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Versioning enables you to store, track, and restore items in a list and files in a library as they are changed.

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How can I add the Version number AND Date to the footer of a document?

I've already figured out how to add the Version number using the method below: https://www.ilikesharepoint.de/2014/06/sharepoint-display-sp-version-number-in-a-word-document/ However, I need to ...
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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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Rejecting an approved document will hide it from the visitor users even if there is a previous approved version for the document

I am facing a critical problem inside my SharePoint document library. here is the scenario:- I have a team site collection inside SharePoint 2013. i add a document library inside the Team site. I ...
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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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share point document version still incrementing even after disabling the versioning and minor versioning

I have a SP 2013 document library with content approval and versioning enabled. Now through a console application I am disabling the content approval and versioning to updated the document and after ...
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Should Document library versioning be enabled when storing XML files?

Should Document library versioning be enabled when storing XML files? I know the advantages of turning it on for MS office documents. Does it do any good turning it on for XML files and folders?
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check out / check in tracked as a an edit

Is the act of checking out and checking in a document considered an edit? We are trying to determine if someone was in fact editing a document or just opening and looking at a document. We did not ...
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How to overwrite version of a file using CSOM?

When I check in as a major version or minor version, it creates the new version as a major. Below is the code: private static void UploadFiles(string sourceFileUrl, Folder targetFolder, string ...
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Access Old Version File objects with CSOM

I created a WCF service that uses Client-side Object Model (CSOM) to query file information from a SP Document Library. I need to create a List<File> with all the files associated with all the ...
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The 'no versioning' is back for modern sites?

In my tenancy I can still see the 'no versioning' option in modern sites. The option is missing from sites created from the central admin. This tenancy did not opt out from the deployment of removing ...
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When Drag/Drop a file inside a document library, error “A file with the name XXXX.oft already exists. It was last modified”

We have sharepoint 2013 on-premises, and inside a team site we have a document library which does not have versioning enabled, as follow:- now i uploaded a file named n1.oft using the "upload" option....
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Workflow - copy document as a new version

I'm trying to copy a document from one library to another (within one site) with a 2013 SPD workflow. Both libraries have versioning enabled (no content approval). The target library already has a ...
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How to display items of all versions in a custom list?

Is there anyway to achieve that? I want a view showing all versions of items in given list. say: ID Version Content 1 1 aaa 1 2 bbb 1 3 ccc 2 1 ddd 3 ...
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Error Occured While trying to restore minor version SharePoint 2013 Doc lib

I was trying to restore the version of the document in doc lib to previous minor versions, but I encountered the following error: Then i went to logs and searched for Correlation id and found the ...
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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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SP 2013, Files are not updated after change

I have the following strange behaviour when using Sharepoint Designer to edit files on my sharepoint: I upload a new CSS-File. I use said file in a script editor -> everything is fine I change the ...
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Update editor of published version without affecting version number - CSOM

I am trying to copy files from one site collection to another including their version history and preserve the metadata using CSOM. I am almost there using the below logic for each version of the file....
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How to overwrite an existing document in SharePoint Library with a new document with different name?

In a SharePoint 2013 Document Library (version with x.x version enabled!) I have a PDF document, let's call it doc1.pdf which I want to replace by a new version. The new document I have is called ...
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How to download the historical minor version of a file in the SharePoint folder using REST API (and C#.Net)

I need to download the Older-Minor version of a File(.docx/.excl etc) inside the SharePoint folder using REST API. The URL would be: https://BaseURL/sites/SubSite/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('/...
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SharePoint Versioning

I have a published document in an Approved status and need to make changes to it. However, I still want the approved published document visible in the library with still an approved status, but also ...
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Site Assets library still carries the 'No versioning' option

Am I correct in noticing that all default Site Assets libraries can still be set on 'No versioning' like it used to be for normal libraries? Is there a way with powershell or similar to turn to 'no ...
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How to restore a previous version of an Infopath form when changes were made to the template?

