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Use a document library to store, organize, sync, and share documents with people. You can use co-authoring, versioning, and check out to work on documents together. With your documents in one place.

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SharePoint duplicate file in current directory

SharePoint (O365), using the website: Is there a way to copy a file in the directory that you are currently in? Now I do: select the file Copy to Current Library I now have to navigate to the ...
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Get document library size (REST API)

Does anybody know if there's any property on the document libraries that tells me the size of it? Or how many of the items that's folders and how many thats's files. I know I can query each library ...
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Help: How to use this script in Document Library

There is this script which I got from Here. I just have to add ScriptEditor WebPart to my library page and apply this code Not sure how to go with this. I know how to go edit and add a Webpart and ...
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How to display thumbnails for images on search results in SharePoint Online?

SharePoint newbie here. When I search for files there are thumbnail/previews for word documents, excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint slides, and pdf files. These result types seem to be fine, but not ...
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How to automatically update a field based on user input?

I have a document library in which different organizations need to review and provide comments based on the following steps: Document is added with a list of required reviewers and a list of ...
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Best Ways to Archive Files in SharePoint online

We have a single Document Library that has thousands of files. Some of the files are used on the daily basis. Some of the files are not really used but we dont want to delete them, we still want them ...
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SharePoint Online some options are greyed out

I want to go to this document library and create a Flow to perform an automatic task. Unofrotunatly, the options are greyed out and I dont know if it has to do something with premissions or just some ...
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Programmatically access SharePoint Online ZIP service

In SharePoint Online we have a feature where we can select multiple files in document library and it downloads them in a ZIP file. I inspected this feature and it makes a call to a ZIP service at the ...
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SharePoint Online - Search Box Not Searching Document Library

Created a Document Library but the search bar does not return any results at all. The library settings (Advanced Settings > Search) were not touched and still have Allow items from this document ...
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The 'no versioning' is back for modern sites?

In my tenancy I can still see the 'no versioning' option in modern sites. The option is missing from sites created from the central admin. This tenancy did not opt out from the deployment of removing ...
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How can you edit the format of modern style list/library column headers in Sharepoint Online?

Is there a way to format the column headers of a modern list or library in Sharepoint Online? I would like to make the dividing borders between column headers show up even when you're not hovering ...
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Term store custom properties

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with one content type for all documents to be uploaded (client requested it) Therefor all documents uploaded have the same content type and captures the same meta ...
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How to change Information management policy settings with powershell (SP2013)

I have a few thousands of SharePoint sites each with a "Secure Documents" library. I need to change "Information management policy settings" for each one on document, I need to "Enable Auditing" and ...
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Workflow - copy document as a new version

I'm trying to copy a document from one library to another (within one site) with a 2013 SPD workflow. Both libraries have versioning enabled (no content approval). The target library already has a ...
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Sharepoint Online Custom App Extension - Create word document based on content type

I'm trying to create a App Extension in Sharepoint Online that creates a new document based on content type. I know that I can create a file using Rest API, I'm just having a difficult time ...
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SP13: Linking to Network Drive on Team Site

Normally, I can add a link that points to my network drive from my team home site quick launch with no issue. Not now. I add a the link to my network drive to a folder and will not open. I know the ...
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Create a view on SharePoint that can look into two document libraries

So i want to have two specific document libraries, one including all the folders and files I need and the other one including files which I dont need on mz daily basis. I want to have a view on ...
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When Drag/Drop a file inside a document library, error “A file with the name XXXX.oft already exists. It was last modified”

We have sharepoint 2013 on-premises, and inside a team site we have a document library which does not have versioning enabled, as follow:- now i uploaded a file named n1.oft using the "upload" option....
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While Executing this code am facing the following error as Error :Index and length must refer to a location within the string. Parameter name: length

using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using System.Threading.Tasks; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client; using System....
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Sharepoint online document library permissions

I have a document library and granted read-only permissions. However, users are still able to use the "copy to" feature. I would like users to only strictly view and download documents. Is this ...
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Multiple content types in a library causes metadata problems on file upload

I defined Document Set content type “A” (Engineering) to contain custom site metadata (for simplicity, call them 1, 2 and 3). I defined Document Set content type “B” (Energy Services) to contain ...
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How can I track all the dowloads of documents from a sharepoint library?

I've done some research and it seems that the auditing option for O365 SPOnline is not available for downloading documents. Is there another optimal way to track all the downloads of my documents? I'm ...
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Does SharePoint Online have the 5000 item per list issue?

