In the context of SharePoint a document refers to a computer file, usually stored in a SharePoint library.

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Document Management Model API

Sharepoint has a Document Management Programming Model. From what I understand, this is used to create a document management environment and will allow users to access, share and add/edit documents ...
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AE and Æ in document names

We've got a small problem with file names in SP 2013. It's probably some SQL collation thing, but would like to hear if there's a way to solve it. Example: We have a document with the name ...
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Viewing most recently published document version while document is being updated

Is it possible for the most recent published/approved version of a document to be available for viewing while the document is under revision and approval. I'm working with a customer that has ...
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Document management with sharepoint

I'm looking for a way to categorize and tag a large number of documents that will be part of a research project in Geophysics. There a few types of records, such as logs, rock testing and core ...
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SharePoint 2013: Document Check out to local draft folder

I am using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Server and a team site. I try to Check Out and Edit the file from document library to Local Draft Folder. This document library is enabled document version and ...
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Server Error in '/' Application with System.Net;

I have it error after use HttpWebRequest / HttpWebResponse. How i can fix it? Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server. The ...
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Title field null after .Files.Add() with HashTable parameter

I have been developing a solution for a client that involves the following lines of code, to create a new file inside a document library: metadata["SomeField"] = someFieldValue; metadata["Title"] = ...
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Can I add content from Document Library into a Time line? (Sharepoint 2013)

I have a document library with lots of contracts and a column for expiration date. I want to make a timeline and show the expiration date for each of the contracts. At this time, whats my option ...
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Anonymous user asked for credentials when file is accessed direclty using URL for anonymous access enabled site

I have one site collection which is anonymous access enabled. An anonymous user can access entire web. There is one document library where all PDFs are stored. If I click from document library the ...
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One site sollection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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How can I upload a file to a Sharepoint Document Library through SOAP web services using Java?

I'm trying to upload a document to a document library using the SP 2010 SOAP copy web service from Java. Any idea how to do this in Java? Here's the code I have so far: String[] destinationUrls = ...
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SharePoint 2010 how to duplicate add document link on sharepoint list

How to duplicate add document link on a SharePoint list? I am planning to put the "add document" link both on the top and bottom of the SharePoint list as well as the "navigation link" next and ...
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Hiding document sets based on field value

I have a large document set library (+ 4.000 folders). When a new document set is created the users define a department, which this document set belongs to (HR, IT etc.) The problem right now is that ...
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Rename Sharepoint 2013 document library file name using REST and JS

I am new to Sharepoint. I have a list of files in a document library. Files are placed within the year folder, followed by the sub-folder of month and the day wise sub-folders. I have a list of ...
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document link that opens outlook

I have an oft doc linked in SharePoint. What I want it to do is open this oft doc in outlook. What its doing is prompting to save it in the download file. Is there anyway I can prompt outlook to open ...
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Share a calculated field column from a Document Set to the documents inside the Document Set

I have created a Document Set content type. That content type has a column of the type calculated field. I can share all other columns I have created, but not columns of the type calculated field. Is ...
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Upload files with the same name & Move a list item to a specific folder

I have 2 questions regarding SharePoint 2013, I hope you can provide me with a little help. We have about 1000 company employees with an Excel file that has the same name on every employee's ...
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Add “Send Link” with URL in hoverpanel / callout

I want to create a custom action within the hover panel / callout in my document libraries, not in the search results. Standard: What I've got so far: I click onto "Sende Link" and Outlook is ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure ...
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How can a document with version “1.0” have a status of “Draft”?

I have a set of documents which appear to have no problems in the browser, but when I inspect the properties of the document in PowerShell, it reveals that it is actually a Draft document: PS ...
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Query SharePoint documents by Doc ID without using search service

I'm currently building some applications that will connect to a WCF acting as a middleware between these external apps and a Document Management System. This means that I have doubts choosing the DMS ...
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Add a ‘Create New Document Set’ link to a web-page

I've found this page which explains how to add a ‘Create New Document’ link to a page : <img alt="" src="/_layouts/images/rect.gif">&nbsp; <a ...
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Duplication of documents in library

We are implementing SharePoint Online (Office 365). We are finding that changes made to a document (open in Word Online) save as a new document by the same name rather than updating the existing ...
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Unable to View/Edit Document Properties

I have a document set that consists of multiple documents. Each document has a unique content type. If I create a document set, I can view and edit properties for all except one of the documents on ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Combining a list of PDF files on Sharepoint to display as single multipage PDF

I am digging around for some solutions, but can't seem to find any. Looking for suggestions... I have a library that I have a bunch of single page pdf documents, each with a sheet number being used ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Variation configuration for Translator or content author

I‘ve set up a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with variation enabled for English and French. I have 2 sites En and FR. How should I configure the notification for translator or content author So that ...
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How to find out how many documents have been uploaded to a library/site in the last month?

