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sending of data from a local system to a remote system that should store a copy of the data being transferred

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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013\2016 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013\2016. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013\2016. We are ...
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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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What are the client side requirements to enable the “upload multiple files” link?

What are the client side requirements to enable the "upload multiple files" link? I'm using WSS 3.0. Also using FBA, not sure if that matters. It "works on my machine", but not for some other users....
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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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Properties when uploading Files using REST in SP 2013

After a lot of research I finally got uploads via REST working in SharePoint 2013. But I would like to provide additional properties to the Add Function like Title. This code works so far but the only ...
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Maximum Upload Speed to SharePoint Online?

I've got a symmetrical 170Mbps connection, speedtest around 168/169. I can hit these numbers quite nicely in real life, I just attempted an upload to my google drive and hit 165Mbps for at least 30 ...
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Using Linux Shell scripting to upload a document to SharePoint

Please note that this question was originally asked on StackOverflow, as I didn't know StackExchange had a Sharepoint Q&A board until thoroughly researching an answer to this question. Feel free ...
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Bulk Upload from Fileshare to SP 2010 with Metadata

What are my immediate options (free tool) in order to bulk upload files with metadata? I have found followings but none satisfy the bulk-load requirements. For example: CodePlex: http://...
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Why is Office required for multiple file uploading?

Why is Office required for multiple file uploading? I don't have Office, is there something I can install that will enable this feature?
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How to Upload File to Sharepoint Via Commandline?

Salvete! How can I, from the commandline, upload a file to a document library? Now, I found davcopy, which works, sort of. I can only upload the file using my domain account that I am already logged ...
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Covert a Word 2003 Document to Word 2007 without losing history?

How can I covert a Word 2003 Document to Word 2007 without losing history? The convert button is disabled when an item is checked out in SharePoint, and if I save and then re-upload it becomes a ...
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How do I create a upload button on SharePoint online

I would like to know how I can create an upload button on a SharePoint page so a user is able to click on the upload button and upload a document. Like this one:
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Script to automatically import documents from a network share on a regular schedule

I am new to SharePoint development. I am trying automate the task of: Uploading documents from a network share to a SharePoint document library. The related metadata for each of the files also need ...
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CORS problems upload.aspx dialog

I'm trying to upload a file and to show the Upload.aspx dialog from an external web site. I have this code: function openUploadNewDocumentDialog(passingID) { var dialogOptions = SP.UI.$...
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Uploading a large file to Office 365 via CSOM PowerShell

I have the following code : $FileStream = New-Object IO.FileStream($File.FullName,[System.IO.FileMode]::Open) $FileCreationInfo = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.FileCreationInformation $...
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SharePoint REST POST to upload file produces corrupted or empty file

I've got this jquery/REST process that I thought was uploading a PDF file to SPO 2013 Document library, but it's only producing an empty or corrupt. Anybody know why? function ProcessUpload(...
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How do I upload a document and set column values when doing so?

I am using the following code to download documents from SharePointand surface them to the user. ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(ServerUrl); clientContext.Credentials = cred; ...
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How to change 'Modified By' column value when a new file is uploaded in SharePoint 2013 using Client Object Model?

I want to change 'Modified By' column value of a file that is being uploaded using Client Object Model in SharePoint 2013. The problem is that the version of the file is changing. Kindly help me. The ...
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Missing “Upload Multiple Documents” in SharePoint 2007

I'm using MOSS on the server and have Office Enterprise 2007 and IE9 on the client. In all libraries, I can only upload a single document at a time; the multiple document upload option is not ...
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Maximum file upload size in SharePoint 2010

What is the maximum upload file size accepted by SharePoint 2010?
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SaveBinaryDirect Throws Unauthorized When the Client Object Model Works fine

I have decided to use the SaveBinaryDirect Method to upload documents to the sharepoint site due to not having the request/file size limitations that the client object model has. The application does ...
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What is the File Size limit in Upload Multiple Documents functionality?

I have a problem finding information regarding what the file size limit is when uploading files through the "Upload Multiple Documents" functionality in a library. Does any one know the size limit? (I ...
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Multiple File Upload in dialog box

I have custom button which opens a dialog box of out of the box page Upload.aspx of a document library. First I am getting the GUID of the library by REST API and then passing the URL to open it ...
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Can't get OfficialFile.SubmitFile to work

I'm trying to write a literal SOAP call (I'm integrating from a remote non-windows machine) to submit a file which currently resides in the drop-off library of the site. I created a simple file, ...
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Error using Multi Upload with SharePoint and MS Office 2010 on 64 bit system

I get the following error trying to use the Sharepoint multi upload functionality on a 64 bit system with Office 2010. it works fine on a 64 bit system with 2007 and on a 32 bit with 2010. But it ...
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FileUpload control's “.HasFile” property returning False even after file is selected?

