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 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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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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Is it possible to add custom actions to a version?

I need to add a custom action to versions of a file. Optimally, I want it on the Version History page: A second best would be the version display form (the result of clicking View on the previous ...
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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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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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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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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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Can an entire list/library be versioned?

It's possible to enable item versioning on lists and roll back to a previous version on that item. Can this be done for the entire list? So we can roll the whole thing back? We accidentally modified ...
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How to programmatically retrieve item version history from client?

Using server-side code I can access List Item version history using SPListItem.Versions. Is there a way to programmatically access the same information from the client? I am happy to use either the ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Versions Number from Website on SharePointSite

it is possible to show the Versions Number from a SharePoint Site on the Site like a footer?
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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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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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Minor versions for list items

With documents you get minor version for drafts and can publish a major version. You go from 1.0 to 1.1 (first edit) 1.2 (second edit) to 2.0 (publish) Now I have custom list (just listitems), with ...
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Document versioning - different doc types

I have a document library with versioning enabled. Documents are now in some other system and I need to migrate them. The problem is thath different verions migth have diffrente file types (doc, docx, ...
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Uploading file version - Client Object Model

I have a library with versioned files. I have versioned files prepared for uploading (1 version = 1 file). How do I create new version? Do I just set file's Content property and Update it? Please ...
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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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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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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 ...
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User can't view document version history

The situation in brief: The site is hosted on a MOSS 2007 server. All contents of the site inherit permissions. A document library with versioning enabled is on the site. A group has been created to ...
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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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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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ListItem Versioning Differences

Does anyone know how to programmatically determine if any non-system fields have changed between ListItem versions? I realize that I could iterate through the fields between each version and if I see ...
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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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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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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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Version History and Version Numbers don't add up

In my SharePoint list, I can see version numbers. When I click a document in the list, I see that Version History in the Documents tab is greyed out, and it does not appear in the context menu for ...
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Displaying the item version history programmatically using Javascript

I have a SharePoint 2007 list that have version history enabled. I am interested to know how do I view the version history of a item using Javascript (or JQuery).
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Discard an unapproved page checkin in MOSS 2007

Okay, I think I must be missing something obvious here. I have a standard webpart page. Version control and publishing is turned on. There are a number of previous versions. Currently, there is a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can a the version history of a Word document be embedded in the document?

We currently maintain a version history inside our documents, using a simple table with 4 columns: version, date published, comments, author initials. We save documents as PDF before sending them to ...
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Stop SPFieldMultiLineText from updating when not changed

I have a list with the requirement to keep a history of a frequently updated multi-line status. Additional requirements are to not show history on New and Edit forms and Views, but to show the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...