A duplicate is an identical copy of an object. Duplicates are typically determined by object name, though their content may be different.

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Multiple Lines of Text field set to Append Changes to Existing Text is duplicating its changes

We're using a Multiple Lines of Text type field with the Append Changes to Existing Text option enabled as a Comment field on a table on a SharePoint 2013 site. Ideally, key changes to the record ...
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How to remove duplicate list items (keep higher version ) using powershell script?

I am working with SP 2010 Sharepoint Lists where the list items is having unique column " Document No" and each items are having "version". Each time the list items are getting updated/New items are ...
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SP 2010 - Site-Collection - “Publishing Infrastructure” error message

When activating the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature I am receiving the following error message "A duplicate content type name "Page" was found" I am ...
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Enforce Unique Values Across 3 Columns

I have a list with 3 columns that are currently relevant: Customer Code | Product Line | Part Number I want to enforce unique values across all 3, so that at least one value of the three columns ...
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Duplication of documents in library

We are implementing SharePoint Online (Office 365). We are finding that changes made to a document (open in Word Online) save as a new document by the same name rather than updating the existing ...
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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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Workflow to duplicate list item in the same list with SP 2013

I need to create a workflow that simply duplicates a list item and adds it to the same list. (when item is created). I know that there is the function in SP Designer 2010, but Im not allowed to use ...
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Powershell script duplicating files and displaying incorrect URL of the file's location

I have a powershell script that display a list of files that are checked out all users in a site and exports the output as a csv file: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell $url = ...
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Different documents considered as duplicates in search results

In our Customer Center publication site (SP 2010), we have uploaded two different documents that have big parts of text in common. They are similar, but not equal. Although different documents, in the ...
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Share Point 2010 trying to duplicate to a new site [duplicate]

How can I duplicate this web page from SharePoint 2010. i want to duplicate onto a new site. Any suggestion would be much appreciated.
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Records randomly get duplicated when added or edited.

For some reason when a certain user is adding a record, it duplicates it three times. This also happens randomly when they edit the record. Some get duplicated while some don't. There is no workflows ...
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Remove duplicated custom action from welcome menu box

I have created a custom action in welcome menu box like this: <CustomAction Id ="CustomMenu_UserSettings" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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how to remove all duplicate values from a column

For some reason when a user is adding a record, it duplicates it three times. Why is that happening? Since there is many How can I remove any records that contains a duplicate in a specific ...
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How do i prevent duplicate entires based on multiple criteria

How would I prevent duplicate entries into a list from being entered based on the status of a different item on the list. For example, I don't want someone to enter an new list item if they have an ...
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Duplicate workflow on the same list sharepoint 2007

i created a workflow on my custom list that does some actions. I want to duplicate the same workflow. I have to do that because many steps are the same. My problem is when i copy and past the ...
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Incremental/Continuous crawl and case sensitivity - Duplicate items

I just stumbled upon an interesting behavior: Have a document set: Title: My Special Document Set Perform a crawl (continuous / incremental crawl) Search returns 1 result. Rename the document ...
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How to make a column a primary key so duplicate records cannot be added

I have a text column called JPPNum, and I want to make it so a user cannot add the same JPP Number if the record with that JPP number is already in there. So no duplicate on JPP NUm, how would I do ...
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Duplicate entries to appended comments from workflow

There is a question that has been posted that had the same issue but the resolution did not work entirely for me. Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save In my situation I am ...
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hiding duplicates in a SharePoint view

I have a list with the following information: I have attempted to create a table of contents by grouping results in the following manner: However, as you can see, I have duplicated results in ...
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Duplicate a list Item from the original item

I have SPD 2010, but do not have access to additional coding options. Any help would be GREATLY appreicated. Scenario: Users enter items in a list through an OOTB SP "Add New Item" form. For ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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Preventing Duplicate Categories For A SharePoint 2010 Blog

