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SharePoint List Version History -Restore full list or multiple items

is there a way to restore a prior version of a sharepoint list? I have versioning switched on and able to restore items individually, but I am looking to restore hundreds of records. Is there a way to ...
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Embedded metadata does not update for Word document moved to a new SharePoint document library

I have a library of Word documents with metadata from the document library embedded in the headers. I've had to move a large number of these documents to a new document library that has been set-up ...
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Current Item:Version has wrong version number in SP 2010 workflow

I have a workflow on a library. It first checks if the Current Item:Version ends in ".0" (to see if it's a major version). I have a Log statement at the beginning of the workflow to record ...
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Avoiding Minor/Major limits errors

I have a SharePoint online document library, and we have enabled minor and major versioning, now some documents will be edited by many users, so we are expecting that the Major (50,000) & Minor (...
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Restore version 1 of a file and the original user

I accidentally modified a file on SharePoint, thus showing my name on the 'Modified By' column and changing the modified date. Is there a way to return the file to its version 1 including the original ...
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SP2013 rollback to another version of a LIST or LIBRARY?

Is there a way to roll back to previous versions of a LIST or LIBRARY, and not Items within it?
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unable to edit a document online. Error "Upload Failed the minor version limit has been exceeded"

Some users has received the following error when they try to edit some documents inside online sharepoint site:- now based on my knowledge what we can control inside the document library's versioning ...
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Call all the versions of a SharePoint comment's field with AngularJS

I created a list with AngularJS, using ng-repeat. The data comes from a SharePoint list. In my SharePoint list when I open to see the detail I can see the version history of the "Comments" ...
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IsCurrentVersion is TRUE for the lat two versions of an item in a SharePoint List

I have enabled version history for my list with approval need, and am doing some API calls to get the last n versions of that item through: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('Mylist')/items(ItemID)/versions?$...
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The version of the package is different from the current version this program supports

Goog day, I have the problem with site import between two site collections. SharePoint 2016. The site collections are from same SP Farm. I exported the site "http://Coll1.xxx.com/career" using the ...
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Replacing file in SharePoint folder- new file is displayed in browser, old file displayed in app

Having been working on a document offline for a while, I tried copying it to the relevant folder on SharePoint- which already had the original version of the document. When dragging my local copy of ...
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Approval Workflow (OOB 2010) vs. Version Control hiding documents

We have implemented the out of box SP 2010 approval workflow for a sharepoint library. We have also enabled version control so that unapproved documents don't appear to the 'average user'. The problem ...
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Referencing 'Version' Column

Hi there, I am relatively new to using SharePoint as well as JSON and as mentioned in the subject, I am having issues in trying to reference the Version column (set by the approval status). What I ...
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How to get the content of a specific document version

I am trying to retrieve the content of a specific version with Sharepoint API. I can get metadata like this : { "d": { "results": [ { "__metadata": { "id": "...
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Adding Version number as well as Document ID Value to a Sharepoint Online Word document

I've read many articles on this now but it seems the the {version} tag it's no longer possible to add the {version} tag as an option in a content type information management policy in the label ...
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SharePoint version for development for alot of Automated Process Workflows and WebParts?

I am new to SharePoint and appreciate any guidance. Thanks in advance. I have been asked to look into developing a SharePoint platform that would contain web parts and integrated with many automated ...
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HasPublishedVersion property using CSOM C#

I am using SharePoint C# CSOM to get items from the SharePoint 2010 site Document Library. I need to check if the item has any published version. In SSOM we have to Property called ...
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How to find SharePoint Version & SPFx can be used?

In order to use SPFx, it mentions that "SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 2" is required. I have SharePoint 2016 On Premise. But how to find out what version and feature pack is currently installed. I ...
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Deploying new version of a SPFX app propagates functionality to web without updating app by user

After deploying a new version of a SPFX WebPart/Extension to an AppCatalog in SharePoint Online the new funcionality gets propagated to instances of the app installed on webs. But the users still have ...
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How to add document versions in Excel

Im looking for a way to add the document version in excel. Its quite easy in word with quick parts and SharePoint label. Is there a similar way to do so in Excel?
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How does sharepoint online store the documents versions. does it only store the differences between versions

I am not sure how does sharepoint online managed the versions for the documents inside document libraries? For example let say that i have a document with 50 pages and the document is on version 1, ...
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SP site not opening in SP designer

Server Error: "The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using. You need a more recent version of SharePoint ...
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Approval workflow creates several major versions

In Sharepoint Designer 2010 we've created a library workflow with the following two lines: If document changes, and field is "Yes", change the status approval to "Approved". This workflow triggers ...
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Sp List item versions using REST

Is it possible to retrieve all versions of list items using REST? or at-least any other way of achieving it using javascript/jquery? I have followed https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24423657/...
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How to disable Delete option from Version History Page?

