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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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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Publish major version for all documents in library

Is there a way you can publish major version for all the documents in a document library in one go? I have tried switching the Versioning Settings from "Create major and minor (draft) versions" to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Deleting all versions of plain list items

I have a plain list (not a document library) in SharePoint 2007 that has a lot of list item versions. I'd like to loop through the list items and programmatically delete the old versions. I am doing ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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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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designer not loading latest version of document

I am creating a branding solution for SharePoint 2013 and using SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit one of the OOB master pages and the CSS and custom javascript for the solution. My problem is that ...
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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 ...
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Remove [Revert to template] message from page

I created a page in SharePoint 2010 and then made some edits to the page. Then I went into the page Version History and restored a previous version of the page. Now I have this message that does not ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Preserving version comment in the document library

I am trying to migrate the document library from Sharepoint 2010 to SharePoint2013 using the Client Object Model. I have used FPSE for check out and check in. Using these I am able to preserve the ...
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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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Make a change to a previous page version

If I want to immediatly change some fields on a page, but that page is currently checked out can I? Save that checked out version without publishing it. Get the last published version, change my ...
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Return to previous major version

I wonder if it is posible to have a file to return to a previous published major version. The scenarios is this; I have a file that is in version 2.5, currently the latest published version is 2.0. ...
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Versioning in Sharepoint Document Library

I am uploading a document in the document library using the following code. Hashtable objhash = new Hashtable(); objhash.Add("List ID", ListIDNo); // ...
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How to retrieve File version from SPListItem

I'm trying to get file versions from an an SPListItem... I tried in many way, looping on SPListItem.Versions or SPListItem.File.Versions, tring to return my byte stream.. I can retrieve file info's, ...
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Accessing the version on an SPFolder

Within a Document Library with versioning turned on, I noticed that if I create a folder and "View Properties" that there is a "Version: 1.0" that is listed as a property along with "Created By", etc. ...
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Prevent users from editing major version

Is it possible to prevent users from editing a major version of a document? Basically, what I want to be able to do is that when a user changes a draft version to a major version I want the document ...
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Does editing columns, or adding new columns, in a document library actually consume version/size?

I have a document library (MOSS 2007) with Major versions, 5 versions, turned on. I recently added a new column to the library - it happens to be a lookup from another List if that matters. When I ...
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Can you tag a version in SharePoint?

I'm specifically looking at SharePoint 2013, but I was wondering if versions can be tagged or if it's the document itself that is being tagged.
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How to keep track of the content in the word document edited and changed by people in the team (apart from versioning)?

Apart from SharePoint versioning, how can we keep track of the content edited by the team members? Will the editors name available in the review (audit) section as a comment? Or how can we display who ...
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Enable versioning on all lists and libraries

Is it possible to enable versioning on all lists and libraries across all web sites of a site collection? Thanks.
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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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Versioning and only seeing the latest major version

This is the good old question I just can't fathom there's no good solution for with SharePoint. The business case is the following One document library with several content types and 3000+ ...
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How do I set up document versions in SharePoint 2013?

I want to setup document versions like this: Everytime I edit a document the version has to change and if this possible I want to turn it back to a previous version if this is needed. Can you ...
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Move files from recycle bin to another location

is it possible to move files from the recycle von to an archive library or to a file share? I'm looking for a way to archive old versions of files to an archive location. Thanks in advance
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Update-SPSolution & Items in a Document Library

I have the following situation: solution1.wsp that has a document library with files inside (I use a module element for adding new files to the feature) and solution2.wsp that has a document library ...
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Move multiples files into different versions of one file

I have a lot of Word files that are actually different versions of the same document. I'd like to save these files as one file using versioning in SharePoint 2010. Is there a way to do so? Thanks in ...
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Version and Retention Policy

I am new to Share Point and looking for a solution to the following problem. I have enabled and set up versioning and limited it to 4 versions and a document retention policy to 3 years. As versioning ...
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Is it possible to have published major and minor versions?

I am currently trying to setup versioning for a document library. The aim is to use both Major and Minor versions which indicate the level of change: A minor version will be a small terminology edit ...
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Library ItemUpdating - distinction between versioning of existing files, and changing metadata of existing files

I am currently facing challenges in distinction between updating an item, and creating a new version of same item. The ItemUpdating eventreceiver is hit in both cases. Requirements for the library ...
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Are there any implications to having a large number of document versions?

One of my users has a 5MB documents with 64 versions. This seems a little excessive and I can easily trim it to x number but I wanted to know for my own benefit, are there any real implications for a ...
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Major / minor versions best practice - MOSS 2007 document library

By default minor versions (draft) do not appear in the search, I'm aware it is possible for the items to appear in the search. We have a requirement where minor changes are made to documents and ...
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How can I update the Version history in C#?

In document library, I've some documents with version history. In C#, can I get all the version history of document and update the user? The version history of a document is like below: Data ...
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SharePoint permissions

I'm customizing a custom list form using SharePoint Designer 2010. The idea of this custom list is user can edit the default list and edit the content and submit the page for site owners approval, ...
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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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Publish a previous minor version

Many uploads where accomplished without any concern on publishing the major versions. For example, 0.1 to 0.10 where checked in and 0.3 and 0.8 need to become majors. Is it possible to go back in the ...
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Enable version checking in MOSS

I had a huge farm environment in SPS 2003 recently i migrated my older environment 2003 that was externally hard coded by the designers(Template was different as compare to default template in SPS ...