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 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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How to connect excel with sharepoint

I am trying to connect my excel spreadsheet with SharePoint when a user click on the cell a new site has open on windows,How can I achieve this.
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OneDrive - Missing “Sync Additional Library” option?

I just upgraded my PC to Windows 10. Previously (Windows 8.1) I was syncing both my normal OneDrive and a Sharepoint libraries. After installing Windows 10 I installed Office 2016 One-Click from ...
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What is the background page while creating a new SharePoint List

When I create a SharePoint list, the page doesn't shows the right side bar. However, creating a new SharePoint page reflects the right side bar. Therefore would like to confirm as which background ...
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Workflow to copy a document from a sharepoint 2013 to SP 2010 document library

This is the scenario: I have an instance of SharePoint 2013 Server with a Document Library. I have another server with SharePoint 2010 installed. I want to create Workflow in SP2013 instance that ...
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Copy Library/List in SharePoint 2013 2 gig

I have a library/list that is roughly 2 gigs. I need to copy it and place the new copy under a different name in the same SharePoint 2013 site. I am trying to retain the historical data and column ...
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Force “Name” field in SP13 Library to be equal to '“Title”

As I understand, SP13 searches documents by document Title. When you upload some document to the library, you have to fill in "Name" and "Title" ( the same field twice). What I want to do is to ...
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Third party security tool for metadata access only but not content (like in Documentum)

A specific customer needs the following: In a document library there are "forbidden" documents that, due to rights, are visible. Can I allow access to metadata but restrict access to content or ...
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Add button to view display form

I need help to add more info button to a Content search web part in SharePoint 2013 to this display template. This button will be able to open the "display form" of the Document by document ID link ...
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Document library template DIP - or collecting metadata

I have a site document library that has many templates and more are added quite often. There are a number of columns of metadata in the document library and most are interrelated benefiting from logic ...
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displaying a media library from one subsite to all other subsites: how?

I have a media library with videos. I want to display this library on every subsite we have rather than recreating, and re-uploading the media contents for each subsite. NO LINKS. Does SharePoint ...
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moving Pages Library items to arraylist or any collection

I want to move my pages library items to any collection e.g, Arraylist or any other collection, Is that possible? i want to do this because i want to delete and add again same CT (that pages library ...
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Can I add content from Document Library into a Time line? (Sharepoint 2013)

I have a document library with lots of contracts and a column for expiration date. I want to make a timeline and show the expiration date for each of the contracts. At this time, whats my option ...
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Missing “Site Pages” Library

Here's the issue I've had presented to me today. A user possibly deleted the "Site Pages" library by accident. When navigating to the site http://url.sitepages/home.aspx it returned a 404. Even ...
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Manage file properties in library in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to manage properties (of custom fields) of uploaded files in Sharepoint Online 2013 using custom workflow actions?
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Is SQL Server my bottleneck?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm that serves as a document repository. We are seeing slowness searching for documents and paging through them as the document libraries grow. Is there any logging within ...
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Upload files with the same name & Move a list item to a specific folder

I have 2 questions regarding SharePoint 2013, I hope you can provide me with a little help. We have about 1000 company employees with an Excel file that has the same name on every employee's ...
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Unable to create web page from content type in custom pages library in SharePoint Online

I have a requirement to create a custom Web Pages Library using CSOM code. I am able to create a library and apply the custom content type but when I try creating a page, it gives an error. Please ...
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Different Documents in Different Views in the Same Library

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint, and am developing an internal site for my department. I'm hoping to use one Library for a general theme of documents around past performance, for example. I have figured ...
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Different views depending on where a document is opened

I have a library in SharePoint storing some instructions documents. For clarity and ease of use, I have posted links to the appropriate documents on a wiki page (so the actual library is not visible). ...
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Disabling the message boxes in a library without designer or code access?

I have a SharePoint 2013 library in which all documents should only be read only. Though I can set them as this in Excel and hard code excel to prevent from showing "save/save as" message boxes, the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 filter (required) column values depending on previous column selection

Perhaps you can help me with an issue I have setting up an new SharePoint library: We have (among others) 2 required columns for the users before they are allowed to upload their document. The first ...
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Customize edit form of library with InfoPath

In lists it is possible to customize the form with InfoPath. For libraries this function is missing. Is there any way to use an InfoPath form to edit data in a library? I know that it's possible to ...
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Error in 'Copy Document' functionality in SP Ribbon

I want to copy a document from one folder in the SharePoint document library to another folder in the same library, using the Copy Document link in the SharePoint Ribbon. The document is created from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...