I want to disable the Delete option from the Version History Page. I have already gone through this link, but I do not want to achieve this task by modifying existing permissions. Everyone will have ...
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SharePoint list versions

We have a list that we turned SP versioning on it. When someone makes a change, it records two records in the version list. The first record shows the change field and the second one is just listing ...
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Bulk Approval on sharepoint version control

Is there any way of bulk approving all of the files in multiple folders in one sharepoint library? My colleague has placed his cad drawings in multiple folders and i can bulk approve per folder but ...
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Which Version of SP designer should I use for SPO?

I would like to ask which version of SP designer should I use if I am using SharePoint Online Classic Experience? I check the SP version through HERE. Not 100% sure that I right but please correct me ...
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Using InfoPath form to show comments in version history

I'm using our company SharePoint 2013 and don't have access to workflows or Designer. I'm trying to figure out how to show all list comments on version history when we do an excel export. I created ...
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Delete list item versions

I can't delete version range e.g. from VersionLabel=200 to VersionLabel=220. When I run powershell command it just deletes every second version (220, 222, 224 etc). Anyone know why it can't delete ...
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how to View Versions of comment field in a lists viewform?

I am trying to show all the verions of comments in a list item As Shown in the image below. I have made the comments column a Append Only column and set Append Changes to existing text to Yes. Now i ...
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Convert SharePoint document from doc to docx - and keep version history

I need to convert a large amount of .doc documents to .docx The issue is that by doing so I am changing the file name, and with it - losing the file number, history and properties. Is there any way ...
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SharePoint roadmap for Office 365

What's the roadmap for SharePoint in Office 365? There's loads on SharePoint 2016 but the Office 365 variant seems to be on different path?
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Displaying Document Version in SharePoint Search Results

How to get version in search results in SharePoint 2013?
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How do you get the version of installed addin in a provider hosted solution?

I am trying to get the version of an installed provider hosted addin. I need this to control the update process. However, I have found no way of doing this except with SharePoint Online: Link I ...
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What possibilites one has concerning the version control of documents?

Within a standard SharePoint 2013 site I'm providing a little document management system. What I wanted to know is, what kind of possibilities one has concerning the version control of documents and ...
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How to Display Version of Document Template?

I apologize if the title is unclear, but I couldn't think of a better way to explain the question concisely. For the record, we are running SharePoint 2013 on-premises. Basically, I am trying to see ...
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Display SharePoint version in word documents for Content types

I have a requirement to show the version number in the word document in SharePoint 2013. For which I enable the Label in "Information Management Policy Setting" by following this URL http://www....
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Exporting item list version history

Okay, here is what I'm able to do: Export a list from SharePoint to excel. View an individual item's version history within the online SharePoint. What I am trying to do is export this version ...
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How to distinguish SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises and SharePoint Online

Our add-in needs to execute different JavaScript code on SharePoint on premises and on SharePoint Online. There is a slight difference, but it is critical for our add-in. The add-in is a pure ...
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How to import a SharePoint 2010 list at a specific version using powershell?

I exported a list with the "all versions" option. I would like to import it at a previous version. How can I know the available versions and how to select the one that I want and import it?
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Get the installed version of SharePoint Add-In CSOM

I have a SharePoint hosted app (or, add-in). The app can be added to a SharePoint page via a ClientWebPart. I want to read the current installed version of the app, from within the app, when it is ...
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What is the highest major version number possible?

We have documents that are updated automatically in SharePoint libraries and on each update a new major version is created. I know the maximum number of major version possible is 400,000 in SP2013 ...
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How to remove duplicate list items (keep higher version ) using powershell script?

I am working with SP 2010 Sharepoint Lists where the list items is having unique column " Document No" and each items are having "version". Each time the list items are getting updated/New items are ...
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How can a document with version "1.0" have a status of "Draft"?

I have a set of documents which appear to have no problems in the browser, but when I inspect the properties of the document in PowerShell, it reveals that it is actually a Draft document: PS C:\...
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Is it possible that not every contributor can publish draft pages?

I have the "pages" document library and there are 10 users have contribute permissions. All 10 users can publish draft pages. Also draft pages created by someone else. I would like to avoid that all ...
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How to output all previous versions of a file using Powershell

I have a script that displays multiple columns and outputs to CSV file below: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.sharepoint.powershell $url = "http://contoso.com" $site = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite($...
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SPListItemVersion determine which fields updated

For out of the box, the version history will only display the updated fields. How can I determine whether a field has been updated for a specific version programmatically? My end goal is to display ...
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SharePoint Build Number vs Version?

Having a “compatibility range mismatch between the Web server and database” you need to run the PSConfig upgrade command to get the content database at the same level as config database. And you ...
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Move File With Versions from one library to another [duplicate]

I am trying to move documents to a new libarary but the version history is lost when I do....any ideas?