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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Assign tasks to Document Library Items

I started a task list to track ACTIVE document expiration dates - Doc Name - Doc Type - Expiration Date - Review Date - Assigned To I wanted to create a sub-folder for the obsolete stuff, but that ...
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Document Library containing Managed Metadata when exported to Excel has weird characters

We have document library for storing assets in it. Document Library contains some of Managed Metadata lookup fields. When I try to use the Ribbon feature to export the list into an Excel, each of the ...
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How do I create a custom view and apply it to ALL document libraries on Sharepoint 2007 site

I am wanting to create a new default view for ALL document libraries on an intranet. How do I go about this without manually updating the All Items (default view) of each document library.
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Limitations of OOTB Picture Library Slideshow WebPart on Team page

I apologize for the newbie question, but I am very frustrated trying to use the Picture Library Slideshow WebPart. The photos are downsized without any apparent reason, despite the care with which I ...
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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 ...
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How to add required column comments in library Sharepoint Fundation

I try to add required column "comments" in library but I have problem, when I add column and I check in "Require that this column contains information:" when I try to save this file (.doc) I don't see ...
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How to find out last read/unread Document in sharepoint Document Library?

I need to find out the last read\unread document in a document library, optionally filtering the search process to only include documents (read?/modified?/created?) within a speciefied date range. ...
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Translation Management Library - Workflow

Can someone help me with this? I need to edit the translation management workflow and add a few things, but I can't find it anywhere... So is it possible to edit this workflow? And where can i find ...
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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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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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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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Copying Modified Date in Window Explorer from Powershell

I have the PowerShell script which download Documents from SharePoint Document Library.i want to copy the modified date of documents including folders to the window explorer. Where I am going wrong ...
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Add file without checking in

I have a question. How can I add a file without checking it in directly? I add file like this: Library.RootFolder.Files.Add(fileName, buffer, overwrite); But when I do that I suppose the file is ...
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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 ...
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Image column on document library

I have a requirement to add a thumbnail image column into an existing document library on my SharePoint 2010 site. Thumbnail images for each document are uploaded to the images document library. ...
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InfoPath 2007 Files upload features

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that allow people to upload two type of files - PDF and JPG. When the user submit the form, it will store into the SharePoint as a entry in a Library. Is it possible that ...
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Using SPServices to retrieve InfoPath repeating section fields in a SharePoint 2007 Library?

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that contain a repeating section field. I publish this form to SharePoint 2007, which create a Library. How do I use SPServices to retrieve this field from the Library ...
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RSS feeds, article URL and anonymous users

Is it possible to change the URL inside feeds so they point directly to the articles instead of using DispForm? We don't want to open lists to anonymous users, so making the URL point directly is the ...
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Try to download file from server

I'm trying to download a file from my local computer, which is in a library sharepoint. I'm using this function : try { siteURL += "?NoRedirect=true"; ...
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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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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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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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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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Is there a way to get all file URLs for a library with a single REST request?

I have a bunch of images in a library that I need to get URLs for each item. I can get the GUIDs with this: /sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Rotating%20Banner')/items Is there a way to ...
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Hide or Secure a List or Library

There are some users in my Sharepoint site. I want to prevent them from using a specific list or library. And even I don't want them to see that list or library. In other words I want to create a list ...
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How to manage Book Lending Library in SharePoint?

I need a solution to manage Physical Book Lending Library. Is it possible to do it in SharePoint 2010? If yes, how to go about it? Thanks!
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How do I save a Document Library inside a sub folder?

This may seem like a very simple question, but I want to organize the Site Content by putting in some folders for the Document Libraries. Does anyone know how I can move document libraries within ...
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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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How can i know the creation date of a sharepoint library? (Sharepoint 2010)

How can I know the "Created" and "CreatedBy" fields of a SharePoint library? I am using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise
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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 ...
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Block overwrite in Site Assets Library?

I'm working on a SP2010 list where any authenticated user may submit list entries. Each list entry has a rich text column allowing uploaded images, etc. Those uploaded images get deposited into the ...
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RootFolder.SubFolders problem

I am able to search all folders with their name by using $folder.Name.StartsWith("a") this will display all folders which starts with name a in a Document Library. I want all folders to be ...
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Custom library referenced in sharepoint project is not being put into GAC

I have a SharePoint 2010 project in a solution, and I have a library project in the solution. In the SharePoint project I've referenced to that project. Now when I deploy the SharePoint project, my ...
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Assign multiple term sets to a single column

Is it possible to assign multiple term sets to a single column in 2010?
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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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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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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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Do not allow check out, edit, and upload to document library

I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 site. (I have SharePoint Foundation.) I want to allow people to add documents and also to view documents (and save them locally to their own PC) but I ...
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disable search / crawl by default for all new lists or library?

I'm looking for a way to disable new lists and libraries from being searchable. Ultimately, this site will be public facing and even though I can tell people to remember to disable lists and ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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element.xml provision file in pages library

i can provision a aspx page using the element.xml in the modules folder. But how can i do to provision a html file that would contains code into a page library? <Module Name="myModuleName" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...