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 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 ...
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Which SP 2010 objects have versioning enabled by default?

Our team recently discovered (the hard way!) that not all objects in SharePoint 2010 have versioning enabled by default. From what I've discovered, it seems pages, master pages, and page layouts have ...
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How to enable versioning of PDF files in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint 2010 I want to be able to version my PDF files. So for example I want the user to be able to check out a PDF file, update it, and check the same file back into SharePoint. Is there a ...
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Maximum number of SharePoint Major & Minor Version

Is there a cap on the number of major and minor version allow for SharePoint? (From what I know, a single major version can have a cap of 511 minor version (draft version).)
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Modify a group of versions for a document library or list

May I know if one can select a group of versions in a particular document library or list and perform modification (such as delete)? This is particular very useful if there are a lot of versions of a ...
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SharePoint Versioning restriction & customize

With regards to SharePoint 2007 versioning feature: Is it possible to put restriction on who can delete the version of a changed item in a SharePoint List? Can the versioning be apply to new item? ...
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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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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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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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Large file won't allow checkin, claims to be checked out to the current user

A out of the box library with versioning on and checkout required. The files that show the issue are Word and PowerPoint. All of these files are larger than our average files and run about 5 to 10MB ...
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Set version of a document

We are looking at moving a some documents into a SharePoint 2010 document library. Is there any way to set the starting version number for each document?
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SharePoint 2010 Document Library version history

When modifying documents in a SharePoint 2010 enterprise environment with major and minor versioning enabled, SharePoint keeps a version history for the document. The version history view though only ...
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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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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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Retrieve using CAML the currently published version of a document

I want retrieve the currently published version of a document from a document library using CAML. Can anyone tell me how I can achieve this? I need it to get the currently published version ...
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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) ...