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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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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“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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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 (doclibrary1)...
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Custom event receivers not recognised in a custom document set solution

I'm trying to do the following: I need the Document Set functionality of 2010, and I need to be able to add event receivers when a new document set is added, and when a new document is added to the ...
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TypeError when trying to create a Document Set with JSOM

I am attempting to create a document set in sharepoint online using JSOM triggered by a button. I've found the guides referenced here on the subject, but I can't seem to find the issue in my code. ...
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Change WelcomePageView for DocumentSet using CSOM

We would like to change the WelcomePageView for a DocumentSet in SharePoint Online using CSOM C#, or PnP OfficeDev. We are able to change the WelcomePageView for a DocumentSet using the web interface....
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SharePoint 2013 document set multilevel approval workflow

How to create a multilevel approval workflow for document set in designer? . While uploading the documents user will select "Do you want to start the workflow ?" If it's Yes the document set approval ...
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Clone (extending from) DocumentSet Item strange Link behavior

I have a list of "DocumentSets" (properly the Elements are from an own ContentType that extends from DocumentSet) and I whant to "clone" this item (on button click) from Code Behind C# (I'm using a ...
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“Item does not exist” error when creating Document set in SharePoint 2013

When I try to create the document set in a Document Library in SharePoint 2013 site, I am getting the following error message: Sorry something went Wrong. Item does not exist. It may have been ...
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Cannot delete default content from document set

I am attempting to delete one of the default content items from a document set from the document settings page: After clicking "OK" at the bottom of the page I get an error page, and the server ...
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How to Add Merge Templates to Document Set Content Type

I have created a Document Set, for which I would like to add the following functionality: Adding a new item of this Document Set type should generate a number of documents These documents all have ...
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How do I get a document set into a Powershell array instead of a SPListItem

I'm writing some powershell to supplement a 3rd party application. I'm trying to get a group of specific document sets into an array. the problem is the array is being populated as SPListItems, not ...
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Document set properties not syncing to folders

I'm using document sets in SharePoint 2013. Inside each set, are some folders. I've found the "document set fields synchronization job" that updates fields from the doc set metadata to items inside ...
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Document set link stub - page cannot be found error

After successfully sending a Document Set to the record centre, I click on the link stub which is left behind and instead of taking me to the new location of the document set, Sharepoint shows me a ...
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Why is my record, within a document set, displaying a modified time of an hour ahead of reality?

Picture the scene: I've created a document set with documents inside. I've sent my document set to the records centre. The content organizer rules are doing their thing, and after the timer job runs, ...
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Adding the Title field to the new document set form

I've been searching this for days and can't find an answer. Lots of folks seem to want to know how to hide or remove the title field. I need the opposite. For some reason, for document sets only, I ...
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PowerShell Script to assign Default Content (folders/files) to SP 2013 Document Set Content Type

I am using SharePoint 2013 on premises to build an application which utilizes a Document Set Content Type. I have used the GUI to: Create Site Columns for the website; Create a Document Set ...
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Create Multiple Document Sets

Is there any means in which to create multiple documents sets at once within a document library? Either by creating them anew or making copies of an existing one within the library? Using Office 365.
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New Document Set-Amend New Page/Edit form with InfoPath

I have a document library which contains a custom created content type based on a Document Set. It has a variety of custom made columns within that content type. Is it possible to customize the ...
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Link a publishing site to an external Document Libary

I have a publishing site collection and also a document library site collection. I need users to upload documents to the external document library when they hit upload on a page edit view. I am ...
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Document Management Model API

Sharepoint has a Document Management Programming Model. From what I understand, this is used to create a document management environment and will allow users to access, share and add/edit documents ...
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Save/Edit new content to document set redirects user to wrong url

We have a document set with Link to Document content types as well as documents. When the users add or edit content they expect to be directed back to the homepage for the docset they just added the ...
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Access denied error when using Document Sets and 'Send to' Connection

I have set up the "Send to" connection in Central Admin and this works fine when I am sending documents. However, when I try to send a Document Set (with contribute permissions), it will show an ...
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Create document sets in powershell from xlsx (not csv) file

On occasion we have a need to create multiple document sets in a single library. In the past I have always put the details (e.g. name and any other column values) into a csv file and used powershell ...
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Why are some documents inside document sets shown when filtering for document set meta data?

