Solved

Create documents with identical filenames in Sharepoint 2007 Document Library

Posted on 2012-03-22
2
555 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-26
I've Created a document library with Excel document type and few metadata...

How to upload or create documents in document library with identical filenames without replacing?
Note: I've turned on versioning but when the file is checkedout it gets replaced

Or

Is there any option to autopopulate filename with some Ids while creating from document library
0
Comment
Question by:pomc01
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 37756838
If you have Versioning enabled, when you upload a document it gives you the option to "add as a new version".  Are you saying this isn't happening?
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
colly92002 earned 500 total points
ID: 37756960
You can't have identical filesnames where this would create an identical URL.
By design, Sharepoint will check in the second file you check in with the identical URL as the second version of this file.
0

Featured Post

Will your db performance match your db growth?

In Percona’s white paper “Performance at Scale: Keeping Your Database on Its Toes,” we take a high-level approach to what you need to think about when planning for database scalability.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As with any other System Center product, the installation for the Authoring Tool can be quite a pain sometimes. This article serves to help you avoid making these mistakes and hopefully save you a ton of time on troubleshooting :)  Step 1: Make sur…
Many companies are making the switch from Microsoft to Google Apps (https://www.google.com/work/apps/business/). Use this article to learn more about what Google Apps has to offer and to help if you’re planning on migrating to Google Apps. It is …
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…
Suggested Courses

626 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question