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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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How does timing of Document Publishing and Crawl affect Search Results

Once a document has been published (Version 1), has been crawled, and is available to search in SharePoint Online, if the document is republished with the next version (Version 2), does the crawl have ...
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Deleted item remains in content database

I deleted a document from a library in a document center site collection and also emptied the recycle bin. I'm a farm administrator. The document, however, still shows as a record in the AllDocs ...
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Where does SharePoint Online open's Office documents like word excel etc

I know this sounds silly. However am not getting any article / post which explicitly says that 'SharePoint Online will open MS Office documents (word, excel, ppt) in Browser (Office Online)'. ...
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Unable to convert the document to pdf using word automation service

I have created custom action in which the document is converted to .pdf file. To do so, I am using Word Automation Services to convert document from .docx to .pdf. My code is as per below. using (...
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How do I “give up” editing mode and view a document as read-only without closing and reopening?

In my SharePoint 2010 environment I currently have the document library setting "Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited?" set to no. All of my users are on Office 2007 and ...
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How to add a coulmn to the upload form of a document library

I have created a new document library in SharePoint 2013 with a column called: "Expiry date". I have a small question as I'm new to SharePoint: How can I add this newly created column to the upload ...
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Sharepoint Online (O365) - Only search Document Title and Names

If i search for a document name in the Document Library, it returns a list of files that contain the search word, but not the document with the correct title. I want to change the search in ...
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What is the relation between un-checking the “Allow members to share” option and having the “Restricted Link” option inside the “Get Link” popup

I can not understand what is the relation between these 2 options:- Now if inside my SharePoint Online site collection settings >> Access Request Settings >> i un-check the "allow members to share", ...
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Opening document set from calendar in Sharepoint 365

I'm struggling with a task that seems to be rather simple but even after hours of googling, I was not able to find an answer which is why I would like to ask you for help. Also I am very new to ...
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Is it possible to set the version number of SharePoint document?

I have two site collections in SharePoint Online. One is the live site collection and one is the Testing Site. I want to upload a document onto the Test Site Collection, make some changes to it and ...
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Sharepoint Online - How to set Document Library search to search all doc libraries?

I'm trying to change the search behavior for the search box within a document library. I'd like this search box to search the entire sharepoint site, not just the current document library I'm viewing....
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“Download a copy” button in IE only asks to Save or Cancel, but not Open

A user on the same computer goes between two different SP 2013 environments. When clicking "Download a copy" on a document item in one environment, Internet Explorer asks "Do you want to open or save [...
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Conversion of doc to docx

How do I convert doc to docx files without losing the version history and also be able to open the prior versions?
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Edit new document choices under projects.

When a person goes a project library and creates project document library they have an option to create a new document when the end user clicks "new". It displays a list of document types to choose ...
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SharePoint Online - is there a way to create a notification or flow when a file in not modified for three days?

I have an excel scheduling tool that I will host on my SharePoint site for others to use on a regular basis. By hosting the files on SharePoint I run the risk that they copy a version to their desktop ...
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Add Description to Document Library

Currently I'm creating a structure on our new SPO (SharePoint in Office 365). Now, my boss wants a description in every folder above the content of the document library. As it's not possible to add a ...
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List all current major versions of documents

I have a document library on a 2016 on premise. Content approval has been turned on, only approvers can see minor versions. I have created a custom approval workflow to handle the aaproval of the ...
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Deleted Document library still shown in Sharepoint Search Results

I have a document library on a Sharepoint site. From this library, I have deleted a particular document. It has also been removed from recycle bin. But the problem is, when this document is searched, ...
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Will two or more document or files in sharepoint library have same link?

If I search a document in SharePoint Search, I am getting two files with different names, but the link/path to the documents are the same. Kindly help to solve this confusion. If I search documents ...
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Open docx file in Word (client) from hosted app (SP 2013)

I have a client hosted app (written in Javascript) which includes links to documents in a document library on the tenant. If I point the url's straight to the documents, they simply download. What I ...
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Is there a way to show the document status inside a document library indicating if the document is Draft or Published

I have a SharePoint enterprise farm 2013 on-premises. and i have a team site which contain a document library. now for this document i define the following versioning settings:- so currently my ...
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How to copy metadata from Document Set to all the items inside the doc set?

