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

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SharePoint 2010 Foundation

A new sharepoint foundation site has been established for just under a year. It contains many document libraries for several departments. Only the last three versions of a document are tracked. ...
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Move Document using Drop Off Library

I have a document library named "MyDocLibrary" and in that i have define content type. same content type define in Drop Off Library. also set Content Organizer Setting and Rules for when document is ...
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Some PDF fails to open with error “internet explorer cannot display the webpage” from a document library

We recently upgraded our browser Internet Explorer(Standard browser for our organization) from IE 8 to IE 9 and since then just one user(not all) having issue opening few PDF documents. In a same ...
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How to increment the document reference (not version) as they are uploaded?

How to increment the document reference (not version) as the document is uploaded. Pre populate the column, so that when the next document is uploaded it will automatically have incremented in order. ...
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Allow users to “edit permissions” on their own documents

We have a customer who expressed a need to allow the "Author" of a document to edit the permissions of that specific document, without giving him/her the "Edit permission" - permission in the entire ...
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Is it possible to check if a document has unique permissions using SP2010 Client Object Model

I have a 2010 site that has many documents in many different folders. I believe a number of them have broken permission inheritence. Is there a way i can code a C# console app to utilise client object ...
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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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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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Stop user adding tasks to document approval tasks list

I explained to the users of my SharePoint to upload a document to the library and start the Approval workflow. All was going well until one user went to the tasks list, created a new task and attached ...
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Document not opening

I have a document library in Sharepoint 2010. When a click on a document, the following happens: The popup to open as read-only or edit comes up I choose readonly. Word opens but the document does ...
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SharePoint Foundation Missing Document Information Panel

All I created a Document Content Type with an excel template and for some reason I cannot find the setting to show Document Information Panel by default. The behavior at the moment the user actually ...
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Insert a complete list into a word document

I have a list and want to insert all of the rows into a word document. I've seen it's possible to insert fields from an individual row but can all rows be inserted in a single action.
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Get document properties.Keys value

I'm iterating all lists in a site collection trying to get all metadata, their values and eventually count them. I'm not so far yet, but I'm stuck in getting the values from a documents (file) ...
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Sharepoint - Email enabled Document Library in 2007 or greater

We would like to forward documents to an email enabled document library. Is there a way to get the data from the body of the email into this library?
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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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Disable empty file rejection

Is it possible to disable the (extremely annoying) behavior of SharePoint whereby it rejects "empty" documents? I need to do this because I'm programmatically creating documents where the template may ...
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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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Access Anonymous to spSite.RootWeb.Folder[“xx”] in sharepoint 2010

I wrote that method to download file from document library. But When I enter site as annonymous and try to download file, "site.RootWeb.Folders["Dokumanlar"];" this code wants authentication. In ...
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Creating Document with SharePoint 2010 Workflow: can I create xml file

So I found this resource on how to use SPD Workflow to create a new item (or document) in SharePoint 2010. This is exactly what I need because I can fill a field (column in a list) with the string ...
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Restrict Folder Creation on a Document Library

We have SharePoint Owners group who will need to create folders on a particular document library and SharePoint Members group who should not be allowed to create folders. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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link a list element to a set/list of library documents same farm

i´m new to SharePoint 2013 and I would like to have a list where each element could have one or more documents from a document library. I have to define a folder where all element's list documents ...
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Updating Item info in “Link to Documents” content type whenever a document is updated

Need your help! I have a site collection. Have one common library where all documents are hosted(with fields: Document name, Version No., Version Comments). There are several sub sites with a library ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document List

Good morning. I have a set of requirements for some simple document storage and I am investigating the possibility of using an existing SharePoint 2010 system. We need: A location where multiple ...
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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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Versioning and only seeing the latest major version

This is the good old question I just can't fathom there's no good solution for with SharePoint. The business case is the following One document library with several content types and 3000+ ...
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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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How can I grant contribute-like permissions to a document set without allowing the set to be deleted?

Is it possible to grant contribute-like permissions (even if I have to create a new permission level), to a document set without allowing the users to delete the document set itself? I've got lots of ...
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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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How to enable bullet styles in Sharepoint 2010?

Intro: I'm running a publishing service using Sharepoint 2010 and recently tried to copy and paste contents from Word 2010 into an article. Problem: After pasting the content, it did not retain the ...
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Issue with Document Library

I have an issue with Document Library I am trying to upload one document and in the "processing" screen that comes before the new item form appears there was an arror (attached) and it would not ...
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List item Title goes blank after editing document in Word

I am creating new document in document library using this code: private SPListItem CreateNewDocument() { SPContentType documentContentType; byte[] bytes; string templatePath; ...
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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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How can I tell if a document is 'being published'?

I need to use the relevant event receiver to tell if a document is being published, is this possible? I will settle for has 'just been published' - i.e. I have no preference between itemupdating and ...
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Issue with “Document is loceked for editing” SharePoint library

I have problem with opening documents in SharePoint. For time to time users reported me that they can't open documents (word, excel but the most often excel), when they try to open they see "Document ...
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Creating document sets from a spreadsheet

I have a list of offices that I need to create document sets for using a custom document set content type. Anyone have any idea how to create a Powershell script to read the spreadsheet and create the ...
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Most Efficient Way to Scan Large Volume of Records/Documents into SharePoint

What is the most efficient method you used to scan and upload large volume (> 10 TB) of records and documents into SharePoint? The things I am interested in are: Speed Ability to add metadata and ...
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User based document library

I have a request regarding document library, basically the library will store each person's record, so the security is at user level. Instead of using mysite, I am now having two choices in my head: ...
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Add document to document library with more fields

My question is regarind adding a new item to document library programmatically. Basically, when I add an item to document library it goes as follows: In a document library i click add new and i ...
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How to prevent document editing and properties updating

I need to be able to prevent the document in document library to be edited and it's properties updated when the custom document property DocState has a value Reviewed. Should I use document library ...
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Create and Edit non-Office documents in SharePoint 2010

This is something I've been looking into for a while. We use sharepoint here as well as our own bespoke bit of software that lets you create and edit our own type of documents. I've written a COM ...
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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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Document download keeps restarting automatically

The problem: I want to open an excel document automatically from a custom aspx page in the layouts folder (sharepoint 2010) which refers to a document in a document library. The "DocumentUrl" is ...
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Share Documents with External User using Live ID?

I get this question from potential customers at every seminar we hold, but I'm unable to answer. Problem is I can’t find the pod cast or other source which described this issue. Is it possible to ...
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get document checksum

For development I want to retrieve or display a list of all my files in my document center. Now I want to be able to validate the document with a checksum. I am making a service that connects to SP ...
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Opening a document from Document Set vs. using direct Link

I have some documents stored in a document Set. I noticed that opening the file by clicking on it in the document set produces a different behavior than taking this exact same link and putting it on ...
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Document Version Update in Document Libarary

My site having 3 users, but version update when ever user1(Edit Document) Check out and check in update version remaining users(user2,user3 -- view) check out and check in view document how restrict ...
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Is it possible to view internal document changes in SharePoint?

I am still using WSS I am still fairly new to administering a SharePoint workspace. I have versioning turned on in my document libraries, but I had a request from a user asking if it was possible to ...
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How to Print Document Library Item?

Document Library having Number of document items. how to create feature for print item in document library.
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Simple SQL Query Problem

When performing a FullTextSQLQuery against my SharePoint site's document library and retrieving field 'Path', I occasionally get the likes of "Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=45" returned at the end of a ...