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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File path to SharePoint Metadata columns

I have a structured file system which i want to import in to excel! Is there a way to insert the path as metadata columns? for example: C:/Users/Folder1/Subfolder2/file.txt to be at the sharepoint ...
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Make all the items in folder inherit folder permissions( sharePoint 2010)

We have multiple folders in each library and each folder contains huge no of docs. All the docs inside folder used to have inheritance from parent folder. Some have all the items inside folder lost ...
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View of document library from the parent site on the child site

I am using SharePoint 2016 online version. The scenario is I have built a parent site called 'Project Home' which has a library 'All Projects Documents'. There are three different child site: Project ...
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Migration of Lookup Columns in a Document Library

I have a subsite (and a document library in the subsite) that I need to migrate from development to testing. However, the lookup columns are defined differently in test (as well as in production). ...
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InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list.

I have Used InfoPath form for SharePoint 2013 list. and it works fine. But now when I am trying to create InfoPath form for Library it shows error InfoPath does not support customizing the form ...
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Mark documents and show them in another Web Part

I wanted to know, if there is any way for users, to mark documents in a library and show those marked documents in a certain Web Part (customized to every user himself). I know there is a method in ...
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Is there any way to give another permission level to a specific folder within a document library?

I've a document library with several folders in it. Now there was a requirement to set up a new folder in it with special permissions. I'm not sure if this is possible with standard SharePoint ...
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Copying views from one sharepoint list to another

I have a lot of libraries (100+) on a site I manage. I often need to add views to all or most of those libraries, or at least the active ones (50+). I've seen attempts to answer this question that ...
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Have full control but cannot manage alerts

I have full control for my sharepoint site and I am attempting to set up alerts for folders in one of the libraries. I only have the option to set alerts for myself and not others. Not sure why this ...
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How to edit existing item library with Infopath form SP 2013

I have a SP Library and I publish an Infopath form, when I create a new item, everything works perfect but if I want to edit the item it does not open the same form with the info populated to edit, it ...
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Name property of Folder is blank when folder is created using REST API

I tried creating a Folder in a SharePoint 2013 library using REST API. I used the examples provided in Microsoft MSDN site using "folders" end point as well as "add" end point. Folder was created ...
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SharePoint 2013 Asset Library

I have a SharePoint 2013 asset library - by default it displays images - how can I change this behavior - I have already created a filter by clause and this does not work as expected for me (I would ...
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COUNTIFS function in SharePoint List

I have challenged myself to create a list where a list or library's columns and data are exported automatically into a Excel Workbook or web-part, then evaluated via COUNTIFS to read multiple columns ...
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2010 Document Center

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user who is able to upload a document to the document center, but when she attempts to access the document she get 'Access Denied'. There is a workflow that sets ...
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How to restore an inheritance that is broken in a folder?

I want to restore a broken inheritance in a folder level is it possible to do so? My permission have changed all over the site.
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How to connect excel with sharepoint

I am trying to connect my excel spreadsheet with SharePoint when a user click on the cell a new site has open on windows,How can I achieve this.
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How do you delete a persistent column/field for a library with SharePoint Online?

One of my users added a column/field named Active. She was not aware that it would be flagged a persistent column/field in SharePoint. Now when she adds huge swaths of documents to this library she ...
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OneDrive - Missing “Sync Additional Library” option?

I just upgraded my PC to Windows 10. Previously (Windows 8.1) I was syncing both my normal OneDrive and a Sharepoint libraries. After installing Windows 10 I installed Office 2016 One-Click from ...
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What is the background page while creating a new SharePoint List

When I create a SharePoint list, the page doesn't shows the right side bar. However, creating a new SharePoint page reflects the right side bar. Therefore would like to confirm as which background ...
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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 couldn'...
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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 ...