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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Document Set in event receiver

I've a document library with a content type that inherit from "Document Set". I'd like to know how can i retrieve the metas when i upload or delete a file. (itemupdated and itemdeleting). The ...
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SharePoint Document Set Version Extension

Before reading further, please note this is not a simple 'how do I enable versioning' and, as far as I can tell, nothing similar has been asked before... Instead I am looking for any solutions (3rd ...
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Multiple Approvers on one Document Set

I'm looking to create an approval workflow on a document set which can have multiple approvers. I know how to approve one document in the set at a time or approve the entire set at once, but how can I ...
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Why can't I see the documents in a document set?

I have an existing document library with content types, to which I have added the generic "Document Set" content type. I can create new document sets and upload docs to the document sets, but I can't ...
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Can you change Welcome Page Web Part Settings?

Lets say you have a Document Set, with a Web Part on it's Welcome Page. Let's say it has some custom settings (like a list name that it interacts with). Can you edit those settings like you would a ...
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How to display the contents of a document set on a page?

I want to display the contents of a document set (that contains both folders and files) on a page (with the same structure as they are in the document set like folders and files). How to achieve ...
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can i use this to create Document sets dynamically in a doc lib - SharePoint Online

I would like to create a document set dynamically using a filed from an excel sheet. Can I use Client side (CSOM) and powershell for this. Thanks in Advance
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Versioning with folders and document sets?

According to this question SharePoint doesn't version folders. Is the same true of Document Sets? I know there is a ribbon command to manually capture a version of a document set, but does nothing ...
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Uploading a pdf file to Document Set programmatically using FileUpload

I am trying to upload a pdf file to a Document set using following code, but it generates this error File contains corrupted data. when it comes to the last line of the code ContentPlaceHolder cph = ...
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How to move/copy a document set via JavaScript CSOM

Could somebody give a JavaScript CSOM example of how to move/copy a document set from one document library to another? The document set has a derived content type with a list of metadata, and it ...
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Change Document Set name on creation

SP2013. User creates Document Set, Name field is hided. After user pressed Save button Document Set item has to have name like "<ID> document set". What's the best scenario to achive this?
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Document set Unable to upload multiple documents in one time on Office 365

In Document Library I'm able to select multiple documents and upload in one time in document library. But when I'm creating Document Set to upload multiple documents then I'm not able to select ...
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Changing the view of a document set on a web part page

I've created a web part page and pulled in a document set as a web part, the document set was created and is being used elsewhere with the default view. I've modified the top level view of the web ...
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Document Set showing columns which doesn't exist

I have a document library with content type "Document Set". This is OOB. I have created another custom content type called "For Document Set" and its parent content type is "Document" Problem is ...
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How to make all documents inside Document Set use same properties as Document Set

I have a document library with following columns apart from the default ones. Reference Number Customer Name I created a new document set inside this library and set values of above fields. Then I ...
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How is DocumentSet Capture Version data stored in Content Database

Is it possible to know how a "DocumentSet Capture Version" data is stored in SQL Server Content Database ? (Not using OM but directly).
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Set welcome page view for Document Set in VS project?

I know you can set the view to use on a Document Sets welcome page through SharePoint. But is there a way to do this in a project, like either in the content type Elements.XML or the libraries schema ...
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How to edit the files that are generated by a Site Content Type in a Document Library

Situation: I have created a Document Set Content Type and added the neccessary files to it I have added the document Set Content Type to the Document Library I can make a new document group using ...
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Document set ribbon allows creation of documents

I have a library with document sets. Normally in the ribbon under "New document" I can only create new document sets when I'm in the top most level. Only when I am inside a document set this ribbon ...
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Custom Document Sets opening as Folders

I have a custom library with custom content types derived from document set. The library doesn't recognize them as document sets, and when clicked on they open as a folder instead of to the welcome ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...