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

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Is there a way to route a record/policy to all employees to sign

I am looking into add a record library into my company's SharePoint site. The main use for this would be to store digital copies of records/forms/policies that employees are required to sign. I want ...
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How to merge two file documents in single file? [duplicate]

I want to merge two or more document files of Document library in single document file using SharePoint 2013. How I will achieve this? Please help me. In advance Thank you.
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Mass Check-in not working because of missing fields

I'm trying to check in a couple hundred docs after I've uploaded them. They're all in the checkout state. However I get an error saying You must fill out all required properties before checking in ...
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Sharing Multiple Documents in Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there not a way to share multiple documents from a library at a time, other than a folder? It seems ridiculously cumbersome to have to individually share 4 separate documents with selected users. ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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What type of files/documents we can edit in SharePoint standard 2013?

I just want to know that what type of files/documents (word,excel...) we can edit in SharePoint 2013?
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How can I run code prior to document check-in?

I have a document library that contains source files (they're source text files for a circuit simulator). When a user begins checking in a new or updated file I want to run verification code against ...
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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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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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Configuring document expiration library and auto deletion on sharepoint Online

I am trying to configure auto deletion on my site by setting up a document expiration policy for some documents in my site document library and specifying a retention stage to delete the documents at (...
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Using 'Link to a Document' content type to link to an EXTERNAL document which exceeds SharePoint file size limit

Background I've created a SharePoint page for the purpose of making a number of on-demand videos available to staff. These videos are saved on a networked share drive that all staff have access to. ...
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How to manage permissions per file semi-automatically

we have a document library. A team reviews the uploads and if the data quality is good, they want to allow a certain group of people to read the files (but not before). There are a lot of files (...
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Extract text from document in a SharePoint 2013 library

I would like to extract the text from documents stored in a SharePoint 2013 online Document Library. I have the document loaded using: ClientResult<Stream> data = file.OpenBinaryStream(); ...
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Update properties of document

I'm trying to update properties of documents in my SharePoint site using C# code. This is the code I'm using to get to the folder I need: public SPArchiveBDI(string sharepointsite, string ...
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Creating a reusable document library with metadata columns

I'm going to create document libraries for our various clients in our portal. Each document library will have common metadata columns, such as Business Line and Solution Line, which will help organize ...
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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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why don't hyperlinks work in word documents

the hyperlinks within the body of my documents in my Document Library don't work (not external hyperlinks to outside sources or in-document links/references) nor do they display the link when you ...
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Hyperlinks between Word documents in document library

I'm creating a document library with a bunch of Word documents that will contain various hyperlinks to bookmarks in other documents. I.e "Psychedelic drugs (Click here for more information) greatly ...
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Unable to convert the document to pdf using word automation service

I have created custom action in which the document is converted to .pdf file. To do so, I am using Word Automation Services to convert document from .docx to .pdf. My code is as per below. using (...
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2010 Document Center

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user who is able to upload a document to the document center, but when she attempts to access the document she get 'Access Denied'. There is a workflow that sets ...
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Draft document owner can't see their document after migration

I have a SharePoint 2010 site which contains a number of documents that are draft and have document approval turned on so that only approvers and the document author can see drafts. After copying the ...
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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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make a document visible but not readable

I have a SharePoint library that uses major and minor versions and has draft item security turned on so that Drafts are only visible to those with the Edit permission level. What I want to do is ...
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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 ...
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SPS2013 Open document library PDF's in Modal dialog?

Can anyone tell me the correct methodology to getting modal popups to work with PDF files in a document library on SharePoint 2013? Thanks
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Do doc hyperlinks not work in the Word WebApp in Chrome?

I have been adding Word documents to my document library in SharePoint and I only recently became aware that hyperlinks don't seem to work when I preview documents in the Word WebApp using Chrome. Is ...
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Find documents by tags

I want to create an Add-In/App that displays documents that the user might find useful or interesting, this is also supposed to be done using tags. I think I know how to get the tags that the user are ...
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Error Uploading a document

When I upload a document I am getting: Sorry, something went wrong The file Engineering Documents 2/IPSPD2013 Feed Back2.jpg has been modified by i:0#.w|dataoncloud\order_123456789 on 07 Dec ...
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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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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 Server with a Document Library. I have another server with SharePoint 2010 installed. I want to create Workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, Q&...
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sharepoint forms library

I'm trying to find a template document, but it is not displaying in SP2013. Under the Document Library --> Advanced Settings --> I can click on the Edit URL, and the template appears. The templateURL ...
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Automatically include last modified date / user when inserting a link to a document in a page?

When creating or editing a page, I can Insert a Link From SharePoint. This opens a window letting me "Select an Asset". If I choose a document from a document library, the link also automatically ...
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Can I be prompted to update related documents when something is revised

I have several instances where I have two versions of the same document (one is client facing and one in internal only). The content of the documents is identical but they are separate documents and ...
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Can I share drafts when Draft Item Security is enabled

I have a document library in SharePoint that has Major and Minor (draft) revisions. Before any document is published, it has to be reviewed and approved by someone. Normally I would use the collect ...
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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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How do I show a list of recently published documents

What I want is to display a list of recently added/released documents to my document library on my team site (ootb). I don't want to create a view in the document library, I just want people who visit ...
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Opening a document in a SharePoint 2013 document library in a new tab (using code)

How to open a SharePoint 2013 document library item in a new tab/new window? By default, the document, depending on whether it is .docx or .xlsx opens in Word or Excel Web Access in the same tab. I ...
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Document persistent urls broke all of the sudden

The firm I work for has an on-prem SharePoint 2010 environment with one site collection and about 1,700 different sites and subsites. We have the document id application set up and enabled on site ...
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Files missing during move from SP 2007 to 2013

I have moved about two thousand documents using Explorer View and the SP 2013 UI. Most of the documents have transferred successfully, however some managers are reporting files missing. At most, 100 ...
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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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Auto update document copies on check in Sharepoint 2010

We all are aware of Send To Functionality of Document Libraries as explained here http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/sharepoint-server-help/copy-a-file-to-another-library-or-send-to-location-...
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Document TOC hyperlinks not working

So I have been having problems with documents containing hyperlinks: most don't work. I found that some setting (still not sure what) in Chrome was causing this, as hyperlinks work fine when I preview ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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edit headers/footers in Word web app

My question is this: Is it possible to edit the header/footer in the Word web app? I can't seem to find that option, and it is more hassle than it's worth to make such a minor edit to the document ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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SharePoint 2013 shared with “lots of people”

I've been tasked to be the admin of a SharePoint 2013 site that was created by someone who never completely implemented it. I'm wondering why every site, page, list, folder, document at every level is ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

Is there a way to allow specific users to add comments to documents without allowing them to make changes to the document content? I am creating a SharePoint Document Library with a bunch of SOPs and ...
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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 ...