Tag - Unkown Document Types

SharePoint 2013 How to Add Additional Document Types to a Document Library

In this article I am going to explain how you can add additional office document types to document library in SharePoint 2013. By default when you create document library in SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 it asks you which document type you want to make default. But what if your requirements are to associate more than one document types to your document library. Here in this post I will explain to you, how you can add all four office document types to your document library. (more…)

How to Add Icons to Document Types in SharePoint

In this post i am going to explain, how you can add icon to unkown document types. If you add a unkown document type to SharePoint library, a netural document icon appears.
SharePoint Unkown Document Type
Unkown Document Type
  The above shown example is for PDF type document. In this example i am explaining about how to add pdf document icon but these steps are same for any document type. 1. Download pdf 16x16 icon icone_pdf   2. Store icon to following path of 14 hive folder  C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES   3.  Open the file DOCICON.XML located in the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML. Add following line of code into section ByExtension tag <Mapping Key="pdf" Value="pdf16.gif" />   4. Restart IIS with command iireset Now you when you reload document library or add new pdf file you can see pdf icon associated to type column. I hope you liked this post, please don't forget to post your comment thanks