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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What protocol is used to upload documents on SharePoint?

Little bit a stupid question :) When users are uploading documents to SharePoint over what protocol is that happening?
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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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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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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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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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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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how to download all attachments in sharepoint website

I am upgrading WSS3.0 to sharepoint foundation 2013 so I need to get the attachments from WSS3.0 and import to new site. Is it possible to import all attachments?
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Does a column exist in SharePoint that shows permissioned users?

We have a library that we are using for sales commissions approval. Each document has unique permissions (approver and commission recipient). Is there a column that can be added that would show all ...
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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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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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sharepoint 2013 on-premise copy document between site collections using rest api

Can I copy documents between site collection using rest api? I know its possible within the same library and also between sub-site. I need to send copies a number of documents from one library to ...
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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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CSOM SP 2013 - Retrieving a document by ID using folders (not lists)

I'm trying to retrieve a document by its "_dlc_DocId" and I tried the suggestion at CSOM get document by ID but I end up with nothing (my "items" object is empty and I am sure my _dlc_DocId is correct)...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 workflow different approvers for documents

Can I create a publishing approval workflow, applying different approvers and publishers for each document of the same library
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Variation configuration for Translator or content author

I‘ve set up a SharePoint 2013 publishing site with variation enabled for English and French. I have 2 sites En and FR. How should I configure the notification for translator or content author So that ...
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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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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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Move document to root path by workflow

I'm currently assigning permissions to documents by inheriting from folders. So everytime a document will be checked in a workflow starts which changes the property "path and name" to the appropriate ...
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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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How to Display Uploaded Document Link to View/Download in InfoPath Form?

Hello I am new to Infopath! I have Two Share point Lists: 1. ClientList(ClientID,ClientName,Title,ID) 2. ClientDocuments(DocumentID,RelatedClient,DocumentName,Title,ID etc) RelatedClient field has ...
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link a list element to a set/list of library documents same farm

i´m new to SharePoint 2013 and I would like to have a list where each element could have one or more documents from a document library. I have to define a folder where all element's list documents ...
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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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Uploading files using object model

I'm experiencing some problems adding documents to a library using the object model. I use the spfolder.files.add where I pass a filestream containing the document in. When I run my Internet Explorer ...
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Document plug-in won't wrap text in Excel cells on the SharePoint page

I am displaying an Excel document on the SharePoint page and for some reason, the cell text is not wrapped and that causes the text to go over each other which looks really bad and unreadable. But ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Blob cache, old version of document is shown

I have a Sharepoint 2013 environment that has configured a BLOB cache, so that it caches all PDF files. This is configured on the 2 WFE. After the configuration, I have experienced that, if you ...
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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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How can I create a document in a document library with custom version using CSOM

I need to get details of a document and its version details as well from one library and create its last major version in another library using CSOM. I'm struck at the part where I should create the ...