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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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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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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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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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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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 2013 DFS

Im running a Sharepoint 2013 server and got a fileserver with different DFS shares. Are there any way for me to map one of the DFS shares into a sharepoint site?
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Access Old Version File objects with CSOM

I created a WCF service that uses Client-side Object Model (CSOM) to query file information from a SP Document Library. I need to create a List<File> with all the files associated with all the ...
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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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Endpoint for Recycle Bin using REST API

I have the following endpoint which works fine if I use the file/folder id or 'root' instead of 'RecycleBin', but I just can't seem to get access to the recycle bin using this type of endpoint. ...
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REST call to move a file/folder to another location

I am trying to move a file/folder from one location to another using a REST call, but I am getting the following error: { error: { code: "-1, ...
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How to use Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File.SaveBinary method?

I want to save a file from document library to local drive. I am using the Client Object model approach model in development. The following is the code that I use: ...
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How to add a hyperlink which opens a text file into a folder of a document Library

I've a requirement to add a link to a txt file in a folder of a document library such that user who want to upload content to the folder may click on the link which will open the file in a separate ...
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Put a file in a library with a File-Upload on sharepoint designer

I work on SharePoint designer 2013 and I try to put a file(The file can be an image, a text file, a powerPoint, a videos or any type of file) in a library with a FileUpload. I didn't find any code ...
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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Copy file to another folder with REST API

I'm trying to copy a file located in user's personal folder (OneDrive Pro) using REST API. The resulting link seems to become too long and server returns 400 BadRequest: The length of the URL for ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Restrict File extension

I am using an App on my site that is kind of a list and allow you to select a file. Is there a way to restrict the file extension that the user can select? Can I do a receiver(event handler) to ...
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Create File in sharepoint mapped directory

I am creating a farm solution, I want to create zip file from 2 or more files taken from sharepoint library. I want to temporarily save these files in my mapped folder ("Layout/MyFolder"). and allow ...
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Document locked by SharePoint

I am trying to read values from document after that the file was edited in Office Web Apps. Problem is, that this document is locked by Sharepoint (SPFile.LockType - Shared). I tried to Check Out and ...
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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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“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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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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Crawl file server to add files to search result

I'm trying to add some directories from my file server to be included in the search centre in sharepoint 2013. I have added a new content source to be crawled and stated it is a file server. I filled ...
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Include JS Files in JS Link File

Is there a way to include another .JS file into a JSLink file? I have made mini framework to render list views which I want to source out in a seperate file and then add a normal JSLink file for ...
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What's the difference between “New Document” and “Upload Document”?

I have a library. In the Files tab in the ribbon bar, there are these two buttons, "New Document" and "Upload Document". Both have exactly the same behavior: opening a modal dialog where I can upload ...
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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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Extract Site Collection Properties to File

Is there a way to extract all the Site Collection properties to a file using SharePoint Management Shell
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Best Backup Solution for SharePoint 2013 Possibly with DPM

We are planning to move our file share to SharePoint. Currently we use DPM to backup the file server, but I know the content of SharePoint is found in content databases. So my question is what is the ...
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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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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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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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Why the “401 Unauthorized” when using Call HTTP Web Service against a text file?

I have a mydata.txt file under SiteAssets whose contents are JSON (SharePoint prevented my use of a .json extension). I shared the file with Everyone. I can make a getJSON request with jQuery in the ...
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How to set read-only attribute on file

I have .docx file on sharepoint which should be read only but I do not know how to set this attribute in my sharepoint application in c# code behind. How to set read-only attribute on file in code ...
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CAML query for 'FileRef' does not return relative path

I'm having trouble retrieving the relative path of a file using CAML: ...
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Recursively search for files based on metadata

I'm working on a SharePoint instance which consists of one site and 4 sub-sites. Each one of those sub-sites contains multiple files, separated into multiple folders. What I'm trying to do is write a ...
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With REST recursively retrieve file and folder directory structure

I have a site which is running under SharePoint 2013. Via REST I am trying to retrieve the file and folder directory for that site. There are several similar questions on this site related to ...
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Extract text/string from file name

Is it possible to extract parts of a file name and put the that information into a column? So for example file is called 2014-01-2-R00744.pdf. So can I using a workflow extract the 2014 part of the ...
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Deleted items are still showing on Search result after Full Crawls or incremental Crawls

I am writing a custom file disposition solution for SharePoint 2013. After delete action (see below Delete_Action method), I saw that the selected file is removed. After Full-Crawls or Incremental ...
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Get link to image from asset library

I try to access an asset library in a SharePoint-Hosted App via the REST API. The app is hosted in SharePoint Online. I get the properties of the images (e.g. the title etc). But I do not find a ...
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Upload a file to folder in a document libary

I have a java program that uploads a file to a document libary and i have a method that creates a folder. I want the file to be uploaded to the folder but i keeps getting uploaded outside the folder. ...
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Get File Url from a Lookup Column REST API

I have a lookup column that correlates to a background image in my presentation layer. Is it possible to expose the URL to the actual file via the $expand mechanism using REST? Example REST URI ...
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PS Script copy file in specific folder

Almost same question as here : Power shell script to copy the files and folders with in 2 specific dates I understand the script, which copies entire folders/files from a library to another. But my ...
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How to prevent Files with same Name?

I have a service that takes a file from a library and send it to an already specified folder. This becomes a problem when I'm having files with same names on diferent folders. Lets say that the ...
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Cannot invoke HTTP DAV request. There is a pending query during OpenBinaryDirect

I've to move some items from one document library to an other one in a different site. I use object client model to do this My issue is having an exception while i'm trying to open the file and here ...
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How to get excel file from sharepoint library and write to it programmatically

we would like to read an Excel template stored in a SharePoint 2010 library create a new Excel file from it fill the new Excel file with data programmatically we tried already Excel Services but ...
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Find Names that SharePoint doesn't allow before copying to Sharepoint

Is there a way using Windows Explorer to find Names that SharePoint doesn't allow? I have a user I need to move a large number of files from a users Windows Document folder to SharePoint. If there ...
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redirecting when document is closed

I have Excel file eg. template.xlsx in library eg. localhost/Documents/. I made webpart, which creates copy of this file and display this copy (in Office WebApps) to user through hyperlink eg. ...
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Ghostable via Object Model

Is it possible to set a file as Ghostable/GhostableInLibrary via the Server Object Model? I don't see any properties on SPFile that seem to fit the bill. I know you can do this via an XML module, but ...
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Difference between GetFileByServerRelativeUrl and GetFolderBy… when moving file/folder

I've been trying to create a method that would move a file or a folder. To get the file that I want to move, I am using Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl and then on the returned file I invoke MoveTo ...
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Auto Generate flat file (comma separated)

My Requirement is as below I have one share point list(L1) in SharePoint 2013. When I Update the list item(one record in list) , I should Auto Generate flat file (comma separated) with file content as ...