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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Limit minor version decimal point

I'm using Sharepoint 2013. I would like to know if it's possible to limit the decimal point of the minor version. For example, currently the minor version goes from 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1,12..... ...
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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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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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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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copy SharePoint file including version history in Windows SharePoint Service 3.0

Is there a way to COPY a SharePoint file including its version history from the Windows SharePoint Service 3.0? I have a file I want to copy but it did not carry over all previous version histories ...
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Using SharePoint version number in calculated column?

I'm trying to get the value of column "Version" in a calculated column. I'm not sure if it's a bug with SharePoint 2007 but every time a document is updated, the version number shown in the calculated ...
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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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document properties wiped out when saving a new version of office document

I use the SaveBinary() method of the SPFile class to save the new file to an existing document library item. The problem is, if this document library item is an Office document, the SaveBinary() ...
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Avoid generating empty listitem versions

In our SharePoint farm there are some lists with the listitem versioning feature activated. It works great, but it creates also a new version if a user saves without editing any fields. I know that ...
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“Publish” tab missing from pages

I am facing a weird issue. In one of the tenant, the Publish tab is missing from the ribbon. Both the publishing features are activated and the versioning setting of pages library is set to Create ...
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Delete major version powershell csom

I have a document library where i have uploaded documents it has 2 major versions and i want to delete the first major version. Is there powershell csom code i can used to do this
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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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How to change the Pending warning message

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and for the versioning setting i defined that the content requires approval, and any user can see the pending pages. so when users add/edit a wiki ...
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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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Moving docs WITH version history [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you move a document with its version history to a new library? Tom, were you ever able to move documents WITH version histories from one folder to another? I ...
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AssemblyVersion(“1.0.*”) and Web Parts?

I need two things out of an assembly I'm developing, and they seem to be at odds: Bake the compile time into the version number Offer a web part that won't go stale every time I deploy I'm using ...
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Modifying file contents without creating a new version

I have a job that runs every five minutes and puts some information to the footer of the Word documents. Versioning is enabled on the list so whenever the job runs, a new version is created for every ...
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SharePoint Online List Minor Versions?

I have a requirement that SharePoint Lists should require Content Approval. Draft versions of the List entries should undergo Workflow Approval first before users with lesser permissions (Ex. Read) be ...
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Restore the newform.aspx to its earlier version SharePoint list 2010

I am customizing the newform.aspx, and now when I try to add another text-box SharePoint field and try to change the type to form field, the form field option don't appear in the drop down box. I ...
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Best way to clean up production Site ListItem Versioning

I realized a minor flaw in my event receivers for a List with versioning enabled. I used the ListItem.Update() instead of ListItem.SystemUpdate(). In addition I did not use This.EventFire = false. ...
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Change from Minor to Major version when initially uploading a document into a library

Is there a way to change the version from a minor to a major version when a document is initially uploaded to a document library? Currently, when a document is uploaded it's set to version .1. We ...
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Are SharePoint document versions incremental or self-contained?

Consider a scenario that I have a document of 100 kB, stored in a document library where versioning is turned on. Now I add a few lines to it and remove a few lines. The new size is 105 kB. Would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Error in version display SharePoint 2010

I am getting below error when I try to see the version of an item. Error Item does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user. Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. ...
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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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Display Task Historic Data

I have a Tasks list with versioning enabled. Each task goes through several states (Not Started, In Progress, Completed). Is there an easy way to display for a given task its timeline? For example ...
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Turn on versioning for specific sub-site (aka subweb)

Turn on versioning for specific sub-site (aka subweb) Is versioning at list level only or can it be set to a sub-site?
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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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“Time machine” for Document libraries

Last week I got an interesting request from a customer: They would like to be able to see what a document library looked like at a given date. As far as I know this will require that the library 1) ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Issue in versioning and metadata with recent Office Files

I have a web service that shows a sort of CRUD of document (with metadata) for other application.. I have some document libraries in which users can upload (via WS) documents with metadatas. For ...
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Get All Items of a list regardless the approval status

I'm creating a page showing all items from a list. I have enabled versioning for that list. So I want to show the list of all items, even pending items, when a user with contribute permissions is ...
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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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Can I publish a document from one site's document library to another's?

Here's the scenario: A development team has a SharePoint site called Dev. There's a document, foo.txt, that multiple users are collaborating on. It lives in a document library. Users check it out, ...
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Error discarding checkout when 'Use my Local Draft folder' is checked

I am working on a .docx file and check it out, use local drafts folder then discard checkout from the ribbon. This causes this error "The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from ...
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Is there a way to automatically send major document versions to a Records Center while keeping the primary document active?

I'm working on a project in SP Server 2010 that requires strong record keeping. We have living documents that are constantly being updated, but we also have strict documentation requirements. Ideally, ...
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reordered columns in List, now one is missing, its version history gone

My coworker added a new column to a Sharepoint List and then reordered the columns such that the new column was in between two existing columns. Now one of the existing columns can't be found. She ...
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how site versioning is configuration

Is it possible to configure versioning in a site to be automatically available in every document library created within the site? If it is possible how is it done?
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Draft entry owners' record lost in list item (which uses content approval) are lost

I have a custom list in sharepoint 2010. It includes a "Description" column which allows appending changes to existing text. It is needed to track who has entered the comment to any list item. This ...