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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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 ...
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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", ...
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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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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
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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' ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...