Enabling Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

Video length: 3:05

Video description: This video walks through the process of enabling a document set in a SharePoint 2010 document library.

Documented video steps below:

A Document Set set is a Content Type that allows you to group documents that can then be managed as a set.

To enable a Document Set within a document library

  • Verify that the Document Set feature has been activated. Click Site Actions, Site Settings, Site Collection Administration, and click the Activate button next to the Document Sets section
  • Navigate to the document library, select Library settings from the ribbon, under General Settings, select Advanced Settings, and ensure that the Content Type section shows Yes next to the Allow for Management of Content Types, and click OK.
  • Back on the Library Settings, scroll down to the Content Types section, and select Add From Existing Site Content Types. On the Add Content Types page, select Document Set and click Add then click OK
  • Browse back to the document librarry and from the ribbon attempt to add a new document, you will notice the new Document Set available for use.

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