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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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Trend Tracking Within a Custom List

Is it possible to track a field's changes over time in SharePoint Online within a custom list. For example a task confidence rating, which would vary over time. Within view versions there are dates ...
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Setup wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others

How can you setup the wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others. I know how to enable versioning and approval for the library, but is there a way that approval can be required ...
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Hide version history in Word

I would like to hide the previous versions of a document when it is opened in Word etc. We do not want read only users to be able to see previous major versions. Can this done?
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Versioning with folders and document sets?

According to this question SharePoint doesn't version folders. Is the same true of Document Sets? I know there is a ribbon command to manually capture a version of a document set, but does nothing ...
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Rejecting an Approved document Versus Rejecting a Pending document

I have Enterprise Wiki site collection which contains a document library.I have set the following settings for the document library:- Require content approval for submitted items? >>> Set to Yes Who ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Versioning limits are not working for minor versions

I have set 3 minor and 3 major versions to be stored. Major versions work as expected. Oldest is deleted after the 3rd version. However minor versions are kept even when I save the 15th minor version. ...
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Is there any way to undo 'undo checkout'?

Can you get those changes back in any way (powershell, etc.) or are they completely gone?
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Not able to display the version number in document while editing in word

I have a document library in which the users create new document from the template. I want to display the version number of document in the header. I performed the steps which are described in this ...
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How to restore for all documents in a library to one version older? Maybe powershell?

I am using sp 2010. I have a document library. I would like to go to one previous version of all the documents in this document library. Maybe in powershell? Something like a foreach loop and for each ...
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How to automatically change the permissions of a document when is published?

I have a document library with document versions enable on a SharePoint 2013 site. In the library each document have its own independent permissions. Usually the permissions are 2 owners and 3 or more ...
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Declaratively created Content type does not contain site columns

In Visual Studio I have created a Content Type and site columns declaratively. I have added FieldRef to the content type for each site column. When I deploy the solution, the content type contains the ...
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How is DocumentSet Capture Version data stored in Content Database

Is it possible to know how a "DocumentSet Capture Version" data is stored in SQL Server Content Database ? (Not using OM but directly).
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CopyIntoItems - Upload a new version of file

I've uploaded files to a document library using the copy web service (copyintoitems). Is it possible to upload files which already exists in the library but upload it as a new version (versioning ...
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Restoring version in Document Library causes unhandled exception when not checked out

We have a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation installation, with a document library that has check-out requirement activated. When the user tries to restore an older version of a document, the following error ...
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Document Library-Major and Minor Views

I have a document library with major and minor versioning enabled. Within this library we have documents that most people in the business need to see both minor and major versions, although only ...
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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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Enable versioning on SPList programmatically

I am trying to enable version history on a regular task list programmatically which is possible from the UI, but how can this be achieved in code? I assumed setting EnableVersioning = true would do ...
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Users with “Read” Permissions will not be able to see the yellow alert for pending pages

I have found this problem inside my enterprise wiki site collection. First of all inside my wiki library settings i defined the following version setting:- Which means that any user with Read ...
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Hide Pending versions of draft from author

SharePoint 2010 I want to hide Pending versions of a list item from the person who most recently edited the list item. My current setting is "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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How to change the Pending warning message

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and for the versioning setting i defined that the content requires approval, and any user can see the pending pages. so when users add/edit a wiki ...
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How to send my wiki page to be approved by specific user/s

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013:- A publishing site collection based on enterprise wiki. Inside my page library options, I define “Require content approval for submitted items” ...
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Prevent Overwriting Current Version in Wiki

Is there any way to prevent a user that is able to read/write the wiki in SharePoint from overwriting the current version? When I go to check in a version of a wiki page, I am presented with the ...
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Default Values do not get applied to new versions of documents

Default values work correctly when a document is first uploaded to a library. But when that document is modified and re-uploaded to the library, the default values are not applied. I've tested this ...
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View for Last Approved Revision

Is there a way to create a view that displays (and links to) the last approved revision of a document or list item, even if you have permission to see the new draft version? My library has major/minor ...
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Sharepoint Online and Powershell SPDocumentLibrary

I was wondering if it is possible to update a Sharepoint List versioning using powershell. I have attempted to load the SPDocumentLibrary class into powershell by using [Void][System.Reflection....
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Can I set the version scheme to start with zero instead of 1 for an approved document?

