A template that defines the properties of a specific type of document.

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Why is Word document created from template saved locally, instead of to the document library?

I have created a custom content type at the root of my Site Collection and set this content type to use a Word document template, which resides in a different document library on the root site. (The ...
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How do I create a new document in a document library according to a template in a workflow ?

I have a document library with a DOCX template file. I want to create DOCX file in this library in a workflow but I did not succeed. Before, I created a workflow in Sharepoint Designer to create a ...
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How to modify dropdown document template list visible when creating document library?

When creating a document library, and specifying the default document template, the dropdown list of templates out-of-the-box (OOB) includes 97-2003 format files at the top of the list. Users who do ...
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How do you change the slide master in a slide library using Sharepoint 2007 and Powerpoint 2007?

I'm using a slide library in sharepoint 2007 in combination with powerpoint 2007. When I want to create a new presentation by using a slide that is stored in sharepoint I get a little problem. Copy ...
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SharePoint Online Document Library: Create new document from custom templates

My users have a requirement in SharePoint Online to create new versions of Word and Excel documents from an existing document "template". The templates are simple pre-formatted Word or Excel docs. ...
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Document Library Created Using Template Shows Field Internal Name

I have created a Document Library Template using "Save as template" option from library settings page. When I create a new document library using that template it shows a site columns internal name ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article. Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)

I know, SharePoint added this wonderful feature with those document templates, where i can stick a document directly onto a library, and integrate it into SharePoint with some simple clicks (and an ...
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Creating a word document from a standard sharepoint list item

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I have a list in Sharepoint 2007 which is not a document library. From an item in the list, I can attach files quite happily using thestandard features. Now ...
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How do I configure a document library to create a new document using a custom template?

So I'm absolutely new to SharePoint 2010, and have been given a task as part of my internship and I'm stuck. When I click 'new document' in Document Library, I need to give option of selecting 1 of ...
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How to restrict/hide OOTB document libraries creation

Is there a way to restrict the out of the box document libraries like "Document Library" "Picture Library" etc and just have custom document libraries being shown in the pop-up below?
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How to hide the Document Information Panel when creating a new Word document from a .DOTX file which was on a sharepoint site?

The title more or less says it all. I have DOTX files in a document library which people can download and create new word files from. The library DOES NOT have required columns or any special custom ...
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How can I add fields from an InfoPath form to a list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I display a field from a form in my form library view? I have a document library that uses an InfoPath form as the standard template. How can I have data from the form, ...
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Updating a document library word template

We recently migrated to SP 2013. We have a document library that uses a word template containing column data from SP. Somehow during the migration, the properties in the word documents were broken so ...
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Use list or doclib?

I've got a list with a few thousands items. (It is a list of users that have completed some course.) Sometimes a user would like to have a course diploma printed. How could we achieve this? ...
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Creating Document with workflow: The file test.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents

I have a document library with two custom content types. If I use the web interface and choose New Document -> MyCustomType the document template opens up and I can create and modify the document and ...
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Create doc in Doc Library with fields prepopulated

We are trying to accomplish this... From a page in a site, the user selects a value that is offered in a drop down based on who the user is in the organization. This drop down is in place already and ...
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Open office document templates as new document?

In a document list my customer stores word document templates with appropriate file types [.dot | .dotx | .dotm]. When a user access these documents, the familiar dialogue box opens with the question ...
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Document Properties Demotion from ListItem field is not working

I have a content type in a library configured with a word document as a template, it is the default content type. When creating via the UI from New item entering information into the DIP sets values ...
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One content type with multiple templates

I have a situation were I have to create multiple templates for one content type. I am aware that this can be achieved by creating multiple content type but I am trying to have multiple templates ...
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Provisioning Custom Content Types and Document Templates

I am using a complete 2010 environment (SP,VS and Word) but when I provision my content type using XML, while it provisions everything and appears to work, when I create a new Word document from my ...
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Can I create/update a list item by uploading a document to a document library in SP2010?

I am looking for a way to capture data from a formatted word document users are currently using. Rather than create a list where the users input the information and it generates the document in the ...
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How to set document-template using PowerShell

<DocumentTemplate TargetName="/_layouts/CreatePage.aspx" /> How could I set this using powershell? $dst = [Microsoft.Office.DocumentManagement.DocumentSets.$dst.Update($true)]::...
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How to create a new document from a Document Template using Client Object Model

I require to programatically create a new document using the Document Template URL of the document Library and this requires to be done using the Client Object Model. I also require to do this without ...
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Set the Document Template of a Document Library programmatically

I'm cross-posting this question from Stack Overflow. I am creating a Document Library from an event receiver. I would like to change the Document Library to a custom Word document. In the user ...
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Sharepoint Document Library Template

Is there any way to make a custom form template that allows a user to input information via text boxes and drop down lists using aspx. I have a form built, but I'm not sure how to put it on the ...
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DIP not displaying when doc template saved on SP

I have saved a document template and a Document Information Panel into a templates library in SharePoint 2013. If I associate the document template using a url to a content type (eg. http://pathto/...
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Can I create a template from a list?

