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

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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 ...
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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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Upload file into Sharepoint Document set

I'm trying to upload a file to a document set which is located in a library. Im using C# and the Sharepoint Client Object Model - Library, but I can not find any documentation to do this task. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Active linking of document libraries

We are attempting to create a functional area for a time limited project which brings together documents from multiple SCs’ libraries. At the end of the project, all documents would be returned to ...
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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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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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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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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...
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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!
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level "...
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How do I check in a LOT of files all at once?

I put a lot of documentation on our SharePoint site, and it all lists as being Checked Out To me. How do I check all of those files in, in one shot?
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Symlink in Explorer View

Is it possible to create a symlink in a document library to another document library that will work in both web and explorer view? If not, is it possible to create a symlink in explorer view?
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Is there a way to know the source library of a record in record center

In a farm I have many site collections and I am sending documents from each site collection to a Library in Record Centre site collection. I have also enabled the Document ID Service. Now in a ...