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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Version and Retention Policy

I am new to Share Point and looking for a solution to the following problem. I have enabled and set up versioning and limited it to 4 versions and a document retention policy to 3 years. As versioning ...
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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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Library ItemUpdating - distinction between versioning of existing files, and changing metadata of existing files

I am currently facing challenges in distinction between updating an item, and creating a new version of same item. The ItemUpdating eventreceiver is hit in both cases. Requirements for the library ...
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Are there any implications to having a large number of document versions?

One of my users has a 5MB documents with 64 versions. This seems a little excessive and I can easily trim it to x number but I wanted to know for my own benefit, are there any real implications for a ...
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Get last major published version of items returned as DataRow (from SPSiteDataQuery)

Does anyone know the solution for this? If I'm querying items by SPSiteDataQuery I receive a DataTable with DataRow objects. I could fetch the current version of an item and check if it ends with ...
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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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How can I update the Version history in C#?

In document library, I've some documents with version history. In C#, can I get all the version history of document and update the user? The version history of a document is like below: Data ...
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SharePoint permissions

I'm customizing a custom list form using SharePoint Designer 2010. The idea of this custom list is user can edit the default list and edit the content and submit the page for site owners approval, ...
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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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Enable version checking in MOSS

I had a huge farm environment in SPS 2003 recently i migrated my older environment 2003 that was externally hard coded by the designers(Template was different as compare to default template in SPS ...
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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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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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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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Copy file using javascript client object model - new version

I have a solution that adds a custom button to the ribbon in SharePoint 2010 and am using the javascript client object model behind the scenes to copy a file from Library A to Library B when the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...