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

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Site Visitors SP 2007

How can I place documents in a document library and all Site Visitors to only save the document to their own local drive?
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Customise Document Library Send to Location

I was itended to create a custom "Send to Location" in the menu for archiving purpose. In sharepoint 2010, I have managed to setup a new option "Archive Documents" in Central Administration > General ...
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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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If properties.Afterproperties[“ContentType”] is null, is it safe to assume that the item is a document?

I need to add a specific behavior in the ItemAdding event when the item added is a document, but I noticed that when using the "Upload document" or the "Upload Multiple Documents" features in ...
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Error in opening sharepoint site using SPSite

I created document using office XML but now i m going to store that document in sharepoint library then it giving me an error like ["The Web application at {siteUrl} could not be found. Verify that ...
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Workflow to change title of uploaded documents?

Ok so I have a request from a user and I'm not sure how I can achieve this...I'm thinking workflows but not sure. Basically what she wants is to have a Document Library where she can upload ...
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Can a video and a document be stored in the same library

I creating a training portal in Sharepoint 2010 for users to go and help themselves to solutions to problems and how-to documents. We are also creating some simulation videos as an alternative option ...
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How to document an entire sharepoint site?

I have been given the task of documenting my MOSS 2007 site. What is the best way to go about documenting an entire sharepoint site?
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Publish a hierarchical policy document with comments

I am trying to publish our company policy documents in a hierarchical manner such that: Each section of the policy will expand/collapse with sub-sections similar to a treeview. Each section of the ...
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Online sharepoint file uploader

I'm planning to create an web file upload to sharepoint for a web application currently under development . The idea is the user would provide the endpoint to his sharepoint server, provide ...
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ItemAdding getting the file name of a document

I have a document library. I want to add an itemadding event recieiever to do some validation on the file name of the document. How can I get the file name from the SPItemEventProperties
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Architecture: How do you store single pieces of information?

I am building a solution in which each Site Collection represents a single contained unit. The members of that unit will be using SharePoint to track information that describes their unit at the root ...
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unable to open documents when site level anonymous access is been given in sharepoint 2010

Unable to open word files when the site has been gioven web level anonymous permission and even the library is given anonymous acces but still prompting for login credentials for users.Please help me ...
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...
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Move documents from O3Spaces to Sharepoint 2010

I am getting ready to move from O3Spaces to Sharepoint2010, is there any way to migrate documents(and their versions and comments, hopefully) from O3Spaces to Sharepoint?
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I want the count of the documents dowloaded from a document library.

The OOTB Report that sharepoint reporting feature provides is not helpful as it is a one time thing. I want the custom code to get the count of the document dowload.
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How to change the document template in document library?

I wanted my user to edit the custom fields that added in the document before uploading the document. Currently, when I add new document it forced me to upload doc first. How do I change so that it can ...
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SharePoint file gets stored in external filesystem: manually update file location?

Suppose I have a Sharepoint Document Library that's read-only. I'm planning on writing a custom solution that will enable users to copy a file to remote file storage. How do I change the file to refer ...
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Documents opening in read only SharePoint/Office 2010

I recently switched SharePoint 2010 from http to https using URL rewrite and a purchased wildcard certificate. Since then, any time a user attempts to Edit Document in Application (i.e. Word, Excel, ...
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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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Some users unable to edit document properties

As of last week, a small handful of users are unable to upload or edit properties of documents. The users get the dropdown to the right of the document (If it is already uploaded), or uploaded via ...
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Change Document Library folder's Modified timestamp to latest timestamp inside

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library with a range of subfolders and some files within each of them. The problem is, right now every subfolder has the same Modified timestamp, and I want each ...
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How to hide/remove guid from sharepoint search result page?

In sharepoint search result page, while searching for a document, document guid is showing up in the result along with the document name. Is there any way to hide or remove the guid of the document in ...
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How to find out last read/unread Document in sharepoint Document Library?

