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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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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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Error when trying to view Previous Version of a File in SharePoint

Whenever I try and access a file's version history in SharePoint Designer (2013 in this case), I get the following error: Versions cannot be accessed at this time server is busy This is a relatively ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 version history for anonymous users

i have Sharepoint 2013 site with anonymous access enabled. I have custom list with versioning enabled. Can anyone tell me best way to enable "Version History" access (view permissions) for anonymous ...
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GIT Interaction

We use GIT as VCS. For management and for overview, we would like to connect GIT with SharePoint to display metadata of our SW-projects (we do not want to use TFS). Researching on the subject matter ...
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DispForm does not show prior version

My question is the same as Version history(display form) shows only the latest version data, except that the accepted answer in that question does not solve my problem. More details below the question....
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Get version history of each file in document set

Can anyone help me to get version history of each file in document set. I have tried as below. here im able to get file name in doc set. SPSite site = SPContext.Current.Site; ...
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How can I show only modified fields on item

I have a list with 60 fields in SharePoint Online (2013 wave) deployed as a sandboxed solution and would like to notify users for approval when somebody changes an item. Having a relatively high ...
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SharePoint Document Set Version Extension

Before reading further, please note this is not a simple 'how do I enable versioning' and, as far as I can tell, nothing similar has been asked before... Instead I am looking for any solutions (3rd ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Field Creating New Version With Each Stage of Workflow

I recently created a workflow that is attached to a document set. The workflow goes through a number of stages to create, update or delete a calendar item in a separate list. When the workflow was ...
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Enforcing check in comments with a pre-formatted comment template

I'm looking for a way to force users to enter a comment when checking in a document to a specific library, I'd also like to auto populate the comment window with some content in order to guide users ...
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What will happen if we change the number of versions to be 100 instead of 500 to utilize our storage

Inside our SharePoint Online tenant we want to free some space, and inside our document libraries we have set to keep that latest 500 versions, as follow: Now if we set the number of versions to be ...
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Update Version for Multi-line text field

I have a SharePoint list with a multi-line text field. I have the option to "append changes to existing text" turned on. This option will show the version history for each change. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Get all the versions of files and metadata from a MOSS 2007 document library

Is there a best practise to get all document versions with metadata from 2007 doc lib on Windows Server 2003? data is not migrated to another SharePoint! It will be transfered to other platform and ...
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SPServices and GetListItemChanges

I'm trying to get the changes made on all items from a list using SPServices, in xml. This is the code I have so far: $(document).ready(function(){ $().SPServices({ operation: "...
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remove the first major version of a doc powershell

I am uploading a file into sharepoint and changing the metadata like so $FileStream = New-Object IO.FileStream($File.FullName,[System.IO.FileMode]::Open) $FileCreationInfo = ...
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Document IDs change when files are overwritten

We are using Sharepoint Online 2013. Versioning is activated and functional. Our problem: I upload a document to SharePoint. I modify a local copy of the document and upload it again overwriting the ...
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How to compare field changes using powershell to iterate thru the version history

I need to be able to to notify users daily whenever an update to a list item has changed, and give them a list of fields that have been changed. I am using powershell to do this, and send out an ...
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Is SharePoint 2013 Page History navigation panel in wikies editable?

Question says it all. If I go to Wiki page -> Page -> Page History a extra navigation panel called "Versions" appears which shows major, minor versions, date and time, also lets you to compare. If we ...
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Export version history from sharepoint online using webservices

I am using webservices to export web from sharepoint online. Migration is working fine but versions are not getting migrated with the web. I am using ExportWeb method of /_vti_bin/Sites.asmx service. ...
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Document Version Update in Document Libarary

My site having 3 users, but version update when ever user1(Edit Document) Check out and check in update version remaining users(user2,user3 -- view) check out and check in view document how restrict ...
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Trying to convert a SP2010 document version to a PDF generates SPException: List does not exist

I am trying to modify an existing SP2010 custom workflow action that converts an existing document to PDF using Word Automation. There is a new requirement to only convert the last published version ...
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Workflow changing StartOnCreated via GUI in SPD

A few dumb SPD 2007 workflow issues. I'm trying to change startOn switches on a workflow config xml file but it causes the workflow to fail with errors when I try to recompile/finish it after ...
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Comments History showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out

I have custom edit form for shared document and there i have comment history field. Comments History is showing twice on Custom Edit Form while doing document check out(automatically) because I have ...
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Programmaticly updating SPFileVersion.Properties Hashtable

Anyone who has experience with programmatically updating the SPFileVersion.Properties Hashtable? I have a special situation where I would like to modify this Hashtable. Most of you will say: "Why on ...
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Assistance Needed: Extracting Full Modification History from List Items

I need to download the entire history of modifications for the items on my list to identify when the status changed and to obtain those dates for new columns in a table. I am using this code found by ...
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Add button for every item in a list to open specific item Version History popup for

could you help please, is it possible to add button for all items in a list to open their version history pop-up? This button or link should be on the specific column field for every items. Is there ...
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Is there a way to trigger a Document Set version capture from JavaScript? Maybe through the REST API?

According to this article, the only way to create a Document Set version is to do it manually by clicking on "Capture Version". I know that's not entirely true because DocumentSet....
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Version History in SharePoint Online

I am currently looking to manually move one document from a document library to another document library on the same site collection. When I do this will the version history come over when it is moved ...
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Version comment when adding a document version

I would like to add a version comment in version history. I have a file in a library with all it properties entered. I then draw a new version of the file over the library windows and add a new ...
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How to restore a version of a list's item?

I want to restore a version of an item by REST API. I've tried restoring the version in the browser by opening the view below and it did work. The ID of the version which I wanted to restore is "...
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get correct modified date of version history by PowerShell

I'm trying to get modified date from version history by PowerShell, with Sharepoint Online. Using PnP, I did $Ctx = Get-PnPContext $Item = Get-PnPListItem -List "Documents" -Id xxxxx $File = ...
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