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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Sharepoint Lists vs. Sharepoint Libraries

Fundamentally, what is the difference between the two? I'm in the really early stages of working out what's what with sharepoint and I can't seem to tell the difference between the two.
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Opening the default “New Document” editor for a given ContentType from an external C# application (Sharepoint 2010)

I'm currently working on integrating some SharePoint functionality to an existing C# application we have here. Most of the requirements have be fairly easy to implement: I'm using the ListData REST ...
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how to know Exact Document Library size

How to know exact document library size. any PowerShell code required? I used http://XYZ:4444/_layouts/15/storman.aspx but it doesn't show true size. I have Just Modified Nikhil's Script which ...
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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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What are the criteria for the new mark on files in a library?

How long do people see the "new mark" in a library on files? Or which criteria must be fullfilled that this mark will disappear?
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Restrict Folder Creation on a Document Library

We have SharePoint Owners group who will need to create folders on a particular document library and SharePoint Members group who should not be allowed to create folders. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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How to programmingly create a “Link to a Document” in an ASP.net web application?

I have a asp.net web application which requires to upload files to a SharePoint document library. I got that working. Now, I need to know how to code using C# in my web application to create a "Link ...
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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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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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maximum theoretical or practical number of libraries in a site collection

We are reviewing this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(office.15).aspx#ListLibrary It doesn't seem there are limits to the number of libraries in a site collection, just ...
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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've created an asset library for holding pictures and I've created an event reciever for the ItemUpdating event. When the item is updated, the method is called three times. I've noticed that two of ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document ID Link Opens to Search Page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DocIdRedir.aspx sometimes redirects to search results instead of document preview I have set up my document libraries (2 of them) to utilize the DocID attribute. I have ...
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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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Have a web-part display only sub-folders?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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SharePoint search only works for domain admins

I've been running into a problem where most accounts can't search my SharePoint main site through the search bar at the top-right of my page. I have a document library that they need to be able to ...
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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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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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Slow CSV writing for huge document libraries in powershell

by using below PowerShell script, i get all the items list from the document library including sub folders hierarchy in a CSV file. This script works very fine for small data but for huge data like ...
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How can you setup auto archiving for a document library?

I have been tasked with finding a way to auto archive documents in a document library after they reach a certain age. Is this possible within SharePoint?
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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SitePages link redirects to Home page

I have site created from web template. The link site pages is redirectinjg to home page but not to the site pages library. i can navigate to library but typing url directly. Please suggest why this is ...
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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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Export Import Library with Lookup column

I did export operation of custom library in Central Administration. Library has some custom fields and Lookup field on existing library on the site. After exporting main library and all dependecie ...
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Downloading Problem

we have requirement where we are downloading huge data in GB's. i have created powershell script which works very fine for Normal download of document library whose list threshold values not exceeded. ...
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Customize Form (new wiki page)

Firstly, I would like to create a section for news in SharePoint, for this I use a wiki library, so far, it's good. Everything works fine, but I'd like to change is some point for my needs. when a ...
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is it possible to move document libararies between 2 servers?

I have written code to transfer document libraries including folder structure in c# between 2 site collections, within same site collections and between 2 web application on same farm. just wondering ,...
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Is it possible to copy the default value setting of a folder and its subfolders to a new folder?

I configured the column default values for one folder and all its subfolder in a Document library. I would like to repeat the same setting for a new folder in the same library. I tried to copy/paste ...
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Copy folder from Source-Library and paste it to Target-Library?

I need to copy a folder from a SharePoint 2010 library and paste this folder into another library e.g. the folder: "myTestFolder" from mysharepoint/sourcelibrary to mysharepoint/targetlibrary ...
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Using javascript linking between issue list and document library

I'm making a issue list that should have link to a document library. After registrered I want the dispform.aspx to show a link to the library with filter on the ID from the issue list. I know ID can'...
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Why edit menu not visible when current view use grouping?

i have a document library with a customized grouping. In the view setting i enabled the column "Name (linked to document with edit menu) )". Problem is that the edit menu didn't show up. For testing ...
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Making sharepoint Url Clickable

I want the URL to be a hyperlink when In the SharePoint Library Settings page. It would be much nicer than copy paste all the time. Is there anyway to do this?
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Opening a document in a SharePoint 2013 document library in a new tab (using code)

How to open a SharePoint 2013 document library item in a new tab/new window? By default, the document, depending on whether it is .docx or .xlsx opens in Word or Excel Web Access in the same tab. I ...
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Can I hide the “new document or drag files here” link inside the wiki library

I am working on an enterprise wiki library, but when the user navigates to "My submission" view, he sees the "new document or drag files here" link instead of "add new page". Shown below: Is there ...
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PowerShell: Upload documents to folder in document library

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have to make a PowerShell script that copies a structure found on a network share. Its all good except for one thing... I know how to make Document Library's ...
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Change Document Library folder's Modified timestamp to latest timestamp inside

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library with a range of subfolders and some files within each of them. The problem is, right now every subfolder has the same Modified timestamp, and I want each ...
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Unable to upload document in library in SharePoint 2013 using iPhone 6

In SharePoint 2013 document library, I am unable to upload document using iPhone 6. File Upload document button is disabled and Add New Document button is not available in the Document Library. Is ...
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New Documents added to Library requiring Title even though it is not marked as Required before they can be Checked In

I have a Subsite with many similar Libraries with Require Check Out enabled on all. This subsite has been somewhat problematic in general and it may be that I need to recreate and move everything ...
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Can I open MS Files in Document Library using Web Browser?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I want to open a Word file in my web browser not on my MS Office installed on my Computer. I tried opening Excel file on my web browser and it worked, but I can't open a ...
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How to find all empty folders within a document library, maybe with a PowerShell script?

We have discovered a library where a user has written script to create auto numbered folders, within a library... we now have 32000 of them!!? I need a powershell script that will list the folders, ...
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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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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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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, Q&...
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Unable to create SPUserToken objects or use SPSecurity class

As shown in this image, I am unable to create a SPUserToken or run the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges() delegate in order to elevate the current user for the purpose of managing list item ...
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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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Link to upload a new document

I have looked to try and link to the "Upload new Document" form for my Shared Documents from my home page but have had a lot of trouble. I am unsure of what other posts are saying when they mention ...
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Download link for video library

So I have a Library that I created from the Assets library template. This will be used to upload videos to and allow users of the site to either watch them from the browser or download them. Thing ...
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Is there a library specially designed for storing Web Parts?

Is there a library designed to house web parts? I want to store reusable web parts in a library. I know there is a "Web Parts Gallery" at the root site level, but I do not have access nor will I get ...
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Get SP online site content via PowerShell or C# (for BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage)

I need to BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage. I know there is no tools for it (for SharePoint Online version). I want to write my own tool that will copy all site content to a ...
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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...