A library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and manage files with team members. Each library displays a list of files and key information about the files.

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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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Copy Library/List in SharePoint 2013 2 gig

I have a library/list that is roughly 2 gigs. I need to copy it and place the new copy under a different name in the same SharePoint 2013 site. I am trying to retain the historical data and column ...
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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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List Lookup Column - Select Library

I would like to add a lookup column in a SP list, which allows the user to select a specific library (rather than an item within that library). Is this possible? Many thanks
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Unable to see documents uploaded to library folders in SP2010

I'm a SharePoint administrator and have recently given a colleague contribute access to a site library to upload a suite of handover folders / documents. He's successfully done this and can see the ...
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Create a item in a libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create item(like .docx or .xsn or ...) in document library or form library in sharepoint 2013 using REST service?
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Force “Name” field in SP13 Library to be equal to '“Title”

As I understand, SP13 searches documents by document Title. When you upload some document to the library, you have to fill in "Name" and "Title" ( the same field twice). What I want to do is to ...
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Infopath form not submitting to correct library upon creation

I am using SharePoint 2010 with infopath. Currently I have a form library set up to submit infopath forms. The library is using the infopath form for the content type when creating new items. The ...
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Add OneNote to Document Library Templates?

I am trying to add a blank One Note document to the document web part so when a user hits the "+ NEW" button they have an option to create a new word, excel, power point or one note document, as shown ...
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Third party security tool for metadata access only but not content (like in Documentum)

A specific customer needs the following: In a document library there are "forbidden" documents that, due to rights, are visible. Can I allow access to metadata but restrict access to content or ...
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SPSiteDataQuery to Search both Lists and Libraries

I have a SPSiteDataQuery that I am giving a set of list ID's. The set of lists are both Generic Lists & also Libraries. The issue is my Libraries are not being returned. Is it possible to ...
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Preference of list versus library when storing files

What might be a preference to use a list versus library when storing files? I just found that there is no drag and drop functionality in lists and I use that a lot.
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CSOM - find if content of library has changed

I would like to check within client application (CSOM), if there have been any changes to any files in library in eg. last 15 minutes. I know that there is list.GetChanges method in server-side ...
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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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retrict users from downloading document

Is it possible to allow user to checkout a document from a library for editing, but restrict downloading their ability to download document? (SP 2010)
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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 ...
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SharePoint library sort isn't working for new items

I have a SharePoint document library where all items uploaded after Feb 9th are not getting sorted with the rest of the items. It doesn't matter what the sort column is. For example: Sort by Name ...
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displaying a media library from one subsite to all other subsites: how?

I have a media library with videos. I want to display this library on every subsite we have rather than recreating, and re-uploading the media contents for each subsite. NO LINKS. Does SharePoint ...
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moving Pages Library items to arraylist or any collection

I want to move my pages library items to any collection e.g, Arraylist or any other collection, Is that possible? i want to do this because i want to delete and add again same CT (that pages library ...
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Deleting Content type from “List Items” using Powershell

I want to delete a custom content type from all items that are using that content type in a list/library. Is that possible using powershell? if yes, then I want to know after deleting CT, which ...
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Removing Items from Recycle Bin that uses specific Content types

I want to delete custom content type from Pages library but it did not allow me to delete and says "content type is still in use". Then i get to know that i need to delete it from following locations ...
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getting Pages library from given URL

I have a URL for subsite mynews: for example: http://something.good/news/mynews I want to add custom content type 'NewsCT' to Pages library of this mynews subsite using powershell. How I do that?
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Include non-documents in a document library

Our department works on training. We are trying to put together all of our materials into SharePoint. A document library works well for job-aids, training manuals, links to websites, etc. All things ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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Can I add content from Document Library into a Time line? (Sharepoint 2013)

I have a document library with lots of contracts and a column for expiration date. I want to make a timeline and show the expiration date for each of the contracts. At this time, whats my option ...
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Missing “Site Pages” Library

Here's the issue I've had presented to me today. A user possibly deleted the "Site Pages" library by accident. When navigating to the site http://url.sitepages/home.aspx it returned a 404. Even ...
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Manage file properties in library in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to manage properties (of custom fields) of uploaded files in Sharepoint Online 2013 using custom workflow actions?
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Is SQL Server my bottleneck?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm that serves as a document repository. We are seeing slowness searching for documents and paging through them as the document libraries grow. Is there any logging within ...
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Adding a Folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type

I need code for adding a folder with Client Side Object Model using Custom Content Type (Folder) on SharePoint Library.
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Is it possible to forbid download from libraries to some users?