I have many approved documents at revision 0 in an outside database which I would like to migrate/add to a SP library and approve them at SP version 0. Is there a way to start the approved version at ...
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Strange behaviour Generic List

I have written some code to delete minor versions after a specific time. I don't know how it is possible, but it only deletes uneven versions, and not the even ones. Below part is to find all ...
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What permission level is need to view past versions of a document?

If I have versioning enabled on a document library... can everyone view the past versions? Or only the document owner or owners group?
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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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Output all comment versions within CQWP

I currently have a list which contains a text field for comments, versioning is enabled and the comments field is set to "Append Changes to Existing Text", so that we can capture and maintain multiple ...
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How can I hide “Publish Major a Version” link on call out?

I'm looking for ways I can hide the "Publish a Major Version" link from a document library. The users must use a workflow in order to request approval rather than use this link. Is there any way to ...
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Word not prompting to check in documents on close

I have a client who has two different SharePoint environments (both 2010). In the older environment, when they check out a document and make changes, any time they click on the X to close word they ...
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Copy files between sites with version history (powershell, SP2010)

I can copy a file from one site to another using $SPFolder_Destination.Files.Add("Filename.ext", $SPFile_Source.OpenBinary(), $false) This does not preserve version history. I think I could ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Versioning when uploading file via webdav (in windows explorer)

We have a DocLib with versioning (only major versions), without content approval and documents are not required to be checked out before they can be edited. Unfortunately when overwriting any ...
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CAML Query based on IDs to get version number?

With JavaScript, is it possible to get its version number if I know the ID of an item? I have a function that needs to do something with the selected file, but even if I select the file, it is ...
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SharePoint Version History - “Ignore” Certain Changes and Not Report Them?

Does anyone know of a way to have the version history "ignore" and not report on changes made to certain columns? thanks
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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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Overwrite version from a workflow

Is it possible to overwrite a current version of a document from a workflow? I need to update some fields in a list but when I update the fields versioning kicks in and changes the version number. I ...
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Version numbers on wiki pages

I currently have some additional columns on my wiki which show useful information such as 'status' and 'review frequency'. These columns show at the bottom of wiki pages, with the 'modified date' ...
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Restore an earlier document version — Cannot see “my last edits” button for documents

My environment is Sharepoint 2013 Standard. On a test document library I have versioning turned off. According to this article, I should be able to restore my modified document back to previous ...
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Disable Checking Out of PDF Files

We have a client who is having issues with users who are checking out documents instead of picking "Read Only". We would like to find a way to remove the option to have them check out documents and ...
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Is it possible to replace the Check-in/Check-out buttons with custom workflows?

The requirement is that the user fill in a form describing the reason they want to check out the document, but not checking out the document until a manager reviews the collected data and approves the ...
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How can I set the version number when uploading a file to SharePoint? [duplicate]

I have files from an old document control paradigm that I want to put into SharePoint. If I have a file that the old paradigm called "version 14" how can I upload that document into SharePoint and ...
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Keep major version when working on minor version

My situation is this; I have a document library that contains reports (InfoPath 2010 forms). When an item is submitted it should clearly be marked as un-approved until it has passed an approval ...
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Prevent removing ItemStyle.xsl when retracting solution

I'm working on a solution which requires me to override the default ItemStyle.xsl as well as the ContentQueryMain.xsl files. What I'm interested in knowing is; is there a way to prevent the files ...
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Different Farm and DLL versions

I was trying to add a new Content DB to my SharePoint farm when I encountered an error The specified SPConfigurationDatabase has been upgraded to a newer version of SharePoint. Please upgrade this ...
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How to get Version history of all fields updated for a list item?

I am developing a ticketing system on SharePoint 2013 onprem. I am storing Ticket data in a list with versioning enabled. On my user end (which is not a SharePoint solution, I can access only CSOM and ...
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How to show version number when using 'Export to Excel' command

my firm is transferring a project to another firm. The new firm wants a list of all of our files. I went into our sharepoint library and selected "Export to Excel" which returned a spreadsheet with ...
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How to retrieve edited and checked out content sharepoint

Want to resolve an issue: with one User access a lot of pages were checked out exclusively.the content of the pages has been modified and checked out to the USER. How to take access as a farm admin ...
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Does anyone have a way to turn on versioning globally in SharePoint 2007?

Due to a recent act of user stupidity, I've been tasked restoring a file from a backup of our SharePoint site, and due to management decisions, we don't have, and aren't going to get the ability to ...

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