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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Opening a document from Document Set vs. using direct Link

I have some documents stored in a document Set. I noticed that opening the file by clicking on it in the document set produces a different behavior than taking this exact same link and putting it on ...
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“Append Changes to Existing Text” with Document Sets

I'm trying to use the "Append Changes to Existing Text" with a Document Library which contains multiple Document Set -based Content Types. This is a handy way to maintain a running commentary for ...
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Add +add new document link to Document sets via javascript

I want to remvoe the +add new document link from the top level of the library and have it show up under each document set to upload documents to the document set.
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javascript/jquery to create a document set

i have seen several SOM examples online for programmatically creating a document set, but I would need to accomplish this with javascript/jquery if possible. Is this possible, and if so how is it done ...
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How to check if document set exists before importing

I have the following document set extension method, I need that it doesnt try to copy if the document set already exist but dont know how. public static DocumentSet CopyTo(this DocumentSet ...
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How to create Document Set?

I am following this post on here getting Create Error when using Powershell to create Document Set. The script is creating regular yellow folder. However, I can create Document Set using UI in a ...
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How to show Document Set Version?

In SharePoint 2010, there is a new content type called Document Set that allows users to work with multiple documents as a single work product. In our case, the Document Set's version number is very ...
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Issue with Content Organizer Rule for Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I have created a new custom content type for document sets in SharePoint 2010. This content type is published via a Content Syndication Hub. I have also created a Record Centre site on the same web ...
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How do I get the Document ID for a Document Set from the Document ID of a document within the set?

I have a SharePoint site collection with both the Document Set and Document Id features enabled. I then have a document library where I've created multiple document sets, each with one or more ...
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“Send to” menu disabled for document sets but ok for documents?

I have set up a destination Records Library with a content organizer and enabled document sets for this site. I have also associated document sets with both the drop off library and the record ...
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Getting an “Access Denied” error when generating a new item (document set) form

I am working on a system in SharePoint 2010 where we have many (>40) custom content types, all derived from Document Set. The system also has some strictly defined user roles, so we have set up our ...
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How do I get an actual document set name to appear in Enterprise Search results in SP2010?

We have Enterprise Search running on SP2010 and when I search for a term that is in the metadata or even title of a document set. The current search results simply list "Document Set" instead of the ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 Documentset contenttype

I'm working on a custom contenttype of the type Documentset. I want to set the alllowed contenttypes, but this is not working, it's only showing the defeult document. I read several blogs but i can't ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow - copy item into Document Sets

I am creating a SharePoint Server 2010 workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010. I want to move document/list item from one document library to another document library under specific document set. Is ...
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Is it possible to have a single document referenced by two different document libraries?

Business Requirements: My customer wants to be able to associate one document with multiple projects. E.g., a set of specifications for a piece of equipment that will be used in multiple projects. ...
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Editing Document Set Properties Issue

I am currently having some issues being able to edit the properties of a Document Set after it is created. My main library on my site is a Digital Assets library. After adding in a few pictures, I ...
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Document Set and Document Set Content Columns

I have created a Document Set (with 10 columns) and added a Document type (with 11 columns) to the set. I have shared all but one Columns between the two. Now, I would like to hide the 11th column on ...
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How to access documents with in a custom content type of Document Set

I have a Library, which stores document sets (the content type here is a documentset which contains more than one word document). Currently I can to get the items from the library using the below code ...
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Remove button from Ribbon in a specific toolbar

I need to remove 'Upload Document' button from the Ribbon on a Document Set library, with the toolbar set to "None". I can successfully remove it from the Full Toolbar (which is the default one) ...
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Customize NewDocSet.aspx form?

I need to customize the form that appears when users create a new document set. It's stored as “NewDocSet.aspx” under “_layouts”, which I can’t access. Is altering that file really the only way to get ...
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“Shared Columns” syncing - can this direction be reversed?

Rather than sync data from the document set to its contents, I want the data in the document set’s contents to be synced out to the document set itself. So if a file in the document set has a Customer ...
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“Error Occurred” on Document Set Approval Process

I am trying to use the Document Set approval process, it seems to be set up fine but when I run it it says "Error Occurred" - more details reveals "An error has occurred in Approve Document Set." ...
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Strange problem with newdocset(Document set) with SPContext.Current.Web while using HttpModule

newdocset doesnot seems to work with SPContext.Current.Web I have a HttpModule below is a sample code using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using ...
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Select & Send Multiple documents as an attachment in a Document set?

