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I am creating a site on SharePoint 2010. I have created a document library and want users to be prompted to enter information into required columns when they upload a file. I have:

  • Enabled "Allow management of content types?" under Advanced settings
  • Changed the settings for some columns in the "Document" content type to required

I would expect now that when a user uploads a document to the document library they would be prompted to enter the required fields.

Instead the document is uploaded and checked in without any prompts. When I select the document and click "Edit Properties" I cannot save the document until the required columns are entered. This is exactly the behavior I want to occur when the documents are first uploaded.

From doing extensive Google searches on the subject this should be working based on the settings above.

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  • Add "Document" as the default content type. Are you using custom columns as required fields? – Aanchal May 15 '14 at 4:34
  • I am utilizing custom columns in other parts of the site but I have set up a test Document Library that is very simple. The "Document" content type is the default and Title, Company columns are both set to required. I am editing my original post with some screenshots. – user25855 May 15 '14 at 13:26

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