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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

You could require content approval and turn on track changes. (In Word 2013, you can require a password to turn off track changes.) Then the person who has to approve the document can accept or reject ...
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Custom Document Preview on anchor tag hover

Sharepoint 2013 introduced the Callout framework similar to the Dialog framework they introduced in Sharepoint 2010. The good news is the callout framework can be extended and customized as you need. ...
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Copy files from one site collection to another - CSOM

public void CopyDocuments(string srcUrl, string destUrl, string destLibrary) { ClientContext srcContext = new ClientContext(srcUrl); ClientContext destContext = new ...
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Remove download option for document library

If you want to disable the download-option for your users, they should have View Only permission level. Permission levels Read and any greater include the permission for downloading a file. View Only ...
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Is there a way to route a record/policy to all employees to sign

You can create a library on root site which contains all the Policy documents. Than after you need to create a webpart to show policies to users like below. On the acceptance of any document, You ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

There's a new solution in Office 365. You can now select a file or group of files in the modern experience in OneDrive or SharePoint and select Move to. A file or group of files moved this way will ...
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What type of files/documents we can edit in SharePoint standard 2013?

It depends where you want to Open & edit documents, in the browser using the Office Online server or you want to edit them on the local machine. Office Online Server is not configured by default, ...
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Why can't I add a Document Content Type to my custom list

Document Content Types can not be added to custom lists. Documents and Folders both can have Item-Level permissions within Document Libraries. In SharePoint 2013, item-level permissions are managed ...
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Remove download option for document library

You can set "Download to Offline clients" as No at your library level settings. Go to Library Settings --> Advanced settings --> select NO To download Refer my answer in similar thread
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Remove download option for document library

Information Rights Management is the only way to protect the documents and don't allow user save the document in his/her system. You need to setup IRM on your network and the enable it in Central ...
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Is it possible to set the version number of SharePoint document?

No, it's not possible to set the document version number manually in all SharePoint versions, As a workaround solution In case the current document version number in the test site is higher than ...
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Document not displaying latest changes in Sharepoint library

I've seen this happen quite often. I don't know if you are aware, or tried this already, but Office caches documents in the 'Upload Center'. As soon as you open a document, it will store a copy in ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

//To move file from source library to destination through Event handler SPFile sourceFile = properties.ListItem.File; SPFile destFile = null; SPUser userCreatedBy = sourceFile.Author; DateTime ...
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Open docx file in Word (client) from hosted app (SP 2013)

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> window.location.href = "ms-word:ofe|u|https://website.sharepoint.com/sites/sitename/Shared%20Documents/1.docx"; </script> Try this.
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Why can't I add a Document Content Type to my custom list

You cannot add a document content type to a list, that is breaking the basic foundation of how SharePoint works, things are either a list item, or a file. To achieve what you want (list based item ...
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Update Document Properties using C# - SharePoint Online

Try Following code foreach (var file in dropOffLibrary.RootFolder.Files) { context.Load(file, f => f.ListItemAllFields); context....
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Document Library - show a list of different one

As per your requirement you have to use Content Query WebPart. Its easy to implement as you are new to SharePoint. You can find more detail regarding using Content Query WebPart to show data from ...
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Can I move documents out of Folder?

You can open this library in explorer mode (works on in IE) ==> Then cut the files from the PDF_Files folder and paste it one level up , just like in normal windows folder.
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How to override a checked out document - Sharepoint Online

If you are a site admin/ sca you should be able to override the checkout. Select the item/file drop down and click Override checkout. Usually if a file is locked by a user, the lock is release after 5 ...
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Is there a way to show recommend Documents for the current logged-in user

SharePoint recommendations on modern pages help you and your users discover pages and news in your organization. You may refer to the following link: SharePoint Recommendations
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How do I show a list of recently published documents

Another option could be a content query web part. You can configure the web part to get documents from your library and apply condition to show recently modified documents. You can point web part to a ...
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Do doc hyperlinks not work in the Word WebApp in Chrome?

The answer I have found is that Chrome prevents hyperlinks from working in the Word web app unless you have the IETab extension installed in Chrome (and you are using it).
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

You could make a separate list (i'd use a discussion board) that ties to the document library through a lookup column to allow users to make comments/questions on a specific document. This separates ...
Mike's user avatar
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SharePoint 2013 shared with "lots of people"

Based on your diagram it looks like you are inheriting permissions from the top level site. If you build out a sub site in a site collection one of the options on creation is whether or not you want ...
Jordan's user avatar
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Can I create a duplicate of a file in a second document library which is synchronized with the original?

Assuming permissions in the two subsites are identical ie. Inheriting from the patent site collection, simply use the "Link to Document" content type in both libraries. That way, no matter which ...
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why don't hyperlinks work in word documents

I dealt with this a while ago and found that it is an issue that has no real fix. For me, the hyperlinks worked when I was in Internet Explorer but not in Chrome, so I installed the IETab application (...
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How does SharePoint 2013 get the document name when checking in / uploading into a library?

As with all Web applications, when you upload a document, the file name is posted to the server along with the file content. SharePoint gets the file name, and checks in the SQL content DB if a file ...
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Have Icon or Title open document

You can use the JS Link. Add the following script to the JS file (function () { var docsCtx = {}; docsCtx.Templates = {}; docsCtx.Templates.Fields = { 'Title': {'View': ...
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Is there a way to show the document status inside a document library indicating if the document is Draft or Published

I'd probably set up a calculated column that looks at the Version. Basically this finds the version, finds the decimal point and if the number after the decimal point is a 0, it's published, otherwise,...
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