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

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Document Library/Permissions/Search - Help!

I have a SharePoint Library with just over 800 documents. Only 5 teams have access to the library. Requirements are below; Create different views for each team so that a team can only see documents ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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Open docx file in Word (client) from hosted app (SP 2013)

I have a client hosted app (written in Javascript) which includes links to documents in a document library on the tenant. If I point the url's straight to the documents, they simply download. What I ...
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Choose a library view to add to item in calendar

We have a library for which we create views so that users can easily find documents. One of the regular views that we create (on a monthly basis) is a selection of documents for a meeting. We don't ...
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Sharepoint 2013:Save the Documents in repository and provide the reference in sharepoint document library

I need help on the issue: When i upload the the document it need to save in the specified the local(or server) folder and the that reference should save in the Sharepoint document library. we are ...
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Invalid permissions in Document Library

Somehow we managed to get invalid permissions in Document Libraries on our Sharepoint server. Our Farm is a brand new 2-tier setup (1 server is database, 1 server is AD, IIS and Sharepoint itself). ...
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Documents associated by location

We have 400 buildings and 5000 different chemical data PDF documents. Each building can have some of the chemical data PDF documents associated with them. Is there a way to have 2 lists 1 for ...
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Sharing Multiple Documents in Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there not a way to share multiple documents from a library at a time, other than a folder? It seems ridiculously cumbersome to have to individually share 4 separate documents with selected users. ...
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Unable to update an excel file in SP

One of our users is currently trying to update an excel file that is saved directly to our SP document library. Whenever he tries to update it and save it the changes for some reason never save. It ...
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Open file in Edit mode

I need to open a file in edit mode. In my web part on item click I need to do some action before hand (like create a folder and copy file, then open it in edit mode). I came across the code segment ...
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Migrate Documents Between Site Collections

I need to migrate a number of documents from multiple document libraries into a single document library in a new site collection. Both site collections are SP2010 and the migration must maintain ...
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Used Based document versioning - SP2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation. There is a requirement to enable user based version of documents in the library. Meaning that each user has his/her own version of the document uploaded to the ...
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Using share function with Site Groups

When we share a file with someone in SharePoint 2013, the user will receive an email generally. I have observed that when we put a sharepoint group rather than a single user in the sharing pane, the ...
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Add a Workflow to a Document Set

I have a library of Document Sets (each set represents a product and documents pertaining to that product). I need to send the entire document set for review/approval to certain individuals. How do I ...
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Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system?

Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system? I would like to use the drag and drop functionality of SharePoint 2013 but need to ...
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Sharepoint List & Export to excel sheet

I read that we can store list items limitation for sharepoint 2010 is 30 million . Is this true ? If yes , then can i have 25 million records in sharepoint list , and use "export to excel sheet" and ...
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Sharepoint Linked Document Library

A little Background: We are a design shop that uses Autocad a lot. We also use sharepoint. They do not work well together! Both are awesome products and we need a solution! We create a sub-site ...
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Version is being changed when editing document properties

Is it possible to edit "Properties" of a document? Each time I edit "properties" of any document, version is being changed. Is it possible to edit and it remain in same version?
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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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Opening CQWP document links in Office Online editing mode

We started using Sharepoint Online 2013 and for our document/file managing needs we have created a few document centers. The document center comes with one pre-built document library and the front ...
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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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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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Document list inside div problem

I have document list web part on my page. That list is placed inside a div. When the list is placed inside the div, the drag and drop features stops working. They are working just fine when the list ...
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How to have 'add item' button appear only in certain level of heirarchy

I have a document library with multiple level of folders and I only want the user to see the 'add item' button at the innermost level of each subfolder. I've placed the library in a webpart on the ...
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download multiple document from document library

I want to download multiple documents from document library. I select several documents and then click on 'download' icon present in ribbon. It should download all files and retain its metadata. ...
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Change name of emailed document to Email title

I email a spreadsheet to SharePoint and I want to save the document not with its original name but with a name built from the title of the email - any ideas please? For example: doc name is ...
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All Attachments Need to be Downloaded

I am trying to keep users from being able to edit, and override, list attachments. I would like to make it so they can only download the attachments no matter what they are. Is there a way to do ...
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Need an expert's opinion

I am relatively new to Sharepoint, and a bit daunted by the huge community that I now have available to me. I come from using a CRM that had NO community support, and was locked down by the software ...
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Open a sharepoint document from list item

I have created a list with SharePoint. In this list, i have a column named "Link" which contains a link to a document from my SharePoint library. I want to open this document in edit mode, but now ...
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Create folders in Document Center

I have a document center site. I see I can upload file but I cannot organize them in folders ? Can I also create folders?
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Is it possible to wait until my file is uploaded in document library?

I have created a document library and I have applied an Item Added event receiver to that library which will copy that file to another library and I have added that library as a mapped drive to my ...
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Preview documents listed in custom webpart

I'm new to SharePoint 2013 and have been given a task to preview a document. The document to preview is not within the search results. Is this possible to achieve? How do you achieve it? What is ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Add audio file and text file to same list item

I'm new to Sharepoint 2013. I've been given a task to add a library for audio files. There is also a text file associated with audio file. How can I add both files as a single item in a library/list ...
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Document Library: field “Active” got added to Document Content Type

In one of our document library field "Active" got added with "Document" content type, looks like this field got added by activating some feature, it does not gives us option for removing the field ...
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Multiple Document Libraries

I have 60 Document Libraries set up under one Site Collection. I have a column in each library as "Related word". I would like to pull all the documents within 60 libraries that has matched related ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2013)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column(lookup column). SPFile file = ...
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Google Analytics on SharePoint Online (when viewing documents)

We are using Google Analytics to track some metrics in our SharePoint Online environment. Does anyone know a way to get Google Analytics to pick up on when a document is being viewed using Word ...
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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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Choice Site Column set to Checkboxes not displaying in Word Document

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to have a Site Column of type Choice, set to be Checkboxes, that I can use in the body of a Word document template via the Quick Parts -> Document Property ...
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New document link is missing

When I selected a document in a subsite , I had the option "new document or drag file". suddenly this is changed to a menu ' new upload sync edit share". How can i change this ?
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Sharepoint 2013 - New Field when adding a new Document in Document Library

I am trying to a add a new field in the "new form" when adding a new document in the Standard Document Library. I want to create the field name "Document ID". How do I do this?
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Is there any way to merge documents together?

I'm working with a policy committee that's transitioning from a centrally-managed document to distributed management (that is, they plan to split IT responsibilities off to a separate working group, ...
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select latest version of document from document library

i am converting word document in library to html document using event receiver it is working fine. but when i update the document and upload it.Event receiver code convert older document to html not ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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Powershell script to change locked for editing to sharepoint\system status, ID not found?

I am trying to target a file to change the check out status. So I can delete it. SharePoint Management does not work. Manage Content & Structure does not work. So I am trying PowerShell. ...
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Set Document version

I would to migrate documents from System A to SharePoint, but my customer wants me to set the latest document in SharePoint. So for example: The document has version 3.1, the customer wants me to add ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Document Downloading

I have a user who is complaining that when he clicks on a link within a document library it automatically downloads the file to his PC, rather than letting him open it and edit it. He is the only ...
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Unable to download multiple documents along with versions

We are using SharePoint 2003 environment having around 10 site collections running parallely with two WFEs,now we have decided to move all the documents with versions to some specific share as you ...