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 archive documents in a Sharepoint library after a certain number of days to another SharePoint library?

We've tried the retention settings in the Information management policy settings, but can't seem to get it to work at all. Is there some other way to invoke archiving to another library? Or a workflow ...
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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?
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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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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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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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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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How to change file in sharepoint library?

I have sharepoint documents library and I have wcf service from where i should download new version of document file on button click. So i got next method: public void UpdateFile(SPListItem ...
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Workflow History on a Form Library: how to view previous versions of an edited form?

Is it possible to get hyperlinks to previous versions of a form, or even just see a list of changes to a Form Library item via Workflow History? If that wouldn't be available, what are the ...
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What is SharePoint's algorithm for trimming List/Library name characters from the URL?

When creating a new List or Library in SharePoint, or even creating a new Folder inside the list or library, the URL generated by SharePoint may not match the name entered by the user. I need to ...
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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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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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Webpart Filter on Infopath Form Library

I have a webpart page that displays an infopath form, with the associated form library in list view next to the form. I'm trying to create a Sharepoint List filter webpart to show only forms with a ...
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How to Create a View of a Particular Content Type when there are Mulitple Content Types?

Salvete! I have a forms-library with two content-types that appear in the "New Document" menu. How can I create a view and choose which content-type to use? Let me explain. I have two ...
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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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Drop Off Library broken

I have a site for which I added a drop off library by activating the Content Organizer site feature. After some deliberation I decided that I do not want this library, so I manually deleted the ...
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Calendars linked to libraries

Is there a way to link a regular SharePoint calendar to a Document library withing the SharePoint site?
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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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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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Automatic Copy of an Item to another list

I want to create a list which have a combo box. For example if the combo box value was "List 1" then a copy of this item will send to list 1. if the combo box value was "list 2" then the copy will ...
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Is it possible to use an IF expression to filter column choices depending on previous column?

I am creating a site for training documents. I have 2 fields, topic and category. Is it possible to filter the options within category depending on which option the user selects in the topic column ...
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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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Site Visitors SP 2007

How can I place documents in a document library and all Site Visitors to only save the document to their own local drive?
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Retrieve SharePoint list (and library) & their items name

I have the following code that will help me to retrieve all the List in my SharePoint list. However, I have a few questions as follows: [1] How do I set it such that it will only display those ...
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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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How to view the sharepoint library type

I created several libraries in sharepoint, I want to know the library type but didn't find the way. Anyone know that?
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a separate site for a Sharepoint data connection library - why?

Step 1 of procedure "To create a SharePoint Data Connection Library" in msdn article How to: Create and Use a Data Connection Library tells: "1. Browse to an SharePoint Server 2010 site on which you ...
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Add group mailbox to sharepoint alerts

I would like to set up an alert on my Sharepoint library list. Can we add group mailbox to sharepoint alerts?
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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 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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SP2007: Change/Set permission for Folder possible as in SP10?

I know in SP 2010 it is possible to set/change permission for folders in a library. I dont have SP 2007 here, but is it there also possible to do that in the same way? Is it possible to add users with ...
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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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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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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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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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Quickest way to get form list item id

I need to know the list item id for an InfoPath form. I have seen solutions to fetch this programmatically, but what is the fastest, easiest way to accomplish this in the browser interface with no ...
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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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PowerShell or script to make all lists and libraries unsearchable?

I realize I can do this at the site or site collection level (can't remember which). However, I need every one turned off individually so that I can then go back and choose which libraries/lists are ...
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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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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've creted 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 ...
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Content Approval

Is there a way to make it so that if the person publishing a document is the same person who approves documents that they can just publish without the added step of having to approve something that ...
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Sharepoint 2007 document library list template

I inherited a sharepoint site that includes a template being applided to all the document libraries within the site. When a user creates a new document library, it automatically gets populated from ...
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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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SPFieldUserValue is not working with SPMetal generated CreatedBy column

I'm trying to get Document Authors (Created By) Email Id using SPMetal generated class code. It gives DocumentCreatedBy as one of the Sharepoint Foundation Base field. When I try to get LoginName ...
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How to detect the document has changed in a document library in SharePoint 2007

I have a SharePoint 2007 document library of Word and Excel documents with several approval workflows associated with it. My question is whether it is possible at all to know whether it was the list ...
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Web-based InfoPath form that “vanish” after submit in SharePoint 2007 Library

I have a problem with my InfoPath form in my SharePoint 2007 library. The InfoPath form is a web enable and will open in the browser. However, after submit the InfoPath form, and click that link ...
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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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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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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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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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Editing library doc filenames in SharePoint Designer?

In order to upload a PDF as the next version of a document that had been a PPTX file and keep versioning intact, I wanted to implement the answer from this question: Can I change the file extension of ...