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Document Set is a feature introduced in SharePoint 2010 as part of content/document management. Document set helps to manage group of documents as a single entity.

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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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Move SharePoint items between Document Set libraries based on two columns

We have a Document Set library, which holds our invoices. The library is getting very large (~70 000 items, currently. 32 000 different invoices.). The search in this library is getting rather slow, ...
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Cannot upload documents in document set with connected web parts

On SP2010 I have a Document set library that leverages several connected web parts. Web part one is a filtered task list based on a page filter. Web part two is a custom list that has a connection to ...
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Permissions error trying to delete default content from a Document Set

I have created a custom document set type on a SharePoint site of which I am the owner (but I am not the administrator at my company). When you create a new Proposal (the name of the custom document ...
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how to filter a view to only docs in a specified document set?

I would like to create a view in a SharePoint library that shows all documents in one or more designated document sets, in a flat format, with fields and sort order as specified (different from that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Set's DocumentID duplicate issue when imported

I am not sure whether this is a known issue or already asked question. So the issue is : I have a particular site say Subsite1 with few set of Document Sets in a document library which I need to use ...
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SharePoint Document Sets with template from content type

Document Sets are created and simple but in the default content - I do not want static documents. I want the users to be able to modify the document as and when. I have attempted to add the template ...
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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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sharepoint page field filter stops working

All: I have a document set that has a page field filter that connects to a task list web part based on employee id. The task list is connected to a document library web part based on a state code. ...
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Document Set update properties

Hi i am trying to create documentset and set the properties from a webpart. I can create the document set private async _CreateFolder(webUrl,listName,folderName,folderContentTypeId,folderPayload, ...
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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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2010 CSOM - Provision document set after creation

I have a requirement to programmatically create a document set in a library. I've done this successfully using the code below, however when I open the document set I see the yellow bar message '...
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PNP Provisioning - WelcomePageView in Document Sets

I see that this is now supposed to be supported through the 2018/07 schema? There is at least something there. <XmlDocument NamespaceURI="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/...
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Document Sets in Provider hosted apps

I am currently migrating some old SP solutions to provider hosted apps. The original solution has document sets, meaning that I need to create a method that can create new document sets in the app. I ...
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Hide column when creating document set

I have a column in a document set that I want hidden when a user creates it but visible when I edit the document set properties. How can I do this?
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Can't delete file from within a Document Set

I'm experiencing problems deleting files that I put in my Document Set. Every time I try to delete it, it gives me the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong The server has ...
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how to set document set welcome page view programmatically using csom

I am trying to set default view of Document Set programmatically using .NET CSOM but no luck. So far, I have tried below. var revSet = DocumentSetTemplate.GetDocumentSetTemplate(context, ...
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Attach File to Document Set via REST

Is there a way to upload files using Sharepoint REST API to my created Document Set? Document Set: Inside "Test" woud be: I can upload files via browser but how do I do it via REST?
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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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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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Workflow is creating folder in-spite of document set

I have created a small workflow using SharePoint designer 2013 thats get triggered when a new item is created in "Projects" list. I want to create a document set in "TestDocLibrary" using workflow ...
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Allowing folder creation in Document Sets but not within the containing Document Library

I have a number of Document Sets within a Document Library. Is it possible to prevent folders from being created with the "+New" button in the ("root" of the) Document Library itself, while ...
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SharePoint Modern view Copyto functionality doesn't work with document library lookup

I have a document library, which have 4 lookup columns. Now i am trying to copy that item to another library which is in different site collection. I am using CopyTo OOB functionality. all the column ...
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SharePoint 2016 Help with SP.FileCreationInformation and clientContext.get_web(); using JSOM

I need to copy a document to a document set using JSOM. The below code create the file in my Document library succesfully. However I cannot figure out how to go a step further to change from document ...
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Splitting Document Set properties over separate web parts

I am currently trying to reconfigure the welcome page on my company's SharePoint so that the document set properties is split over three web part, with different information in each. There would be a ...
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How do I navigate from a document to its parent document set?

