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Sharepoint Document Version Control

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I am wanting to migrate a number of existing documents into sharepoint so they can be version managed.  However, most of these documents are already up to version 10 etc (on a manual system), I am wanting to start the versioning in sharepoint at a particular version instead of 1.  Has anyone done this?

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