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 History (more…)

In the OOB Version History modal, we are able to see changes that were made to 15 fields for each version. A change to made to any additional fields are trimmed and the text indicator (more...) is ...
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Can I set the version scheme to start with zero instead of 1 for an approved document?

I have many approved documents at revision 0 in an outside database which I would like to migrate/add to a SP library and approve them at SP version 0. Is there a way to start the approved version at ...
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Prevent users from editing major version

Is it possible to prevent users from editing a major version of a document? Basically, what I want to be able to do is that when a user changes a draft version to a major version I want the document ...
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Can you tag a version in SharePoint?

I'm specifically looking at SharePoint 2013, but I was wondering if versions can be tagged or if it's the document itself that is being tagged.
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Move files from recycle bin to another location

is it possible to move files from the recycle von to an archive library or to a file share? I'm looking for a way to archive old versions of files to an archive location. Thanks in advance
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Audit List field level changes - SharePoint

Is it possible to audit changes on List fields in SharePoint 2013? What I'm looking for is to get some report when certain fields in a List is changed by users, not looking for values but just a ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change the Pending warning message

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and for the versioning setting i defined that the content requires approval, and any user can see the pending pages. so when users add/edit a wiki ...
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GetLimitedWebPartManager on published version of file (not latest checked in)

This is SharePoint 2010. I want to get the published web parts from a page that have three versions. When I call the GetLimitedWebPartManager() on the version that I want I get 0x80070003 This error I ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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Rejecting an Approved document Versus Rejecting a Pending document

I have Enterprise Wiki site collection which contains a document library.I have set the following settings for the document library:- Require content approval for submitted items? >>> Set to Yes Who ...
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CopyIntoItems - Upload a new version of file

I've uploaded files to a document library using the copy web service (copyintoitems). Is it possible to upload files which already exists in the library but upload it as a new version (versioning ...
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Users with “Read” Permissions will not be able to see the yellow alert for pending pages

I have found this problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection. First of all inside my wiki library settings i defined the following version setting:- Which means that any user with Read ...
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Having issues looking at all old versions

I've been trying to look at older versions of a file but keep getting this error? Any idea what it's happening? I've looked at the source of the document within Excel and it's looking for a copy ...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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Open Approved Version First or Copy to new Library?

I'm sure this has been answered many times but I can't seem to find a solution. What's the consensus on how to handle the following situation: We have a doc library that our help desk uses. The help ...
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Deleting all versions of plain list items

I have a plain list (not a document library) in SharePoint 2007 that has a lot of list item versions. I'd like to loop through the list items and programmatically delete the old versions. I am doing ...
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Move multiples files into different versions of one file

I have a lot of Word files that are actually different versions of the same document. I'd like to save these files as one file using versioning in SharePoint 2010. Is there a way to do so? Thanks in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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designer not loading latest version of document

I am creating a branding solution for SharePoint 2013 and using SharePoint Designer 2013 to edit one of the OOB master pages and the CSS and custom javascript for the solution. My problem is that ...