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Allow users to upload the same document to multiple folders

We have a sharepoint site with multiple external organisations who each have access to one folder only. On some occasions, our users will want to share the same document with all organisations. Is ...
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Can I create a link to open the document properties pane from an email?

Using JSON Formatting, I have created a button in my document library with a customRowAction of editProps. Is it possible to create a hyperlink that I can send in an email that will provide this same ...
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Start instant Power Automate Flow from document library

I have an instant Power Automate flow that needs to be triggered manually. The user needs to provide a destination folder as input. The flow then copies a set of files (about two hundred) listed in a ...
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Change SharePoint Online Document Preview Pane Height

Is there a way to modify the document preview height in a Modern SPO document library's information panel? I am trying to replicate the native Windows File Explorer "Preview Pane" experience ...
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Document Views in Content Approval

I am a bit confused about the document views that come with content approval: My submissions and Approve/reject Items. When I create a new site and turn on content approval on the document library, ...
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Can't Move or Copy folder because of many items - SharePoint Online

I am trying to move folders from one location to another within same SharePoint, but i see the below error message. Does that mean I am exceeding threshold of the destination folder.
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How to make a new document be saved in the current folder

When I'm in a library, I can navigate through the folder hierarchy to where I want to create a new folder. when I click the new button and select my content type; a new document will open (in the ...
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Convert Document Library from Classic to Modern

I have inherited a SharePoint site that was initially created in the Classic SharePoint format. I am in the process of changing everything over to the Modern SharePoint version but there is one ...
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Show columns on specific subfolders and hide them on Parent level

I have a parent folder called "Data" and 3 subfolders "Data 1", "Data 2", "Data 3". I have a column for to run flow based. But that column is displayed on all ...
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Send email to SharePoint Group on selected file using Power Automate

I would like to send an email to SharePoint Group on selected file from Document library using Power Automate.
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SharePoint Online - User experience

I have a question with regards to "User experience" settings in SharePoint. When I grant access to user for a specific library or folder, he can access that library or folder but the user ...
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How to get the link edit property in Modern UI document library

I have a document library in Modern UI and i would like to have a link in the list that i can click on an item to display the properties on the item in edit mode. Is this possible?..can i use a ...
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Customize Gallery View formatting of a Document Library

I'm looking for any assistance on how to change the formatting of the gallery view of a document library (not the tile view of a list, which is what all the search results end up being for). The ...
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Hyperlinks breaking when moving PDF in same Document Library in SharePoint Online

hyperlinks keep breaking when moving a PDF between folders in same Document Library in SharePoint Online and show a blank screen when you click them. Tested this with Word, JPG, Excel and PowerPoint ...
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SharePoint Modern Column Header cuts off

I have a Modern SharePoint document library that includes a column header that is slightly too long, and cuts off: This "Date Last Declared" column is a Date and Time column. I'm able to ...
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Unable to list files in Sharepoint doc library with a custom app

I have a custom app (actually an R package) that uses the Graph API to talk to Sharepoint. One of my users has reported that they are unable to list files in folders: either a 404 or 400 error is ...
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How to create searchable Content Types?

I created a document library with quite a large number of content types which I also display as a column in the library, e.g. Brochures, Photos, Technical Manuals, etc. However, if someone types "...
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Truncated column NAME in Document Library's view on a modern page

-I copied this image from a post on answers.microsoft.com, and am having the same issue. -I know that a user can enlarge the "name" field on their workstation and it should stick for them, ...
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Document Library level search is giving error - Error code: -2147467259 in Modern SharePoint (Team Site)

When I am trying to search using metadata in the document library getting the below error However, whenever I am searching on the OOTB Modern SPO search page, it's giving me the result using same ...
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Automatic folder creation when a Teams user creates a site (warning: rank noob poster)

Warning again: This is my first attempt to use SharePoint beyond the web UI. I laid out a folder hierarchy to store per-project files and later got a surprise requirement that any user in the ...
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Change properties of Columns and Searchresults in Sharepoint Library?

I´m wondering if there is any way that you can change properties on columns when using search in sharepoint library? When you use search this library and then press more you will land on a new ...
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Page Specific filter for SharePoint online document library

Hello Friends, I have different pages on my SharePoint online site and one document library. I would like to display the document library with different filters. However, I would like a different ...
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Unable to move metadata of one column with Copy/Move option of Modern SharePoint

I Created Archive library from Main library and using Copy/Move option to move/copy documents from one library to other with Metadata. All metadata and document is getting moved/copied only data from ...
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Document library - custom formatting - hover card

I have created a document library in Sharepoint Online. That library serves as a photo gallery. The photos have some custom attributes linked to our global term store. I created a thumbnail column ...
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How to achieve SharePoint built-in content approval workflow using MS flow for SharePoint Online Modern Site

I have a SharePoint Online Modern Site with the default Document Library. Now Client want to implement content approval over the library and they want that to be through MS Flow. Our client needs ...
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Create / Add a new Document Set in Library from PowerApps Form

I have just created a new PowerApp form to create a new Document Set in my library. The Fields are mapped fine but the Save button stays put site response bar in waiting From the Form settings i have ...
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Display "marked as final" status for a document in SharePoint Online document library view

There is a feature inside Word, Excel and PowerPoint to mark a document as final. More info here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/help-prevent-changes-to-a-final-version-of-a-file-b1af610f-...
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How do you display the doc icon in a formatted view?