Background info: I currently work with two blogs in SharePoint 2010. For both blogs, we do a bit of ghost blogging (writing on behalf of executives, etc.), which is accomplished by clicking “Compose a ...
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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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Duplicate tasks created from workflow

I have a workflow that creates a task when the task is modified. The task is duplicated if the user goes in and modifies the task a second or third time. How can I get the task to be created on the ...
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Identifying duplicate items in a large list (>250000 items)

I have a list with ~250,000 items in it and I know that I've a lot of duplicates which I need to identify then clear out. I don't want to write Server Side code so looking for a imaginative solution. ...
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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event ...
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sharepoint 2010 contacts duplicates

I have created a contacts list in SharePoint 2010 and need to be able to stop duplicate contact information from being added to this list. I am not finding an "out of the box" method is there some way ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Clone Entire Web Application

I've just taking over from a Sharepoint developer who has only worked in a single, live environment. I want to set up a development environment (and subsequently also a UAT environment) and so to do ...
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Adding a content type to a list gives me a duplicate field error

I have the following code: list.ContentTypes.Add(contentType); It works on my dev environment, but on test fails with the following error: A duplicate field name "[GUID]" was found. I've had ...
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FAST Search duplicates results

We are facing the following problem: We have created a custom document library with a managed metadata field and it seems FAST Search duplicates the result, i.e., in the result page for each result ...
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Finding all duplicates in a library

Is there a way, probably with Search, where you can find all the documents that have duplicates? I know search will show any document that has been duplicated. Is there any search page, scope, ...
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Same custom column name in 2 different solutions, 2 different ID guids, yet I get a “Duplicate field 'x' was found” error

So I have two completely different solutions, I'll call them solutionA.wsp and solutionB.wsp and they are being deployed to the same site Both of them contain a site column definition for a column ...
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Why are my list workflow email send events firing twice?

I have a workflow on a list that is started ONLY when a new item is created. I recreated this workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 while looking at the old workflow from SharePoint Designer 2007. ...
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Indentify Duplicate From a Document Library using a specific field (and with administration limits)

I would like help on a problem i have creating a documents library for my project team. I'm an HR consultant and have to manage a lot of resumes. The problem is that the same resumes can be sent by ...
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Remove Duplicates in DVWP using JQuery

I am using a linked datasource in MOSS to create a dynamic table of contents page based on a metadata associated with files in a document library. The library contains multilookup columns for the ...
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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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How to remove duplicate EventReceiver entries

Lately i had a bug that time-to-time added duplicate event receiver entries in SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection. So how do i easily enumerate and remove these duplicate entries?
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How to verify whether the document name exist in document library?

I am uploading some document in sharepoint document library with name sample.txt and after some time I am uploading a document with the same name. As per the OOB functionality based on the checkbox ...
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Removing duplicate results FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010

I have a custom content type which contain duplicate values. I try to remove duplicate results from Query Web service returns. For specify duplicate data, I created "groupid" managed property which ...
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Good De-Dup tools for SharePoint

What are some good de-dup tools for SharePoint? I tried a powershell method but it doesnt do what it said it do. ...
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Using SPServices to retrieve duplicates (e.g. Same title) of items in a SharePoint 2007 List?

From what I know, we can use SPServices to query all the list, store it into a javascript array and then make comparison to find duplicates items (using Javascript) in a SharePoint 2007 List. (I am ...
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delete dups in document library

Is there a powershell way to delete duplicate items from document library. there is a column called "OLDGUID" which is same between two files (alone with many other columns). I would like to keep the ...
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Document Library - Want Duplicate Report Names

In a document library that lists reports (in PDFs), I have a column for the fiscal year and period, and for these reports that run every month I would like to name them the same, but can't. Also, I'd ...
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How can I link from one location to another?

I have a directory of files and accidentally got two versions of the same document under different names, how can I create a symbolic link from one to the other, so that there is only one file, yet ...