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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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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Opening the default “New Document” editor for a given ContentType from an external C# application (Sharepoint 2010)

I'm currently working on integrating some SharePoint functionality to an existing C# application we have here. Most of the requirements have be fairly easy to implement: I'm using the ListData REST ...
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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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Restrict Folder Creation on a Document Library

We have SharePoint Owners group who will need to create folders on a particular document library and SharePoint Members group who should not be allowed to create folders. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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How to programmingly create a “Link to a Document” in an ASP.net web application?

I have a asp.net web application which requires to upload files to a SharePoint document library. I got that working. Now, I need to know how to code using C# in my web application to create a "Link ...
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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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how to know Exact Document Library size

How to know exact document library size. any PowerShell code required? I used http://XYZ:4444/_layouts/15/storman.aspx but it doesn't show true size. I have Just Modified Nikhil's Script which ...
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Slow CSV writing for huge document libraries in powershell

by using below PowerShell script, i get all the items list from the document library including sub folders hierarchy in a CSV file. This script works very fine for small data but for huge data like ...
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SitePages link redirects to Home page

I have site created from web template. The link site pages is redirectinjg to home page but not to the site pages library. i can navigate to library but typing url directly. Please suggest why this is ...
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Export Import Library with Lookup column

I did export operation of custom library in Central Administration. Library has some custom fields and Lookup field on existing library on the site. After exporting main library and all dependecie ...
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Downloading Problem

we have requirement where we are downloading huge data in GB's. i have created powershell script which works very fine for Normal download of document library whose list threshold values not exceeded. ...
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maximum theoretical or practical number of libraries in a site collection

We are reviewing this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(office.15).aspx#ListLibrary It doesn't seem there are limits to the number of libraries in a site collection, just ...
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Is it possible to copy the default value setting of a folder and its subfolders to a new folder?

I configured the column default values for one folder and all its subfolder in a Document library. I would like to repeat the same setting for a new folder in the same library. I tried to copy/paste ...
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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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Copy folder from Source-Library and paste it to Target-Library?

I need to copy a folder from a SharePoint 2010 library and paste this folder into another library e.g. the folder: "myTestFolder" from mysharepoint/sourcelibrary to mysharepoint/targetlibrary ...
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Using javascript linking between issue list and document library

I'm making a issue list that should have link to a document library. After registrered I want the dispform.aspx to show a link to the library with filter on the ID from the issue list. I know ID ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document ID Link Opens to Search Page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DocIdRedir.aspx sometimes redirects to search results instead of document preview I have set up my document libraries (2 of them) to utilize the DocID attribute. I have ...
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Making sharepoint Url Clickable

I want the URL to be a hyperlink when In the SharePoint Library Settings page. It would be much nicer than copy paste all the time. Is there anyway to do this?
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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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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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How to find all empty folders within a document library, maybe with a PowerShell script?

We have discovered a library where a user has written script to create auto numbered folders, within a library... we now have 32000 of them!!? I need a powershell script that will list the folders, ...
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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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Unable to create SPUserToken objects or use SPSecurity class

As shown in this image, I am unable to create a SPUserToken or run the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges() delegate in order to elevate the current user for the purpose of managing list item ...
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Customize Form (new wiki page)

Firstly, I would like to create a section for news in SharePoint, for this I use a wiki library, so far, it's good. Everything works fine, but I'd like to change is some point for my needs. when a ...
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Is there a library specially designed for storing Web Parts?

Is there a library designed to house web parts? I want to store reusable web parts in a library. I know there is a "Web Parts Gallery" at the root site level, but I do not have access nor will I get ...
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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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Document Library containing Managed Metadata when exported to Excel has weird characters

We have document library for storing assets in it. Document Library contains some of Managed Metadata lookup fields. When I try to use the Ribbon feature to export the list into an Excel, each of the ...
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How do I create a custom view and apply it to ALL document libraries on Sharepoint 2007 site

I am wanting to create a new default view for ALL document libraries on an intranet. How do I go about this without manually updating the All Items (default view) of each document library.
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Limitations of OOTB Picture Library Slideshow WebPart on Team page

I apologize for the newbie question, but I am very frustrated trying to use the Picture Library Slideshow WebPart. The photos are downsized without any apparent reason, despite the care with which I ...
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How to add required column comments in library Sharepoint Fundation

I try to add required column "comments" in library but I have problem, when I add column and I check in "Require that this column contains information:" when I try to save this file (.doc) I don't see ...
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How to find out last read/unread Document in sharepoint Document Library?

I need to find out the last read\unread document in a document library, optionally filtering the search process to only include documents (read?/modified?/created?) within a speciefied date range. ...
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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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is it possible to move document libararies between 2 servers?

I have written code to transfer document libraries including folder structure in c# between 2 site collections, within same site collections and between 2 web application on same farm. just wondering ...
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Add file without checking in

I have a question. How can I add a file without checking it in directly? I add file like this: Library.RootFolder.Files.Add(fileName, buffer, overwrite); But when I do that I suppose the file is ...
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Why edit menu not visible when current view use grouping?

i have a document library with a customized grouping. In the view setting i enabled the column "Name (linked to document with edit menu) )". Problem is that the edit menu didn't show up. For testing ...
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Image column on document library

I have a requirement to add a thumbnail image column into an existing document library on my SharePoint 2010 site. Thumbnail images for each document are uploaded to the images document library. ...
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InfoPath 2007 Files upload features

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that allow people to upload two type of files - PDF and JPG. When the user submit the form, it will store into the SharePoint as a entry in a Library. Is it possible that ...
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Using SPServices to retrieve InfoPath repeating section fields in a SharePoint 2007 Library?

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that contain a repeating section field. I publish this form to SharePoint 2007, which create a Library. How do I use SPServices to retrieve this field from the Library ...
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RSS feeds, article URL and anonymous users

Is it possible to change the URL inside feeds so they point directly to the articles instead of using DispForm? We don't want to open lists to anonymous users, so making the URL point directly is the ...
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Try to download file from server

I'm trying to download a file from my local computer, which is in a library sharepoint. I'm using this function : try { siteURL += "?NoRedirect=true"; ...
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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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Hide or Secure a List or Library

There are some users in my Sharepoint site. I want to prevent them from using a specific list or library. And even I don't want them to see that list or library. In other words I want to create a list ...
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How do I save a Document Library inside a sub folder?

This may seem like a very simple question, but I want to organize the Site Content by putting in some folders for the Document Libraries. Does anyone know how I can move document libraries within ...
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Is there a way to get all file URLs for a library with a single REST request?

I have a bunch of images in a library that I need to get URLs for each item. I can get the GUIDs with this: /sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Rotating%20Banner')/items Is there a way to ...
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Can I hide the “new document or drag files here” link inside the wiki library

I am working on an enterprise wiki library, but when the user navigates to "My submission" view, he sees the "new document or drag files here" link instead of "add new page". Shown below: Is there ...
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Block overwrite in Site Assets Library?

I'm working on a SP2010 list where any authenticated user may submit list entries. Each list entry has a rich text column allowing uploaded images, etc. Those uploaded images get deposited into the ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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RootFolder.SubFolders problem

I am able to search all folders with their name by using $folder.Name.StartsWith("a") this will display all folders which starts with name a in a Document Library. I want all folders to be ...
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Custom library referenced in sharepoint project is not being put into GAC

I have a SharePoint 2010 project in a solution, and I have a library project in the solution. In the SharePoint project I've referenced to that project. Now when I deploy the SharePoint project, my ...