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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Problem Creating Document Set Programatically

I'm having difficulty creating a document set programmatically from a custom list item edit form. (My goal is to create a document set linked to this list item) Instead of creating an item of content ...
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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 created programmatically doesn't work properly

I have a document library using a document set content type. I can create a new document set through the UI and it works perfectly. I'm now trying to create a document set in this library ...
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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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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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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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Using KPI's to count Document Sets in SharePoint 2013

I am using Document Sets to track multiple documents as a "case", and would like to use the SharePoint KPI's to track total numbers of cases. I can get the KPIs to count the total documents inside of ...
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document set setting error sharepoint

I have document set for a library. When I go to library setting >> click on document set >> document set setting (to add content type). It give me unexpected error. I checked ULS and it say "no two ...
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Create a view of Document Sets in Document Library

I have a Document Library that has folders. Inside these folders are Document Sets. I have to use BOTH folders and Document sets for a variety of reasons i won't go in to here. I wanted to create a ...
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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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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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Adding a Custom Action to the Ribbon on New Document Set Form

I've been trying unsuccessfully to add a custom action to the ribbon on new form for a document set (NewDocSet.aspx). There seems to be no reference to this location in the standard locations listed ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint Document Set not populating Word Template Quick Parts Document Properties

We have a Visual Studio 2010 deployment solution that defines document Library linked to a Document Set. The document Set allows several content types to be uploaded; two of which reference.docx word ...
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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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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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Stop NewDocSet.aspx from redirecting on cancelwitherror

Is there a feature/flag/something that can cause newdocset.aspx for a document set to force redirect on itemadding/itemupdating over to an error page with my custom error messages? I'm not trying to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What to do when a zipped document set gets stuck in a record centre drop off library

Here's my problem. A document set gets sent to record centre and gets stuck in a drop off library as a single zipped file. On investigation there is nothing wrong with the content organizer rule nor ...
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Call of “DocumentSet ” class causes Exception (untrusted call)

I've attached an event receiver to a list, the listener gets fired when a new item is added. I have to create new document sets, but when I try to create an new instance of the DocumentSet class, the ...
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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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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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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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Error creating a new document set “value cannot be null Parameter: strFolderName”

I have a SP2013 Publishing Site collection and I activated the Document Set feature. I've added the "Document set content type" to the Documents library. When I try to create a document set I receive ...
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List with attachments vs Document Library of Document Sets

What are the pros and cons of using a custom list with documents attached to each item, versus using a document library containing document sets? What I'm trying to do: I have red, blue, and green ...
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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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OneNote 2013 corrupts SharePoint 2010 document sets

all. I have a few SharePoint 2010 libraries configured to use document sets. The document set content type is configured to provide an Open Notebook.onetoc2 by default. OneNote 2010 uses the ...
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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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document id provider

As we know that we can create document id provider manually by going to site settings and by following some stuff,we can create id provider which sharepoint creates automatically an id... but now i ...
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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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Cannot capture Document set version because of the date of Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes columnn

In Sharepoint 2010 I have got document set with Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes to Existing Text column (The column is used for reason for change). If I write any text into this textbox I can ...