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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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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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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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 ...
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Bug? 2010 Document Sets via Client Model shown as folder

I got a frustrating problem: When I create a document set via Client Object Model, the document set is created as intended as far as it concerns the appearance outside the treeview. It's shown as ...
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Welcomepage field does not appear in document set

I am creating a document set content type and I want a custom field to appear in the welcome page. Strange this is that it appears on the new form, but not in the welcome page As you can see in the ...
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Can we add Folder content type to Document set?

we want to next Folders in Document Sets. Is this possible?
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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SharePoint 2010, document set shared column settings aren't displaying all columns

I have a custom content type based on the Document Set content type. I have several custom columns added to this content type. For some reason one of them doesn't show up in the list of Shared Columns ...
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Edit form for document set missing columns

When I am trying to edit a document set, the Edit Properties form only shows the Name field and no other properites from the document set. View Properties shows all the properties of the document set ...
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Document Set - sort by Content Type?

I have a SharePoint site where we use document sets. I would like to sort the inner view by content type. Is this possible? (i know through the GUI it is not possible) thanks I am able to create a ...
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ERROR: Columns that require data are not included in this view

So we have a Document Library, and inside the Document Library, we have Document Sets, and inside the Document Sets, we have Documents. No surprise so far, I know. However, when I go into Datasheet ...
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hide 'Folder' in the document-set properties, Content Type dropdown

I have a document library where I use document sets. The setting 'Make "New Folder" command available?' is set to NO. When I however edit the properties of a document set, 'Folder' is available in the ...
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SharePoint 2010: Add an upload button to a Document Set Welcome Page

I am trying to add an 'Upload Documents' button onto onto the welcome page of a Document Set. I found the following code at: ...
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New Document button in Document set is disabled

I'm having this problem where I'm creating a document set, and the New Document button is greyed out. I've searched the internet for answers, and I've tried them all: Activating Client Integration ...
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Sharepoint 2010 DocumentSets - How to Manage Programatically?

I am new to Sharepoint 2010 but not new to .Net programming. Here is my situation: I have a large set of files to be uploaded into Sharepoint 2010 with metadata. I have decided to write a C# class ...
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Personal document management

How can I manage user documents so only the user and the site owners can manage the documents? Is there a way to automatically create a document set or document library for the user upon visiting the ...
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Getting a “Content types that are available to this Document Set have been added or removed”

I am creating document sets through workflows. Edit: I just tested and I'm getting this message for manually created documents sets as well. Every new document set is showing the message: Content ...
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change the same field in a document-set and the document inside

I have a document set and I added a choice option column to it. I also have a document content type for this document set. I added that choice option column to the document content type too. Is it ...
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how to update properties of item in doc set with client object model

I've been able to create doc sets and upload files to it with the client object model. I am having difficulty updating the properties of the files in the doc sets. Here is what I've tried: public ...
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SPS 2013 Document Set view all Properties

From inside a document set, in the Welcome page, I select "View All Properties" But the only property it shows is the Name field.... The "Edit Properties" shows all of the fields..... Can ...
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Document Set Contents Not Displaying With Custom Branding

I have a simple masterpage based off of the Oslo theme & the Starter Master Pages kit (https://startermasterpages.codeplex.com). We have a site with a Document Set library and while the list ...
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Will content type names change with locale? (Sharepoint 2010, client object model)

I'm making a content type/id hashmap. The relevant part of the code is something like this (js): contentMap[content.get_name()] = content.get_id().toString(); I'm worried that the name will change ...
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How to extract an old version of a Document Set?

I had this idea to use a Document Set for release management. Within the Set, we have a number of documents related to a system - not the source code but almost everything else: specifications, ...