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

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Use workflow to update source document fields

Given I have some experience with Sharepoint (user experience mind you!) I've been given the task of am creating a site where anyone can dump files in a document library, and then a separate area/site ...
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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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Search document text inside a document library

I have a document library that I’ve created and I would like to be able to have a search box on a page of the same site that can search through the document text of that specific library. All of the ...
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Best practices for uploading documents onto new SharePoint site?

These documents will be on different parts of the SharePoint site. I realize you can upload multiple documents at a time, but does anyone have tips for organizing files before uploading? Edit: ...
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sharepoint rest api, serverRelativeUrl, extended properties on all files

Is there a way to write the service call in example A to get the file properties in example B? Currently the folder isn't a named list. If it were would that help? This question is similar to: Is it ...
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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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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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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!
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Extract all document uploaded to sharepoint

I am a software developer with very little knowledge of sharepoint 2013. Currently I am in the process of creating a software system that uses external system to index documents. The problem I am ...
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Add a ‘Create New Document Set’ link to a web-page

I've found this page which explains how to add a ‘Create New Document’ link to a page : <img alt="" src="/_layouts/images/rect.gif">&nbsp; <a ...
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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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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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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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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Symlink in Explorer View

Is it possible to create a symlink in a document library to another document library that will work in both web and explorer view? If not, is it possible to create a symlink in explorer view?
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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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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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Move document to root path by workflow

I'm currently assigning permissions to documents by inheriting from folders. So everytime a document will be checked in a workflow starts which changes the property "path and name" to the appropriate ...
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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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Is there a way to know the source library of a record in record center

In a farm I have many site collections and I am sending documents from each site collection to a Library in Record Centre site collection. I have also enabled the Document ID Service. Now in a ...
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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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Custom Permissions in a Document Library

Is it possible within a document library to have custom permissions based on file metadata. So for example within one document library you add multiple files and against each file you assign a ...
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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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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document? I am concerned that new versions of ...
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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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Global Workflow for document approval apply all libraries - will this work?

I've searched around and I think I understand Global Workflows but would like to know if this would work before I start developing it since it will take me a few hours. What I have is a site with 36 ...
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Tabular View option not showing while modifying or creating view Sharepoint 2010

Tabular View option is not showing while modifying or creating view SharePoint 2010. I want to show checkboxes but tabular view option not showing. I have done changing the tabular view to default ...
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restricted access to document without breaking inheritance

I have a library about 5 levels down from the site collection top level that has three groups with access. I will probably be modifying those groups' permissions, adding more groups, etc. over the ...
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List recently uploaded document in my home page site

I want to show on the home page of the site the 15 recently uploaded documents, after having added the CQWP, I set: List Type: Document Library Content Type Group: Document Content Types Content ...
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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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Can I have a Form Library within a Document Library as a sub-folder?

I'm creating a team site and we need a Document Library titled "Safety", for safety documents. These include training PDFs and Excel Spreadsheets. However, we also have a form we fill out for incident ...
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How to find out how long ago someone checked out document in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

I am a regular (non-privileged) user of my company's SharePoint Foundation 2010 system. When a document is checked out, I know how to find out who it is checked out to (hover over green checkout ...
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Hyperlink to weekly updating document

I'm trying to create a hyperlink that links to a weekly updated document. The Sales document gets updated weekly and because of this the title changes, for example, the naming structure is as follows: ...
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How to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library?

I have a requirement to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library? how can I do that?
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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation - Library Files [duplicate]

My question is: where does Sharepoint 20013F stores a files of document libraries? Does it stores files on hard drive in a window's folder or at a BLOB field of database? Could you gave me a approving ...
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Do not allow check out, edit, and upload to document library

I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 site. (I have SharePoint Foundation.) I want to allow people to add documents and also to view documents (and save them locally to their own PC) but I ...
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WSS 2.0 - Prevent users from checking out files

Is there a way to prevent users from checking out a file for an entire Web Application? Currently there are users with files checked out to them for days / weeks, often without them realising. The ...
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How can restrict users from changing document's name?

Is there any way I can restrict users from renaming a file in a document library? The user group has editing rights to the document since we need monthly input from them. It is crucial that the ...
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Document name VS Document title inside SP document library

I have added a new Document library to my team site in SP 2013. and I have noted the following regarding two fields:- Name Title Now when I upload a new document for example MS word inside SP ...
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Sharepoint Library document security

I am hoping there is some help out there with this question. Currently we are configuring a specific library we have set up on SharePoint to act as our IMS (Integrated Management System) Document ...
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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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What Share permissions am i forgetting?

Hi I've setup a 2013 Sharepoint site on my companies 365 org and none of my users can see the documents in the folder. The users are signed in properly and i've shared the folders with NT ...
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How to move files to a folder within a library using workflow? [duplicate]

I have a situation like this. I have an asset library and I want to use a workflow so that, every time a user upload a file, it is automatically moved to a folder by the file type (extension). For ...
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Users unable to edit document properties

I have a document library on SP 2010 in which all users, including myself as the admin/owner, are unable to update properties of certain documents. Documents were moved to this folder from another ...
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restrict just one document in a document library not to show in search result in SP2013

What is the best and easy way to restrict a one document in a document library not to show in the SharePoint 2013 results page
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Displaying a folder in a document center from a parent site to a subsite

I am looking to display a folder from a document center that is a sub site onto another sub site. I have seen a few other people with the same question but without any good answers. I am using ...
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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, ...
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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 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 hyperlink placed in Word only routes as far as homepage instead of to the SharePoint document

A coworker of mine is adding hyperlinks of SharePoint documents (which are .docx) into a Word document, but when she was testing them, the link takes her to the homepage of our intranet (which is ...