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In the context of SharePoint a document refers to a computer file, usually stored in a SharePoint library.

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Display current folder name on Document Library web part

I am displaying a Document Libray Web Part (which contains folders) on a subsite homepage. When I click on a folder to show its contents, the Document library header still says "Documents". It gives ...
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Document Set Content Types Missing From Parent Content Type

I am trying to create new Document set Content type but for some reason i can see option to create one when i go to Site Contents-> New Site Content Type But the weird thing is i already have tons of ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Permissions at Document Set level

I am fairly new to SP so I would like some guidance to see if my delegated requirements are possible or not. My scenario: Implemented so far: - I have a Doc Library made up of Doc Sets of a special ...
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Generate a link to preview a document in the Document Library using Sharepoint Framework

Share links that Sharepoint generates are pretty long. I am working on an extension that generates a readonly/preview link to a document and uses a shortener to shorten the link. I have a working ...
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Linguistic search features filter search results

we handle a lot of documents in different languages. Trying to search for documents and getting no results we've come up to linguistic-search-features saying SharePoint Server use several ...
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Can't open document in library with ''é'', ''à'' and other character with accent SharePoint 2016

I just finished the installation of SharePoint 2016 using AutoSPInstaller. Everything works fine except when I want to open any document in a document library which contains the character ''é'', ''à'' ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Blob cache, old version of document is shown

I have a Sharepoint 2013 environment that has configured a BLOB cache, so that it caches all PDF files. This is configured on the 2 WFE. After the configuration, I have experienced that, if you ...
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Couldn't able to find few documents in the default view

I have a document library which has approx 40K document, though it exceeded the limits, we have proper indexing and huge server resources to support it. Randomly (say 1 in 100 documents) we couldnt ...
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Document Library: How to set a non standard view

I've added the document library app to a number of different pages within my SharePoint site. The library has a multitude of folders and sub-folders and I would ideally like to change the view in ...
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How to show search word count in document within content search webpart?

I have created the SharePoint content search webpart and search box in sp2013. When I search the world using search box the content search webpart will show the document results based on the word I ...
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Automatically opening in edit mode

SharePoint is automatically opening (most) Word docs in online edit mode. This is a new development in the past day or two. Thanks for your assistance!
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Get LinkingUrl to none Office files

I get files from a document library that contains all kind of files and documents. I retrieve the files with LinkingUrl foreach (File file in fileCol) { SpFileInfo currentFile = new ...
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Delete documents that someone is editing

I am making a app for SharePoint Online and in the app I have a function that deletes documents in a folder. But if someone have the document open or if the document is checked out the app crashes ...
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Can a Page(s) share a single document library?

I want to be able to consolidate the document library to a single library but display it on multiple pages. When I go to add webpart SharePoint only shows document libraries on the page, not other ...
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Share Path with File?

In SharePoint Online, I have a Document Library which is restricted to only members of a specific user group (call this Library /). When a file located at /Folder A/Folder B/File.txt is shared (Read ...
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CSOM redirect to document

Hi I've created a High Trust CSOM site and just going through some testing/feedback on a SharePoint 2013 site. Previously it was low trust on 2010. All seems ok, but on ie9 I've ran into trouble with ...
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Collect Document Workflow

I wanted to know if there are any easy ways to make a workflow which emails a bunch of users to ask them to submit their resume. If they don't, then send a reminder email and eventually an email to ...
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Issues with unique permissions on a document within a library

I have a document library with permissions handed out using AD groups. This particular document library has only two users in the company (other that the site administrator) that is able to edit the ...
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SharePoint Online: how to edit documents in different browsers?

Good day! I have some problems with document editing in different browsers in SharePoint document library (SP 2016). I am the farm administrator and have three browsers: IE 11, FireFox 59.0.3, ...
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Redirect from one Document Library to another Document Library

I have one site that has two document libraries on it -- I'll refer to them as doc library A and B Doc library A was created long ago, was poorly named, and had no standard folder taxonomy to it. It ...
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Why can regular users only create a 'restricted link' to share a document?

As admin user I can create several types of document links to share a document, with different permission levels. But regular users (with 'contribute' permission level) can only create a 'restricted ...
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Document Search Solution in Sharepoint Online (with Cascading Filters)

I have a document library (With 3 required coloumn Country, State and City which are cascading in nature). I want to build a search solution to filter the documents based on these cascading fitlers ...
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How can I create a document in a document library with custom version using CSOM

I need to get details of a document and its version details as well from one library and create its last major version in another library using CSOM. I'm struck at the part where I should create the ...
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Attempting to test workflow; Document is “Locked” ?

I'm trying to test a workflow on SharePoint Online. I created a document (using the "New" button) and added a short sentence that it's a test document and to contact me if they receive an email ...
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How does timing of Document Publishing and Crawl affect Search Results

Once a document has been published (Version 1), has been crawled, and is available to search in SharePoint Online, if the document is republished with the next version (Version 2), does the crawl have ...
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(SPO) Read-Only-view when opening a document in client-program?

