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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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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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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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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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List w/ Versioning on requires delete permission?

So to use the multiline text field with append changes, I turned on the versioning setting for my list. However since doing so, users without delete permissions (custom contribute level without delete)...
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Accessing the version on an SPFolder

Within a Document Library with versioning turned on, I noticed that if I create a folder and "View Properties" that there is a "Version: 1.0" that is listed as a property along with "Created By", etc. ...
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Move files from recycle bin to another location

is it possible to move files from the recycle von to an archive library or to a file share? I'm looking for a way to archive old versions of files to an archive location. Thanks in advance
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Publish a previous minor version

Many uploads where accomplished without any concern on publishing the major versions. For example, 0.1 to 0.10 where checked in and 0.3 and 0.8 need to become majors. Is it possible to go back in the ...
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Issue in versioning and metadata with recent Office Files

I have a web service that shows a sort of CRUD of document (with metadata) for other application.. I have some document libraries in which users can upload (via WS) documents with metadatas. For ...
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Get All Items of a list regardless the approval status

I'm creating a page showing all items from a list. I have enabled versioning for that list. So I want to show the list of all items, even pending items, when a user with contribute permissions is ...
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Can I publish a document from one site's document library to another's?

Here's the scenario: A development team has a SharePoint site called Dev. There's a document, foo.txt, that multiple users are collaborating on. It lives in a document library. Users check it out, ...
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Error discarding checkout when 'Use my Local Draft folder' is checked

I am working on a .docx file and check it out, use local drafts folder then discard checkout from the ribbon. This causes this error "The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from ...
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Static link to latest version of picture on sharepoint

I have a picture which is on SharePoint which is versioned. I upload automatically a new version every day and now I want to embed this picture to a page. I tried to do it by clicking on the picture ...
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Get comments of previous versions checked in in SharePoint Online using Rest API

I am trying to retrieve comments from my previous check in's in a library file in SharePoint Online. In SharePoint Online I can see the Check in comments successfully present in all the file versions ...
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Replacing file in SharePoint folder- new file is displayed in browser, old file displayed in app

Having been working on a document offline for a while, I tried copying it to the relevant folder on SharePoint- which already had the original version of the document. When dragging my local copy of ...
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How to get all versions of a multi-line text field in a workflow

I have a custom list with versioning which contains a multi-line text field with append. In any workflow (insert, update triggered...) i cannot read the content of that field (always blank) although i ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Versioning Control Powershell

I am wondering if you can possibly help me with an issue i am having. I have managed to get a powershell script for enabling versioning control on a site in Sharepoint and it seems to work fine for ...
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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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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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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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How can I extract all versions of the documents in a library?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site, which holds many PDF files, each with several versions in the history. Is there a way I can easily download all versions of every file?
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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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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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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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