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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DocumentSet.Create parameters and how they relate to fields

I'm looking at the DocumentSet.Create method to create DocumentSets programmatically and I'm a little confused about the name parameter. I presume this is going to populate the Name field in the item? ...
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how to move the document set from one document library to another document library?

I want to move the document set from one document library to another document library,can any one help on this i a working in SharePoint2013. Regards, Phani
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Moving Document set from a Documet library to another with Document-ID

I have used myDocumentSet.export and DocumentSet.Import method to move a document set from a document library to another library within same site and same site collection. However it gets a new ...
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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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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 ...