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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Check in a document to custom version

I'm using sharepoint 2013 foundation. I also have a document library with versioning (minor and major). I'm using the CSOM client api for development. A group of users upload pdf files (p.e ...
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How can I run code prior to document check-in?

I have a document library that contains source files (they're source text files for a circuit simulator). When a user begins checking in a new or updated file I want to run verification code against ...
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How to get all major versions of List or Library Item using C#?

I have document library which has over 100 items. Each item has over 30 to 40 major & minor versions. I want to get only major versions of particular item programmatically using C#. foreach (...
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Changing the Approved/Pending/Rejected Heading

I've enabled Version Settings which means that submissions to a list can be approved/rejected or put pending as appropriate. What i'm looking to do is change the Approved/Pending/Rejected name - I'd ...
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Disk space usage of file versions

Let's say I have checked in a 10 MB file to a document library. Now I change a single byte in the file and check in again. How much disk space does the file use in the content database? ~20 MB or ...
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To view version history along with documents

I am working in SharePoint office365 environment. I have enabled versioning for one of my document library. I need to see the document in each version. Is it possible? If so how to achieve it?
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How can I extract all versions of the documents in a library?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site, which holds many PDF files, each with several versions in the history. Is there a way I can easily download all versions of every file?
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How to Disabled Approval Workflow When Editing List Item

I have a list which users are able to submit new contacts to, but these contacts need approval before they can be accessed by everyone. In order to achieve this, I went to : List -> List Settings -> ...
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Restrict Approval Requirement to List Item Creation

I have set an approval requirement on my list, so that whenever an item is created, it will be in "draft mode" until it is approved by the user with the required permissions. Here is a screenshot of ...
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how site versioning is configuration

Is it possible to configure versioning in a site to be automatically available in every document library created within the site? If it is possible how is it done?
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Uploading multiple documents into a library keeps the documents checked out and not visible to other users

When you upload multiple documents into a Document Library with versioning turned on, is it a SharePoint 2007 default to keep the documents checked out? For some reason, when multiple documents are ...
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SharePoint 2010 version history limit

I was reading about SharePoint 2010 list and library version history boundaries and found, that the limit is 400'000 (source link from Technet). But I got a bit confused - does this limit refers to ...
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Can't change library versioning settings

In SharePoint 2010, I have a default document library in a customized team site template (which I didn't create). When I try to change the versioning settings in the library to Create major and minor (...
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Avoid generating empty listitem versions

In our SharePoint farm there are some lists with the listitem versioning feature activated. It works great, but it creates also a new version if a user saves without editing any fields. I know that ...
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Sharepoint list “Append Changes to Existing Text” + latest Entry

I have a SP list with a column latest updates. This column is set to "Append Changes to Existing Text" with versioning turned on. However, when we go through the list as a team. It's annoying to open ...
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Reimport document into Sharepoint to preserve previous versions

I have Word document that went through multiple version (in Sharepoint). One of the authors downloaded a copy and make changes and sent me the document via email. Is it possible to add that new ...
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Use client-side people picker in New/Edit form

We have an on-prem SP 2013. We have custom new and edit forms for some specific content types. The out of the box new/edit forms have the "good" client-side people picker, but as soon as we create ...
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Configuring versioning for audit sensitive data

With document libraries I have often found the advice to never set versioning on without setting an upper limit on the number of major and minor versions. One such case being this - refer point 6. ...
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Document Versioning

If I don't explicitly mention the number of versions and uncheck Keep the following number of major versions in Versioning Settings of a document library then does it holds the maximum value of 400,...
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Are SharePoint document versions incremental or self-contained?

Consider a scenario that I have a document of 100 kB, stored in a document library where versioning is turned on. Now I add a few lines to it and remove a few lines. The new size is 105 kB. Would ...
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Draft entry owners' record lost in list item (which uses content approval) are lost

I have a custom list in sharepoint 2010. It includes a "Description" column which allows appending changes to existing text. It is needed to track who has entered the comment to any list item. This ...
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SharePoint Online List Minor Versions?

I have a requirement that SharePoint Lists should require Content Approval. Draft versions of the List entries should undergo Workflow Approval first before users with lesser permissions (Ex. Read) be ...
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How to overwrite an existing document in SharePoint Library with a new document with different name?

