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

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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 ...
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Is there a way to refire a retention policy after a document has been updated.

Scenario: Retention policy set on "Expiry Date" column. Starts a workflow that notifies a user. User updates the document (and expiry date) Retention policy no longer fires when the new expiry ...
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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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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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Disable “you are about to open” pop up

Everytime I open a document in SharePoint it asks: You are about to open Name: xxxxxx From: xxxxxxx How would you like to open this file? Read Only Edit How do I disable this, so it opens directly ...
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Opening a document in read-only mode using an external control

I have a .Net application that (amongst other things) provides a front end to a sharepoint document library. Users are able to open documents, and I use the Open Documents Control to do so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upload document to SharePoint document library using batch in C#

I want to know if i can upload a document to sharePoint document library using batch in C#. I know how to update and delete it using batch, but i don't know how to upload it. If i can't, what is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...