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Document Library in SharePoint 2010

On May 19, 2012 Articles | SharePoint
Today, in this article let’s play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in SharePoint 2010.
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Introduction

Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in SharePoint 2010.

Question: What is a Document Library?

In simple terms "It allows the sharing and managing of documents across the site with a group of people". I think we are now good to go and implement this wonderful concept.

Step 1: Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration and navigate to a specific site:

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Step 2: Navigate to "Site Actions" -> "More Options...":


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Step 3: Select "Document Library" from the listed categories. Give a name to the document library:

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Step 4: The document library is now created. The site now looks like this:

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Step 5: The file upload dialogue box looks like this:

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Step 6: The document library with a document looks like this:

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Step 7: The document library, upon quick launch of the site, looks like this:

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I hope this article is useful for you. I look forward to your comments and feedback.

Vijay Prativadi

Hey Everyone, It's Vijay. I am SDE mostly up on Microsoft Technologies. If you are thinking to know what I do mostly when at work. I get a chance to work upon few Microsoft technologies. All the wa...

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