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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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Document set fields and filters issues

I have a group of HR Events that are housed in a document set library. Each HR Event is associated to a particular content type. Most events come with specific documents pre-populated, but at least ...
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“Saving Document set as a template” getting problem

I created document set with some data and designed the welcome page of it. but after saving as a template when I used the template in other location of the site, I could not find welcome page at all. ...
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Bulk Create Document sets inside a document library

I want to create multiple items using power shell in one Document library. This document library has content type as 'document set' so every item created inside this library must be a Document set. ...
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Document set welcome page image

I have created document set in my document library like Finance, IT, Consulting, Marketing, HR and etc. I want different images for differenet document set item.so is it possible to set images for ...
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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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How to get ItemChildCount of DocumentSet (folder) using REST Api

I used SPServices to create and get a list of custom DocSets. There were some problems with that, so I wrote the code to create them with REST services. And that works properly. I'm trying to rewrite ...
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SP2013: Document set with filters

I'm desperately trying to apply filters on a document set welcome page, but up untill now all my tries has been futile :-( I have a workflow that creates a new document set whenever an item is added ...
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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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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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Need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in Sharepoint 2010

We need to customize newdocset.aspx of document set in SharePoint 2010. Currently reference is given to newdocset.aspx of _layouts folders application pages. Did lot of research, but I got no where.
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Create Document Ribbon Not Present

We're running a hosted version of SharePoint Server 2010. It was set up for our company by a consulting firm several years ago and we have had discontinuity in personnel, so a lot of the ...
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Can we read documents inside sharePoint like .doc, .ppt etc without saving them in documents library in sharepoint

Can we read documents inside SharePoint like .doc, .ppt and .xls etc without saving them in Documents Library in SharePoint? I want to embed these documents in SharePoint Page and don't want to save ...
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Best practice metadata Document Management SP 2013 -

I'm working on a project which is creating a document library. They would like to have one document lib and then tagged and categorized. But they would like to display these document library on other ...
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How to set different columns for document set than the files within it?

When adding a document set I want it to require: owner & project type. Inside the document set each file within it requires: file type (owner & project type are already shared), but not on ...
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Can I edit the New/Edit Forms for a Document set in sharepoint online?

How can I edit the forms for a new Document set? I've added a column of the type hyperlink to the content type Document set, and I'm filling this column with a workflow after the creation/editing of ...
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“Flat” document set view - filter documents by document set ID

I have a Library which hosts my document sets. As we all know, each document set actually creates a sub-folder, within the Library. So, now I have a structure similar to: Root \___ Doc Set 1 (ID = ...
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Giving a users without access to a document library access to a Docset

I want to give a couple of users who don't have access to a document library, access to the whole of a document set in that library including its welcome page. Doesn't seem an easy task as the welcome ...
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Document set parent/child relationship search

We are working with Document Sets and have set them up with some custom metadata and different content types that can be loaded into them. We've found several good tutorials about setting up the ...
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url ...
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Using Docsets in Cross-site publishing

We have some document sets that we are looking at using in a cross-site publishing set up. The docset and its metadata come through the search just fine, but we aren't sure how to "reassemble" the ...
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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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Combine PowerPoint documents

We are trying to combine 10-20 PowerPoint documents into a single document (PPT and then PDF) on a regular basis. What are possible solutions for this in SharePoint (2013)? I started looking into ...
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Sharepoint 2010 note board permissions

I have a document set configured with a note board web part and am running into an issue with permissions it looks like. Currently everyone with contribute rights can see each other's posts but none ...
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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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Document Set shared columns not propagated to documents newly added

I have a Document Set with shared Managed Metadata and Person fields. I have found that sometimes some managed metadata fields are not propagated to newly added documents using drag and drop with ...
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Get version history of each file in document set

Can anyone help me to get version history of each file in document set. I have tried as below. here im able to get file name in doc set. SPSite site = SPContext.Current.Site; ...
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How do I convert an existing folder into a Document Set?

So I have read all over the place that it is possible to convert an existing SharePoint 2010 folder to a Document set. There is apparently even a tool to make sure that this goes smoothly (SharePoint ...
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How to create DocumentSet in SandBoxed Solution?

Unfortunately method DocumentSet.Create is not allowed in Sandbox. Is there any other way to do that?
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How to route documents via Content Organizer/Drop Off Library to appropriate document set

My business partner wants to use document sets. The vast majority of the docs they want to store come to them via Outlook emails as attachments. They would like to forward the email with attachment ...
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How does document set permissions to files under it? - SharePoint 2013

How does the Doc Set permissions work.I have created a some document sets which i have assigned unique users to and then added some files under the document set. I taught with this approach users ...
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Move list attachments to document library

Scenario I have a workflow built that runs on a document set. The workflow runs well, but there are some problems that we are encountering regarding having business users submit documents to this ...
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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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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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Grant item permissions to group or users via workflow sharepoint online

I want to create a Document Set and upon doing that i want to grants users/ groups item level permissions to the document set. Can this be done via workflow? What are my options?
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No pagination in Document Set/Library

I have a document set library that does not paginate the files within each document set. I can see a total of 30 files within each document set but the page controls to see the second page of files ...
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if i search for the document sets ,then only document set should come in search results not his documents

My scenario is. We need the document sets to appear in the search. It should just show as a document set. All document under the document set should not show. The issue i am facing right now is , ...
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Changing DocumentSet Name in RemoteEventReceiver ChangedItemProperties Collection

I have a RemoteEventReceiver listening on ItemUpdating (synchronous event). The EventReceiver is registered to a Document Set Library. Now I want to change some Properties during the event: ...
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Workflow to run on creation of a document set, but not on the items within that set

I have a library which is used for approval requests, with two workflows running on it once a document set is created. There is a 'Type' column which links to the document set and if it's not a ...
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How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
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Copy Document Set from 2010 to 2013

I copied a document set from a 2010 farm to a 2013 farm (using Explorer on both document libraries). On the destination document library, the document set was converted to a folder content type. I ...
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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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SPWeb.ContentTypes[“Document Set”] returns Null?

I am writing code for creating DocumentSets dynamically in one of my Document libraries in a SP2013 Community site. SPContentType docSetCT = web.ContentTypes["Document Set"]; The above line always ...
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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 ...
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How to Add Header Title to SharePoint Document Sets

I would like to add a header title to Document Sets in SharePoint. Can this be done and if so how? Thanks.
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SharePoint 2013 - Document set fields not synchronizing

I have a Document set with Shared columns. In SP 2010, when you upload a document to Document set the Shared columns are populated from the parent. In SP 2013 this behavior is not happening. Some of ...