I am able to create the json to "format view" a document library but would like to display the doc icon in the view, i.e. pdf, xlsx, docx, etc. icons. Any suggestions on how to find the field name for ...
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Drag & Drop Email - Document Library vs. Web part

I'm experiencing two different drag & drop experiences when using the Document Library vs. Document Library Web Part in SharePoint Online when dragging an email from Outlook (Version 1902 Build ...
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getting the file template used for a specific file in a document library

I am trying to not have to create a different content type for a document library. Instead I was thinking if given the files in a document library I can find out which file template was used for that ...
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In a document library, is there a way to include document views (visible in the information pane) as a column?

In SharePoint document libraries, in Modern view, you can select a file and see, in the information pane, how many times it has been viewed. This is fine if you're only tracking a few documents. But ...
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SP Online - View files from one Site/DocLib/Folder to another Site/DocLib/Folder

Is there a way to view the docs from SiteA/DocLibA/FolderA in Site B. I'm not looking to duplicate documents. I'd like a window from SiteB when I open DocLibB/FolderB to see all docs from SiteA/...
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Document library web-part cannot see document version history

On a Modern page using a document web-part I do not have the option to see version history. However going to the document through the site contents page and default libraries I can see the version ...
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Prompt user for (meta)data on file upload

[context] I am working with sharepoint online, using modern views. i have a webpage with a document library attached. [goal] I would like to prompt a user to fill out all required (meta)data about a ...
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Modern List view is not showing for Document library even enabled New Experience

I have SP 2019 farm, the document library migrated from MOSS 2007 is showing classic page even "New Experience" enabled in List Settings
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Aspx page not opening in SharePoint online Modern Team site

We have one aspx page uploaded in the Document Library with basic html tags(including html and body tag). when we try to open the aspx page it redirects to /_layouts/15/download.aspx page we have ...
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Document Library List Validation Error while uploading files to the folder

I'm using validation rule in document library (document set content type) which works fine while creating a list in the document library. However, when I try to upload document to the folder I receive ...
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Create headers from csv file

I want to use a csv file to create headers in a document library or some other file type if that works better.
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Link between Document Library and SharePoint List

I have newly created folders for every newly created lists. We have list names and we also have the same folder names inside different document libraries. The user uploads the files inside the newly ...
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not able to revert back to the modern experience for Sharepoint list and libraries

My site collection is in modern experience , i.e all the pages are created in modern view as well as list and libraries open up in modern experience. As a test I activated the site collection ...
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When I am uploading a Word Document in Document Library - Custom Columns values are getting blank

I have uploaded the Word document on SharePoint Document Library (Modern Site), my Library has following columns: Title ADDS LBB Category Step 1: After uploading the file for the first time, I have ...
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How to restrict users to upload .pdf and .zip only in Modern SharePoint Online Site (Document Library)

How we can restrict to users to upload only few files types in Document Library (SharePoint Online, Modern Communication Site). I have two libraries one can accept only .pdf and .zip and another can ...
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How to create a modern subsite in a classic team sitecollection?

We are using SharePoint Online in O365. We have a classic teamsite as intranet which is also our root SharePoint site from our tenant (http://myCompany.sharepoint.com). I would like to create a ...
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Expand search to all items in this site link refers to the old keyword in Communication Site

In the communication site under the document library when we search for any keyword we get Expand search to all items in this site at the bottom of the page like this. When we click on this it ...
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Remove "Link" from new-menu SharePoint modern view

I have an issue with the new-menu SharePoint modern page, when i click on to the menu the drop down provides the options as word,ppt, etc and it includes "Link". I know this can be possible using the ...
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Modern Experience Upload-Metadata Problem

In the classic experience when the user uses the upload button the user gets asked to enter the Metedata. In the modern experience, when I use the upload button no pop up window open up to ask me ...
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Question regarding webpart and reading/uploading images

Scenario: I have a Modern Webpart written in ReactJS, it allows user to filter images based on custom attributes that I have in a json file that is mapped to image file names. Currently the images ...
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External Guest User Copy To/Move To Functionality Not Working SharePoint Online

Is there a reason why guest/external users of SharePoint Online cannot use the Copy To / Move To functionality in document libraries that they have permissions on? (e.g. is it licensing related or a ...
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Search results File URL in Modern Search

I am trying to find the column which is used to display search results of a document library in MODERN VIEW. Basically, when I search for a document and search results are presented, a URL is built ...
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Changing the URL of "Name" column in document library

Is there any way to rewrite the URL of "Name" column in a document library's modern view? "Field Customizer" is an option but then I will have to hide/delete "Name" column, which is not a good idea ...
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