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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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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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File Plans and Structures

We have multiple departments that will need different file structures setup in their SP sites. I need some guidance on the most efficient way to approach this. Please see the example below (the ...
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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?
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Sharepoint Column Fields not available on upload

I have created a site content type based on an inherited parent type, Currently when I create a new document, all the relevant fields appear in the dialog. But if I upload a document these two ...
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Is it possible to attach existing remote event reciver to newly added document library?

I am aware that I can attach remote event receiver in SharePoint Online existing document libraries using the AppInstalled event SP Add-in. But, I would like to know the possibilities that when I ...
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Is it possible to upload the same file, to multiple document libraries?

Is it possible to quickly upload the same file to multiple document libraries? The reason I want to do this is because I have multiple document libraries because they each have different security ...
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Sharepoint Online search / indexing speed

when i create a new folder on a Document Library, it takes quite some time for me to be able to search for it from the Search Bar. Is there something that can be done to speed up this process?
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Using MetaData to Link Sharepoint Pages to multiple Subsites

A Sharepoint (Landingpage) site Links to multiple Subsites. These sub-sites are Industrial Verticals( Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Healthcare, etc) or Technology categories( Computer vision, ...
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Documents downloaded as a ZIP file - any way of stopping this?

I need to think of a way to stop multiple documents to be downloaded as a ZIP on SharePoint Online. Can anyone think of a way for this not to happen? I do realise it is default action.
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How to set all one column's default values to 0?

I have a document library in our site. I have a column and I want to set the column's default value to 0 at first. But it is empty. My column is integer column that stores numbers. How can I do ...
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Is using metadata navigation and filtering a way to bypass the list/library threshold

I have a document library inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013 enterprise server. and the document library contain a cusotm column of type drop-down named "ch". currently the document library ...
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How to restrict Particular file type in SharePoint Online?

I need to restrict particular file type while uploading into document. Is there any possible way to restrict? I know there is no OOTB feature. Guide me if there any ways ? Also send me the sample code....
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Is there Any Reason to Promote an InfoPath Field that is not part of a Document Library's Columns?

Had an issue dropped in my lap where an InfoPath form can not be published to library because it is exceeding the max length of 8000. This is an existing published form that has been being used for a ...
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Document not displaying latest changes in Sharepoint library

The problem A user is working in a Sharepoint Library with a .ppt file that has been changed recently. If she opens the document with Sharepoint Online's Power Point, she is able to see the last ...
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Add CSS to a single column in Sharepoint 2013

Is there any way of targeting a single column in a document library? I am wanting to apply CSS to just the Name (linked to document with edit menu) column (through a Script Editor or via the ...
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Breaking up deep nested folder structures?

I recently started work with a consulting company and was tasked with "optimizing" their on-premise SharePoint 2013. The problem is that SharePoint was their replacement for a massive fileshare with ...
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SharePoint Document Set on myDocuments

I would like to create a document set in my personal documents library. But I came across an error: Sorry, something went wrong. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. What is ...
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SharePoint can't write document properties when I upload a word document

SharePoint is not able to populate document proprieties when I upload word documents to the document library. Our Sharepoint document library designed in a way when we upload documents, There is ...
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Clarify Event receivers Document ID Generator for Item Add

Could someone clarify this for me. I am using Document ID in a SharePoint site. I have added 4 content types to a library and I note that 4 Document ID Generator event receivers have been created for ...
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How to find all Document Libraries / Lists that have InfoPath enabled in C#?

Looking for C# code to find all document libraries and lists that have InfoPath enabled on them. Sites are 2010/2013 SharePoint sites.
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Copying Documents between subsites and staying connected

Working in SP13. I know there is a way, but I can't remember how to do it. Scenario: I have a document that's in Document Library A. I want to copy a document from Document Library A to Document ...
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How can I get a subfolder's GUID which is under a document library with soap and javascript or CAML query?

I want to fetch this subfolder's documents. but CAML is not showing the documents clearly . thak you.
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Remote Event Receiver on ItemAdding triggered but not updating folder columns

I have a remote event receiver attached to a Document Library. The er is attached to ItemAdding and ItemUpdating. The same code runs on both events to update values in several columns based on the URL ...
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Does Saved Document Library Template become available to all subsites?

I have a test Site Collection. I've added a document library to the root site and added content types to it. When I save this Document Library as a template under Library Settings, this "App" ...
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sharepoint document files on Ipad

our company have several safety documents on a SharePoint document library. we have several people working on the field. there are 30 ipads shared between these people . each Ipad needs to have local ...
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how to show most popular document libraries in SPO across Site colln

I am working with SharePoint online and have a requirement to show most popular document libraries in the entire site collection. We are using Classic UI so not looking to switch to modern for this ...
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Quick Link Document Folders

I have a document folder on the front page of a SharePoint site and several quick links for divisions in the department. The document folders in the quick links show the same documents as on the front ...
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Retrieve documents from Document Library based on selections in InfoPath Form

I would like a user to fill out an InfoPath form and based on their input, pull the relevant documents into a view, a zip folder or just provide links to the documents. For example, if the user ...
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How to get document library view from web part on SharePoint 2013?

I currently have a document web part on my home page with a few folders with documents in each of them. When I click on the folders, the documents show as they should. However, I would like when I ...
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Download all versions of files in SP document library without using PowerShell

I am able to find a simple solution to download all file versions within a SharePoint document library using a PowerShell script with system admin credentials. However, I do not have the access ...
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Changing permissions on document library over 5,000 items SharePoint Online

I have a document library that is well over 5,000 items. I need to update the document library permissions, but I'm unable to do that, whenever I try and break inheritence it gives me the warning '...
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Excel file in SharePoint 2010 error

I have a user who is trying to open a Excel file and gets a error popup that says "The server copy of this document has been updated. Your changes conflict with changes made to the server copy. Save ...
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Modify PowerShell script to upload all Folders and Files to a Sharepoint Library

I would like to modify the Powershell Script found at the following site: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Tool-to-upload-files-ba0273ee I would like to upload all Folders, subfolders and files ...
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Cannot Edit Document from Office Client Some Necessary HTTP Headers are not sent by the server

I have a problem, where if I open a document from SharePoint Document Library, I couldn't edit it locally, the file requires to be saved locally. I cannot Checkout/Checkin, cannot edit it. It just ...
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Sharepoint Library Search not including contents of custom content type

I'm having an odd problem with a document library where the "find file" searchbar is not including results from the contents of the files in the library, only the titles. The library contains a custom ...
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Error in Word document generated in document library through workflow

I have created a list in SharePoint with a corresponding document library. When a user has created an item in the list they can choose to generate a word document that lists the data from their form. ...
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“Group by” Link to open a popup box which displays a list of all documents under the group-by

Please can you be able to assist me. I have been asked to configure a "Group by" link of the document library webpart, so that when users click on the hover on the link, a popup (I dont know how to ...