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A duplicate is an identical copy of an object. Duplicates are typically determined by object name, though their content may be different.

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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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A duplicate field name “GUID” found when adding custom content type to custom list

I've created a custom list with one content type inherited from 'Schedule' (no additional fields). Now I need to add one more content type to the instance of that list in the feature activated event (...
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In SharePoint 2013 do 'duplicate' user entries in the UserInfo table cause automated permission loss?

We have an issue where periodically (monthly it seems) some users will lose specifically granted 'contribute' permissions to certain subsites in our SharePoint environment. I did some research and ...
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How to remove duplicate EventReceiver entries

Lately i had a bug that time-to-time added duplicate event receiver entries in SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection. So how do i easily enumerate and remove these duplicate entries?
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Good De-Dup tools for SharePoint

What are some good de-dup tools for SharePoint? I tried a powershell method but it doesnt do what it said it do. http://blog.pointbeyond.com/2011/08/24/finding-duplicate-documents-in-sharepoint-using-...
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How to Duplicate Items In a Library

I'm trying to populate my test Library that has columns Mentor and Mentee (both are people picker coolumns). I want to populate this library with 1000 items. It does not matter if they are duplicates....
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How can I link from one location to another?

I have a directory of files and accidentally got two versions of the same document under different names, how can I create a symbolic link from one to the other, so that there is only one file, yet ...
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How to best duplicate a site?

I'd like to confirm the "best practices" of what I am trying to achieve. Currently, I have 1 SP 2010 application with 1 site that has users, (grouped appropriately) that have different permissions ...
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Same custom column name in 2 different solutions, 2 different ID guids, yet I get a “Duplicate field 'x' was found” error

So I have two completely different solutions, I'll call them solutionA.wsp and solutionB.wsp and they are being deployed to the same site Both of them contain a site column definition for a column ...
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Duplicate a Communication Site in Sharepoint Online

Is it just me or is this not possible? I have tried making my communication site into a template (not possible) and making a copy to a subsite (not possible). Do you have any suggestions? - ...
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How to check file duplication in SP document library using REST API or jsom?

I need to check the uploading file is already exist in the document library or not by using RESt-api or jsom. Please suggest some idea.
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Workflow to duplicate list item in the same list with SP 2013

I need to create a workflow that simply duplicates a list item and adds it to the same list. (when item is created). I know that there is the function in SP Designer 2010, but Im not allowed to use ...
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Duplicate people in SharePoint Online Search result

In SharePoint Online Search result, I have some people duplicated and I don't know why. One have information like number et the other one nothing only the same name. I've already checked the user ...
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How to remove duplicate list items (keep higher version ) using powershell script?

I am working with SP 2010 Sharepoint Lists where the list items is having unique column " Document No" and each items are having "version". Each time the list items are getting updated/New items are ...
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SP 2010 - Site-Collection - “Publishing Infrastructure” error message

When activating the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" site collection feature I am receiving the following error message "A duplicate content type name "Page" was found" I am ...
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Incremental/Continuous crawl and case sensitivity - Duplicate items

I just stumbled upon an interesting behavior: Have a document set: Title: My Special Document Set Perform a crawl (continuous / incremental crawl) Search returns 1 result. Rename the document set ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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FAST Search duplicates results

We are facing the following problem: We have created a custom document library with a managed metadata field and it seems FAST Search duplicates the result, i.e., in the result page for each result ...
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Different documents considered as duplicates in search results

In our Customer Center publication site (SP 2010), we have uploaded two different documents that have big parts of text in common. They are similar, but not equal. Although different documents, in the ...
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Can I create a duplicate of a file in a second document library which is synchronized with the original?

In a site collection, we have 2 sub-sites which have the same structure. Both contain a document library. Sometimes, a document needs to be present in both libraries. Is it possible to create kind ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Clone Entire Web Application

I've just taking over from a Sharepoint developer who has only worked in a single, live environment. I want to set up a development environment (and subsequently also a UAT environment) and so to do ...
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How to duplicate item multiple times based on value?

I want to duplicate a newly created item multiple times based on the users input of how many. In SPD, I know how to create a single duplicate but how does one go about creating multiple duplicates ...
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How do I delete a new page created by another user who hasn't checked it in?

