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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Managing Files in a Document Library

You can add almost any type of file to a document library for the purpose of storing or sharing the file. Depending on the restrictions set by the site administrator, it might not be possible to add executable files or other types of files deemed possibly dangerous.

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If you want to add a file of a restricted type that you know is not a security hazard, rename the file with a different file extension, such as .txt, and then upload it. This will prevent it from being executable, thus working around the problem.

Document libraries can contain folders as well as files. Just as you can set permissions for a document, you can set permissions at the folder level. For example, you might want to restrict access to a ...

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