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Name Field in Content Type - can it be removed?

  Asked By: Angie    Date: Apr 11    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1096

i want to make my uploaded documents displayed by a name rather than the document title


i want to upload report.doc and call it "monthly figures report" inside the upload form

i want "monthly figures report" to appear in the document library

it wont let me open the details for the name content type



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Bhumi Gokhale     Answered On: Apr 11

You are asking several different questions. First, what you see in the default view is the Name, not the title  field. The Name field  displays the file name of an item and thus can't be removed  from the list. You can remove it from the view though and add the Title field. Keep in mind that only the Name field displays a context menu. As for changing the name and the title, you can do both when uploading files one at a time. The Properties dialog doesn't appear when you upload  multiple files at a time.

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