A computer file is a digital resource for storing information, which is available to a computer program and is usually based on some kind of durable storage.

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How to create custom site column with type File

Reading MSDN documentation I see that we can define a type File for custom columns. When I define the site column in Elements.xml using element and type file, the column does not get rendered. THe ...
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To acces file from Linux server

We have a Scheduled report that generating from Business Object that is hosted in Linux Server.We required to show this report in share point site.Is there any built in webpart for this. How can we ...
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SharePoint 2010: Unable to open .mht files in browser. Prompts to save .mht to disk

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment where I am unable to open .mht files in my browser. Every time reference the .mht file using a page viewer web part or a content editor web part (with iframe) I am ...
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SharePoint as a File Manager

I'm a business user and trying to find out if Sharepoint is the right tool to manage our files. Our files consists of excel spreadsheets and Word documents. They include policies, procedures, and ...
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How to get a file using SharePoint Client Object Model with only an absolute url at hand?

We have a database with absolute (full) links to SharePoint files. If a user wants to download or get checkoutstatus information about the file, our program needs lookup that information in ...
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Content type ID on a file different from actual content type ID?

Moving from "a sharepoint user" to "a sharepoint power user", I now am facing the world of Powershell and more. One thing that really puzzles me is the following. Ok, so I have a document library ...
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Search Scope returning aspx pages

I have 40 document libraries. I dont want to add exclusion for each document library to exclude "http://pop.abc.com/sc/doclib1/Forms". I tried adding fileextension = aspx exclude and that does not ...
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SharePoint sharing files on local existing file systems

Hi I want to share quite large-sized files on SharePoint but the quota space is too limited. I was wondering is there any method or free 3rd party tools that allows the mapping of files in Shared ...
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What is the reason to have a minimum default value for the “executionTimeout” attribute?

If SharePoint Upload time limit can be increased as we wish, why the default is not set to be Max? What is the reason to have a minimum default value for the attribute "executionTimeout"? ...
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File not found on _layouts/user.aspx? Any ideas why?

Does anyone have any idea what file may be missing? //log System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Unable to find the specified file. at ...
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How to change file in sharepoint library?

I have sharepoint documents library and I have wcf service from where i should download new version of document file on button click. So i got next method: public void UpdateFile(SPListItem ...
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Uploading multiple files with metadata in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to upload multiple files with metadata in the document library in SharePoint 2013?
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How to find which user last visited a site or recently downloaded a file available on SharePoint?

Is there a way to find who visited the site at last and who downloaded file recently in SharePoint? Also can we log who are the users that used/accessed the file? Can anyone provide some guidance on ...
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Uploading '.xlsx' or '.docx' to SharePoint 2007 from ASP.NET app causing file 'corruption'

I have an ASP.NET application wrapped in SharePoint 2007 website. Within this application I allow users to create requests and they can also upload supporting files for the request. When a user ...
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File size limit for a document in SharePoint is actual file size or file size on disk

The file size upload limit for a document is 50mb by default but is it file size of the document or file size of document on disk.
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Deploying to style library / site pages from a web application scoped feature

I am writing a web application-scoped feature which will provision a site collection and a small number of sites. The problem is that I have my own style files (.js, .css, images) and even some ...
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SP 2013 Log Viewer?

does anybody know if there is already a log viewer tool available that can completely read SharePoint 2013 log files? As far as i know the 2010 log viewer tools can't parse the log files of 2013 and i ...
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Issue in versioning and metadata with recent Office Files

I have a web service that shows a sort of CRUD of document (with metadata) for other application.. I have some document libraries in which users can upload (via WS) documents with metadatas. For ...
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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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Error when deploying module with GhostableInLibrary files

Here is the module which I want to deploy on the server and the files which should be shown in the Style Library, when deploying them without type ghostale in library, all go good and well, no errors, ...
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“File not found” when attaching file to list item

I'm trying to write a section of code that lets users attach files to list items. The goal is to allow any user to be on the SP site and upload any "legal" file from their machine or shared drives to ...
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SharePoint file gets stored in external filesystem: manually update file location?

Suppose I have a Sharepoint Document Library that's read-only. I'm planning on writing a custom solution that will enable users to copy a file to remote file storage. How do I change the file to refer ...
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SharePoint 2010: Saving file to local folder: Access Denied

in SharePoint 2010, I created a DLL that I deploy to the GAC. From this assembly, I try to save a file then access the file I just saved in a temporary location, such as C:\temp. Everytime I try to do ...
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How to handle Multiple ACL on List Item without performance starve

I'm facing a problem with some items in my List. I want to have an Huge document Library (thousands of files in folders + GB of files) and I want to have different permissions on the files. I want ...
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Network Can't see a Sharepoint Document Library

I inherited a script that moves documents from a web server (unix) to a sharepoint document library via robocopy. The script looks like this: net use v: \\webserver\share /user:u p robocopy v:\ ...
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Where did a downloaded file from SharePoint come from? (it's SharePoint path)

Where did a downloaded file from SharePoint come from? When a user clicks a link in SharePoint to open a file which has registered extension to start a program it seems to follow this flow -Browser ...
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Performance bottleneck on SharePoint upload method

Trying to eliminate a performance bottleneck on a method doing file and metadata uploads. According to the profiler on a line-by-line of the decompiled code, the majority of time is spent on ...
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Special Characters in sharepoint 2010 file/folder name?

What special characters are allowed and not allowed in sharepoint file/folder names?
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Can't download document from library

We have document library which contains about 2,5k SCORM packages (about 100GB total) for teachers. This files are relatively big and in *.zip format, so we decided to enable RBS on content databse ...
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Why is SPD adding content to my file?

I'm using SPD to edit an HTML file that's in SharePoint (in a subfolder of SiteAssets). Later, I return to the file in SPD to find that the following content has been added to the file (where ...
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XML Dictionary - how to provision with feature and read it?

I have an visual webpart and I need to populate drop down with content extracted from xml file. How can I provision that XML file with feature and then how can I access it from my codebehind to be ...
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Anyone know how to upload files into a Sharepoint Library using javascript and the SOAP API in SP 2010?

I am writing custom forms in javascript. I do not have access to visual studio. I need to be able to upload a file into a document library with meta data. I've been playing around with the Copy.asmx ...
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Problems adding webparts to a page in the correct order

I would think there's something supersimple I'm missing, but I can't find where I'm going wrong. I have a feature deploying a default.aspx page with two CQWP webparts. I use the AllUsersWebPart ...
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Schedule the copy of a document to a network location

I'm looking to copy a document to a network location on a scheduled basis. Anyone have a best practice on how to do that? I thought I could write a work flow, but since I want to copy to a ...
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How to add XML file with event reciver

I am creating a event reciver for the list, for that i need to get some data from XML file. currently i have placed the xml file in my local system. Actually where do i need to add the xml file. Is ...
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Depth of document library folders & files

How can I find out how deep is a document in a document library? Should I simply parse the url of the file and split according to position of slash character? Or is there a better way? Thanks.