Enable Versioning in SharePoint using CSOM

The example in this topic show how to use CSOM to Enable Versioning in SharePoint

  • using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client; 
  • // This method will enable versioning in SharePoint List 
  • // This method will enable major versioning in document library 
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  • using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection"))
  • {
    • // clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetById - This option also can be used to get the list using List GUID 
    • //This value is NOT List internal name
    • List olist = clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("List Titl");   
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    • // By default versioning is not enabled 
    • olist.EnableVersioning = true; 
    • olist.Update(); 
    • clientcontext.ExecuteQuery(); 
  • }
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Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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