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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 to override a checked out document - Sharepoint Online

I know you can over ride a checked out document on SharePoint - but can you do this on SharePoint online? Im guessing the only factor to consider is weather or not who ever has the document checked ...
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Locate a document (set) across site collection boundaries

I have a scenario where I am investigating mechanisms to distribute storage of documents across multiple site collections. This is primarily due to storage considerations, the best estimate is that ...
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List Edit Item Menu not showing up for Documents in Document Set

This is only happening on one Document Library. We have a Documents Set/Document layout. When we try to edit the properties of any of the documents inside of a Document Set, the list item menu does ...
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SP13 Prem Search Not finding Documents Created From Template

Created Document Library Created Content Type with Document as Parent at the top level. Added custom content type to Doc Library. Created/uploaded word document template (started from SP default ...
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Email Author Sharepoint

I have created a new column in my files and library view, named 'Author', as a person or group column. I have made this column mandatory to people to fill out, so that a name gets associated with this ...
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Linking share point default attachment path to document library

I am new to SharePoint and I want to understand if it is possible to send the document that is attached to a list from its default "Attachments" folder to a custom document library. I want to do this ...
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Sharepoint Online add-in redirect after closing preview through Allitems.aspx

I have written a sharepoint add-in that is more userfriendly to manage documents in a library. To make it easy for me im using Allitems.aspx together with an id to preview document. https://doamin....
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Redirect to a Site Page after Create New Document

I am doing a createNewDocumentWithProgID via script within a webpart so a user can create a new doc based on a template. What is lacking is once the new document is open and the user closes/saves the ...
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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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make a document visible but not readable

I have a SharePoint library that uses major and minor versions and has draft item security turned on so that Drafts are only visible to those with the Edit permission level. What I want to do is ...
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Document name VS Document title inside SP document library

I have added a new Document library to my team site in SP 2013. and I have noted the following regarding two fields:- Name Title Now when I upload a new document for example MS word inside SP ...
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Why can't I edit a site asset document?

If I go here in SharePoint then I am looking at my site assets: https:// ... /SiteAssets/Forms/AllItems.aspx At this location I can view a list of documents that the site has. I have full admin ...
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Approval Workflow in Document Library

Is it possible to do the following in SharePoint online? Upload a document to a document library Send this document for approval to a specific person (to approver) The approver to approve or reject ...
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SharePoint 2016 (Onsite) Workflow

I wonder if someone has some user friendly guides on creating a workflow. so the scenario is I have a large document library that will be visible to all. what i want to happen is: User Creates or ...
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Possible to upload a file to multiple libraries at once? [SharePoint 2013]

I have multiple departments who have their own subsite. Each department has their own Document Library. Is it possible that when a user uploads a file, that the user sends the file to multiple ...
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How to inherit metadata from two hierarchy levels?

Please excuse the confusing title - I wasn't sure how to articulate this problem. This image should help explain things: So I have a Site Collection with a list of Products. In a sub-site is a list ...
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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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Document views reporting

Is there a way to get data or reporting around how often a document is accessed on SharePoint? How can I create a report that would allow me to determine how often a document was viewed or opened?
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Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system?

Is there a way to allow users to bulk upload documents into SharePoint and prefill in metadata from another system? I would like to use the drag and drop functionality of SharePoint 2013 but need to ...
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link to document wants to add document

When I use the content type link to document (I can set it up fine) the dialogue box that appears is the generic add a document browse box. Does anyone know what has gone wrong?
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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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Display Created Date of Document using Content Query webpart

I'm using a Web Part to display a list of filtered pdfs on a page. Managed to get the document name to list without a hitch, but can't find a way to add the date the pdf was added to Sharepoint. For ...
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How to get Documents in a Library to Automatically Delete after [x] Days

Is there a way that we can get a command to get documents to automatically delete after Said amount of days?
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How to get Protected Excel Documents, not to give error apon opening

I have an issue any excel upload i do that is protected, gives an error saying files could be harmful then needs to open in a stand alone excel program and will not open online. Is there a way around ...
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Configuring document expiration library and auto deletion on SharePoint Online

I am trying to configure auto deletion on my site by setting up a document expiration policy for some documents in my site document library and specifying a retention stage to delete the documents at (...
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Displaying Document Version in SharePoint Search Results

How to get version in search results in SharePoint 2013?
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One site collection with many libraries vs. many site collections with one library each

