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Questions tagged [document-library]

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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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 ...
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Moving document causing this error “ smaller version limit than the source ”

we want to move files from an online document library to another online document library inside the same site collection, using the "Move to" button, but i got this error:- ... a smaller version ...
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SharePoint Site Column not appearing in List

I have a Content Type with a number of Site Columns inside it. One of the columns is not appearing in some SharePoint Document Libraries that I am assigning the Content type to. I'm on premise - the ...
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Document Management with lots of Appendicies

I have been using SharePoint online for a while and finding it very useful. I am in the process of trying to create a document control library. I have several policies / procedures that need to be ...
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SharePoint document library sync issue (multiple users - changes are reset)

Got a SharePoint Online site with a single document library. This library is synced to approx. 5 users local drives (clicked on sync button - contents are synced by OneDrive.exe to local machine). ...
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Creating a document library from custom template with Folder structure inside using CSOM

How can one create a document library from custom library template with Folder structure inside using CSOM? I have created my template and when creating an instance of that manually folders are ...
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Can only open documents once from Sharepoint

I hope someone can help. I have a client using SharePoint 2010 On-Prem with Office 2016. They are due to upgrade SharePoint next year (to Online I think). They are using Internet Explorer Version is ...
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Permission Level which doesn't allow renaming file in document library

I need to remove the delete and rename option from advanced options for files in document library. I copied Contribute Permission Level and removed Delete File option and it successfully removed the ...
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SharePoint 2010: Solution for MS Office protocol URL scheme?

I have a client still running a SharePoint Server 2010 on-prem, so opening documents from a library in MS Office applications only works with IE and the ActiveX controls which SP2010 incorporates. ...
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SharePoint Online. Prevent Upload a document based on name

There is some way to prevent a document from being uploaded to a SharePoint library based on its Name. Let's say my documents have to meet this requirement MyName_MyDocumentTitle_Date. Can I check ...
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How can you choose what document libraries show up in Word 365 when saving to Sharepoint Online?

I am using Sharepoint Online and Office 365, and I would like to be able to choose which document libraries show up in desktop applications (e.g. Word or Excel) when saving files. I feel pretty ...
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Unable to get the approver name and approval date for the document in document library

my document library is using default content approval workflow. So when the document gets approved, I am able to view the approval status , but can't see the Name of the person who approved the ...
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Can a user with Contribute in a folder add a document when they have r/o for the library?

Imagine User X is in Permission Group A. A document library is created and Group A have read permission only on the library. A folder is created in the document library and shared with User X with ...
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Document Approval Library with Word/PDF form template

we have a business need to approve and document all requests. I want to have a custom content type or Word document where the user fills out the required fields and it generates a Word or PDF file ...
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Create link in document library SPO

I'm trying to create a link in a document library pointing to another document library. Like this : But I want to do it by code in C# for SharePoint Online. I've followed numerous guides but can't ...
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How to crack Sharepoint Online document links to its actual url

Its so annoying Sharepoint online now has copy link which creates this GUID which i have no clue where it orginated from. https://turainc.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/tura/...
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Integrate SharePoint with ASP.Net applications

My scenario: in my company (more than 2.000 people), people were used to save files in many network shared folders, each with different set of users able to access it. Now we are replacing the ...
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Converting Document Library Fields to a Content Type

so I have one heavily customized SharePoint Document Library with lots of extra fields. I'm wondering if anyone has figured out an easy way to lift those fields into a Content Type while preserving ...
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How to setup security on a document library with the following requirements:

We have a Knowledge Base with content that is fed from document libraries located in different site collections. Each library will have a designated few that can contribute content. Those ...
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Document opens in tiny window

I have a list, in the list is a look-up column referencing a document library. (n.b. the Lookup column is actually a 3rd party column a Sparqube Lookup Tracker, but is a look-up column). Is there a ...
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Use custom content type as default content type for document library in SharePoint Online

Is there any way to use our custom content type as default content type for document library? I have a custom content type in a site collection. Whenever I/others create a new document library, the ...
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Sharepoint Online Site Search

I am getting 2 different results from 2 search fields on Sharepoint Online. The 1st picture was searched via Find a file on the document library, 2nd was via Search this Site Any reason why i am ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow - building dictionaries based off conditions

I have been searching everywhere to try and get an answer for my specific problem within SharePoint Designer, perhaps my grammar and terminology is not correct. I am currently in the process of ...
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Sharepoint Online Document Library 5000 view threshold

i just need some clarification regarding the Document Library size as well as the 5000 view limit threshold. I am on Sharepoint Online by the way Every Document Library created, site or sub-site, can ...
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Can we restrict Syncing document libraries to specifc user/s only

we have a modern communication site inside our sharepoint online. now on the document library i am enabling offline syncing:- where currently all users who have access to the sites can sync the files ...
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Create Item in Document Library thru REST API