I have been getting reports from customers lately, that this is no longer the default behavior (when it has been in the past) - and that documents now open with autosave enabled, which is a problem ...
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document library authorized files and folder

I am not an expert user, i just started and I am sure what I am asking is quite simple I am setting an intranet on sharepoint 2016 and I am facing an issue with the document library component. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 documents - change the 'Send-to' application

One of my SharePoint 2010 users recently had her system rebuilt. When she first opened a document library, selected a file, then selected 'Send-to' > 'Email a Link', the system prompted her to 'Add ...
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Error while opening word document in SharePoint 2010

I have a document library and versioning is enabled on the library. Some of the files while trying to open to edit they are throwing error as shown in the fig. below. Its happening to only few users ...
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Deleted item remains in content database

I deleted a document from a library in a document center site collection and also emptied the recycle bin. I'm a farm administrator. The document, however, still shows as a record in the AllDocs ...
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How do you manage your “document publishing” processes?

It's a fairly common scenario. Users work in one of 2 spaces: private (OneDrive) or collaborative (SharePoint). At some point those users will want to publish information to a wider audience, ...
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How to update locked SharePoint file properties

Is there any way to update SharePoint file properties when the file is locked by a user. Basically the file is opened by a user when the file properties are being updated. In my current situation, I ...
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Where does SharePoint Online open's Office documents like word excel etc

I know this sounds silly. However am not getting any article / post which explicitly says that 'SharePoint Online will open MS Office documents (word, excel, ppt) in Browser (Office Online)'. ...
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Alerts when a Excel file contains specific text

We're automated some processes using a robotics package that drops an Excel audit file into a SharePoint folder when processing is complete. I have alerts configured when new audit files are saved to ...
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How can I add metadata by uploading a file via a custom list

I have a custom list with an upload field. I want to set metadata in the document library by filling the custom list and uploading a document automatically. Custom list contains: - Title - Company ...
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How do I get the document preview to display over a border?

I have added a border to a document list web part. This border is now covering up the document preview, and I do not want to get rid of the border. Does anyone know how I could get the document ...
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How to add a coulmn to the upload form of a document library

I have created a new document library in SharePoint 2013 with a column called: "Expiry date". I have a small question as I'm new to SharePoint: How can I add this newly created column to the upload ...
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Sharepoint Online (O365) - Only search Document Title and Names

If i search for a document name in the Document Library, it returns a list of files that contain the search word, but not the document with the correct title. I want to change the search in ...
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What is the relation between un-checking the “Allow members to share” option and having the “Restricted Link” option inside the “Get Link” popup

I can not understand what is the relation between these 2 options:- Now if inside my SharePoint Online site collection settings >> Access Request Settings >> i un-check the "allow members to share", ...
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Opening document set from calendar in Sharepoint 365

I'm struggling with a task that seems to be rather simple but even after hours of googling, I was not able to find an answer which is why I would like to ask you for help. Also I am very new to ...
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How can I set a 'global variable' within a document library?

I want to set up a Document Library template - for projects. So, each new project, I click the appropriate app and create the basic document set for the project. What I'd like is to have a column ...
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Is it possible to set the version number of SharePoint document?

I have two site collections in SharePoint Online. One is the live site collection and one is the Testing Site. I want to upload a document onto the Test Site Collection, make some changes to it and ...
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Sharepoint Online - How to set Document Library search to search all doc libraries?

I'm trying to change the search behavior for the search box within a document library. I'd like this search box to search the entire sharepoint site, not just the current document library I'm viewing....
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“Download a copy” button in IE only asks to Save or Cancel, but not Open

A user on the same computer goes between two different SP 2013 environments. When clicking "Download a copy" on a document item in one environment, Internet Explorer asks "Do you want to open or save [...
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How to grab a copy of a checked out document

Sometimes it happens that users leave documents checked out as drafts. They are in the library but just not visible, and I can override the checkout if I want to. However, I wanted a way to grab a ...
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Edit new document choices under projects.

When a person goes a project library and creates project document library they have an option to create a new document when the end user clicks "new". It displays a list of document types to choose ...
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Conversion of doc to docx

How do I convert doc to docx files without losing the version history and also be able to open the prior versions?
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List all current major versions of documents

I have a document library on a 2016 on premise. Content approval has been turned on, only approvers can see minor versions. I have created a custom approval workflow to handle the aaproval of the ...
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Will two or more document or files in sharepoint library have same link?

If I search a document in SharePoint Search, I am getting two files with different names, but the link/path to the documents are the same. Kindly help to solve this confusion. If I search documents ...
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Copy files from a SP Document Library -> folder on computer. Best Practise?

Using Windows Explorer is not practical. Downloading individual files is too slow. Here's a method of copying documents direct from the SP User Interface. Have two windows open on your screen (SP ...