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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
28 views

What permission level is need to view past versions of a document?

If I have versioning enabled on a document library... can everyone view the past versions? Or only the document owner or owners group?
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Is it possible to add an Initiation Form to the Check-out workflow?

Business process requirement is that when checking out a file, users must provide a Change Request number. In a custom workflow, I would simply add an initiation form, collect the data, and add it to ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How to overwrite an existing document in SharePoint Library with a new document with different name?

In a SharePoint 2013 Document Library (version with x.x version enabled!) I have a PDF document, let's call it doc1.pdf which I want to replace by a new version. The new document I have is called ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Output all comment versions within CQWP

I currently have a list which contains a text field for comments, versioning is enabled and the comments field is set to "Append Changes to Existing Text", so that we can capture and maintain multiple ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

How can I hide “Publish Major a Version” link on call out?

I'm looking for ways I can hide the "Publish a Major Version" link from a document library. The users must use a workflow in order to request approval rather than use this link. Is there any way to ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 + ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Word not prompting to check in documents on close

I have a client who has two different SharePoint environments (both 2010). In the older environment, when they check out a document and make changes, any time they click on the X to close word they ...
1
vote
2answers
78 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
157 views

SharePoint 2013 - Versioning when uploading file via webdav (in windows explorer)

We have a DocLib with versioning (only major versions), without content approval and documents are not required to be checked out before they can be edited. Unfortunately when overwriting any ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

2010 - Add version comment when editing in browser

In SharePoint 2010 is there a no-code way to allow users to add version comments for Office files edited in browser? I have a user who wants to edit in browser, but the only possible way I'm aware of ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Uploading versioned wiki pages to sharepoint using CSOM

I'm trying to upload versioned wiki pages to sharepoint using CSOM. I store the files to be uploaded in FileCollection and the following is the code FileCollection.AddTemplateFile("Filename", ...
1
vote
1answer
106 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
34 views

SharePoint Version History - “Ignore” Certain Changes and Not Report Them?

Does anyone know of a way to have the version history "ignore" and not report on changes made to certain columns? thanks
0
votes
1answer
64 views

SP 2013, Files are not updated after change

I have the following strange behaviour when using Sharepoint Designer to edit files on my sharepoint: I upload a new CSS-File. I use said file in a script editor -> everything is fine I change the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to create a custom workflow action

I need to use SPListItem.UpdateOverwriteVersion to prevent the version number from changing when using a workflow on a item. How do I do this? I do not have access to Visual Studio etc
2
votes
1answer
62 views

Overwrite version from a workflow

Is it possible to overwrite a current version of a document from a workflow? I need to update some fields in a list but when I update the fields versioning kicks in and changes the version number. I ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Versioning Problem with Excel documents

There is a particular user at our site who is a heavy user of Excel spreadsheets in our SP 2010 system. Every now and then he has trouble with versioning. In a nutshell what happens is he saves ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Version numbers on wiki pages

I currently have some additional columns on my wiki which show useful information such as 'status' and 'review frequency'. These columns show at the bottom of wiki pages, with the 'modified date' ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Restore an earlier document version — Cannot see “my last edits” button for documents

My environment is Sharepoint 2013 Standard. On a test document library I have versioning turned off. According to this article, I should be able to restore my modified document back to previous ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Disable Checking Out of PDF Files

We have a client who is having issues with users who are checking out documents instead of picking "Read Only". We would like to find a way to remove the option to have them check out documents and ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

Is it possible to replace the Check-in/Check-out buttons with custom workflows?

The requirement is that the user fill in a form describing the reason they want to check out the document, but not checking out the document until a manager reviews the collected data and approves the ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Remove web server from farm to sync farm and DLL versions

I have a SharePoint 2007 farm with 4 web servers and 2 app servers. Somehow one of the web servers in my farm got updated with Service Pack 3 while other servers are still at SP2. This has updated the ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How can I set the version number when uploading a file to SharePoint? [duplicate]

I have files from an old document control paradigm that I want to put into SharePoint. If I have a file that the old paradigm called "version 14" how can I upload that document into SharePoint and ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

Keep major version when working on minor version

My situation is this; I have a document library that contains reports (InfoPath 2010 forms). When an item is submitted it should clearly be marked as un-approved until it has passed an approval ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Prevent removing ItemStyle.xsl when retracting solution

I'm working on a solution which requires me to override the default ItemStyle.xsl as well as the ContentQueryMain.xsl files. What I'm interested in knowing is; is there a way to prevent the files ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Why can I not check-out an Access database file from Sharepoint?

