Change Content Type With PowerShell

Objective: Change the content type of many files in a single library. Solution: Use the following PowerShell script to change the content type instead of editing each file one at a time. In my example, I change the content type from "Document" to "Process". Credit to Phil Childs' article for SharePoint 2010. The script also works … Continue reading Change Content Type With PowerShell


Library Paging – First Page Button

Adding a "First Page" button is a simple work around for getting back to the first page when paging through documents. This is especially handy if you use document sets. Edit the page and add a Script Editor web part. Click EDIT SNIPPET. Embed the following code: I moved the Script Editor web part down below the … Continue reading Library Paging – First Page Button

Unlock Documents With PowerShell

One of my users was constantly getting locked out of his own documents. Upon saving a document, he would receive the following error: "The file "filename" is locked for exclusive (or shared) use by "his username"" The issue was that his user only had "contribute" permissions. While that should be enough, he needed "edit" permissions to avoid … Continue reading Unlock Documents With PowerShell