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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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 View....
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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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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 content-...
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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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Have full control but cannot manage alerts

I have full control for my sharepoint site and I am attempting to set up alerts for folders in one of the libraries. I only have the option to set alerts for myself and not others. Not sure why this ...
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How to edit existing item library with Infopath form SP 2013

I have a SP Library and I publish an Infopath form, when I create a new item, everything works perfect but if I want to edit the item it does not open the same form with the info populated to edit, it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Asset Library

I have a SharePoint 2013 asset library - by default it displays images - how can I change this behavior - I have already created a filter by clause and this does not work as expected for me (I would ...
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COUNTIFS function in SharePoint List

I have challenged myself to create a list where a list or library's columns and data are exported automatically into a Excel Workbook or web-part, then evaluated via COUNTIFS to read multiple columns ...
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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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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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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 ...