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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Library to house lists used to create dependent drop downs in InfoPath

I am trying to create a dependent drop down list in a new InfoPath form. The best way I found is to create lists in SharePoint and reference those with a filter option. I have created those lists ...
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, ...
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Is there a webpart to manage permissions on multiple documents within a library on SP2010?

I have a document library, in fact a lot of them, where I want some documents to be seen by staff only, where as some document to be seen by students ? I know I can do item level permissions on the ...
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Read Permissions on library site gets access denied with Limited access on site

I have a site with limited access for the group "ABCD" and the same group in library in the same site with Read permissions. I added a user to group "ABCD" having Limited access on site and also to ...
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Edit Library Form

Using SP2010: I added a column within the library so that I could display through different views. I can change the value stored in this column through using Library Tools -> Library -> Datasheet ...
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Resize document library

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I need to resize the capacity of one of the document library how can I do that > if it's possible?
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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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Having two images in the one site content type

Working on Sharepoint Online (2010 still not upgraded to 2013). I have created site content types with One image in them but need to be able to create a Site Content Type with the following columns: ...
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Show Full Directory Path in Sharepoint 2010 Foundations

We recently migrated all of our SP sites from WSS 3.0 over to 2010 Foundations One of our users is requesting the ability to see the full directory within the site that she is on it was that was in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint - Open New Document

I have a document library with two content types, each having a default template. I want to use the "New" drop down menu to open these templates and create documents. When Microsoft Word is running ...
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Enterprise wiki security based on the wiki column

I have an Enterprise wiki library inside my SharePoint 2013, currently I added 5 wiki libraries, where I am assigning permissions per wiki library such as how can (read, edit, approve, etc) wiki pages ...
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How can I add all the email files from a pst file to a sharepoint library (inclusive the mail columns: from, to, cc, subject etc)

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a pst file. This is a Outlook data file. In this file are all the emails stored. How can I send all these emails to a sharepoint library. I would like also to send ...
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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...
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Different standard views in subsites

i am trying to achieve the following. I have created a site with shared documents (let's call it control) Then i created 3 sub sites under "control" (alpha, beta and gamma?) I create a web part from ...
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Draft check is not showing unplublished content that's awating approval

I have the following inside my SharePoint 2013: Enterprise Wiki site collection For the default library I enable "Require content approval for submitted items?" So currently when a user edits a ...
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Assign permisions from Power Shell

I'm trying to modify the permission of a library through Power Shell. What I want to do is: I have a library with one folder for each user, but now, all this folders inherite the permissions from ...
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Have a webpart display only subfolders

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Showing folders in url-query-filtered view

I would like to show folders in a url-filtered view. The question at the following link already explains how to using a OR filter in the view would solve the problem; however I would like to be able ...
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How can I delete library items using an array? (Plus a bonus question.)

I'm writing a script for my SharePoint 2010 environment that will delete all items from a specified library that are more than 14 days old. The way I'm doing this is by using 'foreach' to run through ...
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Explorer view not working for a particular library

Explorer view stopped working all of a sudden for a library. It shows the error "... is not accessible. The parameter is incorrect". This happens for only one library and for other it works good.
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Sharepoint Online 2013 - One Library slow to open

I have a Sharepoint 2013 site which has various subsites that are all identical. (one subsite per project). Each subsite has 9 document libraries. One library in each subsite is very slow to open (in ...
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Library with custom fields. How this is done?

How this is done? Can this be Visual Studio bug? Or what? I have made my own solution, which based on older version of SharePoint project. So, I haven't made this and I cannot ask how this is made. ...
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search in a specific library in sharepoint 2010

i'm trying to make a search in a certain library and try in the searchbox : path:'http://monsite/malib*' but still doesn't have any result When i look inside the managed path for the items ...
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Can't edit default column values when creating a library from a template

I am having an issue with SharePoint 2013. I've created a library as a template with default column values. When I create libraries from the template, not only are the default column values not ...
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Manage Lists Permission - Create Document Libraries but not edit columns?

Is it possible in SharePoint 2010 to allow users to create lists and libraries, but not allow them to modify the site columns or any other information in Library Settings? If so, are we able to have a ...
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Cannot create Document Library

For some reason I cannot create a Document Library, as the option for this is gone (for example via Site Actions -> View All Site Content -> Create). The option in the red circle is gone. And if I ...
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Why aren't multiple-item checkboxes showing in my library's view?

The column containing checkboxes allowing users to select multiple documents isn't visible on one of my list views. I have the value for Document Library Settings ▶ Edit View ▶ Tabular View set to ...
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Check column value

Is it possible to check a column in a library for unique or rather similar values? We have a librabry and it is very important to detect duplicate documents. We uncheck the overwrite checkbox, but if ...
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White Space in library caused by view selection?

I have admin rights on a site (http://imgur.com/31mFtfS for picture of issue). As you can see, the white space highlighted in red is caused by the orange highlighted view selection. This does not ...
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Combining files and HTML pages in the same document library

We need to have both ordinary files ( doc, pdf, xls) and HTML content that can be shown as popups in the same Document Library. Currently we have added a "Basic Page" content type to a regular ...
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Document library to support/store/upload .doc,.xls files only [duplicate]

I am searching for an OOTB procedure to make Document library support store/upload of a specific type of file (based on extension - for example .doc, .xls). Can anyone provide specific guidance on ...
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Embed PDF in anouncement library

I am trying to embed a PDF in a announcement library. I have tried the code I found here, which works in edit mode, but as soon as I save it, the code is removed. <object> <embed ...
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Server Document Properties

We're new to SharePoint and have an issue with selecting document properties when a user is saving a document. We have a library that users are allowed to add documents to from a template. When the ...
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document library categories with no items, I need these to show (0)

In our internal intranet we have our policies split under different types (i.e family , company, car etc etc) I cannot work out how to make th headings that have no items in show up! I need them to ...
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display library items in content editor

I have a content editor webpart. There is a table and I would like to display the items of a spezial library in line 2, column 4. I have no idea how to realize this... maybe with javascript?
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Ribbon-Bar isn´t showing

If I open a SharePoint-2010 list or library the ribbon shows "List" or "Library". If I click on "List" / "Library", the ribbon does not show up. Only the header is visible. Any idea on how to fix ...
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'Email a Link' uses the renamed URL which fails

I have a SharePoint server which was originally named http://sharepoint2.xyz.com. I setup an AAM so that our users use http://sharepoint.xyz.com. And then later SSL was added so all users go to ...
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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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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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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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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?