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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How to make rest call to _vti_history for getting any previous version file in SharePoint

I want to make rest call or implement some JSOM mechanism to retrieve previous version file from _vti_history. For example: _vti_history/1024/Documents/Filename.docx Please guide me if this is ...
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Get previous version file using JSOM in share point 2013

I want to get the previous version file using java script object model in SharePoint 2013 environment. Please guide me if any one is already worked on similar requirement. Thanks, Kailash
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Get file of specific version using JSOM in share point 2013

I want to get the file of specific previous versions using java script object model in SharePoint 2013 environment. Please share the code if any one is already worked on similar requirement. Thanks, ...
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restore version on a list item in REST API

I need to iterate through a list and go to each version history and restore a certain version.. I am doing all of this with MS FLOW. I am trying to get the restoreVersion working like Restore a ...
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Can SharePoint Online search version history?

I'd like to be able to search for a term and then refine the results with a certain date and be able to see a past version of a document. I've seen other questions asking about past versions of ...
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Discrepancies in document activity timing

I am using SharePoint Online and have noticed the activity section of the details pane for a document showing different modified times to the version history of the same document. For example: Joe ...
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Version History shows field was updated, even though it wasn't

In my SharePoint document library, I have a date column with a default date (i.e. today's date). This works fine. My problem is: whenever I update the document itself, or any other metadata ...
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Why are some owners prevented from seeing the version history for a file in sharepoint?

We have a team sharepoint library which currently has two Owners and a number of members and visitors. Our problem is that the "version history" functionality seems to be applied inconsistently - for ...
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Alternatives to Versioning?

Are there alternatives to use Versioning? I have a customer who works in an environment that is strict on using versioning AND, for this particular project, rightfully so (about 2000 pdf files in one ...
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Change Version History only when Check-In

I opened a word file from Document Library, I added some new lines to my and just saved the file. After that I right click to the file and go to verion history, I see that there is a new version . ...
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Programaticaly retreive version history changes of an Sharepoint list item

In Sharepoint CSOM (c#) how to retreive the item version history for a particular version. For example for an item there are 8 major version. In that i need to retreive programatically 2nd version ...
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Restore List item to the older version using CSOM C# approach

we need to restore list items from a particular list (not document library) to the older version but what i can understand is for document libraries we do have that provision like Item.File.Versions....
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Excel lost all recent changes, even though the versions are there

I have an excel sheet in sharepoint on premise that was opened and edited several times - I saved every now and then and the version number kept increasing, however when I closed and opened the file ...
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Move files with version history to another site

Is there a way how to move files with folder structure and version history from one site to another site? /site1/library1/**folder1** -> /site2/library2/**folder1** i.e. folder1 contains 30 ...
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Restore current approve version REST API

Is there a way to restore current approved version using REST? I managed to get the number of versions but I could not figure out how to identify the version number of the current approved version. ...
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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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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 ...