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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Why aren't certain file types updating in the document library?

For the past couple of weeks, I've been updating my SharePoint subsite files by uploading them to the document library. It's been working fine until after this weekend. JavaScript, CSS, and various ...
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Opening a Microsoft Office File in Sharepoint is taking too much time

We are accessing SharePoint 2016 sites through VDI(External Virtual Client Machines) which has Microsoft office 2010 installed . When any user uploads an office file(Excel , Word , PPT) on SharePoint ...
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How can a document with version “1.0” have a status of “Draft”?

I have a set of documents which appear to have no problems in the browser, but when I inspect the properties of the document in PowerShell, it reveals that it is actually a Draft document: PS C:\...
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Documents open in both the browser and client

My SharePoint 2013 site collection had been set to open all documents in the client application (by activating the site collection feature). After installing some security patches the other day, ...
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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 show search word count in document within content search webpart?

I have created the SharePoint content search webpart and search box in sp2013. When I search the world using search box the content search webpart will show the document results based on the word I ...
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Where an uploaded image stored?

I need to know where an uploaded image usually stored ? I can't find it in file system. Only what I've got after saving is some changes in AllDocs table of SP database. To be precise: Id ...
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Upload file with metadata to SPO

Background: My requirement is to upload files with metadata from Sales-force to SharePoint online. There should be scheduled job which reads all the attached files from Sales-force and upload it into ...
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Display SharePoint version in word documents for Content types

I have a requirement to show the version number in the word document in SharePoint 2013. For which I enable the Label in "Information Management Policy Setting" by following this URL http://www....
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Open documents in client application not in browser

I have a Pages library which also includes documents. We've made custom content types to attach some extra metadata. At the moment I've only got docx. I've set the advanced permissions to Default ...
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Can I be prompted to update related documents when something is revised

I have several instances where I have two versions of the same document (one is client facing and one in internal only). The content of the documents is identical but they are separate documents and ...
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Collect Feedback Workflow for most recent minor draft ONLY

I am new to SharePoint and I am looking to create a Collect Feedback workflow. My goal is to have an automatic workflow that triggers any time a new document is added to my Document Library, but I ...
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edit headers/footers in Word web app

My question is this: Is it possible to edit the header/footer in the Word web app? I can't seem to find that option, and it is more hassle than it's worth to make such a minor edit to the document ...
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Hiding document sets based on field value

I have a large document set library (+ 4.000 folders). When a new document set is created the users define a department, which this document set belongs to (HR, IT etc.) The problem right now is that ...
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Choice Site Column set to Checkboxes not displaying in Word Document

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to have a Site Column of type Choice, set to be Checkboxes, that I can use in the body of a Word document template via the Quick Parts -> Document Property ...
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how to update Document in doc set

I've been trying to update the file name of a document inside of a doc set. I continually get either a "Invalid data has been used to update the list item. The field you are trying to update may be ...
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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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Updating Item info in “Link to Documents” content type whenever a document is updated

Need your help! I have a site collection. Have one common library where all documents are hosted(with fields: Document name, Version No., Version Comments). There are several sub sites with a 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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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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How to add document versions in Excel

Im looking for a way to add the document version in excel. Its quite easy in word with quick parts and SharePoint label. Is there a similar way to do so in Excel?
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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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Collect Document Workflow

I wanted to know if there are any easy ways to make a workflow which emails a bunch of users to ask them to submit their resume. If they don't, then send a reminder email and eventually an email to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions - A.D and SharePoint 2013 on premis

I wonder if anyone could advise on this. I have a user that cant use all the functions within a document library, edit delete etc. To me this points to permissions. I have checked the site ...
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How to get a list of all pages where document, page appears in content across the site collection

I would like to ask, is it possible to use some script (maybe Powershell), or anything which can help to find page or document within the entire Site Collection so it gives you the complete list of ...
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Opening documents with office online and Office 16 versions

In SharePoint Document Library: when I open a document in Office 2016, it loses its Headers and formatting if it was created in an earlier version of Office. When it opens in Office online, it looks ...
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Can you create Draft collections for individual sites NOT searchable by everyone

My people save their drafts into the main library and its a mess. In SP2016 I would like the departments to share their own creations (WIKI style) in a DRAFTS space but have to DELIBERATELY CHOOSE to ...
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SharePoint Online Drag and Drop trying to copy from Sharepoint Library to computer or hardrive

If i drag and drop from a SharePoint library to Windows Explorer(desktop), file is moving instead it is not copying from the library and Users are trying to drag and drop in to their hard drive they ...
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User can't able to share document

My document library has unique permissions. On this library I have given Full Control to one user only. But that user does not having Full control and edit permissions over site. Now when user ...
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Quick parts document properties from lookup columns?