Is there a way to create an item inside a list library? Or perhaps convert a folder/file into a custom Content Type? I have added an item using custom content type thru the "New" menu (named "g1q" on ...
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Number of documents inside a document library will be different when viewed from “Site Content” & “Open with Explorer”

I have a document library inside my modern communication team site. now from "Site Content" the document library has 6802 items as follow:- now i went to the document library using classic interface >...
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block simultaneously views for documents

We have to design a portal for all our engineer standards. One major point for this is to block simultaneously views of documents. So if the document is opened no one else should get the possibility ...
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Managing the metadata of Document Sets using C# and CSOM

How to manage the metadata of document sets using C#+CSOM. Any sample code is appreciated. below is the code i tried for creating the document set. .... ..... ContentType ...
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Location of (permanently) deleted minor versions from OneNote file

currently in our company environment we have OneNote Online file stored in our SharePoint 2013 (site assets) and on OneDrive: -https://XXX.XXXX.net/sites/pl-p46/SiteAssets/Showroom%20PL%20Notebook?...
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How do I delete the folders in a subfolder of a folder using powershell

There is a document library folder named "Request Documents". There are folders in this folder Library. Again under each folder there is an other folder in it. I need to delete this folder. But I'm ...
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Content Organizer Rulers For Folder Based Content Types

I am thinking that I already know the answer to my questions, but am hoping that I am wrong. Can I setup a Content Organizer Rule on a Content Type based on a folder? So a folder content type, NOT a ...
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Add Script Editor to Upload.aspx

I would lke to add a Script Editor to the SharePoint Document Library's Upload.aspx page to do something similar to https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/article/pre-save-action-on-document-libraries-in-...
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Sharepoint online powershell for changing list content type

i need help with readonly content type on list. I have sitecollection ex. "sites/SC". In that sitecollection i have 1000 subwebs ex. "sites/SC/web1". In each subweb i have one document library ex. "...
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How to export an Excel sheet automatically from a SharePoint list or library?

We have a SharePoint library on a central location. I would need to know if there is any way to export the Excel sheet automatically (without OOB solution)?
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Powershell doesn't output contenttype

I have the following script which should output the name of the content type for each list item however it is not, where am I going wrong? The output for both Id and Name is just a blank line, clearly ...
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SharePoint 2016 document library drag and drop event receiver

We are using SharePoint 2016 and have sites and document libraries. Is it possible to do some logic when someone drag and drop a document to a document library? For example to set some dynamic text ...
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Customize the upload form of a document library

how can I customize the upload form of a document library using Infopath. Is there any possibility ?
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How to upload duplicate file in SharePoint 2013 document library?

How to upload duplicate files in SharePoint 2013 document library? I know this is a very different requirement but we want in a SharePoint library multiple documents for the same name, How we achieve ...
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Changing folder structure to document set in Sharepoint

If I were to structure my document library in SharePoint as folders, then later decide I want to change my structure in the document library to document sets, how can this be done? Is it an easy fix?...
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DetailsList component row rendering issue

There is a DetailsList component inside spfx webpart, which loads all the documents/files using PnP. There is a office-ui-fabric-react check out button outside DetailsList component. When I select ...
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Automate saving a PDF version of a vsdx file in a SharePoint Doc Library

I have an issue that only one-third of my team have Visio installed, as we are the ones doing the process mapping. The other 2/3 however still use and analyse our maps. It is a real pain to have to ...
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How to change icon for a specific Content Type

I have a collection of pdf documents that are considered Knowledge documents as they reside in a Knowledge Base and are curated. They are in a Document Library and have a specific content type... ...
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Are there any limitation about the number of sub-folders we can have in sharepoint document library

I got a question from our customer about how many sub-folders levels we can have inside sharepoint online document library. now based on my knowledge there is not any limit. now i am not discussing if ...
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Block sharing for a single document library

In most cases, the ability to share documents is great, but in some cases, we'll need to prevent the users from sharing documents as it is messing up the permissions on that library. I am aware of ...
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Error when trying to modify/create a view on the default image libary in SP 2013

I get an error when trying to modify a view or create a new view on the default image library in SP 2013. I have no issue creating or modifying views on a default document libaray or other custom list ...
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force user to add metadata when uploading docs

I want that my users are forced to enter metadata when they upload/bulk upload document.When bulk uploading document it would be cool that users add the metadata once and it applies to all the files