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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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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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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Only allow Document Sets in a Document Library (ie no Folders)

I'm exploring the use of Document Sets as a more managed approach to file handling (in the recordkeeping sense) in SharePoint. The chief problem I have is that Document Sets are derived from Folders, ...
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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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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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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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“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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How Can I Set a Custom 'Default View' for a Document Set?

I have allowed the Document Set content type in my Document Library, and nested it inside a Folder hierarchy. I want to have a separate View as the Default when inside of a Document Set inside the ...
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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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How to return a List<File>, stored in a DocumentSet, based on the Current ListItem?

I have 2 ListItems, each has a DocumentSet with 2 documents each. I'm attempting to download only those Documents attached to the current ListItem. This is my first time working with documentSets. ...
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Connected Web Parts on Document Set Homepage Causing Error

On my document set homepage I have added two list view web parts. These two web parts are connected so the second is filtered based on the first. Environment 1 is selected by default on page load. ...
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Get the Size of a Document Set

I have a document library full of document sets and I need to figure out the size of each document set including their contents. However I do not have access to the server nor the ability to touch it ...
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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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Installing document sets site collection feature not available

I have setup SharePoint 2010 on my local developer machine (Windows 7) so that I can use Visual Studio to make solutions. However, when I go into the "Site collection features", I do not see Document ...
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Adds filecount to Document Set title

What is then easiest way to add filecount of Document Set display I know to can do CSR with REST call to get Item count, but is the information available?
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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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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 ID="{2B2CA4F1-4F2C-40E9-A4B2-...
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Bug? 2010 Document Sets via Client Model shown as folder

I got a frustrating problem: When I create a document set via Client Object Model, the document set is created as intended as far as it concerns the appearance outside the treeview. It's shown as ...
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Making Document Sets unique

Is there anyway I can get a Document Sets to be unique? If I set one column to "Enforce Unique Values", I think it will look at the files inside the document set and error saying: Error: This ...
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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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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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Adding view to a list content type - document set - SharePoint Online - PnP

I'm trying to add a view to a specific document set in a list. Fist I'm adding a the view to the list.. Add-SPOView -List "Demo List" -Title "Demo View" -Fields "Title","Address" But how do I add ...
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Document Set Name field is empty on View all properties page

Sharepoint 2013 EE (installed not by me). What do I do: Create new Web application Create Site collection in it Add Document Set Content type to default Documents library Create new document set ...
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What document library features should be used for department Intranet?

I'm trying to design a new Intranet in an on-premise SharePoint 2013 Enterprise environment, but do not know enough about most features to be confident in decisions. I have around 50 different ...
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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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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 a “Content types that are available to this Document Set have been added or removed”

I am creating document sets through workflows. Edit: I just tested and I'm getting this message for manually created documents sets as well. Every new document set is showing the message: Content ...
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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 tell if an Item is a SPFolder or DocumentSet (through code)

Currently i am creating an Export and Import Tool for SharePoint 2010 to 2013. The Export Tool exports a whole list or DocumentLibrary to a File. In my DocumentLibrary i have serveral Document Sets. ...
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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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Is there a java script that can make an item re-inherit permissions?

I am trying to determine how to use permissions for a project I am working on and I think I will have to use custom permissions for documents sets. I have read that too many custom permissions can ...
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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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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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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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Content Organizer Rule on Document Set

Can i create a content organizer rule on the [Document Set] content type? I don't seem to figure it out. If yes, how? thanks.
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Document Set “Name” Link is taking me to the wrong location

I created a Document Library that uses Content Types Document, Folders, and Document Set. Clicking on a Document set should bring the user to a document set welcome page which shows them the contents ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 DocumentSets - How to Manage Programatically?

I am new to Sharepoint 2010 but not new to .Net programming. Here is my situation: I have a large set of files to be uploaded into Sharepoint 2010 with metadata. I have decided to write a C# class ...
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Using JSLink with Document Set Contents web part

I'm following this tutorial on how to use JS Link to do some custom formatting to my list views. And it is working well. However when I go into my document sets the contents of the document set are ...
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Why am I able to start workflow on a document but not a document set?

I've created a document library and created a document set in the library. However, after going through manage > add a workflow and adding from the "Collect Digital Signatures" workflow for the ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010, document set shared column settings aren't displaying all columns

I have a custom content type based on the Document Set content type. I have several custom columns added to this content type. For some reason one of them doesn't show up in the list of Shared Columns ...
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Document Set feature available in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Document Set feature available in SharePoint Foundation 2010 please give any info this feature. This feature is available only sharePoint 2010 Server.
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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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How can I get a workflow moving a document into a document set?

I have a workflow that creates a document set based on metadata I enter on documents that I upload. Does anyone know how I can move the same documents with a workflow into the document set?
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Document Sets to PDF

We are looking for a way of merging all the documents in a Document Set into a single .pdf file. Within our SharePoint 2010 website, we have created a custom Document Set content type with certain ...