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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Extract all document uploaded to sharepoint

I am a software developer with very little knowledge of sharepoint 2013. Currently I am in the process of creating a software system that uses external system to index documents. The problem I am ...
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Symlink in Explorer View

Is it possible to create a symlink in a document library to another document library that will work in both web and explorer view? If not, is it possible to create a symlink in explorer view?
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Added two groups to library permissions, then couldn't add any more

I started adding groups to one of my libraries and it allowed me to add two, then wouldn't let me add anymore. I went to site settings, permissions, add group, and created the SharePoint group ...
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Cannot check-in Masterpage in Masterpage Gallery

I am experiencing a weird issue within the masterpage gallery library (SP2010). The check-in feature does not work. Whenever I attempt to check in a masterpage or page layout, the modal dialog box ...
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Can I have a Form Library within a Document Library as a sub-folder?

I'm creating a team site and we need a Document Library titled "Safety", for safety documents. These include training PDFs and Excel Spreadsheets. However, we also have a form we fill out for incident ...
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I want to change what counts as “modifying” a library item

I do not want the items in my library to be considered "modified" if I am simply updating properties. I would only want it to count as modified if the actual file is changed. I sort my libraries by ...
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Rejecting an approved document will hide it from the visitor users even if there is a previous approved version for the document

I am facing a critical problem inside my SharePoint document library. here is the scenario:- I have a team site collection inside SharePoint 2013. i add a document library inside the Team site. I ...
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How to show top items from sub-webparts? [duplicate]

I have a web part "Apple". Inside Apple, there is another web part "Banana". Banana is a list. This can be seen from the second screenshot below. In the first screenshot, it's what I see on my ...
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Viewing all library permissions, site wide

Our site has a list of about 10 departments. Each one has some sub sites which contain librarys. Once a week I have to check all these libraries and check the permissions to make sure only the people ...
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There are document retention policies, but are there any “Document Library” retention policies?

I have a farm that has over a thousand empty lists and libraries. I have found information on document retention policies that apply to specific documents, so that documents will be filtered ...
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Manipulate Filters in Javascript

Is there any code in JavaScript which allow to manipulate filter to a library webpart?
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Put a file in a library with a File-Upload on sharepoint designer

I work on sharepoint designer 2013 and I try to put a file(The file can be an image, a text file, a powerPoint, a videos or any type of file) in a library with a FileUpload. I didn't find any code ...
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Different behaviour between CopyTo and File Explorer when copying files

I am using MOSS 2007 in which there are two libraries; Library1 and Library2. Both libraries are identical except one field whose name is slightly different. Library1 CustomerNo Library2 ...
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Why do I got a timeout when I try to upload a document template on a content type?

I am using sp 2010. I have 1 site collection with inside of it 30 websites. All 30 websites are using contenttype "X". When I try to upload a document template on contenttype "X" on site collection ...
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Can you link metadata from several sharepoint library word documents into one word document?

Many of these documents reference one another. What I'm trying to accomplish is find a solution that will autopopulate version updates across multiple word documents. For example. Document X1 is ...
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Get SP online site content via PowerShell or C# (for BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage)

I need to BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage. I know there is no tools for it (for SharePoint Online version). I want to write my own tool that will copy all site content to a ...
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My Sites default Pages library

I am wondering if it is possible to turn on the default 'Pages' library for the My Sites Host Collection. I am currently the My Site Host Collection administrator with Design and Full Control. I ...
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Check in greyed when using document library as a web part on a wiki page

We have a weird problem with our SharePoint Online site. We have a document library with the following versioning settings: check out not required minor and major revisions When the users access ...
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How can I allow a group of users to view only their uploaded documents and allow other users group to view all the uploaded documents?

I have divided my users into two groups. One can upload files whereas others are normal users. I want the first group to only view their uploaded files whereas I want the second group to view all the ...
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Encrypting files and documents in Sharepoint 2013

I want to host confidential data on Sharepoint 2013 and would like to encrypt these data on a file level. There is already a Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) feature available for Sharepoint but it ...
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Sharepoint 2010 PublishingImages images not found intermittently and showing css file instead

We have a SharePoint 2010 site and an images library (PublishingImages) where we upload .jpg or .png files to use on the site and children sites. Sometimes the images are found and other times they ...
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TIFF files having black background in Image Library

I have uploaded a TIFF file in an image library which supposed to be transparent and will appear to have a white background. But in turned out to have a black background. And when I check the code ...
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How to list libraries of site and subsites of office 365 (c#)

How can I get a tree view that contains all the sites and subsites, and the list of libraries for each one of those? (I use C# , Office 365, Windows Forms) I tried this and it's ok but i just have ...
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SharePoint Form library template broken after renaming

I went in and changed a SharePoint template (*.xsn) which was being used by a document library to create and modify new items. I thought the safe way would be to rename my new one over the top of the ...
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Check in/Check Out Interaction with Workflows causing issues (SP2010)

The Check in/out on a library is causing issues with our workflow. If I create a simple workflow on library, it works correctly until I apply check in/out. With the Check in/out turned on my workflow ...
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Delete all documents in Library

I recently created a Sharepoint site (Record Center) for making a hiring portal. But I have an issue. I am unable to delete all documents in one go from "default" library (renamed Job Applications). ...
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search in documents app

I added an app - "Documents" in one of my sub site and wanted to add search tool bar which search like windows and display the results. How can this be done?
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How to move documents from sub folders to the root folder

I am using sp 2010. I have a document library with sub folders. I would like to remove the folders. Before I remove them I need to move the documents to the root of the library. Is this possible in SP ...
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List view threshold on library

Does list view threshold only applies to List or Library also? According to my understanding it applies to library also but the articles I keep reading only mention lists. If I index some columns ...
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Server Error in '/' Application error on Uploading same document again in Library

I am facing this unprecedented and interesting problem. I have made a SharePoint site (Record center) and I want upload document in the Library. Everything goes smooth but once I try to upload the ...
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Sharepoint 2007: How to update an item of the attached library within a Workflow?

I am new user to SharePoint and creating a Workflow where an item in the attached Library needs to be updated upon certain conditions. The SharePoint Help tutorial mentions not to update a data field ...
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How to get and set column from type “number” by powershell

I am using sp 2010. I have a library with documents. There is a column "CalcultatedWeekNumber" from type "Calculated". I have another column Week from type "Number". I try to get the value of the ...
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SP2013 avoid downloading a pdf from a library

I was asked to create a library that will contain only .pdf files, and I was asked to avoid users downloading the file (they only should view it). I set the correct user group with "view only" ...