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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

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Versioning Settings

Document versioning is often one of the driving goals for a SharePoint or other document management platform implementation project. This is a “basic” functionality not available with a standard file share and allows users to save copies of the document as it evolves without having to change the actual filename of the document. An example is given of a document uploaded as a draft and then approved below to illustrate what an end user would experience when interacting with a document library with major and minor versioning enabled.

Figure 20.14 shows the Versioning Settings page for a document library, which includes the Content Approval, Document Version History, and Draft Item Security sections of the page. Not visible in ...

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