At the moment we have a list on a global site collection (with about 200 entries). These items represent countries (simplified) - so it's not that often, that new items have to be added or old itmes ...
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sharepoint 2013 document library creating custom edit forms

i am using sharepoint 2013 online and i am having issues creating a custom edit form for a document library. My document library contains around twenty fields. i have 2 edit forms (editform.aspx &...
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Track content that has not been accessed for a certain period

I want to track down files in a site collection that have not been used or accessed for X years. I found out that you can delete old documents by SharePoint Auditing, but what I want to do is list not ...
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Move documents from one site another

We are using SP 2013 on-prem, and I am writing some functionality in c# to move document from one site to another, within the same site collection. I have read a litte about the SPFile.MoveTo, but ...
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Move documetns with workflow

We are using SP 2013 on-prem with a separate server for Workflow (Workflow Service 2013). I am using Visual Studio to create a workflow. I want the workflow to be able to move the document it is run ...
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How does SharePoint 2013 get the document name when checking in / uploading into a library?

I wanted to know, how SharePoint gets the name of a document when checking it in or uploading it to any document library. How can I imagine this architecture? I'm asking myself this question, because ...
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Check who changed permissions on file/item level in document library

We have dozen of users with full permissions in one of document libraries. Somebody is changing user permissions on document/item level occasionally. Is it possible to see somewhere in logs or ...
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I am having a Database or csv file and i have to export that to SharePoint Document Library can it be achieved by Powershell

Is there any automated way to create SharePoint Document Library with the data's present in Database or CSV files. In that DB Table there is one column as link with Documents in it , will have to ...
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How can I upload a file to a SharePoint Document Library using Silverlight and client web-services?

I'm using C# in Visual Studio with a Silverlight app. I want to upload a file to a document library, but none of the web-services here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms479390.aspx seem to ...
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Creating a Sharepoint link to an live excel workbook and have it update automatically

I need to create a link on a sharepoint page which when selected, opens an excel file. Only problem is the excel file will be updated daily from within the drive location it is stored in. I do not ...
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How to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library?

I have a requirement to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library? how can I do that?
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Using Lookup Column to get a document out of a document library

I have a sharepoint list that has an Employee Column (Person or Group) and an AwardType (Lookup). The AwardType is currently set to display a title from the document library. Right now I have a CAML ...
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How do I make topics/categories to organize my files?

I'm trying to make a topic/category like the ones below in bold, where I can place my documents and files underneath to organize everything. I've tried creating a column but it just makes a section ...
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, Q&...
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Copy document to another site

Does anyone know how to recreate the functionality of the "SendTo another location" option in SharePoint? It looks like CopyTo only allows to copy documents within the same site. If possible I would ...
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Sharepoint use metadata for column aim to searching but not work in Search This Site

Since users said that they want to more accurately search the documents, i try to create a new column and use metadata in it In Document Library. However, i successfully can search the keyword in ...
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How to give extra permission at document library (child) level?

I want to grant edit permissions at document library level and view permissions at a site level. When I tried to give edit permission to a person at library level. This permission automatically ...
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Title suddenly becomes required field for old libraries

I have one site collection (SharePoint 2013 Foundation) which includes many sites and lists/libraries under it. My end users are now complaining that, since a few days ago, they are getting the Title ...
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SharePoint 2010 archive document library

I have SharePoint 2010 and I have a Document library there. The document library has structure like this: yyyy/mm/dd. In 'dd' is items sended at this day. Now, I would like to archive every items ...
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Adding Pictures/Symbols with Hyperlink in a Document Library

Is there any EASY option to add Pictures + Hyperlinks to a Document Library? Like on the front page where you just click on "edit" > "insert" > "Picture" > "insert" > "Hyperlink" I googled it ...
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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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Sending an email to set of users who has access to folder in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I have created a new site with Document center template. I have created several folders inside of a Document library and set unique permission to each folder by removing the inherited permissions. So ...
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Can I move documents out of Folder?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a Library with two PDFs in a Folder. I also have five documents within the Library that are not placed in folders. Is there a way for me to move the PDFs from within ...
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Connect Two Document Libraries Together - Advice Needed!

I need to sync two document libraries together. (Its easier for me to explain the situation). I'm designing a IT SharePoint site. Each team in IT will have their own team site and document libraries ...