Questions tagged [versioning]

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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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Large OneNote File in Library

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to do some farm clean up so I ran a report on the largest files across all sites. I'm seeing .one (OneNote) files at the top of the list. The largest is ...
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“Publish” tab missing from pages

I am facing a weird issue. In one of the tenant, the Publish tab is missing from the ribbon. Both the publishing features are activated and the versioning setting of pages library is set to Create ...
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Determine if SPD workflow is saved or published?

How do I know if a SharePoint Designer workflow is only saved instead of published? If another user saves the workflow, will I see their changes?
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Delete major version powershell csom

I have a document library where i have uploaded documents it has 2 major versions and i want to delete the first major version. Is there powershell csom code i can used to do this
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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 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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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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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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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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Versioning of lists for analysis

Update Well, I found a partial solution to my question. So, I have to update it. The way to extract information for my purpose is by turning on versioning. However, I am still not sure how to extract ...
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Lookup column to Page library with versioning remains empty after search crawl

We have a content type (named: Tiles) of 7 lookup site columns that point to the ID field of the Pages library on the same site. The Pages library has versioning (Create major and minor (draft) ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Draft entry owners' record lost in list item (which uses content approval) are lost

I have a custom list in sharepoint 2010. It includes a "Description" column which allows appending changes to existing text. It is needed to track who has entered the comment to any list item. This ...
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Enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition

I want to enable versioning for all the lists under a site through site definition xml. Note: Would not prefer powerhshell script.
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Workflow for current version of excel document

I have an excel document I am maintaining on SP, and at-least once a week this document needs to be mailed to several people. Not all are SharePoint enthusiast so I need to maintain their requirements ...
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Versioning draft Item security gives error “sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you”

I have content approval workflow in Pages Library. I have set the Draft Item security to "Any User Who can edit items". Now problem is when a user with only Read access wants to view the page (which ...
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How to get modified page content from last saved version in SharePoint 2013

How can we query or fetch the only modified Page Content from the last published version in SharePoint 2013.
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Get the previous version of a document and set the link to a field

How can I access the link to a previous version of a document in a library and assign that value to the new version of the document? eg. Version 2 has been submitted and I want a link to the pervious ...
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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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Loading New Document Versions

Can we select an existing document and load a new version rather than just loading a document with the same name and advising to replace the current document? I am concerned that new versions of ...
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Sharepoint workflow 2010 - document versioning - Content type - field do not get updated

I've got a custom list with a CT (master list). When creating a new list item a workflow kickes in and creates a new document based on a CT in another document library. Problem is when I update a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Having issues looking at all old versions

I've been trying to look at older versions of a file but keep getting this error? Any idea what it's happening? I've looked at the source of the document within Excel and it's looking for a copy "(2)...
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Embed version number in content type used for many libraries?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. This guide http://rayamondo.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/sp-version-to-word-template/ shows how to embed the version number in a content type for a specific document library. ...
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Open Approved Version First or Copy to new Library?

I'm sure this has been answered many times but I can't seem to find a solution. What's the consensus on how to handle the following situation: We have a doc library that our help desk uses. The help ...
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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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Prevent users from editing major version

Is it possible to prevent users from editing a major version of a document? Basically, what I want to be able to do is that when a user changes a draft version to a major version I want the document ...
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Can you tag a version in SharePoint?

I'm specifically looking at SharePoint 2013, but I was wondering if versions can be tagged or if it's the document itself that is being tagged.
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Deleting all versions of plain list items

I have a plain list (not a document library) in SharePoint 2007 that has a lot of list item versions. I'd like to loop through the list items and programmatically delete the old versions. I am doing ...