How to Select and Send Multiple documents as an attachment in a Document Set? I really appreciate your detailed response. Thanks, John.
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Shared columns of document set not set in Document Information Panel

After I upload a document in a document set, the edit form is being displayed and all of our shared columns of the document set are set by default as metadata of the document. When we start with a ...
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changing Modified and Modified by fields displayed for document sets from code

Due to security issues, I can't access this site from office and can't take away the code either. I have to explain from what I recall about all my tries and fails. I am using c# to create Document ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Creating New Document Sets

Scenario: We have a document library with document sets configured with some default documents in them. When creating a new Document Set normally, it adds the default documents just fine. We have a ...
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Using Folders Within Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

With the New Folder option turned on for a document library that has document sets enabled, the New Folder option is only available on the library itself, not within a Document Set. When viewing in ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, best estimate is that ...
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Rich Text in description of Document Set

Is it possible to have rich text (bold, hyperlinks, ...) in the description of a document set? I tried to change the column type, to add a new one but nothing seems to work. Update: Ok I understood ...
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Getting hold of the document sets in a library

I am sure something wrong with the following code. There are over 400 document-sets in the library and script only shows 8. Please suggest which line is messed up. (At one time I could get this work) ...
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Add a property to a document set

I need to add some custom properties to a document set. Is there an ootb way to do this or inheriting the content type is the only solution?
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Document Sets don't enforce allowed Content Types when multiple Doc Set CT are available

I fear that this is indeed a bug, but I'm asking just to be sure (SP1 and the CU haven't provided any change to the issue). I have a document library that utilize multiple document set content type ...
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Content Type Hub push Content Types with Inherit=FALSE

We're deploying our custom content types to the content type hub with a feature. The content type with Inherits="TRUE" gets published to the subscriber sites without a problem. However for all content ...
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Document sets and their usage

What are the scenarios where you would want to use a document set. Can you create a content type for document set?
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Unable to Customize EditForm.aspx with Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

I give...I am hoping someone has a good answer. I create a content type based on a Document Set (called A). I create a document library and allow this new custom content type to be added to the ...
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Ribbon button - Move selected items into Document Set

How do I create a button on the ribbon and how do I move the selected item(s) from the list/library into a Document Set?
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Contenttype for Documentset, site- and listcolumns

we created programmatically a contenttype for a documentset. In this contenttype are some other contenttypes for documents whic hare only allowed in the documentset-contenttyp. The ...
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getting Create Error when using Powershell

I am receiving this error on following line Exception calling "Create" with "4" argument(s): "Value cannot be null. Parameter name: parentFolder" At x:\Dev\PowerShell\MoveFiles2DocSet.ps1:29 ...
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Create Document Set if it does not exist (Powershell)

Adding If doc set does not exist then create doc set. What would be the syntax for looking up document set then create (if does not exists) ### Create new Document Set ...
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Document Migration in a Single Farm from site collection to site collection

We currently have a single SharePoint 2010 farm with multiple site collections. We have Team sites and then the main portal site. The plan is to extend our web application into a new Zone for the ...
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linking a document to another document

our setup for document library as follows. We have bunch of document sets (200 doc sets to be exact) in a document library. Each doc set is for particular vendor. We place contracts in each document ...
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Unable to get document set inside document library using Linq to Sharepoint entities

We are creating Linq to Sharepoint entities using SPMetal.exe for a site. We got the entities.cs file created by SPMetal.exe successfully. We have a document library inside the site say ...
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Is it possible to create a Document Set via Web Services

Is it possible to create a SharePoint document set via Web Services only. I have been looking into List.UpdateListItem method and Copy but could not find a way to do it. Is this even possible with Web ...
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NullReferenceException creating a new Document Set [closed]

I created a web application, then I created a site collection. Then I activate Document Set from Manage Site Collection Features. I now able to add document set as a content type to my content types ...
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Document Sets & Content Types

Our users generally work offline - hence we want an ability in Document Set whereby Documents can be uploaded in a Document Set The Uploader is asked - Which Document Set should be used to uploaded ...
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Document sets and views

Can I have different columns visible on the intial view different than the view that is shown after I click on a document set? i.e. I have a setup a document set to allow a particular content type. ...
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Rename Document Set through code

I have placed a web part on the welcome screen of a document set. When i click the button i want to be able to rename the document set. Has anyone accomplished this? I can get reference to the ...
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how to get the context of current document set in a custom web part placed on document set welcome page?

I want to create a web part to place on a document set web part. How would I get the context of the document set and the documents within the set from within the web part? thx
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document library with document set views (how to change)

I have a document library which has document sets. Is it possible to have the view (columns) that is displayed when you first navigate to the document library different than the view/columns that are ...