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Questions tagged [version-history]

A historical listing of a set number of previous versions of an item or document. Versions may be divided into major and minor sets, with minor versions representing drafts and major versions representing fully published instances of the item.

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Version History and Audit log don't match

Reviewing the audit log under Event Data it says <Version><Major>0</Major><Minor>7</Minor></Version> for "Greg". But when I actually look at the document's ...
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How to get version history of item using REST

Very new to SharePoint so I am sure this is a newbie question... I did look at the forums. Here is the command I am using: https://Server/Site/_api/lists/getbytitle('Equipment%20and%20Inventory')/...
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Export Additional Columns in Version History Export SP 2013

I found this solution on this forum and was able to pull some information but with the workflow we have on the list, we need more information. We have an "Approval Status" column that we can see when ...
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Versioning History filter

Is there any way to add a filter like we have on a normal list on Sharepoint Online? Version History: Normal list:
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SP2013: “Value Cannot Be Null” error for Version History on a single document

Could just be Friday brain, but I'm not having any luck tracking down a potential cause or fix for this issue. I have a document library in my SharePoint 2013 server farm which has been behaving ...
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SharePoint 2010 Version History inaccessible in Word 2016

We are having an issue with our SharePoint 2010 environment. We recently upgraded from Word 2010 to 2016. After the upgrade, the ability to access version history from within Word has been lost. The ...
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Page Tab Banner missing “Page History” and other buttons

We have a SharePoint 2016 test site with several sub-sites. The homepage for some of our sub-sites have the following Page Tab Banner: While other sub-sites have the below much more restrictive Page ...
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Add Version History details in dispform or editform.aspx

I've read these post1 and post2 but I still can't figure out if its possible to display the version history below the dispform or editform.aspx. I thought there was an app (pre-defined list) that ...
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Restore all items in a list to a previous version

We ran into an issue were someone ran a flow to update all items in a list (~1300) that ended up resetting all value in a column to the default value. We have versioning enabled on the list but I can'...
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View and/or Export all versions of a SharePoint List

I'm using SharePoint 2016 and need to analyze all the versions of a list. How do I export all the versions into an excel file or access the versions in another way to do some analysis (using PowerBI)?...
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Sharepoint 2013 Version History Export

I have a follow up question regarding this solution: Exporting item list version history I used this method and it worked on a very small list, maybe 10 items. I tried the same method on a large ...
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SharePoint Online List - export version history

SharePoint Online/Office 365. I found a solution here by adding &IncludeVersions=TRUE in the URL but is not very stable, sometimes it will export the history, sometimes it doesnt. Are there ...
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How to limit the amount of versions per file?

Our client uses Sharepoint (Office 365). They have multiple sites setup. They have a 50GB limit overall. I found that some Excel files are 3GB+ large due to it keeping 3000+ versions of the file. We ...
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SP/O365 Library: document version history shows wrong username

Has anyone else experienced this? We are O365/hosted SharePoint. I honestly didn't believe it when it was reported to me by other users, but now I've seen it for myself. The version history (showing ...
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Delete Version history

Is it possible to delete Particular version history using pnp or J-query?
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How can I create a document in a document library with custom version using CSOM

I need to get details of a document and its version details as well from one library and create its last major version in another library using CSOM. I'm struck at the part where I should create the ...
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Unable to fetch versionItem.get_createdBy().get_title(). Error Title is not initialize. Please help

I have a problem in JSOM code for SharePoint. Below is the description: When I try to fetch get_createdBy from FileVersion object it returns SP.User object and when I try to fetch user title or ...
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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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Is it possible to set the version number of SharePoint document?

I have two site collections in SharePoint Online. One is the live site collection and one is the Testing Site. I want to upload a document onto the Test Site Collection, make some changes to it and ...
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How to delete all versions from the same author in all libraries from the list?

