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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Unable to use Shared Columns from Document Sets in Quick Parts

I am trying to use metadata from a document set in a document which is an "Allowed Content Type" document. The content type has its own site columns which are listed in "Quick Parts" but the columns ...
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Can't seem to group by content type in document sets

I created two content types based on Document, no extra metadata, called Status Report and Timesheet. I then created a content type based on the Document Set called Project. Added a couple of site ...
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Rename Document Set that has declared documets

In a 2010 SharePoint site, we would like to rename a number of document sets. The problem is that when the documents are already declared, it becomes a tedious mess that takes a very long time. We ...
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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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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 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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“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 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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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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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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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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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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Custom Document Sets opening as Folders

I have a custom library with custom content types derived from document set. The library doesn't recognize them as document sets, and when clicked on they open as a folder instead of to the welcome ...
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How do I add web parts to a document set's welcome page that depend on metadata set in each individual document set?

We are using custom content types that inherit from document sets. These document sets have metadata, which we would like to use in web parts on the document set's welcome page. For example: we would ...
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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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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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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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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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Update document set item programmatically

In the code below I am getting the following Exception : Unhandled Exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The file Audit/0003 has been modified by contoso\sp_install. Does the file need to ...
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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 ...