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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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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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Library seach boxes not showing for some users

I have a sharepoint library which includes a filter/search box for each field. The search boxes were built by a 3rd party so I'm not sure how they are programmed. They are view specific. These boxes ...
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Download multiple files from a document library using firefox,chrome or safari. as seems the “Open in explorer” will be disabled on non-IE browsers

I have a Document library inside a Team site collection on sharepoint server 2013. now our customer asked us if there is a way to download multiple files at once from the document library. now i can ...
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SharePoint Online Web Part From Folder

I have a SharePoint online instance, with wiki pages that hold information regarding content. What I need is to easily add web parts to those pages that show documents in a specific folder in a ...
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Get Item from document library using server relative url

Value does not fall within the expected range. function getFileProperties(url,success,error) { var ctx = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var relUrl = url.replace(_spPageContextInfo....
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SharePoint 2013 - Library - Update an item of type Managed Metadata

I have a document Library. It contains many columns out of which I want to update the value for managed metadata column. Suppose, the Value which I want to update is "My Value" and this value "My ...
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How to change a InfoPath Form Library (Secondary) field before publishing

Looking for help. As simple as this seems, I don't see how / where to alter the typing error that I created for an InfoPath form field. I am using MS InfoPath 2013 locally, I have created a web ...
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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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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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Can we reference documents that are stored outside SharePoint (stored on a shared network drive) inside a SharePoint Document library

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. and inside a standard Document library , we are trying to implement the following scenario:- Instead of uploading documents inside SharePoint ...
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List web parts with different permissions on same page

I want to create a page in SP2010 that contains views for lists with different permissions, and a user would see only the lists for which he or she has permissions. When I try adding a restricted list,...
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Sharepoint 2013 Have any position or page to view the setting logs of document library or list Library

In Sharepoint 2013, there are any position or page to view the setting logs of document library or list Library? For example, certain admin is modified the title or setting such as create ...
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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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Can I make a column in a library on SharePoint UNsearchable?

Is there a way to make one column in a SharePoint library UNsearchable? Basically I have a list that contains documents, dates and a column for "comments". I want that "comments" column to NOT ...
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Show Sharepoint Library Ribbon/Tab

We're at trial stage where we would upload all our PDF documents onto Sharepoint. the issue is, we can only download it one by one. We are trying to download multiple files at once. All websites &...
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Alert on document library showing Modified By 'System Account' instead of current user

I am updating the SharePoint library item using custom code through elevate privilege, I am extracting current user from 'SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser' and passing it to 'Modified By' and 'Editor'...
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Add custom style for library views

We set up multiple views on our libraries. Is there a way to style these so it's more obvious for the users? I looked for css but couldn't find anything that relates to the library views. Thanks in ...
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How to update new file in Document Library and Meta information should be same as previous file?

I am currently working with Document Library. And I am using Custom solution for add and remove documents in the Library. My custom page has following options to store a document in the Library. When ...
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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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Is there a way to have a url instead of a document in a library

Other then using a webpart in the library page or adding a URL column, is there a way to have a url stored in a SP Library instead of a document? Thanks!
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Problem with word document while multi-user edit document

We have a problem while editing MS Word that only user that last opened document for edit can save his/her entry. Example: User 1 opens document for edit, user 2 after her and user 3 after him. User 2 ...
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How to remove the linkable name of a library?

For example my library looks like this: Would like to remove the section in the red box, because I need to add this webpart several times in the page filtering for only certain documents, and don't ...
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How to create list to track documents uploaded

I have two lists and a library that are connected together as follows: Clients (List)>Deals (List)>Deal Files (Library) In the Deal Files library, there is a Document type choice field with about 15 ...
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Populate word document with site columns from document library

I got request to automate weekly reports based on daily reports. Those reports are made in MS word. Now, I made up to almost half of job. I created new document template for library, from which user ...
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Asset Library and Manage Option

I created an Assets Library using SharePoint 2013. I only uploaded image files. I did not upload any audio or video files. I see that there is no Mange option next to File and Library. Does 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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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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How can I load a library view without the site navigation on header bar, but only containing the content?