There is library of documents sets. Every document set stands for a specific event, has a bunch of metadata attached and groups all event related documents. There is also a view which shows a flat ...
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SharePoint 2016 Copy file from page assets to Document set using JavaScript Client Object Model

I just added a button to my Document Set Home Page that is supposed to copy a fixed small file stored in ../../SiteAssets/min.png and adds it to the documents of this DS. So far I was able to store ...
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SharePoint 2016. Change custom upload location to current document set

I have implemented a custom upload button on a modified 'docsethomepage.aspx'. The new page shows the properties of the DS. I would like using javascript to upload the file to this Doc set instead to ...
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Enable SPFx Command Extension on a document inside a Document Set

I have created a SPFx command extension for document libraries and it is visible and works fine for the documents inside the document library. But when I create a document set inside document library,...
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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 Online, Document Set, add folder with subfolder in Default Content?

Subj. As I understand we only can add Folders on first level.. Maybe You know workaround to include subfolders too? Or I need to use code to copy them programmatically.. Best regards, Gennady
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Corporate / facility policies

In our company, Corporate issues directives which are then implemented by the Facilities as their specific policies. Each facility has their own complete set of policy documents. I'm trying to figure ...
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DocumentSet.Import returns [Exception : Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))]

I'm getting the [Exception: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))] when trying to import documentSet programmatically from a site collection document library to ...
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Concatenate the docID in SharePiont

Can the document ID column be concatenated and used in a calculated column to numbre items in sharepoint library? If yes, how is that done?
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Update another item in same Library

I have a SharePoint 2013 Library with 2 content types assigned: Document Set Document Both have a (non-shared) choice field called "Stage" with the following Choices: Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 The ...
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Is it possible to have a 'Read-only' Document-set and yet still Contribute Files inside it?

I'm struggling to get my head around how to do something, with the added complication of that fact I don't actually know that is actually possible. I am setting up a Document Library to contain ...
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How to ask for approval with a custom Workflow in SPD 2013

I've created a custom document set and a custom Workflow in SPD 2013 to route a document set to multiple approvers. However, I am having an issue with how to initiate/handle the approvers. Is the ...
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Custom New Page for DocumentSet-Sharepoint online

I want to create custom new page for document set in Sharepoint online. I dont want to modify master page or NewDocSet.aspx. I created new page in designer and assigned it as default page in content ...
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Document sets in SharePoint App for Android

I downloaded the SharePoint App for Android and tried to access my files. I can see them in normal document libraries. But whenever I enter a document set, the files are not shown. Is this a common ...
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Show link to parent document set in custom flat document view

I use document sets in a document library in sharepoint online. I created a view that shows specific types of documents in a flat list from all document sets in the library. Now I'd like to add a ...
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Content Type of Folder incorrectly set in Document Set

I'm experiencing an issue that is directly related to this question posted here (https://collab365.community/forum/topics/sub-folder-content-types-set-wrong-in-document-set-library/): I have a ...
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Can not delete Document Set “The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user.”

I have a Doc Set I can not delete. I've tried to delete it via Windows Explorer (in case that would help) and via the Content and Structure menu, but to no avail. As you see in the pictures below, ...
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How to modify document set search display template?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a document set. When I search inside my document set I see some search results. When I click on the dots I see a popup with preview of the document. I see also some ...
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Update metadata of many items in library

I have the requirement, that the values for two of my site columns of all our document libraries depend on a value outside of SharePoint (its stored in a database). If the value in the database ...
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How to update a lookup value in a Document Library With DocumentSet

I would like to update my document library but i do not know how to do with one of my field which is a lookup field. Here is my code: #plug-in SP PS Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -...
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Show page title in document set

I know I could do this with just changing the master page, but I am wondering, if there is a simpler soulution. When the user navigates to a document set, the name of the document set is shown as the ...
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Difference between the “document set contents web part” and regular library web part

When you create a document set and edit its home page, in the top part there's the web part showing the fields of the documents set, but in the bottom part there's a web part showing the documents it ...
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How to add to Document Set from existing site or list columns (option missing)

In a sub-site I have a number of Lists and a Custom Content Type, which is of Document Set. I want to add to the Document Set columns from the Lists within the same sub-site. However, when editing ...
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SharePoint creates a child content type instead of using the content type I provided

I have a Library containing a Document Set. The Document Set is of content type "MyDocumentsSet" inheriting directly from native ct "DocumentsSet" -- that's not really relevant here. I have ...
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Can we access default item files in Document Sets?

I understand that default items can be added to document sets through the Document Set Settings link. Clearly, the files you upload are stored somewhere. How can I access these files to keep them up ...