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

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Document library to support/store/upload .doc,.xls files only [duplicate]

I am searching for an OOTB procedure to make Document library support store/upload of a specific type of file (based on extension - for example .doc, .xls). Can anyone provide specific guidance on ...
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Can open Word in SharePoint on one computer but not on another, why?

Have external users who are able to open and edit Word documents in SharePoint at a university but cannot do so on personal computer at home. What are some of the reasons for this difference?
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Get all “new” documents from library with query

Is it possible to get all documents that are marked as "new" in sharepoint 2010? How can this be done? I already have a query where I get all latest documents, but I need to find out what ViewFields I ...
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Short question about individual permissions for documents in a document library

Sorry if this is a really dumb question, but I can't quite figure it out. If I make a document library with no permissions for other people but me, will I and only I be able to see what's inside? ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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Server Document Properties

We're new to SharePoint and have an issue with selecting document properties when a user is saving a document. We have a library that users are allowed to add documents to from a template. When the ...
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How create an index based on an internal list field?

I have a huge library and its documents don't have any metadata. They have only the name (FileLeafRef) filled (and FileRef -> file's path automatically filled). I'm trying to update their metadata ...
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synchronizing separate folders when new documents are added

I would like the documents in one folder on a sharepoint page to contain the same documents as that of another page of the same site. So when one page has updated information it synchronizes with the ...
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document library categories with no items, I need these to show (0)

In our internal intranet we have our policies split under different types (i.e family , company, car etc etc) I cannot work out how to make th headings that have no items in show up! I need them to ...
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How can you setup auto archiving for a document library?

I have been tasked with finding a way to auto archive documents in a document library after they reach a certain age. Is this possible within SharePoint?
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Sharepoint 101 - need some clarifications - Farm/Site/Project [closed]

I am trying to get an understanding of how the sharepoint server works, and some basic I installed a new server 2008R2 with Sharepoint 2010 - Is that the farm? I installed a project Server 2010 on ...
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Right way to generate links for forms and pages?

I am building a visual webpart in SP2010, and I have a class that gets the url's of various things such as forms, and permissions pages and library settings pages. I tried to implement them myself ...
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Track if the users have read documents Sharepoint 2010 Document Center

I want to track if the users have read sharepoint 2010 document center's documents, currently user infos are not stored in audit logs, is there any way to do it?
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Clicking on 'Documents & Lists' on top navigation gives error [SP 2003]

When i click on top navigation bar option ' Documents & Lists' of a SP2003 site, its gives me a general error. But when i click on left navigation option for 'Documents', its loading correctly. ...
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Changing a file in a document library with SharePoint web services

I'm trying to update a file in a document library using the SharePoint web service. The "CopyIntoItems" method from the "Copy" web service I use to upload new files returns an error if I try to ...
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Why same document is repeating in diferent webparts - sharepoint foundation 2013

I'm basically trying to create different pages with document webpart but to have different documents uploaded inside. Right now if i upload one document in one webpart, same document will be displayed ...
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Configure permissions on documents libraries

First of all, i want to apologize for my english :) Im just a french student. I work on SP 2013 for 3 weeks now. I'm using it with powershell. I have to write a script that will create web app, sites ...
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SP2010 possible to create a text file in document library and fill with data from list using JSOM JavaScript/jquery

Is it possible to create a new item in a library and default that to a txt file or XML and using JavaScript or jquery insert data from a list into that file? For example from a page click a button ...
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Document Library containing Managed Metadata when exported to Excel has weird characters

We have document library for storing assets in it. Document Library contains some of Managed Metadata lookup fields. When I try to use the Ribbon feature to export the list into an Excel, each of the ...
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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Reverting Document Versioning in Document Library

I accidentally published a new major version causing a document going from version 4 to 5. How can I revert the version number? I want the version number to be 4, and delete the 5. So that next ...
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Is there a Document Set web part?