I hope the question title is specific enough, but I'll elaborate further. I have a requirement to load various views in a library through an iframe. Furthermore, I need only need the actual content ...
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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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How to download a file in the New Experience UI

In the "classic" SharePoint Library UI you could download a file by right clicking on the file and selecting "Download". I cannot find this option in the new experience UI, is it possible to enable ...
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Editing a Library without checking out

Is it important to check out before editing a Library? What happens if I don't check out while editing a Library? Will that make any difference?
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Get Site Content Type ID by Content Type Name using REST API

I am having some of the Site Content Types available in my SharePoint 2013 site. Now I want to assign this Site Content Types to my Document Library using REST API. I have tried code from here and it ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library slow for some users but not all

We have a document library on one of our SharePoint sites where some users are unable to access it. It tries to loads and eventually gives up with a error Something has gone wrong. I myself am able ...
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What Webservice allows you to upload documents to a library?

So i just started a project and i would like to use a webservice to access my SharePoint site and upload a document to a particular library. I've found the webservice to use with lists which is lists....
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Make all the items in folder inherit folder permissions( sharePoint 2010)

We have multiple folders in each library and each folder contains huge no of docs. All the docs inside folder used to have inheritance from parent folder. Some have all the items inside folder lost ...
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View of document library from the parent site on the child site

I am using SharePoint 2016 online version. The scenario is I have built a parent site called 'Project Home' which has a library 'All Projects Documents'. There are three different child site: Project ...
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Migration of Lookup Columns in a Document Library

I have a subsite (and a document library in the subsite) that I need to migrate from development to testing. However, the lookup columns are defined differently in test (as well as in production). ...
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InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list.

I have Used InfoPath form for SharePoint 2013 list. and it works fine. But now when I am trying to create InfoPath form for Library it shows error InfoPath does not support customizing the form ...
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Mark documents and show them in another Web Part

I wanted to know, if there is any way for users, to mark documents in a library and show those marked documents in a certain Web Part (customized to every user himself). I know there is a method in ...
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Is there any way to give another permission level to a specific folder within a document library?

I've a document library with several folders in it. Now there was a requirement to set up a new folder in it with special permissions. I'm not sure if this is possible with standard SharePoint ...
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Copying views from one sharepoint list to another

I have a lot of libraries (100+) on a site I manage. I often need to add views to all or most of those libraries, or at least the active ones (50+). I've seen attempts to answer this question that ...
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Have full control but cannot manage alerts

I have full control for my sharepoint site and I am attempting to set up alerts for folders in one of the libraries. I only have the option to set alerts for myself and not others. Not sure why this ...
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How to edit existing item library with Infopath form SP 2013

I have a SP Library and I publish an Infopath form, when I create a new item, everything works perfect but if I want to edit the item it does not open the same form with the info populated to edit, it ...
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Name property of Folder is blank when folder is created using REST API

I tried creating a Folder in a SharePoint 2013 library using REST API. I used the examples provided in Microsoft MSDN site using "folders" end point as well as "add" end point. Folder was created ...
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SharePoint 2013 Asset Library

I have a SharePoint 2013 asset library - by default it displays images - how can I change this behavior - I have already created a filter by clause and this does not work as expected for me (I would ...
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2010 Document Center

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user who is able to upload a document to the document center, but when she attempts to access the document she get 'Access Denied'. There is a workflow that sets ...
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How to restore an inheritance that is broken in a folder?

I want to restore a broken inheritance in a folder level is it possible to do so? My permission have changed all over the site.
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How do you delete a persistent column/field for a library with SharePoint Online?

One of my users added a column/field named Active. She was not aware that it would be flagged a persistent column/field in SharePoint. Now when she adds huge swaths of documents to this library she ...
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OneDrive - Missing “Sync Additional Library” option?

I just upgraded my PC to Windows 10. Previously (Windows 8.1) I was syncing both my normal OneDrive and a Sharepoint libraries. After installing Windows 10 I installed Office 2016 One-Click from ...
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What is the background page while creating a new SharePoint List

When I create a SharePoint list, the page doesn't shows the right side bar. However, creating a new SharePoint page reflects the right side bar. Therefore would like to confirm as which background ...

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