I created an Access database in Access 2010, then uploaded the database to Sharepoint for Version Control, but when I open the database, it only has a Read-Only mode. It says This database has been ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

Different Farm and DLL versions

I was trying to add a new Content DB to my SharePoint farm when I encountered an error The specified SPConfigurationDatabase has been upgraded to a newer version of SharePoint. Please upgrade this ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to get Version history of all fields updated for a list item?

I am developing a ticketing system on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I am storing Ticket data in a list with versioning enabled. On my user end (which is not a SharePoint solution, I can access only CSOM and ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

How to show version number when using 'Export to Excel' command

my firm is transferring a project to another firm. The new firm wants a list of all of our files. I went into our sharepoint library and selected "Export to Excel" which returned a spreadsheet with ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

How to retrieve edited and checked out content sharepoint

Want to resolve an issue: with one User access a lot of pages were checked out exclusively.the content of the pages has been modified and checked out to the USER. How to take access as a farm admin ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Does anyone have a way to turn on versioning globally in SharePoint 2007?

Due to a recent act of user stupidity, I've been tasked restoring a file from a backup of our SharePoint site, and due to management decisions, we don't have, and aren't going to get the ability to ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

List w/ Versioning on requires delete permission?

So to use the multiline text field with append changes, I turned on the versioning setting for my list. However since doing so, users without delete permissions (custom contribute level without ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How is metadata handled over sequential versions of a document?

I want people to stop putting their name in the file name every time they review a document. As a compromise, I would like to suggest putting their name's in the metadata of that version. So, my ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Version Control Customization

I have used SharePoint Out of Box versioning mechanisms to version my documents in SharePoint. I am looking for customizing the versioning logic in SharePoint. Any suggesstions?
1
vote
1answer
67 views

SharePoint creating minor version of target page everytime source page changes

I am using Variations. When ever I change some text in source page, SharePoint creates a minor version of same page on target website and asks for it to approve. Is this normal? I am asking because ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

How do draft item security affect indexing for search?

Some info: In my SharePoint 2010 environment I have set the "Draft Item Security" to "Only users who can edit items". The search service account have Full Read permissions and should be able to index ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

feature versioning in sharepoint

I've followed below link to implement feature versioning: http://sisharepoint.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/using-the-featureupgrading-event-to-upgrade-features-sharepoint-2010/ I am new to sharepoint ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Publishing Page Goes back to “Checked Out” Status after Publish

I have an odd issue where a page on one of our subsites remains checked out by the site admin. When I go in to "Override Check-Out", the action goes through, and then when I publish the page, it ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

SharePoint Foundation custom list form Version History

When creating a custom form for a list that has version history on it pulls in the lastest version when trying to view old data. The default form (that does not have any of my formatting changes) ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Event Receiver, Before and After properties

In an event receiver, Item Was Updated. I want to Compare the Moderation status on ListItems to perform some functionality.This is just some of the code. SPList list = web.Lists["DocLib"]; SPListItem ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Cannot capture Document set version because of the date of Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes columnn

In Sharepoint 2010 I have got document set with Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes to Existing Text column (The column is used for reason for change). If I write any text into this textbox I can ...
0
votes
0answers
212 views

Excel 2010 VBA to open most recent Major Version of Excel 2010 file held in Sharepoint 2010

I am using Sharepoint to enforce version control for a number of Excel Spreadheets. I want to use the major & minor versions feature to allow me and the development team to make changes against ...
1
vote
4answers
361 views

Draft version visibility

I have a customer which wants their draft documents to be visible only to their authors. Moreover, the published version should be visible to everyone. However, they do not want to go through the ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Having issues looking at all old versions

I've been trying to look at older versions of a file but keep getting this error? Any idea what it's happening? I've looked at the source of the document within Excel and it's looking for a copy ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

How does SharePoint 2010 manage versioned dlls in the GAC when referenced by multiple features?

We have multiple SharePoint projects and features that reference common library code. The library is versioned using the 4 part identifier (x.x.x.x). Each feature may reference a particular version ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Publish as major version doesn't shown in the context of a document

I have a misterious problem. I have a SharePoint document libary with the following settings: Now i wan't to publish a minor document as majorversion from the context menue. But... there doens't ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Open Approved Version First or Copy to new Library?

I'm sure this has been answered many times but I can't seem to find a solution. What's the consensus on how to handle the following situation: We have a doc library that our help desk uses. The help ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Old item versions showing within a library once Versioning has been re-activated. Can these be deleted?

Afternoon all, I have an old document library that par back in it's past had Versioning turned on. This was deactivated whilst a lot of auditing work was done and turned on for a project go-live. ...