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A historical listing of a set number of previous versions of an item or document. Versions may be divided into major and minor sets, with minor versions representing drafts and major versions representing fully published instances of the item.

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How to get SPfile versions?

I'm making a .txt to store each version of a file after I perform a certain action. The code I'm running is simple: write("version number: 0.1"); write("modified : " + ...
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Sharepoint 2013 List version History

I am creating a solution with SharePoint 2013 and I have multiple SharePoint list. Each list has a few rich text edit box. Is there a way for the user to compare what has been changed between the ...
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Enable versioning on SPList programmatically

I might be missing something obvious, but I am trying to enable version history on a regular task list programmatically. It is definitely possible from the UI, but how can this be achieved in code? I ...
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Move files to another site collection and retain version history

We are creating a new site collection and migrating content from the old site. The problem is we need to retain version history for files. We have global admin access, but no access to the server ...
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SharePoint will not restore older version of a page

I have versioning turned on, I can view the Version History page but when I click a version and choose Restore, it doesn't actually do anything. The current version of my page remains. Is this a ...
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Advanced version history in SharePoint

Is there out the box advanced version history for List items which show when, which metadata change by who?
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How to compare field changes using powershell to iterate thru the version history

I need to be able to to notify users daily whenever an update to a list item has changed, and give them a list of fields that have been changed. I am using powershell to do this, and send out an ...
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Get the current version and level of listitem

I'm using a client script to retrieve listitem from a context. Everything works and load my item with and it's ok. myCtxtWeb.Load(item); myCtxtWeb.ExecuteQuery(); Now I'd like to know the versions ...
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How can I return differences between versions and access properties that changed?

i have a list in SharePoint 2010 that has fields "title,count" .one of the fields (count) possible to change. I FROCE TO USE CSOM CLIENT SIDE OBJECT MODEL ... NO SHAREPOINT.DLL BUT ...
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Is SharePoint 2013 Page History navigation panel in wikies editable?

Question says it all. If I go to Wiki page -> Page -> Page History a extra navigation panel called "Versions" appears which shows major, minor versions, date and time, also lets you to compare. If we ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Field Creating New Version With Each Stage of Workflow

I recently created a workflow that is attached to a document set. The workflow goes through a number of stages to create, update or delete a calendar item in a separate list. When the workflow was ...
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Export table of all versions of list items

Using SharePoint 2007, and I only have client-side access. I can view all versions of each item in a list by using the IncludeVersions parameter as follows: ...
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Missing version history

I have a situation where a document has been published to the next major version but history is missing. See screenshot, is there a way to view the history elsewhere and would have caused this?
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Get created/modified date of item version history using COM

I'm trying to build a console application to delete Custom List's item version history base on the created/modified date of the version. string path = ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl + ...
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Copy files between sites with version history (powershell, SP2010)

I can copy a file from one site to another using $SPFolder_Destination.Files.Add("Filename.ext", $SPFile_Source.OpenBinary(), $false) This does not preserve version history. I think I could ...
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List version limits client-side

Versioning can be defined the same way in UI in SP2013 and O365: How can we programmatically set these limits in SP2013 without server-side code? Server-side we would have SPList.MajorVersionLimit ...
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Document sharing history, who shared this document with whom and when?

Is there a way to see when exactly a document was "shared" with someone else? For example, John doesn't have access to see Document A. So Matt, who has access to the document, clicks "Share" on the ...
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CAML Query based on IDs to get version number?

With JavaScript, is it possible to get its version number if I know the ID of an item? I have a function that needs to do something with the selected file, but even if I select the file, it is ...
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The version history stores only the current approver's comment for all the versions

I have customized a SharePoint list using InfoPath and content approval is enabled for this list. The version history stores only the current approver's comment for all the versions. That is: For ...
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Can I set a default Value for the version comment field in a list?

I'm trying to set a default value on the check in comment in a list in order to guide users to format their comments a certain way. I'm seeking a solution that will work on Sharepoint online.
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Enforcing check in comments with a pre-formatted comment template

I'm looking for a way to force users to enter a comment when checking in a document to a specific library, I'd also like to auto populate the comment window with some content in order to guide users ...
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How to display the version changes in sharepoint in the list itself [duplicate]

I have a list in SharePoint and have enabled version. This list has just three columns two are text based and another is number. Title and Comment and ID. ID Title Comment 1 ABC first comment If ...
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Open document version as a binary

I’m trying to open a document version as a binary but keep getting an exception. I have no problem opening the item as a binary: $binary=$spweb.GetFile($item.url).OpenBinary() However when I try ...
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Can I add issue status to display near the time a comment was made?

so i have a task list and a Comments column. For each item if you click on view entries under the comments you get a form with info about the item. where the comments are we have the name of the user, ...
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Permission issue in Document Library - Read Only user is able to edit and save document

Scenario: I am logged in as a site owner of a SharePoint 2010 site with full permission on a Document Library. I have a test account that has only Read and Limited Access permission to this ...
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Error when trying to view Previous Version of a File in SharePoint

Whenever I try and access a file's version history in SharePoint Designer (2013 in this case), I get the following error: Versions cannot be accessed at this time server is busy This is a ...
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Migrate documents from 2007 to 2013 and maintain version history?

