The process of altering the basic string identifier property of an object such that it will appear differently to users viewing the object.

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Rename Document Set that has declared documets

In a 2010 SharePoint site, we would like to rename a number of document sets. The problem is that when the documents are already declared, it becomes a tedious mess that takes a very long time. We ...
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Renaming uploaded files - removing illegal characters

I must admit that I am totally unexperienced with developing anything to SP, but my problem sounds pretty simple - I need to manage some kind of regex command to rename any files uploaded to SP. The ...
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Is it possible to, using an event receiver, change a filename before it is uploaded?

I was using a workflow to change file names to some text and the SP ID, but this has caused issues because the workflows can often take several minutes to complete. I would like to do this during ...
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Rename MP4 video file on upload

We need to rename MP4 files as they are uploaded to an asset library. We create an ItemAdded event receiver and attempted to rename the file using file.MoveTo() File being uploaded is called ...
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Sharepoint 2013 ItemAdded event receiver for renaming files is not working

In SP 2013 I coded an event receiver that intercepts the ItemAdded event and it just renames the file. It is a synchronous event (I added Synchronous in the Elements.xml). This is the code: ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Problem renaming files in event receiver

I coded an event receiver that renames for example a .txt file to a .text file (it does not matter the extensions, it is just an example). In my code what I do is to an SPFile.MoveTo operation. It ...
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default.aspx renaming

I manage rip-off SharePoint team site. Some reason, I cannot rename default.aspx. If I rename default.aspx -> demo.aspx and I create new site collection, it gives me 404 error message. Also, if I ...
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People picker not working after machine rename Foundation 2010

Silly me forgot to rename my foundations 2010 test server's machine name prior to installing SharePoint. I used STSAdmin to perform a server-rename after changing the machine name, but now local users ...
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Best way to rename a visual studio 2012 sharepoint solution names, project names, namespaces, assembly names

I have created a Visual Studio 2012 solution for SharePoint 2013. In this solution there are 19 projects. In this solution there is some name from some customer. Now I would like to clone this visual ...
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ID never ready for Calucated Column (SharePoint 2007 MOSS)

I have simple calcuated column that tries to multiplies ID * to some number. It worked once, but never again. It appears ID is not ready when the calculation runs? Is there a chance a workflow ...
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Unique issue with a Sharepoint Site

We have a SharePoint site and for some reason one of the sub site admins change the URL of their site from /sitename to sitename.aspx. This has broken everything for that site I can not even get into ...
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Event Receiver - Cannot access item from Document Library if the user changed the name

I have a library, that has versioning enabled. On that library is an event receiver that does stuff, on ItemUpdated. Ok, if the user uploads a document, and does not rename the document during the ...
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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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Weird behaviour when renaming “Title” column in german site collection

Today I experienced a some what weird behaviour when renaming the default "Title" column of a custom list. Note that im on a german site collection with english as selected menu language. The ...
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Change name in ItemAdding event receiver or create a new Item

I have several custom folder types such as Year Folder or Quarter Folder. When the user creates a folder of this type he enters the name and selects an item from a dropdown (year etc.). 90% of the ...
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How to rename a Content Type associated to a List

I'm tring to change the content type name of a specified List. I have a Content Type called (for example) ExampleCT that I change from Site Settings in "Example CT" pushing down changes to childer. ...
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Deploy an update for a solution with a new name for the WSP

I have a existing solution in production. The WSP is named like this: MyGreatFeature.wsp Now I want to update this solution with new code/feature definitions. No problem there, but I also want to ...
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How to make SharePoint form to copy a file to a folder?

I'd like to make a form for users on SharePoint that copies needed files to current directory. User should be able to choose file type(in fact I have 2 files and both are excel), then when submitted, ...
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Rename standard field name in XML

I have a custom content type that inherits from the standard article page CT. In my new content type I would like to use the Contact field that is inherited from the article page but I would like to ...
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removing illegal characters from url / filename / foldername?

Is there a open source or free tool that can go through a directory and remove illegal characters from file? so I then then upload them to SharePoint. Also, is there a tool like explorer that can do ...
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How to hide / remove / rename “Name” propertie from folders

I have a content Type that inheritate from Folder (named F_CT) to content my other type elements (I_CT)... When I Click to create a new F_CT Sharepoint asks me how all the F_CT fields and "Name" as it ...
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Editing library doc filenames in SharePoint Designer?

In order to upload a PDF as the next version of a document that had been a PPTX file and keep versioning intact, I wanted to implement the answer from this question: Can I change the file extension of ...
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Replacing multiple files with a version in the name with a single file with version history

Many users new to Sharepoint don't understand versioning and rather than checking out and updating a file will create a new file with a version in the name, for example My Document v1.doc My ...
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Rename database pointer in SharePoint 2010

I've run into a problem regarding the naming of the database server on our SharePoint 2010 installation. I've used the FQDN, where it's best pratice to use the NETBIOS name of the SQL server ...
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How to rename title column in Document Library using code?

Everybody loves renaming columns. The title column is a favorite of mine and I can't seem to rename it via code: SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("MyList"); Guid guid = new ...