I have a list of all of our projects in a site like this: "https://ExampleCompanyName.sharepoint.com/sites/Subsidiary/Lists/Projects/AllItems.aspx" Here, I have several columns relating to each ...
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The link to share a document isn't valid

I have been sharing document links for years but now when I copy the link to share a document the link is no longer valid because there are extra characters on the end. Used to look like: https://...
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The Upload Document button in Document Center doesn't work - SharePoint 2013

In my sharepoint 2013 Document center I have the upload document button but the web part doesn't have any function to it and documents cannot be added by clicking to it, there are no option to edit ...
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Cannot upload folders anymore - Setting or something changed the view

I'm new to SharePoint and after getting much of our documentation online, I changed a setting somewhere that will not allow me to upload folders using Chrome anymore. When I create a subsite the ...
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ZIP File looses Managed Metadata values when editing

A user has created a ZIP file with meeting protocols and has tagged the zip file with our provided managed metadata (term store). Every time when he's editing the ZIP file (check out - add files) he ...
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Using 'Link to a Document' content type to link to an EXTERNAL document which exceeds SharePoint file size limit

Background I've created a SharePoint page for the purpose of making a number of on-demand videos available to staff. These videos are saved on a networked share drive that all staff have access to. ...
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Hyperlinks between Word documents in document library

I'm creating a document library with a bunch of Word documents that will contain various hyperlinks to bookmarks in other documents. I.e "Psychedelic drugs (Click here for more information) greatly ...
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Document TOC hyperlinks not working

So I have been having problems with documents containing hyperlinks: most don't work. I found that some setting (still not sure what) in Chrome was causing this, as hyperlinks work fine when I preview ...
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Document title overwrites Item title when updating

I'm having problems with a custom content type that inherits the "Document"-content type. The document properties (such as title and tags) overwrites the SharePoint properties when the item is ...
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Document overwrite prevention and notification

Can you ‘turn-off’ the overwrite function in CRM so no documents can ever be overwritten? If a document with the same name is being uploaded, can the system prompt the user that they cannot save a ...
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Server Error in '/' Application with System.Net;

I have it error after use HttpWebRequest / HttpWebResponse. How i can fix it? Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server. The ...
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SharePoint 2010 how to duplicate add document link on sharepoint list

How to duplicate add document link on a SharePoint list? I am planning to put the "add document" link both on the top and bottom of the SharePoint list as well as the "navigation link" next and ...
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Rename Sharepoint 2013 document library file name using REST and JS

I am new to Sharepoint. I have a list of files in a document library. Files are placed within the year folder, followed by the sub-folder of month and the day wise sub-folders. I have a list of ...
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Get Average Document Size Using stsadm

We don't have Powershell installed in a SharePoint 2007 environment. How can I output document volumes and average sizes using stsadm (no powershell)?
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How can I change the order in which the Document ID column appears in the form?

I want to re-order where the Document ID field appears when you view the properties of a document. How is it possible to do this? It's not possible to simply do column ordering with the Document ...
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Preview document with metadata

I have a wish to add a new document to a document library. When the document is uploaded I want to have a preview of the document and the metadata at the same time. Here is a pic of what I wish. Hope ...
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New Document from Content Type different options based on folders

is it possible to remove content types from the new options in ribbon, based on folder names or field information or do I need to implement my own logic? Thanks in advance!
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Displaying a folder in a document center from a parent site to a subsite

I am looking to display a folder from a document center that is a sub site onto another sub site. I have seen a few other people with the same question but without any good answers. I am using ...
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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document? I am concerned that new versions of ...
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Uploading an updated version of the document requires me to re-enter metadata

For my document library, I've added some additional metadata columns that needed to be specified. The only way I know how to upload a new document to overwrite/update another document is to choose ...