Say I have 40 document sets and each doc set has about 20 to 50 files. The document sets have all the metadata populated however how do I copy the metadata from doc set to it's respected items (items ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Open Document in a new tab, but not in online editor mode

I am trying to embed a sharepoint 2010 site into a gSite (works with https) to make the site accessible also for gSite/Chrome users. To do so, I have used the following script: Open Document Library ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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Document properties don't sync from library item to Word document

I have created document property placeholders from quick parts by opening the document from the document library. As I'm able to see the changes getting reflected in the document when I update the ...
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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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SharePoint Online - Edit columns in Document Library

I have added a site column into a document library and whenever I create a new row, it automatically loads up a word document and then saves the row (as expected) However, this additional column ...
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Document Management System File name problem

So I have a file I have been versioning in SP that is called myFile.ppt on our Enterprise SharePoint. Our team recently transitioned version of Power Point so now the default is myFile.pptx. Problem ...
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How to get the filename of a document given the document ID

I want to create a web part where: based on a given document ID, I need to get the corresponding filename of the document. So this is my function to get the document and my question is how can I ...
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How do You Navigate Back to Search Results from an Open Document?

Problem: User searches for documents in a Document Library and gets a list of search results back. User opens a document, which opens in the browser, not in the client app. After viewing the document,...
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SharePoint 2010 Document List

Good morning. I have a set of requirements for some simple document storage and I am investigating the possibility of using an existing SharePoint 2010 system. We need: A location where multiple ...
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Quick Links add on and Document add on in new SharePoint pages

I'm creating pages using "New SharePoint" instead of "Classic SharePoint" and I am having trouble with the following: 1) I have a couple of pages where I have the Quick Links add-on and each page ...
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Web part to download file with different name

I would like to create a web part that will reside in the dispform.aspx in a document library. When the user presses a customized button it should be able to download the file but with a different ...
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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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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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Set Sharepoint online document columns filled by XML file

Is there any way how to set metadata of specific document by XML file? For example We have OCR system which can store information about document in XML file (invoice number, supplier, date, etc.) ...
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Problem to get file properties (sharepointClient)

I'am trying to get the size of a file of a sharepoint account but I have no access to the data. How Can I get this properties ? Thanks.
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Master Page script only executes once

I have added the following code after the include for the JQuery file and the script tags in my master page. I put the script immediately before the end body tag of the master page. $(...
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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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Have Icon or Title open document

I don't want to show the file name for a document in a document library to my users who can only view the documents. Instead I want to show them the friendly Title. My challenge is that if I don't ...
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Copy files from one site collection to another - CSOM

How to copy documents and files from one site collection to another site collection using CSOM code?
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Can I share drafts when Draft Item Security is enabled

I have a document library in SharePoint that has Major and Minor (draft) revisions. Before any document is published, it has to be reviewed and approved by someone. Normally I would use the collect ...
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Pinning a document to a SharePoint Home Page

I'm trying to find out if a document can be pinned for quick access to the home page of a SharePoint folder structure rather than just in the hosting folder - some of my colleagues are struggling to ...
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How to avoid site collection larger than 200gb

I have a question regarding some sort of document system. Basically I have to set up a simple environment for storing and managing the documents. We are talking about some sort of a small approval ...
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Reviewing documents without having a permission to download

I need to have a team reviewing documents but don't want them to save it on their PC's. I know you can open it up and work it then when it saves it will save back on SharePoint. Is there a way to ...
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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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Categorizing Documents

Newbie to SharePoint, I have been tasked with redesigning a work site used for collating Business Process and Work Instruction documents. I would like to create various categories for each of our ...
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Remove download option for document library

I have a requirement for my document library. I want to hide or disable the download option for all users. They should only be able to view the documents.