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i have a document library,i want to upload the file with same name as that of the previously uploaded file name,how can i do it? i want both thhe files,tried versioning but it replaces the older one,any solution?
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As you have found out SharePoint sees the files as the same, based on the name, and thinks it is a new version of the same document. There is no work around because SharePoint needs to create a unique Fileref to produce links. If two files had the same name how would it, or users, know which one to choose?
 
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supermario ballotelli 26-Mar-12 2:31am    
Ya thats what the case was,even if i enter different columns value but have same file,it will treat the file as duplicate entry,so file name is like a primary key in db
You cant have same files in a folder of doc library,you can have same file in different folders of same document library,so the only soln is to give alert to the user that file is already existing
 
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