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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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400 Bad Request when updating list item in SharePoint Online using HttpClient

I have written a REST API which to update the a document metadata in SharePoint. Document resides in a Folder in a Library. I have tried the following code: var stringData = ("{'__metadata': { 'type':...
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Uploading files to SharePoint via Workplace for Facebook [on hold]

I have some users who are trying to upload a file to SharePoint via Workplace for Facebook, however each time they try, they get the following error message: [File Name] The folder that you're trying ...
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Moving documents

I have a document that I want updated by an employee every week. Now I have figured out how to copy the document using a list workflow by changing the status of the document to completed, where it is ...
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How can I add the Version number AND Date to the footer of a document?

I've already figured out how to add the Version number using the method below: https://www.ilikesharepoint.de/2014/06/sharepoint-display-sp-version-number-in-a-word-document/ However, I need to ...
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Promoted links on Visual Studio

I am currently working on a site template to be deployed as a farm template. In my home page I want to show the list of my custom libraries. I want to show them using promoted links. Is there a way ...
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Content Type column shared between libraries, meta missing when document is transfered

Sorry if this is a little long winded. So I have two Document Libraries. A "Drop Off" (Not the one from the Content Organizer Site feature, just a lib called "Drop Off") and "Resting" library. The ...
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How to get document names inside a folder in sharepoint document Library?

I have a document Library in which there are a number of different folders. Each folder contain different documents. I need to fetch the name of all the documents in a particular folder. So far I have ...
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Trying to update a Document Library field in 150 SharePoint sites

We have 150 customer portals in our SP site collection, all sites are a templated copy of each other - i.e. they all have an Internal Documents, Working Documents and Final Documents. Inside each ...
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Upload and Download Only in a Document Library in SharePoint Online?

How do I create a Document Library with Upload and Download only permissions in SharePoint Online? I do not want the users to be able to edit online, unless they save the file (download the file) to ...
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'Content Type and List Modification' Audit not showing who created a field

I wish to find out who created a particular column in a SharePoint Online document library, and auditing is enabled. When looking at a 'content type and list modification' report of the affected ...
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SharePoint Online Search Result not returning DisplayForm from Huge Library

I am trying to configure the search result in SharePoint Online. We have a huge document library, with custom columns to modify the properties on a daily basis. The search is returning only the ...
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Open existing word document in Client Application as a new document

I have to open my word document which is present in SharePoint library in client word application, but it should open as a new document that mens original document behaves like a template from which ...
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Managing Pictures inside our modern team site, should we use Document libraries OR Picture libraries? and why?

we have a modern team site collection, and we want to add a library to store our company pictures such as event pictures, social pictures, etc. now inside our modern team site, we have 2 main ...
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RenderListDataAsStream - Override row limit option for groups

I'm using RenderListDataAsStream for getting document library data with grouped view. After group expand I want to load all items inside that group, not only specified amount (items limit) in View ...
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Track that who viewed the document in sharepoint online

How can I track the users in sharepoint that who viewed or downloaded the document from document library? I do not have the admin access so could not access the complaience center.
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Set Item Level Permissions on a SharePoint online library using CSOM PowerShell

I'm using this script below to upload a file or multiple files in a document library in sharepoint online. I would like to set only the 'read' permission so that only one specific user can read (see) ...
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Can't drag & drop files into library and users cannot download files

I have a document library that contains about 8000 files in various folders in SharePoint Online. Up until today, I haven't had any issues, but starting today, I can no longer drag & drop files ...
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Document in Document Library only appearing in search results where it is the only item

so what is happening is that I have a document called WfD Activity Host Organisation Agreement (Individual Hosted Activity).docx. This document appears in search results from the Home page of the ...
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Wrong display date on all documents in my sharepoint document library

After changing the content type in my SharePoint document library, date of all the documents in my document library changes to January 2 1980. How do I revert this? I have changed the content type ...
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How can I setup Office 365 email alerts for people externally sharing files from a single document library?

I've been using the Office 365 Alerts from the Security and Protection to keep tabs on mass downloading and deletion of files throughout Sharepoint. However, I was wondering if it's possible to limit ...
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How do permissions interact with the Modern Activities Web Part?

We have a subsite that has specialized permissions for 4 user groups (e.g. North, South, East and West regions). This subsite is using the Modern experience. All four user groups have access to the ...
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cancelling the metadata form when uploading a document

i have a validation column in my metadata form on a document library. If the user presses the 'X' button to cancel the document becomes checked out and nobody can see the document - thats by design. ...
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Opening SP Document library upload Form on a button click using JS/JQ

I am working with SharePoint 2019 on prem. On one of the pages, I have content search web part added which shows documents results from a library as a search solution. On the same page, I am looking ...
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Powershell Script to copy List items from one Column to another in a Sharepoint online Library

I have created a Powershell script to copy List items from one Sharepoint Library Column to another within the same Document Library. I am having trouble with getting the contents of list item. This ...
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one workflow for all libraries in a site

I have requirement, in which I have to make workflow to Shot an email and change rights of document based on a master list exist in the site itself. Now the concern is I have to build a mechanism ...
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How to create a document on a sharepoint using C#

I know how to create a word document using c#. The issue I am having is I don't know how to place that document in the SharePoint folder. var newfile = System.IO.Path.Combine( Directory....
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Indexing lookup column in SP2019

I am working on a project where a document library is about to exceed threshold and lookup column is one of the metadata columns being used in the library, I am working with SP2019 on prem. The ...
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Lists/Libraries: Why are not all existing fields exposed as site columns?

