Add a document to a document library

Updated: March 27, 2009

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008

To add a document to a document library
  1. On the client computer, open an Internet browser, such as Internet Explorer.

  2. In the address bar, type http://companyweb.

    noteNote
    If you are using Internet Explorer as your Internet browser, you can open your internal Web site by clicking Internal Web site on the Favorites menu.

    noteNote
    If your computer is running Windows Vista, the Windows Small Business Server Desktop Links gadget is installed on your computer. This gadget is displayed after you add it to the Windows Sidebar, and when the Windows Sidebar is open. To add the gadget, right-click the Windows Sidebar, click Add Gadgets, and then double-click Windows Small Business Server Desktop Links. To open your internal Web site by using the gadget, click Internal Web site.

  3. In the Quick Launch pane, click the document library that you want to add the document to. If the name of the library does not appear, click View All Site Content, and then click the name of the library

  4. On the Upload menu, click Upload documents.

  5. Click Browse to find the file that you want to add, select the file, and then click Open.

  6. If you are adding a revised version of an existing file, do one of the following:

    1. If your library is not configured to track versions of files, you can replace the existing file with the revised file. In Upload Document, select the Overwrite existing file(s)? check box.

    2. If your library is configured to track versions of files, you can add the new version to the history of the existing file. In Upload Document, select the Add as a new version to existing files? check box.

  7. Click OK.

  8. If a form appears that requests more information about the file, type the information into the boxes, such as the title. A red asterisk appears next to the name of each box that requires information. Different boxes may appear, depending on how your library is set up and whether your group requires custom properties.

  9. Click OK.

  10. If you do not see your file in the library, refresh the browser.

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