In a SharePoint 2013 Document Library (version with x.x version enabled!) I have a PDF document, let's call it doc1.pdf which I want to replace by a new version. The new document I have is called ...
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Column Versions

Is there any way of adding a column to show the previous version of an approval status? I want 2 columns: one to show the current version and the second column to show the previous version of the '...
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Delete major version powershell csom

I have a document library where i have uploaded documents it has 2 major versions and i want to delete the first major version. Is there powershell csom code i can used to do this
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Programmatically Get Version Changes for List Item in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to get only the changes (changed field values) from every version of a List Item in SP 2013? If so, can anyone please explain it in detail with code?
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Versioning draft Item security gives error “sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you”

I have content approval workflow in Pages Library. I have set the Draft Item security to "Any User Who can edit items". Now problem is when a user with only Read access wants to view the page (which ...
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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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Document Library-Major and Minor Views

I have a document library with major and minor versioning enabled. Within this library we have documents that most people in the business need to see both minor and major versions, although only ...
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Drag & Drop a New Version

When a file is drag and dropped into a document library that has versioning enabled (a document set in my case) and a file with that name already exists, SharePoint shows this message: But when a ...
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Can a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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Versioning model 15 item limit

I'm looking for a no-code solution that will show me all modifications versus what you see if you happen to have more than 15 changes on version history, which is (more...)! My list uses an InfoPath ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow refuses to major check in

Is it possible to do 'major check in' action of the current item in a workflow? In SPD? It seems workflows only check in items as minor versions. Thanks, Ken
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Apply versioning to the list forms

Each list in SharePoint comes with default forms and view pages such as DispForm.aspx, NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx, AllItems.aspx. As far as I know versioning can be applied to list items. So my ...
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How to automatically update documents generated by another system as new versions?

We want to share documents in a SharePoint Document Library (SP 2013) which are automatically generated each week by another software system. These documents are in PDF and RTF format (maybe also ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure ...
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Check Out, Update, then Check In a File in SharePoint Client Object Model

I would like to programatically update a SharePoint file by checkout/checkin. I have written code that looks like it should do what I want it to do: static void HandleFile(Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition

I want to enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition xml. Note: Would not prefer powerhshell script.
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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Error :- Unable to index into an object of type Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListItemVersion

I am working on an Issue tracking list inside SharePoint team site and i need to modify the "Editor" & "Modified" fields for an existing item's version comment:- so i wrote the following power-...
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Update elements that stays in previous versions? Is it possible?

I have multiple lines field with these settings: So I have some records "history" in 'MultipleLinesField': Is it possible to get ListItem from versions collections and update this field? I ...
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Workflow for current version of excel document

I have an excel document I am maintaining on SP, and at-least once a week this document needs to be mailed to several people. Not all are SharePoint enthusiast so I need to maintain their requirements ...
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Remove [Revert to template] message from page

I created a page in SharePoint 2010 and then made some edits to the page. Then I went into the page Version History and restored a previous version of the page. Now I have this message that does not ...
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Large OneNote File in Library

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to do some farm clean up so I ran a report on the largest files across all sites. I'm seeing .one (OneNote) files at the top of the list. The largest is ...
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Document Numbering for SharePoint 2013 Standard

Hi I am trying to create an autogenerated Document Number. This Document Number is to concatenate data from other metadata columns, sections from the document ID plus also the version number. I have ...
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Does version control consume storage space in personal OneDrive?

When I overwrite a file while uploading via SharePoint CSOM, does the identical version consume space in my personal OneDrive for Business?
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Get Check-In comment in Office 365 using event receiver

I want to get the Check-In comment added by a user when he uploads a document. I need this in the event receiver. I have used properties.Listitem.File.CheckInComment as well as properties.ListItem["...
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Minor version comment with publishing workflow appears after approve it

I want to know where I can see the minor version comment on a publishing workflow, when it we click approve it. To explain more: I have a OOTB publishing workflow on Pages library with versioning ...
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Where to locate Minor comments of Pages

I have a publishing site. In which I have created a custom publishing workflow. There are 4 levels of approval. versioning is enabled both major and minor. Now when I create a content page and check-...
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Custom Status for Document Version numbers

I'd like to set up a custom set of document Statuses which tie to specific Version numbers in a document library in Sharepoint 2013. For example: Concept 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 etc In Progress 1.0, 1.1, 1....