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How do you create a new document in a Sharepoint Document library based on an existing content type using REST?

I have a document library with a content type called 'Letter' attached to it. The 'Letter' content type has a MS Word document template attached to it. I would like to know how, using REST, to create ...
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Attaching a file to a list item using CSOM

I'm attempting to use a console application to attach a file to a list item I have created in code. Here's what I have: var attachmentInfo = new AttachmentCreationInformation(); // ...
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How to detect a new file in a shared folder?

I'm looking for a way to programmatically detect the arrival of a file in a shared folder. So far, the best I have is some kind of Windows service that contains a FileSystemWatcher; that service, in ...
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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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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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Error While create REST request for create file

I set the headers like following: Headers: accept: application/json;odata=verbose Content-Type: application/json;odata=verbose Authorization Bearer xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx { ...
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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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Encrypting files and documents in Sharepoint 2013

I want to host confidential data on Sharepoint 2013 and would like to encrypt these data on a file level. There is already a Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) feature available for Sharepoint but it ...
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Can I get Last write time of a file in SharePoint via Powershell?

Is it possible to get when was the last WRITE time of a file in a document library by using Powershell? $url = "http://myserver/sites/mysite/shared%20documents/myfile.xlsx" $webclient = New-Object ...
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Using get_name() with attachment files in a list

I am trying to retrieve the names of two attached files that a single item may contain in a list I'm not sure how this function works, but here is what I have so far var PicName1 = ''; var PicName2 ...
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Getting Multiple Attachments URL's

I am trying to obtain the full URL of every item's attachments in a sharepoint list Here is what I am specifically trying to obtain, in bold: ...
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Error : The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT/system

I am creating .docx file using template of SharePoint Library and uploading it to the library. But I am facing an error while CheckOut(). Below is my code. public void UpdateAndCreateFile(SPWeb web) ...
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Modify Column View

I have a library containing folders, sub-folders and PDF files. Is it possible to display a column only visible for PDF files? I don't want this column to be visible when only the folders are ...
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How to delete files from “Manage files which have no checked in version” using powershell

I tried to delete custom content type from Pages library but got an exception "content type is still in use". The I get to know that files should also be deleted from "Manage files which have no ...
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Sharepoint in Explorer-View can't display images “because the file is empty”

I am administrating a SQL Server 2014 for our Sharepoint 2013. Currently users are facing the following issue: Using the Explorer View, some images randomly (at least I can't find a pattern until ...
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SPCheckinType.OverwriteCheckIn in Poweshell

How we can OverwriteCheckIn in Powershell? Please correct second parameter? $ListItems[$i].File.CheckIn("Checkin automatically",SPCheckinType.OverwriteCheckIn) // second parameter seems wrong
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SharePoint 2013 - Opening files while Web App is in Strict Mode

My organization requires that SharePoint be in Strict mode for "Browser File Handling". However, there are a few file types that are allowed to be open directly. Is there a command that I can run ...
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List out all files inside all folders of Document library using Server object model

SPFileCollection foler = pdflibrary.RootFolder.Files; Above code line will only give files outside folder. How can get all files inside and outside folder into SPFileCollection. What is the easiest ...
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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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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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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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get the attachement files from REST API

I use REST API SharePoint 2013 to get the items from list: And and I want to get the Attachments Files, How can i do that? This the code : function getListItems(url, listname, query, complete, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Connect Windows File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013

Is it possible that we can connection File Share with SharePoint Foundation 2013? So that we can view files and folders on SharePoint.
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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 ...
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How to correctly include file in Powershell?

How do I correctly perform includes in Powershell? I have this script: & .\config.ps1 & .\scripts\functions.ps1 Write-Host -f yellow "Saving root site collection" backupSiteCollection ...
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Trying to Edit a document and access is denied SharePoint 2013

I’m trying to edit a PPT presentation on SharePoint 2013, but when I click “edit in PPT” I am asked to logon, which is unusual. I enter my credentials and get an error that my UN or PW are incorrect. ...
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Office 365 SharePoint - Individual File Sharing

I have been debating with my internal team whether to allow the end user to share individual files or not and have also been talking about the potential problem which may arise due to giving each file ...
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Arithmetic Overflow

I have to report weekly on the number of documents being stored in one of our document libraries. My manager wants the headline figures: Total number of files stored Average file size Total file ...
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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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Cannot write file in a folder

I cannot write a file into a folder through some code in a VisualWebPart in a Sharepoint 2013 solution. I've given write permission to c:\myfolder to Everyone. The code I use to write is the ...
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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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automatic uploading to sharepoint intranet website using spfilezilla

I am using spfilezilla to upload files to my documents library on my sharepoint site. I was wondering if anyone knows how i can automatically schedule uploads with this tool or if there is a way to ...
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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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Creating a network of files that can reference eachother

Sharepoint novice here (readas: extreme novice) Is there a way to make it so that multiple files can be dependent on eachother? IE: If there is a master list excel file with multiple sheets worth of ...
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Copying attachments using JavaScript (JSOM or REST)

I've been able to copy documents in document libraries using the "CopyTo" method: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn450841.aspx#bk_FileCopyTo I'm not understanding how I can apply ...
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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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How To Use Document ID to Auto Assign Directory

So, I am using a SharePoint site with various folders, documents, etc, the norm, and I currently have to tell SharePoint what Task Order Folder that the file belongs to, but I should have to because I ...
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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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Retrieving SharePoint Item ID - Powershell

I am creating a script that looks through our WebApp and gets all Site Collections, Sub-Sites and list all the documents with certain pieces of information regarding each item. I have to retrieve ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 - Imported Files are not viewable but says they exist

I am the site Collection Administrator on 40 different Site Collections. I have created 3 new Page Layouts that I would like to deploy to all sites and I have imported them to a test Site Collection ...
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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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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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Save Excel file locally using client object model and C#

I have a scenario where I have been able to get the file that I want to download using a CAML query. I am using client object model approach. I need to save this file locally. Please guide how can I ...