Versioning enables you to store, track, and restore items in a list and files in a library as they are changed.

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Sharepoint rest api Version number increments on Checkout rather than check in

Consider a file whose current version number is 1.0. I am checking out the file through rest api and the UIVersionLabel property of the file, is incremented to 2.0 after checkout operation. When i ...
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Restore a previous item version

I have group of list items in sharepoint that I need to revert back 2 versions. I had made a mistake and updated about 600 items with the wrong data. I see its pretty straightforward in regards to ...
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Enable major versioning javascript

How could I enable major versioning on list? My code is not working and I don't get any errors. _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push(onPageLoad()); function onPageLoad() { ...
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511 limit for minor version is per item or per library

I have gone through below link https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx which says The maximum number of minor file versions is 511. This limit cannot be exceeded. My Question ...
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Major version but not approve drafts

I want to create 2 groups, one that can change the state of an item in a list from draft to Pending but not to approved nor rejected, and another group for approve or reject the item. Is that ...
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Keep first document version and last “X” number of versions

We are looking at our document library settings and wondering if it is possible to have the following for versioning: Always keep the first version of a document uploaded If we set versioning @ the ...
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Get List items using Sp Services on content approval enabled List

I have enabled Content approval on SharePoint List. Able to access all the items that are in pending state through Sp-services Getlistitems. Unable to get data in soap once item is approved or ...
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Document with same title will not add as new version to existing file

I have added a bunch of new files to my library with the same name as existing files, and most of them have added as new versions like I planned. However, two or three files refuse to associate with ...
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Displaying all versions of a field in a list on a report

I use SharePoint 2010 and SQL Report Builder 3.0. I am creating a new report whereby I want to display all the versions of a data field on the report. One of the fields I need to report on is called ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - cannot discard current draft

Ive been investigating this problem but am yet to find a suitable answer. We have a draft sharepoint page that someone accidentally deleted a web part from. The published version is still fine and ...
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Modifying the default content approval process for a wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013. currently i set the following content approval inside the versioning settings:- So currently I have 1-phase approval where ...
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how to enable versioning while uploading document using REST API

I am uploading document using REST API, I need to enable version because I need to avoid overwrite if same file is uploaded.How to achieve this version. below is the code function createmisc() { ...
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Error Occured While trying to restore minor version sharepoint 2013 Doc lib

I was trying to restore the version of the document in doc lib to previous minor versions, but i encountered the following error: Then i went to logs and searched for Correlation id and found the ...
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Workflow Versions

I'm looking at the workflow settings for a particular list. I've noticed this a few times and wanted to know the reason for this, if there is one: I just published the Manual Archive workflow and ...
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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document. I am concerned that new versions of ...
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How to get major & minor version limit of list/library using javascript?

How to get Major Limit of Sharepoint List and both Major & Minor Limit of Sharepoint Library using javascript ?
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How to stop Modified By names from changing when moving files

I moved some files to another location on the same site sub-site to sub-site. I used Content and Stucture as that retains the version and the locations are both buried a few deep on different ...
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How to get all major versions of List or Library Item using C#?

I have document library which has over 100 items. Each item has over 30 to 40 major & minor versions. I want to get only major versions of particular item programmatically using C#. foreach ...
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how to lookup column that has versioning enabled in SharePoint Designer

I have a custom list "Requests" which is used to capture user requests. There is a column "Comments" which I have enabled versioning to capture conversation exchange between the user and request ...
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Change Modified Date and User in Versions

We have document libraries in Sharepoint 2010 with incorrect modified dates and users (they were imported from somewhere). I thought, I could correct them with Powershell, but it does not work the way ...
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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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Audit List field level changes - SharePoint

Is it possible to audit changes on List fields in SharePoint 2013? What I'm looking for is to get some report when certain fields in a List is changed by users, not looking for values but just a ...
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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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Adding a locally stored file as a new vesion of an already existing sharepoint file