So i'm reading about document set's and I just made one, and it seems more like a logical grouping under a main Document Library, my question is, if I have a page and I want to show just a specific ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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File opens in read-only mode only

I have added a column of type URL to my list. The column stores the URLs to files located in the document library on the same site. So, when I view the properties of my list item I can click on the ...
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How to assign permissions to a single publishing page

As I know that a publishing page is a securable object, and in my case I need to grant certain users the permissions to Read certain pages in my publishing site (they cannot read other pages), in ...
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New document does not default save to correct location

In sharepoint, I have created a new document library and have attached a template so that users can upload new documents with that template. When the user clicks New > MyDocument it opens up the ...
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How do I create a custom view and apply it to ALL document libraries on Sharepoint 2007 site

I am wanting to create a new default view for ALL document libraries on an intranet. How do I go about this without manually updating the All Items (default view) of each document library.
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Error on updating a document item

I have an issue with updating an item in ItemUpdated event. Basically on ItemUpdated, I would like to reupdate that item by setting some properties, because it is a docx I have to do it in ...
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Document opens in read only when opened from navigation panel

I have a link in the navigation panel which opens a spreadsheet. All groups have Read access but the site admins have Full Control to it. Regardless of who opens it from the quick launch it opens in ...
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How to use the reorder method for document library?

I have a document library of 179 documents, and I want to reorder them. I have this code to try swapping the first two documents bool u = sharepoint.library.Ordered; if (!u) { ...
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change +Add document location in SharePoint 2010 [duplicate]

Is it possible to move the “+Add document” link in all the libraries to be at the top of the document list rather than at the bottom? Is it also possible to fix it globally?
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SPS 2013 Document Set view all Properties

From inside a document set, in the Welcome page, I select "View All Properties" But the only property it shows is the Name field.... The "Edit Properties" shows all of the fields..... Can ...
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Broken Links within Sharepoint Document Library

I have a huge number of documents uploaded to the document library. These are the word and excel documents. We have some links within the documents refering to the old URL of the sharepoint website. ...
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Initialize word document content type properties using Javascript

I'm trying to create a new word document from a template using the following javascript code : var word = new ActiveXObject("Word.Application"); var doc = ...
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SharePoint Document ID Service and Imported Document Library List

I have an out-of-the-box document list that is created in dev and have the Document ID Service feature activiated. All works well. My test server has the Document ID Service enabled and document ...
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PowerShell: Upload documents to folder in document library

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have to make a PowerShell script that copies a structure found on a network share. Its all good except for one thing... I know how to make Document Library's ...
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Export documents from sharepoint to another website

I'm trying to get files and lists from my Sharepoint server showed on another website. How should I do to make a document viewable on the webpage, that is exported from SP2013? I also want to search ...
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Exporting document content from SP2013 to external webapp

How should I do to make a document viewable on a webpage, that is exported from SP2013 document library. A user should be able to, through a webpage send a request to view the content of a specific ...
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“Sent to” overview of sendet location is lost after moving the web to another location

I moved a web from "http://thehost.com/Site/Subsite/web" to "http://thehost.com/Site2/web". The move performs with an export an an import by powershell. In the source web, exists some documents, ...
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Incomming E-Mail doesn't work for the second site

I have the following constelation. 1. Sharepoint Site called "site1" on Port 80 1. SharePoint Site called "SharePoint Site X" on Port 95 The E-Mail receiving feature (to send documents to lists) ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation

A new sharepoint foundation site has been established for just under a year. It contains many document libraries for several departments. Only the last three versions of a document are tracked. ...
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Move Document using Drop Off Library

I have a document library named "MyDocLibrary" and in that i have define content type. same content type define in Drop Off Library. also set Content Organizer Setting and Rules for when document is ...
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Some PDF fails to open with error “internet explorer cannot display the webpage” from a document library

We recently upgraded our browser Internet Explorer(Standard browser for our organization) from IE 8 to IE 9 and since then just one user(not all) having issue opening few PDF documents. In a same ...
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How to increment the document reference (not version) as they are uploaded?

How to increment the document reference (not version) as the document is uploaded. Pre populate the column, so that when the next document is uploaded it will automatically have incremented in order. ...
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Allow users to “edit permissions” on their own documents

We have a customer who expressed a need to allow the "Author" of a document to edit the permissions of that specific document, without giving him/her the "Edit permission" - permission in the entire ...
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Is it possible to check if a document has unique permissions using SP2010 Client Object Model

I have a 2010 site that has many documents in many different folders. I believe a number of them have broken permission inheritence. Is there a way i can code a C# console app to utilise client object ...
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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are ...
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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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Stop user adding tasks to document approval tasks list

I explained to the users of my SharePoint to upload a document to the library and start the Approval workflow. All was going well until one user went to the tasks list, created a new task and attached ...