I have a customer that asked me if is possible to limit authorization to a single library for some users. He wants them to just read the files in the library but to forbid downloading them. I ...
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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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SharePoint Access Requests List Change Default Permission

We are using SharePoint 2013, we have a library with contribute permission on it and when we try to share a document the default requested permission level in Access Requests list is edit how to ...
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When moving a document out of a folder in same library, I get the “cannot read source file or disk” error

I'm very familiar with the problems of moving content between libraries. However, this is moving within the same library. I have inherited a site from a site owner who loved folders. I am working to ...
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Upload files with the same name & Move a list item to a specific folder

I have 2 questions regarding SharePoint 2013, I hope you can provide me with a little help. We have about 1000 company employees with an Excel file that has the same name on every employee's ...
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sharepoint 2010 folder all ribbon controls disabled

I have a folder into a Doc Library the has a problem. All folder pages doesn't have ribbon controls enabled. It doesn't happen only in the first page. I have Full Control permission in the entire ...
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Auto-publish images once they are uploaded

Is there a way to publish images and documents automatically once they are uploaded to a library? Without customization or coding.
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Unable to create web page from content type in custom pages library in SharePoint Online

I have a requirement to create a custom Web Pages Library using CSOM code. I am able to create a library and apply the custom content type but when I try creating a page, it gives an error. Please ...
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Document Library Lookup Column

I have a sharepoint list of communities. Each community has an owner (people column). I have a sharepoint document library and a view that joins the document to a community. I am not able to ...
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How to find out how many documents have been uploaded to a library/site in the last month?

I am trying to get some analytical information on how many documents are being added to a particular site or library by my company users. Does anyone know how I can find out this kind of information? ...
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Document Library - Two documents with similar content

There is Document A, which is uploaded in SharePoint. Now we modify Document A and save it as Document B. When we try to upload Document B, the Edit form of document library is auto populating with ...
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Multiple document formats for one document library list item

I'd like to know if it's possible to have a ".doc" and ".pdf" option for a single library list item. The intent being that users can access the document in ".doc" or ".pdf". Also, how to set this up ...
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Hide/Remove the three little dots (Callout) in a library

I have a library view on one of my pages and i only want to show the title. I adapted the view to only show it. But how to get rid off the three little dots next to a document? I don't want this ...
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Access denied to /_layouts/15/ChangeSiteMasterPage.aspx

I have 'Full control' permissions granted on the whole site, including Masterpage library. Everything is working fine, except the option 'Masterpage' in Site ...
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Different Documents in Different Views in the Same Library

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint, and am developing an internal site for my department. I'm hoping to use one Library for a general theme of documents around past performance, for example. I have figured ...
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Different views depending on where a document is opened

I have a library in SharePoint storing some instructions documents. For clarity and ease of use, I have posted links to the appropriate documents on a wiki page (so the actual library is not visible). ...
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Disabling the message boxes in a library without designer or code access?

I have a SharePoint 2013 library in which all documents should only be read only. Though I can set them as this in Excel and hard code excel to prevent from showing "save/save as" message boxes, the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 filter (required) column values depending on previous column selection

Perhaps you can help me with an issue I have setting up an new SharePoint library: We have (among others) 2 required columns for the users before they are allowed to upload their document. The first ...
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New to SharePoint (Office365): Best practice to organize my site

We have migrated from Google Apps to Office 365 and now i need to organize a few things. We have a few customers and each one will have a set of documents, a wiki and maybe a worklog (i'm using some ...
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Customize edit form of library with InfoPath

In lists it is possible to customize the form with InfoPath. For libraries this function is missing. Is there any way to use an InfoPath form to edit data in a library? I know that it's possible to ...
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Error in 'Copy Document' functionality in SP Ribbon

I want to copy a document from one folder in the SharePoint document library to another folder in the same library, using the Copy Document link in the SharePoint Ribbon. The document is created from ...