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In the context of SharePoint a document refers to a computer file, usually stored in a SharePoint library.

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Cannot check retention policy on this site

I have a document library in SharePoint 2016 in which I added Retention policy for document deletion , But still I am getting Yellow striped Error"Cannot check retention policy on this site". Please ...
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Can the 'See All' option in document be hidden in SP Online?

I am just wondering, is there any way of hiding the 'See All' option in the documents folder? I want only the admin to be able to see the option and not the Read Users. I have checked the permissions ...
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Opening a document in a SharePoint 2013 document library in a new tab (using code)

How to open a SharePoint 2013 document library item in a new tab/new window? By default, the document, depending on whether it is .docx or .xlsx opens in Word or Excel Web Access in the same tab. I ...
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Issue with hyperlinks with Office Web App Previews in Chrome and Firefox

I have a powerpoint file in my SharePoint 2013 site which has hyperlinks in it. I am able to see the powerpoint preview in OWA (Office Web Apps). However when I click the hyperlink in the OWA ...
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Display current folder name on Document Library web part

I am displaying a Document Libray Web Part (which contains folders) on a subsite homepage. When I click on a folder to show its contents, the Document library header still says "Documents". It gives ...
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document link that opens outlook

I have an oft doc linked in SharePoint. What I want it to do is open this oft doc in outlook. What its doing is prompting to save it in the download file. Is there anyway I can prompt outlook to open ...
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Documents in 'Shared with everyone' folder are not showing up to users

I have uploaded one document in 'Shared with everyone' folder under my site. My site ---> Documents ---> Shared with everyone. (OneDrive for business) but that document is not showing up to any ...
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Can SharePoint link to a bookmark/anchor within a word/pdf document?

I understand linking to bookmarks internally within a document works within both PDF and Word files however is it possible to link to these bookmarks from outside of the document? Ideally this would ...
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level "...
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Get link to file without sharing the file

Me and a colleague both have access to the same document library. I want to tell him to take a look at a PDF file inside this library. When I click on "Copy Link" a link is created and an additional ...
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Build a document link from path and file name in Sharepoint Online

I am re wording this question to be more specific: Using the site, path, and file name how do you build a link to a document, programmatically or using an excel formula. In previous versions you ...
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Sharepoint on premise server 2016-Open documents in online mode

I am using sharepoint on premise server 2016.I want to open files in online mode(browser) but while opening all files are getting downloaded.I want to implement this feature to edit documents online.I ...
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SPS2013 Open document library PDF's in Modal dialog?

Can anyone tell me the correct methodology to getting modal popups to work with PDF files in a document library on SharePoint 2013? Thanks
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Sharepoint Document Template Quick Parts?

My objective is to create some custom document templates that are connected to list data. At first glance I thought this would be pretty straight forward using quick parts but I have run into a snag ...
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How to refine search using existing Site Collection columns

I want to refine the search based on existing site collection columns. How i do that: Any suggestion or good article on this topic. As i am pretty new to search? My requirement is that, my client is ...
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how to Display powerpoint as slide show on page in sharepoint

I have power point presentation on document library and want to show this presentation as a slide show on the wiki page in share point. How it should be done?? I have tried this Picture Library ...
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How to create list to track documents uploaded

I have two lists and a library that are connected together as follows: Clients (List)>Deals (List)>Deal Files (Library) In the Deal Files library, there is a Document type choice field with about 15 ...
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Adding tags to Sharepoint online Office 365 documents via C# and CSOM

I have a small project that requires migrating from Sharepoint 2010 to Sharepoint Online. According to Microsoft, tags have been discontinued. I have been able to add Enterprise Keywords and custom ...
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Hyperlink to create a new document.

I want to replicate the behavior of opening a office template file (e.g. .dotx). The link should allow the user to create a new document with no attachment to a SharePoint library based on a document/...
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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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Document Library - Document ID as the URL for the document

In the document library I have document ID's set up for documents, when I browse a document the URL of the document has the documents name in it. I want the document ID to be projected in the URL ...
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Removing fields from document properties bar on Excel sheet linked to SharePoint library

I have an Excel sheet which is linked to a library in SharePoint, which has a 'Document Properties - Server' section at the top. They fill out the Excel sheet, save it to the library, and the ...
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Sharing Documents with Groups or Users using Powershell

