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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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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Is there any way to give another permission level to a specific folder within a document library?

I've a document library with several folders in it. Now there was a requirement to set up a new folder in it with special permissions. I'm not sure if this is possible with standard SharePoint ...
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Copying views from one sharepoint list to another

I have a lot of libraries (100+) on a site I manage. I often need to add views to all or most of those libraries, or at least the active ones (50+). I've seen attempts to answer this question that ...
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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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Name property of Folder is blank when folder is created using REST API

I tried creating a Folder in a SharePoint 2013 library using REST API. I used the examples provided in Microsoft MSDN site using "folders" end point as well as "add" end point. Folder was created ...
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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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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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Help assigning a SharePoint Document Location to a CRM entity

I am having some trouble getting a sharepointdocumentlocation entity to target the correct SharePoint location using relative url. See my code below. When I run the code and make my way to the ...
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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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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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2010 Document Center

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user who is able to upload a document to the document center, but when she attempts to access the document she get 'Access Denied'. There is a workflow that sets ...
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How to restore an inheritance that is broken in a folder?

I want to restore a broken inheritance in a folder level is it possible to do so? My permission have changed all over the site.
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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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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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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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How do you delete a persistent column/field for a library with SharePoint Online?

One of my users added a column/field named Active. She was not aware that it would be flagged a persistent column/field in SharePoint. Now when she adds huge swaths of documents to this library she ...
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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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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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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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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, Q&...
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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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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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List Lookup Column - Select Library

I would like to add a lookup column in a SP list, which allows the user to select a specific library (rather than an item within that library). Is this possible? Many thanks
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Unable to see documents uploaded to library folders in SP2010

I'm a SharePoint administrator and have recently given a colleague contribute access to a site library to upload a suite of handover folders / documents. He's successfully done this and can see the ...
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Create a item in a libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create item(like .docx or .xsn or ...) in document library or form library in sharepoint 2013 using REST service?
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Opening a document in a SharePoint 2013 document library in a new tab (using code)

How to open a SharePoint 2013 document library item in a new tab/new window? By default, the document, depending on whether it is .docx or .xlsx opens in Word or Excel Web Access in the same tab. I ...
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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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Infopath form not submitting to correct library upon creation

I am using SharePoint 2010 with infopath. Currently I have a form library set up to submit infopath forms. The library is using the infopath form for the content type when creating new items. The ...
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Add OneNote to Document Library Templates?

I am trying to add a blank One Note document to the document web part so when a user hits the "+ NEW" button they have an option to create a new word, excel, power point or one note document, as shown ...
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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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When to use a subsite versus a library?

Our company has recently started using Office 365 and I am helping set up our structure of Sharepoint sites, Subsites and Libraries. The company is multi-national with 1000 employees. Each department ...
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SPSiteDataQuery to Search both Lists and Libraries

I have a SPSiteDataQuery that I am giving a set of list ID's. The set of lists are both Generic Lists & also Libraries. The issue is my Libraries are not being returned. Is it possible to ...
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Preference of list versus library when storing files

What might be a preference to use a list versus library when storing files? I just found that there is no drag and drop functionality in lists and I use that a lot.
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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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CSOM - find if content of library has changed

I would like to check within client application (CSOM), if there have been any changes to any files in library in eg. last 15 minutes. I know that there is list.GetChanges method in server-side ...
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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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retrict users from downloading document

Is it possible to allow user to checkout a document from a library for editing, but restrict downloading their ability to download document? (SP 2010)
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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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SharePoint library sort isn't working for new items

I have a SharePoint document library where all items uploaded after Feb 9th are not getting sorted with the rest of the items. It doesn't matter what the sort column is. For example: Sort by Name ...
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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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Deleting Content type from “List Items” using Powershell

I want to delete a custom content type from all items that are using that content type in a list/library. Is that possible using powershell? if yes, then I want to know after deleting CT, which ...
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Removing Items from Recycle Bin that uses specific Content types

I want to delete custom content type from Pages library but it did not allow me to delete and says "content type is still in use". Then i get to know that i need to delete it from following locations ...
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getting Pages library from given URL

I have a URL for subsite mynews: for example: http://something.good/news/mynews I want to add custom content type 'NewsCT' to Pages library of this mynews subsite using powershell. How I do that?
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Include non-documents in a document library

Our department works on training. We are trying to put together all of our materials into SharePoint. A document library works well for job-aids, training manuals, links to websites, etc. All things ...
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Opening documents redirecting to search after changing DNS

Open documents is not working correctly any more after changing the DNS settings and configure the alternate access settings. All documents (from before this change) in my library are (suddenly) ...
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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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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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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?