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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Minor version limit exceeded

I have Sharepoint 2007 WSS and my users have been complaining about an error and so far I cannot find any information on it. These users are going into a Shared Document library and updating a ...
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What happens in the background(sql content db) when a version history is deleted?

i am trying to research a scenario of what is happening in the background (sql) when we delete a version history? i am trying to use an sql profile but Im getting confused with all that logs that ...
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How can I show only modified fields on item

I have a list with 60 fields in SharePoint Online (2013 wave) deployed as a sandboxed solution and would like to notify users for approval when somebody changes an item. Having a relatively high ...
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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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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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GetLimitedWebPartManager on published version of file (not latest checked in)

This is SharePoint 2010. I want to get the published web parts from a page that have three versions. When I call the GetLimitedWebPartManager() on the version that I want I get 0x80070003 This error I ...
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Add comments to the version history

When you upload a new document you are able to add comments which are visible in the version history. If edit an exisiting document and save it you do have the option to add comments?? Is this ...
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how do I view the older version of the document without restoring?

If I add version to my documents and later on want to retrieve copy of an older version, how do I do that without restoring the older version? In my document library there is a file "test" that has ...
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How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
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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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SPFolder versions?

I am 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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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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SharePoint Document Set Version Extension

Before reading further, please note this is not a simple 'how do I enable versioning' and, as far as I can tell, nothing similar has been asked before... Instead I am looking for any solutions (3rd ...
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Possible to download all versions of a document?

My team is looking for a way to download all versions of a particular document on our site (or more generally we would like to back-up all versions of all documents in a particular document library). ...
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Tracking changes in a list at item level

What I need to do is keep track of a rather large list on share-point, when a user makes a change to a value in a particular column the new value should be displayed along with a Y to denote the item ...
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SharePoint 2010 Version History Issue

We have this issue going on for one of our users for quite some time.He is uploading a document to a document librrary which is versioning enabled through a script or batch file.When he uploads the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Versioning limits are not working for minor versions

I have set 3 minor and 3 major versions to be stored. Major versions work as expected. Oldest is deleted after the 3rd version. However minor versions are kept even when I save the 15th minor version. ...
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How to restore version from document metadata from 0.2 to 0.1 in powershell?

I have a document library and versioning is enabled. I would like to to restore a previous minor version by powershell. Is this possible? I know it is possible with major versions with the script ...
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Current version History Mod date overwritten when uploading new file

I am just a lowly end user and it seems help desk support at my place has no answers. I upload excelfiles daily to a sharepoint document library. The files have the same name and overwrite the ...
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Get a permalink to the current version that will be valid after later versions are created

Originally titled "Get document-version independent URL" I'm using the Versions.asmx SharePoint webservice, where I get the following output message: <results ...
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Can lists do version control on attachments?

All of our project descriptions Word doc attachments to entries in a sharepoint list. It does not appear that versions of the attachments are being created. When I click on the pulldown arrow and go ...
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Does disabling version history delete the old versions?

SharePoint 2010: I have several libraries that have version history enabled. In trying to save storage space and money, I need to delete duplicates/old copies. If I just turn off version history, does ...
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Get List Item Version History for each item if specific field was changed

I have a list that has versioning turned on. Three of the fields are multi-line text boxes which have appending turned on. I want to iterate thru each item in the version history and look for ...
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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 2010 upgrade loses versioning

We are currently upgrading from an old version of SharePoint 2007 to 2010. One issue we have discovered is that once we are upgraded versioning did not come across. Not only do we not have prior ...
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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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Version history of items in related list

Is there a way, without additional programming, to get history of children related items to the parent one, for example: SPList threads = SPContext.Current.Web.Lists["Blog threads"]; SPList posts = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Get meta data from a previous version of a document through webservice in MOSS 2007

Is it possible to get metadata information from a previous version of a document in a document library using a SharePoint webservice? I know I can use the _vti_bin/Versions.asmx webservice to get ...
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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 ...