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

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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 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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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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What is slowing the opening of Office documents?

When opening an Office document the splashscreen gets stuck for about 30 seconds with the message "Contacting the server for information". How can I get more information about which information it is ...
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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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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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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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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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Read-only document displays Check Out button in MS Word “Server Document” bar

Similar to the issue described here, I have a customer whose users see the "Check Out" button when opening Word 2007 documents directly from a document library with the checkin/out enabled. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint Document Library version restore not behaving as expected

I have some code which I am attempting to use to "rollback" a SharePoint document and it's metadata properties to a previous version using ootb version control and the SharePoint API. Here is a ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Remind user of check-out documents

May I know if it is possible to remind user who have check-out a document for a period of time, to check in their document? (I notice that sometime user do forget to check-in their documents, so was ...
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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 ...
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Present a document to everyone the next time they visit SharePoint

Is there a way to present a given document to every user the next time they visit? They would only see it once, and any subsequent visits, they see SharePoint as normal. This would also be something ...
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Wrong program opening up a document

I'm all of a sudden having several people having problems when opening up .doc files. All people have word installed but every time they try to open a .doc file from sharepoint it ask to search for a ...
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SharePoint - Open New Document

I have a document library with two content types, each having a default template. I want to use the "New" drop down menu to open these templates and create documents. When Microsoft Word is running ...
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How can I upload a file to a Sharepoint Document Library using Silverlight and client web-services?

I'm using C# in Visual Studio with a Silverlight app. I want to upload a file to a document library, but none of the web-services here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms479390.aspx seem to ...
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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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Programmtically updating modified date value of a file

I am trying to migrate some document into SharePoint 2010 doc library and would like to retain the "modified" and "modified by" value of the document. I am able to store the document into a doc lib ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document ID Link Opens to Search Page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DocIdRedir.aspx sometimes redirects to search results instead of document preview I have set up my document libraries (2 of them) to utilize the DocID attribute. I have ...
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How to identify if a document is newly created in a SharePoint document library or moved from other document library by a Workflow

May I know if it is possible to identify a document status whether is it newly created in a particular document library itself or moved from other document library due to a work flow?
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Which database holds documents?

I am wondering which database holds documents? I know that the documents are held as BLOBS in the database itself, but I can't seem to figure out what database that is?
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How can I get a workflow moving a document into a document set?

I have a workflow that creates a document set based on metadata I enter on documents that I upload. Does anyone know how I can move the same documents with a workflow into the document set?
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Display list of file(s) within document library

Scenario : Sharepoint 2010 foundation site with a document library. The library has many folders (and probably sub-folders in each folder). There are files in these folders/sub-folders. I am looking ...
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“Cannot add file”-error when working with document library programmatically

I have two libraries, one with forms(xml) and one with a custom document content type. I have an event receiver ItemUpdated on the form library, which interprets the added/modified form, and creates ...
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Sharepoint 2007 publishing page review alerts vs SharePoint 2010

In SP 2007 we could when creating a a new publishing page configure a review date that would alert the page contact when the page needs to be reviewed. Can we do the same thing in SharePoint 2010 on a ...
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SharePoint 2010 DocId for Non-Office Documents redirects to DispForm.aspx instead of Document [closed]

Right now we have a site collection with Document ID service enabled. In a document library, we add a PDF or BMP files. Initially, the DocID column in the view links directly to the file. A few ...
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Document changes intermittently lost on save

We can't 100% rule out that this is not human error, but different users have made changes to Excel or Word documents and intermittently these changes have not been saved. No error is displayed to the ...
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Open office document pops up login dialog

We have a problem with opening Office documents where some users get a login dialog and others don't. If the user press Cancel the dialog disappears and the document is opened properly. If the enter ...
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MOSS 2007 BDC crawling documents content via Web Service

Imagine there is an external system that contains data that should be indexed by MOSS 2007 and incorporated into the search. That system exposes the data via Web Services. It's possible to crawl that ...
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WSS V3 - 403 Error in folder of document library in extended webzone

I've got a server with wss v3 and i'm using a fba with sql-membershipprovider. The users which are using fba come to an extended webapplication. From outside this user must pass our ISA server where ...
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Where are uploaded files stored?

Very naive question here: when you upload to SharePoint, are the files stored in the file system or in SQL Server?
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How to force check out on SharePoint search results?

When get search results with documents and I click on it to edit they are not checked out. Despite the fact that I activated check-in/check-out in the DL where the document is located. How can I force ...
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Rename Document Set through code

I have placed a web part on the welcome screen of a document set. When i click the button i want to be able to rename the document set. Has anyone accomplished this? I can get reference to the ...
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“View Document” Event for Document Library?

I'm trying to capture the View document "event" of when a user clicks on a document in a document library and it opens up the document in Word or Excel... There is not such an event receiver and ...
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Deleting Old Versions in a Document Library

I have a Very Large List (~5000 documents) which has been chugging along for about a year. It has had versioning turned on, with major versions, keeping 2 old versions. We're totally restructuring ...
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Automatically fill in metadata on new document created from template

I have a custom button on my application page to open a new document from a document template, like you would do directly on a list. The code is similar to: <a href="http://Site/test/documents" ...
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Is it possible to determine a documents ID when it is in the recycle bin in SP2007?

I'm trying to programmatically restore documents from the sharepoint recycle bin. In an external database, the document IDs are stored, and I'm looking to restore item(s) according to some document ...