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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
126 views

SharePoint 2013 Library Views

By default libraries have 3 views across the library header and the others available in the ... drop down. I have managed to 'break' this and now only have one view in the header. Does anyone have any ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Moving Document Libraries within same Site Collection using C#

I have C# code for Moving Document Libraries and its Items within same Site Collection maintaining its Metadata like "Modified", "Modified by" etc. Can anybody modify this code to move an entire ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

How can I know from list id that it is a list or a library?

I want to know whether the current list which I have is Custom list or a document library. How cant I check this programmatically?
1
vote
2answers
190 views

How do I populate a library by mapping a network drive?

I am pretty new to SharePoint, and have been asked to populate a library with an automatically generated report. The report comes out once a day for three weeks at the beginning and end of every ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Changing/Moving an Item to another Library

How can I move an Item from a library X to a Library Y without deleting it and re-download it?
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How do I add a web part page in SharePoint 2013 when 'Site Pages' is missing?

This is a pretty straightforward question: How do I add a web part page in SharePoint 2013? There is, however, a minor twist. The site I'm adding it to is from a custom template that doesn't contain ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
139 views

Can a video and a document be stored in the same library

I creating a training portal in Sharepoint 2010 for users to go and help themselves to solutions to problems and how-to documents. We are also creating some simulation videos as an alternative option ...
1
vote
2answers
171 views

Opening office documents in SP Library crashes in (VM) WServer08 R2, but works fine on host

I have a development environment set up in VMWare - host OS is Windows 7 x64, guest OS is Windows Server 2008 r2. Browser used by both OS is IE 9 32 bit, addons enabled, intranet comptability mode ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

UpdateListItems in a library with client object model

I’m trying to update some metadata with web services. I read following msdn article UpdateListItems and wrote a small test program, but sadly something went wrong. I get the error message, that the ...
1
vote
2answers
969 views

Manage Content Types in Site Pages library

Is it possible to manage content types for the Site Pages library in the browser? If this is not possible, what's the rationale that this can be done in nearly every library and list, but not Site ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Rating a wiki page in edit mode will raise “save conflict error”

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013 , I have enabled page rating, but I find a problem, as follow:- User create/edit a wiki page. While on edit mode the user ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

how to enforce checkout for only one file and not the whole library

I have a document library in SharePoint 2010, and I would like to enforce checkout for only one of the files and not the whole library. Is that possible?
1
vote
2answers
739 views

When to use a subsite versus a library?

Our company has recently started using Office 365 and I am helping set up our structure of Sharepoint sites, Subsites and Libraries. The company is multi-national with 1000 employees. Each department ...
1
vote
1answer
351 views

Deploy file to image library with visual studio solution

developing a visual Studio solution having an own picture library called Slides. With the deployment the new picture library should contain some default files. Is this possible and how to achieve ...
1
vote
2answers
883 views

Library event receiver - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Yesterday I asked, where custom columns can come from. You helped me and told me that maybe it's event receiver. I created new event receiver and I added that try catch part: (Of course I change ...
1
vote
1answer
173 views

Uploading Video Error

When I try to add a video to video library (New Document>Video), after select the video, it gives me this error. What should I do? Working on it... This shouldn't take long. Server Error ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Infopath cannot submit to form library - Permissions correct

Brief Description: Users will receive a ".xml already exists" or a "site doesn't exist" error message when submitting. This is not actually the case as I have verified that there is no file in that ...
1
vote
1answer
201 views

How to create new “destination library” when uploading files?

Please check the following screenshot. I am trying to upload a file and you can see it gives me option to select from one of those three destination libraries. But how do I create a new one? I don't ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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?
1
vote
2answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
319 views

SharePoint 2010 - Block library browse to anonymous access but allow URL references to content to display

We want to provide anonymous access to the contents of a library through URLs (like image references for the site), but we don't want a user to have library view/browse capability. The site ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Issue with Document Library

I have an issue with Document Library I am trying to upload one document and in the "processing" screen that comes before the new item form appears there was an arror (attached) and it would not ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to remove unused versions of documents?

I've disabled versioning on a document library that has grown to 4GB in size for only around 900 documents. Although the versioning is no longer enabled the previous versions of the documents still ...
1
vote
1answer
296 views

SharePoint file gets stored in external filesystem: manually update file location?

