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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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?
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Default View for Site Collection

We have added new columns to doc. library on PWA Sharepoint 2013. we want to save this view as default doc.library template for every site created on PWA site collection, is it possible? Every site ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...