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

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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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Assign Meta-Data to Doc-Lib-Item with Rest in a ajax chain

i developed a custom Upload-Form to be able to upload a local file and pre-populate Metadata Fields at once. So the file will be uploaded to a document library and specific meta data fields will be ...
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Download bulk data of around 150gb from Sharepoint 2013

I am using sharepoint 2013 which has document libraries consists of around 150gb data which i need to download it to my hard drive..one of the method that i came across is. open with explorer are ...
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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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Document Discussion in SharePoint 2013

My users like to have threaded discussions about documents in a document library. For example, as a policy is developed. they have a forum based discussion - without the discussion happening in the ...
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metadata is missing in document library sharepoint

When I import library from site A to site B in sharepoint site collection its metadata values get lost in site B. How to recover the metadata? Do i need to manually do it.
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Display content of document from Document library in custom webpart

I have a site in sharepoint.I have a one Document library in site. I like to load the content of particular document in my custom web part. how do I get content of particular document using code ...
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Lookup field not updating when the document uploading

I am uploading document programically and passing lookup field value but its not get updated, how to handle this?
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How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
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Folder Hierarchy

Is it possible to color code folders (SharePoint 2007, no MOSS)? For example if I want all of my Top level folders to be red, Level 2 to be blue etc. can I do this as I create a folder and can each ...
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This document is locked for editing by another user

I am using sharepoint 2010 for my company. The endusers are working on there desktop which is OS "Windows 7". The browser version is IE8. The office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint are version ...
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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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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, ...
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Two different documents with same name become one

If two users have two different documents but same name, when the second user saves his file in same document library, it overwrites the first user's document and the document gets new version. Is ...
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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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document sharing

we have multiple country sites and we want that if a user upload a document in one country site and he can also select the groups for which he want to display the document. So that only the group for ...
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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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ASP.NET MVC applicationt - using SharePoint 2013 as a document repository

We are developing an asp.net mvc application with a lot of custom data but want to use sharepoint 2013 for document repository. What is the best way to move ahead? Is Sharepoint 2013 foundation ...
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Add URL Paramter to Document Library

I have a document library with folders. I am currently using a filter querystring on a list to show a specific menu on the page layout. When a user clicks a folder on the page it drops the parameter ...
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how to prevent download or view “documents/files” from direct access url?

User have access to SharePoint document library. User can download document from SharePoint library by go to that document library and download specific documents. User should not download ...
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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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Cannot open word document and Excel from Sharepoint 2010

I am not able to open any word documents and Excel from my Sharepoint2010 sites. I was able to open them before I re-installed everything from scratch. When I try and open any uploaded Excel document ...
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Clear connections to SharePoint in Word Document

We are having issues with word connecting to SharePoint to retrieve data even if we've downloaded a document from the site. Here is how our process is setup We work with documents and prepare them ...
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After migration from 2007 to 2010, docx files stuck behind login

One of our users has a personal site used as a document repository for his students to access and download docs. Files saved as .html or .mhtml can still be accessed without a login, but the same ...
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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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SharePoint Document Library + outlook 2010 issue

When i try to open my document library, i get the following error: 'The server block is not well formed'. And I am not able to send/receive mails in my outlook.. I get the following error ...
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set permission to document set based on Person or Group column

I have a document set with a Person or Group column called Authors. I want to give the users who are added in the authors field of each document set, full control over the document set. Is it ...
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Link directly from publishing page headline to attached document

On our corporate intranet, we upload news articles in two different formats: Written text in a Publishing Page (with or without any supporting documents) An empty Publishing Page with a PDF document ...
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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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Custom retention in SharePoint 2013

I want to add custom data retention to my site collection in this way: Documents must be deleted after 3 years old (default option) After 3 years, delete all versions except the latest and two ...
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how to copy a field from a document-set to a field in the document inside

I have a document set with a field called DocumentSetAuthors (it is a person or group column). Inside this document-set user can add a document type called Document1. Document1 has a DocumentAuthors ...
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What is the name of the document center standard web apps(web parts)? see picture

I created a standard Document center subsite for my site. When I open the document center I see two web apps. I want to add more off thees web apps, but don't know which apps to add. What are the ...
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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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Is there a webpart to manage permissions on multiple documents within a library on SP2010?

I have a document library, in fact a lot of them, where I want some documents to be seen by staff only, where as some document to be seen by students ? I know I can do item level permissions on the ...
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Combining files and HTML pages in the same document library

We need to have both ordinary files ( doc, pdf, xls) and HTML content that can be shown as popups in the same Document Library. Currently we have added a "Basic Page" content type to a regular ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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 ...