I need to find out the last read\unread document in a document library, optionally filtering the search process to only include documents (read?/modified?/created?) within a speciefied date range. ...
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Uploading files using object model

I'm experiencing some problems adding documents to a library using the object model. I use the spfolder.files.add where I pass a filestream containing the document in. When I run my Internet Explorer ...
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How to change the wordings for new library that show “To create a new item …”

How to I change the wordings for To create a new item, click "Add new document" below. There are no items to show in this view of the "Form_ABC" document library. or There are no items to show in this ...
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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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Add a reuired field to document being stored in a doc library

I'm not at all sure this can even be done, I certainly can't find an example anywhere..... I have a document library of a bunch of internal documents our company uses. I have a CEWP that searches the ...
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Content Approval

Is there a way to make it so that if the person publishing a document is the same person who approves documents that they can just publish without the added step of having to approve something that ...
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How to create a new document along with metadata(columns data) in document library, when new item is added using sharepoint 2007 designer workflow?

Iam new to sharepoint, I need to create a workflow on a document library. Document library has columns like Employee name, EmpId,EmpDept. when a user add one item I need to create a document with ...
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Sharepoint 2007 document library list template

I inherited a sharepoint site that includes a template being applided to all the document libraries within the site. When a user creates a new document library, it automatically gets populated from ...
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Security on Document Library's item

i need to add some security to a Document Library, i want to be able to have multiple folders and multiple documents. This feature would provide users with proper right to modify, read, hide documents ...
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Deploy document library with multiple content type

I have a Document Library definition that I added to the solution. I want to include multiple content types for this Document Library: one that inherits from Folder and one that inherits from ...
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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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How to detect the document has changed in a document library in SharePoint 2007

I have a SharePoint 2007 document library of Word and Excel documents with several approval workflows associated with it. My question is whether it is possible at all to know whether it was the list ...
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Creating a new ContentType with Document as base using Client Object Model

It would appear that the Client Object Model only retrieves user-defined content types as part of the ContentTypes property for a given web. I would like to create a new content type using Document as ...
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Making 'Add new document' to really add new document and not upload new document

Currently, I have my 'Add new document' (as shown in Illustration A) that keep on giving the following 'Upload document' page (as shown in Illustration B). My intention is to show a new InfoPath form ...
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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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Deleting Documents and implications on storage space

I have a need to generate documents and send them to a email address. Once the document has been sent I don't actually care about the generated document, oh and it has to be a document, formatted HTML ...
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SharePoint Content Archiving

i am just wondering how the SharePoint professional are planning their content Archiving. I have about 2 Tb of the Data which includes MS documents,excel,PowerPoint, PDFs and other doc formats. We ...
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How can I “merge” one document as a new version of another?

So imagine there's a SharePoint library full of business documents, complete with document versioning. One day, a committee decides that 'Document X' and 'Document Y' should really be one document and ...
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What to put onto sharepoint?

I am employed by a medium size company in financial the area with approx 10 areas.. Compliance, IT, Sales.. I've built around 14 subsites to allow document storage and each subsite has 6 indentical ...
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Using javascript linking between issue list and document library

I'm making a issue list that should have link to a document library. After registrered I want the dispform.aspx to show a link to the library with filter on the ID from the issue list. I know ID ...
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How to: Know “reachable” files for an user

I'd like to know if in SP there's a method to know all the files "linked" to a user. This feature must be cross site collection and return all the files over the webapp that the user can read or ...
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Best way to copy content from one SharePoint instance to another?

I need to migrate approximately 20k documents from one SharePoint instance to another. These documents are broken up into about 6 content types in the source instance and will be going into 4 ...
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Uploading files to SharePoint ECM solution via FTP

I am new to the SP 2010 Enterprise Content Management arena. I am investigating the limitations and benefits of SP ECM in respect to our organization. As opposed to creating a custom solution. We ...
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Handling files and folders

In Sharepoint 2010, is there a way to limit the names that folders and files can be given, and is there a way to set criteria for any document libraries that are created by users? Here is what I'd ...
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Deleted Document library still shown in Sharepoint Search Results

I have a document library on a Sharepoint site. From this library, I have deleted a particular document. It has also been removed from recycle bin. But the problem is, when this document is searched, ...
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Does Sharepoint offer live editing?

I'm hoping someone can alleviate my confusion. I'm trying to find out if any Sharepoint versions offer something like Google Docs' live-editing capability. What I mean is: Two people can edit a ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, best estimate is that ...