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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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Manually change document version in document library

I have a document which had 4 versions, version 3 and 4 are same so user deleted version 3 instead of version 4. How can I set version 4 to be version 3? Is this even possible? I don't want to ...
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how to Upload documents to sharepoint 2013 and their older versions?

We are moving away from a platform storing documents to store them on sharepoint 2013, but this documents have a lot of previous versions that we want to keep is there a way to upload the previous ...
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How can I fetch current or latest version number of a list item using PowerShell scripting

I want to fetch latest or current version of an item in a document library. How can I achieve this using PowerShell Scripting? Is $version.VersionLabel value of version number? But I don't want to ...
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Is there a CSOM equivalent of SPFile.TakeOffline - Unpublish last Published Major version when there is a Draft version

I'm trying to unpublish the last published version of a file(Page) when there is a draft version of it. It is possible with OOTB UI. SPFile.TakeOffline (Server Object Model) method can be used to do ...
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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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return ListItemAllFields on a previous file version [duplicate]

I am trying to retrieve ListItemAllFields for a previous version of a file in a Document Library foreach (FileVersion version in listItem.File.Versions) { string versionItemUrl = listItem....
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How to simplify the versioning and hot swapping of SiteAssets?

I notice a peculiarity in SharePoint. If I have links that point to some asset be it an image or a JavaScript, and I rename the folder containing that asset, the links (wherever they may be) tend to ...
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Problem with versioning on SharePoint Online

I have the problem of Versioning on Sharepoint Online. When I set limits of the version it doesn't allow me to delete those versions. A lot of workers edit this document library and its product a lot ...
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Enable Library Versioning by default for all new users Mysites

One of our clients has asked us to set all Mysites with library versioning - have done this for all existing ones, but not so sure about the process to make it default for new Mysites generated ...
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How to create view, group by or filter on publish status?

I created a document library. The library has the following version settings below. I have some documents which are published and have a major version. Other documents are draft and has a minor ...
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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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How do I set SharePoint O365 Versioning Settings so “Only the users who can approve items (and the author of the item)” works?

I have a Form Library in O365 where I need to allow all site users to add an item, but they should only be able to see their own items, not other users items. I set versioning so the "Only users who ...
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sharepoint online: new libraries are created with major versioning at 500

is this a setting that I can change? I do not necessarily like that every single document library has 500 and versioning activated
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Lost “modified by” name - Moving File

I needed to move some files from one document store to another (I need to maintain version history as well as who made modifications). I moved the file by standard explorer view drag and drop method (...
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Version numbering beyond major and minor

I am not a SharePoint designer, but am gathering data exported from it. I am designing a database table to hold periodic data-dumps posted from SharePoint, including the following fields: Document ...
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List library and versioning: changing the content type

In a List library, in an item, I need to change the content type. 1.Will this be written as a new version? Will an older version be shown with the relevant content type? Will it preserve the ...
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default.aspx file, is there a way to create versions?

i have default.aspx file in the main site collection w/c is our landing page. Is there any way it can have versioning so its easier for me to go back to previous edits/versions?
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Get version of item given url powershell

I'm writing a script which gets the version of an item given the URL. However I can't seem to get the versions. $objFile = $web.GetFile($sitecollection+/ZB/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5266) Write-...
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Restore documents from its old version at one time in document library

I have 300 documents in a document library and i want to restore all documents from its old version.Each document has two version v 1.0 and v 2.0 is there any way to restore all documents from its old ...
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How does SharePoint 2013 get the document name when checking in / uploading into a library?

I wanted to know, how SharePoint gets the name of a document when checking it in or uploading it to any document library. How can I imagine this architecture? I'm asking myself this question, because ...
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2013 Foundation - Struggling to get versions to match

I am doing a migration and, prior to importing the databases on the new server, I am trying to match the versions. I need to get to version 15.0.4833.1000. Currently the new server is version 15.0....
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Is there any available Object Model for document libraries and version controls?

I would like to know and understand the steps of SharePoint itself when it comes to uploading documents into a library (i. e. used as document management system) - also regarding the version control. ...
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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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Why does first version document show as minor version?

