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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Document overwrite prevention and notification

Can you ‘turn-off’ the overwrite function in CRM so no documents can ever be overwritten? If a document with the same name is being uploaded, can the system prompt the user that they cannot save a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Component for content preview of past versions document

I am looking for a third party component able to offer a content preview of past versions of a document. Thanks for your help.
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Require Check Out on links to a document

IE 11, SharePoint 2013 Currently, I have a document in library A. Library B links to this document (I set the original document as a content type and linked to it). Both libraries have the "Require ...
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Excel Hyperlink only reaches homepage

I'm having quite a unique issue with hyperlinks. I have an excel spreadsheet that is stored in our sharepoint server, inside the spreadsheet are hyperlinks that links to documents inside our ...
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Add button to view display form

I need help to add more info button to a Content search web part in SharePoint 2013 to this display template. This button will be able to open the "display form" of the Document by document ID link ...
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Document library template DIP - or collecting metadata

I have a site document library that has many templates and more are added quite often. There are a number of columns of metadata in the document library and most are interrelated benefiting from logic ...