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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Document versioning - different doc types

I have a document library with versioning enabled. Documents are now in some other system and I need to migrate them. The problem is thath different verions migth have diffrente file types (doc, docx, ...
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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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How do I check in a LOT of files all at once?

I put a lot of documentation on our SharePoint site, and it all lists as being Checked Out To me. How do I check all of those files in, in one shot?
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SharePoint 2010 restricted document library contributors

Is it possible to setup a document library in SharePoint 2010 such that users can contribute, rate, and tag documents, but not edit the document itself once it has been submitted to the document ...
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Document usage reporting in SharePoint 2010

I have a document repository in SharePoint 2010, and I would like to be able to report on what documents are most/least frequently viewed/downloaded/etc. I understand that item-level auditing may be ...
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How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
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How can I link from one location to another?

I have a directory of files and accidentally got two versions of the same document under different names, how can I create a symbolic link from one to the other, so that there is only one file, yet ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010: Does free “Foundation” version is enough for document workflow tasks?

I wonder if Sharepoint-2010 Foundation version meets requirements of a company I work for: Free Proven extensible document workflow system for Windows Able to store gigabytes of document scans ...
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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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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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“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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Opening documents from MSS2010 takes long [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is slowing the opening of Office documents? I would like to ask whether someone has experience with documents opened from Sharepoint taking very long time (up to 1 ...
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Performance when SP site collection contains many large files

We have a client that uploads many large files to the site 10MB++ What I am wondering is are there any maintenance jobs that we could run on SP or SQL server to improve the performance? Or any way ...
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link documents in sharepoint 2010

how can i create a link to a document in a library in c# using the object model in sharepoint 2010?
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Open document without any prompts

We have a page that aggregates data from a number of SP sites, the user can then click a button to open a bunch of documents relevant to them. At the moment I am using window.open() to open the ...
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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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Document Library Icons

For SharePoint (2007/2010) if I want to build custom UI to render a Document Library (pretty it up a bit), is there a field on a Document Library SPListItem that tells me the link to the document ...
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WebClient.DownloadFile and HTTPS + sharepoint 2007

I am trying to download file (.docx) from sharepoint 2007 library with webclient.downloadfile()... SharePoint Webapp has SSL enabled. I get 401 Unauthorized exception when trying to download the file. ...
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What feels like an NP-Complete problem, managing document access depending on a users permissions

I have 2 users, Martin and John I have 5 documents, all available to Martin and John. I also have 2 documents that are available to John only (Martin must not see them). To complicate matters these ...
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When using Publishing feature, how to link to a document in a document library?

When using a Publishing site, users can link to an image stored in the Images library (that library having been created as part of using the Publishing template.) I like the fact that the link is a ...
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Can I change the file extension of a document that is already in a document library?

So I recently had a nice hitch in the SharePoint app I made for my client. We have a Document Library which is supposed to contain PDFs, converted from drawing files made in other programs. The test ...
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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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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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Setting alerts for review on images and documents in moss

In Moss we can set an alert on a publishing page to review the content. Does anybody know how this can this be done with images and documents?
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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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PDF document conversion

Does anyone know of an existing automated PDF conversion solution for sharepoint that works across multiple document versions? The solutions I found so far only work based on a ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Document Library ViewSelector

Here I find myself again wondering why certain things work and some just don't. I was wondering how I could display the "View Selector" on a document library webpart? The Site settings AllItems.aspx ...
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Identifying duplicate documents

The search results webpart has a boolean property which can be used to configure whether "duplicate" results should be returned. Looking at documents, when is a document A considered to be a ...
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Create a new document from Sharepoint using column data and Quick Parts

I have a document library with a document template (docx) in which several Quick Parts are defined. The Quick Parts link to column data in the document library. How do I create the document by ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure ...
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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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How to restrict a document library to a specific file type (extension)?

I have a SharePoint intranet site where I need to allow users to upload certain documents. These documents need to be only PDF files for example. What is the simplest way to restrict the document ...
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Restructuring a Very Large Document Library

Another question about the Very Large List I referenced in this question: http://sharepoint.stackexchange.comquestions/445/deleting-old-versions-in-a-document-library This Document Library has over ...
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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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“Time machine” for Document libraries

Last week I got an interesting request from a customer: They would like to be able to see what a document library looked like at a given date. As far as I know this will require that the library 1) ...
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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: I'm using the out of the box document library. I have logged on as Admin Document is ...
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File name “not valid or too long” when copying a file?

I have a document library which contains some Word documents that I'm trying to copy down to my local disk. I've opened the document library using Windows Explorer, and am dragging the individual ...