I have a very strange issue: Two files (excel files) - each belonging to a different document set - are shown within the top level view when using a specific Key Filter setting which should only be ...
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Help with my First workflow

Hey Sharepoint Experts, As a school project we are working for a non profit organisation. We are trying to build a SharePoint site for them. One module they want to see implemented is a module wich ...
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REST to retrieve items in folder and metadata

I'm trying to retrieve all the documents in a document set using REST. If I use the Lists/GetByTitle(''). I'm able to retrieve an individual item and some associated metadata like so: ~site/_api/...
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App or way to add reports to a documentset

Dear SharePoint experts. Hi For a school project we were asked to set up a sharepoint for a non profit organisation. We made it so that we use a documentset for the creation of cases they keep for ...
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Questions on Document Set

I was exploring the option of using Document set to bundle documents and group them as a single case item. When i try to create a new item for my case item , i am able to see the properties that i ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow incorrect “output to” when creating a document set

When I create an item in a SharePoint list I want to create a document set in a library that is related to this list item. I do this with a SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow on the list item. I save ...
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NewDocSet and JSLink

I'm creating a custom field type and use JSLink for rendering this field in forms. Unfortunately, when I try to create a new Document Set, my .js file is not attached to the page and field rendering ...
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Add allowed content type in document set

I'm developing a feature with 2 content types; A document set and a picture I need that my document set allow my second content type Picture. I've tested this but nothing happens if Igo to manage ...
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Creating folders in Document Sets with PowerShell

I have a document library with only document sets at the top level. In every document set I would like to create a set of standard folders with PowerShell. I have connected the document library to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - alert on library view

I have SharePoint 2010 site and I want to set an alert on custom library custom view (library is filled with document-sets). As I searched for this problem, in this post are mentioned few requirements ...
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Cannot update task item in custom task from in document set workflow

I have a document set workflow. Also I have created a task list which is related to the workflow. When I click the button on custom task form, which indicates completing of the workflow it shows such ...
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Document Set default content actual location

I have created a document set and set an excel file as default content in the document set like below Now I want to know what is the location of this v1.xlsx file. Where exactly this file gets ...
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How to create a .pdf with links to all the documents in a document set

I am looking for a way to create a report or .pdf file that includes all the document and metadata for the documents in a document set.
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Newly created DocSet has been modified

I'm using SPServices to create a new document set and that is mostly working correctly. var docsetName = makeSafeName(docsetTitle); var promise = $().SPServices({ operation: "...
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Document templates not displaying inside a document set

I have a document library which at the top has a series of templates when I open it up. (Site Contents > My Document library > New file First thing I did, was create a document set. The example is ...
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Set Doc Set Thumbnail Url?

I would like to change the thumbnail of a Document Set and I'm having trouble figuring out if this is possible. Currently the code below tells me that field is read only... $weburl = "http://web" $...
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Creating different views of documents sets with different documents

I have created a library grouped in document sets. I want to create different views of these document sets: Each view contains a different part of the process, at least three steps (Assessment, ...
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Inherit Document Set name to documents

I have set up a Document Sets, and the documents inherits various things perfectly (category, sub-category, company name etc.). However I can't figure out how to make the documents inherit the name ...
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How can I prevent SharePoint from removing my document set name entry if there is an error with a managed metadata field entry?

When entering data for a document set that has a managed metadata field, if there is a typo in that field when I click Save, it reloads the page with a warning about "Creating a new value is not ...
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change document set content type default view using JSOM client side

I have a document set content type associated with document Library, I need to change the default view at the Welcome Page View section of this content type using jquery client side. Is it possible ? ...
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SP2013 - document set - edit newform with javascript

When adding a new document set to library, I would like to, autopopulate the column Name with current date and time (yyyymmdd_hhmmssms). I can do it in list, where I can open newform in edit mode, ...
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Create link that will create a content type based on document set - SP2010

I've extended the basic document set content type to include a couple of extra columns. Let's call it "CaseFile". I want to be able to create a link that allows the user to kick off the creation of ...
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How to get documents within each document set from a document set library using powershell

I have to set a value of particular column for all documents in the ABC library. This library contains many Document Sets, within which there are different documents. #instance of Client Context [...
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Is it possible to display current workflows on the welcome page of a doc set?

I would like to have the workflows active for a particular doc set shown on the welcome page so that when a user clicks on the link for the doc set in the email they get they will see the task instead ...
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Exception error when using Powershell to start a workflow on SharePoint 2010 on an item

I am very new to powershell. I am trying to use it to start a (send Document Set to repository) workflow on selected Document Sets in a library. The workflow worked when I used it manually on one ...