A user has created an aspx page, but not checked it in. Only discovered when trying to create the page again (with same name) - it won't let us, because the page already exists. Is there any way to ...
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how to remove all duplicate values from a column

For some reason when a user is adding a record, it duplicates it three times. Why is that happening? Since there is many How can I remove any records that contains a duplicate in a specific column?
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Finding all duplicates in a library

Is there a way, probably with Search, where you can find all the documents that have duplicates? I know search will show any document that has been duplicated. Is there any search page, scope, ...
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Document Library - Want Duplicate Report Names

In a document library that lists reports (in PDFs), I have a column for the fiscal year and period, and for these reports that run every month I would like to name them the same, but can't. Also, I'd ...
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How to remove duplicates documents from Content Query

Having difficulty removing duplicate documents within Content Query. So far...I have inserted a Content Query Web Part from Content Rollup, SharePoint 2013. This pulls data from a number of different ...
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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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Adding a content type to a list gives me a duplicate field error

I have the following code: list.ContentTypes.Add(contentType); It works on my dev environment, but on test fails with the following error: A duplicate field name "[GUID]" was found. I've had ...
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Duplicate links in left hand quick links

Apologies if this is me being dumb but I have searched and been unable to find an answer. I'm currently playing around just setting up a simple team site. Currently the team site has 2 sub sites and ...
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Solution to duplicate Site or Copy a site collection granularly

I'm a sharepoint admin and I'm receiving request everyday to duplicate a site or site collection. Site templates has limitations so I really want to have something to help me. I want to be able to ...
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Using SPServices to retrieve duplicates (e.g. Same title) of items in a SharePoint 2007 List?

From what I know, we can use SPServices to query all the list, store it into a javascript array and then make comparison to find duplicates items (using Javascript) in a SharePoint 2007 List. (I am ...
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Identifying duplicate items in a large list (>250000 items)

I have a list with ~250,000 items in it and I know that I've a lot of duplicates which I need to identify then clear out. I don't want to write Server Side code so looking for a imaginative solution. ...
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How to make a column a primary key so duplicate records cannot be added

I have a text column called JPPNum, and I want to make it so a user cannot add the same JPP Number if the record with that JPP number is already in there. So no duplicate on JPP NUm, how would I do ...
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Why are my list workflow email send events firing twice?

I have a workflow on a list that is started ONLY when a new item is created. I recreated this workflow in SharePoint Designer 2010 while looking at the old workflow from SharePoint Designer 2007. ...
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hiding duplicates in a SharePoint view

I have a list with the following information: I have attempted to create a table of contents by grouping results in the following manner: However, as you can see, I have duplicated results in this ...
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Remove Duplicates in DVWP using JQuery

I am using a linked datasource in MOSS to create a dynamic table of contents page based on a metadata associated with files in a document library. The library contains multilookup columns for the ...
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Duplicate Value data in dropdown

I have a basic requirement where in i am populating the textfield with people picker data and dynamically converting the textfield to dropdown. Below is my code for value fetching. <script src="...
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Refiner webpart shows duplicate users

In a search refinement webpart we have mapped a refinableString as a refiner. This managed property is mapped to one crawled property named "ows_contactPerson" Unfortunately, we're getting duplicate ...
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Powershell script duplicating files and displaying incorrect URL of the file's location

I have a powershell script that display a list of files that are checked out all users in a site and exports the output as a csv file: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell $url = "contoso....
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Remove duplicated custom action from welcome menu box

I have created a custom action in welcome menu box like this: <CustomAction Id ="CustomMenu_UserSettings" GroupId="PersonalActions" Location="Microsoft.SharePoint.StandardMenu"...
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How do i prevent duplicate entires based on multiple criteria

How would I prevent duplicate entries into a list from being entered based on the status of a different item on the list. For example, I don't want someone to enter an new list item if they have an ...
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Indentify Duplicate From a Document Library using a specific field (and with administration limits)

I would like help on a problem i have creating a documents library for my project team. I'm an HR consultant and have to manage a lot of resumes. The problem is that the same resumes can be sent by ...
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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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How to verify whether the document name exist in document library?

I am uploading some document in sharepoint document library with name sample.txt and after some time I am uploading a document with the same name. As per the OOB functionality based on the checkbox ...
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Removing duplicate results FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010

I have a custom content type which contain duplicate values. I try to remove duplicate results from Query Web service returns. For specify duplicate data, I created "groupid" managed property which ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Set's DocumentID duplicate issue when imported

I am not sure whether this is a known issue or already asked question. So the issue is : I have a particular site say Subsite1 with few set of Document Sets in a document library which I need to use ...
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Doubled up approval tasks for a document

I have a reusable workflow that is being used to approve a document content type (named SWIS). When a document is submitted for approval it is created double the normal number of approval tasks. ...
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Removing Duplicate Value in Rest Api

I have a small requirement where in i need to remove the duplicate values from the array that i am getting. Overview In the below code, what i am trying to do is to get top 1000 employee names(Should ...
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Check duplicate document in Sharepoint Online

We are building a SharePoint site for my business team. One important functionality is "Upload" using which they can upload documents/ files/ videos to the library. Recently, I saw the same video ...