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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What's the difference between “New Document” and “Upload Document”?

I have a library. In the Files tab in the ribbon bar, there are these two buttons, "NEw Document" and "Upload Document". Both have exactly the same behavior: opening a modal dialog where I can upload ...
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Accessing MS office docs from the document library Versus accessing them from a search page

I have a document library where I have uploaded an excel sheet to it. Now If I click on the excel sheet directly from the document library page , I will get the following error ““The webpage cannot be ...
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Dynamic link to last document in a library

Only started using Sharepoint2013 recently. Office poweruser with some VBA-knowledge. We would like to launch an office document from a promoted link. More specificaly it should be the last uploaded ...
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Display docx files from document library as html

I need to display three documents as html in one page. Also, these html page should always show the latest version of documents. The page should work on all browsers. UPDATE: I tried to convert ...
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Creating Document with workflow and opening the document automatically

I have a workflow which creates word docs and saves them in a library. I would like the word document to open immediately after it is created so the initiator can print the form without having to ...
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What would be a good, extensible document viewer that goes well with SharePoint?

"Extensible" - this most likely means that it has tobe open-source (but not necesarily free) "Goes well with SharePoint" - this doesn't mean that it should be a web part or other native SharePoint ...
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How to share a document with everyone and have them immediately follow it?

we're very new to SP 2013 hence the basic question. We uploaded a small user guide for SP2013 and shared it with everyone. This means that anyone can download it, or the permissions are even greater ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: I'm using the out of the box document library. I have logged on as Admin Document is ...
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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 to restrict a document library to a specific file type (extension)?

I have a SharePoint intranet site where I need to allow users to upload certain documents. These documents need to be only PDF files for example. What is the simplest way to restrict the document ...
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How can I “tag” or make documents in a library easily searchable in MOSS 2007?

I have a document library (MOSS 2007) that I want to try to make more easily searchable. Is there a way to "tag" the documents or something, so when I search for, say, "report", I will get all the ...
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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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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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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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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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Calendars linked to libraries

Is there a way to link a regular SharePoint calendar to a Document library withing the SharePoint site?
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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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Document Management options

The current situation We have several department and some of these departments work closely together. Currently we have separate sites for each department. Each site has approx. 8 Document libraries ...
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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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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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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 do I “give up” editing mode and view a document as read-only without closing and reopening?

In my SharePoint 2010 environment I currently have the document library setting "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited?" set to no. All of my users are on Office 2007 and ...
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How to Display Uploaded Document Link to View/Download in InfoPath Form?

Hello I am new to Infopath! I have Two Share point Lists: 1. ClientList(ClientID,ClientName,Title,ID) 2. ClientDocuments(DocumentID,RelatedClient,DocumentName,Title,ID etc) RelatedClient field has ...
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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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Most Efficient Way to Scan Large Volume of Records/Documents into SharePoint

What is the most efficient method you used to scan and upload large volume (> 10 TB) of records and documents into SharePoint? The things I am interested in are: Speed Ability to add metadata and ...
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link a list element to a set/list of library documents same farm

i´m new to SharePoint 2013 and I would like to have a list where each element could have one or more documents from a document library. I have to define a folder where all element's list documents ...
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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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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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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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How to Print Document Library Item?

Document Library having Number of document items. how to create feature for print item in document library.
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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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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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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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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 ...