I have a local file stored on the PC. Is it possible to add this file as new version of an already existing file without modifying the versioning? Thanks.
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Showing Changes to List Items & Deleted Content

How can I show changes to list items, with deleted content lined out, along with the modifying user name? Seems like there was something like this available in SP2007 but not seeing it in SP2013. ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Version History (more…)

In the OOB Version History modal, we are able to see changes that were made to 15 fields for each version. A change to made to any additional fields are trimmed and the text indicator (more...) is ...
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Custom form template, issue with field marked as “append changes to existing text”

I've created a custom form template for a content type. The content type is used in a list with versioning enabled and contains a field marked as "append changes to existing text". In the template ...
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Trend Tracking Within a Custom List

Is it possible to track a field's changes over time in SharePoint Online within a custom list. For example a task confidence rating, which would vary over time. Within view versions there are dates ...
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Setup wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others

How can you setup the wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others. I know how to enable versioning and approval for the library, but is there a way that approval can be required ...
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Hide version history in Word

I would like to hide the previous versions of a document when it is opened in Word etc. We do not want read only users to be able to see previous major versions. Can this done?
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Versioning with folders and document sets?

According to this question SharePoint doesn't version folders. Is the same true of Document Sets? I know there is a ribbon command to manually capture a version of a document set, but does nothing ...
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Rejecting an Approved document Versus Rejecting a Pending document

I have Enterprise Wiki site collection which contains a document library.I have set the following settings for the document library:- Require content approval for submitted items? >>> Set to Yes Who ...
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Inconsistent behavior when SharePoint enable/disable the Approve/Reject links, inside my enterprise wiki site

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, which have two libraries. then i set "Requires content Approval for submitted items" inside the versioning settings. now if i have an approved or ...
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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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Trying to extract comments from versioning, but not all the latest gets extracted

we are currently running on Sharepoint Online, and I was asked to build a task tool to track all our project etc. The last change we made is the possibility to add comments to the task through ...
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Is there any way to undo 'undo checkout'?

Can you get those changes back in any way (powershell, etc.) or are they completely gone?
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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How to restore for all documents in a library to one version older? Maybe powershell?

I am using sp 2010. I have a document library. I would like to go to one previous version of all the documents in this document library. Maybe in powershell? Something like a foreach loop and for each ...
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How to automatically change the permissions of a document when is published?

I have a document library with document versions enable on a SharePoint 2013 site. In the library each document have its own independent permissions. Usually the permissions are 2 owners and 3 or more ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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How is DocumentSet Capture Version data stored in Content Database

Is it possible to know how a "DocumentSet Capture Version" data is stored in SQL Server Content Database ? (Not using OM but directly).
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CopyIntoItems - Upload a new version of file

I've uploaded files to a document library using the copy web service (copyintoitems). Is it possible to upload files which already exists in the library but upload it as a new version (versioning ...
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Restoring version in Document Library causes unhandled exception when not checked out

We have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation installation, with a document library that has check-out requirement activated. When the user tries to restore an older version of a document, the following error ...
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Document Library-Major and Minor Views

I have a document library with major and minor versioning enabled. Within this library we have documents that most people in the business need to see both minor and major versions, although only ...
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Major version by approval workflow

I am fairly new to SharePoint and have some questions concerning approval workflows and SharePoint online. My company has different people responsible for different kind of documentation. So there are ...
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How to display items of all versions in a custom list?

Is there anyway to achieve that? I want a view showing all versions of items in given list. say: ID Version Content 1 1 aaa 1 2 bbb 1 3 ccc 2 1 ddd 3 ...
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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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Getting the version history of a list item

I am creating a content web part and one the list items is used with versioning. I want to show all the versioning on the page. Is there anyway to do this? maybe using CSOM or something
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Users with “Read” Permissions will not be able to see the yellow alert for pending pages

I have found this problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection. First of all inside my wiki library settings i defined the following version setting:- Which means that any user with Read ...