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

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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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User has files set to open in Google Docs

We have SharePoint configured to always open documents on the client machine rather than in the browser. One of my users has documents on his machine set to open in Google Docs, so every time he tries ...
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Hyperlink to create a new document.

I want to replicate the behavior of opening a office template file (e.g. .dotx). The link should allow the user to create a new document with no attachment to a SharePoint library based on a ...
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Why are documents saving to temp folder instead of directly to the SharePoint directory?

When I open a document from a library in SharePoint 2007, make changes and save, it usually just saves directly to its location within the site. But now, a "save to" location dialog box pops up and is ...
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Document Sets not working when cloning a Sharepoint 2010 Collection

I created a large sharepoint 2010 collection which we are trying to clone throughout the company. Although we have some issues (like MMD disappearing, and Reusable workflows not being automatically ...
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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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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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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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getting my Document's parent sharepoint Folder

I have a sharepoint document library containing documents and folders (the folders are newly introduced as a new content type derived from folder) and I'm having an event reciever on document added ...
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How to identify change to the “Modified By”, “Created By” , “CheckOutTo” column title through REST API

I am an iOS developer. In one of my application, I need to make modified by, created by and checkoutto user's information along with the document/list item information from SharePoint server through ...
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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 ...
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Display folder in webpart on page

I need to display folder in a web part on a page in SharePoint 2010. I was trying to do it using content query web part but it gives only items not the folder but i need to show folder in the web part ...
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Stop page refreshing when closing documents in SharePoint 2010

We had previously used the following to stop the page refreshing when closing a document. This works fine in Sharepoint 2007 but doesn't work in 2010. Does anyone know the SP 2010 equivalent ...
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SPFieldUserValue is not working with SPMetal generated CreatedBy column

I'm trying to get Document Authors (Created By) Email Id using SPMetal generated class code. It gives DocumentCreatedBy as one of the Sharepoint Foundation Base field. When I try to get LoginName ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Users unable to edit document properties

I have a document library on SP 2010 in which all users, including myself as the admin/owner, are unable to update properties of certain documents. Documents were moved to this folder from another ...
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SharePoint search only works for domain admins

I've been running into a problem where most accounts can't search my SharePoint main site through the search bar at the top-right of my page. I have a document library that they need to be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?