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Avoid Overwriting files with the same name.

  Asked By: Roxana    Date: Jan 14    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 5133

Each month our Accounting department produces financial files for the firm.
These files always have the same name and various individuals contribute the

Do I need to have them name the files differently each month? Currently,
Sharepoint overwrites the old file - and if I uncheck the Overwrite option - the
library will not accept the new file. We are using meta data for the files but
again the file names are the same.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Vaasu Radhakrishna     Answered On: Jan 14

You might want to consider using a content type and versioning. We have
the same scenario with our accounting department  and that is how we are
handling. W e also enforcing checkout.

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