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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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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Version history not saving properties

I have 3 environments on which I have Versioning turned on. Each of them is created from the same PnP template, and has the same logicApps/etc connected to them. On one of them however, version ...
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Moving files between libraries change version history

Moving files from one library to another (within the same site) in SharePoint 2016 on prem seems to affect version history? All names in the column Modified by are changed to the person who moved the ...
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PowerShell PnP Unable to get file versions in big files

I'm using OneDrive (office 365 account) as a cloud backup, and I got a problem with the versioning system as for big files (outlook .ost and .pst mainly) it keeps generating new versions for the file ...
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How to see the full version history of an item in SP online

It seems SP online, only shows the last 12 changes of an item (at least it is the case for me) in the version history although it has set to keep 5000 versions, how can I see all the versions (say 1 ...
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Get Detailed SP List Item Version History

I am using ReactJS to develop a custom form and my list includes a multiple lines of text field with the AppendOnly flag set to true. When I open the form, I want to retrieve the version history for ...
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If you reduce the SharePoint version history for a document library, will the oldest versions be deleted?

Example: The default major versioning history for a document library in SharePoint Online is 400 versions. I am looking to free up space in SharePoint Online. I want a document library to only retain ...
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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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Microsoft 365 Rest API returns Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object when getting versions of a large(8GB) file

I am using the endpoint _api/web/GetFileById('" + fileUniqueId + "')/Versions('versionId') and _api/web/GetFileByServerRelativePath(path)/Versions('versionId') to get FileVersion based on ...
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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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Recreating Document Version History - how to modify Version Create Date

I am trying to create a functionality of transfering the Document set with all its history to another library in the same site. My implementation on reproducing the history of single document is based ...
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Setting CretedBy, modifiedBy etc. in event receiver - access denied for Contribute users

I'm trying to move documents set with as much history data as possible from one library to another through event receiver triggered by user setting an appropriate attribute. While executing a method ...
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Sharepoint version history not working until the file has been opened online, and not at all for file which cannot be opened online

I recently changed the version history setting on some of out sites to only major versions, with 200 versions saved, as our company is not big enough to take advantage of the more advanced ...
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Capture Version of Document set automatically when an item is changed

Does anyone know if there´s any way I can set up a flow in power automate to capture a version of a document set when an item is changed? (e.g Major Version published)I know there are not out of the ...
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SP 2013 List Version History Only Tracks 15 Column/Field Changes per Version

I'm looking for clarity on a SharePoint 2013 List item-level version history. The number of field changes tracked in any one version is 15. The "(more...)" text appears at the bottom of the 15 changes....
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Version History's meta data is missing after moving the document to another library

I want to move document from one library to another libray along with the version hostory and versions history's metadata using SharePoint designer workflow. I am using call HTTP service and below is ...
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JQuery to Loop Through List's Item Version History. Extract Version No., Modified (date), and Modified By (person/user)

I am trying to find a method to open every list Item's version history, get the Version No., Modified dateTime, and Modified By, and then aggregate it into a master csv. I need to aggregate every ...
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Get last modified fields from version history

When I look at the version history of an item I can see the last version, modified date and the fields that were modified. If I use the following rest API endpoint _api/web/Lists/getbytitle('...
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How to download all versions of a file with PnP

Is it possible to download all versions of a file with PnP? (with Get-PnPFile I guess, targeting SharePoint-2013) The closest I've found was with help of how-do-i-get-the-version-of-a-file-using-pnp-...
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How to restrict creation of new version of item based on unnecessary column value change

We have SharePoint 2013 list, which consists of multiple columns. We have enabled version history for this list but our requirement is that we want to create new versions if specific column values are ...
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Delete list item versions fast!

Hey SharePoint Ninjas, I have a SharePoint 2010 list that has approx 9000 items. Now, each item has 4000+ versions (crazy I know) I cannot rely on normal foreach loop in powershell to delete it. It ...
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Get comments of previous versions checked in in SharePoint Online using Rest API

I am trying to retrieve comments from my previous check in's in a library file in SharePoint Online. In SharePoint Online I can see the Check in comments successfully present in all the file versions ...
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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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SharePoint Online page version [closed]

I can't find a versioning of the page. Is there an option for Office 365 SharePoint? Cloud version.
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Deleting a version from a custom list item will only remove the data inside field/s with “Append Changes to Existing Text = Yes”

I am working on custom list inside SharePoint online, and the list have major versions turned on. so now when i click on the date inside a field which have "Append Changes to Existing Text = Yes" >> i ...
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Excel 365 in Teams/Sharepoint does not open the correct revision in one of my shared files (only one person in my team)

It is a very difficult to explain the issue, neither the IT person in my company is able to find the problem. We stored three .xlsx files in SharePoint. Me and my team has access to it and we update ...
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how to get all approved version of SharePoint list item using jsom or REST API's in SharePoint 2013

Is there any way to get only all approved version no of list item I have tried the JSOM and SP Services but in both I am getting all the version no I referring the blog
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Using PowerShell CSOM how can I get all versions of a 'Multiple lines of text' field from a SharePoint Online list item?

I have written a PowerShell script that queries a SharePoint list, but I am unable to get the previous versions of a 'Multiple lines of text' field. I have append changes checked in the field ...
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MS Project [Standard 16] Versioning Issue on SharePoint Online

For some reason, a MS Project [Standard 16] file stored on SharePoint Online is now loading an older version which is months out-of-date. My next step was to retrieve an older version via the "...
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Version history of aspx file unable to load properly

We saved some .aspx file in a SharePoint 2016 on-premise document library. By daily, a new copy of .aspx file is uploaded with same filename (e.g. report.aspx). We found that after open a file in ...
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How to move a file programmatically and preserve full version history (including users!)?

I have a document approval system that works something like this: User uploads a document to one library, fills out metadata. Approval process begins, workflows are fired to send out notification ...
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After moving a page, Sharepoint does not show the latest version

In Sharepoint Online, I have moved a lot of sites with their subsites and pages using the Site manager tool. But the image links are now broken with url's pointing to the old, now invalid, location. ...
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Can I set version number of SharePoint Online documents?

I've just read these two questions: "Set version of a document" "Is it possible to set the version number of SharePoint document?" but I would like to be sure that nothing has changed and that I ...
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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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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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