I was wondering what determines if an internal field of a list or library is made available as an actionable site column. More precisely, I was trying to add the published state as a column in a site ...
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Associate Field Customizer with existing field using feature framework

According to Field Customizer documentation it is possible to associate it with existing SharePoint field using feature framework. But I am not able to make it work. I am trying to customize the "Name"...
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Disable Sync/Download for Group

I have a SharePoint site (O365) that I want to give access to a third party (they are going to be doing some reports for us). Ideally, I only want them to be able to work in the browser ie not be ...
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SharePoint 2013 create text file in a library via REST

I am trying to create a text file in alibrary named "testRestDocs" The dev tool console the following error message: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "_api/web/getfolderbyserverrelativeurl('/s/...
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Is it possible to filter search results when searching in a modern document library?

I noticed that when I search for something in a document library and click "See All" for all the search results, the filter icon in the top right corner disappears and I am unable to use any of the ...
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Add Digital signature in Customer Document Template

I added 3-4 types of document template under a document library in SharePoint online. Now I have a requirement that Whenever any user create a Online Document using any of these template, copy of ...
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Changing the URL of “Name” column in document library

Is there any way to rewrite the URL of "Name" column in a document library's modern view? "Field Customizer" is an option but then I will have to hide/delete "Name" column, which is not a good idea ...
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share point document version still incrementing even after disabling the versioning and minor versioning

I have a SP 2013 document library with content approval and versioning enabled. Now through a console application I am disabling the content approval and versioning to updated the document and after ...
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How Restrict user to upload document to SharePoint

In my case i have 20 country and in 20 country many company i want to restrict users on the basis of country and company. if the user from India and there are 5 company(a,b,c,d) in India and user ...
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Mutiple Choises in Custom Coulmn

I want to create a custom column that has the option to check/mark two or more options. Example Column Name : Sorting_Files: ,Department ,Planning ...
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“JavaScript required” error when opening an Excel sheet from SharePoint

I have created a SharePoint website with a document library to allow my team members to share Excel files more easily. When they open Excel sheets, they are redirected to the Excel client app since ...
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Need to update the DOCX file content stored in SharePoint 2013 Library using PowerShell

I have a need to update the DOCX file content using SharePoint 2013 PowerShell. I am using below code to do the same, but once file gets updated and checked in by the code, the files getting corrupted ...
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Looking for rest parameter for copy/create document with content for post method

We are trying to copy document from SharePoint Online document library to documentum(DCTM) repository using REST API (MS-Flow). Right now we are able to create document to documentum(DCTM) with ...
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SharePoint online Use-Cases [closed]

We basically use SharePoint online to store our files and documents. Besides that we have some sites for different teams that have a task calendar (task that have a time schedule). I wanted to ask ...
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Create link to a document using PowerShell

Just wondering if you could help, I am looking to create a link to a file in a document library, essentially replicating this functionality: I was hoping it would be simple to do this using PnP ...
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Sharepoint Online issuse: Edit File

I am editing file and library on SharePoint online: just add a few columns to the library. I saved and saw these changes displayed on the page. But after 12-24 hours, I returned to the library and ...
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Add secondary column to index

On SP 2013 on prem, I am using PowerShell script to add indexed columns to a list. I have managed to add that, like this: $siteUrl = "http://url" $web = Get-SPWeb $siteUrl $listName = "...
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Connect HTML with Document Library

Is it possible to add an Html page as a web part inside SharePoint. I want this html page to have rows of links that once clicked, it would bring users to specific folder inside a Document Library on ...
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Can I prevent updates to the Modified column?

In a test view in SharePoint Online, I’ve added metadata columns to a small sample of older documents. However, when I enter data for the new columns, the existing Modified column is updated to today’...
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Get information out of document library to extra list

i have a document library on sharepoint with a lot of documents. I have two clients ( for example client A and client B) who will have access to this document library. Some of this documents are ...
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Should Document library versioning be enabled when storing XML files?

Should Document library versioning be enabled when storing XML files? I know the advantages of turning it on for MS office documents. Does it do any good turning it on for XML files and folders?
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How to add wikipage in wikipage library using powershell?

I tried to add a wikipage in the wikipage library using the code provided by Vijai Anand Ramalingam on c-sharpcorner.com. I'm copy-pasting the script here to avoid dead link issues preventing future ...
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Flow - 'For a selected file' trigger not populating Dynamic Content

Previously I've created several flows that are all triggered from SharePoint libraries, all beginning the same way. The trigger is "For a selected file" immediately followed by a "Get file properties"...