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

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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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Mulitple Search queries SharePoint 2013 page

We have setup a SharePoint page that has 3 seperate search boxes, each of which need to each query 3 seperate document libraries. Is it possible to do this and if so what process do we need to follow ...
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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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Difference Between Content Approval and Document Approval Workflow?

Could somebody explain the differences between content approval and document approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 and how they work together when they are both turned on in a document library?
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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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SharePoint 2013 certification 70-331 preparation [closed]

Currently I'm working on SharePoint 2013 as a developer. Please suggest me, where to get documents/reading material to crack 70-331 certification.
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Open office documents in browser sharepoint 2013 azure

We have a sharepoint 2013 site in which i want to open documents(majorly word and excel) in browser instead of application. Please not i am not considering Office web app. Instead i am interested in ...
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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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opening document library files in popup or new window

is there any easy way to open the document library files in a new window or popup depending on the file types PDF-In Adobe reader (currently opens in IE) Image file (currently opens in IE)
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What's the difference between “New Document” and “Upload Document”?

I have a library. In the Files tab in the ribbon bar, there are these two buttons, "New Document" and "Upload Document". Both have exactly the same behavior: opening a modal dialog where I can upload ...
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Moving Document set from a Documet library to another with Document-ID

I have used myDocumentSet.export and DocumentSet.Import method to move a document set from a document library to another library within same site and same site collection. However it gets a new ...
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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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Document Library/Permissions/Search - Help!

I have a SharePoint Library with just over 800 documents. Only 5 teams have access to the library. Requirements are below; Create different views for each team so that a team can only see documents ...
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Sharepoint 2013:Save the Documents in repository and provide the reference in sharepoint document library

I need help on the issue: When i upload the the document it need to save in the specified the local(or server) folder and the that reference should save in the Sharepoint document library. we are ...
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DIP doesnt update when fields are added or removed from content type

Im just wondering whether anyone has ever come across a problem where adding or deleting fields in a content type does not update the DIP?
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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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Open docx file in Word (client) from hosted app (SP 2013)

I have a client hosted app (written in Javascript) which includes links to documents in a document library on the tenant. If I point the url's straight to the documents, they simply download. What I ...
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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 ...
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Invalid permissions in Document Library

Somehow we managed to get invalid permissions in Document Libraries on our Sharepoint server. Our Farm is a brand new 2-tier setup (1 server is database, 1 server is AD, IIS and Sharepoint itself). ...
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Choose a library view to add to item in calendar

We have a library for which we create views so that users can easily find documents. One of the regular views that we create (on a monthly basis) is a selection of documents for a meeting. We don't ...
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Documents associated by location

We have 400 buildings and 5000 different chemical data PDF documents. Each building can have some of the chemical data PDF documents associated with them. Is there a way to have 2 lists 1 for ...
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Unable to update an excel file in SP

One of our users is currently trying to update an excel file that is saved directly to our SP document library. Whenever he tries to update it and save it the changes for some reason never save. It ...
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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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Open file in Edit mode

I need to open a file in edit mode. In my web part on item click I need to do some action before hand (like create a folder and copy file, then open it in edit mode). I came across the code segment ...
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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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Migrate Documents Between Site Collections

I need to migrate a number of documents from multiple document libraries into a single document library in a new site collection. Both site collections are SP2010 and the migration must maintain ...
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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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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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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 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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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. ...