I am trying to get some analytical information on how many documents are being added to a particular site or library by my company users. Does anyone know how I can find out this kind of information? ...
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How to get document URL of a Document Library item given Item ID and URL - using javascript?

I have access to a document library item URL. E.g. /Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=585 Based on this information, I would like to get the URL of the document associated with this item. E.g. ...
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Does it take longer to move a file into a fuller document library?

I'm seeing a pattern that appears to be that it takes longer to move files into a document library that has a lot of content. We have a custom timer job that takes documents from various libraries on ...
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how to download all attachments in sharepoint website

I am upgrading WSS3.0 to sharepoint foundation 2013 so I need to get the attachments from WSS3.0 and import to new site. Is it possible to import all attachments?
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Excel won't let me enter required metadata

I have a template in Library A. I open in in excel, enter some data and want to save it as newfile.xls in Library B. Library B has required (managed) metadata, so excel prompts me to enter it into the ...
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Make documents read only

On a SharePoint 2013 on-prem solution we are using team sites for collaboration. When no more work is required on the document, we have a requirement to "lock" the documents so they become read only ...
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Document Library - Two documents with similar content

There is Document A, which is uploaded in SharePoint. Now we modify Document A and save it as Document B. When we try to upload Document B, the Edit form of document library is auto populating with ...
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link to a document in an attachment column within a task list in Sharpoint 2010

another link to a document question: I have a task list and by default, there is an attachment column. Whenever I add an item to that list, I may add an attachment. However sometimes I want to refer ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Bulk Change Document Owner

Is there a method to change the Document owner for multiple documents in a document library with versioning? We have a large number of documents which are assigned to a user who no longer belongs to ...
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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Cannot check retention policy on this site

I have a document library in SharePoint 2016 in which I added Retention policy for document deletion , But still I am getting Yellow striped Error"Cannot check retention policy on this site". Please ...
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Identify Whether Document is Published Or not

I have to call SP search Api for documents in document Library applying filter for only bring such documents which are published and having specific content type . Is there any specific property for ...
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How to create a .pdf with links to all the documents in a document set

I am looking for a way to create a report or .pdf file that includes all the document and metadata for the documents in a document set.
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Create a Link from a List to a Document in Library that I can edit

I have two pages. One page contains all of the documents for this site. The second page contains four different Datasheet Lists. I am trying to add a column that will link to the documents in the ...
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How to programmatically distinguish between simply uploaded documents (not check-out nor check-in) and check-in documents in SharePoint 2010?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I want to get the files that are not either checked out nor checked in. Meaning that I want to retrieve all documents that: - were uploaded in the Documents library ...
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Extract all document uploaded to sharepoint

I am a software developer with very little knowledge of sharepoint 2013. Currently I am in the process of creating a software system that uses external system to index documents. The problem I am ...
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How do You Navigate Back to Search Results from an Open Document?

Problem: User searches for documents in a Document Library and gets a list of search results back. User opens a document, which opens in the browser, not in the client app. After viewing the ...
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What is slowing the opening of Office documents?

When opening an Office document the splashscreen gets stuck for about 30 seconds with the message "Contacting the server for information". How can I get more information about which information it is ...
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Different Documents in Different Views in the Same Library

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint, and am developing an internal site for my department. I'm hoping to use one Library for a general theme of documents around past performance, for example. I have figured ...
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Progress on document Status

Can anyone help with setting up a progress status on documents in a document library. I would love something similar to the attached.
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Unlock the document using CSOM in SharePoint Online

We have a situation where the document in SharePoint online library is locked by a remotely working user and now others were not able to checkout or modify/delete the document. we are unable to take ...
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Document Numbering for SharePoint 2013 Standard

Hi I am trying to create an autogenerated Document Number. This Document Number is to concatenate data from other metadata columns, sections from the document ID plus also the version number. I have ...
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Get Average Document Size Using stsadm

We don't have Powershell installed in a SharePoint 2007 environment. How can I output document volumes and average sizes using stsadm (no powershell)?
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“Document1” created in addition to new document each time

Each time I select the New Document drop-down in the ribbon and a new document is created, I also end up with a document called Document1. I think it may have something to do with the settings for ...