Understanding the Download a Copy, Send To, Manage Copies, and Go To Source Tools

Next on the Documents Ribbon are the grouping of tools that include Download a Copy, with a large icon, and then to the right, the tools Send To, Manage Copies and Go To Source.


The tools in this section (Download a Copy, Send To, Manage Copies, and Go To Source) should be considered advanced tools, and end users should be educated about the complexities and limitations of these tools. A criticism of these tools is that they go against one of the purposes of SharePoint, which is to centralize and consolidate documents rather than have multiple copies in different places, which these tools make possible. That said, sometimes these tools can be very useful, ...

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