Can I generate a word template, containing information from a list? Suppose I have a list containing "department addresses", and I want to generate letter heads for each department automatically, ...
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Setting location of document templates in SharePoint document library in Office 2010 applications

One of the functionalities advertised for Office 2010 was that "People can access document templates stored in SharePoint 2010 via the New Document Wizard in Microsoft Office applications" (see page ...
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Content Type, document template and forms authentication

I have a custom content type defined, with a document template, similar to below: <ContentType ID="0x010100120A74C7DFDA4C6fA8C3E519B41F421E" Name="My Excel Library" Group="My ...
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Can I have multiple templates for a content type under “New Documents”?

I am a new SharePoint 2010 user. I have a situation where I need to add templates to a sharepoint library, so when a user selects "New Document" a list of templates displays. Multiple templates have ...
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Accessing SharePoint documents from different WebApplication Zones

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server site (http://shpserver:81) that I have extended twice: Intranet: http://partnernet.abc.local Internet: https://partnernet.abc.com When I am on the internet (https://...
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How to get your content type in the new document fly-out

In a document library, when pushing the plus button you get te flyoutmenu wth all the office doc types. Any simple way of getting your own content types into this fly-out? It looks like as soon as ...
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Use of QuickParts in Word Templates in combination with Site Content Types

Situation: A Site ContentType (CT): Report (Parent = Document) A Word Template is attached to the report CT 1 root site with several subsites (A, B, C) Every subsite contains a library with the '...
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Copy document from one site to another..?

,I need to build something (using a sandboxed solution?) to demonstrate that SharePoint has the ability for users to copy a document (with its attributes) from a doc library in one site to a doc ...
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Open Document Content Type from SharePoint 2010 Library with perfect trust

I just created Document Content Type and then create new document from New Document. I got the popup "Some files can harm your computer. If the file information below looks suspicious, or you do not ...
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Sharepoint 2010 + ContentType + Multilingue Document Template

I like to know if is possible to associate multiple DocumentTemplates into a ContentType? I create a ContentType "MY_CONTENTTYPE", so if i have 3 documents with the same content but in 3 different ...
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Create New Document Without Opening

I have a document library with custom content type (template). When I click the "new" button in the library it lets me to choose the template for new document or folder (default functionality). Then ...
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How to Upload/Replace a Template in a Document Library

In my organization we have many Sharepoint sites for different products that basically mirror each other in structure. We have a document library in each of these sites with a custom template. The ...
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List Templates and Custom Contenttypes missing document template on list creation

I want to create a new document library definition for general use in our SharePoint environment. This new list has some predefined content-types. Users will add this list themselves one or more times ...
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Excel new document template opens in Notepad

I have a document library with a custom document template. The template is an .XLTX file that I created using Excel 2010. It is associated to the library via a custom content type. The template ...
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SharePoint 2010: Use JavaScript to Create Document Library List Item from Content Type

I have two document Content Types with a Document Template attached. The Document Template has quick parts (document properties) that reference back to fields in the content type. We are required to ...
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What is the normal behavior of the ContentTypeID in the template document?

I developed a new Content Type with the name Excel. I created a new blank excel file on my local machine. This blank excel file is not created in SharePoint. I associated this template to my custom ...
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How to create a library template which can be updated and update existing libraries

I'd like to know if it's possible to create a document library template (eg called 'doclibrary') which can be used to create doclibrary1, doclibrary2 etc - but when the original doclibrary is udpate (...
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Newly created sites get old Content Type templates

We moved from _cts templates to a centrally stored template in _layouts some time ago but noticed recently that newly created site, for example with using New-SPSite, gets old content type templates ...
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Document Template with Picture Placeholder

I'm working on setting up a SharePoint 2010 list to copy new data to a Document Library with a document template. This allows a new Word document to be automatically created with the template. (more ...
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Is it possible to generate a single Word document with content from multiple list items via a workflow?

I have a scenario where users will be adding list items to a custom list. Once a week, a single word document needs to be generated that includes content from all of the list items added that week. ...
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How to get the url of the document in quick parts?

I have document library in which there is one content type with the document template uploaded. In the footer of the document, I want to show the URL of the document which is opened in word ...
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SharePoint 2013 Shared Word Doc asks for Credentials

We have a problem with some Word files in a SP2013 document library. These Word files are created with a dotx template and after this they were shared (one time with the standard SharePoint Share ...
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The SharePoint can not find the model of the content type

I'm using SharePoint Online (2013), I created a document library with content type models. You never create a document, it will always use a template. I already have the models created, until ...