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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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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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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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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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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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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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Document Library - filter

Good morning, Is it possible to apply Key Filter tree to a Document Library inside a WEBPART (not COLUMN HEADER FILTER)? When I add the document library as a webpart I only see the webpart but not ...
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How to change URLs in over 1000 Word documents efficiently?

Is there any way to change URLs in over 1000 Microsoft Word documents efficiently? The documents are stored in a SharePoint 2013 library. Most URLS start with http://... but some others have a label / ...
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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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Create Views in Sharepoint that allows me to view documents due for review based on last review date column

We have multiple documents(not stored in SharePoint) for which we monitor the review dates in SharePoint as a part of our document management system. The information of document is stored in a list. ...
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CAML Filter between two dates and sort Modified column

I am creating a Console App that is retrieving all the documents under a specific document library. I want to add a filter to only retrieve the documents between a date range and I also want to sort ...
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Sharepoint for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

I want to know if Sharepoint can be used for entire product life cycle management. Our products have a hardware and software component. The software consists of both embedded firmware running on the ...
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Users unable to edit document properties

I have a document library on SP 2010 in which all users, including myself as the admin/owner, are unable to update properties of certain documents. Documents were moved to this folder from another ...
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Document Set Content Types Missing From Parent Content Type

I am trying to create new Document set Content type but for some reason i can see option to create one when i go to Site Contents-> New Site Content Type But the weird thing is i already have tons of ...
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App doc library “+new” button shows Upload dialog

I have a SP app in which I have a document library. However, if I click on the "New" button in the library I get the pick-file-dialog where I should browse for a file (same screen as if I click the ...
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Preserve Document IDs while copying document from one site collection to another

Can we preserve the document ID assigned to a document while moving it from one document library in one site collection to another document library in other site collection? I searched for some ...
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Linguistic search features filter search results

we handle a lot of documents in different languages. Trying to search for documents and getting no results we've come up to linguistic-search-features saying SharePoint Server use several ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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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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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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Extract text from document in a SharePoint 2013 library

I would like to extract the text from documents stored in a SharePoint 2013 online Document Library. I have the document loaded using: ClientResult<Stream> data = file.OpenBinaryStream(); ...
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Document Library: How to set a non standard view

I've added the document library app to a number of different pages within my SharePoint site. The library has a multitude of folders and sub-folders and I would ideally like to change the view in ...
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Delete documents that someone is editing

I am making a app for SharePoint Online and in the app I have a function that deletes documents in a folder. But if someone have the document open or if the document is checked out the app crashes ...
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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Share Path with File?

In SharePoint Online, I have a Document Library which is restricted to only members of a specific user group (call this Library /). When a file located at /Folder A/Folder B/File.txt is shared (Read ...
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Creating document set with workflow

I have 1 list and 1 Document library. In the "list" they create a list item which triggers on create. When the trigger happens it should create a document set folder in the "Document library" which ...
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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 to grab a copy of a checked out document

Sometimes it happens that users leave documents checked out as drafts. They are in the library but just not visible, and I can override the checkout if I want to. However, I wanted a way to grab a ...
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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 ...
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Attempting to test workflow; Document is “Locked” ?

I'm trying to test a workflow on SharePoint Online. I created a document (using the "New" button) and added a short sentence that it's a test document and to contact me if they receive an email ...
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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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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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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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