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How can we hide New/Upload button in modern document library experience?

I am having 3 document libraries each one for Image, Document and Video. I know how to hide these New/Upload options in classic mode DOc libs. Can someone suggest me what is the best way & how ...
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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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Modern Document Library doesn’t use default Content Type

When creating a new document library and selecting Document Template “None” or “Microsoft Word Document” (which is default), you get a list of office document template to choose from when you create a ...
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SharePoint Online - Switch pages library back to modern view

Does anyone know how to switch the pages Library back to the Modern experience. I've read a few blogs that say go to the Library settings > Advanced > List Experience > New or Classic experience but ...
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JSLink support for document libraries in the Modern UI

do JSLink customizations work well in the modern UI for document libraries? I saw couple of articles which says NO JS/CSS Customization in modern UI Please advise on the same
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How to programmatically pin a document to the top of a modern library

Which CSOM c# or PowerShell Code I would have to use, to pin a document or link in a modern document library to the top? I want to provision a document library, with one document which should be ...
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Customizing SharePoint Modern Pages

SharePoint 2013/2016 Modern Pages and Libraries are horrible. There I said it. If you have themed and customized sites, the modern page will look and behave so out of place. Has anybody customized ...
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Access the existing List command bar in SPFX command-set project

I am trying to access the List view command bar in commnd-set spfx project but no success. I am trying below code: const compareOneCommand: Command = this.tryGetCommand('COMMAND_1'); if (...
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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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Modern Libraries - Adding Locations to 'Move To' Selection

So while the addition of 'Move To' in the Modern UI is a nice touch, it seems pretty limited by the fact it always takes the root of your selection as the current library, and only allows you to move ...
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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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Modern SharePoint online List/library theme not being updated when “Change the look”

Since the new modern look in SharePoint online, a couple of our users are complaining that their libraries do not match the theme on their sites. For example the homepage of the site seem to follow ...
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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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Recent Modern Document Library Webpart Break Query String Placeholders in Custom Actions

I am a targeted release user. Recently, an update to Sharepoint Online modern webparts occured. Some of the features of this release included the ability to count and sum list columns. Apparently, ...
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Open SharePoint Modern library in modal dialog not adhering to ms-dialogHidden or IsDlg=1

Question regarding Modern Libraries, I wish to open document libraries in a Modal Dialog on a page but have only the library shown, not the Office 365 Suiter bar and left nav. I used the standard SP....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Customize Modern Document Library New Form

Is it possible to customize the Document Library New form in Modern UI in SharePoint Online?
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What will happen to regular web part pages with the modern layout in SPO?

With all going on in the o365 environment I´ve offered some thought to how the transition from todays environment to the new one would happen, and some questions was raised. Does anyone know what ...
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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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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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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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Remove an external user access for a Folder/Document in a Document Library Programatically

I have shared a folder/document to an external user (outside the organization) in SharePoint online doc library. An email to the new user is shared with One time passcode to access the file. Now, the ...
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Is it possible to have a 'Read-only' Document-set and yet still Contribute Files inside it?

I'm struggling to get my head around how to do something, with the added complication of that fact I don't actually know that is actually possible. I am setting up a Document Library to contain ...
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Is there an onfocus event that can be captured in a metadata field in the modern UI?

I have a document library set up with a number of content types. I want to set up an event in a particular metadata field so that I can capture when the user selects to edit that field and show a ...
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Change modern library logo

My modern libraries are showing the site logo cropped in a square area in the "AllItems.aspx" view and I want to remove this logo or change it for a smaller one without changing the site logo. How can ...
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Excel files are not opening in excel client application : Office 365

We are trying to open excel files in excel client application but when we click on "open in excel" option then nothing is happening. We having latest IE and office 2013 installed. This issue is only ...
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Properties Window only shows one field

The Properties window should show multiple fields on a document. Instead it just shows the first field. If I switch to Sharepoint Classic, it shows OK.
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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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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 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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Customize Filter Icon and filter pane in a Modern Experience document library

I am learning that the modern experience of SharePoint Online does not leave much room for customization. I had a request from the line of business to make the filter ICON considerably more visible ...
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SharePoint Online - Content Type Issue with Document Library in Modern Site

I had created a content type using Site Pages as parent content type. I added site columns to this content type and finally created a new Document Library and added this content type to the library. ...
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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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Allow Request Sign-Off but disable Flow inside our site collection

Usually whenever we create a SharePoint online site, i run the following command to disable the MS Flow and Power-app, to prevent users from creating their own Power-app and MS Flows:- Connect-...
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Request Sign-Off and custom permission for the document

I have an online SharePoint document library and we have the following scenario regarding the Request Sing-Off feature:- UserA upload a word document >> Request Sing-Off from UserB >> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...