We are working on a SharePoint 2013 Environment. We recently made changes to the form template and published it. We are able to access the new template by opening up a new form from the Document ...
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How can I update the Editor/Author field of a versioned item

I am using a multiline text field with Append Changes to Existing Text enabled. So everytime I add a new comment it creates a new version with, Created by set to the user who triggered the action. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 versioning

We would like to implement SharePoint versioning but our QMS Controlled Documents already have version which is done manually. Is there a way to set up versioning and then set the version number to ...
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Read all values from a column with “Append Changes to Existing Text” using CSOM

I am trying to read set of items from a SharePoint list where one of the multiline column, has the "Append Changes to Existing Text" property set to true. I tried using REST API and it fetches only ...
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when i updated any other column, its repeating and apend same values and showing in list version code below

Hi I am using the following below code, but when I updated any other column, it's Repeating/Appending and showing this: function getAllnotesList(requestId){ $().SPServices({ operation: "...
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Moving document causing this error “ smaller version limit than the source ”

we want to move files from an online document library to another online document library inside the same site collection, using the "Move to" button, but i got this error:- ... a smaller version ...
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Change approval status after insert item via Sharepoint REST API

I recently noticed that by modifying the column of an item in a list with active versioning, however much the item is approved, it changes the status to draft. When faced with this problem I decided ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure tool ...
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feature versioning in sharepoint

I've followed below link to implement feature versioning: http://sisharepoint.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/using-the-featureupgrading-event-to-upgrade-features-sharepoint-2010/ I am new to sharepoint and ...
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Location of (permanently) deleted minor versions from OneNote file

currently in our company environment we have OneNote Online file stored in our SharePoint 2013 (site assets) and on OneDrive: -https://XXX.XXXX.net/sites/pl-p46/SiteAssets/Showroom%20PL%20Notebook?...
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Sharepoint 2013 Undo last publishing

On Sharepoint 2013 when you modify and save a published item you get a draft version with the last published item still published: No. Modified Modified By Size 2.1 11/...
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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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Versions of ListItems in SharePoint REST API?

i need to to create/access versions of SharePoint-ListItems (major/minor versions) using REST. If I understand the SharePoint 2013 REST Syntax (wall posters) correct, than it should be possible to ...
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Seeing Version column in Access linked list

I've turned on versioning for the list. It shows in the SharePoint List. However when I link the list to my Access database the Version column isn't showing up. All the other columns do. Thoughts?...
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Get list item values from SP.FileVersion object (JSOM)

Using the following JavaScript function, I am able to get all versions of a specified list item: function getListItemVersions(listTitleOrId, listItemId) { let context = null; let web = null; ...
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Version History Link Per Line Item

Scenario: I would like to have a link per line item that takes the user directly to the version history for that item. Possible Solutions: I was thinking of creating calculated column or a custom ...
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How to handle VSTS and TFS during migration from sharepoint 2013 to SharePoint online

How to handle VSTS and TFS during migration from sharepoint 2013 to SharePoint online. What are the things that need to be setup in SharePoint Online for that and will the versions be preserved while ...
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Permission level needed to allow reading only the current version

How can I set the permission for a document or library such that the user (or user group) can read only the current version of the document and have no access to older versions.
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Event Receiver - Revert back last version of document Update on Item Updating or Item Updated Event

I want to revert back the last updated version of Document through Event Receiver on specific condition occurred. I have 1 Document Library, in which I have assigned a content type. In content type ...
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Error “The label reference, Version, could not be found”. when adding a Label to my Document site content type's “Information management settings”

I want to show the document versions inside our sharepoint online document libraries' items. so i follow these steps, which show how we can add a Label inside our document list content type:- https://...
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File not updating latest version

I have an issue with a document library where a file is being uploaded as an updated version, however, the old version is still visible (image below). What should normally happen is the newer and ...
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Exporting item version check in comments

I have followed this answer to extract the list of versions in my document library to excel: However, while the table lists all the versions it only displays (and repeats) the most recent check-in a ...
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Is it possible to override a published file version?

I want to modify a lot of files in SharePoint programmatically, but it's important to not create a new version. When versioning is turned off for a list, this is easy to do using file.CheckOunt(); ...
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replace files with the same name in libray rut or folders

i use folders in sharepoint libraries for the follwing reasons: when library has more than 2500 files when i want different permision for some files when i want to sync some files. and i ...
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Modify Document Version date SP2016

I have a stack of documents i need to upload into sharepoint they are all different versions of the same document. i'm planning to upload each document into SharePoint and make them different ...
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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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Publish Major Version Comment access in SPD workflow?

When publishing a major version of a document, SharePoint prompts the user for comments on their changes. These comments seem to appear in the "Check In Comments" column. Is there a way to capture ...
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How does timing of Document Publishing and Crawl affect Search Results

Once a document has been published (Version 1), has been crawled, and is available to search in SharePoint Online, if the document is republished with the next version (Version 2), does the crawl have ...
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Sharepoint Online, Getting the Versions of a document only returns older versions of the document and not the current

I am developing a desktop app in c# using CSOM to run against an o365 SharePoint solution. I managed to get the version, however in testing I have noticed that I am always getting the second newest ...