Currently I have a SharePoint 2007 site that I am upgrading to SharePoint 2013. Is it possible to copy the documents from the 2007 site to the 2013 site whilst maintaining version history? I'd be ...
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Can a CAML query find all documents that were ever modified by a specific user?

I'm trying to list all documents that were (ever) modified by a specific user, using a CAML query like this one: var query = new CamlQuery{ ViewXml = "<View Scope='Recursive'>" + ...
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Get ListItem ContentType and Metadata values at a specific version

I'm trying to figure out a way, using the Sharepoint Client Object Model, to get the content type and the metadata values of a listItem at a specific version. I can get the different versions using ...
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SPFolder versions?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Server. I have a document library with enabled versioning. SPFolder.Item.Versions always returns only one last version of the folder item despite it was modified multiple ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation

A new sharepoint foundation site has been established for just under a year. It contains many document libraries for several departments. Only the last three versions of a document are tracked. ...
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Export version history from sharepoint online using webservices

I am using webservices to export web from sharepoint online. Migration is working fine but versions are not getting migrated with the web. I am using ExportWeb method of /_vti_bin/Sites.asmx service. ...
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How to get Versionhistory popup on clicking menuitemtemplate

I have following lines of code for menuitemtemplate: MenuTemplate menuTemplate = new MenuTemplate(); menuItem = new MenuItemTemplate("Version History","/_layouts/images/versions.gif"); ...
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The Version History for a file in the library showing different “Modified By” Column

I am writing a tool to generate the versions of a file/page in the library. My Report should include the version number and the version created by/Modified by name. While getting the modified by ...
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Check Out, Update, then Check In a File in SharePoint Client Object Model

I would like to programatically update a SharePoint file by checkout/checkin. I have written code that looks like it should do what I want it to do: static void ...
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Prevent a group from deleting document version history

In a Document/Form Library with versioning enabled (SP 2010), it is possible to delete all versions of a particular document/form simply by going to the "Version History" dialog box. This ability ...
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Get Notified on List Item Changes - not using email

I'm searching for an easy way to display the latest changes of a sharepoint list. Situation: one huge list (10k entries) with a lot of daily changes (lets say 100). Target: Display the changes during ...
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Get last major published version of items returned as DataRow (from SPSiteDataQuery)

Does anyone know the solution for this? If I'm querying items by SPSiteDataQuery I receive a DataTable with DataRow objects. I could fetch the current version of an item and check if it ends with ...
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Document Version Update in Document Libarary

My site having 3 users, but version update when ever user1(Edit Document) Check out and check in update version remaining users(user2,user3 -- view) check out and check in view document how restrict ...
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Is it possible to view internal document changes in SharePoint?

I am still using WSS I am still fairly new to administering a SharePoint workspace. I have versioning turned on in my document libraries, but I had a request from a user asking if it was possible to ...
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Get document-version independent URL

I'm using the Versions SP webservice, where I get the following message from: <results xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/"> <list ...
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Trying to convert a SP2010 document version to a PDF generates SPException: List does not exist

I am trying to modify an existing SP2010 custom workflow action that converts an existing document to PDF using Word Automation. There is a new requirement to only convert the last published version ...
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How to show Document Set Version?

In SharePoint 2010, there is a new content type called Document Set that allows users to work with multiple documents as a single work product. In our case, the Document Set's version number is very ...
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Is it safe to make a small change to the versions.aspx file in LAYOUTS folder?

I'm running into an issue with a client who doesn't like her multiple lines of text fields getting truncated on the version history page of a list. She has a field for comments and would like to see ...
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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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List versioning detect field level changes

I need to detect changes with each on each item update, )but i don't want to use the before, after properties ) My question is: If i enable list versioning can i diff 2 versions to detect changes, ...
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Workflow changing StartOnCreated via GUI in SPD

A few dumb SPD 2007 workflow issues. I'm trying to change startOn switches on a workflow config xml file but it causes the workflow to fail with errors when I try to recompile/finish it after ...
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All versions of one item in list

Is it possible to see all versions for one item in SP list a different way than through version history? We have one extensively used list with 100, 130, 150... with a lot of (multi-line and rich ...
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Version settings in Custom list. No Code

I have created custom list and have applied versioning enable but i dont want to maintain change history for all fields, by default version history displays the history for all fields. Is it possible ...
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Approving item makes no new version

In my SharePoint list I have item that I have just approved. I clicked the Approve/Decline button in Edit form, and then chose Approved. Now when I take a look at Version history, I see that last ...