Questions tagged [document]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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Issue with “Link to Document” Content Type (Sharepoint 2013)

I am using a "Link to Document" content type in a document library (SP2013 Foundation) and the behavior is weird...when I select NEW/Link to Document, I am prompted to "Choose a file", as if using a ...
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Problem with paging for specific users (not admin users) in document library view

I have a document library inserted within a web part in a page and the problem is that specific users (not admin users) cannot go to page #2 to view its documents. the filters do not work either. if ...
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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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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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document library validation formula

I have a CATEGORY column which has 4 choices (A, B, C, D) and is mandatory. I have a second column (lets call it TYPE) which can have content (but is not mandatory). What I want the validation to do ...
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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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Show list of file names uploaded across the site collection

I have a requirement to show List of Document names uploaded in all the libraries across the site collection, sorted by Created Date in descending order. I am working with SharePoint online and this ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure tool ...
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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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Edit Document causes Word to crash

We have a workflow that creates a task containing a link to a document in SharePoint. We seem to have an intermittent problem where a user will open their document from the link and upon clicking '...
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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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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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Duplication of documents in library

We are implementing SharePoint Online (Office 365). We are finding that changes made to a document (open in Word Online) save as a new document by the same name rather than updating the existing ...
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This document is locked for editing by another user

I am using sharepoint 2010 for my company. The endusers are working on there desktop which is OS "Windows 7". The browser version is IE8. The office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint are version "...
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Copy and Rename List Attachment to Document Library

Hope someone can help. I've done so much googling, but a lot of this stuff is over my head. I understand how to use infopath and SharePoint designer workflows (2010 workflows are all I have access to),...
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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 ...