When I allow SharePoint 2013 to create major and minor versions, the first document uploaded shows up as a minor version. It has a decimal number instead of a whole number. Shouldn't it show up as a ...
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Update List Item Version field value using PowerShell

I have list item contains multiple versions I'm trying to change any particular version field value e.g. : in picture I'm trying to change Title field value of version 5.0 Is it possible to ...
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How to Update SharePoint List Items without Creating New Versions

Actually I'm working on PowerShell script using that I'm trying to update list item Modified By and Modified filed value without changing version. Is it possible to do that using PoweShell ? Please ...
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Create list Item and add versioning using Powershell

I have export list item data inducing version in CSV file in above picture item ID 1 has version 1, 2 and 3. I have enable version in list. so I'm trying to create list item with first version ...
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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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Does Versioning only work for MS Word Documents?

Does the versioning option in SharePoint 2013 only work for Microsoft Word Documents? What about Excel or PowerPoint? Can I do Versioning with Tasks as well? Thanks
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How does list versioning impact storage capacity?

Interested in turning on list versioning (not document versioning) in SharePoint and wanted to know the impact it has on storage. Does it take up much storage? Thanks!
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Delete all versions of document using SharePoint Designer workflow

I have to create a workflow which will delete all version of the document. Is it possible with SharePoint Designer workflow?
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Version settings issue - It reverts back to a particular settings

SP 2010: Library Version Settings: I changed version settings to - Create major and minor (draft) versions from Keep the following number of major versions: checked (6) Keep drafts for the ...
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New version creating new file in SharePoint document library

I have SharePoint Document library in which there is InfoPath form. There is one event receiver which works on Item Added event. Version setting for the library is "Create a major version". When I ...
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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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What permissions levels allow for approving a calendar and viewing a draft

I have 4 security groups that have the below permissions: Full Control Edit Contribute Read For the above permissions who can approve a calendar entry? For the above permissions who can view a ...
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BLOB cache not invalidating consistently across farm

Farm with 9 WFEs - 6 on primary site, 3 in DR (stretched farm). BLOB cache is enabled on all WFEs. Have some JS files in the Style Library sub-folder. Versioning with major versions enabled, no ...
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Double versioning generated by edit a listitem

I have many lists (with versioning enabled) with different scenarios by saving an item from edit mode: Without changing anything -> no version is created Without changing anything -> 1 new empty ...
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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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How to use managed CSOM to access ListItem version history?

I'm using managed (C#) CSOM to migrate some lists between sites. The problem is, I cannot find way to read and update version history of a ListItem. For example, I have multiline field called ...
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Create draft version while doc is pending

I need to allow users to keep working on their documents while they are waiting for approval on them. ie I want to be able to approve the latest pending version while there are newer drafts on top of ...
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SharePoint Online - Shredded Storage

From this link: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/sharepoint-online-service-description.aspx SharePoint Online is supposed to support Shredded Storage and, if I'm understanding it ...
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List with version information

Here is the scenario. List A: versioning enable List B: Store all the versions of the items in List A Is it possible?
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Tracking Changes in document by different editors

We use co authoring in our SP 2013 portal. Different users with edit permission work on the same document and on saving a minor version is created. Can the document owner (creator) track this changes ...
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SharePoint label not showing up in Word for Mac 2016

Im trying to get the version of a document in SharePoint (Online) to show up in Word for Mac 2016. I've tried following the instructions in the two links below: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/mac/...
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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. ...
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Changing Versioning Settings

Why am I not able to change the "Draft Item Security" in versioning settings of Wiki page? And Isn't there any option to change the versioning settings of a Web Part Page?
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Why is my create “Multiple lines of text” column missing append changes choice field even with versioning?

SharePoint 2013/365 I'm trying to create a "Multiple lines of text" column with the append changes setting. This requires that you have versioning turned on. What happened to multiple lines of text ...
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Version field sort order not working properly

The problem I have a document library with versioning, and I am tweaking the view through the UI. It appears that, right ootb, when we sort by Version it doesn't really sort properly, as it appears ...
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How can I run code prior to document check-in?

I have a document library that contains source files (they're source text files for a circuit simulator). When a user begins checking in a new or updated file I want to run verification code against ...
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Changing the Approved/Pending/Rejected Heading

I've enabled Version Settings which means that submissions to a list can be approved/rejected or put pending as appropriate. What i'm looking to do is change the Approved/Pending/Rejected name - I'd ...