I am creating a visual web-part for my SharePoint 2013 environment. I am using asp:FileUpload control(fuBrowseXMLFile) in this web-part for uploading files to a document library. I have a button Save ...
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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Why does the FileUpload control get bound to the current list item in a custom list EditForm?

I've written a custom edit form for a list which means I lose certain out of the box capabilities such as Attachments as it was part of the out of the box form. The way I have implemented the form is ...
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Upload a document to a SharePoint list from CSOM with no limitations

I need to upload a document to a SharePoint list or folder using the Client Side Object Model from .NET (C#). What is the best way to do this? The requirements are as follows: Set metadata values No ...
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Content types drop down list and creating a <Please Select> option

When uploading a new document to a library, I have a list of 10 content types to choose from. However, I am worried that end users will not bother sensibly picking from the list and just pick the ...
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Upload image to rich text field and choose destination

SharePoint 2013, Team-Site-Template I got a custom list with a rich text field. This offers the option to upload images to. There also is a doc. lib. with 3 folders on this site. The upload form ...
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How can I use PowerShell to upload a list template (stp file)?

I need to script the creation of data in SharePoint, and part of this requires that I upload a slide library list template using PowerShell. Is this possible?
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What is the file size upload limit for SharePoint online?

Is 50 MB the max file size upload limit for SharePoint Online site collection? We have a business premium account in Office 365. We are Getting error trying to upload 48 MB files. Is there any way to ...
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Multiple File Upload not working

When i try to upload multiple files it gives me error . Can someone provide a server side fix . Also the multiple upload doesnt work for Mozilla ,Chrome . Are there any third party tools to make ...
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Upload files to SharePoint intranet site using PowerShell

I'd like to upload files from my c drive on my computer to my SharePoint intranet site with url http://kmsbs. I would like the files to go to the documents library on that site. Does anyone know ...
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Browsing to a local image and uploading to a list

I am attempting to build a classified ad list for internal use. I want an image upload column that allows users to browse to a local file instead of having to paste a URL, and then I need to display ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Drag and Drop Uploader 'drop here' box placement

I've been working on a SharePoint site that's been custom branded and run in to an issue with the drag and drop uploader in the document libraries. For reasons unknown to me, the 'Drop here...' box ...
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Storing large files in SharePoint with users all over the world

Any recommendations for storing large files in SharePoint 2010 for the following requirements: Mostly smaller files 10KB-20MB Many larger files for example 20-500MB Users in all parts of world need ...
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how to upload file to sharepoint doc library via c# application?

I need to upload files with specific information(custom fields) into sharepoint document library via custom windows application. I have no idea how to do it, anyone has any examples how to do it ...
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The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized: While uploading file in document library using App Based Token Authentication

I am trying to upload a document to the document library using App Based Token authentication in SharePoint Online. I have referred following link to set up the App Based token and the token ...
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Create a document in SharePoint Online using CSOM

I need to create several documents in my SharePoint Online library. I am using the following code to upload an existing file to a library: ctx.Load(ctx.Web.Folders); ctx....
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Upload documents to an external fileshare using SP 2007

Due to storage limitations within our portal environment, a user's request to have a sp 2007 list that could potential grow to 100 gbs with our documents is not possible to implement. Therefore, I'm ...
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Cannot upload *.MAF file to SharePoint library

We're trying to upload an *.MAF file (Microsoft Access Form Shortcut) to a SharePoint 2010 library. Is there a way to change the restricted files to allow this file to be uploaded? Thanks.
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How to upload large file(s) in SharePoint?

The code that I am using which successfully uploads large file(s) to on- premises SharePoint 2013 (I have uploaded 1.9 GB file using this code) is given below. This was run successfully in some ...
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Uploading file version - Client Object Model

I have a library with versioned files. I have versioned files prepared for uploading (1 version = 1 file). How do I create new version? Do I just set file's Content property and Update it? Please ...
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How to import a large number of files into SharePoint?

I have 500 GB in .pdf and .doc files on my file share and I want to put all of those into SharePoint. What is the best way to do it? I have a database size of 250 GB. I also want to be able to search ...
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How to enable multiple upload for document library in other browsers other than IE?

I am using SharePoint 2010. I know that IE is the supported browser for uploading multiple documents. Wanted to know if there is any way to use the upload multiple documents in other browser like ...
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Large file upload using CSOM for provider hosted app (user + app policy)

I m trying to upload large file using CSOM code. Code is throwing the following error - Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter name: bytesToCopy clientContext....
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How to add items to a document library when uploading a file using Rest in SP 2013?

I am trying to add file to document library by using REST IN SP 2013 APP MODEL. This is my code I can upload file to document library but I can't add items value to that document library in fields ...