Questions tagged [library]

A library is a location on a site where you can create, collect, update, and manage files with team members. Each library displays a list of files and key information about the files.

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Sharepoint Lists vs. Sharepoint Libraries

Fundamentally, what is the difference between the two? I'm in the really early stages of working out what's what with sharepoint and I can't seem to tell the difference between the two.
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how to know Exact Document Library size

How to know exact document library size. any PowerShell code required? I used http://XYZ:4444/_layouts/15/storman.aspx but it doesn't show true size. I have Just Modified Nikhil's Script which ...
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Opening the default “New Document” editor for a given ContentType from an external C# application (Sharepoint 2010)

I'm currently working on integrating some SharePoint functionality to an existing C# application we have here. Most of the requirements have be fairly easy to implement: I'm using the ListData REST ...
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Move files into sub-folders in Library in SharePoint 2010

I have been trying to find a way for this one but haven't been able to. It may be right under my nose, so here it goes. We have a Library with couple of folders, sub folders and files. I have been ...
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Have a web-part display only sub-folders?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Is it possible to forbid download from libraries to some users?

I have a customer that asked me if is possible to limit authorization to a single library for some users. He wants them to just read the files in the library but to forbid downloading them. I couldn'...
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What options do I have to change the structure and move modern pages

In my experience, the structure cannot be changed in SharePoint. However, I do need a modifiable construct of libraries and subsites for use in my company. Moving documents is easy with a built-in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document ID Link Opens to Search Page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DocIdRedir.aspx sometimes redirects to search results instead of document preview I have set up my document libraries (2 of them) to utilize the DocID attribute. I have then ...
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What are the criteria for the new mark on files in a library?

How long do people see the "new mark" in a library on files? Or which criteria must be fullfilled that this mark will disappear?
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Users can't open PDF after SP2016 March 2017 CU

Just installed March 2017 CU for SharePoint 2016. Now users can't open PDFs. When clicked in a library, Adobe Acrobat opens with the error There was an error opening this document. This file cannot be ...
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SharePoint 2013 large library migration issue

My situation is this: I have a MS SharePoint 2013 on-premises server; a specific site there, has a Library with 97.000 items in it (different folders&files); it is used by MS Dynamics. I have to ...
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Switch back to New Experience UI

I have selected the option to return to the Classic UI for document libraries via the option that was available when viewing a document library. Now I want to switch back to the New Experience UI, ...
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Why can't I add a Document Content Type to my custom list

I am working on a SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013, and I have created a custom list. Then I try modifying the default content type for the custom list, so I try adding the built-in Document content ...
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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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Deleting Content type from “List Items” using Powershell

I want to delete a custom content type from all items that are using that content type in a list/library. Is that possible using powershell? if yes, then I want to know after deleting CT, which ...
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Can't open document in library with ''é'', ''à'' and other character with accent SharePoint 2016

I just finished the installation of SharePoint 2016 using AutoSPInstaller. Everything works fine except when I want to open any document in a document library which contains the character ''é'', ''à'' ...
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Restrict Folder Creation on a Document Library

We have SharePoint Owners group who will need to create folders on a particular document library and SharePoint Members group who should not be allowed to create folders. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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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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Show Modified and Created columns with Date only

I'm looking for the best way (if there is one) to show the Modified and Created columns in a list/library with the date only, so without the time. For example, instead of 1/12/2011 8:37 PM it should ...
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How to programmingly create a “Link to a Document” in an ASP.net web application?

I have a asp.net web application which requires to upload files to a SharePoint document library. I got that working. Now, I need to know how to code using C# in my web application to create a "Link ...
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Open up the selection window for page templates within the page library

When I am on the home page and create a new page, no matter how: "new drop-down menu" > Page Gear (top right) > Add page Then I get a window where I can choose from different page templates. ...
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Auto-publish images once they are uploaded

Is there a way to publish images and documents automatically once they are uploaded to a library? Without customization or coding.
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Is there a way to get all file URLs for a library with a single REST request?

I have a bunch of images in a library that I need to get URLs for each item. I can get the GUIDs with this: /sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Rotating%20Banner')/items Is there a way to ...
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Hide/Remove the three little dots (Callout) in a library

I have a library view on one of my pages and i only want to show the title. I adapted the view to only show it. But how to get rid off the three little dots next to a document? I don't want this ...
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How can I block a specific file (eg:PDF) in a library in SharePoint Online?

