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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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 Settings(/_layouts/15/ChangeSiteMasterPage....
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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 ...
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How can I change the order in which the Document ID column appears in the form?

I want to re-order where the Document ID field appears when you view the properties of a document. How is it possible to do this? It's not possible to simply do column ordering with the Document ...
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Extract all document uploaded to sharepoint

I am a software developer with very little knowledge of sharepoint 2013. Currently I am in the process of creating a software system that uses external system to index documents. The problem I am ...
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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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Symlink in Explorer View

Is it possible to create a symlink in a document library to another document library that will work in both web and explorer view? If not, is it possible to create a symlink in explorer view?
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More advanced logic while filtering a view? SP2013

I am attempting to filter a document library view in SP2013 but I have three things I need to filter on and I don't know if I can perform the logic desired. I want this view to only show documents ...
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Added two groups to library permissions, then couldn't add any more

I started adding groups to one of my libraries and it allowed me to add two, then wouldn't let me add anymore. I went to site settings, permissions, add group, and created the SharePoint group "...
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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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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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Cannot check-in Masterpage in Masterpage Gallery

I am experiencing a weird issue within the masterpage gallery library (SP2010). The check-in feature does not work. Whenever I attempt to check in a masterpage or page layout, the modal dialog box ...
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Hide libraries (AllItems) from search, but not the content

I would like to hide library (the AllItems.aspx) views from the search results, but the content should still show up. Tried to make a crawl rule with a filter on all AllItems.aspx pages, but that did ...
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Can I have a Form Library within a Document Library as a sub-folder?

I'm creating a team site and we need a Document Library titled "Safety", for safety documents. These include training PDFs and Excel Spreadsheets. However, we also have a form we fill out for incident ...
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I want to change what counts as “modifying” a library item

I do not want the items in my library to be considered "modified" if I am simply updating properties. I would only want it to count as modified if the actual file is changed. I sort my libraries by "...
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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Rejecting an approved document will hide it from the visitor users even if there is a previous approved version for the document

I am facing a critical problem inside my SharePoint document library. here is the scenario:- I have a team site collection inside SharePoint 2013. i add a document library inside the Team site. I ...
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Hyperlink to weekly updating document

I'm trying to create a hyperlink that links to a weekly updated document. The Sales document gets updated weekly and because of this the title changes, for example, the naming structure is as follows: ...
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How to show top items from sub-webparts? [duplicate]

I have a web part "Apple". Inside Apple, there is another web part "Banana". Banana is a list. This can be seen from the second screenshot below. In the first screenshot, it's what I see on my ...
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Viewing all library permissions, site wide

Our site has a list of about 10 departments. Each one has some sub sites which contain librarys. Once a week I have to check all these libraries and check the permissions to make sure only the people ...
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Missing “+New Document” button in SharePoint form library when viewed on mobile devices (e.g. iPad)

I'm having a minor issue with SharePoint form library and wondering if any users have experienced similar issue such as this in the past can help me out. Brief background on the issue- I'm using ...
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Auto-populate a column based on a different column

I was wondering if someone could help me with an issue I'm having in SharePoint. I made a library and one of the columns has a Yes/No option. The following column is based on that response. If the ...
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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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There are document retention policies, but are there any “Document Library” retention policies?

I have a farm that has over a thousand empty lists and libraries. I have found information on document retention policies that apply to specific documents, so that documents will be filtered ...
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How to move files to a folder within a library using workflow? [duplicate]

I have a situation like this. I have an asset library and I want to use a workflow so that, every time a user upload a file, it is automatically moved to a folder by the file type (extension). For ...
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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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Manipulate Filters in Javascript

Is there any code in JavaScript which allow to manipulate filter to a library webpart?
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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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How to rename and bulk-import files from file system to SharePoint?

We have files that are named like this: AB0371v12 Client Standard Operating Procedure.docx AC2110v2 Deliveries to Western Region.docx RB2010 Facility Tours.pdf I'm looking for a tool that will let ...
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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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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document? I am concerned that new versions of ...
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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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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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My Sites default Pages library

I am wondering if it is possible to turn on the default 'Pages' library for the My Sites Host Collection. I am currently the My Site Host Collection administrator with Design and Full Control. I ...
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How can I style my sharepoint lists?

I'm new to sharepoint. And I just learnt how to create some master pages, but now I want to know how to style other things like tables (of lists and libraries)... for example:
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Check in greyed when using document library as a web part on a wiki page

We have a weird problem with our SharePoint Online site. We have a document library with the following versioning settings: check out not required minor and major revisions When the users access ...
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How can I allow a group of users to view only their uploaded documents and allow other users group to view all the uploaded documents?

I have divided my users into two groups. One can upload files whereas others are normal users. I want the first group to only view their uploaded files whereas I want the second group to view all the ...
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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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Moving files between Libraries along with Lookup Columns?

Is it possible to move a file from one library to another along with the lookup columns associated with it?