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

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Used Based document versioning - SP2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 foundation. There is a requirement to enable user based version of documents in the library. Meaning that each user has his/her own version of the document uploaded to the ...
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Failed to follow documents from Suggested documents to follow - mysite

Having problem following documents from Suggested documents to follow. Getting this error in console when I'm trying to follow / starring a document: [MyRecs.FollowOrUnfollow][Failed to follow url ...
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Active linking of document libraries

We are attempting to create a functional area for a time limited project which brings together documents from multiple SCs’ libraries. At the end of the project, all documents would be returned to ...
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Using share function with Site Groups

When we share a file with someone in SharePoint 2013, the user will receive an email generally. I have observed that when we put a sharepoint group rather than a single user in the sharing pane, the ...
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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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Add a Workflow to a Document Set

I have a library of Document Sets (each set represents a product and documents pertaining to that product). I need to send the entire document set for review/approval to certain individuals. How do I ...
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Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system?

Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system? I would like to use the drag and drop functionality of SharePoint 2013 but need to ...
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Sharepoint Workflow 2013/2013 - Create list item to document library creates corrupt document

I have recently upgraded a 2010 site to 2013 with spd workflow running on the 2010 platform. The "create list item" to a library does not seem to work. It adds a document but the file is corrupt and ...
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Sharepoint List & Export to excel sheet

I read that we can store list items limitation for sharepoint 2010 is 30 million . Is this true ? If yes , then can i have 25 million records in sharepoint list , and use "export to excel sheet" and ...
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Sharepoint Linked Document Library

A little Background: We are a design shop that uses Autocad a lot. We also use sharepoint. They do not work well together! Both are awesome products and we need a solution! We create a sub-site ...
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Version is being changed when editing document properties

Is it possible to edit "Properties" of a document? Each time I edit "properties" of any document, version is being changed. Is it possible to edit and it remain in same version?
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Does it take longer to move a file into a fuller document library?

I'm seeing a pattern that appears to be that it takes longer to move files into a document library that has a lot of content. We have a custom timer job that takes documents from various libraries on ...
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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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Choice Site Column set to Checkboxes not displaying in Word Document

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to have a Site Column of type Choice, set to be Checkboxes, that I can use in the body of a Word document template via the Quick Parts -> Document Property ...
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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...
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Opening CQWP document links in Office Online editing mode

We started using Sharepoint Online 2013 and for our document/file managing needs we have created a few document centers. The document center comes with one pre-built document library and the front ...
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Document list inside div problem

I have document list web part on my page. That list is placed inside a div. When the list is placed inside the div, the drag and drop features stops working. They are working just fine when the list ...
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Add audio file and text file to same list item

I'm new to Sharepoint 2013. I've been given a task to add a library for audio files. There is also a text file associated with audio file. How can I add both files as a single item in a library/list ...
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How to have 'add item' button appear only in certain level of heirarchy

I have a document library with multiple level of folders and I only want the user to see the 'add item' button at the innermost level of each subfolder. I've placed the library in a webpart on the ...
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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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SPS 2013 Document Set view all Properties

From inside a document set, in the Welcome page, I select "View All Properties" But the only property it shows is the Name field.... The "Edit Properties" shows all of the fields..... Can ...
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download multiple document from document library

I want to download multiple documents from document library. I select several documents and then click on 'download' icon present in ribbon. It should download all files and retain its metadata. ...
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Change name of emailed document to Email title

I email a spreadsheet to SharePoint and I want to save the document not with its original name but with a name built from the title of the email - any ideas please? For example: doc name is ...
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All Attachments Need to be Downloaded

I am trying to keep users from being able to edit, and override, list attachments. I would like to make it so they can only download the attachments no matter what they are. Is there a way to do ...
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How to disable Adobe Reader message asking you to Check Out & Open the file?

When i open a PDF file from Sharepoint page, an Adobe Reader message pops up that reads - Tip: WHen finished with the file, you can check it in using the "Sharepoint Server" option in the FIle Menu. ...
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How to show a column of a document content type to the parent document set

I would like to show a field (column) of a document type (child of a document set) within a Document set's fields. Document has a field with the value Valid and I would like this value to be visible ...
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Need an expert's opinion

I am relatively new to Sharepoint, and a bit daunted by the huge community that I now have available to me. I come from using a CRM that had NO community support, and was locked down by the software ...
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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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Open a sharepoint document from list item

I have created a list with SharePoint. In this list, i have a column named "Link" which contains a link to a document from my SharePoint library. I want to open this document in edit mode, but now ...
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Create folders in Document Center

I have a document center site. I see I can upload file but I cannot organize them in folders ? Can I also create folders?
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Is it possible to wait until my file is uploaded in document library?

I have created a document library and I have applied an Item Added event receiver to that library which will copy that file to another library and I have added that library as a mapped drive to my ...
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How to add link to new document of a particular content type

I have a document library with an associated content type. I've added a file in the template section of the content Type. In the document library area, in the ribbon I can create a new document based ...
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Document Library: field “Active” got added to Document Content Type

In one of our document library field "Active" got added with "Document" content type, looks like this field got added by activating some feature, it does not gives us option for removing the field ...
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Multiple Document Libraries

I have 60 Document Libraries set up under one Site Collection. I have a column in each library as "Related word". I would like to pull all the documents within 60 libraries that has matched related ...
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Document Library add file with custom column (SharePoint 2013)

I have a document library with a custom column. I want to add a file programatically, as well as a value for the custom column(lookup column). SPFile file = ...
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Google Analytics on SharePoint Online (when viewing documents)

We are using Google Analytics to track some metrics in our SharePoint Online environment. Does anyone know a way to get Google Analytics to pick up on when a document is being viewed using Word ...
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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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New document link is missing

When I selected a document in a subsite , I had the option "new document or drag file". suddenly this is changed to a menu ' new upload sync edit share". How can i change this ?
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Sharepoint 2013 - New Field when adding a new Document in Document Library

I am trying to a add a new field in the "new form" when adding a new document in the Standard Document Library. I want to create the field name "Document ID". How do I do this?
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Is it possible to have one workflow associated to more than one content type?

I have a subsite, where I have three document libraries. Each document library has its own content type. I have a task workflow that I would like to run on all of the lists. My problem with creating ...
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Is there any way to merge documents together?

I'm working with a policy committee that's transitioning from a centrally-managed document to distributed management (that is, they plan to split IT responsibilities off to a separate working group, ...
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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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Editing Site Content Column Type - saving column with same name creates problems

I have a Site Column called Department Chair that is used in a Site Content Type called Grant Application. In turn, that Site Content Type is used in a library called Applications. Initially, I set ...
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select latest version of document from document library

i am converting word document in library to html document using event receiver it is working fine. but when i update the document and upload it.Event receiver code convert older document to html not ...
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User has files set to open in Google Docs

We have SharePoint configured to always open documents on the client machine rather than in the browser. One of my users has documents on his machine set to open in Google Docs, so every time he tries ...
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Hyperlink to create a new document.

I want to replicate the behavior of opening a office template file (e.g. .dotx). The link should allow the user to create a new document with no attachment to a SharePoint library based on a ...
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Why are documents saving to temp folder instead of directly to the SharePoint directory?

When I open a document from a library in SharePoint 2007, make changes and save, it usually just saves directly to its location within the site. But now, a "save to" location dialog box pops up and is ...