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

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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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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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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 C:\...
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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Error Uploading a document

When I upload a document I am getting: Sorry, something went wrong The file Engineering Documents 2/IPSPD2013 Feed Back2.jpg has been modified by i:0#.w|dataoncloud\order_123456789 on 07 Dec ...
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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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Can I create a duplicate of a file in a second document library which is synchronized with the original?

In a site collection, we have 2 sub-sites which have the same structure. Both contain a document library. Sometimes, a document needs to be present in both libraries. Is it possible to create kind ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I access to the parent folder

I don't find how to access the parent folder. How can I add a button or link to access it?
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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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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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Inherit Document Set name to documents

I have set up a Document Sets, and the documents inherits various things perfectly (category, sub-category, company name etc.). However I can't figure out how to make the documents inherit the name ...
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Moving documents from one sharepoint location to another

I have a share point site which was set up and functioning as a file repository. I have set up a new share point site and am looking to move the documents from the old site in to the new site and use ...
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Conversion job failed to complete within time allowance

I am experiencing the error on the image below. I have tried to convert the same document to pdf using C# and Sharepoint and it works. I don't get why I encounter the error as the document meets the ...
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Is there an easy way to remove all folders in a document library while leaving files in O365/SP 2013?

So here is my requirement: I am migrating documents from one library in our old, entirely ungoverned portal into a library in our new O365 portal, and our legal team has a document library with an ...
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Does sharepoint push the document changes?

Please suggest if sharepoint does push the information about the changes in a document to a jsp page? Also please share on how to implement the same?
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Adding a link to “New Document Set”

I want to make it easier for the end-users to create a new document set. Right now they have to access the ribbon buttons through various clicks. Is it possible to make a direct link to the "New ...
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Error when copying files between document libraries in Windows Explorer [SP2010]

Two of our users receive an error message each time they try to copy a file between two document libraries with Open with Explorer in Sharepoint 2010. The document libraries are on seperate sites but ...
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How can I change the order in which the Document ID column appears in the form?

I want to re-order where the Document ID field appears when you view the properties of a document. How is it possible to do this? It's not possible to simply do column ordering with the Document ...
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Is there any limitation to Share Point Collect Feedback Workflows Comment Box?

I am creating several collect feedback workflows for my company to review multiple documents. The goal is to set one workflow for each document, but several documents are 100 pages long and there will ...
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Preview document with metadata

I have a wish to add a new document to a document library. When the document is uploaded I want to have a preview of the document and the metadata at the same time. Here is a pic of what I wish. Hope ...
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How to restart workflow if a document is reuploaded?

I have a workflow set up which works really well. Now I want to set a condition on the workflow so that it restarts from Step 1 if a document is re-uploaded (not edited in Office Online). Is there an ...
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change document set content type default view using JSOM client side

I have a document set content type associated with document Library, I need to change the default view at the Welcome Page View section of this content type using jquery client side. Is it possible ? ...
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Get the location of a document inside a document library using xslt

I have a requirement where I need to get the location of a document(Library Name/Folder Name/SubFolder Name) inside a document library using XSLT. Can anyone help me? For example i have http://...
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Use workflow to update source document fields

Given I have some experience with Sharepoint (user experience mind you!) I've been given the task of am creating a site where anyone can dump files in a document library, and then a separate area/site ...
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Search document text inside a document library

I have a document library that I’ve created and I would like to be able to have a search box on a page of the same site that can search through the document text of that specific library. All of the ...
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Best practices for uploading documents onto new SharePoint site?

These documents will be on different parts of the SharePoint site. I realize you can upload multiple documents at a time, but does anyone have tips for organizing files before uploading? Edit: ...
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sharepoint rest api, serverRelativeUrl, extended properties on all files

Is there a way to write the service call in example A to get the file properties in example B? Currently the folder isn't a named list. If it were would that help? This question is similar to: Is it ...
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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!