My understanding is that SharePoint On-Prem has an issue with lists that contain over 5000 items. The performance of the list starts to degrade. My understanding is a list can handle many more items,...
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Prompt for Content Type

all. I'm setting up content types for a modern SharePoint Online doc library in anticipation of a migration. As there will be several content types to choose on upload, is there a way to set the ...
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Get Excel of SharePoint

I have a SharePoint DocLib. It contains an Excel spreadsheet I want to send every day at a specific time. Sending a mail every day... is not the problem. To get this done I'm using Flow to build an ...
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Content Type Column not appearing in Document Library

I am adding a content type to a document library, but after deleting and readding one of its site columns, this column does not appear in the document library anymore. How can I fix this?
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How to detect all document library web parts and do something with CSS or JavaScript

I'd like to apply certain CSS/JavaScript to ALL Document libraries within the site collection. For example, I'd like to add a banner on the top of every document library for some informational ...
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16003 Items and Counting

I have a library that has 16003 items and counting in it. It is a library that supports a company with multiple users. Is there a way to increase the threshold? It is in 2010 but could we move it ...
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Unable to disable property editing in MS word document stored in SP library

We have a SharePoint 2013 document library where a specific custom document template attached to a custom content type.When user tries to create a new document he is able to able to edit the document ...
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Green Star Next to Modified Column in SharePoint O365 (not the new icon)

I've got an apparent issue with a particular word document in a SharePoint Online modern document libary. Its not a new document (its up to version 20 and was created 3 days ago). The user has been ...
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How to use powershell to merge specific tabs from a SharePoint document library that contains folders with list items that are Excel workbooks?

I have a requirement to merge specific 'export' tabs (worksheets) that are contained within folders that are within a SharePoint document library. The folders are 'top-level' items within list A. ...
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SharePoint Document Library after drag and drop file, status bar does not get closed automatically

I have one document library in SharePoint online. When I drag and drop any file to this library, the status bar does not get closed automatically. However, file uploading is already completed (...
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SharePoint Online Create Individual List/Library Themes

I have a group of users that have multiple document libraries and lists in each site of their site collection and would like to differentiate between the libraries/lists within a site. Is there a way ...
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Is there a way to create a shared document library between team sites?

We have team sites for each department, one particular department requires shared resources for a particular document library. e.g. Site A, B and C each have Library 1, but they see the same things ...
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Unable to edit the MS files having file name in different languages after migration in share point 2013

Recently, We have moved the SP 2013 applications from old server to new server. As the applications are being used world wide, some time document file names are a bit in different languages looks like ...
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Character Limit for Approver Comments Column Type in sharepoint.com O365

In sharepoint.com document set library, I am trying to add approver comment when I change the approval status. The comment supports up to 2414 characters, and when I enter more characters, it throws ...
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When you save a document library as a Template, can you save a security group with it?

I would like to have an app (Knowledge Libary) with automatically configured settings (like an alert when a document is uploaded). If I configure a Document Library and save it as a template, can I ...
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Can't save documents in library and folders with accents - SharePoint 2013

Since the update of IE11 to version 11.0.115 (KB4489873) we have a problem when creating document from SharePoint 2013. The problem is linked to the use of characters with accents (é, è, à,…) in the ...
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SharePoint Online Version Column Formatting via JSON

I am trying to archive the following within a document library modern experience on SharePoint Online: All minor version (everything .1-9) the background should have the color red or similar All ...
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SharePoint Online Share feature permission

I am currently fighting to understand how the permissions to create Sharing link are working on SharePoint Online. Some library allow sharing link to be created for files but not for folders. This is ...
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Trying to fetch document sets only in a given library

i have build a console app to fetch the document sets and upload a document in a particular doc set in a given library. Before adding a document I am fetching all the document set using caml query. It ...
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Adding short usage notes per folder

I was tasked with restructuring our department's Sharepoint library, because people were complaining that nobody finds anything any longer. After consulting the literature, I believe that it is not ...
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Change default name when a user creates a excel template from document library

This document library have a excel template, so every time a user clicks on new and selects the template book.xlsx gets created. Is there any possibility to change this default name to something else ...
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JS Cascade code not working for SPO document library edit form

I have a document library setup with content type enabled in SharePoint online. There are total 4 content types and out of those 4, for content type called 'Closing Documents', I want to perform ...
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Is there a way to show documents across different site collections in Modern UI on SharePoint Online?

The highlighted content web part does work with this question, sort of. But is there a Content Search Web Part equivalent in Modern UI on SharePoint Online? My main requirement is to show a list of ...
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Document Library SharePoint 2016 Document URL IS Showing DIR Instead Of Actual Path

So I have an odd situation. I'm working in 2 different document libraries. When I go to grab the URL of a document in one of them I get a basic directory that has the full path sharepoint.com/...
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Site Assets library still carries the 'No versioning' option

Am I correct in noticing that all default Site Assets libraries can still be set on 'No versioning' like it used to be for normal libraries? Is there a way with powershell or similar to turn to 'no ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library Choice column

I have a choice column with over 100 choices, need to give the ability to choose multiple values. Is there a way to make it into a dropdown list with multiple selection? right now the checkbox list ...
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Page to show “Modified By” and “Last Modified Date” of file in file library

I have a .csv file in a file library, i would like to know if is there way to display in some page when the .csv file was last modified, and who did. Does anybody know any code in to get this ...
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SP 2013 Content Editor Web Part Repeats in Document Library sub folders

SP 2013, I created Content Editor Web Part above Document Library. When I click on sub folders, the CEWP remains unchanged. Is there a way to edit/change the CEWP in individual sub folders?