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

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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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SharePoint Document Library : Upload document option does not apply document content type template

I need to upload an existing document say "Doc1.docx" with some content,header and footer in a sharepoint document library using "Upload Document" option. I also have a Document template associated ...
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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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how to recover documents from sharepoint db?

We recently migrated to a new windows server and now the companyweb site/sharepoint on our old server is basically inaccessible. The sharepoint was not included in the migration, as we did not think ...
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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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SharePoint Document Templates with server metadata

I've created a blank word file in office and uploaded to the CT 'CT Test'. Then I use the Edit Template link wich opens up the template in word. I then attemt to add columns from the Quick Parts, ...
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“Send to” functionality changes Modified date and Modified by

We are having some issues with the "Send to a different location" functionality in SharePoint 2010. We have two different site collections on the same server. (so it's the same patch level of ...
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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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Error: access denied to Shared Documents in Document Libraries when others have same permissions?

Shared Folders under Document Libraries is giving me a denied access for a reason I cannot figure out. My boss showed me that my access to that folder is the same as everyone else and they all have ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...