Suppose I have a Sharepoint Document Library that's read-only. I'm planning on writing a custom solution that will enable users to copy a file to remote file storage. How do I change the file to refer ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

SharePoint 2010 Restrict List Types by Role

We have a requirement that members of a specific group should only be allowed to create discussion forums while administrators should be able to create any type of list/library. Any advice on how to ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Rejecting an Approved document Versus Rejecting a Pending document

I have Enterprise Wiki site collection which contains a document library.I have set the following settings for the document library:- Require content approval for submitted items? >>> Set to Yes Who ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Dataview with two sources to display library and list content - An effective strategy for collecting & presenting assets?

One way of classifying the resources provided on my site is by whether they are a file (e.g., a PDF, Word Doc, Excel file) or a link. Links can be to an internal resource, i.e., another HTML page, or ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Create document workspace

When I try to create new document workspace from file in library, SharePoint 2010 creates a document workspace but does not copy source file. There is only an empty sub-site with empty "Shared ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Moving the data from a SharePoint list in one site to a SharePoint library in another site

I understand that a list and a library are two different things... But I have a project tracker which is a list. I would like to move it to a different site and as a library. Is there any way I can ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Unit Test Sharepoint Class Library

I've built up a custom SharePoint library for creating lists, connecting to configuration lists, etc. I have added a Unit Test Project to the solution to test the class library files, but it seems my ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

how can I http POST to libraries with SP 2010's REST API?

SP 2010's REST api documentation cites an example that uses a list, whereas I wish to rely on a library (for example, "SharedDocuments"), because a standard named library already exists in every ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Can I set the version scheme to start with zero instead of 1 for an approved document?

I have many approved documents at revision 0 in an outside database which I would like to migrate/add to a SP library and approve them at SP version 0. Is there a way to start the approved version at ...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Document Set lookup error

I have what seems like a minor bug when setting up a new document set. I've created a new content type based on a document set. One of the columns in the document set is a look up to a supplier list. ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

Setting group permission to each file inside folder in Document

i Have the following PowerShell Script which iterates through each file in document library folders starting with name "a" of root folder. if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

IRM enabled different for interface than with powershell

Learning about IRM and how it works, please help me understand this situation. Why does powershell show that IRMenabled is true, but the web interface doesn't reflect that IRM is being used? IRM is ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Adding an APP of type Wiki library VS adding new enterprise wiki subsite

What are the differences between adding new Subsite of type "Publishing >> Enterprise Wiki" , and just adding a new Wiki Library App to any site ? and when to use each ? Thanks
1
vote
0answers
77 views

Site Setting’s Tree View look and feel is not working properly

I have an enterprise wiki site collection, contains 5 enterprise wiki sub-sites. For each of the sub sites I changed the look & feel to show tree view on the left side navigation as follow:- ...
1
vote
0answers
83 views

Zooming the images in thumbnail preview column in Asset library display form

We have an asset library. on serach results we have customised the XSLT to show the thumbnail and used Highslide jQuery to zoom the thumbnail on click of the image. we want the same functionality to ...
1
vote
0answers
170 views

Are Picture or Hyperlink Sharepoint column types supported for quick part fields in Word templates?

I have a word document which has been created as a template for a list. One of the list fields has been configured as a Hyperlink or Picture field. I need to add the URL link to a document in ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

'E-Mail a Link' Ribbon Button generates a wrong URL on Grouped Views

When a Grouped View is defined in a List View Web Part, the OOB Ribbon Button 'Email a link' on a List/Library Context Tab, generates an incomplete URL (only Web Application URL) Override the Ribbon ...
1
vote
1answer
290 views

Details view as default in picture library

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I would like to automatically display a pictures library with the "details view". Obviously not only for my account, but that view should be set as default for all users. ...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

Need to use existing list to create doc library based on template

I have an existing list with many items. I have created a doc library with the same columns as the list and associated a template with the library. I created a workflow to pull items from the list and ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

CQWP for set of libraries (instead of items)

I have a Team Collaboration site which has multiple document libraries. I have created a custom content type, so the team members can add more libraries in future. Since the set of document libraries ...
1
vote
0answers
488 views

SharePoint 2010 edit item popup, fullscreen with jquery?

I have sharepoint 2010 portal. In this portal I have some libraries maded by a custom library template. This custom templates shows an example of the pdf file If you open it in the edit form. The ...
1
vote
0answers
333 views

SharePoint 2010 InfoPath Library Gantt Chart View MISSING Zoom In/Zoom Out Feature

How do I get the Zoom In/Zoom Out function back into the Library tab as it is in the List tab for Gantt Chart Views? Why would is the Zoom function missing from the Library tab? I set up a Gantt ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

Sharepoint - Email enabled Document Library in 2007 or greater

We would like to forward documents to an email enabled document library. Is there a way to get the data from the body of the email into this library?