In the document library I have document ID's set up for documents, when I browse a document the URL of the document has the documents name in it.

I want the document ID to be projected in the URL instead of the document name.

Is this possible?

Eg:- http://sharepointpocdev.server.region/documentcenter/ABC/Documents/TestDocument3.txt

the last part is the document name, i want the document ID to be projected there instead of the name.

Any help would be appreciated

  • That is the fileurl.. if you try changing it ends up in 404 not found Aug 9, 2016 at 14:29

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Yes you do so by using SharePoint designer workflow. Create a workflow on your DL(doc library) with following action

Set Name to Current Item:ID

were Name is filename field and Item:ID is your id of doc and start workflow on item added. If it resolves your query then please mark given solution as answer

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