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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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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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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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 can I hide “Publish Major a Version” link on call out?

I'm looking for ways I can hide the "Publish a Major Version" link from a document library. The users must use a workflow in order to request approval rather than use this link. Is there any way to ...
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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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SP 2013, Files are not updated after change

I have the following strange behaviour when using Sharepoint Designer to edit files on my sharepoint: I upload a new CSS-File. I use said file in a script editor -> everything is fine I change the ...
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How can I set the version number when uploading a file to SharePoint? [duplicate]

I have files from an old document control paradigm that I want to put into SharePoint. If I have a file that the old paradigm called "version 14" how can I upload that document into SharePoint and ...
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How to show version number when using 'Export to Excel' command

my firm is transferring a project to another firm. The new firm wants a list of all of our files. I went into our sharepoint library and selected "Export to Excel" which returned a spreadsheet with ...
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feature versioning in sharepoint

I've followed below link to implement feature versioning: http://sisharepoint.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/using-the-featureupgrading-event-to-upgrade-features-sharepoint-2010/ I am new to sharepoint ...
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Does editing columns, or adding new columns, in a document library actually consume version/size?

I have a document library (MOSS 2007) with Major versions, 5 versions, turned on. I recently added a new column to the library - it happens to be a lookup from another List if that matters. When I ...
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How to keep track of the content in the word document edited and changed by people in the team (apart from versioning)?

Apart from SharePoint versioning, how can we keep track of the content edited by the team members? Will the editors name available in the review (audit) section as a comment? Or how can we display who ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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What permission level is need to view past versions of a document?

If I have versioning enabled on a document library... can everyone view the past versions? Or only the document owner or owners group? Thanks
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Is it possible to add an Initiation Form to the Check-out workflow?

Business process requirement is that when checking out a file, users must provide a Change Request number. In a custom workflow, I would simply add an initiation form, collect the data, and add it to ...
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Output all comment versions within CQWP

I currently have a list which contains a text field for comments, versioning is enabled and the comments field is set to "Append Changes to Existing Text", so that we can capture and maintain multiple ...
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Get created/modified date of item version history using COM

I'm trying to build a console application to delete Custom List's item version history base on the created/modified date of the version. string path = ctx.Web.ServerRelativeUrl + ...
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Word not prompting to check in documents on close

I have a client who has two different SharePoint environments (both 2010). In the older environment, when they check out a document and make changes, any time they click on the X to close word they ...
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2010 - Add version comment when editing in browser

In SharePoint 2010 is there a no-code way to allow users to add version comments for Office files edited in browser? I have a user who wants to edit in browser, but the only possible way I'm aware of ...
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Uploading versioned wiki pages to sharepoint using CSOM

I'm trying to upload versioned wiki pages to sharepoint using CSOM. I store the files to be uploaded in FileCollection and the following is the code FileCollection.AddTemplateFile("Filename", ...
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SharePoint Version History - “Ignore” Certain Changes and Not Report Them?

Does anyone know of a way to have the version history "ignore" and not report on changes made to certain columns? thanks
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How to create a custom workflow action

I need to use SPListItem.UpdateOverwriteVersion to prevent the version number from changing when using a workflow on a item. How do I do this? I do not have access to Visual Studio etc
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Versioning Problem with Excel documents

There is a particular user at our site who is a heavy user of Excel spreadsheets in our SP 2010 system. Every now and then he has trouble with versioning. In a nutshell what happens is he saves ...
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Version numbers on wiki pages

I currently have some additional columns on my wiki which show useful information such as 'status' and 'review frequency'. These columns show at the bottom of wiki pages, with the 'modified date' ...
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Restore an earlier document version — Cannot see “my last edits” button for documents

My environment is Sharepoint 2013 Standard. On a test document library I have versioning turned off. According to this article, I should be able to restore my modified document back to previous ...
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Remove web server from farm to sync farm and DLL versions

I have a SharePoint 2007 farm with 4 web servers and 2 app servers. Somehow one of the web servers in my farm got updated with Service Pack 3 while other servers are still at SP2. This has updated the ...
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Prevent removing ItemStyle.xsl when retracting solution

I'm working on a solution which requires me to override the default ItemStyle.xsl as well as the ContentQueryMain.xsl files. What I'm interested in knowing is; is there a way to prevent the files ...
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Why can I not check-out an Access database file from Sharepoint?

I created an Access database in Access 2010, then uploaded the database to Sharepoint for Version Control, but when I open the database, it only has a Read-Only mode. It says This database has been ...
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Version Control Customization

I have used SharePoint Out of Box versioning mechanisms to version my documents in SharePoint. I am looking for customizing the versioning logic in SharePoint. Any suggesstions?
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Publishing Page Goes back to “Checked Out” Status after Publish

I have an odd issue where a page on one of our subsites remains checked out by the site admin. When I go in to "Override Check-Out", the action goes through, and then when I publish the page, it ...
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SharePoint Foundation custom list form Version History

When creating a custom form for a list that has version history on it pulls in the lastest version when trying to view old data. The default form (that does not have any of my formatting changes) ...
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Cannot capture Document set version because of the date of Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes columnn

In Sharepoint 2010 I have got document set with Multiple Lines Text with Append Changes to Existing Text column (The column is used for reason for change). If I write any text into this textbox I can ...
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Excel 2010 VBA to open most recent Major Version of Excel 2010 file held in Sharepoint 2010

I am using Sharepoint to enforce version control for a number of Excel Spreadheets. I want to use the major & minor versions feature to allow me and the development team to make changes against ...
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Publish as major version doesn't shown in the context of a document

I have a misterious problem. I have a SharePoint document libary with the following settings: Now i wan't to publish a minor document as majorversion from the context menue. But... there doens't ...
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Preserving version comment in the document library

I am trying to migrate the document library from Sharepoint 2010 to SharePoint2013 using the Client Object Model. I have used FPSE for check out and check in. Using these I am able to preserve the ...