I'm need to block a specific file format in a library of SharePoint online site (o365). I have activated RMS feature in admin & in Admin-> sharepoint-> settings too. What's the next step or ...
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Document Library Lookup Column

I have a sharepoint list of communities. Each community has an owner (people column). I have a sharepoint document library and a view that joins the document to a community. I am not able to ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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New Documents added to Library requiring Title even though it is not marked as Required before they can be Checked In

I have a Subsite with many similar Libraries with Require Check Out enabled on all. This subsite has been somewhat problematic in general and it may be that I need to recreate and move everything ...
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Add OneNote to Document Library Templates?

I am trying to add a blank One Note document to the document web part so when a user hits the "+ NEW" button they have an option to create a new word, excel, power point or one note document, as shown ...
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Export Import Library with Lookup column

I did export operation of custom library in Central Administration. Library has some custom fields and Lookup field on existing library on the site. After exporting main library and all dependecie ...
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Page Library - new column with required field, how to prevent page creation if required field not filled

Here's my problem: In my default page library I have added the column "Content type". This contains a selection list (manual, source code, etc.) and can be edited via drop-down menu. I have set this ...
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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've created an asset library for holding pictures and I've created an event reciever for the ItemUpdating event. When the item is updated, the method is called three times. I've noticed that two of ...
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Image column on document library

I have a requirement to add a thumbnail image column into an existing document library on my SharePoint 2010 site. Thumbnail images for each document are uploaded to the images document library. ...
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maximum theoretical or practical number of libraries in a site collection

We are reviewing this page: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(office.15).aspx#ListLibrary It doesn't seem there are limits to the number of libraries in a site collection, just ...
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SharePoint search only works for domain admins

I've been running into a problem where most accounts can't search my SharePoint main site through the search bar at the top-right of my page. I have a document library that they need to be able to ...
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can hide a list or library in Sharepoint Designer from the browser, but it is also getting hidden from the Designer. How can I unhide a hidden list or library? It is not consistent which of them ...
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Opening a document in a SharePoint 2013 document library in a new tab (using code)

How to open a SharePoint 2013 document library item in a new tab/new window? By default, the document, depending on whether it is .docx or .xlsx opens in Word or Excel Web Access in the same tab. I ...
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How can you setup auto archiving for a document library?

I have been tasked with finding a way to auto archive documents in a document library after they reach a certain age. Is this possible within SharePoint?
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Document Library - Two documents with similar content

There is Document A, which is uploaded in SharePoint. Now we modify Document A and save it as Document B. When we try to upload Document B, the Edit form of document library is auto populating with ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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How to create a view thats filter a group or person type field

I have a Person or Group field called Teachers that I created in Infopath. It can contain only one user for the current project and it's not a SharePoint Group. How I can create a view to filter the ...
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SitePages link redirects to Home page

I have site created from web template. The link site pages is redirectinjg to home page but not to the site pages library. i can navigate to library but typing url directly. Please suggest why this is ...
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How to create new Document Template for pages library

We have a pages library that has two content types: CustomLink and CustomPage. CustomLink is based on the Link to Document and CustomPage is based on the Page. Both add some metadata, but nothing ...
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Slow CSV writing for huge document libraries in powershell

by using below PowerShell script, i get all the items list from the document library including sub folders hierarchy in a CSV file. This script works very fine for small data but for huge data like ...
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Customize Form (new wiki page)

Firstly, I would like to create a section for news in SharePoint, for this I use a wiki library, so far, it's good. Everything works fine, but I'd like to change is some point for my needs. when a ...
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Multiple content types in SharePoint 2013 Library

I was hoping to find an answer to my issue in this article but when adding multiple content types I run into a couple of issues. It works fine for .dotx templates, so I tried the same with an Excel ...
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Workflow on creation modifies the item

In a library I have a problem with a workflow triggered on creation. The workflow simply sends an email to a user and does not modify the documents neither the meta-information, but when I upload a ...
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Downloading Problem

we have requirement where we are downloading huge data in GB's. i have created powershell script which works very fine for Normal download of document library whose list threshold values not exceeded. ...
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How to remove unused versions of documents?

I've disabled versioning on a document library that has grown to 4GB in size for only around 900 documents. Although the versioning is no longer enabled the previous versions of the documents still ...
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Last modified by field is not updating in sharepoint office 365

We have a SharePoint 365 site and we are having an issue with last modified by field throughout the website. whenever we update any list item or document library, last modified by field is not ...

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