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

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Hiding document sets based on field value

I have a large document set library (+ 4.000 folders). When a new document set is created the users define a department, which this document set belongs to (HR, IT etc.) The problem right now is that ...
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How can a document with version “1.0” have a status of “Draft”?

I have a set of documents which appear to have no problems in the browser, but when I inspect the properties of the document in PowerShell, it reveals that it is actually a Draft document: PS ...
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How do You Navigate Back to Search Results from an Open Document?

Problem: User searches for documents in a Document Library and gets a list of search results back. User opens a document, which opens in the browser, not in the client app. After viewing the ...
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Documents open in both the browser and client

My SharePoint 2013 site collection had been set to open all documents in the client application (by activating the site collection feature). After installing some security patches the other day, ...
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This document is locked for editing by another user

I am using sharepoint 2010 for my company. The endusers are working on there desktop which is OS "Windows 7". The browser version is IE8. The office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint are version ...
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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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Updating Item info in “Link to Documents” content type whenever a document is updated

Need your help! I have a site collection. Have one common library where all documents are hosted(with fields: Document name, Version No., Version Comments). There are several sub sites with a library ...
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Server Error in '/' Application with System.Net;

I have it error after use HttpWebRequest / HttpWebResponse. How i can fix it? Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server. The ...
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SharePoint 2010 how to duplicate add document link on sharepoint list

How to duplicate add document link on a SharePoint list? I am planning to put the "add document" link both on the top and bottom of the SharePoint list as well as the "navigation link" next and ...
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Rename Sharepoint 2013 document library file name using REST and JS

I am new to Sharepoint. I have a list of files in a document library. Files are placed within the year folder, followed by the sub-folder of month and the day wise sub-folders. I have a list of ...
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document categories

I got a pretty generel question about documents here. Requirement: Every document has to have additional information if someone want's to upload it via a company wide content-type. The biggest issue ...
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Get Average Document Size Using stsadm

We don't have Powershell installed in a SharePoint 2007 environment. How can I output document volumes and average sizes using stsadm (no powershell)?
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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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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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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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Uploading an updated version of the document requires me to re-enter metadata

For my document library, I've added some additional metadata columns that needed to be specified. The only way I know how to upload a new document to overwrite/update another document is to choose ...
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Create CV ( Curriculum vitae ) based on mysite properties - workflow / timerjob?

What's the best way to automatically create a CV based on users mysite? We've thinking of placing all the properties we need in the mysite properties, and then create a CV in word and just map ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Default View for Site Collection

We have added new columns to doc. library on PWA Sharepoint 2013. we want to save this view as default doc.library template for every site created on PWA site collection, is it possible? Every site ...
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Create document workspace

When I try to create new document workspace from file in library, SharePoint 2010 creates a document workspace but does not copy source file. There is only an empty sub-site with empty "Shared ...
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SharePoint 2013 Shared Word Doc asks for Credentials

We have a problem with some Word files in a SP2013 document library. These Word files are created with a dotx template and after this they were shared (one time with the standard SharePoint Share ...
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Workflow approval inside a group

Working on a sharepoint workflow to a group (of 5 people), where any three of the five needs to approve or only 1 needs to reject in order for the workflow to be approved/rejected. How do I set up ...
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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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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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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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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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Add URL Paramter to Document Library

I have a document library with folders. I am currently using a filter querystring on a list to show a specific menu on the page layout. When a user clicks a folder on the page it drops the parameter ...
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Changing a file in a document library with SharePoint web services

I'm trying to update a file in a document library using the SharePoint web service. The "CopyIntoItems" method from the "Copy" web service I use to upload new files returns an error if I try to ...
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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Exporting document content from SP2013 to external webapp

How should I do to make a document viewable on a webpage, that is exported from SP2013 document library. A user should be able to, through a webpage send a request to view the content of a specific ...
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Sharepoint - Email enabled Document Library in 2007 or greater

We would like to forward documents to an email enabled document library. Is there a way to get the data from the body of the email into this library?
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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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Anonymous user asked for credentials when file is accessed direclty using URL for anonymous access enabled site

I have one site collection which is anonymous access enabled. An anonymous user can access entire web. There is one document library where all PDFs are stored. If I click from document library the ...
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Upload files with the same name & Move a list item to a specific folder

I have 2 questions regarding SharePoint 2013, I hope you can provide me with a little help. We have about 1000 company employees with an Excel file that has the same name on every employee's ...
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Excel won't let me enter required metadata

I have a template in Library A. I open in in excel, enter some data and want to save it as newfile.xls in Library B. Library B has required (managed) metadata, so excel prompts me to enter it into the ...
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link to a document in an attachment column within a task list in Sharpoint 2010

another link to a document question: I have a task list and by default, there is an attachment column. Whenever I add an item to that list, I may add an attachment. However sometimes I want to refer ...
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Can I create a duplicate of a file in a second document library which is synchronized with the original?

In a site collection, we have 2 sub-sites which have the same structure. Both contain a document library. Sometimes, a document needs to be present in both libraries. Is it possible to create kind ...
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Make list with cascading dropdown menus available for uploading documents

I've been trying to create a list with cascading dropdown menus as shown in this YouTube video: Example video The instructions are pretty clear, so I was able to get this working. Therefore I now ...
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How to create a .pdf with links to all the documents in a document set

I am looking for a way to create a report or .pdf file that includes all the document and metadata for the documents in a document set.
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Document Numbering for SharePoint 2013 Standard

Hi I am trying to create an autogenerated Document Number. This Document Number is to concatenate data from other metadata columns, sections from the document ID plus also the version number. I have ...
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Conversion job failed to complete within time allowance

I am experiencing the error on the image below. I have tried to convert the same document to pdf using C# and Sharepoint and it works. I don't get why I encounter the error as the document meets the ...
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Is there an easy way to remove all folders in a document library while leaving files in O365/SP 2013?

So here is my requirement: I am migrating documents from one library in our old, entirely ungoverned portal into a library in our new O365 portal, and our legal team has a document library with an ...
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Error when copying files between document libraries in Windows Explorer [SP2010]

Two of our users receive an error message each time they try to copy a file between two document libraries with Open with Explorer in Sharepoint 2010. The document libraries are on seperate sites but ...
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How can I change the order in which the Document ID column appears in the form?

I want to re-order where the Document ID field appears when you view the properties of a document. How is it possible to do this? It's not possible to simply do column ordering with the Document ...
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Preview document with metadata

I have a wish to add a new document to a document library. When the document is uploaded I want to have a preview of the document and the metadata at the same time. Here is a pic of what I wish. Hope ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...