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In SharePoint properties are name/value pair assigned to Site Collections, Sites, Webs, Lists, Libraries, Pages and Web Parts. Properties can be changed programatically or by using PowerShell.

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Retrieving and displaying values on my web part

I have created a web part property to take in a string value by user and then search my document library for a list of documents that contains the specific value entered, for example "ABC". However, ...
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How to display information on my webpart

I have created a web part property to take in a string value by user and then search my document library for a list of documents that contains the specific value entered, for example "ABC". However, ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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Sharepoint properties update using Excel VBA

I am able to upload files to Sharepoint through VBA but I'm not able to update these properties to have their properties updated with 'Document Status' and 'Confidentiality' Fields. Until these are ...
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create_DialogOptions is not a function

I have a Custom Tool part on my web part that handles properties. It has a link that when clicked shows up a modal dialog but I'm getting this error: TypeError: SP.UI.$create_DialogOptions is not a ...
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How to Crawl the metadata for pages

I need to crawl the data of fileRef. How to handle to proceed with that? This information is contained inside the pages. Can anyone assist with this? { "odata.type": "SP.Data.PagesItem", "...
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Removing fields from document properties bar on Excel sheet linked to SharePoint library

I have an Excel sheet which is linked to a library in SharePoint, which has a 'Document Properties - Server' section at the top. They fill out the Excel sheet, save it to the library, and the ...
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Web Application property bag : returned value is wrong - SharePoint 2016

We are currently encountering a strange problem with some values stored in the property bag of our Web Applications that we cannot explain. Basically, we have two Web Applications, one for the main "...
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I want to disable Edit Properties from a sharepoint form library

I have created a sharepoint form library, with custom content type. I have an InfoPath form that creates with custom code a new items in library and copying some fields in to list columns using the ...
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to save to the server, correct the invalid or missing required properties

We are using SP 2013 and Office 2010 (yes old) and we are having some trouble when saving a new document to the library as the required fields, even though they are filled in, are still considered as ...
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SharePoint can't write document properties when I upload a word document

SharePoint is not able to populate document proprieties when I upload word documents to the document library. Our Sharepoint document library designed in a way when we upload documents, There is ...
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Inserting barcode into document when it creates

I am using SharePoint online (office 365). As you know, you can add the value of fields(Site columns) from a Document library into a document by using Quick Parts. I have manged to add Barcode field ...
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Do not see document properties I created

I moved a handful of documents out of a SharePoint library to a brand new library using the content and structure tool. I added new documents to the new library and wanted to update the properties. ...
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What is the difference between document properties and metadata?

I have been using the term metadata and properties interchangeably. This paragraph from Microsoft indicates there is a difference. Can someone explain the difference? Using metadata with content ...
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Setting Custom Properties on Files

I have 200 files I need to upload regularly to sharepoint 365, users sync that folder with onedrive. Now, some guy has come along and added a bunch of "properties" for my files, such as "Category" and ...
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Users unable to edit document properties

I have a document library on SP 2010 in which all users, including myself as the admin/owner, are unable to update properties of certain documents. Documents were moved to this folder from another ...
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Crawled Properties missing in Powershell but show in Central Admin

I have a set of crawled properties I want to map to managed properties using powershell. But for some strange reason they can't be found when using PS, but they show up in the UI and I can make them ...
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How to extend search count in content search Web part?

I have created the sharepoint 2013 content search web part. it shows only maximum of 50 results , i need to extent the count upto 200. is possible to do it in extended content search web part without ...
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Edit Properties does not open when uploading document

I was under the impression that if you have a column with a required value, the dialog "Edit Properties" should be displayed automatically when trying to upload a file. I distinctly remember seeing ...
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How to modify Author field of ListItem

I am building a migration tool that is migrating items from an XML schema to SharePoint list fields. Everything is working fine except when it comes to the migration of Created By fields. I need to ...
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Changing the Title of a Web Part Page

I have a page that I am unable to change the page title from the file name of the URL. I'd like to be able to change the title of the page so it is something different. I've tried editing page ...
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How to create a custom property for targeted audience within a sharepoint web part

So I have an existing Sharepoint web part and I want to allow a button within that web part to hide or show depending on the users group, however I also want this to be configurable like the targeted ...
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REST API, access document library's document properties

Am quite new to REST API. Our is a SharePoint 2016 on premises environment. We have document library. This document library has a property of type 'Choice'. We added a document and set the value for ...
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Set no to Allow this site to appear in search results using XMl and c#?