Our company SharePoint site got into a loop of a script which duplicated all the files in the libraries from our list. Now we are stuck with 50+ versions of each files and depleted our 1TB in ...
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who edited part of the document in SharePoint online

There are 5 persons editing the same Word document. I want to see who edited one part of it. Is that possible in SharePoint online?
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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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SharePoint 2013 list version history summary

I would like to check if there is an option(without using a third party software) to pull a summary of SharePoint 2013 list item version history. the SharePoint OOB option enables to check item by ...
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Column values do not show in a library

I have added two columns to a document library: "Version" and "Revision". Though I do see column headers on the document library page but the problem is that they are empty, even though some documents ...
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Delete old version keep latest version in document library

I want to delete old version (0.5) and keep latest version (0.10) from a library. How can I achieve it using PowerShell Script. If(0.5 < 0.10) { Remove version with 0.5 and keep 0.10 But I ...
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Display more version history for documents

A client of ours is looking for versions of documents that are no longer displayed in the Version History of that document. Is there a way to show more of the existing version history? I did change ...
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Version Comment mandatory

I have separate document for each department, with versioning enabled, but users do not provide version comment while uploading new version of the document. I am finding some way to make the Version ...
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Update version check in comment for Document Library

We are currently working on a migration from SharePoint 2010 to SP Online using CSOM .NET managed code. We have migrated items for Document Library, unfortunately, we missed to insert version check ...
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Workflow taking long time and adding lots of major versions

I set up a simple workflow, if it is modified by a certain person it is to go to approval status, if they make a certain comment it is rejected. It is set up this way because there are a lot of ...
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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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Versioning: How to preserve metadata and finetune when versions are created

I have a couple of quick questions about versioning, which after reading some of Microsoft's articles about the feature, I still don't have answers for. 1) Is it possible to preserve Metadata between ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Document Library - versions and publishing

I have a document library with around 350 documents. I have accidentally published all the document in this library (through Site Admin - Content and Structure). Some documents were checked out. Is ...
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Move library of documents with version numbers

We have a library in SharePoint where we use versioning. We also insert the version number from SharePoint to a label in the header in Word. It works well. See the method here: https://collab365....
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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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Version history of attachment(doc) in Info path form?

We have a custom info-path form with attachment option. Now there is a requirement of checking the version history of the attached document in this form. Actually the requirement is to use the ...
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How to make draft items show in search results

I realize that variations of this question have been asked before, but none of the answers have proved helpful. I have a document library with Major and Minor versions and draft item security enabled ...
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Move documents from one site another

We are using SP 2013 on-prem, and I am writing some functionality in c# to move document from one site to another, within the same site collection. I have read a litte about the SPFile.MoveTo, but ...
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FileInformationObject of Previous Page Versions

I'm trying to access the FileInformation object of a previous version of a page using the following code. I get an BadWebRequest exception whenever I try to to this. Am I doing something wrong or is ...
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Why does Versioning History show more than

In SharePoint 2013 I selected Keep the following number of major versions to the number 3. As you can see below my version history has two minor versions and four major versions. Is my logic ...
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Sharepoint 2010 : Version History Null reference error

I am unable to view the version history of any items in a list in SharePoint 2010 farm. It is throwing Null reference error when I try to view the item's version history. It was visible until August. ...
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Move files from Sharepoint 2007 to Sharepoint 2013 and retain version history and modified date

We are creating a new sharepoint site in Sharepoint 2013 and migrating content from the old site with Sharepoint 2007. The problem is we need to retain version history for files and also modified date....
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Deleting more than 300.000 document versions

My customer has a Page Library with versioning enabled and no versions limit. There is pages with more than 300.000 versions. I need to delete all old versions, but keep safe the 5 newer versions. ...
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How can I tell the difference between Major Version and Minor Version?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I am using Version History for Documents. Furthermore, I have decided to use Major Versions and Minor Versions. My question is, how can I tell the difference between a ...
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Create link to open Version History in popup with workflow

I have a document library with versioning called Docs. I added a column of type Publishing hyperlink to it called "Version History". I want to populate this column with links that open the version ...
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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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SharePoint Version History Export

I can't seem to find any other forms on Microsoft or here on StackExchange about version history exporting for 2016 versions of SharePoint. Anybody have any ideas to get a version history export on ...
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How to display published date column in document library

The scenario is there is a document library where user maintains major and minor versions of a document. When the user has to edit a document s/he checks out the document and starts their editing. ...
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can we create/ access History of Document viewers

Is there any way to create or see the history of documents viewers in sharePoint 2016.
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How can we read version history of document library and update particular version (few fileds) data in Sqlserver database?

I want to read version history of document library. and update few fields data of a particular version history in sqlserver table. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Documents version history no content for SharePoint online (Office 365)?

When I right click an item in Documents and select Version History, there come up several major versions of the document and if I select one of them and click View, a dialog box like this shows up. ...