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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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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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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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document. I am concerned that new versions of ...
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Do not allow check out, edit, and upload to document library

I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 site. (I have SharePoint Foundation.) I want to allow people to add documents and also to view documents (and save them locally to their own PC) but I ...
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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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New Documents added to Library requiring Title even though it is not marked as Required before they can be Checked In

I have a Subsite with many similar Libraries with Require Check Out enabled on all. This subsite has been somewhat problematic in general and it may be that I need to recreate and move everything ...
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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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Sharepoint Lists vs. Sharepoint Libraries

Fundamentally, what is the difference between the two? I'm in the really early stages of working out what's what with sharepoint and I can't seem to tell the difference between the two.
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How can I style my sharepoint lists?

I'm new to sharepoint. And I just learnt how to create some master pages, but now I want to know how to style other things like tables (of lists and libraries)... for example:
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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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Moving files between Libraries along with Lookup Columns?

Is it possible to move a file from one library to another along with the lookup columns associated with it?
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Can I open MS Files in Document Library using Web Browser?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I want to open a Word file in my web browser not on my MS Office installed on my Computer. I tried opening Excel file on my web browser and it worked, but I can't open a ...
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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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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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Delete all files and folders in shared document using powershell

I want to delete all files and folders in shared document using powershell. Thanks.
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SP2007 - Default List Template has a custom column

we have a SharePoint 2007 site collection in which a custom column is always included when a list or library is created from default template. This is a site column that seems to be added to every ...
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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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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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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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How do I add a web part page in SharePoint 2013 when 'Site Pages' is missing?

This is a pretty straightforward question: How do I add a web part page in SharePoint 2013? There is, however, a minor twist. The site I'm adding it to is from a custom template that doesn't contain ...
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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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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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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've created an asset library for holding pictures and I've created an event reciever for the ItemUpdating event. When the item is updated, the method is called three times. I've noticed that two of ...
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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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Change Document Library folder's Modified timestamp to latest timestamp inside

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library with a range of subfolders and some files within each of them. The problem is, right now every subfolder has the same Modified timestamp, and I want each ...
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Restrict Site collection admins to view documents in Shared Document Library

Is there any way to restrict site collection administrators to view or edit the documents in shared documents library. If yes, then please let me know. Thanks.
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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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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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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" ...
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Should I use a SharePoint list, or library for my InfoPath form?

I'm creating a form for users of our organization to submit. Users will go into the intranet SP site, open and complete the form, then submit (or save it). We want end users to be able to edit the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - List column hyperlinks

First off, I am new to SP, so please feel free to redirect me if there is a better way to do this. I have a library that will have recurring reports. I do not want these to update versions, so I ...
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One email alert for new documents and another for modified documents

I'm trying to figure out if this is possible. In a document library I want to send alerts when a document is added to the library and another email when any documents are modified. So these are two ...
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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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Document Library and linked list

I have a Document library with many Rich test box fields which uses a Infopath path to take inputs. I have a related Sharepoint list linked to this. The fields in the Document library matches with ...
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Automate way to have links of all documents copied into one library page?

Newbie here with newbie question. I have been tasked with making a departmental SharePoint site more usable. The complaint is nothing can be found. All the content is heavily sub-foldered as ...
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Is there a way to keep a document library from replicatiing on another copied page?

Say you copy a Page from your Publishing Site in order to use it as a Template/Shell; That first page then, has a Document Library inserted into it. The 2nd Page was meant to have its own new Document ...
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Copying Modified Date in Window Explorer from Powershell

I have the PowerShell script which download Documents from SharePoint Document Library.i want to copy the modified date of documents including folders to the window explorer. Where I am going wrong ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Default View for Site Collection

We have added new columns to doc. library on PWA Sharepoint 2013. we want to save this view as default doc.library template for every site created on PWA site collection, is it possible? Every site ...
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Group by not working. Cannot not add more than one document per group

I have a document library with a column that I use in the group by. It has only 2 values in the column. After I have created the grouping and I start to upload documents i can only add one document ...
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Assign tasks to Document Library Items

I started a task list to track ACTIVE document expiration dates - Doc Name - Doc Type - Expiration Date - Review Date - Assigned To I wanted to create a sub-folder for the obsolete stuff, but that ...
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How to remove the white space in the top corner of a library page?

I have created a new library. It works fine. I enabled the "Metadata Navigation" and now I see alot of white space above my library. See printscreen. How can I reduce this white space? When I disable ...
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Why I need to click inside my library webpart to make the ribbon visible?

I am using sp 2010. I have a document library. I have add a content editor webpart on the default view page allItems.aspx. On this document library I need first click inside this webpart to make the ...
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Setup wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others

How can you setup the wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others. I know how to enable versioning and approval for the library, but is there a way that approval can be required ...
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Help: This form cannot be opened in a Web browser

I created an InfoPath form (2013) and published to a form library on SharePoint (2010). I added a quick link icon on the homepage to open the form (filler form). This is where I received the error ...