We have a Document Library with Document Sets, each containing a bunch of Documents on employees. An employee should only be able to view specific file(s) within their Document Set. A number of ...
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Word template on sharepoint does not open new document

on our sharepoint we plan to replace our existing word documents with word templates. Most of the people use Internet Explorer 11, some use Chrome and some added the address as a network path to their ...
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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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How to add a pdf document properties to the document with workflow

I have a document library for pdf invoices, on SP 2010. I have a code and an approver for each document, which I have them as the document properties. Is there any way to add the name of approver and ...
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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 show documents that users are following in SharePoint 2019

I am working with SP2019. Microsoft deprecated newsfeed in SP2019, so from a classic site collection perspective, what is the option to show documents that users are following either from a user or ...
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Unlock the document using CSOM in SharePoint Online

We have a situation where the document in SharePoint online library is locked by a remotely working user and now others were not able to checkout or modify/delete the document. we are unable to take ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Dynamic link to last document in a library

Only started using Sharepoint2013 recently. Office poweruser with some VBA-knowledge. We would like to launch an office document from a promoted link. More specificaly it should be the last uploaded ...
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Tree view of the Document Library

I am trying to display 5 levels of document library in a tree view to show all the files within all folders and sub folders. How can I achieve this task?
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Sharepoint 2013 - Combining a list of PDF files on Sharepoint to display as single multipage PDF

I am digging around for some solutions, but can't seem to find any. Looking for suggestions... I have a library that I have a bunch of single page pdf documents, each with a sheet number being used ...
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Document download keeps restarting automatically

The problem: I want to open an excel document automatically from a custom aspx page in the layouts folder (sharepoint 2010) which refers to a document in a document library. The "DocumentUrl" is ...
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Can I have a Form Library within a Document Library as a sub-folder?

I'm creating a team site and we need a Document Library titled "Safety", for safety documents. These include training PDFs and Excel Spreadsheets. However, we also have a form we fill out for incident ...
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Tabular View option not showing while modifying or creating view Sharepoint 2010

Tabular View option is not showing while modifying or creating view SharePoint 2010. I want to show checkboxes but tabular view option not showing. I have done changing the tabular view to default ...
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How to change Last Modified for a linked document

In a Sharepoint list I have a linked ppt file. How can I see the modified date of the linked file (ppt) not the modified date of the list?
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Sharing Multiple Documents in Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise

Is there not a way to share multiple documents from a library at a time, other than a folder? It seems ridiculously cumbersome to have to individually share 4 separate documents with selected users. ...
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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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Separate editor/approver for each document AND subsequent approvals

I'm hoping you'll be able to give me some good ideas for this scenario in SharePoint Online. I need to create a document library (or something else if you have any ideas) with the following features: ...
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Queried Images to Display in Word Document

I am on SharePoint 2016 and Nintex 2013. Requirement: The team wants a Microsoft Word document that allows spellcheck and other formatting options that are limited or unavailable in InfoPath. I am ...
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Do not allow check out, edit, and upload to document library

I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 site. (I have SharePoint Foundation.) I want to allow people to add documents and also to view documents (and save them locally to their own PC) but I ...
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When clicking on document, not prompting with 'Read-only' or 'Edit'

The problem is that when trying to open a document to edit it, usually it prompts you with 'Read-only' or 'Edit'. I have rights to edit the document, but it the prompt does not show up. My colleagues ...
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Send email when a file is deleted to the user who had uploaded the file

I want an email sent out when a file is deleted. The email should only be sent to the user who had initially uploaded the file to the share point folder. I know we can send an email to specific users ...
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Unable to get the metadata for the document name contains(') using Rest Api

Not able to get the metadata of a document contains file name with (') using rest api http://site url/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('filepath')/?$expand=ListItemAllFields
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Access denied when user with Read access tries to view document

I manage a sharepoint site and one user is having issues with his access. He has a read access, but he can't view the documents on lists he has access to. However he can download them - that is the ...
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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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Is there a way to refire a retention policy after a document has been updated.

Scenario: Retention policy set on "Expiry Date" column. Starts a workflow that notifies a user. User updates the document (and expiry date) Retention policy no longer fires when the new expiry date ...
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Can't open document in library with ''é'', ''à'' and other character with accent SharePoint 2016

I just finished the installation of SharePoint 2016 using AutoSPInstaller. Everything works fine except when I want to open any document in a document library which contains the character ''é'', ''à'' ...
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Best way to migrate Document Library files to file system

We are looking to migrate all of the files in a SharePoint Site Collection to the local file system. This site collection has multiple sub sites and document libraries, which we would want to migrate ...