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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how do I view the older version of the document without restoring?

If I add version to my documents and later on want to retrieve copy of an older version, how do I do that without restoring the older version? In my document library there is a file "test" that has ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Adding document version number on Excel Spreadsheet as label for printing purpose

I have a situation where I need to have version number on each document in version controlled document library. Having version number on printed sheet would help to see the validity of document. I ...
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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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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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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 ...