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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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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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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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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Turning on document library versioning with existing documents

I have a document library with documents already inside, I have turned on "Create major and minor (draft) versions" and enabled the version number in the view. All the documents default to a version ...
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Undo unwanted site reset

A user claims to have made changes to a Sharepoint 2013 site as recently as yesterday. When they checked again this morning the changes had been lost. They say they saved etc but when I have looked ...
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Rejecting an approved document will hide it from the visitor users even if there is a previous approved version for the document

I am facing a critical problem inside my SharePoint document library. here is the scenario:- I have a team site collection inside SharePoint 2013. i add a document library inside the Team site. I ...
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See version number in Windows Explorer view

Is there a way to display the current version number in the Windows Explorer view? In the SharePoint web interface we can display a library column showing the current version number. But I cannot ...
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Restore a previous item version

I have group of list items in sharepoint that I need to revert back 2 versions. I had made a mistake and updated about 600 items with the wrong data. I see its pretty straightforward in regards to ...
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Major version but not approve drafts

I want to create 2 groups, one that can change the state of an item in a list from draft to Pending but not to approved nor rejected, and another group for approve or reject the item. Is that ...
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Keep first document version and last “X” number of versions

We are looking at our document library settings and wondering if it is possible to have the following for versioning: Always keep the first version of a document uploaded If we set versioning @ the ...
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Get List items using Sp Services on content approval enabled List

I have enabled Content approval on SharePoint List. Able to access all the items that are in pending state through Sp-services Getlistitems. Unable to get data in soap once item is approved or ...
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Document with same title will not add as new version to existing file

I have added a bunch of new files to my library with the same name as existing files, and most of them have added as new versions like I planned. However, two or three files refuse to associate with ...
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Displaying all versions of a field in a list on a report

I use SharePoint 2010 and SQL Report Builder 3.0. I am creating a new report whereby I want to display all the versions of a data field on the report. One of the fields I need to report on is called ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - cannot discard current draft

Ive been investigating this problem but am yet to find a suitable answer. We have a draft sharepoint page that someone accidentally deleted a web part from. The published version is still fine and ...
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Modifying the default content approval process for a wiki page

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection inside SharePoint 2013. currently i set the following content approval inside the versioning settings:- So currently I have 1-phase approval where ...
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how to enable versioning while uploading document using REST API

I am uploading document using REST API, I need to enable version because I need to avoid overwrite if same file is uploaded.How to achieve this version. below is the code function createmisc() { ...
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Workflow Versions

I'm looking at the workflow settings for a particular list. I've noticed this a few times and wanted to know the reason for this, if there is one: I just published the Manual Archive workflow and ...
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how to lookup column that has versioning enabled in SharePoint Designer

I have a custom list "Requests" which is used to capture user requests. There is a column "Comments" which I have enabled versioning to capture conversation exchange between the user and request ...
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What happens in the background(sql content db) when a version history is deleted?

i am trying to research a scenario of what is happening in the background (sql) when we delete a version history? i am trying to use an sql profile but Im getting confused with all that logs that ...
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Adding a locally stored file as a new vesion of an already existing sharepoint file

I have a local file stored on the PC. Is it possible to add this file as new version of an already existing file without modifying the versioning? Thanks.
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Showing Changes to List Items & Deleted Content

How can I show changes to list items, with deleted content lined out, along with the modifying user name? Seems like there was something like this available in SP2007 but not seeing it in SP2013. ...
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Custom form template, issue with field marked as “append changes to existing text”

I've created a custom form template for a content type. The content type is used in a list with versioning enabled and contains a field marked as "append changes to existing text". In the template ...
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Trend Tracking Within a Custom List

Is it possible to track a field's changes over time in SharePoint Online within a custom list. For example a task confidence rating, which would vary over time. Within view versions there are dates ...
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Versioning with folders and document sets?

According to this question SharePoint doesn't version folders. Is the same true of Document Sets? I know there is a ribbon command to manually capture a version of a document set, but does nothing ...
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Inconsistent behavior when SharePoint enable/disable the Approve/Reject links, inside my enterprise wiki site

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, which have two libraries. then i set "Requires content Approval for submitted items" inside the versioning settings. now if i have an approved or ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Versioning limits are not working for minor versions

I have set 3 minor and 3 major versions to be stored. Major versions work as expected. Oldest is deleted after the 3rd version. However minor versions are kept even when I save the 15th minor version. ...
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Trying to extract comments from versioning, but not all the latest gets extracted

we are currently running on Sharepoint Online, and I was asked to build a task tool to track all our project etc. The last change we made is the possibility to add comments to the task through ...
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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How to automatically change the permissions of a document when is published?

I have a document library with document versions enable on a SharePoint 2013 site. In the library each document have its own independent permissions. Usually the permissions are 2 owners and 3 or more ...
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Major version by approval workflow

I am fairly new to SharePoint and have some questions concerning approval workflows and SharePoint online. My company has different people responsible for different kind of documentation. So there are ...
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How to display items of all versions in a custom list?

Is there anyway to achieve that? I want a view showing all versions of items in given list. say: ID Version Content 1 1 aaa 1 2 bbb 1 3 ccc 2 1 ddd 3 ...
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Getting the version history of a list item

I am creating a content web part and one the list items is used with versioning. I want to show all the versioning on the page. Is there anyway to do this? maybe using CSOM or something
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Hide Pending versions of draft from author

SharePoint 2010 I want to hide Pending versions of a list item from the person who most recently edited the list item. My current setting is "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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Adding an managed property to a display template that is from a list where versioning is turned on

OK I have a list which has a multiple lines of text type. Versioning is turned on so it shows the time date created by and the text they edited. I want to add this to a display template but separate ...
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SharePoint will not restore older version of a page

I have versioning turned on, I can view the Version History page but when I click a version and choose Restore, it doesn't actually do anything. The current version of my page remains. Is this a ...
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How to send my wiki page to be approved by specific user/s

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013:- A publishing site collection based on enterprise wiki. Inside my page library options, I define “Require content approval for submitted items” ...
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Default Values do not get applied to new versions of documents

Default values work correctly when a document is first uploaded to a library. But when that document is modified and re-uploaded to the library, the default values are not applied. I've tested this ...
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View for Last Approved Revision

Is there a way to create a view that displays (and links to) the last approved revision of a document or list item, even if you have permission to see the new draft version? My library has major/minor ...
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Strange behaviour Generic List

I have written some code to delete minor versions after a specific time. I don't know how it is possible, but it only deletes uneven versions, and not the even ones. Below part is to find all ...
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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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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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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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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' ...