I need to set No for Allow items from this list to appear in search results? for my custom list, so I achieved this by following PowerShell scripts //Get the list which was created SPList spList = ...
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Properties of Team Sites and Publishing Sites

I was just checking on the various features and properties of the various types of sites available in SharePoint 2013 and then I came across the Edit Properties Settings. In the Team Site Properties, ...
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Document ID not showing in document properties

I have enabled the Document ID Feature, and it works just fine; in the document library, I can have a view showing the IDs. However, the ID is not visible when I check the document properties, and it'...
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How do I set a list to not be valid for search through the object model?

In WSS 3.0, there's an option under "Advanced Settings" for a List as follows: Search Specify whether this list should be visible in search results. Users who do not have permission to see ...
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How to filter a document in document library based on file properties using caml query?

I need to filter several documents in document library based on file properties(Two managed metadata property)using CAML query. Please suggest me an idea to achieve this
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Publishing SPWeb.Properties missing…why, how?

Has anyone ever seen a Publishing site "lose" the properties relating to the publishing functionality. Properties like PagesListId, PublishingFeatureActivated etc which actually control whether the ...
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How to get current page properties in SharePoint page using c#?

I have created the SharePoint custom page called "Finance.aspx".I have changed the page title as 'Finance page'.i need to the current page title from page properties using c# code. please suggest ...
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Update a web parts zone using JavaScript?

Is it possible for me to update a web parts zone property using JavaScript/jQuery?
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cannot access public properties of one userControl (FirstControl.ascx) from another UserControl (SecondControl.ascx) in sharepoint

I have created a userconrol named FirstControl.ascx and SecondControl.ascx in Sharepoint. Both the controls automatically created under CONTROLTEMPLATES\MySolution\.. folder Within SecondControl.ascx ...
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Where to store web-app wide property with web-scoped feature?

I need to store two URLs in a web-scoped feature. The reason for this is that my solution is deployed unto two different sites and I want to use these properties for storing the urls of these sites so ...
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Get all the lists on sub webs using javascript

I would like to know how to get subweb lists using CSOM. I actually know how to get lists on a web and how to get a sub web collection but I can't figure out how to get lists on sub web collection. ...
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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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Prevent Web Part Apply/OK based on Custom properties

I'm building a SP Web Part with custom properties which is working pretty much the way I want. One of these properties is a text field holding the name of a list in the SPWeb. I'd like to prevent ...
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Custom properties for app part

I am developing a provider hosted SharePoint app part. I have defined some custom properties for the app part. I am testing the app in a SharePoint online tenant. On a developer site when I edit the ...
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Update Document Properties using C# - SharePoint Online

I have a drop off library in a site collection on a SharePoint Online tenant and I am writing a C# console application to update properties of uploaded documents, my code doesn't seem to update the ...
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Upload document dialog box trimmed

For a particular document library in SP 2013 when i try to upload documents, the dialog box to enter the properties is hidden/trimmed. What can be the issue?
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Update properties of document

I'm trying to update properties of documents in my SharePoint site using C# code. This is the code I'm using to get to the folder I need: public SPArchiveBDI(string sharepointsite, string ...
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SPO Retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property using Powershell

I am trying to retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property for multiple SharePoint Online lists using Powershell. I can do it for each one in SharePoint on-premises: $ctx.Load($list....
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How to display Title field as editable in Edit Properties

I have a custom Content Type, and a library template with that Content Type, that includes showing the default Title column. I created a library with the template with that Content Type yesterday, and ...
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Event Receiver SharePoint list- Is there something like properties.AfterProperties to use for text coulmns?

I tried using properties.AfterProperties in event receiver that I am using for sending updates in SharePoint list to specific e-mail addresses. So far I found that it's working well with yes/no ...
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Access Document Properties With Filename - SP 2010

I have a document library that currently exceeds the list view threshold for all views, so I cannot see any of the library's documents, and I want to edit the properties of a document. I know the ...
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Can I get Last write time of a file in SharePoint via Powershell?

Is it possible to get when was the last WRITE time of a file in a document library by using Powershell? $url = "http://myserver/sites/mysite/shared%20documents/myfile.xlsx" $webclient = New-Object ...
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'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when accessing AllProperites if elevated web

Though the web is elevated, I get the following exception 'elevatedWeb.AllowAnonymousAccess' threw an exception of type 'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when I try to access the elevated web ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Search results web part - how to display page title instead of page filename

I'm trying to set up landing pages with a dynamic page list based off tags, I've gotten it to work correctly - how ever I can not for the life of me get the results to display with their correct page ...
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Update vti_author in SPDocumentLibrary item using PowerShell?

I want to update the property vti_author in an item in a SPDocumentLibrary, but it doesn't work. The items original vti_author is the same even after running this script, why? $spSite = Get-SPSite ...
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Change / rearrange / move user properties - Powershell

Is there a way with PowerShell to rearrange / change the order of user properties? If I create a custom user property and make it visible on the mysite I have to click like 100 times to get in to the "...
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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties....