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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How do I publish a major version of an image?

I have major and minor versioning enabled on my picture library, but I can't find a way to publish a major version. Right now, users are encountering a permissions warning in place of the image. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Edit WebPartPage not possible

I want to edit a SharePoint 2010 WebPartPage over the GUI. But when I press the edit button, nothing happens. Only the webbrowser (IE8) displays a javascript error on the page. Knows anybody this ...
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Document library forces check-in upon adding custom lookup column

SharePoint 2007 Team Site Add a Document Library with the Word 2003 template Add a new item, save, close document, no problems Add a (required) custom lookup field to the document library Add a new ...
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How to show Document Set Version?

In SharePoint 2010, there is a new content type called Document Set that allows users to work with multiple documents as a single work product. In our case, the Document Set's version number is very ...
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can I access previous versions of publishing pages via '_vti_history/…'?

I'm not sure what I should be expecting when trying to access a version url of a publishing page. I can see that there is a Url property of SPListItemVersion for publishing items in the page library, ...
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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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Versioning in Excel web app

Does anyone know how it's possible to create major and minor versions in the excel web app? When a document is saved, I see that it changes the minor version, but what do I need to do to create a new ...
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Simultaneous working with Excel in SP2010

Is it possible to work with multiple users simultaneous on the same excel document in SP2010? If possible without the excel web app. Extra... Is it possible to work with different versions then? ...
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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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List versioning detect field level changes

I need to detect changes with each on each item update, )but i don't want to use the before, after properties ) My question is: If i enable list versioning can i diff 2 versions to detect changes, ...
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How can I get draft documents in a document library to be crawled by search?

Background for My Issue: I'm working on a document library, with major and minor versioning enabled. For the draft items, the client requires that only users who have permission to edit items in the ...
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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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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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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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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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Getting AssemblyFileVersion of a wsp **without** a feature

I got a monitoring page where I show the version of all web parts, features etc. If I use features with Event Receiver I can easily get the version. If the Feature has no event receiver I solved that ...
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How do I see the complete page content of an old version of a page?

I have a page library in a publishing site that has major and minor versions. I can click on a page's context menu and select View History and it gives me a list of all the major and minor version ...
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How does SharePoint store versions of customised pages?

While a page is uncustomised (previously known as unghosted) it is stored on the file system, however once it is customised (previously known as ghosting) it is copied to the DB. Source 1 and Source 2 ...
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What is the specific benefit of requiring check out in order to edit?

Just today I decided to try something that I was certain would go terribly wrong: In the Versioning Settings of one of my document libraries I set the Require Check Out option to "No" but left ...
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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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Selective versioning in Document Library

I need selective versioning in Document Library in such a way that I am able to check mark versioning while uploading some specific files only (irrespective of file formats).
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Script to reset list item versions for all Sites

I'm looking for a way to reset the number of versions to "2" for all lists and libraries that have version control enabled. Is there a PowerShell script or something that can handle this? The idea ...
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Programmaticly updating SPFileVersion.Properties Hashtable

Anyone who has experience with programmaticly updating the SPFileVersion.Properties Hashtable? I have a special situation where I would like to modify this Hashtable. Most of you will say: "Why on ...
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does Editing Metatada create a new copy of the file?

in a document library where the versioning is enabled, when I edit the properties of a file, I will have a version 2 but will I have a new copy of this file in the DB ? Thank
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stacking documents as successive versions within a library

If I have 3 files of the same general type, A1, A2 and A3, already uploaded to a given document library, is there a way to "stack" them within the library such that they are treated as numbered ...
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Deploy multiple wsp versions to different webapps in the same farm

Im working on a newer version (2.0) of my sharepoint2010 wsp (which contains several features and webparts). I have dev+test servers which have a webapp each with v1.0 of wsp. In the newer version ...
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SPWeb.GetFile for an old version of file

I have a document library with enabled versioning, I added an xml file, then added it again, but I have edited one value in it. Now I would like to get the content of both files in C# to compare them. ...
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Get previous versions file in document Library

I'd like get the previous versions of files in document Library, passing as parameter the number of version. else if(getFileObj.versionNumber!=0) { ...
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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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Broken versioning for master pages and style library

This has been frustrating me for a while. When I look at the master page library or the style library on my SharePoint site I see that versioning is in place. However, the site itself always loads ...
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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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Why do minor versions on Pages library enable the Publish tab?

Why do minor versions (drafts) on SharePoint 2010's Page's library enable the Publish tab? I've noticed that when you turn minor versions off on the publishing Page's library, the Publish tab goes ...
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Sharepoint as a Digital Asset Management solution? [closed]

I am evaluating products for my company in order to meet requirements for a digital asset management system. We plan on making this management system a central location for any and all types of ...
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Editing library doc filenames in SharePoint Designer?

In order to upload a PDF as the next version of a document that had been a PPTX file and keep versioning intact, I wanted to implement the answer from this question: Can I change the file extension of ...
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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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Versioning, Calculate date since last update

SharePoint 3.0, I'm currently creating a new file repository for Reports. Those reports will be updated every week / months, since I need to keep the old file, I will use the built in Versioning. This ...
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SharePoint Document Library version restore not behaving as expected

I have some code which I am attempting to use to "rollback" a SharePoint document and it's metadata properties to a previous version using ootb version control and the SharePoint API. Here is a ...
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Can an entire list/library be versioned?

It's possible to enable item versioning on lists and roll back to a previous version on that item. Can this be done for the entire list? So we can roll the whole thing back? We accidentally modified ...
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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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After adjusting version settings (from unlimited to max 10) performance grinds to a halt

For several document libraries in our SharePoint environment end user enabled versions without setting a limit. Or were given a document library with unlimited versions(result of having no governance ...
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SharePoint version column

Is there any way to store previous value of column in SharePoint 2010 in another column . I'd like to show the old version of column A in column B and if it can be done without SharePoint Designer.
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Is there a way to determine if the SharePoint version is 2007 or 2010 using Managed Client Object Model?

I am building an application that interacts with SharePoint 2010. It is a Silverlight application built on the Managed Client Object Model. The application is set up on SharePoint like this: User ...
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SBS 2008 “AllDocsVersions” table has grown to 225Gb

we innadvertantly had versioning enabled on a heavily used list and the database table "alldocsversions" has grown to 225 Gb. Can anyone suggest a way in which we can rid ourselves of the previous ...
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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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Does Update-SPSolution trigger a SPFeature.Upgrade()?

I'm looking into Feature versioning and upgrading in SharePoint 2010 and I don't know exactly if the Update-SPSolution cmdlet triggers a SPFeature.Upgrade(). Are <UpgradeActions> elements ...
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Find out feature version for list's content type

I have a feature which contains a custom content type. I've created a list based on this content type then proceeded into changing the feature version and performing an upgrade. I have ...
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Versioning and upgrading features with SharePoint 2010 [closed]

I've been experimenting with feature version-ing and upgrading in Sharepoint 2010 and found a bunch of blogs, documentations etc. but it is still not very clear to me. How does Sharepoint store the ...
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Do I have to upload a document to SharePoint in order to use Versioning Feature?

I have a folder on my desktop with many files. Ideally, I would like to log into SharePoint 2010, and see the items I have in that folder (similar to a page view), AND SharePoint would allow me to ...