to build Rootfolder-parameter ...
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SharePoint 2013 online document set edit property page missing column

We are having issue with document set view all properties and edit properties page column. Basically when we click on any of the link (all properties/edit properties) is shows us only the Name field. ...
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Error when creating document sets of custom content type

I have a custom document library and a custom document set content type. When I add a document set of that type to a library, I am immediately taken to a screen saying that the URL for the new ...
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Document set workflow, access column of document set content type

I have configured a workflow on document set library, each document set has a "Status" column. when user uploads a new document in the document set, a workflow triggers and I want to access the status ...
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Id of documentset is starting from 2 instead of 1

In a new document library, when I am creating a new DocumentSet, it is having ID as 2. Is there any reason for it ? Is it not that first item in a document library should have ID as 1 and this values ...